The Environment and Natural Resources programme at the University of Iceland celebrates its first open seminar day where graduates present findings of their final projects

The ENR Day will be held this Friday, October 16, from 3pm-6pm in Askja (UI Natural sciences building), 3rd floor (Norvol Center). Nine ENR graduates (2008-2009) will give a short presentation of their final projects. A full schedule is attached.

Schedule:
15:00 Opening address - Guðrún Gísladóttir, chairperson of the Environment and Natural Resources Programme board
15:05 Why an interdisciplinary study programme in Environment and Natural Resources? - Guðrún Pétursdóttir, director of UI Institute for Sustainability Studies (UI-ISS)

Presentations by graduates 2008-2009:
15:15 Biofuel production methods based on Icelandic feedstocks: An environmental and economic evaluation - Elizabeth Anne Unger
15:30 Scenic natural landscapes in Iceland: An analysis of their visual characteristics and relationship to other Icelandic landscapes - Karen Pálsdóttir
15:45 Making sense of how things are managed: Using qualitative research methods in environmental and resource management - Sigríður Ólafsdóttir

16:00 Discussion

16:10 Environmental labelling in the seafood industry: Iceland’s perspective - Jónas Rúnar Viðarsson
16:25 Validating fish assemblages derived from cluster analysis performed on Icelandic groundfish survey data - Warsha Singh
16:40 Life Cycle Assessment on Icelandic cod product based on two different fishing methods: Environmental impacts from fisheries - Aðalbjörg Birna Guttormsdóttir

16:55 Discussion

17:05 Staðardagskrá 21, árangursmat 1998-2008 / Local Agenda 21 in Iceland, evaluation - Kristbjörg Ágústsdóttir
17:20  “Samfélagsleg ábyrgð fyrirtækja”: A baseline study of CSR media discourse in Iceland - Dagnþ Arnarsdóttir
17:35 Environmental impact assessment (EIA): Public participation - Ólafur Ögmundarson

17:50 Discussion

Chairmen of seminar:    
Brynhildur Davíðsdóttir, programme supervisor, Environment and Natural Resources and Guðmundur Ingi Guðbrandsson, project manager, UI Institute for Sustainability Studies.

Most presentations will be given in English. Everyone is welcome.

Birt:
Oct. 14, 2009
Höfundur:
Háskóli Íslands
Tilvitnun:
Háskóli Íslands „Dagur umhverfis- og auðlindafræðibrautar Háskóla Íslands“, Náttúran.is: Oct. 14, 2009 URL: http://natturan.is/d/2009/10/14/dagur-umhverfis-og-auolindafraeoibrautar-vio-hi/ [Skoðað:Sept. 20, 2019]
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