We are recruiting a Research Fellow in Holistic Environmental/Ecological Innovations with experience in quantitative and qualitative geographic methods Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Iceland
A renewed volcanic eruption started on 3 August 2022 in the north-eastern part of the 2021 eruption site on the Reykjanes peninsula in Iceland which keeps changing and transforming the landscape in the valley and its surrounding areas as a result.
The Department of Geography and Tourism Studies of the University of Iceland in collaboration with colleagues from the UI Science Institute and Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic is offering an Aurora-supported intensive graduate-level field course on the use of geospatial technologies in hazard research and response in Seyðisfjörður, East Iceland. The 3 ECTS course takes place… Read more
Mapping the distribution of birch woodlands in Iceland Between 2010 and 2014 the Icelandic Forest Service (Skógræktin) created an assessment of the distribution of natural birch woodlands in Iceland through an extensive field- and aerial photo survey. Since then, no new assessment of the birch forests in Iceland has been made, although politics and planning… Read more
On 19. March 2021 a volcanic eruption started in the Geldingadalir valley at Fagradalsfjall mountain on the Reykjanes peninsula, South-West Iceland. The new lava field was named Fagradalshraun and after the first 6 months of activity had grown to cover an area of 4.8 square kilometers.
A cartogram is a map that displays areas proportional to variables of interest. A population cartogram, for example, shows an area resized according to the number of people who live there, so that unpopulated areas disappear from such a map. This foldable globe is such a cartogram representation, showing a gridded population cartogram projected onto… Read more