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Mats Bentsen

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  • E-mailMats.Bentsen@uib.no
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    Allegt. 55
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    Postboks 7800
    5007 BERGEN
Academic article
  • Show author(s) 2020. Past perspectives on the present era of abrupt Arctic climate change. Nature Climate Change. 714-721.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Overview of the Norwegian Earth System Model (NorESM2) and key climate response of CMIP6 DECK, historical, and scenario simulations. Geoscientific Model Development. 6165-6200.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Ocean biogeochemistry in the Norwegian Earth System Model version 2 (NorESM2). Geoscientific Model Development. 2393-2431.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Evaluation of global ocean-sea-ice model simulations based on the experimental protocols of the Ocean Model Intercomparison Project phase 2 (OMIP-2). Geoscientific Model Development. 3643-3708.
  • Show author(s) 2020. Enforcing conservation of axial angular momentum in the atmospheric general circulation model CAM6. Geoscientific Model Development. 685-705.
  • Show author(s) 2020. An assessment of the Indian Ocean mean state and seasonal cycle in a suite of interannual CORE-II simulations. Ocean Modelling.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Equilibrium simulations of Marine Isotope Stage 3 climate. Climate of the Past. 1133-1151.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Description and evaluation of NorESM1-F: a fast version of the Norwegian Earth System Model (NorESM). Geoscientific Model Development. 343-362.
  • Show author(s) 2019. Arctic amplification under global warming of 1.5 and 2 °C in NorESM1-Happi. Earth System Dynamics. 569-598.
  • Show author(s) 2018. JRA-55 based surface dataset for driving ocean-sea-ice models (JRA55-do). Ocean Modelling. 79-139.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Ensemble data assimilation for ocean biogeochemical state and parameter estimation at different sites. Ocean Modelling. 65-89.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Simulated Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation in the 20th century with an ocean model forced by reanalysis-based atmospheric data sets. Ocean Modelling. 31-48.
  • Show author(s) 2016. North and equatorial Pacific Ocean circulation in the CORE-II hindcast simulations. Ocean Modelling. 143-170.
  • Show author(s) 2016. North and Equatorial Pacific Ocean Circulation in the CORE-II Hindcast Simulations. Ocean Modelling.
  • Show author(s) 2016. North Atlantic simulations in Coordinated Ocean-ice Reference Experiments phase II (CORE-II). Part II: Inter-annual to decadal variability. Ocean Modelling. 65-90.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Flow-dependent assimilation of sea surface temperature in isopycnal coordinates with the Norwegian climate prediction model . Tellus. Series A, Dynamic meteorology and oceanography.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Evaluation of NorESM-OC (versions 1 and 1.2), the ocean carbon-cycle stand-alone configuration of the Norwegian Earth System Model (NorESM1). Geoscientific Model Development. 2589-2622.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Characteristics of the Nordic Seas overflows in a set of Norwegian Earth System Model experiments. Ocean Modelling. 112-128.
  • Show author(s) 2016. An assessment of the Arctic Ocean in a suite of interannual CORE-II simulations. Part III: Hydrography and fluxes. Ocean Modelling. 141-161.
  • Show author(s) 2016. An assessment of the Arctic Ocean in a suite of interannual CORE-II simulations. Part II: Liquid freshwater. Ocean Modelling. 86-109.
  • Show author(s) 2016. An assessment of the Arctic Ocean in a suite of interannual CORE-II simulations. Part I: Sea ice and solid freshwater. Ocean Modelling. 110-132.
  • Show author(s) 2015. An assessment of Southern Ocean water masses and sea ice during 1988-2007 in a suite of interannual CORE-II simulations. Ocean Modelling. 67-94.
  • Show author(s) 2015. An assessment of Antarctic Circumpolar Current and Southern Ocean meridional overturning circulation during 1958–2007 in a suite of interannual CORE-II simulations. Ocean Modelling. 84-120.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Seasonal-to-decadal predictions with the ensemble kalman filter and the Norwegian earth System Model: A twin experiment. Tellus. Series A, Dynamic meteorology and oceanography.
