Arctic Geology

Apr
20

Deglaciation of the northern Svalbard margin

20 April 2018

Oscar Fransner has studied the role of different glacial / non-glacial sedimentary processes in shaping the glaciated continental margin of the northern Barents Sea. Fransner will defend his PhD thesis Friday 4 May at UNIS.

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Mar
15

Triassic development of the Norwegian Barents shelf

15 March 2018

Mark Mulrooney has studied the Triassic development of the Norwegian Barents shelf using case studies from the Hammerfest Basin (offshore) and Svalbard (onshore). Mulrooney will defend his PhD thesis Wednesday 21 March at the University of Oslo.

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Jan
23

Summer/autumn courses 2018 open for application

23 January 2018

Apply now for our summer semester courses (and autumn semester courses in Arctic Geophysics)! Application deadline is 15 February 2018.

 

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Jan
11

Geological investigation of high-Arctic fjord-valleys

11 January 2018

Graham Gilbert has studied fjord-valleys in the high Arctic and investigated sedimentary characteristics and permafrost development. Gilbert will defend his PhD thesis Wednesday 17 January at UNIS.

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Dec
14

Green light for the Nansen Legacy

14 December 2017

The Norwegian Research Council has approved the research application for the Nansen Legacy (Arven etter Nansen). The first research cruise will take place from 19 July 2018 with the new research vessel “Kronprins Haakon”.

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Sep
12

Glacier dynamics in Svalbard fjords

12 September 2017

Anne Elina Flink has studied marine terminating Svalbard glaciers and the traces they have left in the geological record. Flink will defend her PhD thesis on Tuesday 19 September at UNIS.

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Sep
11

Apply for spring courses now

11 September 2017

Application is now open for UNIS spring courses. The application deadline is 15 October 2017.

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Jun
07

Glacier detective Lis is the winner!

7 June 2017

Lis Allaart is this year’s winner of geoforskning.no dissemination competition with her contribution as “glacier detective”. The winning contribution, “What happened to the glacier?”, is based on the master’s thesis she completed at UNIS in 2016.

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Apr
26

What happened to the glacier?

26 April 2017

Suspicious tracks have been observed in the area in front of Nordenskiöldbreen in Svalbard. Can glacier detective Lis Allaart solve the riddle?

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