Bárðarbunga – Nature of the beast

First let me write one thing, and that is that we are not in Kansas anymore. And with that I mean that we are in totally uncharted country. Icelandic Met Office has the best volcanologists on the planet, and they pretty much never make a mistake. They are quite simply the best and their reputation…

Summer in Iceland

I thought that I should write a short recapitulation on what has been going on during the summer in Iceland for those who have been otherwise occupied with gardening, beach visits and other general summer activities. I also think that it would be good with a general recapitulation for everyone. As always I am not…

Edificating the Daily Fail and Friday’s NtV Riddle!

While we are pondering the deep magmatic earthquakes that are taking place under the Harðurátungusprungu I thought we should teach the news media that there are many volcanoes in Iceland. Some newspapers seem to only know about Katla and perhaps Lakí, and if they are really spiffy they might have heard about Hekla. A few…