Universitetet I Tromsø (UiT)

UIT-logoThe University of Tromsø (UIT) is the northernmost University of Europe, where research in the faculty of natural sciences is concentrated on high latitudes marine environments, atmosphere, climate, biology and geology. Within the institute of geology particular emphasis is given on high latitude continental margin development, fluid flow, and gas hydrate stability. The work of the group is related to the development of ocean margins in the north, where easy access and possession of an ice-breaking research vessel (R/V Helmer Hanssen) give us a considerable advantage, nationally and internationally. UIT and the national consortium comprise ocean observatory development for geohazards, ocean currents, fish, and environment.