• Accumulation of polychlorinated biphenyls from contaminated sediment by Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua): Direct accumulation from resuspended sediment and dietary accumulation via the polychaete Nereis virens 

      Ruus, Anders; Daae, Ingrid Aarre; Hylland, Ketil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Bioaccumulation of sediment‐associated polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) was examined in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) through direct diffusion from the sediment (via the water phase) and through the food chain (dietary ...
    • Additive Models Reveal Sources of Metals and Organic Pollutants in Norwegian Marine Sediments 

      Everaert, Gert; Ruus, Anders; Hjermann, Dag Øystein; Borgå, Katrine; Green, Norman Whitaker; Boitsov, Stepan; Jensen, Henning; Poste, Amanda (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      We characterized spatial patterns of surface sediment concentrations of seven polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), seven polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), three chlorinated pesticides, and five metals in Norwegian ...
    • Additive Models Reveal Sources of Metals and Organic Pollutants in Norwegian Marine Sediments 

      Everaert, Gert; Ruus, Anders; Hjermann, Dag Øystein; Borgå, Katrine; Green, Norman Whitaker; Boitsov, Stepan; Jensen, Henning; Poste, Amanda (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
    • Bioaccumulation of contaminants in pelagic organisms, caged blue mussels and cod 

      Ruus, Anders; Klungsøyr, Jarle (ICES CM Documents;2002/X:4, Working paper, 2002)
      This short paper will present some preliminary results from the chemistry program of the BECPELAG Workshop. During seven research cruises in 2001 carried out as part of the workshop, pelagic organisms were collected for ...
    • Blue mussels (Mytilus edulis spp.) as sentinel organisms in coastal pollution monitoring: A review 

      Beyer, Jonny; Green, Norman Whitaker; Brooks, Steven; Allan, Ian; Ruus, Anders; Gomes, Tania; Bråte, Inger Lise Nerland; Schøyen, Merete (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The blue mussel (Mytilus spp.) is widely used as a bioindicator for monitoring of coastal water pollution (mussel watch programs). Herein we provide a review of this study field with emphasis on: the suitability of Mytilus ...
    • Comparison of caged and native blue mussels (Mytilus edulis spp.) for environmental monitoring of PAH, PCB and trace metals 

      Schøyen, Merete; Allan, Ian; Ruus, Anders; Håvardstun, Jarle; Hjermann, Dag Øystein; Beyer, Jonny (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Contaminant bioaccumulation was studied in blue mussels (Mytilus edulis spp.) using the harbor waters of Kristiansand (Norway) as a case study. A suite of chemical contaminants (trace metals, PAHs and PCBs) was analyzed ...
    • Contaminants in coastal waters of Norway 2012 

      Green, Norman Whitaker; Schøyen, Merete; Øxnevad, Sigurd; Ruus, Anders; Allan, Ian; Høgåsen, Tore; Beylich, Bjørnar; Håvardstun, Jarle; Rogne, Åse K. Gudmundson; Tveiten, Lise Ann (NIVA-rapport;6582, Research report, 2013)
      This programme examines long term changes for legacy and some emerging contaminants in biota along the coast of Norway from the Oslofjord and Hvaler region in the southeast to the Varangerfjord in the northeast, in both ...
    • Contaminants in coastal waters of Norway 2013 

      Green, Norman Whitaker; Schøyen, Merete; Øxnevad, Sigurd; Ruus, Anders; Allan, Ian; Hjermann, Dag Øystein; Høgåsen, Tore; Beylich, Bjørnar; Håvardstun, Jarle; Rogne, Åse K Gudmundson; Tveiten, Lise Ann (NIVA-rapport;6728, Research report, 2014)
      This programme examines the levels, trends and effects of contaminants in biota along the coast of Norway. The 2013-investigation included analyses of 120 different contaminants or biological effect parameters in five types ...
    • Contaminants in coastal waters of Norway 2014 

      Green, Norman Whitaker; Schøyen, Merete; Øxnevad, Sigurd; Ruus, Anders; Allan, Ian; Hjermann, Dag Øystein; Høgåsen, Tore; Beylich, Bjørnar; Håvardstun, Jarle; Lund, Espen; Tveiten, Lise Ann; Bæk, Kine (NIVA-rapport;6917, Research report, 2015)
      This programme examines the levels, trends and effects of contaminants in biota along the coast of Norway. The 2014-investigation included analyses of 136 different contaminants or biological effect parameters in five types ...
    • Contaminants in coastal waters of Norway 2015. Miljøgifter i norske kystområder 2015. 

