Fall 2019 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 Edward Marshall (

13. September: Tobias Linke (Graduate student, IES): "The role of Fe-(oxi)hydroxides in heavy metal and nutrient mobility in volcanic regions"   

20. September: Yan Lavallée (University of Liverpool): "Monitoring shifts in effusive-explosive activity at Santiaguito volcano, Guatemala"

27. September: Sigurður Reynir Gíslason (University of Iceland): "Earth’s carbon budget"

4. October: No seminar

11. October: Iwona Galeczka (Institute of Earth Sciences / ÍSOR): "Dissolved Al transformation paths in rivers during their natural stage and volcanic unrest"

18. October: Greta Wells (Graduate Student, The University of Texas at Austin; Fullbright-NSF fellow): "Geomorphologic and geochronological reconstruction of Holocene jökulhlaups along the Hvítá River and Gullfoss waterfall, Iceland"

25. October: Þorsteinn Sæmundsson (Institute of Earth Sciences): "Slope deformation above the Tungnakvíslarjökull outlet glacier in western part of the Mýrdalsjökull glacier – causes and consequences"

1. November: Freysteinn Sigmundsson (NordVulk, Institute of Earth Sciences): "Recent basaltic eruptions in Iceland and dynamics of subsurface magma flow"

8. November: Alina Shevchenko (GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences): "Active volcanoes of Kamchatka: photogrammetric approach"

15. November: Þorvaldur Þórðarson (Institute of Earth Sciences): "Rejuvenated Volcanism at Kīlauea Point, Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i and its implications for the Flexure Model Predictions" - Postponed due to Autumn meeting of Geoscience Society of Iceland!

22. November: Matthew G. Jackson (University of California Santa Barbara): "The Iceland hotspot: a long-lived, hot plume sampling early Hadean material from the deep mantle"

29. November:  No seminar

6. December: Ailsa Guild (PhD student, Durham University and The British Geological Survey): "The structural glaciology of the Svínafellsjökull snout: Implications for ice dynamics" - This seminar will be streamed online:



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