An unusual jokulhlaup resulting from subglacial volcanism, Solheimajokull, Iceland
Andrew J Russell, Fiona S Tweed, Matthew J Roberts, Tim D Harris, Magnus T Gudmundsson, Oskar Knudsen, Philip M Marren
Quaternary Science Reviews | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2010
Awarded by UK NERC
Fieldwork in July and August 1999 was supported by a UK NERC urgency grant (GR3/12969) awarded to AJR and FST. OK was funded by grants from the Icelandic Public Roads Administration and the Icelandic Power Company. Research grants from the Department of Geography, Staffordshire University, supported fieldwork by MJR and TDH. We are grateful to Oddur Sigurosson, Helgi Johannesson, Tomas Johannesson, Helgi Bjornsson and Samuel Etienne for communicating observations and interpretations of the events of the July 1999 jokulhlaup, and to Reynir Ragnarsson for facilitating aerial reconnaissance during October 1999. Paul Carling provided valuable comments on a previous version of this manuscript. Vic Baker and an anonymous reviewer are thanked for their constructive comments on this paper. We thank Jim Rice, Lucy Rushmer and Richard Waller for their assistance with field data collection, and Ian Wilshaw for laboratory work. Andrew Lawrence (Keele University) and Rosie Duncan (Staffordshire University) helped to produce the diagrams.