Resource use and management
Grazing ecology and habitat use, range evaluation methods, range management, optimal herd structure, breeding and culling strategies.
Reindeer husbandry systems and production
Management and handling systems, reindeer bioenergetics and nutrition, starvation issues, reinforcement by feeding, production and meat quality.
Economic, social and legal conditions in reindeer industry
Economy of reindeer industry, planning and decision making in reindeer husbandry firms, reindeer husbandry rights.
Reindeer industry and environment
Dynamics of radio-caesium in the reindeer husbandry ecosystem, commitments concerning radio-caesium issues in reindeer industry.
Resilience and sustainability of reindeer industry in a holistic perspective
Interactions and competitions with other land uses, possible consequences of climate change, historical and current resilience conditions, futures scenarios concerning reindeer industry.