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Scandinavia 2009

Jun 4, 09

Day 16 Veilholmen to Trondheim

Today was our last full day.

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Prof. Imbertson

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Jun 4, 09

Day 15 Trondeim to Veilholmen

Thursday we got to sleep in a bit and then ride a ferry over to Veilholmen.

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Jun 2, 09

Day 14

Today we had lectures at NTNU and a tour of a hydro-electric power plant.

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Jun 2, 09

Day 12 & 13 Oslo to Trondeim & first full day in Trondheim

Day 12 was a long train ride well day 13 was our first full day in Trondheim.

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Day 12

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Day 13

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May 31, 09

Day 10 & 11 Grimstad to Oslo

We had a four hour bus ride to Oslo followed by a free day.

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May 28, 09

Day 8 & 9 Aalborg to Grimstad

We have left Denmark and are now in Norway.

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May 26, 09

Day 6 & 7 Leaving Copenhagen and moving to Aalborg

On Monday the 25 we got a lecture at DTU about the importance of wind turbines and on Tuesday the 26 we headed to Aalborg.

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May 24, 09

Day 4 & 5 Onward to Copenhagen

We got on the bus at 5:00am and arrived in Copenhagen yesterday at around 1:00 this time (we are 7 hours ahead of central time).

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May 23, 09

Day 3

Most of us awoke and hit breakfast at 7:30am. We headed to The United Nations University and we had our first lecture. The topic was Geothermal Energy. Dr Invar B Fridleifsson, a Nobel Laureate, spoke about the present and future prospects of geothermal and other renewable energy resources.

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May 21, 09

Day 2 in Iceland

After getting the chance to sleep in we went around the island to see the Geothermal plant.

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May 20, 09

Day 1

We have arrived!!!!!!!

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May 17, 09

Institute of Technology Global Seminar – Scandinavia

Energy Production Methods in Scandinavia (EE 3940)
May 19–June 5, 2009

Faculty member Paul Imbertson (electrical and computer engineering) leads this seminar to study existing and planned energy production methods and energy usage in the Scandinavian countries of Iceland, Denmark, and Norway. Site visits will include research universities, a wind turbine manufacturer, power plants, wind farms, hydro facilities, and solar component manufacturers. See full itinerary.

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