• Alkylated Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds in Road Runoff Are an Environmental Risk and Should Be Included in Future Investigations 

      Grung, Merete; Lindman, Sofie Jenny; Kringstad, Alfhild; Girardin, Viviane; Meland, Sondre (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Polycyclic aromatic compounds (PACs) and metals are important contaminants in road runoff. Vital mitigation measures against aquatic contamination from road runoff include the use of sedimentation ponds. However, it has ...
    • Amines in surface waters: A survey of Norwegian lakes 

      Poste, Amanda; Grung, Merete; Wright, Richard Frederic (NIVA-rapport;6460, Research report, 2012)
      Amine-based CO2 capture is one of the most promising technologies for emissions reductions from stack gases. In the summer of 2012, we measured the concentrations of amines in 21 Norwegian lakes with the aim of assessing ...
    • Analyses of polyaromatic compounds (PACs) and metals in sediment and mussels near Kubal aluminium smelter 

      Grung, Merete; Holmlund, Per; Johannesson, Linnea; Meland, Sondre; Macken, Ailbhe (NIVA-rapport;7547, Research report, 2020)
      In 2019 analyses of polyaromatic compounds (PACs) and metals was conducted in coastal waters around the Kubal smelter and surrounding waterbodies. Levels in both sediments (19 stations) and mussels (Limecola balthica, 5 ...
    • Contaminant accumulation and biological responses in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) caged at a capped waste disposal site in Kollevåg, Western Norway 

      Dale, Karina; Müller, Mette Bjørge; Tairova, Zhanna; Khan, Essa Ahsan; Hatlen, Kristin; Grung, Merete; Yadetie, Fekadu; Lille-Langøy, Roger; Blaser, Nello; Skaug, Hans J; Lyche, Jan Ludvig; Arukwe, Augustine; Hylland, Ketil; Karlsen, Odd André; Goksøyr, Anders (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The aim of this study was to assess whether fish in Kollevåg, a sheltered bay on the western coast of Norway, previously utilized as a waste disposal site, could be affected by environmental contaminants leaking from the ...
    • Contaminants in coastal waters 2021 / Miljøgifter i kystområdene 2021 

      Schøyen, Merete; Grung, Merete; Lund, Espen; Hjermann, Dag Øystein; Ruus, Anders; Øxnevad, Sigurd; Beylich, Bjørnar; Jenssen, Marthe Torunn Solhaug; Tveiten, Lise Ann; Håvardstun, Jarle; Ribeiro, Anne Luise; Doyer, Isabel; Bæk, Kine (NIVA-rapport;7784-2022, Research report, 2022)
      The Norwegian environmental monitoring programme “Contaminants in coastal waters” (Miljøgifter i kystområdene - MILKYS) examines levels, trends, and effects of contaminants in biota. The 2021 investigation included analyses ...
    • Contaminants in coastal waters of Norway 2019. 

      Green, Norman Whitaker; Schøyen, Merete; Hjermann, Dag Øystein; Øxnevad, Sigurd; Ruus, Anders; Grung, Merete; Beylich, Bjørnar; Lund, Espen; Tveiten, Lise Ann; Jenssen, Marthe Torunn Solhaug; Håvardstun, Jarle; Ribeiro, Anne Luise; Doyer, Isabel; Bæk, Kine (NIVA-rapport;7741-2022, Research report, 2022)
      This monitoring programme examines levels, trends and effects of contaminants in biota along the coast of Norway. The 2019- investigation included analyses of more than 176 different contaminants or biological effect ...
    • Contaminants in coastal waters of Norway 2020 

      Schøyen, Merete; Lund, Espen; Hjermann, Dag Øystein; Ruus, Anders; Beylich, Bjørnar; Jenssen, Marthe Torunn Solhaug; Tveiten, Lise Ann; Håvardstun, Jarle; Ribeiro, Anne Luise; Doyer, Isabel; Bæk, Kine; Grung, Merete; Øxnevad, Sigurd (NIVA-rapport;7686-2021, Research report, 2021)
      The monitoring programme “Contaminants in coastal waters of Norway” (Miljøgifter i norske kystområder - MILKYS) examines levels, trends and effects of contaminants in biota. The 2020-investigation included analyses of more ...
    • Determining the effects of the discharge effluent from the Karmøy aluminium smelter using an integrated biological effects approach 

      Brooks, Steven; Gomes, Tania; Grung, Merete; Macken, Ailbhe (NIVA-rapport;7772-2022, Research report, 2022)
      The report describes a monitoring programme using field transplanted mussels to determine the potential biological effects of the effluent discharge from the Karmøy aluminium smelter operated by Hydro Aluminium in Norway. ...
    • Development of a Bayesian network for probabilistic risk assessment of pesticides 

      Mentzel, Sophie; Grung, Merete; Tollefsen, Knut-Erik; Stenrød, Marianne; Petersen, Karina; Moe, S. Jannicke (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Conventional environmental risk assessment of chemicals is based on a calculated risk quotient, representing the ratio of exposure to effects of the chemical, in combination with assessment factors to account for uncertainty. ...
    • ECORISK2050: An Innovative Training Network for predicting the effects of global change on the emission, fate, effects, and risks of chemicals in aquatic ecosystems 

