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    • Changes in the properties and distribution of the intermediate and deep waters in the Fram Strait 

      Langehaug, Helene Reinertsen; Falck, Eva (Elsevier, 2012-04)
      The Fram Strait is the only deep connection between the Arctic Ocean and the Nordic Seas (Greenland, Iceland, and Norwegian Seas), with a sill depth of approximately 2600 m. Consequently, observations from this area ...
      Journal article
    • Changing accountability relations - the forgotten side of public sector reforms 

      Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2011-06)
      In this paper we investigate how a major reform in the civil service changed accountability relationships. We seek to explain these changes using a transformative approach that combines structural, cultural and environmental ...
      Working paper
    • Changing accountability relations in a welfare state – an assessment based on a study of welfare reforms 

      Byrkjeflot, Haldor; Lægreid, Per; Christensen, Tom (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2011-11)
      In this paper we investigate how two major reforms in the Norwegian welfare sector changed accountability relationships. The reforms in question were the NAV reform of the welfare administration that Norway passed in ...
      Working paper
    • Changing Government Control in Norway: High Civil Service, Universities and Prisons 

      Bleiklie, Ivar; Lægreid, Per; Wik, Marjoleine Hooijkaas (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2003-03)
      The topic of this paper is the changing relations of control between the legislative and executive bodies, within executive and within public administration. We outline the traditional way of controlling public sector ...
      Working paper
    • The changing role of gatekeepers: Rationing and shared decision-making in primary care 

      Carlsen, Benedicte (The University of Bergen, 2006-06-21)
      The Norwegian health care system is increasingly dependent on the general practitioner’s (GP’s) gatekeeper function for cost containment and for fair and effective resource allocation. GPs enjoy extensive professional ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Characterization of Linked Polymer Solutions (LPS) – Influence of salinity and divalent ions 

      Lunestad, Sigbjørn Fitjar (The University of Bergen, 2011-05-31)
      Water flooding with addition of polymers cross-linked by polyvalent ions (LPS) has proven to increase the oil recovery both in field applications and laboratory studies, but with constraints on the brine salinity. With of ...
      Master thesis
    • Characterizing chaotic dispersion in a coastal tidal model 

      Orre, Steinar; Gjevik, Bjørn; LaCasce, Joseph H. (Elsevier, 2006-07-03)
      Abstract Diverse Lagrangian methods are used to study dispersion and mixing in a model in the Norwegian Trondheim fjord. We focus on the tidally driven currents, neglecting wind-forcing, and generate a large number of ...
    • Charters in the Bergen University Library - XML encoding and digitisation in cooperation with the faculty 

      Kyrkjebø, Rune (Editura Universitatii Transilvania din Brasov, 2005)
      The paper presents an ongoing digitisation project on old charters in the Bergen University Library Special Collections. The idea for this project originated in cooperation between the faculty and the library and AKSIS, ...
    • Chemical and isotopic characteristics of a glacier-derived naled in front of Austre Grønfjordbreen, Svalbard 

      Yde, Jacob Clement; Hodson, Andy; Solovjanova, Irina; Steffensen, Jørgen P.; Nørnberg, Per; Heinemeier, Jan; Olsen, Jesper (Co-action publishing, 2012-03-27)
      The chemical and stable isotope composition of a glacier-derived naled in front of the glacier Austre Grønfjordbreen, Svalbard, is examined to elucidate how secondary processes such as preferential retention and leaching ...
      Journal article
    • Christianization of Norway 

      Nordeide, Sæbjørg Walaker (Université de Paris 1 et Paris 10, 2007-09)
      Christianization of Norway During a post doctoral project I have tried to investigate more closely when Norway was Christianized first time (c. AD 1000) by studying archaeological sources. The art of writing mostly arrived ...
      Conference object
    • Ciliary photoreceptors in the cerebral eyes of a protostome larva 

      Passamaneck, Yale J.; Furchheim, Nina; Hejnol, Andreas; Martindale, Mark Q.; Lüter, Carsten (BioMed Central, 2011-03-01)
      Background: Eyes in bilaterian metazoans have been described as being composed of either ciliary or rhabdomeric photoreceptors. Phylogenetic distribution, as well as distinct morphologies and characteristic deployment ...
      Peer reviewedJournal article
    • Circulation and transformation of Atlantic and Arctic water masses in climate models 

      Langehaug, Helene Reinertsen (The University of Bergen, 2011-12-09)
      Ocean heat transport and associated heat loss to the atmosphere contributes significantly to the anomalously mild climate of northwestern Europe and its variability. In this thesis, the circulation and transformation of ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • cis–regulation and mis–regulation – Insights into genomic regulatory mechanisms underlying the control of fgf8a in zebrafish Danio rerio 

      Komisarczuk, Anna Zofia (The University of Bergen, 2008-06-19)
      Fibroblast growth factor 8 (Fgf8) is a potent vertebrate morphogen that plays decisive roles in multiple developmental processes, such as cellular proliferation, survival, differentiation, growth and migration. Fgf8 ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Civil Service Organizations in Norway: Organizational Features and Tasks 

      Rubecksen, Kristin (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-12)
      The paper focuses on civil service organizations in Norway – of particular relevance is central organizational features and structure, task portfolio and how organizational characteristics vary according to type of ...
      Working paper
    • Climate change in the North – past, present and future 

      Thiede, Jörn; Johannessen, Ola M. (International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS), 2008-03)
      The Nordic countries have produced famous polar explorers and researchers who have generated climate research schools at a variety of locations. The dependence of these countries with respect to the lifelihood of their ...
      Journal article
    • Coastal ocean fronts and eddies imaged with ERS 1 synthetic aperture radar 

      Johannessen, Johnny A.; Shuchman, Robert A.; Digranes, G.; Lyzenga, D. R.; Wackerman, C.; Johannessen, Ola M.; Vachon, P. W. (American Geophysical Union, 1996-03-15)
      ERS 1 C band synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data were collected during the Norwegian Continental Shelf Experiment (NORCSEX) both in November 1991 during the ERS 1 commissioning phase and at different seasons in 1992 and ...
      Journal articlePeer reviewed
    • Coastal wind field retrievals from ERS synthetic aperture radar images 

      Korsbakken, E.; Johannessen, Johnny A.; Johannessen, Ola M. (American Geophysical Union, 1998-04-15)
      A unique series of European Remote Sensing Satellite (ERS) 1 and 2 C band synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images was obtained off the southern coast of Norway during the Coast Watch’95 experiment in September 1995. In this ...
      Journal articlePeer reviewed
    • COASTWATCH´95: ERS 1/2 SAR detection of natural film on the ocean surface 

      Espedal, Heidi A.; Johannessen, Ola M.; Johannessen, Johnny A.; Dano, E.; Lyzenga, D. R.; Knulst, Johan (American Geophysical Union, 1998-10-15)
      Ocean mesoscale phenomena such as eddies and current convergence zones can often be seen in synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images due to characteristic patterns caused by natural film induced damping of the waves. Such ...
      Journal articlePeer reviewed
    • Competing principles of agency organization – the reorganization of a reform 

      Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2011-10)
      This paper focuses on the following research questions: a) What are the principles of structural organization evident in the welfare administrative reform adopted by Norway in 2005? b) How was this complex mix of ...
      Working paper
    • Complex Patterns of Interaction and Influence Among Political and Administrative Leaders 

      Christensen, Tom; Lægreid, Per (Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2002-10)
      In this paper we describe the influence of Norwegian executive political and administrative leaders on salient policy issues, based on a structural, a culturalinstitutional and an exposure perspective. The data used are ...
      Working paper