BIOGRAPHICAL DATAName: Asgeir Sorteberg
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE2012-present: Professor Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen.
2008-2012: Associate Professor Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen.
2002-2008: Researcher Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, , University of Bergen.
Jun-Oct 2006: Guest Researcher International Arctic Reseasrch Center, University of Fairbanks, Alaska.
1999-2001: Researcher Research and Development Department, Norwegian Meteorological Institute
1998: Researcher Department for Integrated Environmental Systems, Norwegian Institute for Air Research
1994-1998: Dr. Scient in meteorology, Geophysical Institute , University of Bergen.
1993-1994: Cand. Scient. in meteorology, Geophysical Institute , University of Bergen.
Jun-Dec 1993: Guest Researcher (part of Cand. Scient. degree) Department of Meteorology, University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
1989-1993: Cand. Mag. with mathematics, physics, oceanography and meteorology. University of Bergen (UoB).
ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP2011-present: Leader Climate Dynamics group at Geophysical Institute, Univ. of Bergen.
2009-2011: Lead author chapter 3 (Changes in climate extremes and their impacts on the natural physical environment) of the IPCC special report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation
2007: Scientific coordinator Nile Basin Research Programme (climate and health)
2005-2007: Board member Norwegian Climate Center
2004-2007: Leader Bjerknes Center for Climate Research, Univ. of Bergen activity 5: Predictability and future climate change
LECTURING2008-20013: Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen: GEOF100. Introduction to Meteorology and Oseanography (2013), GEOF120. Meteorology (2009, 2010, 2011). GEOF324: The general circulation of the atmosphere (2009, 2010) GEOF212: Physical Climatology (2008,2011,2012). GDC08-05: Research Methods in Climate change and Health (2008, 2010)
2001-2007: Guest Lecturer University Center at Svalbard (UNIS): AGF-213: Polar Meteorology (2000,2001,2002. AGF-212: Processes in Snow and Ice (2002). AG-204: The Physical Geography of Svalbard (2002,2003, 2004,2005) and AGF-211: Air/Ice/Sea Interaction (2004,2005,2006,2007).