Courses taught at the University of Oslo

  • GEO1100 Jordens utvikling (Evolution of the Earth system) (2020-)
  • GEO4012/4014 Academic writing and presentation (2021-)
  • GEO3000 Bachelor Thesis in Geosciences (2020, 2021, 2022-)
  • GEO3010 Field and mapping course, modules on maps/profiles, metamorphic and igneous rocks (2022)
  • Science communication PhD/Postdoc DEEP  short course in outreach (2021). I taught a module in “How to get started with outreach”
  • GEO-DEEP9400, DEEP short course on fluids in the crust. I taught a module on “sills and contact metamorphism in sedimentary basins” (2020, 2022)
  • GEO-DEEP9500, DEEP course on Large igneous provinces and their environmental impact, organized by me, with DEEP assistance (2017). Taught modlues on mass extinctions and climate change, and sills and contact metamorphic degassing.
  • MNKOM3000/4000 Formidling og vitenskapsjournalistikk (2013-2016)
  • MNKOM9010 Science communication, PhD level (2014)

Selected lectures about outreach and academic writing

  • Akademisk skriving, IMRAD og det å nå ut med sitt viktige budskap. PhD course in academic writing, Universitetet i Søraust-Noreg. 21.10.2020.
  • Hvordan skrive masteroppgave. Foredrag på NTNU for masterstudenter i realfag, arrangert av Tekna. 25.10.2017, Trondheim.
  • Peptalk om forskningsformidling. Seminar om forskningskommunikasjon for forskere ved Univ. Oslo, 17.01.2016, Soria Moria hotell, Oslo.
  • Forskningsformidling som en del av forskningsprosessen. Konferanse om forskningskommunikasjon, Tekna, 15.06.2016, Oslo
  • Å skrive populærvitenskapelig. Fagforfatterstudiet ved Høgskolen i Oslo, 29.04.2016.
  • Master writing. Fredag 12. februar 2016: Skrivekurs (masteroppgaver) på Arkitekthøgskolen i Oslo.
  • Master thesis writing. Torsdag 29. oktober 2015: Skrivekurs (masteroppgaver) på Arkitekthøgskolen i Oslo.
  • The essay. Forelesning om essays på et formidlingskurs for realister (Forbio-kurset) på Blindern. Onsdag 16. september 2015.
  • Social media. Forelesning om sosiale medier på et formidlingskurs for realister (Forbio-kurset) på Blindern. Fredag 18. september 2015.
  • Åtte teser for forskningsformidling. Foredrag om forskningsformidling på et seminar på Høgskolen i Østfold (for doktorgradsstudenter). Torsdag 08. oktober 2015.
  • Communicating science. Given at the PhD/Postdoc Day at CEES/UiO, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Oslo, 11.05.2015.
  • Outreach and your research career. Given at the PhD Forum at the Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, 21.04.2015.
  • Popular science as part of the research project. Spring academic seminar series at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, 20.02.2015.
  • How outreach can benefit your research career. Spring academic seminar series at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, 06.03.2015.
  • Akademisk skriving: Hvordan skrive en masteroppgave. Arkitektur- og designhøgskolen i Oslo, 06.03.2015.
  • Allmennrettet sakprosa – å håndtere eget og andres fagfelt. Fagforfatterstudiet ved Høgskolen i Oslo, 26.03.2014.
  • Om å skrive sakprosa for allmennmarkedet. Senter for utvikling og miljø, Universitetet i Oslo, 19.03.2014.
  • Outreach and research dissemination. PhD and Postdoc seminar at VISTA, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Oslo, 11.06.2013.
  • Den allmennrettede fagbokens utfordringer – å håndtere eget og andres fagfelt. Fagforfatterstudiet ved Høgskolen i Oslo, 20.04.2012.

Scientific papers: Visit my Google Scholar page to find out more about my papers and how they are cited.


105. Deegan, F.M., Bédard, J.H., Grasby, S.E., Dewing, K., Geiger, H., Misiti, V., Capriolo, M., Callegaro, S., Svensen, H.H., Yakymchuk, C., Aradi, L.E., Freda, C., Troll, V.R. (2022) Magma-shale interaction in large igneous provinces: implications for climate warming and sulfide genesis. Journal of Petrology, 2022, egac094,

104. Shen, J., Yin, R., Algeo, T.J., Svensen, H.H., and Schoepfer, S.D. (2022) Mercury evidence for combustion of organic-rich sediments during the end-Triassic crisis. Nature Communications 13, 1307 (2022).

