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Niels Bohr Professorship

Funded by Danish National Research Foundation

Earth System Petrology is dedicated to understanding our planet’s dynamics and evolution by coupling magmatic, structural, topographic and climatic observations at the Earth’s surface with our growing knowledge of deep mantle and lithosphere processes.


ESP seminar

11.05.2018 | Seminar

Dr. Sarah Callegaro, CEED UiO

ESP contributing to science outreach

13.03.2018 | Presseklip

ESP's own Kenni Petersen has been busy contributing to popular science media! Kenni has been consulted for two articles concerning the recent discovery of an eighth (hidden) continent, Zealandia. His contributions on this topic include debate about whether Zealandia is truly a continent or a microcontinent. He also provided input for a general…

Wager and Brown Layered Igneous Rocks Workshop (June 27-30, 2018)

16.02.2018 | Videnudveksling

Workshop to be convened by Rais Latypov, Steve Barnes and ESP's Christian Tegner to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the publication of Wager and Brown’s seminal book.

Announcing Bill Glassley's new book 'A Wilder Time'

14.02.2018 | Talentudvikling

ESP's William E. Glassley has released a new book, A Wilder Time: Notes from a Geologist at the Edge of the Greenland Ice. Glassley's inspiration comes from Greenland, one of the last truly wild places. Over numerous seasons Glassley, John Korstgård (ESP) and Kai Sørensen, traveled to Greenland to collect samples and observe rock…

ESP at 33rd Nordic Geological Winter Meeting

11.01.2018 | Videnudveksling

January 10-12, 2018

iMAT Lecture: EIT RawMaterials - Driving Innovation in the European Raw Materials Sector

15.12.2017 | Seminar

Time: 11:00-12:00, Friday 15th December. Place: Department of Chemistry AUD I (1514-213). By Dr. Karen Hanghøj (CEO, Managing, Director EIT RawMaterials GmbH)

Geoscience Seminar: Records of Archean lithosphere evolution

01.12.2017 | Forelæsning / foredrag

Time: Wednesday, December 6; 13:15 pm - Place: 1673-118 - By Dr. Matthijs Smit, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, University of British Columbia.

Geoscience Seminar: A record of deep crustal foundering from high-pressure xenoliths

01.12.2017 | Forelæsning / foredrag

Time: Tuesday, December 5; 4:00 pm - Place: 1673-118 - By Dr. Ellen Kooijiman, Senior Researcher, Head of Vegacenter, Swedish Museum of Natural History

Geoscience Seminar - Growth of Earth’s earliest continental crust

30.11.2017 | Forelæsning / foredrag

Time: Thursday, Nov.30, 2017 - Location: 1671-137 Aud-1671 Undervisning (98) - by: Jeffrey Vervoort, AUFF Distinguished Visiting Professor and Professor of Isotope Geochemistry, School of the Environment, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164

AGiR Lectures: Radiogenic Isotopes, Geochronology and Their Applications

30.10.2017 | Forelæsning / foredrag

Two lectures on the fundamentals and applications of radiogenic isotopes given by AUFF distingished Visiting professor, Jeffrey Vervoort.

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