Katrine Borgå

Summary

Affiliation: Norwegian Polar Institute
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Biomagnification of organochlorines along a Barents Sea food chain
    K Borgå
    Norwegian Polar Institute, N 9296 Tromso, Norway
    Environ Pollut 113:187-98. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Why do organochlorine differences between arctic regions vary among trophic levels?
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Polar Institute, N 9296 Tromsø, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 39:4343-52. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Enantiomer fractions of organic chlorinated pesticides in arctic marine ice fauna, zooplankton, and benthos
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Polar Institute, Polar Environmental Centre, N 9296 Tromsø, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 39:3464-73. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparing measured and predicted PCB concentrations in Arctic seawater and marine biota
    Katrine Borgå
    Environmental Modelling Group, Department of Structural and Functional Biology, University of Insubria, Via Dunant 3, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Sci Total Environ 342:281-300. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Bioaccumulation of PCBs in Arctic seabirds: influence of dietary exposure and congener biotransformation
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Polar Institute, N 9296 Tromsø, Norway
    Environ Pollut 134:397-409. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Bioaccumulation factors for PCBs revisited
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Polar Institute, N 9296 Tromsø, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 39:4523-32. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of organochlorine concentrations and patterns between free-ranging zooplankton and zooplankton sampled from seabirds' stomachs
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Polar Institute, N 9296 Tromsø, Norway
    Chemosphere 53:685-9. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Size-related bioaccumulation and between-year variation of organochlorines in ice-associated amphipods from the Arctic Ocean
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Polar Institute, Tromso
    Chemosphere 46:1383-92. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Influence of diet and sea ice drift on organochlorine bioaccumulation in Arctic ice-associated amphipods
    K Borgå
    Norwegian Polar Institute, Tromsø
    Environ Pollut 117:47-60. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Seasonality in contaminant accumulation in Arctic marine pelagic food webs using trophic magnification factor as a measure of bioaccumulation
    Ingeborg G Hallanger
    Norwegian Polar Institute, Fram Centre, Tromsø, Norway University of Tromsø, Breivika, Tromsø, Norway
    Environ Toxicol Chem 30:1026-35. 2011

