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Rolf Mjelde

Professor, Head of Geophysics group
  • E-mailRolf.Mjelde@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 28 79+47 952 17 903
  • Visitor Address
    Allégaten 41
    Realfagbygget
    5007 Bergen
    Room 
    2G16a - 2134A
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 Bergen

Marine geophysics. Mainly ocean bottom seismic on crustal scale in: mid-Norway, Barents Sea, Jan Mayen, spreading ridges in the N. Atlantic. Responsible for acquisition and modelling of data. The main aim with the research is to understand the evolution of the N. Atlantic and the interplay between plate tectonic and the Iceland hot-spot. The work is put into a global context.

Lectures parts of courses in seismic acquistion/processing (GEOV113) and plate tectonics (GEOV210).

Master theses in processing and processing of marine, multichannel seismic data, and modelling of ocean bottom seismic data on crustal scale.

Has been main supervisor for 40+ masterstudents, and 10 PhD students.

Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2013). The deep structure of the Scandes and its relation to tectonic history and present-day topography. Tectonophysics. 15-37.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Stochastic velocity inversion of seismic reflection/refraction traveltime data for rift structure of the southwest Barents Sea. Tectonophysics. 135-150.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Seismic and density structure of the lithosphere-asthenosphere system along transect Knipovich Ridge-Spitsbergen-Barents Sea - geological and petrophysical implications. Polish Polar Research. 111-138.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Analysis of structural trends of sub-seafloor strata in the Isfjorden area of the West Spitsbergen Fold-and-Thrust Belt based on multichannel seismic data. Journal of the Geological Society. 657-668.
  • Show author(s) (2011). The extension of the Vøring margin (NE Atlantic) in case of different degrees of magmatic underplating. Basin Research. 83-100.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Preliminary Analysis of the 21 February 2008 Svalbard (Norway) Seismic Sequence. Seismological Research Letters. 63-75.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Global pulsations of intraplate magmatism through the Cenozoic. Lithosphere. 361-376.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Crustal structure of the ultra-slow spreading Knipovich Ridge, North Atlantic, along a presumed ridge segment center. Marine Geophysical Researches. 173-195.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Variation of Icelandic and Hawaiian magmatism: evidence for co-pulsation of mantle plumes? Marine Geophysical Researches. 61-72.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Structure and evolution of the Bellsund Graben between Forlandsundet and Bellsund (Spitsbergen) based on marine seismic data. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 215-228.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Structural segmentation between Forlandsundet and Van Mijenfjorden (Spitsbergen) based on marine seismic data. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 215-228.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Modelled palaeo-temperature on Vøring, offshore mid-Norway - The effect of the Lower Crustal Body. Tectonophysics. 544-558.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Magma productivity and early seafloor spreading rate correlation on the northern Vøring Margin, Norway — Constraints on mantle melting. Tectonophysics. 206-223.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Lower crustal composition and crustal lineaments on the Vøring Margin, NE Atlantic: A review. Tectonophysics. 183-193.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Crustal structure and evolution of the outer Møre Margin, NE Atlantic. Tectonophysics. 224-243.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Burial of the Mohn-Knipovich seafloor spreading ridge by the Bear Island Fan: Time constraints on tectonic evolution from seismic stratigraphy. Tectonics. 14 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2009). A seismic field test with a Low-level Acoustic Combustion Source and Pseudo-Noise codes. Journal of Applied Geophysics. 66-73.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Structure and evolution of the continental margin off Norway and the Barents Sea. Episodes. 82-91.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Structure and evolution of the continental margin off Norway and Barents Sea. Episodes.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Semiperiodic chirp sequences reduce autocorrelation side lobes of pulsed signals. Geophysics. Q19-Q27.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Seismic crustal structure along the deep transect Horsted`05, Sval-bard. Polish Polar Research. 279-290.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Seismic crustal structure along the deep transect Horsted'05, Svalbard. Polish Polar Research. 279-290.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Magmatic and tectonic evolution of the North Atlantic. Journal of the Geological Society. 31-42.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Magmatic and tectonic evolution of the North Atlantic. Journal of the Geological Society. 31-42.
