Employee info

Svein-Håkon Lorentsen
Position:    Research Director

  Telephone: +47 934 66 770
  E-mail: svein.lorentsen@nina.no
 Department:  NINA terrestrisk økologi

Key qualifications
  • Research scientist focusing on seabirds and coastal seals in marine and polar environments. 
  • Main research topics; population ecology, demography and reproductive biology, diet, food searching behaviour, behaviour and migration using dataloggers (GPS, GLS, TDR and satelite-transmitters) 
  • Great experience with field work under challenging conditions (Antarctica, the Norwegian coast at all times of the year). 
  • Impact assessments, seabirds and offshore oil and wind development, effects of kelp harvesting and disturbance from boats on seabirds.
  • Supervisor of master- and PhD-students and opponent on PhD-thesis.
  • In charge of the Norwegian monitoring programme for seabirds
  • Administrative experience from leadership of several projects and as assistant research director and research director. 


Curriculum Vitae:
CV for Svein-Håkon Lorentsen

Norwegian Institute for Nature Research

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