Lunch seminar 26 Jan: The “skiology” of Svalbard – the link between topography, geology, and back-country skiing

Sten-Andreas Grundvåg, ARCEx/UiT, will give a popular science seminar on “The “skiology” of Svalbard – the link between topography, geology, and back-country skiing” Date: Thursday 26 January, 11:15-12:00 Venue: Store Aud, Realfagbygget  There will be served a “lunch-to-go”, so sign up for the event!  About the event:  Have you ever wanted to ski the rugged peaks of…

The Arctic Conference Days 2017 – May 29th – June 2nd

The Geological Society of Norway (NGF) invites to the 5th Arctic Conference Days in Lofoten, from May 28th – June 2nd. The Arctic region is an area with large resources of petroleum and minerals creating an increased scientific, economic and political interest. The Arctic Conference Days is an event that combines 4 conferences in one,…

Master thesis by Gert Høgset

Gert Høgset handed in his masterthesis titled “The Cenozoic pre-glacial sedimentary environment of the SW Barents Sea continental margin – Lofoten Basin” in may 2016. Below you can find a sum up of the thesis. The thesis can be read in it’s full length on: http://munin.uit.no/handle/10037/9321 .

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…

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…

Petroleum education for the future

ARCEx arranged a one-day meeting for personnel involved in petroleum geology teaching at the Department of Geology, University of Tromsø, on Thursday 15 October. Staff from industry and academia got together for a good day of discussions around how teaching and supervision related to petroleum geology should be performed. We had presentations from the existing course-portfolio…

Master’s degree in Petroleum Geoscience

From the Fall Semester 2015, ARCEx and the Department of Geology at UiT The Arctic University of Norway launches a new Master’s specialization in Petroleum Geoscience. The Master’s specialization is designed for students with an interest in petroleum related topics, and who want to write their thesis in a petroleum related direction. The candidates will…