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From ecosystem services to benefits of the Baltic Sea - indicators and threats

From ecosystem services to benefits of the Baltic Sea - indicators and threats »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Heini Ahtiainen , Janne Artell , and Janne Helin

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320696

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Eutrophication, Oil Spills, Invasive Species, Ecosystem, Baltic Sea, Economic Analysis

Eutrophication, oil spills, and invasive species. Indicators and human benefits from ecosystem services of the Baltic Sea. These were the token of discussion at the "Nordic Workshop on Economic Analysis of the Stat...

Increased exchange in the Building Sector
			: Conclusive report

Increased exchange in the Building Sector : Conclusive report »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Bengt Nyman

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319560

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Construction, Comparative Analysis, Regulations Accessible, Potential Actors, Harmonization, Competency Requirements

In November 2004 the Nordic Council of Ministers together with the Nordic countries, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland decided to initiate a collaboration by approving an action plan for improved co-operation b...

Enhanced incentives for mitigation efforts in the Land Use.
			: Land Use Change and Forestry sector in the next global climate change agreement

Enhanced incentives for mitigation efforts in the Land Use. : Land Use Change and Forestry sector in the next global climate change agreement »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jón Guðmundsson , Sten Gyldenkaerne , Gro Hylen , Mattias Lundblad , Hans Petersson , Kim Pingoud , Michelle Slaney , Tarja Tuomainen , and Lars Vesterdal

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318969

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, COP 15 Group, Climate Change, Technology Transfer, Legal Issues, Deforestation, LULUCF-sector

The Nordic Council of Ministers has set up the Nordic COP 15 Group to help achieve a successful outcome in the climate change negotiations at COP 15 in Copenhagen in December 2009. The Nordic COP 15 Group have iden...

Source-Receptor and Inverse Modelling to quantify urban PARTiculate emissions (SRIMPART)

Source-Receptor and Inverse Modelling to quantify urban PARTiculate emissions (SRIMPART) »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Bruce Denby , Christer Johansson , Matthias Karl , Ari Karppinen , Matthias Ketzel , Jaakko Kukkonen , Herdis Laupsa , Mia Pohjola , and Peter Wåhlin

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289319065

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Airborne Particulate Matter, Health Risk, Emission Sources, SRIMPART, Receptor Modelling, Inverse Modelling

Airborne particulate matter (PM) is considered to be a significant health risk for humans. Yet, concentration levels in much of Europe still remain high. One of the major emission sources of primary PM2.5 (airborne...

Northern Lights on PISA 2006
			: Differences and similarities in the Nordic countries

Northern Lights on PISA 2006 : Differences and similarities in the Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Tomas Matti

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318815

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Anthology, Syllabuses, PISA 2006, Socio-economic Status, Third Edition, Faroe Islands

Much is similar in the Nordic countries. But much is also different. The purpose of this anthology is to study the Nordic countries from some different perspectives by using data from PISA 2006. How different are t...

The Next Big Thing?
			: Trends Shaping Nordic Innovation

The Next Big Thing? : Trends Shaping Nordic Innovation »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jørn Bang Andersen , and Patrick Crehan

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318839

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Innovation, Economic Development, Globalisation, Climate Change, Nordic Co-operation, European Union

The Next Big Thing? Trends Shaping Nordic Innovation is written for people interested in and working with the issues of innovation, economic development, globalisation and climate change, and how these issues impac...

Interactions between Infections, Nutrients and Xenobiotics

Interactions between Infections, Nutrients and Xenobiotics »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311663

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Food Contamination, Chemical Substances, Xenobiotics, Microorganism Virulence, Food Toxicology, Uppsala University

During recent years there have been several incidents where symptoms of disease have been linked to consumption of food contaminated by chemical substances (e.g. TCDD). Furthermore, outbreaks of infections in food...

Rethinking Nordic Co-operation in Higher Education 
			: National and Institutional Case Studies

Rethinking Nordic Co-operation in Higher Education : National and Institutional Case Studies »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Peter Maassen , Therese Marie Uppstrøm , and Terhi Nokkala

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311397

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, International Co-operation, Economization, Marketization, Strengthening, Rethinking Nordic Cooperation, Northern Europe

This report contains the empirical data and case descriptions of a study on internationalisation in higher education in the Nordic countries. A special emphasis is made on the Nordic dimension in international co-o...

Methane Oxidising Bacteria as Environmental Indicators

Methane Oxidising Bacteria as Environmental Indicators »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anne Grethe Hestnes , Svend Jørgen Binnerup , Mette Marianne Sven-ning , and Ingvild Wartiainen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311366

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Methane Oxidising Bacteria, Methanotrophs, Halogenated Hydrocarbon, Environmental Perturbations, Chlorofluoromethanes, Monooxygenase Enzymes

This report focuses on methane oxidising bacteria (methanotrophs). The key function of methanotrophs as methane consumers and degraders of halogenated hydrocarbons bring them in the perspective of being useful indi...

Rethinking Nordic Co-operation in Higher Education
			: Internationalization of Higher Education Institutions in Northern Europe in the Light of Bologna

Rethinking Nordic Co-operation in Higher Education : Internationalization of Higher Education Institutions in Northern Europe in the Light of Bologna »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Peter Maassen , and Therese Marie Uppstrøm

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311335

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Internationalization, Higher Education, Academic Goals, Economization, Marketization, Empirical Data

This report presents the main outcomes of a study on internationalization in higher education in the Nordic countries, funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers. The study focuses on how academic goals of higher ed...