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The SUCCESS annual report 2016. Front page.
Published Aug. 25, 2017 4:20 PM

Department of Geosciences participates in the FME centre SUCCESS which does research on CO2 storage. The SUCCESS centre was 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.

Reconstruction: This illustration/model shows a reconstruction of the formation of the North Atlantic from 60 million years ago until the present day. This model was created in the open source plate tectonics software GPlates using the data from Seton et al (2012) Global continental and ocean basin reconstructions since 200 Ma. Illustration/model: Grace Shephard
Published Aug. 4, 2017 12:48 PM

A new study of ash layers on Svalbard which provides valuable data about the formation of the North Atlantic Ocean has been recently published in the Nature Journal: Scientific Reports. Behind the new research are scientists from CEED in collaboration with colleagues from Massachusetts Institute of Technology/MIT and Store Norske AS. 

The two student-articles exploring geological conditions on the sea floor. One from the Møre-bassin and the other from the sea floor outside Scotland. Image: Google Earth
Published June 30, 2017 1:41 PM

Sigurd Kjoberg and Syahreza Saidina Angkasa graduated from the master’s programme at Dept. of Geosciences in 2016. They are now first authors of articles in the scientific journal Interpretation, articles which are based on their master theses.

Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo. Norway.
Published May 11, 2017 12:16 PM

Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo receives RokDoc software for $30 million from Ikon Science (UK). The software will be used in teaching in two advanced courses in petroleum geophysics.

On the cover: Aerial photos of decreasing permafrost taken by researchers from UiO on the front cover for the May issue of Nature Climate Change. Link to the journal.
Published May 10, 2017 2:58 PM

Aerial photos taken by drones are of great help for documenting changes at the ground for researchers at Department of Geosciences. Photos of the thawing of permafrost get attention, and in the May edition of the journal Nature Climate Change is one of their photos of decreasing permafrost in North of Norway chosen as a cover photo.