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Frank Nilsen

Professor
  • E-mailfrank.n@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Allégaten 70
    5007 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2022). Marine heatwaves characteristics in the Barents Sea based on high resolution satellite data (1982–2020). Frontiers in Marine Science. 17 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2022). Interannual and Decadal Variability of Sea Surface Temperature and Sea Ice Concentration in the Barents Sea. Remote Sensing. 26 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Wind-Driven Variability in the Spitsbergen Polar Current and the Svalbard Branch Across the Yermak Plateau. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Oceans. 32 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Polynjaer: Åpne vinduer i det isdekte polhavet. Naturen.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Adaptive Sampling of Surface Fronts in the Arctic Using an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering. 1155-1164.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Variability and decadal trends in the Isfjorden (Svalbard) ocean climate and circulation – An indicator for climate change in the European Arctic. Progress in Oceanography. 31 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Structure and transport of Atlantic Water north of Svalbard from observations in summer and fall 2018. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Space Physics. 23 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Deep Flow Variability Offshore South-West Svalbard (Fram Strait). Water. 20 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2018). The north pole region as an indicator of the changing arctic ocean: The need for sustaining observations. Arctic. 1-5.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Circulation and exchange in a broad Arctic fjord using glider-based observations. Polar Research. 1-19.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Effects of glacier runoff and wind on surface layer dynamics and Atlantic Water exchange in Kongsfjorden, Svalbard; a model study. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 260-272.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Sea ice cover in Isfjorden and Hornsund, Svalbard (2000–2014) from remote sensing data. The Cryosphere. 149-158.
  • Show author(s) (2016). A simple shelf circulation model: Intrusion of Atlantic water on the West Spitsbergen Shelf. Journal of Physical Oceanography. 1209-1230.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Tracing sources of freshwater contributions to first-year sea ice in Svalbard fjords. Continental Shelf Research. 85-97.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Shelf/fjord exchange driven by coastal-trapped waves in the Arctic. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Oceans. 8283-8303.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Calving rates at tidewater glaciers vary strongly with ocean temperature. Nature Communications. 7 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Loss of sea ice during winter north of Svalbard. Tellus. Series A, Dynamic meteorology and oceanography.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Warming of Atlantic Water in two west Spitsbergen fjords over the last century (1912-2009). Polar Research. 14 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Creation and tidal advection of a cold salinity front in Storfjorden: 2. Supercooling induced by turbulent mixing of cold water. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Oceans. 3737-3751.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Creation and tidal advection of a cold salinity front in Storfjorden: 1. Polynya dynamics. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Oceans. 3278-3291.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Sea-ice thickness variability in Storfjorden, Svalbard. Annals of Glaciology. 61-68.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Population genetic structure of the parasitic copepod Lepeophtheirus salmonis throughout the Atlantic. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 161-172.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Baroclinic instability in the West Spitsbergen Current. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Oceans. 20 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Barotropic instability in the West Spitsbergen Current. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Oceans. 18 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Arctic fjords: a review of the oceanographic environment and dominant physical processes. Geological Society Special Publication. 35-50.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Supercooled water in an Arctic polynya: observations and modeling. Journal of Glaciology. 43-52.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Revisiting heat and salt exchange at the ice-ocean interface: Ocean flux and modeling considerations. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Oceans. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Observations of hydrography and downflow of brine-enriched shelf water in the Storfjorden polynya, Svalbard. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Oceans. 1-13.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Identification and characterisation of novel SNP markers in Atlantic cod: Evidence for directional selection. BMC Genetics.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Fjord-shelf exchanges controlled by ice and brine production: The interannual variation of Atlantic Water in Isfjorden, Svalbard. Continental Shelf Research. 1838-1853.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Wintertime warming of an Arctic shelf in response to large-scale atmospheric circulation. Geophysical Research Letters. 5 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2007). The Atlantic Water flow along the Voring Plateau: Detecting frontal structures in oceanic station time series. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers. 297-319.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Advection of Atlantic Water to the western and northern Svalbard shelf since 17,500 cal yr BP. Quaternary Science Reviews. 463-478.
Report
  • Show author(s) (2022). Deliverable 3.16 Synthesis and technical recommendations. .
  • Show author(s) (2021). PC-2 Winter Process Cruise (WPC). .
  • Show author(s) (2021). Deliverable 3.11 Final implementation and data: North of Svalbard. .
  • Show author(s) (2020). Physical oceanography data from the cruise KB 2018616 with R.V. Kristine Bonnevie. .
  • Show author(s) (2020). Physical Process Cruise 2018: Cruise Report. .
  • Show author(s) (2020). Ocean Mixing Process Study 2018: Cruise Report. .
  • Show author(s) (2019). Physical oceanography data from the cruise KH 2018709 with R.V. Kronprins Haakon, 12-24 September 2018. https://doi.org/10.21335/NMDC-2039932526. https://doi.org/10.21335/NMDC-2039932526. .
  • Show author(s) (2019). Deliverable 3.7 First implementation and data: North of Svalbard. .
  • Show author(s) (2015). Cryosat postlaunch validation study for sea ice 2011-2012 PRODEX Final Report. 368. 368. .
  • Show author(s) (2015). CryoSat post-launch validation study for sea ice 2011-2012. Final report. 368. 368. .
Lecture
  • Show author(s) (2020). The Nansen Legacy project.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2021). Warm core mesoscale eddies along the boundary current and in the Sofia Deep north of Svalbard.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Climatic trends of sea surface temperature and sea ice concentration in the Barents Sea.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Atlantic Water properties, transport, and water mass transformation north of Svalbard from one-year-long mooring observations.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Topographically trapped waves along the continental slope north of Svalbard.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Structure and transport of Atlantic water north of Svalbard from observations in summer and fall 2018.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Atlantic water north of Svalbard 1899-2018.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Characteristics and trends of Atlantic Water - Polar Water front north of Svalbard 1905-2018.
Editorial
  • Show author(s) (2006). The Mytilus edulis population in Svalbard: how and why. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 305-306.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) (2017). High resolution sea ice monitoring using space borne Synthetic Aperture Radar.
Documentary
  • Show author(s) (2018). Jakten på havstrømmene.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Show author(s) (2019). The Kongsfjorden transect: seasonal and inter-annual variability in hydrography. 56 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Sjøisens utvikling. 5 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Sea Ice and Oceonography. 34 pages.
Abstract
  • Show author(s) (2005). Advection of Atlantic Water to the Western and Northern Svalbard shelves through the last 17.5 ka cal yr BP. EOS.
Poster
  • Show author(s) (2020). Turbulence north of Svalbard in summer 2018: mixed layer evolution and Atlantic Water layer dynamics.
  • Show author(s) (2020). HE34A-1990 Enhancement of ocean and sea ice insitu observations in the Arctic under the Horizon 2020 project INTAROS.
Academic literature review
  • Show author(s) (2011). Closing the loop - Approaches to monitoring the state of the Arctic Mediterranean during the International Polar Year 2007-2008. Progress in Oceanography. 62-89.
Website (informational material)
  • Show author(s) (2021). Winter darkness: Revealing the secrets of the sea.
  • Show author(s) (2021). When sea ice melted despite the bitter cold / Da sjøis smeltet i frysende kulde.
  • Show author(s) (2021). When sea ice melted despite the bitter cold.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Vintermørkets hemmeligheter.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Den perfekte front.
Chapter
  • Show author(s) (2017). Sea ice and Arctic Ocean oceanography. 197-215. In:
    • Show author(s) (2017). Sea Ice, 3rd Edition. Wiley-Blackwell.

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