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Updated February 2018
Name of Firm: Skei Mining Consultant (SMC)
Name of Person: Jens Malvin Skei
Nationality: Norwegian
Date of birth: 20. April 1947
Civil Status: Married
Profession in Firm: Director/Consultant/Professor
Specialist in: Chemistry of water and sediments in fjords and estuaries. Geochemical processes. Industrial pollution. Sedimentology. Anoxic environments. Sea disposal of mine tailing.

Key Qualifications:

1975-2000: Scientist/research manager at NIVA
1990-2000: Professor II at the University of Oslo
2000-2005: Research director and head of marine department, NIVA
2005-2012: Senior adviser at NIVA
2012- : Director/Consultant at Skei Mining Consultant (SMC)


1971: Cand. mag (geology and chemistry), University of Bergen, Norway
1975: Ph.D. (marine geochemistry), University of Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)

Academic Experience:

  • 1977: First Opponent at a Doctor of Philosophy Disputation at the University of Uppsala, Sweden.
  • 1978: External examiner of a Doctor of Philosophy thesis at the University of British Columbia, Canada.
  • 1978: Visiting scientist at the University of British Columbia, Institute of Oceanography, February 19th-March 10th.
  • 1980: External examiner of a Doctor of Philosophy thesis at the Patna University, India.
  • 1980-90: Censorship at the University of Oslo.
  • 1983: 3 months sabbatical at Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Halifax, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego and University of Washington, Seattle.
  • 1985-86: 4 months as guest professor at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • 1992: First Opponent at a Doctor of Philosophy Disputation at the University of Stockholm, Sweden.
  • 1992: First Opponent at a Doctor of Philosophy Disputation at the University of Uppsala, Sweden.
  • 1995: Second Opponent at a Dr. Scient Disputation at the University of Oslo, Biological Institute, Norway.
  • 1995: Second Opponent at a Doctor of Philosophy Disputation at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • 1997: Second Opponent at a Dr. Scient Disputation at the University of Oslo, Biological Institute, Norway.
  • 2000: Second Opponent at a Dr. Scient Disputation at the University of Tromsø, Norway.
  • 2000: First Opponent at a Ph.D dissertation at the University of Helsinki, Finland.

Professional Societies and Memberships:

  • 1979-1993 Member of ICES Working Group on Marine Sediments with Relation to Pollution (WGMS)
  • 1989-1995 Member of The editorial board of Marine Geology
  • 1991-1996 Program manager of a national research Program on Marine Pollution (PMF)
  • 1992-1995 Member of The editorial board of Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift
  • 1993-1996 Member of the Marine Scientific Committee, SNV, Sweden
  • 1993–1996 Alternate member of the ICES Advisory Committee of the Marine Environment (ACME)
  • 1993-1997 Member of the Expert Group on Environmental Studies in the Baltic Area, Nordic Council of Ministers
  • 1994-2000 Chairman of the steering group on "Interaction between eutrophication and contaminants, EUCON", SNV, Sweden
  • 1994-1999 Member of the Board of Directors "International Association for Sediment Water Science" (IASWS)
  • 1997-2000 Member of the Board of NIVA, Oslo
  • 1997-2000 Member of the Swedish Natural Science Research Council Expert Group
  • 1998-2005 Member of the Board of Institute of Marine Research, Bergen
  • 1999-2002 President of "International Association for Sediment Water Science" (IASWS)
  • 2000-2012 Member of the Sediment Management Working Group (USA)
  • 2000-2007 Member of the Board of Akvaplan-niva, Tromsø
  • 2003-2006 Chairman of National Advisory Board of Contaminated Sediments in Norway
  • 2005-2008 Member of the Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Science and Spatial Planning (FORMAS). Expert group of marine science

Countries worked in:

1983: USA and Canada
1985-86: Sweden
1993: Papua New Guinea
1998: Sri Lanka

Languages spoken:

Norwegian: Native language
English: Excellent
German: Fair

Date: April, 2015


Skei, J.M., Price, N.B., Calvert, S.E., & Holtedahl, H., 1972: The distribution of heavy metals in sediments of Sørfjord, West Norway. Water, Air & Soil Poll., 1, 452-461.

