Recent Submissions

  • Quantifying the Impact of the Covid-19 Lockdown Measures on Nitrogen Dioxide Levels throughout Europe 

    Solberg, Sverre; Walker, Sam-Erik; Schneider, Philipp; Guerreiro, Cristina (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    In this paper, the effect of the lockdown measures on nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in Europe is analysed by a statistical model approach based on a generalised additive model (GAM). The GAM is designed to find relationships ...
  • Evaluation and optimization of ICOS atmosphere station data as part of the labeling process 

    Yver-Kwok, Camille; Philippon, Camille; Bergamaschi, Peter; Biermann, Tobias; Calzolari, Francescopiero; Chen, Huilin; Conil, Sébastien; Cristofanelli, Paolo; Delmotte, Marc; Hatakka, Juha; Heliasz, Michal; Hermansen, Ove; Kominkova, Katerina; Kubistin, Dagmar; Kumps, Nicolas; Laurent, Olivier; Laurila, Tuomas; Lehner, Irene; Levula, Janne; Lindauer, Matthias; Lopez, Morgan; Mammarella, Ivan; Manca, Giovanni; Marklund, Per; Metzger, Jean-Marc; Mölder, Meelis; Platt, Stephen Matthew; Ramonet, Michel; Rivier, Leonard; Scheeren, Bert; Sha, Mahesh Kumar; Smith, Paul; Steinbacher, Martin; Vitkova, Gabriela; Wyss, Simon (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    The Integrated Carbon Observation System (ICOS) is a pan-European research infrastructure which provides harmonized and high-precision scientific data on the carbon cycle and the greenhouse gas budget. All stations have ...
  • Expression of DNA repair genes in arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus) from Bjørnøya in the Norwegian Arctic 

    Inderberg, Helene; Neerland, Eirik D.; Mcpartland, Molly; Sparstad, Torfinn; Bytingsvik, Jenny; Nikiforov, Vladimir A; Evenset, Anita; Krøkje, Åse (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    High levels of organochlorines (OCs) have been measured in arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus) from Lake Ellasjøen on Bjørnøya, Norway (74.30°N, 19.0°E). In a nearby lake, Laksvatn, the OC-levels in arctic char were low. A ...
  • Microfluidic In Vitro Platform for (Nano)Safety and (Nano)Drug Efficiency Screening 

    Kohl, Yvonne; Biehl, Margit; Spring, Sarah; Hesler, Michelle; Ogourtsov, Vladimir; Todorovic, Miomir; Owen, Joshua; Elje, Elisabeth; Kopecka, Kristina; Moriones, Oscar Hernando; Bastus, Neus G.; Simon, Peter; Dubaj, Tibor; Rundén-Pran, Elise; Puntes, Victor; William, Nicola; von Briesen, Hagen; Wagner, Sylvia; Kapur, Nikil; Mariussen, Espen; Nelson, Andrew; Gabelova, A; Dusinska, Maria; Velten, Thomas; Knoll, Thorsten (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Microfluidic technology is a valuable tool for realizing more in vitro models capturing cellular and organ level responses for rapid and animal‐free risk assessment of new chemicals and drugs. Microfluidic cell‐based devices ...
  • A Synthesis Inversion to Constrain Global Emissions of Two Very Short Lived Chlorocarbons: Dichloromethane, and Perchloroethylene 

    Claxton, Tom; Hossaini, R.; Wilson, C.; Montzka, Stephen A.; Chipperfield, Martyn P.; Wild, Oliver; Bednarz, Ewa M.; Carpenter, Lucy J.; Andrews, Stephen J.; Hackenberg, Sina C.; Mühle, Jens; Oram, David; Park, Sunyoung; Park, Mi-Kyung; Atlas, Elliot; Navarro, Maria; Schauffler, Sue; Sherry, David; Vollmer, Martin K.; Schuck, Tanja; Engel, Andreas; Krummel, Paul B.; Maione, Michela; Arduini, Jgor; Saito, Takuya; Yokouchi, Yoko; O'Doherty, Simon; Young, Dickon; Lunder, Chris Rene (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Dichloromethane (CH2Cl2) and perchloroethylene (C2Cl4) are chlorinated very short lived substances (Cl‐VSLS) with anthropogenic sources. Recent studies highlight the increasing influence of such compounds, particularly ...
  • Epigenetics in breast cancer therapy—New strategies and future nanomedicine perspectives 

    Buociková, Verona; Rios Mondragon, Ivan; Pilalis, Eleftherios; Chatziioannou, Aristotelis; Miklíková, Svetlana; Mego, Michal; Pajuste, Karlis; Rucins, Martins; El Yamani, Naouale; Longhin, Eleonora Marte; Sobolev, Arkadij; Freixanet, Muriel; Puntes, Victor; Plotniece, Aiva; Dusinska, Maria; Cimpan, Mihaela Roxana; Gábelová, Alena; Smolková, Božena (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Epigenetic dysregulation has been recognized as a critical factor contributing to the development of resistance against standard chemotherapy and to breast cancer progression via epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition. ...
  • The fingerprint of the summer 2018 drought in Europe on ground-based atmospheric CO2 measurements 

