Preliminary program NGWM20

The preliminary program for NGWM20 in Oslo are ready.

There might be some adjustment before the conference starts.

In this program there should be possible to find a lot of interesting presentation to go to!

Remember to register for the conference, Early-bird has been moved to December 4th. So be sure to register before that day.
And remeber to book hotel!

The program can also be found as PDF for printing down on the page.

You can find the posters here: Poster NGWM20 


Wednesday January 8th

08:00 Registration and posters up
10:00 Opening Ceremony and plenary talk
11:00 Coffe break- and find your session!
  Petroleum Quaternary Tectonics Hydrogeology Geodynamics Nordic mineral Geohazard Geoheritage
11:30 Torgeir Stordal NCS Exploration: Proud history – future growth? Greta Wells.  Geomorphologic and geochronological reconstruction of Holocene jökulhlaups along the Hvítá River and Gullfoss waterfall, Iceland John Naliboff. 3D numerical simulations of continental rifting and breakup  Clara Sena. Groundwater recharge and discharge in the Åknes rockslide – constraining uncertainties for the development of a numerical groundwater flow model  Maaike Weerdesteijn. Magnetotelluric Analysis for Greenland and Postglacial Isostatic Evolution (The MAGPIE Project)    Erika Ingvald. UNFC as a tool for sustainable sourcing of raw materials for the green transition Suzanne Lacasse. Reliability and risk concepts for improved safety against geohazards  Tine L. Angvik. Geosites: How imortant are they - Really?
11:45  Louise Hansen. Outburst flood-generated sand dunes in south eastern Norway -- beyond the aeolian paradigm  Per Terje Osmundsen. Tectonic controls on basin styles at rifted continental margins  Elin Skurtveit. Dynamic changes in fault permeability – How can experimental work provide support for fault seal integrity? Sasha Minakov. Upper mantle thermochemical heterogeneity constrained by geophysical data in the northeast Atlantic Per Blystad. UNFC – meeting the need to manage resources sustainably and attain the SDGs. Anette Petersen. How the use of designated geological conservation values has influenced on the assessment of nature-protected areas according to IUCN standards - an example from a Danish project
12:00 Isabel Edmundson: An empirical approach to estimating hydrocarbon column heights for improved pre-drill volume prediction in hydrocarbon exploration  Haflidi Haflidason. The Last Glacial and Holocene proglacial deposits of Lake Bolshoye Shchuchye, Polar Ural, Arctic Russia  Loic Fourel. The Role of Caledonian Collapse in the Formation of Norway-Greenland Rifted Margins Elisabeth Quiroga.  Petrophysical interpretation of public data fra Nogal basin indicates deep groundwater potential in the north of Somalia. Clinton P. Conrad. A link between seamount volcanism and thermochemical piles in deepest mantle Are Korneliussen. On calcite carbonate deposits and the potentials for new industrial developments Vittoria Capobianco. The PHUSICOS project: Nature-based solutions to reduce hydro-meteorological risk in rural mountain areas  Lars Erikstad. Management of geosites used for geotourism in Hedmark and Dalarna (Norway and Sweden)
12:15  Øystein Steen: Technology advances in North Sea exploration  Matti E. Räsänen. Reconstructing Fennoscandian paleoenvironments during the two last glacial-interglacial cycles: Does sequence stratigraphic approach help? Alvar Braathen. Devonian extensional tectonics in Svalbard; Raudfjorden’s synclinal basin above the Keiserhjelmen detachment Berit Soldal. Groundwater  a tool for understanding part of a complex rock-slope failure area, Stampa, Western Norway Discussion Olav Eklund. The complete value chain from graphite exploration to highly conductive graphene films Anders Solheim. Reducing risk from rain induced geohazards; Klima 2050, a Centre for Research Based Innovation.  Anna Bergengren. Why the Platåbergen district, SW Sweden is an aspiring UNESCO Global Geopark
12:30        Lunch
   Petroleum Quaternary  Tectonics Hydrogeology Geodynamics Nordic mineral Geohazard Geoheritage


