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Short Bio
(1 January 2017)

Tore Furevik (48): Professor in physical oceanography at the Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen. Director Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research and the Centre for Climate Dynamics. Board leader Uni Research AS and Norwegian Climate Service Centre. Former president of the Bergen Geophysical Society and the Norwegian Geophysical Society. Research focus on climate modeling, large-scale variability in the atmosphere and ocean, air-sea-ice interactions and teleconnections.  Has published 38 papers in international peer-reviewed journals or books (Google Scholar: 1770 citations, H index 23), and been an expert referee for a number of international journals and science foundations. Leader of the Norwegian research school in climate dynamics (2009-2017), and has co-organizing 20 international summer schools. In the steering board for the national climate program Klimaforsk,  and is representing Norway in JPI-Climate.  Has given 100 popular lectures and appeared close to 400 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. PunkttegnProfessor Geophysical Institute at the University of Bergen

  2. PunkttegnDirector Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research

  3. PunkttegnBoard leader Uni Research AS

  4. PunkttegnBoard leader Norwegian Climate Service Centre

  5. PunkttegnCoordinator Norwegian Research School in Climate Dynamics

  6. PunkttegnSteering group ACDC summer schools

  7. PunkttegnSteering board national climate program Klimaforsk

  8. PunkttegnNational representative JPI Climate

  9. PunkttegnUiB representative Worldwide Universities Network