• Ancient RNA from Late Pleistocene permafrost and historical canids shows tissue-specific transcriptome survival 

      Smith, Oliver; Dunshea, Glenn; Sinding, Mikkel-Holger; Fedorov, Sergey; Germonpre, Mietje; Bocherens, Hervé; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      While sequencing ancient DNA (aDNA) from archaeological material is now commonplace, very few attempts to sequence ancient transcriptomes have been made, even from typically stable deposition environments such as permafrost. ...
    • An annotated checklist of bryophytes of Europe, Macaronesia and Cyprus 

      Hodgetts, N.G.; Söderström, Lars; Blockeel, T.L.; Caspari, S.; Ignatov, M.S.; Konstantinova, N.A.; Lockhart, N.; Papp, B.; Schröck, C.; Sim-Sim, M.; Bell, David; Bell, N.E.; Blom, Hans H.; Bruggeman-Nannenga, M.A.; Brugués, M.; Enroth, J.; Flatberg, Kjell Ivar; Garilleti, R.; Hedenäs, L.; Holyoak, D.T.; Hugonnot, V.; Kariyawasam, I.; Köckinger, H.; Kučera, J.; Lara, F.; Porley, R.D. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Introduction. Following on from work on the European bryophyte Red List, the taxonomically and nomenclaturally updated spreadsheets used for that project have been expanded into a new checklist for the bryophytes of ...
    • Archaeological Surveying of Subarctic and Arctic Landscapes: Comparing the Performance of Airborne Laser Scanning and Remote Sensing Image Data 

      Thuestad, Alma Elizabeth; Risbøl, Ole; Kleppe, Jan Ingolf; Barlindhaug, Stine; Myrvoll, Elin Rose (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      What can remote sensing contribute to archaeological surveying in subarctic and arctic landscapes? The pros and cons of remote sensing data vary as do areas of utilization and methodological ap-proaches. We assessed the ...
    • Archaeological Surveying of Subarctic and Arctic Landscapes: Comparing the Performance of Airborne Laser Scanning and Remote Sensing Image Data 

      Thuestad, Alma Elizabeth; Risbøl, Ole; Kleppe, Jan Ingolf; Barlindhaug, Stine; myrvoll, elin rose (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      What can remote sensing contribute to archaeological surveying in subarctic and arctic landscapes? The pros and cons of remote sensing data vary as do areas of utilization and methodological approaches. We assessed the ...
    • Archaeological use of Synthetic Aperture Sonar on deepwater wreck sites in Skagerrak 

      Ødegård, Øyvind; Hansen, Roy Edgar; Singh, Hanumant; Maarleveld, Thijs (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Marine archaeological surveying in deep waters has so far been challenging, mainly due to operational and technological constraints. The standard tool has been Side Scan Sonar (SSS) towed behind a surface vessel. Synthetic ...
    • Arkeologisk geofysikk i Norge - En historisk oversikt og statusevaluering 

      Gustavsen, Lars; Stamnes, Arne Anderson (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
    • Arthonia toensbergii, a new lichenicolous fungus on Mycoblastus affinis from the boreal rainforests in Norway 

      Frisch, Andreas; Holien, Håkon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Arthonia toensbergii is described from old-growth boreal rainforests in Norway. The new species parasitizes Mycoblastus affinis growing on branches and trunks of Picea abies. It can be recognised among related species by ...
    • Arthoniaceae with reddish, K+ purple ascomata in Japan 

      Frisch, Andreas; Grube, Martin; Kashiwadani, Hiroyuki; Ohmura, Yoshihito (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Arthonia sanguinaria is described as new to science. The East Asian Arthonia lopingensis and the widely distributed Arthonia picea are reported as new to Japan from Honshu and the Ogasawara Islands, respectively. The ...
    • The Arthropod Fauna of Oak (Quercus spp., Fagaceae) Canopies in Norway 

      Thunes, Karl H; Søli, Geir Einar Ellefsen; Thuroczy, Csaba; Fjellberg, Arne; Olberg, Stefan; Roth, Steffen; Coulianos, Carl-Cedric; Disney, R. Henry L.; Stary, Josef; Vierbergen, G; Jonassen, Terje; Anonby, Johannes; Köhler, Arne; Menzel, Frank; Szadziewski, Ryszard; Stur, Elisabeth; Adaschkiewitz, Wolfgang; Olsen, Kjell Magne; Kvamme, Torstein; Endrestøl, Anders; Podenas, Sigitas; Kobro, Sverre; Hansen, Lars Ove; Kvifte, Gunnar Mikalsen; Haenni, Jean-Paul; Boumans, Louis (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      (1) We document the invertebrate fauna collected from 24 oak canopies in east and west Norway as a contribution to the Norwegian Biodiversity Information Centre’s ‘The Norwegian Taxonomy Initiative’. (2) A snap-shot inventory ...
    • Assessing sampling coverage of species distribution in biodiversity databases 

      Sporbert, Maria; Bruelheide, Helge; Seidler, Gunnar; Keil, Petr; Jandt, Ute; Austrheim, Gunnar; Biurrun, Idoia; Campos, Juan Antonio; Čarni, Andraž; Chytrý, Milan; Csiky, János; De Bie, Els; Dengler, Jürgen; Golub, Valentin; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Indreica, Adrian; Jansen, Florian; Jiroušek, Martin; Lenoir, Jonathan; Luoto, Miska; Marcenó, Corrado; Moeslund, Jesper Erenskjold; Pérez-Haase, Aaron; Rūsiņa, Solvita; Vandvik, Vigdis; Vassilev, Kiril; Welk, Erik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Aim Biodiversity databases are valuable resources for understanding plant species distributions and dynamics, but they may insufficiently represent the actual geographic distribution and climatic niches of species. Here ...
    • At the threshold of the Viking Age: New dendrochronological dates for the Kvalsund ship and boat bog offerings (Norway) 

