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Anne Britt Sandø

Phone: 934 34 060

Works with

Hindcast modelling of the North Atlantic and Nordic Seas to study the variability therein and the processes behind, and future scenarios and downscaling in the same region.

Is affiliated with the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research and leader for the research group Climate predictions and regional scenarios.

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information
Name: Anne Britt Sandø
Born: 1966, Bergen, Norway
Citizen: Norwegian
Address: Intstitute of Marine Research, Nordnesgaten 50, 5817 Bergen, Norway

e-mail: anne.britt.sando@imr.no
Phone: +47 934 34 060

Education
1992: Cand. scient. (Master Degree) in hydro dynamics, Dep. of Applied Math., Univ. of Bergen, Norway

1999: Dr. scient. (PhD) in numerical ocean modelling, Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center and Univ. of Bergen, Norway

Employment History
2001-2005: Post. Doc. in numerical ocean modelling at Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center (NERSC)

2006-2009: Researcher at Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center (NERSC)

2009-: Researcher at Institute of Marine Research (IMR)

2003-: Affiliated with the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research (BCCR)

Graduate Student Advisees
Finished:

Kristin Richter Influence of large-scale atmospheric forcing on North Atlantic - Nordic Seas Ocean Circulation

Katherine Duarte Norsk pressedekning av klimaendringer i 2007- et studie av klimajournalistikk i fem norske aviser

Projects
Finished:

West-Nordic Ocean Climate programme, Nordic Council of Ministers

POCAHONTAS: “Polar Climate and Heat Transport”, Research of Council Norway 

NORCLIM: “Climate of Norway and the Arctic in the 21st Century”, Research Council of Norway

“Subpolar Gyre Synthesis”, Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research

“Downscaling Synthesis”, Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research

“Barents Sea Synthesis”, Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research
IPCC: “IPCC AR5”, Centre of Climate Dynamics

Ongoing:

PRACTICE: “Predictability of Arctic/North Atlantic climate”, Centre of Climate Dynamics

REGSCEN: “Regional Downscaling”, Centre of Climate Dynamics (Project Leader)

EPOCASA: “Enhancing seasonal-to-decadal Prediction Of Climate for the North Atlantic Sector and Arctic”, Norwegian Research Council

NORTH: “NORthern constraints on the Atlantic ThermoHaline circulation”, Norwegian Research Council

PARADIGM: “Prediction and regional downscaling models” (Project Leader)

Publications Peer-Reviewed


Sandø, A. B., Y. A. Melsom and W. P. Budgell (2014), Downscaling IPCC control run and future scenario with focus on the Barents Sea, Ocean Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s10236-014-0731-8

Sandø, A. B., Y. Gao and H. R. Langehaug (2014), Relation between ocean heat transports, sea ice processes and Arctic sea ice variability in NorESM1-M simulations, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 119, 2095-2108, doi: 10.1002/2013JC009435.

Skogen, M. D., A. Olsen, K. Y. Børsheim, A. B. Sandø, I. Skjelvan (2013), Modelling ocean acidification in the Nordic and Barents Seas in present and future climate, Journal of Marine Systems, doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2013.10.0054.

Smedsrud, L, I. Esau, R. Ingvaldsen, T. Eldevik,  P. Haugan, C. Li, V. Lien, A. Olsen, A. Omar, O. Otterå, B. Risebrobakken, A. B. Sandø, V. Semenov, S. Sorokina (2013),  The role of the Barents Sea in the Arctic climate system, Review of Geophysics, 51, 415–449, doi:10.1002/rog.20017

Sandø, A. B., J. E. Ø. Nilsen, T. Eldevik and Mats Bentsen (2012), Mechanisms for variable North Atlantic-Nordic Seas exchanges, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 117, C12006, doi:10.1029/2012JC008177
 

Sandø, A. B., J. E. Ø. Nilsen, Y. Gao and K. Lohmann (2010), Importance of heat transport and local air-sea heat fluxes for the Barents Sea climate variability, J. Geoph. Res. Oceans, 115, C07013, doi:10.1029/2009JC005884Eldevik, T., J. E. O. Nilsen, D. Iovino, K. A. Olsson, A. B. Sandø, and H. Drange (2009): Observed sources and variability of Nordic Seas overflow, Nature Geosciences, doi:10.1038/NGEO518

