In order to tackle the variety of challenges and opportunities that accompany changing natural conditions, we need to gain better understanding of the underlying processes and likely consequences.
The ISS conducts research in several field pertaining to global warming:
- Threats and opportunities with changes in coastal regions
- Long term effects of climate change on vegetation in Iceland
- Economic assessment of the ecoservices, in particular those provided by Heiðmörk recreational park on the outskirts of the capital area.