Shallow geology and geophysics of the Barents Sea

with special reference to the existence and detection of subamarine permafrost by Anders ElverhГёi

Publisher: Norwegian Polar Research Institute in Oslo Lufthavn, Norway

Written in English
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  • Geology -- Barents Sea.,
  • Geophysics -- Barents Sea.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 65-71).

StatementA. Elverhøi and A. Solheim.
SeriesRapportserie / Norsk polarinstitutt -- nr. 37., Rapportserie (Norsk polarinstitutt) -- nr. 37.
ContributionsSolheim, Anders.
The Physical Object
Pagination71, 52 p. :
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17644850M

The Barents Sea is situated on the north-western corner of the Eurasian plate and covers an area of approximately million km2 (Ohm et al., ), and is one of the largest continental shelfs on the Earth today (Smelror et al., ). The Barents Sea is limited by the Norwegian.   Petroleum geoscience comprises those geoscientific disciplines which are of greatest significance for the exploration and recovery of oil and gas. These include petroleum geology, of which sedimentary geology is the main foundation along with the contextual and modifying principles of regional, tectonic and structural geology. Additionally, biostratigraphy and micropalaeontology, 5/5(1). Strategic Environmental Assessment - SEA2 Technical Report - Geology August 3 Technical Report TR_doc SUMMARY This review presents a summary of published data and their interpretation from areas in the mature oil and gas areas of the UK North Sea occurring to the east and north of the British Isles. Andreassen K, Hogstad K, Berteussen KA () Gas hydrate in the southern Barents Sea, indicated by a shallow seismic anomaly. First Break – Google Scholar Andreassen K, Nilssen LC, Rafaelsen B, Kuilman L () Three-dimensional seismic data from the Barents Sea margin reveal evidence of past ice streams and their dynamics.

  A marine geophysical study reveals a complex deglaciation pattern in the Kveithola trough, W Barents Sea. The data set includes multibeam swath bathymetry and sub‐bottom sediment profiler (chirp) data acquired for the whole extent of a palaeo, marine‐terminating ice stream, along with high‐resolution single‐channel seismic data from chosen profiles.   Eastern Barents Sea Late Palaeozoic setting and potential source rocks. In Vorren, T.O. et al. (Eds.), Arctic Geology and Petroleum Potential. NPF Special Publication 2, The Barents Sea is a shallow epicontinental sea located in the northwestern part of the Eurasian continental shelf (figure ). The Barents Sea covers an area of approximately 1,3 million km2 and have an average water depth of ca. m (Doré, ). The Barents Sea is. The vast Arctic region contains nine proven petroleum provinces with giant resources but over half of the sedimentary basins are completely undrilled, making the region the last major frontier for conventional oil and gas exploration. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the geology and the petroleum potential of the Arctic. Nine papers offer a circum-Arctic perspective on the.

@article{osti_, title = {Exploration geophysics of the shallow subsurface}, author = {Burger, H R}, abstractNote = {The major emphasis of the book is on high-resolution techniques that can provide detailed images of the near surface. Exploration techniques are organized in order of decreasing resolution with refraction and reflection seismic methods discussed first, and electrical. REFERENCES CITED. A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - J - K - L - M - N - P - R - S - U - W. Name: Alsgaard, C. Eastern Barents Sea Late Palaeozoic setting and. Vadakkepuliyambatta, S., S. Planke, and S. Bünz: 'Fluid leakage pathways and shallow gas accumulation in the Peon field, northern North Sea, from high resolution P-Cable 3D seismic data' (manuscript).Denne avhandlingen omfatter studier av utbredelse og evolusjon av fluid migrasjonssystemer og gasshydrater i SV Barentshavet og nordlige Nordsjøen. CORIBAR. Ice dynamics and meltwater deposits: coring in the Kveithola Trough, NW Barents Sea. The rate of ice-sheet retreat across polar continental shelves, ice-stream collapses and their relationships to short-term sea-level changes during deglacial periods are a matter of debate.

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This book focuses on the methods and techniques of shallow subsurface geophysical exploration. The book weighs the relative utility of various methods, including seismic methods, refraction seismology, the new technique of reflection seismology, electrical resistivity, and micro-gravity investigations, and details their application to exploration activities at shallow depths/5(4).

