Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Bulletin 35 - 2016​​


Review of Survey activities 2015

Editors Adam A. Garde, Ole Bennike, Kristine Thrane and W. Stuart Watt

This issue of​ Review of Survey Activities presents a selection of 24 papers reflecting the wide spectrum of current activities of the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, from the microscopic to the plate-tectonic level.

The Survey’s activities in Denmark are illustrated by 11 papers covering widely different subjects including groundwater management, pesticide monitoring, 3D urban geology, the regional Danish potential for geothermal energy, Palaeozoic stratigraphy from borehole logs, enhancement of oil production by injection of ‘smart’ water and glacial geology.

Activities in Greenland are illustrated by eight papers on Precambrian crustal evolution and mineralisation processes in South-East and northern West Greenland, fundamental magma processes in the Skaergaard intrusion, onshore and offshore seismological studies, and on long-term monitoring of the Greenland ice sheet and sea-ice variability.

International studies by the Survey are represented by two papers describing a large Nordic CO2-storage project and a pilot study of burial and exhumation along the eastern passive margin of Labrador and Newfoundland using apatite fission track analysis.

Finally, three papers describe new developments in the digital access to, and handling of Greenland-related geodata and presentation of a new smartphone- and tablet-based app for effective handling of geological and sample data during field work.


Review of Survey activities 2015: Colophon, contents, introduction (pdf, 0.9 Mb) 
F.G. Christiansen

Activities in Denmark

Miocene deposits at Silkeborg, Jylland, and their infl uence on hydrology (pdf, 0.5 Mb)
P.R Jakobsen, E.S. Rasmussen, K. Dybkjær and J. Kidmose


3D hydrogeological modelling for urban subsurface management in Odense, Denmark (pdf, 0.3 Mb)
S. Mielby, T.M. Pallesen and P.B.E. Sandersen


Monitoring of pesticide leaching from cultivated fields in Denmark (pdf, 0.3 Mb)
W. Brüsch, A.E. Rosenbom, N. Badawi and P. Olsen


A WebGIS portal for exploration of deep geothermal energy based on geological and geophysical data (pdf, 1.5 Mb)
H. Vosgerau, A. Mathiesen, M.S. Andersen, L.O. Boldreel, M.L. Hjuler, E. Kamla, L. Kristensen, C.B. Pedersen, B. Pjetursson and L.H. Nielsen


Towards a national 3D geological model of Denmark (pdf, 0.2 Mb)
P.B.E. Sandersen, T. Vangkilde-Pedersen, F. Jørgensen, R. Th omsen, J. Tulstrup and J. Fredericia


Pre-Quaternary rocks and sediments with a high level of radioactivity in Denmark (pdf, 0.5 Mb)
P. Gravesen and P.R. Jakobsen

Tectonic control on the formation of Roskilde Fjord, central Sjælland, Denmark (pdf, 0.5 Mb)
S.A.S. Pedersen and P. Gravesen

Middle–Upper Ordovician and Silurian stratigraphy and basin development in southernmost Scandinavia (pdf, 0.9 Mb)
N.H. Schovsbo, A.T. Nielsen and M. Erlström


Types of formation water and produced water in Danish oil- and gasfields: implications for enhanced oil recovery by injection of ‘smart’ water (pdf, 0.2 Mb)
N.H. Schovsbo, H.D. Holmslykke, C. Kjøller, K. Hedegaard, L. Kristensen, E. Thomsen and K.H. Esbensen


Middle Pleistocene interglacial deposits near Herning, Jylland, Denmark (pdf, 0.4 Mb)
B.V. Odgaard, K.L. Knudsen, O. Bennike and H.J. Granat


Geochemistry of the Maastrichtian Rørdal Member, Jylland, Denmark: Ce anomaly as a palaeo-redox proxy (pdf, 0.2 Mb) 
C. Knudsen and B.W. Lauridsen

Activities in Greenland

New zircon U-Pb and Hf isotopic constraints on the crustal evolution of the Skjoldungen region, South-East Greenland (pdf, 3.0 Mb)
T.F. Kokfelt, T. Næraa, K. Thrane and L. Bagas


In situ fractionation and inward migration of the solidification front in the Skaergaard intrusion, East Greenland (pdf, 0.4 Mb)
T.F.D. Nielsen


Palaeovalleys at the basal unconformity of the Palaeoproterozoic Karrat Group, West Greenland (pdf, 0.4 Mb)
P. Guarnieri, C.A. Partin and D. Rosa


Investigations of past climate and sea-ice variability in the fjord area by Station Nord, eastern North Greenland (pdf, 0.4 Mb)
N. Nørgaard-Pedersen, S. Ribeiro, N. Mikkelsen, A. Limoges and M.-S. Seidenkrantz


Placing Greenland ice sheet ablation measurements in a multi-decadal context (pdf, 1.0 Mb)
D. van As, R.S. Fausto, J. Cappelen, R.S.W. van de Wal, R.J. Braithwaite, H. Machguth and the PROMICE project team


Regional climate-model performance in Greenland firn derived from in situ observations (pdf, 0.8 Mb)
C. Charalampidis, D. van As, P.L. Langen, R.S. Fausto, B. Vandecrux and J.E. Box


Crustal structure over the Nagssugtoqidian deformation front in West Greenland: Receiver Function analysis (pdf, 0.5 Mb)
T. Dahl-Jensen, P.H. Voss and T.B. Larsen


New geophysical and geological mapping of the eastern Baffin Bay region, offshore West Greenland (pdf, 1.3 Mb) 
U. Gregersen, P.C. Knutz and J.R. Hopper

International and broader technical themes

Mapping of the CO2 storage potential in the Nordic region (pdf, 0.8 Mb)
K.L. Anthonsen, P. Frykman and C.M. Nielsen


Burial and exhumation history of the Labrador-Newfoundland margin: first observations (pdf, 0.4 Mb)
P. Japsen, P.F. Green, J.M. Bonow, A.M. Hinchey and D.H.C. Wilton


The Greenland Mineral Resources Portal – another step forward (pdf, 0.4 Mb)
M. Pedersen, M. Hansen, B.H. Heincke and L. Thorning


aFieldWork – an Android app for offl ine recording of geological information and data display (pdf, 0.3 Mb) 
M. Hansen, M.N. Petersen, T.F. Kokfelt and B.M. Stensgaard


jAgeDisplay: soft ware for evaluation of data distributions in U-Th-Pb geochronology (pdf, 0.4 Mb)
T.B. Thomsen, T. Heijboer and P. Guarnieri

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