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Project Title: A system of earthworks in S-Ůingeyjarsřsla
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=83
Country: Iceland
Description: This project aims to map and investigate an extensive system of medieval earthworks in S-Ůingeyjarsřsla. The project consists of extensive surveys, mapping and excavation. Only the excavation reports are presented here....[More]
 
Project Title: Akurvik Excavations 1990
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=7
Country: Iceland
Region: Strandir
Description: The site of Akurvik was discovered by Haukur Johanneson in 1987 when beach erosion exposed a series of midden deposits and what proved to be a series of small turf walled booth structures superposed over an 18 m long erosion face at the small embayme...[More]
Keywords: Iceland,Fishing,Medieval,,Fishing,Station,Zooarchaeology,NW,Iceland,Strandasysla
 
Project Title: Arnˇrssta­am˙li
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=117
Country: Iceland
Description: A site close to Arnˇrssta­am˙li, E-Iceland, was threatened by imminent roadworks and a preliminary excavation demanded by the National Heritage Agency. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Assembly sites
Assembly sites
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=58
Country: Iceland
Description: The project Assembly sites (Ůinghald til forna) aims to revaluate all known assembly sites in Iceland, many of which had been mapped by antiquarians in the 19th and early 20th centuries . The purpose is to shed new light on the age, layout, and func...[More]
 
Project Title: A­alstrŠti 10
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=105
Country: Iceland
Description: Trial trenches were excavated in advance of building construction on the western side of an upstanding house in A­alstrŠti 10, central ReykjavÝk. The aim was to see whether archaeological deposits were present in this area known to be rich of remai...[More]
 
Project Title: A­alstrŠti 14-18
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=52
Country: Iceland
Description: This project aimed to fully excavate all archaeological remains in A­alstrŠti 14-18, ReykjavÝk in advance of proposed development. The area is historically known as an industrial area at the time of "the factories" (InnrÚttingarnar) in the 18th cent...[More]
 
Project Title: Bakki, Tj÷rnes
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=94
Country: Iceland
Description: In relation to construction work in the farm Bakki, subject to plans for building an aluminium factory, some machine digging took place and was supervised by an archaeologist. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Bangasta­ir og Valadalur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=64
Country: Iceland
Description: Archaeological assessment took place at two sites in Tj÷rnes which were threatened by imminent roadworks....[More]
 
Project Title: Boundary in M÷­ruvellir
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=73
Country: Iceland
Description: A trench was excavated in a boundary wall in M÷­ruvellir, Eyjafj÷r­ur, in advance of road construction plans. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Brei­afj÷r­ur Islands
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=108
Country: Iceland
Description: The islands of Brei­afj÷r­ur are unique, geographically bounded spaces, but often maintained, organized and owned from the mainland. Living on islands was a balance between surviving and living through farming and fishing. However, the communication ...[More]
 
Project Title: Brekka and Da­asta­ir in N˙pasveit
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=79
Country: Iceland
Description: Evaluation trenching took place prior to road construction in Da­asta­ir and Brekka, N˙pasveit (NE Iceland) in two sites, several kilometres apart. ...[More]
 
Project Title: B˙­arhßlsvirkjun
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=103
Country: Iceland
Description: Archaeological investigations were carried out in B˙­arhßls prior to the flooding of a stone-built enclosure. This included a measured DGPS survey, a photographic survey, as well as the excavation of four trenches across the walls of the upstandi...[More]
 
Project Title: B˙­atangi, HrÝsey
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=81
Country: Iceland
Description: Six trial trenches were dug in B˙­atangi in HrÝsey, Eyjafj÷r­ur, prior to construction work. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Dettifoss
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=106
Country: Iceland
Description: In advance of road construction near Dettifoss, N-Iceland, some archaeological sites in Ůingeyjarsřsla had to be investigated....[More]
 
Project Title: Evaluation of Archaeoentomology for Reconstructing Rural Life-Ways and the Process of Modernisation in Iceland
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=180
Country: Iceland
Description: This project was initiated with VÚronique Forbes's PhD dissertation at the University of Aberdeen 'Evaluation of Archaeoentomology for Reconstructing Rural Life-Ways and the Process of Modernisation in 19th and Early 20th-Century Iceland' (2013). The...[More]
Keywords: Archaeoentomology, Modernization, Iceland
 
