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Evgenia Ilyinskaya

Tenure-track academic fellow in volcanology at University of Leeds

Areas of expertise

  • Volcanic emissions of gases and aerosol particles, with the overarching aim of monitoring volcanic activity and its impact on the environment and the atmosphere.
  • My work involves sampling and measurement campaigns at active volcanoes and laboratory analyses.
  • I have worked with volcanoes in Iceland, Central America, Hawaii, Antarctica, and Japan.

Major works

During my time at the Icelandic Meteorological Office I introduced gas measurements as a monitoring tool for Icelandic volcanoes. I led the compilation of the Catalogue of Icelandic Volcanoes which is an open-access web resource with information on Icelandic volcanism. I currently lead the project ‘Unseen but not unfelt: Building resilience to persistent volcanic emissions’ on Masaya volcano in Nicaragua“

About Me

I completed a Ph.D. in Volcanology from the University of Cambridge and have worked as a volcanologist at the Icelandic Meteorological Office (national volcano observatory) and the British Geological Survey.

Courses and Programs taught by Evgenia Ilyinskaya