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Curriculum Vitae[1]

Professor Øyvind Breivik

Head of Division for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology at The Norwegian Meteorological Institute &
Professor II, University of Bergen
Visiting address: Allégaten 70, NO-5007 Bergen, Norway

Telephone: +47-91102707


ORCID Author ID: 0000-0002-2900-8458

Scientific motivation

My scientific work is motivated by the potential for observing systems and forecast models to improve safety and reduce the environmental impact of human activities at sea

Past positions
Brief resume
Current projects and research interests
General scientific experience, international collaboration and past projects
Technical experience
Field experience
Teaching and supervision
Peer-reviewed publications

See also ORCID Author ID:, Google Citations: See also

  1. Aarnes, OJ, S Abdalla, JR Bidlot and Ø Breivik (2015). Marine wind and wave height trends at different ERA-Interim forecast ranges, J Climate, 28, 819-837, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00470.1
  2. Aarnes, OJ, Ø Breivik and M Reistad (2012). Wave Extremes in the Northeast Atlantic, J Climate, 25, 1529-1543, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00132.1
  3. Aarnes, OJ, M Reistad, Ø Breivik, E Bitner-Gregersen, LI Eide, O Gramstad, AK Magnusson, B Natvig and E Vanem (2017). Projected changes in significant wave height towards the end of the 21st century: Northeast Atlantic, J Geophys Res: Oceans, 122, 3394-3403, doi:10.1002/2016JC012521
  4. Alari, V, J Staneva, Ø Breivik, J Bidlot, K Mogensen and PAEM Janssen (2016): Surface wave effects on water temperature in the Baltic Sea: simulations with the coupled NEMO-WAM model, Ocean Dyn, 66, 917-930, doi:10.1007/s10236-016-0963-x
  5. Ali, Alfatih, KH Christensen, Ø Breivik, M Malila, RP Raj, L Bertino, E Chassignet and M Bakhoday-Paskyabi (2019). A comparison of Langmuir turbulence parameterizations and key wave effects in a numerical model of the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, Ocean Modell, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2019.02.005
  6. Barrick, D, V Fernandez, M Ferrer, C Whelan and Ø Breivik (2012). A Short-Term Predictive System for Surface Currents from a Rapidly Deployed Coastal HF Radar Network, Ocean Dyn, Special Issue on Advances in Search and Rescue At Sea, 62, 725-740, doi:10/fzrs6r, pdf
  7. Bitner-Gregersen, E M, E Vanem, O Gramstad, T Hørte, O Aarnes, M Reistad, Ø Breivik, AK Magnusson and B Natvig (2018). Climate Change and Safe Design of Ship Structures, Ocean Engng, 149, 226-237, doi:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2017.12.023
  8. Bohlinger, P, Ø Breivik, T Economou and M Müller (2019). A novel approach to computing super observations for probabilistic wave model validation, Ocean Modell, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2019.101404
  9. Bonaduce, A, J Staneva, S Grayek, J-R Bidlot and Ø Breivik (2020). Sea-state contributions to sea level variability in the European Seas, Ocean Dyn, 70, pp 1547-1569, doi:10.1007/s10236-020-01404-1
  10. Breivik, Ø and OJ Aarnes (2017). Efficient Bootstrap Estimates for Tail Statistics, Nat Hazards Earth Syst Sci, 17, 357-366, doi:10.5194/nhess-17-357-2017
