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Department of Earth Science

Fieldwork at Svalbard 2019

Department of Earth Science (GEO)'s overall goal is to develop new knowledge of the Earth's structure, formation history and the driving forces for its dynamic behavior. 

The research activities at the department of Earth Science (GEO) are concentrated in thematic groups; Geodynamics, Basin and Reservoir studies, Geochemistry & Geobiology, and Quaternary Earth Systems.

Education: The Department of Earth Science offers education in several fields within Geoscience and the different programs varies from 2 to 8 years of duration. 

K.G.Jebsen-centre for deep sea research             Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research              SapienCE            ARCEx

iEarth                GEOVITEN

      

    ACC Mosby Cruice
    Crew on Mosby

    OBS report 1 2019

    UiB-GEO was boarding at ACC MOSBY on tuesday 13th of August from Tromsø to recover and redeploy three Ocean Bottom Seismometers (OBS).

    News
    Earthquake, sketch

    A deeper understanding of earthquakes

    Little is known about what causes deep earthquakes, which occur down to depths of 670 kilometres below the Earth's surface. A newly published scientific article sheds more light on the earthquakes that have puzzled scientists for decades.

    ACDC summer school - 10 year anniversary
    ACDC summer school - 10 year anniversary

    ACDC summer school - 10 year anniversary

    The Advanced Climate Dynamic Courses is celebrating their 10th year anniversary this March by having an alumni conference held in Rondane, Norway.

    Bergen Research Foundation recruitment (BFS-scholarship)

    Steffen Leth Jørgensen is granted BFS-scholarship in 2016. Read more here.

    Andreas Born is granted BFS-scholarship in 2016. Read more here.

    Nele Meckler is granted BFS-scholarship in 2015. Read more here.

    Bjarte Hannisdal is granted BFS-scholarship in 2013. Read more here.

    Nicola McLoughlin is granted BFS-scholarship in 2010. Read more here.

    European Research Council (ERC) 

    Nele Meckler is awarded ERC Starting Grant from EU in 2015. Read more here.

    Eystein Jansen and Kerim Hestnes Nisancioglu is awarded ERC Synergi Grant (2014-2019). Read more here.