103. Gaynor, S.P., Svensen, H.H., Polteau, S., Schaltegger, U. (2022) Local melt contamination and global climate impact: Dating the emplacement of Karoo LIP sills into organic-rich shale. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 579,

102. Bajard, M., Ballo, E., Høeg, H.I., Bakke, J., Støren, E., Loftsgarden, K., Iversen, F., Hagopian, W., Jahren, A.H., Svensen, H.H., Krüger, K. (2022) Climate adaptation of pre-Viking societies. Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 278,


101. Heimdal, T.H., Goddéris, Y., Jones, M.T., Svensen, H.H. (2021) Assessing the importance of thermogenic degassing from the Karoo Large Igneous Province (LIP) in driving Toarcian carbon cycle perturbations. Nature Communications 12, 6221 (2021).

100. Sibik, S., Edmonds, M., Villemant, B., Svensen, H.H., Polozov, A.G., Planke, S. (2021) Halogen Enrichment of Siberian Traps Magmas During Interaction With Evaporites. Front. Earth Sci., 09 September 2021,

99. Longman, L., Gernon, T.M., Palmer, M.R., Jones, M.T., Stokke, E.W., Svensen, H.H. (2021) Marine diagenesis of tephra aided the Palaeocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum termination. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 571, 117101,

98. Callegaro, S., Svensen, H.H., Neumann, E.R. et al. (2021) Geochemistry of deep Tunguska Basin sills, Siberian Traps: correlations and potential implications for the end-Permian environmental crisis. Contrib Mineral Petrol 176, 49 (2021).

97. Percival, L.M.E., L.R. Tedeschi, R.A. Creaser, C. Bottini, E. Erba, F. Giraud, H. Svensen, J. Savian, R. Trindade, R. Coccioni, F. Frontalini, L. Jovane, T.A. Mather, H.C. Jenkyns (2020) Determining the style and provenance of magmatic activity during the Early Aptian Oceanic Anoxic Event (OAE 1a). Global and Planetary Change, Volume 200,

96. Stokke, E.W., Jones, M.T., Riber, L., Haflidason, H., Midtkandal, I., Schultz, B.P., and Svensen, H.H. (2020) Rapid and sustained environmental responses to global warming: The Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum in the eastern North Sea. Climate of the Past,

95. Bastos, L.P.H., Rodrigues, R., Pereira, E., Bergamaschi, S., Alferes, C.L.F., Augland, L.E., Domeier, M., Planke, S., Svensen, H.H. (2021) The birth and demise of the vast epicontinental Permian Irati-Whitehill sea: Evidence from organic geochemistry, geochronology, and paleogeography. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Volume 562, 15 January 2021, 110103,


94. Schobben, M., Foster, W.J., Sleveland, A.R.N., Zuchuat, V., Svensen, H.H., Planke, S. Bond, D.P.G., Marcelis, F., Newton, R.J., Wignall, P.B., & Poulton, S.W. (2020) A nutrient control on marine anoxia during the end-Permian mass extinction. Nature Geoscience,

93. Polteau, S., Planke, S., Zastrozhnov, D., Abdelmalak, M.M., Lebedeva-Ivanova, N., Planke, E.E., Svensen, H.H., Mazzini, A., Gernigon, L., Myklebust, R., Kjølhamar, B.E., Pedersen, R.B., Sandstå, N.R. (2020) Late Cretaceous and Paleogene stratigraphy and development of the Mìmir High, Vøring Transform Margin, Norwegian Sea. Marine and Petroleum Geology, Volume 122, December 2020, 104717.

92. Stokke, E.W., Jones, M.T., Tierney, J.E., Svensen, H.H., Whiteside, J.H. (2020) Temperature changes across the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum – a new high-resolution TEX86 temperature record from the Eastern North Sea Basin. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol. 544,

91. Heimdal, T.H., Jones, M.T., Svensen, H.H. (2020) Thermogenic carbon release from the Central Atlantic Magmatic Province caused major end-Triassic carbon cycle perturbations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS),

90. Zuchuat, V., Sleveland, A.R.N., Twitchett, R.J., Svensen, H.H., Turner, H., Augland, L.E., Jones, M.T., Hammer, Ø., Hauksson, B.T., Haflidason, H., Midtkandal, I., Planke, S. (2020) A new high-resolution stratigraphic and palaeoenvironmental record spanning the End-Permian Mass Extinction and its aftermath in central Spitsbergen, Svalbard. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Volume 554, 15 September 2020, 109732.

