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Department of Earth Science

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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: Department of Earth Science offers education in several fields within Geo science and the programs varies from 2 to 8 years

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    The 47th Underwater Mining Conference (UMC'18)
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    THE 47TH UNDERWATER MINING CONFERENCE (UMC'18) 10 to 14th of September

    The 47th Underwater Mining Conference (UMC’18) was presented by the International Marine Minerals Society (IMMS) in partnership with the K.G. Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea Research (KGDeepSea) at the University of Bergen and Global Centres of Expertise Subsea (GCE Subsea). 

    Geological travel blog from East Greenland
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    In the heat of the Arctic summer – geological travel blog from East Greenland

    This summer a joint team of structural geologists and sedimentologists from UiB and UiT The Arctic University of Norway journeyed across the North Atlantic to visit Wollaston Forland in the northern part of East Greenland. The reason? To investigate an exhumed rift basin, and detail its basin...

    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.