Project Title: Eyri in Skutulsfj÷r­ur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=69
Country: Iceland
Description: The investigation in Eyri farm mound was carried out on behalf of the Town of ═safj÷r­ur in connection with the project "The Westfjords in the Middle Ages". The aim was to understand and realise the research potential of the site by trenching....[More]
 
Project Title: EyvÝk in Tj÷rnes
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=90
Country: Iceland
Description: Prior to construction work a trench was excavated through a boundary. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Finnbogastadir Rescue Excavation 1990
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=5
Country: Iceland
Description: In 1990 construction work around the modern farm house at Finnbogastadir (Arneshreppur, Strandasysla, NW Iceland) hit a stratified midden deposit that produced substantial amounts of well preserved bone and artifacts dating to the 18th to early 19th ...[More]
Keywords: Iceland,Fishing,Zooarchaeology,Strandasysla,Finnbogastadir,Early,Modern
 
Project Title: Fluorine poisoning in victims of the 1793-84 eruption of the Laki fissure
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=116
Country: Iceland
Description: The eruption of the Laki fissure was the greatest calamity to affect Iceland since its settlement. It is estimated that 20% of the population died from starvation and disease. The aim of this project is to investigate causes of death in people wh...[More]
 
Project Title: From Iceland to New Iceland. The Archaeology of 19th-century Emigration
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=124
Country: Iceland
Region: H÷f­astr÷nd, Skagafj÷r­ur
Description: The project is apart of Agusta Edwald's current PhD research project at the Department of Archaeology, University of Aberdeen. The project is supervised by Dr. Karen Milek and Dr. Jeff Oliver. It aims to shed light on the experience of Icelandic immi...[More]
Keywords: 19th-century,,emigration,,Iceland,,New,Iceland
 
Project Title: Gjogur Excavations 1990
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=6
Country: Iceland
Region: Strandir
Description: The site of Gjogur is a substantial farm mound now associated with a small boat landing. Gjogur is historically known to be an early settlement, and the deeply stratified midden deposits sampled in 1990 indicate a long period of occupation. The 1990 ...[More]
Keywords: Iceland,Strandasysla,Zooarchaeology,Fishing,Early,Modern,Medieval,NW,Iceland
 
Project Title: Glerß
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=44
Country: Iceland
Description: The Glerß project started when human bones were accidentally uncovered in a gravel mine close to the farm mound in Glerß in 1998. Later members of the institute were asked to visit the site several times when a grave mound was demolished and more bo...[More]
 
Project Title: Gufuskßlar
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=95
Country: Iceland
Description: The focus of investigations at Gufuskßlar, a well known fishing station in SnŠfellsnes, were three badly eroded mounds close to the shore line. The aim was to clean the profiles and cast light on the nature of the remains, preservation etc. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Gßsir
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=55
Country: Iceland
Description: The well known medieval trade site of Gßsir lies north of Akureyri. The archaeological investigations at Gßsir formed the core of a five year project aimed at typifying remains from the full functional and chronological extent of the site. The proje...[More]
 
Project Title: HafnarstrŠti 16
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=51
Country: Iceland
Description: During the renovation of an old house in HafnarstrŠti 16, central ReykjavÝk, areas at risk under and up against the house were excavated....[More]
 
Project Title: Hofsta­ir
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=41
Country: Iceland
Description: The Hofsta­ir project aimed at re-excavating and re-evaluating Viking Age remains previously investigated in 1908. This project was the flag-ship project for the Landscape of Settlements project....[More]
 
Project Title: Hofsta­ir in Ůorskafj÷r­ur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=92
Country: Iceland
Description: The preliminary excavation in Hofsta­ir, Ůorskafj÷r­ur, aimed to shed light on ruins in the homefield often related to pagan activites. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Hringsdalur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=99
Country: Iceland
Description: In 2006 human bones were found eroding in Hringsdalur W-Iceland. An excavation was conducted and two pagan burials uncovered....[More]
 
Project Title: HrÝsheimar
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=104
Country: Iceland
Description: The HrÝsheimar excavation is a part of the larger Landscape of settlements project. The site, dated to the Viking Age, is on the southwestern side of Mřvatn, in a barren and heavily eroded area. Among other things it has extensive iron working remai...[More]
 
