This is the institutional repository for peer reviewed articles published in open access and doctoral dissertations by the Agricultural University of Iceland, the Iceland Academy of the Arts, the National and University Library of Iceland, Reykjavik University, the University of Akureyri, Bifröst University, Hólar University College and the University of Iceland. Open access to research results is in accordance with article 10 from the Act on public support for research / 2003 No 3 and is compliant with requirements from international and domestic research fund programs. The purpose of the Open Science repository is to make results of research conducted at Icelandic universities accessible to the public online without hindrance or charge. Deposits to the repository are permanent and are intended to ensure future access to all published scientific material of the Icelandic research community. By collecting this material together in one collection access is made simple and easy for anyone who wishes to study the considerable scientific work conducted in Iceland.

The repository is OpenAIRE / OpenAIREplus compliant and in accordance with requirements for publication of research results from projects supported by the European research programs FP7 and H2020.

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  • Sæþórsdóttir, Anna Dóra; Hall, C. Michael (MDPI AG, 2019-07-02)
    The Icelandic economy has transitioned from being dependent on fishing and agriculture to having tourism and refined aluminum as its main exports. Nevertheless, the new main industries still rely on the country's natural resources, as the power intensive ...
  • Lanzoni, Anna; Castoldi, Anna F; Kass, George EN; Terron, Andrea; De Seze, Guilhem; Bal‐Price, Anna; Bois, Frédéric Y; Delclos, K Barry; Doerge, Daniel R; Fritsche, Ellen; Halldorsson, Thorhallur; Kolossa‐Gehring, Marike; Hougaard Bennekou, Susanne; Koning, Frits; Lampen, Alfonso; Leist, Marcel; Mantus, Ellen; Rousselle, Christophe; Siegrist, Michael; Steinberg, Pablo; Tritscher, Angelika; Van de Water, Bob; Vineis, Paolo; Walker, Nigel; Wallace, Heather; Whelan, Maurice; Younes, Maged (Wiley, 2019-07-08)
    The current/traditional human health risk assessment paradigm is challenged by recent scientific and technical advances, and ethical demands. The current approach is considered too resource intensive, is not always reliable, can raise issues of ...
  • Gunnþórsdóttir, Hermína (Menntavísindasvið Háskóla Íslands, 2010-12-31)
    Þessi grein byggir á eigindlegri rannsókn, einkum viðtalsgögnum, sem framkvæmd var í fjórum grunnskólum, tveimur á Íslandi og tveimur í Hollandi. Meginmarkmið rannsóknarinnar er að rannsaka, lýsa og túlka hugmyndir og skilning grunnskólakennara í ...
  • Abdullah, Nzar Rauf; Tang, Chi-Shung; Manolescu, Andrei; Gudmundsson, Vidar (MDPI AG, 2019-07-17)
    We study the transport properties of a wire-dot system coupled to a cavity and a photon reservoir. The system is considered to be microstructured from a two-dimensional electron gas in a GaAs heterostructure. The 3D photon cavity is active in the ...
  • Bessason, Bjarni; Bjarnason, Jón Örvar; Rupakhety, Rajesh (Elsevier BV, 2020-04-15)
    In June 2000 two shallow, strike slip, Mw6.5 earthquakes occurred in the middle of the largest agricultural region in Iceland. The epicentres were close to small towns and villages and almost 5000 residential buildings were affected. A great deal of ...

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