Ingrid Nesheim
Position: Senior Research Scientist, PhD
Phone: +47 406 49 410
Section: Vann og samfunn
Ingrid Nesheim is a senior research scientist at the section water and society and has been employed at NIVA since November 2013. Ongoing projects include: Myanmar Norway Environmental Programme, Integrated Water Resources Management, Institutional Building and Training II (2019- 2023); Fairway Farm systems management and governance for producing good water quality for drinking water supplies (, OPTAIN OPtimal strategies to retAIN and re-use water and nutrients in small agricultural catchments across different soil-climatic regions in Europe (, Alnaelvaprosjektet: en kunnskapssyntese og mulighetsstudie ( Previous projects at NIVA include among others, LIVAT – Lierelva Water Use Management Challenges; Assessment of the combined effects of hydropower production on ecosystems and the ecological status of rivers - in Bulgaria (; Integrated Water Resources Management, Institutional Building and Training (2015- 2018) ( GovClim (, SusWater ( Nesheim was previously employed at the Center for Development and Environment, University of Oslo, first as a fellow (2000-2006) and then as a researcher (2006) – October 2013). Her PhD work focused on the management and use of biological diversity in an area of new settlement in the rainforest of Guatemala. Nesheim has published in various international peer review journals and books

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Scientific articles and Bookchapters

  1. Wuijts, Susanne; Claessens, Jacqueline; Farrow, Luke; Doody, Donnacha G; Klages, Susanne; Christophoridis, Christophoros; Cvejić, Rozalija; Glavan, Matjaz; Nesheim, Ingrid; Platjouw, Froukje Maria; Wright, Isobel; Rowbottom, Jenny; Graversgaard, Morten; van den Brink, Cors; Leitão, Inês; Ferreira, António; Boekhold, Sandra; (2021) Protection of drinking water resources from agricultural pressures: Effectiveness of EU regulations in the context of local realities. Journal of Environmental Management ISSN 0301-4797. Vol 287 doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.112270
  2. Nesheim, Ingrid; Sundnes, Frode; Enge, Caroline; Graversgaard, Morten; van den Brink, Cors; Farrow, Luke; Glavan, Matjaž; Hansen, Birgitte; Leitão, Inês A.; Rowbottom, Jenny; Tendler, Linda; (2021) Multi-Actor Platforms in the Water–Agriculture Nexus: Synergies and Long-Term Meaningful Engagement. Water ISSN 2073-4441. Vol 13 No22 doi: 10.3390/w13223204
  3. Nesheim, Ingrid; Barkved, Line; (2019) Bruk av indikatorer og verdielementer for å synliggjøre og vurdere nytte i regulerte vassdrag. Vann ISSN 0042-2592. Vol 54 No2 s115-130
  4. Nesheim, Ingrid; Barkved, Line; (2019) The Suitability of the Ecosystem Services Framework for Guiding Benefit Assessments in Human-Modified Landscapes Exemplified by Regulated Watersheds—Implications for a Sustainable Approach. Sustainability ISSN 2071-1050. Vol 11 No6 doi: 10.3390/SU11061821
  5. Zinke, Peggy; Sandvik, Dag; Nesheim, Ingrid; Seifert-Dähnn, Isabel; (2018) Comparing three approaches to estimating optimum white water kayak flows in Western Norway. Water ISSN 2073-4441. Vol 10 No12 s1-19 doi: 10.3390/w10121761
  6. Nesheim, Ingrid; Sundnes, Frode; Barkved, Line; (2018) Hvordan kan regulerte vassdrag tilrettelegges for flerbruk? Et studie av vassdragsfunksjoner og brukerpreferanser. Vann ISSN 0042-2592. Vol 53 No2 s181-191
  7. Seifert-Dähnn, Isabel; Nesheim, Ingrid; Gosh, Sambita; Dhawde, Rutuja; Ghadge, Appasaheb; Wennberg, Aina C; (2017) Variations of Drinking Water Quality Influenced by Seasons and Household Interventions: A Case Study from Rural Maharashtra, India. Environments ISSN 2076-3298. Vol 4 No3 doi: 10.3390/environments4030059
