Bryndis Marteinsdottir


Bryndis Marteinsdottir


Short Bio

Bryndis Marteinsdóttir is a project manager at the Soil Conservation Service of Iceland, department of Research and Development. She manages a long-term national vegetation and soil monitoring programme that is currently being developed in Iceland. The overall goal of the project is to produce data to promote, in collaboration with stakeholders, sustainable land management in Icelandic rangelands. She was a post-doc at the University of Iceland in 2014-2017, studying the effect of sheep grazing on plant colonization in early succession. Bryndís holds a PhD in Plant Ecology from Stockholm University (2014), a MSc (2007) and BSc (2004) in biology from the University of Iceland. She has taught courses on ecology and botany at the graduate and undergraduate level, and is actively involved in supervising students

Bryndís Marteinsdóttir´s research interests are in the field of plant ecology, land condition monitoring and land management.


  • PhD, Plant Ecology, Stockholm University
  • MSc, Biology, University of Iceland
  • BSc, Biology, University of Iceland


Soil Conservation Service of Iceland