Helene Le Mevel

Q&A: What can we learn from the Icelandic eruption?


Iceland’s Reykjanes peninsula exploded into the public spotlight after several weeks of seismic activity gave way to a brand new volcano late on March 16, 2021. We spoke with Carnegie volcanologist and geodesist Hélène Le Mével about what we can learn from eruptions like Geldingardalsgos and how this may be the start of a longer period of volcanic activity on the island.