      Nordeide, Sæbjørg Walaker; Bonde, Niels; Thun, Terje (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Kvalsund in the Herøy archipelago, Møre og Romsdal County, provides a sheltered harbour in a high-risk seascape along the west coast of Norway: the peninsula Stadlandet is considered the most dangerous part of the seaway ...
    • Back from the Past: DNA Barcodes and Morphology Support Ablabesmyia americana Fittkau as a Valid Species (Diptera: Chironomidae) 

      Stur, Elisabeth; da Silva, Fabio Laurindo; Ekrem, Torbjørn (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Abstract: Short, standardized gene fragments for species identification (DNA barcodes) have proven effective in delineating closely-related insect species, and can be critical characters to include in taxonomic studies. ...
    • Background invertebrate herbivory on dwarf birch (Betula glandulosa-nana complex) increases with temperature and precipitation across the tundra biome 

      Barrio, Isabel C.; Lindén, Elin; te Beest, Mariska; Olofsson, Johan; Rocha, Adrian; Soininen, Eeva M; Alatalo, Juha M.; Andersson, Tommi; Asmus, Ashley; Boike, Julia; Bråthen, Kari Anne; Bryant, John P.; Buchwal, Agata; Bueno, C. Guillermo; Christie, Katherine S.; Denisova, Yulia V.; Egelkraut, Dagmar; Ehrich, Dorothee; Fishback, LeeAnn; Forbes, Bruce C.; Gartzia, Maite; Grogan, Paul; Hallinger, Martin; Heijmans, Monicque M.P.D.; Hik, David S.; Hofgaard, Annika; Holmgren, Milena; Høye, Toke T.; Huebner, Diane C.; Jonsdottir, Ingibjørg; Kaarlejärvi, Elina; Kumpula, Timo; Lange, Cynthia Y.M.J.G.; Lange, Jelena; Lévesque, Esther; Limpens, Juul; Macias-Fauria, Marc; Myers-Smith, Isla; Van Nieukerken, Erik J.; Normand, Signe; Post, Eric S.; Schmidt, Niels Martin; Sitters, Judith; Skoracka, Anna; Sokolov, Alexander; Sokolova, Natalya; Speed, James David Mervyn; Street, Lorna E.; Sundqvist, Maja K.; Suominen, Otso; Tananaev, Nikita; Tremblay, Jean-Pierre; Urbanowicz, Christine; Uvarov, Sergey A.; Watts, David; Wilmking, Martin; Wookey, Philip A.; Zimmermann, Heike H.; Zverev, Vitali; Kozlov, Mikhail V. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Chronic, low intensity herbivory by invertebrates, termed background herbivory, has been understudied in tundra, yet its impacts are likely to increase in a warmer Arctic. The magnitude of these changes is however hard to ...
    • BAGS: An automated Barcode, Audit & Grade System for DNA barcode reference libraries 

      Fontes, João T.; Vieira, Pedro E.; Ekrem, Torbjørn; Soares, Pedro; Costa, Filipe O. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Biodiversity studies greatly benefit from molecular tools, such as DNA metabarcoding, which provides an effective identification tool in biomonitoring and conservation programmes. The accuracy of species‐level assignment, ...
    • Benthic Communities on the Mohn’s Treasure Mound: Implications for Management of Seabed Mining in the Arctic Mid-Ocean Ridge 

      Ramirez-Llodra, Eva; Hilário, Ana; Paulsen, Emil; Costa, Carolina; Bakken, Torkild; Johnsen, Geir; Rapp, Hans Tore (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      The Mohn’s Treasure, described as an inactive sulfide mound, was discovered at 2,600- m depth on the Arctic Mid-Ocean Ridge (AMOR) in 2002. In 2015, we conducted the first biological survey of Mohn’s Treasure using remotely ...
    • Beyond DNA barcoding: The unrealized potential of genome skim data in sample identification 

      Bohmann, Kristine; Mirarab, Siavash; Bafna, Vineet; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Genetic tools are increasingly used to identify and discriminate between species. One key transition in this process was the recognition of the potential of the ca 658bp fragment of the organelle cytochrome c oxidase I ...
    • Biding time before breeding: flexible use of the Arctic landscape by migratory geese during spring 

      Anderson, Helen; Hübner, Christiane E.; Speed, James David Mervyn; Madsen, Jesper; van der Wal, René (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Many millions of long-distance migrants use pre-breeding staging sites located adjacent to breeding grounds immediately prior to nesting, presumably to improve body condition and thus reproductive success. However, in ...
    • Biodiversity hotspot in cold waters: a review of the genus Cuthonella with descriptions of seven new species (Mollusca, Nudibranchia) 

      Korshunova, Tatiana; Sanamyan, Nadezhda P.; Sanamyan, Karen E.; Bakken, Torkild; Lundin, Kennet; Fletcher, Karin; Martynov, Alexander (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Cuthonella Bergh, 1884 is of one of the most neglected nudibranch groups, with a long history of taxonomic confusion with other aeolidacean genera. Owing to its predominantly Arctic distribution with cold water, its species ...
    • The Biology and feeding Ecology of Arctic charr in the Kerguelen Islands 

      Eldøy, Sindre Håvarstein; Davidsen, Jan Grimsrud; Vignon, Matthias; Power, Michael (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Subsequent to their introduction in the 1950s, Arctic charr Salvelinus alpinus have been able to establish a self‐sustaining population that has adapted to the unique conditions of the sub‐Antarctic Kerguelen Islands. Here, ...
    • Blåleddved Lonicera caerulea etablerer seg i fjellskog på Dovrefjell 

      Prestø, Tommy (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)