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K.G. Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea Research

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The K.G. Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea Research (JC-DeepSea) was established as a result of a generous contribution from the Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Foundation.  It aims to be a leading international Centre for deep ocean research.

Exciting progress in the SUSTAIN project

Looking at the deep biosphere through drill holes in a volcano

Our researcher Steffen Leth Jørgensen is one of the principle investigators of the SUSTAIN project and along with an international team of researchers he will exploit the opportunity to investigate the deep biosphere on the volcanic island Surtsey.

BFS Award

Studying a Hidden, Globally Significant Biosphere

Researcher Steffen Leth Jørgensen is the Centre for Geobiology’s (CGB) 3rd successful Bergen Research Foundation’s Recruitment Programme candidate.

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The LoCH NESs project have been initiated!

The summer of 2017 a long-term temperature sensors, current meters, pressure gauge and ocean bottom seismometers (OBS) was deployed to look at how natural physical processes (e.g. ocean tides, micro-earthquakes) to constrain subsurface permeability structure beneath Loki’s Castle hydrothermal site.

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K.G. Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea Research leads a new InterRidge working group

Thibaut Barreyre at the K.G. Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea research has been appointed to lead a new InterRidge working group focusing on Integrating Multidisciplinary Observations in Vent Environments (IMOVE).

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A successful Magellan Workshop

September 6th to 8th we arranged the MagellanPlus Workshop Series Programme in Bergen, at the K.G. Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea Research. The goal was to discuss to plan and draft up an IODP proposal for JR-style drilling of a series of holes on and off axis of the SKR to assess the cycling of carbon...