    Ramonet, Michel; Ciais, Philippe; Apadula, F.; Bartyzel, Jakub; Bastos, Ana; Bergamaschi, Peter; Blanc, P. E.; Brunner, D; Caracciolo di Torchiarolo, L.; Calzolari, F.; Chen, H.; Chmura, L.; Colomb, A.; Conil, S.; Cristofanelli, P.; Cuevas, E.; Curcoll, R.; Delmotte, M.; di Sarra, A.; Emmenegger, L.; Forster, G.; Frumau, A.; Gerbig, C.; Gheusi, F; Hammer, S.; Haszpra, L.; Hatakka, J.; Hazan, L.; Heliasz, M.; Henne, S.; Hensen, A.; Hermansen, Ove; Keronen, P.; Kivi, R.; Kominkova, K.; Kubistin, D.; Laurent, O.; Laurila, T; Lavric, J. V.; Lehner, I.; Lehtinen, K. E. J.; Leskinen, A.; Leuenberger, M.; Levin, I.; Lindauer, M.; Lopez, M.; Myhre, Cathrine Lund; Mammarella, I; Manca, G; Manning, A; Marek, M. V.; Marklund, P.; Martin, D.; Meinhardt, F; Mihalopoulos, N.; Mölder, M.; Morguí, J.A.; Necki, J.; O'Doherty, S.; O'Dowd, C; Ottosson, M.; Philippon, N.; Piacentino, S.; Pichon, J.M.; Plass-Duelmer, C.; Resovsky, A.; Rivier, L; Rodo, X; Sha, M. K.; Scheeren, H. A.; Sferlazzo, D.; Spain, T. G.; Stanley, K. M.; Steinbacher, M.; Trisolino, P.; Vermeulen, A.; Vitkova, G.; Weyrauch, D.; Xueref-Remy, I.; Yala, K.; Kwok, C. Yvwer (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    During the summer of 2018, a widespread drought developed over Northern and Central Europe. The increase in temperature and the reduction of soil moisture have influenced carbon dioxide (CO2) exchange between the atmosphere ...
  • Minimum Information for Reporting on the Comet Assay (MIRCA): recommendations for describing comet assay procedures and results 

    Møller, Peter; Azqueta, Amaya; Boutet-Robinet, Elisa; Koppen, Gudrun; Bonassi, Stefano; Milic, Mirta; Gajski, Goran; Costa, Solange; Teixeira, João Paulo; Pereira, Cristiana Costa; Dusinska, Maria; Godschalk, Roger; Brunborg, Gunnar; Gutzkow, Kristine Bjerve; Giovannelli, Lisa; Cooke, Marcus S.; Richling, Elke; Laffon, Blanca; Valdiglesias, Vanessa; Basaran, Nursen; Del Bo, Cristian; Zegura, Bojana; Novak, Matjaz; Stopper, Helga; Vodicka, Pavel; Vodenkova, Sona; de Andrade, Vanessa Moraes; Srámková, Monika; Gábelová, Alena; Collins, Andrew Richard; Langie, Sabine A.S. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    The comet assay is a widely used test for the detection of DNA damage and repair activity. However, there are interlaboratory differences in reported levels of baseline and induced damage in the same experimental systems. ...
  • Ren luft for alle. ExtraStiftelsen project 2019/HE1-263918. 

    Castell, Nuria; Grossberndt, Sonja; Gray, Laura; Fredriksen, Mirjam; Høiskar, Britt Ann Kåstad (NILU report;22/2020, Research report, 2021)
    In 2019, in the framework of Oslo being European Green Capital, NILU invited students from elementary schools to measure air pollution in their neighbourhood, using simple and affordable measuring methods based on paper ...
  • Editorial for the Special Issue From Nanoinformatics to Nanomaterials Risk Assessment and Governance 

    Lynch, Iseult; Afantitis, Antreas; Greco, Dario; Dusinska, Maria; Banares, Miguel A.; Melagraki, Georgia (Others, 2021)
  • Common eider and herring gull as contaminant indicators of different ecological niches of an urban fjord system 

    Thorstensen, Helene; Ruus, Anders; Helberg, Morten; Bæk, Kine; Enge, Ellen Katrin; Borgå, Katrine (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Seabirds like gulls are common indicators in contaminant monitoring. The herring gull (Larus argentatus) is a generalist with a broad range of dietary sources, possibly introducing a weakness in its representativeness of ...
  • Trophic and fitness correlates of mercury and organochlorine compound residues in egg-laying Antarctic petrels 

    Carravieri, Alice; Warner, Nicholas Alexander; Herzke, Dorte; Brault-Favrou, Maud; Tarroux, Arnaud; Fort, Jérôme; Bustamante, Paco; Descamps, Sebastien (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Understanding the drivers and effects of exposure to contaminants such as mercury (Hg) and organochlorine compounds (OCs) in Antarctic wildlife is still limited. Yet, Hg and OCs have known physiological and fitness effects ...
  • Citizen science platforms 

