• Biodiversity indicators and environmental performance evaluations. Outline of a methodology: Outline of a methodology 

      Michelsen, Ottar (Reports from Industrial Ecology Programme (IndEcol), 1501-6153; 2004:3, Research report, 2004)
    • Comparing land use impacts using ecosystem quality, biogenic carbon emissions, and restoration costs in a case study of hydropower plants in Norway 

      Lillesund, Vilde Fluge; Hagen, Dagmar; Michelsen, Ottar; Foldvik, Anders; Barton, David Nicholas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Purpose Habitat destruction is today the most severe threat to global biodiversity. Despite decades of efforts, there is still no proper methodology on how to assess all aspects of impacts on biodiversity from land use and ...
    • Eco-Efficiency assessments as a tool for revealing the environmental improvement potential of new regulations 

      Michelsen, Ottar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      Public regulations can result in improved environmental performance of products. In this paper eco-efficiency is used to assess the most likely outcome of potential new regulations. The paper presents a case study of ...
    • Eco-efficiency in extended supply chains – methodological development with regulatory and organizational implications 

      Michelsen, Ottar (Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, 1503-8181; 2006:216, Doctoral thesis, 2006)
      The purpose of this thesis is to contribute to the development and understanding of ecoefficiency assessments for extended supply chains. Using a methodological approach, the main outcome is a consistent methodology to ...
    • Global guidance on environmental life cycle impact assessment indicators: impacts of climate change, fine particulate matter formation, water consumption and land use 

      Jolliet, Olivier; Antón, Assumpció; Boulay, Anne-Marie; Cherubini, Francesco; Fantke, Peter; Levasseur, Annie; McKone, Thomas E.; Michelsen, Ottar; Milà i Canals, Llorenç; Motoshita, Masaharu; Pfister, Stephan; Verones, Francesca; Vigon, Bruce; Frischknecht, Rolf (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Purpose Guidance is needed on best-suited indicators to quantify and monitor the man-made impacts on human health, biodiversity and resources. Therefore, the UNEP-SETAC Life Cycle Initiative initiated a global consensus ...
    • GrassPlot – a database of multi-scale plant diversity in Palaearctic grasslands 

      Dengler, Jürgen; Wagner, Viktoria; Dembicz, Iwona; García-Mijangos, Itziar; Naqinezhad, Alireza; Boch, Steffen; Chiarucci, Alessandro; Conradi, Timo; Filibeck, Goffredo; Guarino, Riccardo; Janišová, Monika; Steinbauer, Manuel J.; Aćić, Svetlana; Acosta, Alicia T.R.; Akasaka, Munemitsu; Allers, Marc-Andre; Apostolova, Iva; Axmanová, Irena; Bakan, Branko; Baranova, Alina; Bardy-Durchhalter, Manfred; Bartha, Sándor; Baumann, Esther; Becker, Thomas; Becker, Ute; Belonovskaya, Elena; Bengtsson, Karin; Alonso, José Luis Benito; Berastegi, Asun; Bergamini, Ariel; Bonini, Ilaria; Bruun, Hans Henrik; Budzhak, Vasyl; Bueno, Alvaro; Campos, Juan Antonio; Cancellieri, Laura; Carboni, Marta; Chocarro, Cristina; Conti, Luisa; Czarniecka-Wiera, Marta; De Frenne, Pieter; Deák, Balázs; Didukh, Yakiv P.; Diekmann, Martin; Dolnik, Christian; Duprè, Cecilia; Ecker, Klaus; Ermakov, Nikolai; Erschbamer, Brigitta; Escudero, Adrián; Etayo, Javier; Fajmonová, Zuzana; Felde, Vivian Astrup; Calzado, Maria Rosa Fernández; Finckh, Manfred; Fotiadis, Georgios; Fracchiolla, Mariano; Ganeva, Anna; García-Magro, Daniel; Gavilán, Rosario G.; Germany, Markus; Giladi, Itamar; Gillet, François; Giusso del Galdo, Gian Pietro; González, Jose M.; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Hájek, Michal; Hájková, Petra; Helm, Aveliina; Herrera, Mercedes; Hettenbergerová, Eva; Hobohm, Carsten; Hüllbusch, Elisabeth M.; Ingerpuu, Nele; Jandt, Ute; Jeltsch, Florian; Jensen, Kai; Jentsch, Anke; Jeschke, Michael; Jiménez-Alfaro, Borja; Kacki, Zygmunt; Kakinuma, Kaoru; Kapfer, Jutta; Kavgaci, Ali; Kelemen, András; Kiehl, Kathrin; Koyama, Asuka; Koyanagi, Tomoyo F.; Kozub, Łukasz; Kuzemko, Anna; Kyrkjeeide, Magni Olsen; Landi, Sara; Langer, Nancy; Lastrucci, Lorenzo; Lazzaro, Lorenzo; Lelli, Chiara; Lepš, Jan; Löbel, Swantje; Luzuriaga, Arantzazu L.; Maccherini, Simona; Magnes, Martin; Malicki, Marek; Marcenó, Corrado; Mardari, Constantin; Mauchamp, Leslie; May, Felix; Michelsen, Ottar; Mesa, Joaquín Molero; Molnár, Zsolt; Moysiyenko, Ivan Y.; Nakaga, Yuko K.; Natcheva, Rayna; Noroozi, Jalil; Pakeman, Robin J.; Palpurina, Salza; Pärtel, Meelis; Pätsch, Ricarda; Pauli, Harald; Pedashenko, Hristo; Peet, Robert K.; Pielech, Remigiusz; Pipenbaher, Nataša; Pirini, Chrisoula; Plesková, Zuzana; Polyakova, Mariya A.; Prentice, Honor C.; Reinecke, Jennifer; Reitalu, Triin; Rodríguez-Rojo, Maria Pilar; Roleček, Jan; Ronkin, Vladimir; Rosati, Leonardo; Rosén, Ejvind; Ruprecht, Eszter; Rusina, Solvita; Sabovljević, Marko; Sánchez, Ana María; Savchenko, Galina; Schuhmacher, Oliver; Škornik, Sonja; Sperandii, Marta Gaia; Staniaszek-Kik, Monika; Stevanović-Dajić, Zora; Stock, Marin; Suchrow, Sigrid; Sutcliffe, Laura M. E.; Swacha, Grzegorz; Sykes, Martin; Szabó, Anna; Talebi, Amir; Tănase, Cătălin; Terzi, Massimo; Tölgyesi, Csaba; Torca, Marta; Török, Péter; Tóthmérész, Béla; Tsarevskaya, Nadezda; Tsiripidis, Ioannis; Tzonev, Rossen; Ushimaru, Atushi; Valkó, Orsolya; van der Maarel, Eddy; Vanneste, Thomas; Vashenyak, Iuliia; Vassilev, Kiril; Viciani, Daniele; Villar, Luis; Virtanen, Risto; Kosić, Ivana Vitasović; Wang, Yun; Weiser, Frank; Went, Julia; Wesche, Karsten; White, Hannah; Winkler, Manuela; Zaniewski, Piotr T.; Zhang, Hui; Ziv, Yaron; Znamenskiy, Sergey; Biurrun, Idoia (Journal article, 2018)
      GrassPlot is a collaborative vegetation-plot database organised by the Eurasian Dry Grassland Group (EDGG) and listed in the Global Index of Vegetation-Plot Databases (GIVD ID EU-00-003). GrassPlot collects plot records ...
    • Impact of climate change on alpine vegetation of mountain summits in Norway 

