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blue sky, backlit figure of woman holding a pad. Foliage, grass straws surround her.
Published Sep. 2, 2019 2:26 PM

Julie Brastein Halvorsen recently defended her MSc thesis, titled "Characterisation and typification of urban ecosystem types: a test of the NiN system".

Bildet kan inneholde: fjellrike landformer, highland, fjell, vegetasjon, villmark.
Published Aug. 20, 2019 1:40 PM

Anders Bryn har vært i media med  ny rekord for norsk tregrense på 1404 meter over havet. Treet er registrert i folkeforsknings-appen Natur i endring - les om prosjektet i denne artikkelen fra Forskning i Friluft-konferansen 2018.

Henter forslag fra Google
Published Aug. 16, 2019 12:28 PM

A new paper is now available in Applied Vegetation Science: Peter Horvath, Rune Halvorsen, Frode Stordal, Lena M. Tallaksen, Hui Tang and Anders Bryn authored the paper titled "Distribution modelling of vegetation types based on area‐frame survey data". 

Bildet kan inneholde: Blå, Grønn, Aqua, Azure, Turkis.
Published July 18, 2019 2:58 PM

Rapporten "Oppsett og tilrettelegging av QGIS for NiN naturtypekartlegging" ligger nå ute på nett. Rapporten kan du lese her.

Finse forskningsstasjon fra lufta
Published July 18, 2019 1:24 PM

Titan skriver om noe av forskningen vi gjør på Finse forskningsstasjon. Les hele saken på titan.uio.no for å se hva masterstudentene Sindre Jakobsen og Miriam Landa holder på med!

Bildet kan inneholde: naturlandskap, natur, highland, vann, lake district.
Published July 4, 2019 9:11 AM

Michal Torma recently defended his MSC thesis on the viability of collecting citzen-science data through the "Natur i Endring" citizen-science project.

Published July 1, 2019 5:07 PM

This year's field trip in BIO4120 is complete, introducing students to the natural variation of southern Norway from east to west and spanning as much of the NiN system as possible.

Bildet kan inneholde: Begivenhet, Team.
Published May 13, 2019 11:04 AM

Beautiful Jeløya was last week's destination for a GEco outing, looking for new field sites and discussing our ongoing and future research.

Bildet kan inneholde: Planet, Jord, Verden, Astronomisk objekt, Kloden.
Published May 13, 2019 10:30 AM

The project 'Terrestrial ecosystem-climate interactions of our EMERALD planet' had its kickoff meeting last week in the historic Domus Academica in Oslo.

Published Apr. 3, 2019 9:12 AM

April 2nd marks the official release of the new landscape classification of NiN (Nature in Norway), freely available from nin.artsdatabanken.no.

Published Mar. 25, 2019 10:58 AM

Introduksjonskurs til NiN som system og for kartlegging ble holdt på Blindern 12.-13. mars. Vi har fått gode tilbakemeldinger fra de rundt 140 deltagerne.

Published Jan. 21, 2019 2:32 PM

GEco is involved in two newly funded projects that relate to feedbacks in the climate system: an eXtension of LATICE, and EMERALD; "Terrestrial ecosystem-climate interactions of our EMERALD planet".  

Published Jan. 21, 2019 2:31 PM

A new PhD fellow in GEco - Eva L. Eriksen - will be working on dynamic ecological modelling.  The PhD project will focus on the spatial dynamics of plants in relation to climate change, as a part of GEco’s collaboration with the LATICE network and the recently funded EMERALD and INCLINE projects. Professor Olav Skarpaas is the main supervisor.

Published Jan. 21, 2019 10:10 AM

Natur i Endring-prosjektet har rekruttert hvermannsen til å forske på tre- og skoggrenser rundt omring i Norge. Resultatene fra sommeren 2018 har nettopp blitt presentert, og Forskning.no har laget nyhetssak om prosjektet.

Published Jan. 4, 2019 9:23 AM

A new paper is available in the most recent edition of Kart og Plan. "Training of new field mappers: The ABC-method" is based on the master thesis by Hannah E. E. Haga, and written by her and Anders Bryn, Anne B. Nilsen and Heidrun A. Ullerud.

Published Dec. 13, 2018 1:10 PM

A new paper on error estimation in field assignment of land-cover types using the NiN system is now available. Based on the master thesis of Eriksen, the paper was authored by Eva L. Eriksen, Heidrun A. Ullerud, Rune Halvorsen, Sigrun Aune, Harald Bratli, Peter Horvath, Inger K. Volden, Anders K. Wollan and Anders Bryn.

Published Dec. 4, 2018 9:16 AM

A new paper, titled "Loss of semi-natural grassland in a boreal landscape: impacts of agricultural intensification and abandonment" has just been printed in the Journal of Land Use Science. It was written by Sigrun Aune, Anders Bryn and Knut Anders Hovstad. Read is (open-access) here!

Published Dec. 4, 2018 9:10 AM

Sommeren er over, men det skjer fortsatt mye spennende med folkeforskningsprosjektet Natur i Endring. Anders Bryn og Inger Kristine Volden har vært med på flere arrangementer i det siste:

Published Nov. 19, 2018 3:41 PM

This july, Metteline D. Larsen defended her Master thesis, titled "Changes after 25 years of abandonment in semi-natural hay meadows in Svartdal, SE Norway - a re-analysis".  

Published Nov. 6, 2018 9:54 AM

Vitenskapelig råd for NiN har blitt (gjen)opprettet og hadde første møte 17. Oktober. Rådet skal sikre høy vitenskapelig kvalitet i arbeidet med NiN, og opprettelsen markerer en ny fase med intensivt arbeid med NiN.

Published Nov. 6, 2018 9:29 AM
Inger Kristine Volden i GEco reflekterer rundt klimaendringer, 
tregrenser, apper og folkeforskning i Harvest. Hvilke 
konsekvenser har det at skogen går til fjells i Norge?

Les artikkelen her: Hvis Hardangervidda blir Hardangerskogen

Published Oct. 5, 2018 4:30 PM

This summer, Hilde Riksheim Tandstad defended her MSC thesis: "Vegetation-environment analysis of the transition between avalanche meadows and semi-natural grasslands in Nærøyfjorden, Western Norway". Her work points to gaps in the NiN system that should be addressed in revisions of NiN.

Published Aug. 27, 2018 12:34 PM

This summer, the position of hundreds of tree- and forest lines have been registered all over Norway, thanks to a citizen science app developed at NHM.

Published Aug. 24, 2018 11:58 AM

One of our students recently defended her MSC thesis, "A new method to quantify the accuracy of classification and spatial delineation in land cover maps". The method she developed is already being used by the GEco group to train students in vegetation mapping (BIO4120).

Published June 20, 2018 8:39 AM

Heidrun has been a part of GEco the past four years, and on monday, June 18th she defended her thesis: 'Land cover mapping: methods and quality'.