Project dissemination

Dissemination 2019-2020

Papers

Singhroha, S., S. Bünz, A. Plaza‐Faverola, and S. Chand (2020), Detection of gas hydrates in faults using azimuthal seismic velocity analysis, Vestnesa Ridge, W‐Svalbard Margin, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, e2019JB017949. https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1029/2019JB017949

Himmler, T., D. Sahy, T. Martma, G. Bohrmann, A. Plaza-Faverola, S. Bünz, D. J. Condon, J. Knies, and A. Lepland (2019), A 160,000-year-old history of tectonically controlled methane seepage in the Arctic, Science advances, 5(8), eaaw1450. https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/5/8/eaaw1450.abstract

Plaza-Faverola, A. & Keiding, M. (2019). Correlation between tectonic stress regimes and methane seepage on the western Svalbard margin. Solid Earth, 10(1), 79-94. https://doi.org/10.5194/se-10-79-2019

Koehl, J.-B. P., Bergh, S. G., Osmundsen, P. T., Redfiled, T. M., Indrevær, K., Lea, H., Bergø, E.: Late Devonian-Carboniferous faulting and controlling structures and fabrics in NW Finnmark, Norwegian Journal of Geology, 99, 1-40, 2019. https://njg.geologi.no/images/NJG_articles/NJG_Vol99_Nr3_Koehl_etal.pdf

Koehl, J.-B. P.: Devonian-Mississippian collapse and core complex exhumation, and partial decoupling and partitioning of Eurekan deformation as alternatives to the Ellesmerian Orogeny in Spitsbergen, Solid Earth Discuss, 2019. https://doi.org/10.5194/se-2019-200

Presentations in conferences, workshops and seminars

– Ramachandran et al., Multiple Phases Observed at an Active Seepage Site at the Vestnesa Ridge, W-Svalbard; Gordon Research Seminar, Houston, 23/2/2020

– Beaussier et al., Effect of the interplay between ultra-slow spreading ridge and transform faults on seafloor morphology; poster presentation accepted for the EGU annual meeting, Vienna April 2020

– Vachon et al., Regional stress field computation along the West Svalbard margin (Vestnesa ridge): Effect of the glacial isostatic adjustment; PICO presentation accepted for the EGU annual meeting, Vienna April 2020

– Cooke et al., High-resolution 3D seismic investigation of fine scale faults and fractures along the Vestnesa Ridge, western Svalbard Margin; poster presentation accepted for the EGU annual meeting, Vienna April 2020

– Koehl, J.-B. P.: Impact of Timanian faults on the Phanerozoic tectonic history of Svalbard. Key note invited for the EGU annual meeting, Vienna April 2020

– Singhroha et al., Subsurface fluid flow quantification in a gas chimney using modelling of 4D seismic data; poster presentation at International workshop on offshore Geologic CO2 storage, Bergen February 2020

– Singhroha et al., Ocean-bottom seismic experiment for characterization of a gas chimney beneath the actively seeping Lunde pockmark, Vestnesa Ridge, W-Svalbard Margin; poster presentation at International workshop on offshore Geologic CO2 storage, Bergen February 2020

– Koehl, J.-B. P.: Mississippian rocks and WNW-ESE-strking faults in Spitsbergen, University of Oslo, 18th June, Oslo, 2019. – Koehl, J.-B. P.: Impact of Timanian faults on the Phanerozoic tectonic history of Svalbard, Friday Seminar, UiT The University of Norway in Tromsø, 13th September, Tromsø, Norway, 2019.

– Koehl, J.-B. P.: WNW-ESE-striking Timanian faults in Svalbard, ARCEx Conference, 22-24th October, Sommarøya, Norway, 2019.

– Koehl, J.-B. P.: Forseglingsanalyse og risiko for gass og olje lekkasje, Lundin Petroleum Norway, 28th October, Oslo, 2019. – Koehl, J.-B. P.: WNW-ESE-striking Timanian faults in Svalbard, Research in Svalbard: an APECS workshop, 4th November, Oslo, 2019.

