Contact

Project members

Elisabeth Halvorsen
Admin. advisor
UiT The Arctic University of Norway
elisabeth.halvorsen@uit.no

The Nansen Legacy team includes scientists from the fields of biology, chemistry, climate research, ecosystem modelling, ecotoxicology, geology, ice physics, meteorology, observational technology, and physical oceanography, as well as people with knowledge on technology, logistics, data management and communication. Together they ensure that the project meets its goals by bridging institutions and disciplines.

Project members

Adam Steer

Adam Steer

Postdoc, Sea ice dynamics

NPI
Agneta Fransson

Agneta Fransson

Researcher, Chemical oceanography

NPI
Alexander Dürr Libæk

Alexander Dürr Libæk

MSc/Alumnus, Physical oceanography

UiB
Project members

Allegra Liltved

MSc, Paleoceanography

UiB
Project members

Allison Bailey

Postdoc, Marine ecology

NPI
Project members

Alun Jones

Postdoc, Marine technology

NTNU
Project members

Amalie Kvarme Holm

Advisor, Communication

MET
Project members

Amalie M. B. Gravelle

MSc, Ecotoxicology

UiO
Amanda Ziegler

Amanda Ziegler

Postdoc, Benthic ecology

UiT/IMR
Project members

Ana Carrasso

Researcher, Physical oceanography

MET
Anders Goksøyr

Anders Goksøyr

Researcher, Ecotoxicology

UiB
Project members

Andreas Jortveit

MSc, Plankton ecology

UiO
Andrew Lowther

Andrew Lowther

Researcher, Marine ecology

NPI
Anette Wold

Anette Wold

Engineer, Plankton ecology

NPI
Angelika Renner

Angelika Renner

Researcher, Physical oceanography

IMR
Anjali Gopakumar

Anjali Gopakumar

MSc/Alumna, Ecotoxicology

UiO
Ann Kristin Balto

Ann Kristin Balto

Advisor, Communication

NPI
Anna J. Pienkowski

Anna J. Pienkowski

Postdoc, Paleoclimatology

NPI
Project members

Anna Kathinka Dalland Evans

Advisor, Communication

MET
Anna Vader

Anna Vader

Researcher, Marine microbiology

UNIS
Anton Korosov

Anton Korosov

Researcher

NERSC
Are Olsen

Are Olsen

Researcher, Marine biogeochemistry

UiB
Arild Sundfjord

Arild Sundfjord

Leader Research Focus 1 – Physical drivers, Physical oceanography

NPI
Project members

Arne Melsom

Researcher

MET
Project members

Arnfinn Morvik

Engineer

IMR
Arunima Sen

Arunima Sen

Postdoc/Alumna, Benthic ecology

NORD
Øystein Godøy

Øystein Godøy

Co-leader Research Activity B – Data management and synthesis

MET
Øystein Langangen

Øystein Langangen

Researcher

UiO
Øystein Skagseth

Øystein Skagseth

Researcher, Physical oceanography

IMR
Øystein Varpe

Øystein Varpe

Researcher, Marine ecology

UiB
Project members

Øyvind Breivik

Researcher

MET
Øyvind Lundsgaard

Øyvind Lundsgaard

Postdoc, Physical oceanography

NPI
Project members

Øyvind Sætra

Researcher

MET
Bayoumy Mohamed

Bayoumy Mohamed

Postdoc, Physical oceanography

UNIS
Project members

Bérengère Husson

Postdoc, Marine ecology

IMR
Børge Hamre

Børge Hamre

Researcher, Physical oceanography

