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.

Heat waves are signals of a climate disaster

Close to 140,000 Europeans have died as a direct result of heat waves since the turn of the millennium. Heat waves are now regarded by the United... >Read more More news

At summer school in Rosendal

Different disciplines and different cultures – 24 participants joined the ResClim/Impact2C/NansenZhu summerschool in Rosendal the first week... >Read more More news
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Reduced sea ice area also in winter

During the last decades warmer Atlantic water has caused a retreat of the ice edge north of Svalbard. In contrast to other areas of the Arctic... >Read more More highlights
Key Scientific Themes:
Past Climate Variability Present-Day Climate Changes Ocean, Sea ice and Atmosphere Processes Ocean Carbon Cycles Future Climate and Regional Effects
Bjerknes in the media

Tusener døde av hete, Aftenposten 21.8.014
Her er tallene som skremmer..., VG 20.8.014
Nordmenn på 44. plass i bidrag til..., VG 19.8.014
Minsterbesøk i Vestlandsrevyen, NRK Hordaland 19.8.014
Promoterer dødsleik ved isbreane, Bergens Tidende 15.8.014
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