The waiting time from sentence is handed down till imprisonment starts is an important time in the life of the convict, a large comparative study of prisons and punishments in England & Wales and Norway shows.
With oil exploration crude oil, oil residues and environmentally damaging waste ends up in the ocean unless extensive cleansing is performed. New environmentally friendly technology will rationalise waste disposal in oil extraction.
"The combination of the young University of Agder and the more traditional University of Oslo and Institute of Marine Research is very potent," Professor Nils Chr. Stenseth says. He is the chairman of CCR – Centre for Coastal Research, which on Wednesday becomes a priority research centre.
The CIEM centre at UiA was recently granted NOK 11 million from the Research Council of Norway for an international research project about information sharing within emergency preparedness and management.