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What do scientists know about "laukagarða", described in the Icelandic sagas?

Palynology, the study of plant micro-fossils known as pollen, is used by palaeoecologists to identify the character of past plant communities. In Iceland, palynology has probably been used to best effect in discerning the transition from a natural landscape, influenced ... More...

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25.5.2010 Best Practices and Recommendations Guide

YOSCIWEB project has identified a set of recommendations, which help to create a popular scientific website, which would be liked by young people. Please take a look at the complete Final Report Summary - YOSCIWEB The YOSCIWEB final event was hel... More...


14.1.2010 Glaciers and Climate Change in Iceland: Outlook in the Beginning of the 21st Century

Glaciers cover 11% of Iceland. They are rapidly shrinking. The consequences of climate change is that glaciers will dissappear in 100-200 years. This presentation was origanally presented to Al Gore, the 45th Vice President of The United States, ... More...


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