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    • The UN decade of ocean science for sustainable development 

      Ryabinin, Vladimir; Barbière, Julian; Haugan, Peter M.; Kullenberg, Gunnar; Smith, Neville; McLean, Craig; Troisi, Ariel; Fischer, Albert S.; Aricò, Salvatore; Aarup, Thorkild; Pissierssens, Peter; Visbeck, Martin; Enevoldsen, Henrik; Rigaud, Julie (Frontiers, 2019-07-31)
      Our civilization needs a clean, resilient, productive, safe, well-observed, documented and predicted ocean. “The ocean we need for the future we want” was the motto of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission ...
      Journal article
    • Uncertainties in Arctic sea ice thickness and volume: new estimates and implications for trends 

      Zygmuntowska, Marta; Rampal, Pierre; Ivanova, Natalia; Smedsrud, Lars Henrik (Copernicus Publications on behalf of the European Geosciences Union, 2014-04-22)
      Sea ice volume has decreased in the last decades, evoked by changes in sea ice area and thickness. Estimates of sea ice area and thickness rely on a number of geophysical parameters which introduce large uncertainties. ...
      Journal article
    • Uncertainty in twenty-first century projections of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation in CMIP3 and CMIP5 models 

      Reintges, Annika; Martin, Thomas; Latif, Mojib; Keenlyside, Noel (Springer, 2016-05-26)
      Uncertainty in the strength of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) is analyzed in the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project Phase 3 (CMIP3) and Phase 5 (CMIP5) projections for the twenty-first century; ...
      Journal article
    • Understanding of European Cold Extremes, Sudden Stratospheric Warming, and Siberian Snow Accumulation in the Winter of 2017/18 

      Lü, Zhuozhuo; Li, Fei; Orsolini, Yvan; Gao, Yongqi; He, Shengping (American Meteorological Society, 2020)
      It is unclear whether the Eurasian snow plays a role in the tropospheric driving of sudden stratospheric warming (SSW). The major SSW event of February 2018 is analyzed using reanalysis datasets. Characterized by predominant ...
      Journal article
    • A uniform, quality controlled Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas (SOCAT) 

      Pfeil, Benjamin; Olsen, Are; Bakker, D. C. E.; Hankin, S.; Koyuk, H.; Kozyr, A.; Malczyk, J.; Manke, A.; Metzl, N.; Sabine, C. L.; Akl, J.; Alin, S. R.; Bates, N.; Bellerby, Richard; Borges, A.; Boutin, J.; Brown, P. J.; Cai, W.-J.; Chavez, F. P.; Chen, A.; Cosca, C.; Fassbender, A.; Feely, R. A.; González-Dávila, M.; Goyet, C.; Hales, B.; Hardman-Mountford, N.; Heinze, Christoph; Hood, M.; Hoppema, M.; Hunt, C. W.; Hydes, D.; Ishii, M.; Johannessen, Truls; Jones, S. D.; Key, R. M.; Körtzinger, A.; Landschützer, P.; Lauvset, Siv Kari; Lefèvre, N.; Lenton, A.; Lourantou, A.; Merlivat, L.; Midorikawa, T.; Mintrop, L.; Miyazaki, C.; Murata, A.; Nakadate, A.; Nakano, Y.; Nakaoka, S.; Nojiri, Y.; Omar, Abdirahman; Padin, X. A.; Park, H.; Paterson, K.; Perez, F. F.; Pierrot, D.; Poisson, A.; Rios, A.F.; Santana-Casiano, J. M.; Salisbury, J.; Sarma, V. V. S. S.; Schlitzer, R.; Schneider, B.; Schuster, U.; Sieger, R.; Skjelvan, Ingunn; Steinhoff, T.; Suzuki, T.; Takahashi, T.; Tedesco, K.; Telszewski, M.; Thomas, H.; Tilbrook, B.; Tjiputra, Jerry; Vandemark, D.; Veness, T.; Wanninkhof, R.; Watson, A. J.; Weiss, R.; Wong, C.S.; Yoshikawa-Inoue, H. (Copernicus Publications, 2013)
      A well-documented, publicly available, global data set of surface ocean carbon dioxide (CO2) parameters has been called for by international groups for nearly two decades. The Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas (SOCAT) project was ...
      Journal article
    • Unravelling the March 1972 northwest Greenland windstorm with high-resolution numerical simulations 

      Tollinger, Mathias; Gohm, Alexander; Jonassen, Marius Opsanger (Wiley, 2019-08-07)
      Thule Air Base in northwest Greenland experienced an extreme windstorm during the night of 8/9 March 1972. The event is not among official WMO records because the anemometer broke after recording the highest gust of 93 m s−1. ...
      Journal article
    • Unusual subduction zones: Case studies in Colombia and Iran 

      Zarifi, Zoya (The University of Bergen, 2007-02-16)
      Subduction zones, usually, are plate boundaries with the highest level of seismic activity. However, the distribution of seismicity in these plate margins is not uniform in the frequency and magnitude. Some margins produce ...
      Doctoral thesis
    • An update to the Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas (SOCAT version 2) 

