Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

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During the coldest years of the last ice-age the ice cap reached the British Isles and Polen. New research has revealed that an ice-free green spot existed further north - on a penisula close to Spitsbergen.
MSc. Silje Smith-Johnsen ved Institutt for geovitenskap og Bjerknessenteret for klimaforskning disputerte i dag med avhandlingen «Dynamics of the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream: the role of geothermal heat and subglacial hydrology».
Mashzhan Akzhigit , PhD student and Musabekov Zhorabek, master student at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University make their first research visit to University of Bergen under the Eurasian Framework. Welcome!
An international and multidisciplinary team of 36 scientists and engineers, with the assistance of the officers and crew of the vessel, conducted a multidisciplinary investigation of deep (4000 m) hydrothermal vents under permanent ice cover in the Arctic.
The world’s sea level was at one time ten meters higher than today. Researchers have now discovered where the water came from. 
The yearly lecture at the Norwegian Academy of Letters and Sciences.
Edoardo Mandolini, will work on his master thesis focussing on the anaerobic thermophilic bacterium Fervidobacterium pennivorans, named strain Ker, isolated from a terrestrial hot-spring in Tajikistan.