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Mathew Domeier (left) and Andreas Kääb, at the EGU General Assembly 2019 Vienna. Photo: Carmen Gaina
Published Apr. 26, 2019 12:35 PM

The European Geosciences Union holds annually its General Assambly in Vienna, Austria in April. This is the largest conference for geoscientists in Europe, and it covers all subject fields under the 'geoscience umbrella'.  For 2019 two scientists from University of Oslo got awards for their research in geosciences, respectively in geomatics/remote sensing and geology.

Prof. Andreas Max Kääb, Department of Geosciences receives medal and diploma by EGU, Vienna; April 8, 2019. Photo: Bernd Etzelmüller/UiO
Published Apr. 10, 2019 12:29 PM

Vienna 8th of April: The European Geosciences Union (EGU) presented Professor Andreas Max Kääb, Department of Geosciences with the "Louis Agassiz Medal" of 2019. The medal is awarded to research efforts that are "outstanding", and the reasons from EGU for awarding Kääb the medal speak for themselves.

Arctic cryosphere: Researchers want to map circulation patterns of icebergs in cold waters. Icebergs represents a potential risk for maritime transportation in the North. Illustration picture: Colourbox.com
Published Dec. 19, 2018 9:28 AM

The American Geophysical Union has had recently its fall meeting, 10-14. December in Washington DC. Researcher in geomatics and remote sensing, Bas Altena was here presenting his research on circulation patterns of icebergs in an icy fjord of Greenland. This is the first presentation of ongoing research conducted in the project ICEFLOW.