Environment NIRAS

Environment and Ecology

NIRAS is a leading Environmental Consultancy delivering high quality and innovative services to the public and private sector throughout Scandinavia and internationally. Our in-house team of more than 300 specialists is dedicated and client-facing.

We have expertise in both the built and natural environment and a track-record of advising and assisting those looking to develop or manage residential, public, commercial and industrial facilities. We work with our clients to understand environmental risks, potential impacts and management requirements and ensure that they are compliant with relevant legislation, regulations and best practice.

In NIRAS, you will find a strong value-driven and trust-based culture. Our consultancy services are built on a foundation of knowledge, relevant experience and a comprehensive understanding of environmental regulation.  

Our specific services

Environment, management and compliance

  • Environmental strategies
  • Management systems and compliance
  • Permitting
  • Due diligence
  • Industrial emissions
  • Risk analyses and noise calculations

Acoustics and noise

  • Noise calculations and reduction
  • Noise level measurements (authorized by the Danish Environmental Protection Agency)
  • Documentation for compliance with noise limits for new developments and renovation projects.
  • Underwater noise calculations in connection with environmental investigations and construction projects - e.g. offshore wind farms, seismic surveys and expansion of marine structures and bridges.

Environmental impact assessment and strategic environmental assessment

  • Environmental impact assessments (EIA)
  • Strategic environmental assessments (SEA)

Environmentally harmful substances in indoor climate

  • Screening, identification, measurement, risk assessment
  • Remediation of problems with harmful substances in the indoor climate
  • Measurement, identification and control of harmful substances

Soil contamination and groundwater contamination

  • Investigation, clean-up and development of contaminated sites
  • Environmental due diligence
  • Contamination investigation
  • Soil management
  • Geoprobe® work and development of contaminated sites.


  • Mobile drilling rigs with associated mobile laboratory equipment for on-site sampling and analysis of contaminated soil, water and soil gas at depths down to 50 meters.
  • Mapping of hydrogeology and pollution spreading.

Nature and aquatic environment

  • Nature restoration and protection
  • Water and nature plans
  • Water course management
  • Nature management
  • Agriculture and fish farming
  • Nature protection regulations and the executive order on livestock.
  • eDNA analyses


Get in touch

Astrid Zeuthen Jeppesen

Astrid Zeuthen Jeppesen

Vice President, Business Unit

Allerød, Denmark

Vice President Environment. Industrial environment assignments, environmental approval, VVM-screenings etc, soil contamination mapping, contamination examinations and assessments.


Betina Haugaard Heron

Betina Haugaard Heron

Vice President, Business Unit

Aarhus, Denmark

Vice President Environment West. Has many years of experience within the sector of environment, including project managing of environmental projects, planning, managing, supervision, environmental impact assessment and reporting contamination examinations.