Peer-reviewed publications

Lena Seuthe
Scientific advisor
UiT The Arctic University of Norway


Aune M, Raskhozheva E, Andrade H, Augustine S, Bambulyak A, Camus L, Carroll J, Dolgov AV, Hop H, Moiseev D, Renaud PE, Varpe Ø (2021) Distribution and ecology of polar cod (Boreogadus saida) in the eastern Barents Sea: A review of historical literature. Marine Environmental Research 166: 105262.

Ilyina T, Li H, Spring A, Müller WA, Bopp L, Chikamoto MO, Danabasoglu G, Dobrynin M, Dunne J, Fransner F, Friedlingstein P, Lee W, Lovenduski NS, Merryfield WJ, Mignot J, Park JY, Séférian R, Sospedra-Alfonso R, Watanabe M, Yeager S (2021) Predictable variations of the carbon sinks and atmospheric CO2 growth in a multi-model framework. Geophysical Research Letters n/a: e2020GL090695.

Kohlbach D, Hop H, Wold A, Schmidt K, Smik L, Belt ST, Keck Al-Habahbeh A, Woll M, Graeve M, Dąbrowska AM, Tatarek A, Atkinson A, Assmy P (2021) Multiple Trophic Markers Trace Dietary Carbon Sources in Barents Sea Zooplankton During Late Summer. Frontiers in Marine Science 7: 610248.

Løken TK, Rabault J, Jensen A, Sutherland G, Christensen KH, Müller M (2021) Wave measurements from ship mounted sensors in the Arctic marginal ice zone. Cold Regions Science and Technology 182: 103207.

Årthun M, Onarheim IH, Dörr J, Eldevik T (2021) The Seasonal and Regional Transition to an Ice-Free Arctic. Geophysical Research Letters 48: e2020GL090825.


Asbjørnsen H, Årthun M, Skagseth Ø, Eldevik T (2020) Mechanisms Underlying Recent Arctic Atlantification. Geophysical Research Letters 47: e2020GL088036. doi: 10.1029/2020GL088036

Berge J, Johnsen G, Cohen JH (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 OK, Hoff SNK, Jentoft S, Sirois P, Castonguay M, Jansen T, Praebel K, Clément M, Bernatchez L (2020) Shared ancestral polymorphisms and chromosomal rearrangements as potential drivers of local adaptation in a marine fish. Molecular Ecology 29: 2379-2398.

Dong K, Kvile Ø K, Stenseth NC, Stige LC (2020) Associations among temperature, sea ice and phytoplankton bloom dynamics in the Barents Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series 635: 25-36.

Duarte P, Sundfjord A, Meyer A, Hudson SR, Spreen G, Smedsrud LH (2020) Warm Atlantic Water Explains Observed Sea Ice Melt Rates North of Svalbard. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 125: e2019JC015662.

Dupont N, Durant JM, Langangen Ø, Gjøsæter H, Stige LC (2020) Sea ice, temperature, and prey effects on annual variations in mean lengths 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 PM (2020) That’s a lot of water. Nature Physics 16: 496-496.

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

Fer I, Koenig Z, Kozlov IE, Ostrowski M, Rippeth TP, Padman L, Bosse A, Kolås E (2020) Tidally Forced Lee Waves Drive Turbulent Mixing Along the Arctic 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 Science 7: 386.

Gjøsæter H, Huserbråten M, Vikebø F, Eriksen E (2020) Key processes regulating the early life history of Barents Sea polar cod. Polar Biology 43: 1015-1027.

Johansson AM, Espeseth MM, Brekke C, 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: 4996-5010.

Koenig Z, Fer I, Kolås E, Fossum TO, 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 EH, 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.

Løken T, Rabault J, Thomas EE, Muller M, Christensen KH, Sutherland G, Jensen A (2020) A comparison of wave observations in the Arctic marginal ice zone with spectral models. Atmospheric and Oceanic Physics:arXiv:2003.09472v3

Madonna E, Hes G, Li C, Michel C, Siew PYF (2020) Control of Barents Sea Wintertime Cyclone Variability by Large-Scale Atmospheric Flow. 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. Frontiers in Marine Science 7: 70.

