Emerging Leaders of the Arctic

Over a number of days, the Emerging Leaders programme of Arctic Frontiers gathered young professionals to meet with representatives from academia, business and the public sector in order to discuss and convey scientific and political issues related to the Arctic. PhD student Babak Khodabandeloo represented ARCEx and NTNU in the program. The event took place on Hurtigruten from 18-24…

ARCEx Early Career Forum 3.0: Svalbard

The third ECF of ARCEx researchers had a great turnout of nearly all Post Doc and PhD candidates. Gathering in the High Arctic of Svalbard at 78 degrees North from September 14th-16th, the forum was slightly longer than earlier ECF’s. We had three productive Open Session workshops. The first included working on communicative skills with…

Tectonic inversion in the Barents Sea – a history of faith, hope and match boxes

ARCEx Postdoctoral fellow Kjetil Indrevær, at the Department of Geosciences at the University of Oslo will hold a lecture for the Norwegian Geology Association (NGF) on Thursday 22 October. The Barents Sea has since the collapse of the Caledonian Orogeny experienced approx. 350 million years of rifting and formation of  sedimentary basins. Still, one can…

From the Tropics to the Arctic

Amando Lasabuda commenced his PhD project in March 2015 at the Research Centre for Petroleum Exploration (ARCEx). As part of his study, he will be investigating the Early to Middle Cenozoic evolution in the southwest Barents Sea in relation to uplift and erosion event. Lack of discovery in the Barents Sea is often regarded to…