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Iselin Medhaug

Senior Executive Officer
  • E-mailIselin.Medhaug@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Allégaten 70, 5007 Bergen
    Bergen
    Room 
    East wing, Room 202
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 BERGEN

Climate dynamics - North Atlantic climate variability, Atlantic ocean circulation, multidecadal variability, meridional heat transport, coupled climate models

Geof 230 (meteorological part) - Physical-biological coupling in marine ecosystems (fall 2011 and 2012)

Geof 110 - Introduction to Atmosphere-Ocean dynamics (teaching assistant spring 2014)

Journal articles
  • Reeve, Mathew Alexander; Heuzé, Céline; Ball, William T.; White, Rachel H.; Messori, Gabriele; Van Der Wiel, Karin; Medhaug, Iselin; Eckes, Annemarie H.; O'Callaghan, Amee; Newland, Mike J.; Williams, Sian R.; Kasoar, Matthew; Wittmeier, Hella Elisa; Kumer, Valerie-Marie. 2016. Improving together: Better science writing through peer learning. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 20: 2965-2973. doi: 10.5194/hess-20-2965-2016
  • Medhaug, Iselin; Drange, Helge. 2015. Global and regional surface cooling in a warming climate: a multi-model analysis. Climate Dynamics. Published ahead of print. doi: 10.1007/s00382-015-2811-y
  • Drinkwater, Kennneth F.; Miles, Martin W.; Medhaug, Iselin; Otterå, Odd Helge; Kristiansen, Trond; Sundby, Svein; Gao, Yongqi. 2014. The Atlantic multidecadal oscillation: its manifestations and impacts with special emphasis on the Atlantic region north of 60°N. Journal of Marine Systems. 133: 117-130. doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2013.11.001
  • Iversen, Trond; Bentsen, Mats; Bethke, Ingo; Debernard, JB; Kirkevåg, Alf; Seland, Øyvind; Drange, Helge; Kristjansson, Jon Egill; Medhaug, Iselin; Sand, Maria; Seierstad, Ivar A. 2013. The Norwegian Earth System Model, NorESM1-M - Part 2: Climate response and scenario projections. Geoscientific Model Development. 6: 389-415. doi: 10.5194/gmd-6-389-2013
  • Langehaug, Helene R.; Medhaug, Iselin; Eldevik, Tor; Otterå, Odd Helge. 2012. Arctic/Atlantic exchanges via the Subpolar Gyre. Journal of Climate. 25: 2421-2439. doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00085.1
  • Medhaug, Iselin; Langehaug, Helene Reinertsen; Eldevik, Tor; Furevik, Tore; Bentsen, Mats. 2012. Mechanisms for decadal scale variability in a simulated Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation. Climate Dynamics. 39: 77-93. doi: 10.1007/s00382-011-1124-z
  • Medhaug, Iselin; Furevik, Tore. 2011. North Atlantic 20th century multidecadal variability in coupled climate models: Sea surface temperature and ocean overturning circulation. Ocean Science. 7: 389-404. doi: 10.5194/os-7-389-2011
  • Medhaug, Iselin; Olseth, Jan Asle; Reuder, Joachim. 2009. UV radiation and skin cancer in Norway. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology. B: Biology. 96: 232-241. doi: 10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2009.06.011
Reports and theses
  • Medhaug, Iselin. 2011. North Atlantic multidecadal variability in coupled climate models – Mechanisms and responses. University of Bergen.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Articles:

K. Drinkwater, M. Miles, I. Medhaug, O.H. Otterå, T. Kristiansen, S. Sundby and Y. Gao. The Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation: its manifestations and impacts with special emphasis on the region north of 60N. Journal of Marine Systems, 2013, in press, doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2013.11.001.

T. Iversen, M. Bentsen, I. Bethke, J. B. Debernard, A. Kirkevåg, Ø. Seland, H. Drange, J. E. Kristjansson, I. Medhaug, M. Sand, I. A. Seierstad The Norwegian Earth System Model, NorESM1-M. Part 2: Climate Response and Scenario Projections. Geoscientific Model Development, 2013, 6:389-415, doi:10.5194/gmd-6-389-2013.

H.R. Langehaug, I. Medhaug, T. Eldevik and O.H. Otterå. Arctic/Atlantic exchanges via the subpolar gyre, Journal of Climate, 2012, 25:2421-2439, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00085-1.

