EWMA Publications



Dijkstra, Noortje; Junttila, Juho; Skirbekk, Kari; Carroll, JoLynn; Husum, Katrine; Hald, Morten. Benthic foraminifera as bio-indicators of chemical and physical stressors in Hammerfest harbor (Northern Norway). Marine Pollution Bulletin 2017; Volum 114 (1). ISSN 0025-326X.s 384 – 396.s doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.09.053.

Emerson, C.E., Reinardy, D.C., Bates, N.R., and Bodnar, A.G. (2017) Ocean acidification impacts spine integrity but not regenerative capacity of spines and tube feet in adult sea urchins. Royal Society Open Science 4: 170140

Kristine B. Pedersen, Tore Lejon, Pernille E. Jensen, Lisbeth M. Ottosen (2017). Simultaneous electrodialytic removal of PAH, PCB, TBT and heavy metals from sediments. Journal of Environmental Management 198 192-202

Kristine B. Pedersen, Pernille E. Jensen, Lisbeth M. Ottosen, Anita Evenset, Guttorm N. Christensen, Marianne Frantzen (2017). Metal speciation of historic and new copper mine tailings from Repparfjorden, Northern Norway, before and after acid, base and electrodialytic extraction. Minerals Engineering 107 100-111.

Pedersen, K.B.; Lejon, T.; Jensen, P.E.; Ottosen, L.M. The influence of sediment properties and experimental variables on the efficiency of electrodialytic removal of metals from sediment Journal of Chemical Environmental Engineering 5 5312-5321 2017

Pedersen, Kristine Bondo; Jensen, Pernille E.; Sternal, Beata; Ottosen, Lisbeth M.; Henning, Mie Vesterskov; Kudahl, Manja Marie; Junttila, Juho; Skirbekk, Kari; Frantzen, Marianne. Long-term dispersion and availability of metals from submarine mine tailing disposal in a fjord in Arctic Norway. Environmental science and pollution research international 2017. ISSN 0944-1344.s doi: 10.1007/s11356-017-9276-y.

Pettersen, J.B., Song, X., 2017. Life cycle impact assessment in the Arctic: Challenges and research needs. Sustainability, 9(9), 1605. doi:10.3390/su9091605

Song, X., Pettersen, J.B., Pedersen, K.B., Røberg. S. (2017) Comparative life cycle assessment of tailings management and energy scenarios for a copper ore mine: A study in Northern Norway. Journal of cleaner production 2017. vol, 164. pp. 892-904. 1016/j.jclepro.2017.07.021

Sternal, Beata; Junttila, Juho; Skirbekk, Kari; Forwick, Matthias; Carroll, JoLynn; Pedersen, Kristine Bondo. The impact of submarine copper mine tailing disposal from the 1970s on Repparfjorden, northern Norway. Marine Pollution Bulletin 2017; Volum 120. ISSN 0025-326X.s 136 – 153.s doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.04.054

Vieweg I, Benedetti M, Lanzoni I, Regoli F, Nahrgang J (2017) Antioxidant defenses in polar cod (Boreogadus saida) and responsiveness towards dietary crude oil exposure. Marine Environmental Research, org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2017.06.005


Ayele, Y.Z., Barabadi, A., Droguett, E.L. (2016). Risk-based cost-effectiveness analysis of waste handling practices in the Arctic drilling operation. Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering 138, e031301. doi: 10.1115/1.4032707.

Ayele, Y.Z., Barabadi, A., Barabady, J. (2016). A methodology for identification of suitable drilling waste handling systems in the Arctic region. International Journal of Environment and Waste Management. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJEWM.2016.078596.

Ayele, Yonas Zewdu; Barabady, Javad; Droguett, Enrique López. 2016. Dynamic Bayesian network based risk assessment for Arctic offshore drilling waste handling practices. Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering 138, e051302. doi: 10.1115/1.4033713

Bender, M.L., Frantzen, M., Vieweg, I., Falk-Petersen, I.-B., Johnsen, H.K., Rudolfsen, G., Tollefsen, K.E., Dubourg, P., Nahrgang, J., (in press). Effects of chronic dietary petroleum exposure on reproductive development in polar cod (Boreogadus saida). Aquat. Toxicol.

Borit M.: Legal requirements for food traceability in the European Union, in Advances in Food Traceability Techniques and Technologies, M. Espiñeira and F. J. Santaclara, Eds. Elsevier Ltd, Woodhead Publishing (2016).

