Accepted article in Journal of Petroleum Geology

The paper “Migrated petroleum in Mesozoic strata in Svalbard: organic geochemical characterization and implications for regional exploration” by Tesfamariam Abay, Dag Karlsen et al., is to appear in Journal of Petroleum Geology in 2017. Abstract:  The presence of migrated petroleum in outcropping rocks on Spitsbergen (Svalbard archipelago) has been known for several decades but the…

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 .

Published: Early Cretaceous synrift uplift and tectonic inversion in the Loppa High area, southwestern Barents Sea, Norwegian shelf

The paper “Early Cretaceous synrift uplift and tectonic inversion in the Loppa High area, southwestern Barents Sea, Norwegian shelf” by Kjetil Indrevær, Roy H. Gabrielsen and Jan Inge Faleide has been published on Journal of the Geological Society and is available online. Abstract Tectonic inversion of rift basins is most commonly reported in the literature to…

The Research Council on site visit at ARCEx and UiT

The Research Council of Norway made a site visit to ARCEx and the University of Tromsø as part of the contractual follow up of the research centre. – The aim of the site visit is to create a dialogue between the Research Council and the research centre, and to give insights into the research centre’s activities, says Siri…

Accepted article in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology

The paper “The Aptian (Early Cretaceous) oceanic anoxic event (OAE1a) in Svalbard, Barents Sea, and the absolute age of the Barremian-Aptian boundary” by Ivar Midtkandal, Henrik H. Svensen, Sverre Planke, Fernando Corfu, Stephane Polteau, Trond H. Torsvik, Jan Inge Faleide, Sten-Andreas Grundvåg, Håvard Selnes, Wolfram Kürschner and Snorre Olaussen has been accepted in the journal Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology.…

ARCEx workshop 26 Oct 2016: Uplift and erosion

Date: Wednesday 26 October, 10:30-17:30 Venue: Auditorium – NATURF 1207, Department of Geology, UiT the Arctic University of Norway, Dramsveien 201, Tromsø [map] Register here   The Cenozoic paleoenvironment and the total (net) erosion of the Barents Sea shelf/Svalbard Preliminary agenda: 1030 – 1035: Introduction and aim of the workshop (Jan Sverre Laberg, UIT/ARCEx) 1035 – 1100: Total (net) Cenozoic erosion of…

New publication in Journal of the Geological Society

The paper “Geomorphology and topography of relict surfaces: the influence of inherited crustal structure in the northern Scandinavian Mountains” by Elizabeth R. Schermer, Thomas F. Redfield, Kjetil Indrevær, and Steffen G. Bergh, has been published by the Journal of the Geological Society. Abstract:  Low-relief surfaces in northern Norway are mapped and analysed to explore (1) whether surfaces…

Accepted publication in Journal of Geological Society of London

The paper “Early Cretaceous syn-rift uplift and tectonic inversion in the Loppa High area, southwestern Barents Sea, Norwegian shelf”, by Kjetil Indrevær, Roy Gabrielsen and Jan Inge Faleide, has been accepted for publishing by the Journal of Geological Society of London. Abstract: Tectonic inversion of rift basins is most commonly reported in the literature to…

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…