NERSC Annual report for 2005 is now available

More than two decades of scientific expertise achieved at the Nansen Center within Arctic and sea ice research are timely relevant in relation to climate change and the increased activities in the Barents Sea and Russian Arctic shelf seas. Further details are found in our Annual report for 2005.
A major highlight in 2005 was the selection of the project “Climate and Environmental Change in the Arctic - CECA”, to the Laureates of the EU Descartes research prize in Earth Science for 2005. CECA was lead by Ola M. Johannessen, Lasse H. Pettersson as deputy leader, Lennart Bengtsson, Max-Planck Institute for Meteorology in Hamburg, and Leonid Bobylev, Nansen International Environmental and Remote Sensing Centre in St. Petersburg, as the partners.
The Nansen Center has further expanded during 2005 and at the end of the year the staff counted 62 persons from 11 nations, including seven scientists in adjunct positions and 16 PhD Candidates.
During the year 2005, 26 papers were published in international referee journals - of which two in Science - two books, 11 technical and four special reports, six conference proceedings, one doctoral dissertation and six popular science articles – totally 56 publications and reports.
More about our activities in 2005 can be read in our Annual Report for 2005 available at the link below.

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