Publications, ISI


53. Karson, J.A., B. Brandsdóttir, P. Einarsson, K. Sæmundsson, J.A. Farrell, and A. J. Horst, 2019. Evolution of migrating transform faults in anisotropic oceanic crust: examples from Iceland. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 56(12), 1297-1308. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjes-2018-0260

52. Ágústsdóttir, T., T. Winder, J. Woods, R.S. White, T. Greenfield, and B. Brandsdóttir, 2019. Intense seismicity during the 2014-2015 Bárðarbunga-Holuhraun rifting event, Iceland, reveals the nature of dike-induced earthquakes and caldera collapse mechanisms. J. Geophys. Res., Solid Earth, 124. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JB016010

51. Blischke, A., M.S. Stoker, B. Brandsdóttir, J.R. Hopper, G. Peron-Pinvidic, J. Ólavsdóttir, and P. Japsen, 2019. The Jan Mayen microcontinent's Cenozoic stratigraphic succession and structural evolution within the NE-Atlantic. Mar. Petrol. Geology, 103, 702-737.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2019.02.008

50. Woods, J., T. Winder, R.S. White, and B. Brandsdóttir, 2019. Evolution of a lateral dike intrusion revealed by relatively-relocated dike-induced earthquakes: The 2014–15 Bárðarbunga–Holuhraun rifting event, Iceland. Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett., 506, 53–63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2018.10.032

49. Woods, J., C. Donaldsson, R.S. White, C. Caudron, B. Brandsdóttir, T.S. Hudson, and Th. Ágústsdóttir, 2018. Long-period seismicity reveals magma pathways above a laterally propagating dyke during the 2014–15 Bárðarbunga rifting event, Iceland. Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett., 490, 216–229. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2018.03.020

48. Caudron, C., R.S. White, R.G. Green, J. Woods, Th. Ágústsdóttir, C. Donaldson, T. Greenfield, E. Rivalta, and B. Brandsdóttir, 2018. Seismic amplitude ratio analysis of the 2014–2015 Bárðarbunga–Holuhraun dike propagation and eruption. J. Geophys. Res., Solid Earth. 123(1), 264–276. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JB014660

47. Blischke, A., C. Gaina, J.R. Hopper, G. Péron-Pinvidic, B. Brandsdóttir, P. Guarnieri, Ö. Erlendsson, and K. Gunnarsson, 2017. The Jan Mayen microcontinent: an update of its architecture, structural development and role during the transition from the Ægir Ridge to the mid-oceanic Kolbeinsey Ridge. In: Péron-Pinvidic, G., Hopper, J.R., Stoker, M.S., Gaina, C., Doornenbal, J.C., Funck, T., and Árting, U.E., (eds.). The NE Atlantic Region: A Reappraisal of Crustal Structure, Tectonostratigraphy and Magmatic Evolution. Geol. Soc. London Spec. Publ., 447, 299–337. https://doi.org/10.1144/SP447.5

46. Benediktsdóttir, Á., Ó. Guðmundsson, B. Brandsdóttir, and A. Tryggvason, 2017. Ambient noise tomography of Eyjafjallajökull volcano, Iceland. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res. 347, 250–263, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2017.09.017

45. Mildon, Z.K., D.J. Pugh, J. Tarasewicz, R.S. White, and B. Brandsdóttir, 2016. Closing crack earthquakes within the Krafla caldera, North Iceland. Geophys. J. Int., 207, 1137-1141, doi:10.1093/gji/ggw325

44. Schuler, J., D.J. Pugh, E. Hauksson, R.S. White, J.M. Stock, and B. Brandsdóttir, 2016. Focal mechanisms and size distribution of earthquakes beneath the Krafla central volcano, NE-Iceland. J. Geophys. Res., 121, 5152-5168, doi:10.1002/2016JB013213

43. Ka Lok Li, Ólafur Gudmundsson, Ari Tryggvason, Reynir Bödvarsson and Bryndís Brandsdóttir, 2016. Focusing patterns of seismicity with relocation and collapsing. J. Seismology 20, 771-786, doi:10.1007/s10950-016-9556-x.

