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Bjarne Rafaelsen

Senior Geologist


Speciality:

Interpretation of 3-D seismic from the southwestern Barents Sea, mainly the Upper Paleozoic, Mesozoic and Quaternary succession.


Organiser of:

The Carbonate Network - A web-based network for scientists and students working with carbonate related topics

 


News        
June 2008       Publication: Rafaelsen, B., Elvebakk, G., Andreassen, K., Stemmerik, L., Colpaert. A., Samuelsberg, T. 2008: From detached to attached carbonate buildup complexes - 3D seismic data from the Upper Paleozoic, Finnmark Platform, southwestern Barents Sea. Sedimentary Geology 206, 17-32.
June 2008       Popular science publication: Rafaelsen, B. & Andreassen, K. 2008: A model for late Paleozoic carbonate buildups. GEO v. 11, No. 4, 88-90.
June 2008       GeoExPro write about the Carbonate Network
June 2008       Read more about theStatoilHydro-sponsored "Svalbard Spitsbergen roundtrip", excursion no. 44 in relation to the 33rd International Geological Congress.
April 2007       Publication: Colpaert, A., Pickard, N., Mienert, J., Henriksen, L.B., Rafaelsen, B. & Andreassen, K. 2007: 3D seismic analysis of an Upper Palaeozoic carbonate succession of the Eastern Finnmark Platform area, Norwegian Barents Sea. Sedimentary Geology, v. 197, 79-98.
March 2007       Publication: Rafaelsen, B., Andreassen, K., Hogstad, K. and Kuilman, L.W. 2007: Large-scale glaciotectonic imbricated thrust sheets on three-dimensional seismic data: facts or artefacts? Basin Research, v. 19, 87-103.
November 30th 2006       Publication: Rafaelsen, B., 2006: Three-dimensional seismic geomorphology: new methods providing new geological models. PhD thesis, University of Tromsø. 207 pp. Link to University press release and announcement of dissertation
October 1st 2006       Publication: "Trapping mechanisms - forming petroleum reservoirs" is an e-learning module that include animations, pictures and various examples of trap formation
August 16th 2006       Publication: “Karst – a potential geohazard and reservoir” is an e-learning module that include animations, pictures and various examples of karst formation
February 21st 2006       This website moved to www.carbonet.net/bjarne.
March 2nd 2005       First Break promotes the Carbonate Network
February 14th 2005       Publication: Rafaelsen, B. & Nielsen, J.K. 2005: Introduction to carbonates. EAGE Learning Geoscience Journal. 57 p.
September 14th 2004       AAPG Explorer write about The Carbonate Network in their September 2004 issue.
August 31st 2004       Popular science publication:: Rafaelsen, B. 2004: Carbonate Network Forms. EOS, Vol. 85, No. 35, p. 330.
August 2004       Publication:: Andreassen, Nilssen, Rafaelsen & Kuilman 2004, Three-dimensional seismic data from the Barents Sea margin reveal evidence of past ice streams and their dynamics. Geology, v. 32, p. 729-732.
March 19th 2004       The Carbonate Network web-pages and forum opened
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