Author: Benjamin Hennig

Spatial Analysis & Geovisualisation Research Group at the University of Iceland

PHOENIX Research Fellow (Geography or related disciplines)

We are recruiting a Research Fellow in Holistic Environmental/Ecological Innovations with experience in quantitative and qualitative geographic methods Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Iceland

Covid-19 in Iceland

Covid-19 in Iceland

Iceland has in recent weeks seen an unprecedented surge in the number of detected cases of Covid-19 since the global pandemic started in early 2020.

Geldingadalur Volcanic Eruption (17. May 2021)

Lava flow map of the 2021 Fagradalshraun volcanic eruption

On 19. March 2021 a volcanic eruption started in the Geldingadalir valley at Fagradalsfjall mountain on the Reykjanes peninsula, South-West Iceland. The new lava field was named Fagradalshraun and after the first 6 months of activity had grown to cover an area of 4.8 square kilometers.

Cubic Globe – Population Cartogram Edition

A cartogram is a map that displays areas proportional to variables of interest. A population cartogram, for example, shows an area resized according to the number of people who live there, so that unpopulated areas disappear from such a map. This foldable globe is such a cartogram representation, showing a gridded population cartogram projected onto…
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Monitoring fish spawning sites in freshwater ecosystems using low-cost UAV data

A pre-print of a case study of salmonid spawning grounds in lake ├×ingvallavatn, Iceland, has been added to the bioRxiv preprint server.