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  • Scientific Considerations for the Assessment and Management of Mine Tailings Disposal in the Deep Sea 

    Vare, Lindsay L.; Baker, Maria C.; Howe, John A.; Levin, Lisa A.; Neira, Carlos; Ramirez-Llodra, Eva; Reichelt-Brushett, Amanda; Rowden, Ashley A.; Shimmield, Tracy M.; Simpson, Stuart L.; Soto, Eulogio H. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Deep-sea tailings disposal (DSTD) and its shallow water counterpart, submarine tailings disposal (STD), are practiced in many areas of the world, whereby mining industries discharge processed mud- and rock-waste slurries ...
  • Utslipp av antibiotikaresistensgener med behandlet avløpsvann til resipienten 

    Schwermer, Carsten Ulrich; Uhl, Wolfgang (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Forekomsten av utvalgte markørgener for antimikrobiell resistens (AMR) i vannprøver tatt fra utslippet av tre norske avløpsrenseanlegg ble kvantifisert. 16S rRNA, Intl1 og Sul1 er de tre dominerende antibiotikaresistensgenene ...
  • Scientific rationale and international obligations for protection of active hydrothermal vent ecosystems from deep-sea mining 

    van Dover, Cindy Lee; Arnaud-Haond, Sophie; Gianni, Matthew; Helmreich, Stefan G.; Huber, Julie A.; Jaeckel, Aline; Metaxas, Anna; Pendleton, Linwood H.; Petersen, Sven; Ramirez-Llodra, Eva; Steinberg, Philip E.; Tunnicliffe, Verena J.; Yamamoto, Hiroyuki (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    There is increasing interest in mining minerals on the seabed, including seafloor massive sulfide deposits that form at hydrothermal vents. The International Seabed Authority is currently drafting a Mining Code, including ...
  • Climatic effects on a cold stenotherm species Lepidurus arcticus (Branchiopoda, Notostraca) on the southern outreach of its distribution range 

    Qvenild, Tore; Fjeld, Eirik; Fjellheim, Arne; Rognerud, Sigurd; Tysse, Åsmund (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    On the Norwegian mainland, the Arctic tadpole shrimp Lepidurus arcticus is a typically alpine species mainly co-occurring with fish. The Hardangervidda mountain plateau is the main area of the southernmost L. arcticus ...
  • Global patterns in the metacommunity structuring of lake macrophytes: regional variations and driving factors 

    Alahuhta, Janne; Lindholm, Marja; Bove, Claudia P; Chappuis, Eglantine; Clayton, John; de Winton, Mary; Feldmann, Tõnu; Ecke, Frauke; Gacia, Esperança; Grillas, Patrick; Hoyer, Mark V; Johnson, Lucinda B; Kolada, Agnieszka; Kosten, Sarian; Lauridsen, Torben; Lukács, Balázs A.; Mjelde, Marit; Mormul, Roger P; Rhazi, Laila; Rhazi, Mouhssine; Sass, Laura; Søndergaard, Martin; Xu, Jun; Heino, Jani (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    We studied community–environment relationships of lake macrophytes at two metacommunity scales using data from 16 regions across the world. More specifically, we examined (a) whether the lake macrophyte communities respond ...
  • In Situ and Satellite Observations of Phytoplankton Size Classes in the Entire Continental Shelf Sea, China 

    Sun, Xuerong; Shen, Fang; Liu, Dongyan; Bellerby, Richard G. J.; Liu, Yangyang; Tang, Rugang (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Phytoplankton size classes (PSCs) is of great significance for exploring marine ecological and biogeochemical processes. Remote sensing of PSCs has been successfully applied to open oceans; however, it is still quite limited ...
  • Approaches to Reconsider Literature on Physiological Effects of Environmental Change: Examples From Ocean Acidification Research 

    Falkenberg, Laura J; Dupont, Sam; Bellerby, Richard G J (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Understanding links between the abiotic environment and organism fitness and function is a central challenge of biology, and an issue of growing relevance due to anthropogenic environmental changes. To date, our understanding ...
  • Modelling Marine Sediment Biogeochemistry: Current Knowledge Gaps, Challenges, and Some Methodological Advice for Advancement 

    Lessin, Gennadi; Artioli, Yuri; Almroth-Rosell, Elin; Blackford, Jerry C; Dale, Andrew W; Glud, Ronnie N; Middelburg, Jack J; Pastres, Roberto; Queirós, Ana M.; Rabouille, Christophe; Regnier, Pierre; Soetaert, Karline; Solidoro, Cosimo; Stephens, Nicholas; Yakushev, Evgeniy (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    The benthic environment is a crucial component of marine systems in the provision of ecosystem services, sustaining biodiversity and in climate regulation, and therefore important to human society. With the contemporary ...
  • Pervasive iron limitation at subsurface chlorophyll maxima of the California Current 

