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Norwegian Institute for Nature Research – NINA Bård Pedersen Terrestrial Ecology Dept. , Trondheim

Norwegian Institute for Nature Research – NINA Bård Pedersen Terrestrial Ecology Dept. , Trondheim

NINA • Established 1988 • Independent foundation • Head office in Trondheim • 227

NINA • Established 1988 • Independent foundation • Head office in Trondheim • 227 employees (pr. 1. 1. 2015) – scientific staff 163 • 201 scientific papers • 132 technical reports

NINA • Norway’s leading institution for applied ecological research • Short and long-term research

NINA • Norway’s leading institution for applied ecological research • Short and long-term research and commissioned applied research to facilitate the implementation of international conventions, decision-support systems, and management regulations • Consultancies for industry and management authorities • Aim to enhance public awareness and promote conflict resolution

Norwegian Institute for Nature Research; NINA Applied research – Monitoring - Advisory services Photos:

Norwegian Institute for Nature Research; NINA Applied research – Monitoring - Advisory services Photos: Arild Landa (Arctic fox), John D. C. Linnell (Moose), Kjetil Schjølberg (Wolverine), Signe Christensen-Dalsgaard (Puffin), Arnstein Staverløkk (buttefly)

Norwegian Institute for Nature Research; NINA Applied research – Monitoring - Advisory services

Norwegian Institute for Nature Research; NINA Applied research – Monitoring - Advisory services

Cooperation

Cooperation

NINA – Project partner in IBBIS • Output № 4 (and 6). • Module

NINA – Project partner in IBBIS • Output № 4 (and 6). • Module for assessment of the status of selected species and natural habitats and for presenting biodiversity indicators.

NINAs contributions to the implementation of the Nature Index (NI) in Norway • Personnel

NINAs contributions to the implementation of the Nature Index (NI) in Norway • Personnel from NINA was involved in most aspects of the implementation of the Nature Index, including: • Suggested conceptual and mathematical framework • Constructed the infrastructure to collect and store data • Organized and administrated collection of input data • Provides input data for 3/5 of the 301 indicators • Statistical properties of NI • Calculate the Nature index • Main responsibility for publishing results • Constructed and maintains public website for communicating NI-results

The NINA-house - at the University Campus in Trondheim

The NINA-house - at the University Campus in Trondheim

Cooperation and expertise Foto: © Arnstein. Staverløkk/NINA for a sustainable future Photos slide 1:

Cooperation and expertise Foto: © Arnstein. Staverløkk/NINA for a sustainable future Photos slide 1: P. Jordhøy, J. Thomassen, E. B. Thorstad, A. Staverløkk, T. Aarvak, B. Løken/Samfoto