Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen

Bergen, Norway

Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen

The Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen (Norwegian: Geofysisk institutt, UiB) is a marine research facility located in Bergen, Norway. Founded in 1917 by Bjørn Helland-Hansen, the institute studies the field of oceanography dealing with the patterns of the weather in the North Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Norway. Within recent years, focus has been increasingly on geophysics and environmental research. The research activities at the institute span from small scale measurement of turbulence up to studies of the large scale ocean currents, from local air and noise pollution up to studies of global scale climate change.


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