The southern half of the Barents Sea, including the ports of Murmansk (Russia) and Vardø (Norway) remain ice-free year round due to the warm North Atlantic September, the entire Barents Sea is more or less completely ice-free. Until the Winter War (–40), Finland's territory also reached to the Barents Sea.

Its harbor at Petsamo was Finland's only ice-free winter countries: Norway and Russia. Sparker and shallow drilling data indicate that the Quaternary deposits in the Central Deep of the Barents Sea are mainly composed of glacigenic sediments.

They comprise basal till and proximal and distal glaciomarine sediments deposited during the last glacial cycle. Apparent glaciotectonic features imply strong glacial erosion of Mesozoic Cited by: Geology and Geophysics.

Exploration Geophysics; Geodesy and Gravity Books; Other Publications. ; Eos Archives () A high‐resolution numerical lattice is used to study a topographically trapped motion around islands and shallow banks of the western Barents Sea caused both by the semidiurnal and diurnal tidal Cited by: - Geology of the Barents Sea.

Fig Structural elements of the Southern Barents Sea. Fig Well section panels (AA`) showing gamma and neutron/density logs reflecting thickness variations of the different formations. Fig Transect from the Harstad Basin to the Måsøy Fault Complex (AA`). Solheim, A, Gustavsen, F, Musatov, E and Dypvik, H () The shallow subsurface geology of the northeastern Barents Sea.

In Geological Aspects of Franz Josef Land and the Northernmost Barents Sea (eds Solheim, A, Musatov, E and Heinz, N), pp. 24 – Norsk Polarinstututt, Tromsø, Meddelelser The book's coverage of structural and tectonic modelling, petroleum geology applications, and the treatment of the Norwegian Continental Shelf should make this book an invaluable resource book for advanced students of structural and tectonic modelling, teachers, and researchers; as well as for geologists and geophysicists in the petroleum industry.

The Demarcation Line Treaty with Russia opened up new areas of ocean for geological mapping. The new results from the Barents Sea are presented in the MAREANO programme’s updated book on the Norwegian sea floor. The book contains the results of 10 years mapping in the Norwegian and Barents.

The geology of the region, which still today represents exploration frontiers, is illustrated by a series of geophysical and paleogeographic maps, which are based on the integrated knowledge from Russian and Norwegian institutions. The paleogeographic map span from the Early Devonian to Eocene times, and are supplemented by geophysical maps and cross-sections showing the present day architecture.

NorgeAbout UNIS UNIS is the world’s northernmost educational institution, located in Longyearbyen. UNIS has technical and scientific equipment, Shallow geology and geophysics of the Barents Sea book and infrastructure well suited for teaching and research in Arctic natural science and technology for sea, land and atmosphere.

The disciplines include Arctic Biology, – Geophysics, – Geology and – Technology. Fluid flow features imaged as gas flares in the water column, pockmarks and mud volcanoes on the seabed, and high-amplitude cross-cutting reflections and bright spots in the sub-surface are abundant in the SW Barents Sea offshore northern Norway.

This region is covered by extensive conventional 2D and 3D deep penetration seismic reflection data and multibeam bathymetry. Exploration geophysics of the shallow subsurface. [Henry Robert Burger; Douglas C Burger] Covers basic geophysical techniques used in environmental and groundwater analysis for advanced students in geology and civil engineering and for working professionals.

Rating: (not yet rated) Book\/a>, schema:MediaObject\/a>. The main activity of the PhD candidate will be to investigate the fully potential of EM in the Barents Sea with special emphasize on the following topics: Mapping of regional geology using marine MT data extracted from CSEM surveys.

Improved understanding of the electric Earth model. Japan's Inpex has made its first move into Norway by agreeing to acquire a 40% stake in PL in the western Barents Sea from Bayerngas Norge. Map of PL, from Inpex.

The license, operated by Lundin, is about km offshore Norway and covers sq km in m water depth. Journals & Books; Help Download PDF Download.

Share. Export. Advanced. Marine and Petroleum Geology. Vol Issue 1, JanuaryPages Shallow stratigraphic drilling applied in hydrocarbon exploration of the Nordkapp Basin, Barents Sea. The Snøhvit hydrocarbon reservoir in the SW Barents Sea is one of two storage sites of CO2 on the Norwegian Margin.