  11. Breivik, Ø, OJ Aarnes, S Abdalla, J-R Bidlot and PAEM Janssen (2014b). Wind and Wave Extremes over the World Oceans from Very Large Ensembles, Geophys Res Lett, 41, 5122-5131, doi:10.1002/2014GL060997, arXiv:1407.5581
  12. Breivik, Ø, O J Aarnes, J-R Bidlot, A Carrasco and Ø Saetra (2013b). Wave Extremes in the North East Atlantic from Ensemble Forecasts, J Climate, 26(19), pp 7525-7540, doi:10/mpf, arXiv:1304.1354
  13. Breivik, Ø, and A Allen (2008). An operational search and rescue model for the Norwegian Sea and the North Sea, J Marine Syst, 69(1-2), 99-113, doi:10/d8n4fj, arXiv:1111.1101
  14. Breivik, Ø, A Allen, C Maisondieu and M Olagnon (2013a). Advances in Search and Rescue at Sea, Ocean Dyn, 63(1), pp 83-88, Editorial for Special issue on Advances in Search and Rescue at Sea, doi:10/jtx, arXiv:1211.0805
  15. Breivik, Ø, A Allen, C Maisondieu and J C Roth (2011). Wind-induced drift of objects at sea: the leeway field method, Appl Ocean Res, 33(2), pp 100-109, doi:10/dnzz98, arXiv:1111.0750
  16. Breivik, Ø, A Allen, C Maisondieu, J C Roth and B Forest (2012a). The Leeway of Shipping Containers at Different Immersion Levels, Ocean Dyn, Special Issue on Advances in Search and Rescue At Sea, 62(5), 741-752, doi:10/fzw885, arXiv:1201.0603
  17. Breivik, Ø, J-H Alves, D Greenslade, K Horsburgh and V Swail (2017). The 14th International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting and Forecasting and the 5th Coastal Hazards Symposium, Ocean Dyn, 6 pp. Editorial of the Special issue following The 14th International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting and Forecasting and the 5th Coastal Hazards Symposium, Key West, Florida, USA, 67, 551-556, doi:10.1007/s10236-017-1033-8
  18. Breivik, Ø, T C Bekkvik, A Ommundsen and C Wettre (2012b). BAKTRAK: Backtracking drifting objects using an iterative algorithm with a forward trajectory model, Ocean Dyn, 62(2), 239-252, doi:10/dqvsft, arXiv:1111.0756
  19. Breivik, Ø, J-R Bidlot and PAEM Janssen (2016). A Stokes drift approximation based on the Phillips spectrum, Ocean Modell, 100, 49-56, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2016.01.005, arXiv:1601.08092
  20. Breivik, Ø, A Carrasco, H Haakenstad, OJ Aarnes, A Behrens, J-R Bidlot, J-V Björkqvist, P Bohlinger, BR Furevik, J Staneva and M Reistad (2022). The Impact of a Reduced High-wind Charnock Coefficient on Wave Growth With Application to the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea and the Arctic Ocean, J Geophys Res: Oceans, 127(3), e2021JC018196, doi:10.1029/2021JC018196
  21. Breivik, Ø, A Carrasco, J Staneva, A Behrens, A Semedo, J-R Bidlot and OJ Aarnes (2019). Global Stokes drift climate under the RCP8.5 scenario, J Climate, 32, pp 1677-1691, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0435.1
  22. Breivik, Ø and KH Christensen (2020): A combined Stokes drift profile under swell and wind sea, J Phys Oceanogr, 50(10), 2819–2833, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-20-0087.1
  23. Breivik, Ø, Y Gusdal, B R Furevik, O J Aarnes and M Reistad (2009). Nearshore wave forecasting and hindcasting by dynamical and statistical downscaling, J Marine Syst, 78, pp S235-S243, doi:10/cbgwqd, arXiv:1206.3055
  24. Breivik, Ø, PAEM Janssen and J-R Bidlot (2014a). Approximate Stokes Drift Profiles in Deep Water, J Phys Oceanogr, 44, 24332445, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-14-0020.1, arXiv:1406.5039
