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A shift, a strapped gown, and a cloak were common female garments in the Viking Age. But how were they designed and used?
Professor Haakon Fossen at the Department of Earth Science and the University Museum of Bergen, UiB has been presented with the award “Nordic Geoscientist Award 2012".
The internationally-oriented research community at Bergens Museum in the 1880s gave him an opportunity to get in touch with international contacts within biology and zoology. The milieu at home and his contacts abroad inspired Nansen to produce specialist results.
It is almost unbelievable that the Christmas rose can grow and flower in the middle of the dark period of the year with just a few plus degree temperatures.