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    • Macrobenthic communities in water bodies and streams of Svalbard, Norway 

      Chertoprud, Mikhail V.; Palatov, Dmitry M.; Dimante-Deimantovica, Inta (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Diversity of macrobenthic communities was studied from water bodies and streams of Spitsbergen, Svalbard archipelago, Norway. In total 162 quantitative samples from different regions of Spitsbergen were analysed in relation ...
    • Macrophytes shape trophic niche variation among generalist fishes 

      Vejříková, Ivana; Eloranta, Antti; Vejřík, Lukáš; Šmejkal, Marek; Cech, Martin; Sajdlová, Zuzana; Frouzova, Jaroslava; Kiljunen, Mikko; Peterka, Jiří (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Generalist species commonly have a fundamental role in ecosystems as they can integrate spatially distinct habitats and food-web compartments, as well as control the composition, abundance and behavior of organisms at ...
    • Making Messy Data Work for Conservation 

      Dobson, A.D.M.; Milner-Gulland, E.J.; Aebischer, Nicholas J.; Beale, Colin M.; Brozovic, Robert; Coals, Peter; Critchlow, Rob; Dancer, Anthony; Greve, Michelle; Hinsley, Amy; Ibbett, Harriet; Johnston, Alison; Kuiper, Timothy; Le Comber, Steven; Mahood, Simon P.; Moore, Jennifer F.; Nilsen, Erlend Birkeland; Pocock, Michael J.O.; Quinn, Anthony; Travers, Henry; Wilfred, Paulo; Wright, Joss; Keane, Aidan (Journal article, 2020)
      Conservationists increasingly use unstructured observational data, such as citizen science records or ranger patrol observations, to guide decision making. These datasets are often large and relatively cheap to collect, ...
    • Mapping value plurality towards ecosystem services in the case of Norwegian wildlife management: A Q analysis 

      Bredin, Yennie Katarina; Lindhjem, Henrik; van Dijk, Jiska Joanneke; Linnell, John Durrus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      For many deep-rooted resource conflicts where the cultural component of ecosystem services (ES) is strong, standard monetary valuation may be methodologically difficult and not always meaningful. A deeper understanding of ...
    • Match between soaring modes of black kites and the fine-scale distribution of updrafts 

      Santos, Carlos D.; Hanssen, Frank Ole; Muñoz, Antonio-Román; Onrubia, Alejandro; Wikelski, Martin; May, Roelof Frans; Silva, João P. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Understanding how soaring birds use updrafts at small spatial scales is important to identify ecological constraints of movement, and may help to prevent conflicts between wind-energy development and the conservation of ...
    • Maternal inheritance influences homing and growth of hybrid offspring between wild and farmed Atlantic salmon 

      Jonsson, Bror; Jonsson, Nina (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    • Melittobia acasta (Walker, 1839) (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Eulophidae, Tetrastichinae) recorded in Norway 

      Staverløkk, Arnstein; Kim, Il-Kwon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Melittobia acasta (Walker, 1839) is reported for the first time in Norway. The species is known for its extreme sexual dimorphism and for parasitizing various hymenopterans in bee nesting sites. Comments on biology and ...
    • Memory effects on movement behavior in animal foraging 

      Bracis, Chloe; Gurarie, E.; Van Moorter, Bram; Goodwin, R Andrew (Peer reviewed, 2015)
    • 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 ...
    • Meta-analysis of multidecadal biodiversity trends in Europe 

      Pilotto, Francesca; Kühn, Ingolf; Adrian, Rita; Alber, Renate; Alignier, Audrey; Andrews, Christopher; Bäck, Jaana; Barbaro, Luc; Beaumont, Deborah; Beenaerts, Natalie; Benham, Sue; Boukal, David S.; Bretagnolle, Vincent; Camatti, Elisa; Canullo, Roberto; Cardoso, Patricia G.; Ens, Bruno J.; Everaert, Gert; Evtimova, Vesela V.; Feuchtmayr, Heidrun; García-Gonzále, Ricardo; Gómez García, Daniel; Grandin, Ulf; Gutowski, Jerzy M.; Hadar, Liat; Halada, Lubos; Halassy, Melinda; Hummel, Herman; Huttunen, Kaisa-Leena; Jaroszewicz, Bogdan; Jensen, Thomas Correll; Kalivoda, Henrik; Schmidt, Inger Kappel; Kröncke, Ingrid; Leinonen, Reima; Martinho, Filipe; Meesenburg, Henning; Meyer, Julia; Minerbi, Stefano; Monteith, Don; Nikolov, Boris P.; Oro, Daniel; Ozoliņš, Dāvis; Padedda, Bachisio M.; Pallett, Denise; Pansera, Marco; Pardal, Miguel Ângelo; Petriccione, Bruno; Pipan, Tanja (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Local biodiversity trends over time are likely to be decoupled from global trends, as local processes may compensate or counteract global change. We analyze 161 long-term biological time series (15–91 years) collected ...
    • Methods for landscape characterisation and mapping: A systematic review 

