Recent Submissions

  • Exploring dynamics of riverine phosphorus exports under future climate change using a process-based catchment model 

    Yindong, Tong; Ziwei, Chen; Yingting, Wen; Miao, Qi; Yuyi, Wang; Mengshi, Zhu; Lin, Yan; Jian, Sha; Hefeng, Zhang; Ruonan, Wang; Xuejun, Wang (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    A quantitative understanding of riverine phosphorus (P) export in response to shifts in anthropogenic inputs, terrestrial retention, and climate is important for developing mitigation measures at a watershed scale. In this ...
  • Endocrine-disrupting chemicals used as common plastic additives: Levels, profiles, and human dietary exposure from the Indian food basket 

    Chakraborty, Paromita; Bharat, Girija K.; Gaonkar, Omkar; Mukhopadhyay, Moitraiyee; Chandra, Sarath; Steindal, Eirik Hovland; Nizzetto, Luca (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) such as phthalic acid esters (PAEs) and bisphenol A (BPA) are the most widely used plastic additives in polymeric materials. These EDCs are ubiquitously distributed in the environment. ...
  • Is Glacial Meltwater a Secondary Source of Legacy Contaminants to Arctic Coastal Food Webs? 

    Mcgovern, Maeve; Warner, Nicholas Alexander; Borgå, Katrine; Evenset, Anita; Carlsson, Pernilla Marianne; Skogsberg, Stina Linnea Emelie; Søreide, Janne; Ruus, Anders; Christensen, Guttorm; Poste, Amanda (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Climate change-driven increases in air and sea temperatures are rapidly thawing the Arctic cryosphere with potential for remobilization and accumulation of legacy persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in adjacent coastal ...
  • Diversified Farming Systems: Impacts and Adaptive Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States, Norway and China 

    Måren, Inger Elisabeth; Wiig, Heidi; McNeal, Kathryn; Wang, Sally; Zu, Sebrina; Cao, Ren; Fürst, Kathinka; Marsh, Robin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    The COVID-19 pandemic fully exposed the vulnerability of the global agri-food system to shocks and stresses, highlighting the need for transformation and action to make it more resilient and inclusive. This paper offers a ...
  • Accumulation and distribution of microplastics in coastal sediments from the inner Oslofjord, Norway 

    Bronzo, Laura; Lusher, Amy L.; Schøyen, Merete; Morigi, Caterina (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Microplastic presence in benthic marine systems is a widely discussed topic. The influence of the natural matrix on microplastic distribution within the sedimentary matrix is often overlooked. Marine sediments from the ...
  • Characterization of tire and road wear microplastic particle contamination in a road tunnel: From surface to release 

    Rødland, Elisabeth Strandbråten; Lind, Ole Christian; Reid, Malcolm James; Heier, Lene Sørlie; Skogsberg, Emelie; Snilsberg, Brynhild; Gryteselv, Dagfin; Meland, Sondre (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Road pollution is one of the major sources of microplastic particles to the environment. The distribution of tire, polymer-modified bitumen (PMB) and tire and road wear particles (TRWP) in different tunnel compartments ...
  • Plastics in biosolids from 1950 to 2016: A function of global plastic production and consumption 

    Okoffo, Elvis D.; Donner, Erica; McGrath, Steve P.; Tscharke, Benjamin J.; O'Brien, Jake W.; O'Brien, Stacey; Ribeiro, Francisca; Burrows, Stephen D.; Toapanta, Tania; Rauert, Cassandra; Samanipour, Saer; Mueller, Jochen F.; Thomas, Kevin V (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Plastics are ubiquitous contaminants that leak into the environment from multiple pathways including the use of treated sewage sludge (biosolids). Seven common plastics (polymers) were quantified in the solid fraction of ...
  • Current State of Microplastic Pollution Research Data: Trends in Availability and Sources of Open Data 

    Jenkins, Tia; Persaud, Bhaleka D.; Cowger, Win; Szigeti, Kathy; Roche, Dominique G.; Clary, Erin; Slowinski, Stephanie; Lei, Benjamin; Abeynayaka, Amila; Nyadjro, Ebenezer S.; Maes, Thomas; Thornton Hampton, Leah; Bergmann, Melanie; Aherne, Julian; Mason, Sherri A.; Honek, John F.; Rezanezhad, Fereidoun; Lusher, Amy; Booth, Andy; Smith, Rodney D. L.; Van Cappellen, Philippe (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    The rapid growth in microplastic pollution research is influencing funding priorities, environmental policy, and public perceptions of risks to water quality and environmental and human health. Ensuring that environmental ...
  • Passive Sampling Helps the Appraisal of Contaminant Bioaccumulation in Norwegian Fish Used for Regulatory Chemical Monitoring 

    Allan, Ian; Vrana, Branislav; Ruus, Anders (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Hexachlorobenzene (HCB), listed on the Stockholm Convention on persistent organic pollutants and regulated as a hazardous priority pollutant by the Water Framework Directive (WFD), is ubiquitously distributed in the ...
  • The MicroClimate Screen – A microscale climate exposure system for assessing the effect of CO2, temperature and UV on marine microalgae 

    Xie, Li; Macken, Ailbhe; Johnsen, Bjørn; Norli, Marit; Skogan, Odd Arne Segtnan; Tollefsen, Knut-Erik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Global warming and anthropogenic activities are changing the ocean, inducing profound impacts on marine life and ecosystems from changing physical and chemical factors in and above the water column. Rising surface temperatures, ...
  • Nordic Blue Carbon Ecosystems: Status and Outlook 

