About me

Rikke Pedersen

Daily manager of Nordic Volcanological Center, University of Iceland

Nationality: Danish;  Resident of Iceland since 2000

Research interests:

  • Deformation of active volcanic areas, including spreading plate boundaries
  • Rheological structure of the crust and mantle beneath Iceland
  • Geometrical effects of rheological boundaries on surface deformation
  • Magma plumbing systems
  • Finite element method (FEM) models of volcanic systems

Administrative responsibilities:

  • Daily management of the stipendiate programme at NORDVULK
  • Contact person for media from the Nordic countries
  • NORDVULK summerschools