Recent Submissions

  • A review of acoustic telemetry in Europe and the need for a regional aquatic telemetry network 

    Abecasis, David; Steckenreuter, Andre; Reubens, Jan; Aarestrup, Kim; Alós, Josep; Badalamenti, Fabio; Bajona, Lenore; Boylan, Patrick; Deneudt, Klaas; Greenberg, Larry; Brevé, Niels; Hernández, Francisco; Humphries, Nick; Meyer, Carl; Sims, David; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Walker, Alan M.; Whoriskey, Fred; Afonso, Pedro (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Background: Globally, there are a large and growing number of researchers using biotelemetry as a tool to study aquatic animals. In Europe, this community lacks a formal network structure. The aim of this study is to review ...
  • Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) re-established in a formerly acidified and highly dilute mountain lake under declining acidic deposition 

    Hesthagen, Trygve H.; Saksgård, Randi J. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Arctic charr in Rondvatn, a formerly highly acidified mountain lake in southern Norway, was re-established through stocking. The population became extinct during the early 1980s when the lake had an annual mean pH of ...
  • Quantifying suitable late summer brood habitats for willow ptarmigan in Norway 

    Kvasnes, Mikkel Andreas Jørnsøn; Pedersen, Hans Christian; Nilsen, Erlend Birkeland (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Background: Habitat models provide information about which habitat management should target to avoid species extinctions or range contractions. The willow ptarmigan inhabits alpine- and arctic tundra habitats in the northern ...
  • Prevailing weather conditions and dietcomposition affect chick growth and survival in the black-legged kittiwake 

    Christensen-Dalsgaard, Signe; May, Roelof Frans; Barrett, Robert; Langset, Magdalene; Sandercock, Brett; Lorentsen, Svein Håkon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    To identify priorities for management of seabirds during the breeding season, it is important to understand the ecological mechanisms driving chick growth and survival. In this study, we examined the effects of diet and ...
  • Long-lasting effects of logging on beetles in hollow oaks 

    Pilskog, Hanne Eik; Sverdrup-Thygeson, Anne; Evju, Marianne; Framstad, Erik; Birkemoe, Tone (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    There is growing evidence that biodiversity is important for ecosystem functions. Thus, identification of habitat requirements essential for current species richness and abundance to persist is crucial. Hollow oaks (Quercus ...
  • El efecto de la proximidad del bosque sobre el control biológico de pastos en el Noroeste de Mato Grosso, Brasil: un análisis coste-beneficio para políticas de uso del suelo 

    Del Arco, P.; May, P.; Rusch, Graciela (Journal article, 2018)
    Este estudio pretende generar información para dueños de tierras, productores rurales, técnicos de extensión rural y formuladores de políticas públicas, que permita integrar el valor generado por el bosque en la toma de ...
  • Plant functional trait change across a warming tundra biome 

    Bjorkman, Anne D.; Myers-Smith, Isla H.; Elmendorf, Sarah C.; Normand, Signe; Rüger, Nadja; Beck, Pieter S. A.; Blach-Overgaard, Anne; Blok, Daan; Cornelissen, J. Hans C.; Forbes, Bruce C.; Georges, Damien; Goetz, Scott J.; Guay, Kevin C.; Henry, Gregory H.R.; HilleRisLambers, Janneke; Hollister, Robert D.; Karger, Dirk N.; Kattge, Jens; Manning, Peter; Prevéy, Janet S.; Rixen, Christian; Schaepman-Strub, Gabriela; Thomas, Haydn J.D.; Vellend, Mark; Wilmking, Martin; Wipf, Sonja; Carbognani, Michele; Hermanutz, Luise; Lévesque, Esther; Molau, Ulf; Petraglia, Alessandro; Soudzilovskaia, Nadejda A.; Spasojevic, Marko J.; Tomaselli, Marcello; Vowles, Tage; Alatalo, Juha M.; Alexander, Heather D.; Anadon-Rosell, Alba; Angers-Blondin, Sandra; te Beest, Mariska; Berner, Logan; Björk, Robert G.; Buchwal, Agata; Buras, Allan; Christie, Katherine; Cooper, Elisabeth J.; Dullinger, Stefan; Elberling, Bo; Eskelinen, Anu; Frei, Esther R.; Grau, Oriol; Grogan, Paul; Hallinger, Martin; Semenschuk, Philipp; Speed, James David Mervyn; Hofgaard, Annika (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    The tundra is warming more rapidly than any other biome on Earth, and the potential ramifications are far-reaching because of global feedback effects between vegetation and climate. A better understanding of how environmental ...
  • Heterogeneity among species and community dynamics – Norwegian bird communities as a case study 

    Solbu, Erik Blystad; Diserud, Ola Håvard; Kålås, John Atle; Engen, Steinar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    We have in this study analysed bird communities across Norway with a heterogeneous species abundance model, where dynamical parameters can vary among species. Similarity in community composition over time, used as a measure ...
  • Egg incubation temperature affects the timing of the Atlantic salmon Salmo salar homing migration 

    Jonsson, Bror; Jonsson, Nina (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Here, we show that adult Atlantic salmon Salmo salar returned about 2 weeks later from the feeding areas in the North Atlantic Ocean to the Norwegian coast, through a phenotypically plastic mechanism, when they developed ...
  • Circadian rhythmicity persists through the Polar night and midnight sun in Svalbard reindeer 

    Arnold, Walter; Ruf, Thomas; Loe, Leif Egil; Irvine, R. Justin; Ropstad, Erik; Veiberg, Vebjørn; Albon, Steve D. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Studies of locomotor activity in Svalbard reindeer reported the temporary absence of diel rhythms under Arctic photic conditions. However, using Lomb-Scargle periodogram analyses with high statistical power we found diel ...
  • Transplanting turfs to facilitate recovery in a low-alpine environment — What matters? 