      Bakker, Dorothee C.E.; Pfeil, Benjamin; Olsen, Are; Chierici, Melissa; Fransson, Agneta; Johannessen, Truls; Lauvset, Siv Kari; Skjelvan, Ingunn; Tjiputra, Jerry (Copernicus Publications, 2014-03-07)
      The Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas (SOCAT), an activity of the international marine carbon research community, provides access to synthesis and gridded fCO2 (fugacity of carbon dioxide) products for the surface oceans. Version 2 ...
      Journal article
    • Upper Ocean Response to Large Wind Farm Effect in the Presence of Surface Gravity Waves 

      Paskyabi, Mostafa Bakhoday; Fer, Ilker (Elsevier, 2012)
      The upper ocean response in the presence of a wind farm is studied numerically, taking into account the effect of surface gravity waves. The farm geometry is a simplified rigid rectangle with characteristic size of L ...
      Journal article
    • Upstream sources of the Denmark Strait Overflow: Observations from a high-resolution mooring array 

      Harden, Benjamin E.; Pickart, Robert S.; Valdimarsson, Héðinn; Våge, Kjetil; de Steur, Laura; Richards, Clark; Bahr, Frank; Torres, Dan; Børve, Eli; Jónsson, Steingrímur; Macrander, Andreas; Østerhus, Svein; Håvik, Lisbeth; Hattermann, Tore (Elsevier, 2016)
      We present the first results from a densely instrumented mooring array upstream of the Denmark Strait sill, extending from the Iceland shelfbreak to the Greenland shelf. The array was deployed from September 2011 to July ...
      Journal article
    • Utilizing Solar Vapour Energy by Use of Nanofluids in a Direct Absorption Solar Collector 

      Ulset, Edda Torsdottir (The University of Bergen, 2018-01)
      Traditional solar thermal collectors and photovoltaic (PV) systems suffer from low energy conversion efficiencies. This is mainly due to high thermal losses from overheated absorber plates or solar cells. For steam ...
      Master thesis
    • UV-stråling i Norge Satellittestimater, modellestimater og bakkemålinger 

      Carlson, Thomas (The University of Bergen, 2005)
      Master thesis
    • Validation of boundary layer parameterization schemes in the Weather Research and Forecasting Model (WRF) under the aspect of offshore wind energy applications - Part II: Boundary layer height and atmospheric stability 

      Krogsæter, Olav; Reuder, Joachim (Wiley, 2015-07)
      Five different planetary boundary layer (PBL) schemes in the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model have been tested with respect to their capability to model boundary layer parameters relevant for offshore wind ...
      Journal article
    • Variability along the Atlantic water pathway in the forced Norwegian Earth System Model 

      Langehaug, Helene R.; Sandø, Anne Britt; Årthun, Marius; Ilicak, Mehmet (Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2018-03-27)
      The growing attention on mechanisms that can provide predictability on interannual-to-decadal time scales, makes it necessary to identify how well climate models represent such mechanisms. In this study we use a high (0.25° ...
      Journal article
    • Variability and mixing of the Filchner overflow plume on the continental slope,Weddell Sea 

      Daae, Kjersti; Fer, Ilker; Darelius, Elin Maria K. (American Meteorological Society, 2019-01)
      A large fraction of Antarctic Bottom Water is produced in the Weddell Sea, through mixing between the cold and dense shelf water masses and the warm and saline off-shelf water. We present observations of the dense Filchner ...
      Journal article
    • Variability in deep water mass properties and mixing in the Norwegian Sea 

      Onarheim, Tore (The University of Bergen, 2016-12-19)
      Decadal variations of the Norwegian Sea Deep Water are presented for the 1990s and 2000s. While salinity values have only slightly increased for the Norwegian Basin, there is a noticeable increase in potential ...
      Master thesis
    • Variability in hydrochemical properties and composition of the dense water in the Faroese Channels 

      Glindø, Astri Horge (The University of Bergen, 2018-06-21)
      The temporal variability in deep water properties and composition in both Faroe-Shetland and Faroe Bank Channel were examined in June 2002, July 2009, and April 2015. Differences in the water column structure and property ...
      Master thesis
    • Variability in the Geostrophic Flow of the Agulhas Current, an Investigation of Sea Surface Height Obtained from Altimetry Data 

      Sivertsen, Karen Fosse (The University of Bergen, 2015-06-15)
      The distinct and robust structure of the greater Agulhas Current regime southeast of southern Africa was depicted in the spatial pattern of the absolute dynamic topography. As a part of Work Package 3: Environmental driver, ...
      Master thesis
    • Vertical fluxes of nitrate in the seasonal nitracline of the Atlantic sector of the Arctic Ocean 

      Randelhoff, Achim; Fer, Ilker; Sundfjord, Arild; Tremblay, Jean-Éric; Reigstad, Marit (Wiley, 2016-07)
      This study compiles colocated oceanic observations of high-resolution vertical profiles of nitrate concentration and turbulent microstructure around the Svalbard shelf slope, covering both the permanently ice-free Fram ...
      Journal article
    • Vertical mixing in the Arctic Ocean inferred from eXpendable Current Profilers 

      Meyer, Anja Kristiansen (The University of Bergen, 2011-05-31)
      Recent and historical data sets from different regions of the Arctic Ocean are analysed using velocity profiles from 127 eXpendable Current Profiler (XCP) deployments from the time period 1993 to 2010. The data sets are ...
      Master thesis