The Bjerknes administration and key personell are located at the Geophysical Institute at the University of Bergen campus.
Phone: +47 55 58 98 03
Director: Tore Furevik, phone: + 47 986 77 226
Head of Communication: Gudrun Sylte, phone: + 47 40 85 64 57
Visitors can make use of the parking facilities at the Høyteknologisenter, the VilVite Bergen science centre and at Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center (Nansensenteret) - Marineholmen, Thormøhlensgate 55-47.
Media relations and public outreach
The media contact is the link between researchers at the Bjerknes Centre and the media to make the interface between journalist and researcher easier and more efficient. Simultaneously, they contribute in increasing the dissemination of research and results to the general public and others who can make use this knowledge.
The media relations will also provide advice and support to researchers and help journalists adapt and facilitate information, navigate the system and find relevant interviewees.
Head of Communications: Gudrun Sylte, phone: 40 85 64 57
Phone at reception: 55 58 98 03
Who answers what?
Public-oriented dissemination is a priority at the Bjerknes Centre and as a centre committed to understand the climate system to the benefit of society we are obligated to disseminate results and knowledge. Especially at such an important area as climate change is of great importance that researchers with public funding provides knowledge back to the community.
Below is a list with contact information for journalists and others interested in asking questions to researchers affiliated with the Bjerknes Centre:
Global warming, global climate changes, the two-degree target
Tore Furevik (UiB) tlf. 55 58 26 91// 986 77 226
IPCC: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Future Climate and Climate Scenarios
Tore Furevik (UiB) tlf. 55 58 26 91/ 986 77 226
Eystein Jansen (UiB/ NORCE) tlf: 55 58 34 91// 906 18 858
Climate Predictions - From season to decade
The Gulf Stream and changes in ocean circulation
Tore Furevik (UiB) tlf: 55 58 26 91/ 986 77 226
Monsoon – Asia and Africa
CO2-uptake of the oceans and the carbon cycle
Abdirahman Omar (NORCE/UiB) tlf. 55 58 42 64//
Siv Kari Lauvset (NORCE) tlf 55 58 98 34
Sea level changes
The ice on Greenland and at Antarctic
Elin Darelius (UiB) tlf. +47 55 58 25 99/ +47 980 83 368
The sea ice in Arctic, links to weather
Storms and Hurricanes
Asgeir Sorteberg (UiB) tlf. 55 58 26 93/932 31 912
Effects of climate changes on glaciers, landslides and floods, infrastructure
Effects of climate changes on marine ecosystems and fish resources
Anne Britt Sandø (HI) tlf: 934 34 060
Effects of climate changes on landscape, vegetation and biology