Resource CD


PDF and PowerPoint files of some (simplified) descriptions of Svalbard's geology:

W.K.Dallmann, S. Elvevold & D. Blomeier (Norsk Polarinstitutt) 2007: Svalbards geologi (norsk)

W.K.Dallmann, S. Elvevold & D. Blomeier (Norsk Polarinstitutt) 2007: Geology of Svalbard

K. Piepjohn, R. Stange, M. Jochmann & C. Hübner 2012: The geology of Longyearbyen

K. Piepjohn, R. Stange, M. Jochmann & C. Hübner 2012: Longyearbyens geologi

David Worsley. 2008: The post-Caledonian geological development of Svalbard and the Barents Sea (Polar Research 2008).

Nødtvedt et al. 1993: Hydrocarbon potential of the Central Spitsbergen Basin.

Geology of the Longyearbyen area

Geology of Svalbard, Arild Andresen PDF

Sverre Ola Johnsen, Atle Mørk, Henning Dypvik, Jenø Nagy. 2001: Outline of the Geology of Svalbard (Short geological review and guidebook).

More detailed references:

CLARK,  B E. , STEEL, R J,  2006: EOCENE TURBIDITE-POPULATION STATISTICS FROM SHELF EDGE TO BASIN FLOOR, SPITSBERGEN, SVALBARD. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 2006, v. 76, 903–918

Dallmann et al. 2001: Geological map of Svalbard: Adventdalen. Selected text and map, incl. commercial geology.

Eliassen, A. & Talbot, M.R. 2003a: Diagenesis of the mid-Carboniferous Minkinfjellet Formation, central Spitsbergen, Svalbard.

Eliassen, A. & Talbot, M.R. 2003b: Sedimentary facies and depositional history of the mid-Carboniferous Minkinfjellet Formation, Central Spitsbergen, Svalbard.

Eliassen, A. & Talbot, M.R. 2005: Solution-collapse breccias of the Minkinfjellet and Wordiekammen Formations, Central Spitsbergen, Svalbard: large gypsum palaeokarst system.

Elvebakk, G., Hunt D, W. & Stemmerik, L. 2002: From isolated buildups to buildup mosaics: 3D seismic sheds new light on upper Carboniferous–Permian fault controlled carbonate buildups, Norwegian Barents Sea.

Elvebakk, G., Hogstad, K., Hunt, D.W., Pajchel, J., Rafaelsen, B. & Robak, H. 2003: Upper Carboniferous-Lower Permian Gipsdalen Group karstified reservoir carbonates of the Loppa High, Barents Sea; reservoir potential and drilling challenges. Extended abstract.

Hunt, D., Elvebakk, G., Rafaelsen, B., Pajchel, J., Hogstad, K., Robak, H. & Randen, T. 2003: Palaeokarst Recognition & 3D Distribution: New Insights From The Upper Palaeozoic, Loppa High, Barents Sea. Extended abstract.

Hurum, J.H., Jesper Milàn, Øyvind Hammer, Ivar Midtkandal, Hans Amundsen& Bjørn Sæther. 2006. Tracking polar dinosaurs - new finds from the Lower Cretaceous of Svalbard. Norwegian Journal of Geology, Vol. 86, pp. 397-402.

Johannessen, Erik P. and Steel, Ron J. 2005: Shelf-margin clinoforms and prediction of deepwater sands. Basin Research (2005) 17. This publication is rather detailed on clinoforms but also contains interesting information related to Storvola and the other deposits (mountains) in the van Keulen Fjord.

Johansen, A.E., Kibsgaard, S., Andresen, A., Henningsen, T., & Granli, J.R. 1994: Seismic modelling of a strongly emergent thrust front, West Spitsbergen Foldbelt, Svalbard.

Johansen, T.A., Digranes, P., Schaak, M. & Lønne, I. 2003: Seismic mapping and modelling of near-surface sediments in polar areas.

Larssen, G.B., Elvebakk, G., Henriksen, L.B., Kristensen, S-E., Nilsson, I., Samuelsberg, T.J., Svånå, T.A., Stemmerik, L. & Worsley, D. 2005: Upper Palaeozoic lithostratigraphy of the Southern Norwegian Barents Sea.

Leith, T.L., Weiss, H.M., Mørk, A., Århus, N., Elvebakk, G., Embry, A.F., Brooks, P.W., Stewart, K.R., Pchelina, T.M., Bro, E.G., Verba, M.L., Danyusheskaya, A. & Borisov, A.V. 1993: Mesozoic hydrocarbon source-rocks of the Arctic region.