      Green, Norman W.; Schøyen, Merete; Øxnevad, Sigurd; Ruus, Anders; Allan, Ian; Hjermann, Dag; Severinsen, Gunnar; Høgåsen, Tore; Beylich, Bjørnar; Håvardstun, Jarle; Lund, Espen; Tveiten, Lise; Bæk, Kine (NIVA-rapport;7087, Research report, 2016-10)
      This programme examines the levels, trends and effects of contaminants in biota along the coast of Norway. The 2015-investigation included analyses of 108 different contaminants or biological effect parameters in five types ...
    • Contaminants in coastal waters of Norway 2016 

      Green, Norman Whitaker; Schøyen, Merete; Øxnevad, Sigurd; Ruus, Anders; Hjermann, Dag Øystein; Severinsen, Gunnar; Høgåsen, Tore; Beylich, Bjørnar; Håvardstun, Jarle; Lund, Espen; Tveiten, Lise Ann; Bæk, Kine (NIVA-rapport;7200, Research report, 2017)
      This programme examines the levels, trends and effects of contaminants in biota along the coast of Norway. The 2016- investigation included analyses of 104 different contaminants or biological effect parameters in five ...
    • Contaminants in coastal waters of Norway 2017 

      Green, Norman Whitaker; Schøyen, Merete; Hjermann, Dag Øystein; Øxnevad, Sigurd; Ruus, Anders; Lusher, Amy; Beylich, Bjørnar; Lund, Espen; Tveiten, Lise Ann; Håvardstun, Jarle; Jenssen, Marthe Torunn Solhaug; Ribeiro, Anne Luise; Bæk, Kine (NIVA-rapport;7302, Research report, 2018)
      This programme examines the levels, trends and effects of contaminants in biota along the coast of Norway. The 2017-investigation included analyses of 93 different contaminants or biological effect parameters in five species ...
    • Description of the processes in the value chain and risk assessment of decomposition substances and oxidation products in fish Oils. Opinion of Steering Committee of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety 

      Aursand, Marit; Hamre, Kristin; Knutsen, Helle Katrine; Maage, Amund; Arukwe, Augustine; Alexander, Jan; Amlund, Heidi; Bernhoft, Aksel; Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Eriksen, Gunnar Sundstøl; Fæste, Christiane Kruse; Krogdahl, Åshild; Haugen, Margaretha; Hemre, Gro Ingunn; Lassen, Jørgen Fr; Nerland, Audun Helge; Nesse, Live Lingaas; Næss, Bjørn; Ringø, Einar; Ruus, Anders; Skåre, Janneche Utne; Steffensen, Inger-Lise; Sundheim, Leif; Sverdrup, Line Emilie; Svihus, Birger; Thomsen, Cathrine; Torrissen, Ole; Østerås, Olav; Torstensen, Bente Elisabeth; Ørnsrud, Robin; Mozuraityte, Revilija (VKM Report, Research report, 2011)
    • Description of the processes in the value chain and risk assessment of decomposition substances and oxidation products in fish Oils. Opinion of Steering Committee of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety 

      Aursand, Marit; Hamre, Kristin; Knutsen, Helle Katrine; Maage, Amund; Arukwe, Augustine; Alexander, Jan; Amlund, Heidi; Bernhoft, Aksel; Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Eriksen, Gunnar Sundstøl; Fæste, Christiane Kruse; Krogdahl, Åshild; Haugen, Margaretha; Hemre, Gro Ingunn; Lassen, Jørgen Fr; Nerland, Audun Helge; Nesse, Live Lingaas; Næss, Bjørn; Ringø, Einar; Ruus, Anders; Skåre, Janneche Utne; Steffensen, Inger-Lise; Sundheim, Leif; Sverdrup, Line Emilie; Svihus, Birger; Thomsen, Cathrine; Torrissen, Ole; Østerås, Olav; Torstensen, Bente Elisabeth; Ørnsrud, Robin; Mozuraityte, Revilija (VKM Report, Research report, 2011)
    • Description of the processes in the value chain and risk assessment of decomposition substances and oxidation products in fish Oils. Opinion of Steering Committee of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety 

