Ecosystem changes, past and present

Session organisers:
Egill Erlendsson, University of Iceland, (egille@hi.is)
Guðrún Gísladóttir, University of Iceland, (ggisla@hi.is)
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Ecosystem changes, past and present I
Chair: Guðrún Gísladóttir
Parallel session A – Wednesday 12 June, 13:15-14:45
Location: Room 6 – Lögberg 205
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Agata Marzecova, Annika Mikomägi, Mariell Jüssi & Tiiu Koff
Shifts in the productivity of two small Icelandic lakes over recent centuries: Question of climate and environmental forcing

Sigrún Dögg Eddudóttir, Egill Erlendsson, Guðrún Gísladóttir
Early- to mid-Holocene vegetation development in northern Iceland: project outline and preliminary results

Egill Erlendsson & Guðrún Gísladóttir
The impact of tephra on wetland vegetation in southern Iceland: A palaeoecological approach

Friðþór Sófus Sigurmundsson, Guðrún Gísladóttir, Egill Erlendsson
The natural and cultural landscape dynamics in the Öræfi district south of Vatnajökull glacier Iceland

 

Ecosystem changes, past and present II
Chair: Egill Erlendsson
Parallel session B – Wednesday 12 June, 15:15-16:45
Location: Room 6 – Lögberg 205
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Timo Pitkänen, Maija Mussaari & Niina Käyhkö
Assessing changes, present quality and restoration potential of semi-natural grasslands by land cover / land use change trajectories

Jukka Käyhkö et al.
How to preserve the tundra in a warming climate?

Alma Elizabeth Thuestad, Hans Tømmervik, Per Fauchald, Dorothee Erich & Vera Hausner
Mapping land use and land cover in circumpolar tundra regions: A large scale comparative remote sensing study

Rannveig Ólafsdóttir, Micael Runnström & Ólafur Arnalds
Ecological sensitivity – how sensitive is it? Attempt to map ecological sensitivity on a national scale

 

Ecosystem changes, past and present III
Chair: Guðrún Gísladóttir
Parallel session C – Wednesday 12 June, 17:00-18:30
Location: Room 6 – Lögberg 205
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Kate Rowntree
Integrating geomorphology into the classification of ecological condition: GAI and the Ecostatus model for South African rivers

Risto Kalliola
Human pressure and impact in coastal areas

Anouk van Stokkom, Rannveig Ólafsdóttir & Guðrún Gísladóttir
Algal blooms seasonality along the coast of Iceland, and a case study modelling of volcanic influences