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Volcanoes are rarely included in simulations of future climate, because eruptions cannot be predicted. Using the behavior of past eruptions as a substitute, a new study warns that 21st Century climate may be more variable than previously thought. 

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willem van der bilt

Willem van der Bilt tells you the story of finding the source of microscopic volcanic ash found on the bottom of a Svalbard lake. Tip: geochemical fingerprints!

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Fiskebåt med måker på det åpne havet

Ocean stress affects everything from the tiniest plants to the mightiest whales. But climate mitigation slows down the pace, a new study shows.

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Yiming Luo, portrait 2017, photo: Gudrun Sylte

The distrution of a radioactive Thorium isotope is important in multiple aspects of oceanograpy. In his new single author publication, Yiming Luo has revisited the issue on processes influencing the distribution in the water column. 

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Blåisen - del av Hardangerjøkulen. foto: Atle Nesje

How will future climate change affect our glaciers? By looking into the past 4000 years, a new study lead by Henning Åkesson at the Bjerknes Centre finds an ice cap in southern Norway to be ‘exceptionally sensitive’ to climate change.

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Increase of extremely strong front over Europe?

A new research finds an increase of strong and extremely strong fronts in summertime and autumn over Europe. If this is a trend or caused by climate change remains to be seen, according to lead author Sebastian Schemm.  

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Global Carbon Budget 2016

Low growth in global carbon emissions continue for third successive year. 

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