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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.
A large international study - Global Land Ice Measurements from Space - shows that Earth’s glaciers are shrinking with only a few exceptions.
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).
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.