Katrine Borgå

Summary

Affiliation: Norwegian Institute for Water Research
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Food web accumulation of cyclic siloxanes in Lake Mjøsa, Norway
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Institute for Water Research NIVA, Gaustadalleen 21, N 0349 Oslo, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 46:6347-54. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Trophic magnification factors: considerations of ecology, ecosystems, and study design
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Gaustadalleen 21, 0349, Oslo, Norway
    Integr Environ Assess Manag 8:64-84. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Simulating climate change-induced alterations in bioaccumulation of organic contaminants in an Arctic marine food web
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Gaustadalleen 21, 0349 Oslo, Norway
    Environ Toxicol Chem 29:1349-57. 2010
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Selective bioaccumulation of chlorinated pesticides and metabolites in Arctic seabirds
    K Borgå
    Norwegian Institute for Water Research, P O Box 173, Kjelsas, N 0411 Oslo, Norway
    Environ Pollut 145:545-53. 2007
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Food web accumulation of cyclic siloxanes in Lake Mjøsa, Norway
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Institute for Water Research NIVA, Gaustadalleen 21, N 0349 Oslo, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 46:6347-54. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint Trophic magnification factors: considerations of ecology, ecosystems, and study design
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Gaustadalleen 21, 0349, Oslo, Norway
    Integr Environ Assess Manag 8:64-84. 2012
    ..e., TMF > or < 1). TMFs may be less useful in species- and site-specific risk assessments, where the goal is to predict absolute contaminant concentrations in organisms in relation to threshold levels...
  3. doi request reprint Simulating climate change-induced alterations in bioaccumulation of organic contaminants in an Arctic marine food web
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Gaustadalleen 21, 0349 Oslo, Norway
    Environ Toxicol Chem 29:1349-57. 2010
    ..Reduced bioavailability, due to increased C(POC), was the most influential parameter for the less water soluble compounds. Increase in temperature resulted in an overall reduction in net bioaccumulation...
  4. 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
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Selective bioaccumulation of chlorinated pesticides and metabolites in Arctic seabirds
    K Borgå
    Norwegian Institute for Water Research, P O Box 173, Kjelsas, N 0411 Oslo, Norway
    Environ Pollut 145:545-53. 2007
    ..Kittiwake showed higher accumulation of persistent CP and metabolites than auks, whereas accumulation of less recalcitrant CPs was low...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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
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  11. 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...
  12. 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
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  13. 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...
  14. 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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  15. ncbi request reprint Bioaccumulation factors for PCBs revisited
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Polar Institute, N 9296 Tromsø, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 39:4523-32. 2005
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  16. doi request reprint Biological pump control of the fate and distribution of hydrophobic organic pollutants in water and plankton
    Luca Nizzetto
    Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Gaustadalleen, 21 NO 0349 Oslo, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 46:3204-11. 2012
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  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. doi request reprint Consistency in trophic magnification factors of cyclic methyl siloxanes in pelagic freshwater food webs leading to brown trout
    Katrine Borgå
    Norwegian Institute for Water Research NIVA, Gaustadalleen 21, N 0349 Oslo, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 47:14394-402. 2013
    ..Whitefish had lower cVMS bioaccumulation compared to legacy POPs, and affected the TMF significance for cVMS, but not for POPs. TMFs of D5 and legacy contaminants in Lake Mjøsa were consistent with those previously measured in Mjøsa. ..
  20. doi request reprint In vivo bioaccumulation of contaminants from historically polluted sediments - relation to bioavailability estimates
    Anders Ruus
    Norwegian Institute for Water Research NIVA, Oslo Centre for Interdisciplinary Environmental and Social Research, Gaustadalleen 21, NO 0349 Oslo, Norway
    Sci Total Environ 442:336-43. 2013
    ..A need for increased knowledge of the specific characteristics of benthic organisms, which may influence the exposure, uptake and elimination of contaminants, is however emphasized...
  21. doi request reprint Estimating trophic levels and trophic magnification factors using Bayesian inference
    Jostein Starrfelt
    Norwegian Institute for Water Research NIVA, Gaustadalleen 21, N 0349 Oslo, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 47:11599-606. 2013
    ..e., TMF >1, namely positive biomagnification, with an estimated X % probability). ..
  22. doi request reprint Past, present, and future controls on levels of persistent organic pollutants in the global environment
    Luca Nizzetto
    Norwegian Institute for Water Research, Oslo, Norway
    Environ Sci Technol 44:6526-31. 2010
    ..Understanding the legacy of persistent organic pollutants requires studying the transition from primary to secondary source control...