42. Ágústsdóttir, T., J. Woods, T. Greenfield, R.G. Green, R.S. White, T. Winder, B. Brandsdóttir, S. Steinthórsson, and H. Soosalu, 2016. Strike-slip Faulting during the 2014 Bárðarbunga-Holuhraun Dike Intrusion, Central Iceland. Geophys. Res Lett., 43, 1495–1503. https://doi.org/10.1002/2013GL058740

41. Schuler, J., White, R.S., Brandsdóttir, B., and Tarasewicz, J. 2015. Shallow geothermal and deep seismicity beneath Þeistareykir, NE Iceland. Jökull 65, 51-59. http://www.jokulljournal.is/J65p51.pdf

40. Hensch, M., B. Lund, Th. Árnadóttir, and B. Brandsdóttir, 2015. Temporal stress changes associated with the 29 May 2008 Mw 6 earthquake doublet in the western South Iceland Seismic Zone. Geophys. J. Int., 204 (1), 544-554, https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggv465

39. Schuler, J., T. Greenfield, R.S. White, S.W. Roecker, B. Brandsdóttir, J.M. Stock, J. Tarasewicz, H.R. Martens, and D. Pugh, 2015. Seismic imaging of the shallow crust beneath the Krafla central volcano, NE Iceland. J. Geophys. Res., 120, 7156–7173. https://doi.org/10.1002/2015JB012350

38. Heimisson, E., P. Einarsson, F. Sigmundsson, and B. Brandsdóttir, 2015. Kilometer-scale Kaiser effect identified in Krafla volcano, Iceland. Geophys. Res Lett. 42, https://doi.org/10.1002/2015GL065680

37. Magnúsdóttir, S., B. Brandsdóttir, N. Driscoll, and R. Detrick, 2015.  Postglacial tectonic activity within the Skjálfandadjúp      Basin, Tjörnes Fracture Zone, offshore Northern Iceland, based on high resolution seismic stratigraphy. Marine Geology, 367, 159-170, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2015.06.004

36. Brandsdóttir, B., E.E.E. Hooft, R. Mjelde, and Y. Murai, 2015. Origin and evolution of the Kolbeinsey Ridge and Iceland Plateau, N-Atlantic. G3 - Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 16 (3), 612-634. https://doi.org//10.1002/2014GC005540

35. Hjartardóttir, Á.R., Einarsson, P., Magnúsdóttir, S., Björnsdóttir, Þ., and Brandsdóttir, B. 2015. Fracture systems of the Northern Volcanic Rift Zone, Iceland: an onshore part of the Mid-Atlantic plate boundary. Magmatic Rifting and Active Volcanism. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 420, (eds.) Wright, T. J., A. Ayele, D.J. Ferguson, T. Kidane, and C. Vye-Brown, https://doi.org//10.1144/SP420.1

34. Sigmundsson, F., A. Hooper, S. Hreinsdóttir, K.S. Vogfjörd, B.G. Ófeigsson, E.R. Heimisson, Stéphanie Dumont, M. Parks, K. Spaans, G.B. Gudmundsson, Vincent Drouin, Th. Árnadóttir, K. Jónsdóttir, M.T. Gudmundsson, Th. Högnadóttir, H.M. Fridriksdóttir, M. Hensch, P. Einarsson, E. Magnússon, S. Samsonov, B. Brandsdóttir, Robert S. White, Th. Ágústsdóttir, T. Greenfield, R.G. Green, Á.R. Hjartaróttir, R. Pedersen, R.A. Bennett, H. Geirsson, P.C. La Femina, H. Björnsson, F. Pálsson, E. Sturkell, C.J. Bean, M. Möllhoff, A.K. Braiden, and E.P.S. Eibl, 2015. Segmented lateral dyke growth in a rifting event at Bárðarbunga volcanic system, Iceland. Nature, 517, 191-195. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature14111

33. T arasewicz, J., R. S. White, B. Brandsdóttir,and C.M. Schoonman, 2014. Seismogenic magma intrusion before the 2010 eruption of Eyjafjallajökull volcano, Iceland. Geophysical Journal International, 198(2), 906-921. https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggu169

32. Wright, T.J., F. Sigmundsson, C. Pagli, M. Belachew, I.J. Hamling, B. Brandsdóttir, D. Keir, R. Pedersen, A.Ayele, C. Ebinger, P. Einarsson, E. Lewi, and E. Calais, 2012. Geophysical constraints on the dynamics of spreading centres from rifting episodes on land. Nature Geoscience, 5, 242-250. https://doi.org/10.1038/NGEO1428

