33IGC
StatoilHydro
Skip Navigation LinksEXCURSION NO 44 > Programme

Scientific Outline and General Schedule: Following is a brief scientific outline of the geology to be covered.

The excursion will take place from 27 July to 5 August 2008.

Day 0: Arrive in Longyearbyen. Sightseeing and evening presentation -
geology of Svalbard.

Day 1: Billefjorden Area - Carboniferous.

Day 2: Festningen – Carboniferous to lower Tertiary + visit Barentsburg.

Day 3: Ny Ålesund Area – Carboniferous.

Day 4: Sailing north of Svalbard – Stop at Moffen, walrus locality.

Day 5: Wilhelmøya - Jurassic.

Day 6: Barentsøya/Edgøya – Triassic .

Day 7: Kvalvågen – Cretaceous.

Day 8: Sørkapp – Cretaceous.

Day 9: Hornsund – Carboniferus.

Day 10: Van Keulenfjorden – Tertiary Clinoforms + sail by Midterhuken (location 11, Spitsbergen fold belt).

Day 11: Sightseeing Longyearbyen and return to Oslo.