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AFFORNORD
			: Effects on Ecosystems, Landscape and Rural Development

AFFORNORD : Effects on Ecosystems, Landscape and Rural Development »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Bjarni Didrik Sigurdsson , Gudmundur Halldorsson , and Edda Sigurdis Oddsdottir

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317184

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, AFFORNORD, Afforestation, Ecosystems, Nordic Countries, Biodiversity, Landscape Dynamics

The Nordic project AFFORNORD studied the effects of afforestation on ecosystems, landscape and rural development in the years 2004-2006. Forests play a major role in the environment and economy of the Nordic countr...

Nordic civic society organisations and the future of welfare services
			: A model for Europe?

Nordic civic society organisations and the future of welfare services : A model for Europe? »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Aila-Leena Matthies

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312899

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, National Welfare, Civic Society, Existing Research, Nordic Analysis, European Researchers, European Context

When well functioning national welfare states are put under pressure, also the tasks of civic society and citizens' mutual responsibility are being re-defined. Hence, the significance of the civic society organisat...

Evaluation and control of occupational health risks from nanoparticles

Evaluation and control of occupational health risks from nanoparticles »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2007

ISBN: 9789289315630

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Rapid Growth, Nanoparticle Industry, Nordic Countries, Engineering Techniques, Welding Fume, Carbon Black

Rapid growth in the nanoparticle industry is anticipated in the Nordic countries owing to highly focused national research and investment initiatives. Knowledge on consequences for occupational exposures to enginee...

Public Health - ethical issues

Public Health - ethical issues »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sirpa Soini

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322348

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Committee, Bioethics, Reykjavik, Ethical Issues, Public Health, Individual Freedom

The Nordic Committee on Bioethics organised a conference in Reykjavik in August 2010 to discuss ethical issues relating to public health. The speakers of the conference have contributed to this book, which offers w...

Fatal occupational accidents in the Nordic countries 2003 - 2008

Fatal occupational accidents in the Nordic countries 2003 - 2008 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Leifur Gústafsson , and Kristinn Tómasson

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321891

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Fatal Occupational Accidents, Prevention Strategies, Investigation Process, Registration Process, Agriculture

This report is a review of the Nordic countries systems regarding fatal occupational accidents, i.e. the reporting process, the investigation process, the registration process, the registries, and the legal statute...

Increased exchange in the Building Sector
			: Building Legislation in Balticum and Poland

Increased exchange in the Building Sector : Building Legislation in Balticum and Poland »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Sidsel Jerkö

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289317429

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordic Countries, Housing Construction, Building Legislation, Baltic Countries, Poland

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

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...

Waterbird Populations and Pressures in the Baltic Sea

Waterbird Populations and Pressures in the Baltic Sea »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Jochen Bellebaum , Szymon Bzoma , Mindaugas Dagys , Jan Durinck , Stefan Garthe , Gennady Grishanov , Martti Hario , Stefan Heinänen , Jan Jacob Kieckbusch , Ib Krag Petersen , Jan Kube , Andres Kuresoo , Kjell Larsson , Leho Luigujoe , Wodzimierz Meissner , Markku Mikkola Roos , Leif Nilsson , Stefan Pihl , Henrik Skov , Nicole Sonntag , Antra Stipniece , Andy Stock , Hans W. Nehls , and Ramnas Žydelis

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289322492

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Wintering Waterbirds, Census, Baltic Sea, Herbivorous Species, Seaducks, Offshore Distribution

This report outlines the results of the internationally coordinated census of wintering waterbirds in the Baltic Sea 2007-2009 undertaken under the SOWBAS project (Status of wintering Waterbird populations in the B...

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...

ODS waste treatment in the Nordic Countries
			: A Nordic Ozone Group Project 2011

ODS waste treatment in the Nordic Countries : A Nordic Ozone Group Project 2011 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289324502

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmentally Sound Disposal, Climate Change, Treatment Technologies, Waste Infrastructure, Nordic Chemical Group, Nordic Waste Group

Environmentally sound disposal of Ozone Depleting Substances is increasingly recognized as an important issue in terms of both the protection of the ozone layer and the effect on climate change. However, there is o...