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VMSG 2018 Conference

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  Several members of the Isotope Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry research group attended the Volcanic and Magmatic Studies Group (VMSG) annual conference at the start of January at the Leeds City Museum. The conference provides the opportunity for volcanic and magmatic … Continue reading

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Volcanic Glass: Frozen Mantle Geochemistry in Iceland

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Summer time in research groups usually means two things: conferences and field work.  For me this summer it was field work and I had my first postdoctoral research trip to Iceland. Along with myself was Margaret Hartley a lecturer in … Continue reading

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PhD Fieldwork in Iceland: A Tale of Fire and Ice

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The last few blog posts have been out of this world, so I thought this week I would bring it down to Earth and tell you about the fieldwork I have been carrying out in Iceland for my PhD. My … Continue reading

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Tuyas: Land based “tide marks” delving into the climate history of Iceland

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Subglacial volcanoes.  What are they you might ask?  Well this week our blog is taking a different turn and I’ll be explaining what a certain type of subglacial volcano called tuyas are and how they’re formed. Tuyas are volcanoes that … Continue reading

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