Recent Submissions

  • Assessing forest availability for wood supply in Europe 

    Alberdi, I.; Bender, S.; Riedel, T.; Avitable, V.; Boriaud, O.; Bosela, M.; Camia, A.; Cañellas, I.; Rego, F. Castro; Fischer, C.; Freudenschuß, A.; Fridman, J.; Gasparini, P.; Gschwantner, T.; Guerrero, S.; Kjartansson, B.T.; Kucera, M.; Lanz, A.; Marin, G.; Mubareka, S.; Notarangelo, M.; Nunes, L.; Pesty, B.; Pikula, T.; Redmond, J.; Rizzo, M.; Šebeň, V.; Snorrason, A.; Tomter, Stein Michael; Hernández, L. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-11-10)
    The quantification of forests available for wood supply (FAWS) is essential for decision-making with regard to the maintenance and enhancement of forest resources and their contribution to the global carbon cycle. The ...
  • Efficiency drivers in harvesting operations in mixed Boreal stands: a Norwegian case study 

    Ottaviani Aalmo, Giovanna; Kerstens, Pieter Jan; Belbo, Helmer; Peter, Bogetoft; Talbot, Bruce; Strange, Niels (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-06-17)
    This paper uses Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) to evaluate how the technical efficiency of forest harvesting operations is influenced by terrain conditions and forest attributes, in addition to exploring the existence of ...
  • Fertilization of Norway spruce forest with wood ash and nitrogen affected both tree growth and composition of chemical defence 

    Hanssen, Kjersti Holt; Asplund, Johan; Clarke, Nicholas; Selmer, Ruben; Nybakken, Line (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-10-05)
    We fertilized a Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) Karst.) stand on rich mineral soil with 3 t ha−1 of wood ash (ASH), 150 kg ha−1 of nitrogen (N) or a combination of wood ash and nitrogen (ASH + N), in addition to unfertilized ...
  • Tilstand og utvikling i skog 2002-2017 for noen utvalgte miljøegenskaper 

    Stokland, Jogeir Nicolai; Eriksen, Rune; Granhus, Aksel (NIBIO-rapport;6(133) 2020, Research report, 2020-12)
    Denne rapporten belyser utviklingstrekk for utvalgte skogegenskaper, hovedsakelig for perioden 2002-2017, basert på data fra Landsskogtakseringen. Dette er utviklingstrekk som reflekterer hvordan norsk skogbruk praktiseres ...
  • Management of seed-borne Sirococcus conigenus on Norway spruce by fungicide seed treatment 

    Brodal, Guro; Bye, Heidi Røsok; Høst, Eleonora; Pettersson, Martin; Fløistad, Inger; Edvardsen, Øyvind Meland; Talgø, Venche (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-04)
    Seedling blight caused by Sirococcus conigenus was recently reported on Norway spruce (Picea abies) from Norwegian forest nurseries. The inoculum source was found to be infected seeds. In a Petri dish assay, the fungicide ...
  • A sensor-fusion-system for tracking sheep location and behaviour 

    Ren, Keni; Karlsson, Johannes; Liuska, Markus; Hartikainen, Markku; Hansen, Inger; Jørgensen, Grete Helen Meisfjord (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-05-13)
    The growing interest in precision livestock farming is prompted by a desire to understand the basic behavioural needs of the animals and optimize the contribution of each animal. The aim of this study was to develop a ...
  • A Mini-Review of Ixodes Ticks Climate Sensitive Infection Dispersion Risk in the Nordic Region 

    van Oort, Bob; Hovelsrud, Grete K.; Risvoll, Camilla; Mohr, Christian Wilhelm; Jore, Solveig (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-07-27)
    Climate change in the Nordic countries is projected to lead to both wetter and warmer seasons. This, in combination with associated vegetation changes and increased animal migration, increases the potential incidence of ...
  • Effects of elevation-dependent climate warming on intra- and inter-specific growth synchrony in mixed mountain forests 

    del Río, Miren; Vergarechea, Marta; Hilmers, Torben; Alday, Josu G.; Avdagić, Admir; Binderh, Franz; Bošeľa, Michal; Dobor, Laura; Forrester, David I.; Halilović, Velid; Ibrahimspahic, Aida; Klopcic, Matija; Lévesque, Mathieu; Nagel, Thomas A.; Sitková, Zuzana; Schütze, Gerhard; Stajic, Branko; Stojanovic, Dejan; Uhl, Enno; Zlatanov, Tzvetan; Tognetti, Roberto; Pretzsch, Hans (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-09-19)
    Spruce-fir-beech mixed forests cover a large area in European mountain regions, with high ecological and socio-economic importance. As elevation-zone systems they are highly affected by climate change, which is modifying ...
  • The accuracy and precision of age determination by dental cementum annuli in four northern cervids 

    Veiberg, Vebjørn; Nilsen, Erlend Birkeland; Rolandsen, Christer Moe; Heim, Morten; Andersen, Roy; Holmstrøm, Frode; Meisingset, Erling L.; Solberg, Erling Johan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-10-23)
    Individual age is an important element in models of population demographics, but the limitations of the methods used for age determination are not always clear. We used known-age data from moose (Alces alces), red deer ...
  • Subalpine fir (abies laciocarpa) and Norway spruce (picea abies) seedlings show different growth responses to blue light 

