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IEM Development

Informnation on how IEM is developing, who is involved and details on workshops and how you could be a part of this exciting initiative

Tools & Platforms

How we intend to use the latest mapping and modelling technology in IEM


Details of affiliated institutions from six countries

Inscribing Environmental Memory in the Icelandic Sagas

The Inscribing Environmental Memory in the Icelandic Sagas (IEM) project is a major cross-cutting initiative of The Nordic Network for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies (NIES), The North Atlantic Biocultural Organization (NABO) and The Global Human Ecodynamics Alliance (GHEA).

Affiliated institutions

The IEM initiative now involves participation of researchers from a large number of research environments, including the following institutions:


  • Mid Sweden University
  • Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)
  • The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
  • Uppsala University
  • Umeň University


  • British Museum
  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Durham
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of St. Andrews
  • University of Stirling


  • City University of New York
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • UCLA
  • UniversitÚ Laval
  • University of Maryland
  • Western Carolina University


  • The ┴rni Magn˙sson Institute for Icelandic Studies
  • University of Iceland
  • The Institute of Archaeology, Iceland (FSI)
  • Reykjavik Academy
  • Stefansson Arctic Institute


  • University of Oslo
  • University of Troms°