Vegagerðin ‐ The Icelandic Road Administration (Vegagerðin)

Updated 2012-08-28

The Icelandic Road Administrations main function is to maintain and develop roads in Iceland. Research and development has always been a part of the Road Administrations functions. Main gaps: Access to metadata Network type: ‐ Thematic observations ‐ Field stations ‐ Community based observations

Time frame

Project time span
1918 -
Data collection
1918 -
Data processing
1918 -
Data reporting
1918 -

Contact information

Contact person
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Hreinn Haraldsson, Director General Thorir Ingason, Head of Research Department

Parameters and Media

Not specified


Regions studied

Data availability

Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

Methods & Procedures

Not specified

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
Other institutes involved in the project

Vegagerðin ‐ The Icelandic Road Administration (Vegagerðin)

Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?

Not specified Networks: World Road Organization (PIARC), Nordisk Forskning og Udvikling (NordFou), European Road Transport Research Advisory Council (ERTRAC), AMADEUS research project (Advanced Models for Analytical Design of European pavement Structures) (AMADEUS), Nordisk Vejteknisk Forbund (NVF), OECE ECMT (European Committee for Ministers of Transport) (OECD ECMT), Nordisk transportforskning (NTF), COURAGE (Construction with Unbound Road Aggregates in Europe) (COURAGE), Forum of European National Highway Research Laboratories (FEHRL), COST Transport and urban development (European cooperation in the field of scientific and technical research) The Icelandic Road Administration (COST Transport)

Indigenous AND traditional knowledge used in this project

Yes (not further specified)

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