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Anna Silyakova

Researcher UiT The Arctic University of NorwayDepartment of Geology
Work address CAGE – Centre for Arctic Gas hydrate, Environment and Climate Department of Geology UiT The Arctic University of Norway Tromsø 9037 Norway Work Phone: +47 77 64 45 69 Website: ResearchGate Website: Personal Website Website: Google Scholar
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Research interests:

  • Biogeochemistry of methane and carbon dioxide in the Arctic Ocean:
  • sources, transport and effects on climate and marine ecosystem
  • carbon pathways in the Arctic Ocean
  • ocean-sea ice-atmosphere interaction
  • continental shelf oceanography
  • sea ice biogeochemistry and microbiology
  • cycling of dissolved organic matter in the ocean

Scientific publications:

  1. – Sert, M. F., D’Andrilli, J., Gründger, F., Niemann, H., Granskog, M. A., Pavlov, A. K., … & Silyakova, A. (2020). Compositional Differences in Dissolved Organic Matter Between Arctic Cold Seeps Versus Non-Seep Sites at the Svalbard Continental Margin and the Barents Sea. Front. Earth Sci, 8, 552731.
  2. Silyakova, A., Jansson P., Serov P., Ferré B., Pavlov A. K., Hattermann T., Graves C. A., Platt S. M., Lund Myhre C., GründgerF. and Niemann H. (2020) Physical controls of dynamics of methane venting from a shallow seep area west of Svalbard. Continental Shelf Research 194 (2020): 104030.
  3. Jansson, P., Triest, J., Grilli, R., Ferré, B., Silyakova, A., Mienert, J., and Chappellaz, J. (2019). High-resolution underwater laser spectrometer sensing provides new insights into methane distribution at an Arctic seepage site, Ocean Sci., 15, 1055–1069.
  4. Jansson, P., Ferré, B., Silyakova, A., Dølven, K. O., & Omstedt, A. (2019). A new numerical model for understanding free and dissolved gas progression toward the atmosphere in aquatic methane seepage systems. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 17(3), 223-239.
  5. Platt, S. M., Eckhardt, S., Ferré, B., Fisher, R. E., Hermansen, O., Jansson, P., Lowry, D., Nisbet, E. G., Pisso, I., Schmidbauer, N., Silyakova, A., Stohl, A., Svendby, T. M., Vadakkepuliyambatta, S., Mienert, J., and Lund Myhre, C. (2018). Methane at Svalbard and over the European Arctic Ocean. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18(23), 17207-17224.
  6. Nomura, D., Granskog, M. A., Fransson, A., Chierici, M., Silyakova, A., Ohshima, K., Cohen, L., Delille, B., Hudson, S. R., Dieckmann, G. (2018). CO2 flux over young and snow-covered Arctic pack ice in winter and spring. Biogeosciences, 15(11), 3331-3343.
  7. Åström, E. K. L., Carroll, M. L., Ambrose, W. G., Sen, A., Silyakova, A. and Carroll, J. (2017), Methane cold seeps as biological oases in the high-Arctic deep sea. Limnology and Oceanography, 63(S1), S209-S231.
  8. Wallhead, P. J., Bellerby, R. G. J., Silyakova, A., Slagstad, D., & Polukhin, A. A. (2017). Bottom Water Acidification and Warming on the Western Eurasian Arctic Shelves: Dynamical Downscaling Projections. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 122(10), 8126-8144.
  9. Serov, P., Vadakkepuliyambatta, S., Mienert, J., Patton, H., Portnov, A., Silyakova, A., Panieri, G., Carroll, M.L., Carroll, J., Andreassen, K., and Hubbard, A. (2017). Postglacial response of Arctic Ocean gas hydrates to climatic amelioration, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(24), 6215-6220.
