Author: Benjamin Hennig

Spatial Analysis & Geovisualisation Research Group at the University of Iceland

Meradalir 10 August 2022, Photo by Scott Riddell

Lava flow map of the 2022 Meradalir volcanic eruption

A renewed volcanic eruption started on 3 August 2022 in the north-eastern part of the 2021 eruption site on the Reykjanes peninsula in Iceland which keeps changing and transforming the landscape in the valley and its surrounding areas as a result.

Thingvellir Map

Student Summer Project: Rediscovering the history of Þingvellir woodlands

Student summer research project exploring the history of Þingvellir woodlands.

Seyðisfjörður Field Course

Intensive Field Course on the Use of Geospatial Technologies in Hazard Research and Response

The Department of Geography and Tourism Studies of the University of Iceland in collaboration with colleagues from the UI Science Institute and Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic is offering an Aurora-supported intensive graduate-level field course on the use of geospatial technologies in hazard research and response in Seyðisfjörður, East Iceland. The 3 ECTS course takes place…
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Mytilene at dusk

Summer School: Islands as Laboratories for Sustainability

Summer School Programme Islands as Laboratories for Sustainability: The case of Lesvos

Master thesis project: Mapping the distribution of birch woodlands in Iceland

Mapping the distribution of birch woodlands in Iceland Between 2010 and 2014 the Icelandic Forest Service (Skógræktin) created an assessment of the distribution of natural birch woodlands in Iceland through an extensive field- and aerial photo survey. Since then, no new assessment of the birch forests in Iceland has been made, although politics and planning…
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