Essays about: "Iceland"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 171 essays containing the word Iceland.

  1. 1. Assessing evolution of ice caps in Suðurland, Iceland, in years 1986 - 2014, using multispectral satellite imagery

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Alicja Miodonska; [2019]
    Keywords : remote sensing; multispectral satellite imagery; Landsat; Iceland; glaciers; ice caps; Geography; GIS; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The study focuses on the application of multispectral satellite imageries in glaciological studies. It aims to assess how the Icelandic glaciers have evolved over the last decades (from the 1980s to 2014). The study area covers Mýrdalsjökull and Eyjafjallajökull ice caps located in Suðurland, Iceland. READ MORE

  2. 2. Political Climate : How Environmental Attitudes relates to Support for Radical Right-wing Parties in the Nordic Countries

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Agnes Duregård; [2019]
    Keywords : Radical right-wing parties; Nordic countries; environmental attitudes; post-materialist values; Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Norway; Sweden; populism; environmentalism;

    Abstract : The Nordic countries are geographically, culturally and politically close, and have all witnessed an upsurge in support for radical right-wing parties over the past decades. Although the five parties: the Danish People’s Party, the Finns Party, the Icelandic Progressive Party, the Norwegian Progress Party, and the Sweden Democrats, are different when it comes to party history and how accepted they have been by other parties, they are today similar in their anti-immigration rhetoric, their critique of the established elites and to some extent their welfare chauvinism. READ MORE

  3. 3. Finns det ett samband mellan födelsedatum och prestation vid avelsbedömning av Islandshästar?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry

    Author : Malin Paulsson; [2018]
    Keywords : age; breeding; assessment; rideability; conformation;

    Abstract : The brood mare’s estrus season start in February and continues to September. It results in foal being born between Mars and September, which makes the age difference up to six months in the same calendar year. READ MORE

  4. 4. Performing the Nation through Nature: A Study of Nationalism and Cultural Objectification : Stories from Icelandic Northern Lights Tours

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Alexander Sallstedt; [2018]
    Keywords : cultural objectification; nationalism; Iceland; northern lights;

    Abstract : Two things are examined in this ethnography. The first regards a local stigmatization of the northern lights tourism industry in Iceland. A stigma, which this thesis argues, is related to a commercial saturation – or, pollution – of Icelandic national identity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Icelandic Northern Light Rooms

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Hlynur Daði Sævarsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Nature; Northern lights; Architecture; Turf houses; Iceland; Mývatn; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : This project proposes a design of dwelling for visitors and locals, who wants to enjoy one of earths beautiful phenomena, in this case the northern lights. The dwelling is located near the lake Mývatn. READ MORE