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.

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
Science highlight:

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

Marine research collaborations with Japan

Both Japan and Norway are maritime nations with many shared interests. In early June 2014, marine researchers from Norway and Japan meet in Tokyo. >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
Bjerknes in the media

Kampen om Arktis, Bergens Tidende 30.6.014
Isen forsvinner om vinteren også , Bergens Tidende 30.6.014
Styrken på Golfstrømmen styrer..., Bergens Tidende 27.6.014
Isen smelter, men havet synker –..., High north news 26.6.014
Flere grunner til at havet stiger, BarentsWatch 24.6.014
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