The Birkeland Centre for Space Science

The Birkeland Centre for Space Science

Birkeland Centre for Space Science is a Centre of Excellence (CoE) at the University of Bergen, that also includes scientists from NTNU and UNIS. The objective of the centre is to understand how Earth is coupled to space. The main objective of the centre is to answer the question: How is Earth coupled to Space? With this in mind, the centre has identified four fundamental areas of research:

1) Q1: Asymmetric Aurora
2) Q2: Dynamic Ionosphere
3) Q3: Particle Precipitation
4) Q4: Gamma-ray flashes

Contact person: Professor Dag Lorentzen