Geological mapping

JSC MAGE provides services in the compilation of integrated maps and offshore sketch geological maps of the Northern Seas based on sheets of the State Geological Map-1000 (Gosgeolkarta).

By 2020, we have prepared 22 sets of the State Geological Map for publication. These include 42 international index sheets covering over 2m sq. km of the Russian West Arctic offshore waters. Also included are 15 third generation sets of 21 sheets.

After 48-year research on the shelves of the Barents Sea, Kara Sea, White Sea, and the Laptev Sea, we have combined and thoroughly analyzed the geological, geophysical, and ecological data acquired using geoinformation methods.

The sets contain a complete summary of the regional geology of the offshore sedimentary basins, the mineral distribution, and the current environmental conditions.

Each sheet published separately includes:
  • base maps and sketch maps (published by a map reproduction plant);
  • explanatory note on a set of maps published;
  • additional maps, sketch maps, geological and geophysical cross-sections, and other graphics;
  • an accompanying digital database of original geological and geophysical records that contains factual and derived information to maintain, validate, and expand the content of the maps.