  25. Breivik, Ø, K Mogensen, J-R Bidlot, MA Balmaseda and PAEM Janssen (2015b). Surface Wave Effects in the NEMO Ocean Model: Forced and Coupled Experiments, J Geophys Res: Oceans, 120, 2973-2992, doi:10.1002/2014JC010565, arXiv:1503.07677
  26. Breivik, Ø and Ø Saetra (2001). Real time assimilation of HF radar currents into a coastal ocean model, J Marine Syst, 28(3–4), 161–182, doi:10/fj7bfh, arXiv:1209.6467
  27. Breivik, Ø, V Swail, A Babanin and K Horsburgh (2015a). The International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting and Forecasting and the Coastal Hazards Symposium, Ocean Dyn, 65, 761-771. Editorial of the Special issue following The 13th International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting and Forecasting and the 4th Coastal Hazards Symposium, Banff, Canada, October 2013, doi:10.1007/s10236-015-0827-9, arXiv:1503.00847
  28. Cavaleri, L, S Abdalla, A Benetazzo, L Bertotti, J-R Bidlot, Ø Breivik, S Carniel, R Jensen, J Portilla, E Rogers, A Roland, A Sanchez-Arcilla, J Smith, J Staneva, G van Vledder and A van Westhuijsen (2018). Wave modelling in coastal and inner seas, Progress in Oceanography, 167, pp 164-233, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2018.03.010
  29. Christakos, K, BR Furevik, OJ Aarnes, Ø Breivik, L Tuomi and Ø Byrkjedal (2020). The importance of wind forcing in fjord wave modelling, Ocean Dyn, 70(1), pp 57-75, doi:10.1007/s10236-019-01323-w
  30. Christakos, K, J-V Björkqvist, Ø Breivik, L Tuomi, B R Furevik, J Albretsen (2021). The impact of surface currents on the wave climate in narrow fjords, Ocean Modell, p101894, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2021.101894
  31. Christakos, K, JV Björkqvist,  L Tuomi, BR Furevik, OJ Aarnes, Ø Breivik (2021). Modelling wave growth in narrow fetch geometries: The white-capping and wind input formulations, Ocean Modell, 157, p101730, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2020.101730 
  32. Christensen, KH, A Carrasco, J-R Bidlot, and Ø Breivik (2017): The "shallow-waterness" of the wave climate in European coastal regions, Ocean Sci., doi:10.5194/os-13-589-2017
  33. Christensen, KH, J Röhrs, B Ward, I Fer, G Broström, Ø Saetra and Ø Breivik (2013). Surface wave measurements using a ship-mounted ultrasonic altimeter, Methods in Oceanography, 6, 15 pp, doi:10/nt8
  34. Christensen, KH, Ø Breivik, K-F Dagestad, J Röhrs and B Ward (2018). Short term predictions of oceanic drift, Oceanography, 31, pp 59-68, doi:10.5670/oceanog.2018.310
  35. Dagestad, K-F, J Röhrs, Ø Breivik and B Ådlandsvik (2018). OpenDrift v1.0: a generic framework for trajectory modeling, Geosci Model Dev., 11(4), pp 1405-1420, doi:10.5194/gmd-11-1405-2018
  36. Davidson, FJM, A Allen, G B Brassington, B, Ø Breivik, P Daniel, M Kamachi, S Sato, B King, F Lefevre, M Sutton and H Kaneko (2009). Applications of GODAE ocean current forecasts to search and rescue and ship routing, Oceanography, 22(3), 176-181, doi:10/fhhk9p
  37. Eide, MS, Ø Endresen, OW Brude, PO Brett, Ø Breivik, IH Ellingsen, K Røang and J Hauge (2007). Prevention of oil spill from shipping by Modelling of Dynamic Risk, Mar Poll Bull, 54, 1619-1633, doi:10/d3qbg6
  38. Essen, H-H, Ø Breivik, H Günther, K-W Gurgel, J Johannessen, H Klein, T Schlick, and M Stawarz (2003). Comparison of remotely measured and modelled currents in coastal areas of Norway and Spain, Journal of Atmospheric & Ocean Science, 9(1-2), 39-64, doi:10/frxvs2
