Team

Undergoing Research

  1. Tarek Zaqout, Ph.D. student. Sustainable Urban Drainage in Cold Climate
  2. Johanna Sörensen, Post-Doc. Sustainable Urban Drainage in Cold Climate
  3. Cintia Luis Ramon Casanas, Post-Doc, Impact of hydropower damming on the physics of sub-arctic lakes
  4. Hanna Kristín Bjarnadóttir, M.S. student. Grundarfjörður urban drainage.

Past team members (PhD students)

  1. Morgane Céline Priet-Mahéo, 2019. Internal dynamics of a medium size subarctic lake: field measurements and numerical modeling. PhD committee: Francisco Rueda, Jón Ólafsson and Sigurður Magnús Garðarson.  Student webpage
  2. Snjólaug Ólafsdóttir, 2014.  (Committee member). The Fate of Hydrogen Sulfide from Geothermal Power Plants in Iceland.  Funded by Landsvirkjun and Orkuveita Reykjavikur. PhD committee: Sigurður Magnús Garðarsson, Halldór Ármannsson and Giovanni Chiodini.
  3. María J. Gunnarsdóttir, 2012.  (Committee member). Water Safety Planning and safety of drinking water.  Funded by Orkuveita Reykjavikur. PhD committee: Sigurður Magnús Garðarsson, Jamie Bartram and Gunnar Steinn Jónsson.

Past team members (MS students)