Helge Løseth: Expulsion and Primary Migration of Hydrocarbons – Observations in Outcrops  Stefan Wastegård. A Holocene tephrochronology for the Faroe Islands; new results and correlations  Gwenn Peron-Pinvidic. The proximal domain of the Mid-Norwegian rifted margin: the Trøndelag Platform revisited Fritjov Ruden. The destruction of the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System (NSAS) Maëlis Arnould. Plate tectonics controls on mantle plume dynamics  Arne Bjørlykke. An Early Cambrian age of the Vassbo lead-zinc Deposit, Sweden Lene Kristensen. Failure of the Veslemannen Rockslide Emma F. Rehnström. Skåne- a geological boundary region and (hopefully) a future UNESCO Geopark 
13:45  Viktoriya Yarushina: Integrated seismic and geomechanical /flow modelling study of focused fluid flow  Wesley R. Farnsworth. Holocene tephra enhances Svalbard geochronology and improves links between sedimentary archives  Marit Stokke Bauck. Using broadband seismic data to reveal the nature of the acoustic basement offshore SW Norway Tore Bjørnarå. Modelling contaminant transport in fractured bedrock – examples from waste disposal in an abandonned mine. Sruthi Uppalapati. Dynamics of lithospheric overturns and implications for Venus’ surface Erik Jonsson. Towards a unified fluid model for vein-hosted polymetallic (Cu-Pb-Zn-Ag-Au-Bi-Sb-Te-Se-Ge) mineralisations in southwestern Sweden Gustav Pless. Åknes drainage project – An investigation program to evaluate drainage as mitigation at the Åknes Anders Bjerga. Museum exhibitions as an arena for science education – insights and experiences from the new deep-sea exhibition at the Natural History Museum in Bergen 
14:00  Fredrik Wesenlund: The role of source facies on bitumen-derived thermal maturity parameters, Botneheia Formation (Middle Triassic), Eastern Svalbard  Raimo Sutinen. Earthquake-induced squeeze-up moraines in Sodankylä, Finnish Lapland  Christopher Sæbø Serck. Longevity of transverse folds in multi-stage rift basins; a case from the Fingerdjupet Subbasin Sunniva Morris. Well Logging Techniques for Mapping Groundwater Flow in Fractures Tobias Rolf. The role of intrusive volcanism in the origin of Venus' crust and its age distribution  Georgios Tassis. Reprocessing of ert and refraction seismic data from the unstable slope in Åknes Rolv Dahl. “Nordland blir til” (The birth of Nordland county): Combining biological, historical and cultural information with geology 
14:15 Alexandra. Zaputlyaeva: Timing – an underestimated key factor for source rock evaluation, case study from NE Java, Indonesia Inga Sørensen.  Tectonic impact on Danish landscape evolution Mark Joseph Mulrooney. Fault stability of seismic-scale normal faults: Implications for CO2 storage on the northern Horda Platform Anouk Klootwijk. Utilizing benthic foraminifera and geochemical parameters in modern stratigraphy as a tool to solve challenges in biomonitoring.  Elodie Gloesener. Diffusive and advective transport of methane in the martian subsurface  Ferenc Molnár. Timing of formation of orogenic gold deposits during the Svecofennian orogeny in the northern part of the Fennoscandian shield Andreas Aspaas. Managing an increasing number of medium risk unstable rock slopes Kristin Rangnes. Thorium – The national element of Norway. The discovery in Gea Norvegica Unesco Global Geopark 
14:30 James Johnson: Analogue modelling of an organic-rich shale utilizing a smectite-based gelatin Claus Beyer. Magnetic characteristica of Quaternary sediments in Denmark.  Thea Sveva Faleide. Seismic modelling of faults; viable geometries vs seismic resolution in the subsurface Pål Gundersen. Groundwater chemistry monitoring in Norway; status, trends and future  Benjamin Bultel. Modelling the serpentinization and carbonation of the martian crust: a step towards the understanding of the Mars2020 future playground.  Thomas Zengaffinen. Effects of rotational submarine slump dynamics on tsunami-genesis – new insights from idealized models and the 1929 Grand Banks event Linda Wickström. A geological hike through the Dala sandstone on the eastern slope of Fulufjället; experiences from the INTERREG 
14:45  Andreas Hagset: Lower Cretaceous source rocks in the SW Barents Sea – Aptian and Cenomanian potential Joakim Stiel Korshøj. Determination of geotechnical properties in gyttja and high plasticity meltwater clay in the Baltic Sea  Inga Sørensen. Tectonic stress regimes in the Danish area from Paleogene to present time  Discussion  Karin Högdahl. Magmatic and metamorphic ages of the host rocks to iron oxide deposits in the Grängesberg-Blötberget area, Bergslagen, Sweden Eirik Gjerløw. Volcanic geohazards of Jan Mayen  
15:00   Federica Ghione. Combining the Øygarden Fault Zone and past seismicity to develop a Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Study for U-864 submarine wreck location, west of Fedje Island (Norway)  
15:00         Coffee break and postersession
  Petroleum  Quaternary Tectonics Hydrogeology Geodynamics Nordic mineral Geohazard  

Rune Mattingsdal: Geological controls on widespread gas leakage at the seafloor in the northern Barents Sea

