Ingrid Halvorsen is an archeologist and photographer. In NIKU she works with digital documentation in archeological excavations, with a focus on education in the use of and processing of digital data. Particularly on GIS, Intrasis and photography. Ingrid also works as case worker and project manager in the Trondheim office.
She has her master degree from NTNU in Trondheim, where her focus was in boats and ships from the Viking age. Followed her master thesis she studied photography in the Norwegian School of Photography in Trondheim. Ingrid has worked as a field archaeologist for the last 10 years in different institution in Norway and she stated her work in NIKU under the Follobanen project in 2014 and emigrated north to the Trondheim office in 2015. Here she worked as a GIS field leader on the Torget excavations for two seasons.
Ingrid is especially interested in the use of photography and other tools of digital documentation when working on stratigraphically complex archeological excavations. She sees field documentation as an important part of archeology, in research, project management and dissemination.