  • Show author(s) (2008). East Greenland Ridge in the North Atlantic Ocean: An integrated geophysical study of a continental silver in a boundary transform fault setting. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Solid Earth. 33 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Crustal transect across the North Atlantic. Marine Geophysical Researches. 73-87.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Crustal structure of the ultra-slow spreading Knipovich Ridge, North Atlantic, along a presumed amagmatic portion of oceanic crustal formation. Marine Geophysical Researches. 109-134.
  • Show author(s) (2008). A seismic field test with a low-level acoustic combustion source and pseudo-noise codes. Journal of Applied Geophysics.
  • Show author(s) (2007). The transition from the continent to the ocean: a deeper view on the Norwegian margin. Journal of the Geological Society. 855-868.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Marine seismics with a pulsed combustion source and Pseudo Noise codes. Marine Geophysical Researches. 109-117.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Gravity and S-wave modelling across the Jan Mayen Ridge, North Atlantic; implications for crustal lithology. Marine Geophysical Researches. 27-41.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Rates of continental breakup magmatism and seafloor spreading in the Norway Basin-Iceland plume interaction. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR).
  • Show author(s) (2006). Crustal structure and evolution of the southern Vøring basin and Vøring transform margin, NE Atlantic. Tectonophysics. 167-202.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Asymmetric plume-ridge interaction around Iceland: The Kolbeinsey Ridge Iceland Seismic Experiment. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems. 26 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2006). 2-D and 3-D modelling of wide-angle seismic data: an example from the Voring volcanic passive margin. Marine Geophysical Researches. 181-199.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Sub-basalt structures east of the Faroe Islands revealed from wide-angle seismic and gravity data. Petroleum Geoscience. 291-308.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Crustal structure of northern Spitsbergen along the deep seismic transect between the Molloy Deep and Nordaustlandet. Geophysical Journal International. 347-364.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Continent-ocean transition on the Vøring Plateau, NE Atlantic, derived from densely sampled ocean bottom seismometer data. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR). 1-19.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Caledonide development offshore-onshore Svalbard based on ocean bottom seismometer, conventional seismic, and potential field data. Tectonophysics. 79-117.
  • Show author(s) (2004). Crustal transect from the North Atlantic Knipovich Ridge to the Svalbard margin west of hornsund. Tectonophysics. 17-41.
  • Show author(s) (2004). Crustal structure between the Knipovich Ridge and the Van Mijenfjorden (Svalbard). Marine Geophysical Researches. 379-401.
  • Show author(s) (2004). Analogue (plaster) modelling and synthetic seismic representation of hangingwall fault blocks above ramp-flat ramp extensional faults. First Break. 33-41.
  • Show author(s) (2004). A deep seismic transect from Hovgard Ridge to northwestern Svalbard across the continental-ocean transition: A sheared margin study. Geophysical Journal International. 683-702.
  • Show author(s) (2000). High-velocity breakup-related sills in the Vøring Basin, off Norway. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR). 22443-22454.
  • Show author(s) (1998). Structure of the Jan Mayen microcontinent and implications for its evolution. Geophysical Journal International. 383-400.
  • Show author(s) (1998). Structure of a Volcanic Continental Margin derived from ocean bottom seismographic data: the Northern Vøring margin, off Norway. Pure and Applied Geophysics (PAGEOPH). 1-21.
  • Show author(s) (1998). Precise positioning of Ocean Bottom Seismometer by Using Acoustic Transponder and CTD. Marine Geophysical Researches. 199-209.
  • Show author(s) (1998). Evolution of oceanic crust on the Kolbeinsey Ridge, north of Iceland, over the past 22 myr. Terra Nova. 27-31.
  • Show author(s) (1998). Crustal structure of the northern part of the Vøring Basin, mid-Norway margin, from wide-angle seismic and gravity data. Tectonophysics. 175-205.
  • Show author(s) (1998). A regional shear-wave velocity model in the central Vøring Basin, N. Norway, using three-component Ocean Bottom Seismographs. Tectonophysics. 157-174.
