Volcanologist Haraldur Sigurðsson claims that it is possible that the underground magma from Bárðarbunga may seep into the volcanic system of Askja volcano and ignite a powerful eruption in that region. Still, he thinks it is more likely that the current activity will not lead to any activity...
The 12 finalists for the ‘Lakes and Fjords’ category in the Iceland Review Photo Contest on Facebook have been chosen and voting is going well.
If an eruption occurs, it will be under a glacier between 150 and 600 meters thick, resulting in significant meltwater and a flood in Jökulsá á Fjöllum a glacial river. The river might increase 10 to 40-fold.
Stjarnan (‘The Star’) from Garðabær, located in the Reykjavík area, plays its first game against Inter Milan tonight for a place in the European League.
What do earthquakes and music have in common? A lot, says musician Halldór Eldjárn. He has set up a webpage where he has converted the earthquakes from Bárðarbunga volcano to music. The Reykjavík Jazz Festival ends today and thus the experiment is very timely.
The six finalists for the People category in the Iceland Review Photo Contest on Facebook have been chosen and voting is going well.
Twenty-four-year-old Icelandic programmer Bæring Gunnar Steinþórsson at CCP has set up a webpage showing the seismic activity under the Bárðarbunga volcano in 3D.