    Liu, Hai-Ying; Dörler, Daniel; Heigl, Florian; Grossberndt, Sonja (Chapter, 2021)
    Adequate infrastructure for citizen science is constantly growing and has become increasingly important in providing support to citizen science activities, both nationally and internationally. Many types of citizen science ...
  • An overview of the uses of per- And polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) 

    Glüge, Juliane; Scheringer, Martin; Cousins, Ian T.; Dewitt, Jamie C.; Goldenman, Gretta; Herzke, Dorte; Lohmann, Rainer; Ng, Carla A.; Trier, Xenia; Wang, Zhanyun (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are of concern because of their high persistence (or that of their degradation products) and their impacts on human and environmental health that are known or can be deduced from ...
  • The high persistence of PFAS is sufficient for their management as a chemical class 

    Cousins, Ian T.; Dewitt, Jamie C.; Glüge, Juliane; Goldenman, Gretta; Herzke, Dorte; Lohmann, Rainer; Ng, Carla A.; Scheringer, Martin; Wang, Zhanyun (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a class of synthetic organic substances with diverse structures, properties, uses, bioaccumulation potentials and toxicities. Despite this high diversity, all PFAS are alike ...
  • Epigenetics in Breast Cancer Therapy—New Strategies and Future Nanomedicine Perspectives 

    Buociková, Verona; Rios-Mondragon, Ivan; Pilalis, Eleftherios; Chatziioannou, Aristotelis; Miklíková, Svetlana; Mego, Michal; Pajuste, Karlis; Rucins, Martins; El Yamani, Naouale; Longhin, Eleonora Marte; Sobolev, Arkadij; Freixanet, Muriel; Puntes, Victor; Plotniece, Aiva; Dusinska, Maria; Cimpan, Mihaela Roxana; Gábelová, Alena; Smolková, Božena (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Epigenetic dysregulation has been recognized as a critical factor contributing to the development of resistance against standard chemotherapy and to breast cancer progression via epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition. ...
  • On the tuning of atmospheric inverse methods: comparisons with the European Tracer Experiment (ETEX) and Chernobyl datasets using the atmospheric transport model FLEXPART 

    Tichý, Ondřej; Ulrych, Lukas; Šmídl, Václav; Evangeliou, Nikolaos; Stohl, Andreas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Estimation of the temporal profile of an atmospheric release, also called the source term, is an important problem in environmental sciences. The problem can be formalized as a linear inverse problem wherein the unknown ...
  • Are Sterols Useful for the Identification of Sources of Faecal Contamination in Shellfish? A Case Study. 

    Florini, Styliano; Shahsavari, Esmaeil; Aburto-Medina, Arturo; Khudur, Leadin S.; Mudge, Stephen Michael; Smith, David J.; Ball, Andrew S. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    This work aimed to identify the major source(s) of faecal pollution impacting Salcott Creek oyster fisheries in the UK through the examination of the sterol profiles. The concentration of the major sewage biomarker, ...
  • Validation of SMILES HCl profiles over a wide range from the stratosphere to the lower thermosphere 

    Nara, Seidai; Sato, Tomohiro O.; Yamada, Takayoshi; Fujinawa, Tamaki; Kuribayashi, Kota; Manabe, Takeshi; Froidevaux, Lucien; Livesey, Nathaniel J.; Walker, Kaley A.; Xu, Jian; Schreier, Franz; Orsolini, Yvan; Limpasuvan, Varavut; Kuno, Nario; Kasai, Yasuko (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Hydrogen chloride (HCl) is the most abundant (more than 95 %) among inorganic chlorine compounds Cly in the upper stratosphere. The HCl molecule is observed to obtain long-term quantitative estimations of the total budget ...
  • Validation of the TROPOspheric Monitoring Instrument (TROPOMI) surface UV radiation product 

    Lakkala, Kaisa; Kujanpää, Jukka; Brogniez, Colette; Henriot, Nicolas; Arola, Antti; Aun, Margit; Auriol, Frédérique; Bais, Alkiviadis F.; Bernhard, Germar; De Bock, Veerle; Catalfamo, Maxime; Deroo, Christine; Diémoz, Henri; Egli, Luca; Forestier, Jean-Baptiste; Fountoulakis, Ilias; Garane, Katerina; Garcia, Rosa Delia; Gröbner, Julian; Hassinen, Seppo; Heikkilä, Anu; Henderson, Stuart; Hülsen, Gregor; Johnsen, Bjørn; Kalakoski, Niilo; Karanikolas, Angelos; Karppinen, Tomi; Lamy, Kevin; León-Luis, Sergio F.; Lindfors, Anders V.; Metzger, Jean-Marc; Minvielle, Fanny; Muskatel, Harel B.; Portafaix, Thierry; Redondas, Alberto; Sanchez, Ricardo; Siani, Anna Maria; Svendby, Tove Marit; Tamminen, Johanna (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    The TROPOspheric Monitoring Instrument (TROPOMI) onboard the Sentinel-5 Precursor (S5P) satellite was launched on 13 October 2017 to provide the atmospheric composition for atmosphere and climate research. The S5P is a ...

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