Welcome to The Nordic Branch Meeting of the International Glaciological Society (IGS) 2021. This year the meeting is taking place 4-6 November, in Oslo, Norway.
News and "In media" articles where researchers from the Section for Geography and hydrology have contributed. The list is not exhaustive and postings are mostly Norwegian.
Professor of glaciology Regine Hock at Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo is awarded the prestigious recognition 'Richardson Medal' from The International Glaciological Society (IGS).
FN har nylig utgitt ein rapport om tørke og konsekvensar av tørke. Dei advarar om at tørke har alvorlege konsekvenser for samfunn, økosystem og økonomi. Lena Tallaksen er professor i hydrologi ved Institutt for geofag, og har vorte intervjua av Dagbladet den 20. juni i forbindelse med dette.
The Department of Geosciences receives funding for five new projects from the Research Council of Norway (NFR) in the 2021 call. A total of three research projects as well as two projects in the "Young Research Talents" category are funded.
The webinar entitled 'Introduction to hydrogeology with case studies in Norway and Brazil' is held in August this year, for the students from UFPA, Brazil and Dept. of Geosciences, UiO.
Nye sprekker og bresjøer dukker opp. Sentinel-satellittene dokumenterer endringene i norske isbreer.
Interview with Louise Steffensen Schmidt (The Nansen Legacy), Postdoc at the Dept. of Geosciences, University of Oslo. Recently, she presented her research work in the lecture: Variability in glacier meltwater runoff to the Barents Sea, at the 3rd Nansen Legacy annual meeting, 10-12 Nov. 2020.
KURT and iEarth hosted a digital seminar about teaching
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.
– We need to understand how glaciers are shrinking in order to better adapt to climate change impacts such as changes to water supply, landslides and avalanches, says Prof. Andreas Kääb, a glacier expert from the University of Oslo in Norway.