Publications / Ritskrá

Ingi Ţ. Bjarnason
Research professor
Institute of Earth Sciences, Science Institute
University of Iceland
Email: ingib (at) hi.is

June 2017 (update)


Reviewed papers and chapters / Ritrýndar greinar og bókarkaflar

Earthquake Sequence 1973–1996 in Bárđarbunga Volcano:
Seismic Activity Leading up to Eruptions
in the NW-Vatnajökull Area,
    Jökull,
64, 61-82, 2014.  
    Ingi Ţorleifur Bjarnason        pdf-file

4-D Seismic Tomography for the Complex System of Strong Earthquakes: Formulation of a Problem
    ISCS 2013: Interdisciplinary Symposium on Complex Systems,
    Springer Berlin Heidelberg,  379-385,10.1007/978-3-642-45438-7_37, 2014. 
    Smaglichenko, T. A. and I. Th. Bjarnason
      

The lithosphere and asthenosphere of the Iceland hotspot from surface waves
    Geophys. J. Int.,
178, 394-418, 
10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04155.x, 2009.
    Ingi Thorleifur Bjarnason and Harro Schmeling
                       
pdf-file

An Iceland hotspot saga,
    Jökull,
58, 3-16, 2008
    Ingi Ţorleifur Bjarnason        pdf-file


Temperature and melting of a ridge-centred plume with application to Iceland.
Part II: Predictions for electromagnetic and seismic observables

    Geophys. J. Int. 159, 1097-1111, 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2004.02397.x, 2004.
    Kreutzmann, A., H. Schmeling, A. Junge, T. Ruedas, G. Marquart,
    and I. Th. Bjarnason

Shear wave splitting across the Iceland hot spot: Results from the ICEMELT experiment
     J. Geophys. Res. 107(B12),2382, 10.1029/2001JB000916, 2002.
    Bjarnason, I. T., P. G. Silver, G. Rümpker and S. C. Solomon
                        pdf-file

Seismic evidence for a tilted mantle plume and north-south mantle flow beneath Iceland
    Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 197, 261-272, 10.1016/S0012-821X(02)00494-6, 2002.
    Shen, Y., S. C. Solomon, I. Th. Bjarnason, G. Nolet, W. J. Morgan,
    R. M. Allen, K. Vogfjörd, S. Jakobsdóttir, R. Stefánsson, B. R. Julian,
    and G. R. Foulger

Assessing the depth of tomographic models of upper mantle structure beneath Iceland
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 29 (2), 10.1029/2001GL013657, 2002.
    Wolfe, C. J., I. Th. Bjarnason, J. C. VanDecar and S. C. Solomon

The effect of local wind on seismic noise near 1 Hz at the MELT site and in Iceland,
    Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 89, 1543-1557, 1999.
    Wilcock, W. S. D., S. C. Webb, and I. Th. Bjarnason

Crustal structure above the Iceland mantle plume, imaged by the ICEMELT refraction profile
    Geophysical J. Int., 135, 1131-1149, 10.1046/j.1365-246X.1998.00701.x, 1998.
    Darbyshire, Fiona A., Ingi Th. Bjarnason, Robert S. White, and Ólafur G. Flóvenz

                       pdf-file

Seismic evidence for a lower-mantle origin of the Iceland plume
    Nature, 395,
62-65,  10.1038/25714, 1998.
    Shen, Yang, Sean C. Solomon, Ingi Th. Bjarnason, and Cecily J. Wolfe

Seismic structure of the Iceland mantle plume
    Nature, 385
, forsíđa og 245-247, 10.1038/385245a0, 1997.
    Wolfe, C. J., I. Th. Bjarnason, J. C. VanDecar, and S. C. Solomon

,,Eldhjarta Ísland``, - Leitin ađ jarđfrćđilegri uppsprettu landsins
    Náttúrufrćđingurinn, 67, 77-83, 1997.
    Ingi Ţ. Bjarnason

Initial results from the ICEMELT experiment: Body-wave delay times and shear-wave splitting across Iceland
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 23
, 459-462, 10.1029/96GL00420, 1996.
    Bjarnason, I. Th., C. J. Wolfe, S. C. Solomon, and G. Guđmundsson

Correction to ``Initial results from the ICEMELT experiment:
Body-wave delay times and shear-wave splitting across Iceland''

    Geophys. Res. Lett., 23
, 903, 1996.
    Bjarnason, I. Th., C. J. Wolfe, S. C. Solomon, and G. Guđmundsson

Reinterpretation of the RRISP-7 Iceland shear-wave profiles
    Geophys. J. Int., 126,
166-172, 1996.
   
