Real-time detection of sea ice from drones

By Agnar Sivertsen, Norut This article was first published on http://norut.no/en/news/real-time-detection-sea-ice-drones  Icebergs are a risk to all ships navigating in the high Arctic. Norut has developed a system for real-time detection and monitoring of sea ice, using UAVs. Icebergs are a risk to all ships navigating in the high Arctic. Even though activities such as tourist…

Pictures from the ARCEx Conference 2017

ARCEx carried out the Annual Conference 2017 in beautiful Malangen, Troms, with a varied program including new insights on geology, technology and environmental risks, and with participants from most of the partners. The event took place on May 10-11, and included presentations from both experienced and early career researchers. In the evening on the 10th,…

New article: Forced folding and complex overburden deformation associated with magmatic intrusion in the Vøring Basin, offshore Norway

Tectonophysics has published the article “Forced folding and complex overburden deformation associated with magmatic intrusion in the Vøring Basin, offshore Norway”, by Kamaldeen Olakunle Omosanya and Ståle E. Johansen, NTNU, and Ovie Emmanuel Eruteya and Nicolas Waldmann, University of Haifa. Abstract:  In this study, three-dimensional seismic reflection and borehole data from the Vøring Basin, offshore Norway have…

New article: Sedimentology of the Lower Cretaceous at Kikutodden and Keilhaufjellet, southern Spitsbergen: implications for an onshore–offshore link

The paper “Sedimentology of the Lower Cretaceous at Kikutodden and Keilhaufjellet, Southern Spitsbergen: implications for an onshore–offshore link” by Sten-Andreas Grundvåg and Snorre Olaussen has been published in the journal Polar Research. Abstract:  Detailed sedimentological investigations of the Lower Cretaceous succession of southernmost Spitsbergen indicate eposition during a long-term fall and rise in relative sea level.…

New article: Acoustic generation of underwater cavities—Comparing modeled and measured acoustic signals generated by seismic air gun arrays

The paper “Acoustic generation of underwater cavities—Comparing modeled and measured acoustic signals generated by seismic air gun arrays” by Babak Khodabandeloo, Martin Landrø and Alfred Hanssen has been published in the latest issue of The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. Abstract: Underwater vapor cavities can be generated by acoustic stimulation. When the acoustic…

New open access article: Prospecting Biotechnologically-Relevant Monooxygenases from Cold Sediment Metagenomes: An In Silico Approach

The paper “Prospecting Biotechnologically-Relevant Monooxygenases from Cold Sediment Metagenomes: An In Silico Approach” by Matías A. Musumeci, Mariana Lozada, Daniela V. Rial, Walter P. Mac Cormack, Janet K. Jansson, Sara Sjöling, JoLynn Carroll and Hebe M. Dionisi, has been published in the open access journal Marine Drugs. Abstract:  Abstract: The goal of this work was to…

Circum-arctic cooperation – ARCEx joining the CASE-workshop in Hannover

CASE – Circum-Arctic Structural Events – is a project run by the German Federal Institute for Geoscience and Natural Resources (BGR). Since 1992, some 20 CASE-expeditions were carried out to Svalbard, Greenland, Siberia, Yukon North Slope and the Canadian Arctic to do geological and geophysical terrestrial research and to study the geological development of the…

ARCEx Annual Conference 2017

ARCEx is looking forward to welcoming you to its third Annual Conference, at the Malangen Resort (close to Tromsø), 10-11 May 2017.  We will present ongoing activities, achievements and results in the research fields covered by ARCEx. The ARCEx General Assembly will take place during the conference.  PROGRAM  Wednesday, 10 May 10:00 Bus from UiT…

Open position: PhD Research Fellowship in Geology/Geophysics (ARCEx)

ARCEx partner University of Oslo is hiring a PhD fellow in Geology/Geophysics. The 3-year fellowship will be focusing in subjects related to basin analysis and numerical modelling. The position is affiliated to work package 1 in ARCEx, and the candidate will be part of an interdisciplinary research group (that includes structural geologists, sedimentologists, geophysicists, and…

5th international symposium on Dynamic Energy Budget theory: metabolic organization plays a role in planetary stewardship

ARCEx is a proud sponsor of the Fifth international symposium on Dynamic Energy Budget theory: metabolic organization plays a role in planetary stewardship, held at Clarion Hotel The Edge, Tromsø, Norway, May 31 – June 02 2017. This is in connection with our WP3 activities in Ecotoxicology.  About the 5th symposium in Tromsø: Planet earth is basically…