Recent Submissions

  • Characterization of benthic communities at Loki’s Castle vent field using a photomosaic 

    Hamstad, Ida Marie (Master thesis, 2021-08-30)
    Loki’s Castle was the first black smoker hydrothermal vent field to be discovered on the Arctic Mid-Ocean Ridge (AMOR), and is known to host a specialized and highly endemic fauna. Despite being studied since its discovery ...
  • Effects of nuisance submerged vegetation on the fauna in Norwegian rivers 

    Velle, Gaute; Skoglund, Helge; Barlaup, Bjørn Torgeir (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    The abundance of aquatic vegetation is increasing in rivers and lakes worldwide. The aim of this study was to find how the macrophyte Juncus bulbosus Linnaeus affects salmonids and benthic macroinvertebrates in Norwegian ...
  • The salmon louse genome: Copepod features and parasitic adaptations 

    Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus; Malde, Ketil; Eichner, Christiane; Dondrup, Michael; Furmanek, Tomasz; Besnier, Francois; Komisarczuk, Anna Zofia; Nuhn, Michael; Dalvin, Sussie; Edvardsen, Rolf Brudvik; Klages, Sven; Huettel, Bruno; Stueber, Kurt; Grotmol, Sindre; Karlsbakk, Egil Erlingsson; Kersey, Paul; Leong, Jong S; Glover, Kevin Alan; Reinhardt, Richard; Lien, Sigbjørn; Jonassen, Inge; Koop, Ben F; Nilsen, Frank (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Copepods encompass numerous ecological roles including parasites, detrivores and phytoplankton grazers. Nonetheless, copepod genome assemblies remain scarce. Lepeophtheirus salmonis is an economically and ecologically ...
  • Rapid climate changes during the Lateglacial and the early Holocene as seen from plant community dynamics in the Polar Urals, Russia 

    Bjune, Anne E.; Greve Alsos, Inger; Brendryen, Jo; Edwards, Mary E.; Haflidason, Haflidi; Johansen, Maren S.; Mangerud, Jan; Paus, Aage; Regnéll, Carl; Svendsen, John-Inge; Clarke, Charlotte L. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    A detailed, well-dated record of pollen and sedimentary ancient DNA (sedaDNA) for the period 15 000–9500 cal a bp describes changes at Lake Bolshoye Shchuchye in the Polar Ural Mountains, located far east of the classical ...
  • A multilevel dataset of microplastic abundance in the world’s upper ocean and the Laurentian Great Lakes 

    Isobe, Atsuhiko; Azuma, Takafumi; Cordova, Muhammad Reza; Cózar, Andrés; Galgani, Francois; Hagita, Ryuichi; Kanhai, La Daana; Imai, Keiri; Iwasaki, Shinsuke; Kako, Shin’ichro; Kozlovskii, Nikolai; Lusher, Amy L; Mason, Sherri A; Michida, Yutaka; Mituhasi, Takahisa; Morii, Yasuhiro; Mukai, Tohru; Popova, Anna; Shimizu, Kenichi; Tokai, Tadashi; Uchida, Keiichi; Yagi, Mitsuharu; Zhang, Weiwei (Journal article, 2021)
    A total of 8218 pelagic microplastic samples from the world’s oceans were synthesized to create a dataset composed of raw, calibrated, processed, and gridded data which are made available to the public. The raw microplastic ...
  • Adult body growth and reproductive investment vary markedly within and across Atlantic and Pacific herring: a meta-analysis and review of 26 stocks 

    dos Santos Schmidt, Thassya C.; Hay, Doug E.; Sundby, Svein; Devine, Jennifer A.; Óskarsson, Guðmundur J.; Slotte, Aril; Wuenschel, Mark J.; Lajus, D. L.; Johannessen, Arne; van Damme, Cindy J. G.; Bucholtz, Rikke H.; Kjesbu, Olav S. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Life-history traits of Pacific (Clupea pallasii) and Atlantic (Clupea harengus) herring, comprising both local and oceanic stocks subdivided into summer-autumn and spring spawners, were extensively reviewed. The main ...
  • Trait-based responses to land use and canopy dynamics modify long-term diversity changes in forest understories 

