Volcanic CO2 may have triggered the Permian extinction 252 million years ago. An intense and rapid increase in CO2 may affected the climate and consequently also the ecosystems. Carbon isotopes measured on fossil marine algae- and plant fossils from Finnmark have provided with important information in a new study.
Study programme taught in English
- Geosciences (master's two years)
- Programme option CS: Geoscience,
in the Computational Science MSc programme
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That is, if we meet the Paris Agreement target of limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. “Human action matters”, says Professor Regine Hock.
Why do some earthquakes cause enormous damage while others disappear silently deep down in the ground?
With funding from ERC, Francois Renard hopes to get closer to solving one of the major subjects of the geosciences: How do we predict earthquakes?
Study geosciences; geology, geography and geophysics at the University of Oslo, Norway.
The Dept. of Geosciences offer these studies in English: