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  • Jónsson, Jón Einar; Lúðvíksson, Smári J.; Kaller, Michael D. (Springer Nature, 2016-06-02)
    Climate change studies have detected earlier spring arrival of breeding birds. However, first nest dates (date first nests were found), which commonly provide the metric for earlier arrival, can be biased by population size or sampling effort. Our aims ...
  • the Benign Esophageal Perforation Collaborative Group (2020-07-17)
    BACKGROUND: Time of diagnosis (TOD) of benign esophageal perforation is regarded as an important risk factor for clinical outcome, although convincing evidence is lacking. The aim of this study is to assess whether time between onset of perforation and ...
  • Mankasingh, Utra; Gísladóttir, Guðrún (Elsevier BV, 2019-03-01)
    Andisols are carbon-rich soils that persist in volcanic regions with cool climates. They are the main soil type in Iceland, where there are also large areas of premature or degraded mineral soils with the possible potential to become andisols. This ...
  • Tryggvadóttir, Ellen Alma; Gunnarsdóttir, Ingibjörg; Birgisdóttir, Bryndís Eva; Hrólfsdottir, Laufey; Landberg, Rikard; Hreiðarsdóttir, Ingibjörg Th; Harðardóttir, Hildur; Halldórsson, Þórhallur Ingi (2021-08-04)
    Introduction Fatty acid (FA) concentrations have previously been associated with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). However, few studies on GDM have examined FA profiles in early pregnancy or before diagnosis. This study aimed to compare early pregnancy ...
  • Bjarnason, Ingi Þorleifur (Iceland Glaciological Society and Geoscience Society of IcelandJöklarannsóknafélags Íslands og Jarðfræðafélags Íslands, 2014)
    A day and a half after the earthquake (mb=5.3, MS=5.6, MW=5.6) in the Bárðarbunga central volcano on Sept. 29th 1996, a volcanic eruption broke out under the Vatnajökull glacier. The eruption was located approximately 20 km SSE of the earthquake ...
  • Kristjánsson, Árni; Helgadóttir, Auður; Kristjánsson, Tómas (2021-02-10)
    Background: Foraging tasks have recently been increasingly used to investigate visual attention. Visual attention can be biased when certain stimuli capture our attention, especially threatening or anxiety-provoking stimuli, but such effects have not ...
  • Larranaga, Nicolas (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2016-11)
    Diel activity, the partitioning of time between periods of activity and rest, gives insights into how organisms compete for resources in time. Some species show plasticity in the rate and timing of their activity, which enables to study associations ...
  • Nyamweya, Chrispine (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences, 2017-01)
    Lake Victoria is of immense ecological and socio-economic significance for the riparian communities. However, the lake is faced with human induced pressures such as overfishing, introduction of alien species, increased eutrophication and climate change ...
  • Silva, Teresa Sofia Giesta da (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2018-12-14)
    Krill are an important component of the Icelandic marine ecosystem. Given their important ecological niche, as conveyors of biological production between phytoplankton and higher trophic levels, fluctuations in krill abundance can have large impacts ...
  • Birgisdóttir, Kristín Helga; Jonsson, Stefan Hrafn; Asgeirsdottir, Tinna Laufey (Springer Nature, 2017-05-23)
    Previous research has found a positive short-term relationship between the 2008 collapse and hypertension in Icelandic males. With Iceland's economy experiencing a phase of economic recovery, an opportunity to pursue a longer-term analysis of the ...
  • Young, Susan; González, Rafael A.; Fridman, Moshe; Hodgkins, Paul; Kim, Keira; Gudjonsson, Gisli H. (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-06-25)
    Background: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is highly prevalent amongst prison inmates and the criminal justice system (CJS) likely bears considerable costs for offenders with ADHD. We aimed to examine the relationship between ADHD ...
  • Olason, Daniel; Hayer, Tobias; Meyer, Gerhard; Brosowski, Tim (Frontiers Media SA, 2017-07-25)
    In October 2008, Iceland experienced the fastest and deepest financial crisis recorded in modern times when all three major banks went bankrupt in less than 2 weeks. The purpose of this follow-up study is to examine potential changes in participation ...
  • Gísladóttir, Jóhanna; Sigurgeirsdóttir, Sigurbjörg; Ragnarsdóttir, Kristín Vala; Stjernquist, Ingrid (2021-06-30)
    The aim of this paper is to enhance understanding of factors that undermine sustainable management of renewable resources by identifying and analyzing the main drivers and dynamics involved, with a focus on the role of corruption perceptions and its ...
  • Malinauskaite, Laura; Cook, David; Davidsdottir, Brynhildur; Ögmundardóttir, Helga; Roman, Joe (Elsevier BV, 2019-04)
    The study presents the first systematic review of the existing literature on Arctic ES. Applying the Search, Appraisal, Synthesis and Analysis (SALSA) and snowballing methods and three selection criteria, 33 publications were sourced, including ...
  • Malinauskaite, Laura (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2021-06)
    The thesis examines the dynamics of Arctic social-ecological systems (SES) that enable human wellbeing benefits through whale ecosystem services (ES). It does so through a review of relevant literature, construction of conceptual models, two primary ...
  • Unnsteinsson, Elmar (Informa UK Limited, 2018-03-21)
    I argue for a theory of the optimal function of the speech act of referring, called the edenic theory. First, the act of singular reference is defined directly in terms of Gricean communicative intentions. Second, I propose a doxastic constraint on the ...
  • Clemente, Filipe Manuel; Ardigò, Luca Paolo; Song, Wook; Lenoir, Matthieu E. M.; Rodrigues, Luis Paulo; Sigmundsson, Hermundur (Frontiers Media SA, 2020-04-15)
    Stimulated by the need to understand the specific effects of exercise on children, the current Frontiers Research Topic was carried out to collect a set of studies that highlight important findings related to the impact of exercise in this population. ...
  • Jakobsdóttir, Sólveig (European Distance and E-Learning Network, 2018-06-17)
    Some distance education programs offer campus sessions in their courses. That has been the case at the University of Iceland – School of Education (UISE) for the past decades. The question is how such sessions are best organised. Lectures and seminars ...
  • Weicht, Rebecca; Jónsdóttir, Svanborg R. (2021-08-01)
    Entrepreneurial education offers valuable opportunities for teachers to foster and enhance creativity and action competence, which are also important for sustainability education. The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is a leader in the ...
  • Jónasson, Jón Torfi (Springer Nature, 2016-10-20)
    The point of departure of the paper is that there are profound social, cultural, technological, scientific and environmental changes which occur at most local but also at global levels of the modern world. From these will stem huge challenges in all ...