Physics of Geological Processes (PGP)

PGP was a Norwegian Centre of Excellence (CoE) funded by the Research Council of Norway (NFR) from 2003-2013. From 2013, PGP operates as a cross-disciplinary research group that integrates physics and geology. PGP currently gathers scientists from both the Department of Geoscience (PGP group) and the Physics Department (Condensed Matter group) within the University of Oslo.

Torres del Paine Laccolith, Southern Chilean Patagonia - Photo: Olivier Galland

News :

  • 11 June 2018 - Congratulations to Joanna Dziadkowiec, who won third place at PhD Day's poster competition!

  • 22 Mar 2018 - An article on rock failure by François Renard, Neelima Kandula, Benoit Cordonnier and collaborators has been featured in Eos.

  • 26 Feb 2018 - Work by Håkon Austrheim and others on the influence of peridotite weathering on continental crust composition has been published in Nature Communications!

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Published Aug. 20, 2013 2:17 PM - Last modified Aug. 13, 2018 1:48 PM