Recent Submissions

  • Characteristics determining host suitability for a generalist parasite 

    Stokke, Bård Gunnar; Ratikainen, Irja Ida; Moksnes, Arne; Røskaft, Eivin; Schulze-Hagen, Karl; Leech, David I.; Møller, Anders pape; Fossøy, Frode (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Host quality is critical for parasites. The common cuckoo Cuculus canorus is a generalist avian brood parasite, but individual females show strong preference for a specific host species. Here, we use three extensive datasets ...
  • Drivers of seabird spatial ecology - implications for development of offshore windpower in Norway 

    Christensen-Dalsgaard, Signe (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2018:65, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
  • Global phenological insensitivity to shifting ocean temperatures among seabirds 

    Keogan, Katharine; Daunt, Francis; Wanless, Sarah; Phillips, Richard A.; Walling, Craig A.; Agnew, Philippa; Ainley, David G.; Anker-Nilssen, Tycho; Ballard, Grant; Barrett, Robert T; Barton, Kerry J.; Bech, Claus; Becker, Peter; Berglund, Per-Arvid; Bollache, Loïc; Bond, Alexander L.; Bouwhuis, Sandra; Bradley, Russell W.; Burr, Zofia; Camphuysen, Kees; Catry, Paulo; Chiaradia, Andre; Christensen-Dalsgaard, Signe; Cuthbert, Richard; Dehnhard, Nina; Descamps, Sébastien; Diamond, Tony; Divoky, George; Drummond, Hugh; Dugger, Katie M.; Dunn, Michael J.; Emmerson, Louise; Erikstad, Kjell Einar; Fort, Jérôme; Fraser, William; Genovart, Meritxell; Gilg, Olivier; González-Solís, Jacob; Granadeiro, José Pedro; Grémillet, David; Hansen, Jannik; Hanssen, Sveinn Are; Harris, Mike; Hedd, April; Hinke, Jefferson; Igual, José Manuel; Jahncke, Jaime; Jones, Ian; Kappes, Peter J.; Lang, Johannes; Langset, Magdalene; Lorentsen, Svein Håkon; Moe, Børge; Reiertsen, Tone; Lescroël, Amélie; Lyver, Phil O’B.; Mallory, Mark; Montevecchi, William A.; Monticelli, David; Mostello, Carolyn; Newell, Mark; Nicholson, Lisa; Nisbet, Ian; Olsson, Olof; Oro, Daniel; Pattison, Vivian; Poisbleau, Maud; Pyk, Tanya; Quintana, Flavio; Ramos, Jaime A.; Ramos, Raül; Rodríguez, Cristina; Ryan, Peter; Sanz-Aguilar, Ana; Schmidt, Niels M.; Shannon, Paula; Sittler, Benoit; Southwell, Colin; Surman, Christopher; Svagelj, Walter S.; Trivelpiece, Wayne; Warzybok, Pete; Watanuki, Yutaka; Weimerskirch, Henri; Wilson, Peter R.; Wood, Andrew G.; Phillimore, Albert B.; Lewis, Sue (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Reproductive timing in many taxa plays a key role in determining breeding productivity1, and is often sensitive to climatic conditions2. Current climate change may alter the timing of breeding at different rates across ...
  • Breeding ecology of Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori strunthiunculus in the Serengeti National Park 

    Mmassy, Emmanuel Clamsen; Fyumagwa, Robert D.; Bevanger, Kjetil Modolv; Røskaft, Eivin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    The breeding ecology of the Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori strunthiunculus was studied in the plains of the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania in 2014 and 2015. Random transects were used to search for male courtship displays, ...
  • Use of an Autonomous Surface Vehicle reveals small-scale diel vertical migrations of zooplankton and susceptibility to light pollution under low solar irradiance 

    Ludvigsen, Martin; Berge, Jørgen; Geoffroy, Maxime; Cohen, Jonathan H.; De La Torre, Pedro R.; Nornes, Stein Melvær; Singh, Hanumant; Sørensen, Asgeir Johan; Daase, Malin; Johnsen, Geir (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Light is a major cue for nearly all life on Earth. However, most of our knowledge concerning the importance of light is based on organisms’ response to light during daytime, including the dusk and dawn phase. When it is ...
  • Parasite escape through trophic specialization in a species flock 

