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Raman spectroscopy of zircon allows distinction between truly inherited zircon and those that may be introduced through sample processing.
When did Earth change from a water world into a planet with continents rising above sea level? Together with researchers from The Netherlands and Germany, associate professor Desiree Roerdink from the Department of Earth Science and Centre for Deep Sea Research has found that land appeared very early in Earth’s history – up to one billion years earlier than we previously thought.
We are excited to announce a new PhD position based at the Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion. The succesful candidate will be part of CeSAM and follow up on the enthological research that has been done during the Lindås project in the 1970s.
When did Earth change from a water world into a planet with continents rising above sea level?  Together with researchers from The Netherlands and Germany, associate professor Desiree Roerdink from the Department of Earth Science and Centre for Deep Sea Research has found that land appeared very early in Earth’s history – up to one billion years earlier than we previously thought. 
The next Abel Prize Laureate will be announced Wednesday March 23 at 12:00 CET (UTC/GMT+1).
February 21-22 the original model areas of the Lindås project were revisited after 50 years, in preparation for an upcoming re-sampling to assess the rate and direction of land-use change, nature’s benefit to people and landscape multifunctionality.
Professor emeritus Yngve Kristoffersen, who is part of the adventurous research trio in the Arctic Ocean, has published new findings from the expeditions by hovercraft. They have found direct indications of prospective source rocks for hydrocarbons along the Arctic Lomonosov ridge.
Publishing data and articles is one of the most important things a researcher does. It is then very important that your publications get noticed and used in further science – and that often means cited.
New study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that infidelity can promote cooperation among male pied flycatchers.
Finn Gunnar Nielsen and Sigrid E Schütz from BOW presented challenges and opportunities within offshore wind to Espen Barth Eide, the minister of climate and environment
In 2021, we announced our first ‘CeSAM’s Fast-Track Initiative’ grants. We had many strong applications, of which four received funding.