  • Show author(s) (1997). The continent/ocean transition of the Lofoten volcanic margin, N Norway. Journal of Geodynamics. 189-206.
  • Show author(s) (1997). Crustal structure of the central part of the Vøring Basin, mid-Norway margin, from ocean bottom seismographs. Tectonophysics. 235-257.
  • Show author(s) (1997). Crustal structure of the central part of the Voring Basin, midNorway margin, from ocean bottom seismographs. Tectonophysics. 235-257.
  • Show author(s) (1997). Crustal structure of the Kolbeinsey Ridge, North Atlantic, obtained by use of ocean bottom seismographs. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR). 3131-3151.
  • Show author(s) (1997). Crustal structure of the Kolbeinsey Ridge, N. Atlantic, obtained by use of Ocean Bottom Seismographs. Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR). 3131-3151.
  • Show author(s) (1997). Comparison between a regional and semi-regional crustal OBS model in the Voring Basin, mid-Norway margin. Pure and Applied Geophysics (PAGEOPH). 641-665.
  • Show author(s) (1997). Comparison between a regional and a semi-regional crustal strcture OBS-model in the Voring basin, Mid-Norway Margin. Pure and Applied Geophysics (PAGEOPH). 641-665.
  • Show author(s) (1997). Application of the single-bubble airgun technique for OBS-data acquisition across the Jan Mayen Ridge, North Atlantic. Marine Geophysical Researches. 94-96.
  • Show author(s) (1997). Application of the single bubble-air gun technique for OBS-data acquisition across the Jan Mayrn Ridge, North Atlantic. Marine Geophysical Researches. 81-96.
  • Show author(s) (1996). The continent/ocean transition of the Lofoten volcanic margin, N. Norway. Journal of Geodynamics. 189-206.
  • Show author(s) (1996). S-wave structure of the Lofoten Margin, N. Norway, from the wide angle seismic data: A review. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 231-243.
  • Show author(s) (1996). Modelling of S-waves from an area covered with flood-basalt off Lofoten, N. Norway. Geophysical Transactions. 95-117.
  • Show author(s) (1996). Crustal structure of Lofoten, N. Norway, from normal incidence and wide-angle seismic data: A review. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift. 187-198.
  • Show author(s) (1996). An extensive ocean bottom survey in the Vøring basin, N. Norway. First Break. 247-256.
  • Show author(s) (1993). A short note on further studies of tube waves. Journal of Seismic Exploration. 275-286.
  • Show author(s) (1993). A short note on further studies of tube waves. Journal of Seismic Exploration.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2017). Origin of the Vøring Plateau, offshore Norway – interplay between timing of rifting and emplacement of plume material.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Lower crustal high-velocity bodies along North Atlantic passive margins, and their link to Caledonian suture zone eclogites and Early Cenozoic magmatism.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Barents Sea Paleozoic basement and basin configurations: Crustal structure from deep seismic and potential field data.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Barents Sea Crustal and Upper Mantle Structure from Deep Seismic and Potential Field Data.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Barents Sea Crustal and Upper Mantle Structure from Deep Seismic and Potential Field Data.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Eastern Barents Sea: crustal structure of the craton-shelf transition.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Constraining formation of the Eggvin Bank (West of Jan Mayen, N. Atlantic) from OBS data.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Complexities in rift initiation and development within the Iceland Plateau, North-Atlantic.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Structure and degree of magmatism of North and South Atlantic rifted margins.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Crustal structure in the southeastern part of the Norwegian Barents Sea, from wide-angle data.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Crustal structure in the Eastern Barents Sea from a new wide-angle seismic profile.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Azimuth-depending multi-component receiver coupling to the seafloor.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Nature of the seismic crust at the Aegir Ridge: A downward continuation approach.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Magmatic development of the outer Vøring Margin.
  • Show author(s) (2013). Lower Crustal Reflectivity bands and Magma Emplacement in Norwegian Sea, NE Atlantic.
  • Show author(s) (2012). The trace and Pb isotope chemistry of the Jan Mayen Fracture Zone and the extinct Aegir Ridge.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Geometries of igneous intrusions in Inner Isfjorden, Svalbard: implications for fluid flow and CO2 storage.
