Bjerknessenterets mål er å forstå klima
til nytte for samfunnet.

Polar climate

Arctic and Antarctic climate change

 

Research focus

The observational basis and prognostic capabilities — ranging from weather forecasts via climate predictions to climate projections — are continuously improved by dedicated fieldwork providing new data and direct process understanding.

 

Present research priorities include:

  • Antarctic ice shelves.
  • field work in the ice-covered Arctic.
  • the “seamless” extension of the instrumental record with high-resolution paleo reconstructions.
  • disentangling oceanic and atmospheric influences on sea ice conditions (and vice versa).
  • the routing of freshwater, and polar weather and climate prediction, including predictability over land.
  • the general challenge of understanding the role of the polar regions in global climate.

 

Strategic project 

AOI - Atmosphere-Ocean-Ice Interactions in Polar and sub-polar regions, leader Einar Olason.

Kerim Nisancioglu

Outlook

“The fastest changes in climate now occur in the Arctic”, says Kerim H. Nisancioglu, leader of our Polar Climate research.

 

“More than ever, we need to be there to observe and to understand the processes behind these changes”.


Polar Climate research group

 

Research leader
Kerim H. Nisancioglu 

 

Co-leader
Anne E. Bjune

 

Members

Helene Asbjørnsen

Lars Asplin

Mostafa Bakhoday

Jostein Bakke

Till Baumann

Jon Bergh

Laurent Bertino

Andreas Born

Guillaume Boutin

Ailin Dale Brakstad

Jo Brendryen

Anaïs Bretones

Paul Budgell

Phoebe Chan

Sukun Cheng

Kjersti Daae

Svein Olaf Dahl

Elin Darelius

Richard Davy

Alena Dekhtyareva

Stijn De Schepper

Johannes Dugstad

Christiane Duscha

Jakob Dörr

Evangelia Efstahtiou

Tor Eldevik

Igor Ezau

Anne-Katrine Faber

Ilker Fer

Danielle Grant

Matilda Hallerstig

Kristine Flacke Haualand

Robinson Hordoir

Eystein Jansen

Mari Fjalstad Jensen

Zoe Koenig

Eivind Kolås

Anton Korosov

Stephan Kral

Marvin Kähnert

Helene R. Langehaug

Stein Erik Lauritzen

Vidar Lien

Kjetil Lygre

Martin Miles

Victoria Miles

Kjell Arne Mork

Morven Muilwijk

Jan Even Øie Nilsen

Einar Olason

Achref Othmani

Leilane Passos

Algot Petersson

Roshin P. Raj

Heather Regan

Joachim Reuder

Jonathan Rheinlænder

Anne Britt Sandø

Andrew Seidl

Stefanie Semper

Lars H. Smedsrud

Clemens Spensberger

Nadine Steiger

Kristine Steinsland

Anna-Marie Strehl

Violeth Swai

Henrik Søiland

Annick Terpstra

Alexios Theofilopoulos

Alexandra Touzeau

Willem van der Bilt

Frode Vikebø

Kjetil Våge

Timothy Williams

Maaike Zwier

Svein Østerhus

Bjørn Ådlandsvik

Marius Årthun