Anders Doksæter Sivle

Anders Doksæter Sivle
Norwegian Meteorological Institute · Forecasting Department

PhD

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Introduction
Anders Doksæter Sivle currently works at the Forecasting Department, Norwegian Meteorological Institute (MET Norway). Anders does research in Cognitive Psychology, Science Education and Meteorology. At MET Norway Anders is head of the weather service Yr (yr.no), and he works in several research project related to user insight, new services and communication of (uncertain) forecast information. Anders is also responsible for weather articles on the encyclopedia SNL.no.
Additional affiliations
September 2017 - present
Norwegian Meteorological Institute
Position
  • Researcher
Description
  • Research related to communication and use of weather and climate information.
January 2006 - August 2017
Norwegian Meteorological Institute
Position
  • Operational forecaster
Description
  • Working as operational forecaster in Tromsø, Bergen and Oslo. Aviation, marine, and public forecasting.
Education
June 2011 - November 2016
University of Bergen
Field of study
  • Science education
August 2009 - June 2011
Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
Field of study
  • Teacher education
August 2000 - May 2005
University of Bergen
Field of study
  • Meteorology

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Publications (38)
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At MET Norway, a small interdisciplinary team - the Sandbox - spends part of their working hours trying to improve the communication between the meteorologists and their audience. In this article we invite the reader to join us on a journey along the Sandbox process during 2021. The focus of our work that year was on the communication of forecast u...
Presentation
The European Meteorological Services’ Network (EUMETNET) Nowcasting Programme (E-NWC), published one survey for the participating National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) in 2019, and another survey for their respective users. Although inspired by previous studies, a broader European context was ensured by providing perspectives fr...
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Abstract Although European studies have become more common in recent years, published research on perception and use of weather information has been dominated by studies from the United States with some scattered contributions across Europe. The present study gives a broad European context, by providing perspectives from 18 countries and several us...
Article
Available online: https://sprakprat.no/2022/02/03/skynamn-ei-forteljing-om-fantasi-poesi-og-vitskap/
Technical Report
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This report is written as part of Work Package 4 in the project Wind Energy in Icing Climates. The aim of this report is to address some key challenges in the current ways ice-throw/fall hazards are communicated about and how this communication can be improved in Norwegian wind turbine parks, especially when aiming to inform (potential) non-expert...
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At MET Norway, a small team-the Sandbox-are spending part of their working hours trying to improve the communication between the meteorologists and the audience. At the moment the Sandbox consists of seven forecasters, researchers, and communication advisors with backgrounds from both natural and social sciences. Over the past five years, this has...
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The Norwegian Meteorological institute User surveys indicate that the Norwegian Meteorological Institute (MET Norway) enjoys a very high level of trust in the Norwegian population, being the state agency with the best reputation in Norway 15 years in a row. In our latest annual polling close to 85 percent say they have a high degree of trust in our...
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Climate change ought to be a natural part of the weather conversation on TV, radio and social media. Inspired by similar projects in other countries, the Norwegian Meteorological institute established a project in 2019 to develop their TV meteorologists as climate change communicators. The main objective in the project was to integrate research-bas...
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Worldwide, about 80 percent of national hydrological and meteorological services are separated in two agencies. In Norway, the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE) is responsible for avalanche, landslide and flood warnings, whereas the Norwegian Meteorological Institute (MET Norway) is responsible for severe weather warnings. Even...
Technical Report
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Like most National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs), MET Norway is primarily known for forecasting the weather. Still, there is also a high degree of trust among the public in our climate research and in our TV meteorologists as climate change communicators. The TV meteorologists are experienced science communicators, speak a langua...
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Recognition is growing that valuable weather, water, ice and climate (WWIC) services for marine, Arctic environments can only be produced in close dialogue with its actual users. This denotes an acknowledgement that knowing how users incorporate WWIC information in their activities should be considered throughout the information value chain. Notion...
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Abstract: National meteorological institutes have since their establishment been in front using new technologies, such as the telegraph, radio, TV, websites and social media, to disseminate weather forecast information. These days you can start accessing weather information on smartwatches and smart speakers. Another growing media is podcasts. One...
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Strengthening weather services with open weather data and public digital goods. Reliable, usable, understandable and accessible weather forecasts are of great importance for emergency preparedness, planning and efficient use of resources in a number of sectors. However, individuals and organisations in many developing countries currently have poor...
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Verbal communication is essential when sharing weather information across various media. Differences in personal values, training and experience give rise to a variety of interpretations of the language used in weather forecasts. Professional end‐users are likely to benefit from the use of technical language when discussing meteorology, whereas non...
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This paper explores the changing infrastructure around weather and sea ice information provisioning for Arctic marine areas. Traditionally, the most important providers of operational information on sea ice and weather conditions are the national sea ice and meteorological services. More recently, the community of Arctic information providers has b...
Technical Report
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SALIENSEAS brings together a team of social and natural scientists, metocean service personnel, and end-users, with the aim to 1). Better understand the mobility patterns, constraints, challenges, decision-making contexts and information needs of end-users in different European Arctic marine sectors; 2). Develop and apply participatory tools for co...
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This exploratory study examined 16 participants’ reasons for relating representations when reading online information that presented weather forecasts comprising a variety of representations. They were told to advise a friend, who was planning to paint the exterior of his house, based on the online information. The participants’ multimodal reading...
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Abstract can be found here (see Wednesday 24 January and Session "The new Arctic in the global context - User Engagement): https://www5.shocklogic.com/scripts/programmeCalendar/programmeCalendarAll.php?Client_Id=ANIVA&Project_Id=AF2018 Presentation: https://www.arcticfrontiers.com/wp-content/uploads/downloads/2018/Arctic%20Frontiers%20Science/Pre...
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Presentation: https://www.smhi.se/polopoly_fs/1.127204!/Norrk%C3%B6ping%20-%20Kommunikasjon%20av%20usikkerhet%20-%20Sivle.pdf
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Abstract: https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EMS2017/EMS2017-460.pdf
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Abstract: https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EMS2017/EMS2017-231.pdf Website: https://www.miljolare.no/aktiviteter/skyer/
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https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EMS2017/EMS2017-236.pdf
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Many people use weather reports to plan their activities. Previous studies on this type of decision-making have been concerned primarily with the use of selected pieces of information detached from the context of a full weather report. Therefore, this study contains two areas of focus: (1) factors influencing the amount of information from a full w...
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Many people depend on and use weather forecasts to plan their schedules. In so doing, ordinary people with no expertise in meteorology are frequently called upon to interpret uncertainty with respect to weather forecasts. With this in mind, this study addresses two main questions: 1) How do laypeople interpret online weather reports with respect to...
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22nd Symposium on Education: https://ams.confex.com/ams/93Annual/webprogram/Paper224514.html https://youtu.be/5oiBgDiR8Xs
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Eight symposium on policy and socio-economic research: https://ams.confex.com/ams/93Annual/webprogram/Paper212104.html
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Presentation: https://presentations.copernicus.org/EMS2012-64_presentation.pdf
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Media and communication: https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EMS2012/poster_programme/10739 https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EMS2012/EMS2012-66.pdf https://www.gyldendal.no/Presse/Nyheter-og-pressemeldinger/Vinner-internasjonal-pris-for-barnebok-om-meteorologi
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Data series for bud burst, beginning of flowering and petal fall for 20 species of deciduous trees and conifers at four sites in different regions of southern Norway have been analysed and related to temperature series. On average, the spring phenophases occurred 7 days earlier during the period 1971-2005. The most significant linear trends were ob...

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