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Department of Geography

 

Geography is a discipline that is engaged with topics concerning conditions and processes in nature and society related to a local regional, national and international context. Education and research at the department is organised into five research areas:

Book launch
Tarje I. Wanvik og Arild Holt-Jensen

An intellectual journey in geography

"Geography - History and Concepts" is much more than a history book. It originates primarily from the desire to develop a practical understanding of the identity of Geography.

News
Jeppe Kolding (UiB), Shakuntala Thilsted (WorldFish) og Ragnhild Overå (UiB).

Supporting small fish to fight food insecurity

Small fish have huge potential to alleviate malnutrition and safeguard food security in Sub-Saharan Africa and across the globe. An interdisciplinary project headed by the University of Bergen has been awarded 1 million Euros.

Workshop
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Remote Sensing and GIS monthly workshop

GIS and Remote Sensing are currently some of the most sort after skills for graduates within Geoscience and Geography, both within academia and industry. The Department of Geography will be running a monthly practical workshop throughout the spring semester covering a variety of GIS and Remote...

New employee
Benjamin Aubrey Robson

Benjamin Aubrey Robson is our new Postdoctoral fellow

Benjamin Aubrey Robson started working as a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Geography in October. He will continue to research glaciers using remote sensing analyses, but will also focus on rock glaciers, degradation of permafrost, and how changes in the cryosphere are influencing water...

New book
Organic farming in Himalaya.

Climate Change and the Future of Himalayan Farming

This new book, edited by professor Tor Halfdan Aase and published at Oxford University Press, asks to what extent Himalayan farmers and their institutions are prepared to face a future when external production conditions change.