    Hablützel, PI; Vanhove, MPM; Deschepper, P; Gregoir, AF; Roose, AK; Volckaert, FAM; Raeymaekers, Joost A. M. (Journal article, 2017)
    Adaptive radiation occurs when species diversify rapidly to occupy an array of ecological niches. As opportunities for parasite infection and transmission may greatly vary among these niches, adaptive radiation is expected ...
  • Impact of climate change on alpine vegetation of mountain summits in Norway 

    Vanneste, Thomas; Michelsen, Ottar; Graae, Bente Jessen; Kyrkjeeide, Magni Olsen; Holien, Håkon; Hassel, Kristian; Lindmo, Sigrid; Kapás, Rozália Erzsebet; De Frenne, Pieter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Climate change is affecting the composition and functioning of ecosystems across the globe. Mountain ecosystems are particularly sensitive to climate warming since their biota is generally limited by low temperatures. ...
  • Stay or go – how topographic complexity influences alpine plant population and community responses to climate change 

    Graae, Bente Jessen; Vandvik, Vigdis; Armbruster, W. Scott; Eiserhardt, Wolf L.; Svenning, Jens-Christian; Hylander, Kristoffer; Ehrlén, Johan; Speed, James D.M.; Klanderud, Kari; Bråthen, Kari Anne; Milbau, Ann; Opedal, Øystein Hjorthol; Alsos, Inger G.; Ejrnæs, Rasmus; Bruun, Hans Henrik; Birks, H. John B.; Westergaard, Kristine Bakke; Birks, Hilary H; Lenoir, Jonathan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    In the face of climate change, populations have two survival options − they can remain in situ and tolerate the new climatic conditions (“stay”), or they can move to track their climatic niches (“go”). For sessile and ...
  • Responses in the bacterial community structure to waste nutrients from aquaculture: an in situ microcosm experiment in a Chilean fjord 

    Olsen, Lasse Mork; Hernandez, Klaudia; Ardelan, Murat Van; Iriarte, Jose Luis; Bizsel, Can; Olsen, Yngvar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Chilean salmon farms release inorganic nutrients excreted by the fish into the surrounding water in Patagonian fjords. The objective of this experiment from the Comau Fjord (42.2° S) in southern Chile was to study how ...
  • Comparison of organic and conventional food and food Production. Part V: Human health – pesticide residues 

    Bjørge, Christine; Låg, Marit; Hetland, Ragna Bogen; Christiansen, Agnethe; Skretteberg, Lise; Andreassen, Åshild Kristine; Arukwe, Augustine; Bøe, Knut Egil; Bernhoft, Aksel; Eklo, Ole Martin; Grung, Merete; Haugen, Margaretha; Hemre, Gro Ingunn; Klingen, Ingeborg; Källqvist, Torsten; Krogdahl, Åshild; Lassen, Jørgen Fredrik; Næss, Bjørn; Ropstad, Erik; Skåre, Janneche Utne; Steffensen, Inger-Lise; Sundheim, Leif; Sverdrup, Line Emilie; Torrissen, Ole; Alexander, Jan (VKM Report;, Research report, 2014)
  • Zearalenone exposure from breakfast cereals in Norwegian children. Opinion of the Panel on Contaminants of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety 

    Skåre, Janneche Utne; Amlund, Heidi; Arukwe, Augustine; Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Eriksen, Gunnar Sundstøl; Fæste, Christiane Kruse; Knutsen, Helle Katrine; Ruus, Anders (VKM report;, Research report, 2012)
  • Black-legged kittiwakes as messengers of Atlantification in the Arctic 

