• Age-Related Mercury Contamination and Relationshipwith Luteinizing Hormone in a Long-Lived Antarctic Bird 

      Tartu, Sabrina; Bustamante, Paco; Goutte, Aurélie; Weimerskirch, Henri; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Chastel, Olivier (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Seabirds, as long-lived top predators, accumulate contaminants such as mercury (Hg), an established endocrine disruptor. In long lived species hormonal secretion varies with age; therefore, Hg-induced endocrine disruption ...
    • Anti-parasite treatment and blood biochemistry in raptor nestlings 

      Hanssen, Sveinn Are; Sonne, Christian; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Schnug, Lisbeth; Bourgeon, Sophie; Ballesteros, Manuel; Eulaers, Igor; Moum, Truls Borg; Johnsen, Trond Vidar; Kjelgaard-Hansen, Mads; Herzke, Dorte; Jaspers, Veerle; Covaci, Adrian; Eens, Marcel; Halley, Duncan John; Erikstad, Kjell Einar; Ims, Rolf Anker (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      We investigated the effects of parasite removal on various blood clinical–chemical variables (BCCVs). BCCVs are indicators of health, reflecting, e.g., homeostasis of liver, kidney function, and bone metabolism. The study ...
    • Corticosterone, prolactin and egg neglect behavior in relation to mercury and legacy POPs in a long-lived Antarctic bird 

      Tartu, S.; Angelier, F.; Wingfield, J.C.; Bustamante, P.; Labadie, P.; Budzinski, H.; Weimerskirch, H.; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Chastel, O. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Seabirds often have high loads of contaminants. These contaminants have endocrine disrupting properties but their relationships with some endocrine mechanisms are still poorly investigated in free-living organisms. This ...
    • DNA double-strand breaks in relation to persistent organic pollutants in a fasting seabird 

      Fenstad, Anette; Jenssen, Bjørn Munro; Moe, Børge; Hanssen, Sveinn Are; Bingham, Christopher George; Herzke, Dorte; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Krøkje, Åse (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Lipophilic persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are released from fat reserves during fasting, causing increased blood concentrations. Thus, POPs represent a potential anthropogenic stressor during fasting periods. We ...
    • Endocrine and Fitness Correlates of Long-Chain Perfluorinated Carboxylates Exposure in Arctic Breeding Black-Legged Kittiwakes 

      Tartu, Sabrina; Gabrielsen, Geir W.; Blévin, Pierre; Ellis, Hugh; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Herzke, Dorte; Chastel, Olivier (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Increasing levels of poly- and perfluorinated alkyl substances (PFASs) have recently been described in Arctic biota. These emerging substances are of concern given their resistance to degradation and metabolization. Some ...
    • Exposure to oxychlordane is associated with shorter telomeres in arctic breeding kittiwakes 

      Blévin, Pierre; Angelier, Frédéric; Tartu, Sabrina; Ruault, Stéphanie; Bustamante, Paco; Herzke, Dorte; Moe, Børge; Bech, Claus; Gabrielsen, Geir W.; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Chastel, Olivier (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    • Havørna i Troms og Steigen 2016 

      Johnsen, Trond V.; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Gylseth, Aasmund; Svalbjørg, Gunnar (NINA Kortrapport;65, Research report, 2017)
      Johnsen, T.V., Bustnes, J. O., Gyldset, A. og Svalbjørg, G. (2016). Havørna i Troms og Steigen 2016. - NINA Kortrapport 65. 12 s. Dette prosjektet tar sikte på å skaffe ny informasjon om helsetilstanden til hekkebestanden ...
    • Integument colouration in relation to persistent organic pollutants and body condition in arctic breeding black-legged kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla) 

      Blévin, Pierre; Tartu, Sabrina; Angelier, Frédéric; Leclaire, Sarah; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Moe, Børge; Herzke, Dorte; Gabrielsen, Geir W.; Chastel, Olivier (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Vertebrates cannot synthetize carotenoids de novo but have to acquire themthrough their diet. In birds, carotenoids are responsible for the yellow to red colouration of many secondary sexual traits. They are also involved ...
    • Konflikter mellom ærfugl og blåskjelldyrking 

      Erikstad, Kjell E; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Rikardsen, Audun; Jacobsen, Karl-Otto; Strann, Karl Birger; Johnsen, Trond Vidar; Reiertsen, Tone (NINA Rapport;110, Research report, 2006)
      Erikstad, K.E., Bustnes, J.O., Rikardsen, A., Jacobsen, K.-O. , K.-B. Strann, Johnsen, T.V. og T.K. Reiertsen. 2006. Konflikter mellom ærfugl og blåskjelldyrking - NINA Rapport 110. 24 pp.+ vedlegg. Oppdrett av blåskjell ...
    • Kongeørn i Finnmark 2001-2006 

      Systad, Geir Helge Rødli; Nygård, Torgeir; Johnsen, Trond Vidar; Jacobsen, Karl-Otto; Halley, Duncan John; Håkenrud, Bjørnulf; Østlyngen, Arve; Johansen, Kenneth; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Strann, Karl Birger (NINA Rapport;236, Research report, 2007)
      Geir Systad, Torgeir Nygård, Trond Johnsen, Karl-Otto Jacobsen, Duncan Halley, Bjørnulf Håkenrud, Arve Østlyngen, Kenneth Johansen, Jan Ove Bustnes og Karl-Birger Strann 2007. Kongeørn i Finnmark 2001-2006 – NINA Rapport ...
    • Mercury exposure, stress and prolactin secretion in an Arctic seabird: an experimental study 

