Lower Cretaceous basin studies in the Arctic
A multi-university collaboration

Publications and Presentations

BOOK SECTIONS

Grundvåg, S., 2015, Historical geology: Cretaceous, in W. K. Dallmann, ed., Geoscience Atlas of Svalbard: Tromsø, Norwegian Polar Institute, p. 118-121.

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CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Acharyya, B., Escalona, A., Bryn, B.K.L. and S.S. Haaland, 2016, Lower Cretaceous Evolution of the Fingerdjupet Sub-basin. I: 78th EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2016 Student Programme. European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers 2016 ISBN 2-7637-6912-8.

Escalona, A., 2015, Lower Cretaceous clastic wedges in the Barents Sea- A new exploration play, 77th EAGE Conference and Exhibition, Madrid, EAGE. Fjeld, T. L., and A. Escalona, 2014, Seismic characterization of Lower Cretaceous clastic wedges in the Tromsø basin, EAGE, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Fjeld, T. L., and A. Escalona, 2014, Seismic characterization of Lower Cretaceous clastic wedges in the Tromsø basin, NGF Arctic Days, Tromsø, Norway.

Grundvåg, S., I. Midtkandal, S. Olaussen, J. Hurum, and H. A. Nakrem, 2012, A review of Lower Cretaceous clastic wedges in Svalbard: a key to the prognosis of prolific sandstone units in the Barents Sea?, Norwegian Geological Society Winter Conference, Norwegian Geological Society.

Grundvåg, S., and S. Olaussen, 2013, The onshore-offshore link of Lower Cretaceous clastic wedges in the Barents Sea and Svalbard: a tool for risk mitigation of plays, AAPG 3P Arctic Conference, Stavanger, Norway, AAPG.

Grundvåg, S., S. Olaussen, M. E. Jelby, S. Elvelund, and T. Aadland, 2014, An integrated approach for improving the understanding of Lower Cretaceous clastic wedges in the Barents Sea: new observations from outcrop and subsurface studies in Svalbard, NGF Arctic Days, Tromsø, Norway.

Grundvåg, S., S. Olaussen, M. E. Jelby, D. Marin, A. Escalona, K. Sliwinska, and H. Nøhr-Hansen, 2015, The architecture of Lower Cretaceous clastic wedges in Svalbard and the northern Barents Sea: the influence of sea-level change in a low-angle ramp setting, 31st IAS Meeting of Sedimentology, Krakow, Poland, IAS.

Grundvåg, S., S. Olaussen, I. Midtkandal, and K. Sliwinska, 2015, The architecture of a regressive wedge in an overall transgressive shelf sequence: the Schönrockjellet member of the Carolinefjellet Formation, southeastern Spitsbergen, NGF Winter Conference, Stavanger, Norway, NGF.

Grundvåg, S.-A., D. Marin, S. Olaussen, M. E. Jelby, A. Escalona, K. Sliwinska, and H. Nøhr-Hansen, 2015, Towards a refined depositional model for the Lower Cretaceous in Svalbard and the northern Barents Shelf: implications for onshore-offshore correlations, 3P Arctic, Stavanger, Norway, AAPG.

Henstra, G., S.-A. Grundvåg, E. P. Johannessen, J. Korstgård, T. Kristensen, I. Midtkandal, J. P. Nystuen, R. Ravnås, A. Rotevatn, F. Surlyk, T. Sæther, and J. Windelstad, 2015, Reservoir architecture of deep marine rift climax deposits: an outcrop study from East Greenland: AAPG Annual Conference. Denver, CO, USA, 31 May - 3 June 2015.

Hinna, C., Escalona, A., Bryn, B.K.L. and S. S., 2016, Seismic Characterization of Lower Cretaceous Clinoform Packages in the Fingerdjupet Subbasin, Southwestern Barents Sea. I: 78th EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2016 Student Programme. European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers 2016 ISBN 2-7637-6912-8.

Hurum, J., P. Druckenmiller, Ø. Hammer, H. A. Nakrem, and S. Olaussen, 2015, New dinosaur tracks at Kvalvågen, Svalbard, Geological Society of Norway Winter Conference, Stavanger, Norway, Geological Society of Norway, p. 44-45.

