Projects “Hazardous substances” 2015

Flagship leader: Eldbjørg Heimstad, NILU – Norwegian Institute for Air Resaearch, esh@nilu.no

 

Climate change impact and new contaminants

Climate mediated increases in organic matter export to arctic coastal waters    

Project leader: Amanda Poste¸ amanda.poste@niva.no

Participating institutions: NIVA, ApN, NPI, UoT, UoO, EC, SALT           

 

TraPha- Transformation properties and environmental risk-pharmaceuticals       

Roland Kallenborn, roland.kallenborn@nmbu.no          

NMBU, UNIS, UoT, NILU, NPI, ApN, SRCES RAS                     

 

Influence of pollution and climate variation in rivers and coastal waters indicated by freshwater and marine bivalves (Kolarctic)                   

Project leader:Michael Carroll¸ michael.carroll@akvaplan.niva.no        

Participating institutions: ApN, Bioforsk, NINA, BC, NHS, UoJ, LCED, TECABN, INEP                  

 

Cyclic volatile methyl siloxanes (cVMS) – A case study of Storvatn, Hammerfest          

Project leader: Nicholas Warner, Nicholas.Warner@nilu.no        ‘

Participating institutions: NILU, ApN, UoL           

 

Uptake and trophic magnification of organophosphorus flame retardants in Arctic lake ecosystems

Project leader: Anita Evenset, Anita.Evenset@akvaplan.niva.no          

Participating institutions: ApN, NIVA, NPI, NILU, UoT      

 

Environmental contaminants in a multi-stress perspective

 

Multi-stress relationships in seabird populations: Interactions between natural stressors and environmental contaminants   

Project leader: Jan O. Bustnes, Jan.Bustnes@nina.no 

Participating institutions: NINA, NPI, NVH, ApN, NILU, NTNU, CEBC       

 

Effects of contaminant exposure on energetics

Heli Routti, heli.routti@npolar.no          

Participating institutions: NPI, NILU, UoT, NVH, SINTEF, UoB, UoAa       

 

Impacts of environmental contaminants and natural stressors on northern raptors                     

Project leader: Jan O. Bustnes, Jan.Bustnes@nina.no

Participating institutions: NINA, NILU, UoT, UoA 

 

Microplastics in arctic marine food chains; biological uptake pathways and socio-economic consequences      

Project leaders: Dorte Herzke, dhe@nilu.no. Claudia Halsband, claudia.halsband@akvaplan.niva.no

Participating institutions: ApN, NIVA, NILU, NINA, NORUT, NPI, UNIS, UoT, SALT, TM    

 

Is the Arctic charr population in Lake Ellasjøen, Bjørnøya, affected by chronic exposure to contaminants?                   

Project leader: Anita Evenset, Anita.Evenset@akvaplan.niva.no

Participating institutions: ApN, NIVA, NILU, UoT, CRRLU, UoW               

 

Effect of pollution on survival of a top predator: A case study integrating ecotoxicology climatology and demography (TOXICLIM)      

Kjell E. Erikstad,Kjell.e.erikstad@nina.no

Participating institutions: NINA, UoT, BS, UoR    

 

Pollution from petroleum activities and shipping in the north – Effects on Arctic ecosystems and communities             

 

Characterization of new biomarkers of endocrine disruption in Chlamys Islandica: From natural seasonal baseline levels to their sensitivity towards oil related compounds        

Project leader: Perrine Geraudie, pge@akvaplan.niva.no

Participating institutions: ApN, NILU, IDAEA-CSIC          

 

Epigenetic effects of oil pollutants in polar cod

Project leader: Øivind Andersen, oivind.andersen@nofima.no 

Participating institutions: Nofima, ApN   

 

Trophic transfer and genotoxicity of PAHs, their alkylated homologues and metabolites along Arctic and sub-arctic marine food chains      

Maria Granberg, maria.granberg@npolar.no

Participating institutions: NPI, ApN, NINA, UoT, NTNU, UoCo      

 

Human health effects, risk analysis & communication

 

Contaminants, food and health security in border region          

Project leader: Eldbjørg Heimstad, esh@nilu.no          

Participating institutions: NILU, NORUT, UoT, ApN, NRPA, FMFI, UoOu, NEI, FMI, NPC, MCBR, INEP -RAS        

 

Abbreviations:

ApN: Akvaplan-niva Inc.; AU: Aarhus University; AWI: Alfred Wegener Institute; BC: Bates College; BedIn: Bedford Institute; Bioforsk: Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research; BOS: Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Science; BS: The Bjerknes Centre; CEBC: Centre d`Etudes Biologiques de Chizé; Cedre: Centre of Documentation, Research and Experimentation on Accidental Water Pollution; CRRL: Control/Robotics Research Laboratory (NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering); CRRLU: Columbia River Research Laboratory USA; CU: Clemson University; DTU: Technical University of Denmark; DU: Dalhousie University; EC: Environment Canada; FMFI: County governor of Finnmark; FMI: Finnish Meteorological Institute; FNI: Fridtjof Nansen Institue; FOC: Fisheries and Oceans Canada; FSU: Florida State University; JAMSTEC: Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology; IDAEA-CSIC: Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research – Spanish Council for Scientific Research; IMR: Institute of Marine Research; INEP – RAS: Institute of North Industrial Ecology Problems – Russian Academy of Sciences; IOPAS: Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences; LCED: Lapland Centre for Economic Development; MarinTek: The Norwegian Marine Technology Research Institute; MCBR: Murmansk Country Birth Registry; MET: The Norwegian Meteorological Institute; MU: Massey University; NEI: Northern and environmental issues; NFLI: The Norwegian Forest and Landscape Institute, NGU: Geological Survey of Norway; NHS: Natural Heritage Services; NINA: Norwegian Institute for Nature Research; NIKU: The Norwegian Institute for Cultural Heritage Research; NILU: Norwegian Institute for Air Research; NIVA: Norwegian Institute for Water Research; NMBU: Norwegian University of Life Sciences; Nofima: The Norwegian Institute of Food, Fisheries and Aquaculture Research; NORUT: Northern Research Institute; NPC: The Northwest Public Health Researcher Center; NPI: Norwegian Polar Institute; NRPA: Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority; NULS: Norwegian University of Life Sciences; NTNU: Norwegian University of Science and Technology; NVH: Norwegian School of Veterinary Science; PINRO: Polar Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography; RU: Ryerson University; SINTEF: The Company for Industrial and Technological Research; SIO: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; SRCES RAS: Scientific Research Center for Ecological Safety – Russian Academy of Sciences; TECABN: Transport and the Environment County Administrative Board of Norrbotten; TM: Tromsø Municipality; TO: Troms Offshore; TRFM: Tana River Fisheries Management; UAF: University of Alaska; UB: University of Burgundy; UCL: University College of London; UoA: University of Antwerpen; UoAa: University of Aalborg; UoB: University of Bergen; UoC: University of California; UoCo: University of Copenhagen; UNIS: The University Centre in Svalbard; UoG: University of Gent; UoGo: University of Gothenburg; UoH: University of Hokkaido; UoJ: University of Jyväskylä; UoL: University of Leicester; UoLa: University of Laval; UoO: University of Oslo; UoOu: University of Oulu; UoM: University of Maine; UoNB: University of New Brunswick; UoQ: University of Queensland; UoR: University of Reading; UoS: University of Southampton: UoT: University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway; UoWa: University of Waterloo; UQAR: Université du Québec à Rimouski; UR: University of Reading; UT: University of Texas; UTu: University of Turku; WHOI: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution