Andreas Grøvan Aspaas

Doctoral Research Fellow - Section of Physics of Geological processes
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Mobile phone +47 92469985
Room V436
Other affiliations Department of Geosciences

Academic interests

Geomechanics focusing on fracturing, friction and slope stability through monitoring, and analogue- and numerical modeling.

Courses taught


Work experience:

2019-     Geologist at the section for rock avalanches at the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE)


2017-2019   Master’s degree in Strucutral geology and Tectonics at the University of Oslo (UiO)

2014-2017   Bachelor’s degree in Geology and Geohazards at the University of Western Norway (HVL).


  • Grøvan Aspaas, Andreas; Anda, Einar; Kristensen, Lene; Blikra, Lars Harald; Majala, Gudrun; Pless, Gustav & Skrede, Ingrid (2020). Managing an increasing number of medium risk unstable rock slopes.
  • Grøvan Aspaas, Andreas (2019). Characterization and simulation of permafrost rock slope failures in mica-rich rocks - An integrated laboratory study of temperature-resistivity measurements and direct shear tests.
  • Grøvan Aspaas, Andreas; Krautblatter, Michael; Renard, Francois & Etzelmüller, Bernd (2019). Effects of glimmer rich rocks on the failure criterion of ice-filled permafrost rock joints.
Published Feb. 4, 2021 2:10 PM - Last modified Apr. 28, 2021 11:24 AM