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Kjetil Sagerup

Senior advisor Akvaplan-nivaMarine Department
Work address Akvaplan-niva AS Fram Centre Tromsø 9296 Norway Work Phone: +47 48 06 99 76
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Biography

Research interests:

  • Ecotoxicology (Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
  • Bioaccumulation and biomagnifications
  • Long-range transport
  • New (emerging) contaminants
  • Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) fate and effects of oil spills in northern ecosystem
  • Seabird ecology.

Relevant scientific publications:

  1. Aune M, Aniceto AS, Biuw M, Daase M, Falk-Petersen S, Leu E, Ottesen CAM, Sagerup K, Camus L (2018) Seasonal ecology in ice-covered Arctic seas – considerations for spill response decision making. Marine Environmental Research. doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2018.09.004
  2. Breitwieser M, Thomas-Guyon H, Huet V, Sagerup K, Geraudie P. 2018. Spatial and temporal impacts of the skjervøy harbour diesel spill on native population of blue mussels: A sub-arctic case study. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 153:168-174.
  3. Ane Haarr, Ketil Hylland, Norith Eckbo, Geir Wing Gabrielsen, Dorte Herzke, Jan Ove Bustnes, Pierre Blévin, Olivier Chastel, Børge Moe, Sveinn Are Hanssen, Kjetil Sagerup, Katrine Borgå (2018) DNA damage in Arctic seabirds: Baseline, sensitivity to a genotoxic stressor, and association with organohalogen contaminants. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 37, 4: 1084-1091.
  4. Melnes, M., Gabrielsen, G.W., Herzke, D., Sagerup, K., Jenssen, B.M. (2017) Dissimilar effects of organohalogenated compounds on thyroid hormones in glaucous gulls. Environmental Research 158, 350-357.Bustnes, J.O., Bårdsen, B.J., Moe, B., Herzke, D., Hanssen, S.A., Sagerup, K., Bech, C., Nordstad, T.,
  5. Chastel, O., Tartu, S., Gabrielsen, G.W. (2016). Temporal variation in circulating concentrations of organochlorine pollutants in a pelagic seabird breeding in the high arctic. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, DOI: 10.1002/etc.3560.
  6. Solheim, S.A., Sagerup, K., Huber, S., Byrkjedal, I., Gabrielsen, G.W. (2016). The black-legged kittiwake preen gland – an overlooked organ for depuration of fat-soluble contaminants? Polar Research, 35, 29651, http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/polar.v35.29651.
  7. Sagerup, K., Nahrgang, J., Frantzen, M., Larsen, L.-H., Geraudie, P. (2016). Biological effects of marine diesel oil exposure in red king crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus) assessed through a water and foodborne exposure experiment. Marine Environmental Research 119, 126-135.
  8. Larsen, L.H, Sagerup, K., Ramsvatn, S. (2016). The Mussel Path – Using the contaminant tracer, Ecotracer, in Ecopath to model the spread of pollutants in an Arctic marine foodweb. Ecological modelling, 331, 77-85.
  9. Larsen, L.H., Kvamstad-Lervold, B., Sagerup, K., Gribkovskaia, V., Bambulyak, A., Rautio, R., Berg, T.E. (2016). Technological and environmental challenges of Arctic shipping – A case study of a fictional voyage in the Arctic. Polar Research, 35, 27977, http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/polar.v35.27977.
  10. Hallanger, I.G., Sagerup, K., Evenset, A., Kovacs, K.M., Leoards, P., Fuglei, E., Routti, H., Aars, J., Strøm, H., Lydersen, C., Gabrielsen, G.W. (2015). Organophosphorous flame retardants in biota from Svalbard, Norway. Marine Pollution Bulletin. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.09.049.
  11. Sagerup, K., Åsbakk, K., Polder, A., Skåre, J.U., Gabrielsen, G.W., Barrett, R.T. (2014). Relationships between persistent organic pollutants and circulating immunoglobulin-Y in black-legged kittiwakes and Atlantic puffins. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health-Part a. 77(9-11), 481-494.
