Recent Submissions

  • Climate forcing of summer carbon drawdown in the subpolar North Atlantic 

    Svanevik, Magni (The University of Bergen, 2015-08-28)
    This thesis present a 9-year long time series of surface seawater fCO2 data obtained aboard the MV Nuka Arctica. The Nuka Arctica provide full seasonal fCO2 measurements which give a good picture of the fCO2 variability ...
    Master thesis
  • New approaches to investigate the influence of orographic and dynamic blocking on large-scale atmospheric flow 

    Spensberger, Clemens (The University of Bergen, 2015-01-15)
    Orographic and dynamic blocks have a profound influence on both weather and climate. The persistence of dynamic blocks can, for example, lead to the build-up of extreme temperature anomalies or droughts. In addition, ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • A New Look at Deformation as a Diagnostic for Large-Scale Flow 

    Spensberger, Clemens; Spengler, Thomas (American Meteorological Society, 2014-11)
    Deformation plays a key role in atmospheric dynamics because it provides a dynamical measure of the interaction between different scales, such as in frontogenesis. A climatology of deformation constructed from Interim ECMWF ...
    Journal article
  • Current systematic carbon-cycle observations and the need for implementing a policy-relevant carbon observing system 

    Ciais, Philippe; Dolman, AJ; Bombelli, A; Duren, R; Peregon, A; Rayner, PJ; Miller, C; Gobron, N; Kinderman, G; Marland, G; Gruber, N; Chevallier, F; Andres, RJ; Balsamo, G; Bopp, L; Breon, F-M; Broquet, G; Dargaville, R; Battin, TJ; Borges, A; Bovensmann, H; Buchwitz, M; Butler, J; Canadell, JG; Cook, RB; Defries, R; Engelen, R; Gurney, KR; Heinze, Christoph; Heimann, M; Held, A; Henry, M; Law, B; Luyssaert, S; Miller, J; Moriyama, T; Moulin, C; Myneni, RB; Nussli, C; Obersteiner, M; Ojima, D; Pan, Y; Paris, J-D; Piao, SL; Poulter, B; Plummer, S; Quegan, S; Raymond, P; Reichstein, M; Rivier, L; Sabine, C; Schimel, D; Tarasova, O; Valentini, R; Wang, R; Van, Der,Werf,G; Wickland, D; Williams, M; Zehner, C (Copernicus Publications, 2014-07-03)
    A globally integrated carbon observation and analysis system is needed to improve the fundamental understanding of the global carbon cycle, to improve our ability to project future changes, and to verify the effectiveness ...
    Journal article
  • A review of air-ice chemical and physical interactions (AICI): Liquids, quasi-liquids, and solids in snow 

    Bartels-Rausch, Thorsten; Jacobi, Hans-Werner; Kahan, Tara F.; Thomas, Jennie L.; Thomson, Erik S.; Abbatt, Jonathan P.D.; Ammann, Markus; Blackford, Jane R.; Bluhm, Hendrik; Boxe, Christopher S.; Dominé, Florent; Frey, Markus M.; Gladich, Ivan; Guzmán, Marcelo I.; Heger, Dominik; Huthwelker, Thomas; Klán, Petr; Kuhs, Werner F.; Kuo, Min H.; Maus, Sønke; Moussa, Samar G.; McNeill, V. Faye; Newberg, John T.; Pettersson, Jan B.C.; Roeselovà, Martina; Sodeau, John R. (Copernicus Publications, 2014-02-12)
    Snow in the environment acts as a host to rich chemistry and provides a matrix for physical exchange of contaminants within the ecosystem. The goal of this review is to summarise the current state of knowledge of physical ...
    Journal article
  • The Arctic Summer Cloud Ocean Study (ASCOS): Overview and experimental design 