89. Svensen, H.H., Hammer, Ø., Chevallier, L., Jerram, D.A., Silkoset, P., Polteau, S., Planke, S. (2020) Understanding thermogenic degassing in Large Igneous Provinces: Inferences from the geological and statistical characteristics of breccia pipes in the western parts of the Karoo Basin. Geological Society of America Books, Special Paper 544. doi:

88. Neumann, E.-R., Marsh, J.S., Galerne, C.Y., Polteau, S., Svensen, H.H., Planke, S. (2020) Co-existing low-Ti and high-Ti dolerites in two large dykes in the Gap dyke swarm, southeastern Karoo Basin (South Africa). South African Journal of Geology 123, (1): 19–34, 

87. Torsvik, T., Svensen, H.H., Steinberger, B., Royer, D., Jerram, D., Jones, M., Domeier, M. (2020) Connecting the Deep Earth and the Atmosphere. AGU Books. In Press. (Preprint here)


86. Augland, L.E., Ryabov, V.V., Vernikovsky, V.A., Planke, S., Polozov, A., Callegaro, S., Jerram, D.A., Svensen, H.H. (2019) The main pulse of the Siberian Traps expanded in size and composition. Scientific Reports 9, 18723 (2019) doi:10.1038/s41598-019-54023-2.

85. Svensen, H.H., Bjærke, M.R., & Kverndokk, K. (2019) The Past as a Mirror: Deep Time Climate Change Exemplarity in the Anthropocene. Culture Unbound. Journal of Current Cultural Research v. 11, p. 330-352.

84. Ballo, E.G., Augland, L.E., Hammer, Ø., Svensen, H.H. (2019) A new age model for the Ordovician (Sandbian) K-bentonites in Oslo, Norway. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology,

83. Jones, M. T., Percival, L. M. E., Stokke, E. W., Frieling, J., Mather, T. A., Riber, L., Schubert, B. A., Schultz, B., Tegner, C., Planke, S., and Svensen, H. H. (2019) Mercury anomalies across the Palaeocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, Climate of the Past,

82. Svensen, H.H., Jerram, D.A., Polozov, A.G., Planke, S., Neal, C.R., Augland, L.E., Emeleus, H.C. (2019) Thinking about LIPs: A brief history of ideas in Large igneous province research. Tectonophysics,

81. Heimdal, T.H., Callegaro, S., Svensen, H.H., Jones, M.T., Pereira, E., Planke, S. (2019) Evidence for magma–evaporite interactions during the emplacement of the Central Atlantic Magmatic Province (CAMP) in Brazil. Earth and Planetary Science Letters v. 506, 476-492, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-18629-8.


80. Svensen, H.H., Frolov, S., Akhmanov, G.G., Polozov, A.G., Jerram, D.A., Shiganova, O.V., Melnikov, N.V., Iyer, K., Planke, S. (2018) Sills and gas generation in the Siberian Traps. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 2018 376 20170080; DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2017.0080. Published 3 September 2018.

79. Heimdal, T.H., Svensen, H.H., Ramezani, J., Iyer, K., Pereira, E., Rodrigues, R., Jones, M.T., & Callegaro, S. (2018) Large-scale sill emplacement in Brazil as a trigger for the end-Triassic crisis. Scientific Reports 8, Article number: 141 (2018), doi:10.1038/s41598-017-18629-8. PDF.

78. Svensen, H.H., Planke, S., Neumann, E.R., Aarnes, I., Marsh, J.S., Polteau, S., Harstad, C., and Chevallier, L. (2018) Sub-volcanic intrusions and the link to global climatic and environmental changes. In: Breitkreuz C., Rocchi S. (eds) Physical Geology of Shallow Magmatic Systems. Advances in Volcanology. Springer.

77. Svensen, H., Polteau, S., Cawthorn, G., and Planke, S. (2018) Sub-volcanic intrusions in the Karoo Basin, South Africa.In: Breitkreuz C., Rocchi S. (eds) Physical Geology of Shallow Magmatic Systems. Advances in Volcanology. Springer.

76. Iyer, K., Svensen, H.H., and Schmid, D. W. (2018) SILLi 1.0: A 1D Numerical Tool Quantifying the Thermal Effects of Sill Intrusions. Geoscientific Model Development, PDF.


