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Literature on West Greenland Exploration

 
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Literature on West Greenland Exploration

A catalogue Link to Catalogue of Greenland Publications containing a complete list of geoscientific publications on Greenland issued by Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS) and the former Geological Survey of Greenland (GGU) is available for download.

General Geological Overviews

Dalhoff, F., Chalmers, J.A., Gregersen, U., Nøhr-Hansen, H. , Rasmussen, J.A. &Sheldon, E. 2003: Mapping and facies analysis of Paleocene – Mid-Eocene seismic sequneces, offshore southern West Greenland. Marine and Petroleum Geology 20, 935–986. Read abstract.

Dalhoff, F., Chalmers, J.A., Nøhr-Hansen, H. , Rasmussen, J.A., Sheldon, E. & Gregersen, U. 2002: A multidisciplinary study of the Palaeogene succession offshore southern West Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin, 191, 90-96. Download in pdf-format (833 kB).

Skaarup, N. 2002: Evidence for continental crust in the offshore Palaeogene volcanic province, central West Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin, 191, 97-102. Download in pdf-format (469 kB).

Chalmers, J.A., Christiansen, F.G., Sønderholm, M., Olsen, J.C., Myklebust, R. & Schønwandt, H.K. 2001b: Geological information base growing on North Atlantic rift basins. Offshore Magazine 61(11), 87–89, 100. Read Article.

Chalmers, J.A. & Pulvertaft, T.C.R. 2001: Development of the continental margins of the Labrador Sea – a review. In: Wilson, R.C.L., Whitmarsh, R.B., Taylor, B. & Froitzheim, N. (eds) Non-Volcanic Rifting of Continental Margins: A comparison of Evidence from Land and Sea. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 187, 77–105. Read Abstract.

Chalmers, J.A. 2000. Offshore evidence for Neogene uplift in central West Greenland. Global and Plan etary Change, 24, 311–318. Read Abstract.Download in pdf-format (1.6 MB).

Japsen, P. & Chalmers, J.A. 2000: Neogene uplift and tectonics around the North Atlantic: Overview. Global and Planetary Change, 24, 165–173. Read Abstract.Download in pdf-format (660 kB).

Dam, G., Nøhr-Hansen, H., Pedersen, G.K. & Sønderholm, M. 2000. Sedimentary and structural evidence of a new early Campanian rift phase in the Nuussuaq Basin, West Greenland. Cretaceous Research, 21, 127–154. Read Abstract Download in pdf-format (14.4 MB).

Skaarup, N., Chalmers, J.A. & White, D. 2000. An AVO study of a possible new hydrocarbon play, offshore central West Greenland. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, 84(2), 174–182. Read Abstract.

Chalmers, J. A., Pulvertaft, T.C.R., Marcussen, C. & Pedersen, A.K. 1999. New insigth into the structure of the Nuussuaq Basin, central West Greenland. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 16, 197–224. Read Abstract.Download in pdf-format (4.5 MB).

Dam, G. & Sønderholm, M. 1998. Sedimentological evolution of a fault-controlled early Paleocene incised valley system, Nuussuaq Basin, West Greenland. In: Shanley, K.W. & McCabe, P.J. (eds) Relative role of eustasy, climate, and tectonism in continental rocks. SEPM Special Publication, 59, 109–121. Read Abstract.

Dam, G., Larsen, M. & Sønderholm, M. 1998: Sedimentary response to mantle plumes: implications from Paleocene onshore succession, West and East Greenland. Geology, 26, 207–210. Read Abstract.

Whittaker, R.C,  Hamann, N.E.  & Pulvertaft, T.C.R.  1997. A new frontier province offshore Northwest Greenland: structure, basin development, and petroleum potential of the Melville Bay area. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, 81(6), 978–998. Read Abstract.

Bate, K.J. 1995. Pressure indicators from the sedimentary basins of West Greenland. Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse Open File Series, 95/13, 39 pp. Read Abstract.

Chalmers, J.A. & Laursen, K.H. 1995. Labrador Sea: the extent of continental crust and the timing of the start of sea-floor spreading. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 12, 205–217. Read Abstract Download in pdf-format (5.8 MB)

Chalmers, J.A., Dahl-Jensen, T., Bate, K.J. & Whittaker, R.C. 1995. Geology and petroleum prospectivity of the region offshore southern West Greenland - a summary. Rapport Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse, 165, 13–21. Read Abstract.