  39. Esters, L, Ø Breivik, S Landwehr, A ten Doeschate, G Sutherland, KH Christensen, J-R Bidlot, and B. Ward (2018). Turbulence Scaling Comparisons in the Ocean Surface Boundary Layer, J Geophys Res: Oceans, doi:10.1002/2017JC013525 
  40. Føre, I, J Kristjánsson, Ø Saetra, Ø Breivik, B Røsting, and M Shapiro (2011). The full life cycle of a polar low over the Norwegian Sea probed by three research aircraft flights, Q J Roy Meteor Soc, 137, 1659-1673, doi:10/dfnp6x
  41. Gommenginger, C, B Chapron, A Hogg, C Buckingham, B Fox-Kemper, L Eriksson, F Soulat, C Ubelmann, F Ocampo-Torres, B Buongiorno Nardelli, D Griffin, P Lopez-Dekker, P Knudsen, O Andersen, L Stenseng, N Stapleton, W Perrie, N Violante-Carvalho, J Schulz-Stellenfleth, D Woolf, J Isern-Fontanet, F Ardhuin, P Klein, A Mouche, A Pascual, X Capet, D Hauser, A Stoffelen, R Morrow, L Aouf, Ø Breivik, L-L Fu, JA Johannessen, Y Aksenov, L Bricheno, J Hirschi, ACH Martin, AP Martin, G Nurser, J Polton, J Wolf, H Johnsen, A Soloviev, GA Jacobs, F Collard, S Groom, V Kudryavstev, J Wilkin, V Navarro, A Babanin, M Martin, J Siddorn, A Saulter, T Rippeth, B Emery, N Maximenko, R Romeiser, H Graber, A Alvera Azcarate, C Hughes, D Vandemark, J da Silva, P-J Van Leeuwen, A Naveira-Gabarato, J Gemmrich, A Mahadevan, J Marquez, Y Munro, S Doody and G Burbidge (2019). SEASTAR: A Mission to Study Ocean Submesoscale Dynamics and Small-Scale Atmosphere-Ocean Processes in Coastal, Shelf and Polar Seas. Frontiers in Marine Science, doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00457
  42. Gramstad, O, E Bitner-Gregersen, Ø Breivik, A K Magnusson, M Reistad and O J Aarnes (2018). Analysis of Rogue Waves in North-Sea In-Situ Surface Wave Data, in ASME 2018 37th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, V003T02A005-V003T02A005, doi:10.1115/OMAE2018-77858
  43. Günther, H, KW Gurgel, Ø Breivik, J Guddal, LR Wyatt and JC Nieto Borge (2001). EuroROSE: a project to support shipping in port approaches, Proceedings of the IGARSS’01 Conference, 5, 2474–2476, doi:10/cgczm9
  44. Haakenstad, H, Ø Breivik, B Furevik, M Reistad, P Bohlinger and OJ Aarnes (2021). NORA3: A nonhydrostatic high-resolution hindcast of the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea, and the Barents Sea, J Appl Meteorol and Climatol, 60, pp 1443-1464, doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-21-0029.1
  45. Haakenstad, H, Ø Breivik, M Reistad and OJ Aarnes (2020). NORA10EI: A revised regional atmosphere-wave hindcast for the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea, Int J Climatol, 40(10), pp 4347-4373, doi:10.1002/joc.6458
  46. Hackett, B, Ø Breivik, and C Wettre (2006). Forecasting the drift of things in the oceans. In Ocean Weather Forecasting: An Integrated View of Oceanography, Kluwer, 589 pp, E. Chassignet, J Verron (eds), ISBN 978-1-4020-3981-2, doi:10/dm5tpm
  47. Jones, C, K-F Dagestad, Ø Breivik, B Holt, J Röhrs, K Christensen, M Espeseth, C Brekke and S Skrunes (2016). Measurement and Modeling of Oil Slick Transport, J Geophys Res: Oceans, 121, 7759-7775, doi:10.1002/2016JC012113
  48. Li, Q, B Fox-Kemper, Ø Breivik and A Webb (2017). Statistical Models of Global Langmuir Mixing, Ocean Modell, 113, 95-114, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2017.03.016
