Current and recent awards include:
- Arctic Climate Predictions: Pathways to Resilient, Sustainable Societies (ARCPATH), a Nordforsk-funded Centre of Excellence project
- Reflections of Change: The Natural World in Literary and Historical Sources from Iceland ca. AD 800 to 1800 (ICECHANGE) funded by the Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences
- The Mývatn District of Iceland: Sustainability, Environment and Change ca. 1700 to 1950 (MYSEAC) funded by RANNÍS (The Icelandic Research Fund)
- The Foundations of Map-Making and Geography in Iceland funded by RANNÍS (The Icelandic Research Fund)
- Northern Knowledge for Resilience, Sustainable Environments and Adaptation in Coastal Communities (NORSEACC) funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Pending research applications include:
- Interdisciplinary Approaches to Convergent Challenges in the Arctic (INTERARC) to Nordforsk. PI Astrid Ogilvie
- P2C2: Reconstructing Abrupt Changes in Sea Ice Export toward the North Atlantic to NSF. PI Martin Miles
- Understanding Resilience and Long-Term Ecosystem Change in the High Arctic: Narrative-Based Analyses from Svalbard (SVALUR) to the Belmont Forum. PI René Van der Wal
- Impacts of Cimate Change on Ocean Systems and Society: Mitigation Pathways and Adaptation Options for Sustainability (OSMOSIS) to the Belmont Forum. PI Torben Koenigk
- Environmental Syntheses of Local Knowledge and Historical and Literary Documents in the Greater Mývatn Area of Iceland ca. AD 1700 to the Present (MYDOC) to RANNÍS (The Icelandic Research Fund). PI Viðar Hreinsson.
2017: Featured in the Nature Careers Feature "Hidden in the Past," on the use of historical data for climate reconstruction. Nature, 549: 419-421. doi 10.1038/nj7672-419
2016 Polar Field story: Grass, environmental change, farming, and human ecodynamics.
2013 interview on The Bat of Minerva, Institute for Advanced Study, University of Minnesota.
2012 talk "A Brief History of Climate in Iceland," given at the 2012 Nansen conference "In Northern Mists: Understanding the Past, Predicting the Future—Icelandic and Norwegian Contributions to Arctic Research."
NORSAGA: Northern Narratives: Social and Geographical. Accounts from Norway, Iceland and Canada: PDF of a presentation on NSF-funded project.