• Analysis of tidal currents in the North Sea from shipboard acoustic Doppler current profiler data 

      Vindenes, Håvard; Orvik, Kjell Arild; Søiland, Henrik; Wehde, Henning (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-01-12)
      North Sea tidal currents are determined by applying harmonic analysis to ship-borne acoustic Doppler current profiler data recorded from 1999 to 2016, covering large areas of the northern North Sea. Direct current measurement ...
    • The deepening of the Atlantic water in the Lofoten Basin of the Norwegian Sea, demonstrated by using an active reduced gravity model 

      Orvik, Kjell Arild (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2004-06-29)
      The Norwegian Atlantic Current (NwAC) as a poleward eastern boundary current is to be considered as the northern limb of the Meridional Overturning Circulation in the North Atlantic (MOC). It transports warm and saline ...
    • Heat flux variations in the eastern Norwegian Atlantic Current toward 

      Orvik, Kjell Arild; Skagseth, Øystein (Geophysical Research Letters;32(2005) L14, Journal article, 2005-07-21)
    • 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 (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 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 study, ...
    • The Lofoten Basin Eddy: three years of evolution as observed by Seagliders 

      Yu, Lusha; Bosse, Anthony; Fer, Ilker; Orvik, Kjell Arild; Bruvik, Erik Magnus; Hessevik, Idar; Kvalsund, Karsten (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-08)
      The Lofoten Basin in the Norwegian Sea is an area where the warm Atlantic Water is subject to the greatest heat losses anywhere in the Nordic Seas. A long-lived, deep, anticyclonic eddy is located in the central part of ...
    • Monitoring the Norwegian Atlantic slope current using a single moored current meter 

      Orvik, Kjell Arild; Skagseth, Øystein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2003-01)
      Monitoring the Atlantic inflow (AI) of warm and saline water into the Nordic Seas (Norwegian, Greenland and Iceland Seas) is of great importance becauce of its impact on climate and ecology in Northern Europe and Arctic. ...
    • One more step toward a warmer Arctic 

      Polyakov, Igor V.; Beszczynska-Möller, Agnieszka; Carmack, Eddy C.; Dmitreko, Igor A.; Fahrbach, E.; Frolov, Ivan E.; Gerdes, Rüdiger; Hansen, Edmond; Holfort, Jürgen; Ivanov, Vladimir V.; Johnson, Mark A.; Karcher, Michael; Kauker, Frank; Morison, James; Orvik, Kjell Arild; Schauer, Ursula; Simmons, Harper L.; Skagseth, Øystein; Sokolov, Vladimir T.; Steele, Michael; Timokhov, Leonid A.; Walsh, David; Walsh, John E. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2005-09-09)
      This study was motivated by a strong warming signal seen in mooring-based and oceanographic survey data collected in 2004 in the Eurasian Basin of the Arctic Ocean. The source of this and earlier Arctic Ocean changes lies ...