  49. Maisondieu, C, Ø Breivik, JC Roth, A Allen, B Forest and M Pavec (2010). Methods for improvement of drift forecast models, Proceedings Of The Asme 29th International Conference On Ocean, Offshore And Arctic Engineering, 2010, 4(4), 127-133, doi:10/crhf2s
  50. Malila, M, P Bohlinger, S Støle-Hentschel, Ø Breivik, G Hope, A Magnusson (2022). A non-parametric, data-driven approach to despiking ocean surface wave time series, J Atmos Ocean Tech, 39, pp 71-90, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-21-0067.1
  51. Malila, M, J Thomson, Ø Breivik, A Benetazzo, B Scanlon and B Ward (2022). On the groupiness and intermittency of oceanic whitecaps, J Geophys Res: Oceans, 127(1), e2021JC017938, doi:10.1029/2021JC017938
  52. Meucci, A, IR Young and Ø Breivik (2018). Wind and wave extremes from atmosphere and wave model ensembles, J Climate, 31(21), pp 8819-8842, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0217.1
  53. Meucci, A, IR Young, OJ Aarnes, Ø Breivik (2019). Comparison of wind speed and wave height trends from twentieth century models and satellite altimeters, J Climate, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-19-0540.1
  54. Morim, J, M Hemer, XL Wang, N Cartwright, C Trenham, A Semedo, I Young, L Bricheno, P Camus, M Casas-Prat, L Erikson, L Mentaschi, N Mori, T Shimura, B Timmerman, O Aarnes, Ø Breivik, A Behrens, M Dobrynin, M Menendez, J Staneva, M Wehner, J Wolf, B Kamranzad, A Webb, J Stopa and F Andutta (2019). Robustness and uncertainties in global multivariate wind-wave climate projections, Nature Climate Change, 9(9), 711-718, doi:10.1038/s41558-019-0542-5
  55. Rabault, J, T Nose, G Hope, M Muller, Ø Breivik, J Voermans, LR Hole, P Bohlinger, T Waseda, T Kodaira, T Katsuno, M Johnson, G Sutherland, M Johansson, and KH Christensen, A Garbo, A Jensen, O Gundersen, A Marchenko, A Babanin (2022). OpenMetBuoy-v2021: An Easy-to-Build, Affordable, Customizable, Open-Source Instrument for Oceanographic Measurements of Drift and Waves in Sea Ice and the Open Ocean, Geosciences, 12(3), doi:10.3390/geosciences12030110
  56. Rabault, J, G Sutherland, O Gundersen, A Jensen, A Marchenko and Ø Breivik (2020). An Open Source, Versatile, Affordable Waves in Ice Instrument for Scientific Measurements in the Polar Regions. Cold Regions Science and Technology, doi:10.1016/j.coldregions.2019.102955
  57. Reistad, M, Ø Breivik, H Haakenstad, OJ Aarnes, B R Furevik, and J-R Bidlot (2011). A high-resolution hindcast of wind and waves for the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea, and the Barents Sea, J Geophys Res: Oceans, 116, C05019, doi:10/fmnr2m, arXiv:1111.0770
  58. Röhrs, J, AK Sperrevik, KH Christensen, G Broström and Ø Breivik (2015). Comparison of HF radar measurements with Eulerian and Lagrangian surface currents, Ocean Dyn, 65, 679-690, doi:10.1007/s10236-015-0828-8
  59. Saetra, Ø, T Halsne, A Carrasco, Ø Breivik, T Pedersen, K H Christensen (2021). Intense interactions between ocean waves and currents observed in the Lofoten Maelstrom, J Phys Oceanogr, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-20-0290.1
  60. Scanlon, B, Ø Breivik, J-R Bidlot, PAEM Janssen, AH Callaghan and B Ward (2016). Modelling whitecap fraction with a wave model, J Phys Oceanogr, 46, 887–894, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-15-0158.1
