Áslaug Geirsdóttir

Áslaug Geirsdóttir

INSTAAR Affiliate

  • Professor of Geology, Department of Earth Sciences and Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Iceland

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Quaternary stratigraphy, glacial geology, paleoclimatology.

Research Interests

Glacial geology and sedimentology. Paleoclimatic research based on lacustrine and marine sedimentation; glacial history of Iceland; glacial geological study in eastern Greenland. Interactive effect of volcanic eruptions, climate and glaciations in Iceland and the North Atlantic. Rates and magnitude of natural climate variability, and the various feedback mechanisms in the global climate system. Pliocene-Pleistocene glacier fluctuations.




John T. Andrews, Cabedo-Sanz, P., Anne Jennings, Olafsdottir, S., Belt, S. T., Áslaug Geirsdóttir 2018: Sea ice, ice rafting, and ocean climate across Denmark Strait during rapid deglaciation (similar to 16-12 cal ka BP) of the Iceland and East Greenland shelves. Journal of Quaternary Science, 33(1): 112-130. DOI: 10.1002/jqs.3007

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