Iqbal, J., Escalona, A., 2016, Characterization of Lower Cretaceous Clastic Wedges in the Southwestern Barents Sea Using Seismic Attributes. I: 78th EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2016 Student Programme. European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers.

Iqbal, J., A. Escalona, and B. Kairanov, 2016, Reservoir characterization of Lower Cretaceous clastic wedges in the southwestern Barents Sea using seismic attributes and rock physics diagnostics: NPF Arctic Exploration. Tromsø, 31 May to 2 June.

Jelby, M. E., S.-A. Grundvåg, S. Olaussen, and L. Stemmerik, 2015, Storm deposits in the High Arctic (Lower Cretaceous Rurikfjellet Formation, central Spitsbergen): sequence stratigraphic and hydrodynamic significance, 3P Arctic, Stavanger, Norway, AAPG.

Jelby, M. E., S. Olaussen, L. Stemmerik, and S. Grundvåg, 2014, Sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy of the Lower Cretaceous Rurikfjellet Formation, Svalbard: preliminary results, Geological Society of Denmark Annual Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark, Geological Society of Denmark.

Kairanov, B., A. Escalona, A. Kayukova, and D. Marin, 2016, Overview and timing of main structural elements in the North Central Barents Sea and impact on the Lower Cretaceous deposition: EAGE. Saint Petersburg, Russia, 11-14 April.

Kairanov, B., D. Marin, and A. Escalona, 2015, Structural controls in progradation direction of Lower Cretaceous clinoforms in the Barents Sea, 3P Arctic, Stavanger, Norway, AAPG.

Kiryukhina, T. A., A. Stoupakova, G. Ulyanov, N. Kiryukhina, D. Norina, and A. Suslova, 2011, Petroleum Systems of the Russian Western Arctic Basins: Arctic Technology Conference. Houston, TX, USA, 7-9 February 2011.

Kristensen, T. B., A. Rotevatn, G. A. Henstra, I. Midtkandal, and S.-A. Grundvåg, 2015, Geometry and Architecture of Syn-Rift Border Faults: Implications for the Definition and Integrity of Structural Traps: AAPG Annual Conference. Denver, CO, USA,

Lawver, L., L. Gahagan, and I. Norton, 2013, Impact of a fixed Siberian Traps mantle plume on the tectonics of the Arctic, AAPG 3P Arctic Conference, Stavanger, Norway, AAPG.

Li, Z., and A. Escalona, 2014, Mesozoic and Cenozoic Evolution of the Harstad Basin from 2D Seismic Data, NGF Arctic Days, Tromsø, Norway.

Marin, D., and A. Escalona, 2014, Architecture and Distribution Analysis of the Lower Cretaceous clinoforms in the Western Barents Sea, EAGE, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Marin, D., and A. Escalona, 2015, Architecture of Lower Cretaceous clastic wedges in the SW Barents Sea and hydrocarbon potential, 3P Arctic, Stavanger, Norway, AAPG.

Marin, D., and A. Escalona, 2015, Characterization of Lower Cretaceous seismic clinoforms in the SW Barents for sandstone prediction, NGF Winter Conference, Stavanger, Norway, NGF.

Marin, D., Escalona, A., 2016, Early Cretaceous Basin Margin Development in the SW Barents Sea, Norway: 78th EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2016 Student Programme. European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers.

Marin, D., A. Escalona, A. Kayukova, A. Stoupakova, and A. Suslova, 2014, Characterization of Lower Cretaceous seismic clinoforms in the SW Barents Sea: Implication to sand prone bodies prediction, NGF Arctic Days, Tromsø, Norway.

Matthews, N., U. Zimmermann, E. Mostafa, C. Ruud, L. Støle, T. J. Lapen, and R. Andreasen, 2015, Provenance data from Mesozoic rock successions in the Hammerfest basin, NGF Winter Conference, Stavanger, Norway, NGF.

Mathews, N., Zimmermann, U., Marin, D., Escalona, A., Sliwinska, K., Støle, L., Ruud, C. and Lapen T., 2016, Zircon geochronology of Lower Cretaceous sediments in the SW Barents Sea: Insights into sediment provenance. NGF Arctic Days, Tromsø, Norway.