Skei, J.M., Price, N.B., & Calvert, S.E., 1973: Particulate metals in waters of Sørfjord, West Norway. Ambio, 2, 122-124.

Skei, J.M. (1975). The Marine Chemistry of Sørfjorden, West Norway. Ph.D-thesis, University of Edinburgh, Faculty of Science, UK, 207 p.

Price, N.B., & Skei, J.M., 1975: Areal and seasonal variations in the chemistry of suspended particulate matter in a deep water fjord. Estuar. Coast. Mar. Sci., 3, 349-369.

Skei, J.M., Saunders, M., & Price, N.B., 1976: Mercury in plankton from a polluted Norwegian fjord. Mar. Poll., 7, 34-36.

Skei, J.M., 1976: Produksjonsstopp ved industribedrifter - kan dette utnyttes i sammenheng med resipientundersøkelser i fjorden (in Norwegian). NIVA's Annual Yearbook 1975, 117-122.

Skei, J.M., 1978: Sedimentundersøkelser i Frierfjordområdet (in Norwegian). Vann, 3, 1-8.

Skei, J.M., 1978: Serious mercury contamination of sediments in a Norwegian semi enclosed bay. Mar. Poll., 9, 191-193.

Skei, J.M., 1978: Metallanrikning i akvatiske sedimenter - et resultat av naturlige biogeokjemiske prosesser eller forurensning (abstract). Symposium om Sediment - Miljøstudier, Universtitetet i Gøteborg, 11-12. April 1978.

Skei, J.M., 1978: Tungmetaller i Iddefjordens sedimenter - relasjon til utslipp. (abstract). Symposium om Sediment - Miljøstudier, Universitetet i Gøteborg, 11-12 April 1978 (in Norwegian).

Skei, J.M., & Paus, P.E., 1979: Surface metal enrichment and partitioning of metals in a dated sediment core from a Norwegian fjord. Geochim. Cosmochim, Acta, 43, 239-246.

Bjørseth, A., Knutzen, J., & Skei, J.M., 1979: Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in sediments and mussels from Saudafjord, W. Norway, by glass capillary gas chromatography. Sci. Total Environ., 13, 71-86.

Skei, J.M., 1979: Eksempel på bruk av sedimenter i overvåking av norske fjorder. Femtonde Nordiska Symposiet om Vattenforskning "Overvakning av vattenområden", Ellivuori, Finland, 24-26. April 1979. Nordforsk, Miljøvårdssekretariatet, Publikation 1979: 2, p. 273 – 284 (in Norwegian). .

Skei, J.M., 1980: The chemistry of suspended particulate matter from two oxygen deficient Norwegian fjords - with special reference to manganese. Fjord Oceanographic Workshop, Victoria, B.C. Canada, June 4th - 8th 1979, 693-697.

Skei, J.M., 1981: Fluxes of pollutants to Norwegian fjord sediments based on lead-210. Marine Chemistry into the Eighties Symposium, Victoria, B.C. Canada, May 31st - June 1st, 1979, 29-47.

Skei, J.M., 1981: The entrapment of pollutants in Norwegian fjord sediments - a beneficial situation for the North Sea. I.A.S. Special Publication on Holocene Marine Sedimentation, 5, 461-468.

Skei, J.M., 1981: Dispersal and retention of pollutants in Norwegian fjords. Rapp. P.-v. Reun. Cons. int. Explor. Mar. 181, 78-86.

Skei, J.M., & Melsom, S., 1982: Seasonal and vertical variations in the chemical composition of suspended particulate matter in an oxygen deficient fjord. Estuar. Coast. Shelf Sci., 14, 61-78.

Skei, J.M., 1982: Pollutants in marine sediments - A review of Norwegian investigations. International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, WGMS 1982/1, 20 p.

