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  • Ragnarsdóttir, Anna Guðrún; Runólfsson, Birgir Þór; Árnason, Ragnar (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands, 2017-12-19)
    Economic distortions created by the dairy farming support system in Iceland are examined in this paper. Specifically, the impact of the direct payments component of this system is analyzed. The analysis lead to the conclusion that the form of direct ...
  • Wang, Juan; Janson, Christer; Lindberg, Eva; Holm, Mathias; Gislason, Thorarinn; Benediktsdóttir, Bryndís; Johannessen, Ane; Schlünssen, Vivi; Jogi, Rain; Franklin, Karl A.; Norbäck, Dan (Elsevier BV, 2020-06)
    Aim: To investigate whether exposure to dampness and mold at home and at work induce sleep disturbances and daytime sleepiness among adults. Materials and methods: Associations between onset of sleep disturbances and dampness, mold and mold odor at ...
  • Hermannsson, Birgir (Stofnun stjórnsýslufræða og stjórnmála við Háskóla Íslands, 2018-06-20)
    Í greininni eru raktar deilur um setu Íslandsráðherra í ríkisráði Dana frá því að stjórnarskráin var sett árið 1874 og fram til 1915. Deilurnar varða túlkun á stöðulögunum frá 1870 og því hvort danska stjórnarskráin næði til Íslands að einhverju ...
  • Caricchi, Luca; Petrelli, Maurizio; Bali, Eniko; Sheldrake, Tom; Pioli, Laura; Simpson, Guy (Frontiers Media SA, 2020-02-07)
    The Holuhraun–Bárdarbunga (Iceland) eruption lasted approximately 6 months. Magma propagated laterally through a 40 km long dyke, while Bárdarbunga caldera was collapsing. This event was intensely monitored, providing an opportunity to investigate the ...
  • Árnason, Arnar; Hafsteinsson, Sigurjón Baldur (University of Iceland Press, 2018)
    This book is a contribution to debates concerning the state of death in the contemporary Western world. Taking up the argument that death there has recently undergone a revival, the book problematizes the idea that this revival is caused by general ...
  • Morino, Costanza; Conway, Susan J.; Balme, Matthew R.; Hillier, John; Jordan, Colm; Saemundsson, Thorsteinn; Argles, Tom (Wiley, 2018-09-20)
    Debris flows are fast-moving gravity flows of poorly sorted rock and soil, mixed and saturated with water. Debris-flow initiation has been studied using empirical and experimental modelling, but the geomorphic changes, indicative of different triggering ...
  • Rousta, Iman; Nasserzadeh, Mohammad; Jalali, Masoud; Haghighi, Esmaeil; Olafsson, Haraldur; Ashrafi, Saeide; Doostkamian, Mehdi; Ghasemi, Ali (MDPI AG, 2017-08-03)
    This study focused on decadalvariations of extreme precipitation thresholds within a 50-year period (1961–2010) for 250 stations of Iran’s northwest. The 99th percentile was used as the threshold of extreme precipitation. In order to analyze threshold ...
  • Holmlid, Leif; Olafsson, Sveinn (Elsevier BV, 2019-06)
    This work reports identification of muons by their characteristic life-time of 2.20 μs after laser-induction of their precursor mesons, both kaons K± and KL 0 and pions π± in ultra-dense hydrogen H(0). The pair-production signal from scattered muons ...
  • Boschini, M. J.; Torre, S. Della; Gervasi, M.; Grandi, D.; Jóhannesson, Guðlaugur; Vacca, G. La; Masi, N.; Moskalenko, I. V.; Pensotti, S.; Porter, T. A.; Quadrani, L.; Rancoita, P. G.; Rozza, D.; Tacconi, M. (American Astronomical Society, 2018-05-04)
    Local interstellar spectra (LIS) of primary cosmic ray (CR) nuclei, such as helium, oxygen, and mostly primary carbon are derived for the rigidity range from 10 MV to ~200 TV using the most recent experimental results combined with the state-of-the-art ...
