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Basin and Reservoir Studies (BRS)

The Basin and Reservoir Studies Group, studies the origin, architecture and properties of sedimentary rocks. Through a combination of geological and geophysical approaches, we map the upper regions beneath the Earth’s surface and reconstruct prehistoric landscapes to gain knowledge about the processes involved in the formation of potential hydrocarbon reserves. Read more here.

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The Corinth IODP drilling expedition is starting this week.

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...