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Biomagnification of organochlorines along a Barents Sea food chain
    K Borgå
    Norwegian Polar Institute, N 9296 Tromso, Norway
    Environ Pollut 113:187-98. 2001
    ..The results reflected trophic transfer of organochlorines along the food chain as well as different elimination potentials due to direct diffusion in crustaceans and fish, and higher contaminant metabolic activity in seabirds...
  2. ncbi request reprint Why do organochlorine differences between arctic regions vary among trophic levels?
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Polar Institute, N 9296 Tromsø, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 39:4343-52. 2005
    ..Differences in the spatial trends of OCs between trophic levels in the Arctic are important for consideration when assessing regional differences in spatial and temporal trends of discontinued and current-use contaminants...
  3. ncbi request reprint Enantiomer fractions of organic chlorinated pesticides in arctic marine ice fauna, zooplankton, and benthos
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Polar Institute, Polar Environmental Centre, N 9296 Tromsø, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 39:3464-73. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparing measured and predicted PCB concentrations in Arctic seawater and marine biota
    Katrine Borgå
    Environmental Modelling Group, Department of Structural and Functional Biology, University of Insubria, Via Dunant 3, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Sci Total Environ 342:281-300. 2005
    ..The present study illustrates and discusses some of the difficulties encountered when different approaches to study environmental distribution of contaminants are compared...
  5. ncbi request reprint Bioaccumulation of PCBs in Arctic seabirds: influence of dietary exposure and congener biotransformation
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Polar Institute, N 9296 Tromsø, Norway
    Environ Pollut 134:397-409. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Bioaccumulation factors for PCBs revisited
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Polar Institute, N 9296 Tromsø, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 39:4523-32. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of organochlorine concentrations and patterns between free-ranging zooplankton and zooplankton sampled from seabirds' stomachs
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Polar Institute, N 9296 Tromsø, Norway
    Chemosphere 53:685-9. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the organochlorine concentrations and pattern in zooplankton collected from seabirds' stomach correspond with levels in free-ranging prey...
  8. ncbi request reprint Size-related bioaccumulation and between-year variation of organochlorines in ice-associated amphipods from the Arctic Ocean
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Polar Institute, Tromso
    Chemosphere 46:1383-92. 2002
    ..Nevertheless, the present data provide new knowledge on contaminants in Arctic invertebrates where data are scarce...
  9. ncbi request reprint Influence of diet and sea ice drift on organochlorine bioaccumulation in Arctic ice-associated amphipods
    K Borgå
    Norwegian Polar Institute, Tromsø
    Environ Pollut 117:47-60. 2002
    ..In addition, the results show that sea ice drift route influences the concentrations of organochlorine pollutants in ice-associated organisms...
  10. doi request reprint Seasonality in contaminant accumulation in Arctic marine pelagic food webs using trophic magnification factor as a measure of bioaccumulation
    Ingeborg G Hallanger
    Norwegian Polar Institute, Fram Centre, Tromsø, Norway University of Tromsø, Breivika, Tromsø, Norway
    Environ Toxicol Chem 30:1026-35. 2011
    ..Knowledge of the seasonal variation in POP biomagnification is a prerequisite for understanding changes in POP biomagnification caused by climate change...
  11. doi request reprint Temporal dynamics of circulating persistent organic pollutants in a fasting seabird under different environmental conditions
    Jan Ove Bustnes
    Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, FRAM High North Research Centre on Climate and the Environment, Tromsø, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 46:10287-94. 2012
    ..Hence, since eiders at high latitudes metabolized relatively more lipids, they experienced higher exposure of p,p'-DDE and HCB over the incubation period than birds inhabiting the more benign subarctic region...
  12. ncbi request reprint Food web magnificaton of persistent organic pollutants in poikilotherms and homeotherms
    Haakon Hop
    Norwegian Polar Institute, Tromsø
    Environ Sci Technol 36:2589-97. 2002
    ..The Barents Sea FWMFs were generally comparable to those determined for marine food webs with similar food chain lengths in the Canadian Arctic...
  13. ncbi request reprint The occurrence of organochlorines in marine avian top predators along a latitudinal gradient
    Cecilie Steffen
    Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, Unit for Arctic Ecology, The Polar Environmental Centre, Tromsø, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 40:5139-46. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint Biological and chemical factors of importance in the bioaccumulation and trophic transfer of persistent organochlorine contaminants in Arctic marine food webs
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Polar Institute, Polar Environmental Centre, N 9296 Tromsø, Norway
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:2367-85. 2004
    ..This reduces biological validity of the models and may be particularly problematic in a highly seasonal environment, such as the Arctic Ocean...
  15. doi request reprint Differences between Arctic and Atlantic fjord systems on bioaccumulation of persistent organic pollutants in zooplankton from Svalbard
    Ingeborg G Hallanger
    Norwegian Polar Institute, Fram Centre, Tromsø, Norway
    Sci Total Environ 409:2783-95. 2011
    ..The present study suggests that zooplankton do biomagnify POPs, which is important for understanding contaminant uptake and flux in zooplankton, though consciousness regarding the method of evaluation is important...
  16. ncbi request reprint Halogenated organic contaminants and mercury in northern fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis): levels, relationships to dietary descriptors and blood to liver comparison
    Lisa B Knudsen
    Norwegian Polar Institute, Polar Environmental Centre, N 9296 Tromsø, Norway
    Environ Pollut 146:25-33. 2007
    ..Weak correlations were found between delta(15)N and liver HOC levels. The 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin toxic equivalents (TEQs) in northern fulmars were well above thresholds for reproductive effects in seabirds...
  17. ncbi request reprint Regional and species specific bioaccumulation of major and trace elements in Arctic seabirds
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Polar Institute, Polar Environmental Centre, N 9296 Tromsø, Norway
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:2927-36. 2006
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  18. doi request reprint Strongly increasing blood concentrations of lipid-soluble organochlorines in high arctic common eiders during incubation fast
    Jan Ove Bustnes
    Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, The Polar Environmental Centre, Tromsø, Norway
    Chemosphere 79:320-5. 2010
    ..Although the absolute levels of OCs in eiders were relatively low, their rapid build up during incubation is worrying as it coincides with poor body condition and weakened immune systems...
  19. doi request reprint Influence of season, location, and feeding strategy on bioaccumulation of halogenated organic contaminants in Arctic marine zooplankton
    Ingeborg G Hallanger
    Norwegian Polar Institute, Fram Centre, Tromsø, Norway
    Environ Toxicol Chem 30:77-87. 2011
    ..The results suggest that concentrations and patterns of HOCs in zooplankton species are influenced not only by equilibrium partitioning with water but also by feeding strategy...
  20. doi request reprint Relationship between persistent halogenated organic contaminants and TCDD-toxic equivalents on EROD activity and retinoid and thyroid hormone status in northern fulmars
    Lisa B Helgason
    Norwegian Polar Institute, Polar Environmental Centre, N 9296 Tromsø, Norway
    Sci Total Environ 408:6117-23. 2010
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  21. doi request reprint Individual variation in biomarkers of health: influence of persistent organic pollutants in Great skuas (Stercorarius skua) breeding at different geographical locations
    Sophie Bourgeon
    Norwegian Institute for Nature Research NINA, Fram Centre, Tromsø, Norway
    Environ Res 118:31-9. 2012
    ..Overall, it is suggested that other ecological factors such as food availability could constrain physiological indicators more than anthropogenic contaminants...
  22. doi request reprint Volatile siloxanes in the European arctic: assessment of sources and spatial distribution
    Nicholas A Warner
    Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Polar Environmental Centre, N 9296 Tromsø, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 44:7705-10. 2010
    ..Accumulation of cVMS in fish appears to be influenced by local exposure from human settlements within the Arctic...
  23. doi request reprint Perfluorinated, brominated, and chlorinated contaminants in a population of lesser black-backed gulls (Larus fuscus)
    Jan O Bustnes
    Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, The Polar Environmental Centre, Tromso, Norway
    Environ Toxicol Chem 27:1383-92. 2008
    ..Finally, PFCs were distributed more uniformly within the population than the lipid-soluble compounds, for which the distributions were strongly negatively skewed...