Recent Submissions

  • Environmental pollutants in the terrestrial and urban environment 2019 

    Heimstad, Eldbjørg Sofie; Moe, Børge; Nygård, Torgeir; Herzke, Dorte; Bohlin-Nizzetto, Pernilla (NILU rapport;, Research report, 2020)
    Samples from the urban terrestrial environment in the Oslo area were analysed for various inorganic and organic environmental pollutants. The selected species were earthworm, fieldfare, sparrowhawk, brown rat, red fox and ...
  • Effect of seeding methods and hatchery periods on sea cultivation of Saccharina latissima (Phaeophyceae): a Norwegian case study 

    Forbord, Silje; Steinhovden, Kristine; Solvang, Torfinn; Handå, Aleksander; Skjermo, Jorunn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    To reach the goal of an industrialised macroalgae industry in Norway and other high-cost countries in the near future, a standardised seedling production method to improve quality control and predictability of cultivated ...
  • Drivers of plant recruitment in alpine vegetation 

    Nystuen, Kristin Odden (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2020:394, Doctoral thesis, 2020)
    Hva er viktig for rekruttering av planter i fjellet? Endringer i klima og beite påvirker vegetasjonen i fjellet. Noen arter øker i utbredelse, mens andre er i nedgang. Det fører til nye sammensetninger av plantesamfunn. ...
  • Do carnivore surveys match reports of carnivore presence by pastoralists? A case of the eastern Serengeti ecosystem 

    Mbise, Franco Peniel; Jackson, Craig Ryan; Lyamuya, Richard; Fyumagwa, Robert D.; Ranke, Peter Sjolte; Røskaft, Eivin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Human-carnivore encounters are common where humans and wild carnivores share the same landscape. The frequency of such encounters gives insight regarding carnivore density and might correlate with human-carnivore conflict ...
  • Seroprevalence of avian influenza in Baltic common eiders (Somateria mollissima) and pink-footed geese (Anser brachyrhynchus) 

    Lam, Su Shiung; Tjørnløv, Rune Skjold; Therkildsen, Ole Roland; Christensen, Thomas Kjær; Madsen, Jesper; Daugaard-Petersen, Tobias; Castano-Ortíz, Jose M.; Peng, Wanxi; Charbonneaux, Maël; Rivas, Esteban Iglesias; Garbus, Svend-Erik; Lyngs, Peter; Siebert, Ursula; Dietz, Rune; Maier-Sam, Kristina; Lierz, Michael; Tombre, Ingunn; Andersen-Ranberg, Emilie; Sonne, Christian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Influenza viruses are negative-sense single-stranded RNA viruses within the family of Orthomyxoviridae (Alexander, 2008). It holds Influenza A, B, C and D. Influenza A, B and C cause disease in humans, while only Influenza ...
  • Genetic consequences of conservation action: Restoring the arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) population in Scandinavia 

    Hemphill, Elisa June Keeling; Flagstad, Øystein; Jensen, Henrik; Norén, Karin; Wallén, Johan Fredrik; Landa, Arild Magne; Angerbjörn, Anders; Eide, Nina Elisabeth (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    The Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) population in Fennoscandia experienced a drastic bottleneck in the late 19th century as a result of high hunting pressure. In the 1990s, despite nearly 70 years of protection, the population ...
  • Improving the FAIRness of causal interactions in systems biology 

    Touré, Vasundra (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2020:293, Doctoral thesis, 2020)
    In molecular systems biology, regulatory process models are built and computationally simulated to represent and analyse the behaviour of cellular systems and how they respond to perturbations. A considerable amount of ...
  • A dead giveaway: Foraging vultures and other avian scavengers respond to auditory cues 

    Jackson, Craig Ryan; Maddox, Thomas M; Mbise, Franco Peniel; Stokke, Bård Gunnar; belant, Jerrold L.; Bevanger, Kjetil Modolv; Durant, Sarah M.; Fyumagwa, R.D.; Ranke, Peter Sjolte; Røskaft, Eivin; May, Roelof Frans; Fossøy, Frode (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Carrion represents an unpredictable and widely distributed primary food source for vultures and other avian scavengers. Avian scavengers in African savanna ecosystems are reported to rely exclusively on visual stimuli to ...
  • Circulating trace elements: Comparison between early and late incubation in common eiders (Somateria mollissima) in the central Baltic Sea 

    Mcpartland, Molly; Noori, Brenley; Garbus, Svend-Erik; Lierhagen, Syverin; Sonne, Christian; Krøkje, Åse (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    We analyzed body mass and a panel of 64 trace elements in blood from incubating common eiders (Somateria mollissima) in the central Baltic Sea during the breeding seasons of 2017 (n = 27) and 2018 (n = 23). Using a ...
  • Change in vegetation composition and growth in the forest-tundra ecotone – effects of climate warming and herbivory 

    Løkken, Jørn Olav (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2020:321, Doctoral thesis, 2020)
    Overgangen mellom tett skog og fjellområder, skog-tundra-økotonen, er globalt sett i stor grad regulert av temperatur. Økt temperatur som følge av klimaendringer forventes å påvirke økotonen, med høydeforflytning av ...
  • Characterising functional venom profiles of anthozoans and medusozoans within their ecological context 

