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SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Sedimentary facies analysis and architecture of alluvial fan systems within a rift basin, Billefjorden Trough, Svalbard, RiS ID 11611

The two main targets of the fieldwork are outcrops exposing alluvial fan deposits at the slopes of the Svenbrehøgda and the Mumien mountains. The focus will be given to a detailed structural and stratigraphical description and acquisition of 3D photogrammetry. The dataset collected in the field w...

Awarded: NOK 37,999

Project Period: 2022-2022

Location: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Obtaining important permafrost information from central Longyeardalen valley for developing a full-scale sedimentological model-RiS ID 11876

This project aims to drill and sample a borehole in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, in order to create a sedimentological model for the sedimentary infilling of the Longyeardalen valley. Five boreholes were drilled in Longyeardalen in the fall of 2021 as part of the project “Developing a permafrost and m...

Awarded: NOK 78,999

Project Period: 2022-2022

Location: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Depositional and Paleoenvironmental Evolution of the Forlandsundet Graben, Prins Karls Forland, Svalbard RIS ID: 11671

The Fram Strait, situated between Svalbard and northeast Greenland, is the only deep oceanic gateway connecting the Arctic Ocean with the Atlantic Ocean. Our modern climate system in Europe, Greenland, and the Arctic is strongly influenced by the thermohaline circulation through the Fram Strait....

Awarded: NOK 90,999

Project Period: 2022-2022

Location: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku

PETROMAKS2-Stort program petroleum

GEOPARD - Geostatistical Event-based Object-model Predicted from Analogue Reservoir Deposits

Målet med GEOPARD-prosjektet er å få mer geologisk kunnskap inn i det statistiske rammeverket som brukes til å lage digitale 3D-modeller av geologiske avsetninger. Vi ønsker å gjøre modellene mer realistiske og enklere å bruke samtidig som det åpner opp for direkte bruk av data fra feltstudier so...

Awarded: NOK 18.0 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2024

Location: Oslo

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Sedimentary facies analysis and architecture of alluvial fan systems within rift basin, Billefjorden Trough, Svalbard

A field campaign in summer 2021 aiming at collection of data which will result in sedimentary logs, geological sketches, measurements of orientation of bedding and records of paleo-transport indicators from three different study sites: in the area of Petuniabukta, Pyramiden and Lykteneset. Additi...

Awarded: NOK 77,999

Project Period: 2021-2021

Location: Svalbard

POLARPROG-Polarforskningsprogram

Ground penetrating radar and 3D model acquisition of the Wilhelmøya Subgroup in Eastern Spitsbergen

This project is intended to expand the usage of outcrop digitalisation techniques to compliment contemporary field studies. The acquisition of a GPR survey of the Wilhelmøya Subgroup at Friedrichfjellet in Agardhdalen, will result in a 1.5 km2 state-of-the-art 3D GPR dataset that can be integrate...

Awarded: NOK 83,999

Project Period: 2020-2022

Location: Svalbard

POLARPROG-Polarforskningsprogram

NEAR-SURFACE GEOPHYSICS FOR GEOHAZARD AND BEDROCK DETECTION IN PERMAFROST ENVIRONMENTS (RiS-ID 11564)

The project will address two major challenges in Arctic geotechnics/geoscience: (1) determining the soil-cover thickness in permafrost areas with sedimentary bedrock, and (2) identifying overpressure brine pockets within saline permafrost soils. Both issues are relevant in Svalbard where the foun...

Awarded: NOK 98,999

Project Period: 2020-2021

Location: Oslo

POLARPROG-Polarforskningsprogram

3D modelling and interpretation of channels in the Aspelintoppen Formation, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, a facies analysis

This master thesis project aims to create further detailed information of Aspelintoppen Formation, the youngest formation in the Central Tertiary Basin on Spitsbergen, Svalbard, a foreland basin created during the West Spitsbergen Orogeny. The formation is little understood so far, as underlying ...

Awarded: NOK 25,999

Project Period: 2020-2021

Location: Svalbard

FRINATEK-Fri prosj.st. mat.,naturv.,tek

Mapping Planetary Geology and Water Resources by Ground Penetrating Radar and Magnetic Induction Spectrometer.

Oppdraget med å finne ut om det har vært liv på andre planeter i verdensrommet er et av de utestående spørsmål i vitenskapen i dag. Det livet vi kjenner til her på jorden er koplet til vann og utforskningen av Mars er derfor sentrert rundt studier for å finne ut hvor mye vann det er og har vært p...