  • Show author(s) (2012). Crustal structure across the land-ocean ytansition off Møre, mid-Norway, from wide-angle seismic and gravity data.
  • Show author(s) (2011). Geochemistry and Pb Isotopes from the Jan Mayen Fracture Zone and the Extinct Aegir Ridge.
  • Show author(s) (2010). The Norwegian volcanic margin revisited.
  • Show author(s) (2010). Northern Barents Sea Evolution Linked to the Arctic Ocean.
  • Show author(s) (2009). The Northern Boundary of the Jan Mayen Microcontinent, North Atlantic determined from ocean bottom seismic, multichannel seismic, and gravity data.
  • Show author(s) (2009). The IPY Project The Dynamic Continental Margin between the Mid-Atlantic-Ridge system (Mohns Ridge, Knipovich Ridge) and the Bear Island Region.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Seismic studies along the western shelf of Spitsbergen and the adjacent area of West Spitsbergen Fold and Thrust Belt (Isfjorden).
  • Show author(s) (2009). Seismic studies along the western shelf of Spitsbergen and Isfjorden areas.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Seismic research along the western shelf of Spitsbergen and Isfjorden areas.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Rift basin architecture and crustal thinning in the southwestern Barents Sea.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Rift Basin Evolution of the SW Barents Sea.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Oceanic Intraplate Magmatism Off The Vøring Volcanic Passive Margin, Norway – Constraints On Origin From Seismic Velocity Structure.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Northeast Atlantic Igneous Province volcanic margin development.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Multi-stage rift evolution of the SW Barents Sea from wide-angle seismic velocity modeling.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Late Mesozoic-Cenozoic Evolution of the Conjugate Lofoten-Vesterålen (Nordland VI-VII) and NE Greenland Continental Margins: Implications for the Potentially Developed Petroleum System.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Deep structure of the northern Barents Sea passive margin from integrated analysis of seismic and gravity data.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Crustal Architecture of the Northern Barents-Kara Sea Continental Margin.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Crustal Architecture of the Northern Barents-Kara Sea Continental Margin.
  • Show author(s) (2009). Conjugate volcanic margin breakup of the mid-Norwegian and East Greenland Margins –using crustal scale velocity and thickness data to determine breakup style.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Ultra-slow spreading and hydrogen-based deep biosphere: Objectives and preliminary results of the H2DEEP project.
  • Show author(s) (2008). The IPY project 'The dynamic continental margin between the Mid-Atlantic-Ridge system (Mohns Ridge, Knipovich Ridge) and the Bear Island Region'.
  • Show author(s) (2008). IODP Drilling of Conjugate North Atlantic Volcanic Rifted Margins, Causes and Implications of Excess Magmatism.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Enigmatic Neogene magmatism NE of Iceland - major magmatic underplating off the Norwegian margin.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Enigmatic Neogene magmatism NE of Iceland - Major magmatic underplating off the Norwegian margin.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Determining volcanic continental margin breakup style on the Norwegian Margin - which criteria are important and can they be generalized?
  • Show author(s) (2008). Determining volcanic continental margin breakup style on the Norwegian Margin - Which criteria are important and can they be generalized?
  • Show author(s) (2008). Basin evolution at the Norwegian-Greenland margins in the NE Atlantic.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Basin evolution at the Norwegian-Greenland conjugate margins in the NE Atlantic.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Timing of Continental breakup at the mid-Norwegian margin, Euromargins 2003 OBS Experiment.
  • Show author(s) (2007). The dynamics of continental breakup-related magmatism on the Norwegian volcanic margin.
  • Show author(s) (2007). The dynamics of continental breakup-related magmatism on the Norwegian volcanic margin.
  • Show author(s) (2007). The continent-ocen transition at the Norwegian Margin - constraints from 3D modelling.
  • Show author(s) (2007). The East Greenland Ridge and Boreas Basin: New insights into the North Atlantic plate tectonic realm from integrated seismic and potential field modelling.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Structure and evolution of the northern Vøring and Lofoten-Vesterålen margins, and their conjugate NE Greenland margin.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Influence of lower crustal flow on the post-rift subsidence of a basin.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Crustal structure, continental breakup and magmatism at the Lofoten-Vesterålen margin, off Norway, constrained by the Euromargins 2003 OBS Experiment.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Continental breakup and magmatic development of the mid-Norwegian margin, Euromargins 2003 OBS Experiment.