    Hogle, Shane L; Dupont, Christopher L; Hopkinson, Brian M; King, Andrew L; Buck, Kristen N; Roe, Kelly L; Stuart, Rhona K; Allen, Andrew E; Mann, Elizabeth L; Johnson, Zackary I; Barbeau, Katherine A (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Subsurface chlorophyll maximum layers (SCMLs) are nearly ubiquitous in stratified water columns and exist at horizontal scales ranging from the submesoscale to the extent of oligotrophic gyres. These layers of heightened ...
  • Utslipp til sjø – kan enkle modeller gi tilstrekkelig grunnlag for vurdering av spredning, fortynning og surhetsgrad? 

    Berge, John Arthur; Schaanning, Morten Thorne; Staalstrøm, André (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Det forelå i 2016 ca. 2500 utslippstillatelser for utslipp til kystvann i Norge. Til tross for mange bestrebelser på å redusere utslippene må en forvente at en også i fremtiden må leve med betydelige utslipp til sjø. For ...
  • Hvordan kan regulerte vassdrag tilrettelegges for flerbruk? Et studie av vassdragsfunksjoner og brukerpreferanser 

    Nesheim, Ingrid; Sundnes, Frode; Barkved, Line (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Artikkelen setter fokus på elvas funksjonalitet for elvepadling og fiske, og bruker disse brukerinteressene til å vise at kjennskap til brukernes preferanser er viktig for godt flerbruk i vassdraget. Det geografiske fokuset ...
  • Prioriteringsverktøy for vurdering av forurensingsbelastning fra urenset tunnelvaskevann 

    Rødland, Elisabeth Strandbråten; Helgadottir, Dröfn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Vegtunneler må vaskes for å bevare tunnelens utstyr, sikt- og lysforhold. Vannet som produseres ved vask, tunnelvaskevann, slippes ut av tunnelen enten via grøfter eller drenssystem. Studier har vist at tunnelvaskevann ...
  • Speciation dynamics of oxyanion contaminants (As, Sb, Cr) in argillaceous suspensions during oxic-anoxic cycles 

    Markelova, Ekaterina; Couture, Raoul-Marie; Parsons, Christopher T.; Markelov, Igor; Madé, Benoît; Van Cappellen, Philippe; Charlet, Laurent (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Argillaceous geological formations are considered promising repositories for waste containing inorganic contaminants. However, the sequestration capacity of an argillaceous natural barrier may change as a result of dynamic ...
  • Dark N2 fixation: nifH expression in the redoxcline of the Black Sea 

    Kirkpatrick, John B.; Fuchsman, Clara A.; Yakushev, Evgeniy V.; Egorov, Alexander V.; Staley, James T.; Murray, James W. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Fixed nitrogen is a limiting nutrient in many marine environments. Only a subset of the microbial community has the ability to fix dinitrogen gas (N2). Here, we document the transcription of nitrogenase reductase subunit ...
  • Promoting Curiosity? Possibilities and Pitfalls in Science Education 

    Lindholm, Markus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Curiosity is a wonder of the human mind. It goes to the heart of modernity, as a driving force for learning, novel insights, and innovation, both for individuals and communities. In societies dependent on science and ...
  • A European Multi Lake Survey dataset of environmental variables, phytoplankton pigments and cyanotoxins 