UiB
Benjamin Pfeil

Benjamin Pfeil

Researcher

UiB
Benjamin Planque

Benjamin Planque

Researcher, Ecological modelling

IMR
Bente Edvardsen

Bente Edvardsen

Researcher, Plankton ecology

UiO
Project members

Berengere Husson

Researcher

UiO
Bodil Bluhm

Bodil Bluhm

Co-leader RF3 The living Barents Sea, Benthic ecology

UiT
Project members

Caixin Wang

Researcher

MET
Camilla Brekke

Camilla Brekke

Researcher, Remote sensing

UiT
Camilla Svensen

Camilla Svensen

Researcher, Plankton ecology

UiT
Project members

Camille Li

Co-leader Research focus 1 – Physical drivers, Atmosphere dynamics

UiB
Carlos Angulo Preckler

Carlos Angulo Preckler

Postdoc, Marine molecular biology

UiT
Cecilie Hansen

Cecilie Hansen

Researcher

IMR
Cecilie Mauritzen

Cecilie Mauritzen

Leader Research Activity D – Impact and legacy, Physical oceanography

MET
Charlotte Stark

Charlotte Stark

Communication advisor

UiT
Cheshtaa Chitkara

Cheshtaa Chitkara

PhD, Marine ecology

UNIS
Christian Lydersen

Christian Lydersen

Researcher, Marine ecology

NPI
Christine Gawinski

Christine Gawinski

PhD, Marine ecology

UiT
Christine T. Kollsgård

Christine Tømmervik Kollsgård

PhD, Paleoceanography

UiT
Christoph Heinze

Christoph Heinze

Researcher

UiB
Clemens Spensberger

Clemens Spensberger

Researcher, Atmosphere dynamics

UiB
Dmitry Divine

Dmitry Divine

Researcher, Sea ice dynamics

NPI
Doreen Kohlbach

Doreen Kohlbach

Postdoc, Marine ecology

NPI
EInar Olason

Einar Olason

Researcher, Sea ice dynamics

NERSC
Eivind Kolås

Eivind Kolås

PhD, Physical oceanography

UiB
Elena Eriksen

Elena Eriksen

Researcher, Fish biology

IMR
Elisabeth Alve

Elisabeth Alve

Researcher, Marine geology

UiO
Elisabeth Halvorsen

Elisabeth Halvorsen

Advisor, Project administration

UiT
Elisabeth Isaksson

Elisabeth Isaksson

Researcher

NPI
Elizabeth Jones

Elizabeth Jones

Postdoc, Marine biochemistry

IMR
Elliot Sivel

Elliot Sivel

PhD, Ecological modelling

IMR
Emmilie

Emmelie Åström

Postdoc, Benthic ecology

UiT
Eric Jorda Molina

Eric Jorda-Molina

PhD, Marine ecology

NORD
Erica Madonna

Erica Madonna

Researcher, Atmosphere dynamics

UiBs
Erin Thomas

Erin Thomas

Postdoc, Atmosphere dynamics

MET
Espen Bagøien

Espen Bagøien

Researcher

IMR
Eva Falck

Eva Falck

Researcher, Physical oceanography

UNIS
Eva Therese Jenssen

Eva Terese Jenssen

Advisor, Communication

UNIS
Project members

Evangelia Efstathiou

PhD, Climate dynamics

UiB
Evelyn Strombom

Evelyn Strombom

PhD, Fisheries ecology

UiO
Eystein Jansen

Eystein Jansen

Researcher

UiB
Fei Li

Fei Li

Postdoc, Atmosphere dynamics

UiB
Fekadu Yadetie

Fekadu Yadetie

Researcher, Ecotoxicology

UiB
Filippa Fransner

Filippa Fransner

Postdoc, Marine biogeochemistry

UiB
Frank Nilsen

Frank Nilsen

Co-leader Research Activity C – Technology and methods development, Physical oceanography

