PhD Dissertations
June 2019
Kate Alyse Waghorn
Scales of tectonic processes controlling fluid flow systems on the Svyatogor Ridge, Fram Strait
Supervisor: Stefan Bünz
June 2019
Sunny Singhroha
Distribution and quantification of gas hydrates and free gas in marine sediments of Vestnesa Ridge, offshore W-Svalbard
Supervisor: Stefan Bünz
February 2019
Malin Waage
3D and 4D seismic investigations of fluid flow and gas hydrate systems - at sites across the Barents Sea and NW Svalbard margin
Supervisor: Stefan Bünz, Jürgen Mienert, Karin Andreassen
December 2018
Pavel Serov
Cryosphere-controlled methane release throughout the last glacial cycle
Supervisor: Jürgen Mienert, Karin Andreassen
November 2018
Pär Jansson
Methane bubbles in the Arctic Ocean
Supervisor: Bénédicté Ferré
June 2018
Jean-Baptiste Koehl
Mid/Late Devonian-Carboniferous extensional faulting in Finnmark and the SW Barents Sea
Supervisor: Steffen G. Bergh, Jan Inge Faleide
August 2018
Mariana da Silveira Ramos Esteves
Collapse of a marine-based ice sheet
Supervisor: Monica Winsborrow
May 2018
Andrea Schneider
Diagenetically altered benthic foraminifera reveal paleo-methane seepage
Supervisor: Giuliana Panieri, Jochen Knies, Aivo Lepland
April 2018
Amando Lasabuda
Cenozoic tectonosedimentary development and erosion estimates for the Barents Sea continental margin, Norwegian Arctic
Supervisor: Jan Sverre Laberg
April 2018
Emmelie Åström
Benthic communities at high-Arctic cold seeps: Faunal response to methane seepage in Svalbard
Supervisor: JoLynn Carroll
October 2017
Harald Øverli Eriksen
Combining Satellite and Terrestrial Interferometric Radar Data to Investigate Surface Displacement in the Storfjord and Kåfjord area, Northern Norway
Supervisor: Steffen G. Bergh
July 2017
Alexandros Tasianas
Fluid flow at the Snøhvit field, SW Barents Sea: processes, driving mechanisms and multi-phase modelling
Supervisor: Stefan Bunz
January 2017
Kamila Sztybor
Late glacial and deglacial paleoceanographic and environmental changes at Vestnesa Ridge, Fram Strait: challenges in reading methane-influenced sedimentary records
Supervisor: Tine L. Rasmussen, Stefan Bünz and Jürgen Mienert
Funding: UiT - CAGE
December 2015
Eythor Gudlaugsson
Modelling the subglacial hydrology of the former Barents Sea ice sheet
Supervisor: Karin Andreassen
Funding: UiT
September 2015
Alexey Portnov
Role of subsea permafrost and gas hydrate in postglacial Arctic methane releases
Supervisor: Jürgen Mienert
Funding: UiT
June 2015
Mohamed Ezat
North Atlantic–Norwegian Sea exchanges during the past 135,000 years: Evidence from foraminiferal ∆14C, d11B, d18O, d​13C, Mg/Ca and Cd/Ca
Supervisor: Tine L. Rasmussen
March 2015
Simon Pind Jessen
Ice rafting, Ocean circulation and Glacial activity on the western Svalbard margin 0–74 000 years BP
Supervisor: Tine L. Rasmussen
November 2014
Kjetil Indrevær
Composition, structure and properties of the lower continental crust and its behaviour during orogenesis.
Supervisor: Steffen Bergh
Funding: UiT – NFR – DONG – E&P Norge
October 2014
Tine Larsen Angvik
Structural development and metallogenesis of Paleoproterozoic volcano-sedimentary rocks of the Rombak Tectonic Window
Supervisor: Steffen Bergh
Funding: UiT
October 2014
Kari Skirbekk
A multi-proxy approach for reconstructing oceanographic dynamics during the Holocene Development and Application of benthic foraminifera as proxies in the Polar North Atlantic
Supervisor: Morten Hald
Funding: UiT
October 2014
Sarah Berben
A Holocene palaeoceanographic multi-proxy study on the variability of Atlantic water inflow and sea ice distribution along the pathway of Atlantic water
Supervisor: Katrine Husum
Funding: CASE
September 2014
Diane Groot
Paleoceanography of the NE North Atlantic during the Holocene
Supervisor: Morten Hald
Funding: CASE
July 2014
Johan Faust
Environmental response to past and recent climate variability in the Trondheimsfjord region, central Norway - A multiproxy geochemical approach
Supervisor: Jochen Knies
Funding: CASE
June 2014
Tom Arne Rydningen
Sedimentary processes, late Cenozoic evolution and sediment yield on the continental margin offshore Troms, northern Norway
Supervisor: Jan Sverre Laberg
Funding: UiT – NFR – DONG – E&P Norge
April 2014
Sunil Vadakkepuliyambatta
Sub-seabed fluid-flow systems and gas hydrates of the SW Barents Sea and North Sea margins
Supervisor: Stefan Buenz
Funding: UiT
November 2013
Noortje Dijkstra
Benthic foraminifera as indicators of natural variability and anthropogenic impact
Supervisor: Morten Hald
Funding: UiT
October 2013
Anna Marie Dustira
Permian depositional and environmental development in Svalbard
Supervisor: Kåre Kullerud
Funding: UiT
October 2013
Polina Safronova
Distribution, depositional environment and post-depositional deformation of Cenozoic gravity-induced deposits along the western Barents Sea continental margin.