Sarah Greenwood. Bed controls on the retreat dynamics of marine-based ice sheets  Eirik Stokmo. Polyphase macro- and mesoscale interference folds and their relation to ductile shear zones and thrusting in the Palaeoprotrozoic Karasjok Greenstone Belt at Lakselv, Finnmark. Anja Sundal. Hydrogeological characterization of Holocene deposits in the Svelvik aquifer – implications fo reservoir properties  Vera Assis Fernandes. A systematic study of basaltic regolith fragments from Imbrium and Serenitatis Basins offers potential insights into new basalt types  Kristian Drivenes. Identification and characterization of precious metal bearing phases from Fosen, Norway – A combined AMS and EPMA study Christy Rouault. Jølster landslide event July 2019: predisposition, trigger and consequences  
16:15 Erling Rykkelid: Normal faults and shear bands in unconsolidated sands: Properties and mechanisms Mark D.Johnson. Subglacial seasonal meltwater deposits from a thick Weichselian till sequence, Dösebacka Sweden  Bjørn Eske Sørensen. Impact of volatiles and variations in local bulk composition on deformation and magma emplacement processes in the deep crust and upper mantle parts of a continental rift system Lars Aaberg Stenvik. Elevated concentrations of manganese in some Norwegian groundwater waterworks: a possible explanation  Nils C. Prieur. (Dis)similarities in the distributions of the shapes of large fresh impact craters on Mercury, Moon and Mars. What can we learn from them?  Kåre Kullerud. Electrum from the Kongsberg silver district, Norway – evidence for a Proterozoic gold province? Stein Bondevik. Groundwater fluctuations in an unstable hillslope during the storm ‘Hilde’ 2013 in western Norway  
16:30 Isabel Edmundson: Structural controls on fault-related hydrocarbon leakage: insights from three case studies in the Barents Sea Elina Ahokangas. Murtoos and subglacial meltwater routes are significant geomorphological features in the trunk area of the Finnish Lake District Ice Lobe  Johan Petter Nystuen. The Seljord Quartzite, Telemark supracrustals, South Norway: A Mesoproterozoic shallow lake in a cratonic basin Heidi Knutsen. Modelling of PFOS transport from soil to surface water using a box model  Tomas Kohout. Spherical shock experiments with Chelyabinsk meteorite: Shock-induced changes in reflectance spectra  Laura S. Lauri. Per Geijer iron oxide-apatite mineralizations in Kiruna, northern Sweden Fanny Ekblom Johansson. Mapping the subglacial landscape at the Folgefonna ice caps, investigating future drainage patterns caused by shrinking glacier size  
16:45 Ben Manton: The identification of inter-volcanic exploration targets in the NE Atlantic Harald Klempe. A deep lying sub moraine tunnel valley deposit  Arild Andresen. Soft docking of Baltica and Avalonia? Tiina Leiviska. Vanadium removal from real mining water effluent  Discussion  Maarit Middleton. Interpreting the spatial curvature of log-ratios approach for mineral exploration with plant biogeochemistry Vibeke Brandvold. 3D modelling of groundwater rise due to flooding in the river Sima, Eidfjord Norway  
17:00 End of day
17:00 Icebreaker


