Environmental & Forest Sciences

SustainableDevelopment sköpun for a liveable environment

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Our Focus is on natural sciences, environmental sciences and forest sciences with emphasis on sustainability. We strve to increase and develop research and education in our fileds of speciality.

We are working towards increasing research and innovation in education in the field with domestic and international collaboration. Whe focus on the field of environment and land utilisation.

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Emphasis

THe Facutly of Environmental and Forest sciences emphasise to strenghten research, education and innovation in the field of natural sciences, environmental sciences and land use with focus on sustainability. With the changes in the climate our need for specialists in the field of environmental sciences is ever greater.  Our team of scientists and specialists strive to increase our knowledge of the environment, protect the nature and ecosystems so we may utilize our resources in a sustainable manner and prepare for the tasks of the future.

Research

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The Faculty is active in research and excels in the fields of ecological restoration, ecosystem ecology, land use change, wetland ecology, soil science and atmospheric sciences.
Gerlamengun í höfnum Faxaflóahafna

Project Manager: Hlynur Óskarsson

Long-term monitoring of the occurrence of anaerobic bacteria in waters of the ports of Faxaflóahafnir.

The monitoring consists of monthly sampling of surface water in 10 stations within the ports of Faxaflóahafnir, and the samples are analysed for e. coli and enterococcus. The results are published both monthly on the Faxaflóahafnir webpage and in an annual report. 

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THE PEOPLE

Head of Faculty: Isabel Barrio
Vice Head of Faculty: Ása Lovísa Aradóttir

Alejandro Salazar Villegas Assistant Professor
Anna Mariager Behrend PhD Student 
Arngrímur Thorlacius Associate Professor
Bjarni Diðrik Sigurðsson Professor
Emmanuel Pierre Pagneux Assistant Professor 
Fanney Ósk Gísladóttir Assistant Professor  
Hlynur Óskarsson Associate Professor 
Jónína Sigríður Þorláksdóttir PhD Student 
Jón Guðmundsson Assistant Professor 
Laura Barbero Palacios Research assistant
María Svavarsdóttir Research Specialist
Mathilde F. Marie Defourneaux PhD Student 
Ólafur Gestur Arnalds Professor
Pavla Dagsson Waldhauserová Program Director / Specialist 
Páll Sigurðsson Program Director / PhD Student 
Ragnhildur Helga Jónsdóttir Adjunct Lecturer
Ruth Phoebe Tchana Wandji PhD Student 
Sólveig Sanchez PhD Student 
Stephen John Hurling PhD Student 

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Knowledge in the field of sustainable use of resources, environment, planning and food production.

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Hvanneyri - 311 Borgarbyggð
Phone 433-5000
lbhi@lbhi.is
Kt. 411204-3590
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