  • Show author(s) (2006). The COT at the Norwegian margin - constraints from 3D structural and gravity modeling.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Tectonic development and temperature history of the Vøring area, mid Norway - Task Seismic wave field modelling along deep-seismic transects.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Subsidence analysis based on a 3D structural model of the Voring Margin.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Sub-basalt imaging on the mid-Norwegian margin, using OBS data.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Stacking of wide-angle OBS data as multichannel data – outer Vøring Margin.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Seismic evidence for the Barents Sea-Svalbard Calodonides.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Seismic evidence for the Barents Sea - Svalbard Caledonides.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Results from 3D structural modelling of the Norwegian Margin.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Results from 3D structural modelling of the Norwegian Margin.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Results from 3D structural modeling of the Norwegian margin.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Results from 2D/3D structural modeling of the Norwegian margin.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Results from 2D/3D structural modeling of the Norwegian margin.
  • Show author(s) (2006). OBS data constrain the crustal structure of the Lofoten-Vesterålen margin, off Norway.
  • Show author(s) (2006). OBS data constrain the crustal structure of the Lofoten – Vesterålen margin, off mid-Norway.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Magma-starved seafloor accretion in the Norway Basin caused by the Iceland hotspot.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Magma-starved accretion in the Norway Basin caused by the Iceland hotspot.
  • Show author(s) (2006). MORB-hijacking by the Iceland Plume.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Fra Jordskjelvstasjonen til Geovitenskap.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Evolution of the Norwegian Margin, NE Atlantic, from Japanese-Norwegain OBS-cooperation.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Evolution of a divergent plate boundary; from the active Kolbeinsey ridge, N-Iceland to the exteinct Aegir ridge, Norwegain sea.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Deep structure of the Barents Sea from wide-angle seismic data.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Crustal transect across the North Atlantic.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Crustal transect across the North Atlantic.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Crustal structure, continental breakup and magmatism at the Lofoten-Vesteraalen margin, off mid-Norway, constrained by Euromargins 2003 OBS experiment.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Crustal structure of the Lofoten-Vesterålen margin, off mid-Norway, constrained by new OBS-data.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Crustal structure of the Lofoten-Vesterålen margin, off Norway, constrained by new OBS data.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Crustal structure and deep basin configuration - key observations and modelling constraints.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Crustal profile across the North Atlantic.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Crustal profile across the North Atlantic.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Continental breakup magmatism at the mid-Norwegian margin.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Continental breakup and magmatism at the mid-Norwegian margin, Euromargins 2003 OBS Experiment.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Continental breakup and magmatic development of the mid-Norwegian margin, Euromargins 2003 OBS experiment.
  • Show author(s) (2006). Continental breakup and magmatic development of the mid-Norwegian margin, Euromargins 2003 OBS Experiment.
  • Show author(s) (2006). COT at the northern Vøring Margin, Norway, Euromargins 2003 OBS experiment.
  • Show author(s) (2006). A regional 3D model of the crustal architecture and evolution of the mid-Norwegian continental margin.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Tectono-magmatic evolution of the southern Vøring Basin and Vøring transform margin from 2D and 3D OBS-data.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Slow to ultraslow seafloor spreading in the Norway basin under influence of the Iceland hotspot.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Polish-Norwegian Polar Research.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Polar Ocean Gateways: The keys to understanding long-term global change.