  61. Schemm, S, A Nummelin, N G Kvamstø and Ø Breivik (2017). The Ocean Version of the Lagrangian Analysis Tool LAGRANTO, J Atm Ocean Tech, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-16-0198.1
  62. Semedo, A, R Vettor, Ø Breivik, A Sterl, M Reistad, CG Soares and DCA Lima (2015). The Wind sea and Swell Waves Climate in the Nordic Seas, Ocean Dyn, 65, 223-240, doi:10.1007/s10236-014-0788-4
  63. Staneva, J, V Alari, Ø Breivik, J-R Bidlot and K Mogensen (2017). Effects of wave-induced forcings on a circulation model of the North Sea, Ocean Dyn, 67, 81-101, doi:10.1007/s10236-016-1009-0
  64. Staneva, J, M Ricker, R Carrasco Alvarez, Ø Breivik, C Schrum (2021). Effects of wave-induced processes in a coupled wave–ocean model on particle transport simulations, Water, 13, 21pp, doi:10.3390/w13040415
  65. Strand, KO, Ø Breivik, G Pedersen, F Vikebø, S Sundby and K Christensen (2020). Long-term Statistics of Observed Bubble Depth versus Modeled Wave Dissipation, J Geophys Res: Oceans, 125(2), 14pp, doi:10.1029/2019JC015906
  66. Strand, KO, F Vikebø, S Sundby, AK Sperrevik and Ø Breivik (2019). Sub-surface maxima in buoyant fish eggs indicate vertical velocity shear and spatially limited spawning grounds, Limnol Oceanogr, 64, pp 1239-1251, doi:10.1002/lno.11109
  67. Sutherland, G, N Soontiens, F Davidson, GC Smith, N Bernier, H Blanken, D Schillinger, G Marcotte, J Röhrs, K-F Dagestad, KH Christensen and Ø Breivik (2020). Evaluating the leeway coefficient of ocean drifters using operational marine environmental prediction systems, J Atm Ocean Technol, 37, pp 1943-1954, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-20-0013.1
  68. Sutherland, G, V de Aguiar, L-R Hole, J Rabault, M Dabboor and Ø Breivik (2022). Estimating a mean transport velocity in the marginal ice zone using ice--ocean prediction systems, The Cryosphere, 16(5), pp 2103-2114, doi:10.5194/tc-16-2103-2022
  69. Swail, V, J-H Alves, Ø Breivik, J Brown, D Greenslade (2019). The 1st International Workshop on Waves, Storm Surges and Coastal Hazards incorporating the 15th International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting and Forecasting, Ocean Dyn, doi:10.1007/s10236-019-01258-2
  70. Takbash, A, I Young, I and Ø Breivik (2019). Global Wind Speed and Wave Height Extremes Derived from Long-duration Satellite Records, J Climate, 32(1), pp 109-126, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0520.1
  71. Van den Bremer, T and Ø Breivik (2018). Stokes drift, Phil Trans R Soc Lond A, 376, 23 pp, doi:10.1098/rsta.2017.0104
  72. Whelan, C, A Kjelaas, D Barrick, P Lilleboe, V Fernandez, A Martirena, Ø Breivik and B Hackett (2010). Rapid deployable HF radar for Norwegian Emergency Spill Operations, Proceedings of IEEE Oceans ’10, 3 pp, doi:10/dzk9wb, pdf
  73. Wu, L, Ø Breivik, and F Qiao (2022). The redistribution of air-sea momentum and turbulent kinetic energy fluxes by ocean surface gravity waves, J Phys Oceanogr, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-21-0218.1 
  74. Wu, L, A Rutgersson and Ø Breivik (2019). Ocean-wave-atmosphere interaction processes in a fully coupled modelling system, J Adv Model Earth Syst, doi:10.1029/2019MS001761
  75. Wu, L, J Staneva, Ø Breivik, A Rutgersson, A.J.G. Nurser, E Clementi, G Madec (2019). Wave effects on coastal upwelling and water level, Ocean Modell, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2019.101405
