This is the institutional repository for peer reviewed articles published in open access 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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  • Cornejo-Donoso, Jorge; Einarsson, Baldvin; Birnir, Bjorn; Gaines, Steven D. (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2017-10-12)
    Marine Protected Areas (MPA) are important management tools shown to protect marine organisms, restore biomass, and increase fisheries yields. While MPAs have been successful in meeting these goals for many relatively sedentary species, highly mobile ...
  • Page, Tom; Þorsteinsson, Gísli (Inderscience Publishers, 2015)
    This research sought to explore teachers’ views, in terms of the assertion that creative development is important within the National Curriculum. It aimed to identify the extent to which creative development is supported within the current curriculum ...
  • Bulla, Martin; Prüter, Hanna; Vitnerová, Hana; Tijsen, Wim; Sládeček, Martin; Alves, José A.; Gilg, Olivier; Kempenaers, Bart (Springer Nature, 2017-10-16)
    The relative investment of females and males into parental care might depend on the population’s adult sex-ratio. For example, all else being equal, males should be the more caring sex if the sex-ratio is male biased. Whether such outcomes are evolutionary ...
  • Oksman, Mimmi; Weckström, Kaarina; Miettinen, Arto; Juggins, Stephen; Divine, Dmitry V.; Jackson, Rebecca; Telford, Richard; Korsgaard, Niels Jakup; Kucera, Michal (Springer Nature, 2017-10-18)
    The transition from the last ice age to the present-day interglacial was interrupted by the Younger Dryas (YD) cold period. While many studies exist on this climate event, only few include high-resolution marine records that span the YD. In order to ...
  • Trias, Rosalia; Ménez, Bénédicte; le Campion, Paul; Zivanovic, Yvan; Lecourt, Léna; Lecoeuvre, Aurélien; Schmitt-Kopplin, Philippe; Uhl, Jenny; Gislason, Sigurður R.; Alfreðsson, Helgi A.; Mesfin, Kiflom G.; Snæbjörnsdóttir, Sandra Ósk; Aradóttir, Edda S.; Gunnarsson, Ingvi; Matter, Juerg M.; Stute, Martin; Oelkers, Eric H.; Gérard, Emmanuelle (Springer Nature, 2017-10-20)
    Basalts are recognized as one of the major habitats on Earth, harboring diverse and active microbial populations. Inconsistently, this living component is rarely considered in engineering operations carried out in these environments. This includes ...

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