3 Jun - Ida Marielle Mienna (MINA)

Av Cathrine Glosli

Ida Marielle Mienna, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA), will defend her PhD thesis “The role of biotic and abiotic factors on treeline ecotone dynamics: studies using field observations and remote sensing”, Friday the 3rd June 2022. 

PhD degree – Trial Lecture and Public Defence 

English title of thesis:

“The role of biotic and abiotic factors on treeline ecotone dynamics: studies using field observations and remote sensing.” 

Norwegian title of the thesis:

"Biotiske og abiotiske faktorers rolle for dynamikk i tregrenseøkotonen: studier basert på feltobservasjoner og fjernmåling." 

Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:

"Understanding Arctic greening and browning" 

Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence:

Friday, 3 June 2022, 14:15 at Festsalen, Clock Building 

This public defense will be held in partly digital due as a result of the Corona situation. The disputation can be attended by using the following link in Zoom: https://nmbu.zoom.us/j/66611397436

All are welcome to attend the digital meeting, but please read the guidelines below before you open the link. This is to make sure that the disputation can be held without interruptions and noise. 

Evaluation committee 

First opponent: Professor Jon Moen, University of Umeå, Sweeden  

Second opponent: Professor Lee Vierling, University of Idaho, USA 

Committee coordinator: Professor Line Nybakken NMBU/MINA 


Main supervisor: Dr Ole Martin Bollandsås 

Co-supervisors: Professor Kari Klanderud 

Guidelines for attending:

  • Do not use the camera.

  • Mute your microphone.

  • In Zoom you will first be placed in the waiting room. Please introduce yourself with your name, rather than with your IP address or computer name.

  • If anyone has a question and wants to oppose ‘ex auditorio’, please write in the chat window of Zoom (1) “XY (your name) has a question" and (2) the question in brief. The chair of the defense will evaluate whether your question is opportune, and you will be given the word after the two opponents have concluded.

  • When you are being given the word, you switch on your microphone and camera. Ensure briefly whether you are being heard.

  • We advise you to test your own equipment before attending. 

    The chat is not to be used for general discussions.

The doctoral thesis is available for public review. For those of you who want access to the thesis in pdf-form, please send an email to Ole Wiggo Røstad – ole.rostad@nmbu.no 

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