Ecology, trans-disciplinary research, ecosystem services.
Wide research interests on plant sciences, specifically on functional ecology, ecosystem function and ecological processes related to land-use, herbivory and the maintenance and management of biological diversity. Extensive international experience including research and consultancy projects in Europe, North America, South and Central America, and East Africa. Experience of project coordination including a number of international projects (Research Council of Norway and EU). A number of these projects are cross-disciplinary with components of ecology/biology and social/economic sciences. The work related to the projects have comprised own research, supervision of MSc and PhD students, consultancy and project coordination activities.
1992, Fil. dr Plantøkologi. Uppsala universitet, Sverige. 1982, Agronom (plantfysiologi og økologi), Buenos Aires universitet, Argentina.
2010- present Senior Research Scientist, NINA
1998- 2010 Research scientist, NINA
1995-1997 Post-doc researcher at the Biological Survey, University of Oklahoma, USA.
1987-1992 PhD candidate, Uppsala University
1982 - 1986 Research associate, Argentina Research Council
Spansk (morsmål), engelsk (mye god muntlig og skriftlig), svensk (mye god muntlig og skriftlig), fransk (leser og forstår muntlig).
Scientific and other professional assignments