  • Show author(s) 2014. North Atlantic simulations in coordinated ocean-ice reference experiments phase II (CORE-II). Part I: mean states. Ocean Modelling. 76-107.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Baroclinic instability of the Faroe Bank Channel overflow. Journal of Physical Oceanography. 2698-2717.
  • Show author(s) 2014. An assessment of global and regional sea level for years 1993-2007 in a suite of interannual core-II simulations. Ocean Modelling. 35-89.
  • Show author(s) 2013. The Norwegian Earth System Model, NorESM1-M - Part 2: Climate response and scenario projections. Geoscientific Model Development. 389-415.
  • Show author(s) 2013. The Norwegian Earth System Model, NorESM1-M - Part 1: Description and basic evaluation of the physical climate. Geoscientific Model Development. 687-720.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Sea surface temperature of the mid-piacenzian ocean: a data-model comparison. Scientific Reports. 8 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2013. External forcing of the early 20th century Arctic warming. Tellus. Series A, Dynamic meteorology and oceanography.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Evaluation of the carbon cycle components in the Norwegian Earth System Model (NorESM). Geoscientific Model Development. 301-325.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Pre-industrial and mid-Pliocene simulations with NorESM-L. Geoscientific Model Development. 523-533.
  • Show author(s) 2012. North Atlantic ventilation using chlorofluorocarbons and idealised-tracer simulations. Tellus. Series B, Chemical and physical meteorology. 23 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Mechanisms for variable North Atlantic-Nordic seas exchanges. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Oceans.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Mechanisms for decadal scale variability in a simulated Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation. Climate Dynamics. 77-93.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Early Eocene Asian climate dominated by desert and steppe with limited monsoons. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. 24-35.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Tropical seaways played a more important role than high latitude seaways in Cenozoic cooling. Climate of the Past. 801-813.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Simulating transport of I-129 and idealized tracers in the northern North Atlantic Ocean. Environmental Fluid Mechanics. 213-233.
  • Show author(s) 2010. External forcing as a metronome for Atlantic multidecadal variability. Nature Geoscience. 688-694.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Bergen Earth system model (BCM-C): model description and regional climate-carbon cycle feedbacks assessment. Geoscientific Model Development. 123-141.
  • Show author(s) 2010. An isopycnic ocean carbon cycle model. Geoscientific Model Development. 143-167.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Simulated pre-industrial climate in Bergen Climate Model (version 2): model description and large-scale circulation features. Geoscientific Model Development. 507-549.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Response of the North Atlantic subpolar gyre to persistent North Atlantic oscillation like forcing. Climate Dynamics. 273-285.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Bergen earth system model (BCM- C): model description and regional climate-carbon cycle feedbacks assessment. Geoscientific Model Development. 845-887.
  • Show author(s) 2009. An isopycnic ocean carbon cycle model. Geoscientific Model Development. 1023-1079.
  • Show author(s) 2009. A possible mechanism for the strong weakening of the North Atlantic subpolar gyre in the mid-1990s. Geophysical Research Letters.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Role of the Atmospheric and Oceanic Circulation in the Tropical Pacific SST Changes. Journal of Climate. 2019-2034.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Downscaling a twentieth century global climate simulation to the North Sea. Ocean Dynamics. 453-466.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Gulf Stream Variability in Five Oceanic General Circulation Models. Journal of Physical Oceanography. 2119-2135.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Tracer-derived transit time of the waters in the eastern Nordic Seas. Tellus. Series B, Chemical and physical meteorology. 332-340.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Transient response of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation to enhanced freshwater input to the Nordic Seas-Arctic Ocean in the Bergen climate model. Tellus. Series A, Dynamic meteorology and oceanography. 342-361.
  • Show author(s) 2004. The sensitivity of the present-day Atlantic meridional overturning circulation to freshwater forcing. Geophysical Research Letters. art. no.-1898.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Simulating transport of non-Chernobyl Cs-137 and Sr-90 in the North Atlantic-Arctic region. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity. 1-16.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Simulated variability of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation. Climate Dynamics. 701-720.
