The University Research Station in Hveragerdi

University of Iceland

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This is the home page for the University Research Station in Hveragerdi, Iceland as part of the University of Iceland. Research focus includes hot spring ecology, limnology and water quality, developing a hot spring and geothermal area educational website, Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) at geothermal fields planned for energy exploitation, and geothermal baths. The site provides information on the research station projects, partnering organizations, Environmental Impact Assessments, and information and images of two geothermal research areas. Also included are links to water related journals, various research centers and field stations, hot spring and thermal biology related sites, and glossaries.

Subject: Biology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Diversity, Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water, Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public, Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)
Extreme Environments: Extremely Hot
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Hydrology/Hydrogeology