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…

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: 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 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…

New article in press: Magmatic activity in the Barents Sea

Kamaldeen Omosanya, Ståle Johansen and Peter Abrahamson, NTNU have a new article in press at Marine and Petroleum Geology. Read more here and here. The article can be downloaded from the link in the reference below. Omosanya, K.O., Johansen, S.E., Abrahamson, P. (2016): Magmatic activity during the breakup of Greenland-Eurasia and fluid-flow in Stappen High, SW Barents…

Arctic Technology: New UNIS Course

The new course, AT333 Arctic Petroleum Sciences: from exploration and operation to environmental impacts and ecosafe operations, is interdisciplinary and open to students from various fields of study (technology, biology, environment and geology). Course period will be the autumn semester (August – September), annually.