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Browsing Doktorsritgerðir- HÍ by Subject "Jarðeðlisfræði"

Browsing Doktorsritgerðir- HÍ by Subject "Jarðeðlisfræði"

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  • Juncu, Daniel (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2018-01)
    Deformation of geothermal reservoirs is a growing topic in the field of crustal deformation research. The deformation behavior of a geothermal resource can give us insight about its sustainability and can help to increase our understanding of reservoir ...
  • Lévy, Léa (Paris Sciences et Lettres, Laboratoire de Géologie de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure and University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2019-04)
    The electrical signature of volcanoes is affected by several characteristics of rocks: volume and salinity of pore fluid, abundance of conductive minerals, rock temperature and presence of molten crust (magma). Electromagnetic soundings are widely used ...
  • Benediktsdóttir, Ásdís (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2019-06-28)
    Iceland is located on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge and is the surface exposure of the ridge system on land. The influence of the plume has been shown to reach towards the south at least as far as the Bight Transform Fault. The ridge system in Iceland has ...
  • Blischke, Anett (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2020-05-15)
    This study focused on the tectono-magmatic reconstruction of the Jan Mayen microcontinent (JMMC) and Iceland Plateau Rift (IPR) in context to the breakup and opening processes of the Northeast Atlantic region. Joint interpretation of densely spaced ...
  • Belart, Joaquín M. C. (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2018-11-29)
    The mass balance of a glacier is strongly connected to climate. At high latitudes, mass balance is typically controlled by snow accumulation during the winter and the glacier ablation during the summer. In Iceland, direct mass balance observations ...
  • Lichoro, Charles Muturia (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2019-12-13)
    An extensive geophysical survey comprising over 400 MT and 515 gravity stations on the Korosi, Paka and Silali volcanoes in the northern Kenya rift was conducted in order to assess the occurrence of geothermal resources in the context of the geophysics ...
  • Schmidt, Louise Steffensen (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2019)
    This dissertation describes the research results from applying regional climate models (RCMs) to simulate the near-past and future evolution of Vatnajökull, the largest ice cap in Iceland, and investigate the sensitivity of ablation to albedo and spring ...
  • Reynolds, Hannah Iona (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2017-12-18)
    Thermal anomalies are observed at many volcanoes, resulting from geothermal and magmatic activity, and are usually difficult to quantify since the measurement of heat fluxes from the ground to the atmosphere is subject to large uncertainties. However, ...
  • Butwin, Mary (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2019-08-27)
    Dust is an important component of the earth-atmosphere system, affecting amongst other things air quality, vegetation, infrastructure, animal and human health. Iceland produces a large amount of dust, with dust storms reported frequently especially ...