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Urban Patterns of Growth
			: The Geography of Suppliers of High-Tech Companies in the Nordic Countries

Urban Patterns of Growth : The Geography of Suppliers of High-Tech Companies in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Marcus Adolphson , Niels Boje Groth , Heikki Eskelinen , Olaf Foss , Frants Gundersen , Mats Johansson , Timo Lautanen , Pasi Saukkonen , and Lars Winther

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289324717

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Urban Patterns of Growth, Nordic Regional Policy, Co-operation Programme, Nordic Countries, Economic Growth, Case Studies

Urban Patterns of Growth was carried out for the preparation of the Nordic regional policy co-operation programme 2013-2016 and national regional policies in the Nordic countries. A key issue is the concentration o...

Development of criteria for acceptance of monolithic waste at landfills

Development of criteria for acceptance of monolithic waste at landfills »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): David Bendz , Jacob Gudbjerg , Ole Hjelmar , Jesper Holm , Jutta Laine-Ylijoki , Håkan Rosqvist , Pascal Suèr , and Margareta Wahlström

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313797

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Study, Monolithic Waste, Council Decision, PA-group, Nordic Council of Ministers, Landfills

A Nordic study has been carried out to develop a methodology for the setting of criteria for acceptance of monolithic waste at landfills in accordance with the requirements in the Council Decision 2003/33/EC, to re...

Nordic Monitoring of diet, physical activity and overweight
			: Validation of indicators

Nordic Monitoring of diet, physical activity and overweight : Validation of indicators »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): LF Andersen , SA Anderssen , W Becker , K Borodulin , S Fagt , M Fogelholm , MV Groth , I Gunnarsdottir , S Helakorpi , E Kolle E , J Matthiessen , M Rosenlund-Sørensen , R Simonen , T Sveinsson , T Tammelin , H Thorgeirsdottir , E Trolle , and L Valsta

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289322584

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Working Group, Nordic Monitoring System, Survey Methods (diet), Objective Method (physical Activity), Overweight, Validation Studies

In 2007, a Nordic working group was established with the aim to describe a future Nordic monitoring system on diet, physical activity and overweight. The monitoring system should be simple and at relatively low cos...

Age at retirement by educational background in Nordic countries

Age at retirement by educational background in Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289326667

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Labour Force, Nordic Countries, Retirement Age, Absent Additional Pension Policy Changes, Educational Level, Field of Study

The labour force in Nordic countries will change over the next few years. Absent additional pension policy changes, a majority of working persons age 50 and older will retire by 2020. Average retirement age varies...

Fourth Nordic Workshop on Food and Waterborne Viruses

Fourth Nordic Workshop on Food and Waterborne Viruses »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anna Charlotte Schultz , and Birgit Nørrung

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289314817

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Enteric Viruses, Oysters and Raspberries, Norovirus, Risk Assessment, Risk Analysis Studies, Nordic Workshop

Why are there no standardised methods for the detection of enteric viruses in food and water? This is a repeated question raised by the industry and food authority in particular in connection with the recent norovi...

Nordic Seabird Colony Databases
			: Results of a Nordic project on seabird breeding colonies in Faroes, Greenland, Iceland, Jan Mayen and Svalbard

Nordic Seabird Colony Databases : Results of a Nordic project on seabird breeding colonies in Faroes, Greenland, Iceland, Jan Mayen and Svalbard »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Vidar Bakken , David Boertmann , Harvey Goodwin , Anders Mosbech , Bergur Olsen , Aevar Petersen , and Hallvard Ström

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313018

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Arctic Nordic Action Plan, Seabird Colonies, Colony Survey Data, Study Plot Information, Format Harmonization, Conservation Status

Internationally important seabird resources are found in the Nordic countries (Greenland, Faeroes, Iceland, Jan Mayen, and Svalbard). To fulfill a recommendation of the Arctic Nordic Action Plan 1999, a project was...

Practical Methods for Assessing Private Climate Finance Flows

Practical Methods for Assessing Private Climate Finance Flows »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Nella Canales Trujillo , Mikko Halonen , Julia Illman , and Shelagh Whitley

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327022

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Climate Finance Commitment, Developing Countries, Climate Action, Three Nordic Case Studies, Mobilising Private Investment, Finance Landscape

In spite of the climate finance commitment by the developed countries to mobilise jointly 100 billion USD per year by 2020 to address the needs of developing countries from a wide variety of sources, there is no cl...

The True Costs of REACH

The True Costs of REACH »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289310796

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, European Community, Proposed New Chemicals Policy, Independent Researchers, Environmental Benefits, Public Sector Studies, Industry-oriented Study

The proposed new chemicals policy of the European Community, REACH, is an important new development in environmental protection. Rather than waiting for government or independent researchers to determine that chemi...

Nordic monitoring of diet, physical activity and overweight
			: First collection of data in all Nordic Countries 2011

Nordic monitoring of diet, physical activity and overweight : First collection of data in all Nordic Countries 2011 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): LF Andersen , K Borodulin , H Enghardt Barbieri , S Fagt , J Matthiessen , LB Rasmussen , T Sveinsson , H Thorgeirsdottir , and E Trolle

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289324090

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Study of Diet, Frequency of Intake, Physical Activity, Overweight, Obesity, Dietary Intake

The report describes the results of the first collection of data in the joint Nordic monitoring study of diet, physical activity and overweight. The study provides baseline data for frequency of intake in selected...

Intake of caffeine and other methylxanthines during pregnancy and risk for adverse effects in pregnant women and their foetuses

Intake of caffeine and other methylxanthines during pregnancy and risk for adverse effects in pregnant women and their foetuses »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): H. C. Andersson , H. Hallström , and B.A Kihlman

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289310987

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Methylxanthines in Foods, Epidemiological Studies, Nordic Working Group, Food Toxicology and Risk Evaluation, Influence on Fertility, Infants and Young Children

The first part of the report deals with occurrence of methylxanthines in foods, beverages, and medicines, and estimates of caffeine intake. In addition, a short review of the pharmacological and toxicological actio...