Spring 2021 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 - room 132

Everybody is welcome!

Friday lectures are coordinated by Edward Marshall (

15 January: Freysteinn Sigmundsson (NordVulk, IES): "Magma channels and development of under-pressure in volcanic systems during eruptions" - on Zoom

22 January: Quinten van der Meer (Postdoc, NordVulk): "Warm and slightly reduced mantle under Snæfellsness" - on Zoom

29 January: Thor Thordarson (FES, UI): "An overview of the current eruption at Kilauea volcano, Hawaii" - on Zoom

5 February: Mark Hoggard (Postdoc, Harvard-LDEO): "The Icelandic mantle plume: Making up the numbers or a behemoth in the deep?" - on Zoom

12 February: Jennifer Jenkins (Durham University): "Crustal formation in a plume-ridge setting: seismic imaging of the Icelandic crust" - on Zoom

19 February: Ívar Örn Benediktsson (IES): "Geomorphic impact of palaeo-ice streams in NE-Iceland: interesting results from an underfunded project" - on Zoom

26 February: Elisa Piispa (Yachay Tech University, Ecuador): "From the past Earth’s magnetic field behavior to volcanoes – prospects of paleomagnetic research in Iceland" - on Zoom

5 March: Sölvi Thrastarson (PhD student, ETH Zürich): "3-D Cartography of the Earth's Mantle" - on Zoom

12 March: Christopher Hamilton (LPL, University of Arizona, USA; IES, University of Iceland): "Holuhraun as an analog for volcanic terrains on Mars" - on Zoom

19 March:  No seminar!

26 March: Marie-Anne Ancellin (Postdoc, UI and University of Durham): "Multi-isotope monitoring of CO2 and H2S injection and mineralisation in basalt at the CarbFix injection pilot site (SW Iceland)" - on Zoom

2 April: No seminar!

9 April: No seminar!

16 April: No seminar!














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