News

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.

Photo: View from Kongsvegen over Kongsfjord with Blomstrandbreen in the background (Svalbard), June 2021. Photo: Andreas Alexander
Published Oct. 5, 2021 2:21 PM

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.

Foto: Tørke i landskap
Published July 6, 2021 4:27 PM

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. 

Lecture, front page; Runoff of meltwater from land-based glaciers to the Barents Sea
Published Nov. 26, 2020 2:03 PM

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.

Research on the Earth and the climate is among subjects which have given UiO a place among the best. Illustration: Colourbox.com
Published May 19, 2020 12:47 PM

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.