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Some scientists from GFI / BCCR contributed significantly to a MOSAiC Workshop at ASSW in Prague on 4 and 5 April.
The University of Bergen has success in the QS university rankings, based on subject areas. Within the category of marine research, the University of Bergen was named the 37th best in the world.
A new research finds an increase of strong and extremely strong fronts in summertime and autumn over Europe. If this is a trend or caused by climate change remains to be seen, according to lead author Sebastian Schemm.
In the programme FRINATEK, the research counsil distributed 251 mill. NOK on 32 new research projects. Four of these are for researchers at Geophysical Institute. We also got one of five projects in the programme Polarprog.
Rector Dag Rune Olsen visited the University of the South Pacific to strengthen ties between Bergen and Fiji. Whilst in the Pacific, he also met with UiB exchange students.
Analysis of cyclone tracks and precyclogenesis flow conditions show us that El Niño can shift the preferred cyclogenesis position over the Gulf Stream which influences the cyclone’s track across the North Atlantic. The results are published in the Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences.
Based on a unique dataset collected during a research cruise to the Irminger Sea in April 2015, a new paper, published in Nature Communications, reveals a strong link between atmospheric forcing, deep convection, ocean ventilation and anthropogenic carbon sequestration.
What will the earth’s climate be like in the future? Noel Keenlyside works hard to let us know.
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New observations recently published in Nature Communications show that warm deep water also reaches the large Filchner ice shelf in the southern Weddell Sea.
Bergen is world-leading within marine research and climate research.
The NORPAN project gives Norwegian researchers and students the opportunity to visit Japanese and Norwegian institutions.
A dream of the UiB´s climate researchers is about to come true. The rehabilitation of the new headquarters for climate research in Bergen has started.
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.

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