      Aursand, Marit; Hamre, Kristin; Knutsen, Helle Katrine; Maage, Amund; Arukwe, Augustine; Alexander, Jan; Amlund, Heidi; Bernhoft, Aksel; Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Eriksen, Gunnar Sundstøl; Fæste, Christiane Kruse; Krogdahl, Åshild; Haugen, Margaretha; Hemre, Gro Ingunn; Lassen, Jørgen Fr; Nerland, Audun Helge; Nesse, Live Lingaas; Næss, Bjørn; Ringø, Einar; Ruus, Anders; Skåre, Janneche Utne; Steffensen, Inger-Lise; Sundheim, Leif; Sverdrup, Line Emilie; Svihus, Birger; Thomsen, Cathrine; Torrissen, Ole; Østerås, Olav; Torstensen, Bente Elisabeth; Ørnsrud, Robin; Mozuraityte, Revilija (VKM Report;2011:19, Research report, 2011-10-19)
      The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM) has been asked by the Norwegian Food Safety Authority to perform a health risk assessment on decomposition substances and oxidation products in fish oils intended ...
    • Description of the processes in the value chain and risk assessment of decomposition substances and oxidation products in fish Oils. Opinion of Steering Committee of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety 

      Aursand, Marit; Hamre, Kristin; Knutsen, Helle Katrine; Maage, Amund; Arukwe, Augustine; Alexander, Jan; Amlund, Heidi; Bernhoft, Aksel; Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Eriksen, Gunnar Sundstøl; Fæste, Christiane Kruse; Krogdahl, Åshild; Haugen, Margaretha; Hemre, Gro Ingunn; Lassen, Jørgen Fr; Nerland, Audun Helge; Nesse, Live Lingaas; Næss, Bjørn; Ringø, Einar; Ruus, Anders; Skåre, Janneche Utne; Steffensen, Inger-Lise; Sundheim, Leif; Sverdrup, Line Emilie; Svihus, Birger; Thomsen, Cathrine; Torrissen, Ole; Østerås, Olav; Torstensen, Bente Elisabeth; Ørnsrud, Robin; Mozuraityte, Revilija (VKM Report, Research report, 2011)
    • Description of the processes in the value chain and risk assessment of decomposition substances and oxidation products in fish Oils. Opinion of Steering Committee of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety 

      Aursand, Marit; Hamre, Kristin; Knutsen, Helle Katrine; Maage, Amund; Arukwe, Augustine; Alexander, Jan; Amlund, Heidi; Bernhoft, Aksel; Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Eriksen, Gunnar Sundstøl; Fæste, Christiane Kruse; Krogdahl, Åshild; Haugen, Margaretha; Hemre, Gro Ingunn; Lassen, Jørgen Fr; Nerland, Audun Helge; Nesse, Live Lingaas; Næss, Bjørn; Ringø, Einar; Ruus, Anders; Skåre, Janneche Utne; Steffensen, Inger-Lise; Sundheim, Leif; Sverdrup, Line Emilie; Svihus, Birger; Thomsen, Cathrine; Torrissen, Ole; Østerås, Olav; Torstensen, Bente Elisabeth; Ørnsrud, Robin; Mozuraityte, Revilija (VKM Report;, Research report, 2011)
      The Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety (VKM) has been asked by the Norwegian Food Safety Authority to perform a health risk assessment on decomposition substances and oxidation products ...
    • Dietary exposure to inorganic arsenic in the Norwegian population. Assessment of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety 

      Amlund, Heidi; Lillegaard, Inger Therese L.; Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Eriksen, Gunnar Sundstøl; Fæste, Christiane Kruse; Knutsen, Helle Katrine; Kvalem, Helen Engelstad; Miles, Christopher Owen; Ruus, Anders; Thomsen, Cathrine; Skåre, Janneche Utne (VKM Report, Research report, 2016)
    • Dioksiner i Grenlandsfjordene – DIG. Oppsummering av forskningsprosjektet 

      Næs, Kristoffer; Persson, Johan; Saloranta, Tuomo; Andersen, Tom; Berge, John Arthur; Hylland, Ketil; Ruus, Anders; Tobiesen, August; Bergstad, Odd Aksel; Knutsen, Jan Atle (NIVA-rapport;4876, Research report, 2004)
      Grenlandsfjordene har mottatt store tilførsler av dioksiner fra Norsk Hydros magnesiumfabrikk på Herøya (1951-2002). Forurensningen har ført til restriksjoner og råd knyttet til omsetning og inntak av sjømat fra området. ...
    • Environmental Contaminants in an Urban Fjord 

      Ruus, Anders; Allan, Ian; Beylich, Bjørnar; Bæk, Kine; Schlabach, Martin; Helberg, Morten (NIVA-rapport;6714, Research report, 2014)
      This programme, “Environmental Contaminants in an Urban Fjord” has covered sampling and analysis of organisms in a marine food web of the Inner Oslofjord, in addition to samples of sediment, blue mussel and polychaetes at ...