    Tjernström, Michael; Leck, Caroline; Birch, Cathryn E.; Bottenheim, Jan W.; Brooks, Barbara J.; Brooks, Ian M.; Bäcklin, Leif; Chang, Rachel; de Leeuw, Gerrit; Di Liberto, Luca; De La Rosa, Sara; Granath, Eva; Graus, Martin; Hänsel, Armin; Heintzenberg, Jost; Held, Andreas; Hind, Andrew; Johnston, Paul; Knulst, Johan C.; Martin, Maria; Matrai, Patricia A.; Mauritsen, Thorsten; Müller, Markus; Norris, Sarah J.; Orellana, Mónica V.; Orsini, Douglas A.; Paatero, Jussi; Persson, P. Ola G.; Gao, Qiuju; Rauschenberg, Carlton; Ristovski, Zoran; Sedlař, Joseph; Shupe, Matthew D.; Sierau, Berko; Sirevaag, Anders; Sjögren, Staffan; Stetzer, Olaf; Swietlicki, Erik; Szczodrak, Malgorzata; Vaattovaara, Petri; Wahlberg, Nils; Westberg, Maria; Wheeler, Cassie R. (Copernicus Publications, 2014-03-19)
    The climate in the Arctic is changing faster than anywhere else on earth. Poorly understood feedback processes relating to Arctic clouds and aerosol–cloud interactions contribute to a poor understanding of the present ...
    Journal article
  • Interannual sea-air CO2 flux variability from an observation-driven ocean mixed-layer scheme 

    Rödenbeck, Christian; Bakker, Dorothée C.E.; Metzl, Nicolas; Olsen, Are; Sabine, Christopher; Cassar, Nicolas; Reum, Friedemann; Keeling, Ralph F.; Heimann, Martin (Copernicus Publications, 2014-09-01)
    Interannual anomalies in the sea–air carbon dioxide (CO2) exchange have been estimated from surface-ocean CO2 partial pressure measurements. Available data are sufficient to constrain these anomalies in large parts of the ...
    Journal article
  • Tidally induced internal motion in an Arctic fjord 

    Støylen, Eivind; Fer, Ilker (Copernicus Publications, 2014-01-10)
    The internal response in a stratified, partially enclosed basin subject to semi-diurnal tidal forcing through a narrow entrance is investigated. The site is located above the critical latitude where linear internal waves ...
    Journal article
  • Analyse av energi, eksergi og eksergoøkonomi for en stempelmotorbasert CHP-enhet kombinert med en organisk Rankine-syklus (ORC) 

    Knutsen, Jørgen (The University of Bergen, 2015-08-17)
    Waste heat recovery is a concept that is relevant for reducing consumption and emissions from thermal machinery. Waste heat recovery can performed in two ways: by Combined Heat and Power production (CHP) or Waste Heat ...
    Master thesis
  • Global carbon budget 2013 

    Le Quéré, Corinne; Peters, Glen Philip; Andres, Robert J.; Andrew, Robbie; Boden, Thomas A.; Ciais, Philippe; Friedlingstein, Pierre; Houghton, Richard A.; Marland, Gregg; Moriarty, Roisin; Sitch, Stephen; Tans, Pieter; Arneth, Almut; Arvanitis, Athanasios; Bakker, Dorothée C.E.; Bopp, Laurent; Canadell, Josep G.; Chini, Louise P.; Doney, Scott C.; Harper, Anna B.; Harris, Ian C.; House, Joanna I.; Jain, Atul K.; Jones, Samantha D.; Kato, Etsushi; Keeling, Ralph F.; Klein Goldewijk, Kees; Körtzinger, Arne; Koven, Charles D.; Lefévre, Nathalie; Maignan, Fabienne; Omar, Abdirahman; Ono, Tsuneo; Park, Geun-Ha; Pfeil, Benjamin; Poulter, Benjamin; Raupach, Michael R.; Regnier, Pierre; Rödenbeck, Christian; Saito, Shu; Schwinger, Jörg; Segschneider, Joachim; Stocker, Benjamin D.; Takahashi, Taro; Tilbrook, Bronte; van Heuven, Steven; Viovy, Nicolas; Wanninkhof, Rik; Wiltshire, Andrew J.; Zaehle, Sönke (Copernicus Publications, 2014-06-17)
    Accurate assessment of anthropogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and their redistribution among the atmosphere, ocean, and terrestrial biosphere is important to better understand the global carbon cycle, support the ...
    Journal article
  • The dynamic and thermodynamic structure of monsoon low-pressure systems during extreme rainfall events 

