Projects "fjord & coast" 2015

Projects in the Fram Centre flagship "Effects of climate change on sea and coastal ecology in the north" 2015.

Flagship leader:  Lis Lindal Jørgensen, Institute of Marine Researchlis.lindal.joergensen@imr.no  


Physical-biological coupling: Oceanography and habitat use by predators and their prey:


Effects of climate on cod life history and ecology along a temperate-arctic gradient    

Project leader: Hector Andrade, hector.andrade@akvaplan.niva.no

Participating institutions: ApN, IMR, UNIS, UT, BC          


Effects of oceanic inflow and glacial runoff on fjord circulation in Kongsfjorden, Svalbard; establishment of a high resolution ocean circulation model system       

Project leader: Arild Sundfjord, arild.sundfjord@npolar.no

Participating institutions:  NPI, IMR, UNIS


A coastal, ice-associated arctic whale in a changing climate              

Project leader:Christian Lydersen, christian.lydersen@npolar.no

Participating institutions: NPI, UoT, NVH, UoW


How do a dominant predator and climate shape fish biodiversity over space and time in large marine ecosystems?    

Project leader: Kari Ellingsen, Kari.Ellingsen@nina.no

Participating institutions: NINA, IMR, UoT, BS PINRO, BedIn, MU


The invasive red king crab as a stressor on coastal marine food webs

Project leader:  Jan Sundet, jan.sundet@imr.no     

Participating institutions: IMR, UoT


Seabird habitat use and migration strategies          

Project leader: Børge Moe, borge.moe@nina.no

Participating institutions: NINA, UoT, ApN, NILU, UNIS, UB


The coastal migratory behavior of anadromous fish in relation to environmental parameters

Project leader: Guttorm Christensen, guttorm.christensen@akvaplan.niva.no  

Participating institutions: ApN, UoT, NINA, NIVA, FOC, UoWa      


Impact of harbour seal predation on Tana salmon and Tana salmon fishery 

Project leader: Marius W. Næss,  marius.naess@niku.no      

Participating institutions:    NIKU, NINA, UiT, TRFM       


Structure, function and change in Arctic and boreal fjord ecosystems


Recovery of coastal kelp ecosystems – driven by climate change or predators? 

Project leader: Hartvig Christie, hartvig.christie@niva.no 

Participating institutions: NIVA, UoT, UoM          


Region- and stock-specific catch and migration models of Barents Sea salmon

Project leader: Martin Svenning,  martin.svenning@nina.no

Participating institutions: NINA, UoT, IMR, UTu, PINRO      


Nordic Marine Fjords: Spatial Mapping and Ecosystem Understanding 

Project leader: Lis Lindal Jørgensen, lis.lindal.joergensen@imr.no  

Participating institutions:  IMR, UoT, ApN, AWI 


Benthic biodiversity and ecosystem function in Svalbard and North Norway  

Project leader: Sabine Cochrane, sabine.cochrane@akvaplan.niva.no 

Participating institutions: ApN, NINA, IMR, UNIS       


Life on the edge - Blue mussels on Svalbard

Project leader:   Jørgen Berge, jorgen.berge@uit.no       

Participating institutions: UoT, UNIS, ApN, AU, IOPAS, BC


An integrated approach to understanding weather–ocean interactions along seabird feeding routes   

Project leader: Kjell Einar Erikstad, kjell.e.erikstad@nina.no

Participating institutions: NINA, IMR, NTNU, UR   


Direct age determination in crustaceans: Validation of periodicity of age bands in Barents Sea red king crabs

Project leader: Bodil Bluhm, bodil.bluhm@uit.no

Participating institutions: UoT, ApN, UNIS, BC, UoNB, UoM


Marine base maps for the Porsanger Fjord  

Project leader: Aivo Lepland, aivo.lepland@ngu.no

Participating institutions:   NGU     


Pelagic ecosystems in ice-covered and ice-free fjords under climate change

Project leader: Claudia Halsband,  clh@akvaplan.niva.no

Participating institutions:  ApN, UoT, UNIS           



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