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: 

Carracedo & Troll (eds.):

Teide Volcano

279 pages, Springer, 2013.


Emeleus & Trol:

A Geological Guide to Rum, Inner Hebrides

152 pages,

NMSE-Publishing Ltd. The Geological Society of Edinburgh, 2009.

Read for free on EARTHWISE

by the British Geological Survey. 



Fault-controlled magma ascent recorded in the Central Series of the Rum Layered Intrusion, NW Scotland. 

Journal of Petrology (in press).

Genesis and tectonic setting of iron oxide-apatite deposits of the Bafq Saghand Metallogenic Belt, Central Iran.

International Journal of Earth Sciences (in press).

North-East Atlantic Islands: The Macaronesian archipelagos (Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands and Cape Verde). 

Encyclopedia of Geology (in press).

The thermal properties of porous andesite.

Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 2020.

Magmatic and metasomatic effects of magma-carbonate interaction recorded in calc-silicate xenoliths from Merapi volcano (Indonesia).

Journal of Petrology, 2020.

Constraining the sub-arc, parental magma composition for the giant Altiplano-Puna Volcanic Complex, northern Chile.

Scientific Reports, 2020.

Hydrothermal alteration of andesitic lava domes can lead to explosive volcanic behaviour. Nature Communications, 2019.

Interaction between high-temperature magmatic fluids and limestone explains ‘Bastnäs-type’ REE deposits in central Sweden. 

Scientific Reports, 2019.

Complex hazard cascade culminating in the Anak Krakatau sector collapse. 

Nature Communications, 2019.

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Val Troll talks with Prof. Nick Arndt

SUSTAINABLE Mining - Securing Metal Supplies for a Greener Future

Val Troll talks with Prof. Paul Byrne

*SPACE MINING*: Science or Science Fiction


The two faces of Volcanoes

Learning to benefit from the monster

Making Simple Videos for Online Teaching in Geology



Citations >4300

h-index 36 | i10-index 106

(Source: Google Scholar




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.


>130 scientific publications, 17 published reports, 5 books, and >350 conference abstracts. >>



Advised 21 PhD and 18 MSc students to completion. >>


Obtained approx. SEK 46 M (ca. EUR 4.5 M)  to come directly to Uppsala University since installment in 2008. >>

Volcanic Particles in Agriculture and Gardening