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    • The Holy Lance of Antioch A Study on the Impact of a Perceived Relic During the First Crusade 

      Kjørmo, Marius (The University of Bergen, 2009-05-15)
      Master thesis
    • Hovedtyper av valgordninger. Proporsjonalitet eller politisk styring? 

      Christensen, Dag Arne (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-12)
      This article maps the principal types of electoral systems in use, and their effects on the political system. The crucial questions are: What matters when it comes to the degree of proportionality? And, do systems of ...
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    • How malaria models relate temperature to malaria transmission 

      Lunde, Torleif Markussen; Bayoh, Mohamed Nabie; Lindtjørn, Bernt (BioMed Central, 2013-01-18)
      Background: It is well known that temperature has a major influence on the transmission of malaria parasites to their hosts. However, mathematical models do not always agree about the way in which temperature affects ...
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    • Hurricane-driven alteration in plankton community size structure in the Gulf of Mexico: A modeling study 

      Gierach, Michelle M.; Subrahmanyam, Bulusu; Samuelsen, Annette; Ueyoshi, Kyozo (American Geophysical Union, 2009-04-03)
      This was the first study to analyze phytoplankton and zooplankton community size structure during hurricane passage. A three-dimensional biophysical model was used to assess ecosystem dynamics, plankton biomass, and ...
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    • Hvem har makt over teksten? Marilyn Frenchs Kvinner, lest i lys av Giddens og Foucaults bidrag til aktør- og strukturdebatten 

      Lindtner, Synnøve (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2009-03)
      Hvordan kan ulike begreper om sosial handling kan gi grunnlag for ulike måter å lese tekster? Med utgangspunkt i romanen Kvinner (Marilyn French 1977) studeres Giddens’ aktørorienterte handlingsteori og Foucaults diskursanalyse ...
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    • Hvis bare flere kunne stille! Politisk motivasjon blant kvinner og menn 

      Aars, Jacob; Christensen, Dag Arne (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2010-09)
      The paper focuses on the supply side of local political recruitment processes in Norway. More precisely we are looking at gender differences in political motivation. At a general level we find that women are less motivated ...
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    • Hvor (inter)nasjonale er internasjonale råd? OECD og norsk sosialpolitikk 

      Lindén, Tord Skogedal (Fagbokforlaget, 2010)
      Velferdsforskningen har viet internasjonale organi- sasjoner som OECD (Organisasjonen for økonomisk samarbeid og utvikling) lite oppmerksomhet. De sis- te årene har imidlertid flere forskningsprosjekter kas- tet lys ...
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    • A Hybrid Coordinate Ocean Model for shelf sea simulation 

      Winther, Nina Gjerde; Evensen, Geir (Elsevier, 2006-03-03)
      The general circulation in the North Sea and Skagerrak is simulated using the Hybrid Coordinate Ocean Model (HYCOM). Although HYCOM was originally de- veloped for simulations of the open ocean, it has a design which ...
    • Høgare utdanningstilbod på Vestlandet og i Agder-fylka 

      Byrkjeland, Martin (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2006-05)
      Rapporten presenterer ein oversikt over høgare utdanningstilbod på Vestlandet og i Agder-fylka med særleg vekt på næringsretta tilbod. Utdanning for helse- og sosialsektoren dominerer kandidatproduksjonen. Nest største ...
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    • Ice shelf water overflow and bottom water formation in the southern Weddell Sea 

      Foldvik, Arne; Gammelsrød, Tor; Østerhus, Svein; Fahrbach, E.; Rohardt, G.; Schröder, Michael; Nicholls, Keith W.; Padman, L.; Woodgate, R. A. (American Geophysical Union, 2004-02-17)
      Cold shelf waters flowing out of the Filchner Depression in the southern Weddell Sea make a significant contribution to the production of Weddell Sea Bottom Water (WSBW), a precursor to Antarctic Bottom Water (AABW). We ...
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    • The Iceland–Faroe inflow of Atlantic water to the Nordic Seas 

      Hansen, Bogi; Østerhus, Svein; Hátún, Hjalmar; Kristiansen, Regin; Larsen, Karin Margretha Húsgarð (Elsevier, 2003-12)
      The flow of Atlantic water between Iceland and the Faroe Islands is one of three current branches flowing from the Atlantic Ocean into the Nordic Seas across the Greenland–Scotland Ridge. By the heat that it carries along, ...
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    • ICT tools in central government 

      Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-11)
      Dette notatet beskriver utbredelse og bruk av ulike IKT verktøy i norsk sentraladministrasjon. Det fokuseres på «e-government» og «e-domocracy» og på opplevde effekter av IKT på økonomi, kvalitet, åpenhet, samordning, ...
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    • Ideas and narrative in Otto of Freising`s Gesta Frederici 

      Bagge, Sverre (Elsevier Science, 1996)
      This article discusses the inner coherence of Otto of Freising's Gesta Frederici and, by implication, the wider question of the ‘mode of perception’ in medieval historiography. Is there any connection between the philosophical ...
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    • Ideology and Propaganda in Sverris saga 

      Bagge, Sverre (Lund University Press, 1993)
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    • The impact of ensemble filter definition on the assimilation of temperature profiles in the tropical Pacific 

      Leeuwenburgh, O.; Evensen, Geir; Bertino, Laurent (Royal Meteorological Society, 2005-10)
      The traditional analysis scheme in the Ensemble Kalman Filter (EnKF) uses a stochastic perturbation or randomization of the measurements which ensures a correct variance in the updated ensemble. An alternative so called ...
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    • The Impact of Institutional Legacies on Active Ageing Policies: Norway and UK as Contrasting Cases 

      Christensen, Dag Arne; Ervik, Rune; Helgøy, Ingrid (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2003-12)
      Increasingly international organisations, national governments and social actors all over the Western world have embraced the concept of «active ageing». The associated policy packages are seen as better ways to address ...
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    • The impact of mean state errors on equatorial Atlantic interannual variability in a climate model 

      Ding, Hui; Keenlyside, Noel; Latif, Mojib; Park, Wonsun; Wahl, Sebastian (American Geophysical Union, 2015-02-23)
      Observations show that the Equatorial Atlantic Zonal Mode (ZM) obeys similar physics to the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO): positive Bjerknes and delayed negative feedbacks. This implies the ZM may be predictable on ...
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    • The impact of the wind stress curl in the North Atlantic on the Atlantic inflow to the Norwegian Sea toward the Arctic 

      Orvik, Kjell Arild; Skagseth, Øystein (American Geophysical Union, 2003-09-04)
      The Norwegian Atlantic Current (NwAC) through the Norwegian Sea serves as a conduit of warm and saline Atlantic water from the North Atlantic to the Arctic Ocean, an important factor for climate and ecology. In this ...
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    • Implementation of Merger: Lessons from the Norwegian Welfare Bureaucracy 

      Askim, Jostein; Christensen, Tom; Fimreite, Anne Lise; Lægreid, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2008-08)
      This paper aims to contribute to scholarly knowledge about public-sector mergers by analyzing a recent merger in the Norwegian welfare bureaucracy. The merger studied is one of the largest oriented reforms in recent ...
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    • Implementering av Nav-reformen ved to lokale Nav-kontorer sett fra ansattes perspektiv 

      Grung, Camilla Bysheim; Johnsen, Iren; Hansen, Hans-Tore; Lundberg, Kjetil G.; Syltevik, Liv Johanne (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2014-05)
      Implementation of the labour and welfare reform (Nav) at two local offices seen from the staff’s perspective In this paper the implementation of the labour and welfare reform (Nav) in Norway is studied from the perspective ...
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