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Background and activities

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications


  • Neby, Lars Kristian; Lia, Leif. (2011) Dimensjonering av slakke fjellbolter - Resultat av fullskala forsøk. 2011. ISBN 978-82-8208-027-9.
  • Ruud, Anne Marit; Lia, Leif. (2011) Environmetal rehabilitation of Dam Bitdalen. CRC Press. 2011. ISBN 978-0-415-68267-1.
  • Lia, Leif. (2010) The dam safety engineering course - 17 yeras of experience and development. 2010. ISBN 978-3-85125-118-0.

Part of book/report

  • Hiller, Priska Helene; Lia, Leif. (2015) Practical challenges and experience from large-scale overtopping tests with placed riprap. Dam Protections against Overtopping and Accidental Leakage.
  • Vereide, Kaspar; Richter, Wolfgang; Lia, Leif. (2014) Benefits of the Air Cushion Surge Chamber for Alpine Hydropower Plants. 18th International Seminar on Hydropower Plants.
  • Nøvik, Hanne; Jørstad, Oddvar; Lia, Leif. (2011) Experimental Study of Back Flushing of Trash Racks. Proceedings of the 34th World Congress of the International Association for Hydro- Environment Research and Engineering: 33rd Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium and 10th Conference on Hydraulics in Water Engineering.
  • Ruud, Anne Marit; Lia, Leif. (2011) Environmental rehabilitation of Dam Bitdalen. Dams and Reservoirs under Changing Challenges.


  • Belete, Kiflom Wasihun; Lia, Leif. (2015) Physical model test on dam overtopping due to landslide generated waves in reservoirs. 2015.
  • Dag, Bjørkmo; Odd, Guttormson; Belete, Kiflom Wasihun; Lia, Leif. (2013) Svartevassdammen-Fysisk Modellforsøk av Flomløpssystemet. 2013. ISBN 82-7598-086-0.