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  • Environmental effects of offshore produced water discharges: A review focused on the Norwegian continental shelf 

    Beyer, Jonny; Goksøyr, Anders; Hjermann, Dag Øystein; Klungsøyr, Jarle (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Produced water (PW), a large byproduct of offshore oil and gas extraction, is reinjected to formations or discharged to the sea after treatment. The discharges contain dispersed crude oil, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons ...
  • Benthic Diatom Communities in Urban Streams and the Role of Riparian Buffers 

    Mutinova, Petra Thea; Kahlert, Maria; Kupilas, Benjamin; McKie, Brendan G.; Friberg, Nikolai; Burdon, Francis J. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Urbanization impacts stream ecosystems globally through degraded water quality, altered hydrology, and landscape disturbances at the catchment and riparian scales, causing biodiversity losses and altered system functioning. ...
  • The Structure of Riparian Vegetation in Agricultural Landscapes Influences Spider Communities and Aquatic-Terrestrial Linkages 

    Ramberg, Ellinor; Burdon, Francis J.; Sargac, Jasmina; Kupilas, Benjamin; Risnoveanu, Geta; Lau, Danny C P; Johnson, Richard K.; McKie, Brendan G. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Riparian habitats are important ecotones connecting aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, but are often highly degraded by human activities. Riparian buffers might help support impacted riparian communities, and improve ...
  • Multi-laboratory validation of a new marine biodegradation screening test for chemical persistence assessment 

    Ott, Amelie; Martin, Timothy J.; Acharya, Kishor; Lyon, Delina Y.; Robinson, Nik; Rowles, Bob; Snape, Jason R.; Still, Ian; Whale, Graham F.; Albright, Vurtice C.; Bäverbäck, Petra; Best, Nicola; Commander, Ruth; Eickhoff, Curtis; Finn, Sarah; Hidding, Björn; Maischak, Heiko; Sowders, Katherine A.; Taruki, Masanori; Walton, Helen E.; Wennberg, Aina Charlotte; Davenport, Russell J. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Current biodegradation screening tests are not specifically designed for persistence assessment of chemicals, often show high inter- and intra-test variability, and often give false negative biodegradation results. Based ...
  • Common eider and herring gull as contaminant indicators of different ecological niches of an urban fjord system 

    Thorstensen, Helene; Ruus, Anders; Helberg, Morten; Bæk, Kine; Enge, Ellen Katrin; Borgå, Katrine (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Seabirds like gulls are common indicators in contaminant monitoring. The herring gull (Larus argentatus) is a generalist with a broad range of dietary sources, possibly introducing a weakness in its representativeness of ...
  • New production across the shelf-edge in the northeastern North Sea during the stratified summer period 

    Bendtsen, Jørgen; Richardson, Katherine (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    New production of organic matter from photosynthesis based on “new” nitrate transported into the illuminated surface layer fuels temperate ecosystems during periods of stratification when surface waters are nutrient limited. ...
  • The role of photomineralization for CO2 emissions in boreal lakes along a gradient of dissolved organic matter 

    Allesson, Lina; Koehler, Birgit; Thrane, Jan-Erik; Andersen, Tom; Hessen, Dag O (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Many boreal lakes are experiencing an increase in concentrations of terrestrially derived dissolved organic matter (DOM)—a process commonly labeled “browning.” Browning affects microbial and photochemical mineralization ...
  • Fluorinated Precursor Compounds in Sediments as a Source of Perfluorinated Alkyl Acids (PFAA) to Biota 

    Langberg, Håkon Austad; Breedveld, Gijs D.; Slinde, Gøril Aasen; Grønning, Hege Mentzoni; Høisæter, Åse; Jartun, Morten; Rundberget, Thomas; Jenssen, Bjørn Munro; Hale, Sarah (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    The environmental behavior of perfluorinated alkyl acids (PFAA) and their precursors was investigated in lake Tyrifjorden, downstream a factory producing paper products coated with per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances ...
  • Comparing nutrient reference concentrations in Nordic countries with focus on lowland rivers 

    Skarbøvik, Eva; Aroviita, Jukka; Fölster, Jens; Solheim, Anne Lyche; Kyllmar, Katarina; Rankinen, Katri; Kronvang, Brian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Reference conditions of water bodies are defined as the natural or minimal anthropogenically disturbed state. We compared the methods for determining total phosphorus and total nitrogen concentrations in rivers in Finland, ...
  • Potential impacts of a future Nordic bioeconomy on surface water quality 

    Marttila, Hannu; Lepistö, Ahti; Tolvanen, Anne; Bechmann, Marianne; Kyllmar, Katarina; Juutinen, Artti; Wenng, Hannah Tabea; Skarbøvik, Eva; Futter, Martyn; Kortelainen, Pirkko; Rankinen, Katri; Hellsten, Seppo; Kløve, Bjørn; Kronvang, Brian; Kaste, Øyvind; Solheim, Anne Lyche; Bhattacharjee, Joy; Rakovic, Jelena; de Wit, Heleen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Nordic water bodies face multiple stressors due to human activities, generating diffuse loading and climate change. The ‘green shift’ towards a bio-based economy poses new demands and increased pressure on the environment. ...
  • Methylmercury and inorganic mercury in Chinese commercial rice: Implications for overestimated human exposure and health risk 

