Iceland subglacial Volcanoes interdisciplinary early warning system

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The Project

Key data

  • Research:
    Early detection of subglacial volcanic eruptions in Iceland using high resolution remote sensing data
  • Project short title:
    IsViews (Iceland subglacial Volcanoes interdisciplinary early warning system)
  • German project title:
    Anwendung neuer Methoden mit hochauflösenden Fernerkundungsdaten (TerraSAR-X, TanDEM-X, UltraCam) zur Früherkennung erneuter subglazialer Vulkanausbrüche in Island
  • Funded by:
    Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology
  • Contribution to:
    European Earth Observation Programme Copernicus, formerly GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security)
  • Project leader:
    Dr. U. Münzer, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Section Geology
  • Project partners:
    Remote Sensing Technology Institute - German Aerospace Center (DLR), Commission for Geodesy and Glaciology (KEG) - Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Remote Sensing Solutions GmbH (RSS)
  • Cooperation partners:
    Fjarkönnun ehf. (Iceland), BlackBridge AG (RapidEye), Microsoft Vexcel Imaging GmbH (UltraCam)
  • Project Management Agency:
    IABG Industrieanlagen-Betriebsgesellschaft mbH, Ottobrunn, Germany, coordination by Mr. Ulrich Leiß
  • Duration:
    01.06.2012 - 31.12.2016