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The aim of this report is to investigate the potential for harnessing key features of Transformative Innovation to improve the design and the implementation of Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) strategies, based on empirical analyses.
Magma flow in the magmatic dike near Grindavík was among the fastest recorded. The processes driving that flow could be at play at volcanoes in Hawaii, off the African coast, and anywhere crustal plates split apart.
Eos - AGU
Lava lake, Lava flow at night, Nyiragongo, DR Congo, active Volcano,
Lava erupted through a fissure in Iceland’s Reykjanes Peninsula on Dec. 18, 2023, shooting almost 100 feet (30 meters) in the air in its early hours.
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This seismic risk profile of Iceland, produced by the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation summarizes key metrics of seismic risk, allowing stakeholders in risk management to get an overview of the risk in the country.
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This report presents the findings from a comparative study of climate change adaptation policy in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.
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Five cities - Ajman (UAE), Doral (US), Makati City (Philippines), Reykjavik (Iceland), and Vaughan (Canada) - have completed ISO 37123 Resilient Cities certification that empowers them to adopt data-driven approaches towards urban resilience.
World Council on City Data
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This articleprovides insights and lessons from two case studies of unprecedented landslide-triggered tsunami risk in recently deglaciated areas that have not previously been described in the relocation literature: Iceland and Greenland.
Policy brief: Nordic perspectives on transboundary climate risk
As open economies, the Nordic countries can be exposed to transboundary climate risks (TCRs). This report makes recommendations on how the Nordics can better address TCRs together, through joint research, awareness raising and private sector engagement.

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