senior researcher at Physics of
Geological Processes (PGP),
mail: PGP, Dept. of Physics, PO
box 1048 Blindern,
0316 Oslo, Norway
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essay about popular science in the Prosa
magazine (in Norwegian)
My book Bergtatt was awarded
the Norwegian Mountain Literature Award! Read more.
series in Morgenbladet is now available on-line.
will participate in several book festivals and outreach events this
Fall, at the Bjørsonfestivalen (31. august), Oslo
september) and the Arne Næss seminar at Dovre (24. august).
My blog at
European Association of Geochemistry: EAG Blog
science article in the Snø & Ski magazine. Read.
News & Views in Nature: Bubbles
from the deep.
February: New paper out in EPSL
about dating the Karoo Large igneous province.
with me (on popular science and research) in Forskerforum.
out the news related to my book Bergtatt. There is a lot of things
going on, both related to interviews and reviews.
of Bergtatt in Aftenposten, 18.12.11: "Steinbra".
Information about my book
on natural disasters (The End is Nigh) can be found here.
October/November 2011: Fieldwork in the Karoo Basin, South Africa.
work in West Greenland, 2006)
2010: Fieldwork in the Siberian Traps, East Siberia.
(Field work in Est
Siberia, 2010. Im the guy with the moscito hat.. Photo: Helge Hovland.)
2010: Review of Charles F. Walker's book "Shaky Colonialism"
in a special edition of Reviews in History
(about environmental history).
2010: Papers published about the climate effects of
metamorphism (in the journal Elements),
and sediment intrusions into sills (Geosphere).
Publication of a paper dealing with the PETM global warming
and the Northeast Atlantic Volcanic Province. Press
release. See comment in Science.
2010: Fieldwork on Svalbard.
of my popular science book in Italy: "Storia
dei disastri naturali" by Odoya publisher. January: the
book was discussed on Italian TV.
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updated February 2012.