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Lavas and sills

Lavas from the initial Eocene on top of ligh coloured sandstones on West Greenland (Vaigat). Photo taken by me in 2006.

Lavas from the initial Eocene on top of ligh coloured sandstones on West Greenland (Vaigat). Photo taken by me in 2006.

Fresh from the «press»: we have a new paper out about the geochemistry of two sills in the Vøring Basin – and a comparison with the lavas on Greenland. See link for more information about the paper. Continue reading

Arctic volcanism in the Cretaceous

Fieldwork on Svalbard - searching for volcanic rock during winter. People: Sverre and Ellen Planke, Stephane Polteau and Ivar Midtkandal.

Fieldwork on Svalbard – searching for volcanic rocks in -10 C. People: Sverre and Ellen Planke, Stephane Polteau and Ivar Midtkandal.

We have a new paper out in Geological Magazine that presents new U-Pb ages of sills and tuff from Svalbard and Franz Josef Land. You can read the abstract below. The picture shows the fieldwork we did on Svalbard in April 2010. Continue reading