Thursday January 9th

  Petroleum Qutarnary Teconics Hydrogeology Igneous Nordic mineral Geohazard Clmate
08:30          Sanni T. Turunen. Nd, Sr, Pb, and Os isotopic composition of Luenha picrites suggest a primitive mantle source for the plume component of the Karoo large igneous province       
08:45 Mikael Vasilopoulos. Comparison of pyrite trace element and sulphur and boron isotope characteristics from the Hirvilavanmaa Au-only and the Naakenavaara Au-Cu-Co-Ni orogenic gold mineralization in the Central Lapland Greenstone Belt, northern Finland  
09:00 Eva. K. Halland: Building on knowledge from the petroleum industry, we can make a new value chain and a business model for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) in the North Sea Basin Monica Winsborrow. Ice sheet-gas hydrate interactions in the Barents Sea Espen Torgersen. What to do with a Lineament Map? Kirsti Korkka-Niemi. Groundwater dating - the hydrogeological characteristics of an exploration target area in Northern Finland Quinten Van Der Meer.  The temperature and oxidation state of magmatic systems across Iceland Morten Often. Neoproterozoic gold mineralization in southwestern Ethiopia - A Norwegian-Swedish revisit Inger Hansen Bauer. Climate in the Arctic towards 2100: Focus on the European sector Anthony Spencer. The evidence of repeated climatic changes in a Cryogenian glacial sequence – the Port Askaig Formation, Argyll, Scotland.
09:15 Adrian Hall. A new process of glacial erosion: geomorphological evidence from Sweden Jon Engström. Multi-scale lineament interpretation in Southern Finland Klaus Hinsby. Introducing the four GeoERA groundwater projects and their contributions to sustainable management of groundwater and subsurface resources Maja B. Rasmussen. The northward tilt of the Icelandic plume as traced by olivine chemistry Sakalima Sikaneta. Candidate prospects for a novel keyhole mining system with minimal environmental footprint Chloe Markussen-Marcilly. Improving long-term CO2 models for the Phanerozoic: What can be done?
09:30 Peder Eliasson: A CO2 monitoring experiment for pressure-saturation discrimination at the new Svelvik CO2 Field Lab Jan A. Piotrowski. Equifinality or a unifying theory of drumlin formation? - The Stargard Drumlin Field, NW Poland Nicklas Nordbäck. Detailed studies on multi-scale brittle structures in Inkoo, southern Finland Ingvild H. Nygard. PFOS-sorption in the groundwater fluctuation zone Kieran Iles. Oxygen isotope characteristics of Karoo picrites with a primitive mantle affinity Sven Dahlgren. REE mineralization in the Fen Carbonatite Complex, Telemark, Norway – A world-class exploration target for the Hi-Tech and “Green-shift” Industry?  Christian Jaedicke. Snow avalanches on Svalbard Valentin Zuchuat. Geological and palaeoclimatic signals following the end-Permian mass extinction on central Spitsbergen, Svalbard
09:45 Manzar Fawad: Monitoring subsurface CO2 storage using seismic and CSEM data – Modelling in Smeaheia area, northern North Sea Helge Løseth. The North Atlantic shift to an ice-house world Pietari Skyttä. The patterns of fractures associated with fault terminations and step-overs within isotropic Mesoproterozoic Rapakivi granites, SE Finland Gijs Breedveld. Capping of tailing deposits at an abandoned copper mine using a capillary barrier cover Olivier Galland. Structure, emplacement mechanism and magma-flow significance of igneous fingers – Implications for sill emplacement in sedimentary basins Thomas Ulrich. Hi-tech and critical commodities in Cu-Mo-Au porphyry systems Michele Citterio. Spatial scales of permafrost change in the Arctic and sub-Arctic Greenland Ella Wulfsberg Stokke. Volcanic cooling followed by a warm and wet Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum in Denmark
10:00 Kirsti Midttømme: Digital monitoring of CO2 storage projects (DigiMon) Bernd Etzelmüller. Icelandic permafrost dynamics since the Last Glacial Maximum – model results and geomorphological implications Bjarne Almqvist. Mesoproterozoic to late Paleozoic fault activity in central Sweden recorded by K-Ar dating of fault rocks Åse Høiseter. PFAS transport in unsaturated soils - a column study Bernd Etzelmüller. Permafrost in unstable slopes in Norway – results from rock wall temperature monitoring, geophysical surveying and numerical modelling from Mannen and Gammanjunni. Eivind Straume. Global paleobathymetry for the Eocene – Oligocene boundary: Influence on ocean circulation and climate
10:15 Luke Griffiths: Assessing the potential of microseismic monitoring of North Sea geological CO2 storage sites through laboratory testing. Karianne Lilleøren. Towards a national inventory of continuous rock glaciers movement in Norway based on InSAR Mikael Tillberg. Linking single secondary mineral growth zones to craton-scale deformation events – the advent of in situ Rb-Sr dating of faults and shear zones Per Aagaard. Contaminant transport in groundwater – reactive groundwater transport in heterogeneous systems Martin Kjenes. Deformation signs of sill linkage: field observations from San Rafael Swell, Utah. Pertti Sarala. UpDeep standard reference material bank for the top soil and plant geochemistry in mineral exploration Justyna Czekirda. 2D thermal modelling of unstable rock walls in Norway:  Examples from Mannen and Gámanjunni 3 Hallgeir Sirevaag. Glacial erosion estimates for the Dronning Maud Land Mountains, based on low-temperature thermochronology
