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Wired cites UB expert's theory about what is causing an Icelandic earthquake swarm

Published August 26, 2014

An article Wired about the earthquake swarm taking place in Iceland looks at theories about what is causing the swarm, including a theory by Alison Graettinger, a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Geology, who suggested that any basalt under Askja misses intersecting with rhyolite mush, producing basaltic lava flows as has been seen around Askja over the past few decades.

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http://www.wired.com/2014/08/icelandic-earthquake-swarm-heads-towards-askja-what-could-happen/

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