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MetOs moved to Kristine Bonnevies hus in June 2020. Photo: GKT/UiO
Published July 31, 2020 1:28 PM

Just before the summer, Section for Meteorology and Oceanography, Dept. of Geosciences moved from temporary premises at Ullevål Stadium to the Blindern campus. Now they are finally in place in nice newly renovated premises on the 2nd floor of Kristine Bonnevies hus.

Research on the Earth and the climate is among subjects which have given UiO a place among the best. Illustration: Colourbox.com
Published May 19, 2020 12:47 PM

Researchers in Earth & Environmental Sciences at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Oslo achieve a high score on the Nature Index for 2020. Their research is now ranked 8th in Europe, and 3rd in Europe outside the UK.

Picture showing rocks with three light grey lines that are three examples of the shear zones described in the paper.
Published Mar. 19, 2020 11:18 AM

Deep intracontinental earthquakes are poorly understood, despite their potential to cause significant destruction. In a recently published article in Nature Communications, a study done in Lofoten by an international project led by Njord's Luca Menegon, has shed new light on the mechanisms through which earthquakes are triggered up to 40km beneath the earth’s surface. With the insight from this study, researchers hope to be able to help at-risk communities in the future from the danger these earthquakes poses.