    Mantzouki, Evanthia; Campbell, James; van Loon, Emiel; Visser, Petra; Konstantinou, Iosif; Antoniou, Maria; Giuliani, Grégory; Machado-Vieira, Danielle; de Oliveira, Alinne Gurjão; Maronić, Dubravka Špoljarić; Stević, Filip; Pfeiffer, Tanja Žuna; Vucelić, Itana Bokan; Žutinić, Petar; Udovič, Marija Gligora; Plenković-Moraj, Anđelka; Tsiarta, Nikoletta; Bláha, Luděk; Geriš, Rodan; Fránková, Markéta; Christoffersen, Kirsten Seestern; Warming, Trine Perlt; Feldmann, Tõnu; Laas, Alo; Panksep, Kristel; Tuvikene, Lea; Kangro, Kersti; Häggqvist, Kerstin; Salmi, Pauliina; Arvola, Lauri; Fastner, Jutta; Straile, Dietmar; Rothhaupt, Karl-Otto; Fonvielle, Jeremy; Grossart, Hans-Peter; Avagianos, Christos; Kaloudis, Triantafyllos; Triantis, Theodoros; Zervou, Sevasti-Kiriaki; Hiskia, Anastasia; Gkelis, Spyros; Panou, Manthos; McCarthy, Valerie; Perello, Victor C; Obertegger, Ulrike; Boscaini, Adriano; Flaim, Giovanna; Salmaso, Nico; Cerasino, Leonardo; Koreiviene, Judita; Karosienė, Jūratė; Kasperovičienė, Jūratė; Savadova, Ksenija; Vitonyte, Irma; Haande, Sigrid; Skjelbred, Birger; Grabowska, Magdalena; Karpowicz, Maciej; Chmura, Damian; Nawrocka, Lidia; Kobos, Justyna; Mazur-Marzec, Hanna; Alcaraz-Párraga, Pablo; Wilk-Woźniak, Elżbieta; Krztoń, Wojciech; Walusiak, Edward; Gagala, Ilona; Mankiewicz-Boczek, Joana; Toporowska, Magdalena; Pawlik-Skowronska, Barbara; Niedźwiecki, Michał; Pęczuła, Wojciech; Napiórkowska-Krzebietke, Agnieszka; Dunalska, Julita; Sieńska, Justyna; Szymański, Daniel; Kruk, Marek; Budzyńska, Agnieszka; Goldyn, Ryszard; Kozak, Anna; Rosinska, Joanna; Szeląg-Wasielewska, Elżbieta; Domek, Piotr; Jakubowska-Krepska, Natalia; Kwasizur, Kinga; Messyasz, Beata; Pełechata, Aleksandra; Pełechaty, Mariusz; Kokocinski, Mikolaj; Madrecka, Beata; Kostrzewska-Szlakowska, Iwona; Frąk, Magdalena; Bańkowska-Sobczak, Agnieszka; Wasilewicz, Michal; Ochocka, Agnieszka; Pasztalenie, Agnieszka; Jasser, Iwona; Antão-Geraldes, Ana M.; Leira, Manel; Hernández, Armand; Vasconcelos, Vitor; Morais, João; Vale, Micaela; Raposeiro, Pedro M.; Gonçalves, Vítor; Aleksovski, Boris; Krstić, Svetislav; Nemova, Hana; Drastichova, Iveta; Chomova, Lucia; Remec-Rekar, Spela; Elersek, Tina; Delgado-Martin, Jordi; Garcia, David; Cereijo, Jose Luís; Gomà, Joan; Trapote, Mari Carmen; Vegas-Vilarrúbia, Teresa; Obrador, Biel; García-Murcia, Ana; Real, Monserrat; Romans, Elvira; Noguero-Ribes, Jordi; Duque, David Parreño; Fernández-Morán, Elísabeth; Úbeda, Bárbara; Gálvez, José Ángel; Marcé, Rafael; Catalán, Núria; Pérez-Martínez, Carmen; Ramos-Rodríguez, Eloísa; Cillero-Castro, Carmen; Moreno-Ostos, Enrique; Blanco, José María; Rodríguez, Valeriano; Montes-Pérez, Jorge Juan; Palomino, Roberto L.; Rodríguez-Pérez, Estela; Carballeira, Rafael; Camacho, Antonio; Picazo, Antonio; Rochera, Carlos; Santamans, Anna C.; Ferriol, Carmen; Romo, Susana; Soria, Juan Miguel; Hansson, Lars-Anders; Urrutia-Cordero, Pablo; Özen, Arda; Bravo, Andrea G.; Buck, Moritz; Colom-Montero, William; Mustonen, Kristiina; Pierson, Don; Yang, Yang; Verspagen, Jolanda M.H.; de Senerpont Domis, Lisette N.; Seelen, Laura; Teurlincx, Sven; Verstijnen, Yvon; Lürling, Miquel; Maliaka, Valentini; Faassen, Elisabeth J.; Latour, Delphine; Carey, Cayelan C.; Paerl, Hans W.; Torokne, Andrea; Karan, Tünay; Demir, Nilsun; Beklioğlu, Meryem; Filiz, Nur; Levi, Eti E; Iskin, Uğur; Bezirci, Gizem; Tavşanoğlu, Ülkü Nihan; Çelik, Kemal; Özhan, Koray; Karakaya, Nusret; Koçer, Mehmet Ali Turan; Yilmaz, Mete; Maraşlıoğlu, Faruk; Fakioglu, Özden; Soylu, Elif Neyran; Yağcı, Meral Apaydın; Çınar, Şakir; Çapkın, Kadir; Yağcı, Abdulkadir; Cesur, Mehmet; Bilgin, Fuat; Bulut, Cafer; Uysal, Rahmi; Köker, Latife; Akçaalan, Reyhan; Albay, Meriç; Alp, Mehmet Tahir; Özkan, Korhan; Sevindik, Tuğba Ongun; Tunca, Hatice; Önem, Burçin; Richardson, Jessica; Edwards, Christine; Bergkemper, Victoria; O'leary, Sarah; Beirne, Eilish; Cromie, Hannah; Ibelings, Bastiaan W. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Under ongoing climate change and increasing anthropogenic activity, which continuously challenge ecosystem resilience, an in-depth understanding of ecological processes is urgently needed. Lakes, as providers of numerous ...
  • Temperature effects explain continental scale distribution of cyanobacterial toxins 

