Dr. Gerland is co-PI of the Nansen Legacy. He is currently working with sea ice physics research and monitoring in the context of Arctic climate research. Beyond his involvement in the Nansen Legacy, he is leading and participating in other national and international projects, including the Norwegian Polar Institute’s long-term Arctic sea ice monitoring, and projects funded by the Research Council of Norway (e.g. HAVOC-MOSAiC and CIRFA SFI). Gerland is also active in climate assessments (currently IPCC’s 6th assessment report and the NOAA Arctic report card).