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(20 August 2019)

Tore Furevik (50): Professor in physical oceanography at the Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen and director of the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research. He is the former president of the Bergen Geophysical Society and the Norwegian Geophysical Society. His research focus is on climate modeling, large-scale variability in the atmosphere and ocean, air-sea-ice interactions and teleconnections.  He has published 48 papers in international peer-reviewed journals or books (Google Scholar: 2657 citations, H index 30; Web of Science: 1160 citations, H index 19), and been an expert referee for a number of international journals and research councils.  He initiated and coordinated the Norwegian research school in climate dynamics (2009-2017) and several US-Norway and China-Norway partnership programs, and has organized numerous PhD courses and international summer schools. He has given 120 popular lectures and appeared 550 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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