Iceland's Uplift

Iceland's Uplift

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Israeli Elections, Iceland, Poverty Barriers, Superstition

Episode: Israeli Elections, Iceland, Poverty Barriers, Superstition

  • Mar 19, 2015 9:00 pm
  • 17:05 mins

(33:46) Guest: Kathleen Compton, geosciences doctoral candidate at the University of Arizona  The whole country of Iceland has been slowly—but steadily—rising. Researchers at the University of Arizona discovered this phenomenon last year, with their findings published in the Geophysical Research Letters. Researchers have speculated Iceland’s rise – as much as 1.4 inches a year in some places —may have to do with its melting icecaps. This study is the first to confirm this theory.

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