Skei, J.M., 1982: Permanently anoxic, marine basins - exchange of substances across boundaries. 5th International Symposium on Environmental Biogeochemistry, Stockholm, 1st - 5th June, 1981. In Hallberg, R. (ed.) Environmental Biogeochemistry, Ecol. Bull., 35, 419-424.

Skei, J.M., 1982: Book review of: P.A. Trudinger, M.R. Walter & B.J. Ralph (1980). Biogeochemistry of Ancient and Modern Environments. Earth - Science Reviews, 18, 173-174.

Skei, J.M., 1983: Geochemical and sedimentological considerations of a permanently anoxic fjord - Framvaren, South Norway. Sediment. Geol., 36, 131-145.

Skei, J.M., 1983: Why sedimentologists are interested in fjords. Sediment. Geol., 36, 75-80.

Syvitski, J.P.M. and Skei, J.M., 1983: Sedimentology of fjords - Summary. Geoscience Canada.

Syvitski, J.P.M. and Skei, J.M., 1983 (editors). Special Issue of Sedimentary Geology, "Sedimentology of Fjords", Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company. 342 p.

Sporstøl, S., Gjøs, N., Lichtenthaler, R.G., Gustavsen, K.O., Urdal, K., Oreld, F. and Skei, J.M., 1983: Source identification of aromatic hydrocarbons in sediments using GC/MS. Environmental Science and Technology, 17, 282-286.

Eisma, D., Skei, J., Westerlund, S., Kalf, J., Magnusson, B., Næs, K. and Sørensen, K., 1984: Distribution and composition of suspended particulate matter and trace metals in the Skagerrak. WGMS, Rostock 1984. ICES Contribution, 14 p. + figures.

Rygg, B. & Skei, J.M., 1984: Correlation between pollutant load and the diversity of marine soft-bottom fauna communities. Proceeding of the International Workshop on Biological testing of Effluent (and Related Receiving Waters). OECD/U.S. EPA/Environ. Canada. pp. 153-183.

Jacobs, L., Emerson, S. & Skei, J.M., 1985: Partitioning and transport of metals across the O2/H2S interface in a permanently anoxic basin: Framvaren Fjord, Norway. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 49:1433-1444.

Næs, K. & Skei, J.M., 1986: Pollutant transport and sedimentation in the Glomma Estuary, Southern Norway. Rapp. P.-v. Rèun. Cons. int. Explor. Mer, 186, 352-360.

Skei, J.M., 1986: The Biogeochemistry of Framvaren. A Permanent anoxic fjord near Farsund, South Norway. Datareport 1931-1985. Norwegian Inst. for Water Res., F-80400, 256 pp.

Syvitski, J.P.M., Burrell, D.C. & Skei, J.M. 1987: Fjords. Processes and Products. Springer-Verlag, 379 pp. New York-Heidelberg-London-Paris-Tokyo.

Anderson, L.G., Dyrssen, D. & Skei, J.M., 1987: Formation of chemogenic calcite in super-anoxic seawater - Framvaren, South Norway. Mar. Chem., 20, 361-276.

Skei, J., 1988. Betyr forurensete sedimenter noe for vannkvaliteten i våre fjorder? VANN, 23, 570-572. (in Norwegian)

Skei, J.M. & Dyrssen, D., 1988 (editors): Processes in anoxic basins - with special reference to Framvaren, South Norway. Special volume in Marine Chemistry. Vol. 23, 209-461.

Skei, J.M., 1988: Framvaren - environmental setting. Mar. Chem., 23, 209-219.

Skei, J.M., Loring, D.H. & Rantala, R.T.T., 1988: Partitioning and enrichment of trace metals in a sediment core from Framvaren, South Norway. Mar. Chem., 23, 269-283.

Skei, J.M., 1988: Formation of framboidal iron sulfide in the water of a permanent anoxic fjord - Framvaren. South Norway. Mar. Chem., 23, 345-353.

