Anders Ruus
dr.scient. (PhD)
Position: Senior Research Scientist, Adj. Prof.
Phone: +47 982 27 786
Section: Miljøgifter
Anders Ruus is employed as a Senior Research Scientist at NIVA (employed since 2001) and holds a PhD (2001) in marine biology/ecotoxicology from the University of Oslo. He works in the fields of marine biology and ecotoxicology (EUROTOX registered toxicologist). His main field of research is the study of the disposition and effects of contaminants within marine food webs. His experience includes work with invertebrates, fish, sea birds and marine mammals. Ruus has extensive experience with environmental monitoring. He also has extensive experience with bioaccumulation/distribution studies involving experimental exposure systems for invertebrates and fish. Furthermore, Ruus has field experience from different regions (and vessels), including the Adriatic Sea (Croatia) and the Barents Sea (Norwegian Arctic) for collection of samples for research purposes.

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Scientific articles and Bookchapters

  1. Allan, Ian; Vrana, Branislav; Ruus, Anders; (2022) Passive Sampling Helps the Appraisal of Contaminant Bioaccumulation in Norwegian Fish Used for Regulatory Chemical Monitoring. Environmental Science and Technology ISSN 0013-936X. Vol 56 No12 s7945-7953 doi: 10.1021/acs.est.2c00714
  2. Schultze, Sabrina; Andersen, Tom; Hessen, Dag Olav; Ruus, Anders; Borgå, Katrine; Poste, Amanda; (2022) Land-cover, climate and fjord morphology drive differences in organic matter and nutrient dynamics in two contrasting northern river-fjord systems. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science ISSN 0272-7714. Vol 270 doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2022.107831
  3. Keilen, Ellen Kristine; Borgå, Katrine; Thorstensen, Helene Skjeie; Hylland, Ketil; Helberg, Morten; Warner, Nicholas Alexander; Bæk, Kine; Reiertsen, Tone Kristin; Ruus, Anders; (2022) Differences in Trophic Level, Contaminant Load, and DNA Damage in an Urban and a Remote Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) Breeding Colony in Coastal Norway. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry ISSN 0730-7268. Vol 41 No10 s2466-2478 doi: 10.1002/etc.5441
  4. Mcgovern, Maeve; Borgå, Katrine; Heimstad, Eldbjørg Sofie; Ruus, Anders; Christensen, Guttorm; Evenset, Anita; (2022) Small Arctic rivers transport legacy contaminants from thawing catchments to coastal areas in Kongsfjorden, Svalbard. Environmental Pollution (1987) ISSN 0269-7491. Vol 304 doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2022.119191
  5. Mcgovern, Maeve; Warner, Nicholas Alexander; Borgå, Katrine; Evenset, Anita; Carlsson, Pernilla Marianne; Skogsberg, Stina Linnea Emelie; Søreide, Janne; Ruus, Anders; Christensen, Guttorm; Poste, Amanda; (2022) Is Glacial Meltwater a Secondary Source of Legacy Contaminants to Arctic Coastal Food Webs?. Environmental Science and Technology ISSN 0013-936X. Vol 56 No10 s6337-6348 doi: 10.1021/acs.est.1c07062
  6. Knudtzon, Nina C; Thorstensen, Helene; Ruus, Anders; Helberg, Morten; Bæk, Kine; Enge, Ellen Katrin; Borgå, Katrine; (2021) Maternal transfer and occurrence of siloxanes, chlorinated paraffins, metals, PFAS and legacy POPs in herring gulls (Larus argentatus) of different urban influence. Environment International ISSN 0160-4120. Vol 152 doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2021.106478
  7. Grung, Merete; Meland, Sondre; Ruus, Anders; Ranneklev, Sissel; Fjeld, Eirik; Kringstad, Alfhild; Rundberget, Jan Thomas; Cruz, Majbrit Dela; Christensen, Jan H; (2021) Occurrence and trophic transport of organic compounds in sedimentation ponds for road runoff. Science of the Total Environment ISSN 0048-9697. Vol 751 doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141808
  8. Ruus, Anders; Allan, Ian J; Bæk, Kine; Borgå, Katrine; (2021) Partitioning of persistent hydrophobic contaminants to different storage lipid classes. Chemosphere ISSN 0045-6535. Vol 263 doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.127890