      Simensen, Trond; Halvorsen, Rune; Erikstad, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Due to the multidisciplinary nature of landscape research, many different systems and methods for landscape identification and classification exist. This paper provides a systematic review of 54 contemporary landscape ...
    • MIAT: Modular R-wrappers for flexible implementation of MaxEnt distribution modelling 

      Mazzoni, Sabrina; Halvorsen, Rune; Bakkestuen, Vegar (Journal article, 2015)
    • MICESE: A New Method Used for the Formulation of Key Messages from the Scientific Community for the EU Post 2020 Biodiversity Strategy 

      Gosselin, Fréderic; Galanaki, Antonia; Vandewalle, Marie; van Dijk, Jiska Joanneke; Varumo, Liisa; Ventocilla, Jorge; Watt, Allan; Young, Juliette (Journal article, 2020)
      The European Union (EU) 2020 Biodiversity strategy will soon come to an end and may not have been as successful as envisioned. In the current context of the global biodiversity crisis, the European Commission, the research ...
    • Migration in geographic and ecological space by a large herbivore 

      Peters, Wibke Erika Brigitta; Hebblewhite, Mark; Mysterud, Atle; Spitz, Derek; Focardi, Stefano; Urbano, Ferdinando; Morellet, Nicolas; Heurich, Marco; Kjellander, Petter; Linnell, John Durrus; Cagnacci, Francesca (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      Partial migration, when only part of the population migrates seasonally while the other part remains resident on the shared range, is the most common form of migration in ungulates. Migration is often defined by spatial ...
    • Migration of Atlantic salmon post-smolts in a fjord with high infestation pressure of salmon lice 

      Halttunen, Elina; Gjelland, Karl Øystein; Glover, Kevin; Johnsen, Ingrid Askeland; Serra-Llinares, Rosa-Maria; Skaala, Øystein; Nilsen, Rune; Bjørn, Pål Arne; Karlsen, Ørjan; Finstad, Bengt; Skilbrei, Ove Tommy (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Understanding Atlantic salmon Salmo salar post-smolt coastal migration behaviour is crucial for predicting their exposure to ecological challenges such as the parasite salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis. We compared the ...
    • Migration patterns of Upland Sandpipers in the western hemisphere 

      Hill, Jason M.; Sandercock, Brett; Renfrew, Rosalind B. (Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Integrated models of the ecology of migratory species require tracking of individual migratory organisms throughout the annual cycle. Here, we report the first information on the movement patterns of nine Upland Sandpipers ...
    • Migration, growth patterns, and diet of pike (Esox lucius) in a riverreservoir and its inflowing river 

      Sandlund, Odd Terje; Museth, Jon; Øistad, Sondre (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      The pike population in the Løpsjøen reservoir and the accessible 21 km section of the inflowing RiverRena was investigated from 2003 to 2013. Telemetry and mark-recapture with Floy tags demonstratedthat most fish had an ...
    • Miljø-DNA som overvåkningsverktøy av fremmede ferskvannsfisker 

      Taugbøl, Annette; Fossøy, Frode (Journal article, 2019)
      Overvåkning av fremmede fiskearter kan ofte være utfordrende da fiskene kan ha lav fangbarhet tidlig i etableringsfasen. Tradisjonell overvåkning med f.eks. garnfiske kan gjøre stor skade på lokale arter i form av uønsket ...
    • Mismatch between fishway operation and timing of fish movements: a risk for cascading effects in partial migration systems 

      van Leeuwen, Casper; Museth, Jon; Sandlund, Odd Terje; Qvenild, Tore; Vøllestad, Leif Asbjørn (Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Habitat fragmentation is a growing problem worldwide. Particularly in river systems, numerous dams and weirs hamper the movement of a wide variety of species. With the aim to preserve connectivity for fish, many barriers ...
    • The missing pieces for better future predictions in subarctic ecosystems: A Tornetra¨sk case study 

      Pascual, Didac; Åkerman, Jonas; Becher, Marina; Callaghan, Terry V.; Christensen, Torben R.; Dorrepaal, Ellen; Emanuelsson, Urban; Giesler, Reiner; Hammarlund, Dan; Hanna, Edward; Hofgaard, Annika; Jin, Hongxiao; Johansson, Cecilia; Jonasson, Christer; Klaminder, Jonatan; Karlsson, Jan; Lundin, Erik; Michelsen, Anders; Olefeldt, David; Persson, Andreas; Phoenix, Gareth K.; Ra˛czkowska, Zofia; Rinnan, Riikka; Ström, Lena; Tang, Jing; Varner, Ruth K.; Wookey, Philip; Johansson, Margareta (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Arctic and subarctic ecosystems are experiencing substantial changes in hydrology, vegetation, permafrost conditions, and carbon cycling, in response to climatic change and other anthropogenic drivers, and these changes ...