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Short Bio
(Jan 2016)

Tore Furevik (46): Professor in physical oceanography at the Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen. Director Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research and the Centre for Climate Dynamics. Former president of the Bergen Geophysical Society (2001-03) and the Norwegian Geophysical Society (2008-09). Teaching experience in “Atmosphere and ocean dynamics”, “Climatology and climate change”, and “Data-analysis and statistics”. Research focus is on climate modeling, large-scale variability in the atmosphere and ocean, air-sea-ice interactions and teleconnections.  Has published 37 papers in international peer-reviewed journals or books (Google Scholar: 1500 citations, H index 20), and been an expert referee for a number of international journals and science foundations. He coordinates the Norwegian research school in climate dynamics (2009-2016), is in the steering board for the national climate program Klimaforsk,  and is representing Norway in JPI-Climate.  He has given 100 popular lectures and appeared 250 times in national and international media. 

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Tore Furevik, Geophysical Institute, Allégaten 70, N-5007 Bergen, Norway

Phone: +47 55 58 26 91 - Fax: +47 55 58 98 83
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  1. BulletProfessor Geophysical Institute at the University of Bergen

  2. BulletDirector Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research

  3. BulletCoordinator Norwegian Research School in Climate Dynamics

  4. BulletSteering group ACDC summer schools

  5. BulletSteering board national climate program Klimaforsk

  6. BulletNational representative JPI Climate

  7. BulletUiB representative Worldwide Universities Network