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Ellen Viste

Adviser
Senter for klimadynamikk ved Bjerknessenteret
  • E-mailEllen.Viste@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 43 93
  • Visitor Address
    Allégt. 70
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 Bergen
  • Precipitation in Ethiopia
  • Precipitation in the Indian monsoon region
  • Moisture transport analysis with the Lagrangian trajectory model FLEXPART
  • Snow in the Himalayas

Articles

This contains only articles in English, for a complete list, see my Norwegian page. 

Ellen Viste (2015): Picking spruce for the Sahel. Translated from an essay in the newspaper Aftenposten (in Norwegian).

Ellen Viste (2015): Chasing the strongest winds.

Talks

This contains only talks in English, for a complete list, see my Norwegian page. 

The weather in Bergen: Could it be worse? 
Presentation for the INN Club at the Bergen Chamber of Commerce and Industry, February 2016.

The weather in Bergen: How bad is it really? 
Event for international students and employees at the UiB, September 2015.
Content: Why does it rain, why does it rain som much in Norway, how does this compare to other places in the world, and does the year 2015 differ from previous years? And some words about the author Ludvig Holberg's vies of the rain in Bergent.

Rain
At the multidisciplinary symposium The Rising Ocean: The Pacific Islands and Global Climate Change, May 2015, a multidisciplinary symposium in connection with the dance performance Moana: The Rising of the Sea, May 2015.
Content: Precipitation in the Pacific, using William Somerset Maughams' short-story Rain as a frame.

 

 

Spring 2010 and 2012: GEOF120 - Meteorology
Bergen Summer Research School 2016: Climate change and water

Books
  • Kalvig, Siri; Viste, Ellen Marie. 2007. Himmel og Hav. Om klimaendringer i Norge og verden. 206 pages. ISBN: 978-82-516-2461-9.
  • Kalvig, Siri Margrethe; Viste, Ellen. 2005. Værårboken 2006. 223 pages. ISBN: 9788251621670.
  • Kalvig, Siri Margrethe; Viste, Ellen. 2004. Værårboken 2005. 100 pages. ISBN: 9788251624619.
Journal articles
  • Gleixner, Stephanie Nikola; Keenlyside, Noel; Demissie, Teferi Dejene; Counillon, Francois; Wang, Yiguo; Viste, Ellen. 2017. Seasonal predictability of Kiremt rainfall in coupled general circulation models. Environmental Research Letters. 12. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/aa8cfa
  • Årthun, Marius; Eldevik, Tor; Viste, Ellen; Drange, Helge; Furevik, Tore; Johnson, Helen L.; Keenlyside, Noel. 2017. Skillful prediction of northern climate provided by the ocean. Nature Communications. 8:15875: 1-11. doi: 10.1038/ncomms15875
  • Gleixner, Stephanie Nikola; Keenlyside, Noel; Viste, Ellen; Korecha, Diriba. 2016. The El Niño effect on Ethiopian summer rainfall. Climate Dynamics. 1-19. doi: 10.1007/s00382-016-3421-z
  • Mesquita, Michel d. S.; Veldore, Vidyunmala; Li, Lu; Krishnan, R.; Orsolini, Yvan; Senan, Retish; Ramarao, M.V.S.; Viste, Ellen. 2016. Forecasting India's water future. EOS. 97. Published 2016-03-31. doi: 10.1029/2016EO049099
  • Mesquita, Michel d. S.; Veldore, Vidyunmala; Li, Lu; Krishnan, Raishma V.; Orsolini, Yvan; Senan, Retish; Ramarao, M.V.S.; Viste, Ellen. 2016. Forecasting India's water future. EOS. 97: 14-18. Published 2016-05-15. doi: 10.1029/2016EO049099
  • Viste, Ellen. 2015. Vi kan ikke stoppe stormene, men vi kan flytte folkene. Aftenposten Viten. Published 2015-01-05.
  • Viste, Ellen. 2015. Supervinden. To Grader.
  • Viste, Ellen. 2015. California: tørt, tørrere, tørrest. To Grader.
  • Viste, Ellen. 2015. Verdens breer krymper - vi har hovedansvaret. Energi og Klima : Norsk klimastiftelses nettmagasin. Published 2015-02-04.
  • Viste, Ellen. 2015. Wilson Alwyn Bentley viste at ingen snøkrystaller er like. Aftenposten Viten. Published 2015-03-25.
  • Viste, Ellen. 2015. Idéen som ikke vokste. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). Published 2015-12-31.
  • Viste, Ellen; Sorteberg, Asgeir. 2015. Snowfall in the Himalayas: An uncertain future from a little-known past. The Cryosphere. 9: 1147-1167. doi: 10.5194/tc-9-1147-2015
  • Viste, Ellen; Sorteberg, Asgeir. 2015. Snowfall in the Himalayas: an uncertain future from a little-known past. The Cryosphere Discussions. 9: 441-493. doi: 10.5194/tcd-9-441-2015
  • Viste, Ellen; Sorteberg, Asgeir; Furevik, Tore. 2015. Vestlandsregnet - blir det våtere enn før? Årbok for Universitetsmuseet i Bergen.
  • Viste, Ellen. 2014. Klimaendringene gjorde det hett. To Grader.
  • Viste, Ellen. 2014. Værmeldinger varsler sykdom. Aftenposten Viten.
  • Viste, Ellen. 2014. Etiopia: Livsviktig sesongvarsling. To Grader.
  • Viste, Ellen. 2014. Dårlig hukommelse for vær. Aftenposten Viten. Published 2014-04-23.
  • Viste, Ellen. 2014. "Skyldes uværet klimaendringene?". Aftenposten Viten. Published 2014-11-05.
  • Viste, Ellen; Sorteberg, Asgeir. 2014. Høytrykk gir værtrøbbel. Bergens Tidende. Published 2014-12-21.
  • Viste, Ellen; Sorteberg, Asgeir. 2014. Global oppvarming gir mer ekstremt regnvær. 2grader C. 3: 24-25.
  • Viste, Ellen. 2013. De sier vi er så ulike. Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).
  • Viste, Ellen; Korecha, Diriba; Sorteberg, Asgeir. 2013. Recent drought and precipitation tendencies in Ethiopia. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 112: 535-551. doi: 10.1007/s00704-012-0746-3
  • Viste, Ellen; Sorteberg, Asgeir. 2013. Moisture transport into the Ethiopian highlands. International Journal of Climatology. 33: 249-263. doi: 10.1002/joc.3409
  • Viste, Ellen; Sorteberg, Asgeir. 2013. The effect of moisture transport variability on Ethiopian summer precipitation. International Journal of Climatology. 33: 3106-3123. doi: 10.1002/joc.3566
  • Viste, Ellen; Sorteberg, Asgeir. 2011. Moisture transport into the Ethiopian highlands. International Journal of Climatology. doi: 10.1002/joc.3409
  • Lunde, Torleif Markussen; Viste, Ellen; Sorteberg, Asgeir. 2010. Malaria på nye jaktmarker: Klimaendringer og malaria. Bærekraftig helse. 1. 6-8.
  • Viste, Ellen; Sorteberg, Asgeir. 2010. Klima for selvbedrag og paradokser. Prosa - tidsskrift for skribenter. 5. 28-31.
  • Kindem, Ina K. Thorstensen; Viste, Ellen Marie. 2007. Ikke lag klimahysteri! Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.).
Reports and theses
  • Viste, Ellen. 2012. Moisture transport and precipitation in Ethiopia. University of Bergen.
Book sections
  • Viste, Ellen. 2009. Det gåtefulle nordlyset. Kapittel, pages 86-89. In:
    • Kalvig, Siri M. 2009. Vilt, vakkert vær. Cappelen Damm AS. 168 pages. ISBN: 9788202311971.
  • Viste, Ellen. 2009. Regnbueregle. Kapittel, pages 77-85. In:
    • Kalvig, Siri M. 2009. Vilt, vakkert vær. Cappelen Damm AS. 168 pages. ISBN: 9788202311971.
  • Viste, Ellen. 2009. Snømannen. Kapittel, pages 98-104. In:
    • Kalvig, Siri M. 2009. Vilt, vakkert vær. Cappelen Damm AS. 168 pages. ISBN: 9788202311971.
  • Viste, Ellen. 2009. Himmelens fargelek. Kapittel, pages 64-75. In:
    • Kalvig, Siri M. 2009. Vilt, vakkert vær. Cappelen Damm AS. 168 pages. ISBN: 9788202311971.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Articles