Within the context of the ECO2 project we acquired bathymetric and P-Cable high resolution 3D seismic data to characterize fluid flow phenomena on the seabed and in the shallow subsurface and better understand the pathways and mechanisms related to fluid flow.

the sedimentary pile of the SW Barents Sea. at shallow depth conditions, and to estimate The geology of the Barents Sea area can be explained by a complex combination of large-scale processes. The Barents Sea is a shallow epicontinental sea comprising sedimentary basins and highs (Gabrielsen et al.,Faleide et al.,Grogan et al., The passive continental margin of the.

Special Thanks. Thank to Rock Solid Images for for permission to reproduce figures and adapt text from the source material. This case history has been taken from the paper “Predicting resevoir properties using CSEM, pre-stack seismic and well log data: case study in Hoop area, Barents Sea, Norway”.

Abstract. We present an example from the Hoop area of the Barents Sea showing a sequential. The south-western Barents Sea is characterized by a complex geological regime, with a heterogeneous overburden and different target depths (arrows). The combination of relatively shallow water depths and a hard, rugose sea floor, creates a tremendous amount of noise.

This complicates using reflections in FWI for velocity updates. Book Chapter The Norwegian-Greenland Sea Author(s) Olav Eldholm Olav Eldholm Department of Geology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway. Search for other works by this author on: GSW.

Google Scholar; Jakob Skogseid Jakob Skogseid Department of Geology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway. This includes seismic data that the NPD collected in the northern Barents Sea in, andlimited to east of 35°E and south of 76°10N. The Russians will also receive a seismic line from the stratigraphic boreholes on the Sentralbank High, as well as a long line that spans north to south in the Arctic Ocean.

1st Applied Shallow Marine Geophysics Conference Athens, Greece 14 - 18 September Re-Evaluating Shallow Geology in the Central North Sea F. Buckley CASE STUDIES – DEEP WATER Mo Myce HiRes P-Cable 3D Data for Shallow Reservoir Mapping and Geohazard Predictions - Case Examples from the Barents Sea.

The Barents Sea is shallow, with an average depth of metres. It extends from the deep Norwegian Sea in the west, which reaches a depth of metres, to the coast of Novaya Zemlya in the east and from the coast of Northern Norway and Russia in the south, to 80°.

Arctic Geology and Geophysics: Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Arctic Geology — Memoir 8, Pages Structural and Stratigraphic Evolution of the Barents Sea. Hans Ronnevik, Bengt Beskow, Hans P.

Jacobsen. Abstract. This book focuses on the methods and techniques of shallow subsurface geophysical exploration. The book weighs the relative utility of various methods, including seismic methods, refraction seismology, the new technique of reflection seismology, electrical resistivity, and micro-gravity investigations, and details their application to exploration activities at shallow s: 1.

Exploration geophysics of the shallow subsurface. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Henry Robert Burger; Douglas C.

This book presents the geological and geophysical history of the Barents Sea region along with the discovery of the Mjølnir impact crater.

We place the Mjølnir event into the geological framework of the region and present elaborative numerical models of its formation and associated tsunami generation. The continental crust beneath the western Barents Sea has been acoustically imaged down to Moho depths in a large scale deep seismic reflection experiment.

A first-order pattern of crustal reflectivity has been established and the thickness of the crust determined. The objective of the project is to model and estimate the nitrate reduction in shallow aquifers (top 30 meters) at the scale of an entire catchment and at the resolution of each farm field.

The geophysical mapping forms the basis of the detailed geological and hydrological models for determining the transport and reduction of nitrate in the. This book is a collected series of papers on the sedimentary geology of carbonate sediments deposited on shelves and offshore banks in cool to cold oceans.

Contributions come mainly from a workshop organized by Jonathan Clarke held in Geelong, Victoria from January 14 to 19, EXPLORATION GEOPHYSICS OF THE SHALLOW SUBSURFACE H. Robert Burger Smith College Accompanying Macintosh Computer Software by Douglas C.

Burger and H. Robert Burger Prentice > Halli Prentice Hall PTR Upper Saddle River, New Jersey The Barents Sea is a shallow epicontinental sea comprising sedimentar y basins and highs (Gabrielsen et al.,Faleide et al.,Grogan et al., ).

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