      Tartu, Sabrina; Bustamante, Paco; Angelier, Frédéric; Lendvai, Adam Z.; Moe, Børge; Blévin, Pierre; Bech, Claus; Gabrielsen, Geir W.; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Chastel, Olivier (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Life-history theory predicts that long-lived organisms should reduce parental effort under inclement environmental conditions in order to favour long-term survival. Seabirds are long-lived top predators often exposed to ...
    • Multiple stressors: modeling the effect of pollution, climate, and predation on viability of a sub-arctic marine bird 

      Bårdsen, Bård-Jørgen; Hanssen, Sveinn Are; Bustnes, Jan Ove (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Negative effects of long-transported pollutants, such as many persistent organic pollutants (POPs), on seabirds and other top predators have been documented for decades. Yet, the concentrations, and hence, the negative ...
    • Multiple Stressors in a Top Predator Seabird:Potential Ecological Consequences ofEnvironmental Contaminants, PopulationHealth and Breeding Conditions 

      Bustnes, Jan Ove; Bourgeon, Sophie; Leat, Eliza H. K.; Magnusdottir, Ellen; Strøm, Hallvard; Hanssen, Sveinn Are; Petersen, Aevar; Gabrielsen, Geir W.; Furness, Robert W. (Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Environmental contaminants may have impacts on reproduction and survival in wildlife populations suffering from multiple stressors. This study examined whether adverse effects of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) ...
    • Organochlorines, perfluoroalkyl substances, mercury, and egg incubation temperature in an Arctic seabird: Insights from data loggers 

      Blévin, Pierre; Schaffer, Scott A.; Bustamante, Paco; Angelier, Frédéric; Picard, Baptiste; Herzke, Dorte; Moe, Børge; Gabrielsen, Geir Wing; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Chastel, Olivier (Journal article, 2018)
      In birds, incubation‐related behaviors and brood patch formation are influenced by hormonal regulation such as prolactin secretion. Brood patch provides efficient heat transfer between the incubating parent and the developing ...
    • Perfluorinated substances and telomeres in an Arctic seabird: Cross-sectional and longitudinal approaches 

      Blévin, Pierre; Angelier, Frédéric; Tartu, Sabrina; Bustamante, Paco; Herzke, Dorte; Moe, Børge; Bech, Claus; Gabrielsen, Geir Wing; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Chastel, Olivier (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Telomeres are non-coding DNA repeats located at the termini of eukaryotic chromosomes, regulated by dynamic processes balancing shortening and maintenance. Despite a mechanism to slow-down telomere shortening, cell division ...
    • Pilotanlegg tidevannskraft Kvalsundet – Statusbeskrivelse og mulige konsekvenser for naturmiljøet 

      Systad, Geir Helge Rødli; Aas-Hansen, Øyvind; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Bjørn, Pål Arne (NINA Rapport;112, Research report, 2006)
      Systad, G.H., Aas-Hansen, Ø., Bustnes, J.O., Bjørn, P.A. 2005. Pilotanlegg tidevannskraft Kvalsundet – Statusbeskrivelse og mulige konsekvenser for naturmiljøet. - NINA Rapport 112. NINA i Tromsø og Fiskeriforskning har ...
    • Polychlorinated biphenyl exposure and corticosterone levels in seven polar seabird species 

      Tartu, S.; Angelier, F.; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Moe, Børge; Hanssen, Sveinn Are; Herzke, Dorte; Gabrielsen, Geir W.; Verboven, N.; Verreault, J.; Labadie, P.; Budzinski, H.; Wingfield, J.C.; Chastel, O. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      The role of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) on exposure-related endocrine effects has been poorly investigated in wild birds. This is the case for stress hormones including corticosterone (CORT). Some studies have suggested ...
    • SEAPOP studies in the Lofoten and Barents Sea area in 2005 

      Anker-Nilssen, Tycho; Barrett, Robert T; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Erikstad, Kjell E; Fauchald, Per; Lorentsen, Svein Håkon; Steen, Harald; Strøm, Hallvard; Systad, Geir Helge Rødli; Tveraa, Torkild (NINA Rapport;127, Research report, 2006)
      Anker-Nilssen, T., Barrett, R.T., Bustnes, J.O., Erikstad, K.E., Fauchald, P., Lorentsen, S.-H., Steen, H., Strøm, H., Systad, G.H. & Tveraa, T. 2006. SEAPOP studies in the Lofoten and Barents Sea area in 2005. - NINA ...
    • SEAPOP studies in the Lofoten and Barents Sea area in 2006 

      Anker-Nilssen, Tycho; Barrett, Robert T; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Erikstad, Kjell Einar; Fauchald, Per; Lorentsen, Svein-Håkon; Steen, Harald; Strøm, Hallvard; Systad, Geir Helge; Tveraa, Torkild (NINA Rapport;249, Research report, 2007)
      Anker-Nilssen, T., Barrett, R.T., Bustnes, J.O., Erikstad, K.E., Fauchald, P., Lorentsen, S.-H., Steen, H., Strøm, H., Systad, G.H. and Tveraa, T. 2007. SEAPOP studies in the Lofoten and Barents Sea area in 2006. – NINA ...
    • Sjøfugl og marine økosystemer. Status for sjøfugl og sjøfuglenes næringsgrunnlag i Norge og på Svalbard 

      Fauchald, Per; Barrett, Robert; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Erikstad, Kjell E; Nøttestad, Leif; Skern-Mauritzen, Mette; Vikebø, Frode Bendiksen (NINA Rapport;1161, Research report, 2015)
      Fauchald, P., Barrett, R. T., Bustnes, J. O., Erikstad, K. E., Nøttestad, L., Skern-Mauritzen, M., Vikebø, F. B. 2015. Sjøfugl og marine økosystemer. Status for sjøfugl og sjøfuglenes næringsgrunnlag i Norge og på Svalbard. ...