    Krause-Jensen, Dorte; Gundersen, Hege; Björk, Mats; Gullström, Martin; Dahl, Martin; Asplund, Maria E.; Boström, Christoffer; Holmer, Marianne; Banta, Gary T.; Graversen, Anna Elizabeth Løvgren; Pedersen, Morten Foldager; Bekkby, Trine; Frigstad, Helene; Skjellum, Solrun Figenschau; Thormar, Jonas; Gyldenkærne, Steen; Howard, Jennifer; Pidgeon, Emily; Ragnarsdóttir, Sunna Björk; Mols-Mortensen, Agnes; Hancke, Kasper (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Vegetated coastal and marine habitats in the Nordic region include salt marshes, eelgrass meadows and, in particular, brown macroalgae (kelp forests and rockweed beds). Such habitats contribute to storage of organic carbon ...
  • Seasonal forecasting of lake water quality and algal bloom risk using a continuous Gaussian Bayesian network 

    Jackson-Blake, Leah Amber; Clayer, Francois; Haande, Sigrid; Sample, James Edward; Moe, S. Jannicke (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Freshwater management is challenging, and advance warning that poor water quality was likely, a season ahead, could allow for preventative measures to be put in place. To this end, we developed a Bayesian network (BN) for ...
  • Estimating nutrient thresholds for eutrophication management: Novel insights from understudied lake types 

    Poikane, Sandra; Kelly, Martyn G.; Várbíró, Gábor; Borics, Gábor; Erős, Tibor; Hellsten, Seppo; Kolada, Agnieszka; Lukács, Balázs András; Solheim, Anne Lyche; Pahissa López, José; Willby, Nigel J.; Wolfram, Georg; Phillips, Geoff (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Nutrient targets based on pressure-response models are essential for defining ambitions and managing eutrophication. However, the scale of biogeographical variation in these pressure-response relationships is poorly ...
  • Small circles: The role of physical distance in plastics recycling 

    Havas, Vilma; Falk-Andersson, Jannike; Deshpande, Paritosh (Journal article, 2022)
    Circular economy (CE) strategies are central in solving the waste management challenges of today, yet the global nature of the waste trade results in emissions and the export of negative environmental externalities to ...
  • Mercury in air and soil on an urban-rural transect in East Africa 

    Nipen, Maja; Jørgensen, Susanne Jøntvedt; Bohlin-Nizzetto, Pernilla; Borgå, Katrine; Breivik, Knut; Mmochi, Aviti J; Mwakalapa, Eliezer; Quant, M. Isabel; Schlabach, Martin; Vogt, Rolf David; Wania, Frank (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    There are large knowledge gaps concerning concentrations, sources, emissions, and spatial trends of mercury (Hg) in the atmosphere in developing regions of the Southern Hemisphere, particularly in urban areas. Filling these ...
  • Levels of nitramines and nitrosamines in lake drinking water close to a CO2 capture plant: A modelling perspective 

    Norling, Magnus Dahler; Clayer, Francois; Gundersen, Cathrine Brecke (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    While CO2 capture is considered a key climate change mitigation option, we must ensure that global implementation occurs without causing harm to the local environment and the human health. The most mature option for capture ...
  • COASTAL HABITAT MAPPING WITH UAV MULTI-SENSOR DATA: AN EXPERIMENT AMONG DCNN-BASED APPROACHES 

    Liu, Yi; Liu, Qinghui; Sample, James Edward; Hancke, Kasper; Salberg, Arnt Børre (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    With recent abundant availability of high resolution multi-sensor UAV data and rapid development of deep learning models, efficient automatic mapping using deep neural network is becoming a common approach. However, with ...
  • Naive Bayes classification model for isotopologue detection in LC-HRMS data 

    van Herwerden, Denice; O'Brien, Jake W.; Choi, Phil M.; Thomas, Kevin V; Schoenmakers, Peter J.; Samanipour, Saer (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Isotopologue identification or removal is a necessary step to reduce the number of features that need to be identified in samples analyzed with non-targeted analysis. Currently available approaches rely on either predicted ...
  • Land-cover, climate and fjord morphology drive differences in organic matter and nutrient dynamics in two contrasting northern river-fjord systems 

    Schultze, Sabrina; Andersen, Tom; Hessen, Dag Olav; Ruus, Anders; Borgå, Katrine; Poste, Amanda (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    Climate and land-use changes are leading to impacts on individual ecosystems as well as shifts in transfer dynamics between interconnected systems. At the land-ocean interface, changes in riverine inputs of organic matter ...
  • Trends and potential human health risk of trace elements accumulated in transplanted blue mussels during restoration activities of Flekkefjord fjord (Southern Norway) 

    Parolini, Marco; Panseri, Sara; Gaeta, Federico Håland; Rossi, Luciana; Dell’Anno, Matteo; Ceriani, Federica; De Felice, Beatrice; Rafoss, Trond; Arioli, Francesco; Pilu, Salvatore; Chiesa, Luca Maria (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
    The monitoring of contaminants represents a priority to preserve the integrity of marine ecosystems, as well as to plan and to manage restoration activities in order to protect environmental and human health. In the present ...

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