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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  • Schmidt, Louise Steffensen; Langen, Peter; Adalgeirsdottir, Gudfinna; Pálsson, Finnur; Guðmundsson, Sverrir; Gunnarsson, Andri (MDPI AG, 2018-11-15)
    Several simulations of the surface climate and energy balance of Vatnajökull ice cap, Iceland, are used to estimate the glacier runoff for the period 1980–2015 and the sensitivity of runoff to the spring conditions (e.g., snow thickness). The simulations ...
  • Brinkhuis, M. A. B.; Brascamp, J. W.; Kristjánsson, Árni (SAGE Publications, 2018-11)
    During visual search, selecting a target facilitates search for similar targets in the future, known as search priming. During bistable perception, in turn, perceiving one interpretation facilitates perception of the same interpretation in the future, ...
  • Torsteinsdóttir, Sigurbjörg; Scheidegger, Stephan; Baselgia, Silvia; Jónsdóttir, Sigríður; Svansson, Vilhjálmur; Björnsdóttir, Sigríður; Marti, Eliane (Springer Nature, 2018-11-03)
    Background: Insect bite hypersensitivity (IBH) is an IgE-mediated dermatitis caused by bites of Culicoides spp., which occurs frequently in horses imported from Iceland to continental Europe. IBH does not occur in Iceland because Culicoides species ...
  • Ala-Mantila, Sanna; Heinonen, Jukka; Junnila, Seppo; Saarsalmi, Perttu (Informa UK Limited, 2017-09-14)
    The evidence for connections between subjective well-being and spatial factors remains inconclusive, especially with respect to the immediate living environment. To fill this gap, this paper explores the relationship between individual-level subjective ...
  • Sæþórsdóttir, Anna; Hall, C. Michael (MDPI AG, 2018-07-04)
    It is of vital importance that nature-based tourist destinations maintain their natural resources in a sustainable way. Nature and wilderness are the main attractions for tourism in Iceland. The Central Highlands are uninhabited with little visible ...

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