    Xu, Xiaohang; Han, Jialiang; Pang, Jian; Wang, Xun; Lin, Yan; Wang, Yajie; Qiu, Guangle (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    China is the largest rice producer and consumer in the world, and mercury (Hg) levels, particularly methylmercury (MeHg), in rice and health exposure risks are public concerns. Total Hg (THg) and MeHg levels in 767 (domestic ...
  • De novo Development of a Quantitative Adverse Outcome Pathway (qAOP) Network for Ultraviolet B (UVB) Radiation Using Targeted Laboratory Tests and Automated Data Mining 

    Song, You; Xie, Li; Lee, YeonKyeong; Tollefsen, Knut-Erik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation is a natural non-chemical stressor posing potential hazards to organisms such as planktonic crustaceans. The present study was conducted to revisit the lethal effects of UVB on crustaceans, ...
  • Financial and Institutional Support Are Important for Large-Scale Kelp Forest Restoration 

    Eger, Aron M; Vergés, Adriana; Choi, Chang Geun; Christie, Hartvig C; Coleman, Melinda Ann; Fagerli, Camilla With; Fujita, Daisuke; Hasegawa, Masatoshi; Kim, Jeong Ha; Mayer-Pinto, Mariana; Reed, Dan C; Steinberg, Peter D.; Marzinelli, Ezequiel Miguel (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Kelps form extensive underwater forests that underpin valuable ecosystem goods and services in temperate and polar rocky coastlines globally. Stressors, such as ocean warming and pollution are causing regional declines of ...
  • Gaps in current Baltic Sea environmental monitoring – Science versus management perspectives 

    Kahlert, Maria; Eilola, Kari; Mack, Leoni; Meissner, Kristian; Sandin, Leonard; Strömberg, Helena; Uusitalo, Laura; Viktorsson, Lena; Liess, Antonia (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Legislations and commitments regulate Baltic Sea status assessments and monitoring. These assessments suffer from monitoring gaps that need prioritization. We used three sources of information; scientific articles, project ...
  • Improvement in municipal wastewater treatment alters lake nitrogen to phosphorus ratios in populated regions 

    Tong, Yindong; Wang, Mengzhu; Peñuelas, Josep; Liu, Xueyan; Paerl, Hans W.; Elser, James J.; Sardans, Jordi; Couture, Raoul-Marie; Larssen, Thorjørn; Hu, Hongying; Dong, Xin; He, Wei; Zhang, Wei; Wang, Xuejun; Zhang, Yang; Liu, Yi; Zeng, Siyu; Kong, Xiangzhen; Janssen, Annette B.G.; Lin, Yan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Large-scale and rapid improvement in wastewater treatment is common practice in developing countries, yet this influence on nutrient regimes in receiving waterbodies is rarely examined at broad spatial and temporal scales. ...
  • Using a chain of models to predict health and environmental impacts in Norway from a hypothetical nuclear accident at the Sellafield site 

    Liland, Astrid; Lind, Ole Christian; Bartnicki, Jerzy; Brown, Justin; Dyve, Jan Erik; Iosjpe, Mikhail; Klein, Heiko; Lin, Yan; Simonsen, Magne; Strand, Per; Thørring, Håvard; Ytre-Eide, Martin Album; Salbu, Brit (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    When a nuclear accident occurs, decision makers in the affected country/countries would need to act promptly to protect people, the environment and societal interests from harmful impacts of radioactive fallout. The decisions ...
  • Microplastics in sea-surface waters surrounding Sweden sampled by manta trawl and in-situ pump 

    Schönlau, Christine; Karlsson, Therese; Rotander, Anna; Nilsson, Helena; Engwall, Magnus; Van Bavel, Albert; Kärrman, Anna (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Microplastics were sampled in open surface waters by using a manta trawl and an in-situ filtering pump. A total of 24 trawl samples and 11 pump samples were taken at 12 locations around Sweden. Overall, the concentration ...
  • Water browning controls adaptation and associated trade-offs in phytoplankton stressed by chemical pollution 

    Rizzuto, Simone; Thrane, Jan-Erik; Baho, Didier Ludovic; Jones, Kevin C.; Zhang, Hao; Hessen, Dag Olav; Nizzetto, Luca; Leu, Eva Susanne (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    The acquisition of tolerance to an environmental stressor can result in organisms displaying slower growth after stress release. While well-grounded in the theory, empirical evidence of the trade-off between stress tolerance ...
  • Monitoring psychoactive substance use at six European festivals through wastewater and pooled urine analysis 

    Bijlsma, Lubertus; Celma, Alberto; Castiglioni, Sara; Salgueiro-González, Noelia; Bou-Iserte, Lledó; Baz Lomba, Jose Antonio; Reid, Malcolm James; Dias, Mário João Rodrigues; Lopes, Alvaro; Matias, João; Pastor-Alcañiz, Laura; Radonić, Jelena L.; Turk Sekulic, Sekulic; Shine, Trevor; van Nuijs, Alexander L.N.; Hernández, Félix; Zuccato, Ettore (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    The consumption of psychoactive substances is considered a growing problem in many communities. Moreover, new psychoactive substances (NPS) designed as (legal) substitutes to traditional illicit drugs are relatively easily ...
  • Greenhouse gas emissions from urban ponds in Denmark 

    Audet, Joachim; Carstensen, Mette; Hoffmann, Carl; Lavaux, Lucile; Thiemer, Kirstine; Davidson, Thomas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Ponds are increasingly recognized as significant sources of greenhouse gases (GHGs) emitted to the atmosphere. Concomitant with increasing urbanization, more urban ponds are created, many with the aim of buffering peak ...

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