Reports, book chapters and non-refereed papers
  1. Allen, A, J-C Roth, C Maisondieu, Ø Breivik and B Forest (2010). Field Determination of the Leeway of Drifting Objects, report no 17/2010, Norwegian Meteorological Institute, 43 pp,
  2. Barthel, K and Ø Breivik (1998). A Physical Scatterometer Model Function with Input from a Wave Model, ECAWOM final report, Meteorological Report Series 2-98, ISBN 82-90569-66-1, Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, Norway
  3. Breivik, Ø (1994). Global Ocean Circulation with and without Seasonal Variation, Cand Scient thesis (equivalent to M.Sc thesis, Norwegian title: Global havsirkulasjon med og utan årstider), Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, Norway
  4. Breivik, Ø (1998). Sea State Modulation of Radar Measurements, Dr Scient thesis, Meteorological Report Series, 4-98, ISBN 82-90569-69-6, Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen, Norway
  5. Breivik, Ø, OJ Aarnes, S Abdalla and J-R Bidlot (2013d). Wind and Wave Extremes over the World Oceans From Very Large Forecast Ensembles, in Proceedings of the 13th International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting, Banff, Canada, October 2013, 8 pp, arXiv:1310.0943
  6. Breivik, Ø, M Alonso-Balmaseda, J-R Bidlot, P Janssen, S Keeley, K Mogensen (2013c). Closer together: coupling the wave and ocean models, Newsletter 135, pp 6-7, European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
  7. Breivik Ø, K-F Dagestad, M W Hansen and J A Johannessen (2009). An assessment of HF radar current measurements in Norwegian waters, report no 8/2009, 24 pp, Norwegian Meteorological Institute,
  8. Breivik Ø, PAEM Janssen and J-R Bidlot (2013). Approximate Stokes Drift Profiles in Deep Water, ECMWF Technical Memorandum 716, 18 pp
  9. Breivik, Ø, and M Olagnon, eds (2005). Proceedings of Technologies for Search, Assistance, and Rescue workshop, Brest, France, 18-20 Oct. 2004. Available from IFREMER on CD-ROM
  10. Breivik, Ø, and M Olagnon, eds (2007). Proceedings of Technologies for Search, Assistance, and Rescue workshop, Brest, France, 18-20 Oct. 2006. Available from IFREMER on DVD-ROM
  11. Breivik, Ø, and M Olagnon, eds (2009). Proceedings of Technologies for Search, Assistance, and Rescue workshop, Brest, France, 15-17 Oct. 2008. Available from IFREMER on DVD-ROM
  12. Christensen, K, Ø Breivik, T Gammelsrød, A Hoguane, NBF da Silva, B Nelson, T Taskjelle and MV Poio (2013). Waves and dangerous currents at Xai-Xai Beach, Mozambique, report no 17/2013, the Norwegian Meteorological Institute, 24 pp,
  13. Haakenstad, H, M Reistad, J Haugen and Ø Breivik (2012). Update of the NORA10 hindcast archive for 2011 and a study of polar low cases with the WRF model, The Norwegian Meteorological Institute, report 17/2012, 69 pp
  14. Hanssen-Bauer, I, EJ Førland, H Hisdal, S Mayer, AB Sandø and A Sorteberg (editors); Adakudlu, M, J Andresen, JBS Beldring, R Benestad, W Bilt, W, C Borstad, K Breili, Ø Breivik, K Børsheim, HH Christiansen, A Dobler, R E  Frauenfelder, S Gerland, H Gjelten, J Gundersen,  K Isaksen, C Jaedicke, H Kierulf, J Kohler, H Li, J Lutz, K Melvold, A Mezghani, F Nilsen, I Nilsen, JEØ Nilsen, O Pavlova, O Ravndal, B Risebrobakken, T Saloranta, S Sandven, TV Schuler, MJR Simpson, M Skogen, LH Smedsrud, M Sund, D Vikhamar-Schuler, S Westermann and W Wong (2019). Climate in Svalbard 2100---a knowledge base for climate adaptation, Norwegian Climate Service Centre, NCCS 1/2019, 208 pp
