Essays about: "Reykjavík"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 essays containing the word Reykjavík.

  1. 1. Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) for disincentivizing car ownership and use in Reykjavík

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Francisco Javier Ari Quintana; [2021]
    Keywords : Transportation; Car ownership; Shared mobility; Mobility-as-a-Service; MaaS; Disincentives; Reykjavík;

    Abstract : Iceland faces problems in achieving decarbonization goals, especially regarding its transportation sector having highly car-oriented passenger transport in the capital city, Reykjavík. Therefore, there is a need to shift toward more sustainable transport modes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Brákarey Wellness

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

    Author : Óli Geir Kristjánsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Iceland; Wellness; Bathing; Harbor; Sea; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Our decisions from the past affect the present time. The same is true of the decisions we make today. How do we want to see our local environment in the future? In the western part of Iceland there is an island called Brákarey. Brákarey is connected via bridge to the town of Borgarnes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Empirical Evaluation of Using Contextual Methods to Describe Digital Work Environment: Survey Study at Reykjavik University

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informatik och media

    Author : Ruochen Wang; [2021]
    Keywords : Contextual Persona Method; Contextual Think-Aloud Method; Digital Work Environment;

    Abstract : Digitalization in work environment has been a trend in recent years and has profound impact on the way people work. We see the application of digital technologies in workplace greatly benefits people’s daily work, but we also notice health problems such as stress and pressure caused by poorly designed software systems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Analysis of Observed Discrepancies in Precipitation Measurements in the Complex Terrain of East-Iceland

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Luft-, vatten- och landskapslära

    Author : Páll Ágúst Þórarinsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Precipitation; precipitation measurements; weather observation; complex terrain; weather regimes; Iceland; Nederbörd; nederbördmätningar; väder observationer; komplex terräng; vädersituationen; Island;

    Abstract : Spatial distribution of precipitation in complex terrain can be very uneven and there are many factors to consider when studying it. The goal of this study was such a problem; to analyse the difference in observed annual precipitation in the complex terrain of Seyðisfjörður, a fjord in East-Iceland. The study was carried out in three parts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Preventing knowable risk at the cost of long-term thinking : a critical analysis of the discursive construction of adaptation in Icelandic policies

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Silja Elvarsdóttir; [2020]
    Keywords : climate change adaptation and mitigation; policy discourse; risk; problematization; What’s the Problem Represented to be?; Reykjavík municipality; Government of Iceland;

    Abstract : The discursive construction of climate change adaptation as a policy issue gives rise to material practices that have real effects on people‘s lives, and should thus be critically interrogated. In the realm of adaptation policies, the Nordic countries have been at the forefront, but for Icelandic decision-makers the topic remains relevantly novel. READ MORE