T Eeva

Summary

Affiliation: University of Turku
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Variation in prevalence and intensity of two avian ectoparasites in a polluted area
    Tapio Eeva
    Section of Ecology, Department of Biology, FI 20014 University of Turku, Finland
    Parasitology 140:1384-93. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Metal pollution does not bias offspring sex ratio in great tit (Parus major)
    Tapio Eeva
    Section of Ecology, Department of Biology, University of Turku, 20014, Turku, Finland
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 19:2870-8. 2011
  3. pmc Geographical trends in the yolk carotenoid composition of the pied flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)
    Tapio Eeva
    Department of Biology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Oecologia 165:277-87. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Effects of pollution on land snail abundance, size and diversity as resources for pied flycatcher, Ficedula hypoleuca
    Tapio Eeva
    Section of Ecology, 20014 University of Turku, Finland
    Sci Total Environ 408:4165-9. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Carotenoid composition of invertebrates consumed by two insectivorous bird species
    Tapio Eeva
    Section of Ecology, University of Turku, FI 20014, Turku, Finland
    J Chem Ecol 36:608-13. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Polluted environment and cold weather induce laying gaps in great tit and pied flycatcher
    Tapio Eeva
    Section of Ecology, University of Turku, 20014, Turku, Finland
    Oecologia 162:533-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Breeding performance of blue tits (Cyanistes caeruleus) and great tits (Parus major) in a heavy metal polluted area
    T Eeva
    Section of Ecology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Environ Pollut 157:3126-31. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Leg deformities of oribatid mites as an indicator of environmental pollution
    Tapio Eeva
    Section of Ecology, University of Turku, FIN 20014 Turku, Finland
    Sci Total Environ 407:4771-6. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Local survival of pied flycatcher males and females in a pollution gradient of a Cu smelter
    T Eeva
    Section of Ecology, University of Turku, FI 20014 Turku, Finland
    Environ Pollut 157:1857-61. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Environmental pollution affects the plumage color of Great tit nestlings through carotenoid availability
    Tapio Eeva
    Section of Ecology, University of Turku, Turku 20014, Finland
    Ecohealth 5:328-37. 2008

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Variation in prevalence and intensity of two avian ectoparasites in a polluted area
    Tapio Eeva
    Section of Ecology, Department of Biology, FI 20014 University of Turku, Finland
    Parasitology 140:1384-93. 2013
    ..Our results suggest that pollution-related effects on avian ectoparasite numbers are species-specific and reflect habitat changes rather than direct toxic effect of heavy metals...
  2. ncbi request reprint Metal pollution does not bias offspring sex ratio in great tit (Parus major)
    Tapio Eeva
    Section of Ecology, Department of Biology, University of Turku, 20014, Turku, Finland
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 19:2870-8. 2011
    ..Besides a direct effect of pollutants, we were interested in possible indirect effects of pollution-related resource limitation, i.e., changes in food quality and quantity, on sex ratio...
  3. pmc Geographical trends in the yolk carotenoid composition of the pied flycatcher (Ficedula hypoleuca)
    Tapio Eeva
    Department of Biology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Oecologia 165:277-87. 2011
    ..Further studies are needed to test the fitness effects of this geographical variation...
  4. doi request reprint Effects of pollution on land snail abundance, size and diversity as resources for pied flycatcher, Ficedula hypoleuca
    Tapio Eeva
    Section of Ecology, 20014 University of Turku, Finland
    Sci Total Environ 408:4165-9. 2010
    ..There are probably both direct pollution-related (heavy metal and calcium levels) and indirect (habitat change) effects behind the observed changes in snail populations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Carotenoid composition of invertebrates consumed by two insectivorous bird species
    Tapio Eeva
    Section of Ecology, University of Turku, FI 20014, Turku, Finland
    J Chem Ecol 36:608-13. 2010
    ..Our study suggests that pollution-related difference in nestling plumage color in P. major is related to varying dietary proportion of lutein-rich food items rather than pollution-related variation in insect carotenoid levels...
