Alma Thuestad

  • Archaeologist —
  • Arkeolog —
  • Avdelingsleder —
  • Forsker —
  • Head of department —
  • Researcher

Phonenumber: +47 90856303


  • High North —
  • Nordområde

Alma Elizabeth Thuestad is an archaeologist at the High North Department and has been with NIKU since 2005.

Thuestad’s core expertise is within North Norwegian and Sami archeology and cultural history, GIS (Geographic Information Systems) and remote sensing. Thuestad works with archaeological applications of GIS and remote sensing. Her current work primarily focuses on methodological approaches to mapping and monitoring cultural heritage sites, and historic land use in the High North. Other assignments include spatial planning and environmental impact assessment.

Thuestad has a cand. philol degree from the University of Tromsø and has extensive experience from excavations and surveys in Northern Norway.

Selected publications from Cristin: