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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; Geophysics, Geodynamics and Basin Studies, Geochemistry & Geobiology, and Quaternary Geology and Paleoclimate.

Education: The Department of Earth Science offers education in several fields within the earth sciences, offering programs from 2 to 8 years duration. 

 

Centre for deep sea research             Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research              SapienCE            ARCEx       iEarth                

      

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    A shot of one of the active vents at Aurora

    A Moonshot in the Freezing Arctic Depths

    An interdisciplinary team from the University of Bergen, has taken a major step forward in deep sea exploration and sampling of Earth’s last truly remote and inaccessible seafloor environment – the extreme depths of the ice-covered Arctic Ocean. 

    New Director of the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research:
    Bilde av Kikki Kleiven

    Kikki Kleiven is the new Bjerknes Centre director

    Kikki Kleiven follows Tore Furevik as the direcor of Bjernes Centre, and will lead 200 climate researchers the coming four years.

    Earth Model Award Winner
    Alma Bradaric holder bilde av prisen

    Alma Dzozlic Bradaric - Earth Model Award Winner 2020

    Alma Dzozlic Bradaric completed her master's degree at GEO in 2020. Now she has received the first prize: Earth Model Award Winner from Halliburton for her brilliantly executed master's project.

    EPOS-N Final Workshop
    Figur EPOS
    Jan 25

    Invitation to EPOS-N Final Workshop 25-27 January 2021

    Invitation to the EPOS-Norway (EPOS-N) Final Workshop sharing the outcomes and achievements of the EPOS-N project in the areas of Solid Earth data integration and e-infrastructure, and Solid Earth monitoring in the Artic.

    Trond Mohn Foundation recruitment (TMS-scholarship)

    Willem van der Bilt is granted TMS-scholarship (2020-2025). Read more here.
    Steffen Leth Jørgensen is granted BFS-scholarship (2016-2021). Read more here.
    Andreas Born is granted BFS-scholarship (2016-2021). Read more here.
    Nele Meckler is granted BFS-scholarship (2015-2020). Read more here.
    Bjarte Hannisdal is granted BFS-scholarship (2013-2018). Read more here.
    Nicola McLoughlin is granted BFS-scholarship (2010-2015). Read more here.

    European Research Council (ERC) 

    Nele Meckler is awarded ERC Starting Grant from EU (2020-2025). Read more here.
    Nele Meckler is awarded ERC Starting Grant from EU (2015-2020). Read more here.
    Eystein Jansen and Kerim Hestnes Nisancioglu is awarded ERC Synergi Grant (2014-2019). Read more here.