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  • Egilsdottir, Hronn (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2017-02-08)
    Anthropogenic CO2 emissions, which are resulting in ocean acidification and a decrease in the saturation state for calcium carbonate (Ω), are a particular threat to calcifying marine biota. The aim of this thesis is to fill important knowledge gaps ...
  • Arnaldsson, Andri (University of Washington, 2007)
    Harmonic quantum transition state theory (HQTST), sometimes referred to as ’instanton theory’ or ’ImF theory’, has been implemented in an efficient way and tested. HQTST is analogous to the more familiar classical harmonic transition state theory ...
  • Macdonald, Jed I.; Logemann, Kai; Krainski, Elias T.; Sigurðsson, Þorsteinn; Beale, Colin M.; Huse, Geir; Hjøllo, Solfrid S.; Marteinsdóttir, Guðrún (Wiley, 2017-09-13)
    Social learning can be fundamental to cohesive group living, and schooling fishes have proven ideal test subjects for recent work in this field. For many species, both demographic factors, and inter‐ (and intra‐) generational information exchange are ...
  • Säynäjoki, Antti; Heinonen, Jukka; Junnila, Seppo; Horvath, Arpad (IOP Publishing, 2017-01-05)
    Life-cycle assessment (LCA) is an established methodology that can provide decision-makers with comprehensive data on the environmental impacts of products and processes during the entire life cycle. However, the literature on building LCAs consists ...
  • Ottelin, Juudit; Heinonen, Jukka; Junnila, Seppo (Elsevier BV, 2018-08)
    Sustainable development and climate change mitigation have become guiding policy principles in many welfare states. However, the traditional role of a welfare state is to guarantee the economic stability, jobs and welfare for its citizens. Sustainable ...
  • Sharp, Hannah; Grundius, Josefine; Heinonen, Jukka (MDPI AG, 2016-11-08)
    The greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions caused by tourism have been studied from several perspectives, but few studies exist that include all direct and indirect emissions, particularly those from aviation. In this study, an input/output-based hybrid ...
  • Tarsi, Matteo (Félagsvísindastofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2016)
    This article examines the care for the mother tongue in the Middle Ages. The starting point of this discussion is given by a Festschrift article by Sverrir Tómasson (Málvöndun á miðöldum, 1998). In the present article more examples are given of the ...
  • Willow, Jonathan (Agricultural University of Iceland, 2017)
    Bumblebees (Bombus spp.) are pollinators of especially high conservation interest. They have behaviours (pollen-gathering, buzz pollination), morphological structures (branched body hairs well-adapted for retaining pollen), and endothermic capabilities, ...
  • Garðarsdóttir, Hólmfríður (Stofnun Vigdísar Finnbogadóttur í erlendum tungumálum, 2016)
    The article discusses the cultural diversity of the Central American Caribbean region and examines the invisibility of the Central American minority populations, with particular attention to the Costa Rican Caribbean coast. The many different aspects ...
  • De Pasquale, Massimiliano; Page, Mathew; Kann, David; Oates, Samantha; Schulze, Steve; Zhang, Bing; Cano, Zach; Gendre, Bruce; Malesani, Daniele; Rossi, Andrea; Gehrels, Neil; Troja, Eleonora; Piro, Luigi; Boër, Michel; Stratta, Giulia (MDPI AG, 2017-01-16)
    GRB 130427A was the most luminous gamma-ray burst detected in the last 30 years. With an isotropic energy output of 8.5 x 10(53) erg and redshift of 0.34, it combined very high energetics with a relative proximity to Earth in an unprecedented way. ...
  • Šiaudinis, Gintaras; Liaudanskiene, Inga; Slepetiene, Alvyra (Agricultural University of Iceland, 2017)
    An experiment with three perennial energy crops – common mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris L.), cup plant (Silphium perfoliatum L.) and virginia mallow (Sida hermaphrodita Rusby) has been carried out in Lithuania (55°43′N, 21°28′E) in order to evaluate the ...
  • Ron, Emanuel Y. C.; Plaza, Merichel; Kristjánsdóttir, Þórdís; Sardari, Roya R. R.; Björnsdóttir, Snædís Huld; Guðmundsson, Steinn; Hreggvidsson, Gudmundur Oli; Turner, Charlotta; van Niel, Ed W. J.; Nordberg-Karlsson, Eva (Wiley-Blackwell, 2017-10-17)
    Rhodothermus marinus, a marine aerobic thermophile, was first isolated from an intertidal hot spring in Iceland. In recent years, the R. marinus strain PRI 493 has been genetically modified, which opens up possibilities for targeted metabolic engineering ...
  • Pardal, Sara; Drews, Anna; Alves, Jose; Ramos, Jaime A.; Westerdahl, Helena (Springer Nature, 2017-05-23)
    The major histocompatibility complex (MHC) encodes proteins that are central for antigen presentation and pathogen elimination. MHC class I (MHC-I) genes have attracted a great deal of interest among researchers in ecology and evolution and have been ...
  • de Pablo-Maiso, Lorena; Glaria, Idoia; Crespo, Helena; Nistal-Villán, Estanislao; Andrésdóttir, Valgerður; de Andrés, Damián; Amorena, Beatriz; Reina, Ramsés (MDPI AG, 2017-11-17)
    Intrinsic factors of the innate immune system include the apolipoprotein B editing enzyme catalytic polypeptide-like 3 (APOBEC3) protein family. APOBEC3 inhibits replication of different virus families by cytosine deamination of viral DNA and a not ...
  • Yi, Zhiqian; Su, Yixi; Xu, Maonian; Bergmann, Andreas; Ingþórsson, Sævar; Rolfsson, Óttar; Salehi-Ashtiani, Kourosh; Brynjolfsson, Sigurdur; Fu, Weiqi (MDPI AG, 2018-08-04)
    Diatoms are a major group of unicellular algae that are rich in lipids and carotenoids. However, sustained research efforts are needed to improve the strain performance for high product yields towards commercialization. In this study, we generated a ...
  • Gunnarsdottir, Maria J; Gardarsson, Sigurdur; Bartram, Jamie; Jonsson, Gunnar St (Elsevier BV, 2016-11)
    Assuring sufficient quality of drinking water is of great importance for public wellbeing and prosperity. Nations have developed regulatory system with the aim of providing drinking water of sufficient quality and to minimize the risk of contamination ...
  • Sigurðardóttir, Sigrún (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Nursing, 2017-06)
    Background: Childhood Sexual Abuse (CSA) can have serious and far-reaching consequences for the health and well-being of both men and women. In order to develop a holistic program for Icelandic survivors of CSA it is important to base such a program ...
  • Karlsdóttir, Kristín (University of Iceland, School of Education, Reykjavík, 2017-01)
    This study is an enquiry into young children’s learning processes as they participate in preschool groups. The aims of the study are two‐fold: to explore the multiple factors affecting children’s learning processes while participating in two different ...
  • Theobald, Maryanne; Danby, Susan; Einarsdottir, Johanna; Bourne, Jane; Jones, Desley; Ross, Sharon; Knaggs, Helen; Carter-Jones, Claire (MDPI AG, 2015-11-25)
    Play as a learning practice increasingly is under challenge as a valued component of early childhood education. Views held in parallel include confirmation of the place of play in early childhood education and, at the same time, a denigration of ...
  • Björnsdóttir, Sigrún Vala (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2017-02-03)
    Background and aims: Worldwide chronic musculoskeletal (MSK) pain is a prevalent problem constituting a considerable societal burden. The aim was to investigate the prevalence of chronic MSK pain conditions in Iceland and the potential impact on physical ...