Per Fauchald

Position:    Senior Research Scientist

 Telephone: +47 452 76 808

Knowledge areas
  • Ecosystem ecology and ecosystem based management
  • Environmental and sustainability science
  • Socio-ecological systems
  • The Arctic
  • Marine ecosystems and coastal ecology

Key qualifications
  • Inter-disciplinary syntheses of socio-ecological systems
  • Quantitative analyses of complex and large datasets
  • Spatial statistical analyses
  • Ecosystem modeling
  • Theoretical and spatial ecology

  • 1999: Doctor of Science in Biology
  • 1994: Cand. Scient (Master) in Biology
  • 1990: Cand. Mag. (Bachelor) in Biology

  • Senior Researcher at NINA since 2007
  • Researcher at NINA 1999-2007
  • Professor II at the University of Tromsø (2008-2012)
  • Adjunct Professor at the University of Tromsø (2006-2007)

Worked in
  • National center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS), UCSB, visiting research fellow (2015-2016)

Professional societies
  • Leader of the Fram Centre research Flagship MIKON -Environmental Impact of Industrial Development in the North since 2014.
  • Leader of NINA's Strategic Institute Program on Coastal Ecology (2006-2015)
  • Leader of the evaluation of the marine environmental monitoring program on Svalbard and Jan Mayen (2013-2014).
  • Leader of the AMINOR research school at the Fram Centre (2011-2012).
  • Project leader of four research projects funded by the Norwegian Research Council.