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For two weeks at the end of summer 2011, three researchers from the Centre of Geobiology were involved in the testing of NIVA’s new lander system.
It was quite different from "everyday life" says researcher Antje Gittel.
CGB researcher Nicola McLoughlin was a co-author of the introduction to the latest issue of Astrobiology.
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.
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
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.
Iceland, with its unique situation on a mid-ocean ridge, is an ideal natural laboratory for the study of the interface between the geosphere and the biosphere.

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