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Selected Biography - Jan Mayen

Geology and Seismology

Anderson, J., 1746. Nachrichten von Island, Grönland und der Strasse Davis. Hamburg.

Berwerth, F., 1886. Über Gesteine von Jan Mayen. Die Österreiichische Polarstation Jan Mayen 3, Band 8, Teil 1-20.

Binns, R., 1968. Jan Mayen geologi. Ottar 56 (2), 6-12.

Birkenmajer, K., 1972. Geotectonic aspects of the Beerenberg volcano eruption 1970, Jan Mayen Island. Acta Geologica Polonica 22 (1), 1-15.

Bott, M.H.P., 1985. Plate tectonic evolution of Icelandic Transverse Ridge and adjacent regions. Journal of Geophysical Research 90, 9953-9960.

Carstens, H., 1961. Cristobalite-trachytes of Jan Mayen. Norsk Polarinstitutt Skrifter 121, 3-10.

Carstens, H., 1962. Lavas of the southern part of Jan Mayen. Norsk Polarinstitutt Årbok 1961, 69-82

Carstens, H., 1963. Leucite- and sodalite-bearing trachybasalts of Jan Mayen. Norsk Polarinstitutt Årbok1962, 185-186.

Chevallier, R., 1930. Animantation permanente de Laves d'Islande de Jan Mayen. C.R. Acad. Sci., Paris 190, 686-689.

Dollar, A.T.J., 1966. Genetic aspects of the Jan Mayen fissure volcano group on the mid-oceanic submarine Mohns Ridge, Norwegian Sea. Bulletin of Volcanology 29 (1), 25-26.

Fitch, F.J., 1964. The development of the Beerenberg volcano, Jan Mayen. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 75, Part 2, 133-165.

Fitch, F.J., A.E.M. Nairn, and C.J. Talbot, 1963. Palaeomagnetic studies on Jan Mayen. Norsk Polarinstitutt Årbok 49 (1963).

Fitch, F.J., D.L. Grasty, and J.A. Miller, 1965. Potassium-argon ages of rocks from Jan Mayen and an outline of its volcanic history. Nature 207, 1349-1351.

Flower, M.F.J., 1969. Phlogopite from Jan Mayen Island (North Atlantic). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 6, 461-466.

Flower, M.F.J., 1971. Evidence for the role of phlogopite in the genesis of alkali basalts. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 32 (2), 126-137.

Gairaud, H., G. Jacquart, F. Aubertin, and P. Bauzart, 1978. The Jan Mayen ridge synthesis of geological knowledge and new data. Oceanologica Acta 1, 335-358.

Gjelsvik, T., 1970. Volcano on Jan Mayen alive again. Nature 228, 352.

Grønlie, G., M. Chapman, and M. Talwani, 1979. Jan Mayen ridge and Iceland Plateau: Origin and evolution. Norsk Polarinstitutt Skrifter 170, 25-47.

Haase, K.M., C.W. Devey, D.F. Mertz, P.Stoffers, and D. Garbe-Schönberg, 1996. Geochemistry of lavas from Mohns Ridge, Norwegian-Greenland Sea: implications for melting conditions and magma sources near Jan Mayen. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 123 (3), 223-237.

Hahn, J., 1971. Of volcanoes-satellites-whales-jealousy, and cold feet; the eruption of a long dormant volcano on the Arctic island of Jan Mayen provides some historical reflections. Oceanus 16 (1), 14-21.

Havskov, J., L.B. Kvamme, and H. Bungum, 1970. Attenuation of seismic waves in the Jan Mayen island area. Marine Geophysical Researches 8 (1), 39-47.

Havskov, J., and K. Atakan, 1991. Seismicity and volcanism of Jan Mayen. Terra Nova 3, 517-526.

Hawkins, T.R.W., 1963. Agglutinate in north Jan Mayen. Geological Magazine 100 (2), 156-163.

Hawkins, T.R.W., and B. Roberts, 1972. The petrology of volcanic and intrusive rocks of Nord-Jan, Jan Mayen. Norsk Polarinstitutt Årbok 1970, 19-41.

Holmes, A., 1916. The basalts of the Arctic region. Mineralogical Magazine, London 18, 180-223. Jan Mayen 202-205.

Hunt, J.B., 2004. Tephrostratigraphical evidence for the timing of Pleistocene explosive volcanism at Jan Mayen. Journal of Quaternary Science 19, p. 121–136.

Imsland, P., 1984. Petrology, Mineralogy, and Evolution of the Jan Mayen Magma System. Vísindafélag Íslendinga 43, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, 332 p.

Imsland, P., 1986. The volcanic eruption on Jan Mayen, January 1985: Interaction between a volcanic island and a fracture zone. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 28, 45-53

Johnson, G.L., 1968. Marine geology in the environs of Jan Mayen. Norsk Polarinstitutt Årbok 1966, 105-111.

Johnson, G.L., J.S. Freitag, and J.A. Pew, 1969. Structure of the Norwegian basin. Norsk Polarinstitutt Årbok 1969, 7-16.

