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Department of Earth Science

GEO embodies research and research based education - within central geological and geophysical diciplines, specifically marine geoscience, basin and reservoir studies, climate and earth quake-seismology. The research is conducted on land and sea all over the globe.

The department has more than 110 research positions and 34 technical/administrative positions. Our employees are from more than 30 different countries.

Studies in Earth Science

 

Information for international applicants to the Master's Programme in Earth Science

  

New insights on floods risk from the bottom of the lake

New insight on floods risk from the bottom of the lake

The Department of Earth Sciences (GEO) is part of HordaFlom, an innovative project which will analyze lake sediments to reconstruct flooding events during the last 2000 years and which will provide more robust projections of future floods

GEO in a prestigious Arctic EU project

GEO in a prestigious Arctic EU project

Mathilde B. Sørensen, Kuvvet Atakan and Rolf Birger Pedersen are together with colleagues from GFI one of the 49 partners of the Integrated Arctic Observing system (INTAROS) funded by H2020 and coordinated by the Nansen center.

Fieldwork

Turspor at Upsete

Turspor at Upsete

Researchers to watch / Geology

Ocean fossils reveal future climate change

Researcher Nele Meckler wants to understand climate changes by studying fossil shells.

Both ERC Starting Grant and BFS-scholarship

Steffen Leth Jørgensen was granted BFS-scholarship in 2016. Read more here.

Andreas Born was granted BFS-scholarship in 2016. Read more here.

Nele Meckler at Geo is awarded ERC Starting Grant from EU (2015) and Scholarship from Bergen Research Foundation recruitment same year. Read more here.

Bjarte Hannisdal is granted BFS-scholarship in 2013. Read more here.

Nicola McLoughlin is granted BFS-scholarship in 2010. Read more here.