S. Gleixner, N. Keenlyside, E. Viste and D. Korecha (2016): The El Niño effect on Ethiopian rainfall. Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-016-3421-z.

M.d.S. Mesquita, V. Veldore, L. Li, R. Krishnan, Y. Orsolini, R. Senan, M.V.S. Ramarao and E. Viste (2016): Forecasting India's water future. Eos, 97, doi:10.1029/2016EO049099.

E. Viste og A. Sorteberg (2015): Snowfall in the Himalayas: an uncertain
future from a little-known past. The Cryosphere, 9, 1147-1167.

E. Viste, D. Korecha and A. Sorteberg (2012): Recent drought and precipitation tendencies in Ethiopia. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, DOI: 10.1007/s00704-012-0746-3. 

E. Viste and A. Sorteberg (2012): The effect of moisture transport variability on Ethiopian summer precipitation. International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.3566.

E. Viste and A. Sorteberg (2011): Moisture transport into the Ethiopian highlands. International Journal of Climatology, DOI: 10.1002/joc.3409.

Theses

E. Viste (2012): Moisture transport and precipitation in Ethiopia. PhD thesis, University of Bergen.

E. Viste (1998): Nedbørfordeling og akkumulasjon på Brøggerhalvøya, Spitsbergen (Distribution and accumulation of precipitation on Brøggerhalvøya, Spitsbergen; in Norwegian). MSc thesis, University of Bergen and the University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS).

Education

  • 2012: PhD in meteorology, University of Bergen, with the thesis Moisture transport and precipitation in Ethiopia.
  • 1998: MSc in meteorology, University of Bergen and the University Center on Svalbard (UNIS), with the thesis Precipitation and accumulation on Brøggerhalvøya, Spitsbergen (in Norw.)

Employment

  • 2017-present: Adviser, Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research.
  • 2015-2016: Researcher, Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen.
  • 2012-2015: Postdoc, Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen.
  • 2011-2012: Researcher, Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen.
  • 2007-2011: PhD candidate, Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen.
  • 1999-2007: Meteorologist and business developer, Storm Weather Center (now StormGeo).

Science writing

I have been writing leisurely about weather and climate for 20 years. See Formidling (in Norwegian) for a full overview of completed popular science projects.