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Omarsdottir, Malfridur

Environmental scientist / Editor
UNU-GTP
United Nations University
Iceland

Omarsdottir, Malfridur

Biography

Malfridur Ómarsdóttir is an Environmental Scientist and editor at the UNU Geothermal Training Programme. She holds a Bachelor degree in Geography and a M.Sc. degree in Environmental Science and Natural Resources from the University of Iceland. In her studies she focused on climate change, and in particular, the effects of climate change on glaciers. During her studies, she took part in various international science projects, related to glaciology and glacial geology. She is the editor of the UNU-GTP website and the Communication Focal Point for the UNU Iceland Programmes. She has been the editor of the UNU-GTP annual yearbook, Geothermal Training in Iceland, since 2013. She has also assisted in conducting the UNU-GTP annual short courses series on geothermal exploration and development, in Kenya and El Salvador, which are Iceland’s contribution to the UN Millennium and Sustainable Development Goals.

Research Interest

Climate Change Environment

Publications

  • Geothermal Training in Iceland 2013, ed. Omarsdottir, Malfridur, Haraldsson, Ingimar G. and Georgsson, Ludvik S. (Reykjavik: United Nations University Geothermal Training Programme, 2014).

  • Geothermal Training in Iceland 2014, ed. Omarsdottir, Malfridur, Haraldsson, Ingimar G. and Georgsson, Ludvik S. (Reykjavik: United Nations University Geothermal Training Programme, 2015).

  • Geothermal Training in Iceland 2015, ed. Omarsdottir, Malfridur and Georgsson, Ludvik S. (Reykjavik: United Nations University Geothermal Training Programme, 2016).

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