75. Jones, M.T., Augland, L.E., Shephard, G.E., Burgess, S.D., Eliassen, G.T., Jochmann, M.M., Friis, B., Jerram, D.A., Planke, S., and Svensen, H.H. (2017) Constraining shifts in North Atlantic plate motions during the Palaeocene by U-Pb dating of Svalbard tephra layers. Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 6822 (2017)

74. Svensen, H.H., Iyer, K., Schmid, D.W., Mazzini, A. (2017) Modelling of gas generation following emplacement of an igneous sill below Lusi, east Java, Indonesia. Marine and Petroleum Geology, Volume 90, February 2018, Pages 201-208,

73. Mazzini, A., Scholz, F., Svensen, H.H., Hensen, C., and Hadic, S. (2017) The geochemistry and origin of the hydrothermal water erupted at Lusi, Indonesia. Marine and Petroleum Geology, Volume 90, February 2018, Pages 52-66.

72. Angkasa, S.S., Jerram, D.A., Millett, J.M., Svensen, H.H., Planke, S., Taylor, R.A., Schofield, N., Howell, J. (2017) Mafic intrusions and associated hydrothermal venting through lava piles: Linking onshore and offshore examples from the North Atlantic Igneous Province. Interpretation 5(3), SK83-SK101. .

71. Kjoberg, S., Schmiedel, T., Planke, S., Svensen, H.H., Millett, J.M., Jerram, D.A., Galland, O., Lecomte, I., Schofield, N., and Helsem, A. (2017) 3D structure and formation of hydrothermal vent complexes at the Paleocene-Eocene transition, the Møre Basin, Mid-Norwegian margin. Interpretation 5(3):1-56, DOI: 10.1190/int-2016-0159.1.

70. Svensen, H.H.,  Torsvik, T.H., Callegaro, S., Augland, L., Heimdal, T.H., Jerram, D., Planke, S., and Pereira, E. (2017) Gondwana LIPs: Plate reconstructions, volcanic basins and sill volumes. In: Large Igneous Provinces from Gondwana and Adjacent Regions, Special Publication, Geological Society, London. PDF.

69. Mazzini, A., Svensen, H.H., Forsberg, C.F., Linge, H., Lauritzen, S-E., Haflidason, H., Hammer, Ø., Planke, S., and Tjelta, T.I. (2017) A Climatic Trigger for the Giant Troll Pockmark Field in the Northern North Sea. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 464, 24-34.

68. Stordal, F. Svensen, H.H.,  Aarnes, I., and Roscher, M. (2017) Global temperature response to century-scale degassing from the Siberian Traps Large Igneous Province. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 471, 96-107.

67. Neumann, E-R., Svensen, H.H., Polozov, A.G., Hammer, Ø. (2017) Formation of Si-Al-Mg-Ca-rich zoned magnetite in an end-Permian phreatomagmatic pipe in the Tunguska Basin, East Siberia. Mineralium Deposita, doi:10.1007/s00126-017-0717-9.

66. Hammer, Ø. and Svensen, H.H. (2017) Biostratigraphy and carbon and nitrogen geochemistry of the SPICE event in Cambrian low-grade metamorphic black shale, Southern Norway. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 468, 216-227.

65. Fristad, K.E., Svensen, H.H., Polozov, A., and Planke, S. (2017) Formation and evolution of the end-Permian Oktyabrsk volcanic crater in the Tunguska Basin, Eastern Siberia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 468, pages 76–87.


64. Frieling, J., Svensen, H.H., Planke, S., Cramwinckel, M.J., Selnes, H., and Sjuijs, A. (2016) Thermogenic methane release as a cause for the long duration of the PETM. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), doi:10.1073/pnas.1603348113. Published 10th October. 

63. Jones, M.T., Eliassen, G.T., Shephard, G.E., Svensen, H.H., Jochmann, M., Friis, B., Augland, L.E., Jerram, D.A., and Planke, S. (2016) Provenance of bentonite layers in the Palaeocene strata of the Central Basin, Svalbard: implications for magmatism and rifting events around the onset of the North Atlantic Igneous Province. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. In Press.

62. Midtkandal, I., Svensen, H.H., Planke, S., Corfu, F., Polteau, S., Torsvik, T.H., Faleide, J.I., Grundvåg, S-A., Kürschner, W.M., and Olaussen, S. (2016) The Aptian (Lower Cretaceous) oceanic anoxic event (OAE1a) in Svalbard, Barents Sea, and the absolute age of the Barremian-Aptian boundary. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 463,126–135.

