The Mohn Prize

The purpose of The Mohn Prize is to recognize outstanding research related to the Arctic. At the same time, the award will help to put issues that are central to the further development of the Arctic on the national and international agenda. The Mohn Prize is named after Henrik Mohn (1835–1916), who is considered the founder of Norwegian research in meteorology and physical oceanography.

The deadline for nominating candidates was 31st of July 2021. The prize winner will be announced in November, and the award ceremony will take place during the conference Arctic Frontiers in Tromsø, 31st of January–3rd of February 2022.

Dorthe Dahl-Jensen awarded the Mohn Prize for her important role in climate change research in 2020