Asa L. Aradottir

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Staff

Asa L. Aradottir

PhD

Short Bio

Asa L. Aradottir is a Professor at the Agricultural University of Iceland, where she teaches courses in Restoration Ecology and related subjects. She headed the research division of the Icelandic Soil Conservation Service 1998-2006 and was a senior research scientist at the Iceland Forest Research Station 1990-1998.  Ása holds a Ph.D. in Range Science from Texas A&M University (1991), an M.Sc. in Biology from Montana State University (1984) and a B.Sc. in Biology from the University of Iceland (1981). Her research interests include restoration of severely degraded land, woodland restoration, restoration to mitigate the effects on infrastructural interventions, effects of restoration interventions on ecological succession and ecosystem services (including carbon sequestration), and evaluation of restoration. Ása has participated in a number of national and international research projects and networks and is currently on the Board of Directors for the European chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration.

Websites:

http://www.lbhi.is/en/simaskra/10482

http://aradottir.weebly.com/cv_english.html

Education

  • PhD, Range Science, Texas A&M University
  • MSc, Biology, Montana State University
  • BSc, Biology, University of Iceland

Organisation

Agricultural University of Iceland

Supervision

Activities

Short Course

Sustainable land management, land restoration and linkages to climate change

22.10.2018 - 29.10.2018
Uganda
25 18 7
Short Course

Sustainable land management, land restoration and linkages to climate change

25.09.2017 - 3.10.2017
Uganda
25 19 6