Fall 2017 Seminar Series
Fridays at 12:30 - 13:15
Friday seminars of Institute of Earth Sciences and Nordic Volcanological Center
Meeting room: Building of Natural Sciences, Askja, western end - 3rd floor seminar room
Everybody is welcome!
Friday lectures are coordinated by Maxwell Christopher Brown (firstname.lastname@example.org)
25 August: Sigurjón Jónsson (professor of geophysics, KAUST - King Abdullah University of Science and Technology): "One or two magma chambers under Galápagos calderas?"
1 September: Maxwell Brown (Research Specialist - Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Iceland): "Advances in archaeomagnetic dating in Britain"
8 September: Freysteinn Sigmundsson (Nordic Volcanological Center, Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Iceland): "Rheology of Iceland"
15 September: Szabolcs Harangi and Bianca Németh (Eötvös University, Budapest):
Szabolcs Harangi: "Neogene-Quaternary volcanism of the Carpathian-Pannonian Region, eastern-central Europe – Volcanic heritage to understand how volcanoes work from the source to the surface and a potential in geotourism"
Bianca Németh: "Preliminary silicate melt inclusion study in phenocrysts from the Csomád (Ciomadul) volcano (Eastern Carpathians)"
22 September: Eyjólfur Magnússon (Institute of Earth Sciences): "Monitoring ice cauldrons with radio echo sounding. Examples from the cauldrons of Mýrdalsjjökull and the Skaftá cauldrons"
29 September: Three short talks:
1. Prof. Lauri Pesonen (University of Helsinki) - "The Precambrian Geomagnetic Field: Testing The Dipole Hypothesis"
2. Elisa Piispa (Yachay Tech, Ecuador) - "Precambrian paleointensity and early Earth evolution – The knowns and unknowns"
3. Johanna Salminen (University of Helsinki) - "Testing the core of the Supercontinent Nuna with Mesoproterozoic paleomagnetic data from Finland"
6 October: Daniel Juncu (Nordic Volcanological Center, Institute of Earth Sciences): "Injection-induced surface deformation and seismicity at the Hellisheidi geothermal field"
13 October: Brent Alloway (University of Auckland, New Zealand/University of Wollongong, Australia): "No small feet: Tracing the footsteps of Southeast Asia's earliest hominins using tephrochronology"
20 October: Þóra Árnardóttir (Nordic Volcanological Center, Institute of Earth Sciences): "Strain rates and earthquake sequences in the South Iceland Seismic Zone"
27 October: Enikö Bali (Faculty of Earth Sciences, University of Iceland):"The first report of a zircon bearing mantle xenolith from Central Europe – a petrological curiosity"
3 November: Þorsteinn Sæmundsson (Department of Geography and Tourism, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences): "A new source of hazard in Iceland – thawing of mountain permafrost – A case study, the Móafellshyrna landslide in 2012"
10 November: Andri Stefánsson (Faculty of Earth Sciences, University of Iceland): "The Iceland Hotspot - Mantle Heterogeneity and Transport of Volatiles from the Mantle to Surface"
17 November: The Geoscience Society of Iceland Fall Meeting
24 November: Bergrún Arna Óladóttir: A short talk about the "Catalouge of Icelandic Vocanoes"
1 December: Esther Ruth Guðmundsdóttir: "Explosive volcanic activity in Iceland during the Weichelian – Different from the Holocene?"
8 December: Bernhard Aichner(University of Potsdam, Germany): "What drives hydrogen isotopic variability recorded by biomarkers in sediments of Lake Karakul, Pamir?"
15 December: AGU Fall Meeting