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The Arctic

GEO Tourism The Arctic

A World of Drifting Ice

Ilulissat Icefjord in western Greenland offers a unique view of a scenic landscape that demonstrates active glaciological processes, where majestic icebergs calve into the fjord and out to sea.
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Seismic Foldouts The Arctic

De-risking the Barents Sea

Induced polarisation and broadband seismic used together can help de-risk exploration in the Hoop area of the Barents Sea.
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Exploration The Arctic

Uniting the Arctic

A new generation of Circum-Arctic geological and geophysical digital maps will reveal new data about the hydrocarbon potential of the region.
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Geology The Arctic

Gas Blowouts on the Yamal and Gydan Peninsulas

Last year a giant crater was discovered on the Yamal Peninsula south of the Kara Sea in the Russian Arctic, just 30 km south of the giant Bovanenkovo oil and gas condensate field. It rapidly became world famous as the Yamal crater, holding secrets to the degasification of the Earth’s core.
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Exploration The Arctic

Political Geology in the Arctic

Geology has been used to argue for the rearrangement of maritime borders of states, often to the prejudice of geology as a science. This is especially true in the Arctic, so what impact does this have on potential exploration in the area?
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Exploration The Arctic

Transiting the Northern Sea Route

The 3D seismic vessel Polarcus Alima has successfully transited from Norway to the Asia-Pacific region via the Northern Sea Route - a first in the seismic industry, and an achievement which saves considerable time, fuel, emissions and cost
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