• A Framework for the Development, Design and Implementation of a Sustained Arctic Ocean Observing System 

      Lee, Craig M.; Starkweather, Sandy; Eicken, Hajo; Timmermans, Mary-Louise; Wilkinson, Jeremy; Sandven, Stein; Dukhovskoy, Dmitry; Gerland, Sebastian; Grebmeier, Jacqueline; Intrieri, Janet M.; Kang, Sung-Ho; McCammon, Molly; Nguyen, An T.; Polyakov, Igor; Rabe, Benjamin; Sagen, Hanne; Seeyave, Sophie; Volkov, Denis; Beszczynska-Möller, Agnieszka; Chafik, Léon; Dzieciuch, Matthew; Goni, Gustavo; Hamre, Torill; King, Andrew Luke; Olsen, Are; Raj, Roshin Pappukutty; Rossby, Thomas; Skagseth, Øystein; Søiland, Henrik; Sørensen, Kai (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Rapid Arctic warming drives profound change in the marine environment that have significant socio-economic impacts within the Arctic and beyond, including climate and weather hazards, food security, transportation, ...
    • A single meal containing phytosterols does not affect the uptake or tissue distribution of cholesterol in zebrafish (Danio rerio) 

      van Spankeren, Michel; Sibinga, Nathaniel; Reinshol, Øyvind Hagerup; Torstensen, Bente Elisabeth; Sæle, Øystein; Liland, Nina Sylvia (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Increased plant oil inclusion in aquaculture feeds has led to higher dietary phytosterol concentrations and speculation about whether this affects the metabolism and health of the fish. The mechanisms of cholesterol ...
    • Achieving Reliable Estimates of the Spatial Distribution of Kelp Biomass 

      van Son, Thijs Christiaan; Nikolioudakis, Nikolaos; Steen, Henning; Albretsen, Jon; Furevik, Birgitte Rugaard; Elvenes, Sigrid; Moy, Frithjof; Norderhaug, Kjell Magnus (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Kelp forests are highly productive systems that are important ecologically and commercially as well as in a blue carbon perspective. Given their importance, there is an urgent need to achieve reliable estimates of the ...
    • Animal-borne telemetry: An integral component of the ocean observing toolkit 

      Harcourt, Rob; Sequeira, Ana M.M.; Zhang, Xuelei; Roquet, Fabien; Komatsu, Kosei; Heupel, Michelle; McMahon, Clive; Whoriskey, Fred; Meekan, Mark; Carroll, Gemma; Brodie, Stephanie; Simpfendorfer, Colin; Hindell, Mark; Jonsen, Ian; Costa, Daniel P.; Block, Barbara; Muelbert, Mônica; Woodward, Bill; Weise, Mike; Aarestrup, Kim; Biuw, Martin; Boehme, Lars; Bograd, Steven J.; Cazau, Dorian; Charrassin, Jean-Benoit; Cooke, Steven J.; Cowley, Paul; de Bruyn, P.J. Nico; Jeanniard du Dot, Tiphaine; Duarte, Carlos; Eguíluz, Victor M.; Ferreira, Luciana C.; Fernández-Gracia, Juan; Goetz, Kimberly; Goto, Yusuke; Guinet, Christophe; Hammill, Mike; Hays, Graeme C.; Hazen, Elliott L.; Hückstädt, Luis A.; Huveneers, Charlie; Iverson, Sara; Jaaman, Saifullah Arifin; Kittiwattanawong, Kongkiat; Kovacs, Kit M.; Lydersen, Christian; Moltmann, Tim; Naruoka, Masaru; Phillips, Lachlan; Picard, Baptiste; Queiroz, Nuno; Reverdin, Gilles; Sato, Katsufumi; Sims, David W.; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Thums, Michele; Treasure, Anne M.; Trites, Andrew W.; Williams, Guy D.; Yonehara, Yoshinari; Fedak, Mike A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Animal telemetry is a powerful tool for observing marine animals and the physical environments that they inhabit, from coastal and continental shelf ecosystems to polar seas and open oceans. Satellite-linked biologgers and ...
    • Assembling ecological pieces to reconstruct the conservation puzzle of the aegean sea 

