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Barnevernets beslutninger i lys av kommunale ressurser : En kartlegging av sentrale beslutninger i barnevernet, dets økonomiske og personalmessige ressurser, og eventuelle sammenhenger mellom beslutningene og ressursene
(Barnevernets utviklingssenter på Vestlandet, 1998-12)
Ice shelf water overflow and bottom water formation in the southern Weddell Sea
(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 ...
Penga eller livet? Lederutfordringer i det reformerte norske sykehusvesenet
(Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2005-12)
The main subject of this working paper is the health care reforms introduced in the Norwegian health care system the last 10−15 years. The focus is how these reforms have been experienced and interpreted by the main ...
Welfare reform and «wicked issues» – from coupling to de-coupling?
(Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2012-04)
This paper seeks to identify trans-boundary innovative coordination practices and related modes of specialization and steering instruments in welfare administration reforms. We describe how the 2005 reform of the welfare ...
Direct ocean surface velocity measurements from space: Improved quantitative interpretation of Envisat ASAR observations
(American Geophysical Union, 2008-11-29)
Previous analysis of Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR) signals collected by ESA’s Envisat has demonstrated a very valuable source of high-resolution information, namely, the line-of-sight velocity of the moving ...
Measuring Ocean Salinity with ESA’s SMOS Mission – Advancing the Science
(European Space Agency, 2002-08)
Food Safety at Stake – the Establishment of Food Agencies
(Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2004-11)
Food safety regulation has a long history in public policy. It is an essential and valued state responsibility, vital in securing society order. The 1990s BSE-crisis had important political, institutional and economic ...
Effect of uneven sampling along an environmental gradient on transfer-function performance
We investigate the effect that uneven sampling of the environmental gradient has on transfer-function performance using simulated community data. We find that cross-validated estimates of the root mean squared error ...
It happened here: The role of coordinative and communicative discourses in justifying the Norwegian pension reform
(Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2014-03)
Reasoning from the retrenchment literature (e.g. Pierson 2001) Norway should be an unlikely candidate for a major structural pension reform, because of its unique economic situation, with a steadily growing petroleum ...
Norsk sentralforvaltning under EØS-avtalen - politisk detraksjon og transnasjonale styringsutfordringer
(Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies, 2009-02)
This paper addresses the relationship between European integration and national administrative adaptation in an EEA affiliated country, Norway. It focuses on the following dimensions: (1) to what degree Norwegian ministries ...