Research within Katla UNESCO Global Geopark


Many institutions in Iceland conduct research within the Geopark and below is a list of some of them along with links to their respective websites.

-          Institute of Earth Science    

-          ÍSOR

-          Landmælingar Íslands

-          Veðurstofan

-          Landgræðslan

-          Náttúrufræðistofnun Íslands

-          Almannavarnir

-          Vegagerðin

-          Náttúrustofa Suðurlands

-          Náttúrustofa Suð-austurlands

-          The Environment Agency of Iceland

-          Vatnajökull National Park

-          The Cultural Heritage Agency of Iceland


There are also a few webpages that have specialized in doing research on culture and history within the Geopark and we highly recommend that you have a look. where you can find stories and history of people and places from the south coast of Iceland

Sagnir af Suðurlandi folklore tales from South-Iceland