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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.
EvoFish welcomes new master's student, Ranga Jayawickrama, who will study moprhological variation in guppies.
The International Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) aims to discover vital information about our Earth System.
Last week a team of twelve researchers and research technicians set out on a 5-day cruise to Norway’s longest and deepest fjord, Sognefjorden.
Jérôme Ruzzin, a post-doc in the Experimental Toxicology research group, was involved in a study with mice that provides more evidence that a diet high in farmed salmon contaminated by persistent organic pollutants - POPs - contributes to weight gain and increases the risk of diabetes.
The research cruise field trip undertaken by Fisheries Ecology students at BIO (MAR230) is a unique, "hands-on" learning opportunity that few universities around the world offer.