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Chair of Petrology, Uppsala University, Sweden



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.



Citations >2890 | h-index 30 | i10-index 83

(Source: Google Scholar 15-Mar-2018)




>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.


Carracedo & Troll:

The Geology of the Canary Islands

636 pages, Elsevier, 2016.

A concise overview of the geology and volcanology of the Canary Islands, along with 27 carefully planned day excursions.


e-Book and paperback available in Elsevier Store and on Amazon.com / Amazon.co.uk.


Elsevier SciTech Connect 'Ask Our Experts' Interview.


An integrative research framework to unravel the interplay of natural hazards and vulnerabilities.

Earth's Future, 2018.


The 'Clay-with-Flints' deposit in Northern Ireland: reassessment of the evidence for an early Paleocene ignimbrite.

Geol. Mag., Cambridge University Press, 2017.


Hf isotope evidence for variable slab input and crustal addition in basalts and andesites of the Taupo Volcanic Zone, New Zealand

Lithos, Elsevier, 2017.


Amphibole megacrysts as a probe into the deep plumbing system of Merapi volcano, Central Java, Indonesia.

Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, Springer, 2017.


Magma reservoir dynamics at Toba caldera, Indonesia, recorded by oxygen isotope zoning in quartz.

Scientific Reports, Nature, 2017.



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