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Jasmine Nahrgang

Associate Professor UiT The Arctic University of NorwayArctic and Marine Biology
Work address Department of Arctic and Marine Biology Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics UiT The Arctic University of Norway Tromsø 9037 Norway Work Phone: +47 77 64 58 96
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Research interests:

  • Impact of petroleum contaminants on Arctic marine organisms.

Running national and international projects:

  • COOPENOR – Combined effects of petroleum and the environment on bivalves from the Norwegian-Russian Arctic. (PI)
  • POLARISATION – Polar cod lipid metabolism and disruption by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PI)
  • EWMA – Environmental Waste Management Project (WP education leader)
  • ARCEx – Research Centre for Arctic Petroleum Exploration (WP education leader)

Relevant scientific publications:

  1. Nahrgang J., Varpe Ø., Korshunova E., Murzina S., 2014 Gender specific reproductive strategies of an Arctic key species (Boreogadus saida) and implications of climate change. PLOS ONE doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098452.
  2. Berge J, Cottier F, Darnis G, Falk-Petersen S, Gabrielsen T, Johnsen G, Last K, Leu E, Lønne OJ, Moline M, Nahrgang J, Renaud PE, Seuthe L, Søreide J, Varpe Ø, Weslawski JM (in press) In the dark: paradigms of Arctic ecosystems during polar night challenged by new understanding. Progr Oceanogr.
  3. Camus L, Brooks S, Geraudie P, Hjorth M, Nahrgang J, Olsen GH, Smit MG (2015) Comparison of produced water toxicity to Arctic and temperate species Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 113:248-58.
  4. Geraudie P., Nahrgang J., Leray J., Minier  C., Camus L., 2014. Endocrine disrupting effects of produced water in polar cod (Boreogadus saida). Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health Part A 77:557-73.
  5. Berge J., Nahrgang J., 2013. The Atlantic spiny lumpsucker Eumicrotremus spinosus: life history traits and the seemingly unlikely interaction with the pelagic amphipod Themisto libellula. Polish polar research 34:279-287.
  6. Nahrgang J., Brooks S., Evenset A., Camus L., Jonsson M., Smith T., Lukina J., Frantzen M., Giarratano E., Renaud PE., 2013. Seasonal variation in biomarkers in blue mussel (Mytilus edulis), Icelandic scallop (Chlamys islandica) and Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) – implications for environmental monitoring in the Barents Sea. Aquat. Toxicol. 127:21-35
  7. Frantzen M., Falk-Petersen I.B., Nahrgang J., Smith T., Olsen G.H., Hangstad T.A., Camus L., 2012. Toxicity of Goliat crude oil and pyrene to the embryos of beach spawning capelin (Mallotus villosus). Aquat. Toxicol. 108:42-52.
  8. Renaud P.E., Berge J., Varpe Ø., Lønne O.J., Nahrgang J., Ottesen C., Hallanger I., 2012. Climate change, competition, and consequences for the key Arctic species, Boreogadus saida. Polar Biol. 35:401-412.
  9. Camus L., Nahrgang J., Olsen G.H., 2010. Risk assessment and biomonitoring tools in the Arctic. Proceedings of 33rd AMOP Technical Seminar on Environmental Contamination and Response, Halifax, Canada. Volume 2, 1253-1266
  10. Nahrgang J., Camus L., Broms F., Christiansen J.S., Hop H., 2010. Seasonal baseline levels of physiological and biochemical parameters in polar cod (Boreogadus saida): implications for environmental monitoring. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 60:1336-1345
  11. Nahrgang J., Jönsson M., Camus L., 2010. EROD activity in liver and gills of polar cod (Boreogadus saida) exposed to waterborne and dietary crude oil. Mar. Environ. Res. 70:120-123
  12. Christiansen J.S., Karamushko L.I., Nahrgang J., 2010. Sub-lethal levels of waterborne petroleum may depress routine metabolism in polar cod Boreogadus saida (Lepechin, 1774). Polar Biol. 33:1049-1055
  13. Nahrgang J., Camus L., Carls M.G., Gonzalez P., Jönsson M., Taban I.C., Bechmann R.K., Christiansen J.S., Hop H. 2010. Biomarker responses in polar cod (Boreogadus saida) exposed to the water soluble fraction of crude oil. Aquat. Toxicol. 97:234-242
  14. Nahrgang J., Camus L., Gonzalez P., Jönsson M., Christiansen J.S., Hop H. 2010. Biomarker responses in polar cod (Boreogadus saida) exposed to dietary crude oil. Aquat. Toxicol. 96:77-83
  15. Nahrgang J., Camus L., Gonzalez P., Goksøyr A., Christiansen J.S., Hop H., 2009. PAH biomarker responses in polar cod (Boreogadus saida) exposed to benzo(a)pyrene. Aquat. Toxicol. 94:309-319

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