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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 particle...

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 the curricu...

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 impact on compa...

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 producing...

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-operation....

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 indicators of...

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 education in...

Anglerfish (Lophius spp) in Nordic waters

Anglerfish (Lophius spp) in Nordic waters »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Otte Bjelland, Chevonne H. Laurenson, Kjell H. Nedreaas, Lise Helen Ofstad, Einar Jónsson, and Trond Thangstad

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289314169

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Anglerfish, Fishing Pressure, Nordic Fishing Regions, Stock Management, Spawning Behaviour, Migratory Behaviour

The demand for anglerfish for human consumption has increased in the last couple of decades because of the delicate consistency of its meat. Accordingly, the fishing pressure has increased considerably in all Nordic fishing...

Cucurbitacins in plant food

Cucurbitacins in plant food »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Hans Christer Andersson, Jørn Gry, and Inge Søborg

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313810

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Poisoning, Cucurbitaceous Vegetables, Toxic Compounds, Cucurbitacins, Squash, Cucurbitaceous Plants

Poisoning due to Cucurbitaceous vegetables seems to be linked to intake of immensely bitter vegetables. The bitter and toxic compounds in these vegetables are cucurbitacins, which are well known in wild varieties of these fo...

Aggregation of indicators for biological diversity in the Nordic countries
			: Proceedings and recommendations from the workshop at Tune Landboskole, Denmark, 29 - 30 March 2006

Aggregation of indicators for biological diversity in the Nordic countries : Proceedings and recommendations from the workshop at Tune Landboskole, Denmark, 29 - 30 March 2006 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Gudmundur A. Gudmundsson, Ari-Pekka Auvinen, Anders Glimskär, Gregor Levin, Bo Normander, and Odd Stabbetorp

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313711

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Common Goal, Biodiversity, Species Abundance, Species Composition, Habitat Structure, Nordic Biodiversity Index

The Nordic countries have a common goal to halt the decline in biological diversity by 2010. Indicators and indices are important tools to describe the development in biodiversity and hence evaluate the 2010-target.At a work...