Vanessa Pitusi » Members
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PhD project title:
Biodiversity of sympagic meiofauna in Svalbard.
PhD project description:
To study the biodiversity of sympagic meiofauna in sea ice in Svalbard using an integrative taxonomy based approach, and to determine the role of sea ice for this fauna.
Start date: 01.05.2021
Planned submission date: 30.04.2023
Janne Søreide (UNIS, Svalbard)
Kim Præbel (UiT, Tromsø, Norway)
Oleksandr Holovachov (Swedish Museum of Natural History)
- Pitusi, V., Søreide, J.E., Hassett, B.T. et al.The occurrence of Nematoda in coastal sea ice on Svalbard (European Arctic) determined with the 18S small subunit rRNA gene. Polar Biol 44, 1153–1162 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00300-021-02863-y
- Søreide JE, Pitusi V, Vader A et al (2021) Environmental status of Svalbard coastal waters: coastscapes and focal ecosystem components (SvalCoast). In: Moreno-Ibáñez et al (eds) SESS report 2020, Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System, Longyearbyen, pp 142–175. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4293849. Accessed 15 Jan 2021
- Andreasen, M.H., Søreide, J., Øvreås, L., Pitusi, V., Marquardt, M. (in progess). First insight into the coastal sea ice fauna in Eastern Svalbard. Frontiers in Marine Science.
- Marquardt, M., Majaneva, S., Pitusi, V. et al. Polar Biology (2017). – Pan-Arctic distribution of the hydrozoan Sympagohydra tuuli? First record in sea ice from Svalbard (European Arctic). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00300-017-2219-8
Popular Science and Outreach:
27.05.2021: Teamwork makes dream work
22.05.2021: Hidden biodiversity inside of Svalbard’s sea ice
30.09.2020: Stepping back into the past – UNIS repeat a 30-year old beach study in Storfjorden
07.07.2020: 2020 – A good sea ice year in Svalbard?
22.05.2020: Biodiversity Day in Svalbard
09.07.2018: First record of the hydrozoan Sympagohydra tuuli in Svalbard sea ice
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