Tag Archives: Iceland

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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