Geophysical Institute

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The Dynamic Meteorology group of the Geophysical Institute has been on a trip to the United Kingdom this autumn.
Four UiB scientists recently received over 80 million NOK from Bergen Research Foundation and the University of Bergen, making world class research possible.
Around 8,000 students from around the world registered for the online course Causes of climate change. More online courses are in the works at the University of Bergen.
Quest for Global Sustainability: Climate Change, Science and the Oslo Principles
The Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research attends the climate conference at Makerere University in Uganda. The output from the climate conference will be presented at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris.
6,000 learners signed up for the first open online course at the University of Bergen (UiB).
Would you like to learn about the drivers of the climate system? Take a look at this open online course, provided by the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research and the University of Bergen.
Nine students attended a seminar at Ottesheimen in Ustaoset 12-15 April together with lecturer Thomas Spengler and teaching assistant Line Båserud to learn more about mountain meteorology.
A new research school in the geosciences will assemble scholars from several Norwegian educational institutions. The Research Council of Norway supports the school with funding of close to 20 million Norwegian kroner.
A new study in Nature Communications shows that storm tracks were located further to the south of Europe during the last ice age, 25,000 years ago.
Many people at GFI have realized the busy activity of a bunch of people around three big white boxes in front of the institute on January 20 and 21.
Professor Noel Keenlyside has been awarded a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). He is the first University of Bergen researcher to be awarded this prestigious grant.
The ECOPAS project of the university’s Department of Social Anthropology brings the climate challenges faced by the Pacific Islands to Bergen, through a new collaboration between the University of Bergen and the Bergen International Festival.
The first joint PhD conference between ResClim and the Climate Research School at the Bolin Centre in Stockholm was held 28–30 September in and around Bergen.
The University of Bergen gathered its polar researchers for the Polar Day in September 2014. The goal of the meeting is to create a centre for polar research in Bergen.
Camille Li of the Geophysical Institute is co-author on this Nature paper that revises the age of the Sahara Desert
A new strategic plan for the Geophysical Institute has been published, covering the period 2014-2019.
Both Japan and Norway are maritime nations with many shared interests. In early June 2014, marine researchers from Norway and Japan meet in Tokyo.