The upper Palaeozoic succession on the Finnmark Platform, Barents Sea

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Authors:Bugge, Tom; Mangerud, Gunn; Elvebakk, Geir; Mork, Atle; Nilsson, Inger; Fanavoll, Stein; Vigran, Jorunn Os
Author Affiliations:Primary:
IKU Petroleum Research, Trondheim, Norway
Other:
Saga Petroleum a.s., Norway
Volume Title:Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift
Source:Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift, 75(1), p.3-30. Publisher: Universitetsforlaget, Oslo, Norway. ISSN: 0029-196X
Publication Date:1995
Note:In English. 58 refs.; illus., incl. strat. cols., sects., 1 plate, 3 tables, geol. sketch maps
Summary:Late Palaeozoic sediments were deposited in the proto-Barents Sea along the N margin of the Fennoscandian Shield. These sediments have no outcrops on onshore Norway, but a condensed Upper Palaeozoic succession occurs on the Finnmark Platform close to the present coast of Norway. The entire 600-700 m thick Carboniferous-Permian succession, except for about 100 m, was cored during 1987 and 1988. Using high resolution multichannel seismic data, 14 seismic units have been defined. These are grouped into four stratigraphic intervals and discussed in a stratigraphic context based on seismic, sedimentological and biostratigraphic data. [G.R.]
Subjects:Biostratigraphy; Carbonate platforms; Foraminifera; Fusulinidae; Fusulinina; Geophysical methods; Geophysical surveys; Lithostratigraphy; Marine environment; Microfossils; Multichannel methods; Offshore; Paleogeography; Paleozoic; Palynomorphs; Sea-level changes; Sedimentation; Seismic methods; Shelf environment; Surveys; Transgression; Upper Paleozoic; Arctic Ocean; Barents Sea; Europe; Finnmark Norway; Norway; Scandinavia; Western Europe; Finnmark Platform; Invertebrata; Protista
Coordinates:N713000 N760000 E0360000 E0170000
Abstract Numbers:95M/4751
Record ID:1995044650
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2020 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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