  • Show author(s) 2003. The transient response of the Atlantic meridional Overturning Circulation to enhanced freshwater input to the Nordic Seas/Arctic Ocean in the bergen Climate Model. Tellus. Series A, Dynamic meteorology and oceanography.
  • Show author(s) 2003. The sensitivity of the present day Atlantic meridional overturning circulation to anomalous freshwater input. Geophysical Research Letters.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Simulating the transport of radionuclides in the North Atlantic-Arctic region. Journal of Enviromental Radioactivity. 1-16.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Simulated variability of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation. Climate Dynamics.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Simulated North Atlantic-Nordic Seas Water Mass Exchanges in an Isopycnic Coordinate OGCM. Geophysical Research Letters. 4 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Effects of diapycnal and isopycnal mixing on the ventilation of CFCs in the North Atlantic in an isopycnic coordinate OGCM. Tellus. Series B, Chemical and physical meteorology. 837-854.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Description and Evaluation of the Bergen Climate Model: ARPEGE coupled with MICOM. Climate Dynamics. 27-51.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Temporal and spatial variability of the sea surface salinity in the Nordic Seas. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR).
  • Show author(s) 2002. Interannual Scale Adjustment of the North Atlantic Thermohaline Circulation to the Atmospheric Forcing in a Global Air-Sea Coupled Model. Journal of Climate.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Basin and Local-Scale Variability Modes of the Atlantic Thermohaline Circulation in a Global Air-Sea Coupled Model. Geophysical Research Letters.
  • Show author(s) 1999. Coordinate Transformation on a Sphere Using Conformal Mapping. Monthly Weather Review. 2733-2740.
Report
  • Show author(s) 2010. D4.1-16 - Potential predictability of long-term anomalies from ensemble integrations with the global model BCM. .
  • Show author(s) 2000. Technical Coupling of ARPEGE/MICOM. .
  • Show author(s) 2000. Preliminary results from a coupled atmosphere-ocean-sea ice model. .
  • Show author(s) 2000. Atmosphere-Ocean Modelling in Principle Task 4. .
Lecture
  • Show author(s) 2016. NorESM_c1.2 Mean State and Variability.
  • Show author(s) 2015. MICOM Sensitivity to Eddy Induced Mixing.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) 2020. NorESM User Workshop 2020.
  • Show author(s) 2019. NorESM User Workshop.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Subtropical North Atlantic preconditioning key to skilful subpolar gyre prediction.
  • Show author(s) 2018. Inter-annual to Multi-centennial Variabilities of Simulated AMOC in an Earth System Model.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Hexagon@University of Bergen, Norway.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Simulated Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation in the 20th century with an ocean model forced by reanalysis-based atmospheric data sets.
  • Show author(s) 2016. NorESM2 - ocean updates for CMIP6.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Mid-Pliocene simulations with the new version of the Norwegian Earth System Model.
  • Show author(s) 2016. From CMIP5 to CMIP6: New developments for the ocean biogeochemistry module of NorESM.
  • Show author(s) 2015. North Atlantic water mass transformation in NorESM.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Seasonal to decadal prediction with NorCPM.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Seasonal to decadal prediction with NorCPM.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Diagnosing and Understanding the AMOC Biases in NorESM .
  • Show author(s) 2014. Comparison between "no-eddy" and "eddy permitting" NorESM simulations.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Seasonal-decadal prediction with the EnKF and NorESM: a twin experiment.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Seasonal-decadal prediction with the EnKF and NorESM: a twin experiment.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Intercomparison of arctic hydrography in IPCC type coupled ocean/sea-ice models and status for improving high-latitude ocean processes in NorESM.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Intercomparison of Arctic Ocean hydrography in ten different IPCC type coupled ocean/sea-ice models.
