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    • Ekstremverdianalyse av nedbør og oppdatering av intensitet - varighet - frekvenskurver i Bergen Kommune 

      Johansen, Sigrid (The University of Bergen, 2016-06-14)
      Bergen er en by på vestkysten av Norge kjent for høyre årlige nedbørsmengder og mange regndager.På grunn av dette har en i Bergen en lang historie i håndtering av store nedbørsmengder. Dette har en lykkes godt med så langt, ...
      Master thesis
    • Impacts of Atlantic multi-decadal variability on the Indo-Pacific and Northern Hemisphere climate 

      Svendsen, Lea (The University of Bergen, 2016-06-03)
      Earlier studies have shown that Atlantic multi-decadal variability (AMY) can impact climate variability globally. However the instrumental records are short compared to the timescale of AMY, and mechanisms for these impacts ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • Dynamics and Predictability of the Extreme Extratropical Cyclone Nina 

      Selberg, Lars Andreas Norheim (The University of Bergen, 2016-06-01)
      An extreme extratropical cyclone struck western Norway at 12 UTC 10 January 2015 causing significant damage to property due to extreme winds. The European region has a history of being struck by extreme cyclones that cause ...
      Master thesis
    • Solstrøm, kraftnett, energimodeller og World Energy Model - Hvorfor undervurderes utbygging av solstrøm av IEAs WEM-modell? 

      Johnsen, Kevin (The University of Bergen, 2016-06-01)
      I denne oppgaven har jeg forsøkt å svare på spørsmålet «Hvorfor undervurderes utbygging av solstrøm i IEAs WEM-modell?». Dette har jeg gjort ved å se på hvilken teori og ny forskning som finnes for solkraft, kraftsystem, ...
      Master thesis
    • Influence of Offshore Wind Farms on Primary Production in the North Sea 

      Øijorden, Ingvild (The University of Bergen, 2016-06-01)
      The less studied environmental consequences of power production from offshore wind energy on the marine ecosystem dynamics, are studied through investigation of response on primary production. An idealized wind farm ...
      Master thesis
    • Origin of moisture at Arctic sites 

      Jonassen, Trine (The University of Bergen, 2016-06-01)
      The hydrological cycle is an important component in the understanding of the climate system, and a good understanding of the moisture transport in the atmosphere is important in a changing climate. The climate change may ...
      Master thesis
    • An Investigation of Single Wind Turbine Wakes with Static LiDAR Wind Profilers 

      Eikill, Rannveig Oftedal (The University of Bergen, 2016-06-01)
      Three static LiDAR wind profilers were deployed during the seven month field experiment WINTWEX-W at ECN's test site in Wieringermeer. The campaign was focused on capturing the structure and dynamics of the wake of a ...
      Master thesis
    • Summer rains in northeast Bangladesh: Onset and triggering mechanisms 

      Ssemujju, Musa (The University of Bergen, 2016-06-01)
      The aim of this study is to shed light on convective triggering mechanisms around the onset of the summer rains in Northeast Bangladesh. We want to understand this rainfall since it has a large impact on the local climate, ...
      Master thesis
    • Climatology of polar lows impacting Norway 

      Haukeland, Magnus (The University of Bergen, 2016-06-01)
      Polar lows (PLs), mesoscale cyclones in high latitudes, impacting Norway are studied in this thesis. A climatology of PLs in the Nordic seas for the period 1979-2015 is made, by applying a cyclone detection and tracking ...
      Master thesis
    • On the Influence of Latent and Sensible Heating for Maintaining Baroclinicity in the Gulf Stream Region 

      Dahl-Eriksen, Ståle (The University of Bergen, 2016-06-01)
      For the North Atlantic storm track to collocate with the ocean front, there has to be efficient restoring mechanisms for baroclinicity. The total diabatic heating is agreed to play the most dominant role, but whether ...
      Master thesis
    • Wind Farm Layout Optimization - A case study on maximizing the annual energy production in Creyke Beck B. 

      Fjellanger, Eirin Mæland (The University of Bergen, 2016-06-01)
      For offshore wind farms, detailed planning, including wind farm design optimization, is becoming increasingly important to secure and increase the wind farm's revenue during its operational life time. Since the ...
      Master thesis
    • A Solar Absorber Based on Metal Nanoparticles 

      Eidsvåg, Håkon (The University of Bergen, 2016-06-01)
      Metal nanoparticles (MNPs) exhibits unique optical properties often found in the visible spectrum of light. The key point of interest is the so-called Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance (LSPR) effect that arises ...
      Master thesis
    • The Arctic Sea Ice - Melting During Summer or not Freezing in Winter? 

      Skaret, Henriette Bærheim (The University of Bergen, 2016-06-01)
      The Arctic sea ice cover has retreated rapidly during the last three decades, concurrent with recent global temperature increase both in the atmosphere and in the ocean. The sea ice cover has experienced a retreat in extent ...
      Master thesis
    • Avvik mellom estimert og faktisk energiproduksjon for småkraftverk 

      Lie, Sindre Blomvågnes (The University of Bergen, 2016-06-01)
      I denne oppgaven har jeg sett på årsakene til avviket mellom estimert og faktisk energiproduksjon for tre av kraftverkene som Småkraft AS sammen med grunneier har hatt i drift i 8-9 år. Kraftverkene jeg har sett på er Ytre ...
      Master thesis
    • Winter circulation anomalies in 2009/10 & 2013/14, and associated forcing mechanisms 

      Asbjørnsen, Helene (The University of Bergen, 2016-05-31)
      Recent cases of severe winter weather in midlatitude regions have been linked to large-scale atmospheric circulation anomalies, but the physical mechanisms driving such anomalies are poorly understood. In this study the ...
      Master thesis
    • Implementering av indikeringssystem på dieselmotor og tester av dieseloljer 

      Skaar, Kjetil (The University of Bergen, 2016-05-31)
      This report shows the implementation of indication systems and the setup of the lab for a single cylinder diesel engine located at Bergen Univercity College. Further on a study of alternative fuels was carried out, ...
      Master thesis
    • Studie av støy og vibrasjoner fra dieselmotor i maskinlaboratorium ved Høgskolen i Bergen 

      Skeie, Hilde Songve (The University of Bergen, 2016-05-31)
      Noise from thermal engines is one of the main challenges using such machines for transport and power generation. Bergen University College has an engine lab where students and employees use thermal engines, mainly ...
      Master thesis
    • Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion 

      Olsen, Leif Mathias Aas (The University of Bergen, 2016-05-31)
      På grunn av verdens stadig økende behov for energi, samtidig som klimaproblemene har økt er det tydelig at flere tiltak må iverksettes. Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion er lovende fornybar energiteknologi som kan være ...
      Master thesis
    • Bottom melting of Arctic Sea Ice in the Nansen Basin due to Atlantic Water influence 

      Muilwijk, Morven Korneel (The University of Bergen, 2016-05-24)
      The hydrographic situation for a region north of Svalbard is investigated using observations from the Norwegian Young Sea Ice Cruise (N-ICE2015). Observations from January to June 2015 are compared to historical observations ...
      Master thesis
    • On the link between cold fronts and hail in Switzerland 

      Schemm, Sebastian; Nisi, Luca; Martinov, Andrey; Leuenberger, Daniel; Martius, Olivia (Wiley, 2016-05)
      Hail is the costliest atmospheric hazard in Switzerland, causing substantial damage to agriculture, cars and buildings every year. In this study, a 12-year statistic of objectively identified cold fronts and a radar-based ...
      Journal article