Project Title: Hvolst˙n
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=72
Country: Iceland
Description: A trench was excavated in a ruin in Hvolsv÷llur, in a proposed development area, at the request of the National Heritage Agency. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Hßsteinsvegur in Stokkseyri
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=114
Country: Iceland
Description: Prior to construction work two trial trenches were excavated in a mound in Stokkseyri, thought to be a possible farm mound. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Hˇlsfj÷ll
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=96
Country: Iceland
Description: Trenches were excavated at two alleged farmsites in Hˇlsfj÷ll, N-Ůingeyjarsřsla. The area lies at about 350-450 m above sea level and is one of the highest inhabited areas in Iceland. ...[More]
 
Project Title: H÷f­ager­i
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=65
Country: Iceland
Description: The aims of the preliminary investigations at H÷f­ager­i were to shed light on the dating and nature of the settlement by trenching and intensive survey. ...[More]
 
Project Title: H÷gnasta­ir in Fl˙­ir
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=115
Country: Iceland
Description: Ten trenches were dug in H÷gnasta­ir, Fl˙­ir, prior to construction plans. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Icelandic Freshwater Radiocarbon Reservoir Effects
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=135
Country: Iceland
Description: The radiocarbon levels in carbon from freshwater systems of lakes and rivers can be lower than in carbon from the terrestrial biosphere. This makes freshwater carbon appear anomalously old when it is radiocarbon dated. In Iceland, freshwater systems ...[More]
Keywords: Radiocarbon,Freshwater,Reservoir,Myvatn
 
Project Title: Investigations of the Long Term Sustainability of Human Ecodynamic Systems in Northern Iceland (MYCHANGE)
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=226
Country: Iceland
Region: Mřvatn
Description: This international, cross-disciplinary NSF-funded project focuses on change, the environment, and sustainability in Iceland during the period ca. AD 1700 to 1950. A major aim of the project is to establish developments in human and social ecodynamics...[More]
Keywords: Mřvatn, Iceland, hay, grazing, fodder, climate, ecodynamics, economy, resiliance, sustainability,
 
Project Title: Kßlfsskinn, Eyjafir­i
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=97
Country: Iceland
Description: In 2003 a few sites in Kßlfskinn, Eyjafj÷r­ur, had been surveyed and identified as possible pagan burials. In 2005 two of those were tested by opening trenches across each concentrations of stones. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Kßrahnj˙kar
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=84
Country: Iceland
Description: The aim of this project was to evaluate the area in the highlands north of Vatnaj÷kull glacier affected by Hßlslˇn, a reservoir which stores water for use in hydroelectricity, and excavate or record archaeological sites endangered by it. This invol...[More]
 
Project Title: K˙vÝkur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=74
Country: Iceland
Description: The project in K˙vÝkur, a trading site established after the monopoly in 1602, was focussed on a midden which was heavily eroded on one side. A trench was excavated, revealing extensive midden layers dating back to the 18th century....[More]
 
Project Title: Mřvatn Landscapes Project
Landscapes of Settlement and Change: Long term human ecodynamics in Mřvatnssveit
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=2
Country: Iceland
Keywords: Iceland,ecodynamics,historical,ecology,Myvatn
 
Project Title: Laufßs
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=46
Country: Iceland
Description: A trench was excavated along the passage floor in the upstanding farm of Laufßs prior to the construction of new heating pipes under the floor. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Laugarnes
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=77
Country: Iceland
Description: In advance of road construction planning five trenches were excavated close to the old farm mound and graveyard in Laugarnes, ReykjavÝk, to verify the limits of the archaeology. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Leirvogstunga
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=88
Country: Iceland
Description: Excavations in the farm mound of Leirvogstunga, MosfellsbŠr were carried out in advance of construction plans, first by trenching but later an open excavation was conducted....[More]
 
Project Title: Lyngbrekka
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=98
Country: Iceland
Description: In 2003-2005 investigations took place in Lyngbrekka, earlier known as G÷mlu-Da­asta­ir in Reykjadalur, S-Ůing. The aim was to see if folklore and place names could be used as reliable sources to locate pagan burials. ...[More]
 
Project Title: LŠkjargata
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=223
Country: Iceland
Region: ReykjavÝk
Description: The archaeological remains of LŠkjargata (64.146270, -21.938554) in downtown ReykjavÝk were excavated by archaeologists from Fornleifastofnun ═slands (FS═) under the direction of LÝsabet Gu­mundsdˇttir in 2015. ...[More]
Keywords: LŠkjargata
 
