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)
Evolutionary biology, behavioral ecology, conservation biology and ornithology (birds). Stokke is working with questions related to renewable energy, alien species, recreational activities in protected areas and adaptations in Arctic passerines
Ecological effects of hydropower, Ecology of freshwater fish, Competitive interactions, Climate change, Winter ecology, Ecological mechanisms of speciation, Ecological modelling, EU Water Framework Directive, Sea lice
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.
Restoration ecology, planning, management, plant ecology, seedbank, arctic and alpine vegetation, monitoring, vegetation disturbance and recovery.
movement ecology, spatial ecology, GPS data, habitat selection, ungulates, carnivores, human-wildlife conflicts, sustainable development, adaptive management, reindeer