Department of Earth Science

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She’s both a groundbreaking computer scientist and an excellent teacher; and now she’s awarded the Teaching Prize at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.
This week a team of scientists and drillers will begin the International Ocean Discovery Programme (IODP) expedition to drill the active offshore Corinth Rift in Greece. Researchers Dr Casey Nixon, Dr Sofia Pechlivanidou and Professor Rob Gawthorpe from UiB-GEO form a significant presence within the science party for this exciting expedition.
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).
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.
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 and consequences for life in sediments and shallow basement.
Scientists will look into the heart of Surtsey, an island created 50 years ago by a volcanic eruption.
At the vanguard of deep sea research - leading UiB, Norway, and internationally …
The Glaciated North Atlantic Margins (GLANAM) ITN ended 31. March 2017. One output of the ITN has been a film showing some of the key results.
Please remember our session when considering attending the Goldschmidt conference in Paris this year (August 13-18)!
On the 6th of October, the postdocs from the newly renamed Basin and Reservoir Studies-group organized the third postdoc event of 2016. We did a marvelous hike over Byfjellene
GeoPartner annual Seminar Thursday 16. february. Here is some pictures from the day:
The Department of Earth Sciences (GEO) is part of HordaFlom, an innovative project which will analyze lake sediments to reconstruct flooding events during the last 2000 years and which will provide more robust projections of future floods
Mathilde B. Sørensen, Kuvvet Atakan and Rolf Birger Pedersen are together with colleagues from GFI one of the 49 partners of the Integrated Arctic Observing system (INTAROS) funded by H2020 and coordinated by the Nansen center.
The new K.G. Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea Research will open 9 February 2017.
Geobiology master student, Andreas Gilje Sjøberg, had an opportunity to study abroad in a lab in Brittany during his master studies. His work there yielded unexpected and important results!
Researcher Steffen Leth Jørgensen is the Centre for Geobiology’s (CGB) 3rd successful Bergen Research Foundation’s Recruitment Programme candidate.
Five UiB scientists will receive over 100 million NOK from Bergen Research Foundation and the University of Bergen, who aim to lay the groundwork for world class research.