Næs, K., Skei, J.M. & Wassmann, P., 1988: Total particulate and organic fluxes in anoxic Framvaren waters. Mar. Chem., 23, 257- 269.

Skei, J.M. & Molvær, J., 1988: Fjords. In: Salomons et al. (eds.). Pollution of the North Sea. An assessment. p.100-110. Springer - Verlag.

Molvær, J. & Skei, J.M., 1988. Fjords. In: Salomons et al. (eds.). Pollution of the North Sea. An assessment. p.474-489. Springer -Verlag.

Skei, J.M. & Næs, K., 1989. Experimental work on polluted sediments. Proceed. Heavy Metals in the Environment, vol.1., 508-511., Geneva, Switzerland.

Skei, J.M. & Næs, K., 1989. Experimental work on polluted sediments. Eight International Ocean Disposal Symposium, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia (abstract), p. 38.

Frantzen, F., Skei, J.M. & Steinnes, E.,1989. Estimation of heavy metal pollution in a Norwegian fjord area by analysis of sediments and the brown algae Ascophyllum nodusum. Proceed. Heavy Metals in the Environment, vol. 2., 375-378., Geneva, Switzerland.

Carlberg, G. & Skei, J.M., 1990. Processes influencing retention and transformation of pollutants in a fjord system. COST 641 Workshop on Transport of Organic Micropollutants in Estuaries, Marine and Brackish Waters. SNV, Stockholm (abstract).

Skei, J.M., 1991. Retention of pollutants in fjords (abstract). The 1st International Environment Northern Seas Conference and Exhibition. Seminar on clean-up of polluted industrial and mining sites, Stavanger, Norway.

Skei, J.M., 1991. Vertical fluxes and residence times of copper and zinc in anoxic water, Framvaren, South Norway. Proceed. Heavy Metals in the Environment, vol.1, 453-456, Edinburgh, U.K.

Skei, J.M., 1991. The analysis and characterisation of marine particles in estuarine waters. In : Marine Particles : Analysis and Characterization. (eds. Hurd, D. and Spencer, D.). Geophysical Monograph 63, 303-309.

Skei, J.M., 1992. Utbredelse og effekter av miljøgifter i fjorder (in Norwegian). VANN, 1, 49-54.

Skei, J.M., 1992. A review of assessment and remediation strategies for hot spot sediments. Hydrobiologia, 235/236, 629-638.

Cook, P.J., Haq B.U, Heath, G.R., Hyland, J.L., Jennerjahn, T.C., Johnston, C.S., Skei, J.M., Summerhayes, C.P. and Takahashi, P.K., 1992. Group report: Offshore petroleum hydrocarbon exploitation - reserves, impacts, and alternatives. In "Use and misuse of the seafloor" (Hsu, K.J. and Thiede, J., eds).p. 337-356. John Wiley & Sons.

Sælen,G., Raiswell, R., Talbot, M.R., Skei, J.M. and Bottrell, S.H.,1993. Heavy sedimentary sulfur isotopes as indicators of super-anoxic bottom-water conditions. Geology, 21, 1091-1094.

Skei, J.M., 1993. Verdensberømt vestlandsfjord. Apollon (University of Oslo), 5/6, 46-48 (in Norwegian).

Skei, J.M., 1996. Trace metals in sediments in Norwegian coastal water and the Norwegian trench - anthropogenic signals in deposition areas. In "Scientific Symposium on the North Sea Quality Status Report 1993, 18-21 April 1994, Ebeltoft, Denmark, Proceedings". Andersen, Karup and Nielsen (eds.), 94-101.

Skei, J.M., 1996. Experimental work on contaminated marine sediments in Norway. IAWQ Specialist Group on Contaminated Aquatic Sediments, Newsletter no.3, Dec. 1996, p.7-8.

Storaas, R. and Skei, J., 1996. Ei miljøhistorie frå Sørfjorden (in Norwegian). Vestnorsk Industristadsmusem, 56 p.

