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Potential influence of effluents from Longyearbyen on the benthic fauna in Adventfjorden, Svalbard
(Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2007-02-22)
Benthic macrofaunal communities,sampled in 1998 and 2005 in Adventfjorden, a small sidearm to the Isfjord-complex, were compared. The samples were collected in various distance from the main sewage discharge point from the settlement of Longyearbyen. There has been a huge population increase in Longyearbyen the recent years. From about 1000 residents in the early 90s to almost 2000 in 2006. In ...