10:30 Johnathon. L. Osmond: Arrangement of top and across-fault seal intervals within the Horda Platform: implications towards CCS in Viking Group sandstones Lis Allaart. Holocene environmental history of lake Femmilsjøen, northern Svalbard Lars Olsen. Dating of the Stuoragurra Fault at Finnmarksvidda, northern Norway Marina Becher. Distribution and characterization of Acid sulfate soils in Sweden Alf Andre Orvik. Emplacement mechanisms and channelised magmatic flow at a high yielding Ediacaran mantle plume: Evidence from the Seiland Igneous Province, N. Norway Jan Stenløkk. Seabed minerals of the Mohn’s Ridge, Norway – the 2019 NPD survey  Reginald Hermanns. Unstable rock slopes in the far North of Norway: a larger challenge than expected Qiong Zhang. Model-data discrepancies in mid-Pliocene Arctic warming and implications
10:45 Lars Grande: Geomechanical and geophysical evaluations for safe CO2 storage in the North Sea      Odleiv Olesen. Deep weathering and geomorphology in Mid Norway   Jørgen Sakariassen. The importance of dyke evolution in the upper layered series of the Reinfjord ultramafic complex in understanding the intrusive history of the central series and other mantle derived magmas Kristoffer Hopland Solvi.  Exploration of manganese crust in the Norwegian Sea  
10:45 Coffee break
  Petroleum Quaternary Tectonics Hydrogeology Igneous Paleontology Geohazard Climate
11:30 Jørgen André Hansen. Cap rock characteristics of Upper Jurassic organic-rich shales in the Norwegian North Sea and the Barents Sea Frank W. Jakobsen. Glacial dynamics and retreat pattern in the Fingerdjupet Trough (Spitsbergenbanken, western Barents Sea) during the last deglaciation  Ivar Midtkandal. Testing arctic tectonic plate models with Cretaceous sediment source to sink budgets Martin Skjenken.  Artificial groundwater injection/infiltration in large Swedish infrastructure projects Martin Klausen. Xinjie layered intrusion and lavas within the Miyi rift segment, Emeishan (SW China) Anette E.S. Högström. Documenting trace fossils: revisiting Banks´s 1970 Dimorphichnus on the Digermulen Peninsula, Finnmark Dirk Kuhn. Investigation of the Forkastningsfjellet rock slide, Spitsbergen: anatomy and state of activity in a changing climate Kari Grøsfjeld. Surface water conditions and vegetation changes in the marginal Arctic Ocean (ODP Hole 910C, Yermak Plateau) during the mid-Piacenzian Warmth Period, derived from palynomorphs
11:45  Sergei Medvedev: Influence of glaciations on North Sea petroleum systems Lilja R. Bjarnadóttir. Glacial dynamics and ice retreat pattern of Kvitøyrenna, Northern Barents Sea – an improved reconstruction of deglaciation based on new high-resolution data. Peter Japsen. Thermo-tectonic development of the Wandel Sea Basin, North Greenland Randi Kalskin Ramstad. Optimal Utilization of Groundwater for Heating and Cooling in Melhus and Elverum – Lessons Learned and some Recommendations Franziska Franeck. Ordovician diversification dynamics for hard substrate taxa – a head start for the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event? Kristian Svennevig. Preliminary understanding of giant tsunamigenic landslides in Greenland Anna Hughes. DATED-2: An updated chronology and time-slice reconstruction of the last Eurasian ice sheets
12:00 Irfan Baig: Quaternary evolution of the North Sea Basin and its relevance to hydrocarbon exploration Rachael Avery. Retreat chronology and margin stability of the Scandinavian Ice Sheet using high-resolution landform mapping and varved sediments Romain Corseri. Far-field tectonic stresses triggered post-impact deformation of the Mjølnir Crater (Barents Sea) Ole Kristian Bergsland Hansen. Prospecting for geothermal energy from groundwater at Økern Portal, Oslo Dougal Jerram. Understanding the transitions from subaqueous to subaerial volcanic environments; inferences from exceptional exposures along the coast of Angola Trond H. Torsvik. Ordovician biodiversity, climate and mass extinction Þorsteinn Sæmundsson. Slope deformation above the Tungnakvíslarjökull outlet glacier in western part of the Mýrdalsjökull glacier Svend Funder. The Younger Dryas and the Greenland Ice Sheet, a polemic approach
12:15  Benjamin Bellwald: Permo-Carboniferous Salt Messing Up the Cenozoic Stratigraphy of the Sørvestsnaget Basin, SW Barents Sea Anders Romundset. Recent results from coring coastal lake basins in western Finnmark Marie-Andrée Dumais. Delineating the geological settings of the southern Fram Strait with state-of-the-art aeromagnetic data Heimir Ingimarsson. Monitoring the Effect of Geothermal Effluent from Powerplants on Groundwater in the Lake Mývatn Area and Theistarreykir area, NE-Iceland John Millett. Magmatism in wet sediment environments: processes, deposits and implications for prospective volcanic rifted margins Niall William Paterson. Plant mutations and ecosystem disruption induced by toxic metals and climatic warming during the end-Permian extinction Andreas Kääb. Collapsing Glaciers Jinheum Park. A synchronous change of mid- to late- Holocene hydroclimate and prehistoric population in coastal East Asia indicated by pollen and XRF data
12:30     Johannes Schweitzer. First analysis results from the new seismic array BEAR on Bjørnøya   Freysteinn Sigmundsson. Erupting large volumes of basalt:  Lessons learned from three most recent caldera collapses on Earth      
12:30        Lunch
   Petroleum Quaternary  Tectonics Hydrogeology Igneous


