Professor Alun Hubbard at COP26

CAGE/UiT professor delivers key Arctic message to COP26 Climate Summit

10. November 2021

World leaders and chief executives from industry and business are gathered in Glasgow this last …


Warmer bottom water temperatures increased methane seepage in the NW Barents Sea

7. November 2021

Over the last 18,000 years, there have been phases of extreme bottom water temperatures reaching …

Methane nibbling bacteria are more active during summer

5. May 2021

Bacteria that thrive on methane released from the ocean floor are an important barrier preventing …

Methane release rapidly increases in the wake of the melting ice sheets

28. April 2021

Melting of the Arctic ice sheets caused rapid methane release from the ocean floor during …

Snow chaos in Europe caused by melting sea-ice in the Arctic

13. April 2021

The April snow falling on fruit blossoms in Europe these days may be directly connected …

Methane monitoring project receives 23,5 million NOK in funding

26. March 2021

EMAN 7 project aims to understand the environmental impact of methane seepage from the sea …

Rapid ice retreat during last deglaciation parallels current melt rates

10. February 2021

Imagine an ice chunk the size of Hawaii disappearing, almost instantaneously, from an ice sheet. …

Karin Andreassen receives the Brøgger Award

6. January 2021

CAGE director, and professor in marine geology and geophysics, Karin Andreassen was honoured with the …

Full moon

The moon controls the release of methane in Arctic Ocean

11. December 2020

High tides may even counter the potential threat of submarine methane release from the warming …

Mohamed Ezat. Photo: Evelyn Pecori

Mohamed Ezat awarded Starting Grant, 25 million NOK

19. November 2020

Tromsø Research Foundation’s Starting Grant is a highly competitive, and attractive funding for early career …

LoVe Ocean Observatory is officially launched

31. August 2020

This tenderly named infrastructure is not very romantic. It is, however, a dreamy addition to …

Andreia Plaza-Faverola wins Young Researcher Award at UiT

17. June 2020

She was given the award for her leadership talents, and for excelling as an early …

New study reveals cracks beneath giant, methane gushing craters

3. June 2020

250-million-year-old cracks in the seafloor feed greenhouse gas methane into giant craters in the Barents …

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Elevated methane levels do not impact tiny Arctic organisms

20. May 2020

There is no evidence that elevated methane levels have a direct impact on planktonic foraminifera …

Haoyi Yao defended thesis online

24. March 2020

Haoyi Yao defended her thesis in cyberspace, due to strict social distancing restrictions implemented by …

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Intensity of past methane release measured with new, groundbreaking methods

11. March 2020

Novel geochemical measurements help scientists reconstruct the past intensity of the methane seeps in the …

Climate gas budgets highly overestimate methane discharge from Arctic Ocean

13. January 2020

There is a huge seasonal variability in methane seeps in the Arctic Ocean, according to …

Thank you for your support in 2019 and best wishes for the holidays!

20. December 2019

We bid farewell to an eventful decade here at CAGE – Centre for Arctic Gas …

Giuliana Panieri. Photo: Torger Grytå

Giuliana Panieri elected as General Secretary of the EGU

3. December 2019

CAGE – professor will serve as General Secretary for the European Geosciences Union for two …

CAGE contributes to new Norwegian deep-ocean observation system

3. December 2019

NorEMSO – a new ocean observation system in the Nordic Seas – has received 60 …

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New French documentary on polar science with participation from CAGE-professor

25. November 2019

Professor Giuliana Panieri contributes to a new documentary on France 5. The documentary aims to …

Andreia Plaza-Faverola wins Award for Women in Geosciences

25. November 2019

Else-Ragnhild Neumann Award for Women in Geosciences goes to women who through PhD or postdoctoral work …

CAGE wins Gender Equality Award at UiT The Arctic University of Norway

20. November 2019

The center of excellence has had gender equality in all positions from its start in …

Searching for Aurora with National Geographic on Board

11. November 2019

National Geographic joined a nerve-wracking scientific expedition to furthest realms of the Arctic Ocean, to …

Research Vessel Kronprins Haakon

Taking the new icebreaker to the Arctic-Atlantic Gateway

21. October 2019

The state-of-the-art icebreaker RV Kronprins Haakon is currently deployed to the Arctic – Atlantic Gateway …


Professor Jürgen Mienert, founding director of CAGE, retires

9. September 2019

Professor Mienert has dedicated his scientific pursuits to the response of polar continental margins to …

CAGE research featured in new geological exhibition at museum in Tromsø

5. September 2019

The new permanent exhibition at The Arctic University Museum of Norway tells the story of …

Fresh water found in the Norwegian Sea

20. August 2019

The discovery was made at 800 meters below the surface in two small canyons on …

Changes in ice volume control seabed methane emissions

8. August 2019

New research shows that episodes of methane emission from the seabed off western Svalbard correlate …

Unusual mucous-like substance found buried within seafloor sediment

25. July 2019

The location and microbial composition of recently found biofilms are challenging beliefs about methane diffusion …

US Naval Academy visits CAGE

23. July 2019

STEM students explore Norway For the second year in a row, students from the U.S. …


CAGE welcomes 4 new employees (and springtime!) to Tromsø

11. June 2019

The snow has melted, the grass has turned green, the flowers are blooming, and four …

Giuliana Panieri. Photo: Torger Grytå

CAGE senior scientist Giuliana Panieri promoted to full professor

14. May 2019

Giuliana Panieri reaches career goal, years after unconventional entrance into the field Humanity strives to …


Gas hydrate workshop brings together early-career researchers with international experts

8. April 2019

Workshop focuses on knowledge-sharing and collaboration The Sedimentary Gas Hydrate Workshop, held in Tromsø from …

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CAGE’s 2018 annual report is now available!

5. April 2019

Review this year’s highlights CAGE’s highly-anticipated annual report, recapping core activities of the centre in …


New mapping interface allows public access to cruise data

8. March 2019

CAGE data manager Fabio Sarti partners with IT experts to enable easy access to what …


Redesigned CAGE website offers unique and exciting features

28. February 2019

The Centre for Arctic Gas Hydrate, Environment, and Climate has recently decided to launch a …


Malin Waage defends thesis on methane indicators in 3D and 4D seismic data

21. February 2019

Methane gas and methane ice (methane hydrates) are common on continental shelves worldwide. In Malin …


Norwegian billionaire funds ‘dream research vessel’ due to launch in 2021

3. December 2018

Article from Science: “The scale of the investment and commitment is astounding,” says Victor Zykov, …