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


Alle pågående prosjekter

Project title  Principal Investigator   Institution   Funding   Duration 


H2020-SC2 2016-2020
AQUATIK - Improving the preservation and sustainable exploitation of Atlantic Marine Ecosystems  A. Olsen GFI-UiB  H2020 2016-2019
ARAMACC - Annually resolved archives of marine climate change  C. A. Dahl UNI Climate  EU FP7 2013-2017
ARCPATH - Arctic Climate Predictions: Pathways to Resilient, Sustainable Societies  Y. Gao NERSC NORDFORSK 2016-2020

Arctic research and studies

 H. Sodemann GFI-UiB SIU 2016-2018
AtlantOS - Optimizing and enhancing the integrated Atlantic Ocean Observing Sytem  A. Olsen GFI-UiB H2020 2015-2019
BLUE-ACTION Arctic impact on weather and climate T. Eldevik DMI H2020-SC2 2016-2021
C4T - Climate change across Cenozoic cooling steps reconstructed with clumped isotope thermometry  A. N. Meckler GEO-UiB ERC Starting Grant 2015-2020
CHASE - Climate History along the Arctic Seaboard of Eurasia  J. I. Svendsen NERSC  KLIMAFORSK 2016-2019



CHESS - Research school in changing climates in the coupled Earth System



 T. Spengler










CLIP - Clumped isotope thermometry in the Pliocene  A. N. Meckler GEO-UiB Bergen Research Foundation 2015-2020
COLUMBIA - Constraining the large uncertainties in the Earth system model projections with a big data approach J. Tjiputra NORCE FRIPRO-Toppforsk 2018-2022

CONNECTED - Chinese-Norwegian partnership in teleconnection and prediction

 T. Furevik



CRESCENDO - Coordinated Research in Earth Systems and Climate: Experiments, kNowledge, Dissemination and Outreach  C. Heinze GFI-UiB  H2020 2015-2020
DEMODA - Decadal changes in the Atlantic equatorial mode. Origin and dynamics N. Keenlyside GFI-UiB EU MSCA 2018-2019
DYNAMITE - Dynamics of arctic-midlatitude teleconnections: mechanisms, robustness and tropical modulation  C. Li GFI-UiB  KLIMAFORSK 2016-2019
EARTHLAB - Earth Surface sediment Laboratory  J. Bakke GEO-UiB  FORINFRA 2014-2018
EASTGREEN - East Greenland Ice: constraining the extent and effects of the Earth's largest ice and freshwater pathway  M. Miles UNI Climate  FRINATEK 2014-2017
ECHO - Extending the instrumental record of North Atlantic Ocean climate variability  C.A. Dahl UNI Climate  FRINATEK 2015-2018
EISCLIM - Eurasian Ice Sheet and Climate Interactions  J. I. Svendsen GEO-UiB  KLIMAFORSK 2014-2018
EPOCASA - Enhancing seasonal-to-decadal Prediction Of Climate for the North Atlantic Sector and Artic  N. Keenlyside GFI-UiB  KLIMAFORSK 2014-2017
EuropeWeather - Does the Arctic sea-ice loss have an impact on the winter weather patterns in Europe?  L. Chen NERSC  FRINATEK 2014-2017
EVA - Earth system modelling of climate Variations in the Anthropocene  C. Heinze GFI-UiB  KLIMAFORSK 2014-2017
EVOGLAC - Investigating the future evolution of Norwegian glaciers and hydrological impacts: an integrated approach  A. Nesje UNI Climate  KLIMAFORSK 2016-2019
EXPREC - Climatic changes in short duration extreme precipitation and rapid onset flooding - implications for design values  A. Sorteberg GFI-UiB KLIMAFORSK 2015-2018
FARLAB - Facility for advanced isotopic research and monitoring of weather, climate and biogeochemical cycling  U. Ninnemann GEO-UiB FORINFRA 2015-2018
FIXO3 - Fixed-point open ocean observatories  C. Heinze GFI-UiB FP7-INFRA 2013-2017
FLOODING - Climatic changes in short duration extreme precipitation and rapid onset flooding - implications for design values  A. Sorteberg GFI-UiB KLIMAFORSK 2015-2018
GeoAccessNO  B. Pfeil GFI-UiB FORINFRA 2015-2017

Ice2Ice - Arctic Sea Ice and Greenland Ice Sheet Sensitivity

 E. Jansen GEO-UiB EU FP7 IDEAS 2014-2018
ICOS-Norway - Integrated Carbon Observation System and Ocean Thematic Centre  S.K. Lauvset UNI Climate FORINFRA 2016-2020
iEcoH - Integrating ecosystem heterogeneity to enhance ESM performance  H. Lee UNI Climate H2020 2016-2017
INTAROS - Integrated Arctic observing system  T. Johannessen  GFI-UiB H2020-SC2 2016-2021
INTERDEC - The potential for seasonal-to-decadal scale inter-regional linkages to advance climate predictions  N. Keenlyside


HP2020-JPI Climate

INTERDEC - The potential for seasonal-to-decadal scale inter-regional linkages to advance climate predictions  Y. Gao NERSC JPI CLIMATE 2016-2018
IS-ENES2 - Infrastructure for the European network of Earth System modelling  C. Heinze GFI-UiB FP7-INFRA 2013-2017
ISOBAR - Innovative Strategies for Observation in the Arctic Atmospheric Boundary  J. Reuder GFI-UiB FRINATEK 2016-2019
JETSTREAM - Atmospheric jet variability: linking structure, evolution and mechanisms  C. Li GFI-UiB FRINATEK 2014-2018

