2016

This picture show the overlap between neighboring Landsat paths at glaciers in the Pamirs (Tajikistan/Kyrgyzstan). Photo: Winsvold et al
Published Dec. 16, 2016 11:44 PM

American Geophysical Union had recently its big annual fall meeting in San Francisco. Here participated PhD fellow Solveig Havstad Winsvold, Department of Geosciences. She presented a new way to measure glaciers, now mentioned in an article by NASA SCIENCE.

As a part of the lecture Andersen could show several rock samles which all had been through an earthquake and had been trough a melt and congeal process. Photo: CEED/GKT
Published Dec. 15, 2016 3:10 PM

Several interested members of the public and researchers working with natural hazards and earthquakes were in the audience on 13. December to follow the seminar on Risk and management of earthquakes. CEED-professor Torgeir B. Andersen gave a lecture about why Italy are affected by a large number of earthquakes and discussed several aspects concerning the geology of earthquakes.

As a part of the lecture Andersen could show several rock samles which all had been through an earthquake and had been trough a melt and congeal process. Photo: CEED/GKT
Published Dec. 15, 2016 3:01 PM

Several interested members of the public and researchers working with natural hazards and earthquakes were in the audience on 13. December to follow the seminar on Risk and management of earthquakes. CEED-professor Torgeir B. Andersen gave a lecture about why Italy are affected by a large number of earthquakes and discussed several aspects concerning the geology of earthquakes.

Published Nov. 9, 2016 2:01 PM

First week of November the Norwegian Research School DEEP arranged its very first intensive course for PhD students. The course Planetary Physics and Global Tectonics is the first in a series of new courses established by the school.

RESEARCH PRIZE: Professor Trond H. Torsvik gets applause from a full-packed audience in the University Aula when he gets the research award from the Deputy Rector Ragnhild H. Hennum. Rector at UiO, Ole Petter Ottesen and the Deputy University Director Tove Kristin Karlsen are seen in the background for the prize winner. Photo: Yngve Vogt, Apollon
Published Sep. 5, 2016 4:29 PM

The University of Oslo (UiO) research prize for 2016 was given to Professor Trond H. Torsvik in a formal ceremony at University's Aula on Friday 2nd September 2016. 

The Ivar Giæver Geomagnetic Laboratory. Photo: CEED
Published June 28, 2016 8:15 PM

CEED - Centre of Earth Evolution and Dynamics at Department of gescoences/UIO recently launched a brand new website for the Ivar Giæver Geomagnetic Laboratory.  This is a National Norwegian research laboratory and research infrastructure for geomagnetism, supported by CEED and the Norwegian Research Council of Norway.

Professor Trond H. Torsvik. Photo: UiO
Published June 21, 2016 4:38 PM

Today it was announced who will get the foremost awards for 2016 from University of Oslo. Gratifying was that Professor of geodynamics Trond Helge Torsvik from Department of Geosciences and The Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics (CEED) - is awarded the University of Oslo's research prize.

Draught - A pan-European view: 17 June 2016 is the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. EDC mark the day by publishing an online video about drought.
Published June 16, 2016 3:36 PM

In 1994, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 17 the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought to promote public awareness of the issue. The European Drought Centre mark this day by publish online a talk of Henny A.J. Van Lanen, EDC / Wageningen University on: Large-scale drought: a pan-European view of the hazard, impacts and adaptation

The SUCCESS annual report 2015.
Published Apr. 19, 2016 7:11 PM

Department of Geosciences participates in the FME centre SUCCESS which does research on CO2 storage. The SUCCESS centre is in 2016 entering into the final two years and is now in the phase of concluding its work. The last year’s annual report is now available at web.