    Mehlhoop, Anne Catriona; Evju, Marianne; Hagen, Dagmar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Questions: Restoration of disturbed alpine ecosystems is difficult due to harsh environmental conditions. Transplanting of vegetation turfs into disturbed areas has been used as a restoration method in disturbed alpine ...
  • Demographic drivers of collapse in an island population of Tree Swallows 

    Taylor, Liam U.; Woodworth, Bradley K.; Sandercock, Brett; Wheelwright, Nathaniel T. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Diagnosing causes of population declines requires an understanding of the contributions of demographic vital rates to interannual variability and long-term changes in population size. At Kent Island, New Brunswick, Canada, ...
  • Bioenergetic consequences of warming rivers to adult Atlantic salmon Salmo salar during their spawning migration 

    Lennox, Robert J.; Eliason, Erika J.; Havn, Torgeir Børresen; Johansen, Martin Rognli; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Cooke, Steven J.; Diserud, Ola Håvard; Whoriskey, Frederick G.; Farrell, Anthony P.; Uglem, Ingebrigt (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    1. Climate change poses a challenge to wild fishes, yet little is known about the behavioural use and metabolic consequences of thermally heterogeneous water encountered by wild salmon during their energetically demanding ...
  • Biotic and abiotic determinants of the ascent behaviour of adult Atlantic salmon transiting passable waterfalls 

    Lennox, Robert J.; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Diserud, Ola Håvard; Økland, Finn; Cooke, Steven J.; Aasestad, Ingar; Forseth, Torbjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    The spawning migration of Atlantic salmon has been characterized by tracking salmon carrying electronic tags as they ascend rivers, but still little is known about how natural obstacles such as waterfalls influence migratory ...
  • Stable isotopes reveal diet shift from pre-extinction to reintroduced Przewalski's horses 

    Kaczensky, Petra; Šturm, Martina Burnik; Sablin, Mikhail V.; Voigt, Christian C.; Smith, Steve; Ganbaatar, Oyunsaikhan; Balint, Boglarka; Walzer, Chris; Spasskaya, Natalia N. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    The Przewalski’s horse (Equus ferus przewalskii), the only remaining wild horse within the equid family, is one of only a handful of species worldwide that went extinct in the wild, was saved by captive breeding, and has ...
  • The taxonomy, life cycle and pathology of sarcoptes scabiei and notoedres cati (Acarina, sarcoptidae): A review in a fennoscandian wildlife perspective 

    Kraabøl, Morten; Gundersen, Vegard; Fangel, Kirstin; Olstad, Kjetil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    Kraabøl M, Gundersen V, Fangel K, Olstad K. 2015. The taxonomy, life cycle and pathology of Sarcoptes scabiei and Notoedres cati (Acarina, Sarcoptidae): A review in a Fennoscandian wildlife perspective. Fauna norvegica ...
  • First case of chronic wasting disease in Europe in a Norwegian free‑ranging reindeer 

    Benestad, Sylvie Lafond; Mitchell, Gordon; Simmons, Marion M; Ytrehus, Bjørnar; Vikøren, Turid (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a fatal contagious prion disease in cervids that is enzootic in some areas in North America. The disease has been found in deer, elk and moose in the USA and Canada, and in South Korea ...
  • Comparisons of reproductive function and fatty acid fillet quality between triploid and diploid farm Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) 

    Murray, D.S.; Kainz, M.J.; Hebberecht, L.; Sales, K.R.; Hindar, Kjetil; Gage, Matthew J.G. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Triploidy could prevent escaped farm salmon breeding in the wild, while also improving nutrient quality within farmed fillets. Despite these potential advantages, triploid Atlantic salmon have not been widely used in ...
  • A method that accounts for differential detectability in mixed samples of long-term infections with applications to the case of Chronic Wasting Disease in cervids 

    Viljugrein, Hildegunn; Hopp, Petter; Benestad, Sylvie Lafond; Nilsen, Erlend Birkeland; Våge, Jørn; Tavornpanich, Saraya; Rolandsen, Christer Moe; Strand, Olav; Mysterud, Atle (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    1. Surveillance of wildlife diseases is logistically difficult, and imperfect detection is a recurrent challenge for disease estimation. Using citizen science can increase sample sizes, but it is associated with a cost in ...
  • GMSE: an R package for generalised management strategy evaluation 

    Duthie, A. Bradley; Cusack, Jeremy J.; Jones, Isabel L.; Minderman, Jeroen; Nilsen, Erlend Birkeland; Pozo, Rocio A.; Rakotonarivo, O. Sarobidy; Van Moorter, Bram; Bunnefeld, Nils (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    1. Management strategy evaluation MSE is a powerful tool for simulating all key aspects of natural resource management under conditions of uncertainty. 2. We present the R package GMSE, which applies genetic algorithms ...

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