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During the coldest years of the last ice-age the ice cap reached the British Isles and Polen. New research has revealed that an ice-free green spot existed further north - on a penisula close to Spitsbergen.
MSc. Silje Smith-Johnsen ved Institutt for geovitenskap og Bjerknessenteret for klimaforskning disputerte i dag med avhandlingen «Dynamics of the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream: the role of geothermal heat and subglacial hydrology».
An international and multidisciplinary team of 36 scientists and engineers, with the assistance of the officers and crew of the vessel, conducted a multidisciplinary investigation of deep (4000 m) hydrothermal vents under permanent ice cover in the Arctic.
The world’s sea level was at one time ten meters higher than today. Researchers have now discovered where the water came from. 
Lauritzen is recognized for seminal and ongoing contributions to the field of speleothem science
For two intense weeks,students and lecturers from around the world gathered in the small town of Yosemite National Park to discuss climate science as part of the ACDC summer school
The national conference GEOFAREDAGEN ("GEO HAZARDS DAY") gathers the current and future geoscientists; Students, educators and people working on risks associated with natural and geological processes.
The newly renovated University Museum opened on October 14. A brand new exhibition of the deep sea is among the highlights.
Our guest student from Italy has made this video from the OBS Cruise last summer
Nora Loose disputerer fredag, 30.08.2019 for ph.d.-graden ved Universitetet i Bergen med avhandlingen: ”Adjoint Modeling and Observing System Design in the Subpolar North Atlantic”
From the 21st August, you can use your student/employee card to access the library until 22:00 on weekdays and 08:00-20:00 on Saturdays and Sundays
UiB-GEO was boarding at ACC MOSBY on tuesday 13th of August from Tromsø to recover and redeploy three Ocean Bottom Seismometers (OBS).
Felix Julian Halpaap disputerer fredag, 7. juni .2019 for ph.d.-graden ved Universitetet i Bergen med avhandlingen: ”Generation of intermediate-depth earthquakes and the fate of subduction fluids”
The candidates will be elected for the term 01.08.2019 – 31.07.2020 and voting starts 20th May at 09:00AM and ends 24th May at 12:00PM.
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.
The Advanced Climate Dynamic Courses is celebrating their 10th year anniversary this March by having an alumni conference held in Rondane, Norway.

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