Dam, G & Sønderholm, M. 1994. Lowstand slope channels of th e Itilli succession (Maastrichtian–Lower Paleocene), Nuussuaq, West Greenland. Sedimentary Geology, 94, 49–71. Read Abstract Download in pdf-format (2.1 MB)

Chalmers, J.A, Pulvertaft, T.C.R., Christiansen, F.G., Larsen, H.C., Laursen, K.H. & Ottesen, T.G. 1993. The southern West Greenland continental margin: rifting history, basin development, and petroleum potential. In: Parker, J. R. (ed.) Petroleum Geology of Northwest Europe: Proceedings of the 4th Conference. Geological Society, London, 915–931. Read Abstract.

Chalmers, J.A. & Pulvertaft, T.C.R. 1993. The southern West Greeenland continental shelf – was  Greenland petroleum exploration abandoned prematurely?. In: Vorren, T.O. et  al. (eds) Arctic geology and petroleum potential. Norsk Petroleums Forening Special Publication, 2, 55–66. Read Abstract.

Pedersen, G.K. & Pulvertaft, T.C.R. 1992: The non-marine Cretaceous of the West Greenland Basin, onshore West Greenland. Cretaceous Research, 13, 263-272. Read Abstract.

Chalmers, J.A. 1991.  New evidence on the structure of the Labrador Sea/Greenland continental margin. Journal of the Geological Society of London, 148, 899–908. Read Abstract.

Balkwill, H.R., McMillan, N. J., MacLean, B., Williams, G.L. & Srivastava, S.P. 1990. Geology of the Labrador Shelf, Baffin Bay and Davis Strait. In: Keen, M. J. & Williams, G. L. (eds) Geology of the continental margins of eastern Canada. Geology of Canada, 2, 293–348. Read Abstract.

Balkwill, H.R. 1987. Labrador Basin: structural and stratigraphic style. In: Beaumont, C. & Tankard, A.J. (eds) Sedimentary basins and basin-forming mechanisms. Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists Memoir, 12, 17–43. Read Abstract.

Rolle, F. 1985. Late Cretaceous - Tertiary sediments offshore central West Greenland: lithostratigraphy, sedimentary evolution, and petroleum potential. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 22, 1001–1019. Read Abstract.

Tucholke, B.E. & Fry, V.A. 1985. Basement Structure and Sediment Distribution in Northwest Atlantic Ocean. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, 69, 2077–2097. Read Abstract.

Srivastava, S.P. 1983. Davis Strait; structures, origin and evolution. In: Bott, M. H. P., Saxov S., Talwani, M. & Thiede, J. (eds) Structure and development of the Greenland-Scotland Ridge; new methods and concepts. NATO Conference Series. IV. Marine Sciences, 8; 159–189. Read Abstract.

Klose, G.W., Malterre, E., McMillan, N.J. & Zinkan, C.G. 1982. Petroleum Exploration Offshore Southern Baffin Island, Northern Labrador Sea, Canada. In: Embry, A. F. & Balkwill, H. R. (eds.) Arctic Geology and Geophysics. Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists Memoir, 8, 233–244. Read Abstract.

Menzies, A.W. 1982. Crustal history and basin development of Baffin Bay. In: Dawes, P.R. & Kerr, J.W. (ed.) Nares Strait and the Drift of Greenland; a conflict in plate tectonics. Meddelelser om Grønland Geoscience, 8, 295–312. Read Abstract.

Henderson, G., Schiener, E.J., Risum, J.B., Croxton, C.A. & Andersen, B.B. 1981. The West Greenland Basin. In: Kerr, J.W. & Ferguson, A.J. (eds) Geology of the North Atlantic borderlands. Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists Memoir, 7, 399–428. Read Abstract.

Biostratigraphy

Nøhr-Hansen, H. 2003: Dinoflagellate cyst stratigraphy of the Palaeogene strata from the Hellefisk-1, Ikermiut-1, Kangâmiut-1, Nukik-1, Nukik-2 and Qulleq-1 wells, offshore West Greenland. Marine and Petroleum Geology 20, 987-1016. Read abstract.

Sønderholm, M., Nøhr-Hansen, H., Bojesen-Koefoed, J.A., Dalhoff, F. & Rasmussen, J.A. 2003: Regional correlation of Mesozoic-Palaeogene sequences across the Greenland-Canada boundary. Danmarks og Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse Rapport 2003/25, 176 pp. Download report (55 pp without plates, pdf-file, 1.7 MB)

Nøhr-Hansen, H., Sheldon, E. & Dam, G. 2002: A new biostratigraphic scheme for the Paleocene onshore West Greenland and its implications for the timing of the pre-volcanic evolution. In: Jolley,, D.W., & Bell, B.R. (eds) The North Atlantic province: stratigraphy, tectonic, volcanic and magmatic processes. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 197, 111-156. Read Abstract.

