The Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU) and AutoAgri are launching a revolutionary self-driving ground penetrating radar (GPR) for archaeological survey. The technology promises increased efficiency, climate friendly solutions, and accurate mapping of hitherto undiscovered cultural heritage.
Marius Warg Næss from NIKU’s High North Departement at The Fram Centre has received funding from the European research council as one of nine Norwegian researchers. The next five years, he will study how political complexity can evolve from small-scale cooperative groups in nomadic pastoral societies.
The main theme for the seminar was integration of cultural heritage in the management of national parks, with Hardangervidda and Saltfjellet-Svartisen as cases.
The board of the Norwegian Institute of Cultural Heritage Research (NIKU) has employed Kristin Bakken as new CEO of the Institute.