61. Toohey, M., K. Krüger, M. Sigl, F. Stordal, and H. Svensen (2016) Climatic and societal impacts of a volcanic double event at the dawn of the Middle Ages. Climatic Change, DOI: 10.1007/s10584-016-1648-7 (Open Access).

60. Mazzini, Svensen, Planke, Forsberg, Tjelta (2016) Pockmarks and methanogenic carbonates above the giant Troll gas field in the Norwegian North Sea. Marine Geology.

59. Planke, S., Svensen, H., Myklebust, R., Bannister, S., Manton, B., and Lorenz, L. (2016) Geophysics and remote sensing. Advances in Volcanology. In Press. DOWNLOAD

58. Polteau, S., Hendriks, B.W.H., Planke, S., Ganerød, M., Corfu, F., Faleide, J.I., Midtkandal, I., Svensen, H., and Myklebust, R. (2016) The Early Cretaceous Barents Sea sill complex: Distribution, 40Ar/39Ar geochronology, and implications for carbon gas formation. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 441, 83-95.

57. Jones, M.T., Jerram, D.A., Svensen, H.H., and Grove, C. (2016) The effects of large igneous provinces on the global carbon and sulphur cycles. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 441, 4-21.

56. Polozov, A.G.,  Svensen, H.H., Planke, S., Grishina, S.N., Fristad, K.E., and Jerram, D.A. (2016) The basalt pipes of the Tunguska Basin (Siberia, Russia): High temperature processes and volatile degassing to the end-Permian atmosphere. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 441, 51-64.

55. Jerram, D.A.,  Svensen, H.H., Planke, S., Polozov, A.G., and Torsvik, T.H. (2016) The onset of flood volcanism in the north-western part of the Siberian traps: Explosive volcanism versus effusive lava flows. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 441, 38-50.


54. Sibik, S., Edmonds, M., MacLennan, J., and Svensen, H. (2015) Magmas erupted during the main pulse of Siberian Traps volcanism were volatile-poor. J. Petrology 56 (11): 2089-2116, doi:10.1093/petrology/egv064

53. Aarnes, I, Planke, S., Trulsvik, M., and Svensen, H.H. (2015) Contact metamorphism and thermogenic gas generation in the Vøring and Møre basins, offshore Norway, during the Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum. Journal of the Geological Society, London, doi:10.1144/jgs2014-098.

52. Fristad, K.E., Pedentchouk, N., Roscher, M., Polozov, A., and Svensen, H. (2015) An Integrated Carbon Isotope Record of an end-Permian Crater Lake above a Phreatomagmatic Pipe of the Siberian Traps.  Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 428, 39-49.

51. Svensen, H., Fristad, K.E., Polozov, A.G., and Planke, S. (2015) Volatile generation and release from continental large igneous provinces. In Volcanism and Global Environmental Change, p. 177-192, edited by Schmidt, Fristad and Elkins-Tanton. Cambridge University Press.

50. Svensen, H., Hammer, Ø., and Corfu, F. (2015) Astronomically forced cyclicity in the Upper Ordovician and U-Pb ages of interlayered tephra, Oslo Region, Norway. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 418, p. 150-159.


49. Senger, K., Planke, S., Polteau, S., Ogata, K., and Svensen, H. (2014) Sill emplacement and contact metamorphism in a siliciclastic reservoir on Svalbard, Arctic Norway. Norwegian Journal of Geology, v. 94, p. 155–169. Open access.

48. Ekström, A., and Svensen, H. (2014) Naturkatastrofer i menneskets tidsalder: Mot en tverrfaglig forståelse av antropocen-begrepet. Tidsskrift for kulturforskning v. 13, nr. 3 2014, s. 6-21. (Abstract in English, main text in Norwegian). Open access.


47. Neumann, Else-R., Svensen, H., Tegner, C.M., Planke, S., Thirlwall, M., and Jarvis, K.E. (2013)
Sill and lava geochemistry of the mid-Norway and NE Greenland conjugate margins. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 2013, v. 14, p. 3666-3690. DOWNLOAD.

46. Corfu, F., Polteau, S., Planke, S., Faleide, JI, Svensen, H., Zayoncheck, A., and Stolbov, N. (2013) U-Pb geochronology of Cretaceous magmatism on Svalbard and Franz Josef Land, Barents Sea Large Igneous Province. Geological Magazine, DOI: 10.1017/S0016756813000162.

