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Identifying environmental microbes with microscopic techniques is an impossible task: they all seem to look the same, and their shape does not tell anything about their phylogeny or physiology.
CGB PhD student Eirik Gjerløw is stationed on Jan Mayen Island. His month there is drawing to a close. We have now uploaded his fifth and last field journal post.
CGB PhD student Eirik Gjerløw is stationed on Jan Mayen Island. His month there is drawing to a close. We have now uploaded his fourth field journal post.
Twenty-one year old Birinder Singh comes from Shri Amritsar Sahib, a holy city in Punjab in the northern part of India.
CGB PhD student Eirik Gjerløw is stationed on Jan Mayen Island for a month. He has now posted his third field journal post.
CGB PhD student Eirik Gjerløw is stationed on Jan Mayen Island for a month. He has now posted his second field journal post.
CGB PhD student Eirik Gjerløw is stationed on Jan Mayen Island for the coming month. Read his first field journal post.
Simulation of earthquakes for seismic hazard assessment
Ali Shahraini will defend his PhD thesis Wednesday 15th of June at the Department of Earth Science, University of Bergen.
Thursday 26. May 2011 Eivind N. W. Støren defended his PhD-thesis at Department of Earth Science, University of Bergen
Investment in research infrastructures and technology is costly and requires long-term thinking and planning. The Research Council of Norway has a total budget of 400 million for equipment proposals for 2011. May 10 they announced the allotment of funding for equipment proposals under 30 million. The remaining funding will be granted to more costly equipment purchase proposals, which must... Read more
Espen N. Vaular, Department of Chemistry, defended his PhD thesis on 26. May 2011. Valuar has participated in the GEO-lead "Gas hydrates on the Norwegian-Barents Sea-Svalbard margin"-project (NFR-Petromaks)
Depth-dependent extension, two-stage breakup and cratonic underplating at rifted margins
UiB researchers from a number of departments and centres are investigating various aspects of CO2 leakage. CGB researchers are also highly involved.
CGB is participating in the Norwegian Ocean Observatory Network (NOON), which met recently in Bergen to discuss plans.
(fra UiB Aktuelt) Eit nytt havobservatorium på havbotnen i Norskehavet vil gje forskarane sanntidsdata rett inn på kontoret. Observatoriet kan fylle kunnskapsgap om havet for fleire fagdisiplinar.
(fra På Høyden) Forskere planlegger å etablere observatorier i dyphavene utenfor Norskekysten som skal fjernsende data kontinuerlig til land. – Dette er neste generasjons infrastruktur, sier prosjektleder Peter M. Haugan om prestisjeprosjektet.

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