Mostafa, E., C. Ruud, L. Støle, N. Matthews, U. Zimmermann, S. Andò, and L. Borromeo, 2015, High resolution heavy mineral studies of Mesozoic rocks of the Hammerfest basin, NGF Winter Conference, Stavanger, Norway, NGF.

Reppen, I., M. Nordberg, and A. Escalona, 2014, Understanding geological processes for the non-presence of Lower Cretaceous strata in the northwestern Barents Sea, NGF Arctic Days, Tromsø, Norway.

Rodriguez Gomez, I., K. A. Lehne, and A. Escalona, 2015, Petrophysical characterization of Lower Cretaceous clastic wedges in the south-western Barents Sea, 3P Arctic, Stavanger, Norway, AAPG.

Sliwinska, K. K., D. Marin, M. E. Jelby, S.-A. Grundvåg, H. Nøhr-Hansen, A. Escalona, and S. Olaussen, 2016, Refining the age control of the Lower Cretaceous strata of Spitsbergen and the Barents Sea: NPF Arctic Exploration. Tromsø, 31 May to 2 June.

Sliwinska, K. K., H. Nøhr-Hansen, M. E. Jelby, S.-A. Grundvåg, and S. Olaussen, 2016, Dinocyst biostratigraphy of the Lower Cretaceous succession of central and southeastern Spitsbergen: EGU General Assembly. Vienna, Austria, 17 -22 April.

Stoupakova, A., 2013, Russian Western Arctic Basins and their Hydrocarbon Prospectivity, AAPG 3P Arctic Conference, Stavanger, Norway, AAPG.

Suslova, A., 2013, Sequence stratigraphy of Jurassic oil and gas reservoirs in the Barents Sea, AAPG 3P Arctic Conference, Stavanger, Norway, AAPG.

Østebø, H., Escalona, A. and N. Cardozo, 2016, 2D Flexural Modelling of the Barents Sea. I: 78th EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2016 Student Programme. European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers 2016 ISBN 2-7637-6912-8.

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UNPUBLISHED THESES

Aadland, T., 2014, A sedimentological, stratigraphical and petrographical analysis of the Dalkjegla Member, Carolinefjellet Formation, Spitsbergen, Svalbard: MSc thesis, 167 p.

Acharyya, B., 2016, Lower Cretaceous structural evolution of the Fingerdjupet Sub-basin, SW Barents Sea, Norway: MSc thesis, University of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway, 73 p.

Fjeld, T. L., 2014, Seismic Characterization of Lower Cretaceous clastic wedges in the Tromsø Basin: MSc thesis, University of Stavanger, Stavanger, 71 p.

Hinna, C., 2016, Seismic Characterization of Lower Cretaceous Clinoform Packages in the Fingerdjupet Sub-basin, Southwestern Barents Sea: MSc thesis, University of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway, 101 p.

Iqbal, J., 2016, Reservoir characterization of the Lower Cretaceous clastic wedges in the southwestern Barents Sea using seismic analysis and rock physics diagnostic: MSc thesis, University of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway, 106 p.

Jelby, M. E., 2015, Sedimentology and sequence stratigraphy of the Lower Cretaceous Rurikfjellet Formation, central Spitsbergen, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Li, Z., 2014, Mesozoic and Cenozoic Evolution of the Harstad Basin from 2D Seismic Data: MSc thesis, University of Stavanger, Stavanger, 68 p.

Reppen, I., and M. Nordberg, 2014, Understanding Geological Processes for the Non-Presence of Lower Cretaceous Strata in the Southwestern Barents Sea: BSc thesis, University of Stavanger, Stavanger, 81 p.

Rodriguez Gomez, I., 2015, Petrophysical characterization of the Lower Cretaceous clastic wedges in the southwestern Barents Sea: MSc thesis, University of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway, 117 p.

Sandvik, S., 2014, Description and Comparison of Lower Cretaceous deposits from Svalbard and the southern Loppa High: MSc thesis, 135 p.

Østebø, H., 2016, 2D Flexural Deformation of the Barents Sea: MSc thesis, University of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway, 92 p.

