Svalbox Bibliography

The Svalbox database is continuously growing. If you have any suggestions on relevant publications to include please send these to the Svalbox team at and we will include these in the next update. In addition to the references below, we kindly ask you to use the following citation when using Svalbox:

Senger, K., 2019, Svalbox: A Geoscientific Database for High Arctic Teaching and Research, in 2019 AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition, San Antonio, Texas.


Braathen, A., Bælum, K., Christiansen, H.H., Dahl, T., Eiken, O., Elvebakk, H., Hansen, F., Hanssen, T.H., Jochmann, M., and Johansen, T.A., 2012, The Longyearbyen CO 2 Lab of Svalbard, Norway—initial assessment of the geological conditions for CO 2 sequestration.: Norwegian Journal of Geology/Norsk Geologisk Forening, v. 92.
Huq, F., Smalley, P.C., Mørkved, P.T., Johansen, I., Yarushina, V., and Johansen, H., 2017, The Longyearbyen CO2 Lab: Fluid communication in reservoir and caprock: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, v. 63, p. 59–76,
Johannessen, E.P., Henningsen, T., Bakke, N.E., Johansen, T.A., Ruud, B.E., Riste, P., Elvebakk, H., Jochmann, M., Elvebakk, G., and Woldengen, M.S., 2011, Palaeogene clinoform succession on Svalbard expressed in outcrops, seismic data, logs and cores: first break, v. 29, p. 35–44.
Nøttvedt, A., Livbjerg, F., Midbøe, P.S., and Rasmussen, E., 1993, Hydrocarbon potential of the central Spitsbergen basin, in Norwegian Petroleum Society Special Publications, Elsevier, v. 2, p. 333–361.
Planke, S., 2016, Coring and High-Resolution Imaging of the Permian-Triassic Boundary in Deltadalen, Svalbard, in EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, v. 18.
Senger, K., Brugmans, P., Grundvåg, S.-A., Jochmann, M., Nøttvedt, A., Olaussen, S., Skotte, A., and Smyrak-Sikora, A., 2019, Petroleum, coal and research drilling onshore Svalbard: a historical perspective: Norwegian Journal of Geology, v. 98,

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