Rikke Bruhn

Associate Professor - Section of Geology and Geophysics
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Room K41
Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 1 Geologibygningen 0371 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1047 Blindern 0316 Oslo

Academic interests

•    Basin-scale understanding of sedimentary systems 
•    Source to sink concepts 
•    Exploring the impact of provenance and facies on diagenesis styles.


  • Sept. 2021- present: Researcher/coordinator, CO2-storage – UiO/NCCS, Dept. of Geosciences, UiO.
  • I'm a clastic sedimentologist by training, with an M.Sc. from Unis, a Ph.D. from the University of Copenhagen and subsequently 18 years of experience with oil and gas exploration in Norway.
Tags: CO2 storage, NCCS - FME


  • Bruhn, Rikke; Nagy, Jenø; Smelror, Morten; Dypvik, Henning; Glimsdal, Sylfest & Pegrum, Richard [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2022). Shaking and splashing—A case study of far-field effects of the Mjølnir asteroid impact on depositional environments in the Barents Sea. Basin Research. ISSN 0950-091X. doi: 10.1111/bre.12725. Full text in Research Archive
  • Surlyk, Finn & Bruhn, Rikke Elsøe (2020). Flood-generated hyperpycnal delta front sands of the Brora Arenaceous Formation (upper Callovian–middle Oxfordian) of the Inner Moray Firth, Scotland, record the onset of rifting. Scottish Journal of Geology. ISSN 0036-9276. 56. doi: 10.1144/sjg2020-004.
  • Bruhn, Rikke Elsøe & Vagle, Kåre (2005). Relay ramp evolution and mass flow deposition (Upper Kimmeridgian – Lower Volgian) in the Tail End Graben, Danish North Sea. Basin Research. ISSN 0950-091X. 17, p. 551–567. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2117.2005.00276.x.
  • Bruhn, Rikke Elsøe & Surlyk, Finn (2004). Sand-grade density flow evolution on a shelf-edge – slope – basin-floor complex in the Upper Jurassic Olympen Formation, East Greenland. Petroleum Geoscience. ISSN 1354-0793. 10, p. 81–92. doi: 10.1144/1354-079302-559.
  • Bruhn, Rikke Elsøe & Steel, Ronald J. (2003). High-resolution Sequence Stratigraphy of a Clastic Foredeep Succession (Paleocene, Spitsbergen): An Example of Peripheral-bulge-Controlled Depositional Architecture. Journal of Sedimentary Research. ISSN 1527-1404. 73, p. 745–755. doi: 10.1306/012303730745.

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  • Braathen, Catherine & Bruhn, Rikke (2022). Carbon Capture.
  • Braathen, Catherine; Bruhn, Rikke & Evans, Sian Lianne (2022). Geologiens dag 2022. [Business/trade/industry journal]. Botanisk hage and Natural History museum Oslo.
  • Bruhn, Rikke; Evans, Sian Lianne & Braathen, Catherine (2022). Full Speed ahead for fast track Carbon Capture and Storage https://www.facebook.com/uiogeo/posts/10158288490880286 . [Internet]. Facebook and UiO website.
  • Bruhn, Rikke (2022). Core Workshop Held by NCCS Task 9 at the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s Geobank https://www.sintef.no/projectweb/nccs/outreach/core-workshop-held-by-nccs-task-9-at-the-norwegian-petroleum-directorates-geobank/ .
  • Bruhn, Rikke (2022). Core Workshop.
  • Bruhn, Rikke (2022). CCS Energi4010.
  • Bruhn, Rikke (2022). Introduction to petroleum geology and CO2 storage, NSELP guest lecture, faculty of Law, UiO.
  • Bruhn, Rikke (2022). CCS - challenges and opportunities.
  • Bruhn, Rikke (2021). Podcast: CO2-lagring som en økonomisk mulighet. [Internet]. https://www.mn.uio.no/geo/forskning/grupper/co2-lagring/aktu.
  • Bruhn, Rikke & Catherine, Braathen (2021). https://www.mn.uio.no/geo/english/research/projects/nccs-geo-uio/.
  • Melteig, Elina; Bruhn, Rikke Elsøe & Bjartnes, Anders (2021). – Karbonfangst og -lagring kan bli en norsk eksportvare. [Internet]. Titan.
  • Bruhn, Rikke Elsøe (2017). Should I stay or should I go?:Learnings from a Full Cycle valuation study of the Realgrunnen Gr. in the Hoop area, Barents Sea.
  • Bruhn, Rikke Elsøe & Waite, Shaun (2016). Dude, where’s my shoreface? Reservoir prediction in the Late Jurassic transgressive nearshore deposits of the Heno/Ula Fm., southern North Sea.
  • Bruhn, Rikke Elsøe & Hamann, Niels Erik (2015). Exploration on the Northeast Greenland Shelf – Adding Pieces to the North Atlantic Jigsaw Puzzle.
  • Bruhn, Rikke Elsøe & Pegrum, Richard (2014). The slump pump - fluid migration mechanisms in the Møre Basin.
  • Bruhn, Rikke Elsøe; Pegrum, Richard & Cavalli, Carlo (2013). Shaking and Splashing – the depositional effect of the Mjølner Meteor Impact.
  • Bruhn, Rikke Elsøe & Pegrum, Richard (2010). The ‘Slump Pump’ – Slumping and fluid flushing in the Møre Basin, Mid Norway.
  • Pegrum, Richard & Bruhn, Rikke Elsøe (2008). The ‘Slump Pump’ – Slumping and fluid flushing in the Møre Basin, Mid Norway.

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