Category: News

The “Ocean/Atmosphere Time Series” Course Report


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 and to find out more.

Thank you all for a fantastic All Staff 2017!


                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


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


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…

New website


Congratulations – you’ve found the new website of CHESS! This is where you will find information about the research school, its members, its past and upcoming activities, and much more. Please let us know if you have any comments or…