Skei, J.M., Loring, D.H. and Rantala, R.T.T., 1997. Trace metals in suspended particulate matter and in sediment trap material from a permanently anoxic fjord - Framvaren, South Norway. Aquatic Geochemistry, 2, 131-147.

Dyrssen, D.W., Hall, P.O.J., Haraldsson, C., Chierici, M., Skei, J.M. and G.Østlund, 1997. Time dependence of organic matter decay and mixing processes in Framvaren, a permanent anoxic fjord in South Norway. Aquatic Geochemistry , 2, 111-129.

Temara, A., Skei, J., Gillan,D., Warnau, M., Jangoux, M. and Dubois, Ph., 1998. Validation of the asteroid Asterias rubens (Echinodermata) as a bioindicator of spatial and temporal trends of Pb, Cd, and Zn contamination in the field. Mar. Environ. Res., 45, 341-356.

Skei, J., Berge, J.A., Hylland, K., Schaanning M., Eriksen, D., Gunnarson J. and M.Skøld, 1996. Interactions between eutrophication and contaminants. I. Principles, experimental design and syntheses. Mar. Pollut. Bull., 33, 64-71.

Schaanning, M., Berge, J.A., Hylland, K. Schaanning, M., Eriksen, D., Selnæs, T.D. and J.Skei, 1996. Interactions between eutrophication and contaminants. II. Mobilization and bioaccumulation of 203-Hg and 109-Cd from spiked sediments. Mar. Pollut. Bull., 33, 71-80.

Gunnarsson, J., Berge, J.A., Hylland, K., Schaanning, M., Eriksen, D. and J.Skei, 1996. Interactions between eutrophication and contaminants. III. Mobilization and bioaccumulation of 14-C-B(a)P from marine sediments. Mar. Pollut. Bull., 33, 80-90.

Hylland, K., Skøld, M., Gunnarson, J.S. and J.Skei ,1996. Interactions between eutrophication and contaminants. IV. Effects of sediment-dwelling organisms. Mar. Pollut. Bull.,33, 90-100.

Hylland, K., Schaanning, M. and J. Skei, 1996. Samspill mellom ulike typer forurensning (in Norwegian). NIVAs Årbok 1997, 18-19.

Skei, J., 1997. Har vi tilfredsstillende kunnskap om gevinsten av tiltak? (in Norwegian). Vann, 1, 47-54.

Loring, D.H., Dahle, S., Naes, K., dos Santos, J., Skei, J.M. and G.G.Matishov, 1998. Arsenic and other trace metals in sediments from the Kara Sea and the Ob and Yenisey estuaries, Russia. Aquatic Geochemistry, 4, 233-252.

Swarzenzki, P.W., McKee, B.A., Skei, J.M., Booth, J.G. and J.F.Todd, 1999. Uranium biogeochemistry across the redox transition zone of a permanently stratified fjord. Framvaren Norway. Mar. Chem., 67, 181-198.

McKee, B. and Skei, J.,1999. Framvaren fjord as a natural laboratory for examining biogeochemical processes in anoxic environments. Mar. Chem., 67, 147-148.

Sternbeck, J., Skei, J., Verta, M. and P.,Østlund,1999. Mobilisation of sedimentary trace metals following improved oxygen conditions- an assessment of the impact of a lowered primary productivity on trace metal cycling in the marine environment. TemaNord 1999:594, 65p.

Hylland,K., Schaanning, M., Skøld, M., Gunnarsson, J., Eriksen, D.Ø. and Skei., J.,2000. Increased bioaccumulation and potential trophic transfer of contaminants under eutrophic conditions. Third SETAC World Congress, 10th Annual Meeting of SETAC-Europe, 21-25 May 2000, Brighton, U.K. (abstract poster).

Skei, J., Larsson, P., Rosenberg, R., Jonsson, P., Olsson, M. and D.Broman, 2000. Eutrophication and Contaminants in Aquatic Ecosystems. Ambio, 29, 184-194.

