Category: News

Report on the Bornö Summer School in Oceanography

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The Bornö Summer School in Oceanography took place from July 31—August 11, 2017, on the island of Storo Bornö, in the Gullmarn Fjord on the west coast of Sweden. The school, sponsored by CHESS, was a collaborative project between the…

Report on BUBBLES 2017

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The “Bubbles 2017 – The Role of Methane in Marine and Terrestrial Environment” International Training School, sponsored by AMGG Arctic Marine Geology and Geophysics Research School in Tromsø, CAGE and CHESS, took place from 6th to 15th of June 2017 at the…

The “Ocean/Atmosphere Time Series” Course Report

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The “Ocean/Atmosphere Time Series Analysis: Theory and Practice II” course for oceanography, sponsored by CHESS, took place during the week May 8–12, 2017.  The course was taught by Jonathan Lilly from NorthWest Research Associates in Seattle, and was held at…

Call for CHESS Activities 2017 is open now!

The call is open now. Anyone affiliated with CHESS are very welcome to submit proposals. The budget of the call for this year is 500 kNok, resulting in 2-5 CHESS activities within 50-150 kNOK. Deadline for submission is 1st July.…

A free online course “Causes of Climate Change” by UiB

This free online course provides the basis for understanding the underlying physical processes governing climate variations in the past, present and future. It is an official UiB course this year giving 5ECTS. Visit https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/causes-of-climate-change and http://www.uib.no/emne/MNF344 to find out more.

Thank you all for a fantastic All Staff 2017!

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                Our CHESS All Staff Meeting from 22 – 23 March 2017 was successfully concluded at the splendid Solstrand Hotel at Os. The 2-day meeting was attended by 55 participants including some external guests.…

“Large scale turbulence course” Report

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8 students took part of the Large scale turbulence course lectured by Professor Joe LaCasce this spring. The course was conducted in week 6 and week 10 at Forskningsparken at the University of Oslo. During the course, nonlinear motion from…

New logo

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CHESS has finally got its own logo, made by CHESS member Andrea Schneider*. The logo reflects interactions (arrows) on our complex planet (globe). There are two versions of the logo: one in black and white and one in colour. CHESS…