About us

The GoNorth consortium includes the following universities and research institutes:

The management team of GoNorth consists of:

  • Øyvind Paasche, Project leader GoNorth (NORCE)
    E-mail:      Mobile: +47 56 10 75 44
  • Margit Simon, Project koordinator GoNorth (NORCE)
    E-mail:      Mobile:+47 463 08 479

  • Matthias Forwick, scientific manager (Head of department of Geosciences at UiT: The Arctic University of Norway)
  • Rolf Mjelde, scientific manager (professor, Institute of Geosciences at University of Bergen)
  • Hanne Sagen, scientific manager (research leader at Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center)
  • Jan Inge Faleide (professor, Department of Geoscience at the University of Oslo)
  • (Gunnar Sand, project manager until November 2023) (project director at SINTEF))

The GoNorth steering board consists of:

  • Gunn Mangerud, Dean, The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, UiB (leader)
  • Fred Skancke Hansen, Director of HSE and Infrastructure, UNIS (deputy leader)
  • Salve Dahle, Project Director, Akvaplan-niva
  • Trond Dokken, Director, NORCE
  • Alfred Hanssen, Head of ARCEx Center, UiT
  • Vincent Fleischer, Executive Vice President, SINTEF
  • Anne Lycke, Managing Director, NORSAR
  • Hanne Sagen, Research Leader, NERSC
  • Ole Arve Misund, Managing Director, NPI
  • Kjersti Løvseth Ruud, Department Director, NGU
  • Rolf Birger Pedersen, Head of Jebsen Centre, UiB
  • Ulf Sverdrup, Managing Director, NUPI
  • Ute Mann, Head of Department of Geosciences, NTNU