Physical Oceanography

Earlier Master's studies

Archive of earlier Master's projects conducted in the physical oceanography research group

-Ingrid Husøy Onarheim. Master thesis: "Atlantic Water and Sea Ice West and North of Svalbard". Supervisors: Randi Ingvaldsen (HI), Lars Henrik Smedsrud (GFI), Frank Nilsen (UNIS), Vigdis Tverberg (HI).

-Elina Korssund Andrianopoulos. Master thesis: "On the mesoscale variability of the Faroe Bank Channel Overflow". Supervisors: Elin Darelius Chiche (GFI) , Svein Østerhus.

-Tuva Kristin Fjellsbø. Master thesis: "Circulation, mixing and tidally-induced energy fluxes in Van Mijenfjorden". Supervisors: Ilker Fer (GFI),  Jon Bergh, Tor Gammelsrød (GFI)

-Algot Kristoffer Petersson. Master thesis: "Microstructure measurements using a glider in the Faroe Bank Channel Overflow".Supervisors: Ilker Fer (GFI), Jenny Ullgren

-Torgeir Blesvik. Master thesis: "Rapid changes in the Subpolar Gyre based on an Ocean General Circulation Model".Supervisor: Helge Drange (GFI)

-Eli Børve. Master thesis: «The shelf break East Greenland Current: Structure, variability and transport of Denmark Strait Overflow Water”Supervisors: Kjetil Våge (GFI) and biveileder Svein Østerhus

-Torbjørn Taskjelle. Master thesis: "Alongshore flow forced by tides and waves at Xai-Xai Beach, Mozambique"Supervisors: Knut Barthel (GFI) and co-supervisor Tor Gammelsrød (GFI)

-Mari Hegland Halvorsen. Master thesis: "Changes in Fram Strait Ice Area Export and its Influence on Arctic Sea Ice Thickness - From 1871 to Present"  Supervisor: Lars Henrik Smedsrud (GFI)

-Erna Joensen. Master thesis: "Trajectory modelling around Cuba: Evaluation of relative importance of wind, wave and surface currents". Main supervisor: Lars Robert Hole (Meteorologisk institutt) og Knut Barthel (GFI)

-Håvard Vindenes. Master thesis: "The structure and transport of the western branch of the Norwegian Atlantic Current using stream-coordinates on Seaglider data”. Supervisor: Kjell Arild Orvik. (GFI)

-Iris Hestnes. Master thesis: "Intermediate circulation in Sognefjorden and trend analysis of the temperature and salinity in Sognesjøen". Supervisor: Knut Barthel (GFI) and Tor Gammelsrød (GFI)

-Kjersti Kalhagen. Master’s thesis: "Numerical modelling of the sub-surface melting of marine-terminating glaciers in Arctic fjords". Supervisor: Lars Asplin, Paul Budgell and Frank Nilsen

-Karen Fosse Sivertsen. Master thesis :"Variability in the Geostrophic Flow of the Agulhas Current, an Investigation of Sea Surface Height Obtained from Altimetry Data". Supervisors: Johnny A. Johannessen (GFI/NERSC) and Bjørn Backeberg

- Ragnhild Stegali Borge. Master thesis: "Application of the unmanned Offshore Sensing SailBuoy for validation of ocean model simulations and remote sensing data in the North Atlantic". Supervisors: Lars R. Hole (MET), Knut Frode Dagestad (MET) and Knut Barthel (GFI).

-Morven Muilwijk. Master thesis: “Bottom melting of Artic Sea Ice in the Nansen Basin due to Atlantic Water influence.” Principal supervisor: Lars Henrik Smedsrud (GFI)

-Ailin Brakstad. Master thesis: “Water mass transformation in the Greenland Sea”. Principal supervisor: Kjetil Våge (GFI), Co-supervisor: Lisbeth Håvik (GFI)

-Turid Poulsen. Master thesis: “Atlantic water flow through the Faroe Bank Channel”. Principal supervisor: Svein Østerhus Co-supervisors: Bogi Hansen (Faroe Marine Research Institute) and Elin Darelius (GFI)

-Eivind Kolås. Master thesis: "The Svalbard branch of the West Spitsbergen Current: Hydrography, transport and mixing”. Principal supervisor: Ilker Fer (GFI)

-Philipp Anhaus. Master thesis: “Circulation and Ocean Driven Glacial Melting in a Greenland Fjord”. Principal supervisor: Lars Henrik Smedrsud (GFI) Co-supervisor: Marius Årthun (GFI)

-Mika Malila. Master thesis: “Langmuir Turbulence in the HYCOM Ocean Model". Principal supervisor: Øyvind Breivik (GFI)Co-supervisor: Alfatih Ali  (NERSC).

-Katrine Hiorth. Master thesis: “Late winter response to atmospheric and tidal forcing in the Førdefjord, inferred from mooring observations". Supervisors: Ilker Fer (GFI) and Kjersti Birkeland Daae (GFI).

-Hauk Morten Løvseth. Master thesis: “Lofoten eddies observed by Seagliders". Principal supervisor: Ilker Fer (GFI). Co-supervisor: Anthony Bosse (GFI).