Cronin Heather, Jonathan H. Cohen, Jørgen Berge, Geir Johnsen, Mark A. Moline. Bioluminescence as an ecological factor during high Arctic polar night. Scientific Reports. 2016. 6. pp. 2045-2322

Frantzen, M., Regoli, F., Nahrgang, J., Ambrose, W., Geraudie, P., Benedetti, M., Locke, W., Camus, L. (2016). Biological effects of mechanically and chemically dispersed oil on the Icelandic scallop (Clamys islandica). Ecotox. Environ. Safe. 127, 95-107

Jensen L.K., Halvorsen E., Song Y., Hallanger I.G., Hansen E.L., Brooks S., Hansen B.H., Tollefsen K.E., 2016. Individual and molecular level effects of produced water contaminants on nauplii and adult females of Calanus finmarchicus. J. Toxicol. Environ. Health, Part A 79:13-15, 585-601)

Nahrgang, J., Dubourg, P., Frantzen, M., Storch, D., Dahlke, F., Meador, J.P. (2016). Early life stages of an Arctic keystone species (Boreogadus saida) show high sensitivity to a water-soluble fraction of crude oil. Environ. Pollut. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2016.07.044.

Pedersen K.b., Lejon T., Jensen P.E., Ottosen L.M. (2016). Applying multivariate analysis as decision tool for evaluating sediment-specific remediation strategies. Chemosphere 59-67.

Pedersen K.b., Lejon T., Jensen P.E., Ottosen L.M. (2016). Degradation of oil products in a soil from a Russian Barents hot-spot during electrodialytic remediation. SpringerPlus 5:168

Pedersen, K.B., Jensen, P.E., Ottosen, L.M., Evenset, A., Christensen, G.N., Frantzen, M. (2016). Metal speciation of historic and new copper mine tailings from Repparfjorden, Northern Norway, before and after acid, base and electrodialytic extraction. Minerals Engineering http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mineng.2016.10.00

Reinardy, H.C., Chapman, J., and Bodnar, A.G. Induction of innate immune gene expression following methyl methanesulfonateinduced DNA damage in sea urchins. Biology Letters. 2016. 12. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2015.1057

Sagerup K, Nahrgang J, Frantzen M, et al. (2016) Biological effects of marine diesel oil exposure in red king crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus) assessed through a water and foodborne exposure experiment. Marine Environmental Research 119: 126-135.

Ware Christopher, Jørgen Berge, Anders Jelmert, Steffen M. Olsen, Loic Pellisier, Mary S Wisz, Darren J. Kriticos, Georgy Semenov, Slawomir Kwasniewski, Inger Greve Alsos. Biological introduction risks from shipping in a warming Arctic. Journal of Applied Ecology. 2016. 53 pp. 340-349


Alve, E., Korsun, S., Schönfeld, J., Dijkstra, N., Golikova, E., Hess, S., Husum, K., Panieri, G., 2015. Foram-AMBI: A sensitivity index based on benthic foraminiferal faunas from North-East Atlantic and Arctic fjords, continental shelves and slopes. Marine Micropaleontology 122, 1- 22

Ayele, Yonas Zewdu; Barabadi, Abbas; Barabady, Javad (2015). Dynamic spare parts transportation model for Arctic production facility. International Journal of Systems Assurance Engineering and Management 7, 84 – 98. doi: 10.1007/s13198-015-0379-x.

Ayele, Y.Z., Løset, S. (2015). Drilling waste handling practices in low temperature operations: a risk perspective. Proceedings – International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions. ISSN 0376-6756.

Ayele, Y.Z., Barabady, J., Droguett, E.L. (2015). Risk assessment of Arctic drilling waste management operations based on Bayesian Networks. CRC Press ISBN 9781138028791.s 1907 – 1915.

Ayele, Y.Z., Barabadi, A., Barabady, J. (2015). Performance-Based Risk management Systems (PBRMS) in the Arctic Drilling Waste Handling Operation. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management. ISSN 2157-3611.s 1623 – 1628.s doi: 10.1109/IEEM.2015.7385922.

Ayele, Y.Z., Barabadi, A., Barabady, J. (2015). Effectiveness Assessment for Waste Management Decision-support in the Arctic Drilling. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management. ISSN 2157-3611.s 559 – 564.s doi: 10.1109/IEEM.2014.7058700.

