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  • Clark, Deirdre (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2019-10-23)
    The reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the atmosphere is currently one of the main challenges facing humanity. One solution is carbon capture from concentrated sources and directly from the atmosphere, and long term storage in rocks. Basaltic ...
  • Jónsson, Jón Örvar G. (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2019-09)
    Soils are an important natural capital that provides multiple services to humans including provisioning food, feed and fibre, water filtration and stabilizing climate. Soil security and soil sustainability are the basis for obtaining many of the UN ...
  • Tirosh, Yoav (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, 2019-10)
    Ljósvetninga saga takes place in Northern Iceland during the tenth and eleventh centuries and focuses on the political maneuverings of the chieftain Guðmundr inn ríki Eyjólfsson and his son Eyjólfr. Most of the academic debate surrounding Ljósvetninga ...
  • Benediktsdóttir, Ásta Kristín (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of Icelandic and Comparative Cultural Studies, 2019-11)
    In the late 1940s an Icelandic writer, Elías Mar (1924–2007), wrote and published novels that were set in Reykjavík and dealt with young men’s same-sex desire and sexual identity crisis. Later he became quite outspoken about his bisexuality and a ...
  • Macdonald, Jed Ian; Macdonald, Jed Ian (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2019-05)
    Movements of animals en masse are impressive phenomena that continue to fascinate scientists of all persuasions. Fishes display some of the most striking examples, and an extensive literature has explored the subject in marine species with long ...
  • Þórólfsdóttir, Rósa B. (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-09)
    Introduction and aims: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia and its complex pathophysiology is incompletely understood. At the time of beginning of this work, genome-wide association studies (GWAS) on AF had yielded ...
  • Memon, Mohammad Shahbaz (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science, 2019-09)
    Scientific communities engaging in big data analysis face numerous challenges in managing complex computations and the related data on emerging and distributed computing infrastructures. Large-scale data analysis requires applications with simplified ...
  • Guðmundsdóttir, Ása Bryndís (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-06-04)
    Lækningamáttur Bláa Lónsins var uppgötvaður af sórasjúklingum skömmu eftir myndun þess og hafa jákvæð áhrif böðunar í lóninu verið staðfest í klínískum rannsóknum. Enn fremur hefur verið sýnt að böðun í lóninu samhliða UVB meðferð sé árangursríkari en ...
  • Priet-Mahéo, Morgane (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2019-09)
    As the Arctic Circle opens up due to the effects of global warming, the surrounding regions, and in particular the subarctic zone, experience both climatic and societal changes, which makes it imperative to understand the existing ecosystems. Lake ...
  • Müller, Gideon Philipp (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences, 2019-09-02)
    An active field of research in magnetism today involves studies of solitons -- localised magnetic textures possessing particle-like properties. They are considered promising for various applications but are also intriguing from a fundamental point of ...
  • Steinhaeuser, Sarah Sophie (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-08)
    The microenvironment is increasingly being recognized as a key player in supporting cancer progression. Therefore, investigating heterotypic interactions between cancer cells and their microenvironment is important for improving our understanding ...
  • Butwin, Mary (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2019-08-27)
    Dust is an important component of the earth-atmosphere system, affecting amongst other things air quality, vegetation, infrastructure, animal and human health. Iceland produces a large amount of dust, with dust storms reported frequently especially ...
  • Gopalan, Giridhar Raja (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Physical Sciences, 2019-08)
    The purpose of this thesis is to develop spatio-temporal statistical models for glaciology, using the Bayesian hierarchical framework. Specifically, the process level is modeled as a time series of computer simulator outputs (i.e., from a numerical ...
  • Ísleifsson, Sumarliði R. (Háskólaútgáfan, Sagnfræðistofnun Háskóla Íslands, 2015)
    Þessi bók, Tvær eyjar á jaðrinum. Ímyndir Íslands og Grænlands frá miðöldum til miðrar 19. aldar, fjallar um ytri ímyndir eða framandleika Íslands og Grænlands, frá því um 1100 og fram um 1850. Ímyndafræðin fjalla ekki síst um það hvernig ímyndir landa ...
  • Aðalsteinsdóttir, Auður (Háskóli Íslands, Hugvísindasvið, Íslensku- og menningardeild, 2016-02)
    Í þessari ritgerð er fjallað um vald ritdómara og virkni ritdóma á íslensku bókmenntasviði sem og í alþjóðlegu samhengi, allt frá upphafi fjölmiðlunar til dagsins í dag. Sýnt er fram á að vald ritdómarans er ætíð ótraust og að hann á sífellt á hættu ...
  • Remina, Dilixiati (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2019-03)
    The pigment producing melanocytes are derived from the neural crest cells and form precursor cells called melanoblasts. These cells proliferate and migrate to their destination in skin, hair and other organs where they differentiate into melanocytes ...
  • Gestsdóttir, Hildur (University of Iceland, School of Humanities, Faculty of History and Philosophy, 2014)
    Osteoarthritis has been intensively studied within the field of palaeopathology. For decades there was assumed to be a direct link between activity and the development of osteoarthritis, and this was reflected in the work which was carried out, with ...
  • Ólafsson, Skúli Sigurður (Háskóli Íslands, Hugvísindasvið, Guðfræði- og trúarbragðafræðideild, 2014-03-26)
    Lord’s Supper in Iceland 1570-1720. Procedure and Impact The Lord’s Supper in Iceland in the period from 1570 to 1720 is the core focus of this thesis. Limited research has been undertaken on this topic, despite its significance for a greater understanding ...
  • Jóhannesdóttir, Guðbjörg Rannveig (Háskóli Íslands, Hugvísindasvið, Sagnfræði- og heimspekideild, 2015-02)
    This thesis is a study of the aesthetics of Icelandic landscapes. The aim of the thesis is to gain a deeper understanding of the meaning of landscape and the values which are derived from the aesthetic experience of Icelandic landscapes, and to think ...
  • Torres de Miranda Pinto, Julian (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science, 2019-06-11)
    Steelmakers should consider diverting capital to the end-of-life services that promote circularity as a new strategy towards resource ownership retention and raw material selfsufficiency. These hold the key to curbing steel supply concerns in the ...

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