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Ocean heat transport links subpolar and Arctic warming, but that is not the whole story, writes Aleksi Nummelin. Read his account of how he, Camille Li and Paul Hezel worked to solve a climate riddle.
Some scientists from GFI / BCCR contributed significantly to a MOSAiC Workshop at ASSW in Prague on 4 and 5 April.
The Bergen Energy Lab arranged a free half-day seminar about the Norwegian energy market.
The University of Bergen has success in the QS university rankings, based on subject areas. Within the category of marine research, the University of Bergen was named the 37th best in the world.
When Svetlana Sorokina’s mother calls from Siberia and complains about the cold, Svetlana knows one thing: It has probably been unusually warm in the Arctic
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.
The German Society for Marine Research (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Meeresforschung, DGM) recently announced the recipient of the Georg Wüst Prize 2017. Congratulations Ilker Fer!
In the programme FRINATEK, the research counsil distributed 251 mill. NOK on 32 new research projects. Four of these are for researchers at Geophysical Institute. We also got one of five projects in the programme Polarprog.
Rector Dag Rune Olsen visited the University of the South Pacific to strengthen ties between Bergen and Fiji. Whilst in the Pacific, he also met with UiB exchange students.
Analysis of cyclone tracks and precyclogenesis flow conditions show us that El Niño can shift the preferred cyclogenesis position over the Gulf Stream which influences the cyclone’s track across the North Atlantic. The results are published in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.

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