Department of Earth Science

News archive for Department of Earth Science

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the Centre for Geobiology (CGB) have published their findings about how the geochemicial stratification in seafloor sediments correlates with stratification within microbial communities also found there.
Year 2011 has truly been an eventful year for the Centre for Geobiology (CGB).
Cindy Van Dover will give her honorary doctorate lecture Thursday 30 August, in Realfagbyget’s Auditorium 4, at 14:15.
Nil Irvali defended her PhD thesis Thursday 29. March 2012.
Centre leader Rolf Birger Pedersen was part of a team of international experts aboard the RRS James Cook spring 2010.
Friday 25. November 2011, Ronghua Wang defended her PhD-thesis at Department of Earth Science, University of Bergen
Two billion year old rocks are providing information about a period of extreme carbon cycle disruption and the Great Oxidation Event – both critically important to our understanding of Earth’s geological and biological history.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) and the University of Bergen have acquired samples from steep parts of the seabed on the Jan Mayen ridge between Norway and Iceland.
CGB researcher, Bjarte Hannisdal, is co-author of a paper that shows that long-term changes in the diversity of marine animals may have been linked to the earth's geological evolution over the last 500 million years.
The International Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) aims to discover vital information about our Earth System.
Maria Blinova defended her thesis for the PhD-degree Friday 18. November 2011.
Audun Libak defended his thesis for the PhD degree Thursday 17. November 2011.
Friday 28. October 2011 Herbjørn Presthus Heggen defended his PhD-thesis at Department of Earth Science, University of Bergen
Friday 21. October 2011 Kristian Vasskog defended his PhD-thesis at Department of Earth Science
Our scientist-at-sea, PhD student Steffen Jorgensen, aboard the JOIDES Resolution has sent his fourth report.
Steffen Jorgensen, a PhD at CGB, will be literally at sea for two months this autumn aboard an international research cruise.
Alexander Minakov defended his PhD-thesis on Thursday 29. September 2011.