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Researcher Nele Meckler wants to understand climate changes by studying fossil shells.
Fishery Minister, Per Sandberg, visited the Norwegian Ocean Laboratory today. Researchers from the Centre for Geobiology (CGB) were on hand to welcome him, and to share highlights from their deep sea research activity.
The project iEarth aims to ally the biggest Norwegian actors in earth science education. The project is one of nine finalists competing for the status as Centre for Excellence in Education.
In a proposed new research centre, geologists and meteorologists have found common ground to discover the connection between the climate and tectonic movements.
President of Geological Society, David Manning, was presiding, when Professor Patience Cowie, Department of Earth Science, was awarded the Coke Medal, 8 June 2016.
For nearly three weeks, researchers from the University of Bergen, University of Tromsø and UNIS been doing sedimentological and structural geological analysis of a rift pool northeast Greenland. Following a report from the stay.
For GEO-students on the course GEOV362 in Spain yesterday knowledge and experiences go hand in hand.
Mountain, Løvstakken has geothermal properties that can give Bergeners heat in the future.
Much is unknown about Norway’s marine potential. Rolf Birger Pedersen, Professor at the Centre for Geobiology (CGB) says that much awaits to be discovered.
Juliane Wissuwa defended her PhD at the University of Bergen (UiB), 25.5.2016. It is entitled: "The Arctic Mid-Ocean Ridge Vent Fields - A valuable Resource for Marine Bioprospecting?”.
Yuangao Qu, a post-doc at the Centre for Geobiology (CGB), was a member of a team who discovered macroscopic fossils from the 1 560 Myr old Gaoyuzhuang Formation in the Yanshan area of North China. The results have been published in Nature Communications.
The UiB-led H2020 Blue Growth project, SponGES, kicks off 19-21 April 2016 in Bergen. CGB’s theme leader, Hans Tore Rapp, is the project coordinator. Another CGB researcher, Joana R. Xavier, is the scientific project manager.

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