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Geodynamics and Basin Studies

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Welcome to the research group for Basin and Reservoir Studies

Our research group studies the origin, architecture and properties of sedimentary rocks. Through a combination of geological and geophysical approaches, we map the upper regions beneath the Earth’s surface and reconstruct prehistoric landscapes to gain knowledge about the processes involved in the formation of potential hydrocarbon reserves. Read more here.

Geological travel blog from East Greenland
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In the heat of the Arctic summer – geological travel blog from East Greenland

This summer a joint team of structural geologists and sedimentologists from UiB and UiT The Arctic University of Norway journeyed across the North Atlantic to visit Wollaston Forland in the northern part of East Greenland. The reason? To investigate an exhumed rift basin, and detail its basin...