UNIS
Project members

Frode Dinessen

Researcher

MET
Frode Volden

Frode Volden

Engineer

NTNU
Geir Johnsen

Geir Johnsen

Co-leader Research Activity D – Impact and legacy, Marine ecology

NTNU
Geir Wing Gabrielsen

Geir Wing Gabrielsen

Researcher, Ecotoxicology

NPI
Griselda Anglada-Ortiz

Griselda Anglada Ortiz

PhD, Marine ecology

UiT
Project members

Guillaume Boutin

Postdoc, Sea ice modelling

NERSC
Gunnar Bratbak

Gunnar Bratbak

Researcher, Marine microbiology

UiB
Haakon Hop

Haakon Hop

Researcher, Marine ecology

NPI
Harald Gjøsæter

Harald Gjøsæter

Researcher

IMR
Harald Steen

Harald Steen

Researcher

NPI
Project members

Håvard Futsæter

Researcher

MET
Håvard Hansen

Håvard Hansen

Co-leader Research Activity A – Data collection and infrastructure, Logistics

NPI
Project members

Heather Cannaby

Postdoc, Biological oceanography

IMR
Project members

Hector Andrade

Researcher

Akvaplan niva
Project members

Heidi Ahonen

Researcher

NPI
Helge Sagen

Helge Sagen

Engineer, Data management

IMR
Project members

Henrike Wilborn

Advisor, Communication

NERSC
Project members

Iliana Vasiliki Ntinou

MSc, Plankton ecology

UiB
Ilker Fer

Ilker Fer

Researcher, Physical oceanography

UiB
Ina Nilsen

Ina Nilsen

PhD, Fisheries ecology

IMR
Ingrid Utne

Ingrid Utne

Researcher

NTNU
Ireen Vieweg

Ireen Vieweg

Postdoc/Alumna, Ecotoxicology

UiT
Project members

Ivar Seierstad

Researcher

MET
Jakob Dörr

Jakob Dörr

PhD, Climate dynamics

UiB
Jan Sverre Laberg

Jan Sverre Laberg

Researcher

UiT
Janne Søreide

Janne Søreide

Researcher, Plankton ecology

UNIS
Jasmine Nahrgang

Jasmine Nahrgang

Researcher, Ecotoxicology

UiT
Jørgen Berge

Jørgen Berge

Researcher, Marine ecology

UiT
Jørn Berger Nyvoll

Jørn Berger Nyvoll

Advisor, Communication

UiT
Project members

Jens Debernard

Researcher

MET
Joël Durant

Joël Durant

Researcher

UiO
Jochen Reuder

Jochen Reuder

Researcher

UiB
Joe LaCasce

Joe LaCasce

Researcher, Physical oceanography

UiO
Johanna M. Aarflot

Johanna Myrseth Aarflot

Postdoc, Pelagic ecology

IMR
Project members

Johanne Skrefsrud

PhD, Climate dynamics

UiB
Jon Ove Hagen

Jon Ove Hagen

Researcher, Glaciology

UiO
Jorun Karin Egge

Jorun Karin Egge

Researcher, Marine microbiology

UiB
Josefin Titelman

Josefin Titelman

Researcher

UiO
Julia Giebichenstein

Julia Giebichenstein

PhD, Ecotoxicology

UiO
Project members

Kai Håkon Kristensen

Researcher

MET
Project members

Karen Assmann

Postdoc, Physical oceanography

IMR
Karine Nigar Aarskog

Karine Nigar Aarskog

Advisor, Communication

UiT
Karoline Saubrekka

Karoline Saubrekka

PhD, Marine ecology

UiO
Kaisa Zamelczyk

Kasia Zamelczyk

Researcher

UiT
Katalin Blix

Katalin Blix

Postdoc, Remote sensing

UiT
Katrine Borgå

Katrine Borgå

Researcher, Ecotoxicology

