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Grimsvötn eruption observations from the field

This description on the Grímsvötn eruption comes from Dr Olgeir Sigmarsson, an Icelandic volcanologist who is Director of Research, CNRS at the Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans, Observatoire de Physique du Globe de Clermont-Ferrand. He also works at the Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Iceland. His research is on geochemistry: genesis, chronology and evolution of magma. Dr Sigmarsson has be ...[Read More]

Grímsvötn volcanic eruption

The Grímsvötn volcano in Iceland started erupting on 21 May 2011. Icelandic airspace was closed soon after with flights now being affected in the United Kingdom. This post brings together some good sources of imagery and information. These sources are not endorsed by the European Geosciences Union, more a resource letting people know what is available. If you know of a good source of information, ...[Read More]