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Grímsvötn in August 2020

Icesheet in Grímsvötn subsiding - 24.11.2021

The icescheet has continued to subside evenly throughout the night. IMO´s GPS instruments show that is has sunk about 25 cm since 10:00 yesterday. There are no signs of increased water level, electrical conductivity or gas in Gígjukvísl at this time.

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Update on Fagradalsfjall - 18.11.2021

Since 18th of September no eruptive activity has been observed at Fagradalsfjall, but there are still small quantities of gas measured in the atmosphere. During the eruption a deflation signal was detected around Fagradalsfjall, most likely due to magma withdrawal from a deep reservoir which was feeding the eruption.

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Joining forces in weather forecasting and climate research - 10.11.2021

The National Weather Services of Denmark, Iceland, Ireland and The Netherlands are joining forces to jointly operate a new supercomputer and to bring significant advancements to short-term weather forecasting services.


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Tremor plot from the 18th of September till 18th of October around the eruption site in Fagradalsfjall

The Civil protection crisis level lowered from alert to uncertainty phase - 18.10.2021

During the past month (18th September - 18th October) no lava flow from the crater has been detected at Fagradalsfjall volcano. Out gassing is still ongoing with very low concentrations of eruptive gases. Similarly, thermal anomalies continue to be detected at lower values and greater intervals between detection's.

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