Salmonid ecology and management (leader of Scientific Advisory Committee for Atlantic Salmon Management in Norway), regulated rivers, life history, evolutionary biology (thermal adaptation, character displacement) and functional biodiversity, bioenergetics, climate change, environmental pollution (radioactivity, acid rain), and research administration (two years as Research Director, two years as Assisting Research Director and one year as Research Coordinator)
• Population dynamics • Demography • Life history theory • Trophic interactions • Predation • Harvesting • Ungulates • Carnivores • Small game • Small rodents • Statistical modeling • Biodiversity informatics
Major research experience includes: Research in population ecology of cervids (moose, roe deer, red deer and reindeer), particularly related to management topics. Research in population dynamics of fragmented populations of house sparrows, in relation to current conservation biological problems.
Behavioural Ecology, Sexual selection, Statistical analysis, Salmon biology
Applied statistical modelling, multivariate analysis, interactions between aquaculture and wild salmonids, biodiversity, population and community dynamics.
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.