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Browsing by Subject "Migration"

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  • Bjarnason, Thoroddur (Wiley, 2014-04-27)
    Prior research has demonstrated that migration intentions are a moderate to strong predictor of individual-level migration across a wide range of countries, but their value for predicting community-level population change remains unclear. Analyses ...
  • Jonsson, Stefan Hrafn (Félagsfræðingafélags Íslands, 2017)
    Í þessari grein er fjallað um lýðfræði sem undirgrein félagsfræðinnar í alþjóðlegu vísindastarfi. Fjallað er um helstu svið innan lýðfræðinnar, breytingar á mannfjölda á Íslandi síðustu áratugi og rannsóknir sem íslenskir fræðimenn hafa gert til aukins ...
  • Viegas, Ivan; Araújo, Pedro M.; Rocha, Afonso D.; Villegas, Auxiliadora; Jones, John G.; Ramos, Jaime A.; Masero, José A.; Alves, Jose (The Company of Biologists, 2017-01-12)
    The migrant black-tailed godwit (Limosa limosa) traditionally used natural wetlands in the Iberian Peninsula to prepare for migratory flights by feeding mainly in estuaries. In recent decades, this species has become increasingly dependent on rice ...
  • Seyfrit, Carole L.; Bjarnason, Thoroddur; Ólafsson, Kjartan (Informa UK Limited, 2010-11-02)
    Rural communities in Iceland have been profoundly affected by natural resource management policies. As part of a regional development strategy, a large aluminum smelter and 650-megawatt hydroelectric plant were built in the sparsely populated Eastfjords ...
  • LeBlanc, Nathalie M.; Stewart, Donald T.; Pálsson, Snæbjörn; Elderkin, Mark F.; Mittelhauser, Glen; Mockford, Stephen; Paquet, Julie; Robertson, Gregory J.; Summers, Ron W.; Tudor, Lindsay; Mallory, Mark L. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2017-03-31)
    The Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima) is a medium-sized shorebird that breeds in the Arctic and winters along northern Atlantic coastlines. Migration routes and affiliations between breeding grounds and wintering grounds are incompletely understood. ...
  • Magnúsdóttir, Edda (Faculty of Life and Environmental Science, University of Iceland, 2017-05-19)
    The cyclically-repeated song of the male humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) is an important social display on their breeding grounds, functioning in male-male interactions and/or as a reproductive display to attract females. The songs are gradually ...
  • Bjarnason, Thoroddur; Edvardsson, Ingi Runar (Elsevier BV, 2017-08)
    Low levels of education have serious social, economic and cultural ramifications in rural areas. In many countries, regional universities have explicitly been built to educate the local population, create professional jobs and stimulate innovation. ...
  • Loftsdóttir, Kristín (Informa UK Limited, 2017-12-14)
    Migration has become a key issue in the contemporary European context, with depictions of Europe as under ‘attack’ due to the mass movement of uprooted populations, especially from Africa and the Middle East. The current sentiment of Europe in crisis ...