  12. Sonne, C., Mæhre, S.A.B., Sagerup, K., Harju, M., Heimstad, E.S., Leifsson, L.P., Dietz, R., Gabrielsen, G.W. 2013. A screening of liver, kidney, and thyroid gland morphology in organochlorine-contaminated glaucous gulls (Larus hyperboreus) from Svalbard. Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry. 91(1), 172-186.
  13. Nordstad, T., Moe, B., Bustnes, J.O., Bech, C., Chastel, O., Goutte, A., Sagerup, K., Trouvé, C., Herzke, D., Gabrielsen, G.W., 2012. Relationships between POPs and baseline corticosterone levels in black-legged kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla) across their breeding cycle. Environmental Pollution 164, 219-226.
  14. Helgason, L.B., Sagerup, K., Gabrielsen, G.W., 2011. Temporal trends and contaminant profiles of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in seabird eggs from Northern Norway and Svalbard, in: Loganathan, B.G., Lam, P.K.S. (Eds.), Global Contamination Trends of Persistent Organic Chemicals. Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, pp. 547-570.
  15. Bustnes, Jan Ove; Moe, Børge; Herzke, Dorte; Hanssen, Sveinn Are; Nordstad, Tore; Sagerup, Kjetil; Gabrielsen, Geir W.; Borgå, Katrine. Strongly increasing blood concentrations of lipid-soluble organochlorines in high arctic common eiders during incubation fast. Chemosphere 2010; 79(3) s. 320-325.
  16. Sagerup, Kjetil; Larsen, Hans Jørgen; Skaare, Janneche Utne; Johansen, Grethe Marie; Gabrielsen, Geir Wing. The Toxic Effects of Multiple Persistent Organic Pollutant Exposures on the Post-Hatch Immunity Maturation of Glaucous Gulls. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health-Part a 2009; 72(14) s. 870-883.
  17. Sagerup, Kjetil; Savinov, Vadimir; Savinova, Tatiana; Kuklin, Vadim; Muir, Derec C.G.; Gabrielsen, Geir Wing. Persistent organic pollutants, heavy metals and parasites in the glaucous gull (Larus hyperboreus) on Spitsbergen. Environmental Pollution 2009; 157(8-9) s. 2282-2290.
  18. Sagerup, K., Helgason, L.B., Polder, A., Strøm, H., Josefsen, T.D., Skåre, J.U. & Gabrielsen, G.W. 2009: Persistent organic pollutants and mercury in dead and dying glaucous gulls (Larus hyperboreus) at Bjørnøya (Svalbard) Science of the Total Environment 407: 6009–6016.
  19. Prestrud, Kristin Wear; Åsbakk, Kjetil; Fuglei, Eva; Mørk, Torill; Stien, Audun; Ropstad, Erik; Tryland, Morten; Gabrielsen, Geir Wing; Lydersen, Christian; Kovacs, Kit M.; Loonen, Maarten; Sagerup, Kjetil; Oksanen, Antti. Serosurvey for Toxoplasma gondii in arctic foxes and possible sources of infection in the high Arctic of Svalbard. Veterinary parasitology 2007; 150. s. 6-12.
  20. Sagerup, Kjetil; Henriksen, Espen Olav; Skaare, Janneche Utne; Gabrielsen, Geir Wing. Intraspecific variation in trophic feeding levels and organochlorine concentrations in glaucous gulls (Larus hyperboreus) from Bjørnøya, the Barents Sea. Ecotoxicology 2002; 11(2) s. 119-125.
  21. Sagerup, Kjetil; Henriksen, Espen Olav; Skorping, Arne; Skaare, Janneche Utne; Gabrielsen, Geir Wing. Intensity of parasitic nematodes increases with organochlorine levels in the glaucous gull. Journal of Applied Ecology 2000; 37(3) s. 532-539.
  22. Henriksen, Espen Olav; Gabrielsen, Geir Wing; Trudeau, S; Wolkers, J; Sagerup, Kjetil; Skaare, Janneche Utne. Organochlorines and possible biochemical effects in glaucous gulls (Larus hyperboreus) from Bjørnøya, the Barents Sea. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 2000; 38(2) s. 234-243.
  23. Henriksen, Espen Olav; Gabrielsen, Geir Wing; Trudeau, s; Wolkers, J; Sagerup, Kjetil; Skaare, Janneche Utne. Persistent organochlorines, cytochrome P450 enzyme activities and highly carboxylated porphyrins in glaucous gulls (Larus hyperboreus). Toxicology Letters 1999; 109(1) s. 64-64.

