Martin Dorber

PhD candidate, Industrial Ecology Programme

Department of Energy and Process Engineering

Background and activities

Martin Dorber is a PhD candidate at the Industrial Ecology Programme at NTNU.

Topic: Quantifying impacts of hydropower production on ecosystems within the framework of LCA

Area of work

  • Hydropower
  • Impacts on Biodiversity
  • LCA

Skills and experience

  • Environmental science
  • Hydrology
  • Wildlife, Vegetation and Biodiversity


  • Master of Science,Environmental Sciences, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg
  • Bachelor of Science, Environmental Nature Sciences, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg

Other interests

  • Photography 
  • Mountain biking 
  • Ski
  • Fishing
  • Climbing

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Bazilchuk, Nancy Reney; Dorber, Martin; Verones, Francesca. (2018) Land under water: Estimating hydropower’s land use impacts. [Internett]. 2018-03-15.
  • Dorber, Martin; Mattson, Kim Rainer; Sandlund, Odd Terje; May, Roelof Frans; Verones, Francesca. (2017) Life Cycle Assessment of water consumption impacts from hydropower reservoirs on aquatic biodiversity in Norway. HydroEco 2017 Conference ; Birmingham. 2017-06-18 - 2017-06-23.
  • Dorber, Martin; May, Roelof Frans; Verones, Francesca. (2017) Characterization Factors for hydropower production impacts on terrestrial and aquatic biodiversity in Life Cycle Assessment. ISIE-ISSST 2017 Conference ; Chicago. 2017-06-25 - 2017-06-29.
  • Dorber, Martin; Verones, Francesca; May, Roelof Frans. (2016) Terrestrial biodiversity loss in Norway due to hydropower production: A Life Cycle Assessment approach. Sfécologie 2016-International Conference of Ecological Sciences ; Marseille. 2016-10-24 - 2016-10-28.