Bergen School

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Bergen School The name used to distinguish the group of meteorologists ( Vilhelm Bjerknes, his son Jacob Bjerknes, H. Solberg, and Tor Bergeron) who, working at the Bergen Geophysical Institute, in Norway, between 1917 and 1920, established the existence and role of fronts and air masses in the atmosphere.

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Bergen School The name used to distinguish the group of meteorologists ( Vilhelm Bjerknes, his son Jacob Bjerknes, H. Solberg, and Tor Bergeron) who, working at the Bergen Geophysical Institute, in Norway, between 1917 and 1920, established the existence and role of fronts and air masses in the atmosphere.

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