Spring 2018 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)
19 January: Bryndís Brandsdótir: "Postglacial tectonics within the Tjörnes Fracture Zone, North-Iceland"
26 January: Halldór Geirsson: "Fault creep and plate boundary strain-partitioning in Trinidad-Tobago"
2 February: Martin Voigt (Institute of Earth Sciences): "Tracing geochemical cycles: Isotopic fractionation during seawater-basalt interaction"
9 February: Gabrielle Stockmann (Faculty of Earth Sciences): "Fluid-rock reactions in the alkaline Grønnedal-Íka igneous complex in southwest Greenland – how high-T carbonates become low-T carbonates"
16 February: Olgeir Sigmarsson (Institute of Earth Sciences): "Magma transfer time at Icelandic volcanoes as inferred from U-series nuclides"
23 February: Talfan Barnie (NordVulk Postdoctoral Fellow): "The 2017 eruption of Erta 'Ale, Ethiopia: a case study in monitoring remote volcanic eruptions using satellites"
2 March: Charles Muturia (PhD Student, Faculty of Earth Sciences): " Regional geothermal characterization of northern Kenya rift from resistivity, gravity and ambient seismic noise"
9 March: No seminar
16 March: Stefan Wastegård (Department of Physical Geography, Stockholm University, Sweden): "Late Quaternary Tephrochronology of North Europe: A look back and prospects for the future"
23 March: Hreggviður Norðdahl (Faculty of Earth Sciences): "Glacial-isostasy and deglaciation of Northwest Iceland"
6 April: Páll Einarsson (Instituteof Earth Sciences): "Recorded short-term seismic precursors to eruptions in Iceland, and statistics of pre-eruption warnings"
13 April: No seminar due to EGU meeting in Vienna.
20 April: Freysteinn Sigmundsson (Institute of Earth Sciences): "Eroding the crystal mush: Creating a pathway to drain magma from bodies experiencing underpressure"
27 April: Ingi Þ. Bjarnason (Institute of Earth Sciences): "In situ velocity changes in the crust in South Iceland prior to significant earthquakes?"
4 May at 12:00 in Askja-132: Prof. Dr. Cornelia Lüdecke (University of Hamburg/Educational Institute in Munich)
"The movement of glaciers - Erich von Drygalski’s expeditions to the west coast of Greenland (1891, 1892-1893)"
11 May: Jóhann Gunnarsson Robin (PhD Student, University of Iceland)
"The source and reactions of sulfur in the crust: Field and experimental insights from Iceland"