Peer-reviewed publications

Lena Seuthe
Scientific advisor
UiT The Arctic University of Norway


Aarflot, J. M., Dalpadado, P., Fiksen, Ø. (2020) Foraging success in planktivorous fish increases with topographic blockage of prey distributions. Marine Ecology Progress Series 644:129-142.

Asbjørnsen, H., Årthun, M., Skagseth, Ø., Eldevik, T. (2020). Mechanisms underlying recent Arctic Atlantification. Geophysical Research Letters. doi: 10.1029/2020GL088036

Berge, J., Johnsen, G., Cohen, J.H. (2020). Polar Night Marine Ecology – Life and Light in the Dead of Night. Spinger Advances in Polar Ecology, pp. 367,

Cayuela, H., Rougemont, Q., Laporte, M., Mérot, C., Normandeau, E., Dorant, Y., Tørresen, O.K., Hoff, S. N. K., Jentoft, S., Sirois, P., Castonguay, M., Jansen, T., Praebel, K., Clément, M., Bernatchez, L. (2020) Shared ancestral polymorphism and chromosomal rearrangements as potential drivers of local adaptation in a marine fish. Molecular Ecology.

Dong, K., Kvile, Ø.K., Stenseth, N.C., Stige, L.C. (2020). Associations among temperature, sea ice and phytoplankton bloom dynamics in theBarents Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series 635:25-36.

Duarte, P., Sundfjord, A., Meyer, A., Hudson, S. R., Spreen, G., Smedsrud, L. H. (2020). Warm Atlantic water explains observed sea ice melt rates north of Svalbard. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125, e2019JC015662.

Dupont, N., Durant, J. M., Langangen, Ø., Gjøsæter, H., Stige, L. C. (2020). Sea ice, temperature, and prey effects on annual variations in meanlengths of a key Arctic fish, Boreogadus saida, in the Barents Sea. ICES Journal of Marine Science 77:1796-1805. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsaa040

Eldevik, T., Haugan, P.M. (2020). That’s a lot of water. Nature Physics 16, 496.

Eriksen, E., Bagøien, E., Strand, E., Primicerio, R., Prokhorova, T., Trofimov, A. and Prokopchuk, I. (2020). The Record-Warm Barents Sea and 0-Group Fish Response to Abnormal Conditions. Front. Mar. Sci. 7:338.

Fer, I., Koenig, Z., Kozlov, I. E., Ostrowski, M., Rippeth, T. P., Padman, L., et al. (2020). Tidally‐forced lee waves drive turbulent mixing along theArctic Ocean margins. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL088083.

Fransner, F., Counillon, F., Bethke, I., Tjiputra, J., Samuelsen, A., Nummelin, A., Olsen, A. (2020). Ocean Biogeochemical Predictions – Initialization and Limits of Predictability, Frontiers in Marine Research, 7:386. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00386

Gjøsæter, H., Huserbråten, M., Vikebø, F., Eriksen, E. (2020). Key processes regulating the early life history of Barents Sea polar cod. Polar Biol43, 1015–1027.

Johansson, A. M., Espeseth, M. M., Brekke, C. and Holt, B. (2020). Can Mineral Oil Slicks Be Distinguished From Newly Formed Sea Ice Using Synthetic Aperture Radar?. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing 13,

Koenig, Z., Fer, I., Kolås, E., Fossum, T. O., Norgren, P., Ludvigsen, M. (2020). Observations of turbulence at a near‐surface temperature front in the Arctic Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125, e2019JC015526.

Kolås, E. H., Koenig, Z., Fer, I., Nilsen, F., & Marnela, M. (2020). Structure and transport of Atlantic Water north of Svalbard from observations in summer and fall 2018. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 125, e2020JC016174.

Madonna, E., Hes, G., Li, C., Michel, C., & Siew, P. Y. F. (2020). Control of Barents Sea wintertime cyclone variability by large-scale atmosphericflow. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL090322.

Nilsen, I., Kolding, J., Hansen, C., Howell, D. (2020). Exploring Balanced Harvesting by Using an Atlantis Ecosystem Model for the Nordic and Barents Seas. Frontier in Marine Science 7:70.

Park, H., Watanabe, E., Kim, Y., Polyakov, I., Oshima, K., Zhang, X., Kimball, J.S., Yang, D. (2020). Increasing riverine heat influx triggers Arctic sea ice decline and oceanic and atmospheric warming. Science Advances, Vol. 6 (45): eabc4699.

Pecuchet, L., Blanchet, M.-A., Frainer, A., Husson, B., Jørgensen, L.L., Kortsch, S., Primicerio, R. (2020). Novel feeding interactions amplify theimpact of species redistribution on an Arctic food web. Global Change Biology 26:4894–4906.

Polyakov, I.V., Alkire, M.B., Bluhm, B.A., Brown, K.A., Carmack, E.C., Chierici, M., Danielson, S.L., Ellingsen, I., Ershova, E.A., Gårdfeldt, K., Ingvaldsen, R.B., Pnyushkov, A.V., Slagstad, D. and Wassmann, P. (2020) Borealization of the Arctic Ocean in Response to Anomalous AdvectionFrom Sub-Arctic Seas. Frontiers in Marine Science 7:491.

Rabault, J., Sutherland, G., Gundersen, O., Jensen, A., Marchenko, A., Breivik, Ø. (2020). An open source, versatile, affordable waves in iceinstrument for scientific measurements in the Polar Regions. Cold Regions Science and Technology 170, 102955.