45. Pang, K-N., Arndt, N., Svensen, H., Planke, S., Polozov, A., Polteau, S., Iizuka, Y., and Chung, S-L. (2013) A petrologic, geochemical and Sr-Nd isotopic study on contact metamorphism and degassing of Devonian evaporites in the Norilsk aureoles, Siberia. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, DOI: 10.1007/s00410-012-0830-9.  DOWNLOAD.

44. Leanza, H.A., Mazzini, A., Corfu, F., Llambías, E.J., Svensen, H., Planke, S., and Galland, O. (2013) The Chachil Limestone (Pliensbachian-earliest Toarcian) Neuquén Basin, Argentina: U-Pb age calibration and its significance on the Early Jurassic evolution of southwestern Gondwana. Journal of South American Earth Sciences,  42, pages 171-185.


43. Svensen, H. (2012) Bubbles from the deep. Nature 483, 413-415, doi: 10.1038/483413a.

42. Aarnes, Y. Podladchikov, and Svensen, H. (2012) Devolatilization-induced pressure buil-up: Implications for reaction front movement and breccia pipe formation. Geofluids, doi:10.1111/j.1468-8123.2012.00368.x.

41. Svensen, H., Corfu, F., Polteau, S., Hammer, Ø., and Planke, S. (2012) Rapid magma emplacement in the Karoo Large Igneous Province. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 325-326, 1-9. DOWNLOAD.


40. Mazzini, A., Etiope, G., and Svensen, H. A new hydrothermal scenario for the 2006 Lusi eruption (Java, Indonesia) (2011) Insights from gas geochemistry and the adjacent volcanic complex. Earth and Planetary Science Letters.

39. Aarnes, I, Fristad, K., Planke, S., and Svensen, H. (2011) The impact of host-rock composition on devolatilization of sedimentary rocks during contact metamorphism around mafic sheet intrusions. G-Cubed v12, G10019, doi: 10.1029/2011GC003636. DOWNLOAD.

38. Jamtveit, B., Kobchenko, M., Austrheim, H., Malthe-Sørenssen, A., Røyne, A., and Svensen, H.  (2011) Porosity evolution and crystallization-driven fragmentation during weathering of andesite. Journal of Geophysical Research, In Press.

37. Mazzini, A., Svensen, H., Etiope, G., Onderdonk, N., and Bank, D. (2011) Fluid origin, gas fluxes and plumbing system in the sediment-hosted Salton Sea Geothermal System (California, USA). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, DOWNLOAD.

36. Neumann, E-R., Svensen, H., Galerne, C., and Planke, S. (2011) Multistage evolution of magmas in the Karoo Large Igneous Province. Journal of Petrology 52, 959-984.DOWNLOAD.

35. Grab, S., and Svensen, H. (2011) Rock doughnut and pothole structures of the Clarens Sandstone in the Karoo Basin, South Africa: possible links to Lower Jurassic fluid seepage. Geomorphology 131, 14-27. DOWNLOAD.

34. Onderdonk, N., Mazzini, A., N., Shafer, L., and Svensen, H. (2011) Controls on the geomorphic expression and evolution of gryphons, mud pots, and caldera features at hydrothermal seeps in the Salton Sea Geothermal Field, southern California.Geomorphology 130, 327-342. DOWNLOAD.

33. Roscher, M., Stordal, F., and Svensen, H. (2011) The effect of global warming and global cooling on the distribution of the latest Permian climate zones. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 309, 186-200. DOWNLOAD.

32. Aarnes, I., Svensen, H., Polteau, S., and Planke, S. (2011) Contact metamorphic devolatilization of shales in the Karoo Basin, South Africa, and the effects of multiple sill intrusions. Chemical Geology 281, 181-194. DOWNLOAD.


