Iceland as a heat island

  title={Iceland as a heat island},
  author={David Douglass and Vishesha Patel and Robert S. Knox},
[1] Iceland is a strong localized source of non-eruptive volcanic warming and cooling. Temperature trend maps show that this phenomenon is localized to an area of about twice that of Iceland. With altitude the area remains constant but the phenomenon weakens and changes sign upon passing through the tropopause. The effect’s magnitude implies a large… CONTINUE READING