Skei, J., Bakke, T. and Molvaer, J., 2000. The Norwegian Coast. In “Seas at the Millennium. An environmental evaluation” (ed. C.Sheppard), 17-30, Elsevier Science Ltd.

Skei, J., Schaannig, M., Hauge, A and Eek, E., 2000. Capping of contaminated marine sediments in Norway – an experimental approach. Fourth Int. Symp. on Sediment Quality Assessment, Otsu, Japan (abstract).

Schaanning, M., Eek, E., Hauge, A. and Skei, J., 2000. Retention of trace metals and organic micro pollutants during deposition of contaminated sediments in a simulated anoxic fjord basin. Fourth Int. Symp. on Sediment Quality Assessment, Otsu, Japan (abstract).

Skei, J., 2001. Tiltak mot forurensede sjøsedimenter – Hvor godt er beslutningsgrunnlaget? (in Norwegian). Vann, 1, 57-65.

Næs, K., Bakke, T., Skei, J., Sternbeck, J. and Verta, M., 2001. Organochlorines in marine sediments - mobility and bioavailability. TemaNord 2001: 595, 77p.

Helland, A., Åberg, G., Andresen, B. and Skei, J., 2002. Source dependent behaviour of lead and organic matter in the Glomma estuary; SE Norway: Evidence from isotope ratios. Mar. Chem., 78,149-169

Skei, J., 2002. Opprydding i havner og forurensede fjorder – mobilisering av faglig innsats og samfunnsengasjement (in Norwegian). Vann, 4, 295-297.

Mandernack, K.W., H.R. Krouse, and J. M. Skei., 2003. A stable sulfur and oxygen isotopic investigation of sulfur cycling in an anoxic marine basin, Framvaren Fjord, Norway. Chemical Geology 195: 181-200

Skei, J.M., McKee, B. and B.Sundby, 2003. Fjords in Biogeochemistry of marine systems, (K.D.Black and G.B.Shimmield, eds.), Blackwell Publishing, XVI, p.65-90.

Skei, J.M., 2004. Sediment remediation in Norway – national status and plans (abstract), Sediment Management Working Group (SMWG) Seminar, Fort Lauderdale , US, February 2004.

Trannum, H., Olsgaard, F., Skei, J.M., Indrehus, J., Øverås, S. and Eriksen, J., 2004. Effects of copper, cadmium and contaminated harbour sediments on recolonisation of soft-bottom communities. Journ. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol., 310, 87-114.

Skei, J., 2005. Miljøovervåking er en lønnsom investering (in Norwegian). VANN, 4, 412-415.

Skei, J., 2005. Sediment remediation in Norway – national status and plans (abstract). 10th International Symposium on the Interactions between Sediments and Water (IASWS), Bled, Slovenia.

Næs,K., Saloranta, T., Skei, J. and J.Persson, 2005. Dioxins in the Grenlandsfjord ecosystem, Norway: Modelling for the purpose of remedial actions against contaminated sediments (abstract). 3rd International Conference on Sediment Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, New Orleans, US.

Skei, J. and K.Næs, 2005. Management of contaminated sediments in Norway: National plans. 3rd International Conference on Sediment Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, New Orleans, US.

Schaanning, M., Breyholz, B. og Skei, J., 2006. Experimental results on effects of capping on fluxes of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) from historically contaminated sediments. Mar.Chem., 102, 46-59.

Ruus, A., Green, N.W., Maage, A. and J. Skei, 2006. PCB-containing paint and plaster caused extreme PCB-concentrations in biota from the Sørfjord (Western Norway) – a case study. Mar. Pollut. Bull, 52, 100-103.

Skei, J., 2006. Sediment remediation in Norway. 1st Joint Nordic Meeting on Remediation of Contaminated Sites, Malmø, Sweden (proceedings), 4 p.