    Vihtakari, Mikko; Welcker, Jorg; Moe, Børge; Chastel, Olivier; Tartu, Sabrina; Hop, Haakon; Bech, Claus; Descamps, Sébastien; Gabrielsen, Geir W. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Climate warming is rapidly altering marine ecosystems towards a more temperate state on the European side of the Arctic. However, this “Atlantification” has rarely been confirmed, as long-term datasets on Arctic marine ...
  • Molecular adaptations to phosphorus deprivation and comparison with nitrogen deprivation responses in the diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum 

    Alipanah, Leila; Winge, Per; Rohloff, Jens; Brembu, Tore; Bones, Atle M. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Phosphorus, an essential element for all living organisms, is a limiting nutrient in many regions of the ocean due to its fast recycling. Changes in phosphate (Pi) availability in aquatic systems affect diatom growth and ...
  • Perfluorinated substances and telomeres in an Arctic seabird: Cross-sectional and longitudinal approaches 

    Blévin, Pierre; Angelier, Frédéric; Tartu, Sabrina; Bustamante, Paco; Herzke, Dorte; Moe, Børge; Bech, Claus; Gabrielsen, Geir Wing; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Chastel, Olivier (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Telomeres are non-coding DNA repeats located at the termini of eukaryotic chromosomes, regulated by dynamic processes balancing shortening and maintenance. Despite a mechanism to slow-down telomere shortening, cell division ...
  • Modelling the cultivation and bioremediation potential of the kelp Saccharina latissima in close proximity to an exposed salmon farm in Norway 

    Broch, Ole Jacob; Ellingsen, Ingrid H.; Forbord, Silje; Wang, Xinxin; Volent, Zsolt; Alver, Morten; Handå, Aleksander; Andresen, Kjersti; Slagstad, Dag; Reitan, Kjell Inge; Olsen, Yngvar; Skjermo, Jorunn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
    A 3-dimensional hydrodynamic−ecological model system (SINMOD) was used to estimate the full-scale cultivation potential of the brown alga Saccharina latissima in integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA) with Atlantic ...
  • Sources of variation in metabolism of an aquatic ectotherm 

    Kielland, Øystein Nordeide (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2017:370, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
    Summary of thesis: An important aspect of ecology is being able to predict and explain how life can adapt to environmental changes. Paramount in making accurate predictions is the disentangling of trait variation, and ...
  • Genetic divergence and speciation in northern peatmosses (Sphagnum) 

    Yousefi, Narjes (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2017:364, Doctoral thesis, 2017)
  • Seabirds as guides for fisheries management: European shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis diet as indicator of saithe Pollachius virens recruitment 

    Lorentsen, Svein Håkon; Anker-Nilssen, Tycho; Erikstad, Kjell E (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    In fisheries management, assessing year-class strength and recruitment to commercial stocks is essential, but can be difficult to do for fish species where the young stages are inaccessible to ship-based surveys. This is ...
  • Seabirds during Arctic Polar Night: underwater observations from Svalbard archipelago, Norway 

    Ostaszewska, Kaja; Balazy, Piotr; Berge, Jørgen; Johnsen, Geir; Staven, Robert (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Visually-oriented predators, such as seabirds, are highly light dependent, and thus their presence and activity under continuously dark conditions of Arctic polar night pose a number of questions about the strategies and ...
  • Comparison of organic and conventional food and food Production. Part III: Human health – an evaluation of human studies, animal models studies and biomarker studies 

    Haugen, Margaretha; Halvorsen, Ragnhild; Iversen, Per Ole; Mansoor, Mohammad Azam; Meltzer, Helle Margrete; Torjusen, Hanne; Andreassen, Åshild Kristine; Arukwe, Augustine; Bernhoft, Aksel; Bøe, Knut Egil; Dierkes, Jutta; Frølich, Wenche; Frøyland, Livar; Hemre, Gro Ingunn; Krogdahl, Åshild; Källqvist, Torsten; Lassen, Jørgen Fredrik; Lyche, Jan Ludvig; Næss, Bjørn; Skålhegg, Bjørn Steen; Skåre, Janneche Utne; Steffensen, Inger-Lise; Sundheim, Leif; Torrissen, Ole; Alexander, Jan (VKM Report, Research report, 2014)

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