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Many glaciers on Svalbard behave differently from glaciers worldwide. They advance massively for some years, then quickly retreat – and then remain quiescent for fifty to a hundred years – before once again to advance.
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.
Recently could Professor Emeritus Knut Bjørlykke, Department of Geosciences see the result after a lot of work; A revised and extended textbook in Petroleum Geoscience (2015), Many have contributed.
Japanese students to the University of Oslo to study modeling of the cryosphere
Jan 27, 2016
Five Japanese PhD students and several academic staff from Hokkaido University, Sapporo, followed this year the course GEO9440 - Cryospheric modeling, provided by the Department of Geosciences. All of them participated in the exchange project CryoEAST, supported by SIUs High North Programme.
Award to PhD fellow in Geosciences at SMPR 2015
Dec 3, 2015
PhD Luc Girod from Department of Geosciences recently received the award for best paper at this year SMPR conference within geomatics, environmental monitoring and satellite data. The Conference was held at the University of Tehran in November.
Mathew Domeier awarded the Geoscience Frontiers Medal for the 2014 Best Paper
Nov 13, 2015
Geoscience Frontiers (GSF) had its Annual Convention & Editorial Meeting in October. Mathew Domeier, CEED and Department of Geosciences was here awarded the GSF Medal for the 2014 Best Paper for an article about plate techtonic in the Paleozoic.
NEW research school for Earth and Planetary Studies
Nov 5, 2015
The Research Council of Norway has funded seven new national research schools on free topics for the period 2016-2023. One of them is the Norwegian Research School for Dynamics and Evolution of Earth and Planets, which will be hosted by the Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics (CEED), University of Oslo.