Johnson, G.L., 1975. The Jan Mayen Ridge. Pp 225-233 in Yorath, C., (ed), Canada's Continental Margins and Offshore Petroleum Exploration. Canadian Society Petroleum Geology Memoir 4.

Johnson, G.L., and J. Campsie, 1976. Morphology and structure of the western Jan Mayen fracture zone. Norsk Polarinstitutt Årbok 1974, 69-81.

Kirk, H.J.C., 1953. The lavas and agglomerates of the Vogelberg vent, Jan Mayen. Ph.D. Dissertation (2. vol.), University of Manchester, unpubl. 143-191.

Kolderup, N.-H., and A. Kvale, 1938. Jordskjelvet på Jan Mayen 26 oktober 1936 og seismikken i Norskehavet og Nordsjøen. Bergens Museum Årbok 1938. Natur rekke nr. 3, Bergen.

Larsen, H.C., 1988. A multiple and propagating rift model for the NE Atlantic, in Early Tertiary Volcanism and Opening of the NE Atlantic, edited by A.C. Morton and L.M. Parson, Geological Society of London Special Publication 39, 157-158.

Lussiaa-Berdon-Polve, M., and P. Vidal, 1973. Initial strontium isotopic composition of volcanic rocks from Jan Mayen and Spitsbergen. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 18, 333-338.

Maaloe, S. and I.B. Sørenson, 1986. The trachybasaltic suite of Jan Mayen. Journal of Petrology 27 (2), p. 439-466.

Navrestad, T., and A. Sørnes, 1974. The seismicity around Jan Mayen. Seismological Observatory Miscellaneous Report, University of Bergen, Norway, 24 p.

Nicholls, G.D., 1955. The geology of North-East Jan Mayen. Geological Magazine 92, 127-140.

Oftedahl, C.G., 1971. Volkanutbruddet på Jan Mayen høsten 1970. Det Norske Videnskapsakademi i Oslo Årbok 1971, 36-37.

Roberts, B., and T.R.W. Hawkins, 1965. The geology of the area around Nordkapp, Jan Mayen. Norsk Polarinstitutt Årbok 1963, 24-67.

Roberts, B., and T.R.W. Hawkins, 1971. The petrology of the volcanic and intrusive rocks of Nord-Jan, Jan Mayen. Norsk Polarinstitutt Årbok 1970.

Scharizer, R., 1884. Über Mineralien und Gesteine von Jan Mayen. Jahrbuch des K.-k. geolog. Reischsanst, Wein, B 34, 707-728.

Scoresby, W., 1820. Account of the Arctic Regions. 1, p. 154-169, Edinburgh.

Siggerud, T., 1971. Vulkanutbruddet på Jan Mayen høsten 1970. Naturen 451-473.

Siggerud, T., 1972. The volcanic eruption on Jan Mayen 1970. Norsk Polarinstitutt Årbok for 1970, 5-18.

Skogseid, J., and O. Eldholm, 1987. Early Cenozoic crust at the Norwegian continental margin and the conjugate Jan Mayen Ridge. Journal of Geophysical Research 92, 11471-11491.

Stechera, O., 1998, Fluorine geochemistry in volcanic rock series: examples from Iceland and Jan Mayen. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 62 (18), 3117-3130.

Svensson, H., 1970. Volkanutbrottet på Jan Mayen 1970 i satelittbilder. Svensk geografisk årbok 46 (1970), 199-203.

Sylvester, A.G., 1974. Surface faulting and fumerolic activity since the 1970 Beerenberg eruption, Jan Mayen. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 54 (4), 385-393.

Sylvester, A.G., 1975. History and surveillance of volcanic activity on Jan Mayen Island. Bulletin of Volcanology 39-2, 1-23.

Sylvester, A.G., 1976. Petrography of volcanic ashes in deep-sea cores near Jan Mayen Island: Sites 338, 345-350 DSDP Leg 38 in Talwani, M., G. Udintsev et al., Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project 38, 101-109.

Sørnes, A., and T. Navrestad, 1975. Seismic survey of Jan Mayen. Norsk Polarinstitutt Årbok for 1973.

Talwani, M., and O. Eldholm, 1977. Evolution of the Norwegian-Greenland Sea. Geological Society of America Bulletin 88, 969-999.

Tyrell, G.W., 1926. The petrology of Jan Mayen. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 54, 747-765.

Trønnes, R.G., S. Planke, B. Sundvoll, and P. Imsland, 1999. Recent rocks from Jan Mayen: Low degree melt fractions of enriched northeast Atlantic mantle. Journal of Geophysical Research 104 (B4), 7153-7168.

Weigand, P.W., 1972. Bulk-rock and mineral chemistry of recent Jan Mayen basalts. Norsk Polarinstitutt Årbok 1970, 42-52.

Weigand, P.W., A.O. Brunfelt, K.S. Heier, B. Sundvoll, and E. Steinnes, 1972. Geochemistry of alkali olivine basalts from an eruption on Jan Mayen. Nature, Physical Science 235, 31-33.