Menke, W., B. Brandsdóttir, P. Einarsson, and I. Th. Bjarnason

Hot mantle transition zone beneath Iceland from P-to-S conversion at the 410- and 660-km discontinuities
    Geophys. Res. Lett., 23
, 3527-3530, 1996.
    Shen, Y., S. C. Solomon, I. Th. Bjarnason, and G. M. Purdy

Reply [Comment on "Tomographic Image of the Mid-Atlantic Plate Boundary in Southwestern Iceland"]
    J. Geophys. Res.,
99, 17915-17917, 1994.        pdf-file
    Bjarnason, I. T., W. Menke, Ó. G. Flóvenz

Tomographic Image of the Mid-Atlantic Plate Boundary in Southwestern Iceland
    J. Geophys. Res.,
98, 6607-6622, 1993.         pdf-file
    Bjarnason, I. Th., W. Menke, Ó. G. Flóvenz, and D. Caress

The 1912 Iceland Earthquake Rupture: Growth and Development of a Nascent Transform System
    Bull Seismol. Soc. Am.,
83, 416-435, 1993.        pdf-file
    Bjarnason, I. Th., P. Cowie, M. H. Anders, L. Seeber, and C. H. Scholz

Application of the POCS Inversion Method to Cross-Borehole Imaging
    Geophysics,
58, 941-948, 10.1190/1.1443485, 1993.          pdf-file
    Bjarnason, I. Th. and W. Menke

Source Mechanism of the 1987 Vatnafjöll Earthquake in South Iceland
    J. Geophys. Res.,
96, 4313-4324, 10.1029/96GL00420, 1991.
    Bjarnason, I. Th. and P. Einarsson

Contemporary Tectonics of the Wasatch Front, Utah, from Earthquake Focal Mechanisms    
   
Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 79, 731-755, 1989.
    Bjarnason, I. T., and J. C. Pechmann

Theses /  Prófritgerđir

Seismological Studies in South Iceland
    Ph.D. thesis, Columbia University, New York, 116 bls., 1992.
    Ingi Thorleifur Bjarnason

Contemporary Tectonics of the Wasatch Front, Utah, from Earthquake Focal Mechanisms
    M.S. thesis, University of Utah, Utah, 79 bls., 1987.

    Ingi Thorleifur Bjarnason

Other scholarly articles  / Ađrar greinar frćđilegs eđlis

 Ćviágrip Ásmundar Sveinssonar, Lesbók Morgunblađsins,
    bls. 4, 31. júlí, 2004.
    Ingi Ţorleifur Bjarnason

Reports / Skýrslur

Part I: Geosciences and Site Selection. In: Iceland Deep Drilling Project, Feasability Report 
    Fridleifsson G. Ó, (Ed.), Orkustofnun, OS-2003/007, 103 pp., 2003. 
    Fridleifsson, G. Ó, Ármannsson, H., Árnason, K.,  Bjarnason, I. Ţ.,
    and Gíslason, G.

Seismic structure of the Iceland plume: An Overview of findings from ICEMELT,
    RIDGE, Mantle flow and melt generation beneath mid-ocean ridges:
    Conctraints from MELT and other experiments, 44-45, Providence,
    Rhode Island, USA, 5-7. október, 1997.
    Bjarnason, Ingi Th., Sean C. Solomon, Cecily J. Wolfe, Yang Shen,
    John C. VanDecar, Paul G. Silver, and  Georg Rümpker.

Seismic tremor in the Vatnajökull region in 1995-1996
   Skýrsla (Report) Raunvísindastofnunar, RH-03-97. 38 pp., 1997. 
    Ţorbjarnardóttir, B. S., I. Ţ. Bjarnason, P. Einarsson.

Speculations on precursors and continuation of the 1996 volcanic episode under northwest Vatnajökull,
    Skýrsla (Report) Raunvísindastofnunar, RH-14-96, 19 pp., doi:10.13140/2.1.4624.4160 1996.

    Bjarnason, I. Ţ., and B. S. Ţorbjarnardóttir.


Other
/ Annađ

 Sjón er sögu ríkari, heimsókn til Ásmundar Sveinssonar myndhöggvara,
  Lesbók Morgunblađsins, bls. 1,4-5, 31. júlí, 2004.
  Ingi Ţorleifur Bjarnason