  6. doi request reprint Polluted environment and cold weather induce laying gaps in great tit and pied flycatcher
    Tapio Eeva
    Section of Ecology, University of Turku, 20014, Turku, Finland
    Oecologia 162:533-9. 2010
    ..major but not in F. hypoleuca. We suggest that the increased number of laying gaps in the polluted environment results from limited Ca availability and the interference of heavy metals with Ca metabolism in laying females...
  7. doi request reprint Breeding performance of blue tits (Cyanistes caeruleus) and great tits (Parus major) in a heavy metal polluted area
    T Eeva
    Section of Ecology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Environ Pollut 157:3126-31. 2009
    ..Lower calcium levels and higher levels of some heavy metals in C. caeruleus suggest that in Ca-deficient environments this species might be more susceptible to negative pollution effects than P. major...
  8. doi request reprint Leg deformities of oribatid mites as an indicator of environmental pollution
    Tapio Eeva
    Section of Ecology, University of Turku, FIN 20014 Turku, Finland
    Sci Total Environ 407:4771-6. 2009
    ..There were pollution-related differences in relative abundances of mites but not in the number of species. We discuss the relationship between soil pH, calcium requirements and skeletal malformations of oribatid mites...
  9. doi request reprint Local survival of pied flycatcher males and females in a pollution gradient of a Cu smelter
    T Eeva
    Section of Ecology, University of Turku, FI 20014 Turku, Finland
    Environ Pollut 157:1857-61. 2009
    ..Different pollution effects between two sexes might be due to pollution-related differences in reproductive effort in females and males, and/or more intensive uptake of heavy metals by laying females...
  10. doi request reprint Environmental pollution affects the plumage color of Great tit nestlings through carotenoid availability
    Tapio Eeva
    Section of Ecology, University of Turku, Turku 20014, Finland
    Ecohealth 5:328-37. 2008
    ..Our results support the hypothesis that the primary reason for pollution-related variation in plumage color is carotenoid deficiency in the diet...
  11. doi request reprint The effects of sex, age and breeding success on breeding dispersal of pied flycatchers along a pollution gradient
    Tapio Eeva
    Section of Ecology, University of Turku, Turku 20014, Finland
    Oecologia 157:231-8. 2008
    ..Degree of environmental pollution had no effect on female or male breeding dispersal distances. A polluted and unproductive environment does not seem to stimulate F. hypoleuca parents to move to more profitable territories...
  12. pmc Environmental pollution has sex-dependent effects on local survival
    Tapio Eeva
    University of Turku, Section of Ecology, Department of Biology, Turku 20014, Finland
    Biol Lett 2:298-300. 2006
    ..The local survival of males decreased in the polluted area over the study period along with the simultaneous decrease in heavy metal emissions. This temporal trend is in agreement with the stress hormone hypothesis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of heavy metal pollution on red wood ant (Formica s. str.) populations
    T Eeva
    Section of Ecology, Department of Biology, University of Turku, FIN 20014, Finland
    Environ Pollut 132:533-9. 2004
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  14. ncbi request reprint Environmental pollution affects genetic diversity in wild bird populations
    Tapio Eeva
    Section of Ecology, University of Turku, FIN 20014, Finland
    Mutat Res 608:8-15. 2006
    ..We suggest that the different response in these two species may be due to their different ability to handle toxic compounds in the body...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pollution-related changes in diets of two insectivorous passerines
    T Eeva
    Section of Ecology, Department of Biology, University of Turku, 20014 Turku, Finland
    Oecologia 145:629-39. 2005
    ..g. snails) while P. major suffers especially from the lack of carotenoid rich caterpillars. Our results emphasize the importance of secondary environmental changes, like food quality, in addition to direct impacts of pollutants...