Awarded: NOK 9.3 mill.

Project Period: 2020-2025

Location: Oslo

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Basin fill history of the Lower Carboniferous Billefjorden Gp, Central Spitsbergen Allogenic and autogenic controls on fluvial sedimentation

Lower Carboniferous strata can be found in outcrops across Svalbard, and their equivalent sub-cropping strata are mapped in the Barents Sea where they form potential hydrocarbon exploration and/or CO2-injection targets. Improved constraints on depositional dynamics of onshore strata will shed lig...

Awarded: NOK 72,996

Project Period: 2020-2020

Location: Oslo

PES2020-Prosj.etabl.støtte H2020

Representative 4D geological models for public management, renewable energy, and civil engineering

Digital Geologi AS produces state of the art representative 4D models of the subsurface integrating available data and subject matter expertise. These methods have been historically used in the Oil and Gas sector, specifically within the Exploration and Production (E&P) segment. Digital Geologi n...

Awarded: NOK 74,999

Project Period: 2020-2020

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

PETROMAKS2-Stort program petroleum

Rift and rifted margin deep-water depositional systems: Application to Late Jurassic – Early Cretaceous rifting on the NCS

DeepRift-prosjektet har som mål å generere ny forståelse av avsetninger i dyp-vanns kontinentale riftbassenger og riftede kontinentalmarginer med fokus på Korintgulfen (Hellas) og den norske kontinentalsokkelen. Vi vil undersøke hvordan den strukturelle utviklingen av sedimentære riftbassenger sa...

Awarded: NOK 15.6 mill.

Project Period: 2020-2024

Location: Vestland

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Carboniferous - Permian sandstone properties on Bjørnøya and the Barents Sea

This project will investigate Carbonieferous - Permain sandstones properties, provenance and diagenetic history with respect to sedimentological facies and depositional environments on Bjørnøya through a two-week-long field campaign and post field work analysis. Samples and sedimentological data ...

Awarded: NOK 67,999

Project Period: 2020-2020

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Hambergfjellet Formation on Bjørnøya and The Development of The Bjarmeland Group in The Barents Sea RiS ID: 11389

There will be conducted a sedimentary log from Hambergfjellet Formation Bjørnøya and put in correlation with extent of the Bjarmeland group and Hambergfjellet formation in the Barents Sea.There has never been done a detailed sedimentological study on Hambergfjellet Formation. Will act as an field...

Awarded: NOK 67,999

Project Period: 2020-2020

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

3D modelling and interpretation of paleochannels in the Aspelintoppen Formation, Spitsbergen, Svalbard. RiS-ID 11322

This project focuses on 3D mapping by drones and logging of Aspelintoppen Formation [Fm]. Earlier work has proved mapping to be difficult, since the outcrops have little accessibility. The formation comprises of large flood channels which cannot be mapped precisely using traditional geological fi...

Awarded: NOK 76,999

Project Period: 2020-2020

Location: Svalbard

IS-AUR-Samarb.progr. Norge Frankrike

Past changes in inter-annual climate variability: linking tropical and high latitude processes

Our proposal aims to study possible links between tropical and high latitude changes in interannual climate variability. The NORCE and UN teams intend to compare their methodologies, and expertise on marine bivalves and cross-correlate results from high and low latitudes. A joint MSc student betw...

Awarded: NOK 0.10 mill.

Project Period: 2020-2022

Location: Vestland

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Glacial impacts on lacustrine ecology, geophysical systems and pollutant chemistry in the high Arctic. RiS ID 11159.

LEGACY aims to explore a new dimension to the dialogue around the impacts of climate change and pollutants in the Arctic. Are melting glaciers acting as sources of legacy pollutants? Do these released pollutants accumulate in Arctic lake environments? And how will climate change affect future pol...

Awarded: NOK 58,476

Project Period: 2019-2020

Location: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Fracture characterization of intrusions and the surrounding sedimentary rocks in Gipsdalen and Geese Island, Central Isfjorden, RiS ID 10911

This project aims at characterizing the fracture network in and around in exposed intrusions emplaced in sedimentary rocks in central Spitsbergen. The characterization of the fracture network in and around outcropping intrusions plays an important role in the assessment of the potential impact o...

