Nikolai Figenschau

PhD student / Air pollution from Arctic shipping

Job description

PhD-student - Assessing the environmental effect from regional emissions of air pollutants from increased ship trafic in the Arctic.

  • Nikolai Figenschau, Jinmei Lu :
    Seasonal and Spatial Variability of Atmospheric Emissions from Shipping along the Northern Sea Route
    Sustainability 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Nikolai Figenschau, Giuliana Panieri, Jinmei Lu :
    Ship traffic and the associated emissions along the Northern Sea Route, a multi-year analysis.
  • Nikolai Figenschau, Matthias Forwick, Juho Junttila, Nicole Baeten, Aivo Lepland :
    Interaction of submarine tailings with natural sediments in three northern Norwegian coastal areas: sedimentological, mineralogical and geochemical constraints.
    UiT Norges arktiske universitet 2018

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    Research interests

    Arctic, sustainable development and technology, environment, pollution


    Sustainable technology and environmental pollution, mainly from maritime shipping activity.

    SVF-1201 Environment and vulnerability in the Arctic

    SIK-2011 Environmental pollution and impact assessments.



    Bachelor and master in geosciences. Specialized in marine and environmental geology.