Skei, J., 2006. Forurensede sedimenter til bry – tiltak i Oslofjorden, dypvannsdeponi og kommunikasjonsproblemer (in Norwegian). VANN, 3, 262-266.

Skei, J., 2007. Engaging the general public and other stake holder groups. In I.Linkov et al (eds.)- Environmental Security in Harbors and Coastal Areas, 121-125, Springer Verlag.

Skei, J., 2007. Forurensede sedimenter i Oslo havn til bry – kappestriden om hvem som har rett. (in Norwegian). Årsberetning 2006. Fagrådet for indre Oslofjord, s.5-6.

Ruus, A. and J.Skei, 2008. Evaluation of metal contaminated sediments from Sørfjorden, Norway – whole-sediment toxicity and bioaccumulation of metals (abstract). 5th International SedNet Conference 2008 Oslo, Norway

Skei, J., 2008. Management of metal contaminated sediments in Sørfjorden, West Norway – an internationally known site (abstract). 5th International SedNet Conference 2008 Oslo, Norway.

Podymov, O.,Yakushev, E. and J.Skei, 2008.Modelling of influence of oxygenated inflows on biogeochemical structure of meromictic fjords (abstract). 33th International Geological Congress Oslo, Norway.

Yakushev, E., S.Pakhomova, K.Sørensen and J.Skei, 2009. Importance of the different manganese species in the formation of water column redox zones: Observations and modelling. Mar.Chem., 117, 59–70.

Sparrevik, M., Oen, A.M.P., Barton, D., Nagothu, U.S., Ellen, G. J., Breedveld, G., Skei, J. and A. Slob, 2009. Håndtering av forurensede sedimenter og involvering av interessenter (in Norwegian). VANN, 44, 288-294.

Breedveld, G.D., Skei, J. and A.Hauge, 2010. Contaminants in Norwegian fjord sediments: industrial history or future source? Journ. of Soil and Sediments, 10, 151-154.

Oen, A., Sparrevik, M., Barton, D., Sekhar, U.N, Gerald, J.E., Breedveld, G., Skei, J. and A. Sloob, 2010. Sediment and society; an approach for assessing management of contaminated sediments and stakeholder involvement in Norway. Journ. of Soil and Sediments, 10, 202-208.

Ruus, A.,Green, N., Maage, A., Amundsen, C.E., Schøyen, M. and J.Skei, 2010. Post World War II orcharding creates present day DDT-problems in the Sørfjord (Western Norway) – a case study. Mar.Pollut.Bull., 60, 1856-1861.

Alve, E., Murray, J.W. and J.Skei (2011). Deep-sea benthic foraminifera, carbonate dissolution and species diversity in Hardangerfjord, Norway: An initial assessment. Est. Coast. Shelf Sci., 92(1), 90-102.

J.M. and James P.M. Syvitski, 2013. Natural flocculation of mineral particles in seawater – influence on mine tailing sea disposal and particle dispersal. Mineralproduksjon, 3, A1-A10.

Skei, J,M., 2013. The dilemma of waste management in the mining industry – criteria for sea disposal. Mineralproduksjon, 3, B1-B4.

Pakhomova, S.V., Braaten, H.F.V., Yakushev, E.V and J. Skei (2014). Biogeochemical consequences of an oxygenated intrusion into an anoxic fjord. Geochemical Transactions 2014, 15:5.

Skei, J.M. (2014). Sea disposal of mine tailings from copper mining – an alternative to land disposal. In Downstream Fabrication and Application/Recycling and Waste Management (eds.J. Leibbrandt, M.Ignat and M.Sanchez), p.205-215. Copper 2013, December 1-4, Santiago, Chile.

Vogt, C. and J.M. Skei (2017). An Emerging Environmental Issue: Marine Discharge of Mine Tailings. Springer Verlag, in press.

In addition to scientific publications, Jens Skei has a production of about 250 reports written for governmental authorities, local communities and industrial companies related to environmental monitoring, feasibility studies and remedial action.