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  • Barry, Tom (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2021-01-28)
    The geo-political importance of the Arctic is growing while at the same time the onset of climate change has resulted in increasing environmental and social pressures both on Arctic states and the governance architecture through which Arctic issues ...
  • 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 ...
  • Adlard, B.; Donaldson, S. G.; Odland, J.O.; Weihe, P.; Berner, J.; Carlsen, A.; Bonefeld-Jorgensen, E. C.; Dudarev, A. A.; Gibson, J.C.; Krümmel, E.M.; Ólafsdóttir, Kristín; Abass, K.; Rautio, A.; Bergdahl, I.A.; Mulvad, G. (Informa UK Limited, 2018-01)
    For the last two and a half decades, a network of human health experts under the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP) has produced several human health assessment reports. These reports have provided a base of scientific knowledge regarding ...
  • Kjellman, Sofia E.; Schomacker, Anders; Thomas, Elizabeth K.; Håkansson, Lena; Duboscq, Sandrine; Cluett, Allison A.; Farnsworth, Wesley; Allaart, Lis; Cowling, Owen C.; McKay, Nicholas P.; Brynjólfsson, Skafti; Ingolfsson, Olafur (Elsevier BV, 2020-07-15)
    Arctic precipitation is predicted to increase in the coming century, due to a combination of enhanced northward atmospheric moisture transport and local surface evaporation from ice-free seas. However, large model uncertainties, limited long-term ...
  • Barry, Tom; Davidsdottir, Brynhildur; Einarsson, Níels; Young, Oran (MDPI AG, 2020-06-20)
    The Arctic Council is an intergovernmental forum promoting cooperation, coordination and interaction among Arctic states, indigenous communities, and peoples on issues of common importance. The rising geo-political importance of the Arctic and the onset ...
  • Timlin, Ulla; Ingimundarson, Jón Haukur; Jungsberg, Leneisja; Kauppila, Sofia; Larsen, Joan Nymand; Nordstrom, Tanja; Scheer, Johanna; Schweitzer, Peter; Rautio, Arja (2021-04)
    Background Climate change is a major global challenge, especially for Indigenous communities. It can have extensive impacts on peoples’ lives that may occur through the living environment, health and mental well-being, and which are requiring constant ...
  • Nilsson, Annika E.; Larsen, Joan Nymand (MDPI AG, 2020-01-31)
    Since the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted in 2015, efforts are underway to identify indicators for monitoring progress. However, perceptions of sustainability are scale and place specific, and there has also been a call for ...
  • Adlard, Bryan; Lemire, Mélanie; Bonefeld-Jørgensen, Eva C.; Long, Manhai; Ólafsdóttir, Kristín; Odland, Jon O.; Rautio, Arja; Myllynen, Päivi; Sandanger, Torkjel M.; Dudarev, Alexey A.; Bergdahl, Ingvar A.; Wennberg, Maria; Berner, James; Ayotte, Pierre (2021)
    Exposure to mercury (Hg) is a global concern, particularly among Arctic populations that rely on the consumption of marine mammals and fish which are the main route of Hg exposure for Arctic populations.The MercuNorth project was created to establish ...
  • Kankaanpää, Tuomas; Vesterinen, Eero; Hardwick, Bess; Schmidt, Niels M.; Andersson, Tommi; Aspholm, Paul E.; Barrio, Isabel C.; Beckers, Niklas; Bêty, Joël; Birkemoe, Tone; DeSiervo, Melissa; Drotos, Katherine H. I.; Ehrich, Dorothee; Gilg, Olivier; Gilg, Vladimir; Hein, Nils; Høye, Toke T.; Jakobsen, Kristian M.; Jodouin, Camille; Jorna, Jesse; Kozlov, Mikhail V.; Kresse, Jean‐Claude; Leandri‐Breton, Don‐Jean; Lecomte, Nicolas; Loonen, Maarten; Marr, Philipp; Monckton, Spencer K.; Olsen, Maia; Otis, Josée‐Anne; Pyle, Michelle; Roos, Ruben E.; Raundrup, Katrine; Rozhkova, Daria; Sabard, Brigitte; Sokolov, Aleksandr; Sokolova, Natalia; Solecki, Anna M.; Urbanowicz, Christine; Villeneuve, Catherine; Vyguzova, Evgenya; Zverev, Vitali; Roslin, Tomas (Wiley, 2020-09-11)
    Climatic impacts are especially pronounced in the Arctic, which as a region is warming twice as fast as the rest of the globe. Here, we investigate how mean climatic conditions and rates of climatic change impact parasitoid insect communities in 16 ...