  • Show author(s) 2013. Implementation of a second order turbulence closure scheme for shear-driven mixing in NorESM.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Seasonal-decadal prediction with the EnKF and NorESM.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Recent ocean model developments related to high latitude processes in NorESM.
  • Show author(s) 2012. New parameterizations of gravitational currents and turbulence in MICOM.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Mechanisms for decadal scale variability in the North Atlantic Ocean circulation in the Bergen Climate Model (talk).
  • Show author(s) 2011. When enough is not enough: the Einfrastructure challenges in Climate Research.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Was AMOC stronger in the Mid-Pliocene, simulation with NorESM.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Simulating the climate from paleocene to present-daz and beyond: Challenges in climate modelling.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Overturning simulation in the Cenozoic with NorESM.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Middle Pliocene simulation with NorESM-L.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Middle Pliocene simulation with NorESM.
  • Show author(s) 2011. Mechanisms for decadal scale variability in the North Atlantic Ocean circulation in the Bergen Climate Model.
  • Show author(s) 2010. External forcing as a metronome for Atlantic multidecadal variability.
  • Show author(s) 2009. The role of Tethys Seaway in Cenozic climate.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Did the opening of the Drake Passage play a significant role in Cenozoic cooling?
  • Show author(s) 2009. Cenozoic cooling and the role of tropical seaways as a trigger for Antarctic glaciation.
  • Show author(s) 2008. The BCM system - updates and changes.
  • Show author(s) 2008. PALMORC project: simulation of late Jurassic climate.
  • Show author(s) 2008. PALMORC project: simulation of late Jurassic climate.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Overview of Bergen Earth system model.
  • Show author(s) 2008. NorESM - status and plans for the Norwegian Earth System Model.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Decadal changes in anthropogenic carbon uptake in an isopycning ocean carbon cycle model.
  • Show author(s) 2008. A first interactive carbon cycle climate run based on BCM.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Observed and simulated mean dynamic topography.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Variability of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Variability and trends in the Arctic Climate as Simulated with the Bergen Climate model.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Temporal and spatial variability of the sea surface salinity in the Nordic Seas.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Simulated North Atlantic-Nordic Seas water mass ewchanges in an isopycnic coordinate OGCM.
  • Show author(s) 2003. North Atlantic-Nordic Seas water mass exchanges in an isopycnic coordinate OGCM.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Bergen climate model: Some results from a 300 years control integration.
  • Show author(s) 2003. An overview of modeling activities at the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research.
  • Show author(s) 2002. The Bergen Climate Model: Results from a CMIP2 integration - regional aspects.
  • Show author(s) 2002. The Bergen Climate Model: Results from a CMIP2 integration - regional aspects.
  • Show author(s) 2002. NAO/AO variability in the coupled Bergen Climate Model.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Highlights from the Bergen Climate model: Results from a 300-years control integration,and from a 80-years integration with 1% increase in CO2.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Variability in a 300 years integration with the Bergen Climate Model.
  • Show author(s) 2001. The NAO/AO signal in the fully coupled Bergen Climate Model.
  • Show author(s) 2001. THE NAO/AO SIGNAL IN THE BERGEN CLIMATE MODEL: ARPEGE COUPLED TO MICOM.
  • Show author(s) 2001. An overview of the Bergen Climate Model.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Technical Coupling of ARPEGE/MICOM.
  • Show author(s) 2000. Preliminary results from a coupled atmosphere-ocean-sea ice model.
Popular scientific article
  • Show author(s) 2005. Omfattende arbeid med bedre klimamodeller. Cicerone. 22-23.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Økt CO2 gir forandring i sirkulasjonsmønsteret. Cicerone. 30-31.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Variasjoner i Atlanterhavets dypvannssirkulasjon er styrt av Labradorhavet. Cicerone. 23-27.
  • Show author(s) 2002. Lovende resultater for nyutviklet klimamodell. Cicerone. 16-19.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) 2002. Modelling Ocean Climate Variability of the North Atlantic and the Nordic Seas. *.
