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After over 35 years the Chinese Chang’E-3 mission is the first to visit and land on the lunar surface. CEED postdoc Zhiyong Xiao participates in the mission team, and the first results reveals a vivid geological picture of the landing site.
A large international study - Global Land Ice Measurements from Space - shows that Earth’s glaciers are shrinking with only a few exceptions.
Researchers from Department of Geosciences had good luck when they captured on film the calving of Kronebreen. They added the soundtrack of the seismic recordings and made the film Seismic Sounds of Calving.
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).
Marine Geoscience Leadership - MGLS - workshop for early career geoscientists
Apr 10, 2015
Earlier this year Dr. Grace Shephard, a Postdoc at CEED, Dep. of Geosciences was selected as 1 out of 3 European representatives to attend the MGLS Symposium, Washington DC, USA. This bienniel event brings together early career researchers to build skillsets such as science policy, communication, and collaboration. Shephard who has her main interest in plate tectonic reconstructions/ocean floor and modelling mantle structure, highly recommends the Symposium in this summary.
Andean Geotrail, Torres del Paine in Geo ExPro
Mar 27, 2015
Research fellows Olivier Galland and Caroline Sassier describe geotrail hightlights of the Andean Geotrail trip in the latest version of Geo ExPro. On the trip they visited (on bike) the national park Torres del Paine in Patagonia, Chile.
Prize for presentation at IGS-2015 to PhD student
Mar 11, 2015
Glaciologists and other scientists and students from around the world met in Kathmandu in Nepal in the first week in March 2015. The venue was the International Symposium on Glaciology in High Mountain Asia. PhD student Désirée Treichler from the Department of Geosciences attended the academic program, and received a prize for best student presentation for her presentation about hydrological consequences of glacier mass changes in high mountain Asia.