    Ashwood, Lauren M.; Norton, Raymond S.; Undheim, Eivind Andreas Baste; Hurwood, David A.; Prentis, Peter J. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    This review examines the current state of knowledge regarding toxins from anthozoans (sea anemones, coral, zoanthids, corallimorphs, sea pens and tube anemones). We provide an overview of venom from phylum Cnidaria and ...
  • Using ecological context to interpret spatiotemporal variation in natural selection 

    Albertsen, Elena; Opedal, Øystein Hjorthol; Bolstad, Geir Hysing; Pérez-Barrales, Rocío; Hansen, Thomas F; Pelabon, Christophe; Armbruster, William Scott (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Spatiotemporal variation in natural selection is expected, but difficult to estimate. Pollinator‐mediated selection on floral traits provides a good system for understanding and linking variation in selection to differences ...
  • Effects of different dietary ingredients on the immune responses and antioxidant status in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.): possible nutriomics approaches 

    Jalili, Mahsa (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2020:123, Doctoral thesis, 2020)
    The importance of salmon feeds Farming of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) is a first-rank aquaculture industry in Norway, accounting for a production of over 1.2 million tons per year. Dependency on fish meal has been ...
  • UniBioDicts: Unified access to biological dictionaries 

    Zobolas, John; Touré, Vasundra; Kuiper, Martin; Vercruysse, Steven (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    We present a set of software packages that provide uniform access to diverse biological vocabulary resources that are instrumental for current biocuration efforts and tools. The Unified Biological Dictionaries (UniBioDicts ...
  • Feather corticosterone in Northern Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita: a stable matrix over time able to predict reproductive success 

    Monclús Anglada, Laura; Tallo-Parra, Oriol; Carbajal, Anais; Quevedo, Miguel Angel; Lopez-Bejar, Manel (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Measuring corticosterone concentrations in feathers (FCC) has been increasingly used as an integrated index of bird’s response to stressors, ofering valuable insights into subsequent carry-over efects. However, it is still ...
  • Pattern and distribution of human-elephant conflicts in three conflict-prone landscapes in Myanmar 

    Thant, Zaw Min; May, Roelof Frans; Røskaft, Eivin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Human-elephant conflicts (HEC) are detrimental for both humans and elephants. A better understanding of HEC enhances effective mitigation strategies and promotes the wellbeing of humans and wild elephants. This study ...
  • Connecting the data landscape of long‐term ecological studies: The SPI‐Birds data hub 

    Culina, Antica; Adriaensen, Frank; Bailey, Liam D.; Burgess, Malcolm; Charmantier, Anne; Cole, Ella F; Eeva, Tapio; Matthysen, Erik; Nater, Chloe Rebecca; Sheldon, Ben C.; Sæther, Bernt-Erik; Vriend, Stefan J.G.; Zajkova, Zuzana; Adamik, Peter; Aplin, Lucy M.; Angulo, Elena; Artemyev, Alexandr; Barba, Emilio; Barišić, Sanja; Belda, Eduardo; Bilgin, Cemal Can; Bleu, Josefa; Both, Christiaan; Bouwhuis, Sandra; Branston, Claire J.; Broggi, Juli; Burke, Terry; Bushuev, Andrey; Camacho, Carlos; Campobello, Daniela; Canal, David; Cantarero, Alejandro; Caro, Samuel P.; Chaine, Alexis; Cauchoix, Maxime; Cichoń, Mariusz; Ćiković, Davor; Cusimano, Camillo A.; Deimel, Caroline; Dhondt, André A.; Dingemanse, Niels J.; Doligez, Blandine; Doutrelant, Claire; Drobniak, Szymon M.; Dubiec, Anna; Eens, Marcel; Erikstad, Kjell E; Espín, Silvia; Farine, Damien R.; Mennerat, Adele (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    The integration and synthesis of the data in different areas of science is drastically slowed and hindered by a lack of standards and networking programmes. Long‐term studies of individually marked animals are not an ...
  • Lipid metabolism in Calanus finmarchicus is sensitive to variations in predation risk and food availability 

    Skottene, Elise; Tarrant, Ann M.; Altin, Dag; Olsen, Rolf Erik; Choquet, Marvin; Kvile, Kristina Øie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Late developmental stages of the marine copepods in the genus Calanus can spend extended periods in a dormant stage (diapause) that is preceded by the accumulation of large lipid stores. We assessed how lipid metabolism ...
  • A foundation for reference models for drug combinations with an application to Loewe’s reference model 

    De Mulder, Wim; Kuiper, Martin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Background Treating patients with combinations of drugs that have synergistic effects has become widespread practice in the clinic. Drugs work synergistically when the observed effect of a drug combination is larger ...
  • Hydrology influences breeding time in the white‑throated dipper 

    Nilsson, Anna; Skaugen, Thomas; Reitan, Trond; LAbée-Lund, Jan Henning; Gamelon, Marlène; Jerstad, Kurt; Røstad, Ole Wiggo; Slagsvold, Tore; Stenseth, Nils Christian; Vøllestad, Leif Asbjørn; Walseng, Bjørn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Background: Earlier breeding is one of the strongest responses to global change in birds and is a key factor determining reproductive success. In most studies of climate effects, the focus has been on large-scale environmental ...

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