1. Collection
Registered Number 498
Acronym NIVA CCA
Full Name NIVA Culture Collection of Algae
Institution Norwegian Institute for Water Research
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Mrs. Camilla H. C. Hagman
Postal Address Gaustadallèen 21,Oslo,Oslo,0349
Country Norway
Telephone 1 (47) - 90615679
Telephone 2 (47) - 22185100
Fax 1 (47) - 22185200
E-mail 1 culturecollection@niva.no
E-mail 2 camilla.corneliussen@niva.no
Homepage http://niva-cca.no/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status Semi-governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor The Norwegian Ministry of Environment
5. Personnel
Director Mrs. Camilla H. Corneliussen Hagman
E-Mail:culturecollection@niva.no
Curator Mrs. Camilla H. Corneliussen Hagman (Freshwater, plankton.)
E-mail:camilla.corneliussen@niva.no
Number of Staff Algology (1)
Algology (1)
Total (2)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Ecology
Environmental protection
Genetics
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Algae)
Control of the culture microscopy
biotests
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists in our country
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Algae 295 169
Cyanobacteria 823 300
The NIVA Culture Collection includes prokaryotic and eukaryotic photosynthetic microorganisms 0 0
Number of strains last year Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Microbes distributed
(total number)/(in your country)
Algae
Cyanobacteria
The NIVA Culture Collection includes prokaryotic and eukaryotic photosynthetic microorganisms
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability fee for 400-800 NOK
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Catalogues published at intervals
10. Services
Services Distribution(cultures)
Identification(strains)
Other Service Test organisms for the ISO Standardized Algal Assay
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2013-07-01