– Koehl, J.-B. P.: Påvirkning av Timanianske forkastninger på Svalbards Fanerozoiske tektoniske historie, Norges geologiske undersøkelse, 5th December, Trondheim, 2019.

– Plaza-Faverola et al., Correlation of tectonic stress models with nearsurface faulting and fluid dynamics: the west-Svalbard margin case study; Numerical modelling in studies of continental margins and surrounding areas; ArkEx workshop 2019

*The EGU conference will be transformed into an online event due to the Corona virus spread.

Outreach

Podcast – Tu Planeta Vital, Andreia Plaza-Faverola y el maravilloso mundo de la geofísica. https://tuplanetavital.org/actualidad-planetaria/andreia-plaza-faverola-y-el-maravilloso-mundo-de-la-geofisica/

Educational video – Koehl, J.-B. P., Contini, M., Grosso, F., Anderson, A., Faria, N., Pereira, V., Lima, K., Ito, R., Wittmann, M., Xhelo, G., Rosenthal, A., Cutmore-Scott, B., Kwartler, D., Bryce, E., Isaac, J.: Why are earthquakes so hard to predict?, TED-Ed Lesson, release date: 8th April, 2019. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhRuUoTnA6g

Dissemination 2020-2021

Papers

Dessandier, P.-A., J. Knies, A. Plaza-Faverola, C. Labrousse, M. Renoult, and G. Panieri 2021, Ice-sheet melt drove methane emissions in the Arctic during the last two interglacials, Geology. https://doi.org/10.1130/G48580.1

Daszinnies, M., Plaza-Faverola, A., Sylta, Ø., Bünz, S., Mattingsdal, R., Tømmerås, A., and Knies, J., 2021, The Plio-Pleistocene seepage history off western Svalbard inferred from 3D petroleum systems modelling: Marine and Petroleum Geology, p. 105023. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264817221001264

Hong, W., Pape, T., Schmidt, C., Yao, H., Wallmann, K., Plaza-Faverola, A., Rae, J., Lepland, A., Bünz, S., and Bohrmann, G., 2021, Interactions between deep formation fluid and gas hydrate dynamics inferred from pore fluid geochemistry at active pockmarks of the Vestnesa Ridge, west Svalbard margin: Marine and Petroleum Geology, p. 104957 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264817221000611

Sultan, N., Plaza-Faverola, A., Vadakkepuliyambatta, S., Buenz, S., and Knies, J., 2020, Impact of tides and sea-level on deep-sea Arctic methane emissions: Nature communications, v. 11, no. 1, p. 1-10. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-18899-3?proof=t