  8. Nesheim, Ingrid; Barkved, Line Johanne; Bharti, Neha; (2017) What Is the Role of Agro-Met Information Services in Farmer Decision-Making? Uptake and Decision-Making Context among Farmers within Three Case Study Villages in Maharashtra, India. Agriculture ISSN 2077-0472. Vol 7 No8 doi: 10.3390/agriculture7080070
  9. Nesheim, Ingrid; Wathne, Bente Margrethe; Ni, Bo; Tun, Zaw Lwin; (2016) Myanmar: Pilot Introducing the National Water Framework Directiv. WaterSolutions ISSN 2509-2731. No1 s18-27
  10. Johannessen, Gro Skøien; Wennberg, Aina Charlotte; Nesheim, Ingrid; Tryland, Ingun; (2015) Diverse land use and the impact on (Irrigation) water quality and need for measures - A case study of a Norwegian river. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health ISSN 1661-7827. Vol 12 No6 s6979-7001 doi: 10.3390/ijerph120606979
  11. Nesheim, Ingrid; Reidsma, Pytrik; Bezlepkina, Irina; Verburg, René; Abdeladhim, Mohamed Arbi; Bursztyn, Marcel; Chen, Le; Cissé, Youssouf; Feng, Shuyi; Gicheru, Patrick; König, Hannes Jochen; Novira, Nina; Purushothaman, Seema; Rodrigues-Filho, Saulo; Sghaier, Mongi; (2014) Causal chains, policy trade offs and sustainability: Analysing land (mis)use in seven countries in the South. Land Use Policy ISSN 0264-8377. Vol 37 s60-70 doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2012.04.024
  12. Verburg, Rene; Rodrigues, S.; Debortoli, Nathan; Lindoso, Diego; Nesheim, Ingrid; Bursztyn, Marcel; (2014) Evaluating sustainability options in an agricultural frontier of the Amazon using multi-criteria analysis. Land Use Policy ISSN 0264-8377. Vol 37 s27-39 doi: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2012.12.005
  13. Purushothaman, Seema; Patil, Iswar; Francis, Ierene; Nesheim, Ingrid; (2013) Policy and governance for sustaining livelhihoods and natural resources in small farms - A case study in Karnataka. Indian Society of Agricultural Economics ISSN 0019-5014. Vol 68 No2 s240258-258
  14. Nesheim, Ingrid; Stølen, Kristi Anne; (2012) The Impact of Migration on Knowledge and Use of Natural Resources. Nielsen, Kenneth Bo; Bjørkdahl, Kristian; Akademisk Forlag Kapittel 16. ISBN 9788232100330. s275-292
  15. Brouwer, Floor; Nesheim, Ingrid; McNeill, Desmond; (2012) Introduction. McNeill, Desmond; Nesheim, Ingrid; Brouwer, Floor; Edward Elgar Publishing Kapittel 1. ISBN 9781849802925. s1-8
  16. Brouwer, Floor; McNeill, Desmond; Nesheim, Ingrid; (2012) Conclusions and policy recommendations. McNeill, Desmond; Nesheim, Ingrid; Brouwer, Floor; Edward Elgar Publishing Kapittel 14. ISBN 9781849802925. s282-285
  17. cisse, Youssouf; Bonin, Muriel; Nesheim, Ingrid; Tonneau, Jean-Philippe; Verburg, Rene; (2012) Land degradation in the Office du Niger irrigation scheme, Mali. McNeill, Desmond; Nesheim, Ingrid; Brouwer, Floor; Edward Elgar Publishing Kapittel 7. ISBN 9781849802925. s89-109
  18. Rodrigues-Filho, Saulo; Bursztyn, Marcel; Lindoso, Diego; Debortoli, Nathan; Nesheim, Ingrid; Verburg, Rene; (2012) Road development and deforestation in Amazonia, Brazil. McNeill, Desmond; Nesheim, Ingrid; Brouwer, Floor; Edward Elgar Publishing Kapittel 11. ISBN 9781849802925. s191-216
  19. Nesheim, Ingrid; McNeill, Desmond; Bezlepkina, Irina; Brouwer, Floor; Cisse, Youssouf; Feng, Shuyi; Gicheru, Patrick; Novira, Nina; Purushothaman, Seema; Saulo, Rodrigues-Filho; Sghaier, Mongi; (2012) Lessons from a comparative analysis of case studies. McNeill, Desmond; Nesheim, Ingrid; Brouwer, Floor; Edward Elgar Publishing Kapittel 12. ISBN 9781849802925. s219-247
  20. Nesheim, Ingrid; Stølen, Kristi Anne; (2012) The influence of local institutions for sustainable xate harvest in a returnee community in the Maya Biosphere Reserve in Petén Guatemala. Journal of Sustainable Development ISSN 1913-9063. Vol 5 No3 s46-58 doi: 10.5539/jsd.v5n3p46
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