Gro Birkefeldt Møller Pedersen

Geologist and Researcher

Publications

 

 
 

Peer-reviewed publications

S.R. Gíslason, G. Stefánsdóttir, M.A. Pfeffer, S. Barsotti, Th. Jóhannsson, I.Galeczka, E. Bali, O. Sigmarsson, A. Stefánsson, N.S. Keller, A. Sigurdsson, B. Bergsson, B. Galle, V.C. Jacobo, S. Arellano, A. Aiuppa, E.S. Eiríksdóttir, S.Jakobsson, G.H. Guðfinnsson, S.A. Halldórsson, H. Gunnarsson, B. Haddadi, I. Jónsdóttir, Th. Thordarson, M. Riishuus, Th. Högnadóttir, T. Dürig, Pedersen, G. B. M., Á. Höskuldsson, M.T. Gudmundsson (2015) Environmental pressure from the 2014–15 eruption of the Bárðarbunga volcano, Iceland, Geochem. Perspect. Lett 1, 84-93.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., Grosse, P. (2014) Morphometry of subaerial shield volcanoes and glaciovolcanoes from Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland: Effects of eruption environment. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2014.06.008

 

Pedersen, G. B. M. (2014) Chaos Terrain. In: Hargitai, H., Kereszturi (eds.) Encylopedia of Planetary Landforms. Springer, Berlin, Germany.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M. (2014) Ring-mold craters. In: Hargitai, H., Kereszturi (eds.) Encylopedia of Planetary Landforms. Springer, Berlin, Germany.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., 2013. Frozen Martian lahars? Evaluation of morphology, degradation and geologic development in the Utopia – Elysium transition zone. Planetary and Space Science, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2013.05.020.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., Head III, J. W., 2010. Evidence of widespread degraded Amazonian-aged ice-rich deposits in the transition between Elysium Rise and Utopia Planitia, Mars: Guidelines for the recognition of degraded ice-rich materials. Planetary and Space Science, doi:10.1016/j.pss.2010.09.019.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., Head III, J.W., 2010. Chaos formation by sublimation of volatile-rich substrate: Evidence from Galaxias Chaos, Mars. Icarus, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2010.09.005.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., Head III, J. W., Wilson, L., 2010. Formation, erosion and exposure of Early Amazonian dikes, dike swarms and possible subglacial eruptions in the Elysium Rise/Utopia Basin Region, Mars. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2009.08.010

 

Peer-reviewed publications in prep.

Pedersen, G. B. M., (in review) Semi-automatic classification of glaciovolcanic landforms: An object-based mapping approach based on geomorphometry.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., et al. (in prep.) Dynamics and evolution of a flood basalt lava field: Evidence from Holuhraun, Iceland

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., Grosse,P. (in prep.) Morphometric analysis of tuyas in the neovolcanic zone, Iceland.

 

Thordarson et al. (in prep.) The Nornahraun Fires, on the Bárðabunga-Veiðivötn volcanic system, Iceland

 

 

Conference Abstracts & Proceedings

M. T. Gudmundsson, T. Dürig, T. Hognadottir, A. Hoskuldsson, H. Bjornsson, S. Barsotti, G. N. Petersen, T. Thordarson, G. B. M. Pedersen and M. S. Riishuus., 2015 Large, Moderate or Small? The Challenge of Measuring Mass Eruption Rates in Volcanic Eruptions. Paper for AGU, San Francisco, USA.

 

T. Thordarson, A. Hoskuldsson, I. Jónsdottir, G. B. M. Pedersen M. T. Gudmundsson., T. Dürig, M. S. Riishuus, W. Moreland, J. Gudnason, C.R. Gallagher and R. A. Askew., 2015. Emplacement and Growth of the August 2014 to February 2015 Nornahraun Lava Flow Field North Iceland. Paper for AGU, San Francisco, USA.

