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Doctoral dissertations



Dølven, K. O. 2022. Measuring Methane in the Arctic Ocean - From legal framework to time series analysis via technology innovation. Supervised by: Ferré, B.; Linke, P.



Carrier, V. 2021. Microbial community structure associated to Arctic cold seeps. Supervised by: Svenning, M. M.; Kalenitchenko, D.; Gründger, F.; Niemann, H.


El Bani Altuna, N. 2021. Millennial-scale variability of Atlantic water inflow in the northern Nordic Seas and the northwestern Barents Sea - Relationship to abrupt climate oscillations, cryosphere and methane seepage from the seafloor. Supervised by: Rasmussen, T.L.; Ezat, M.


Melaniuk, K. 2021. Assessing the relationship between living benthic foraminifera and methane emission in the Arctic Ocean. Supervised by: Rasmussen, T.L.; Treude, T.; Zajaczakowski, M.; Sztybor, K.


Ofstad, S. 2021. Arctic planktonic calcifiers in a changing ocean - A study on recent planktonic foraminifera and shelled pteropods in the Fram Strait-Barents Sea region. Supervised by: Rasmussen, T.L.; Zamelczyk, K.; Meilland, J.



Yao, H. 2020. Reconstruction of past and present methane emission in the Arctic cold seeps using biogeochemical proxies. Supervised by: Panieri, G.; Niemann, H.



Shackleton, C. 2019. Subglacial hydrology of the Fennoscandian and Barents Sea ice sheets. Supervised by: Winsborrow, M.; Andreassen, K.; Bjarnadóttir, L. R.; Patton, H.


Singhroha, S. 2019. Distribution and quantification of gas hydrates and free gas in marine sediments of Vestnesa Ridge, offshore W-Svalbard. Supervised by: Bünz, S.; Plaza-Faverola, A.; Chand, S.


Waghorn, K. A. 2019. Scales of tectonic processes controlling fluid flow systems on the Svyatogor Ridge, Fram Strait. Supervised by: Bünz, S.; Plaza-Faverola, A.


Waage, M. 2019. 3D and 4D seismic investigations of fluid flow and gas hydrate systems - at sites across the Barents Sea and NW Svalbard margin. Supervised by: Bünz, S.; Mienert, J.; Andreassen, K.


Esteves, M. d. S. R. 2018. Collapse of a marine-based ice sheet. Supervised by: Winsborrow, M.; Andreassen, K.; Rüther, D.C.; Bjarnadóttir, L.R.


Jansson, P. 2018. Methane bubbles in the Arctic Ocean - Quantification, variability analysis and modelling of free and dissolved methane from the seafloor to the atmosphere. Supervised by: Ferre, B.


Paiste, K. 2018. Reconstructing the Paleoproterozoic sulfur cycle: Insights from the multiple sulfur isotope record of the Zaonega Formation, Karelia, Russia. Supervised by: Lepland, A.; Zerkle, A.L.; Wing, B.A.; Panieri, G.


Schneider, A. 2018. Diagenetically altered benthic foraminifera reveal paleo-methane seepage. Supervised by: Panieri, G.; Knies, J.; Lepland, A.


Serov, P. 2018. Cryosphere-controlled methane release throughout the last glacial cycle. Supervised by: Andreassen, K.; Mienert, J.; Carroll, J.


Åström, E. 2018. Benthic communities at high-Arctic cold seeps: Faunal response to methane seepage in Svalbard. Supervised by: Carroll, J.; Carroll, M.; Ambrose, W.G.



Sztybor, K. 2017. Late glacial and deglacial paleoceanographic and environmental changes at Vestnesa Ridge, Fram Strait: challenges in reading methane-influenced sedimentary records. Supervised by: Rasmussen, T.L.


Tasianas, A. 2017. Fluid flow at the Snøhvit field, SW Barents Sea: processes, driving mechanisms and multi-phase modelling. Supervised by: Bünz, S.; Mienert, J.



Sauer, S. 2016. Past and present natural methane seepage on the northern Norwegian continental shelf. Supervised by: Knies, J.; Lepland, A.; Schubert, C.; Mienert, J.



Chauhan, T. 2015. Late Quaternary paleoceanography of the northern continental margin of Svalbard. Supervised by: Noormets, R.; Rasmussen, T.L.


Ezat, M. 2015. North Atlantic–Norwegian Sea exchanges during the past 135,000 years: Evidence from foraminiferal ∆14C, d11B, d18O, d13C, Mg/Ca and Cd/Ca. Supervised by: Rasmussen, T.L.; Groeneveld, J.


Gudlaugsson, E. 2015. Modelling the subglacial hydrology of the former Barents Sea Ice Sheet. Supervised by: Andreassen, K.; Humbert, A.


Jessen, S. P. 2015. Ice rafting, Ocean circulation and Glacial activity on the western Svalbard margin 0–74,000 years BP. Supervised by: Rasmussen, T.L.


Portnov, A. D. 2015. Role of subsea permafrost and gas hydrate in postglacial Arctic methane releases. Supervised by: Mienert, J.



Faust, J. C. 2014. Environmental response to past and recent climate variability in the Trondheimsfjord region, central Norway - A multiproxy geochemical approach. Supervised by: Knies, J.


Vadakkepuliyambatta, S. 2014. Sub-seabed fluid-flow systems and gas hydrates of the SW Barents Sea and North Sea margins. Supervised by: Bünz, S.; Mienert, J.; Chand, S.



Safronova, P. 2013. Distribution, depositional environment and post-depositional deformation of Cenozoic gravity-induced deposits along the western Barents Sea continental margin. Supervised by: Andreassen, K.; Laberg, J.S; Vorren, T.O.