NORCE at Arctic Frontiers

NORCE at Arctic Frontiers

16. januar 2019
Kommunikasjonssjef

The upcoming conference Arctic Frontiers 2019 in Tromsø - Smart Arctic - gives several opportunities to get a taste of the ongoing research taking place at NORCE. Get the overview here.

Tuesday 22nd January 2019, 17:00
Battling Marine Plastics: Sustainable management and best practice
Marte Haave ( NORCE )

Tuesday 22nd January 2019, 20:00 (In Norwegian language only)
Arctic Frontiers Open - Hvem eier sannheten?
Elisabeth Maråk Støle ( NORCE ) deltar i debattpanelet.

Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 14:50:
Building a coherent observing system - the role of innovation and technology
Ilker Fer ( Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research ), Rune Storvold ( NORCE )

Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 15:00, Poster session:
Mechanisms of ocean heat anomalies in the Norwegian Sea
Marius Årthun ( Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, and Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research ), Øystein Skagseth ( Institute of Marine Research, and Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research ), Tor Eldevik ( Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, and Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research )

Biovalorisation of marine raw rest materials: Towards the production of polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) polymers
J. Johannes Eksteen ( NORCE )

The Impact of Marine Plastic on the Arctic Seas and their Ecosystem Services
Tenaw Abate ( NORCE )

Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 15:30
Arctic Commercial Fishers: a Norwegian-Russian case study of fishers' experiences and perceptions of marine litter
Heidi Rapp Nilsen and Anne Katrine Normann ( NORCE )

Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 15:45
An issue buried under the ice? National survey examining people's perceptions to marine plastic waste in the Arctic and its influence on their plastic behaviour
Tenaw G. Abate ( NORCE )

Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 15:45:
28 years of fjord ice coverage in Kongsfjorden, Svalbard, observed by satellite radar
Eirik Malnes, Hannah Vickers and Tom Rune Lauknes ( NORCE )

Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 16:30
The Value of reducing Marine Plastic Pollution in the Arctic
Tenaw G. Abate ( NORCE )

Wednesday 23rd January 2019, 16:45
A knowledge base for climate adaptation on Svalbard
Stephanie Mayer ( NORCE )

Thursday 24th January 2019, 09:00
Integrating new technologies in reindeer herding and indignious communities
Bård Kårtveit ( NORCE )

Thursday 24th January 2019, 10:00
De-icing of Arctic Coasts: Critical or new opportunities for marine biodiversity and Ecosystem Services?
Piotr Gracyk ( NORCE )

Thursday 24th January 2019, 10:00
Effects of micro- and nanoplastics on physiology of biota: A review
Marte Haave ( NORCE )

Thursday 24th January 2019, 10:00
Climate based multi-year predictions of the Barents Sea cod stock
Marius Årthun ( Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, and Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research ), Noel Keenlyside ( Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, and Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research )

Thursday 24th January 2019, 13:15
Distribution and fate of microplastic in the marine environment: Can we predict the hotspots?
Marte Haave and Helge Avlesen ( NORCE )

NORCE management

Coming from the NORCE management, the following will attend the conference policy program. If you want a meeting during Arctic Frontiers, don't hesitate to contact them to make an appointment.

  • Elisabeth M. Støle, CEO
  • Aina Berg, Executive Vice President – Energy
  • Kristin Flornes, Executive Vice President – Technology
  • Ingrid Helgøy, Executive Vice President - Social Science
  • Hans Kleivdal, Executive Vice President – Environment
  • Rune Storvold, Research Director Drones and Autonomous Systems
  • May-Britt Ellingsen, Research Director Regional Development

Committee members

NORCE research scientists have attended two of the scientific committees:

State of the Arctic
Siv Lauvset ( NORCE, and Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research)
Tor Eldevik ( University of Bergen, and Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research )

Plastics in the Ocean
Heidi Rapp Nilsen ( NORCE )

Member of the steering committee of Arctic Frontiers:
Ivan C. Burkow ( NORCE )