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Professor Ilker Fer is leading a new project who is granted more than 10 million NOK from the Research Council of Norway for research on the Gulf Stream.
Pursuing its task for the exploitation of offshore wind energy as a natural sustainable energy source, NORCOWE bought two systems for measuring turbulence in the atmospheric boundary layer.
Can weather forecasts be used to predict diseases such as malaria? UiB researchers cooperate with Ethiopian institutions in an attempt to find out.
18 Norwegian researchers have been selected to contribute to the preparation of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s fifth assessment report.
The ice cover in the Arctic has decreased dramatically in recent years. Norwegian researchers have discovered that changes in air circulation patterns create winds that push away the ice.
The Geophysical Institute, the University of Århus, the University of Iceland and the University of the Faroes have developed a new interdisciplinary master's program, called MARECLIM. The program starts up in the autumn of 2009.