MELT - Modelling Englacial Layers and Tracers in Ice Sheets

 A. Born GEO-UiB BFS 2017-2021
MOCN - Meridional overturning circulation in the western Nordic Seas  K. Våge GFI-UiB FRINATEK 2014-2017
NACLIM - Predictability of the North Atlantic climate  S. Østerhus UNI Climate FP7-ENV 2012-2017
NEXOS - Next generation, cost-effective, compact, multifunctional web enabled ocean sensors systems  S. Østerhus UNI Climate FP7-OCEAN 2013-2017
netXtWIM - Waves in a next-generation sea ice model  P. Rampal NERSC KLIMAFORSK 2015-2018
NICE - On Thin Ice: Role of Ocean Heat Flux in Sea Ice Melt  I. Fer GFI-UiB KLIMAFORSK 2014-2017
NMDC - Norwegian Marine Data Centre  S. Østerhus UNI Climate FORINFRA 2012-2017
Nordic NorESM - Nordic Earth System Model  C. Heinze GFI-UiB NORDFORSK 2014-2017
NORPAN - Partnership between Norway and Japan for excellent Education and Research  T. Spengler GFI-UiB INTPART 2016-?
NORTH - NORthern contraints on the Atlantic ThermoHaline circulation  T. Eldevik GFI-UiB KLIMAFORSK 2014-2017
OCCP - Ocean Controls on high-latitude Climate sensitivity - a Pliocene case study B. Risebrobakken UNI Climate FRINATEK 2013-2017
ORGANIC - Overturning circulation and its implications for global carbon cycle in coupled models  J. Tjiputra UNI Climate FRINATEK 2015-2018
OVENS - Overturning in the Nordic Seas  K. Våge GFI-UiB Bergen Research Foundation 2016-2020
PAVE - Atlantic water pathways to the Arctic: Variability and effects on climate and ecosystems  Ø. Skagseth IMR NOR-POL 2013-2017
PEGSIE - Pliocene East Greenland Current and Sea Ice Evolution  S. De Schepper GEO-UiB POLARFORSK 2014-2017
PERMAFROST - Advancing permafrost carbon climate feedback-improvements and evaluation of the Norwegian EArth System Model with observations  H. Lee UNI Climate FRINATEK 2016-2018
POLEN - Polen chemistry as the new generation instrument in palaeo ecological research: Theory, methods and practice  A. Seddon BIO-UiB FRIMEDPRO 2016-2020
PREFACE - Enhancing prediction of tropical Atlantic climate and impacts  N. Keenlyside GFI-UiB EU FP7 2014-2017
PREFACE-RCN Simulations of the west African monsoon and climate in the tropical Atlantic Ocean  N. Keenlyside GFI-UiB KLIMAFORSK 2014-2017
PROVOLO - Watermass transformation processes and vortex dynamics in the Lofoten Basin  I. Fer GFI-UiB FRINATEK 2016-2019
R3 - Relevant, reliable and robust local-scale climate projection for Norway  S. Sobolowski UNI Climate KLIMAFORSK 2016-2019
RINGO - Readiness of ICOS  for necessities of integrated global observations T. Johannessen ICOS ERIC



SDC - Sea data cloud  B. Pfeil


H2020-INFRA 2016-2020

SEACRIFOG - Supporting EU-African cooperation  on research infrastructure for food security and greenhouse gas observations

T. Johannesen




Seep2Sea - CO2 seepage to seawater: Development & demonstration of a new geochemica monitoring method 

 A. Omar Uni



SNACS - Subpolar North Atlantic Climate States  A. Olsen GFI-UiB KLIMAFORSK 2014-2017
SNOWGLACE - Changing arctic cryosphere: influence of snow and sea ice on the prediction and climate of Europe and Asia  F. Counillon NERSC KLIMAFORSK 2015-2018
STEM-CCS - Strategies for Environmental Monitoring of Marine Carbon Capture and Storage  A. Omar UNI Climate H2020 2016-2019
STERCP - Synchronisation to enhance reliability of climate prediction  N. Keenlyside GFI-UiB ERC Consolidator Grant 2015-2020
SUCCESS - Centre for Sub-surface CO2 storage  C. Heinze GFI-UiB NFR-FME 2010-2017
SWARP- Ships and Waves Reaching Polar Regions  J. Bergh NERSC FP7-SPACE 2013-2017
THRESHOLDS - Thresholds for destabilizing thermohaline circulation and ocean carbon cycling in a warmer world  U. Ninnemann GEO-UiB KLIMAFORSK 2016-2019

TRACE - The role of the Atlantic in constraining Eurasian climate change

 N. Keenlyside GFI-UiB NORDFORSK 2017
VENTILATE - Ventilation age and remineralisation rates in polar and sub-polar regions as an indicator for climate change  E. Jeansson UNI Climate KLIMAFORSK 2014-2017
WARM - Inflow of Warm Deep Water on the Antarctic Continental Shelves  E. Darelius GFI-UIB  FRINATEK 2014-2017
WCRP Coordination Office for Regional Activities - CORA B. Balino Bjerknessenteret WCRP 2018-2028
WIMEA-ICT - Improving Weather Information Management in East Africa for effective service provision through the application of suitable ICTs  J. Reuder GFI-UiB NORAD 2013-2018