Safeguarding Marine Biodiversity in Norway: Threats and Possible Solutions. Environmental Lunchtime Discussion

Eli Rinde from the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) talks about threats to the marine biodiversity in Norway and possible solutions.

collage of different types of underwater plants
Photo: Eli Rinde

Eli Rinde has worked as a marine biologist for about 30 years, first at the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA), and since 2004 at the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA). She holds a PhD in kelp forest ecology and has special competence in the ecology of Blue marine forests such as kelp forests and seagrass beds. She has studied threats including climate change, pollution, harvesting, introduction of Invasive species and urbanisation, and has investigated coastal ecosystems by field sampling and field experiments through diving, underwater camera surveys, and by statistical analysis and ecological modeling.

About the event

The OSEH Environmental Lunchtime Discussion series consists of short, 10-15 minute presentations by invited guests, followed by a discussion. We will invite speakers from a wide variety of fields, both academic and beyond. The presentations are accessible and are aimed at anyone with an interest in environmental issues. All are welcome, please feel free to bring your own lunch. Coffee will be served.

Tags: Environmental Humanities, HF, IKOS, OSEH, Climate Change, Environment
Published Sep. 18, 2019 3:37 PM - Last modified Sep. 18, 2019 3:37 PM