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Prof. VALENTIN R. TROLL   Chair of Petrology  |  Uppsala University  |   Sweden  |   valentin.troll@geo.uu.se

RESEARCH RESUME

 

Citations >3900 

h-index 35 | i10-index 102

(Source: Google Scholar

09-May-2020)

CAREER SUMMARY

 

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.

FUNDING

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

PUBLICATIONS

>150 scientific publications, 13 published reports, 5 books, and >350 conference abstracts. >>

 

SUPERVISION

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

READ FOR FREE

 

A GEOLOGICAL EXCURSION GUIDE TO RUM (Emeleus & Troll) Read for free on EARTHWISE from the British Geological Survey. 

RECENT RESEARCH PAPERS

 

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.


The great escape: petrogenesis of low-silica volcanism of Pliocene to Quaternary age associated with the Altiplano-Puna Volcanic Complex of northern Chile (21º10'-22º50'S).

Lithos, 2019. 



Full Publication List >>

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.

 

More Books >>

Kresten & Troll:

The Alnö Carbonatite Complex, Central Sweden (GeoGuide)

180 pages, Springer, 2018.

 

 

SWEDENS SCIENCE FESTIVAL 

 

WHAT ROCKS CAN TELL YOU

Karin Gyllenklev meets Val Troll

Val Troll talks with Prof. Kathy Cashman



GEO-INTERVIEWS

 

130 years Mt Krakatau Eruption

Discovery Channel - Daily Planet / Dissecting Disasters (26-Aug-2013)

TOPICAL: KRAKATAU