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Gidske Leknæs Andersen

Associate Professor

My research focuses upon landscape- and environmental change in time and space and how these changes are influenced of both social and natural factors. Human interference and in particular our use of natural resources is central. I’m interested in how traditional land use has shaped our cultural landscapes and how abandonment of this use interacts with concurrent environmental and climate effects.

Selected publications
  • Hjelle, Kari Loe; Mehl, Ingvild Kristine; Sugita, Shinya; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2015. From pollen percentage to vegetation cover – evaluation of the Landscape Reconstruction Algorithm in western Norway. Journal of Quaternary Science. 30: 312-324. doi: 10.1002/jqs.2769
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut; Talib, Mohamed; Saadallah, Ahmed Ebaid Mohamed; Hobbs, Joseph J.; Pierce, Richard. 2014. Traditional nomadic tending of trees in the Red Sea Hills. Journal of Arid Environments. 106: 36-44. doi: 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2014.02.009
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2012. Vegetation and Management Regime Continuity in the Cultural Landscape of the Eastern Desert. 9, pages 126-139. In:
    • Barnard, H; Duistermaat, Kim. 2012. The History of the Peoples of the Eastern Desert. 520 pages. ISBN: 978-1931745963.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2006. How to detect desert trees using CORONA images: Discovering historical ecological data. Journal of Arid Environments. 65: 491-511. doi: 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2005.07.010
  • Salem, B. B.; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; zahran, Mahmoud. 2009. Remote Sensing and Vegetation Map of Egypt. Chapter 8, pages 319-333. In:
    • zahran, Mahmoud; Willis, Arthur. 2009. The vegetation of Egypt. Springer Science+Business Media B.V.. 437 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4020-8755-4.
Academic article
  • Quincey, Duncan J; Jackson, Miriam; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2017. Robson, Benjamin Aubrey, 2016. The Application of Remote Sensing Techniques for the Quantification and Change Assessment of Debris-covered Glaciers. Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift. 62-63.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut; Gjessing, Håkon K.; Pierce, Richard. 2016. Seed viability and germination success of Acacia tortilis along land-use and aridity gradients in the Eastern Sahara. Ecology and Evolution. 256-266.
  • Hjelle, Kari Loe; Mehl, Ingvild Kristine; Sugita, Shinya; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2015. From pollen percentage to vegetation cover – evaluation of the Landscape Reconstruction Algorithm in western Norway. Journal of Quaternary Science. 312-324.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut; Talib, Mohamed; Saadallah, Ahmed Ebaid Mohamed; Hobbs, Joseph J.; Pierce, Richard. 2014. Traditional nomadic tending of trees in the Red Sea Hills. Journal of Arid Environments. 36-44.
  • Hobbs, Joseph J.; Krzywinski, Knut; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Talib, Mohamed; Pierce, Richard; Ebaid, Ahmed. 2014. Acacia Trees on the Cultural Landscapes of the Red Sea Hills. Biodiversity and Conservation. 2923-2943.
  • Goslar, Tomasz; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut; Czernik, Justyna. 2013. Radiocarbon determination of past growth rates of living acacia tortilis trees from two arid sites in the eastern Sahara. Radiocarbon: An International Journal of Cosmogenic Isotope Research. 1683-1692.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut. 2007. Mortality, recruitment and change of desert tree populations in a hyper-arid environment. PLOS ONE. 10 pages.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut. 2007. Longevity and growth of Acacia tortilis; insights from 14C content and anatomy of wood. BMC Ecology. 14 pages.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2006. How to detect desert trees using CORONA images: Discovering historical ecological data. Journal of Arid Environments. 491-511.
Report
  • Krzywinski, Knut; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Pierce, Richard; Talib, Mohamed; al Zaki, Faroug; Berak, Ali. 2017. The Ancient Blemmy Capital of Nubt Photogrammetry Survey of Sudanese Cultural Heritage on the initiative of Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Wildlife, Red Sea State, Sudan. .
  • Velle, Gaute; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Haave, Marte; Pulg, Ulrich; Scheider, Susanne. 2013. LFI-212. Biologiske og kjemiske undersøkelser i vassdrag ved Bergen Lufthavn Flesland. .
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Gabrielsen, Sven Erik. 2013. Hydromorfologiske endringer i Vikja som følge av regulering. LFI-rapport nr. 209. .
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut. 2008. Forprosjekt: Restaurering etter utbygging av Kløvtveitvassdraget. .
Lecture
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2017. Gammel kultur møter moderne teknologi – dronekartlegging og GIS-analyser av den ukjente Blemmy hovedstaden Nubt.
