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Projects

Researchers at CGB are involved in numerous projects involving one or more of the interdisciplinary areas the Centre studies.

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Anders Schouw

PROJECTS FUNDED BY THE RESEARCH COUNCIL OF NORWAY:

Project Title

Leader*/PI**/CO-PI***    

  • Subsurface CO2 storage – Critical Elements and Superior Strategy (FME SUCCESS)

Rolf Birger Pedersen**, Ingunn Thorseth***

  • Mining of a Norwegian biogoldmine through metagenomics (BIOGOLDMINE)

Ida Helene Steen*

  • Enzyme development for Norwegian biomass - mining Norwegian biodiversity for seizing Norwegian opportunities in the bio-based economy (NorZymeD)

Ida Helene Steen*

  • Vulnerable habits an species in petroleum resource management: impact of sediment exposure on spronge grounds (SedExSponge)
Hans Tore Rapp**, Freiderike Hoffman**
  • Norwegian Marine Robotics Facility - Remotely Operated Vehicle for Deep Marine Research (NORMAR)
Rolf Birger Pedersen*

Bjarte Hannisdal*

INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS FUNDED THROUGH THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION (EU):

  • Sub-seabed CO2 Storage: Impact on Marine Ecosystems (ECO2)                                                                                                                               

Rolf Birger Pedersen**, Ingunn Thorseth***

  • Managing Impacts of Deep-seA reSource exploitation (MIDAS)

Rolf Birger Pedersen**, Ingunn Thorseth***

  • Industrial Applications of Marine Enzymes (INMARE) 

Ida Helene Steen**

PROJECTS FUNDED BY OTHER SOURCES (PUBLIC AND PRIVATE):

  • Better handling of microbial induced corrosion during operation                                                                                                                                  

Ida Helene Steen*

  • Taxonomy and distribution of sponges (Porifera) in Norwegian waters

Hans Tore Rapp*

  • Better handling of microbial induced corrosion during operation

                       Ida Helene Steen*               

  • Preparing for sub-sea storage of CO2: Baseline gathering and monitoring for the North Sea (CO2 – Base)

Rolf Birger Pedersen**

  • Earth System Interactions and Information Transfer (ESIIF)
Bjarte Hannisdal*
  • Extremophilic Archaea in Bulgarian geothermal environments (BG09)
Nils Kåre Birkeland**