31. Nermoen, A., Galland, O., Fristad, K., Podladchikov, Y.Y., Svensen, H., and Malthe-Sørenssen, A. Experimental and analytical modeling of piercement structures. Journal of Geophysical Research VOL. 115, B10202, doi:10.1029/2010JB007583. DOWNLOAD

30. Aarnes, Svensen, Connolly, and Podladchikov. How contact metamorphism can trigger global climate changes: Modeling gas generation around igneous sills in sedimentary basins. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74, 7179-7195. DOWNLOAD

29. Mazzini, A., Svensen, H., Leanza, H., Corfu, F., and Planke, S. Early Jurassic shale chemostratigraphy and U-Pb ages from the Neuquen Basin (Argentina): implications for the Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic Event. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 297, 633-645. DOWNLOAD

28. Svensen, H., and Jamtveit, B. Metamorphic fluids and global environmental changes. Elements 6, 179-182. DOWNLOAD

27. Svensen, H., Planke, S., and Corfu, F. (2010) Zircon dating ties North Atlantic gas eruptions to Eocene warming. Journal of the Geological Society 167, 433-436. DOWNLOAD

26. Svensen, H., Aarnes, I., Podladchikov, Y., Jettestuen, E., Harstad, C.H., and Planke, S. Sandstone dikes in dolerite sills: Evidence for high pressure gradients and sediment mobilization during solidification of magmatic sheet intrusions. Geosphere 6, 211-224. DOWNLOAD

25. Corfu, F., Svensen, H., Neumann, E-R., Nakrem, H.A., and Planke, S. (2010) Geochemistry and U-Pb age of mafic intrusives in central Novaya Zemlya, Arctic Russia: a Neoproterozoic magmatic arc, not a Mesozoic LIP. Terra Nova 22, 116-124. DOWNLOAD


24. Svensen, H., Schmidbauer, N., Roscher, M., Stordal, F., and Planke, S. (2009) Contact metamorphism, halocarbons, and environmental crises of the past. Environmental Chemistry 6, 466-471. DOWNLOAD

23. Mazzini, Nermoen, Krotkiewski, Podladchikov, Planke, and Svensen (2009) Strike-slip faulting as a trigger mechanism for overpressure release by piercement structures. Implications for the Lusi mud volcano, Indonesia. Marine and Petroleum Geology 26, 1751-1765.

22. Svensen, H., Hammer, Ø., Mazzini, A., Onderdonk, N., Polteau, S., and Planke, S. (2009)  Dynamics of hydrothermal seeps from the Salton Sea Geothermal System (California, USA) constrained by temperature monitoring and time series analysis. Journal of Geophysical Research (Solid Earth), 114, B09201, doi:10.1029/2008JB006247. DOWNLOAD

21. Mazzini, A., Svensen, H., Planke, S., Guliev, I., Akhmanov, G.G., Fallick, T., and Banks, D. (2009) When mud volcanoes sleep. Marine and Petroleum Geology 26, 1704-1715. DOWNLOAD

20. Svensen, H., Planke, S., Polozov, A., Schmidbauer, N., Corfu, F., Podladschikov, Y., and Jamtveit, B. (2009) Siberian gas venting and the end-Permian environmental crisis. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 277, 490-500. DOWNLOAD


19. Mazzini, A., Ivanov, M.K., Nermoen, A., Bahr, Bohrman, G., Svensen, H., and Planke, S. (2008) Complex plumbing systems in the near subsurface: Geometries of authigenic carbonates from Dolgovskoy Mound (Black Sea) constrained by analogue experiments.Marine and Petroleum Geology 25, 457-472. DOWNLOAD

18. Svensen, H., Bebout, G., Kronz, A., Li, L., Planke, S., Chevallier, L., and Jamtveit, B. (2008) Nitrogen geochemistry as a tracer of fluid flow in a hydrothermal vent complex in the Karoo Basin, South Africa. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 72, 4929-4947. DOWNLOAD


17. Svensen, H., Karlsen, D.A., Sturz, A, Backer-Owe, K., Banks, D.A., and Planke, S. (2007) Processes controlling water and hydrocarbon composition in seeps from the Salton Sea Geothermal System, California, USA. Geology 35, 85-88. DOWNLOAD

16. Svensen, H., Planke, S., Chevallier, L., Malthe-Sørenssen, A., Corfu, B., and Jamtveit, B. (2007) Hydrothermal venting of greenhouse gases triggering Early Jurassic global warming. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 256, 554-566. DOWNLOAD

15. Mazzini, A., Svensen, H., Akhmanov, G.G., Aloisi, G., Planke, S., Malthe-Sørenssen. A., and Istadi, B. (2007) Triggering and dynamic evolution of the LUSI mud volcano, Indonesia.Earth and Planetary Science Letters 261, 375-388. DOWNLOAD