Project Title: Medieval farm sites trenched in Mřvatnssveit
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=111
Country: Iceland
Description: This part of the Landscapes of Settlement project aims to do prelimiary trenching in several sites in the Mřvatn area to acquire dates for settlements, both their establishment and abandonment....[More]
 
Project Title: Midden in M÷­ruvellir
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=89
Country: Iceland
Description: The key aim of this effort was to locate and recover animal bones, artefacts, and environmental samples from a well stratified midden sequence at M÷­ruvellir, in connection with ongoing archaeological work investigating local subsistence strategies i...[More]
 
Project Title: Midden in Sk˙tusta­ir
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=109
Country: Iceland
Description: This project aims to gather archaeofauna and other comparative data from a midden dating back to medieval times in Sk˙tusta­ir, south of lake Mřvatn. Please note this record will not be updated further and up to date details about Sk˙tust...[More]
 
Project Title: Myrkßrdalur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=22
Country: Iceland
Description: The highland site at Myrkßrdalur contains several ruins, and the early farm ruin is clearly visible: several rooms are connected through a central corridor, reminiscent of medieval houses from Greenland. A landslide in the 14th Century destroyed par...[More]
Keywords: H÷rgßrdalur,local-resources,archaeofauna,environment,site-formation-processes
 
Project Title: M÷­ruvellir graveyard
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=80
Country: Iceland
Description: A long trench (15 x 2 m) was excavated in the graveyard in M÷­ruvellir, H÷rgßrbygg­, prior to laying heating pipes to the church. ...[More]
 
Project Title: M÷­ruvellir Ý Hˇrgßrdal
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=23
Country: Iceland
Description: M÷­ruvellir is located in H÷rgßrdal, Eyjafj÷r­ur, Northern Iceland. The site lies on open lowland pasture, to the north of the river H÷rgß, some 13 kilometres north of the modern City of Akureyri. M÷­ruvellir is situated only a short distance from ...[More]
Keywords: Monastic site, long occupation, H÷rgßrdalur,local-resources,archaeofauna,environment,site-formation-
 
Project Title: NUM3NA: Norse Use of Marine Mammals in the Medieval North Atlantic
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=221
Country: Iceland
Region: North Atlantic
Keywords: whales, seals, walrus, aDNA, environmental humanities
 
Project Title: Narfasta­asel
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=101
Country: Iceland
Description: Five trial trenches were excavated in Narfasta­asel to value the nature and date of the archaeology. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Naust
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=93
Country: Iceland
Description: The excavation at Naust in the town of Akureyri took place after evaluation trenches had been dug. The work was carried out in advance of building development. Two areas were excavated and some of the archaeology clearly dates to the Viking Age....[More]
 
Project Title: Nauthˇll
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=91
Country: Iceland
Description: The excavations at the old farm site Nauthˇll, ReykjavÝk, were conducted following on from an evaluation based on trial trenching in advance of a building development. An area of about 300 m2 was excavated. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Nes vi­ Seltj÷rn
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=43
Country: Iceland
Description: In 1994 the Seltjarnarnes council decided to have archaeological evaluations carried out around the old farm of Nes in Seltjarnarnes. The old farm now houses museums and the area around it is an outdoor activity area for the public. Bones have previ...[More]
 
Project Title: Ne­ri ┴s
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=42
Country: Iceland
Description: The aim of the project was to excavate an alleged graveyard and church ruin in Ne­ri-┴s. According to written sources this is supposed to be one of the oldest churches in Iceland....[More]
 
Project Title: Oddsta­ir
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=21
Country: Iceland
Description: The site of Oddsta­ir farm ruins nowadays belong to the land owned by Íxnhˇll farm, once a church farm. The 2009 Midden excavation yielded well preserved animal bones and was sampled for environmental analyses. Tephra analysis and C14 data may co...[More]
Keywords: H÷rgßrdalur,local-resources,archaeofauna,environment,site-formation
 
Project Title: Pagan Burial Maps
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=155
Country: Iceland
Region: all over Iceland
Description: Maps of Pagan Burials in Iceland developed through arcgis software and uploaded on Google Earth. In essence, the focus of this project was to create individual maps considerably zoomed in, showing not only the burials but also the landscape features...[More]
Keywords: burials,maps,pagan
 
