Vebjørn Veiberg

Position:    Senior Research Scientist

 Telephone: +47 957 00 510
 Department:Terrestrial ecology

Knowledge areas

Population ecology, ungulates (red deer, Svalbard reindeer), population monitoring, life-history strategies, tooth wear, age determination, local management, browsing damages

Key qualifications
  • Population ecology of cervids (especially red deer and Svalbard reindeer), particularly in relation to management topics.
  • Ungulate population monitoring.
  • Investigation of ungulate life-history strategies in relation to tooth wear.
  • Ecological consequences of climate change
  • Wildlife responses to human disturbance

  • 2007: Ph.D. in ecology, University Centre in Svalbard / University of Oslo
  • 1996: Cand.scient in zoology, University of Trondheim.
  • 1994: Cand.mag. in zoology, University of Trondheim

  • 2008-present: Norwegian Institute for Nature Research.
  • 2004-2007: Ph.D.-student at the University Centre in Svalbard / University of Oslo
  • 1998-2003: Project leader and research administrator at Norwegian Red Deer Centre
  • 1998: Project associated at Norwegian Institute for Nature Research and Resource Centre in Tingvoll

  • 2006: English for academic purposes
  • 2005: Media handling
  • 2005: Philosophy of science
  • 2005: Life-history strategies
  • 2005: Climate and population processes
  • 2002: Laboratory Animal Science
  • 2000: Immobilisation of wild animals


Norwegian (mother tongue), English (excellent), German (limited)

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