Department of Geosciences

The Department of Geosciences collectively offers bachelor, masters, and doctoral degrees for the subjects of Earth Sciences and Geography. 

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Global warming: glacial records lost forever

It took no more than two years for the Corbassière Glacier in Valais to become practically useless for studying climate change. This has been made clear by core sampling done as part of the Ice Memory…

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Carbon emissions: do the ends justify the means?

They are both the problem and the solution. While emitting vast quantities of carbon, oil companies also happen to be technically in the best position to artificially extract CO2 from the atmosphere and…

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explora 2023: le goût des sciences et de la culture

Le samedi 23 septembre 2023, l'Université de Fribourg propose la 4e édition de sa journée portes ouvertes, explora. En partenariat avec «Fribourg - Ville du goût 2023» et la Journée du bilinguisme, c'est…

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