31. Tarasewicz, J., R. S. White, A.W. Woods, B. Brandsdóttir, and M.T. Gudmundsson, 2012. Magma mobilization by downward‐propagating decompression of the Eyjafjallajökull volcanic plumbing system. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39(19), L19309. https://doi.org/10.1029/2012GL053518

30. Tarasewicz, J., B. Brandsdóttir, R. S. White, M. Hensch, and B. Thorbjarnardóttir, 2012. Using microearthquakes to track repeated magma intrusions beneath the Eyjafjallajökull stratovolcano, Iceland, J. Geophys. Res., 117, B00C06. doi:10.1029/2011JB008751

29. Jon Tarasewicz, Robert S. White, Bryndís Brandsdóttir and Bergþóra Þorbjarnardóttir, 2011. Location accuracy of earthquake hypocenters beneath Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland, prior to the 2010 eruption.

Jökull 61, 33-50.

28. Sigríður Magnúsdóttir and Bryndís Brandsdóttir, 2011. Tectonics of the Þeistareykir fissure swarm.

Jökull 61, 65-79.

27. David K. Mellinger, Sharon L. Nieukirk, Karolin Klinck, Holger Klinck, Robert P. Dziak, Phillip J. Clapham and Bryndís Brandsdóttir, 2011. Confirmation of right whales near a nineteenth-century whaling ground east of southern Greenland. Biology Letters 7(3), 411-413. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2010.1191

26. Ásta Rut Hjartardóttir, Páll Einarsson and Bryndís Brandsdóttir, 2010. The Kerlingar fault, Northeast Iceland: A Holocene normal fault east of the divergent plate boundary. Jökull 60, 103-116.

25. Ólafur Guðmundsson and Bryndís Brandsdóttir, 2010. Geothermal noise at Ölkelduháls, SW Iceland. Jökull 60, 89-102.

24. Bryndís Brandsdóttir, Matthew Parsons, Robert S. White, Ólafur Guðmundsson, Julian Drew and Bergþóra S. Thorbjarnardóttir, 2010. The May 29th 2008 earthquake aftershock sequence within the South Iceland Seismic Zone: Fault locations and source parameters of aftershocks. Jökull 60, 23-46.

23. Bryndís Brandsdóttir and William H. Menke, 2008. The seismic structure of Iceland. Jökull 58, 17-35.

22. Raimon Alfaro, Bryndís Brandsdóttir, Daniel P. Rowlands, Robert S. White and Magnús Tumi Gudmundsson, 2007. Structure of the Grímsvötn volcano under the Vatnajökull icecap. Geophys. J. Int. 168, 863-876, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.03238.x.

21. W. Roger Buck, Páll Einarsson and Bryndís Brandsdóttir, 2006. Tectonic stress and magma chamber size as controls on dike propagation: Constraints from the 1975-1984 Krafla rifting episode. J. Geophys. Res., 111, doi:10.1029/2005JB003879, B12404, 15 pp.

20. Emilie E. E. Hooft, Bryndís Brandsdóttir, Rolf Mjelde, Hideki Shimamura and Yoshua Murai, 2006. Asymmetric plume-ridge interaction around Iceland: The Kolbeinsey Ridge seismic experiment. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., (G3), 7, Q05015, doi:10.1029/2005GC001123, 26 pp.

19. C. Riedel, A. Tryggvason, B. Brandsdóttir, T. Dahm, R. Stefánsson, M. Hensch, R. Böðvarsson, K. S. Vogfjord, S. Jakobsdóttir, T. Eken, R. Herber, J. Hólmjárn, M. Schnese, M. Thölen, B. Hofmann, B. Sigurðsson and S. Winter, 2006. First results from the North Iceland experiment. Mar. Geophys. Res., 27, 267-281. doi:10.1007/s11001-006-9007-0

18. Nicholas R. Weir, Robert S. White, Bryndís Brandsdóttir, Páll Einarsson, Hideki Shimamura, Hajime Shiobara and the RISE Fieldwork Team. Crustal structure of the Northern Reykjanes Ridge and Reykjanes Peninsula, South-west Iceland. J. Geophys. Res., 106, 6347-6368, 2001.