 

(Invited) T. Thordarson, A. Hoskuldsson, I. Jónsdottir, G. B. M. Pedersen, A. Höskuldsson, M.S. Riishuus, I. Jónsdóttir, M.T. Gudmundsson, F. Sigmundsson, B.V. Óskarsson, V.J.P.B. Drouin, C. Gallagher, R. Askew, W.M. Moreland, T. Dürig, S. Dumont, Þ. Þórdarson and the IES eruption team. Nornahraun lava morphology and mode of emplacement. Paper for IUGG, Prague, Czech Republic.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., 2015. Semi-automatic mapping of volcanic landforms based on object-based image analysis and geomorphometry. Paper for IUGG, Prague, Czech Republic.

 

Tarquini, S., Vittuti, M. D. M., Jensen, E. H., Barsotti, S., Pedersen, G. B. M., Coppola, D., 2015. Simulating the lava flow formed during the 2014-2015 Holuhraun eruption (Bardarbunga volcanic system, Iceland) by using the new F-L probabilistic code. Paper for EGU, Vienna, Austria.

 

Hoskuldsson, A., Jónsdóttir, I., Riishuus, M., Pedersen, G. B. M., Gudmundsson, M. T., Þórdarson, Þ., Drouin, V. J. P. B. And the Futurevolc IES field work team., 2015. Magma discharge and lava flow field growth in the Nornahraun/ Bardarbunga eruption in Iceland. Paper for EGU, Vienna, Austria.

 

Jónsdóttir, I., Thórðarson, T., Höskuldsson, Á., Davis, D., Schneider, D., Wright, R., Kestay, L., Hamilton, C., Harris, A., Coppola, D., Guðmundsson, M. T., Durig, T., Pedersen, G. B. M., Drouin, V., Höskuldsson, F., Símonarson, H., Arnarson, G. Ö., Einarsson, M. Ö., Riishuus, M., 2015. Real-time satellite monitoring of Nornahraun lava flow NE Iceland. Paper for EGU, Vienna, Austria.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., Höskuldsson, A., Riishuus, M., Jónsdóttir, I., Gudmundsson, M. T., Sigmundsson, F., Óskarsson, B. V., Dürig, T., Drouin, V. J. P. B., Gallagher, C., Askew, R., Moreland, W. M., Dumont, Þórdarson, Þ., 2015. Nornahraun lava morphology and mode of emplacement. Paper for EGU, Vienna, Austria.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., Höskuldsson, A., Riishuus, M., Jónsdóttir, I., Gudmundsson, M. T., Sigmundsson, F., Óskarsson, B. V., Dürig, T., Drouin, V. J. P. B., Gallagher, C., Askew, R., Moreland, W. M., Dumont, S., Davies, A., Keszthelyi, L., Hamilton, C. W., Þórdarson, Þ., 2015. Nornahraun lava morphology and emplacement: A new terrestrial analogue for planetary lava flows. Paper for 46th LPSC, The Woodlands, Texas, USA.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., Gallagher, C.R., Reynolds, H.I. and the IES eruption team, 2014. Holuhraun: lava flow morphologies and emplacement mechanisms. Paper for The Icelandic Geological Society, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

(Keynote) Pedersen, G. B. M., Grosse, P., 2014. Insights into subglacial eruptions based on geomorphometry: Broad scale analysis of subglacial edifices in Iceland. Paper for EGU, Vienna, Austria.

 

(Invited) Pedersen, G. B. M., Grosse, P., 2013. Morphometric analysis of glaciovolcanic edifices in Iceland. Paper for EPSC, London, United Kingdom.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., 2013. Frozen martian lahars? Evidence from Utopia-Elysium flows. Paper for IAVCEI, Kagoshima, Japan.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., Grosse, P., 2013. Morphometric extraction of the passage zone: Broad scale analysis of subglacial edifices in Iceland. Paper for IAVCEI, Kagoshima, Japan.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., Head J. W., 2013. Frozen martian lahars? Emplacement mechanisms and geologic impact of Utopia-Elysium flows. Paper for 44th LPSC, The Woodlands, Texas, USA.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., Grosse, P., 2013. Topographic fingerprints of eruption environment: Evidence from Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland. Paper for 44th LPSC, The Woodlands, Texas, USA