Bakke M, Nahrgang J, Ingebrigtsen KI. Comparative absorption and tissue distribution of 14C-benzo(a)pyrene and 14C-phenantrene in the polar cod (Boreogadus saida) following oral administration. Polar Biology. 2015 doi:10.1007/s00300-015- 1816-7

Berge, J., Cottier, F., Darnis, G., Falk-Petersen, S., Gabrielsen, T., Johnsen, G., Last, K., Leu, E., Lønne, O.J., Moline, M., Nahrgang, J., Renaud, P.E., Seuthe, L., Søreide, J., Varpe, Ø., Weslawski, J.M. (2015). In the dark: paradigms of Arctic ecosystems during polar night challenged by new understanding. Progr Oceanogr. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2015.08.005

Berge et.al. Unexpected levels of biological activity during the polar night offer new perspectives on a warming Arctic. Current Biology. 2015. 25. Pp. 2555-2561

Berge et.al. In the dark: a review of ecosystem processes during the Arctic polar night. Progress in Oceanography. 2015. 139. Pp. 258-271.

Berge, J., Heggland, K, Lønne O.J., Cottier, F., Hop, H., Gabrielsen, G.W., Nøttestasd, L., Misund O.A. (2015). First records of Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) from the Svalbard archipelago, Norway, with possible explanations for the extension of its distribution.  Arctic 68 (1):1-8.

Borit Melania, Jorge Santos: Getting traceability right, from fish to advanced bio-technological products: a review of legislation. Journal of Cleaner Production (104) (2015) 13-22.

Camus L, Brooks S, Geraudie P, Hjorth M, Nahrgang J, Olsen GH, Smit MG (2015) Comparison of produced water toxicity to Arctic and temperate species Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 113:248-58.

Dijkstra, N., Junttila, J., Husum, K., Carroll, J., Hald, M., 2015. Natural variability of benthic foraminiferal assemblages and metal concentrations during the last 150 years in the Ingøydjupet trough, SW Barents Sea. Marine Micropaleontology 121, 16-31.

Hallanger I.G, Sagerup K., Evenset A., Kovacs K.M., Leonards P., Fuglei E., Routti H., Aars J., Strøm H., Lydersen C., Gabrielsen G.W., 2015. Organophosphorous flame retardants in biota from Svalbard, Norway. Marine Pollution Bull 101:1, 442-447.)

Heggland, Kristin; Ottesen, Camilla; Berge, Jørgen. Aspects of the life history of the Atlantic poacher, Leptagonus decagonus, in Svalbard waters. Polish Polar Research 2015; Volum 36 (1). ISSN 0138-0338.s 79 – 87.s doi: 10.1515/popore−2015−0004.

Jensen, P.E.; Kirkelund, G.M.; Pedersen, K.B.; Dias-Ferreira, C.; Ottosen, L.M., Electrodialytic upgrading of three different municipal solid waste incineration residue types with focus on Cr, Pb, Zn, Mn, Mo, Sb, Se, V, Cl and SO4, Electrochimica Acta, vol: 181, pages: 167-178, 2015.

Junttila, J., Carroll, J., Dijkstra, N., 2015. Variability of present and past PAH concentrations in sediments of the SW Barents Sea. Norwegian Journal of Geology 95, 191–210.

Nahrgang, J., Korshunova, E., Murzina, S.A., Delmas, O., Nemova, N.N., Berge, J. (2015). Aspects of reproductive biology of wild caught polar cod (Boreogadus saida) from Svalbard waters. Polar Biology. pp. 1-10, doi: 10.1007/s00300-015-1837-2.

Nilssen, I., Ødegård, Ø., Sørensen, A., Johnsen, G., Moline, M., Berge, J. In press. Integrated Environmental Mapping and Monitoring, a methodological approach to optimize knowledge gathering and sampling strategy. Marine Pollution Bulletin. Volume 96, Issues 1–2, 15 July 2015, Pages 374-383

Nøst, T. H., Helgason, L. B., Harju, M., Heimstad. Halogenated organic contaminants and their correlations with circulating thyroid hormones in developing Arctic seabirds. Science of The Total Environment. 2015. 414. pp.248-256

Pedersen Kristine B, Pernille E. Jensen, Lisbeth M. Ottosen, Tore Lejon: An optimised method for electrodialytic removal of heavy metals from harbour sediments. Electrochimica Acta 173 (2015) 432–439.

Pedersen, Kristine B.; Lejon, Tore; Jensen, Pernille E.; Ottosen, Lisbeth M.: Chemometric analysis for pollution source assessment of harbour sediments in Arctic locations. Water, Air and Soil Pollution (2015) DOI 10.1007/s11270-015-2416-4

Pedersen, Kristine Bondo; Kirkelund, Gunvor M.; Ottosen, Lisbeth M.; Jensen, Pernille E.; Lejon, Tore: Multivariate methods for evaluating the efficiency of electrodialyticremoval of heavy metals from polluted harbour sediments, Journal of Hazardous Materials 283 (2015) 712–720.

