Val 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 2008, he took up the Chair of Petrology at Uppsala University, Sweden, which he currently holds.
RECENT RESEARCH PAPERS
The tensile strength of volcanic rocks: Experiments and models.
High Arctic Large Igneous Province alkaline igneous rocks in Arctic Canada: Evidence for multiple mantle components.
Geochemical systematics of High Arctic Large Igneous Province continental tholeiites from Canada – Evidence for progressive crustal contamination in the plumbing system.
Sunda arc mantle source δ18O value revealed by intracrystal isotope analysis.
Ancient oral tradition in Central Java warns of volcano-earthquake interaction.
Petrogenesis of the Loch Bà ring-dyke and Centre 3 granites, Isle of Mull, Scotland.
North-East Atlantic Islands: The Macaronesian archipelagos (Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands and Cape Verde).
Genesis and tectonic setting of iron oxide-apatite deposits of the Bafq Saghand Metallogenic Belt,
Genesis and tectonic setting of iron oxide-apatite deposits of the Bafq Saghand Metallogenic Belt, Central Iran.
Kresten & Troll:
The Alnö Carbonatite Complex, Central Sweden (GeoGuide)
180 pages, Springer, 2018.
This GeoGuide provides an overview of the geology of Alnö, combined with an up-to-date field itinerary.
e-Book and paperback available in Springer Store and on AMAZON.
Have a look at some of the locations on YouTube:
AVAILABLE ON AMAZON
Carracedo & Troll (eds.):
279 pages, Springer, 2013.
READ FOR FREE
Emeleus & Trol:
A Geological Guide to Rum, Inner Hebrides
NMSE-Publishing Ltd. The Geological Society of Edinburgh, 2009.
Interview with Prof. Nick Arndt
SUSTAINABLE Mining - Securing Metal Supplies for a Greener Future
Q & A with Executive Editor Prof. Georg Zellmer
What makes a great Journal of Petrology paper?
Prof. Hugh Rollinson about the new edition of *USING GEOCHEMICAL DATA*