Main scientific experience covers population and habitat ecology of small mammals in boreal forests and mountain ecosystems. Applied research and consultancy work includes studies and assessments of boreal forest ecology, protected areas, ecological effects of agriculture and forestry on species and ecosystems, environmental impact assessments of infrastructure development projects, as well as assessments, indicators and monitoring of terrestrial biodiversity.
Main administrative experience covers management of NINA's research department in Oslo over > 25 yrs, as well as coordination of terrestrial ecosystem monitoring and major research projects and programmes on boreal forests or cultural landscapes.
Has done extensive research on land use conflicts in a socio-economic and socio-cultural perspective, cultural change in rural areas, and local resource management. Adept in qualitative as well as quantitative methods. Extensive popular dissemination.
Geese, behavioural and population ecology, reproduction ecology, agricultural conflicts, goose hunting, effects of grazings, population monitoring, adaptive co-management processes, management plans, climate change effects, tundra ecology
Environmental Impact Assessments. Project planning and programme co-ordinating, especially within Environmental Impact Assessments and Environmental monitoring. Project planning and implementation in ecology in Arctic areas in summer and winter seasons. Training.
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Studies of environmental perception. Recreational impacts, monitoring, carrying capacity, limits of acceptable change. Establishment and management of national parks. Outdoor recreation. Resource based tourism. Environmental Impact Assessment, and Evaluation. Access rights. Integrated resource management. Studies of local communities and local participation in planning processes. Studies of cultural landscapes and heritage.
Bevaringsbiologi, effekter av naturinngrep og menneskelig forstyrrelse, konflikter mellom mennesker og store rovdyr. metoder for overvåking av store rovdyr, atferd hos store rovdyr, samspill mellom rovdyr og byttedyr.
Restoration ecology, planning, management, plant ecology, seedbank, arctic and alpine vegetation, monitoring, vegetation disturbance and recovery.
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movement ecology, spatial ecology, GPS data, habitat selection, ungulates, carnivores, human-wildlife conflicts, sustainable development, adaptive management, reindeer