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    • Circumpolar dynamics of a marine top-predator track ocean warming rates. 

      Descamps, Sebastian; Anker-Nilssen, Tycho; Barrett, Robert T.; Irons, D.; Merkel, Flemming; Robertson, Gregory J.; Yoccoz, Nigel Gilles; Mallory, Mark L.; Montevecchi, William A.; Boertmann, D.; Artukhin, Yuri; Christensen-Dalsgaard, Signe; Erikstad, Kjell E.; Gilchrist, H. Grant; Labansen, Aili; Lorentsen, Svein Håkon; Mosbech, Anders; Olsen, Bergur; Petersen, Aevar; Rail, Jean-Francois; Renner, Heather M.; Strøm, H.; Systad, Geir Helge; Wilhelm, Sabina I.; Zelenskaya, Larisa (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-04-07)
      Global warming is a nonlinear process, and temperature may increase in a stepwise manner. Periods of abrupt warming can trigger persistent changes in the state of ecosystems, also called regime shifts. The responses of organisms to abrupt warming and associated regime shifts can be unlike responses to periods of slow or moderate change. Understanding of nonlinearity in the biological responses to ...
    • Modelled drift patterns of fish larvae link coastal morphology to seabird colony distribution 

      Sandvik, Hanno; Barrett, Robert T.; Erikstad, Kjell E; Myksvoll, Mari Skuggedal; Vikebø, Frode Bendiksen; Yoccoz, Nigel Gilles; Anker-Nilssen, Tycho; Lorentsen, Svein-Håkon; Reiertsen, Tone; Skardhamar, Jofrid; Skern-Mauritzen, Mette; Systad, Geir Helge (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-05-13)
      Colonial breeding is an evolutionary puzzle, as the benefits of breeding in high densities are still not fully explained. Although the dynamics of existing colonies are increasingly understood, few studies have addressed the initial formation of colonies, and empirical tests are rare. Using a high-resolution larval drift model, we here document that the distribution of seabird colonies along the ...
    • Plant DNA in sediments: to which degree do they represent the flora? 

      Alsos, Inger Greve; Coissac, Eric; Edwards, Mary E.; Merkel, Marie Kristine Føreid; Gielly, Ludovic; Sjögren, Per; Taberlet, Pierre; Yoccoz, Nigel Gilles (Conference object; Konferansebidrag, 2015-05)
    • Plant DNA metabarcoding of lake sediments: How does it represent the contemporary vegetation 

      Alsos, Inger Greve; Lammers, Youri; Yoccoz, Nigel Gilles; Jørgensen, Tina; Sjögren, Per; Gielly, Ludovic; Edwards, Mary E. (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-04-17)
      Metabarcoding of lake sediments have been shown to reveal current and past biodiversity, but little is known about the degree to which taxa growing in the vegetation are represented in environmental DNA (eDNA) records. We analysed composition of lake and catchment vegetation and vascular plant eDNA at 11 lakes in northern Norway. Out of 489 records of taxa growing within 2 m from the lake shore, ...
    • Prey density in non-breeding areas affects adult survival of black-legged kittiwakes Rissa tridactyla 

      Reiertsen, Tone K.; Erikstad, Kjell E.; Anker-Nilssen, Tycho; Barrett, Robert T.; Boulinier, Thierry; Frederiksen, Morten; González-Solís, Jacob; Grémillet, David; Johns, David; Moe, Børge; Ponchon, Aurore; Skern-Mauritzen, Mette; Sandvik, Hanno; Yoccoz, Nigel Gilles (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014-08-27)
      In migratory birds, environmental conditions in both breeding and non-breeding areas may affect adult survival rates and hence be significant drivers of demographic processes. In seabirds, poor knowledge of their true distribution outside the breeding season, however, has severely limited such studies. This study explored how annual adult survival rates of black-legged kittiwakes Rissa tridactyla ...