Department of Geosciences
Our main activities are research, education, and communication with a focus on the northern regions and the Arctic. The activities focus on past and present climate, environment, geohazards and resources. Our students and staff work on land and at sea, using many methods and technologies to collect data. The department is a major user of the new ice-breaking research vessel "Kronprins Haakon", as well as UiT's research vessel "Helmer Hanssen".
The department hosts a Centre of Excellence: iC3 (Centre for Ice, Cryosphere, Carbon, and Climate), which will investigate the role of the large ice sheets in the global
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