The Håpet dome in the norwegian barents sea, structural evolution and morphometry of salt basins

R. W. Dellmour, E. Stueland, S. Lindstrom, G. Tari, Sam Purkis

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Abstract

During Upper Carboniferous to Upper Permian the vast Barents Sea Platform between Timan-Pechora and Spitsbergen was host to an environment stimulating a variety of reef morphology and inter-reef facies development. Salt ponds and basins of variable dimensions and morphometry are scattered over the platform, competing with the adjacent reefs. The present study focuses on the area of the Hapet Dome in the eastern Bjarmeland Platform, where the shape and outline of salt ponds and basins are defined by a fractal pattern. The salt basins in the Hapet area have been classified into Macro, Meso and Mini saltbasins. The structural evolution of the Hapet Dome can be timely separated into an earlier extension during Upper Triassic and a later collapse phase during Late Cretaceous to Tertiary.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication78th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2016 - Workshop Programme
PublisherEuropean Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, EAGE
ISBN (Electronic)9789462821866
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes
Event78th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2016 - Workshops - Vienna, Austria
Duration: May 30 2016Jun 2 2016

Other

Other78th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2016 - Workshops
CountryAustria
CityVienna
Period5/30/166/2/16

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geochemistry and Petrology
  • Geophysics

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Dellmour, R. W., Stueland, E., Lindstrom, S., Tari, G., & Purkis, S. (2016). The Håpet dome in the norwegian barents sea, structural evolution and morphometry of salt basins. In 78th EAGE Conference and Exhibition 2016 - Workshop Programme European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, EAGE.