  • Show author(s) (2005). New OBS data constrain, the crustal structure of the Lofoten-Vesterålen margin off Norway.
  • Show author(s) (2005). NE Atlantic breakup and evolution of the Norwegian-Greenland Conjugate Volcanic margins: Field Evidence to the Great Plume Debate.
  • Show author(s) (2005). NE Atlantic breakup and evolution of the Norwegian-Greenland Conjugate Volcanic Margins: Field evidence to the great plume debate.
  • Show author(s) (2005). NE Atlantic Breakup and Evolution of the Norwegian-Greenland Conjugate Volcanic Margins.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Late Miocene magmatic underplating of the oceanic crust at the outer Vøring Margin, Norway,Euromargins 2003 OBS experiment.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Illuminating sub-seafloor structures in 3D with Swath-Seismic mapping.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Fyrer vi oss til døde?
  • Show author(s) (2005). Evolution of the Vøring margin from 2D OBS-profiles.
  • Show author(s) (2005). EUROMARGINS research on the Norwegian continental margin – towards a regional 3D model of the crustal architecture and evolution.
  • Show author(s) (2005). EUROMARGINS research on the Norwegian continental margin - towards a regional 3D model of the crustal architecture and evolution.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Dynamics of conjugate volcanic margins.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Deformation at the Norwegian continental Margin.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Deformation at the Norwegian Continental Margin.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Crustal structure of the Lofoten-Vesterålen continental margin off Norway.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Crustal structure of the Lofoten-Vesterålen continental margin off Norway.
  • Show author(s) (2005). Continent-Ocean-Transition on the Vøring Plateau, NE Atlantic; a tectonomagmatic model derived from densely sampled OBS-data.
  • Show author(s) (2004). Structure of the crystalline basement and deep horizons of sediment deposits as a result of regional investigations.
  • Show author(s) (2004). OBS-results from the Vøring Margin.
  • Show author(s) (2004). OBS results from the mid-Norwegian margin, an overview.
  • Show author(s) (2004). Late Miocene magmatic underplating of oceanic crust at the outer Vøring margin, Norway, Euromargins 2003 OBS experiment.
  • Show author(s) (2004). Illuminating sub-seafloor structures in 3D with Swath-Seismic mapping: The Euromargins SWATHSEIS project.
  • Show author(s) (2004). EUROMARGINS research on the Norwegian continental margin - towards a regional 3D model of the crustal architecture and evolution.
  • Show author(s) (2004). EOROMARGINS research on the Norwegian continental margin.
  • Show author(s) (2004). Crustal structure across the Trøndelag Platform, off Norway, from MCS and OBS data.
  • Show author(s) (1999). Svalbard Airborne Gravity Project 1998.
  • Show author(s) (1999). Seismic volcanostratigraphy of the outer Vøring margin.
  • Show author(s) (1999). Seismic volcanostratigraphic of the outer Voring Margin.
  • Show author(s) (1999). Modelling of OBS-data from the Voring Margin.
  • Show author(s) (1999). Modelling of OBS-data at the More- and Voring Margins.
  • Show author(s) (1999). High P-wave velocity of sill intrusions within the Hel Gaben in the Vøring basin.
  • Show author(s) (1999). "High P-wave velocity of sill intrusions within the Hel Graben in the Vøring Basin.".
  • Show author(s) (1998). Geometries of crustal underplating along the Vøring margin - significance for basin evolution models.
  • Show author(s) (1998). Geometries of crustal underplating along the Vøring margin - significance for basin evolution models.
  • Show author(s) (1998). Geometries of crustal underplating along the Vøring margin - significance for basin evolution models.
  • Show author(s) (1997). Modelling of OBS-data from the outer Voring Margin, mid-Norway margin.
  • Show author(s) (1996). Tidlig teriær "big-bang" vulkanisme utenfor norskekysten.
  • Show author(s) (1996). Fluid imaging using densely spaced OBS-data from the Vøring basin.
Abstract
  • Show author(s) (2009). DEEP STRUCTURE OF THE NORTHERN BARENTS SEA PASSIVE MARGIN FROM INTEGRATED ANALYSIS OF SEISMIC AND GRAVITY DATA. NGF abstracts and proceedings. 71.
  • Show author(s) (2008). Linking deep structures and basin formation in the Barents Sea. 33rd International Geological Congress, Abstracts.
Academic literature review
  • Show author(s) (2016). Late Cenozoic global pulsations in hotspot magmatism and their possible interplay with plate tectonics, Earth's core and climate. Current Science. 823-835.
  • Show author(s) (2007). Continent-ocean-transitions: Review, and a new tectono-magmatic model of the Voring Plateau, NE Atlantic. Journal of Geodynamics. 374-392.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Publications 2016---:

