NERSC News Archive

Nansen Center´s 30 years anniversary seminar, including PRESENTATIONS

 

UPPDATED with presentations given during the seminar in the Agenda below.

 


 

The Nansen Tutu Center Joint Venture Agreement signed during the South Africa and Norway Science week

The signatory parties of the Nansen-Tutu Centre joint venture behind the Norwegian Ambassador to South Africa HE Trine Skymoen (left) and the South African Ambassador to Norway HE Queen Ann.The signatory parties of the Nansen-Tutu Centre joint venture behind the Norwegian Ambassador to South Africa HE Trine Skymoen (left) and the South African Ambassador to Norway HE Queen Ann.The Nansen-Tutu Center for Marine Environmental Research (NTC) was established as a joint venture between institutional partners from South Africa, Norway and USA in 2010.

Arctic climatic temperature amplification in the addressed in two resent papers in Tellus

Nansen Center scientists in Bergen and St. Petersburg have in two resent papers in the Tellus addressed the climatic temperature amplification in the Arctic, analysing respectively surface air temperature records and atmospheric modelling simulations results.

EGU Session NP5.1 - Inverse Problems and Data Assimilation

We would like to draw your attention to the session 'Inverse Problems and Data Assimilation' (session NP5.1, Programme Group 'Nonli

The 7th NZC research school on Climate teleconnections and predictions in WuHan

The Seventh Summer Research School of Nansen-Zhu International Research Centre (NZC) took place during October 10-14th at China University of Geosciences in WuHan, China. Particpants of the 7th Nansen-Zhu Centre summer school on Climate Teleconnectections and Predictions.Particpants of the 7th Nansen-Zhu Centre summer school on Climate Teleconnectections and Predictions.The main theme of the summer school is the ‘Climate Teleconnections and Predictions’.

One week Indo-Norwegian research school opened in Hyderabad

The student and faculty participants of the PhD and Post-doc wither school in operational oceanography and ocean modelling at INCOIS in Hyderabad.The student and faculty participants of the PhD and Post-doc wither school in operational oceanography and ocean modelling at INCOIS in Hyderabad.The Indo-Norwegian winter school Operational Oceanography: Indian Ocean circulation and sea level variation was to day opened at Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) in Hyderabad.

Data assimilation package in Python for experimental research (DAPPER)

DAPPER is released.

DAPPER diagnostics illustration

DAPPER is a set of templates for benchmarking the performance of data assimilation (DA) methods. The tests provide experimental support and guidance for new developments in DA.

Sjøisutbredelsen i Arktis er den nest minste siden starten med satellittobservasjoner i 1979

Figur 1: Utbredelse og konsentrasjon av sjøisen i Arktis den 10. september 2016.  Tilsvarende er utbredelsen av sjøisen i september 2015 (sort kurve) og i 2012 (rød kurve) markert. Kilde: A. Vines, NERSC og www.arctic-roos.org.Figur 1: Utbredelse og konsentrasjon av sjøisen i Arktis den 10. september 2016. Tilsvarende er utbredelsen av sjøisen i september 2015 (sort kurve) og i 2012 (rød kurve) markert. Kilde: A. Vines, NERSC og www.arctic-roos.org.

Professor Sebastian H. Mernild appointed as Managing director

The Board of the Nansen Center has after an open application and thorough evaluation process appointed Dr Sebastian H. Mernild (43) as the Managing director. Dr. Sebastian H. Mernild.: Source: http://www.mernild.comDr. Sebastian H. Mernild.: Source: http://www.mernild.comIn agreement with Dr. Mernild he will start as the new Director of the Center from 1st December 2016.

Award for most sited climate paper at SpringerLink in 2015

The paper Arctic sea ice and Eurasian climate: A Review was the most downloaded paper published in Advances in Atmospheric Sciences at SpingerLink in 2015. This review paper addressing the linkages between the climate in Arctic and in Europe, North America and Asia has been downloaded more that 1600 times.

Ny rapport om bidragene til luftforurensing fra skip i Bergen havn

GC Rieber stipendiat Tobias Wolf presenterer resultatene fra studien for oppdragsgiver og andre framøtte på Nansensenteret.GC Rieber stipendiat Tobias Wolf presenterer resultatene fra studien for oppdragsgiver og andre framøtte på Nansensenteret.Nansensenteret har avsluttet en studie for Bergen og Omland havnevesen (BOH). Studien omfatter statistisk analyse av data og numerisk modellering av forholdene i Bergen sentrum som fører til dårlig luftkvalitet om vinteren og sammenlignet disse med situasjoner med mindre luftforurensning.

SWARP User Workshop 28th - 29th Sept.

NERSC is hosting a two-days training workshop in the framework of the European SWARP project, on waves and ice forecasting in the Marginal Ice Zone.

https://swarp.nersc.no

Deadline for registration: Friday 16th Sept.

The workshop is free and open to current and future users of operational sea ice and wave forecast services with a particular interest in navigation close to the ice edge or into the Marginal Ice Zone.

UNDER-ICE tokt til Framstredet med KV Svalbard

Etter nesten 3 uker i arktisk farvann har KV Svalbard gjennomført alle planlagte forskningsoppgaver for det norsk finansierte UNDER-ICE prosjektet. Alle rigger som skulle opp er nå kommet ombord. Toktleder Hanne Sagen ved Nansen Senter for Miljø og Fjernmåling (NERSC) er særdeles fornøyd med det. - Det er fantastisk at alt har gått så bra. Etter 2 år i sjøen så fikk vi alle instrumenter med oss hele tilbake.

Indo-Norwegian research school in Operational Oceanography in Hyderabad

Indo-Norwegian research school in Operational OceanographyIndo-Norwegian research school in Operational OceanographyThe winter school Operational Oceanography: Indian Ocean circulation and sea level variation is organized at ESSO-Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) in Hyderabad during 16-21 October 2016.

Comprehensive studies of the ocean circulation in the Lofoten Basin

Dr. Roshin P. Raj, NERSC.Post-doc Dr. Roshin P. Raj is first author of two publications that provide new knowledge on the mesoscale ocean variability in the Lofoten basin, published in cooperation with colleagues at the Nansen Center, Geophysical Institute at University of Bergen and Cape Peninsula University of Technology in South Africa.

Workshop on Sea Level Change and Coastal Impacts – toward adaptation strategies

On June 21st and 22nd the joint European Climate Research Alliance (ECRA)/BCCR workshop on Sea Level Change and Coastal Impacts was held in Bergen. The purpose of this workshop was to bring together researchers working on coastal sea level changes, impacts and adaptation.

EU invites the Nansen Center to negotiations on two prestigious Arctic projects

Two large projects proposals to the Horizon 2020 Blue Growth - Demonstrating an ocean of opportunities call, respectively coordinated by and with major participation from Nansen Center, have today been invited to negotiations with the European Commission. Prof. Stein Sandven coordinates the Integrated Arctic Observing system (INTAROS) project. Prof. Yongqi Gao is a key partner in the Blue-Action: Arctic Impact on Weather and Climate project coordinated by the Danish Meteorological Institute and Max-Planck Institute for Meteorology.

The Nansen Centers at ESA Living Planet Symposium

The 2016 European Space Agency (ESA) Living Planet Symposium in Prague, Czech Republic took place during May 9-13, 2016. Living Planet Symposium 2016 followed the previous symposia held in Edinburgh (2013), Bergen (2010), Montreux (2007), Salzburg (2004) and Gothenburg (2001.  With some 3000 participants the 2016 symposium has been the largest event in Earth Observation ever organized by ESA. The Nansen Centers in Bergen and St.