Research topic

Protected areas

Nina Elisabeth Eide


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Dagmar Hagen

Restoration ecology, planning, management, plant ecology, seedbank, arctic and alpine vegetation, monitoring, vegetation disturbance and recovery.


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Erik Framstad

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.


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Odd Inge Vistad

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.


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Geir Helge Systad

Northern ecosystems, adaptive management, environmental risk, sensitivity and impact assessments. Seabird distribution and population ecology.

Geographical analysis and presentations (GIS). Remote analysis (radio, gls and satellite transmitters; analysis of satellite images).


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Vegard Gundersen


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Lars Erikstad

English: Research Geoscientist Field of work: Geoscience, land forms (geomorphology), quartenary geology, Geoheritage, landscape analysis, environmental impact assessments, aerial photography analysis, remote sensing, digital elevation models, geographic information systems (GIS).


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Kjetil Hindar


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Tor Erik Brandrud

Mycology (Taxonomy and Ecology of Mycorrhizal Fungi), Ecology of Aquatic macrophytes (Higer Plants and Mosses, including Aquatic Weeds; Effect Studies and Management), Vegetation ecology, Acidification Research, Nature conservancy and management (freshwater and terrestrial anvironments), Biodiversity


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Egil Bendiksen

Botany, mycology, forest ecology, environmental gradients in forest, species and area management, threatened and vulnerable species


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Marianne Evju

plant ecology, monitoring of biodiversity, nature types, demography and population dynamics, plant-herbivore interactions


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Siri Lie Olsen

Planteøkologi, populasjonsdynamikk, samfunnsøkologi, samspill mellom arter, klimaendringer, fremmede arter, arealbruksendring, biologisk mangfold, fjell, skog, kulturlandskap


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Bente Rønning


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