14. Hovland, M., & Svensen, H. (2006) Submarine pingoes: Indicators of shallow gas hydrates in a pockmark at Nyegga, Norwegian Sea. Marine Geology 228, 15-23. DOWNLOAD

13. Svensen, H.,  Jamtveit, B., Planke, S., and Chevallier, L. (2006) Structure and evolution of hydrothermal vent complexes in the Karoo Basin, South Africa. J. Geol. Soc. London 163, 671-682. DOWNLOAD (This material has been published in Journal of the Geological Society, vol 163, 2006, 671-682., the only definitive repository of the content that has been certified and accepted after peer review. Copyright and all rights therein are retained by The Geological Society of London.The Geological Society’s on-line journals at:

12. Mazzini, A., Svensen, H., Hovland, M. & Planke, S. (2006) Comparison and implications from strikingly different autigenic carbonates in a Nyegga complex pockmark, G11, Norwegian Sea.  Marine Geology. DOWNLOAD


11. Hovland, M., Svensen, H., Forsberg, C. F., Johansen, C. Fichler, H., Fosså, J. H., Jonsson, R., and Rueslåtten H. (2005) Complex pockmarks with carbonate-ridges off mid-Norway: products of sediment degassing. Marine Geology 218, 191-206. DOWNLOAD


10. Svensen, H.,  Planke, S., Malthe-Sørenssen, A., Jamtveit, B., Myklebust, R., Eidem, T., and Rey, S. S. (2004) Release of methane from a volcanic basin as a mechanism for initial Eocene global warming. Nature, 429, 542-545. DOWNLOAD

9. Jamveit, B., Svensen, H., Podladchikov, J.J., and Planke, S. (2004) Hydrothermal vent complexes associated with sill intrusions in sedimentary basins. Geol. Soc. London, Spec. Publ. 234, 233-241. DOWNLOAD

8. Malthe-Sørenssen, A., Planke, S., Svensen, H., and Jamtveit, B. (2004) Modelling sill emplacement. Geol. Soc. London, Spec. Publ. 234, 215-227. DOWNLOAD


7. Svensen, H., Dysthe, D. K., Bandlien, E. H., Sacko, S., Coulibaly, H., and Planke, S. (2003) Subsurface fires in Mali: refutation of the active volcanism hypothesis in West Africa.Geology, 31, p. 581-584. DOWNLOAD

6. Svensen, H., Planke, S., Jamtveit, B., and Pedersen, T. (2003) Seep carbonate formation controlled by hydrothermal vent complexes: a case study from the Vøring volcanic basin, the Norwegian Sea. Geo-Marine Letters 23, 351-358. DOWNLOAD

5. Planke, S., Svensen, H., Hovland, M., Banks, DA., and Jamtveit, B. (2003) Mud and fluid migration in active mud volcanoes in Azerbaijan. Geo-Marine Letters 23, 258-268.DOWNLOAD


4. Svensen, H., Jamtveit, B., Banks, D. A., and Austrheim, H. (2001) Halogen contents of eclogite-facies fluid inclusions and minerals: Caledonides, western Norway. Journal of Metamorphic Geology 19, p. 165-178. DOWNLOAD

3. Svensen, H., Jamtveit, B., Banks, D. A., and Karlsen, D. (2001) Fluids and halogens at the diagenetic-metamorphic boundary: Evidence from veins in continental basins, western Norway. Geofluids 1, p. 53-70. DOWNLOAD

2. Svensen, H., Jamtveit, B., Yardley, B.W.D., Engvik, A.K., Austrheim, H., and Broman, C. (1999) Lead and Bromine enrichment in eclogite facies fluids: Extreme fractionation during lower-crustal hydration. Geology, 27, p. 467-470. DOWNLOAD

1. Svensen, H., and Jamtveit, B. (1998) Contact metamorphism of shales and carbonates from the Grua area, the Oslo rift, Norway: a phase petrological study. Norwegian Journal of Geology, 78, p. 81-98.


1. Discussion on structure and evolution of hydrothermal vent complexes in the Karoo Basin, South Africa. Initiated by Lock and Robey, with a reply from Svensen, Planke, Jamtveit, and Chevallier (2007) J. Geol. Soc. London 164, 477-479. DOWNLOAD (This material has been published in Journal of the Geological Society, vol 164, 2007, 477-479., the only definitive repository of the content that has been certified and accepted after peer review. Copyright and all rights therein are retained by The Geological Society of London.The Geological Society’s on-line journals at: