Head Office and Regional Offices
NIVA's Head Office is located at the Oslo Centre for Interdiciplinary Environmental and Social Research (CIENS). We also have four Regional Offices in Grimstad, Bergen, Trondheim and near Hamar, as well as a full-scale marine research station in the Oslo Fjord.
NIVA's Head Office
NIVA's Head Office is in the CIENS building, located at the Oslo Innovation Center, close to the University of Oslo.
Most of NIVA's employees, administration and staff units are located at the Head Office. Located here too are our chemistry and biology laboratories and our central depot for equipment and instruments.
Tel: (+47) 22 18 51 00
Fax: (+47) 22 18 52 00
NIVA's Regional Offices
Contact information and information about the regional branches' primary areas of work and projects:
NIVA's Regional Offices contribute with:
- local knowledge about the water environment
- proximity to regional and local authorities, businesses and industry
- competence in specific disciplines, which also contributes to NIVA's general activities nationally and internationally
Marine Research Station at Solbergstrand
The Marine Research Station at Solbergstrand performs large-scale experiments in marine ecology, sediment research and aquaculture. We also test technology for treating ballast water. The research station is located in the Drøbak Sound, just south of Oslo.