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Last week we received the sad and unexpected news that professor Reidar Løvlie had passed away, shortly before his 69th birthday.
August 1st, 2013 the Norwegian Minister of the Environment, Bård Vegard Solhjell, paid a visit to UiB to hear more about the Norwegian volcanoes that lie beneath the sea surface.
GEO researchers will perform a research cruise onboard R/V G.O. Sars, 16th and the 24th of June, for the GLANAM project.
Heidi Kjennbakken, Department of Earth Science, defended her PhD thesis Wednesday 29.05.2013.
We have the pleasure of presenting the following new employees and visitors at the Centre for Geobiology:
A chance discovery of a sunken log on the seabed in the North Atlantic is providing concrete support for the idea that stepping stone habitats may help to explain the diffusion of populations of organisms across the deep seafloor.
Director of the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Sismológicas (CENAIS), Bladimir Moreno Toiran, is visiting the Department Of Earth Science
In a new study, scientists suggest that the pattern of ocean circulation was radically altered in the past when climates were warmer.
Marie Curie Actions provide researchers with stepping stones of new research opportunities.
GEO wish to further improve and develop the link to main collaboration partners.
Focusing on the wealth of information gleaned from the recent Fennoscandian Arctic Russia - Drilling Early Earth Project (FAR-DEEP), “Reading the Archive of Earth’s Oxygenation” is a veritable atlas for current knowledge of a literally life-changing period in Earth’s history.
2013 has begun, and so have the studies of two CGB students in our PhD programme. We are pleased to welcome Jan Vander Roost and Sven Le Moine Bauer to Bergen and to our team.
CGB researcher Dr. Romain Meyer joins IODP vessel JOIDES Resolution to explore evolution and formation of deep oceanic crust
The Portuguese edition of Professor Haakon Fossen’s textbook «Structural Geology" was recently released in Santos, Brazil, South America.

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