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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's Christian Tegner invited to CASE 19 Expedition

2017.04.06 | Research news

Christian Tegner has been invited to take part in an expedition where he will work on the High Arctic large igneous province (lavas, dykes, and large gabbro-granite intrusions) in the Pearya Terrane of northern Ellesmere Island. This is an exciting trip for Christian and the ESP team as the rocks he will study may represent the onshore extension…

Plate Reorganisations and Volcano-Climate Interactions During the Emplacement of the North Atlantic Igneous Province (62-55 Ma)

2017.04.04 | Events

GEOSCIENCE SEMINAR by ESP collaborator Morgan T. Jones, from the Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics (CEED), University of Oslo

ESP's Christian Tegner invited to speak at 3rd CASE-workshop

2017.03.20 | Events

The geodynamics of the marginal areas of the Arctic Ocean are a supraregional focus of Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe (BGR), and are investigated by CASE (Cirum-Arctic Structural Events) projects. The 3rd CASE-workshop took place at the BGR, Hannover, from 13th to 16th of March 2017. Participants came from across Europe,…

Dr. June Wicks will visit ESP

2017.03.15 | Events

16th - 18th March 2017

New publication makes an impact!

2017.02.21 | Research news

Two billion years of magmatism recorded from a single Mars meteorite ejection site

ESP's Christian Tegner at 32nd Winter Meeting in Oslo

2017.01.11 | Knowledge exchange

Organised by Geological Society of Norway

Godt Nytår

2017.01.04 | News from the management

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Photo of flood basalts on Bennett Island, East Siberian Sea, Russia

Large Volcanic Provinces of the Arctic

2016.12.13 | Events

Our own Christian Tegner will give the Geoscience Department's seminar today. Christian's talk, "Large Volcanic Provinces of the Arctic," will present the magmatic rocks occur throughout the Arctic area (Greenland, Russia, Norway and Canada) that were originally described as the Brito-Arctic Province (or Thulean Province). These magmatic…

Sandra Michelis MSc thesis

2016.12.06 | Events

Platinum Group Element Prospectivity of the Moroccan Central Atlantic Magmatic Province

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