Vilhelm Bjerknes' Vision for Scientific Weather Prediction

  1. Helge Drange,
  2. Trond Dokken,
  3. Tore Furevik,
  4. Rüdiger Gerdes and
  5. Wolfgang Berger
  1. Sigbjørn Grønøs

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/158GM22

The Nordic Seas: An Integrated Perspective

The Nordic Seas: An Integrated Perspective

How to Cite

Grønøs, S. (2005) Vilhelm Bjerknes' Vision for Scientific Weather Prediction, in The Nordic Seas: An Integrated Perspective (eds H. Drange, T. Dokken, T. Furevik, R. Gerdes and W. Berger), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/158GM22

Author Information

  1. Department of Geophysics, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904238

Online ISBN: 9781118666296

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Keywords:

  • Oceanography—Arctic regions;
  • Ocean-atmosphere interaction—Arctic regions;
  • Climatic changes—Arctic regions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • From “Ethereal Space” to Circulation Theorems

  • Bjerknes' Vision of Numerical Weather Prediction

  • Towards Scientific Weather Forecasting

  • Richardson's Experiment

  • Towards Modern Weather Prediction

  • The Heritage of Vilhelm Bjerknes