UiO
Katrine Husum

Katrine Husum

Researcher, Paleoceanography

NPI
Ketil Hylland

Ketil Hylland

Researcher

UiO
Khrystyna Gryn

Khrystyna Gry

MSc, Plankton ecology

UiO
Khuong Van Dinh

Khuong Van Dinh

Postdoc, Marine ecology

UiO
Kim Præbel

Kim Præbel

Researcher

UiT
Project members

Kirsteen Mackenzie

Postdoc/Alumna, Marine mammals

IMR/NPI
Kristen Fossan

Kirsten Fossan

Researcher

NPI
Kit Kovacs

Kit Kovacs

Researcher, Marine ecology

NPI
Kjersti Kalhagen

Kjersti Kalhagen

PhD, Physical oceanography

UNIS
Konrad Karlsson

Konrad Karlsson

Postdoc, Plankton ecology

UNIS
Project members

Lara Ferrighi

Researcher

MET
Project members

Lars Anders Breivik

Researcher

MET
Lars Henrik Smedsrud

Lars Henrik Smedsrud

Researcher, Physical oceanography

UiB
Project members

Lars Robert Hole

Researcher

MET
Lasse Mork Olsen

Lasse Mork Olsen

Postdoc, Marine microbiology

UiB
Project members

Laura Maria Kull

MSc, Marine chemistry

NTNU
Leah Strople

Leah Strople

MSc/Alumna, Ecotoxicology

UiB
Leif Christian Stige

Leif Christian Stige

Researcher, Marine ecology

UiO
Lena Seuthe

Lena Seuthe

Scientific advisor

UiT
Project members

Lia Francisca Hermannsdörfer

MSc, Atmosphere dynamics

MET
Lis Jørgensen

Lis L. Jørgensen

Researcher

IMR
Lise Øvreås

Lise Øvreås

Researcher, Marine microbiology

UiB
Louise Steffense Schmidt

Louise Steffensen Schmidt

Postdoc, Glaciology

UiO
Luka Supraha

Luka Supraha

Postdoc, Plankton ecology

UiO
Luke Marsden

Luke Marsden

Engineer, Data management

UNIS
Project members

Magne Velle

Advisor, Communication

MET
Project members

Mai-Linn Finstad Svehagen

Researcher

MET
Project members

Maja Hatlebakk

Postdoc, Marine ecology & technology

NTNU
Malin Daase

Malin Daase

Researcher, Plankton ecology

UiT
Project members

Malin Lunde

MSc, Biogeochemistry

UiB
Project members

Malte Müller

Researcher, Atmosphere dynamics

MET
Project members

Marcela Conceicao do Nascimento

Postdoc, Ecological modelling

UiT
Maria Fossheim

Maria Fossheim

Researcher, Marine ecology

IMR
Maria Guadalupe Digernes

Maria Guadalupe Digernes

PhD, Marine chemistry

NTNU
Marika Marnela

Marika Marnela

Postdoc/Alumna, Physical oceanography

UNIS
Project members

Marit Reigstad

Principal investigator, Marine ecology

UiT
Marius Årthun

Marius Årthun

Leader RF4 The Future Barents Sea, Climate dynamics

UiB
Marius Bratrein

Marius Bratrein

Researcher

NPI
Project members

Marius F. Maurstad

MSc, Population genetics

UiO
Marius O. Jonassen

Marius O. Jonassen

Researcher

UNIS
Marti Amargant Arumi

Marti Amargant Arumi

PhD, Marine ecology

UiT
Martin Biuw

Martin Biuw

Researcher, Marine ecology

IMR
Martin Ludvigsen

Martin Ludvigsen

Leader Research Activity C – Technology and methods development, Marine technology

