Valentin R. Troll graduated from St Andrews University, Scotland in 1998 and received his PhD from the GEOMAR Research Centre - University of Kiel, Germany, in 2001. Troll then lectured in volcanolology and petrology at Trinity College Dublin (2001-2008), during which time he habilitated at the Blaise Pascal University Clermont-Ferrand, France, in 2006. In early 2008, he took up the Chair of Petrology at Uppsala University, Sweden, which he currently holds.
>100 scientific publications, 13 published reports, 3 scientific books, 2 course books, and >300 conference abstracts.
Obtained approx. SEK 42 M (ca. EUR 4.3 M) to come directly to Uppsala University since installment in 2008.
Advised 19 PhD students to completion. Currently co-supervision of 2 PhD students.
MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS
636 pages, Elsevier, 2016.
The 'Clay-with-Flints' deposit in Northern Ireland: reassessment of the evidence for an early Paleocene ignimbrite.
Hf isotope evidence for variable slab input and crustal addition in basalts and andesites of the Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand
Amphibole megacrysts as a probe into the deep plumbing system of Merapi volcano, Central Java, Indonesia.
Magma reservoir dynamics at Toba caldera, Indonesia, recorded by oxygen isotope zoning in quartz.