    Navidad, Hazel Aynaga; Fløistad, Inger; Olsen, Jorunn Elisabeth; Torre, Sissel (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-05-15)
    Blue light (BL) affects different growth parameters, but information about the physiological effects of BL on conifer seedlings is limited. In northern areas, conifer seedlings are commonly produced in heated nursery ...
  • Vurdering av FKT-ordningen 

    Hansen, Inger; Strand, Geir-Harald; Krange, Olve; Mattisson, Jenny; Støen, Ole-Gunnar; Kårstad, Signe; Eilertsen, Svein; Winje, Erlend; Austmo, Lars Bendik; Skogen, Ketil; Lindhjem, Henrik (NIBIO-rapport;6(130) 2020, Research report, 2020-12)
    Denne rapporten gir en vurdering av hvorvidt praktiseringen av Forskrift om tilskudd til forebyggende tiltak mot rovviltskader og konfliktdempende tiltak (FKT-forskriften) har god måloppnåelse, om den kan realiseres på en ...
  • Estimation of Forest Growing Stock Volume with UAV Laser Scanning Data: Can It Be Done without Field Data? 

    Puliti, Stefano; Breidenbach, Johannes; Astrup, Rasmus Andreas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-04-14)
    Laser scanning data from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV-LS) offer new opportunities to estimate forest growing stock volume ( V ) exclusively based on the UAV-LS data. We propose a method to measure tree attributes and using ...
  • Etablering av fritidsbebyggelse på Myklenesåsen, Senja kommune – konsekvenser for reindriftsnæringen 

    Eilertsen, Svein (NIBIO-rapport;6(160) 2020, Research report, 2020-12)
    Foreliggende rapport er tilleggsutredning av konsekvensene for reindriftsnæringen ved eventuell etablering av hyttefelt på Myklenesåsen, Senja kommune.
  • The taxonomic significance of ddRADseq based microsatellite markers in the closely related species of Heracleum (Apiaceae) 

    Daemi-Saeidabad, Mehdi; Shojaeiyan, Abdolali; Vivian-Smith, Adam; Stenøien, Hans K.; Falahati-Anbaran, Mohsen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-05-07)
    Many studies on Heracleum have shown poor correspondence between observed molecular clusters and established taxonomic classification amongst closely related species. This might reflect both unresolved taxonomy but perhaps ...
  • On the knowns and unknowns of natural regeneration of silviculturally managed sessile oak (Quercus petraea (Matt.) Liebl.) forests—a literature review 

    Kohler, Martin; Pyttel, Patrick; Kuehne, Christian; Modrow, Tobias; Bauhus, Jürgen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-10-15)
    Key message This literature review identified the main factors for the success of different silvicultural approaches to regenerate sessile oak naturally and unveiled at the same time important knowledge gaps. Most previous ...
  • Effekt av skytestøy på atferd og produksjon hos husdyr. Undersøkelser rundt forsvarets artilleristandplass 40 km i Elverum 

    Jørgensen, Grete Helen Meisfjord; Grøva, Lise; Hansen, Inger (NIBIO-rapport;6(164) 2020, Research report, 2020-12)
    Forsvaret har behov for standplass for testskyting av langdistanseartilleri over 40 km. Denne typen artilleri forårsaker en del støy. Uforutsett og plutselig støy kan forårsake sterke adferdsreaksjoner hos husdyr og over ...
  • Mapping forest age using National Forest Inventory, airborne laser scanning, and Sentinel-2 data 

    Schumacher, Johannes; Hauglin, Marius; Astrup, Rasmus Andreas; Breidenbach, Johannes (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-11-10)
    Background The age of forest stands is critical information for forest management and conservation, for example for growth modelling, timing of management activities and harvesting, or decisions about protection areas. ...
  • Individmerking i reindriften – muligheter og utfordringer 

    Bjørn, Tor; Eilertsen, Svein Morten; Hansen, Inger; Jørgensen, Grete Helen Meisfjord; Winje, Erlend; Wagner, Gabriela; Aarseth, Jo Jorem (NIBIO-rapport;6(157) 2020, Research report, 2020-12)
    Innføring av obligatorisk individmerking av tamrein i Norge ble vedtatt av Stortinget 13. juni 2019. NIBIO har i denne rapporten belyst hvilke merkemetoder for individmerking som finnes på markedet i dag og hvordan disse ...
  • Rødrev – en underestimert tapsårsak for lam 

    Hansen, Inger; Eide, Nina Elisabeth; Østereng, Geir; Halvorsrud, Emil (NIBIO-pop;6(44) 2020, Journal article, 2020-12)
    Dette faktaarket setter fokus på kunnskapen vi har om rødrev som skadevolder på lam i Norge. Tapsomfanget til rødrev varierer mellom områder og år, og kan variere mellom enkeltbruk fra ingen eller liten, til en vanlig tapsårsak.
  • Varied diets, including broadleaved forage, are important for a large herbivore species inhabiting highly modified landscapes 

    Felton, Annika M.; Holmström, Emma; Malmsten, Jonas; Felton, Adam; Cromsigt, Joris P.G.M.; Edenius, Lars; Ericsson, Göran; Widemo, Fredrik; Wam, Hilde K (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-02-05)
    Diet quality is an important determinant of animal survival and reproduction, and can be described as the combination of different food items ingested, and their nutritional composition. For large herbivores, human landscape ...

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