News from NORDRESS


We congratulate our NORDRESS partners, Guðrún Gísladóttir, Deanne Bird & Emmanuel Pagneux who recently published the research article What can we learn from previous generations? Álftaver´s experience of the 1918 […]


We congratulate our NORDRESS partner, Hans Jørgen Henriksen who, together with his college Susie Mielby, recently published the research article Hydrogeological Studies Integrating the Climate, Freshwater Cycle, and Catchment Geography […]


We congratulate our NORDRESS partners, Rasmus Dahlberg, Morten Thanning Vendelø, Birgitte Refslund Sørensen and Kristian Cedervall Lauta, who recently published the research article Offshore is Onshore: Scalability, Synchronization, and Speed […]


We congratulate our NORDRESS partners, Deanne Bird & Guðrún Gísladóttir, who recently published the paper Enhancing tourists’ safety in volcanic areas: An investigation of risk communication initiatives in Iceland in International […]

Congratulations Guðrún Pétursdóttir!

Guðrún Pétursdóttir, associate professor at the University of Iceland and Project Co-ordinator of NORDRESS was honored yesterday by the Icelandic Association of Graduate. She was recognized for her contribution to […]


We congratulate our NORDRESS partners who recently published the paper Rockslide in Askja, C-Iceland, on 21st July 2014 in the Icelandic periodical The Naturalist. Jón Kristinn Helgason, Sigríður Sif Gylfadóttir, […]

Workshop participation

NORDRESS work to inform set up for research project in Japan. The NORDESS team member Dr. Uta Reichardt was invited to present the work done under WP 5.5 at the International […]


NORDRESS is happy to announce two new publications on infrastructure resilience. „Developing scenarios to explore impacts and weaknesses in aviation response exercises for volcanic ash eruptions in Europe“ was published  […]


NORDRESS is proud to announce a new publication in the Journal Tourist Studies on:„The sublime attraction of active volcanoes: An exploration of tourists´experiences during a long distance hiking route in […]

New research!

New research funded by NORDRESS and led by Deanne Bird and Guðrún Gísladóttir of the University of Iceland looks at how communities responded to evacuation orders during the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull eruptions and […]


NORDRESS is proud to announce a new publication in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction:  Participatory early warning and monitoring systems: A Nordic framework for web-based flood risk management, […]

An unusual NORDRESS meeting!

An unusual NORDRESS meeting took place in Copenhagen on Sept 17-18 2018. More than 20 partners gathered to explore how their work and findings in NORDRESS can be presented to […]

Congratulation Dr. Reichardt!

NORDRESS is proud to announce that on May 4 one of its PhD students, Uta Reichardt, defended her PhD thesis “Ash and Aviation in Europe: A Stakeholder Analysis of Preparedness […]

IDRiM Journal – Deadline submission

The IDRIM Society are pleased to inform you that the DEADLINE for submission of papers based on work presented at the IDRiM 2017 Conference in Iceland has been extended to 31 December  2017. Please […]

Congratulations Dr. Dahlberg!

NORDRESS is proud to announce that on October 25 2017 one of its PhD students, Rasmus Dahlberg, defended his PhD thesis „From Risk to Resilience Challenging Predictability in Contemporary Disaster […]

IDRIM2017 Conference, 23-25 August, 2017

IDRiM2017- Program ORGANIZING COMMITTEES IDRiM2017 Local Organizing Committtee Guðrún Pétursdóttir Guðrún Gísladóttir Harpa Dís Jónsdóttir Ingibjörg Lilja Ómarsdóttir Michiko Sawai IDRiM2017 Scientific Program Committee Guðrún  Pétursdóttir Guðrún Gísladóttir Ana Maria […]


Mobility grants have been awarded to: WP 3.1 To take part in the XV International Conference of the European Society of Traumatic Stress Studies in Odense, Denmark. WP 3.1. To […]


Mobility grants have been awarded to: WP 3.1 for a study visit to Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. WP 4.2 for a field work in Iceland. WP 4.2 to represent NORDRESS […]

IDRiM Conference in Reykjavík

IDRiM 2017 – Conference on Integrated Disaster Risk Management        The 8th Conference of the International Society for Integrated Disaster Risk Management (IDRiM 2017) will take place in Reykjavík, […]

WP3 publish a paper

Team members in NORDRESS WP3 have published a paper in BMJ OPEN volume 6, issue 9, 2016 ! Long term health effects of the Eyjafjallajokull volcanic eruption a prospective cohort […]

NSSA GRANTS September 2016

Mobility grants have been awarded to: WP 3.1 to visit Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm to gather data for a project. WP 3.1 to visit and work with the Swedish disease […]

Summer vacations

The NORDRESS office will be closed due to summer vacations from Tuesday the 5th of July until the 3rd of August.  


NORDRESS first PhD Edda Björk Þórðardóttir defended her Doctoral thesis at the University of Iceland on June 7th 2016. Edda Björk is the first NORDRESS doctoral student to  complete her […]

The first MSc graduation within NORDRESS

Bergþóra Njála Guðmundsdóttir completed her MSc studies in Environment and Natural Resources from the Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Iceland in June 2016. Her thesis is entitled […]

Doctoral grant

Uta Reichardt, NORDRESS WP5.5 doctoral student has received a 2-year doctoral grant from ISAVIA, the Iceland Airport and Air Navigation Control Centre, to complete her study air traffic and the […]

NSSA mobility grant

Silje Aurora  Andresen from NTNU in Trondheim, NORDRESS WP 4 doctoral student, has just completed a 6 week stay with Professor Guðrún Gísladóttir and her team at the University of […]

NORDRESS Annual meeting 2016

The first  NORDRESS Annual meeting will be held in Copenhagen on Monday May 9th 2016 from 10 – 18.45 followed by dinner. The meeting will take place at Hotel SP34 […]


Mobility grants have been awarded to: WP 4.3 for participation in COWM2016 conference. WP 5.1 for a study visit to NGI. WP 5.4 for participation in the cruise ship disaster […]

NORDRESS Annual Meeting 2016

The NORDRESS 2016 annual meeting will be arranged  „back-to-back“ with the international conference Adaptation Futures 2016, which will be held in Rotterdam on May 10-13 2016. The NORDRESS meeting […]


Mobility grants have been awarded to: WP 3.1 for study visit to Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm Sweden and project meeting in the Vestfjords. WP 4.2 for field trip to Northern […]

NORDRESS in Göteborg

NORDRESS took part in a conference on the development of civil protection in the Nordic countries, organized by NORDRED and held in Göteborg on Sept 14-16 2015. The NORDRESS project […]

Two little reminders

We would like to mention two things as gentle reminders. First: Please let us know about any events, presentations, publications or the like that are either directly or indirectly related […]

NORDRESS Kick off meeting

We hope that everyone has gained an overview of NORDRESS and a good feeling for her/his own roles in the project at the meeting in January. We managed to find many possibilities […]

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From Gap to Caps

A member of the NORDRESS team Dr. Björn Karlsson delivered recently the final report of his Task in the EU project „From Gaps to Caps“ (Risk Management Capability on Gaps Identification […]

Rasmus Dahlberg in the media !

Rasmus Dahlberg, from Copenhagen Center for Disaster Research in the The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service. Áskoranir en óvíst um vandamál (Only in Icelandic)