Geohazard Climate


Christian Haug Eide: Towards a revised stratigraphic framework for the Triassic in the Norwegian Barents Sea Johanna Anjar. Cosmogenic surface exposure dating of the deglaciation of Finnmark and Northern Finland
Workshop - transferred to geodynamics? Introduction to numerical modeling of tectonic processes     
Kirsti Midttømme. Geothermal energy systems – understanding the heat exchange by distributed temperature sensing. Thea Hatlen Heimdal. Modeling the effects of carbon release from the Central Atlantic Magmatic Province (CAMP) Tore Grane Klausen. Geological control on dinosaurs’ rise to dominance: Late Triassic ecosystem stress by relative sea level change
  Plenary debate on Arctic and subarctic geohazards
Axel Müller. Trace elements and cathodoluminescence of detrital quartz in Arctic marine sediments – a new ice-rafted debris provenance proxy
13:45  Henriette Linge. Implications of apparent cosmogenic nuclide surface exposure ages from bedrock surfaces on Andøya (69°N, 16°E) for ice cover and glacial erosion during the last glacial period Kim Rudolph-Lund. Kvalitative tiltak for å evaluere effekten av lokale inngripende tiltak på energibrønner (eneboliger)  Henrik H. Svensen. Mercury loss from black shale during contact metamorphism and the implications for using mercury as a volcanic proxy Victoria S. Engelschiøn. Large-scale lateral trends in palaeoenvironment and oxygenation in the Middle Triassic Botneheia Fm. on Svalbard Benedict Reinardy. Pervasive cold ice within a temperate glacier – implications for glacier thermal regimes, sediment transport and foreland geomorphology
14:00  Snorre Olaussen: You learn as long as you drill John Inge Svendsen. The retreat history of the Scandinavian Ice Sheet from the coast of Northwest Norway and into Sunndalsfjella-Dovrefjell mountain massif inland Mette Olivarius. Estimation of geothermal reservoir quality Sverre Planke. Emergent and invasive magmatism of the Siberian Traps in a wet forest environment Aubrey Roberts. The Early Triassic ‘Grippia’ bone bed of Spitsbergen and its implications for taxonomy and palaeobiogeography of vertebrates after the P-T extinction event Alexander Vasiliev. Permafrost degradation in the Western Sector of Russian Arctic
14:15 Jan Tveranger: Permo-Carboniferous paleokarst structures at Wordiekammen, central Spitsbergen, Svalbard Mari Bruvik Nieuwenhuizen. The early deglaciation of Bjørnafjorden, Western Norway Randi Kalskin Ramstad.  The Asker 800 m energy wells in Norway with two types of coaxial collector – planning, installation and operation Else Ragnhild Neumann. Origin and evolution of the early magmatism in the Oslo Rift (southeast Norway): evidence from multiple generations of clinopyroxene Grzegorz Niedzwiedzki. Theropod dinosaur fossils from the Gipsdalen and Fleming Fjord formations (Carnian-Norian, Upper Triassic), East Greenland Lena M Tallaksen. Land-atmosphere interactions in cold environments (Latice): The role of atmosphere - biosphere – cryosphere – hydrosphere interactions in a changing
14:30 Bjarte Lønøy: CollapsEX - A forward modelling tool for cave collapse Jan Mangerud. Ice-flow patterns and precise timing of ice sheet retreat across a dissected fjord landscape in Hordaland, western Norway Lawrence Hongliang Wang. Effects of shear enhanced decompaction weakening on channelized fluid flow and seismicity Anna Saukko. Felsic MASH zone in southernmost Finland Robert W. Williams. Technology developed by pathologists provides free online access to 200 000 palynological slides   Nitin Chaudhary. Modelling past and future peatland carbon dynamics across the pan-Arctic
14:45  Ingrid Anell: Structural influence on Triassic deposition on the Northern Barents Shelf Johannes Hardeng. Synchronous ice-sheet retreat from the Ra-moraine across southern Norway   Åke Johanson. The Hedesunda granitoid complex, east-central Sweden Hans Arne Nakrem. Early Cretaceous hydrocarbon seep carbonates from Wollaston Forland, Northeast Greenland    
 15:00         Coffee break and postersession
  Petroleum  Quaternary Urban geology Hydrogeology


Paleontology Sedimentology  
15:45              Evgenia Salin. Distribution, age, geochemistry and origin of “anorogenic” granites in the Baltic Sea region   Charlotta Jenny Lüthje. Development of coal forming environment in a transgressive coastal plain setting.  
16:00  Edward Fleming: The Hopen boreholes and their insight into Hydrocarbon prospectivity in the northern Barents Sea Carl Regnéll. Tracing the final deglaciation of the Scandinavian Ice Sheet - ice-dammed lakes and a catastrophic flood Ingelöv Eriksson. The value of the urban sub-surface - how do we plan for the best use of it? Adam Toth. On the importance of hydrodynamic conditions in geothermal potential reconnaissance Grazina Skridlaite. Voluminous 1.54-1.40 Ga magmatism and metamorphism in the western East European Craton, Lithuania and Poland: are they manifestations of Danopolonian or other orogenies further west? Lene Liebe Delsett. Late Jurassic- Early Cretaceous marine reptiles in shifting Arctic seaways Atle Folkestad. Differences in sequence stratigraphy and depositional environments of three successive shallow-marine clinothems from the Eocene Central Basin, Spitsbergen.  
16:15 Hallgeir Sirevaag: Detrital zircon inventory of the Triassic Greater Barents Sea Basin: sediment transport and geodynamics Fredrik Høgaas. Age and maximum flood height of the Nedre Glomsjø outburst flood, southeastern Norway  Nina Leppäharju. Medium-deep geothermal Krister Leon Sundblad. Recognition of Svecofennian serpentinized ultramafic bodies at Tjusterby in the Pernå region, SE Finland Jørn H. Hurum. 15 years with the Spitsbergen Mesozoic Research Group Snorre Olaussen. Middle Triassic syn-tectonic coarse-grained tidal influenced deposits in Svalbard and confined to Finnmark Platform;  cross-shelf sediment supply fairways  
16:30 Lina Hedvig. Line: Distinct petrographic changes across the Triassic-Jurassic boundary in the southwestern Barents Sea Manon Bajard. Record of climate and environmental changes in a dead-ice lake close to Gardermoen told by a 10 000 years old freshwater fish and a Viking King Guri Venvik. The Urban Water Cycle – linking surface water to subsurface processes and groundwater; example from Bryggen in Bergen, Western Norway Sami Vallin. Modelling and optimization study on a high-temperature borehole thermal energy storage concept driven by power plant waste heat Tom Andersen. Relicts of mafic-ultramafic cumulate rocks in the Romerike Gneiss Complex, Norway Mikhail Rogov. Lower Volgian ammonites and ammonite-based stratigraphy of Spitsbergen Anna van Yperen. From river to delta; Amalgamated sheet sandstones and the dispersive nature of subaerial unconformities (Dakota Group, USA)  
16:45 Adam Szulc: The Palaeozoic-early Mesozoic evolution of East Greenland: insights from apatite fission track ages and fieldwork: implications for exploration in Mid-Norway Ole Bennike. Relative shore-level changes in Denmark after the last deglaciation: a review Manon van Goethem. The potential use of heat waste energy in urban areas    Steinar Halvdan Hansen Møkkelgjerd. Magmatic and metamorphic ages near Mandal, Vest-Agder; a key area elucidating Sveconorwegian and pre-Sveconorwegian orogenesis Mikhail Rogov. News about the Aptian and Albian of the Longyearbyen area (Spitsbergen) Miquel Poyatos-Moré. Multi-scale influence of topography on depositional architecture of long-term transgressive successions (Jurassic, Neuquén Basin, Argentina)  
17:00 End of day        
19:00 Conference dinner  