Popular science and outreach:

  • Sagerup, K., Larsen, L.H. 2016. Dieselutslippet på Skjervøy. Kronikk, Fiskeribladet Fiskaren 17.06.16, 1p.
  • Korshunova, E., Sagerup, K., Geraudie, P., Nahrgang, J. Frantzen, M. 2015. Biological effects of the Skjervøy diesel oil spill: a sub-Arctic real case study. Poster Arctic Frontier conference, January 2014, Tromsø, Norway.
  • Larsen, L. H., and K. Sagerup. 2014. Hell i uhell? Kronikk, Fiskeribladet Fiskaren 05.09.14, 1 p.
  • Rusten, M., Brude, O.W. Kruuse-Meyer, R., Braathen, M., Rundberg, A., Spikkerud, C., Sagerup, K., Skeie, G.M. 2014. Development of methodology for calculations of environmental risk for the marginal ice zone – a joint project between Akvaplan-niva and DNV GL. Høvik, Norway. 82 pp.
  • Sagerup, K. 2014. Sjøfugl og metode for miljørisikoanalyse (MIRA) – Seminarrapport 2013. APN-6556, 44 pp.
  • Sagerup, K., Geraudie, P. 2014. Miljøundersøkelse etter dieselutslipp til Skjervøy havn. APN-6821, 21 pp.
  • Sagerup, K., Larsen, L-H. 2014. A-LEX: Regulating Arctic Shipping: Political, legal, technological and environmental challenges. An interdisciplinary study of increased Arctic shipping. Work package 2: Environmental implications. Poster Arctic Frontier conference, January 2014, Tromsø, Norway.
  • Herzke, D., Kaasa, H., Gravem, F., Gregersen, H., Bettum Jensen, J.G., Hveding, Ø.P., Horn, J.E., Harju, M., Katsoyiannis, A., Borgen, A.R., Enge, E.K., Warner, N., Heimstad, E.S., Sagerup, K., Christensen, G.N., Gabrielsen, G.W., & S. A. Hanssen.  2013. Perfluorinated alkylated substances, brominated flame retardants and chlorinated paraffins in the Norwegian Environment – Screening 2013. Statlig program for forurensningsovervåkning, M40 – 2013, 110 pp.
  • Sagerup, K., Beyer, J., Evenset, A., Green, N.W., Falk, A.H. 2013. Vurdering av miljøgiftsituasjonen i Norskehavet og Barentshavet. APN-6401/ Miljødirektoratets rapport 17-2013, 40 pp.
  • Larsen, L-H., Rautio, R., Kvamstad, B., Sagerup, K., Bambulyak, A. & Berg, T.E. 2013.  A-LEX 2012, a case study. APN-5840.01
  • Descamps, S., Strøm, H., Moe, B., Gabrielsen, G.W., Sagerup, K., Bustnes, J.O. 2013. Status and trend of glaucous gulls in Kongsfjorden, Spitsbergen. Final report ‐ Svalbard Miljøvernfond, 18 pp.
  • Larsen, L-H., Sagerup, K. & Palerud, R. 2012. Environmental setting and recommendations for sustainable exploration of the “Bjørnøyrenna” exploration area (Blocks 7217-7221 and 7317-7321) in the Barents Sea. APN-5788.01
  • Kristoffersen, S., Sagerup, K., Jenssen, B.M., Warner, N., Herzke, D. & Gabrielsen, G.W. 2012. Miljøgifter i egg fra snøspurv (Plectrophenax nivalis) fra fire bosettinger på Svalbard – en undersøkelse av miljøgifter i snøspurv i Longyearbyen, Ny-Ålesund, Barentsburg og Pyramiden, med fokus på lokal forurensing. Sluttrapport til Svalbards Miljøvernfond, 23 pp.
  • Gabrielsen, G.W., Evenset,A., Frantzen, S., Gwynn, J., Hallanger, I.G., Kallenborn, R., Pfaffhuber, K.A., Routti, H., & Sagerup, K. 2012. MOSJ statusrapport 2011 Miljøgifter. Norsk Polarinstitutt. Rapportserie nr. 137, 44pp.
  • Kallenborn, Roland, Rolf Tore Ottesen, Geir W. Gabrielsen, Corinna Schrum, Anita Evenset, Anders Ruus, Halfdan Benjaminsen, Kjetil Sagerup, Guttorm Christensen, Ola Eggen, Pernilla Carlsson, Emma Johansson-Karlsson, Anuschka Polder, Halvard R. Pedersen. 2012. PCB på Svalbard: rapport 2011. Editor Lundquist, Qno. Sysselmannen på Svalbard, Longyearbyen.
  • Sagerup, K, Leonards, P., Routti, H., Fuglei, E., Aars, J., Strøm, H., Kovacs, K., Lydersen, C. & Gabrielsen, G.W.. 2011. Organophosphorous flame retardants in Arctic biota. Norwegian Climate and Pollution Agency (Klif). Report nr. 1092/2011, 50pp.