Wordie, J.M., 1922. Jan Mayen Island. Geographical Journal 59, 180-185.

Wordie, J.M., 1926. The geology of Jan Mayen. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 54, Part III (18), 741-745.

Glaciology and Climatology

Anda, E., O. Orheim, and J. Mangerud, 1985. Late Holocene glacier variations and climate at Jan Mayen. Polar Research 3 (2), 129-140.

Boldva, A.B. von, 1886. Aufnahme und Beschreibung der Insel Jan Mayen: Beobachtung uber Gletscherbewung. Die Gesterreischische Polarstation Jan Mayen. Beobachtungs-Ergebnisse, Wien, Bd. I, 22.

Fitch, F.J., D.J.J. Kinsman, J.W. Sheard, and D. Thomas, 1962, Glacier re-advance on Jan Mayen. Extract of publication no. 58 of the I.A.S.H. Commission of Snow and Ice, 201-211.

Kinsman, D.J.J., and J.W. Sheard, 1963. The glaciers of Jan Mayen. Journal of Glaciology 4, 439-448.

Kinsman, D.J.J., J.W.Sheard, and F.J. Fitch, 1962. Glacial history of Beerenberg, Jan Mayen Island. Nature 195 (4844), 897-898.

Lamb, H.H., F.R., Probert-Jones, and J.W. Sheard, 1962. A new advance of the Jan Mayen glaciers and a remarkable increase in precipitation. Journal of Glaciology 4, 355-365.

Malmberg, S-Å., 1969. Hydrographic changes in the waters between Island and Jan Mayen in the last decade. Jøkull 19, 30-43.

Mercanton, M. P-L., 1922. Le systéme glaciaire du Beerenberg de Jan Mayen. C.R. Acad. Sci., Paris 174, 1479-1481.

Syse, O., 1968. Jan Mayen klima. Ottar 56 (2), 24-29.

Natural History

Bird, C.G., and E.G. Bird, 1935. The birds of Jan Mayen Island. Ibis 77 (4), 837–855.

Johansen, S., 1982. The origin and age of driftwood on Jan Mayen. Polar Research 17 (2), 125-146.

Lid, J., 1964. The Flora of Jan Mayen. Norsk Polarinstitutt Skrifter 130, 107 p.

Rønning, O.I., 1968. Jan Mayen planteliv. Ottar 56 (2), 13-15.

Sheard, J.W., 1962. A Contribution to the Lichen Flora of Jan Mayen. The Lichenologist (2), 76-85.

Sheard, J.W., 1968. Vegetation pattern on a moss-lichen heath associated with primary topographic features on Jan Mayen. Bryologist 71 (1), 21-29.

Skreslet, S. and J. Andersen, 1968. Jan Mayen dyreliv. Ottar 56 (2), 16-23.

Skreslet, S., and N. Foged, 1970. The ecosystem of the Arctic lake Nordlaguna, Jan Mayen Island. II. Plankton and Benthos. Astarte 3 (2), 53-61.

Smith, P., 1960. Final Report 1959 University of London Expedition to Jan Mayen Island, Imperial College Section, Imperial College, London.

Van der Knaap, 1982. Five short pollen diagrams of soils from Jan Mayen, Norway: a testimony of a dynamic landscape. Polar Research 5 (2), 193-206.


Geography and History

Orvin, A.K., 1960. The place names of Jan Mayen. Norsk Polarinstitutt Skrifter 120, 72 p.

Richter, S., 1968. Jan Mayen historie. Ottar 56 (2), 30-38.

Sheard, J.W., 1962. A note on the previous discovery and inhabitation of Jan Mayen Island. Geographical Journal 128, 365-366.

Expedition Reports

Charcot, M.J-B., 1925. Jan Mayen. Rapport préliminaire sur la campagne du Pourquoi-Pas, 248-252.

Dollar, A.T.J., 1959. Summary Report 1959 University of London Expedition to Jan Mayen Island, Greenland Sea. Birkbeck College and Imperial College, London.

Dollar, A.T.J., and D.M. Boyd, 1951. First impression of an Arctic volcanic island. Transactions of the Geological Society of Glascow 21 (1947-1949), 380-381.

Fitch, F.J., 1961. Preliminary Report of the 1961 Beerenberg Expedition. Birkbeck College, London.

Fitch, F.J., 1962. The University of London 1961 Beerenberg expedition. Nature 194 (4829), 624-626.

King, A., 1939. The Imperial College expedition to Jan Mayen Island. Geographical Journal 94, 115-134.

Kinsman, D.J.J., and J.W. Sheard, 1961. Interim. Glacier Report 1961. Beerenberg Expedition, Imperial College, London.

Marshall, A.J., 1948. The Oxford expedition to Jan Mayen. Osford University Exploration Club bulletin No. 1.

Mercanton, M.P-L., 1924. La premiere ascension du Beerenberg de Jan Mayen. L'Echo des Alpes 8, 269-292.

Mohn, H., 1878. Die Reise der Norwegischen Nordmeer-Expedition nach Jan Mayen. Petermann's Mitteilungen.


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