Popular scientific lecture
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut; Pierce, Richard. 2018. Et knutepunkt for karavaneveier mellom fortidens store imperier. - Dronekartlegging og GIS-analyser av den ukjente Blemmy hovedstad Nubt i den østlige ørken.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2016. Tid for serier - reality (sett) fra rommet.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2016. Prinsen og udyret - en reise mot det grønne Sahara.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2016. "When the last tree is gone, it is the end of the world" .
  • Krzywinski, Knut; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2013. In the footsteps of Prof. Mohamed Kassas.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut. 2013. Care for Trees.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2011. Previous work on Acacia tortilis wood samples.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut; Pierce, Richard. 2011. Mellom Nilen og Rødehavet et kulturlandskap i endring.
  • Krzywinski, Knut; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2010. Desert cultural landscape the role of tribal management.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut. 2010. Continuity and change in vegetation resources.
Academic lecture
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut; Pierce, Richard. 2018. The Ancient Beja/Blemmy Center of Nubt.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut; Gjessing, H. K.; Pierce, Richard. 2015. Viability and germination of Acacia tortilis seeds. Effects of land use and aridity in the Eastern Sahara.
  • Andersen, Heidi Lie; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut. 2015. The difference in genetic population structure of Acacia tortilis ssp. raddiana (Savi) Brenan between the continuous populations East of the Nile and the isolated populations in the West.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut; Winters, Gidon. 2015. Modeling age and growth rate of an Acacia tortilis population in Arava using a free-shape age-depth model of AMS radiocarbon dates.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut; Haflidason, Haflidi. 2015. Combining XRF data and Scanning Electro Microscopy (SEM) of Acacia tortilis ssp raddiana wood samples for high resolution dendroecological history of Wadi Semna, Eastern Desert, Egypt.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2015. A desert forest - a regional resource base in the Red Sea Hills of Egypt and Sudan.
  • Krzywinski, Knut; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; talib, Mohamed; saadallah, Ahmed Ebaid Mohamed; Hobbs, Joseph; Pierce, Richard. 2013. Use, tending and shaping desert trees.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut; talib, Mohamed; saadallah, Ahmed Ebaid Mohamed; Hobbs, Joseph; Pierce, Richard. 2013. Traditional tending and the use of Acacia tortilis: Long-term effects upon population viability.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut; talib, Mohamed; saadallah, Ahmed Ebaid Mohamed; Hobbs, Joseph; Pierce, Richard. 2013. Traditional nomadic tending of trees in the Red Sea Hills.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2013. ACACIA Woodcores.
  • Krzywinski, Knut; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Goslar, Tomasz; Gagen, M.; Young, Giles H.F. 2013. A methodological approach to determine age and growth rate of ringless trees.
  • Goslar, T.; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut; Czernik, J. 2012. Radiocarbon determination of past growth rates of living Acacia tortilis trees from two arid sites in Eastern Sahara.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2012. Determining age and growth rate of Acacia trees in the Eastern Sahara by radiocarbon dating.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2011. Preliminary results of ACACIA.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Ebaid, Ahmed; Hobbs, Joseph; Krzywinski, Knut. 2011. Acacia Trees on the Cultural Landscape of Pastoral Nomads in the Eastern Sahara.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2010. The importance of traditional management for the maintenance of contracted Acacia tortilis populations in the Eastern Sahara – Erkowit and Khor Oko localities.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2010. Interaction among human interference, climate and the viability and dynamics of contracted acacia populations in the Eastern Sahara.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2008. Vegetation and management regime continuity in the Eastern Desert.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2008. Unity and diversity in European Cultural Landscapes.
  • Hjelle, Kari Loe; Halvorsen, Lene Synnøve; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2008. Landscape and agricultural development in Sogndal, Western Norway, revealed through pollen and macrofossil analysis, modern analogues and modelling approaches.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut. 2008. Land-use transformation in a hyper-arid cultural landscape.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2007. Relict species, do they exist and what can they tell us about past and future ecosystem dynamics?
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2005. “CORONA – spy photos for change detection of arboreal vegetation in an arid cultural landscape”.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2005. GIS, spy photos and radiocarbon dating – tools to uncover the secrets of desert trees.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2004. Vegetasjons-dynamikk og -endringer i ørkenens kultulandsap - bruk av gamle spionatellittdata & GIS i miljø- og utviklingsforskning.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2004. Can a combination of tree-rings and radiocarbon dating teach us more about age and growth conditions of Acacia tortillis?
  • Andersen, Gidske L. 2003. Vegetasjons-dynamikk og -endringer i ørkenens kulturlandskap - bruk av gamle spionsatellittdata & GIS i miljø- og utviklingsforskning.