17. Masasi Mochizuki, Bryndís Brandsdóttir, Hajime Shiobara, Gunnar Guðmundsson, Ragnar Stefánsson, and Hideki Shimamura. Detailed distribution of microearthquakes along the northern Reykjanes Ridge, Iceland. Geophys. Res. Lett. 27, 1945-1948, 2000.

16. John R. Smallwood, Robert K. Staples, K. Ruth Richardson, Robert S. White, Bryndís Brandsdóttir, Páll Einarsson, Richard England, Richard Hobbs, Peter Maguire, John H. McBride, William Menke, Tim A. Minshull, Dave Snyder and Michael Worthington. Crust generated above the Iceland mantle plume: From continental rift to oceanic spreading center. J. Geophys. Res., 104, 22,885-22,902, 1999.

15. William Menke, Michael West, Bryndís Brandsdóttir and David Sparks. Compressional and Shear Velocity Structure of the Lithosphere in Northern Iceland. Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., 68, 1561-1571, 1998.

14. Robert Staples, Robert White, Bryndís Brandsdóttir, William Menke, Peter Maguire and John McBride. Faroes-Iceland Ridge Experiment 1. Crustal structure of northeastern Iceland. J. Geophys. Res., 102, 7849-7866, 1997.

13. Bryndís Brandsdóttir, William Menke, Páll Einarsson, Robert White and Robert Staples. Faroes-Iceland Ridge Experiment 2. Crustal structure of the Krafla central volcano. J. Geophys. Res., 1102, 7867-7886, 1997.

12. Torsten Dahm and Bryndís Brandsdóttir. Moment tensors of micro-earthquakes from the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in South Iceland. Geophys. J. Int., 130, 183-192, 1997.

11. Kuvvet Atakan, Bryndís Brandsdóttir, Páll Halldórsson and Guðmundur Ó. Friðleifsson. Site response as a function of near-surface geology in the South- Iceland Seismic Zone. Natural Hazards 15, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 139-164, 1997.

10. William H. Menke, Bryndís Brandsdóttir, Páll Einarsson and Ingi Þ. Bjarnason. Reinterpretation of the RRISP-77 Iceland shear wave profiles. Geophys. J. Int., 126, 166-172, 1996.

9. Ólafur Guðmundsson, Bryndís Brandsdóttir, William H. Menke and Guðmundur E. Sigvaldason. The crustal magma chamber of the Katla volcano in south Iceland revealed by seismic undershooting. Geophys. J. Int., 119, 277-296, 1994.

8.William H. Menke, Bryndís Brandsdóttir, Steinunn Jakobsdóttir and Ragnar Stefánsson. Seismic Anisotropy in the Crust at the Mid-Atlantic Plate Boundary in South Iceland. Geophys. J. Int., 119, 783-790, 1994.

7. Ágúst Gudmundsson, Niels Óskarsson, Karl Grönvold, Kristján Sæmundsson, Oddur Sigurdsson, Ragnar Stefánsson, Páll Einarsson, Bryndís Brandsdóttir, Gudrún Larsen, Haukur Jóhannesson and Þorvaldur Þórdarson. The 1991 eruption of Hekla, Iceland. Bull. Volcanol., 54, 238-246, 1992.

6. Bryndís Brandsdóttir and William H. Menke. Thin low-velocity zone within the Krafla caldera, NE-Iceland attributed to a small magma chamber. Geophys. Res. Lett., 19, 2381-2384, 1992.

5. Bryndís Brandsdóttir and Páll Einarsson. Volcanic tremor and low-frequency earthquakes in Iceland. Proceedings in Volcanology 3, Volcanic Seismology, Eds: P. Gasparini, R. Scarpa and K. Aki. Springer-Verlag., 212-222, 1992.

4. Alvaro Nieto, Bryndís Brandsdóttir and Fernando Munoz. Seismicity associated with the reactivation of Nevado del Ruiz, 1985 - 1986. J. Volcanol. Geothermal Res., 41, 315-326, 1990.

3. Bryndís Brandsdóttir and William Menke. Measurements of coda buildup and decay rates of Western Pacific P, Po and So phases and their relevance to lithospheric scattering. J. Geophys. Res., 93, 10.541-10.559, 1988.

2. Páll Einarsson and Bryndís Brandsdóttir. Seismological evidence for lateral magma intrusion during the July 1978 deflation of the Krafla volcano in NE-Iceland. J. Geophys., 47, 160-165, 1980.