Programme participation
  • Show author(s) 2007. To scenarier for global oppvarming.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Se orkanen Katrina.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Show author(s) 2005. Seasonal to Decadal Temperature Variations in the Faroe-Shetland Inflow Water. 12 pages.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Ocean General Circulation Modelling of the Nordic Seas. 22 pages.
Poster
  • Show author(s) 2017. Simulating the climate of Marine Isotope Stage 3.
  • Show author(s) 2017. NorESM simulations of Marine Isotope Stage 3 climates.
  • Show author(s) 2017. Glacial and interglacial simulations with NorESM BCCR fast version.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Water mass transformation rates as a climate model evaluation methodology.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Southern Ocean Circulation in Norwegian Earth System Model.
  • Show author(s) 2016. Decadal variability of Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation in the 20th century simulated with an ocean model forced by atmospheric data sets.
  • Show author(s) 2015. State and variability of the North Atlantic water mass formation and its relation to the AMOC in the NorESM-1 climate model.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Diagnosis/representation of Nordic Sea overflows in four NorESM configurations.
  • Show author(s) 2015. Diagnosing overflow waters in the North Atlantic.
  • Show author(s) 2014. Baroclinic Instability of the Faroe Bank Channel Overflow .
  • Show author(s) 2012. Role of external forcings in the early 20th century Arctic warming.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Pre-indistrial and mid-Pliocene simulations with NorESM-L.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Exploration on Mechanisms of Arctic early 20th century warming.
  • Show author(s) 2012. Climate change impact on ocean acidification as modelled by three Earth system models.
  • Show author(s) 2012. COMPARISON OF 1 DEGREE AND 1/4 DEGREE NORWEGIAN EARTH SYSTEM MODEL: EFFECT OF MESOSCALE EDDIES.
  • Show author(s) 2011. The ocean component of the Norwegian Earth System Model.
  • Show author(s) 2010. Cenozoic cooling and the role of tropical seaways as a trigger for Antarctic glaciation.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Regional variability of anthropogenic carbon transport in the ocean - views from the surface and the deep.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Recent progress in Earth System modeling in Norway: The global carbon cycle.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Modelling recent changes in the North Atlantic carbon uptake.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Modelling recent changes in carbon uptake in the North Atlantic.
  • Show author(s) 2009. Assessment of regional climate-carbon cycle feedbacks using the Bergen earth system model.
  • Show author(s) 2008. Greenhouse climate simulation: Late Jurassic and Early Eocene climate.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Modelling the terrestrial carbon cycle: sensitivity to climate forcing and model formulation.
  • Show author(s) 2007. Excess carbon in an isopycnic ocean carbon cycle model.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Modelling the oceanic and terrestrial C cycle in the BCM coupled climate model.
  • Show author(s) 2006. Modelling the oceanic and terrestrial C cycle in the BCM coupled climate model.
  • Show author(s) 2005. Towards a new isopycnic ocean carbon cycle model.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Transient response of North Atlantic overturning to the changes in wind stress.
  • Show author(s) 2004. The transient response of the Atlantic Meridional overturning circulation to strong high latitude freshwater forcing in a state-of-the-art climate model.
  • Show author(s) 2004. Seasonal to decadal temperature variations in the Faroe-Shetland inflow waters.
  • Show author(s) 2003. The stability of the Atlantic Thermohaline circulation in the Bergen Climate Model.
  • Show author(s) 2003. The stability of the Atlantic Thermohaline Circulation in the Bergen Climate Model.
  • Show author(s) 2003. The development of sea ice, NAO and THC in a CO2 increase ensemble with the Bergen Climate Model.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Effects of diapycnal and isopycnal mixing on the ventilation of CFCs in the North Atlantic.
  • Show author(s) 2003. Effects of diapycnal and isopycnal mixing on the ventilation of CFCs in the North Atlantic.
  • Show author(s) 2001. The NAO/AO Signal in the Bergen Climate Model: A Twin Experiment With/Without Flux Adjustment.
  • Show author(s) 2001. Technical coupling of Arpege/Micom.

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