22 August 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C.—For the past week, attention has been focused on Iceland’s Bárðarbunga volcano and whether or not the earthquakes detected in the region are a sign that it is nearing eruption. Several members of the American Geophysical Union are available to comment on the science and possible impacts of such an eruption, including: the mechanics of eruption; earthquake activity in Iceland and its relationship with potential eruption; volcanic processes and time scales; and active volcanoes and their effects.
- Ben Edwards, Associate Professor of Geology, Dickinson College
- Páll Einarsson, Professor, University of Iceland
- Erik Klemetti, Assistant Professor of Geosciences, Denison University,
- Einat Lev, Assistant Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
- Philipp Ruprecht, Assistant Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
- Steve Sparks, School of Earth Sciences, Bristol University
For more information, or to schedule an interview, please contact Joan Buhrman at 202-777-7509 (w) or 571-213-3812 (c).
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