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Janne E. Søreide

Associate Professor UNIS The University Centre in SvalbardArctic Biology
Work UNIS The University Centre in Svalbard Post box 156 Longyearbyen 9171 Norway Work Phone: +47 79 02 33 55
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Research interests:

  • Arctic marine ecology with particularly interest in pelagic but also ice-associated (sympagic) and benthic communities
  • Focusing on physiology and population dynamics
  • Distribution patterns as well as trophic interactions and energy flow
  • Combination of field and experimental work using standard sampling methods as well as state-of-the-art biochemical tools.

Running national and international projects:

  • IMOS: Isfjorden Marine Observatory Svalbard. Norwegian  Research Council 2015-2018.
  • COPPY: Fate of COPePod secondarY production in a chancing Arctic Norwegian Research Council 2013-2016
  • Big Black Box: Marine ecological processes during the polar night. Norwegian Research Council 2013-2016

Completed national and international projects:

  • CLEOPATRA II: Climate effects on planktonic food quality and trophic transfer in Arctic Marginal Ice Zones. 2012-2015. Norwegian Research Council
  • CLEOPATRA: Climate effects on planktonic food quality and trophic transfer in Arctic Marginal Ice Zones. 2007-2010. Norwegian Research Council

Relevant scientific publications:

  1. Freese D, Niehoff B, Søreide JE, Sartoris FJ (in press) Seasonal patterns in extracellular ion concentrations and pH of the Arctic copepod Calanus glacialis. Limnology and Oceanography. DOI:10.1002/lno.10158
  2. Berge J, Renaud PE, Darnis G, Cottier F, Last K, Gabrielsen TM, Johnsen G, Seuthe L, Weslawski JM, Leu E, Moline M, Nahrgang J, Søreide JE, Varpe Ø, Lønne OJ, Daase M, Falk-Petersen S (2015) In the dark: A review of ecosystem processes during the Arctic polar night. Progress in Oceanography. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2015.08.005
  3. Alkire MB, Nilsen F, Falck E, Søreide J, Gabrielsen TM (2015) Tracing sources of freshwater contributions to first-year sea ice in Svalbard fjords. Continental Shelf Research 101:85-97. doi:10.1016/j.csr.2015.04.003
  4. Berge J, Cottier F, Varpe O, Renaud PE, Falk-Petersen S, Kwasniewski S, Griffiths C, Søreide JE, Johnsen G, Aubert A, Bjaerke O, Hovinen J, Jung-Madsen S, Tveit M, Majaneva S (2014) Arctic complexity: a case study on diel vertical migration of zooplankton. Journal of Plankton Research 36 (5):1279-1297. doi:10.1093/plankt/fbu059
  5. Grigor JJ, Søreide JE, Varpe Ø (2014) Seasonal ecology and life-history strategy of the high-latitude predatory zooplankter Parasagitta elegans. Marine Ecology Progress Series 499:77-88. doi:10.3354/meps10676
  6. Daase M, Falk-Petersen S, Varpe Ø, Darnis G, Søreide JE, Wold A, Leu E, Berge J, Philippe B, Fortier L (2013) Timing of reproductive events in the marine copepod Calanus glacialis: A pan-Arctic perspective. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 70 (6):871-884
  7. Morata N, Søreide J (2013) Effect of light and food on the metabolism of the Arctic copepod Calanus glacialis. Polar Biol:1-7. doi:10.1007/s00300-013-1417-2
  8. Iken K, Bluhm B, Søreide JE (2013) Arctic benthic communities. In Arctic Report Card 2013. http://www.arctic.noaa.gov/report13/
  9. Søreide JE, Carroll ML, Hop H, Ambrose WG, Hegseth EN, Falk-Petersen S (2013) Sympagic-pelagic-benthic coupling in Arctic and Atlantic waters around Svalbard revealed by stable isotopic and fatty acid tracers. Marine Biology Research 9 (9):831-850. doi:10.1080/17451000.2013.775457.
  10. Weydmann A, Søreide JE, Kwaśniewski S, Leu E, Falk-Petersen S, Berge J (2013) Ice-related seasonality in zooplankton community composition in a high Arctic fjord. Journal of Plankton Research 35 (4):831-842. doi:10.1093/plankt/fbt031
  11. Gabrielsen TM, Merkel B, Søreide JE, Johansson-Karlsson E, Bailey A, Vogedes D, Nygård H, Varpe Ø, Berge J. (2012) Potential misidentifications of two climate indicator species of the marine arctic ecosystem: Calanus glacialis and C. finmarchicus. Polar Biology:1-8. doi.10.1007/s00300-012-1202-7
  12. Weydmann A, Søreide JE, Kwasniewski S, Widdicombe S (2012) Influence of CO2-induced acidification on the reproduction of a key Arctic copepod Calanus glacialis. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 428 (0):39-42. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2012.06.002.
