Mohammedyasin et al., 2016

New publication in Marine and Petroleum Geology

The paper “Deep-seated faults and hydrocarbon leakage in the Snøhvit Gas Field, Hammerfest Basin, Southwestern Barents Sea”, by Mohammed S. Mohammedyasin, Stephen Lippard, Kamaldeen Omosanya, Ståle Johansen and Dicky Harishidayat at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, has been accepted in Marine and Petroleum Geology. Highlights Faults in the study area are dip-slip normal faults. Deep-seated faults…

Picture showing Gijs investigating an outcrop section consisting of stacked turbidite beds. Photo: Sten-Andreas Grundvåg.

New publication: deep-marine rift basin deposits in east Greenland (and video)

In a recent publication by Henstra et al. (2016) in Marine and Petroleum Geology, Sten-Andreas Grundvåg, UiT, is one of several co-authors. The publication focus on Lower Cretaceous deposits in Wollaston Forland, east Greenland, and features some breath-taking illustrations of submarine gravity flow processes and their products deposited in a deep-marine rift basin during rift…

Marmierfjellet

New publication: sedimentology and geochemistry of Permian to Lower Triassic deposits in central Spitsbergen

Sten-Andreas Grundvåg, UiT, is co-authoring a paper entitled “depositional environment, ichnological features and oxygenation of Periman to earliest Triassic sediments in central Spitsbergen, Svalbard”, that was recently published in Polar Research. The paper focus mainly on the trace fossil fauna and oxygenation in the Tempelfjorden Group, but also touch upon the dramatic changes in depositional…

Full action with the benthic samples. Picture by Ivan Gromicho

The benthic view

By Roxane Richard I am a master student from Paris and I came to Tromsø for my 2 months internship at Akvaplan-Niva. This cruise was for me many new experiences at the same time and I would like to describe my feelings about it. My very first time in the Arctic! My very first cruise!…

In Polar Bear Country. Picture by Ivan Gromicho

In Polar Bear country

By Jeffrey Krause, University Alabama, USA I had seen a polar bear twice in United States zoos; however, seeing one in the wild was exhilarating.  I am amazed by the sheer size of the animal, these bears are enormous.  It is a rare opportunity to see a great predator and not be in danger (i.e.…

The NPI team enjoying the visit of the Polish Research Station in Hornsund (from left to right: Mar, Hanna, Philipp and Lasse, picture by Morten Iversen)

The spring bloom is in full swing

(text by Philipp Assmy) Hanna, Lasse, Mar, and Philipp from the Norwegian Polar Institute study the world of microscopic algae floating in the water column (phytoplankton) and living inside the sea ice (ice algae). The ARCEx cruise comes just at the right timing for us as we observed the phytoplankton spring bloom at various stages…

Annonse GEO-3120

Apply for the Master’s course: “Management of Petroleum Resources”

GEO-3120 Management of Petroleum Resources The course is aimed at Master’s students in petroleum related studies or with an interest in petroleum related issues.  The course will teach about the Norwegian model for management of oil & gas revenues, give students a comprehension of the Norwegian petroleum resources in a national and international perspective, and insights in the…