    Sørland, Silje Lund; Sorteberg, Asgeir (Co-Action Publishing, 2015-08-12)
    A cyclone-tracking algorithm is used to identify monsoon low-pressure systems (LPS) in the ERA-interim re-analysis (1979–2010). The LPS that are connected to observed extreme rainfall events are picked out and studied with ...
    Journal article
  • Monsoon low-pressure systems - the precipitation response to atmospheric warming 

    Sørland, Silje Lund (The University of Bergen, 2015-04-24)
    The monsoon low-pressure systems (LPS) are amongst the most rain bearing synoptic scale systems that develop during the Indian monsoon, and they play a key role in generating extreme rainfall events in central India. This ...
    Doctoral thesis
  • Characterization of the SUMO Turbulence Measurement System for Wind Turbine Wake Assessment 

    Båserud, Line; Flügge, Martin; Bhandari, Anak; Reuder, Joachim (Elsevier, 2014)
    The remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) SUMO (Small Unmanned Meteorological Observer) has been equipped with a miniaturized 5-hole probe sensor system for measurement of the 3-dimensional flow vector with a temporal ...
    Journal article
  • Heterogeneity of impacts of high CO2 on the North Western European shelf 

    Artioli, Yuri; Blackford, Jerry C.; Nondal, Gisle; Bellerby, Richard; Wakelin, Sarah L.; Holt, Jason T.; Butenschön, Momme; Allen, Julian Icarus (Copernicus Publications, 2014-02-03)
    The increase in atmospheric CO2 is a dual threat to the marine environment: from one side it drives climate change, leading to modifications in water temperature, circulation patterns and stratification intensity; on the ...
    Journal article
  • 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
  • Projected pH reductions by 2100 might put deep North Atlantic biodiversity at risk 

    Gehlen, Marion; Séférian, Roland; Jones, Daniel O.B.; Roy, Tilla; Roth, Raphael; Barry, James P.; Bopp, Laurent; Doney, Scott C.; Dunne, John P.; Heinze, Christoph; Joos, Fortunat; Orr, James C.; Resplandy, Laure; Segschneider, Joachim; Tjiputra, Jerry (Copernicus Publications, 2014-12-11)
    This study aims to evaluate the potential for impacts of ocean acidification on North Atlantic deep-sea ecosystems in response to IPCC AR5 Representative Concentration Pathways (RCPs). Deep-sea biota is likely highly ...
    Journal article
  • Fine scale distribution of precipitation in the Voss area 

    Pontoppidan, Marie Louise Nielsen (The University of Bergen, 2015-06-05)
    The precipitation in Western Norway is strongly affected by its position in the mid latitude conveyor belt of synoptic systems. When the warm and moist air impinges on the complex mountainous terrain, large variabilities ...
    Master thesis
  • Ice and brine production in Hornsund 

    Arntsen, Martin (The University of Bergen, 2015-06-02)
    The Hornsund fjord system has been studied using observations of the atmosphere, ocean and sea ice, and two different types of models. The study documents significant year to year variability in sea ice formation and ...
    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
  • Interannual variations of freshwater content in Hornsund 

    Dølven, Knut Ola (The University of Bergen, 2015-05-04)
    Salinity measurements have been used to calculate the freshwater content in Hornsund for the years 2001 to 2014. In 2011 there was significantly higher freshwater content in the fjord, compared to the other years, with a ...
    Master thesis

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