Mellere, A., Plink-Bjørklund, P. & Steel, R. 2002: Anatomy of shelf deltas at the edge of a prograding Eocene shelf margin, Spitsbergen.

Midtkandal, I., Nystuen, J.P. & Nagy, J. 2007. Paralic sedimentation on an epicontinental ramp shelf during a full cycle of relative sea-level fluctuation; the Helvetiafjellet Formation in Nordenskiöld land, Spitsbergen. NJG - NGT.

Mørk, A. & Worsley, D. 2006: The Festningen Section. From: Nakrem, H. A. & Mørk, A. (Eds) 2006. Boreal Triassic. Longyearbyen, Svalbard, 16-19 August 2006. NGF Abstracts and Proceedings of the Geological Society of Norway 3 (2006), 149 pp. ISBN: 82-92394-28-1

Mørk, A. & Worsley, D. 2006: Triassic of Svalbard and the Barents Shelf. From: Nakrem, H. A. & Mørk, A. (Eds) 2006. Boreal Triassic. Longyearbyen, Svalbard, 16-19 August 2006. NGF Abstracts and Proceedings of the Geological Society of Norway 3 (2006), 149 pp. ISBN: 82-92394-28-1

Nakrem, H. A., Nilsson, I. & Mangerud, G. 1992: Permian biostratigraphy of Svalbard (Arctic Norway) - A review. International Geology Review 34 (9), 933-959. (PDF, scanned pages, 14 MB)

Nakrem, H.A. & Hurum, J.H. 2007: Marine monster reptiles from Svalbard (Jurassic ichthyosaurs and plesiosaurs from Spistbergen). GEO 2007 (in Norwegian)

Nøttvedt, A., Livbjerg, F., Midbøe, P.S. & Rasmussen, E. 1993: Hydrocarbon potential of the Central Spitsbergen Basin.

Petter, A. L. and Steel, R. J.: Hyperpycnal flow variability and slope organization on an Eocene shelf margin, Central Basin, Spitsbergen. AAPG Bulletin, v. 90, no. 10 (October 2006), pp. 1451 –1472

Plink-Björklund, P. 2005: Stacked fluvial and tide-dominated estuarine deposits in high-frequency (fourth-order) sequences of the Eocene Central Basin, Spitsbergen.

Plink-Björklund, P. & Steel, R.J. 2004: Initiation of turbidity currents: outcrop evidence for Eocene hyperpycnal flow turbidites.

Porebski, Szczepan J., Steel, Ronald J. 2003: Shelf-margin deltas: their stratigraphic significance and relation to deepwater sands. Earth-Science Reviews 62 (2003) 283–326. Elsevier

Rafaelsen, B., Andreassen, K., Kuilman, L. W., Lebesbye, E., Hogstad, K. & Midtbø, M. 2002: Geomorphology of buried glacigenic horizons in the Barents Sea from three-dimensional seismic data.

Rafaelsen, B., Elvebakk, G., Hunt, D., Andreassen, K. & Randen, T. 2003: Automated 3D seismic facies mapping of Upper Palaeozoic carbonates in the southwestern Norwegian Barents Sea. Extended abstract.

Rafaelsen, B., Andreassen, K., Samuelsberg, T.J., Hogstad, K. & Randen, T. 2003: Upper Paleozoic carbonate build-ups in the Norwegian Barents Sea: new insights from 3-D seismic and automated facies mapping. Extended abstract.

Rafaelsen, B., Andreassen, K., Hogstad, K. & Kuilmanz, L.W. 2007. Large-scale glaciotectonic-imbricated thrust sheets on three-dimensional seismic data: facts or artefacts?

Rafaelsen, B. & Andreassen, K., 2008. A Model for Late Paleozoic Carbonate Buildups. GEO.

Rafaelsen, B. 2004: Seismic resolution. Short note on seismic resolution and frequency filtering.

Stemmerik, L. 2000: Late Palaeozoic evolution of the North Atlantic margin of Pangea. PalPalPal

Stemmerik, L. & Worsley, D. 2005: 30 years on -Arctic Upper Palaeozoic stratigraphy, depositional evolution and hydrocarbon prospectivity. NJG.

Stemmerik, L., Elvebakk, G. and Worsley, D. 1999: Upper Palaeozoic carbonate reservoirs on the Norwegian Arctic Shelf: delineation of reservior models with application to the Loppa High.

Vien, P.T., Tjåland, E., Arntsen, B. & Johansen, S. 1997: Optimum seismic processing of modeled outcrop data from Van Keulenfjord, Svalbard. Extended abstract.

 

Last update: 19.02.2013