Nøhr-Hansen, H. 1998. Dinoflagellate cyst stratigraphy of the Upper Cretaceous to Paleogene strata from the Hellefisk-1, Ikermiut-1, and Nukik-1 wells, offshore central West Greenland. Danmarks og Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse Rapport 1998/54. Read Abstract.

Nøhr-Hansen, H. 1996: Upper Cretaceous dinoflagetllate cyst stratigraphy, onshore West Greenland. Grønland Geologiske Undersøgelse Bulletin, 170, 104 pp. Read Abstract.

Source Rocks

Bojesen-Koefoed, J.A., Nytoft, H.P. & Christiansen, F.G. 2004: Age of oils in West Greenland: was there a Mesozoic seaway between Greenland and Canada?. Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Bulletin 4, 49-52. Read article.

Sønderholm, M., Nøhr-Hansen, H., Bojesen-Koefoed, J.A., Dalhoff, F. & Rasmussen, J.A. 2003: Regional correlation of Mesozoic-Palaeogene sequences across the Greenland-Canada boundary. Danmarks og Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse Rapport 2003/25, 176 pp.

Bojesen-Kofoed, J.A., Christiansen, F.G., Nytoft, H.P. & Pedersen, A.K. 1999. Oil seepage onshore West Greenland: evidence of multiple source rocks and oil mixing. In: Fleet, A. J. & Boldy, S.A.R. (eds) Petroleum Geology of Northwest Europe: Proceedings of the 5th Conference, 305-314. London: Geological Society . Read Abstract.

Dam, G., Nøhr-Hansen, H. Christiansen, F.G., Bojesen-Koefoed, J.A. & Laier, T. 1998: The oldest marine Cretaceous sediments in West Greenland (Umiivik-1 borehole) – record of the Cenomanian–Turonian Anoxic Event? Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 180, 128-137. Download article (pdf-file 701 kB).

Núñez-Betelu, L. K.,   Riediger, C.L. & Hills, L.V. 1995: Rock-Eval/TOC pyrolysis analysis of the Upper Cretaceous Kanguk Formation, Canadian Arctic Archipelago. In: Grimalt, J.O. & Dorronsoro, C. (eds) Organic geochemistry: developments and applications to energy, climate, environment and human history. 17th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry, Donastia-San Sebastian, Spain, Sept. 1995, 528–529. Read Abstract.

Seismic Interpretations

Marcussen, C., Chalmers, J.A., Andersen, H.L, Rasmussen, R. & Dahl-Jensen, T. 2001: Acquisition of high-resolutikon multichannel sesimic data in the offshore part of the Nuussuaq Basin, central West Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin 189, 24-40. Download article (pdf-file 720 kB).

Ottesen, T.G. 1991: A preliminary seismic study of part of the pre-Paleocene section offshore southern West Greenland between 66ºN and 68ºN. Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse Open File Series 91/6. Read Abstract.

Rice, P.D. & Shade, B.D. 1982. Reflection seismic interpretation and seafloor spreading history of Baffin Bay. In: Embry, A.F. & Balkwill, H.R. (eds.) Arctic Geology and Geophysics. Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists Memoir, 8, 245–278. Read Abstract.

Chalmers, J.A., Gregersen, U., Dalhoff, F., Nøhr-Hansen, H., Rasmussen, J.A. & Sheldon, E. 2001: Stratigraphy, seismic sequences and depositional evolution of the Paleocene - Eocene Succession, offshore southern West Greenland. Danmarks og Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse Rapport, 2001/103, 15pp + 5 Appendices. Read Abstract.

Well Reports

Pegrum, R.M., Ødegård, T., Bonde, K. & Hamann, N.E. 2001: Exploration in the Fylla area, SW Greenland. VNIGRI/AAPG Regional Conference, St. Petersburg, Russia, 15-18 July 2001. Abstracts on CD-ROM. Download article in pdf-format.

Bate, K.J. 1997. Interpretation of the basal section of well Kangâmiut-1, offshore southern West Greenland. Danmarks og Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse Rapport, 1997/76, 26 pp. Read Abstract.

Chalmers, J.A. 1992. The nature of the basal section in the Kangâmiut-1 well, offshore West Greenland. Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse Open File Series 92/9. Read Abstract.



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