Author: Benjamin Hennig

Spatial Analysis & Geovisualisation Research Group at the University of Iceland

Keilir 12 July 2023, Photo by Fredrik Holm

Lava flow map of the 2023 Litli-Hrútur volcanic eruption

Another volcanic eruption started on 10 July 2024 north of the 2021 and 2022 eruption sites near Fagradalsfjall on the Reykjanes peninsula in Iceland. The new lava flows have already merged with those of the previous two eruptions and continue to modify the landscape in the area which lies just about 25 km from the…
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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 Þingvallavatn, Iceland, has been added to the bioRxiv preprint server.