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Published Nov. 17, 2017 4:19 PM

Han gikk konstant med blikket mot bakken på turene da han var barn. Nå lever Henrik Svensen av å fortelle andre om sin fascinasjon for stein. Les intervjuet med Henrik på

Published Nov. 2, 2017 1:24 PM

Article in GeoExpro based on the research article Torsvik et al (2013). A Precambrian microcontinent in the Indian Ocean. Nature Geoscience. 

Published Oct. 23, 2017 11:19 AM

On May 29, 2006, mud started erupting from several sites on the Indonesian island of Java. Boiling mud, water, rocks and gas poured from newly-created vents in the ground, burying entire towns and compelling many Indonesians to flee. By September 2006, the largest eruption site reached a peak, and enough mud gushed on the surface to fill 72 Olympic-sized swimming pools daily.

Published Oct. 23, 2017 11:12 AM

- What are the chances of an asteroid crashing into the Earth and wiping out civilisation as we know it? Aswin Sekhar measures the prospect

Henrik Svensen, prisvinner av NFRs formidlingspris 2017. Foto: Privat
Published Sep. 29, 2017 8:36 AM

Henrik Svensen får prisen for å være en god formidler av egen forsking. Han er også flink til å popularisere og han har vært sentral i arbeidet med å etablere forskingsformidling og kommunikasjon som ett eige studieemne ved Det matematisk-naturvitskaplege fakultetet.

Published Sep. 13, 2017 12:48 PM

Clint Conrad and Grace Shephard, both from CEED,  have written this week's invited contribution to the EGU Geodynamics division's blog series 'Geodynamics 101'. Here Clint discusses and reflects upon the IPCC projections for sea level rise since the first report in 1990.

Velkommen til Forskningsdagene 2017. Foto: Institutt for geofag/GKT
Published Sep. 4, 2017 11:36 AM

Senter for Jordens utvikling og dynamikk - CEED deltar på Forskningsdagene 2017, som i år er viet temaet verdier. Møt oss på Forskningstorget på Universitetsplassen den 22.-23. september.

Published Aug. 24, 2017 1:18 PM

The processes that form and recycle continental crust have changed through time. Numerical models reveal an evolution from extensive recycling on early Earth as the lower crust peeled away, to limited recycling via slab break-off today

Published Aug. 3, 2017 11:08 AM

The gender ratio of women in editor-in-chief roles of major mainstream journals in astronomy and astrophysics is typically about 5-10 % these days. In the last 50 years of academic records, it is not difficult to find no women in such roles at any given time. The same ratio is just about 10-15 % when it comes to the number of keynote speakers, chairpersons of important conference sessions and distinguished award recipients in major conferences and meetings in astronomy/astrophysics.