Friday January 10th

09:00 Award talk
  Petroleum Scandinavian Mountains Mineralogy   Metamorphic Marine Sedimentology Geoeducation
10:00 Lina Hedvig Line: Mechanical compaction of chlorite-coated sandstone reservoirs in the southwestern Barents Sea Tor Sømme. Paleocene dynamic topography along the Norwegian continental margin – evidence from seismic stratigraphy and sediment budgets Frederic Hatert. Description and crystal structure of three new barium beryllophosphates Bjørn Eske Sørensen. Effect of volume expansion on mineral reactions during mixed-volatile infiltration in ultramafic-mafic rocks – implications for strain localization and volatile transfer from mantle to the upper crust and atmosphere Jochen Knies. A Plio-Pleistocene sea ice record for the Arctic Ocean Ronald Sørlie. Sedimentology and reservoir quality of the Solveig Field – the southern Utsira High, Norwegian North Sea. Kari Beate Remmen. Revising the national curriculum for Geoscience specialization in Upper secondary school in Norway
10:15 Henrik Nygaard Hansen: Clay coating preserving high porosities in deeply buried intervals of the Stø Formation, southwestern Barents Sea    Camilla Louise Würtzen. Basin fill dynamics of the Triassic alluvial succession in the Øygarden area, Norwegian North Sea Rie H. Malm. What are the future challenges of geoscience higher education in Norway? 
10:30 Hanne Dysvik: Reservoir quality and diagenesis of sandstones in the Realgrunnen subgroup in 7324/8-2 (Bjaaland), Barents Sea  Ritske S. Huismans. On the origin and evolution of topography in Norway Fabrice Dal Bo. Crystal chemistry of wöhlerite-group minerals   Siren Ånestad. The geophysical and mineralogical expression of ultramafic rocks in the Møre-Trøndelag Fault Zone near Sparbu, Trøndelag Yngve Kristoffersen. Possible small impact features in 1235 m water depth in the Arctic Ocean Gijs Henstra. Architecture of a Triassic distributary fluvial system: The Skagerrak Fm. of the Ula field, Norwegian Central Graben Knut Bjørlykke. Geoscience Education in Norway. Importance of applied disciplines in geology and geophysics. 
10:45 Lars Riber: The formation of grus from granites in the Sila Mountains, Calabria, Italy Emil Gulbransen. The nordite-group from the Ilímaussaq Alkaline Complex, South Greenland   Ane K. Engvik. High-grade formation of graphite in Vesterålen, northern Norway, and its consequences for petrophysical properties of the lower continental crust Christoph Vogt. XRF(Scanning) data of the Lomonosov Ridge Core PS2185-1 SL, Arctic Ocean - Glacial Changes Albina Gilmullina. Sedimentation rates in the Greater Barents Sea throughout the Triassic Anja Sundal. How to plan the perfect field course …  – for students, the environment and society
11:00 Coffe break
  Petroleum Scandinavian Mountains Tectonics   Metamorphic Marine Sedimentology Geoeducation
11:30 Edward Fleming: The sedimentary provenance of Palaeocene – Eocene sandstones from the Svalbard Central Basin and implications for the Palaeocene hydrocarbon plays on the southwest Barents shelf James Chalmers. Norwegian viddas (high-level mountain plateaus) were not produced by the "glacial buzz-saw" Henrik Friis. Two new niobium cluster minerals from Norway   Luca Menegon. Tectonic overpressure drives fluid expulsion and fracturing at the base of the seismogenic crust Naima El bani Altuna. Glacial millennial-scale climate variations and changes in bottom water temperature at intermediate water depth in the western Svalbard margin Julie Dewit. The complexity of karst as recorded by the cored Ørn Formation of the 7220/11-3 well of the Loppa High Edina Pozer. Master seminar series for geoscience master students:  the way to support geoscience graduate students and prepare them for professional employment?
11:45  Alf Ryseth: Paleocene play in the Deepwater Norwegian Sea - Plenty of Opportunity? Johan M. Bonow. New mapping of the Palaeic Relief in southern Norway Bo Pagh Schultz. Danish Paleogene supersize glendonite gives possible keys to an old enigma   Charlotte Möller. Eclogite- and upper amphibolite-facies metamorphosed Iapetus units within Precambrian basement, Roan, Vestranden, Norway Silvia Hess. Impact of aquaculture activity on the benthic environment  -  A stratigraphic study from Hardangerfjorden (SW Norway) Bjørn Emil Wik Hallaråker. Late Cenozoic Depositional Patterns and Basin Configuration, Northern North Sea (60-62°N): The Utsira Formation Jan Michalek. EPOS-Norway Web Portal for Solid Earth Science Data
12:00 Nina Bakke: An alternative depositional environment for the Lange Formation: prograding delta deposits in the Gråsel sands of the Skarv field Valerie Maupin. The seismic structure of the Scandinavian lithosphere from finite-frequency body-wave tomography Arne Bjørlykke. The weathering of the Ediacaran-Early Cambrian peneplain at Bidjovagge, Kautokeino, Northern Norway   Oliver K.A. Helvein. Metamorphic P-T paths of Eastern Finnmark: Towards a better understanding of the tectono-metamorphic evolution of the Kalak Nappe Complex Jan Sverre Laberg. Cenozoic uplift and erosion of the Barents Sea area – where are we? Judith Hannah. Tracking the timing of climatic variation from the Cambrian into the Early Silurian: Re-Os isotope geochemistry of the Lower Paleozoic section in Sweden Elisabeth Stormoen Raddum. How do upper secondary students construct a geological time line of their local area? 
12:15  Nazmul H. Mondol: Rock physics diagnostics of Geitungen discovery Roy H. Gabrielsen. Description and age of thrust zone separating the Revseggi and Kvitenut nappes of the Hardangervidda-Ryfylke Nappe Complex Trond Harstad. Assessing chemical compositions of Cr-spinel as a tool for provenance based on a regional comparison of Upper Triassic sandstones from the Barents Shelf       Holly Stein. Re-Os dating of the Mjølnir meteorite impact, Barents Sea Ann Christin Ferrari. University-Industry cooperation in the teacher-training program -The Waterproject-
12:30        Lunch
   Petroleum Scandinavian Mountains Mineralogy     Marine Sedimentology Geoeducation