  13. Søreide JE, Nygard H (2012) Challenges using stable isotopes for estimating trophic levels in marine amphipods. Polar Biology 35 (3):447-453. doi:10.1007/s00300-011-1073-3
  14. Nygård H, Berge J, Søreide JE, Vihtakari M, Falk-Petersen S (2012) The amphipod scavenging guild in two Arctic fjords: seasonal variations, abundance and trophic interactions. Aquatic Biology 14 (3):247-264. doi:10.3354/ab00394
  15. Wold A, Darnis G, Søreide JE, Leu E, Philippe B, Fortier L, Poulin M, Kattner G, Graeve M, Falk-Petersen S (2011) Life strategy and diet of Calanus glacialis during the winter–spring transition in Amundsen Gulf, south-eastern Beaufort Sea. Polar Biology 34 (12):1929-1946. doi:10.1007/s00300-011-1062-6
  16. Daase M, Søreide JE, D. M (2011) Effects of food quality on naupliar development in Calanus glacialis at subzero temperatures. Marine Ecology Progress Series 429:111-124. doi:10.3354/meps09075
  17. Leu E, Søreide JE, Hessen DO, Falk-Petersen S, Berge J (2011) Consequences of changing sea-ice cover for primary and secondary producers in the European Arctic shelf seas: Timing, quantity, and quality. Progress in Oceanography 90 (1–4):18-32. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2011.02.004
  18. Søreide JE, Leu E, Berge J, Graeve M, Falk-Petersen S (2010) Timing of blooms, algal food quality and Calanus glacialis reproduction and growth in a changing Arctic. Global Change Biology 16 (11):3154-3163. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2010.02175.x
  19. Leu E, Wiktor J, Søreide JE, Berge J, Falk-Petersen S (2010) Increased irradiance reduces food quality of sea ice algae. Marine Ecology Progress Series 411:49-60. doi:10.3354/meps08647
  20. Vogedes D, Varpe O, Søreide JE, Graeve M, Berge J, Falk-Petersen S (2010) Lipid sac area as a proxy for individual lipid content of arctic calanoid copepods. Journal of Plankton Research 32 (10):1471-1477. doi:10.1093/plankt/fbq068
  21. Berge J, Cottier F, Last KS, Varpe O, Leu E, Søreide J, Eiane K, Falk-Petersen S, Willis K, Nygard H, Vogedes D, Griffiths C, Johnsen G, Lorentzen D, Brierley AS (2009) Diel vertical migration of Arctic zooplankton during the polar night. Biology Letters 5 (1):69-72. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2008.0484.
  22. Søreide JE, Falk-Petersen S, Hegseth EN, Hop H, Carroll ML, Hobson KA, Blachowiak-Samolyk K (2008) Seasonal feeding strategies of Calanus in the high-Arctic Svalbard region. Deep-Sea Research II 55 (20-21):2225-2244. doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2008.05.024
  23. Blachowiak-Samolyk K, Søreide JE, Kwasniewski S, Sundfjord A, Hop H, Falk-Petersen S, Hegseth EN (2008) Hydrodynamic control of mesozooplankton abundance and biomass in northern Svalbard waters (79-81°N). Deep-Sea Research II 55 (20-21):2210-2224. doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2008.05.018
  24. Søreide JE, Tamelander T, Hop H, Hobson H, Johansen I (2006) Sample preparation effects on stable C and N isotope values: a comparison of methods in Arctic marine food web studies. Marine Ecology Progress Series 328: 17-28.
  25. Hop H, Falk-Petersen S, Svendsen H, Kwasniewski S, Pavlov V, Pavlova O, Søreide JE (2006) Physical and biological characteristics of the pelagic system across Fram Strait to Kongsfjorden. Progress in Oceanography 71 (2-4):182-231. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2006.09.007
  26. Søreide JE, Hop H, Carroll ML, Falk-Petersen S, Hegseth EN (2006) Seasonal food web structures and sympagic–pelagic coupling in the European Arctic revealed by stable isotopes and a two-source food web model. Progress in Oceanography 71 (1):59-87. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2006.06.001
  27. Tamelander T, Søreide JE, Hop H, Carroll ML (2006) Fractionation of stable isotopes in the Arctic marine copepod Calanus glacialis: Effects on the isotopic composition of marine particulate organic matter. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 333 (2):231-240. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2006.01.001
  28. Søreide JE, Hop H, Falk-Petersen S, Gulliksen B, Hansen E (2003) Macrozooplankton communities and environmental variables in the Barents Sea marginal ice zone in late winter and spring. Marine Ecology Progress Series 263:43-64. doi:10.3354/meps263043

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