Recent Submissions

  • Pervasive moose browsing in boreal forests alters successional trajectories by severely suppressing keystone species 

    Kolstad, Anders Lorentzen; Austrheim, Gunnar; Solberg, Erling Johan; De Vriendt, Laurent; Speed, James David Mervyn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Large herbivores can shape young forest stands and determine the successional trajectory of forested ecosystems by selectively browsing palatable species at the sapling stage. Moose (Alces alces) is the dominant vertebrate ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kalkområdene i Snåsa og Steinkjer, Nord-Trøndelag – oaser for sjeldne karplanter, moser, lav og sopp 

    Holien, Håkon; Brandrud, Tor Erik; Hassel, Kristian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    The calcareous areas of Snåsa and Steinkjer municipalities have for a long time been well known for their rare vascular plants including several redlisted orchids such as Cypripedium calceolus, Epipogium aphyllum and Ophrys ...
  • Evidence of effects of herbivory on Arctic vegetation: a systematic map protocol 

    Soininen, Eeva M; Barrio, I.; Jepsen, Jane Uhd; Ehrich, Dorothee; Ravolainen, Virve; Speed, James David Mervyn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Background: Along with climate change, herbivory is considered a main driver of ecosystem change in terrestrial Arctic environments. Understanding how herbivory influences the resilience of Arctic ecosystems to ongoing ...
  • Long-term effects of nutrient enrichment controlling plant species and functional composition in a boreal rich fen 

    Øien, Dag-Inge; Pedersen, Bård; Kozub, Łukasz; Goldstein, Klara; Wilk, Mateusz (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Questions: How does long-term increase in nutrient availability affect species composition, species diversity and functional composition in boreal rich fens, and how does this differ from short-term effects? What are the ...
  • Vandringer og habitatbruk til småblank 

    Davidsen, Jan Grimsrud; Eikås, Linda; Hedger, Richard David; Rønning, Lars; Sjursen, Aslak Darre; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Berg, Ole Kristian; Bremset, Gunnbjørn; Karlsson, Sten; Sundt-Hansen, Line Elisabeth Breivik (NTNU Vitenskapsmuseet naturhistorisk rapport;, Research report, 2018)
    Småblank er den eneste rent elvelevende laksen i Europa, og finnes kun i øvre deler av Nam-senvassdraget. Størrelsen på bestanden er ukjent, men det er grunn til at tro at bestandstettheten har gått ned siden 1950- tallet, ...
  • Overvåkning av laks, sjøørret og sjørøye i Åbjøra- og Urvoldvassdraget 2017 

    Lamberg, Anders; Sjursen, Aslak Darre; Davidsen, Jan Grimsrud (NTNU Vitenskapsmuseet naturhistorisk notat;, Research report, 2018)
  • Utprøving av NIJOS’ landskapsregioner etter kulturhistoriske kriterier 

    Puschmann, Oskar; Skar, Birgitte (NIJOS-rapport;, Research report, 2003)
    En statistisk og geografisk analyse av sammenhengen og den geografiske spredning av forskjellige kulturminnekategorier i Vest-Agder viser interessant overlapp med NIJOS foreslåtte landskapsregioner. Dataene er hentet fra ...
  • Introduced European smelt (Osmerus eperlanus) affects food web and fish community in a large Norwegian lake 

    Eloranta, Antti; Johnsen, Stein Ivar; Power, Michael; Bærum, Kim Magnus; Sandlund, Odd Terje; Finstad, Anders Gravbrøt; Rognerud, Sigurd; Museth, Jon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Invasive and introduced fishes can affect recipient ecosystems and native species via altered competitive and predatory interactions, potentially leading to top-down and bottom-up cascading impacts. Here, we describe a ...
  • Registreringer av biologiske verdier på Rinnleiret og utkast til skjøtselsplan for Rinnleiret naturreservat, Levanger og Verdal kommuner, Nord-Trøndelag 

    Bele, Bolette; Thingstad, Per Gustav; Norderhaug, Ann (Grønn forskning;, Research report, 2005)
    Strandengområdene på Rinnleiret er av internasjonal til nasjonal verdi i forhold til botaniske og ornitologiske kvaliteter. Deler av Rinnleiret ble endelig fredet som naturreservat i 1995 og verneområdet har store ...
  • Choice of DNA extraction method affects DNA metabarcoding of unsorted invertebrate bulk samples 

    Majaneva, Markus; Diserud, Ola Håvard; Hajibabaei, Mehrdad; Eagle, Shannon; Ekrem, Torbjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Characterisation of freshwater benthic biodiversity using DNA metabarcoding may allow more cost-effective environmental assessments than the current morphological-based assessment methods. DNA metabarcoding methods where ...
  • Comparative performance of the BGISEQ-500 vs Illumina HiSeq2500 sequencing platforms for palaeogenomic sequencing 