Project Title: Pagan burial in Ůverß
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=49
Country: Iceland
Description: The aim of this project was to investigate a site where bones, believed to derive from a pagan burial, had been found in a gravel mine....[More]
 
Project Title: Pagan burials
Pagan burials
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=70
Country: Iceland
Description: Although many pagan graves have been found in Iceland, organised search for such sites has hitherto not been conducted and most have been found by coincidence. In some cases bones and artefacts have been picked up without the site being investigated...[More]
 
Project Title: Palaeoanthropocene in Iceland
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=219
Country: Iceland
Description: This project used published and new records of vegetation change and soil erosion from all of Iceland to look at the timing, extent and rate of change in natural systems at Landnßm. This dataset was used to investigate the what extent it was possible...[More]
Keywords: Comparative Island Ecodynamics, anthropocene, pollen, tephra, soil erosion, Landnßm
 
Project Title: Presth˙s, Akranesi
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=100
Country: Iceland
Description: Due to contstruction work machine digging up against the farm-mound Presth˙s, Akranes, was monitored by an archaeologist. A section was cleaned and recorded. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Rau­askri­a
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=68
Country: Iceland
Description: The aim of this excavation was to investigate an enclosure believed to be a graveyard and to locate the possible church within it....[More]
 
Project Title: Reykholt church
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=63
Country: Iceland
Description: The aim of the project is to fully excavate the remains of the old church in Reykholt. This is the first time the full development of a parish church in Iceland is investigated but most church foundations are not accessible for such research as mode...[More]
 
Project Title: Reykir in Ëlafsfj÷r­ur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=76
Country: Iceland
Description: An archeological investigation was conducted in Reykir in Ëlafsfj÷r­ur in advance of construction plans. Three ruins were fully excavated, a trench excavated through a boundary wall and one cairn investigated. ...[More]
 
Project Title: ReykjavÝk water front
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=87
Country: Iceland
Description: The aim of this project was to target possible building remains in the old center and harbour area of ReykjavÝk, between HafnarstrŠti, Pˇsth˙sstrŠti, Geirsgata and LŠkjargata....[More]
 
Project Title: Rßeyri in Siglufj÷r­ur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=86
Country: Iceland
Description: A ruin endangered by road construction in Siglufj÷r­ur was fully excavated. ...[More]
 
Project Title: SaltvÝk
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=71
Country: Iceland
Description: SaltvÝk is a site which holds three clusters of ancient looking ruins without homefield boundaries. The aims of the preliminary investigations in SaltvÝk were to shed light on the dating and nature of the settlement by trenching. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Sea wall in ┴lftanes
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=48
Country: Iceland
Description: The aim of this project was to investigate a stonebuilt seawall that had to be removed....[More]
 
Project Title: Skuggi
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=10
Country: Iceland
Description: Skuggi is an upland small sized farming site in H÷rgßrdalur, Eyjafj÷r­ur and may have been a tenant farm in the earlier Middle Ages, as part of the Sta­artunga landholdings. Sta­ardunga is assumed to have been connected to the medieval monastery at M...[More]
Keywords: H÷rgßrdalur,local-resources,archaeofauna,environment,site-formation-processes
 
Project Title: Skßlholt
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=62
Country: Iceland
Description: The project's overall aims encompass a full investigation and presentation of the latter centuries (17th-19th) of settlement at Skßlholt, as it was prior to its abandonment after an earthquake in 1784 and at the height of its cultural influence in Ic...[More]
 
Project Title: Sk˙tusta­ir Excavation
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=3
Country: Iceland
Region: Mřvatnssveit
Description: Sk˙tusta­ir is an active farm and hotel center on the south side of Lake Myvatn. It figures in sagas as the home of "Killer Skuta", an early chieftain, and historically was one of two parish church centers in the Myvatn area and has remained one of t...[More]
Keywords: Skutustadir,Iceland,Zooarchaeology
 
Project Title: Snow modelling H÷rgardalur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=218
Country: Iceland
Description: This is the northern Iceland field site for the snow modelling in Iceland project. Fieldwork in March 2014 collected measurements of snow depth and density near the archaeological site of Skuggi. These measurements along with LANDSAT imagery is us...[More]
Keywords: Comparative Island Ecodynamics, snow, Little Ice Age
 