Norgren P, Mo-Bjørkelund T, Gade K, Hegrenæs Ø, Ludvigsen M (2020) Intelligent Buoys for Aiding AUV Navigation Under the Ice. In 2020 IEEE/OES Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Symposium (AUV), pp 1-7.

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

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

Polyakov IV, Alkire MB, Bluhm BA, Brown KA, Carmack EC, Chierici M, Danielson SL, Ellingsen I, Ershova EA, Gårdfeldt K, Ingvaldsen RB, Pnyushkov AV, Slagstad D, Wassmann P (2020) Borealization of the Arctic Ocean in Response to Anomalous Advection From 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 ice instrument for scientific measurements in the Polar Regions. Cold Regions Science and Technology 170: 102955.

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

Siew PYF, Li C, Sobolowski SP, King MP (2020) Intermittency of Arctic–mid-latitude teleconnections: stratospheric pathway between autumn sea ice and the winter North Atlantic Oscillation. Weather Climate Dynamics 1: 261-275.

Skagseth Ø, Eldevik T, Årthun M, Asbjørnsen H, Lien VS, Smedsrud LH (2020) Reduced efficiency of the Barents Sea cooling machine. Nature Climate Change 10: 661-666.

Solan M, Archambault P, Renaud PE, März C (2020) The changing Arctic Ocean: consequences for biological communities, biogeochemical processes and ecosystem functioning. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 378: 20200266.

Thingstad TF (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 77: 1639-1647. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsaa028

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

Yang R, Utne IB, 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, 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: 487-488.

Crews L, Sundfjord A, 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 TO, Fragoso GM, Davies EJ, Ullgren JE, Mendes R, Johnsen G, Ellingsen I, Eidsvik J, Ludvigsen M, Rajan K (2019) Toward adaptive robotic sampling of phytoplankton in the coastal ocean. Science Robotics 4: eaav3041. doi:10.1126/scirobotics.aav3041

Fragoso GM, Davies EJ, Ellingsen I, Chauton MS, Fossum T, Ludvigsen M, Steinhovden KB, 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, Müller M (2019) Validation metrics for ice edge position forecasts. Ocean Sci 15: 615-630. doi:10.5194/os-15-615-2019

Palerme C, Müller M, Melsom A (2019) An Intercomparison of Verification Scores for Evaluating the Sea Ice Edge Position in Seasonal Forecasts. Geophysical Research Letters 46: 4757-4763. doi:10.1029/2019GL082482

Planque B, Mullon C (2019) Modelling chance and necessity in natural systems. ICES Journal of Marine Science 77: 1573-1588. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsz173

Stige LC, Eriksen E, Dalpadado P, Ono K (2019) Direct and indirect effects of sea ice cover on major zooplankton groups and planktivorous fishes in the Barents Sea. ICES Journal of Marine Science 76: i24-i36. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsz063

Årthun M, Eldevik T, Smedsrud LH (2019) The Role of Atlantic Heat Transport in Future Arctic Winter Sea Ice Loss. Journal of Climate 32: 3327-3341. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-18-0750.1


Batrak Y, Müller M (2018) Atmospheric Response to Kilometer-Scale Changes in Sea Ice Concentration Within the Marginal Ice Zone. Geophysical Research Letters 45: 6702-6709.

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

Muilwijk M, Smedsrud LH, Ilicak M, 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: Oceans 123: 8159-8179.

Onarheim IH, Eldevik T, Smedsrud LH, Stroeve JC (2018) Seasonal and Regional Manifestation of Arctic Sea Ice Loss. Journal of Climate 31: 4917-4932.

Renner AHH, Sundfjord A, Janout MA, Ingvaldsen RB, Beszczynska-Möller A, Pickart RS, Pérez-Hernández MD (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 NS, Sandø AB, Schrum C, Ottersen G (2018) Climate based multi-year predictions of the Barents Sea cod stock. PLOS ONE 13: e0206319.