John Brittain

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Phone +47 22851727
Mobile phone +47 92834403 +4792834403
Room 403, Zoological Museum
Visiting address Sars gate 1 Tøyen 0562 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1172 Blindern 0318 Oslo
Other affiliations Research Group Entomology


Emeritus Senior Research Scientist at LFI.
Previously Adjunct Professor and head of NHM’s field station in Heimdalen.
D.Sc. University of Wales in 1993.
Dr. philos. at University of Oslo in 1978.
Ph.D. at University of Wales in 1971.
Senior Adviser, Norwegian Water Resources & Energy Directorate (NVE)

Teaching and tutoring

Supervision in freshwater biology.
Examiner in at the Department of Ecology and Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences.

Special fields

Freshwater biology, especially the aquatic insect orders Plecoptera and Ephemeroptera.
Alpine and Arctic freshwaterecology.
Radioecology, both field studies and modelling of radioactive contamination.
Effects and mitigation of river and lake regulation, as well as general water resource management.

Tags: Freshwater insects, Arctic and alpine freshwaters, Hydropower impacts and remediation, Radioecology
Published May 31, 2011 9:17 AM - Last modified Apr. 16, 2018 1:23 PM


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