If you are interested in thematic of a specific COAT module, please contact the moduleleader directly to hear about possibilities for MSc or BSc thesis.


PhD positions is announced at jobbnorge.no


Here is an overview over all the students that has a collaboration with COAT today:  


Name Degree Start

Expected end

Title Module Supervisors
Samantha Paige Dwinell PhD 2021 2024 Spatial Ecology of the Svalbard reindeer Ungulate Leif Egil Loe (NMBU), Rene Van Der Wal (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)), Åshild Ø. Pedersen (NP)
Stijn Hofhuis PhD 2020 2024 Population drivers and habitat use of red foxes at their expanding frontier in the low Arctic Arctic fox Dorothee Ehrich (UiT), Rolf A. Ims (UiT), Arnaud Tarroux (NINA)
Eivind Flittie Kleiven PhD 2018 2022 Ground-based optical system Small rodent Rolf A. Ims (UiT), Nigel Yoccoz (UiT), Eeva Soininen (Uit), Frederic Barraquand 
Isabell Eischeid PhD 2018 2022 Drone-based imagery system Mosstundra Eeva Soininen (UiT), Virve Ravolainen (NPI), Åshild Pedersen (NPI), Jesper Madsen (UA), Rolf A. Ims (UiT), Nigel Yoccoz (UiT)
Ingrid Jensvoll PhD 2018 2022 Research-based activities in natural science education   Siw Turid Killengreen (UiT), Rolf A. Ims (UiT)
Pedro Da Silva Nicolau PhD 2017 2022 Efficient Bayesian analysis of dynamics and changes in ecosystem models   Sigrunn Holbek Sørbye (UiT), Nigel Toccoz (UiT)
Mike Murphy PhD 2017 2022 Platform for distributed observatories in Arctic environments Small rodent Otto Anshus (UiT), John Markus Bjørndalen (UiT), Eeva Soininen (UiT)
Jørgen Andreas Agersborg PhD 2017 2022 Remote sensing of vegetation parameters in the forest-tundra ecotone Tundra-Forest (COAT Tools) Stian Anfinsen (UiT), Jane Uhd Jepsen (NINA)
Steffen O. R. Kristensen PhD 2017 2021

Cyber-physical analytics system spanning from the edge to the cloud

Distributed Arctic Observatory (DAO) / COAT Tools

John Markus Bjørndalen (UiT), Otto Anshus (UiT), Issam Raïs (UiT), Phoung Hoai Ha (UiT)
Hildur Søndergaard Holm MSc 2020 2022 Effect of herbivory-induced reduction of moss mats on active layer depth in high Arctic moss tundra Mosstundra Eeva Soininen (UiT), Simone Lang (UNIS) og Virve Ravolainen (NPI)
Anna Caroline Grimsby MSc 2020 2021 Spatial distribution of Arctic herbivores in spring Mosstundra Virve Ravolaien (NPI), Åshild Ø. Pedersen (NPI), Mads Forchammer (UNIS), Dorothee Ehrich (UiT)
Daniel Johan Krogh MSc 2019 2021

Temporal and spatial variation in diet of arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) on Svalbard

Arctic fox Dorothee Ehrich (UiT), Eva Fuglei (NPI)

Happy students at field course. Photo: Pia Boholm


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