Experts available to discuss anticipated volcanic eruption in Iceland

View of Grindavík from Þorbjörn Mountain, Reykjanes peninsula, Iceland. (Wikimedia Commons)

Iceland has declared a state of emergency and evacuated the community of Grindavik in anticipation of a possible volcanic eruption after earthquakes shook the area late last week and into the weekend. Western University has the following Earth Sciences experts available to comment.

Cindy Mora-Stock
Post Doctoral Research Associate, Earth Sciences, and Statistical and Actuarial Sciences

Areas of expertise: Volcanoes and earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, crustal and volcanic seismicity, imaging of magmatic reservoirs.

Gordon Osinski
Professor, Earth Sciences

Areas of expertise: Planetary geology, economic geology, Director of the Earth and Planetary Materials Analysis Laboratory.

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