Pedersen, Kristine B.; Ottosen, Lisbeth M; Jensen, Pernille E.; Lejon, Tore: Screening of Variable Importance for Optimsing Electrodialytic Remediation of Heavy Metals from Polluted Harbour Sediments, Environmental Technology (2015) DOI 10.1080/09593330.2015.1028470

Pedersen, Kristine B. Applying Multivariate Analysis to Developing Electrodialytic Remediation of Harbour Sediments from Arctic Locations.: PhD thesis, UiT-The Arctic University of Norway. ISBN 978-82-8236-170-5.

Vidgren H., Helland A., and Lepland, A. 2015. Stability of capped dredged sediments in a confined disposal facility at Malmøykalven, Oslofjord, SE-Norway. Soil and Sediment Contamination: International Journal, 675-693

Vidgren H, Helland A, Lepland, A. Sand cap application and thickness monitoring at a confined disposal facility, case study at Malmøykalven, SE-Norway. Remediation journal 25-3. pp.69-84

Wassmann Paul, Ksenia N. Kosobokova, Dag Slagstad, Kennneth F. Drinkwater, Russell R. Hopcroft, Sue E. Moore, Ingrid H. Ellingsen, Ryan John Nelson, Eddy Carmack, Ekaterina. The contiguous domains of Arctic Ocean advection: trails of life and death. Progress in Oceanography. 2015. 139. pp. 42-65


Borit, Melania. Trust and traceability. Using culturally tailored environmental risk communication and transparency as trust-building tools. : UiT – The Arctic University of Norway 2014 (ISBN 978-82-8266-072-3) 44 s.

Geraudie P., Nahrgang J., Leray J., Minier  C., Camus L., 2014. Endocrine disrupting effects of produced water in polar cod (Boreogadus saida). Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health Part A 77:557-73.

Junttila, Juho; Carroll, JoLynn; Husum, Katrine; Dijkstra, Noortje. Sediment transport and deposition in the Ingøydjupet trough, SW Barents Sea. Continental Shelf Research 2014; Volum 76. ISSN 0278-4343.s 53 – 63.s doi: 10.1016/j.csr.2014.01.004.

Nahrgang JM, Varpe Ø, Korshunova E, Murzina S, Hallanger IG, Vieweg I, Berge J. (2014). Gender specific reproductive strategies of an Arctic key species (Boreogadus saida) and implications of climate change. PLOS ONE vol. 9 (5) p. e98452.

Paulsen, J.E., Cochrane S.K.J., Leikvin Ø., Hansen J., Torbergsen H.E., Pierfelici S., Assessing Exploration drilling impacts on an Arctic deepwater sea-pen habitat in offshore Norway. 2014. SPE 168343

Pedersen, Kristine B.; Jensen, Pernille E.; Ottosen, Lisbeth M. ; Lejon, Tore: Comparison of 2-compartment, 3-compartment and stack designs for electrodialytic removal of heavy metals from harbour sediments , Electrochimica Acta (2014) 10.1016/j.electacta.2014.12.003

Ware C., Berge, J., Sundet, J.H., Kirkpatrick, J.B., Coutts, A.D.M., Jelmert, A., J., Alsos I.G. (2014). Climate change, non-indigenous species, and shipping: assessing the risk of species introduction to a high-Arctic archipelago. Diversity and Distributions. vol. 20 (1) pp. 10-19


Berg T., K. Aspmo Pfaffhuber, A. C. Cole, O. Engelsen, and A. Steffen. Ten years trends in atmospheric mercury concentrations, meteorological effects and climate variables at Zeppelin, Ny-Ålesund. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. 2013. 13. pp.2273-2312.

Berge J., Nahrgang J., 2013. The Atlantic spiny lumpsucker Eumicrotremus spinosus: life history traits and the seemingly unlikely interaction with the pelagic amphipod Themisto libellula. Polish polar research 34:279-287.

Dijkstra, Noortje; Junttila, Juho; Carroll, Jolynn; Husum, Katrine; Hald, Morten; Elvebakk, Georg; Godtliebsen, Fred. Baseline benthic foraminiferal assemblages and habitat conditions in a sub-Arctic region of increasing petroleum development. Marine Environmental Research 2013; Volum 92. ISSN 0141-1136.s 178 – 196.s doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2013.09.014.