    Mantzouki, Evanthia; Lürling, Miquel; Fastner, Jutta; de Senerpont Domis, Lisette; Wilk-Woźniak, Elżbieta; Koreivienė, Judita; Seelen, Laura; Teurlincx, Sven; Verstijnen, Yvon; Krztoń, Wojciech; Walusiak, Edward; Karosienė, Jūratė; Kasperovičienė, Jūratė; Savadova, Ksenija; Vitonytė, Irma; Cillero-Castro, Carmen; Budzyńska, Agnieszka; Goldyn, Ryszard; Kozak, Anna; Rosińska, Joanna; Szeląg-Wasielewska, Elżbieta; Domek, Piotr; Jakubowska-Krepska, Natalia; Kwasizur, Kinga; Messyasz, Beata; Pelechata, Aleksandra; Pełechaty, Mariusz; Kokocinski, Mikolaj; García-Murcia, Ana; Real, Monserrat; Romans, Elvira; Noguero-Ribes, Jordi; Duque, David Parreño; Fernández-Morán, Elísabeth; Karakaya, Nusret; Häggqvist, Kerstin; Demir, Nilsun; Beklioğlu, Meryem; Filiz, Nur; Levi, Eti E.; Iskin, Uğur; Bezirci, Gizem; Tavşanoğlu, Ülkü Nihan; Özhan, Koray; Gkelis, Spyros; Panou, Manthos; Fakioglu, Özden; Avagianos, Christos; Kaloudis, Triantafyllos; Çelik, Kemal; Yilmaz, Mete; Marcé, Rafael; Catalán, Núria; Bravo, Andrea G.; Buck, Moritz; Colom-Montero, William; Mustonen, Kristiina; Pierson, Don; Yang, Yang; Raposeiro, Pedro M.; Gonçalves, Vitor; Antoniou, Maria G.; Tsiarta, Nikoletta; McCarthy, Valerie; Perello, Victor C.; Feldmann, Tõnu; Laas, Alo; Panksep, Kristel; Tuvikene, Lea; Gagala, Ilona; Mankiewicz-Boczek, Joana; Yağcı, Meral Apaydın; Çınar, Şakir; Çapkın, Kadir; Yağcı, Abdulkadir; Cesur, Mehmet; Bilgin, Fuat; Bulut, Cafer; Uysal, Rahmi; Obertegger, Ulrike; Boscaini, Adriano; Flaim, Giovanna; Salmaso, Nico; Cerasino, Leonardo; Richardson, Jessica; Visser, Petra M.; Verspagen, Jolanda M.H.; Karan, Tünay; Soylu, Elif Neyran; Maraşlıoğlu, Faruk; Napiórkowska-Krzebietke, Agnieszka; Ochocka, Agnieszka; Pasztaleniec, Agnieszka; Antão-Geraldes, Ana M.; Vasconcelos, Vitor; Morais, João; Vale, Micaela; Köker, Latife; Akçaalan, Reyhan; Albay, Meriç; Špoljarić Maronić, Dubravka; Stević, Filip; Žuna Pfeiffer, Tanja; Fonvielle, Jeremy; Straile, Dietmar; Rothhaupt, Karl-Otto; Hansson, Lars-Anders; Urrutia-Cordero, Pablo; Bláha, Luděk; Geriš, Rodan; Fránková, Markéta; Koçer, Mehmet Ali Turan; Alp, Mehmet Tahir; Remec-Rekar, Spela; Elersek, Tina; Triantis, Theodoros; Zervou, Sevasti-Kiriaki; Hiskia, Anastasia; Haande, Sigrid; Skjelbred, Birger; Madrecka, Beata; Nemova, Hana; Drastichova, Iveta; Chomova, Lucia; Edwards, Christine; Sevindik, Tuğba Ongun; Tunca, Hatice; Önem, Burçin; Aleksovski, Boris; Krstić, Svetislav; Vucelić, Itana Bokan; Nawrocka, Lidia; Salmi, Pauliina; Machado-Vieira, Danielle; De Oliveira, Alinne Gurjão; Delgado-Martín, Jordi; García, David; Cereijo, Jose Luís; Gomà, Joan; Trapote, Mari Carmen; Vegas-Vilarrúbia, Teresa; Obrador, Biel; Grabowska, Magdalena; Karpowicz, Maciej; Chmura, Damian; Úbeda, Bárbara; Gálvez, José Ángel; Özen, Arda; Christoffersen, Kirsten Seestern; Warming, Trine Perlt; Kobos, Justyna; Mazur-Marzec, Hanna; Pérez-Martínez, Carmen; Ramos-Rodríguez, Eloisa; Arvola, Lauri; Alcaraz-Párraga, Pablo; Toporowska, Magdalena; Pawlik-Skowronska, Barbara; Niedźwiecki, Michał; Pęczuła, Wojciech; Leira, Manel; Hernández, Armand; Moreno-Ostos, Enrique; Blanco, José María; Rodríguez, Valeriano; Montes-Pérez, Jorge Juan; Palomino, Roberto L.; Rodríguez-Pérez, Estela; Carballeira, Rafael; Camacho, Antonio; Picazo, Antonio; Rochera, Carlos; Santamans, Anna C.; Ferriol, Carmen; Romo, Susana; Soria, Juan Miguel; Dunalska, Julita; Sieńska, Justyna; Szymański, Daniel; Kruk, Marek; Kostrzewska-Szlakowska, Iwona; Jasser, Iwona; Žutinić, Petar; Gligora Udovič, Marija; Plenković-Moraj, Anđelka; Frąk, Magdalena; Bańkowska-Sobczak, Agnieszka; Wasilewicz, Michał; Özkan, Korhan; Maliaka, Valentini; Kangro, Kersti; Grossart, Hans-Peter; Paerl, Hans W.; Carey, Cayelan C.; Ibelings, Bas W. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Insight into how environmental change determines the production and distribution of cyanobacterial toxins is necessary for risk assessment. Management guidelines currently focus on hepatotoxins (microcystins). Increasing ...
  • Insurance engagement in flood risk reduction - Examples from household and business insurance in developed countries 

