Oct. 20, 2020 12:44 PM
In a tent in minus 17 degrees in the Bolivian high mountain plateau, Altiplano, a desert that looks like a painting by Salvador Dalí, the world's largest salt flat. These are just some of the experiences Olivier Galland and Caroline Sassier write about in GEO ExPro from their journey by bike along the mighty landscape of the Andes in South America.
Sep. 24, 2020 3:09 PM
The two most recent Norwegian meteorites, “Oslo” and “Valle”, are now officially classified and registered in the international meteoritical database. Only now, the scientific community consider it real although it fall felt for some Oslo citizens real since quite a while.
Sep. 23, 2020 2:05 PM
In June 2020 a team of six scientist in porous media research started up a webinar and YouTube channel for young researchers in porous media/CCS. The new effort for online presentations, contact and networking within the group of scientists from several countries make it possible to interact efficient without the need of travelling.
Sep. 2, 2020 1:41 PM
Professor of meteorology Trude Storelvmo, Department of Geosciences, received today UiO's award for Young researchers. For several years, her great interest has been in research on the atmosphere, aerosols and the climate.
Aug. 17, 2020 5:00 PM
A new study led by Dr. Martin Schobben (Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin), with co-authors from the Dept. for Geosciences (UiO), describes the causal chains between environmental changes and mass extinction at the Permian-Triassic boundary about 252 million years ago. From this study, scientists can get a glimpse of what might happen to biodiversity under the predicted global warming in the near future. New publication in Nature Geoscience.