    Happonen, Konsta; Muurinen, Lauralotta; Virtanen, Risto; Kaakinen, Eero; Grytnes, John Arvid; Kaarlejärvi, Elina; Parisot, Philippe; Wolff, Matias; Maliniemi, Tuija (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Aim: Land use is the foremost cause of global biodiversity decline, but species do not respond equally to land-use practices. Instead, it is suggested that responses vary with species traits, but long-term data on the ...
  • Bioaccumulation of mercury and transcriptional responses in tusk (Brosme brosme), a deep-water fish from a Norwegian fjord 

    Olsvik, Pål Asgeir; Mahjour Azad, Atabak; Yadetie, Fekadu (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    High concentrations of mercury (Hg) have been documented in deep-water fish species from some Norwegian fjords. In this study, tusk (Brosme brosme) was sampled from four locations in the innermost parts of Sognefjorden in ...
  • The effects of the chemotherapeutants hydrogen peroxide, deltamethrin and azamethiphos on non-target crustaceans 

    Lux, Rosa Helena Escobar (Doctoral thesis, 2021-09-16)
    I present new knowledge on the toxicity of three major bath treatment chemotherapeutants used in Norway. Previously, regarding the toxicity studies of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) alone, a total of twelve non-target crustaceans ...
  • Anthropogenic disturbance modifies long-term changes of boreal mountain vegetation under contemporary climate warming 

    Maliniemi, Tuija; Virtanen, Risto (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Aims Accelerating high-latitude climate warming drives shrub expansion in open landscapes and alters species distributions and compositions of plant communities. Simultaneously, various land use practices cause disturbance ...
  • Moving forward in microplastic research: A Norwegian perspective 

    Lusher, Amy; Hurley, Rachel; Arp, Hans Peter H; Booth, Andy; Bråte, Inger Lise Nerland; Gabrielsen, Geir W.; Gomiero, Alessio; Gomes, Tania; Grøsvik, Bjørn Einar; Green, Norman; Haave, Marte; Hallanger, Ingeborg G.; Halsband, Claudia; Herzke, Dorte; Joner, Erik J; Kögel, Tanja; Rakkestad, Kirsten; Ranneklev, Sissel Brit; Wagner, Martin; Olsen, Marianne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Given the increasing attention on the occurrence of microplastics in the environment, and the potential envi-ronmental threats they pose, there is a need for researchers to move quickly from basic understanding to applied ...
  • Understanding the occurrence and fate of microplastics in coastal Arctic ecosystems: The case of surface waters, sediments and walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) 

    Carlsson, Pernilla; Singdahl-Larsen, Cecilie; Lusher, Amy L. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    The Arctic ecosystem receives contaminants transported through complex environmental pathways – such as atmospheric, riverine and oceanographic transport, as well as local infrastructure. A holistic approach is required ...
  • Gastrointestinal carriage of Klebsiella pneumoniae in a general adult population: a cross-sectional study of risk factors and bacterial genomic diversity 

    Raffelsberger, Niclas Peter; Hetland, Marit Andrea Klokkhammer; Svendsen, Kristian; Småbrekke, Lars; Löhr, Iren Høyland; Andreassen, Lotte; Brisse, Sylvain; Holt, Kathryn E.; Sundsfjord, Arnfinn; Samuelsen, Ørjan; Gravningen, Kirsten Midttun (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Antibiotic resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae is a leading public health threat and gastrointestinal carriage is an established risk factor for subsequent infections during hospitalization. Our study contributes new knowledge ...
  • Unrestrained ESCRT-III drives micronuclear catastrophe and chromosome fragmentation 

