The Bjerknes Centre is a collaboration on climate research, between the University of Bergen, NORCE, the Institute of Marine Research, Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Centre.

Drawing of the west wing at the Geophysical Institue, were the Bjerknes Centre is co-located. Drawing by Martin King. 

Annual reports

Our history is written in the annual report archive

In 2017 we had a record high number of PhDs successfully defended their dissertations. Find an overview of doctoral dissertations, the organisation, finances, staff list and engagements in the annual report Part 1.

Find an overview of activities at the Bjerknes Centre i 2018 in our annual report Part 2 - a presentation of our four research themes: Global Climate, Polar Climate, Carbon System and Climate Hazards, as well as our climate modelling activity. 

Annual reports from other years can be found in the box to the right.


Cover of our Annual Report 2017
Cover photo "Under the Moon" by Joachim Reuder, professor in Meteorology at UiB and the Bjerknes Centre. In the picutre Andrew Seidl is on night time operation of drones on the Baltic Sea. The field campain ISOBAR took place in Hailuoto in Finland in February 2018.