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The University of Bergen (UiB) is Norway’s largest marine university, with research and education of a high international standard and several world leading research environments.

Science

ROV

ROV

Exploring the deep ocean

From the 1300 m deep Norwegian fjords, the coral-associated grounds on the outer continental shelf, the Barents Sea, and to depths down to 3000 m along the Arctic Mid-Ocean Ridge. SponGES researchers has worked 24/7 to study very different deep-water sponge grounds.

Deep Sea Research

Extreme research in the deep oceans

The oceans cover more than 70 per cent of the world, yet they remain the least explored. K.G. Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea Research show us the hidden worlds located several thousand meters below the surface.

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.