Eirik Mikkelsen


Nofima - The Norwegian Institute for Food, Fisheries and Aquaculture Research. 


Phone: +4795935362
Education & career

PhD in Economics/social science on user-interactions in the coastal zone. Master in Economics. B. Eng. Hons in Aeronautics. Also topics in environmental science/ecology, philosophy.

Senior scientist at Nofima - Main research theme is social and economic aspects of marine aquaculture, and coastal and marine management.

Previously: Research director for social science research at Norut (now merged into Norce). Senior executive officer for environmental cooperation between Norway, Russia, Sweden, Finland.

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Research activities

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Selected publications (up to 5)

Google scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Oktg9L4AAAAJ&hl=en

Aanesen, M., E. Mikkelsen (2019): Cost-benefit analysis of aquaculture expansion in Arctic Norway. Aquaculture Economics and Management. DOI: 10.1080/13657305.2019.1641570

Hersoug, B, E. Mikkelsen, KM Karlsen (2019): «Great expectations» - allocating licenses in Norwegian salmon farming. Marine Policy, 100, 152-162

Krause, G., & Mikkelsen, E. (2017). The Socio-economic Dimensions of Offshore Aquaculture in a Multi-use Setting. In B. H. Buck & R. Langan (Eds.), Aquaculture Perspective of Multi-Use Sites in the Open Ocean: The Untapped Potential for Marine Resources in the Anthropocene (pp. 163-186). Springer International Publishing.

Bacher, Kathrin, Ana Gordoa and Eirik Mikkelsen (2014): Stakeholders’ perceptions of marine fish farming in Catalonia (Spain): a Q-methodology approach. Aquaculture, (424–425) 78–85.

Sandersen, H, E Mikkelsen, E Moksness, JH Vølstad 2013: Knowledge issues in ICZM and EBM applied on small geographic scales: Lessons from a case study in Risør, Norway. Pages 127-144 in Moksness, E, E Dahl and J Støttrup (Eds): Global Challenges in Integrated Coastal Zone Management,Wiley-Blackwell..

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