  1. Bergljót Hjartardóttir (2021). Black Carbon in Reykjavík: Traffic Related Pollution in a Cold Climate City. (30 ECTS). MS Committee: Þröstur Þorsteinsson.
  2. Bjarni Haldórsson (2021). Influence of repeated freeze-thaw cycles on the infiltration of Icelandic Andosols. (30 ECTS). MS Committee: Tarek Zaqout.
  3. Brian C. Barr. 2020. Processes and Modeling of Non-Exhaust Vehicular Emissions in the Icelandic Capital Region. (60 ECTS). MS Committee: Þröstur Þorsteinsson, Sigurður Erlingsson.
  4. Anna Rut Arnardóttir. 2020. Winter Floods in Reykjavík: Coaction of Meteorological and Soil Conditions. (30 ECTS). MS Committee: Tareq Zaqout.
  5. Bryndís Tryggvadóttir. 2020. Adaption of multivariate extreme value modeling for extreme coastal flood events. (30 ECTS;). Lead advisor: Sigurður Sigurðarson (Vegagerðin - Iceland Road Authority)
  6. Aron Geir Eggertsson. 2019. Mótvægisaðgerðir og eftirfylgni í umhverfismati á Íslandi – Vankantar og úrbætur (30 ECTS; in Icelandic). Lead advisor: Stefán Thors (VSÓ Consulting)
  7. Sunna Viðarsdóttir. 2019. Hydrodynamic numerical model of waves and currents at Landeyjahöfn Harbour (30 ECTS; in English). Lead advisor: Sigurður Sigurðarson (Vegagerðin - Iceland Road Authority)
  8. Hrafnhildur Jónsdóttir. 2019. Hagkvæmni, umhverfisáhrif og fjármögnun smárra vatnsaflsvirkjana á Íslandi (30 ECTS; in Icelandic). Lead advisor: Ólafur Árnason (EFLA consulting).
  9. Halla Einarsdóttir. 2018. Seasonal performance of extensive green roofs in Iceland (30 ECTS; in Icelandic). MS committee: Reynir Sævarsson (EFLA consulting).
  10. Eyrún Pétursdóttir. 2016. Key factors for the implementation of sustainable drainage solutions in Iceland (30 ECTS; in English). MS committee: Halldóra Hreggviðsdóttir (Alta ehf).
  11. Ágúst Elí Ágústsson. 2015. Græn þök á Íslandi. Greining á vatnsheldni grænna þaka miðað við íslenska veðráttu (30 ECTS; in Icelandic). MS committee: Reynir Sævarsson (EFLA consulting).
  12. Sveinn Gauti Einarsson. 2015. Co-advisor. Feasibility of a wind farm in Sandvíkurheiði (30 ECTS). Lead advisor: Sigurður Magnús Garðarsson (UoI).
  13. Lilja Oddsdóttir. 2014. Súrefnisbúskapur í þveruðum fjörðum og útskolun efna með sjávarföllum (30 ECTS). MS committee: Sveinn Óli Pálmarsson (Vatnaskil consulting).
  14. Þórey Edda Elísdóttir. 2014. Fýsileikakönnun metanbýlis (30 ECTS; In Icelandic). MS committee: Rúnar Unnþórsson (UoI).
  15. Guðrún Meyvantsdóttir. 2014. Methane emissions from Icelandic landfills (30 ECTS; in English). MS committee: Lúðvík Gústafsson (SÍS) and Helga Jóhanna Bjarnadóttir (EFLA consulting).
  16. Alexandra Kjeld. 2013. Microbial methane oxidation at the Fíflholt landfill in Iceland (60 ECTS; in English). MS committee: Alexandre Cabral (University of Sherbrooke, Canada), Helga Jóhanna Bjarnadóttir (EFLA consulting) and Lúðvík Gústafsson (SÍS).
  17. Tinna Þórarinsdóttir. 2011. Co-advisor. Development of a methodology for estimation of Technical Hydropower potential in Iceland using high resolution Hydrological Modeling (60 ECTS). Lead advisor: Sigurður Magnús Garðarsson (UoI). MS committee member: Philippe Crochet (Iceland Meteorological Office).
  18. Atli Geir Júlíusson. 2011. Co-advisor. Hauggsrannsóknir á urðunarstöðum á Íslandi (60 ECTS). MS committee: Jónas Elíasson (UoI), Helga Jóhanna Bjarnadóttir (EFLA consulting) and Lúðvík Gústafsson (SÍS).
  19. Ásta Ósk Hlöðversdóttir. 2010. Impacts of Climate Change on Wastewater Systems in Reykjavík (60 ECTS; in English). MS committee: Jónas Elíasson (UoI), Philippe Crochet (Iceland Meteorological Office) and Brynjólfur Björnsson (Mannvit Consulting).
  20. Guðbjörg Esther Vollertsen. 2010.  Removal of heavy metals in a wet detention pond in Reykjavik (60 ECTS; in English). MS committee: Hildur Ingvarsdóttir (Orkuveita Reykjavíkur).
  21. Lárus Rúnar Ástvaldsson. 2010. Blý í neysluvatni húsa, könnun á þremur vatnsveitusvæðum á SV-Íslandi (30 ECTS; in Icelandic). MS committee: Tryggvi Þórðarson (Umhverfisstofnun).
  22. Mario A. Rodas. 2010. Co-advisor. Preliminary Environmental Impact Assessment for the Geothermal Field Chachimbiro in Ecuador, a Case Comparison with Bjarnarflag Geothermal Field in Iceland (30 ECTS). Lead advisor: Auður Andrésdóttir (Mannvit consulting). MS committee: Birgir Jónsson (UoI).
  23. Árni Magnússon (2011). Öryggisvitund starfsmanna við mannvirkjagerð.  (6 ECTS).
  24. Marie-Léonie Mortamet (2009). Wet detention ponds hydraulics.  (20 ECTS).
  25. Anna Guðný Hermannsdóttir and Guðrún Jóna Guðlaugsdóttir (2008). Verkefnisstjórar á útivelli (12 ECTS).
  26. Sveinbjörn Jónsson (2007). Co-advisor. Flóðrakning með takmörkuðum gögnum (30 ECTS). Lead advisor: Dr. Sigurður Magnús Garðarsson.
  27. Charles Ruesch (2007). Co-advisor. Kárahnjúkar Hydropower Project Hálslón Reservoir:  Influence of Sedimentation and Climate Change on Electricity Production during the next 100 years (20 ECTS). Lead advisor: Dr. Sigurður Magnús Garðarsson.