Jenø Nagy

Professor Emeritus - Department of Geosciences
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Phone +47 22856648
Room 147C
Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 1 Geologibygningen 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1047 Blindern 0316 OSLO

Research interests

  • Applied biostratigraphy
  • Microfossil-based biofacies
  • Foraminiferal taxonomy and paleoecology
  • Paleoenvironmental interpretations
  • Integrated sequence stratigraphy

Personal merits / awards

  • The Grzybowski Foundation Award 2007
  • Nansen award of the Fram Committee; for contributions to geological research in Svalbard
  • Hans and Helga Reusch Legat; for biostratigraphic research in Svalbard
  • Referee for: Micropaleontology, Journal of Foraminiferal Reseach, Paleo 3, Marine Micropaleontology, Journal of Micropaleontology
  • Supervised 31 Cand. Scient. students and 2 PhD students
Tags: Geology, Biostratigraphy, Foraminiferal taxonomy, Paleoecology, Sequence stratigraphy
Published Dec. 10, 2013 7:55 PM - Last modified Sep. 20, 2021 3:19 PM


  • Biostratigraphic analyses applied to paleoclimatic reconstructions in Paleogene deposits of Spitsbergen.
  • Depositional conditions and stratigraphy of paralic environments
  • Microfossil-based stratigraphy and depositional conditions of black shales
  • Sequence stratigraphic integration of micropaleontological and sedimentological data

Research groups