  • Andersen, Gidske L. 2003. Population structure and dynamics of wadi trees – a contribution to future strategies for development and management of arid cultural landscapes.
  • Andersen, Gidske L. 2003. Population structure and dynamics of wadi trees – a contribution to future strategies for development and management of arid cultural landscapes.
  • Andersen, Gidske L. 2002. Population structure and dynamics of wadi trees – a contribution to future strategies for development and management of arid cultural landscapes.
  • Andersen, Gidske L. 2002. Population structure and dynamics of wadi trees – a contribution to future strategies for development and management of arid cultural landscapes.
Other product
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2007. Vårt Europeiska Kulturlandskap – et gemensamt arv.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2007. Vår Felles Europeiske Kulturlandskapsarv.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2007. Unser gemeinsames Europäisches Kulturlandschaftserbe.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2007. Paisagem Cultural Europeia - A nossa herança comum.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2007. Our Common European Cultural Landscape Heritage.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2007. Nuestro patrimonio común Europeo de paisajes culturales.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2007. Il Nostro Comune Patrimonio del Paesaggio Culturale Europeo.
Masters thesis
  • Eriksen, Kari Elida. 2017. “I Need Some Space!”. Combining Digital and Traditional Methods in the Planning of Public Open Space.
  • Ribe, Anne Kathrine Wenaas. 2017. ‘WE DIDN’T START THE FIRE’. A geographic approach to study pre-wildfire conditions in a coastal heathland landscape by the use of GIS and remote sensing techniques.
Popular scientific article
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut; Pierce, Richard. 2012. Mellom Nilen og Rødehavet, et kulturlandskap i endring. Ostrakon. 23-34.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2007. Long-term dynamics of wadi trees in a hyper-arid cultural landscape.
Interview
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2015. Romlige data avgjørende for å nå bærekraftsmålene.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut. 2015. Geite-BigBrother på Storøya.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut. 2015. GPS-geiter skal redde gjengrodde byfjell (NRK Vestlandsrevyen og NRK Norge i dag).
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut. 2015. GPS-geiter skal redde gjengrodde byfjell.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut. 2015. GPS-geiter skal redde gjengrodde byfjell.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2008. Et glemt miljøproblem.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2007. Ørkenen dør - forskning.no.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2007. Ørkenen dør - På høyden.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2007. Doktorgradert.
Documentary
  • Krzywinski, Knut; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2013. Care for trees (Norsk versjon).
  • Krzywinski, Knut; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2013. Care for trees (English version).
  • Krzywinski, Knut; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2013. Care for trees (Bedja version).
  • Krzywinski, Knut; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2013. Care for trees (Arabic version).
Programme participation
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut. 2011. Characters of Egypt 2011.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2007. Ørkenen dør - Verdt å vite.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2018. Brann, bruk og beredskap: Kulturlandskapets rolle i et omstillingsperspektiv. 18 pages.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2012. Vegetation and Management Regime Continuity in the Cultural Landscape of the Eastern Desert. 14 pages.
  • Salem, B. B.; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; zahran, Mahmoud. 2009. Remote Sensing and Vegetation Map of Egypt. 15 pages.
Other
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2012. bidragsyter i ulike kapittel i boken.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2004. Satillittbasert kart. 1 pages.
Abstract
  • Hjelle, Kari Loe; Halvorsen, Lene Synnøve; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2008. Landscape and agricultural development in Sogndal, Western Norway, revealed through pollen and macrofossil analysis, modern analogues and modelling approaches. Terra Nostra. 118-118.
Poster
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut. 2017. The tales of Akerateheils - can RPAS based mapping of ancient graves improve our understanding of the Blemmy culture?
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2016. Rainfall Maps from Medium Resolution Satellite Data – A Key to Understand Long-term Dynamics in Hyper-Arid Environments.
  • Krzywinski, Knut; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Hobbs, Joseph J.; Talib, Mohamed; SAADALLA, ahmed; Pierce, Richard. 2015. ACACIA TORTILIS AND REVIVAL OF TRADITIONAL NOMADIC RESOURCE MANAGEMENT UNDER NEW SOCIO-ECONOMIC REALITIES.
  • Gagen, Mary H.; Young, Giles H.F.; Andersen, Gidske Leknæs; Krzywinski, Knut; Goslar, Tomasz. 2013. Palaeoclimatic potential of Acacia tortilis in the Eastern Sahara.
  • Andersen, Gidske Leknæs. 2005. CORONA – spy photos for identification of multipurpose trees in arid cultural landscapes.
  • Andersen, Gidske L. 2003. Detection of vegetation and characteristics of spectral vegetation signatures in a hyper-arid environment across different resolutions.

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