    Seifert-Dähnn, Isabel (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Insurance can be an important mechanism to stimulate flood risk reduction and thus decrease losses. However, there is a gap between the theoretical potential described by academic scholars and the actual engagement of ...
  • Mixture effects in samples of multiple contaminants – An inter-laboratory study with manifold bioassays 

    Altenburger, Rolf; Scholze, Martin; Busch, Wibke; Escher, Beate; Jakobs, Gianina; Krauss, Martin; Krüger, Janet; Neale, Peta A.; Aït-Aïssa, Selim; Almeida, Ana Catarina; Seiler, Thomas-Benjamin; Brion, François; Hilscherová, Klára; Hollert, Henner; Novak, Jiri; Schlichting, Rita; Serra, Helene; Shao, Ying; Tindall, Andrew; Tollefsen, Knut-Erik; Umbuzeiro, Gisela de Aragão; Williams, Timothy D.; Kortenkamp, Andreas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Chemicals in the environment occur in mixtures rather than as individual entities. Environmental quality monitoring thus faces the challenge to comprehensively assess a multitude of contaminants and potential adverse ...
  • Comparing flow cytometry and microscopy in the quantification of vital aquatic organisms in ballast water 

    Peperzak, Louis; Zetsche, Eva-Maria; Gollasch, Stephan; Artigas, Luis Felipe; Bonato, Simon; Créach, Véronique; Vré, Pieter de; Dubelaar, George B.J.; Henneghien, Joël; Hess-Erga, Ole-Kristian; Langelaar, Roland; Larsen, Aud; Maurer, Brian N; Mosselaar, Albert; Reavie, Euan D; Rijkeboer, Machteld; Tobiesen, August E.Dessen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    The ability to quantify vital aquatic organisms in the 2–50 µm size range was compared between five different flow cytometers and several different microscopes. Counts of calibration beads, algal monocultures of different ...

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