Project Title: Snow modelling Skaftßrtunga
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=217
Country: Iceland
Description: This is the southern Iceland field site for the snow modelling in Iceland project. Fieldwork in March 2014 collected measurements of snow depth and density at the farms of Hrifunes and B˙land. These measurements along with LANDSAT imagery is used ...[More]
Keywords: Comparative Island Ecodynamics, snow, Little Ice Age
 
Project Title: Steinbogi
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=59
Country: Iceland
Description: The site Steinbogi in Mřvatnssveit was threatened by imminent roadworks and therefore the archaeological potential of the endangered parts of it had to be assessed. The site was also considered of possible value for the Landscape of settlements proj...[More]
 
Project Title: CUNY Strandasysla Historical Ecology Project 1988-90
Strandasysla Historical Ecology Project 1988-90
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=4
Country: Iceland
Description: This project was a joint collaboration between City University of NY (Tom McGovern) and the National Museum of Iceland (Gudmundur Olafsson) with active collaboration by the Icelandic Natural History Institute (Haukur Johanneson)and the kind support o...[More]
Keywords: West Fjords Iceland, Historical Ecology, Zooarchaeology, Fishing, Iceland
 
Project Title: Gßsir Hinterlands Project
Study of local subsistence and trans-Atlantic regional trading economy in medieval Iceland
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=9
Country: Iceland
Description: Goal of this project is to gain a better understanding of the interaction of local subsistence and trans-Atlantic regional trading economy in medieval Iceland by collecting faunal materials and other environmental data from deeply stratified middens ...[More]
Keywords: Trade,Exchange,Zooarchaeology,Gßsir,midden,excavations
 
Project Title: Survey of archaeological remains at SvÝnanes, Iceland
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=157
Country: Iceland
Region: Reykhˇlahreppur
Keywords: Iceland, trading site
 
Project Title: Svalbar­ revisited
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=102
Country: Iceland
Description: In 1986 and 1988 midden excavations took place in Svalbar­, N-Ůingeyjarsřsla, revealing one of the largest faunal collections up to that point in Iceland. The results were instrumental in the development of methods and models for reconstructing pala...[More]
 
Project Title: Sveigakˇt
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=50
Country: Iceland
Description: The aim of the project was to fully excavate all structures and middens located at Sveigakot, south of lake Mřvatn. The site of Sveigakot was first surveyed in 1998 in an area now completely eroded. Only midden traces were visible on the surface. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Sˇmasta­ager­i
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=67
Country: Iceland
Description: An archaeological evaluation was carried out at Sˇmasta­ager­i and Hraun in Rey­arfj÷r­ur on behalf of Alcoa Primary Metals. This was done in advance of construction, and represents the first stage of a process of investigation required to meet the ...[More]
 
Project Title: Tephrochronology and landscape change in Skaftartunga
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=129
Country: Iceland
Region: Skaftartunga
Description: This project used very high resolution sediment accumulation records to analyse the environmental impact of population changes in this region of Iceland since Landnam, and finished in 2011. The main results are in Richard Streeter's PhD thesis and in...[More]
Keywords: tephrochronology,little,ice,age,plague,geomorphology,population
 
Project Title: OITIS
The Operation of International Trade in Iceland and Shetland c. 1400-1700
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=12
Country: Iceland
Description: The project will examine the development, operation and impact of European trade in two areas in the north Atlantic - Iceland and Shetland. In the early 15th century both were part of the Danish kingdom but, with the pledging of Shetland in 1469, it ...[More]
Keywords: Hanseatic League,trade,fish,Middle Ages,post-medieval
 
Project Title: The Siglunes Project: Long-term Investigations of Marine Economy in Eyjafj÷r­ur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=179
Country: Iceland
Region: Eyjafj÷r­ur, Siglufj÷r­ur, Siglunes Peninsula
Description: The Siglunes site is characterized by a series of coastal remains associated with fishing-related activities on the peninsula itself, and an enormous farm mound and connected in-, and outfield complex on the mainland. Although heavily impacted by...[More]
Keywords: Iceland, terrestrial & marine resources, long-term occupation, subsistence vs. commercial fisheries
 
