Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center


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Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center


Thormøhlensgate 47, 5006 Bergen, Norway

tel: + 47 55205800

fax + 47 55205801

Arctic ROOS contact person:

Stein Sandven


Tel: + 47 55205838  Cell phone: + 47 99368440



The Nansen Center is an independent non-profit research foundation affiliated with the University of Bergen, Norway. The Nansen Center conducts

basic and applied research with focus on marine and polar environment. A main objective for the Center is to develop operational oceanography,

including use of satellite observations, in situ observations, numerical modeling and data assimilation. The chair of Arctic ROOS is Stein Sandven,

research director at the Nansen Center , which hosts the secretariat for Arctic ROOS. The Nansen Center contributes to Arctic ROOS with the TOPAZ

forecasting system:, and satellite monitoring of sea ice:

and open ocean: