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    • Alpine garden plants from six continents show high vulnerability to ice encasement 

      Bjerke, Jarle W.; Elvebakk, Arve; Tømmervik, Hans (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Icy surfaces impose challenges for northern societies, wildlife and agriculture. However, there have been relatively few studies of the impacts of anoxic ground ice on non-agricultural plants. During the winter of 2009–2010, ...
    • Altitude, latitude, and climate zone as determinants of mountain hare (Lepus timidus) coat colour change 

      Stokes, Allan; Hofmeester, Tim R.; Thorsen, Neri Horntvedt; Odden, John; Linnell, John Durrus; Pedersen, Simen (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
    • Ambitiousness of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets: classification and implications for policy making 

      Mustajoki, Jyri; Borchardt, Steve; Büttner, Leonie; Köhler, Berit; Lepenies, Robert; Lyytimäki, Jari; Mille, Raoul; Pedersen, Anders Branth; Reis, Stefan; Richard, Didier (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      We analyse how ambitiously the underlying targets for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations Agenda 2030 are set in terms of their semantic formulation and discuss the implications of this for policy ...
    • An illustrated key to the cuckoo wasps (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae) of the Nordic and Baltic countries, with description of a new species 

      Paukkunen, Juho; Berg, Alexander; Soon, Villu; Ødegaard, Frode; Rosa, Paolo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      The Chrysididae are a group of cleptoparasitic and parasitoid aculeate wasps with a large number of rare and endangered species. The taxonomy of this group has long been confusing due to the similarity of species and ...
    • Analyzing procedural equity in government-led community-based forest management 

      Friedman, Rachel; Rhodes, Jonathan; Dean, Angela; Law, Elizabeth; Santika, Truly; Budiharta, Sugeng; Hutabarat, Joseph A.; Indrawan, Tito P.; Kusworo, Ahmad; Meijaard, Erik; St John, Freya; Struebig, Matthew J.; Wilson, Kerrie A. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Participatory approaches to forest management have been promoted as a means of returning rights historically removed, and as a way of managing natural resources sustainably, fairly, and to improve livelihoods in communities. ...
    • Animal migration to northern latitudes: environmental changes and increasing threats 

      Kubelka, Vojtěch; Sandercock, Brett; Székely, Tamás; Freckleton, Robert P. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Every year, many wild animals undertake long-distance migration to breed in the north, taking advantage of seasonally high pulses in food supply, fewer parasites, and lower predation pressure in comparison with equatorial ...
    • Anisomeridium viridescens and Arthopyrenia callunae, two pyrenolichens new to Fennoscandia 

      Nordén, Björn; Aptroot, André (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Lichens with perithecioid ascomata (‘pyrenolichens’), especially weakly lichenized species, are poorly known in Norway, and Fennoscandia. Several new country records for Norway have been published recently (Nordén et al. ...
    • Annual adult survival drives trends in Arctic-breeding shorebirds but knowledge gaps in other vital rates remain 

      Weiser, Emily L.; Lanctot, Richard B.; Brown, Stephen C.; Gates, H. River; Bêty, Joël; Boldenow, Megan L.; Brook, Rodney W.; Brown, Glen S.; English, Willow B.; Flemming, Scott A.; Franks, Samantha E.; Gilchrist, H. Grant; Giroux, Marie-Andrée; Johnson, Andrew; Koloski, Laura; Kwon, Eunbi; Lamarre, Jean-François; Lank, David B.; Latty, Christopher J.; Lecomte, Nicolas; Liebezeit, Joseph R.; McGuire, Rebecca L.; McKinnon, Laura; Nol, Erica; Payer, David; Perz, Johanna; Rausch, Jennie; Robards, Martin; Saalfeld, Sarah T.; Senner, Nathan R.; Smith, Paul A.; Soloviev, Mikhail; Solovyeva, Diana; Ward, David H.; Woodard, Paul F.; Sandercock, Brett; Kendall, Steve (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Conservation status and management priorities are often informed by population trends. Trend estimates can be derived from population surveys or models, but both methods are associated with sources of uncertainty. Many ...
    • Annual and diel activity cycles of a northern population of the large migratory cyprinid fish asp (Leuciscus aspius) 

      Kärgenberg, Einar; Sandlund, Odd Terje; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Thalfeldt, Mart; Økland, Finn; Kaasik, Ants; Tambets, Meelis (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Little is known about the exact movement parameters of migratory cyprinids listed as conservation priorities. A northern population of predatory asp, listed on the Bern Convention Appendix III, was studied in a near ...
    • Antarctic petrels ‘on the ice rocks’: wintering strategy of an Antarctic seabird 