See Cristin for complete list.

Kvarven, T., Mjelde, R., Hjelstuen, B.O., Faleide, J.I., Thybo, H., Flueh, E.R. and Murai, Y. 2016. Crustal composition of the Møre Margin and compilation of a conjugate Atlantic margin transect. Tectonophysics, 666, 144-157, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2015.11.002.

Mjelde, R., Kvarven, T., Faleide, J.I. and Thybo, H. 2016. Lower crustal high-velocity bodies along North Atlantic passive margins, and their link to Caledonian suture zone eclogites and Early Cenozoic magmatism. Tectonophysics, 670, 16-29, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2015.11.021.

Mjelde, R. 2016. Late Cenozoic global pulsations in hotspot magmatism and its possible interplay with plate tectonics, Earth's core and climate. Current Science, 111, No.5, 823-835.

Landschulze, M. and Mjelde, R. 2016. Relative seismic receiver coupling estimation, a method using a probabilistic approach. Marine Geophysical Researches, 37, 245-256, doi:  10.1007/s11001-016-9282-3.

Pingchuan, T., Breivik, A.J., Trønnes, R.G., Mjelde, R., Azuma, R. and Eide, S. 2017. Crustal structure and origin of the Eggvin Bank west of Jan Mayen, NE Atlantic. Journal of Geophysical Research, 10.1002/2016JB013495.

Aarseth, I., Mjelde, R., Breivik, A.J., Minakov, A., Faleide, J.I., Flueh, E.R. and Huismans, R.S. 2017. Crustal Structure and Evolution of the Arctic Caledonides: Results from Controlled-Source Seismology. Tectonophysics, doi: j.tecto.2017.04.022.

Breivik, A.J., Faleide, J.I., Mjelde, R., Flueh, E. R. and Murai, Y.  2017. A new tectono-magmatic model for the Lofoten/Vesterålen Margin at the outer limit of the Iceland Plume influence. Tectonophysics, 718, 25-44.

Shulgin, A., Mjelde, R., Faleide, J.I., Høy, T., Flueh, E.R. and Thybo, H. 2018. The crustal structure in the transition zone between the western and eastern Barents Sea. Geophysical Journal International. In press.

Sydnes, M., Fjeldskaar, W., Grunnaleite, I., Løtveit, I.F., Mjelde, R. 2019. Transient thermal effects in sedimentary basins with normal faults and magmatic sill intrusions - A sensitivity study. Geosciences, 9, 160; doi:10.3390/geosciences9040160.

Pingchuan, T., Breivik, A.J., Mjelde, R. 2019. Dynamic topography development north of Iceland from subaerial exposure of the igneous Logi Ridge, NE Atlantic. Journal of Geophysical Research. In press.

Sydnes, M., Fjeldskaar, W., Grunnaleite, I., Løtveit, I.F., Mjelde, R. 2019. The influence of magmatic intrusions on diagenetic processes and stress accumulation. Geosciences, 9, 477; doi:10.3390/geosciences9110477.

Breivik, A.J., Faleide, J.I., Mjelde, R., Flueh, E. R. and Murai, Y. 2020. Crustal structure and erosion of the Lofoten/Vesterålen shelf, northern Norwegian margin. Tectonophysics, 776; doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2020.228318.

Shulgin, A., Faleide, J.I., Mjelde, R., Breivik, A.J., Huismans, R. 2020. Crustal domains in the Western Barents Sea. Geophysical Journal International, 221, 2155-2169.

Most of the work is performed within the framework of NFR- and industrial projects, some with support from EU.

Most important current projects:

Modelling of OBS data acquired in 2019 near the Knipovich Ridge. In cooperation with Polish Academy of Sciences.

Scientific coordinator for GoNorth (Geosciences in the northern Arctic), a Norwegian program for geoscientific exploration of the Polar Ocean (under development).

Professor

Research groups