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02.10.2023 09:00 - 04.10.2023 16:00
Illu – Science and Art Hub in Ilulissat, Greenland

Ilulissat Science Forum 2023

Science, art, tourism, and industry in Greenland – opportunities and challenges in the face of climate change.


The University of Bergen, The Norwegian Embassy in Denmark, and Avannaata municipality invite researchers and others interested to Ilulissat Science Forum 2023, and the opening of the Illu – Science and Art Hub in Ilulissat, Greenland.

Practical Information:

Venue: Illu – Science and Art HubIlumiut 18, Ilulissat 


Arrival Friday 29th of September is encouraged, and latest by Monday morning the 2nd of October (note there are no flights on Sunday the 1st of October)


Accommodation and travel will have to be arranged individually.


Program Committee: Kerim Hestnes Nisancioglu (, Eamon O’Kane (, Anne Henriksen (, and Sara Husum (


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02.10.2023 14:15 - 02.10.2023 15:00


Part of the cross-theme seminars.


  • Nadine Goris: The AMOC and it's connection to the future North Atlantic carbon uptake
  • Nour-Eddine Omrani: Stratosphere-Troposphere-Ocean coupling and AMOC variability
  • Jörg Schwinger:  Possibility for northern hemisphere high-latitude climate fluctuations under zero and negative emissions
06.10.2023 11:00 - 06.10.2023 13:00

The perplexing warming trend over the Pacific Ocean and why it is important

The planet is warming due to the burning of fossil fuels, but the geographical distribution (pattern) of the observed warming over the Pacific Ocean is profoundly different from our expectations based on all climate model results. Here we briefly explore myriad possible reasons for this discrepancy and the implications for changes in climate in the future. Lecture by David Battisti, University of Washington

19.10.2023 08:00 - 19.10.2023 17:30
Scandic Bergen City

Bjerknes Annual Meeting

Bjerknes Annual Meeting will take place on the 19th and 20th of October. 

See the full program here.