    Vietri, Marina; Schultz, Sebastian; Bellanger, Aurélie Nathalie Pascale; Jones, Carl; Petersen, Louise I; Raiborg, Camilla; Skarpen, Ellen; Pedurupillay Jesuthasan, Christeen Ramane; Kjos, Ingrid; Kip, Eline; Timmer, Ronny; Jain, Ashish; Collas, Philippe; Knorr, Roland; Grellscheid, Sushma; Kusumaatmaja, Halim; Brech, Andreas; Micci, Francesca; Stenmark, Harald Alfred; Campsteijn, Coen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
    The ESCRT-III membrane fission machinery maintains the integrity of the nuclear envelope. Although primary nuclei resealing takes minutes, micronuclear envelope ruptures seem to be irreversible. Instead, micronuclear ...
  • The Miocene: The Future of the Past 

    Steinthorsdottir, Margret; Coxall, Helen; De Boer, Agatha; Huber, Matthew; Barbolini, Natasha; Bradshaw, C.; Burls, N.; Feakins, Sarah; Gasson, E; Henderiks, Jorijntje; Holbourn, Ann E; Kiel, Steffen; Kohn, M; Knorr, Gregor; Kürschner, Wolfram Michael; Lear, Caroline H.; Liebrand, Diederik; Lunt, Daniel J; Mörs, Thomas; Pearson, Paul; Pound, Matthew J.; Stoll, Heather; Stromberg, C (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    The Miocene epoch (23.03–5.33 Ma) was a time interval of global warmth, relative to today. Continental configurations and mountain topography transitioned toward modern conditions, and many flora and fauna evolved into the ...
  • Losing the ‘arms race’: multiresistant salmon lice are dispersed throughout the North Atlantic Ocean 

    Fjørtoft, Helene Børretzen; Nilsen, Frank; Besnier, Francois; Stene, Anne; Tveten, Ann-Kristin; Bjørn, Pål Arne; Aspehaug, Vidar Teis; Glover, Kevin Alan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Nothing lasts forever, including the effect of chemicals aimed to control pests in food production. As old pesticides have been compromised by emerging resistance, new ones have been introduced and turned the odds back in ...
  • The effect of photoperiod manipulation on Atlantic salmon growth, smoltification and sexual maturation: A case study of a commercial RAS 

    Pino, Enrique; Balseiro Vigo, Pablo; Pedrosa, Cindy; Haugen, Tilde; Fleming, Mitchell Stewart; Handeland, Sigurd Olav (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    The effect of photoperiod manipulation on growth, smoltification and maturation was assessed in Atlantic salmon through an observational study performed in a commercial RAS facility from June (25.0 ± 11.0 g) to October ...
  • Experimental warming differentially affects vegetative and reproductive phenology of tundra plants 

    Collins, Courtney G.; Elmendorf, Sarah C.; Hollister, Robert D.; Henry, Greg H. R.; Clark, Karin; Bjorkman, Anne D.; Myers-Smith, Isla H.; Prevéy, Janet S.; Ashton, Isabel W.; Assmann, Jakob J.; Alatalo, Juha M.; Carbognani, Michele; Chisholm, Chelsea L.; Cooper, Elisabeth J.; Forrester, Chiara; Jónsdóttir, Ingibjörg Svala; Klanderud, Kari; Kopp, Christopher W.; Livensperger, Carolyn; Mauritz, Marguerite; May, Jeremy L.; Molau, Ulf; Oberbauer, Steven F.; Ogburn, Emily; Panchen, Zoe A.; Petraglia, Alessandro; Post, Eric; Rixen, Christian; Rodenhizer, Heidi; Schuur, Edward A.G.; Semenchuk, Philipp; Smith, Jane G.; Steltzer, Heidi; Totland, Ørjan; Walker, Marilyn D.; Welker, Jeffrey M.; Suding, Katharine N. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Rapid climate warming is altering Arctic and alpine tundra ecosystem structure and function, including shifts in plant phenology. While the advancement of green up and flowering are well-documented, it remains unclear ...
  • “Stewards of the future: accompanying the rising tide of young voices by setting youth-inclusive research agendas in sustainability research” 

    Barraclough, Alicia Donnellan; Sakiyama, M; Schultz, Lisen; Måren, Inger Elisabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
    Background From the worldwide youth-led climate strikes of 2018–2019 to the student-initiated austerity protests in Chile in 2019, it is undeniable that young people have been protagonists in pressuring for social change ...

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