Snorre Olaussen

Snorre Olaussen

Snorre Olaussen

Professor Emeritus

E-mail: snorre.olaussen@unis.no

Research interests:

My main research topics are:
1) siliciclastic and carbonate sedimentology, stratigraphy and sequence stratigraphy
2) basin studies/fill
3) regional studies particularly in the North Atlantic and in the Arctic realm
4) petroleum geology and resources and CCS.

Centre affiliation:

ARCEx: Research Centre for Arctic Petroleum Exploration

NCCS: Norwegian CCS Research Centre – Industry driven innovation for fast track CCS deployment

Research projects (within):

  • Suprabasins, sedimentary response to growth of major extensional fault systems. Managed by Prof. Alvar Braathen, Department of Geosciences, University in Oslo. Partners: UiT The Arctic University of Norway, NTNU, UNIS, Geological Survey of Norway, University of Aberdeen, University of Nebraska, University of Copenhagen
  • LoCrA; (Industry sponsored) Lower Cretaceous Basin development and fill in the northern Atlantic, Barents Sea and Svalbard. University Stavanger and UNIS managed (RIS ID: 5843) More information: https://locra.ux.uis.no/
  • JuLoCrA: (Industry sponsored) Upper Jurassic Lower Cretaceous Basin development and fill in the northern Atlantic, Barents Sea and Svalbard. University Stavanger and UNIS managed (RIS ID: 5843) More information: https://locra.ux.uis.no/
  • ARCEx: (RCN/Industry sponsored) Quantitative analysis of petroleum systems and plays. Lead by University in Tromsø, UNIS as R&D partner. More information: https://www.arcex.no/
  • Triassic North: (RCN/Industry sponsored) Reconstructing the Triassic northern Barents shelf. Managed by University in Oslo-UNIS as Partner (RIS ID: 10002). More information: https://www.mn.uio.no/geo/english/research/projects/triasnorth/
  • Upper Paleozoic basins: (Industry and sponsored) Siliciclastic and carbonate sedimentology in pre-, syn- and post rift basins Univ. in Copenhagen and UNIS (RIS ID: 4748, 6045)
  • Organic rich mudstone facies and seeps. (Industry sponsored). Hydrocarbon seeps and geochemical characterisation of potential source rocks in the Northern Barents Sea – onshore offshore link University in Oslo and UNIS (RIS ID: 5893)
  • Upper Triassic To Middle Jurassic sequences. (RCN/industrial sponsored). Facies, sequence stratigraphy of the Wilhelmøya and Realgrunnen subgroups. University in Bergen, UNIS as Partner (RIS ID: 10025)
  • Ordovician, Silurian and Carboniferous Permian in the Oslo Region. Basin fil studies. University in Copenhagen and UNIS
  • CCS Storage potential in unconventional reservoirs Lead by Sintef (RIS ID: 2999) More information: https://co2-ccs.unis.no/ and https://www.sintef.no/prosjekter/nccs/

Publications:

View publications in:

Cristin:  https://wo.cristin.no/as/WebObjects/cristin.woa/wa/fres?action=sok&etternavn=Olaussen&fornavn=Snorre&sort=ar&bs=50

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/scholar?hl=no&as_sdt=0%2C5&q=snorre+olauusen&btnG=

Orcid:  https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7922-8010

Snorre Olaussen in UNIS news:

30.04.21: Back when the dinosaurs were ash-stranded
03.03.2020: GoNorth is a “go”
30.05.2013: UNIS partner in new Arctic petroleum centre
10.05.2013: UNIS CO2 Lab: Large reservoir identified

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