17 06 2014

Class of 2014 Graduates! On June 17, Iceland’s National Day, the University Centre of the Westfjords celebrated a University Festival at Hrafnseyri in Arnarfjörður. This is the fifth time that the University Centre celebrates the graduation of its master’s students in Coastal and Marine Management.


Congratulations to the CMM Class of 2104!

Just a peek at what we’ve been up to since formal classes ended:

Benefits and Challenges of Tourism for Village Populations in India’s Marine Protected Areas: Case Studies from the Sundarbans National Park and the Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park

Impact assessment of invasive flora species in the Posidonia oceanica meadows on fish assemblage. An influence on local fisheries? The case study of Lipsi Island, Greece.

Extreme water levels in the Great Lakes : assessing a proposal for adaptive management

Impacts of area-based management on the population of northern shrimp, Pandalus borealis (Krøyer, 1838), in Isfjorden and Kongsfjorden, Svalbard

Interactions and Management of the Stakeholders-Tourists-Trails-Environment system at Látrabjarg Cliffs (Iceland): A comparative study with Moher Cliffs (Ireland).

Comparison Study of the use of Video Surveying Techniques in Estimating King Scallop (Pecten maximus) populations in the Inshore Waters of Devon, United Kingdom

Characteristics of Sandy Beaches used by Resident Shorebirds in Tasmania

Beyond Representation: Maritime Heritage as a Vessel for Ethical Engagement in the Westfjords of Iceland

Motivations of marine fishing tourists in the Westfjords, Iceland.

Caged contention : the nature and extent of perceived conflict with salmon aquaculture along the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia

Scar-based analysis and eyewitness accounts of entanglement of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in fishing gear in Iceland

Marine and Underwater Cultural Heritage Management, Robben Island, Cape Town, South Africa: Current State and Future Opportunities

A socio-economic assessment of the interaction between cruise tourism and land-based tourism in Isafjodur, Iceland.

Where Are All The Fish? – A Political Ecology Analysis of Local Fish Networks and the Gift Economy in the Westfjords of Iceland

Measuring sustainability and climate change adaptation in coastal communities : an application of the QualityCoast Indicators for Markgrafenheide/Hütelmoor

Vel gert Classmates! It was truly an amazing experience to study with all of you – in the most extraordinary place on Earth. We may have dispersed, but our collective group will change the world!!!