Dijkstra, Noortje. Benthic foraminifera as indicators of natural variability and anthropogenic impact. http://hdl.handle.net/10037/5778

Helgason LB, Wolkers H, Fuglei E, Ahlstrøm Ø, Muir D, Jørgensen E. Seasonal emaciation causes tissue redistribution and an increased potential for toxicity of lipophilic pollutants in farmed Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus). Environmental toxicology and chemistry. 32. 2013. pp1784-92.

Nahrgang J., Brooks S., Evenset A., Camus L., Jonsson M., Smith T., Lukina J., Frantzen M., Giarratano E., Renaud PE. Seasonal variation in biomarkers in blue mussel (Mytilus edulis), Icelandic scallop (Chlamys islandica) and Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) – implications for environmental monitoring in the Barents Sea. Aquat. Toxicol. 2013. 127:21-35.doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2012.01.009

Olsen P., Borit M.; How to define traceability. Trends in Food Science & Technology.Volume 29, Issue 2, February 2013, Pages 142–150. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tifs.2012.10.003

Petrich, C., J. Karlsson, and H. Eicken. Porosity of growing sea ice and potential for oil entrainment. Cold regions Science and Technology. 2013. 87. pp.27-32

Petrich Christian, Martin Arntsen. Laboratory studies of oil encapsulation under Arctic Conditions. Proceedings – International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering under Arctic Conditions. 2013

Ware C., Berge, J., Sundet, J.H., Kirkpatrick, J.B., Coutts, A.D.M., Jelmert, A., J., Alsos I.G. Climate change, non- indigenous species, and shipping: assessing the risk of species introduction to a high-Arctic archipelago. Diversity and Distributions. 2013. 20. pp. 10-19


Frantzen M., Falk-Pettersen I.B., Nahrgang J., Smith T., Olsen G.H., Hangstad T.A., Camus L., 2012. Toxicity of Goliat crude oil and pyrene to the embryos of beach spawning capelin (Mallotus villosus). Aquat. Toxicol. 108:42-52.

Renaud, P.E.,Berge, J., Varpe, Ø., Lønne, O.J., Nahrgang, J., Ottesen, C., Hallanger, I., 2012. Climate change, competition, and consequences for the key Arctic species, Boreogadus saida. Polar Biol. 35:401-412.

Schönfeld, J., Alve, E., Geslin, E., Jorissen, F., Korsun, S., Spezzaferri, S., Abramovich, S., Almogi-Labin, A., Armynot du Chatelet, E., Barras, C., Bergamin, L., Bicchi, E., Bouchet, V., Cearreta, A., Di Bella, L., Dijkstra, N., Trevisan Disaro, S., Ferraro, L., Frontalini, F., Gennari, G., Golikova, E., Haynert, K., Hess, S., Husum, K., Martins, V.,  McGann, M., Oron, S., Romano, E., Mello Sousa, S., Tsujimoto, A., 2012, The FOBIMO (Foraminiferal Bio-Monitoring) initiative – Towards a standardized protocol for soft-bottom benthic foraminiferal monitoring studies, Marine Micropaleonotology, 94-95, 1-13


Hegseth M.N., L. Camus, L.B. Helgason, F. Regoli. Hepatic antioxidant responses related to levels of PCBs and metals in chicks of three Arctic seabird. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 2011. 154. Pp.28-35.

Reigstad, M, Carroll, J., Slagstad, D., Ellingsen. Intra-regional comparison of productivity, carbon flux and ecosystem composition within the northern Barents Sea. Progress in Oceanography. 2011. 90. pp.34-46.

Slagstad D, Ellingsen I. H and Wassmann, P. Evaluating primary and secondary production in an Arctic Ocean void of summer sea ice: an experimental simulation approach. Progress in Oceanography. 2011. 90. pp.117-131.

Steen A. O., T. Berg, A. P. Dastoor, D. A. Durnford, O. Engelsen, L. R. Hole, and K. A. Pfaffhuber. Natural and anthropogenic atmospheric mercury in the European Arctic: a fractionation study. Atmospheric chemistry and physis. 2011. 11. pp.6273-6284.

Wassmann, P. Arctic Marine Ecosystems in an Era of Rapid Climate Change. Progress in Oceanography. 2011. 90. pp. 1-132

Wassmann, P. Klimaforandringer i Arktis: Overmot, desperasjon, eller håp. Klima. 2011. 5. 22-23

Wassmann, P., Duarte, C.M, Agusti, S., Sejr, M. Footprints of climate change in the Arctic Marine Ecosystem. Biological Global Change. 2011. 17. pp. 1235-1429