  • Egilsdottir, Hronn; McGinty, Niall; Guðmundsson, Guðmundur (Frontiers Media SA, 2019-03-22)
    The need to understand species distribution- and biodiversity patterns in high-latitude marine regions is immediate as these marine environments are undergoing rapid environmental changes, including ocean warming and ocean acidification. By the year ...
  • Robinson, Sinikka I.; McLaughlin, Órla B.; Marteinsdóttir, Bryndís; O'Gorman, Eoin J. (Wiley, 2018-02-13)
    Global warming is predicted to significantly alter species physiology, biotic interactions and thus ecosystem functioning, as a consequence of coexisting species exhibiting a wide range of thermal sensitivities. There is, however, a dearth of research ...
  • Johannsdottir, Lara; Cook, David (Elsevier BV, 2019-09)
    There is a wish for economic development in the Arctic, especially in relation to the region's untapped marine and hydrocarbon resources. However, such developments are inherently risky, entailing the possibility of trade-offs and potentially jeopardizing ...
  • O'Gorman, Eoin J.; Ólafsson, Ólafur P.; Demars, Benoît O. L.; Friberg, Nikolai; Guðbergsson, Guðni; Hannesdóttir, Elísabet R.; Jackson, Michelle C.; Johansson, Liselotte S.; McLaughlin, Órla B.; Ólafsson, Jón S.; Woodward, Guy; Gislason, Gisli Mar (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016-03)
    Global warming is widely predicted to reduce the biomass production of top predators, or even result in species loss.Several exceptions to this expectation have been identified, however, and it is vital that we understand the underlyingmechanisms if we ...
  • Larsen, Joan Nymand; Schweitzer, Peter; Abass, Khaled; Doloisio, Natalia; Gartler, Susanna; Ingeman-Nielsen, Thomas; Ingimundarson, Jón Haukur; Jungsberg, Leneisja; Meyer, Alexandra; Rautio, Arja; Scheer, Johanna; Timlin, Ulla; Vanderlinden, Jean-Paul; Vullierme, Magali (2021-03)
    Thawing permafrost creates risks to the environment, economy and culture in Arctic coastal communities. Identification of these risks and the inclusion of the societal context and the relevant stakeholder involvement is crucial in risk management and ...
  • de la Barre, Suzanne; Maher, Patrick; Dawson, Jackie; Hillmer-Pegram, Kevin; Huijbens, Edward; Lamers, Machiel; Liggett, Daniela; Müller, Dieter; Pashkevich, Albina; Stewart, Emma (Co-Action Publishing, 2016-03-01)
    The Arctic is affected by global environmental change and also by diverse interests from many economic sectors and industries. Over the last decade, various actors have attempted to explore the options for setting up integrated and comprehensive ...
  • Nilsson, Annika E.; Carson, Marcus; Cost, Douglas S.; Forbes, Bruce C.; Haavisto, Riina; Karlsdottir, Anna; Larsen, Joan Nymand; Paasche, Øyvind; Sarkki, Simo; Larsen, Sanne Vammen; Pelyasov, Alexander (Informa UK Limited, 2019-08-09)
    Participatory scenario methodologies are increasingly used for studying possible future developments in the Arctic. They have the potential to contribute to several high-priority tasks for Arctic research, such as integration of indigenous and local ...