Steingrímur Jónsson

Executive Secretary of the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna Working Group of the Arctic Council

Dr. Steingrímur Jónsson (Iceland) earned his PhD from the University of Bergen, Norway in Physical Oceanography, his MS in Geophysics from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark and his bachelors from State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, USA. He is presently a Professor at the University of Akureyri and a scientist at the Marine Research Institute. Dr. Jónsson spent a year as a visiting scientist at the Bjerknes Center for Climate Research in Bergen, Norway. His research interests include general oceanography of Icelandic seas, the effect of oceanic conditions on biological resources, climate variability and its effects, ocean currents around Iceland and their variability and oceanography of Icelandic fjords.



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