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Around the world, and particularly in Europe, governments are beginning to discuss how best to undertake a transformation from energy-driven to bio-driven economies.
A new Nature Geoscience article sheds light on what happens deep down in the Earth’s crust where earthquakes initiate.
Marcus Landschulze, Department of Earth Science, defended his PhD thesis Tuesday 30.10.2013.
Trond Kvarven, Department of Earth Science, defended his PhD thesis Wednesday 23.10.2013.
In mid-October the first annual workshop in the newly started GLANAM-project was held at Holmavatn, Jæren. The workshop had 35 participants from the co-operating institutions.
Researchers and school kids with a mission: bridging the gap between climate science and society
Researchers and school kids with a mission: bridging the gap between climate science and society
Associate professor at the Department of Earth Science and Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research, Kerim H Nisancioglu, chaired a successfull ACDC2013 summerschool.
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.

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