  9. Allan, Ian John; Vrana, Branislav; de Weert, Jasperien; Kringstad, Alfhild; Ruus, Anders; Christensen, Guttorm; Terentjev, Petr; Green, Norman Whitaker; (2021) Passive sampling and benchmarking to rank HOC levels in the aquatic environment. Scientific Reports ISSN 2045-2322. Vol 11 doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-90457-3
  10. Eklo, Ole Martin; Boahene, Nana Yaa; Holth, Tor Fredrik; Klein, Michael; Dirven, Hubert; Engeset, Dagrun; Lyche, Jan Ludvig; Ruus, Anders; Nilsen, Asbjørn Magne; (2021) Establishing the representativeness of available surface water scenarios for plant protection products in environmental risk assessment in Norway. Opinion of the Panel on Plant protection Products of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment. VKM Report ISSN 2535-4019. No11
  11. Haarr, Ane; Mwakalapa, Eliezer B; Mmochi, Aviti J; Lyche, Jan L; Ruus, Anders; Othman, Halima; Larsen, Martin M.; Borgå, Katrine; (2021) Seasonal rainfall affects occurrence of organohalogen contaminants in tropical marine fishes and prawns from Zanzibar, Tanzania. Science of the Total Environment ISSN 0048-9697. Vol 774 doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.145652
  12. Haarr, Ane; Mwakalapa, Eliezer B.; Lyche, Jan Ludvig; Mmochi, Aviti J.; Polder, Anuschka; Ruus, Anders; Borgå, Katrine; (2021) Spatial Variation in Contaminant Occurrence in Marine Fishes and Prawns from Coastal Tanzania. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry ISSN 0730-7268. Vol 41 No2 s321-333 doi: 10.1002/etc.5254
  13. Thorstensen, Helene; Ruus, Anders; Helberg, Morten; Bæk, Kine; Enge, Ellen Katrin; Borgå, Katrine; (2020) Common Eider and Herring Gull as Contaminant Indicators of Different Ecological Niches of an Urban Fjord System. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management ISSN 1551-3777. Vol 17 s422-433 doi: 10.1002/ieam.4340
  14. Jourdain, Eve; Andvik, Clare; Karoliussen, Richard; Ruus, Anders; Vongraven, Dag; Borgå, Katrine; (2020) Isotopic niche differs between seal and fish-eating killer whales (Orcinus orca) in northern Norway. Ecology and Evolution ISSN 2045-7758. Vol 10 No9 s4115-4127 doi: 10.1002/ece3.6182
  15. Andvik, Clare Margaret; Jourdain, Eve; Ruus, Anders; Lyche, Jan Ludvig; Karoliussen, Richard; Borgå, Katrine; (2020) Preying on seals pushes killer whales from Norway above pollution effects thresholds. Scientific Reports ISSN 2045-2322. Vol 10 doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-68659-y
  16. Ono, Kotaro; Knutsen, Halvor; Olsen, Esben M; Ruus, Anders; Hjermann, Dag Ø; Stenseth, Nils Chr; (2019) Possible adverse impact of contaminants on Atlantic cod population dynamics in coastal ecosystems. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences ISSN 0962-8452. Vol 286 No1908 s1-9 doi: 10.1098/rspb.2019.1167
  17. Borgå, Katrine; Ruus, Anders; (2019) Quantifying Bioaccumulation in the Aquatic Environment. Methods in pharmacology and toxicology ISSN 1557-2153. s1-18 doi: 10.1007/7653_2019_36
  18. Brooks, S J; Ruus, A; Rundberget, J T; Kringstad, A; Lillicrap, A; (2019) Bioaccumulation of selected veterinary medicinal products (VMPs) in the blue mussel (Mytilus edulis). Science of the Total Environment ISSN 0048-9697. Vol 655 s1409-1419 doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.11.212
  19. Everaert, Gert; Ruus, Anders; Hjermann, Dag Øystein; Borgå, Katrine; Green, Norman Whitaker; Boitsov, Stepan; Jensen, Henning; Poste, Amanda; (2017) Additive Models Reveal Sources of Metals and Organic Pollutants in Norwegian Marine Sediments. Environmental Science and Technology ISSN 0013-936X. Vol 51 No21 s12764-12773 doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b02964
  20. Schøyen, Merete; Allan, Ian; Ruus, Anders; Håvardstun, Jarle; Hjermann, Dag Øystein; Beyer, Jonny; (2017) Comparison of caged and native blue mussels (Mytilus edulis spp.) for environmental monitoring of PAH, PCB and trace metals. Marine Environmental Research ISSN 0141-1136. Vol 130 s221-232 doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2017.07.025
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