Professor Jørgen Berge works at the University of Tromsø and holds an adjunct position at UNIS.
CircA: Circadian rhythms of Arctic zooplankton from polar twilight to polar night – patterns, processes, and ecosystem implications.
Marine Night: Achieve a basic understanding of Arctic biodiversity and food web structure during the polar night.
GrønBille: Analysing long-term data on variability, patterns and trends in the physical environment affecting the timing of blooms in Billefjorden and Grønfjorden in Svalbard.
Information on all projects is found on this website: http://www.mare-incognitum.no/
Jørgen Berge in UNIS news:
25.08.2017: The snow crab has arrived!
16.01.2017: About bamboo, ghost shrimps and a changing Arctic
24.10.2014: Svalbard Blue mussels on the menu?
12.09.2012: Reduced sea ice – less consequences than anticipated?
06.07.2012: The avocado of the ocean
04.05.2012: Norwegian spring spawning herring extending into the Svalbard fjords
20.12.2010: Biodiversity in the Arctic
25.03.2010: The climate watchdogs of tomorrow
31.10.2008: Life in the dark
30.09.2008: Effects of climate change on the Arctic marine fauna