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IN PROGRESS OR SUBMITTED PAPERS FOR PUBLICATION

Marin, D., Escalona, A., Olaussen, S. and K.K. Sliwinska Kasia K., in prep., Lateral and vertical variation of Lower Cretaceous seismic wedges in the Hammerfest Basin, southwestern Barents Sea: an interplay between rift events and renewed fault activity, Marine and Petroleum geology.

Grundvåg, S-A, Marin, D., Kairanov, B., Nøhr-Hansen, H., Sliwinska, K.K., Escalona, A. and S. Olaussen, submitted, The Lower Cretaceous succession of the western Barents Shelf: onshore and offshore correlations. Marine and Petroleum Geology

Grundvåg, S-A., Engholm Jelby, M., Sliwinska, K.K., Nøhr-Hansen, H., Nemec, W., Aadland, T., Elvelund Sandvik, S., Warchol, M. and S. Olaussen, in prep, Lower Cretaceous clastic wedges and dinoflagellate biostratigraphy as revealed from subsurface data and nearby outcrops in central Spitsbergen, Svalbard. Norwegian Journal of Geology

Hjalmarsdottir, H: R., Nakrem H. A. and J. Nagy, in prep. Foraminifera from Late Jurassic – Early Cretaceous hydrocarbon seep carbonates, central Spitsbergen, Svalbard. Journal of Micropalaeontology.

Kairanov, K., Escalona, A. and A. Kayukova, in prep., Lower Cretaceous tectonostratigraphic evolution of the northcentral Barents Sea. Marine and petroleum geology

Sliwinska, K. K., Nøhr-Hansen, H., Marin, D. and S. Olaussen, in prep., Dinoflagellate cysts biostratigraphy of the Volgian to Cenomanian strata in the southeastern Barents Sea, central Hammerfest Basin. Cretaceous Research

Sæbø Serck, C., Faleide, J. I., Braathen, A., Kjølhamar, B. and A. Escalon, submitted, Jurassic to Early Cretaceous basin configuration(s) in the Fingerdjupet Subbasin, SW Barents Sea. Marine and Petroleum Geology

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PEER REVIEWED PAPERS - INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS

Hurum, J., P. Druckenmiller, Ø. Hammer, H. A. Nakrem, and S. Olaussen, 2015, The theropod that wasn't - an ornithopod tracksite from the Helvetiafjellet Formation (Lower Cretaceous) of Boltodden, Svalbard, in B. P. Kear, J. Lindgren, J. H. Hurum, J. Milàn, and V. Vajda, eds., Mesozoic Biotas of Scandinavia and its Arctic Territories, v. Special Publications: London, Geological Society London, p. 434.

Henstra, G.A., Grundvåg, S.A., Johannessen, E.P., Kristensen, T.B., Midtkandal, I., Nystuen, J.P., Rotevatn, A., Surlyk, F., Sæther, T., Windelstad, J., 2016, Depositional processes and stratigraphic architecture within a coarse-grained rift-margin turbidite system: The Wollaston Forland Group, east Greenland. Marine and Petroleum Geology 76, 187-209.

Hurum, J.H., Roberts, A.J., Dyke, G.J., Grundvåg, S.-A., Nakrem, H.A., Midtkandal, I., Sliwinka, K.K., and Olaussen, S. 2016, Bird or maniraptoran dinosaur? A femur from the Albian strata of Spitsbergen. Palaeontologia Polonica 67, 137–147.

Grundvåg, S-A. and Olaussen, S. in press, Forced regressive deposits in the Lower Cretaceous at Kikutodden and Keilhaufjellet, southern Spitsbergen. Polar research.

Marin D., Escalona A., Sliwinska, K., Nøhr-Hansen, H. and Mordasova A. , accepted, Sequence stratigraphy and lateral variability of Lower Cretaceous clinoforms in the southwestern Barents Sea. AAPG Bulletin.

Midtkandal, I., H. H. Svensen, S. Planke, F. Corfua, S. Polteau, T. H. Torsvik, J. I. Faleide, S.-A. Grundvåg, H. Selnes, W. Kürschner, and S. Olaussen, in press, The Aptian (Early Cretaceous) oceanic anoxic event (OAE1a) in Svalbard, Barents Sea, and the absolute age of the Barremian-Aptian boundary: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology.

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