NTNU
Project members

Martin Skaugset

MSc, Marine technology

NTNU
Mats Granskog

Mats A. Granskog

Researcher, Physical oceanography

NPI
Project members

Matthew Adams

MSc, Marine chemistry

NTNU
Matthias Forwick

Matthias Forwick

Leader Research Activity A – Data collection and infrastructure, Marine geology

UiT
Melissa Chierici

Melissa Chierici

Co-leader Research Focus 2 – Human impacts, Chemical oceanography

IMR
Mona Isaksen

Mona Isaksen

Administrative advisor

UiT
Monica Winsborrow

Monica Winsborrow

Researcher

UiT
Morten Køltzow

Morten Kølzow

Researcher

MET
Morten D. Skogen

Morten Skogen

Co-leader Research Focus 4 – The future Barents Sea, Ecological modelling

IMR
Muhammad Asim

Muhammad Asim

PhD, Machine learning

UiT
Murat van Ardelan

Murat van Ardelan

Researcher, Marine chemistry

NTNU
Nadjejda Espinel Velasco

Nadjejda Espinel Velasco

Postdoc, Marine ecology

NPI
Natalie Summers

Natalie Summers

PhD, Marine ecology

NTNU
Nele Meckler

Nele Meckler

Researcher

UiB
Nicholas Szapiro

Nicholas Szapiro

Postdoc/Alumnus, Atmosphere dynamics

Nicolas Dupont

Nicolas Dupont

Postdoc, Ecological modelling

UiO
Nicolas Sanchez

Nicolas Sanchez

Postdoc/Alumnus, Marine biogeochemistry

NTNU
Nicole Aberle-Malzahn

Nicole Aberle-Malzhan

Researcher, Plankton ecology

NTNU
Nigel Gilles Yoccoz

Nigel Gilles Yoccoz

Researcher, Ecological modelling

UiT
Nikki Brown

Nikki Brown

Postdoc, Physical oceanography

UiO
Nil Irvali

Nil Irvali

Postdoc, Paleoclimatology

UiB
Nils Gunnar Kvamstø

Nils Gunnar Kvamstø

Researcher

UiB
Project members

Nils Melsom Kristensen

Researcher

MET
Nils Olav Handegard

Nils Olav Handegard

Researcher

IMR
Noel Keenlyside

Noel Keenlyside

Researcher

UiB
Odd André Karlsen

Odd André Karlsen

Researcher

UiB
Project members

Oliver Hasler

PhD, Marine technology

NTNU
Oliver Müller

Oliver Müller

Researcher, Marine microbiology

UiB
Project members

Padmini Dalpadado

Researcher, Plankton ecology

IMR
Paul Dodd

Paul A. Dodd

Researcher, Physical oceanography

NPI
Paul Renaud

Paul Renaud

Researcher, Marine ecology

Akvaplan niva
Paul Wassmann

Paul Wassmann

Researcher, Marine ecology

UiT
Pål Erik Isachsen

Pål Erik Isachsen

Researcher, Physical oceanography

UiO
Pål Gunnar Ellingsen

Pål Gunnar Ellingsen

Researcher

UiT
Pedro de la Torre

Pedro de la Torre

Engineer

NTNU
Pedro Duarte

Pedro Duarte

Researcher, Ecological modelling

NPI
Per Arneberg

Per Arneberg

Researcher

IMR
Pernille Feilberg

Pernille Feilberg

Advisor, Communication

NTNU
Peter Haugan

Peter M. Haugan

Researcher

UiB
Petter Norgren

Petter Norgren

Postdoc/Alumnus, Marine technology

NTNU
Philipp Assmy

Philipp Assmy

Researcher, Plankton ecology

NPI
Ragnheid Skogseth

Ragnheid Skogseth

Researcher, Physical oceanography

UNIS
Rhaman Mankettikkara

Rahman Mankettikkara

Engineer, Data management

UiT
Randi Ingvaldsen

Randi Ingvaldsen

Leader Research Focus 3 – The living Barents Sea, Physical oceanography

IMR
Project members

Raul Primicerio

Researcher, Ecological modelling

UiT
Robynne Nowicki

Robynne Nowicki

PhD, Marine ecology

UNIS
Rocio Castano Primo 

Rocio Castano Primo

Engineer, Data management

UiB
Roger Skjetne

Roger Skjetne

Researcher

NTNU
Rolf Gradinger

Rolf Gradinger

Researcher, Plankton ecology

UiT
Ruben Dens

Ruben Dens

Engineer, Data management

NPI
Rudi Caeyers

Rudi Caeyers

