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The Center for Deep Sea Research is involved in a broad range of projects.

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A black smoker at the Fåvne vent field along the Arctic Mid Ocean Ridge.
Photo:
Center for Deep Sea Research, University of Bergen

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EnterDeep

Environmental Impact of Microbial Interaction with Deep Oceanic Crust.

DeepSeaQuence

An integrated study combining genome-centric metagenomics with metatrascriptomics and high-resolution microscopy, to discover and identify microbial processes and bioactive compounds of novel microbial lineages.

HyPOD

Hydrothermal Production of Organic molecules: carbon transformation and Decomposition in ocean crust fluids.

NorEMSO

The NorEMSO project aims to monitor ocean circulation, water mass evolution and impacts of hydrothermal activity in the Nordic Seas.

Eco-Safe

A competence building project coordinated by the University of Bergen that investigates if deep-sea mining on the Arctic Mid-Ocean Ridge can take place sustainably, avoiding serious harm to the environment.