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JoLynn Carroll

Assistant Director (Akvaplan-niva), Professor II (UiT) Akvaplan-nivaManagement and Administration
Work address Akvaplan-niva AS Fram Centre Tromsø 9296 Norway Cell Phone: +47 47 04 38 44
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Research interests:

  • Detection of ecosystem responses to anthropogenic impact factors-ecosystem-based modeling for scenario assessments
  • Arctic environment and climate change
  • Sediment biogeochemistry
  • Methane hydrate ecosystems in a changing Arctic
  • Modern sedimentation and geochronology
  • Arctic contaminant transport and cycling.

Running national and international projects:

  • Principal Investigator: An advanced software tool for holistic environmental impact assessment that fulfills the needs of integrated management – Norwegian Research Council DEMO 2000 program (2014-2016).
  • Principal Investigator (Workpackage Leader): ARCEx – Research Centre for Arctic Petroleum Exploration – Norwegian Research Council PETROMAKS program (2013-2021).
  • Principal Investigator (Workpackage Leader): CAGE – Centre for Arctic gas hydrate energy and environmental technology. NFR Centre of Excellence located at the University of Tromsø (2013-2021).

Completed national and international projects (2010 to present):

  • Knowledge assessment of data and models for Arctic Ice Covered Waters. Statoil (2013-2014).
  • Partner: CAMARE- Accidental discharge project. ConocoPhillips (2012-2014).
  • Partner: Environmental impacts of Arctic oil spills and Arctic spill response technologies. Arctic oil spill response technology – Joint Industry Programme administered by: International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (2012).
  • Principal Investigator: SYMBIOSES-System for biology based assessments. NFR Oceans & Seas program (2011-2013).
  • Partner: CASE- The Changing Arctic and Sub-Arctic Environment: a research and training program on marine biotic indicators of recent climate changes in the high latitudes of the North Atlantic (2010-2014).  European Union Marie Curie Program.
  • Partner: MARES- Marine Ecosystem Health and Conservation ( Project financed by: European Union.
  • Partner: ‘CETIA- coastal environment, technology and innovation in the Arctic (2011-2013). Project financed by: European Union.
  • Lead Investigator: Arctic Ocean Acidification. Project lead by Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program. Project financed by: Nordic Ministers of Research (2010-2012).
  • Principal Investigator: A natural oil spill containment system for deployment under Arctic coastal sea conditions. NFR PETROMAKS (Pre project 2010).
  • Partner: The Changing Arctic and Sub-Arctic environment. Initial Training Network. EU Marie Curie Program. (2010-2013).
  • Partner: Environmental Industrial Waste Management Center (EWMA). University of Tromsø. NFR and ENI Norge (2006-2015).
  • Partner: Arctic Tipping Points. EU 7th framework project on climate change impacts and thresholds on Arctic Ocean systems (2009-2012).

Relevant publications – Books, book chapters and guest editorials:

  1. Potts, T., Valcic, B. and Carroll, J.,Carroll, M. 2014. ‘The practicalities of ecosystem based management and climate change in the Barents Sea: the ECOBAR project.’ In: Kwon, M-S, Schofield, C.H. and Lee, S. (eds), The Limits of Maritime Jurisdiction, (The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, Law of the Sea Institute, 2014).
  2. Olsen, G.H., Carroll, J., Dahle, S., Larsen, L.H., Camus, L. (2013). Challenges performing risk assessment in the Arctic. In: Lee K, Neff J (eds) Produced water: environmental risks and advances in mitigation technologies. Springer, New York, pp.  521-536.
  3. Carroll, J. and Zaborska, A. 2010. Radioactivity in the Arctic Ocean and Arctic Shelf Seas. In: Radionuclides in the Environment. (Ed. D. Atwood.) Wiley. 560 pages. ISBN: 978-0-470-71434-8
  4. Wassmann, P., Carroll, J., Bellerby, R., 2008. Carbon flux and ecosystem feedback in the northern Barents Sea in an era of climate change: an introduction. Deep-Sea Research, 55:2143-2153.
  5. Carroll, J. & I. Lerche. (2003). Sedimentary Processes: Quantification using Radionuclides. Elsevier. 272 pp.
  6. Carroll, M.L. & J. Carroll. (2003). The Arctic Seas. In: Biogeochemistry of Marine Systems. (Ed. K.D. Black and G.B. Shimmield).  Blackwell Publishing. Pg. 127-156.
  7. Duursma, E.K., J. Carroll (1996).  Environmental compartments, equilibria and assessment of processes between air, water, sediments and biota.  Springer, Berlin, 277 pp.

