Curriculum Vitae

 

Personalia

Name Bjarne Rafaelsen
Address Krystallvegen 16, 9408 Harstad, Norway
Phone no. +47 97 63 33 93
Born 30.10.1973, Tromsø (Norway)
Status Married, 4 children

 

Education

1989-1992 Allmennfag/EDB at Kvaløya videregående skole  
1994, 1996-1998 Graduate student in geology at the University of Tromsø  
Jan 1999-Nov 2000 Study of my main subject in marine geology and geophysics at the University of Tromsø.

Subject of post-graduate thesis:

"Cenozoic palaeo-surfaces in the south-western Barents Sea based on three-dimensional seismic data" (in Norwegian) Summary and table of contents (9 kB PDF)

Supervisors:

Associate Professor Karin Andreassen (Department of Geology, University of Tromsø)

Geophysicist Kai Hogstad (Norsk Hydro ASA, Harstad)

Ph. D. student Erland Lebesbye (Department of Geology, University of Tromsø)

Dec 2000-March 2006 Ph. D. student at the University of Tromsø. Subject:

"Three-dimensional seismic geomorphology: new methods providing new geological models".

The focus is mainly on 3D seismic interpretation methods, using examples from the Carboniferous-Permian carbonate succession and the Quaternary glacigenic succession of the southwestern Barents Sea.

Supervisors:

Associate Professor Karin Andreassen (Department of Geology, University of Tromsø)

Geophysicist Kai Hogstad (Norsk Hydro ASA, Harstad)

 

Employment of relevance

Jul/Aug 1998 Field assistant at Tjeldsund (Norway) Supervisor: Klaas Bouke Zwaan (Norges Geologisk Undersøkelse)
Nov 2000 Lab assistant at the scientific lab Supervisor: Edel Ellingsen (Department of Geology, University of Tromsø)
Sept 2004 - March 2006 Coordinator and researcher in the "Arctic Research Cooperation", a cooperation project between Moscow State University, University of Tromsø and Statoil. Supervisor: Karin Andreassen (Department of Geology, University of Tromsø)
April 2006 => Exploration geologist at the StatoilHydro Harstad office. Leader: Ketil Sollid

 

Publications

Click here for a detailed overview of my publications.

 

Teaching 

Autumn 1998 Part-time lecturer on the graduate level course Geo-101 "Introduction to Geology" At Department of Geology (University of Tromsø)
Spring 2000 Part-time lecturer on the graduate level course Geo-241 "Interpretation of reflection seismics" At Department of Geology (University of Tromsø)
Spring / fall 2001, Fall 2002 Part-time lecturer on the National Researcher course GEO-343 "Three-dimensional seismic interpretation" At Department of Geology (University of Tromsø)
Fall 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 Lecturer on the national field course Svalex from 2002-2005. The past three years I have been responsible for the Svalex pre-course assignment. At The University courses on Svalbard and onboard "M/S Nordstjernen"

 

Qualifications and experience

Languages Norwegian (native language), English (good), German (basic)
Publications Publications are avaliable here, while posters and abstracts are avaliable here
Software Unix Charisma (GeoFrame): Interpretation of 3-D seismic data, attribute maps and volumetric attributes. Familiar with GeoViz, GeoCube and MapPlot.

SeisClass 3D (GeoFrame): Automated 3-D seismic facies mapping and generation of attribute cubes.

SeisWorks 2D (Landmark): Interpretation of 2-D seismic profiles

ProMax (Landmark): Seismic data processing on Landmark.

GIGAViz (VoxelVision): Interpretation of 3-D seismic data, attribute maps and volumetric attributes.

Generic Mapping Tool: Generating maps of interest for the Barents Sea region using the IBCAO grid.

PC Windows, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Pascal, Corel Draw 9, FrontPage, ArcGIS

 

References

Karin Andreassen University of Tromsø Phone no.: 77 64 44 20
Luppo W. Kuilman Det Norske Oljeselskap
David Hunt StatoilHydro  

 

Membership

Norsk Geologisk Forening

American Association of Petroleum Geologists

American Geophysical Union

European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers

 

Personal interests

I study Kyokushinkai Karate at Tromsø Karate Klubb.

My education as an instructor::

1994 Instructor level A (Trener A-kurs, Norges Idrettsforbund)
1994 Instructor level I (Trener I-kurs, Norges Kampsportforbund)
1999 Shodan (1. dan)

Other cources I have passed:

1996 Pacify course for doormen (Passifisering for dørvakter, Verge)
1999 Hunter licence (Jegerprøven)

 

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