  15. Hewson, T, L Magnusson, O Breivik, F Prates, I Tsonevsky, H de Vries (2014). Windstorms in northwest Europe in late 2013, Newsletter 139, pp 22-28, European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
  16. Janssen, PAEM, Ø Breivik, K Mogensen, F Vitart, M Balmaseda, JR Bidlot, S Keeley, M Leutbecher, L Magnusson and F Molteni (2013). Air-Sea Interaction and Surface Waves, ECMWF Technical Memorandum 712, 36 pp
  17. Johannessen J, L Pettersson, T Eldevik, D Durand, G Evensen, N Winther and Ø Breivik (2006). Coastal Physical and Biochemical Processes (Chapter 6) in The Manual of Remote Sensing, 3rd edition, vol. 6: Remote Sensing of the marine Environment, James F.R. Gower (ed), American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, ISBN 1570830800
  18. Kjelaas, A, C Whelan, P Lilleboe, V Fernandez Lopez and Ø Breivik (2011). Rapid deployable HF Radar for oil spill response. Final report, Norwegian Clean Seas Association (NOFO) Oil Spill Response 2010 Technology Development Program
  19. Kvamme, D, Ø Breivik, M Reistad (2016). A comparison of HiGEM storms and historical storm events in the North Sea, Norwegian Meteorological Institute, Report 03/2016
  20. Magnusson AK, M Reistad, Ø Breivik, R Myklebust and E Ash (2006). Forecasting a 100-year wave event, in Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting and Forecasting and Coastal Hazard Symposium, Victoria, BC, Canada
  21. Magnusson AK, JC Johannessen, K-F Dagestad, Ø Breivik, OJ Aarnes and BR Furevik (2008). WACUSAR final report, Norwegian Space Centre, Contract JOP.09.07.3
  22. Maisondieu C, Ø Breivik, A Allen, J-C Roth and M Pavec (2009). Field Work for assessment of the leeway of drifting objects, 4th LAPCOD meeting, 7-11 September 2009, La Londe-les-Maures, France
  23. Reistad, M, Ø Breivik and H Haakenstad (2007). A High-Resolution Hindcast Study for the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea, in Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting and Forecasting and Coastal Hazard Symposium, Oahu, Hawaii, November 2007, 13 pp,
  24. Reistad, M, Ø Breivik, H Haakenstad, OJ Aarnes, BR Furevik (2009). A high-resolution hindcast of wind and waves for The North Sea, The Norwegian Sea and The Barents Sea, report no 14/2009, Norwegian Meteorological Institute, 76 pp,
  25. Reistad, M, Ø Breivik and F Dinessen (2011). Ice, icing and temperature conditions around Svalbard, report no 6/2011, Norwegian Meteorological Institute, 82 pp,
  26. Reistad, M, H Haakenstad, BR Furevik, JE Haugen, Ø Breivik and OJ Aarnes (2015). Validation of the Norwegian wind and wave hindcast - NORA10, Norwegian Meteorological Institute, Report 28/2015
  27. Semedo, A, R Vettor, Ø Breivik, A Sterl, M Reistad and CG Soares (2013). Wind Sea and Swell Waves in the Nordic Seas, in Proceedings of the 13th International Workshop on Wave Hindcasting, Banff, Canada, October 2013, 15 pp
Popular science and newspaper articles
  1. Breivik, Ø (2016): Havvarslinga på Vestlandet, Kronikk, Bergens Tidende, 2016-12-04 (In Norwegian) 
  2. Strand, KO, Ø Breivik, J Albretsen, FB Vikebø and S Sundby (2017). Lofottorskevarselet: Enkelte rognbyger i Vestfjorden (In Norwegian), Naturen,

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