  • Einarsson, Einar Jón; Patel, Mitesh; Petersen, Hannes; Wiebe, Thomas; Fransson, Per-Anders; Magnusson, Måns; Moëll, Christian (Springer Nature, 2016-11-10)
    The objective of cancer treatment is to secure survival. However, as chemotherapeutic agents can affect the central and peripheral nervous systems, patients must undergo a process of central compensation. We explored the effectiveness of this compensation ...
  • Zhu, Kaiqiang; Chen, Yushi; Ghamisi, Pedram; Jia, Xiuping; Benediktsson, Jon Atli (MDPI AG, 2019-01-22)
    Capsule networks can be considered to be the next era of deep learning and have recently shown their advantages in supervised classification. Instead of using scalar values to represent features, the capsule networks use vectors to represent features, ...
  • Dürig, Tobias; White, J. D. L.; Murch, A. P.; Zimanowski, B.; Büttner, R.; Mele, D.; Dellino, P.; Carey, R. J.; Schmidt, L. S.; Spitznagel, N. (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-06-29)
    The majority of Earth’s volcanic eruptions occur beneath the sea, but the limited number of direct observations and samples limits our understanding of these unseen events. Subaerial eruptions lend some insight, but direct extrapolation from the subaerial ...
  • Dürig, Tobias; White, J. D. L.; Zimanowski, B.; Büttner, R.; Murch, A.; Carey, R. J. (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-09-30)
    In 2012, the eruption of deep-sea volcano Havre produced an abundance of fine ash at a depth of ~ 1000 m below sea level. In this study the 2D shapes of Havre ash grains retrieved from the seafloor were compared quantitatively with those of particles ...
  • Larsen, Friðrik; Gudlaugsson, Thorhallur (Viðskiptafræðideild og hagfræðideild Háskóla Íslands, viðskiptafræðideild Háskólans í Reykjavík og Seðlabanki Íslands., 2016)
    The marketing of electricity is an increasingly significant issue following the liberalization of electricity markets. Substantial emphasis has been placed on green electricity, but the concept is vague to many consumers. In this paper, the focus is ...
  • Oddsson, Gudmundur V. (MDPI AG, 2020-03-10)
    Aquaculture intensity has been used for years as a means to gauge how much production a site makes using three terms: extensive, semi-intensive and intensive aquaculture production systems. The industry has a relatively coordinated understanding of ...
  • Juncu, Daniel (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2018-01)
    Deformation of geothermal reservoirs is a growing topic in the field of crustal deformation research. The deformation behavior of a geothermal resource can give us insight about its sustainability and can help to increase our understanding of reservoir ...
  • Gunnarsdóttir, Sigurlaug; Kristmundsson, Árni; Freeman, Mark A.; Björnsson, Ólafur Már; Zoëga, Gunnar Már (Laeknabladid/The Icelandic Medical Journal, 2016-05-04)
    Vanstarfsemi í fitukirtlum augnloka er algeng ástæða augnþurrks. Demodex-mítlar geta valdið slíkri vanstarfsemi og þar með hvarmabólgu með kláða, þurrki og almennri vanlíðan á augnsvæði. Það er mikilvægt að hafa Demodex-mítla í huga við greiningu ...
  • Sigurðarson, Eiríkur Smári (Saxo-instituttet, Københavns Universitet, 2017-04-01)
    An exploration of Aristotle's ideal of science between the philosophy of Plato and the "historical" research best exemplified by Herodotus.
  • Ólafsdóttir, Jóna; Hrafnsdóttir, Steinunn; Orjasniemi, Tarja (SAGE Publications, 2018-05-29)
    Aims: This research was designed to explore the extent to which the use of alcohol or drugs by one member of a family affects the psychosocial state of other family members. The study asks whether family members of substance abusers are more likely ...
  • Arnarsson, Arsaell (The Educational Research Institute, 2020-02-10)
    Sú skoðun að kynslóðin sem nú vex úr grasi sé útsettari fyrir depurð en þær sem á undan hafa komið er útbreidd bæði á meðal almennings og fagaðila. Markmið þessarar rannsóknar var að skoða hvernig algengi daglegrar depurðar íslenskra unglinga breyttist ...