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  • Cooper, Elizabeth Ann; Spinei, Michelle; Varnajot, Alix (Emerald, 2019-12-18)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to focus on the Sourtoe Cocktail, a custom in Dawson City, Canada’s Yukon, in which participants drink a shot of alcohol with a dehydrated human toe in it. Springing from a local legend, the thrill-inducing ...
  • Jónsson, Örn Daníel; Rastrick, Ólafur (Springer Nature, 2017-03-08)
    Background: The article explores the significance of abundant geothermal resources Icelanders enjoy, the comfort of inexpensively heated homes and easily accessible year-round public spaces where young and old can gather irrespective of social standing, ...
  • Margrete Meltzer, Helle; Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Trolle, Ellen; Eneroth, Hanna; Fogelholm, Mikael; Ydersbond, Trond Arild; Birgisdottir, Bryndis Eva (MDPI AG, 2019-09-18)
    "The Nordic diet" is an umbrella term that encompasses any interpretation that combines Food-Based Dietary Guidelines (FBDGs) with local Nordic foods. The five Nordic countries have collaborated on Nordic Nutrition Recommendations for forty years, ...
  • Nedelciu, Claudiu (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2021-02)
    Phosphorus is an essential yet irreplaceable macronutrient for agriculture and thus plays a key role in global food security. Most of the phosphate fertilizers are produced from phosphate rock, a finite mineral resource that is mined and processed at ...
  • Atlason, Reynir Smari; Oddsson, Gudmundur V.; Unnthorsson, Runar (Springer Nature, 2017-09-07)
    Heat pumps use the temperature difference between inside and outside areas to modify a refrigerant, either for heating or cooling. Doing so can lower the need for external heating energy for a household to some extent. The eventual impact depends on ...
  • Sigmarsdóttir, Margrét; Forgatch, Marion S.; Guðmundsdóttir, Edda Vikar; Thorlacius, Örnólfur; Svendsen, Gøye Thorn; Tjaden, Jolle; Gewirtz, Abigail H. (Informa UK Limited, 2018-06-07)
    Objectives—This study evaluated implementation outcomes in three European countries of GenerationPMTO, an evidence-based parenting intervention for child and adolescent behavior problems. Method—The implementation approach was full transfer, in which ...
  • Pálsdóttir, Auður (LUMA Centre, 2017)
    In 2008 the law on Teacher Educationin Iceland was changed. Since then, to receive a licence to teach at preschool, compulsory school or upper secondary school level one needs a master’s degree instead of a bachelor degree. In 2011 a new ...
  • Ramesh, R.; Chen, Z.; Cummins, V.; Day, J.; D’Elia, C.; Dennison, B.; Forbes, D.L.; Glaeser, B.; Glaser, M.; Glavovic, B.; Kremer, H.; Lange, M.; Larsen, Joan Nymand; Le Tissier, M.; Newton, A.; Pelling, M.; Purvaja, R.; Wolanski, E. (Elsevier BV, 2015-12)
    The Land–ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone (LOICZ) project was established in 1993 as a core project of the International Geosphere–Biosphere Programme (IGBP) to provide the science knowledge to answer “How will changes in land use, sea level and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sverdrup, Harald Ulrik; Olafsdottir, Anna; Ragnarsdottir, Kristin Vala (Elsevier BV, 2019-12)
    The long-term supply sustainability of copper, zinc and lead was assessed. Copper will not run into physcal scarcity in the future, but increased demand and decreased resource quality will cause significant price increases. The copper price is suggested ...
  • Kokorsch, Matthias; Benediktsson, Karl (Springer Nature, 2018-04)
    Icelandic fish stocks underwent privatisation in 1990, when existing fishing quotas were made fully transferable. The country’s system of individual transferable quotas has since been held up as a paragon of virtue for sustainable fisheries. This might ...
  • Spittler, Nathalie (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2019-12)
    A holistic understanding of the underlying dynamics of sustainable energy system development and its effects on socio-economic and environmental aspects, in different national contexts, is necessary for improved decision making with regards to sustainable ...
  • Sverdrup, Harald Ulrik; Olafsdottir, Anna (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-08-13)
    How mercury flows from geological sources to society and to the environment was modelled for this study. The industrial dynamics of mercury was modelled and included in the integrated assessment model WORLD7. The simulated mercury losses were used as ...
  • Jóhannesson, Sigurður (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2021-03)
    The call for a sustainable development of human societies is becoming ever louder. The term sustainability has as a result become thoroughly incorporated into everyday speech, not least among politicians. For the term to hold any meaning some quantitative ...
  • Frolova, Liudmila L.; Sverdrup, Antoniy Elias; Sverdrup, Harald Ulrik (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-08-01)
    The Kaban Lakes Integrated Assessment Model (KLIAM) was enhanced in order to assess the possible content of antibiotics in the Kaban lakes, located within the city borders of Kazan City, Tatarstan Republic in the Russian Federation, and potential for ...
  • Eikeset, Anne Maria; Mazzarella, Anna B.; Davidsdottir, Brynhildur; Klinger, Dane H.; Levin, Simon A.; Rovenskaya, Elena; Stenseth, Nils Chr. (Elsevier BV, 2018-01)
    This Special Issue is intended to help readers gain a better understanding of the various definitions of blue growth, as well as to give a heightened awareness of the constraints of, and possibilities within, the important concept. Increased communication ...