Presentations in conferences, workshops and seminars

  1. Ramachandran, H., Plaza-Faverola, A., Daigle, H., and Buenz, S.: Time Constraints on Seepage Through Fractured Regions on the Vestnesa Ridge off the W-Svalbard Coast, EGU General Assembly 2021, online, 19–30 Apr 2021, EGU21-11489, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu21-11489, 2021.
  2. Plaza-Faverola, Gas hydrates and fluid migration systems at continental margins, Seminar for undergraduate students from Los Andes University, Bogotá, Colombia.
  3. Jean-Baptiste P. Koehl, Frances A. Cooke, and Andreia A. Plaza-Faverola. Transform-parallel oceanic core complex along an inherited Timanian thrust, and impact on gas seepage in the Fram Strait; online TSG (Tectonic Studies Group) The Geological Society; poster presentation.
  4. Andreia Plaza-Faverola, Frances Cooke, Przemyslaw Domel, Sunny Singhroha, Rémi Vachon, Hariharan Ramachandran, Björn Lund, Peter Schmidt, Stefan Bünz, Vera Schlindwein, Hugh Daigle, Nabil Sultan, Guillaume Sauvin; Effect of regional forcing on fault-related seepage off west-Svalbard; virtual poster presentation at the AGU annual meeting, December 2020.
  5. Przemyslaw Domel, Sunny Singhroha, Andreia Plaza-Faverola, Vera Schlindwein, Peter Franek, Stefan Bünz; Correlation between seepage activity and micro seismicity on the Vestnesa Ridge, NW- Svalbard continental margin; virtual poster presentation at the AGU annual meeting, December 2020.
  6. Vachon, P.Schmidt, B.Lund, A.P.Faverola, S.Beaussier, H. Patton, A. Hubbard; Computation of glacial and tectonic stress off Svalbard: implications for seabed methane seepage along the Vestnesa Ridge; virtual poster presentation at the AGU annual meeting, December 2020.
  7. Plaza-Faverola et al., A million year flatulence off the west-Svalbard coast – Stress Effects on Arctic Methane Seepage. Webinar for the OSEG (Oslo Society of Exploration Geophysics); October 2020.
  8. Plaza-Faverola et al., A million year flatulence off the west-Svalbard coast – Advances from the SEAMSTRESS project. Friday seminar Department of Geosciences, Uit – The Arctic University of Norway; September 2020
  9. Beaussier, S. J., Plaza Faverola, A., Gerya, T., and Buenz, S.: Effect of the interplay between ultra-slow spreading ridge and transform faults on seafloor morphology, EGU General Assembly 2020, Online, 4–8 May 2020, EGU2020-9390, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-9390, 2020
  10. Vachon, R., Schmidt, P., Lund, B., Patton, H., Beaussier, S., Plaza- Faverola, A., and Hubbard, A.: Regional stress field computation along the West Svalbard margin (Vestnesa ridge): Effect of the glacial isostatic adjustment., EGU General Assembly 2020, Online, 4–8 May 2020, EGU2020-19927, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-19927, 2020
  11. Cooke, F., Plaza-Faverola, A., Bünz, S., and Singhroha, S.: High-resolution 3D seismic investigation of fine scale faults and fractures along the Vestnesa Ridge, western Svalbard Margin , EGU General Assembly 2020, Online, 4–8 May 2020, EGU2020-19487, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-19487, 2020
  12. Sunny Singhroha, Andreia Plaza-Faverola, Stefan Bünz, Shyam Chand. Relationship between gas hydrate and free gas distribution and the structural and tectonic settings of the Vestnesa Ridge, western Svalbard Margin. International Conference on Gas Hydrates, postponed to 2023 due to Covid-19.
  13. Sunny Singhroha, Bettina Schramm, Przemyslaw Domel, Anke Dannowski, Sunil Vadakkepuliyambatta, Jörg Bialas, Andreia-Plaza-Faverola, Christian Berndt, Stefan Bünz. Ocean-bottom seismic experiment for characterization of a gas chimney beneath the actively seeping Lunde pockmark, Vestnesa Ridge, W-Svalbard Margin. STEMM-CCS Open Science Meeting and 4th International Workshop on Offshore Geologic CO2 Storage, Bergen, Norway.

Outreach

  • https://www.itromso.no/pluss/eksklusiv/2020/08/27/Forskningsskip-måtte-bistå-turistbåt-etter-motorhavari-22561512.ece
  • https://cage.uit.no/2020/12/11/the-moon-controls-the-release-of-methane-in-arctic-ocean/
  • https://eos.org/articles/the-influence-of-tidal-forces-extends-to-the-arctics-deep-sea
  • https://thepoetryofscience.scienceblog.com/1702/lunar-flow/
  • https://www.ivoox.com/andreia-plaza-faverola-maravilloso-mundo-de-audios-mp3_rf_66457594_1.html
  • https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1vOxwEpLgoDGB
  • https://scipoetry.podbean.com/?s=lunar+flow
  • https://wwz.ifremer.fr/Actualites-et-Agenda/Toutes-les-actualites/Des-vagues-d-emissions-de-gaz-en-Arctique-sous-l-influence-des-marees
  • https://en.brinkwire.com/science/the-moon-controls-the-release-of-methane-in-arctic-ocean-unexpected-finding-with-big-implications/
  • https://oceanbites.org/lunar-power-over-methane-emissions/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=lunar-power-over-methane-emissions
  • https://bigthink.com/surprising-science/moon-methane?rebelltitem=2#rebelltitem2
  • https://www.technologynetworks.com/applied-sciences/news/arctic-methane-release-controlled-by-the-moon-343961
  • https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/12/201214104716.htm