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., Grosse, P., 2012. Identification of topographic fingerprints of eruption environments: Geomorphometric evidence from volcanoes of the Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland. Paper for AGU, San Francisco, California, USA

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., Head III, J. W., 2012. Evidence of complex ice-volcano interactions in the transition zone between Elysium Rise and Utopia Basin. Print-only abstract at 43. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, Texas, USA

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., 2012. Diagnostic criteria for icelandic volcanic landforms based on remote sensing data: constraints on morphology and optimization of mapping methodologies. Paper presented at Nordic Geological winter meeting, Reykjavík, Iceland.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., 2011. Bridging fieldwork and remote sensing data: Pilot study of diagnostic criteria for Icelandic volcanoes to optimize analysis of volcanic landforms. Paper presented at AGU, San Francisco, California, USA

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., Head III, J. W., 2011. Evidence of widespread degraded Amazonian-aged ice-rich deposits in the transition between Elysium Rise and Utopia Planitia, Mars: Guidelines for the recognition of degraded ice-rich materials. Paper presented at European Geoscience Union General Assembly 2011, Vienna, Austria.    Abstract  |  Presentation

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., 2010. Observed degradation stages of ring-mold craters (RMC): Geomorphic evidence for modification of ice-rich deposits in the transitions zone between Elysium and Utopia Basin, Mars. Paper presented at 41. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, Texas, USA.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., Head III, J. W., Wilson, L., 2009. Early Amazonian dike swarms in Utopia Basin, Mars: Nature of substrate and estimates of effusion raters. Paper presented at 40th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, Texas, USA.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., Head III, J. W., 2009. Overview of Possible Ice-Related Morphologies in the transition zone between Elysium and Utopia Basin, Mars. Paper presented at 40th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, The Woodlands, Texas, USA.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., 2009. Dikes and dike swarms on Mars. Paper presented at Magma Chamber Process XV, Aarhus, Denmark.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., Head III, J. W., 2008. Amazonian dike swarm in Utopia Basin, Mars. Paper presented at AGU, San Francisco, California, USA.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., Head III, J. W., 2008. Geomorphic characteristic for Amazonian dike swarm in Utopia Basin, Mars. Paper presented at EPSC, Münster, Germany.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., Hauber, E., Nørnberg, P., 2008. Characteristics of Galaxias Chaos, Mars; Implication for formation models. Paper presented at 39th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference Leage City, Texas, USA.

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., Wilson, J.R., 2005. Classification of a Meteorite. Paper presented at Magma Chamber Processes XIII, Aarhus, Denmark.

 

Popular science publications

Gunnlaugsson, H. P., Pedersen, G. B. M., Madsen, M. B., 2010. Geologi på Mars. In: Brun, L., Pedersen, K. (eds..) Dansk astronomi i kikkerten. Sangill Grafisk, Danmark. p. 102-111 (Book section).

 

Pedersen, G. B. M, 2009. Liv i universet- er vi alene ?, Geologisk Nyt v. 01, p. 8 (Book review).

 

Pedersen, G. B. M., 2008. Mars‘ nordligste feltgeolog- Phoenix Mars Lander. Geologisk Nyt 4, .4-7 (Publication).

 

Pedersen, G. B. M, 2008. Mars “in action“, Geologisk Nyt v. 01, p.21(Publication).

 

Pedersen, G. B. M, 2007. The surface of Mars – Boganmeldelse, Geolgisk Nyt v. 07, p.8 (Publication).

 

Pedersen, G. B. M, 2004. Geologi midt I byen – spektakulære fænomener inden for rækkevidde, Geologisk Nyt v. 04, p. 24-25 (Publication).