Norwegian Institute for Water Research

Norwegian Institute for Water Research

Short name: NIVA
Contact name: Nikolai Friberg
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Partner Description

NIVA is Norway’s leading institute for basic and applied research on marine and freshwaters. The institute’s research comprises a wide array of environmental, climatic and resource-related fields. NIVA’s world-class expertise is multidisciplinary with a broad scientific scope. NIVA combines research, monitoring, evaluation, problem-solving and advisory services at international, national and local levels.

Role and Commitment of key person(s)

Hartvig Christie (m, Senior scientist, marine Ecology). More than 30 yrs experience in coastal marine biology and 20 yrs experience with large outdoor hard bottom mesocosms. 57 papers and 125 scientific reports. Project role: Contributor: Task WP6.18 Provision of TA to NIVA: Solbergstrand Experimental Facility (SEF); and WP3, WP5.

Nikolai Friberg (m, freshwater ecologist). Director of Research in Biodiversity; More than 20 years’ experience in freshwater ecological and extended knowledge regarding the use stream water mesocosms in experimentation, in particular in relation to xenochemicals. H-factor: 24 (Web of Science); 29 (Google), 2849 citations (Google): 80 peer-reviewed scientific publications and more than 100 book chapters, other scientific publications, EU deliverables, reports etc. Project role: Task Leader WP6.18: Provision of TA to NIVA: Solbergstrand Experimental Facility (SEF); Contributor to WP5.


Norwegian Institute for Water Research
Gaustadalléen 21
NO-0349 Oslo