Department of Earth Science
Administration GEO

Administration at GEO

GEO's administration consists of 8 persons (HR / Finance and head of department are not included here):

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Head of Department

Atle Rotevatn phone 555 83390, e-mail: Atle.Rotevatn@uib.no

Head of Administration

Andrea Grimnes phone 555 83300, e-mail:Andrea.Grimnes@uib.no

Research coordinator

Network coordinator for iEarth

Economy administration Geo:

The Economy section for our department is located at the Faculty administration 1.st floor RFB

Read more under: "Whom can help with what


HR-day-today running and HSE-administration Geo:

Study administration Geo:


Centre for Deep Sea Reserach


Whom can help with what?


GEO has designated staff who will help you if you need to order food or other products to be financed by UiB funding or project funding administered by UiB.

  • Mareile Andersson (Supplies, flowers, refreshments)
  • Trine Lise Stjernholm (Dept. arrangements, Operational, Drift, Access etc)
  • Ole Meyer (electronic, field equipment)
  • Stig Monsen (field/cruise)
  • Leo Zijerveld (ITprogram, lisenses)
  • Øyvind Natvik (data- equipment,-supplies)
  • Hildegunn Almelid (Lab. equipment)
  • Lars Evje (Lab. equipment)
  • Jan Magne Cederstrøm (Lab. equipment)
  • Anna Kieu-Diem Tran (parental leave) (Lab. equipment Farlab)
  • Ole Tumyr (Large equipment)

Other questins regarding ordering and payment - see FAQ here.

See the procedure for purchasing here or the correct value added tax (VAT) here.


You can book all rooms yourself, GEO rooms in outlook, Kvart-Sitten and Steinbiten from one of us in the administration

  • Karen Tellefsen (schedules and teaching-related)
  • Anders Kulseng (Booking bachelor og ph.d. related)
  • Emilie Randeberg (booking master related)
  • Thomas Hagen Thuesen (Meetings/seminars)
  • Mareile Andersson (evening events, meetins)
  • Trine Lise Stjernholm (evening events/seminars)

Rooms available

Distance education / Video conference room Realfagbygget Outlook procedure

  1. New meetng
  2. Location - here you will find rooms...far right - scroll right down to Video Room RF Remote Sub
  3. Fill in date etc

Hotel and Transport

The department policy is that all employees book their own travels. You can do this by going to the Berg-Hansen website (www.berg-hansen.no), Log on via Feide, set up a profile, and book your trip. If you use your own credit card you should get your travel claims reimbursement before repayment is due. You can also call Berg-Hansen  they will help your guests as well. Online support phone (+47 220) 08050 or email: bestilling@berg-hansen.no

Travel? Here is a link for tips/info if you're hosting something: https://www.uib.no/foransatte/45383/arrangementsst%C3%B8tte 
Recommends using online-booking via Feide to Berg-Hansen when ordering hotels and travel.

But if you want to do this yourself, we deal with these chains:Nordic Choice HotelsScandic HotelsThon HotelsRezidorFirst Hotels og Best Western Hotel & Resort - To døtre studio apartments (Bergen) - To døtre studio apartments (Bergen)

Travel Agency, Flights and Car rental

Research coordinator


1) Collection and dissemination of information on national and international funding opportunities.
2) Project proposal support: writing, budgeting, contract establishment.
3) Project reports and evaluations of  scientific activities in which the department is involved.
4) Monitoring and analysis of project results and evaluation of research strategies


Health Safety and Environment (HSE)


GEO web pages HSE

Ole Tumyr is HSE Coordinator

Siv Hjorth Dundas is the safety representative

Leo Zijerveld is deputy for safety representative

Haflidi Haflidason is the Radiation Protection Coordinator

Andreas Lambach Viken is responsible for waste disposal of hazardous waste

Hildegunn Almedlid is responsible for EcoOnline Chemical Register and Exposure Register Ecoonline 


HR and day-to-day

  • Mareile: reception services, (mail/packages, telephone, procurement of supplies, roombooking evening events, Coffee machine, copy machine)
  • Trine Lise: Webeditor for GEO News letter, HR - On boarding, area- and information officer, Responsible for reception duties, CIM fieldwork/cruises
  • Vivian: HR - Recruitment, personell matters 


Welcome to Geo


Access to our Labs

To get access to our labs follow our procedures;

Employees at Geo; please contact technical laboratory responsible for HSE training on current lab

Masterstudenter; Contact your supervisor if it is necessary to have access to the lab, then contact technical laboratory responsible for HSE training, the supervisor must sign the form, return the form to technical lab responsible to take copies of the forms and deliver the original to Trine Lise (shelf)

Technical team leader: Ole Tumyr

Laboratorytechnical laboratory responsible
TIMS-Clean LabYuval Ronen
BiogeochemistryHildegunn Almelid
Uranium LabJenny Maccali
ICP-MSSiv Hjorth Dundas
Chrushing roomLubna Al-Saadi
Core ScannerJan Magne Cederstrøm
Earth Lab chronology (Tephra lab)Jan Magne Cederstrøm
Thin Section LabAndreas Viken
Heavy Liquid (Mineral separation lba)Lubna Al-Saadi
Sediment LabJan Magne Cederstrøm
Kosmo LabLars Evje
Raman LabLeif-Erik Rydland Pedersen
Fluid inclusion labNele Meckler/Yves Krüger
X-rayOle Tumyr
Paleomag. LabOle Tumyr
Radioactive tracer labDesiree Roerdink
Fission track labJoachim Jacobs
Farlab - DI-lab (Dual inlet)Pål-Tore Mørkved
Farlab - DI-CF lab (Continus flow)Pål-Tore Mørkved
Farlab - Stable isotop Prep. LabPål-Tore Mørkved
Farlab - GassromPål-Tore Mørkved
Earth-lab CT-labJan Magne Cederstrøm
Elmilab (Laboratory for Electron Microscopy)Irene Heggstad
Geomicrobiology labSven Le Moine Bauer


Book time at our labs at Geo: Any use of laboratories and instruments will be registered in the new ordering system.

Booking to our instruments here.

Wiki before booking here.

Laboratory Facilities