  10. Pohlman, J.W., Greinert, J., Ruppel, C., Silyakova, A., Vielstädte, L., Casso, M., Mienert, J. and Bünz, S., (2017). Enhanced CO2 uptake at a shallow Arctic Ocean seep field overwhelms the positive warming potential of emitted methane. PNAS, p.201618926.
  11. Myhre, C.L., Ferré, B., Platt, S.M., Silyakova, A., Hermansen, O., Allen, G., Pisso, I., Schmidbauer, N., Stohl, A., Pitt, J. and Jansson, P., (2016). Extensive release of methane from Arctic seabed west of Svalbard during summer 2014 does not influence the atmosphere. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(9), pp.4624-4631.
  12. Parmentier, F.J.W.; Silyakova, A.; Biastoch, A.; Kretschmer, K.; Panieri, G. AMAP Assessment: Methane as an Arctic climate forcer. Natural marine methane sources in the Arctic (Chp. 4, p. 37-48). (2015) ISBN 978-82-7971-091-2.
  13. Findlay, H. S.; Gibson, G.; Kedra, M.; Morata, N.; Orchowska, M.; Pavlov, A. K.; Reigstad, M.; Silyakova, A.; Tremblay, J-E.; Walczowski, W.; Weydmann, A.; Logvinova, C. (2015): Responses in Arctic marine carbon cycle processes: conceptual scenarios and implications for ecosystem function. Polar Research, 34(1), 24252.
  14. Pavlov, A. K.; Silyakova, A.; Granskog, M. A.; Bellerby, R.; Engel, A.; Schulz, K. G.; Brussaard, C. P. D. (2014) Marine CDOM accumulation during a coastal Arctic mesocosm experiment: No response to elevated pCO2 levels. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 119(6), 1216-1230
  15. Silyakova, A., Bellerby, R. G. J., Schulz, K. G., Czerny, J., Tanaka, T., Nondal, G., Riebesell, U., Engel, A., De Lange, T., and Ludwig, A. (2013): Pelagic community production and carbon-nutrient stoichiometry under variable ocean acidification in an Arctic fjord, Biogeosciences, 10, 4847-4859.
  16. Silyakova, A. (2013). Arctic Ocean carbon biogeochemistry under climate change and ocean acidification (Doctoral dissertation, The University of Bergen).
  17. Frigstad, H., Andersen, T., Bellerby, R. G., Silyakova, A., & Hessen, D. O. (2013). Variation in the seston C: N ratio of the Arctic Ocean and pan-Arctic shelves. Journal of Marine Systems, 129, 214-223.
  18. Czerny, J., Schulz, K.G., Boxhammer, T., Bellerby, R.G.J., Büdenbender, J., Engel, A., Krug, S.A., Ludwig, A., Nachtigall, K., Nondal, G., Niehoff, B., Silyakova, A., Riebesell, U., (2013) Implications of elevated CO2 on pelagic carbon fluxes in an Arctic mesocosm study – an elemental mass balance approach. Biogeosciences 10, 3109-3125.
  19. Tanaka, T., Alliouane, S., Bellerby, R. G. B., Czerny, J., de Kluijver, A., Riebesell, U., Schulz, K. G., Silyakova, A., and Gattuso, J.-P. (2013): Effect of increased pCO2 on the planktonic metabolic balance during a mesocosm experiment in an Arctic fjord, Biogeosciences, 10, 315-325.
  20. Schulz, K. G., Bellerby, R. G. J., Brussaard, C. P. D., Büdenbender, J., Czerny, J., Engel, A., Fischer, M., Koch-Klavsen, S., Krug, S. A., Lischka, S., Ludwig, A., Meyerhöfer, M., Nondal, G., Silyakova, A., Stuhr, A., and Riebesell, U. (2013): Temporal biomass dynamics of an Arctic plankton bloom in response to increasing levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, Biogeosciences, 10, 161-180.
  21. Ray, J.L., Topper, B., An, S., Silyakova, A., Spindelbock, J., Thyrhaug, R., Dubow, M.S., Thingstad, T.F., Sandaa, R.A. (2012) Effect of increased pCO2 on bacterial assemblage shifts in response to glucose addition in Fram Strait seawater mesocosms. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 82, 713-723.