Supervisor: Karin Andreassen
Funding: Petromaks
September 2013
Nicole Baeten
Mass-movements on the continental slope offshore Lofoten, Northern Norway
Supervisor: Tore Vorren
Funding: UiT
September 2013
Marianne Negrini
Strength and rheological evolution of the lower continental crust: an experimental study of the deformation behavior of feldspar and quartz at high pressure and temperature
Supervisor: Holger Stunitz
Funding: UiT
November 2012
Anupama Rajan
Dynamics of gas hydrates and fluids in polar shelf environments of the Barents Sea
Supervisor: Jürgen Mienert
Funding: AMGG
October 2012
Lilja Run Bjarnadottir
Processes and dynamics during deglaciation of a polar continental shelf
Supervisor: Karin Andreassen
Funding: AMGG
September 2012
Patrycja Jernas
Benthic foraminifera in an Arctic fjord: recent distribution and fauna of the last two millennia
Supervisor: Morten Hald
Funding: ForArc/NFR
September 2012
Carolina Perez-Garcia
A multidisciplinary subsurface analysis of mud volcanoes and salt diapirs in European Seas
Supervisor: Jürgen Mienert
Funding: EU: Hermes
May 2012
Katarzyna Zamelczyk
Arctic Ocean warmings from the last glaciation to the present: implementing and assessing the reliability of planktic foraminiferal paleoreconstructions.
Supervisor: Morten Hald
Funding: NFR/IPY Sciencepub
March 2012
Denise Christina Rüther
Palaeoenvironment of the Barents Sea during the last deglaciation and Holocene - Processes and timing
Supervisor: Karin Andreassen
Funding: AMGG
September 2011
Per Inge Myhre
U-Pb geochronology of crustal evolution and orogeny Contributions from Caledonide Spitsbergen and the Precambrian West Troms Basement Complex, North Norway.
Supervisor: Steffen Bergh
Funding: UiT
March 2011
Steffen Aagaard Sørensen
Late Glacial - Holocene climate variability and sedimentary environments on northern continental shelves. Zonal and meridional Atlantic Water advection
Supervisor: Morten Hald
Funding: AMGG
November 2010
Andreia Plaza-Faverola
Characterization of sub-seabed fluid flow and hydrate systems at Nyegga, offshore mid-Norway: Integration of seismic imaging and velocity modeling
Supervisor: Jürgen Mienert
Funding: GANZ
October 2010
Anders Romundset
Relative sea level, deglaciation and tsunami history deduced from isolation basins
Supervisor: Stein Bondevik
Funding: UiT
December 2009
John Are Hansen
Onshore-offshore tectonic relations on the Lofoten and Vesterålen Margin - Mesozoic to early Cenozoic structural evolution and morphological implications
Supervisor: Steffen Bergh
Funding: Statoil
April 2009
Kari-Lise Rørvik
The NE Nordic Seas during the Last Glacial Maximum and Holocene; a multi-proxy perspective
Supervisor: Morten Hald
Funding: UiT
April 2009
Steinar Hustoft
Spatial and temporal analysis of fluid venting systems on the Norwegian-Svalbard margin
Supervisor: Jürgen Mienert
Funding: RCN
April 2009
Aurélie Justwan
Holocene climate variability of the East Greenland Current and Irminger Current system
Supervisor: Nalân Koç
Funding: NP
May 2008
Karsten Eig
Onshore and offshore tectonic evolution of the Lofoten passive margin, North Norway
Supervisor: Steffen Bergh
Funding: UiT
March 2007
Arnout Colpaert
Geophysical characterization of the Carboniferous-Permian carbonate platforms in the Barents Sea based on 3D-seismic data analysis and rock physics modeling
Supervisor: Jürgen Mienert
Funding: Statoil
February 2007
Jesper Hansen
Brachiopods and faunal dynamics in an Upper Ordovician shelf environment; an investigation of the fossil fauna in the Arnestad and Frognerkilen formations, Southern Norway
Funding: UiT