Relevant publications – Research articles in peer-reviewed journals (from 2010-present):

  1. Lopez, J.L., Golemba, M., Hernández, E., Lozada, M., Dionisi, H., Jansson, J., Carroll, J., Lundgren, L., Sjöling, S., Mac Cormack, W.P. (2015) Microbial and viral-like rhodopsins in coastal marine sediments from four polar and subpolar regions: are rhodopsin segregated by geographic locations? Nature (submitted).
  2. Ambrose, W., Panieri, G., Carroll, M., Schneider, A., Plaza-Faverola, A., Carroll, M. L. Åström, E., Locke IV, W., Carroll, J. (2015) Bivalve shell horizons in seafloor pockmarks of the last glacial-interglacial transition suggest a thousand years of methane emissions in the Arctic Ocean, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (in review).
  3. Navarro, V.C., Jæger, I., Honkonen, J., Kukkonen, J., Camus, L., Carroll, J. (2015) Bioaccumulation, biotransformation and elimination of pyrene in the arctic crustacean Gammarus setosus (Amphipoda) at two temperatures Marine Environmental Research, (in press)
  4. Dijkstra, N., Junttila, J., Carroll, J., Husum, K., Hald, M. (2015) Natural variability of benthic foraminiferal assemblages and metal concentrations during the last 150 yrs in the Ingøydjupet trough, SW Barents Sea. Marine Micropaleontology (in press).
  5. Junttila, J., Carroll, J., Dijkstra, N. (2015) Variability of present and past PAH concentrations in sediments of the SW Barents Sea.  Norwegian Journal of Geology (in press).
  6. Junttila, J., Carroll, J., Husum, K., Dijkstra, N. (2014) Sediment transport and deposition in the Ingøydjupet trough, SW Barents Sea. Continental Shelf Research.76: 53-63.
  7. Dijkstra, N., Junttila, J., Carroll, J., Husum, K., Elvebakk, G., Godtliebsen, F. 2013. Baseline benthic foraminiferal assemblages and habitat conditions in a sub-Arctic region of increasing petroleum development. Marine Environmental Research 92:178-196.
  8. Olsen G.H., Klok C., Hendriks A.J., Geraudie P., De Hoop L., De Laender F., Farmen E., Grøsvik B.E., Hansen B.H., Hjorth M., Jansen C.R., Nordtug T., Ravagnan E., Viaene K., Carroll J. (2013). A synthesis of petroleum ecotoxicology data for selected cold-water species of fish and zooplankton. Journal of Environmental Research. 90: 9-17.
  9. Jensen, L.K., Jæger, I., Honkanen J., Carroll, JL (2012) Bioaccumulation of phenanthrene and benzo[a]pyrene in Calanus finmarchicus. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 78: 225-231.
  10. Carroll, J. and Smit, M. (2011) An integrated modeling framework for decision support in ecosystem-based management: case study Lofoten/Barents Sea. SPE International.
  11. Skarðhamar J, Reigstad M, Carroll J, Eiane K, Riser CW, Slagstad D. 2011. Effects of Mortality changes on biomass and production in Calanus spp. populations. Aquatic Biology. 12: 129-145.
  12. Reigstad M, Carroll J, Slagstad, D., Ellingsen, I., Wassman, P. 2011. Intra-regional comparison of productivity, carbon flux and ecosystem composition within the northern Barents Sea. Progress in Oceanography. 90:33-46.
  13. Olsen, G.H., Carroll, J., Dahle, S., Larsen, L.H., Camus, L. (2011). Challenges performing risk assessment in the Arctic. In: Lee K, Neff J (eds) Produced water: environmental risks and advances in mitigation technologies. Springer, New York, pp.  521-536.
  14. Olsen, G.H., Smit, M., Carroll, J., Jæger, I., Smith, T., Camus, L. 2011. Arctic versus temperate comparison of risk assessment metrics for 2-methyl-naphthalene. Marine Environmental Research. 72:179-187.
  15. Carroll, J. and Zaborska, A. 2010. Radioactivity in the Arctic Ocean and Arctic Shelf Seas. In: Radionuclides in the Environment. (Ed. D. Atwood.) Wiley. 560 pages. ISBN: 978-0-470-71434-8
  16. De Laender, F., Olsen, G.H., Grøsvik, B.E., Grung, M., Hansen, B.H., Hendriks, A.J., Janssen, C.R., Klok, C., Nortug, T., Smit, M., Carroll, J., Camus, L. 2011. Ecotoxicological mechanisms and models in an impact analysis tool for oil spills. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health.74:605-619.
  17. Carroll J, Lerche I. Sedimentary radioactive tracers and diffusive models. 2010. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity. 101: 597-600.
  18. Hessen, D. O., Carroll, J., Kjeldstad, B., Korosov, A.A., Pettersson, L.H., Pozdnyakov, D., Sørensen, K. 2010. Input of organic carbon as determinant of nutrient fluxes, light, climate and productivity in the Ob and Yenisey estuaries. Est. & Cont. Shelf Science. 88:53-62.
  19. Maiti, K., Carroll, J., Benitz-Nelson, C. R., (2010).  Sedimentation and particle dynamics in the Barents Sea Marginal Ice Zone. Journal of Marine Systems. 79: 185-198.
  20. Jensen, L. K., Carroll, J. 2010. Experimental studies of reproduction and feeding for two Arctic dwelling Calanus species exposed to crude oil. Aquatic Biology. 10:261-271.
  21. Zaborska, A., Mietelski, J.W., Carroll, J., Papucci, C., Pempkowiak, J. 2010. Sources and distri-butions of 137Cs, 238Pu, and 239,240Pu in the northwestern Barents Sea. J. Environ Rad 101:323-331.