      Sini, Maria; Katsanevakis, Stelios; Koukourouvli, Nikoleta; Gerovasileiou, Vasilis; Dailianis, Thanos; Buhl-Mortensen, Lene; Damalas, Dimitris; Dendrinos, Panagiotis; Dimas, Xenophon; Frantzis, Alexandros; Gerakaris, Vasilis; Giakoumi, Sylvaine; Gonzalez-Mirelis, Genoveva; Hasiotis, Thomas; Issaris, Yiannis; Kavadas, Stefanos G.; Koutsogiannopoulos, David D.; Koutsoubas, Drosos; Manoutsoglou, Evangelia; Markantonatou, Vessa; Mazaris, Antonios D.; Poursanidis, Dimitris; Papatheodorou, George; Salomidi, Maria; Topouzelis, Konstantinos; Trygonis, Vasilis; Vassilopoulou, Vassiliki; Zotou, Maria (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
    • Assessment of marine litter in the Barents Sea, a part of the joint Norwegian-Russian ecosystem survey 

      Grøsvik, Bjørn Einar; Prokhorova, Tatiana; Eriksen, Elena; Krivosheya, Pavel; Horneland, Per Arne; Prozorkevich, Dmitry (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      This study presents a large-scale monitoring of marine litter performed in the joint Norwegian–Russian ecosystem monitoring surveys in the period from 2010 to 2016 and contribute to documentation of the extent of marine ...
    • Atmospheric deposition effects on plankton communities in the Eastern Mediterranean: A mesocosm experimental approach 

      Tsagaraki, Tatiana; Herut, Barak; Rahav, Eyal; Berman Frank, Ilana R; Tsiola, Anastasia; Tsapakis, Manolis; Giannakourou, Antonia; Gogou, Alexandra; Panagiotopoulos, Christos; Violaki, Kalliopi; Psarra, Stella; Lagaria, Anna; Christou, Epaminondas D.; Papageorgiou, Nafsika; Zervoudaki, Soultana; de Puelles, Ma L. Fernandez; Nikolioudakis, Nikolaos; Meador, Travis B.; Tanaka, Tsuneo; Pedrotti, Maria Luiza; Krom, Michael D.; Pitta, Paraskevi (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
    • Bacterial Growth and Mortality after Deposition of Saharan Dust and Mixed Aerosols in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea: A Mesocosm Experiment 

      Tsiola, Anastasia; Tsagaraki, Tatiana; Giannakourou, Antonia; Nikolioudakis, Nikolaos; Yücel, Nebil; Herut, Barak; Pitta, Paraskevi (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
    • Classification and Mapping of Benthic Biotopes in Arctic and Sub-Arctic Norwegian Waters 

      Buhl-Mortensen, Pål; Dolan, Margaret; Ross, Rebecca; Gonzalez-Mirelis, Genoveva; Buhl-Mortensen, Lene; Bjarnadóttir, Lilja Rún; Albretsen, Jon (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      In this paper, we describe the species composition of biotopes occurring in a wide range of environments and present their geographic distribution based on results from quantitative analyses of video-records collected as ...
    • Coincident mass occurrence of gelatinous zooplankton in Northern Norway 

      Knutsen, Tor; Hosia, Aino; Falkenhaug, Tone; Skern-Mauritzen, Rasmus; Wiebe, Peter H.; Larsen, Roger B.; Aglen, Asgeir; Berg, Erik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      In autumn 2015, several sources reported observations of large amounts of gelatinous material in a large north Norwegian fjord system, either caught when trawling for other organisms or fouling fishing gear. The responsible ...
    • Combining Distribution and Dispersal Models to Identify a Particularly Vulnerable Marine Ecosystem 