Project Title: Eyjafjallajokull 2010- the formations of an enduring record
The ash-fall from the 2010 eruption of Eyjafjallaj÷kull, Iceland: The formation of an environmental record, natural and cultural impacts
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=125
Country: Iceland
Region: Eyjafjallaj÷kull
Description: This project will hold workshops to establish the best way to study the transformations and impacts of the volcanic ash fall from 2010 eruption of Eyjafjallaj÷kull, Iceland. This eruption offers a once-in-a-generation opportunity to create a new unde...[More]
Keywords: Eruption,Eyjafjallaj÷kull,Iceland,tephra,impacts,environment,
 
Project Title: VaktarabŠr
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=107
Country: Iceland
Description: During the renovation of a house in central ReykjavÝk, called VaktarabŠr, it was considered necessary to monitor construction work to avoid damaging archaeology. Trenches were dug to evaluate the extent of cultural remains....[More]
 
Project Title: Vatnsfj÷r­ur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=47
Country: Iceland
Description: The excavation in Vatnsfj÷r­ur forms a part of a larger project called Vestfir­ir ß mi­÷ldum/The Westfjords in the middle ages. The Westfjords have somewhat been neglected in Icelandic archaeology up to this point. The overall aim of the project is...[More]
 
Project Title: VÝg­alaug
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=40
Country: Iceland
Region: ┴rnessřsla
Description: Archaeological investigation was requested before VÝg­alaug (consecrated pool) was repaired before the celebration of the 1000 year anniversary of Christianity in Iceland....[More]
 
Project Title: Zooarchaeology of the Skagafj÷r­ur Archaeological Settlement Survey (SASS)
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=227
Country: Iceland
Region: Skagafj÷r­ur
Description: The Skagafj÷r­ur Archaeological Settlement Survey (SASS) examined the settlement pattern of Langholt, Skagafj÷r­ur, northern Iceland. Later creation of smaller farms through subdivision of larger, earlier settlements seems to have aided in the creati...[More]
Keywords: zooarchaeology, Skagafj÷r­ur
 
Project Title: ┌lfarsß
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=82
Country: Iceland
Description: Six evaluation trenches were excavated in three different sites in advance of construction plan in ┌lfarsßrdalur, ReykjavÝk....[More]
 
Project Title: ┌tskalar
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=225
Country: Iceland
Region: Southwest Iceland
Description: Between 2005 and 2006 archaeologists from Fornleifastofnun ═slands (Icelandic Institute of Archaeology) conducted excavations at the coastal site of ┌tskalar, located on the Reykjanes Peninsula in Southwest Iceland. The site's material remains are un...[More]
Keywords: Zooarcheology, faunal remains, ┌tskalar, Iceland
 
Project Title: ┌tskßlar
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=78
Country: Iceland
Description: Archaeological evaluation took place at the site of the farm mound in ┌tskßlar due to building construction plans. Later limited excavation was carried out in the farm mound. Post ex work is still in progress. ...[More]
 
Project Title: Ůegjandadalur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=110
Country: Iceland
Description: Several settlement remains are visible in Ůegjandadalur, S-Ůingeyjarsřsla, which is believed to have been abandoned in the 15th century. The current project aims to do limited excavation to acquire dating evidence for both the establishment of settl...[More]
 
Project Title: Ůingvallakirkja
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=45
Country: Iceland
Description: Archaeological investigations have been carried out a couple of times next to Ůingvellir church at the request of the Ůingvellir National Park committee. The aim of the first one in 1999 was to look for clues about the predecessors of the modern chu...[More]
 
Project Title: Ůjˇrsßrdalur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=56
Country: Iceland
Description: One of the aims of the project "Vestnordisk byggeskik i vikingtid og middelalder" was to revaluate the archaeology of Ůjˇrßrdalur which has held a central place in Icelandic archaeology for one and a half century. Knowledge is hitherto based on surv...[More]
 
Project Title: Ůverß in Íxarfj÷r­ur
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=66
Country: Iceland
Description: An archaeological assessment was carried out in the land of Ůverß, Íxarfj÷r­ur, in advance of road construction plans. ...[More]
 
Project Title: ١rutˇftir
Permalink: http://www.nabohome.org/cgi-bin/explore.pl?seq=85
Country: Iceland
Description: An erosion face was cleaned and recorded in ١rutˇftir northeast of Hofsj÷kull glacier. ...[More]