What’s up with Iceland? Hekla Edition

This article on Hekla is my personal birthday gift to Mike Ross on his big day. Congratulations Mike! About once a year I write a piece about which five Icelandic volcanoes would be the most likely to erupt given the signals they have fired off during the last year. This list normally contains roughly the…

El Hierros center of activity & Riddles

During the last few days activity has continued at El Hierro even though earthquake activity has decreased a lot. Harmonic tremor is though still increasing and GPS uplift is rather dramatic with maximum values at 75mm. With a bit of internet-spelunking I have tracked down where the maximum activity is, an indicator of where a…

Countdown to Hekla

It has been a long time since I wrote about Hekla. But, I guess nobody is surprised at what I am about to write. Everyone with a genuine interest in volcanoes have their favorite volcano. As many in here know Hekla is my favorite volcano to bang my head against. Few volcanoes are as intricate…