Peder Skogaas was a local expert for the Hessdalen Phenomenon. After growing up in Hessdalen, his professional career took him to Oslo. He always stayed closely linked to his homeland and kept up to date with the Hessdalen Phenomenon. After retirement he moved back to the farm of his family in Hessdalen and was involved in the local field work. Peder had established an office in his barn. Beside scientific instruments he also collected photographs and reports about the Hessdalen Phenomenon.
Peder died in November 2016. The interview was recorded by Eugen Kamenew and Bernd Pröschold in April 2012.