      Ross, Rebecca; Wort, Edward JG; Howell, Kerry L. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Habitat suitability models are being used worldwide to help map and manage marine areas of conservation importance and scientific interest. With groundtruthing, these models may be found to successfully predict patches of ...
    • Comparing Deep-Sea Larval Dispersal Models: A Cautionary Tale for Ecology and Conservation 

      Ross, Rebecca; Nimmo-Smith, W. Alex M.; Torres, Ricardo; Howell, Kerry L. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Larval dispersal data are increasingly sought after in ecology and marine conservation, the latter often requiring information under time limited circumstances. Basic estimates of dispersal [based on average current speeds ...
    • Comparison of Otolith Microstructure of Herring Larvae and Sibling Adults Reared Under Identical Early Life Conditions 

      Tonheim, Susanne; Slotte, Aril; Andersson, Leif; Folkvord, Arild; Berg, Florian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Atlantic herring (Clupea harengus) is a euryhaline species, occupying fully marine habitats (35 psu) in the North Atlantic, as well as brackish waters (<20 psu) such as in the adjacent Baltic Sea. We co-reared Atlantic ...
    • Data interoperability between elements of the global ocean observing system 

      Snowden, Derrick P.; Tsontos, Vardis; Handegard, Nils Olav; Zarate, Marcos; O'Brien, Kevin M.; Casey, Kenneth S.; Smith, Neville; Sagen, Helge; Bailey, Kathleen; Lewis, Mirtha; Arms, Sean (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The data management landscape associated with the Global Ocean Observing System is distributed, complex, and only loosely coordinated. Yet interoperability across this distributed landscape is essential to enable data to ...
    • Distribution and suitable habitat of the cold-water corals Lophelia pertusa, Paragorgia arborea, and Primnoa resedaeformis on the Norwegian continental shelf 

      Sundahl, Hanna; Buhl-Mortensen, Pål; Buhl-Mortensen, Lene (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Cold-water corals are habitat-forming species that are also classified as indicators of vulnerable marine ecosystems (VMEs) due to the threat of various anthropogenic impacts, e.g., fisheries and oil/mineral exploration. ...
    • Ecological Effects and Ecosystem Shifts Caused by Mass Mortality Events on Early Life Stages of Fish 

      Olsen, Erik Joel Steinar; Eide, Cecilie H.; Nilsen, Ina; Perryman, Holly Ann; Vikebø, Frode Bendiksen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Mass mortality events (MMEs) are a key concern for the management of marine ecosystems. Specific stages and species are at risk and the causes may be single or cumulative pressure from a range of sources including pollutants, ...
    • Episodic arctic CO2 limitation in the west svalbard shelf 

      Sanz-Martín, Marina; Chierici, Melissa; Mesa, Elena; Carrillo-de-Albornoz, Paloma; Delgado-Huertas, Antonio; Agusti, Susana; Reigstad, Marit; Kristiansen, Svein; Wassmann, Paul; Duarte, Carlos M. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      The European Sector of the Arctic Ocean is characterized by low CO2 concentrations in seawater during spring and summer, largely due to strong biological uptake driven by extensive plankton blooms in spring. The spring ...
    • Ethics of assisted evolution in marine conservation 

      Filbee-Dexter, Karen; Smajdor, Anna Colette (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Climate change is outpacing existing rates of evolution and adaptation for many marine organisms. Human societies are pushing hard to find new solutions to save and protect marine ecosystems, generating research on ...
    • Evidence of diel vertical migration of mesopelagic sound-scattering organisms in the Arctic 

      Gjøsæter, Harald; Wiebe, Peter H.; Knutsen, Tor; Ingvaldsen, Randi Brunvær (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
    • Exploring balanced harvesting by using an Atlantis ecosystem model for the Nordic and Barents seas 

      Nilsen, Ina; Kolding, Jeppe; Eide, Cecilie Hansen; Howell, Daniel (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      “Balanced Harvesting” (BH) has been suggested as a possible strategy to meet the objectives of the Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries, ensuring a high sustainable yield while maintaining ecosystem structure and function. BH ...