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Dep. of Geosciences has been ranked high for two subject areas in the QS World University Rankings. Geography, hydrology and geomatics advanced to 50th place, and geology is between 51 og 100.
After over 35 years the Chinese Chang’E-3 mission is the first to visit and land on the Moon. Postdoc Zhiyong Xiao participated in the mission team. The first results reveals a vivid geological picture of the landing site.
NCoE SVALI recently held its last conference. Project leader Jon Ove Hagen emphasizes that SVALI has contributed to that theoretical modeling and observations in Greenland' and Arctic glaciers now can be seen in context.
Fundamental science changes society: the emergence of modern meteorology (Arnt Eliassen’s 100th anniversary)
Jun 4, 2015
In September 2015 it is 100 years since one of the fathers of the modern meteorology was born - Arnt Eliassen (9.9.1915 – 22.4.2000). This is celebrated by DNVA and UiO with a seminar on how fundamental science can change the society. Eliassen is known among other topics for his research on dynamic metheorology, and important contributions to numerical weather forecast.
"Excellence in refereeing Award 2014" to Olivier Galland
Jun 4, 2015
Researcher Olivier Galland from Department of Geosciences received recently an "Excellence in refereeing Award 2014" from American Geophysical Union (AGU), for his contribution in peer review work for Journal of Geophysical Research, Solid Earth.
Trond H. Torsvik has been awarded the 2015 Leopold von Buch medal
May 13, 2015
Professor Trond Torsvik has been awarded the 2015 Leopold von Buch medal in “recognition and appreciation of outstanding professional contributions to understanding geodynamics”.
Strengthening Norwegian research and education in changing climates
Apr 17, 2015
Scientists in geodynamics and meteorology from UiO, in collaboration with researchers in geosciences from Bergen, Tromsø and UNIS, received 19.5 million kroner from the Norwegian Research Council (NFR) for a new Research School on “Changing climates in the coupled earth system” (CHESS).