Category Archives: Environment

New article: “Emergency Hospital Visits in Association with Volcanic Ash, Dust Storms and Other Sources of Ambient Particles: A Time-Series Study in Reykjavík, Iceland.”

New article in Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 12(4): 4047 – 4059. (Paper on publisher web site) Emergency Hospital Visits in Association with Volcanic Ash, Dust Storms and Other Sources of Ambient Particles: A Time-Series Study in Reykjavík, Iceland. Advertisements

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Image for “Earlier bird migration”

Addition to https://envnatres.wordpress.com/2013/11/13/earlier-bird-migration/

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Earlier bird migration

An interesting study by University of East Anglia (and University of Iceland, Tomas G Gunnarsson) found that individual (adult) birds are not migrating earlier, rather, since they nest earlier, the young birds migrate earlier. So warming climate is allowing the … Continue reading

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MS Thesis: Yannick Rousseau

Last Tuesday, 1 October, Yannick defended his master’s thesis in Environment and Natural Resources, from Faculty of Earth Sciences, entitled: Impact of climate change on thermal power plants: case study of thermal power plants in France In his thesis Yannick … Continue reading

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Presentation about “Ash detection and monitoring”

Ash detection and monitoring.NORDVULK SUMMER SCHOOL 2013: Remote sensing techniques in a dynamic geological setting, Nordic Volcanological Center, Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Iceland. Venue: Kríunes, Kópavogur, Iceland, 17-24 August 2013.

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Air (not)quality in Beijing and south of Himalaya

Haze south of the Himalaya South of the Himalaya there is a “river” of haze, mix of agricultural fires, industrial and urban pollution, made worse by temperature inversion. India and Bangladesh region south of the Himalaya’s on 11 January 2013. … Continue reading

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Incredible extremes in Australian weather

There are many news about the conditions in Australia these days, but I couldn’t resist posting a few pictures about the conditions. Over the past couple of year parts of Australia have received more rain than normally due to a … Continue reading

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