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Temperature development over the past 125 years

The animation shows observed warming of the earth from 1881-2006. Increased temperature compared to today's mean temperature is shown with colors from yellow to red, while blue to purple shows colder periods. The largest warming is seen over the northern regions and the Arctic.
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Here it is: the ACDC-film!

Frode Ims at the UiB Division of Communication joined the PhD summer School in Greenland this year. Check out the result here
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While the Arctic is melting the Gulf Stream remains

The melting Arctic is not the source for less saline Nordic Seas. It is the Gulf Stream that has provided less salt. >Read more More news
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The age of the Sahara desert

A team of scientists from Norway, France and China revise the view that the Sahara desert has existed for only the last 2 to 3 million years. >Read more More news
Key Scientific Themes:
Past Climate Variability Present-Day Climate Changes Ocean, Sea ice and Atmosphere Processes Ocean Carbon Cycles Future Climate and Regional Effects
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