Recent Submissions

  • Multi-locus phylogenetic analysis of lophiostomatoid fungi motivates a broad concept of Lophiostoma and reveals nine new species 

    Andreasen, Mathias; Skrede, Inger; Jaklitsch, Walter; Voglmayr, Hermann; Nordén, Björn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Recent studies on the fungal families Lophiostomataceae and Lophiotremataceae (Pleosporales) have provided varying phylogenetic and taxonomic results concerning constituent genera and species. By adding DNA sequences of ...
  • Interactive spatial planning of urban green infrastructure – Retrofitting green roofs where ecosystem services are most needed in Oslo 

    Venter, Zander; Barton, David Nicholas; Martinez-Izquierdo, Laura; Langemeyer, Johannes; Baró, Francesc; McPhearson, Timon (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Spatial multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) is increasingly being used to inform urban green infrastructure planning. We explore the use of modern cloud computing technologies (Google Earth Engine) to facilitate public ...
  • Living with human encroachment: Status and distribution of Green Peafowl in northern stronghold of Thailand 

    Saridnirun, Ghan; Sukumal, Niti; Grainger, Matthew; Savini, Tomasso (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Green Peafowl have declined significantly across much of their historical range mostly due to habitat loss and degradation following intensive agricultural expansion, logging and infrastructure development. In Thailand, ...
  • Potential natural immunization against atherosclerosis in hibernating bears 

    Samal, Shailesh Kumar; Fröbert, Ole; Kindberg, Jonas; Stenvinkel, Peter; Frostegård, Johan (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Brown bears (Ursus arctos) hibernate for 5–6 months during winter, but despite kidney insufciency, dyslipidemia and inactivity they do not seem to develop atherosclerosis or cardiovascular disease (CVD). IgM antibodies ...
  • Continental-Scale Land Cover Mapping at 10 m Resolution Over Europe (ELC10) 

    Venter, Zander; Sydenham, Markus A. K. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Land cover maps are important tools for quantifying the human footprint on the environment and facilitate reporting and accounting to international agreements addressing the Sustainable Development Goals. Widely used ...
  • First detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in Norway 

    Madslien, Knut Ivar Engesæter; Moldal, Torfinn; Gjerset, Britt; Gudmundsson, Sveinn H; Follestad, Arne; Whittard, Elliot; Tronerud, Ole-Herman; Dean, Katharine Rose; Åkerstedt, Johan; Jørgensen, Hannah Joan; das Neves, Carlos Gonçalo; Rømo, Grim (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Background: Several outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) caused by influenza A virus of subtype H5N8 have been reported in wild birds and poultry in Europe during autumn 2020. Norway is one of the few ...
  • Calculating cumulative effects in GIS using a stepless multivariate model 

    Erikstad, Lars; Bakkestuen, Vegar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    The paper present a streamlined workflow, using multivariate analyses of environmental variables in combinations with GIS overlay analyses that provide methods to extract and analyse major environmental and climatic gradients ...
  • The legacy of forest disturbance on stream ecosystem functioning 

    Frainer, André; McKie, Brendan G. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    1. Forest clearance is a pervasive disturbance worldwide, but many of its impacts are regarded as transient, diminishing in intensity as forest recovers. However, forests can take decades to centuries to recover after ...
  • Redefining the oceanic distribution of Atlantic salmon 

    Rikardsen, Audun H.; Righton, David; Strøm, John Fredrik; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Gargan, Patrick G.; Sheehan, Timothy F.; Økland, Finn; Chittenden, Cedar; Hedger, Richard David; Næsje, Tor; Renkawitz, Mark; Sturlaugsson, Johannes; Caballero, Pablo; Baktoft, Henrik; Davidsen, Jan Grimsrud; Halttunen, Elina; Wright, Serena; Finstad, Bengt; Aarestrup, Kim (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Determining the mechanisms driving range-wide reductions in Atlantic salmon marine survival is hindered by an insufcient understanding of their oceanic ecology and distribution. We attached 204 pop-up satellite archival ...
  • Light-level geolocators reveal spatial variations in interactions between northern fulmars and fisheries 

    Dupuis, Benjamin; Amélineau, Françoise; Tarroux, Arnaud; Bjørnstad, Oskar; Bråthen, Vegard Sandøy; Danielsen, Jóhannis; Descamps, Sebastien; Fauchald, Per; Hallgrimsson, Gunnar Thor; Hansen, Erpur Snær; Helberg, Morten; Helgason, Halfdan Helgi; Jónsson, Jón Einar; Kolbeinsson, Yann; Lorentzen, Erlend; Thompson, Paul; Thórarinsson, Thorkell Lindberg; Strøm, Hallvard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Seabird−fishery interactions are a common phenomenon of conservation concern. Here, we highlight how light-level geolocators provide promising opportunities to study these interactions. By examining raw light data, it ...
  • Factors influencing return rate and marine residence durationin sea trout populations in Central Norway 

