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The Bjerknes Centre is a collaboration on climate research, between the University of Bergen, Uni Research, the Institute of Marine Research, Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Centre.


Some recent and upcoming peer-review publications by NORTHerners 


Eldevik, T., B. Risebrobakken, A.E. Bjune, C. Andersson, H.J.B. Birks, T.M. Dokken, H. Drange, M.S. Glessmer, C. Li, J.E.Ø. Nilsen, O.H. Otterå, K. Richter, and Ø. Skagseth, 2014: A brief history of climate – the northern seas from the Last Glacial Maximum to global warming. Quat. Sci. Rev., 106, 225–246.

Glessmer, M.S., T. Eldevik, K. Våge, J.E.Ø. Nilsen, and E. Behrens, 2014: Atlantic origin of observed and modelled freshwater anomalies in the Nordic Seas. Nature Geoscience, 7, 801–805.

He, Y.-C., H. Drange, Y. Gao and M. Bentsen, 2015: Simulated Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation in the 20th century with ocean model forced by reanalysis-based atmospheric dataset. In revision Ocean Modelling-

Ivanov, V., V. Alexeev, N. Koldunov, I. Repina, A.B. Sandø, L. Smedsrud, and A. Smirnov, 2015: Arctic Ocean heat impact on regional ice decay - a suggested positive feedback. In press J. Phys. Oceanogr. doi:10.1175/JPO-D-15-0144.1.

Lambert, E., T. Eldevik, and P.M. Haugan, 2015: On the inherent stability of the Arctic Mediterranean’s thermohaline circulation. To be submitted Tellus.

Langehaug, H.R., D. Matei, T. Eldevik, K. Lohmann, and Y. Gao, 2015: On model differences and skill in predicting sea surface temperature in the Nordic and Barents seas. Revised, in review Clim. Dyn.

Langehaug, H.R., T.L. Mjell, O.H. Otterå, T. Eldevik, U.S. Ninnemann, and H.F. Kleiven, 2015: On the reconstruction of ocean circulation and climate based on the “Gardar Drift”. In review Paleoceanography.

Mjell, T.L., U.S. Ninnemann, T. Eldevik, and H.F. Kleiven, 2015: Holocene multidecadal-to-millennial scale variations in Iceland-Scotland overflow and their relationship to climate. Paleoceanography, 30, 558–569.

Onarheim, I.H., T. Eldevik, M. Årthun, R.B. Ingvaldsen, and L.H. Smedsrud, 2015: Skillful prediction of Barents Sea ice cover. Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 5364–5371.