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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.
Forskerne fant nøkkelen til å forklare hvorfor istidene ble lengre og mer intens i midt pleistosen ved å analysere 169 meter med marin leire fra Sørishavet. I en artikkel for det internasjonalt anerkjente tidsskriftet Science, bidrar (Helga) Kikki Flesche Kleiven fra Institutt for geovitenskap og Bjerknessenteret sammen med kollegaer fra Sveits, Tyskland, USA og England til å forklare hvorfor... Read more
The EPOS-Norway Annual Workshop of 2019 took place in Bergen, Wednesday 23 January to Thursday 24 January. This year's venue was the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel at Bryggen. The workshop brought together more than fifty participants: partners and external parties related to the project, as well as anyone interested in learning more about EPOS-Norway.
Ritske Huismans og Sebastian Wolf deltok på en to ukers felt tur til Andes fjellene sammen med kolleger fra Barcelona University (Prof. Josep Anton Munoz, Dr Nuria Carerra), Pau University (Prof. Jean-Paul Callot), og Total (Dr Jean-Claude Ringenbach, Dr Hugo Freije).
Minerals and Metals for Green Technologies was the main theme for the NGF winter conference 2019, January 7th - 9th. Many of our PhD and master students presented their work during the conference and it was of great success.
Young researcher Basile de Fleurian embarks on a project that seeks to understand more on how glaciers slide. In turn, this knowledge will provide a better prediction of sea level rise. 
From journeys into mines to explorations of volcanoes on the ocean floor, deep voyages reveal the richness of the planet’s deep biosphere.
The 47th Under Water Mining conference (UMC18) was hosted in Bergen, Grieghallen, from 11th to 14th of September. The conference was organized in collaboration with the K.G. Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea Research (UiB), Global Centres of Expertise Subsea (GCE Subsea) and the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD). We are pleased to announce that the conference was of great success.
Leif-Erik Rydland Pedersen i spennende og aktuelt intervju med NRK.
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). 

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