  16. doi request reprint Species- and age-related variation in metal exposure and accumulation of two passerine bird species
    A M M Berglund
    Section of Ecology, 20014 University of Turku, Finland
    Environ Pollut 159:2368-74. 2011
    ..Age-related differences occurred between the two species, though both Cd and Se accumulated with age...
  17. doi request reprint Carotenoids in a food chain along a pollution gradient
    Saila Sillanpää
    Section of Ecology, 20014 University of Turku, Finland
    Sci Total Environ 406:247-55. 2008
    ..We found that carotenoid levels differed between the polluted and the unpolluted area especially at lower levels of food chain: in birches and in caterpillars...
  18. ncbi request reprint Heavy metal pollution disturbs immune response in wild ant populations
    Jouni Sorvari
    Section of Ecology, Department of Biology, University of Turku, FIN 20014 Turku, Finland
    Environ Pollut 145:324-8. 2007
    ..The encapsulation response was elevated in moderate whereas suppressed in high heavy metal levels suggesting higher risk for infections in heavily polluted areas...
  19. ncbi request reprint Pollution diminishes intra-specific aggressiveness between wood ant colonies
    Jouni Sorvari
    Department of Biology, Section of Ecology, FI 20014 University of Turku, Finland
    Sci Total Environ 408:3189-92. 2010
    ..Further studies are needed to find out whether the change in aggressiveness is directly caused by metal toxicity or indirectly via secondary pollution effects, such as changed resource levels...
  20. ncbi request reprint Fluctuating asymmetry in great tit nestlings in relation to diet quality, calcium availability and pollution exposure
    Saila Sillanpää
    Section of Ecology, University of Turku FI 20014 Turku, Finland
    Sci Total Environ 408:3303-9. 2010
    ..Our study also demonstrates for the first time that the developmental stability of tail feather length and mass are affected by different factors...
  21. ncbi request reprint Metal-related oxidative stress in birds
    Miia J Koivula
    Department of Biology, Section of Ecology, University of Turku, FI 20014 Turku, Finland
    Environ Pollut 158:2359-70. 2010
    ..The majority of the studies concerning metals and ROS related to oxidative stress have focused on the biomolecular level, but little is known about the effects at the cellular level or at the level of individuals or populations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Great tits lay increasingly smaller clutches than selected for: a study of climate- and density-related changes in reproductive traits
    Markus P Ahola
    Section of Ecology, Department of Biology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    J Anim Ecol 78:1298-306. 2009
    ..The changes could also explain the lack of advancement in laying date as well as the increasing selection for large clutch sizes as the fittest individuals most likely occupy the best territories and lay largest clutches...
  23. ncbi request reprint Climate change can alter competitive relationships between resident and migratory birds
    Markus P Ahola
    Section of Ecology, Department of Biology, FI 20014, University of Turku, Finland
    J Anim Ecol 76:1045-52. 2007
    ..On these bases we conclude that climate change has a great potential to alter the competitive balance between these two species...
  24. ncbi request reprint Developmental changes in 7-ethoxyresorufin-O-deethylase (EROD) and delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (ALA-D) activities in three passerines
    S Tanhuanpää
    Department of Biology, University of Turku, Finland
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Pharmacol Toxicol Endocrinol 124:197-202. 1999
    ..Based on these results, we suggest that the developmental status of an animal must always be taken into account when evaluating the results obtained in the biomarker studies...
  25. doi request reprint Body condition is associated with adrenocortical response in the barn swallow (Hirundo rustica L.) during early stages of autumn migration
    Sari Raja-aho
    Section of Ecology, Department of Biology, University of Turku, 20014, Turku, Finland
    Oecologia 163:323-32. 2010
    ..Our results indicate that MMH also applies to aerial feeders, whose foraging habits differ from model birds of previous studies...
  26. pmc Large-scale geographical variation confirms that climate change causes birds to lay earlier
    Christiaan Both
    Netherlands Institute of Ecology, PO Box 40, 6666ZG Heteren, The Netherlands
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1657-62. 2004
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