Centre for Deep Sea Research

News archive for Centre for Deep Sea Research

Scientists at the K.G. Jebsen Centre are sampling the volcanic seafloor in remote and previously unexplored areas.
Rolf Birger Pedersen and his research team are exploring manganese crusts in the deep ocean. Videos from the 2019 cruise provide unique glimpses of the scientific activity on board.
The annual conference "Seabed Mapping and Survey" was arranged in Geilo in early March. The conference is an international venue for technological development, exploration of sea surface and seafloor and development of techniques for assessing mineral and renewable resources in the ocean.
Happy 40th anniversary to black smoker vents! On April 21st,1979, deep sea explorers in the submersible HOV Alvin took the first ever photo of a "black smoker" hydrothermal vent.
Anders Bjerga and Håvard Stubseid at the K.G. Jebsen Centre for Deep Sea Research won this year's public outreach contest at geoforskning.no with their contribution on submarine volcanic activity.
Monday 3. June, Eirik Gjerløw successfully defended his thesis "Holocene volcanic activity and hazards of Jan Mayen, North-Atlantic". We congratulate the freshly minted PhD!
Friday 31 May, Karin Landschulze successfully defended her PhD thesis “Geophysical investigation of the Hugin Fracture, a soft-sediment seafloor fracture on the Utsira High, North Sea – Implications for subsurface fluid migration”. We congratulate the freshly minted PhD!