Advisor, Graphic design

Ruochen Yang

Ruochen Yang

PhD, Marine technology

NTNU
Ruth-Anne Sandaa

Ruth-Anne Sandaa

Researcher, Marine microbiology

UiB
Sanna Majaneva

Sanna Majaneva

Postdoc, Marine ecology

NTNU
Project members

Sebastian Gerland

Project co-leader, Sea ice dynamics

NPI
Selina Våge

Selina Våge

Researcher, Marine microbiology

UiB
Sigrid Lind

Sigrid Lind

Researcher, Physical oceanography

NPI
Project members

Silvia Hess

Researcher, Marine geology

UiO
Project members

Simon Bjørvik

Engineer, Logistics

UiT
Simon Kline

Simon Kline

MSc, Plankton ecology

UiO
Sine Sara Astad

Sine Sara Astad

MSc, Plankton ecology

UNIS
Project members

Sinom Lefevere

MSc, Paleoceanography

UiB
Project members

Sissel Jentoft

Leader Research Focus 2 – Human impacts, Population dynamics

UiO
Siv N. K. Hoff

Siv N. K. Hoff

PhD, Population genetics

UiO
Snorre Flo

Snorre Flo

PhD, Marine ecology

UNIS
Sophie Bourgeon

Sophie Bourgeon

Researcher, Ecotoxicology

UiT
Stefan Thiele

Stefan Thiele

Postdoc, Marine microbiology

UiB
Stein Tronstad

Stein Tronstad

Engineer, Data management

NPI
Stephan Kohler

Stephen Kohler

PhD, Marine chemistry

NTNU
Stephen Hudson

Stephen R. Hudson

Researcher, Sea ice dynamics

NPI
Svein Rune Erga

Svein Rune Erga

Researcher

UiB
Tatiana Tsagaraki

Tatiana Tsagaraki

Researcher, Marine microbiology

UiB
Project members

Teresa Maaria Valkonen

Researcher

MET
Thaise Ricardo de Freitas

Thaise Ricardo de Freitas

PhD, Marine ecology & geology

UiO
Thomas Schuler

Thomas Schuler

Researcher, Glaciology

UiO
Thomas Spengler

Thomas Spengler

Researcher, Atmosphere dynamics

UiB
Project members

Till Baumann

Postdoc, Physical oceanography

UiB
Timothy Williams

Timothy Williams

Researcher, Sea ice dynamics

NERSC
Tine Lander Rasmussen

Tine Rasmussen

Researcher, Marine geology

UiT
Project members

Tom Andersen

Researcher

UiO
Tom Arne Rydningen

Tom Arne Rydningen

Researcher

UiT
Tom Langbehn

Tom Langbehn

Postdoc/Alumnus, Ecological modelling

UNIS
Ton Van Engeland

Tom Van Engeland

Postdoc, Plankton ecology

IMR
Project members

Tor Eldevik

Project co-leader, Large-scale oceanography / decadal climate dynamics

UiB
Torbjørn Eltoft

Torbjørn Eltoft

Researcher, Remote sensing

UiT
Tore Haug

Tore Haug

Researcher, Marine ecology

IMR
Tore Mo-Bjørkelund

Tore Mo-Bjørkelund

PhD, Marine technology

NTNU
Tore Wallem

Tore Wallem

Advisor, Communication

UiO
Torleiv Håland Bryne

Torleiv Håland Bryne

Researcher, Marine technology

NTNU
Torstein Pedersen

Torstein Pedersen

Researcher, Ecological modelling

UiT
Tove Gabrielsen

Tove Margrethe Gabrielsen

Leader Research Activity B – Data management and synthesis, Marine microbiology

UNIS
Tristan Petit

Tristan Petit

Postdoc, Marine optics

Project members

Trude Borch

Advisor, Communication

Akvaplan niva
Ulf Lindstrøm

Ulf Lindstrøm

Researcher, Ecological modelling

IMR
Ulysses Ninnemann

Ulysses Ninnemann

Researcher, Paleoceanography

UiB
Vårin Eilertsen

Vårin Eilertsen

PhD, Paleoceanography

UiT
Vidar Lien

Vidar Lien

Researcher

IMR
Yasemin Bodur

Yasemin Bodur

PhD, Marine ecology

UiT
Project members

Ylva Ericson

Postdoc, Marine biogeochemistry

NPI
Yngvar Olsen

Yngvar Olsen

Researcher, Marine ecology

NTNU
Project members

Yurii Batrak

Researcher, Atmosphere dynamics

MET
Project members

Zoé Koenig

Postdoc, Physical oceanography

UiB/NPI