Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Bulletin 31 - 2014


Review of Survey activities 2013

Edited by Ole Bennike, Adam A. Garde and W. Stuart Watt

This Review of Survey activities presents a selection of 22 papers reflecting the wide spectrum of activities of the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, from the microscopic to the plate-tectonic level.
The Survey's activities in Denmark and surrounding areas are illustrated by 11 articles covering mapping of fractures in Precambrian rocks, shale gas investigations, chalk architecture, a new technique for CO2-flooding experiments of chalk, Cretaceous and Palaeogene biostratigraphy, groundwater geology, Quaternary geology, stormwater management and geothermal energy.
Activities in Greenland are covered by nine papers, four of which deal with mineral and petroleum exploration. One paper deals with seismology, three papers describe the Survey's monitoring of the Greenland ice sheet and one paper deals with long-term changes of the Upernavik Isstrøm.
The Survey's activities in the new Center for Minerals and Materials (MiMa) are the subject of one paper, and finally on the occasion of its 125th anniversary in 2013, the Survey's history is briefly described.


Review of Survey activities 2013: Colophon, contents, introduction (pdf, 1.3 Mb) 
F.G. Christiansen

Activities in Denmark

125 years of geological research for society (pdf, 3,8Mb)
J. Fredericia and P. Gravesen


Borehole logs from the Precambrian basement on Bornholm, eastern Denmark: geology and groundwater flow (pdf, 0.4 Mb)
P. Gravesen, B. Nilsson, P. Rasmussen and S.A.S. Pedersen


The Lower Palaeozoic shale gas play in Denmark (pdf, 0.6 Mb)
N.H. Schovsbo, A.T. Nielsen and D.L. Gautier


Seismic stratigraphy and sedimentary architecture of the Chalk Group in south-west Denmark (pdf, 1.5 Mb)
C. Larsen, J. Ineson and L. O. Boldreel


A novel technique for obtaining representative water samples during CO2 core-flooding experiments on chalk at reservoir conditions (pdf, 0.4 Mb)
C. Kjøller and J. Zuta


Calcareous nannofossil and foraminifer biostratigraphy of the Campanian-Maastrichtian chalk of the Femern Bælt (Denmark-Germany) (pdf, 0.9 Mb)
E. Sheldon, C. Morigi and S.D. Møller


Palynological and microfossil biostratigraphy and palaeoecology over the Paleocene-Eocene transition, Femern Bælt, northern Germany (pdf, 0.5 Mb)
P.A. Richardt and E. Sheldon


Ribbed moraines formed during the retreat of the Scandinavian ice sheet from eastern Himmerland, NE Jylland, Denmark (pdf, 0.7 Mb)
H. Lerche, P.R. Jakobsen and S.A.S. Pedersen


Arctic plant remains of Weichselian age from the Danish North Sea (pdf, 1.2 Mb)
O. Bennike, J.O. Leth, J.B. Jensen, N. Nørgaard-Pedersen and S. Lomholt


Stormwater management: methods for measuring near-surface infiltration capacity in clayey till (pdf, 0.4 Mb)
B. Bockhorn, M.B. Jensen and K.E.S. Klint


A multidisciplinary study of a geothermal reservoir below Thisted, Denmark (pdf, 1.3 Mb)
M.L. Hjuler, H. Vosgerau, C.M. Nielsen, P. Frykman, L. Kristensen, A. Mathiesen, T.Bidstrup and L.H. Nielsen


Estimating thermal conductivity from lithological descriptions - a new web-based tool for planning of ground-source heating and cooling (pdf, 0.4 Mb) 
C. Ditlefsen, I. Sørensen, M. Slott and M. Hansen

Activities in Greenland

Six years of petroleum geological activities in North-East Greenland (2008-2013): projects and a view of the future (pdf, 0.3 Mb)
J.A. Bojesen-Koefoed, P. Alsen and F.G. Christiansen


Aeromagnetic survey in south-eastern Greenland: project Aeromag 2013 (pdf, 11.0 Mb)
P. Riisager and T.M. Rasmussen (pdf-file ~11.0 Mb)


Combining exploration and multivariate techniques to detect the Bjørnesund West gold occurrence, southern West Greenland (pdf, 0.9 Mb)
D.M. Schlatter and B.M. Stensgaard


Integrating 3D photogeology with aeromagnetic data as a tool for base-metal exploration in East Greenland (pdf, 0.6 Mb)
A. Brethes, P. Guarnieri and T.M. Rasmussen


Earthquake swarms in Greenland (pdf, 0.7 Mb)
T.B. Larsen, P.H. Voss, T. Dahl-Jensen and H.P. Rasmussen


Outlet glacier dynamics and bathymetry at Upernavik Isstrøm and Upernavik Isfjord, North-West Greenland (pdf, 0.5 Mb)
C.S. Andresen, K.K. Kjeldsen, B. Harden, N. Nørgaard-Pedersen and K.H. Kjær


Katabatic winds and piteraq storms: observations from the Greenland ice sheet (pdf, 2.0 Mb)
D. van As, R.S. Fausto, K. Steffen and the PROMICE project team


Mass loss from an ice-sheet drainage basin in West Greenland (pdf, 2.6 Mb)
M.L. Andersen, S.B. Andersen, L. Stenseng, H. Skourup, W. Colgan, S.S. Kristensen, J.P.M. Boncori, A.P. Ahlstrøm, X. Fettweis, R. Forsberg, M. Citterio, J.E. Box, D. van As and R.S. Fausto


Surface albedo as a proxy for the mass balance of Greenland's terrestrial ice (pdf, 0.5 Mb) 
W. Colgan, J.E. Box, R.S. Fausto, D. van As, V.R. Barletta and R. Forsberg

International activities

To what extent is Denmark vulnerable to mineral supply shortage? (pdf, 0.2 Mb) 
P. Kalvig, R.J. Clausen, N. Fold and K. Hanghøj

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