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Academic interests

Has earlier worked on Eocene shark teeth from Denmark and Triassic coprolites from East Greenland.

Is employed at NHM to work primarily on Triassic ammonoids from Svalbard.



BSc in geology from Copenhagen University.

MSc in geology/palaeontology from Copenhagen University.


Scientific articles:

Hansen, B.B., Milàn, J., Clemmensen, L.B., Adolfssen, J.S., Estrup, E.J., Klein, N., Mateus, O. & , Wings, O. 2016: Coprolites from the Late Triassic Kap Stewart Formation, Jameson Land, East Greenland: Morphology, classification and prey inclusions. In: Kear, B.P., Lindgren, J., Hurum, J.H., Milàn, J. & Vajda, V. (eds): Mesozoic Biotas of Scandinavia and its Arctic Territories. Geological Society of London, Special Publications 434. doi: 10.1144/SP434.12


Hansen, B.B., Cuny, G., Rasmussen, B.W., Shimada, K., Jacobs, P. & Heilmann-Clausen, C. 2013: Associated skeletal and dental remains of a fossil odontaspidid shark (Elasmobranchii: Lamniformes) from the Middle Eocene Lillebælt Clay Formation in Denmark. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark 61, pp. 37-46. ISSN: 0011-6297.



Hansen, B.B. 2015: Koprolitter - en lille brik i rekonstruktionen af palæomiljøer. Tidsskriftet Grønland 63, pp. 126-134.


Tags: Svalbard, Cephlopods, Coprolites, Geology, Triassic, Paleontology


  • Hammer, Øyvind; Jones, Morgan Thomas; Schneebeli-Hermann, Elke; Hansen, Bitten Bolvig & Bucher, Hugo (2019). Are Early Triassic extinction events associated with mercury anomalies? A reassessment of the Smithian/Spathian boundary extinction. Earth-Science Reviews. ISSN 0012-8252. 195, p. 179–190. doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2019.04.016. Full text in Research Archive
  • Hurum, Jørn Harald; Engelschiøn, Victoria Sjøholt; Økland, Inghild Halvorsen; Bratvold, Janne; Ekeheien, Christina Pokrie & Roberts, Aubrey Jane [Show all 12 contributors for this article] (2018). The history of exploration and stratigraphy of the Early to Middle Triassic vertebrate-bearing strata of Svalbard (Sassendalen Group, Spitsbergen). Norwegian Journal of Geology. ISSN 2387-5844. 98(2), p. 165–174. doi: 10.17850/njg98-2-08. Full text in Research Archive
  • Hansen, Bitten Bolvig; Hammer, Øyvind & Nakrem, Hans Arne (2018). Stratigraphy and age of the Grippia niveau bonebed, Lower Triassic Vikinghøgda Formation, Spitsbergen. Norwegian Journal of Geology. ISSN 2387-5844. 98(2), p. 175–187. doi: 10.17850/njg98-2-02. Full text in Research Archive

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  • Kleist, Debora Hansen; Hansen, Bitten Bolvig & Juul-Nielsen, Anette (2019). Kalaallit Nunaata Geologiia – angalaarit. Departementet for Råstoffer og Arbejdsmarked, Grønlands Selvstyre (MMR). ISBN 978-87-93788-00-8. 160 p.

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