I. Medhaug, H.R. Langehaug, T. Eldevik, T. Furevik and M. Bentsen. Mechanisms for decadal scale variability in a simulated Atlantic meridional overturning circulation, Climate Dynamics, 2012, 39: 77-93, doi: 10.1007/s00382-011-1124-z.

I. Medhaug and T. Furevik. North Atlantic 20th century multidecadal variability in coupled climate models: sea surface temperature and ocean overturning circulation, Ocean Science, 2011, 7:389-404, doi: 10.5194/os-7-389-2011

I. Medhaug, J. A. Olseth and J. Reuder. UV Radiation and Skin Cancer in Norway, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology- B: Biology, 2009, 96:232-241.

PhD thesis:

I. Medhaug North Atlantic multidecadal variability in coupled climate models - Mechanisms and responses. Bergen: Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, 2011, 137 pp.

Master's thesis:

I. Medhaug Reconstruction of UV-radiation and its potential implications on development of skin cancer. Bergen: Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen 2007 106 pp.

 

Conference and scientific meeting contributions:

Presentations

Medhaug, I, HR Langehaug, T Eldevik, OH Otterå, T Furevik, and M Bentsen
Mechanisms for decadal scale variability in the North Atlantic Ocean circulation in the Bergen Climate Model. European Geoscience Union (EGU), General Assembly 2012; Vienna, Austria, 2012, EGU2012-5921.

Medhaug, I. The variability of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation - The Nordic Seas in a new perspective. Imperial College London - Space and Atmospheric physics meeting, London, UK, 12.03.2012.

Medhaug, I The role of the southern ocean for the Atlantic Meridional Overturning
Circulation (AMOC). Trial lecture for the degree of PhD, University of Bergen, Norway, 21.03.2011.

Medhaug, I, and HR Langehaug Mechanisms for AMOC variability in the modelled preindustrial climate; POCAHONTAS – BIAC symposium on “Polar ocean-atmosphere circulation and processes”, Rosendal, Norway, 20-23.09.2010.

Medhaug, I Mechanisms for AMOC variability in pre-industrial climate in BCM; NorClim annual meeting, Voss, Norway, 2-3.09.2010.

Medhaug, I. and Furevik, T. North Atlantic 20th Century Climate Variability in Coupled Climate Models. MOCA-09; Montreal, Canada, 19-29.07.2009

Olseth, J. A., I. Medhaug, J. Reuder, B.B. Sjølingstad, O. Sætre, Deyang and B. Johnsen. Measured and modelled UV-radiation in Norway; COST726 Final Seminar, 13-14 May 2009, Warsaw, Poland.

Olseth, J.A., I. Medhaug, J. Reuder, B.B. Sjølingstad and O. Sætre. Measured and modelled UV radiation in Norway; The Nordic Meteorology Conference; 02.06-2008-06.06-2008, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Olseth, J.A, I. Medhaug, J. Reuder, B.B. Sjølingstad, and O. Sætre. UV-radiation in Norway: Measurements, reconstructions and applications. UV Conference ”One century of UV radiation research”; 18.09.2007-20.09.2007, Davos, Switzerland.

Medhaug, I. Reconstruction of UV radiation and its potential implications on development of skin cancer. Workshop at Cost 726 ”Long trem changes and climatology of UV radiation over Europe” MCM9-meeting; 17.09.2007, Davos, Switzerland.

Olseth, J.A., I. Medhaug, J. Reuder, B.B. Sjølingstad and O. Sætre. UV-radiation: Examples from Bergen on measurements, Reconstructions and Applications. Workshop at Cost 726 ”Long term changes and climatology of UV radiation over Europe” MCM8-meeting; 29.03.2007-30.03.2007, Budapest, Hungary.

 

Posters

Medhaug, I. Climate variability in the North Atlantic in the 20th century; Climate teleconnection between high and latitudes - Summer school, NZC-IAP Chinese Academy of Science, 27.-30.10-2008, Beijing, China.

Medhaug, I., J.A. Olseth and J. Reuder. UV-radiation and skin cancer in Norway.: The Nordic Meteorology Conference; 02.-06.06-2008, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Medhaug, I., J. A. Olseth and J. Reuder. Reconstruction of UV-radiation in Norway. European Geoscience Union (EGU), General Assembly 2008; 13.-18.4-2008, Vienna, Austria.

NorClim - Climate of Norway and the Arctic in the 21st Century

IMMUNITY - Integrated model-data approach for understanding multidecadal natural climate variability