      Welch, Samuel Alexander Stafford; Lane, Taylor; Desrousseaux, Alizée O.S; van Dijk, Joanke; Mangold-Döring, Annika; Gajraj, Rudrani; Hader, John D.; Hermann, Markus; Parvathi Ayillyath Kutteyeri, Anju; Mentzel, Sophie; Nagesh, Poornima; Polazzo, Francesco; Roth, Sabrina K.; Boxall, Alistair B.A.; Chefetz, Benny; Dekker, Stefan C.; Eitzinger, Josef; Grung, Merete; MacLeod, Matthew; Moe, S. Jannicke; Rico, Andreu; Sobek, Anna; van Wezel, Annemarie P.; van den Brink, Paul (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      By 2050, the global population is predicted to reach nine billion, with almost three quarters living in cities. The road to 2050 will be marked by changes in land use, climate, and the management of water and food across ...
    • Eksempelsamling for tiltaksorientert overvåking 

      Ranneklev, Sissel Brit; Haande, Sigrid; Walday, Mats Gunnar; Grung, Merete (NIVA-rapport;7258, Research report, 2018)
      Denne rapporten gir en innføring i tiltaksorientert overvåking i henhold til de krav som stilles i vannforskriften. Rapporten viser elementer som bør inngå under utformingen av et tiltaksorientert overvåkingsprogram. I ...
    • Environmental Contaminants in an Urban Fjord, 2020 

      Grung, Merete; Jartun, Morten; Bæk, Kine; Ruus, Anders; Rundberget, Thomas; Allan, Ian; Beylich, Bjørnar; Vogelsang, Christian; Schlabach, Martin; Hanssen, Linda; Borgå, Katrine; Helberg, Morten (NIVA-rapport;7674, Research report, 2021)
      This programme, “Environmental Contaminants in an Urban Fjord” has covered sampling and analyses of sediment and organisms in a marine food web of the Inner Oslofjord, in addition to samples of blood and eggs from herring ...
    • Environmental Contaminants in an Urban Fjord, 2021 

      Ruus, Anders; Grung, Merete; Jartun, Morten; Bæk, Kine; Rundberget, Thomas; Vogelsang, Christian; Beylich, Bjørnar; Lund, Espen; Allan, Ian; Schlabach, Martin; Hansen, Linda; Enge, Ellen Katrin (NIVA-rapport;7762-2022, Research report, 2022)
      This report presents data from the first year of a new 5-year period of the Urban Fjord programme. The programme started in 2013 and has since been altered/advanced. In 2021 the programme covers sampling and analyses of ...
    • Environmental Contaminants in an Urban Fjord, 2022 

      Ruus, Anders; Grung, Merete; Jartun, Morten; Bæk, Kine; Rundberget, Thomas; Beylich, Bjørnar; Hanssen, Linda; Borgå, Katrine; Helberg, Morten (NIVA-rapport;7873-2033, Research report, 2023)
      This report presents data from the second year of a new 5-year period of the Urban Fjord programme. The programme started in 2013 and has since been altered/advanced. In 2022 the programme covers sampling and analyses of ...
    • Environmental contaminants in freshwater food webs, 2021 

      Jartun, Morten; Økelsrud, Asle; Bæk, Kine; Ruus, Anders; Rundberget, Thomas; Vogelsang, Christian; Jenssen, Marthe Torunn Solhaug; Lund, Espen; Grung, Merete; Øxnevad, Sigurd; Enge, Ellen Katrin; Schlabach, Martin; Hanssen, Linda; Johansen, Ingar (NIVA-rapport;7794-2022, Research report, 2022)
      This report presents monitoring data from freshwater food webs and abiotic samples from Lake Mjøsa and Femunden within the Milfersk programme. Studies and monitoring of legacy and emerging contaminants have been carried ...
    • Environmental risk assessment of combined effects in aquatic ecotoxicology: A discussion paper 

      Beyer, Jonny; Petersen, Karina; Song, You; Ruus, Anders; Grung, Merete; Bakke, Torgeir Heggelund; Tollefsen, Knut-Erik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Environmental regulatory edicts within the EU, such as the regulatory framework for chemicals REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals), the Water Framework Directive (WFD), and the Marine ...
    • In vivo and in vitro effects of tunnel wash water and traffic related contaminants on aquatic organisms 

      Petersen, Karina; Bæk, Kine; Grung, Merete; Meland, Sondre; Ranneklev, Sissel Brit (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      In order to maintain the construction and safety of road tunnels, they are routinely washed. The wash water appears to be highly polluted with a plethora of contaminants in elevated concentrations. In addition, new and ...
    • Integrated biological effects assessment of the discharge water into the Sunndals fjord from an aluminium smelter 

      Brooks, Steven; Gomes, Tania; Grung, Merete; Macken, Ailbhe (NIVA-rapport;7779-2022, Research report, 2022)
      The following study describes an integrated biological effects monitoring programme using field transplanted mussels to determine the potential biological effects of the effluent discharge from Hydro’s aluminium smelter ...
    • An integrated biological effects assessment of the discharge water into the Sunndalsfjord from an aluminium smelter 

      Brooks, Steven; Gomes, Tania; Grung, Merete; Petersen, Karina; Macken, Ailbhe (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
      An integrated biological effects study using field transplanted mussels was applied to determine the potential biological effects of an effluent discharge from an aluminium smelter into a Norwegian fjord. Chemical body ...
    • Karakterisering og kildesporing av polysykliske aromatiske substanser (PAC) i sediment rundt Mongstad 

      Grung, Merete; Röhler, Laura; Bæk, Kine (NIVA-rapport;7924-2024, Research report, 2024)
      Polysykliske aromatiske substanser (PAC) ble målt i sedimentprøver fra 16 stasjoner i Fensfjorden nær Mongstad oljeraffineri. PAC‐konsentrasjoner ble vurdert mot klassegrenser i vannforskriften, både AA‐EQS og MAC‐EQS. ...