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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...

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 o...

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...

Sports Nutrition Products
			: A Nordic Consumer Study

Sports Nutrition Products : A Nordic Consumer Study »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Mari Bjerck , Siv Elin Ånestad , Benedicte Hauge , and Alexander Schjøll

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318600

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Consumers' Behaviours, Sports Nutrition, Ethnographic, Nutrition Products, Weight-lifting, Bicycling

This report examines the Nordic consumers' behaviours and attitudes in the sports nutrition category. The methodological approach has consisted of three components, two focus groups with users of sports nutrition p...

Products in household waste
			: An exploratory study in the Nordic Countries

Products in household waste : An exploratory study in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Thomas Lindhqvist , and Åke Thidell

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318525

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Household Waste, Waste Flow Composition, Electrical Equipment, Electronic Equipment, Furniture, Waste Analysis

The generation of household waste is increasing at least as fast as consumption. More and more products are produced, bought, consumed and discarded. The question is where do all these products end up? The aim of t...

Abatement control and regulation of emission and ambient concentration of odour and allergens from livestock farming

Abatement control and regulation of emission and ambient concentration of odour and allergens from livestock farming »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Mona Arnold , Albert Bleeker , Jakob Bønløkke , Ole Hertel , Per Løfstrøm , Katja Pupiti , Torben Sigsgaard , and Peter Vangsbo Madsen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318372

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Population, Health Impact, Agricultural Sector, Animal Households, Urban Population, Bioaerosols

There is a growing concern in the population in the Nordic countries regarding the health impact in connection with the releases of odour and bioaerosols as allergens and other compounds from the agricultural secto...

Alkaloids in edible lupin seeds
			: A toxicological review and recommendations

Alkaloids in edible lupin seeds : A toxicological review and recommendations »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jørn Gry , and Kirsten Pilegaard

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318020

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Toxicity Data, Natural Toxicants, Lupin Seeds, Quinolizidin Alkaloids, Substituting Wheat, Safe Use

The report reviews the toxicity data on inherent natural toxicants in lupin seeds, especially quinolizidin alkaloids. Lupin seeds are increasingly used in the Nordic countries, partially substituting wheat flour in...