Faculty Research Interest

Norwegian Institute of Water Research (NIVA)

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Faculty

  • Thorjørn Larssen

    Research Director Norwegian Institute for Water Research

    tla@niva.no

    Research Interests

    1. Biogeochemistry of main elements, especially related to acid rain and its impacts on soils.
    2. Mercury and methylation processes in the boreal and temperate environment.
    3. Organic micro pollutants (POPs and emerging contaminants) and their effects on the eco-system and human health and links between climate change.
    4. Environmental policy regarding international convention (Stockholm convention and Minamata Convention).
  • Yan Lin

    Research Scientist Norwegian Institute for Water Research

    yli@niva.no

    Research Interests

    1. Catchment modelling of phosphorus, DOC and organic contaminants
    2. Ecological risk assessment
    3. Mercury methylation and uptake in rice paddy ecosystem
    4. Environmental policy on mercury (Minamata Convention)
  • Hans Fredrik Veiteberg Braaten

    Research Scientist Norwegian Institute for Water Research

    hbr@niva.no

    Research Interests

    1. Mercury bioaccumulation in fish
    2. Boreal forest biogeochemistry
    3. Arctic research and sampling