      Delord, Karine; Kato, A.; Tarroux, Arnaud; Orgeret, F.; Cotté, C.; Ropert-Coudert, Yan; Cherel, Y.; Descamps, Sebastien (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      There is a paucity of information on the foraging ecology, especially individual use of sea-ice features and icebergs, over the non-breeding season in many seabird species. Using geolocators and stable isotopes, we defined ...
    • Anthropogenic pressure on large carnivores and their prey in the highly threatened forests of Tanintharyi, southern Myanmar 

      Shwe, Nay Myo; Grainger, Matthew; Ngoprasert, Dusit; Aung, Saw Soe; Grindley, Mark; Savini, Tommaso (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      The Tanintharyi Region in southern Myanmar is rich in biodiversity yet is facing threats from varying degrees of anthropogenic pressure. In this research we examine how anthropogenic pressures are influencing large carnivores ...
    • 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 ...
    • The application gap: Genomics for biodiversity and ecosystem service management 

      Heuertz, Myriam; Carvalho, Silvia B.; Galindo, Juan; Rinkevich, Baruch; Robakowski, Piotr; Aavik, Tsipe; Altinok, Ilhan; Barth, Julia M.I.; Cotrim, Helena; Goessen, Roos; González-Martínez, Santiago C.; Grebenc, Tine; Hoban, Sean; Kopatz, Alexander; McMahon, Barry J.; Porth, Ilga M.; Raeymaekers, Joost A. M.; Trãger, Sabrina; Valdecantos, Alejandro; Vella, Adriana; Vernesi, Cristiano; Garnier-Géré, Pauline (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
      The conservation of biodiversity from the genetic to the community levels is fundamental for the continual provision of ecosystem services (ES), the benefits that ecosystems provide to people. Genetic and genomic diversity ...
    • Application of Landsat-derived vegetation trends over South Africa: Potential for monitoring land degradation and restoration 

      Venter, Alexander Samuel; Scott, Samantha Luise; Desmet, Philip G.; Hoffmann, Michael Timm (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Monitoring vegetation change is important because the nature, extent and rate of change in key measures, such as plant biomass, cover and species composition, provides critical insight into broader environmental and land ...
    • Arctic avian predators synchronise their spring migration with the northern progression of snowmelt 

      Curk, Teja; Pokrovsky, Ivan; Lecomte, Nicolas; Aarvak, Tomas; Burnham, Kurt; Dietz, Andreas; Franke, Alastair; Gauthier, Gilles; Jacobsen, Karl-Otto; Kidd, Jeff; Lewis, Stephen B.; Øien, Ingar J.; Solheim, Roar; Wiebe, Karen; Wikelski, Martin; Therrien, Jean-François; Safi, Kamran (Journal article, 2020)
    • Arctic browning: extreme events and trends reversing arctic greening 

      Phoenix, G. K.; Bjerke, Jarle W. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    • Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) re-established in a formerly acidified and highly dilute mountain lake under declining acidic deposition 

      Hesthagen, Trygve H.; Saksgård, Randi J. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Arctic charr in Rondvatn, a formerly highly acidified mountain lake in southern Norway, was re-established through stocking. The population became extinct during the early 1980s when the lake had an annual mean pH of ...
    • Arctic greening from warming promotes declines in caribou populations 

      Fauchald, Per; Park, Taejin; Tømmervik, Hans; Myneni, Ranga B.; Hausner, Vera Helene (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Themigratory tundra caribou herds in North America follow decadal population cycles, and browsing from abundant caribou could be expected to counteract the current climate-driven expansion of shrubs in the circumpolar ...
    • Area use and movement patterns of wild and escaped farmed Atlantic salmon before and during spawning in a large Norwegian river 

      Moe, Karina; Næsje, Tor; Haugen, Thrond Oddvar; Ulvan, Eva Marita; Aronsen, Tonje; Sandnes, Tomas; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak (Journal article, 2016)
      We compared the within-river movements and distribution of wild and escaped farmed Atlantic salmon Salmo salar before and during spawning in the Namsen river system of Central Norway. A total of 74 wild and 43 escaped ...
    • An artificial intelligence approach to remotely assess pale lichen biomass 

      Erlandsson, Rasmus Ingel; Bjerke, Jarle W.; Finne, Eirik Aasmo; Myneni, Ranga B.; Piao, Shilong; Wang, Xuhui; Virtanen, Tarmo; Räsänen, Aleksi; Kumpula, Timo; Kolari, Tiina H.M.; Tahvanainen, Teemu; Tømmervik, Hans (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Although generally given little attention in vegetation studies, ground-dwelling (terricolous) lichens are major contributors to overall carbon and nitrogen cycling, albedo, biodiversity and biomass in many high-latitude ...