Dimitry Zastrozhnov: Towards better understanding of volcanic rifted margins: insights from contemporary study of the Møre and Vøring basins, offshore mid-Norway Vivi Pedersen. In-situ shaped landscapes in old mountains Thanusha Naidoo. Paradigms in provenance and meaningful dates     Daniel Hesjedal Wiberg. Seabed morphology and sedimentary processes on the Kveithola TMF, Bear Island, Norway Claus Beyer. Establishment of a chronostratigraphical framework for the Fur Formation. Julie Guttormsen. Teaching and learning Plate
13:45  Filippos Tsikalas: Cretaceous and Cenozoic tectono-stratigraphic evolution of the southern Lofoten margin: valuable new insights for the Norwegian Sea exploration  Peter JapsenMountains of southernmost Norway: uplifted Miocene peneplains and re-exposed Mesozoic surfaces Eva-Lena Tullborg. What the 234U/238U AR in groundwaters can tell about U mobility     Heidi Kjennbakken. Holocene slide events in Bjørnafjorden, western Norway, and their trigger mechanisms Michael Flowerdew. Sedimentary provenance of Triassic sandstones from southern Spitsbergen  
14:00  Christine Fichler: Thought-provoking features in the SW Barents Sea from 3D geophysical modelling - from salt domes to crustal peridotites   Håkon Rueslåtten. Remnants of old saprolites in Norwegian tills     Rachel Barrett. Decameter-scale, flow-parallel ridges in a submarine megaslide: Tampen Slide, North Sea Alf Ryseth. Triassic – Jurassic Boundary in the Barents Sea: A Regional Retake on Tectonic Controls and Sediment Routing  
14:15 Muhammad Hassaan: Anatomy of the evaporite accumulation and salt wall evolution in Tiddlybanken Basin, southeastern Norwegian Barents Sea   Håkon Rueslåtten. Remnants of old saprolites in marine clays, Mid Norway     Johnathon L. Osmond. Quaternary pockmark distributions informed by 3D seismic interpretation above the Horda Platform, northern North Sea Carita Augustsson. Quartz-zircon de-coupling in sandstone: petrographic and quartz cathodoluminescence case study from the Triassic continental Buntsandstein Group in Germany  
14:30 Terje Solbakk, NTNU: Mesozoic microfossils recovered from karstified limestone in the Tromsdalen Quarry, Trøndelag – Traces of an unknown inlier basin along the Møre Trøndelag Fault Zone?   Kristian Drivenes. Norwegian Laboratory for Mineral and Materials Characterization (MiMaC) – A new microanalytical facility in Trondheim     Tegan Levendal. Geophysical mapping of Silurian reefs offshore and onshore Gotland, Sweden. Tom Andersen. Is detrital zircon a reliable "source-to-sink" indicator?  
14:45      Carl Fredrik Gyllenhammar. Comparing classic mineral analysis using optical microscope, XRD-XRF with modern automated mineral detection such as QemScan          
15:00  End of conference.        
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