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Anders Nielsen

Medlem av faggruppen for fremmede organismer og handel med truede arter (CITES).

Curriculum vitae

Stilling:

Researcher at the Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES), University of Oslo, PI of the project

Utdanning:

  • May 2003 – June 2007: Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB), PhD in Ecology
    Aug. 1990 – Jan. 1998: University of Oslo (UiO), cand. mag (bachelor) and cand. scient (master) in Terrestrial Ecology

Arbeidserfaring:

  • July 2012 – Oct. 2013: Researcher at the Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences
  • July 2009 – June 2012: Post doc at the Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES), University of Oslo
  • Jan 2009 – June 2009: Researcher at the Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences
  • Jan. 2008 – Oct. 2008: Post doc. at the University of the Aegean, Greece
  • June 2007 – Des. 2007: Researcher at the Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Øvrig faglig bakgrunn:

  • Member of the panel on Alien Organisms and trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM)
  • Representing Norway in the Management Committee of the COST Action: Sustainable pollination in Europe: joint research on bees and other pollinators (SUPER-B).
  • External member of the evaluation committee for the Master program “Ecology” at the department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences.
  • Scientific consultant for the mobile exhibition “Humlebuzz” teaching primary school children about pollination

Utvalgte publikasjoner:

Peer reviewed papers:

  • Reitan T. & Nielsen A. (2016) Do Not Divide Count Data with Count Data; A Story from Pollination Ecology with Implications Beyond. PLoS ONE, 11, e0149129
  • Nielsen, A. & Totland, Ø. 2014. Structural properties of mutualistic networks withstand habitat degradation while species functional roles might change. Oikos. 123(3), 323-333.
  • Johannesen, A.B., Nielsen, A. & Skonhoft, A. 2013. Potential effects of climate change on vegetation and the economy of sheep farming at northern latitudes. Ecological Economics 93: 239-248.
  • Nielsen, A., Steinheim, G. and Mysterud, A. 2013. Do sheep breeds eating different proportions of browse and grass show equal responses to climate fluctuations?  Basic and Applied Ecology 14(2): 137-145.
  • Nielsen, A., Dauber, J., Biesmeijer, J.C., Kunin, W.E., Lamborn, E., Meyer, B., Moora, M., Potts, S.G., Roberts, S., Sõber, V., Settele, J., Steffan-Dewenter, I., Stout, J.C., Tscheulin, T.,Vivarelli, D., & Petanidou, T. 2012. Effects of spatial plant population structure on the pollinator community of wild plants: a pan-European approach. Basic and Applied Ecology 13(6): 489-499.
  • Nielsen, A., Yoccoz, N.G., Steinheim, G., Storvik, G.O., Rekdal, Y., Angeloff, M., Pettorelli, N., Holand, Ø. & Mysterud, A. 2012. Are responses of herbivores to environmental variability spatially consistent in alpine ecosystems? Global Change Biology 18(10): 3050-3062.
  • Mysterud, A., Nielsen, A. & Holand, Ø. 2012. Climate and the infield production of winter fodder for sheep at northern latitudes: are farmers adapting to change? Climate Research 53: 55-61.
  • Nielsen, A., I. Steffan-Dewenter, C. Westphal, O. Messinger, S. Potts, S. Roberts, J. Settele, H. Szentgyörgyi, B. Vaissière, M. Vaitis, M. Woyciechowski, I. Bazos, J. Biesmeijer, R. Bommarco, W. Kunin, T. Tscheulin, E. Lamborn, and T. Petanidou. 2011. Assessing bee species richness in two Mediterranean communities: importance of habitat type and sampling techniques. Ecological Research 26: 969-983.
  • Hegland, S. J., Dunne, J., Nielsen, A., & Memmott, J. 2010. How to monitor an ecological community cost-efficiently. Biological Conservation 143: 2270-2279.
  • Tylianakis, J. M., Laliberté, E., Nielsen, A., & Bascompte, J. 2010. Conservation of species interaction networks. Biological Conservation: 143: 2092-2101.
  • Lazaro, A., Nielsen, A., & Totland, Ø. 2010. Factors related to the inter-annual variation in plants’ pollination generalization levels within a community. Oikos 119(5): 825-834.
  • Dauber, J., Biesmeijer, J.C., Gabriel, D., Kunin, W.E., Lamborn, E., Meyer, B., Nielsen, A., Potts, S.G., Sõber, V., Steffan-Dewenter, I., Settele, J., Stout, J.C., Teder, T., Tscheulin, T., Vivarelli, D., & Petanidou, T. 2010. Effects of patch size and density on flower visitation and seed set of wild plants at two spatial scales: a pan-European approach. Journal of Ecology 98: 188-196.
  • Hegland, S.J., Nielsen, A., Lazaro, A., Bjerknes A.L., & Totland, Ø. 2009. How does climate warming affect plant-pollinator interactions? Ecology letters 12(2): 184-195.
  • Bjerknes A.L., Totland T., Hegland S.J. & Nielsen A. 2007. Do alien plant invasions really affect pollination success in native plant species? – Biological conservation 138(1-2): 1-12
  • Nielsen, A. & Bascompte, J. 2007. Ecological networks, nestedness and sampling effort. Journal of Ecology 95(5): 1134-1141.
  • Nielsen, A., Totland, Ø. & Ohlson, M. 2007. The effect of forest management operations on population performance of Vaccinium myrtillus on a landscape-scale. Basic and Applied Ecology 8(3): 231-241
  • Totland, O., Nielsen, A., Bjerknes, A.L. & Ohlson, M. 2006. Effects of an exotic plant and habitat disturbance on pollinator visitation and reproduction in a boreal forest herb. American Journal of Botany 93: 868-873.
  • Kjøhl, M., Nielsen A., & Stenseth. N. C. 2011. Potential effects of climate change on crop pollination. FAO Report, Rome.
  • Trømborg, E., Nielsen, A. & Hoen, H.F. (red.) 2007. Klimagasser og bioenergi fra landbruket - kunnskapsstatus og forskningsbehov. INA Fagrapport nr. 11 (in Norwegian).

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