Awarded: NOK 34,604

Project Period: 2018-2019

Location: Oslo

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Biofacies studies in the Botneheia Formation on Eastern Svalbard

I apply for the Artic Field Grant as a support to do field work for my master thesis. The project is a combination of sedimentology and paleontology studies on the Botneheia Formation in the Triassic age on Svalbard. There will be focus on the biofacies studies that occur in this formation in the...

Awarded: NOK 13,735

Project Period: 2018-2019

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Injectites and Sedimentary Intrusions in the Mesozoic record of Svalbard (iSIMS)

Field-based structural-stratigraphic study and lithological/petrophysical characterisation of the mesoscale sedimentary intrusions (i.e. injectites) affecting the lowermost interval of the mid-late Jurassic Agardhfjellet Formation in the southern Sassenfjorden area. The aim of this project is to ...

Awarded: NOK 43,999

Project Period: 2018-2018

Location: Svalbard

SSF-Svalbard Science Forum

Lake coring Svalbard 2017

The Holocene Thermal Maximum (11-5 ka BP) may serve as an analogue for near-future Arctic climate: Like the present, this period was characterized by a combination of high radiative forcing (caused by maximum summer insolation instead of greenhouse gases) and freshwater input from melting Arctic ...

Awarded: NOK 77,999

Project Period: 2017-2018

Location: Vestland

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

FARLAB (facility for advanced isotopic research and monitoring of weather, climate, and biogeochemical cycling)

FARLAB, (Fasilitet for avansert isotopforskning og overvåking av vær, klima og biogeokjemiske sykluser), er et moderne nasjonalt senter for analyser av lette stabile isotoper. Vi gjør den nyeste teknologien og de beste metodene tilgjengelig for norske forskere fra ulike forskningsfelt. Isotope...

Awarded: NOK 18.3 mill.

Project Period: 2015-2021

Location: Vestland

KLIMAFORSK-Stort program klima

Climate and glacier variations since the Last Glacier Maximum in Jan Mayen - ClimJaM

Jan Mayen er lokalisert mellom kalde og varme vannmasser midt ute i Grønlandshavet og langt fra andre landmasser. Denne geografiske posisjonen i kombinasjon med at det er lite kunnskap om øyas glasiasjonshistorie, brevariasjoner og paleoklima, gjør at det har vært viktig å samle inn denne type da...

Awarded: NOK 3.9 mill.

Project Period: 2015-2019

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

KLIMAFORSK-Stort program klima

A tephrochronology for South Georgia. Research stay at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (UMASS).

My PhD project is part of the NFR project Shifting Climate States of the Polar Regions (SHIFTS). SHIFTS is dedicated to investigating the climatic connectivity between the two Polar Regions during the Holocene. Through SHIFTS we aim to produce new time se ries on climate variability from the Pola...

Awarded: NOK 0.13 mill.

Project Period: 2014-2015

Location: Vestland

FORINFRA-Nasj.sats. forskn.infrastrukt

Earth Surface sediment Laboratory

The Department of Earth Science (GEO) at the University of Bergen has made several unique contributions to the international scientific community of the magnitude and rates of natural climate variability (palaeoclimate) and to many basic research questions in geology over the last decades. The Se...

Awarded: NOK 15.8 mill.

Project Period: 2014-2020

Location: Vestland

IS-MOBIL-Mobilitetsprogr.f.utl.Ph.D-stu

Sedimentology of Miocene Oil Sands and the Evaluation of its Oil Seepages in the Gebel El- Zeit area, Southern Gulf of Suez, Egypt.

The Gebel El-Zeit area is located on the western coast of the Gulf of Suez, Egypt. The areas in/and around the Gulf of Suez are generally important due to their hydrocarbon resources. In the present study we will apply the sedimentological and the geochem ical teqniques to evaluate the Miocene t...

Awarded: NOK 96,747

Project Period: 2010-2010

Location: Ukjent Fylke

IPY-Det internasjonale polaråret 2007/2008

The Ice Age development and human settlement in Northern Eurasia (ICEHUS II)

The project studies the Late Quaternary environmental changes in the Barents-Kara sea region and the ice age human occupation in northern Russia. We propose to carry out a lake coring programme in the Russian Arctic. The European Science Foundations progr amme QUEEN (Quaternary Environment of the...

Awarded: NOK 8.0 mill.

Project Period: 2007-2011

Location: Vestland

IS-STP-Statsstipendprogram, utlendinger

Kirman, Ediz tyrkisk statsstip 2005/06

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Awarded: NOK 95,000

Project Period: 2005-2006

Location: Vestland