    Paterson, Rachel; Berntsen, Johan Henrik Hårdensson; Næsje, Tor; Berg, Marius; Finstad, Bengt (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Brown trout (Salmo trutta) display extensive plasticity in marine migratory behaviours, with marine migrations considered to be an adaptive strategy which enables sea trout to maximize growth and reproductive potential. ...
  • Air pollution declines during COVID-19 lockdowns mitigate the global health burden 

    Venter, Zander; Aunan, Kristin; Chowdhury, Sourangsu; Lelieveld, Jos (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    The lockdown response to COVID-19 has resulted in an unprecedented reduction in global economic activity and associated air pollutant levels, especially from a decline in land transportation. We utilized a network of >10,000 ...
  • Temporal changes in the relative abundance of anadromous Arctic charr, brown trout, and Atlantic salmon in northern Europe: Do they reflect changing climates? 

    Svenning, Martin; Falkegård, Morten; Dempson, J. Brian; Power, Michael; Bårdsen, Bård-Jørgen; Guðbergsson, Gudni; Fauchald, Per (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    1. Warming temperatures resulting from climate change may alter the distribution and abundance of many freshwater fish species, especially those in northern latitudes. Owing to interspecific differences in temperature ...
  • Considering sampling bias in close-kin mark–recapture abundance estimates of Atlantic salmon 

    Wacker, Sebastian; Skaug, Hans Julius; Forseth, Torbjørn; Solem, Øyvind; Ulvan, Eva Marita; Fiske, Peder; Karlsson, Sten (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Genetic methods for the estimation of population size can be powerful alternatives to conventional methods. Close-kin mark–recapture (CKMR) is based on the principles of conventional mark–recapture, but instead of being ...
  • Selection against individuals from genetic introgression of escaped farmed salmon in a natural population of Atlantic salmon 

    Wacker, Sebastian; Aronsen, Tonje; Karlsson, Sten; Ugedal, Ola; Diserud, Ola Håvard; Ulvan, Eva Marita; Hindar, Kjetil; Næsje, Tor (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    The viability of wild Atlantic salmon populations is threatened by genetic introgression from escaped farmed salmon. Farmed Atlantic salmon are genetically improved for important commercial traits and a life in captivity ...
  • Long-distance Eurasian lynx dispersal – a prospect for connecting native and reintroduced populations in Central Europe 

    Gajdárová, Barbora; Belotti, Elisa; Bufka, Luděk; Duľa, Martin; Kleven, Oddmund; Kutal, Miroslav; Ozoliņš, Jānis; Nowak, Carsten; Reiners, Tobias E.; Tám, Branislav; Volfová, Josefa; Krojerová-Prokešová, Jarmila (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Dispersal is a key process for the maintenance of intraspecifc genetic diversity by ensuring gene fow within and between populations. Despite the ongoing expansion of large carnivores in Europe, lynx populations remain ...
  • The return of large carnivores: Using hunter observation data to understand the role of predators on ungulate populations 

    Tallian, Aimee Grace; Ordiz Fernandez, Andres Avelino; Zimmermann, Barbara; Sand, Håkan; Wikenros, Camilla; Wabakken, Petter; Bergqvist, Göran; Kindberg, Jonas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Large carnivores play a key ecological role in nature, yet quantifying the effects of predation at large spatiotemporal scales remains challenging. Wolves and brown bears have recovered in Sweden, where they share the same ...
  • Body shape and fin size in juvenile Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): effects of temperature during embryogenesis 

    Greenberg, Larry; Jonsson, Bror; Norrgård, Johnny R.; Erlandsson, Ann; Bergmann, Eva (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Temperature during egg incubation and early development influences later life stages of fishes, potentially influencing survival. Throughout its distribution, Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar Linnaeus, 1758) have experienced ...
  • Enabling transformative economic change in the post‐2020 biodiversity agenda 

    Turnhout, Esther; McElwee, Pamela; Chiroleu‐Assouline, Mireille; Clapp, Jennifer; Isenhour, Cindy; Kelemen, Eszter; Jackson, Tim; Miller, Daniel C.; Rusch, Graciela; Spangenberg, Joachim H.; Waldron, Anthony (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    The COVID-19 pandemic, its impact on the global economy, and current delays in the negotiation of the post-2020 global biodiversity agenda of the Convention on Biological Diversity heighten the urgency to build back better ...
  • Evaluating competition for forage plants between honey bees and wild bees in Denmark 

    Rasmussen, Claus; Dupont, Yoko L.; Madsen, Henning Bang; Bogusch, Petr; Goulson, Dave; Herbertsson, Lina; Maia, Kate Pereira; Nielsen, Anders; Olesen, Jens M.; Potts, Simon G.; Roberts, Stuart P. M.; Sydenham, Markus A. K. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    A recurrent concern in nature conservation is the potential competition for forage plants between wild bees and managed honey bees. Specifically, that the highly sophisticated system of recruitment and large perennial ...

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