Shen, H., Li, F., He, S., Orsolini, Y. J., Li, J. (2020). Impact of late spring Siberian snow on summer rainfall in South-Central China. ClimateDynamics 54, 3803–3818.

Siew, P. Y. F., Li, C., Sobolowski, S. P., Kin, M. P. (2020). Intermittency of Arctic–mid-latitude teleconnections-stratospheric pathway betweenautumn sea ice and the winter North Atlantic Oscillation. Weather and Climate Dynamics, 1: 261–275.

Skagseth, Ø., Eldevik, T., Årthun, M., Asbjørnsen, H., Lien, V. S., Smedsrud, L. H. (2020). Reduced efficiency of the Barents Sea coolingmachine. Nature Climate Change 10, 661–666.

Stige, L. (2020) The Polar Sea Ice Melts: What Happens to the Fish Under the Ice?. Frontiers of Young Minds. 8:91. doi: 10.3389/frym.2020.00091

Solan, M., Archambault, P., Renaud, P. E., März, C. (2020). The changing Arctic Ocean: consequences for biological communities, biogeochemicalprocesses and ecosystem functioning. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A. 378: 20200266.

Thingstad, T. F. (2020). How trophic cascades and photic zone nutrient content interact to generate basin-scale differences in the microbial food web. ICES Journal of Marine Science, doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsaa028

Yang, R., Utne, I.B., Liu, Y., Paltrinieri, N. (2020). Dynamic Risk Analysis of Operation of the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV). Proceedings of the 30th European Safety and Reliability Conference and the 15th Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Conference. Edited by Piero Baraldi, Francesco Di Maio and Enrico Zio. Research Publishing, Singapore.


Batrak, Y. and Müller M. (2019). On the warm bias in atmospheric reanalyses induced by the missing snow over Arctic sea-ice. Nature Communications, 10:4170. doi:10.1038/s41467-019-11975-3

Borgå, K. (2019). The Arctic ecosystem: A canary in the coal mine for global multiple stressors. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 38 (3): 487-488.

Fossum, T. O.,Fragoso, G. M., Davies, E. J., Ullgren, J., Mendes, R., Johnsen, G., Ellingsen, I.H., Eidsvik, J., Ludvigsen, M., Rajan, K. (2019) Toward adaptive robotic sampling of phytoplankton in the coastal ocean. Science Robotics, 4: eaav304. doi:10.1126/scirobotics.aav3041

Fragoso, G. M., Davies, E. J., Ellingsen, I. H., Chauton, M. S., Fossum, T O., Ludvigsen, M., Steinhovden, K., Rajan, K., Johnsen, G. (2019) Physical controls on phytoplankton size structure, photophysiology and suspended particles in a Norwegian biological hotspot. Progress in Oceanography, 175: 284-299. doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2019.05.001

Melsom, A., Palerme, C. and Müller M. (2019). Validation metrics for ice edge position forecasts. Ocean Science, 15(3): 615-630. doi:10.5194/os-15-615-2019

Palerme, C., Müller, M. and Melsom A. (2019). An intercomparison of verification scores for evaluating the sea ice edge position in seasonal forecasts. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(9): 4757-4763. doi:10.1029/2019GL082482

Planque, B. and Mullon C. (2019). Modelling chance and necessity in natural systems. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 1-16. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsz173

Stige, L.C., Eriksen, E., Dalpadado, P., Ono, K. (2019). Direct and indirect effects of sea ice cover on major zooplankton groups and planktivorousfishes in the Barents Sea. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 76: 24-36. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsz063

Årthun, M., Eldevik, T. and Smedsrud L.H. (2019) The role of Atlantic heat transport in future Arctic winter sea ice loss. Journal of Climate, 32 (11):3327-3341. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0750.1


Batrak, Y. and Müller, M. (2018). Atmospheric response to kilometer-scale changes in sea ice concentration within the marginal ice zone. Geophysical Research Letters, 45: 6702-6709.

Crews, L., Sundfjord, A. and Hattermann, T. (2019). How the Yermak Pass Branch Regulates Atlantic Water Inflow to the Arctic Ocean. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 124, 267–280.

Fossum, T.O., Eidsvik, J., Ellingsen, I., Alver, M.O., Fragoso, G.M., Johnsen, G., Mendez, R., Ludvigsen, M. and Rajan, K. (2018). Information-driven robotic sampling in the coastal ocean. Journal of Field Robotics, 35: 1101-1121.

Muilwijk M, Smedsrud L.H., Ilicak M, and Drange H (2018). Atlantic Water Heat Transport Variability in the 20th Century Arctic Ocean From a Global Ocean Model and Observations. Journal of Geophysical Research, 123 (11): 8159-8179.

Onarheim, I.H., Eldevik, T., Smedsrud, L.H. and Stroeve, J.C. (2018). Seasonal and regional manifestation of Arctic sea ice loss. Journal of Climate, 31: 4917-4932.

Renner, A.H.H., Sundfjord, A., Janout, M.A., Ingvaldsen, R.B., Beszczynska-Möller, A., Pickart, R.S., and Pérez-Hernández (2018). Variability and redistribution of heat in the Atlantic Water boundary current north of Svalbard. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 123: 6373-6391.

Årthun M, Bogstad B, Daewel U, Keenlyside N.S., Sandø AB, Schrum C, et al. (2018). Climate based multi-year predictions of the Barents Sea cod stock. PLoS ONE, 13(10): e0206319.