Joint Numerical Sea Modelling Group Conference — Oslo, Norway, May 10-12, 2016

The 2016 JONSMOD Conference/Workshop will take place between May 10-12, 2016 in the premises of Oslo Centre for Interdisciplinary Environmental and Social Research (CIENS) in Gaustadalleen 21, Oslo, Norway.

The Conference is held over three days. Participation normally attracts young researchers and scientist as well as a more experiences scientists, mainly from Europe, but also from overseas. It is co-sponsored by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute, celebrating its 150 years anniversary this year, and the Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo.  The Conference is intended to allow for young researchers to present their work in a non-threating atmosphere to an informed audience, and to allow for informal discussions and exchanges alongside presentations.

Questions about the JONSMOD 2016 Conference may be addressed to at your convenience. To submit abtracts or register for the Conference, please hit the appropriate sub-websites to the left. A modest registration fee will be levied to cover the costs of meals and refreshments at the Conference.

About JONSMOD and the JONSMOD 2016 conference


The venue is within the Oslo Science Park. You may read more about the venue facility here: Oslo Science Park/ CIENS, Oslo, Norway.

How to get to there? Please hit the Venue button in the left menu. 



Preliminary program

As previous years we hope to offer participants the possibility to submit their contribution in a special issue of Ocean Dynamics

Steering committee:

Hans Buchard, Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Warnemuende, Germany
Erik de Goede
, Deltares, Delft, The Netherlands
Pierre Garreau, IFREMER, Brest, France
Eric Deleersnijder,
Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium and Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
Patrick Luyten
, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels, Belgium
Lars Petter Røed, Norwegian Meteorological Institute (MET Norway) and Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo (MetOs/UiO), Oslo, Norway


JONSMOD 2016 is organized jointly by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and the Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo.

The local committee consists of:

Lars Petter Røed, MET Norway and MetOs/UiO, Oslo (larspr at
Pål Erik Isachsen, MetOs/UiO and MET Norway (p.e.isachsen at
Lars Anders Breivik, MET Norway (larsab at
Øyvind Sætra, MET Norway (oyvinds at
Kai Håkon Christensen, MET NORWAY (kaihc at
Gunn Nygård, MET Norway (gunnn at

Contact information

Any questions regarding the conference, registration, and/or expression of interest in attending/participating in JONSMOD 2016 Conference should be addressed to:

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