    Mak, Sarah S.T.; Gopalakrishnan, Shyam; Carøe, Christian; Geng, Chunyu; Liu, Shanlin; Sinding, Mikkel Holger Strander; Kuderna, Lukas FK; Zhang, Wenwei; Fu, Shujin; Vieira, Filipe G.; Germonpre, Mietje; Bocherens, Hervé; Fedorov, Sergey; Petersen, Bent; Sicheritz-Pontén, Thomas; Marques-Bonet, Tomas; Zhang, Guojie; Jiang, Hui; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Ancient DNA research has been revolutionized following development of next-generation sequencing platforms. Although a number of such platforms have been applied to ancient DNA samples, the Illumina series are the dominant ...
  • An expanded mammal mitogenome dataset from Southeast Asia 

    Salleh, Faezah Mohd; Ramos-Madrigal, Jazmín; Peñaloza, Fernando; Liu, Shanlin; Sinding, Mikkel Holger Strander; Patel, Riddhi P.; Martins, Renata; Lenz, Dorina; Fickel, Jörns; Roos, Christian; Shamsir, Mohd Shahir; Azman, Mohammad Shahfiz; Lim, Burton K.; Rossiter, Stephen J.; Wilting, Andreas; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Southeast (SE) Asia is 1 of the most biodiverse regions in the world, and it holds approximately 20% of all mammal species. Despite this, the majority of SE Asia's genetic diversity is still poorly characterized. The growing ...
  • Relative performance of two DNA extraction and library preparation methods on archaeological human teeth samples 

    Sandoval-Velasco, Marcela; Lundstrøm, Inge K. C.; Wales, Nathan; Ávila-Arcos, María C; Schroeder, Hannes; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    DNA extraction and library preparation are crucial steps in any ancient DNA study. Although palaeogenomic researchers are facing a growing choice of DNA extraction and sequencing library preparation methods, how their ...
  • Population genomics of Mesolithic Scandinavia: Investigating early postglacial migration routes and high-latitude adaptation 

    Günther, Torsten; Malmström, Helena; Svensson, Emma M.; Omrak, Ayça; Sánchez-Quinto, Frederico; Kılınç, Gülşah M.; Krzewinska, Maja; Eriksson, Gunilla; Fraser, Magdalena; Edlund, Hanna; Munteres, Arielle R.; Coutinho, Alexandra; Simões, Luciana G.; Vicente, Mário; Sjölander, Anders; Sellevold, Berit J.; Jørgensen, Roger; Claes, Peter; Shriver, Mark D.; Valdiosera, Cristina; Netea, Mihai G.; Apel, Jan; Lidén, Kerstin Birgitta; Skar, Birgitte; Storå, Jan; Götherström, Anders; Jakobsson, Mattias (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Scandinavia was one of the last geographic areas in Europe to become habitable for humans after the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM). However, the routes and genetic composition of these postglacial migrants remain unclear. We ...
  • Skjøtselsplan for Dekkerhusvågen, Vikna kommune, Nord-Trøndelag 

    Bele, Bolette; Thingstad, Per Gustav; Norderhaug, Ann (Grønn kunnskap e;, Research report, 2005)
    Strandengområdene i Dekkerhusvågen, Vikna kommune i Nord-Trøndelag gis regional/nasjonal verdi på grunnlag av plantemangfoldet. De siste tiårene har området imidlertid vært under gjengroing på grunn av opphøret i beitebruken. ...
  • A mega-cryptic species complex hidden among one of the most common annelids in the North East Atlantic 

    Nygren, Arne; Parapar, Julio; Meissner, Karin; Pons, Joan; Bakken, Torkild; Kongsrud, Jon Anders; Gaeva, Daria; Oug, Eivind; Sirkoski, Andrey; Johansen, Robert Andre; Hutchings, Pat; Lavasque, Nicolas; Capa Corrales, Maria (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    We investigate mitochondrial (COI, 16S rDNA) and nuclear (ITS2, 28S rDNA) genetic structure of North East Atlantic lineages of Terebellides, a genus of sedentary annelids mainly inhabiting continental shelf and slope ...
  • NTNU Vitenskapsmuseet arkeologisk rapport 2018:7. Geofysiske undersøkelser på Kyrkås, Kyrkås socken i Jämtland 

    Stamnes, Arne Anderson (NTNU Vitenskapsmuseet arkeologisk rapport;, Research report, 2018)
    I september 2017 ble det utført et samarbeidsprosjekt mellom Jämtli og NTNU Vitenskapsmuseet på flere områder i Kyrkås socken, nær gamla Kyrkås kyrka i Jämtland. Det ble gjennomført målinger av magnetisk susceptibilitet ...
  • NTNU Vitenskapsmuseet arkeologisk rapport 2018:5. Arkeologisk undersøkelse, Gravråksmoen, Melhus kommune, Sør-Trøndelag 

    Bryn, Hanne; Henriksen, Merete Moe (NTNU Vitenskapsmuseet arkeologisk rapport;, Research report, 2018)
    Høsten 2015 ble det utført en arkeologisk utgraving på Gravråksmoen i forbindelse med omregulering av gamle Hofstad leir i Melhus kommune, Sør-Trøndelag. Ved utgravingen ble det avdekket et område på 9787 m². Det ble påvist ...

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