  • Maria Dam, Bert van Bavel, Frank Rigét, Anna Rotander, Anuschka Polder, Guðjón A. Auðunsson, Dorete Bloch, Gísli A. Víkingsson, Bjarni Mikkelsen, Geir Wing Gabrielsen and Kjetil Sagerup. 2011.  “New” POPs in marine mammals in Nordic Arctic and NE Atlantic areas during three decades. TemaNord 2011:564, ISBN 978-92-893-2282-9, Nordic Council of Ministers, Copenhagen, 121pp.
  • Sagerup, Kjetil; Helgason, Lisa B; Gabrielsen, Geir Wing. Decreasing levels of Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Arctic. http://barentsportal.com/barentsportal09/ september 2010.
  • Gabrielsen, G.W. & Sagerup, K. 2010. Forurensning i isbjørn. In; Forvaltningsplan Barentshavet-Rapport fra overvåkingsgruppen 2010 (eds. Sunnanå, K., Fossheim, M. & C.D. Olseng.). Fisken og Havet, særnummer 1b-2010, Kap. 4.11.6.2, side 74-76.
  • Lydersen, C., Wolkers, H., Routti, H., Sagerup, K. & Gabrielsen, G.W. 2010. Forurensning i ringsel. In; Forvaltningsplan Barentshavet-Rapport fra overvåkingsgruppen 2010 (eds. Sunnanå, K., Fossheim, M. & C.D. Olseng.). Fisken og Havet, særnummer 1b-2010, Kap. 4.11.6.1, side 73-74.
  • Miljeteig, C., Lie, E., Sagerup, K. & Gabrielsen, G.W. 2010. Miljøgifter i egg fra krykkje (Rissa tridactyla) fra Barentsburg, Pyramiden og Kongsfjorden – en undersøkelse av bidrag fra lokal forurensning til sjøfuglen krykkje i bosetninger på Svalbard. Sluttrapport til Svalbards Miljøfond, 22pp.
  • Sagerup, K., Herzke, D., Harju, M., Christiansen, G.N., Evenset, A., Routti, H., Fuglei, E., Aars, J., Strøm. H & Gabrielsen, G.W. 2010. New brominated flame retadants in Arctic biota. Norwegian Climate and Pollution Agency (Klif). Report nr. 2630/2010.
  • Sagerup, K. & Gabrielsen, G.W. 2010. Er det trygt å spise fisk? Kronikk i avisen Nordlys. 4 November 2010.
  • Sagerup, Kjetil. POP-cocktails: hangover threats for seabirds? The response of three seabird species to exposure to persistent organic pollutants in the Barents Sea. Tromsø: University of Tromsø, Tromsø University Museum, PhD avhandling 2009 (ISBN: 978-82-8236-006-7, h.).
  • Sagerup, Kjetil; Gabrielsen, Geir Wing. Er Mack-øl og måsegg en saga blott? Effekter av organiske miljøgifter. Ottar 2007; 264(1) s. 38-44.
  • Knudsen, Lisa B.; Sagerup, Kjetil; Polder, Anuschka; Schlabach, Martin; Josefsen, Terje D; Strøm, Hallvard; Skaare, Janneche Utne; Gabrielsen, Geir Wing. Halogenated Organic Contaminants and mercury in dead or dying seabirds on Bjørnøya (Svalbard). Tromsø: SFT 2007 (ISBN 978-82-7655-296-6).
  • Sagerup, Kjetil; Gabrielsen, Geir Wing; Larsen, Hans Jørgen; Skaare, Janneche Utne. Immune effects of persistent organic pollutants in arctic seabirds – method development and ongoing research. Polar Research in Tromsø 2005; s. 8-9.
  • Larsen, Hans Jørgen; Gabrielsen, Geir Wing; Sagerup, Kjetil. Effekter av persistente organiske miljøgifter på immunrespons hos polarmåke. Tromsø: Norsk Polarinstitutt 2004 (ISBN 82-7666-212-9) 19 s.
  • Hop, Håkon; Sagerup, Kjetil; Schlabach, Martin; Gabrielsen, Geir Wing. Persistent organic pollutants in marine macro-benthos near urban settlements in Svalbard: Longyearbyen, Pyramiden, Barentsburg, and Ny-Ålesund. Tromsø: Norsk Polarinstitutt 2001 (ISBN 82-7666-183-1) 44 s.
  • Sagerup, Kjetil; Gabrielsen, Geir Wing; Larsen, Hans Jørgen; Skaare, Janneche Utne. Effects of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) on the immune response of glaucous gull (Larus hyperboreus) – Method development for immunological studies on glaucous gull. Experimental immunotoxicological study with glaucous gull chicks. Final report for project number 4188 to the effects program. Tromsø: Transport og effektprogrammet, http://www.npolar.no/transeff/Effects/Default.htm. 2001.