Department of Earth Science

News archive for Department of Earth Science

Why spend Christmas, New Year’s Eve and 58 additional days on board of a research vessel in the Pacific?
Norway has longstanding traditions exploring and conducting research in the high latitude oceans. No we are part of a large international marine research program.
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).
In a new nature geoscience article Dr Philippe Steer, professor Ritske Huismans and collaborators shed new light to an old scientific controversy.
Cindy Van Dover will give her honorary doctorate lecture Thursday 30 August, in Realfagbyget’s Auditorium 4, at 14:15.
Harvey Smith professor Cindy Van Dover receives an honorary doctorate from the University of Bergen
The Bjerknes Centre invites to 10 Year Anniversary Conference September 3-6 2012
The Advanced Climate Dynamics Courses (ACDC) are a series of annual summer schools focusing climate dynamics
Professor Brian Robins is retiring after 41 years at the University of Bergen and 50 years since his first field trip!
Nil Irvali defended her PhD thesis Thursday 29. March 2012.
Professor at Department of Earth Science, Univerity of Bergen, Joachim Jacobs, participates in The international expedition Geodynamic Evolution of East Antarctica 2 (GEA-2)
Grand Old Man of the Norwegian Quaternary Geology, Bjørn G. Andersen, died January 12
Professor Haakon Fossen at the Department of Earth Science, Univerity of Bergen, and the University Museum of Bergen, has been presented with the award “Nordic Geoscientist Award 2012".
CGB leader professor Rolf Birger Pedersen and collaborators have discovered two new, unique hydrothermal vents in the Mid-Cayman spreading centre
Centre leader Rolf Birger Pedersen was part of a team of international experts aboard the RRS James Cook spring 2010.
The Turkish city of Erzurum is located near the triple junction between the Arabian, Eurasian and Anatolian plates.
Friday 25. November 2011, Ronghua Wang defended her PhD-thesis at Department of Earth Science, University of Bergen