Gro B. Jerpåsen

Institution: Norwegian institute for cultural heritage research (NIKU), Oslo
Position: PhD candidate
Profession: Archaeologist
Country: Norway

General research interest:

  • Urban fringe landscapes
  • every day landscapes
  • historic landscapes
  • landscape analysis
  • visual landscape analysis
  • landscape character assessment
  • value assessments
  • heritage management and spatial planning
  • working on a PhD thesis titled “Approaches for analysing and managing historic landscapes - examples from urban fringe areas in Norway (The PhD will be finished by august 2013)
  • assessing and discussing different landscape analytical methods and their applicability for analysing the historic landscape dimension in urban fringe areas

COST UAE research interest:

  • the fact that agriculture besides its importance for food production also produces public goods like cultural landscapes, biodiversity and others