Arctic Coastal Dynamics

Updated 2003-01-22

Part of the international project Arctic Costal Dynamics (ACD) were Department of Physical Geography, University of Oslo participates. The working group consists of Trond Eiken (UoO), Bjørn Wangensteen (UoO) and Rune Ødegård (Gjøvik University College). The aim of this part of the ACD-project is to quantify coastal cliff erosion by the use of terrestrial photogrammetry.

Time frame

Project time span
2002 - 2005
Data collection
2002 - 2004
Data processing
2002 - 2005
Data reporting
2002 - 2006

Contact information

Contact person
Johan Ludvig Sollid
Department of Physical Geography University of Olso P.O. Box 1042 N-0316 Oslo Norway
+47 22 85 59 36
+47 22 85 72 30
Other project contacts
· Felix Are, St. Petersburg State University of Means and Communication · Jerry Brown, International Permafrost Association, Woods Hole · George Cherkashov, VNIIOkeangeologia, St. Petersburg · Mikhail Grigoriev, Permafrost Institute, Yakutsk · Hans Hubberten, AWI, Potsdam · Volker Rachold (project co-ordinator), AWI, Potsdam · Steven Solomon, Geological Survey of Canada, Dartmouth

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Climate change effects
Media sampled/studied/modelled


Regions studied
Climate change effects
Climate change effects
Climate change effects
Other areas
The Kongsfjorden area

Data availability

References to key publications (or planned publications) and data reports
Results are presented yearly at the Artic Coastal Dynamics Workshop and in the report of the workshop. (Artic Coastal Dynamics, Report of an International Workshop, Potsdam (Germany) 26-30 November 2001 edited by Volker Rachold, Jerry Brown and Steve Solomon in Reports on Polar and Marine Research 413, 2002). There is a new report in print from the 3rd Artic Coastal Dynamics Workshop Oslo (Norway) 2-5 December 2002 edited by Volker Rachold, Jerry Brown, Johan Ludvig Sollid and Steve Solomon.
Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

Methods & Procedures

Not specified

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
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