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Triassic transgressive-regressive cycles in the Sverdrup Basin, Svalbard and the Barents Shelf

  • Atle Mørk
  • Ashton F. Embry
  • Wolfgang Weitschat

Abstract

Nine transgressive-regressive (T-R) cycles have recently been recognized in the Triassic succession of the Sverdrup Basin, Arctic Canada (Embry, 1988). The transgressions which initiated the cycles are dated as earliest Griesbachian, earliest Smithian, late Smithian, earliest Anisian, early Ladinian, earliest Carnian, mid-Carnian, earliest Norian, latest Norian and earliest Jurassic.

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Middle Triassic Lower Triassic Hydrocarbon Exploration Canadian Arctic Archipelago Cycle Boundary 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Atle Mørk
    • 1
  • Ashton F. Embry
    • 2
  • Wolfgang Weitschat
    • 3
  1. 1.Continental Shelf Institute, IKUTrondheimNorway
  2. 2.ISPG, Geological Survey of CanadaCalgaryCanada
  3. 3.University of HamburgWest Germany

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