1. Bryndís Brandsdóttir and Páll Einarsson. Seismic activity associated with the September 1977 deflation of the Krafla central volcano in NE-Iceland. J. Volcanol. Geothermal Res., 6, 197-212, 1979.



Other publications

14. Bryndís Brandsdóttir, Hjalti Franzson, Páll Einarsson, Knútur Árnason and Hrefna Kristmannsdóttir. Seismic monitoring during an injection experiment at the Svartsengi geothermal field, Iceland. Jökull 51, 43-52, 2002.

13. Páll Einarsson and Bryndís Brandsdóttirr. Earthquakes in the Mýrdalsjökull area, Iceland, 1978-1985: Seasonal correlation and relation to volcanoes. Jökull 49, 59-74, 2000.

12. Emilie E.E. Hooft, Bryndís Brandsdóttir, Andrew Barclay, O. Aanensen, Rolf Mjelde, Hideki Shimamura, Yoshai Murai, T. Watanabe, T. Yamashina and T. Takanami. KRISE2000: Constraining the dynamics of plume-ridge interaction to the north of Iceland. InterRidge News 9, 37-40, 2000.

11. Páll Einarsson, Bryndís Brandsdóttir, Magnús Tumi Guðmundsson, Helgi Björnsson, Karl Grönvold and Freysteinn Sigmundsson. Unrest near the center of the Iceland hotspot: The October 1996 subglacial eruption in Vatnajökull. Eos Transactions, 78, 369, 373-375, 1997.

10. Robert S. White, John H. McBride, Peter K.H. Maguire, Bryndís Brandsdóttir, William Menke, Tim A. Minshull, K. Ruth Richardson, John R. Smallwood, Robert K. Staples and the FIRE Working Group. Seismic images of crust beneath Iceland contribute to long-standing debate. EOS, Transactions, 77, 197, 199-200, 1996.

9. Robert S. White, Robert K. Staples, Bryndís Brandsdóttir, William H. Menke, John H. McBride, Peter K.H. Maguire, Tim A. Minshull, K. R. Richardson, John R. Smallwood and the FIRE fieldwork team, 1996. Faeroe-Iceland Ridge Experiment (FIRE): Crustal structure of northeast Iceland. BRIDGE Newsletter, 10, 4-8, 1996.

8. Bryndís Brandsdóttir, Robert S. White, Páll Einarsson, Hajime Shiobara, Hideki Shimamura, Nicholas Weir and the RISE fieldwork team. RISE96: Structure of the mid-Atlantic spreading axis as it passes onshore in southwest Iceland. BRIDGE Newsletter, 11, 48-51, 1996

7. Mochizuki, M., S. Kodaira, H. Shiobara, H. Shimamura, B. Brandsdóttir, E. Sturkell, G. Gudmundsson and R. Stefansson. Seismicity in the Tjörnes fracture zone, off NE-Iceland, derived from an Ocean Bottom Seismographic Observation. Geophysical J. Japan, 257-270, 1995.

6. Bryndís Brandsdóttir. Historical accounts of earthquakes associated with the Askja eruptive activity in the Askja volcanic system. Jökull, 42, 1-12, 1993.

5. Erik Sturkell, Bryndís Brandsdóttir, Hideki Shimamura and Masashi Mochizuki. Seismic crustal structure along the Axarfjördur trough at the eastern margin of the Tjörnes fracture zone, N-Iceland. Jökull, 42, 13-23, 1993.

4. Bryndís Brandsdóttir and William Menke. Icequakes in Entujökull and Kötlujökull. Jökull, 39, 96-98, 1990.

3. Randy Jacobson, W. Wilne, H.C. Brooks, J. Zollweg and Bryndís Brandsdóttir. The 1984 landslide and earthquake activity on the Baker-Homestead highway neas Halfway, Oregon. Oregon Geology, 47, 51-57, 1985.

2. Páll Einarsson and Bryndís Brandsdóttir. Seismic activity preceeding and during the 1983 volcanic eruption in Grímsvötn, Iceland. Jökull, 34, 13-23, 1984.

1. Bryndís Brandsdóttir. Seismic activity in Vatnajökull in 1900-1982, with special references to Skeiðarárhlaups, Skaftárhlaups and Vatnajökull eruptions. Jökull, 34, 141-150, 1984.