      Vanneste, Thomas; Michelsen, Ottar; Graae, Bente Jessen; Kyrkjeeide, Magni Olsen; Holien, Håkon; Hassel, Kristian; Lindmo, Sigrid; Kapás, Rozália Erzsebet; De Frenne, Pieter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Climate change is affecting the composition and functioning of ecosystems across the globe. Mountain ecosystems are particularly sensitive to climate warming since their biota is generally limited by low temperatures. ...
    • Implementation of Land Use and Land Use Change and its Effects on Biodiversity in Life Cycle Assessment 

      Oyewole, Ayodeji (Master thesis, 2010)
      Land use refers to the use of land for intensive human activities aiming at exclusive use of land for certain purposes and adapting the properties of land areas in view of these purposes. Environmental problems are, ...
    • Land Use and Land Use Change Impacts on Terrestrial Habitats from Hydropower Development in the LCA framework 

      Lillesund, Vilde Fluge (Master thesis, 2014)
      Anthropogenically driven biodiversity loss is one of the major challenges of modern society. The main cause of biodiversity loss is habitat fragmentation and destruction. Hydropower causes transformation and occupation of ...
    • LCIA framework and cross-cutting issues guidance within the UNEP-SETAC Life Cycle Initiative 

      Verones, Francesca; Bare, Jane; Bulle, Cecile; Frischknecht, Rolf; Hauschild, Michael; Hellweg, Stefanie; Henderson, Andrew; Jolliet, Olivier; Laurent, Alexis; Liao, Xun; Lindner, Jan Paul; Maia de Souza, Danielle; Michelsen, Ottar; Patouillard, Laure; Pfister, Stephan; Posthuma, Leo; Prado, Valentina; Ridoutt, Bradley G.; Rosenbaum, Ralph K; Sala, Serenella; Ugaya, Cassia; Vieira, Marisa; Fantke, Peter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Increasing needs for decision support and advances in scientific knowledge within life cycle assessment (LCA) led to substantial efforts to provide global guidance on environmental life cycle impact assessment (LCIA) ...
    • Perspektiver ved en bærekraftig næringsutvikling i Jämtland og Trøndelag 

      Michelsen, Ottar; Malvik, Ingvild Vaggen (Reports from Industrial Ecology Programme (IndEcol), 1501-6153; 2001:4, Research report, 2001)
    • The Impact of Climate Change on Recent Vegetation Changes on Dovrefjell, Norway 

      Michelsen, Ottar; Syverhuset, Anne Olga; Pedersen, Bård; Holten, Jarle Inge (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      The ongoing climate warming has been reported to affect a broad range of organisms, and mountain ecosystems are considered to be particularly sensitive because they are limited by low temperatures. Meteorological data show ...
    • Why include impacts on biodiversity from land use in LCIA and how to select useful indicators? 

      Michelsen, Ottar; Lindner, Jan Paul (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Loss of biodiversity is one of the most severe threats to sustainability, and land use and land use changes are still the single most important factor. Still, there is no sign of any consensus on how to include impacts on ...