Hatun, H., M. Payne, G. Beaugrand, P. C. Reid, A. B. Sandø¸, H. Drange, B. Hansen, J. A. Jacobsen and D. Bloch (2009), Large biogeographical shifts in the north-eastern Atlantic Ocean: From the subpolar gyre, via plankton, to blue whiting and pilot whales, Prog. Oceanogr., doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2009.03.001

Sandø, A. B. and Furevik, T. (2008). The relation between the wind stress curl in the North Atlantic and the Atlantic inflow to the Nordic Seas, J. Geoph. Res., 113, C06028, doi:10.1029/2007JC004236

Mauritzen, C., Hjøllo, S. and Sandø, A. B. (2006). Passive tracers and active dynamics - a model study of hydrography and circulation in the northern North Atlantic, J. Geoph. Res., 111, C08014, doi:10.1029/2005JC003252

Hatun, H., A. B. Sandø, , H. Drange B. Hansen and H. Valdimarsson (2005), Influence of the Atlantic Subpolar Gyre on the Thermohaline Circulation, Science, 309, 1841-1844

Hatun, H., Sandø, A. B., Drange, H. and Bentsen, M. (2005), Seasonal to decadal temperature variations in the Faroe-Shetland inflow waters. In The Nordic Seas. An Integrated Perspective, H. Drange, T. M. Dokken, T. Furevik, R. Gerdes, and W. Berger, Eds., Geophysical Monograph Series 158, AGU, pp 239-248.

Eldevik, T., Straneo, F., Sandø, A. B., and Furevik, T. (2005). Ventilation and spreading of Greenland Sea Water. In The Nordic Seas. An Integrated Perspective, H. Drange, T.M. Dokken, T. Furevik, R. Gerdes, and W. Berger, Eds., Geophysical Monograph Series 158, AGU, pp 89-103. 

Publications Non-Refereed

Sandø, A.B. (1999), An isopycnic model of the Mediterranean Sea, PhD thesis, Nansen Environm. Remote Sensing Centr. and Dep. of Math., Univ. of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

Sandø, A. B., Drange, H., and Haugan, P. M. (1993), Diffusion of CO2 to the atmosphere from a source in the deep ocean, Energy Convers. Mgmt, 34, 849-856

Sandø, A. B., Drange, H., and Haugan, P. M. (1993), Injection of CO2 in the Ocean : Diffusion of CO2 from the Deep Ocean to the Atmosphere, Technical Report, 66, Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center, Bergen

Sandø, A.B. (1992), On the Vertical Structure of Tidal Waves, Master thesis, Nansen Environm. Remote Sensing Centr. and Dep. of Math., Univ. of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

Popular Science:

In English:

Influence of the Atlantic Subpolar Gyre on the Thermohaline Circulation, GCRCI 16. sep. 2005.


In Norwegian:

Kronikk: Kunnskapsløs kritikk av norsk klimaforskning, forskning.no 05. mar. 2014

Kronikk: Frp på ytterkanten, Nordlys 28. feb. 2014

Kronikk: Frp på ytterkanten, Bergens Tidende 19. feb. 2014

Fryktar dårlegare kår for langrenn, Bergens Tidende 12. des. 2012

Utfylling av kystområder, Bergens Tidende 5. aug. 2008

Kronikk: Klimaforskernes krystallkule, Bergens Tidende 14. jul. 2008

Antarktis, Bergens Tidende 4. jun. 2008

Oversettelse til norsk fra FNs klimarapport: Sammendrag for beslutningstakere , sft.no 1. des. 2007

Slipper isvintre i Norden?, aftenposten.no 02. des. 2005

Er Golfstrømmen svekket?, forskning.no 02. des. 2005

Minidokumentar om Golfstrømmen, forskning.no (Web-TV) 4. nov. 2005

Avblåser frykten for en ny istid, Aftenposten 20. sep. 2005

Norske forskere avlyser istiden, forskning.no 20. sep. 2005

Dramatisk klimafunn, Bergens Tidende 17. sep. 2005

Friskmelder Golfstrømmen, På høyden 16. sep. 2005

Other:

In the Bergens Tidende panel on climate (2007)



 

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