Prøveforelesning - Master of Science Naima El Bani Altuna

Master of Science Naima El Bani Altuna will hold her trial lecture on the announced topic for the PhD degree in Science on September 17 at 13.15.

Title of the trial lecture:

«Gas hydrate seeps – their impact on climate and interaction with ocean temperatures through time»

Evaluation Committee:

  • Professor Dr. Marit-Solveig Seidenkrantz, Department of Geoscience, Aarhus University, Denmark (1. opponent)
  • Senior Research Associate Dr. Anne Jennings, University of Colorado Boulder, USA (2. opponent)
  • Researcher Dr. Amando Putra Ersaid Lasabuda, IG, UiT (internal member and leader of the committee)


The PhD thesis will be defended on the same day at 15.15 in the same auditorium.

Title of Naima El Bani Altuna's PhD Thesis:

«Millennial-scale variability of Atlantic water inflow in the northern Nordic Seas and the northwestern Barents Sea - Relationship to abrupt climate oscillations, cryosphere and methane seepage from the seafloor»


The trial lecture and the public defence will be streamed from this link

The thesis is published in Munin, and available here




UiT follows the national guidelines regarding infection control. A maximum of 31 people are allowed in the auditorium during the defence, as long as everybody keeps a distance of 1 meter at all times.

When: 17. September 2021 at 13.15–14.00
Where: Auditorium 1.022, Teknologibygget
Location / Campus: Digital
Target group: Employees, Students
Contact: Maren L. Andresen
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