Arild Magne Landa

Stilling:    Seniorforsker

 Telefon: 930 87 930
 Arbeidssted: Bergen

  • Conservation biology and monitoring of large northern terrestrial carnivores and ungulates.
  • Fragmented populations and carnivore predation on livestock.
  • Captive breeding and restoration (arctic fox)/conservation efforts.
  • Interrelationships carnivores/prey.
  • Radio telemetry on mammals.
  • Fieldwork in high Arctic/Alpine ecosystems.
  • Interpretation of scientific philosophy and research results in popular media.
  • Promotion of communications within the scientific community on national and international levels.
  • Leadership and administrative skills.
  • Experience in project planning and management.
  • Good fundraising skills.

  • 1997: Dr. Scient, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • 1992: Cand. Scient (M.Sc.), University of Trondheim
  • 1990: Cand. mag, Universtiy of Trondheim
  • 1983: A-level course (Norwegian and English), Trondheim Katedralskole
  • 1982: Forest engineer education, Statens skogskole Steinkjer
  • 1980: Introductory course in commerce and computing, Kvinnherad vgs
  • 1976: Technical school of forestry, Statens skogskole
  • 1975: Technical school of agriculture, Stend jordbruksskole

  • 1994-present: PhD-student, Project manager, Research coordinator and Senior researcher, Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA).
  • 1998-2002: Director of research Department, Greenland Institute of Natural Resources (GN). Other relevant experience:
  • 1982-1994: Technician/senior technician at the Directorate for Wildlife research (DVF), Norwegian Research Council (NAVF and NINA (Total 108 months)
  • 1982, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1995, 1996: Experience as mountain warden during summer and fall. (Total 14 months)
  • 1977 - 1979: Completed national service as chief petty officer in the Royal Norwegian Navy.
  • 1976-1981: Comprehensive experience from practical forestry, some experience from agriculture, sailor (Total 27 months).


Norwegian English (excellent) Danish (in writing)

Internasjonale arbeidsforhold

Norway, Spitsbergen, Greenland

Faglige aktiviteter/oppdrag/verv

• 2002 - p: Core group member - Large Carnivore Initative for Europe (LCIE) • 1998 - 2002: IWC (International whaling commission) Scientific Committee • 1998 - 2003: Zero Committee (Zachenberg research station), research coordination, Northeast Greenland