Morten Thorne Schaanning
Position: Senior Research Scientist
Phone: +47 992 30 782
Large scale experiments, research and consultancy services on biogeochemical cycling of nutrients, trace metals and organic micropollutants at the sediment water interface. Biodegradation and effects of discharges from offshore oil and fish farm industry. Remediation of contaminated sediments; natural remediation, dredging, subsea deposits, capping.

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Scientific articles and Bookchapters

  1. Schaanning, Morten Thorne; Trannum, Hilde Cecilie; Øxnevad, Sigurd; Ndungu, Kuria; (2019) Benthic community status and mobilization of Ni, Cu and Co at abandoned sea deposits for mine tailings in SW Norway. Marine Pollution Bulletin ISSN 0025-326X. Vol 141 s318-331 doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2019.02.047
  2. Trannum, Hilde C; Gundersen, Hege; Escudero-Oñate, Carlos; Johansen, Joachim T; Schaanning, Morten T; (2018) Effects of submarine mine tailings on macrobenthic community structure and ecosystem processes. Science of the Total Environment ISSN 0048-9697. Vol 630 s189-202 doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.02.207
  3. Olsen, Marianne; Schaanning, Morten; Braaten, Hans Fredrik Veiteberg; Eek, Espen; Moy, Frithjof Emil; Lydersen, Espen; (2018) The influence of permanently submerged macrophytes on sediment mercury distribution, mobility and methylation potential in a brackish Norwegian fjord. Science of the Total Environment ISSN 0048-9697. Vol 610-611 s1364-1374 doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.08.136
  4. Berge, John Arthur; Schaanning, Morten Thorne; Staalstrøm, André; (2018) Utslipp til sjø – kan enkle modeller gi tilstrekkelig grunnlag for vurdering av spredning, fortynning og surhetsgrad?. Vann ISSN 0042-2592. Vol 53 No1 s15-30
  5. Samuelsson, Göran S.; Raymond, Caroline; Agrenius, Stefan; Schaanning, Morten; Cornelissen, Gerard; Gunnarsson, Jonas S.; (2017) Response of marine benthic fauna to thin-layer capping with activated carbon in a large-scale field experiment in the Grenland fjords, Norway. Environmental science and pollution research international ISSN 0944-1344. Vol 24 No16 s14218-14233 doi: 10.1007/s11356-017-8851-6
  6. Ndungu, Kuria; Beylich, Bjørnar; Staalstrøm, Andre; Øxnevad, Sigurd; Berge, John A; Braaten, Hans Fredrik Veiteberg; Schaanning, Morten; Bergstrøm, Rune; (2017) Petroleum oil and mercury pollution from shipwrecks in Norwegian coastal waters. Science of the Total Environment ISSN 0048-9697. Vol 593-594 s624-633 doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.03.213
  7. Ndungu, Kuria; Schaanning, Morten; Braaten, Hans Fredrik Veiteberg; (2016) Effects of organic matter addition on methylmercury formation in capped and uncapped marine sediments. Water Research ISSN 0043-1354. Vol 103 s401-407 doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2016.07.055
  8. Cornelissen, Gerard; Schaanning, Morten; Gunnarson, J.S.; Eek, Espen; (2016) A large-scale field trial of thin-layer capping of PCDD/F-contaminated sediments: Sediment-to-water fluxes up to 5 years post-amendment. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management ISSN 1551-3777. Vol 12 No2 s216-221 doi: 10.1002/ieam.1665
  9. Lillicrap, Adam David; Schaanning, Morten; Macken, Ailbhe; (2015) Assessment of the direct effects of biogenic and petrogenic activated carbon on benthic organisms. Environmental Science and Technology ISSN 0013-936X. Vol 49 No6 s3705-3710 doi: 10.1021/es506113j
  10. Ramirez-Llodra, Eva; Trannum, Hilde Cecilie; Evenset, Anita; Levin, Lisa A.; Andersson, Malin; Finne, Tor Erik; Hilario, Anita; Flem, Belinda; Christensen, Guttorm; Schaanning, Morten; Vanreusel, Ann; (2015) Submarine and deep-sea mine tailing placements: A review of current practices, environmental issues, natural analogs and knowledge gaps in Norway and internationally. Marine Pollution Bulletin ISSN 0025-326X. Vol 97 No1-2 s13-35 doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.05.062
  11. Stomperudhaugen, Eirin Sva; Langford, Katherine; Schaanning, Morten; Hylland, Ketil; (2014) Release of emamectin from sediment: Effects of oil, organic material or infauna?. Journal of Soils and Sediments ISSN 1439-0108. Vol 14 No8 s1469-1478 doi: 10.1007/s11368-014-0890-8
  12. Ruus, Anders; Allan, Ian; Øxnevad, Sigurd; Schaanning, Morten; Borgå, Katrine; Bakke, Torgeir Heggelund; Næs, Kristoffer; (2013) In vivo bioaccumulation of contaminants from historically polluted sediments - Relation to bioavailability estimates. Science of the Total Environment ISSN 0048-9697. Vol 442 s336-343 doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.10.060
  13. Cornelissen, Gerard; Amstätter, Katja; Hauge, Audun; Schaanning, Morten; Beylich, Bjørnar; Gunnarsson, Jonas S.; Breedveld, Gijs D.; Oen, Amy M P; Eek, Espen; (2012) Large-Scale Field Study on Thin-Layer Capping of Marine PCDD/F-Contaminated Sediments in Grenlandfjords, Norway: Physicochemical Effects. Environmental Science and Technology ISSN 0013-936X. Vol 46 No21 s12030-12037 doi: 10.1021/es302431u
  14. Näslund, Johan; Samuelsson, G. S.; Gunnarsson, J. S.; Nascimento, F. J. A.; Nilsson, Hans Christer; Cornelissen, Gerard; Schaanning, Morten; (2012) Ecosystem effects of materials proposed for thin-layer capping of contaminated sediments. Marine Ecology Progress Series ISSN 0171-8630. Vol 449 s27-39 doi: 10.3354/meps09546
  15. Josefsson, Sarah; Schaanning, Morten; Samuelsson, Göran; Gunnarsson, Jonas S.; Olofsson, Ida; Eek, Espen; Wiberg, Karin; (2012) Capping Efficiency of Various Carbonaceous and Mineral Materials for In Situ Remediation of Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxin and Dibenzofuran Contaminated Marine Sediments: Sediment-to-Water Fluxes and Bioaccumulation in Boxcosm Tests. Environmental Science and Technology ISSN 0013-936X. Vol 46 No6 s3343-3351 doi: 10.1021/es203528v
  16. Allan, Ian; Ruus, Anders; Schaanning, Morten; Macrae, Kenneth John; Næs, Kristoffer; (2012) Measuring nonpolar organic contaminant partitioning in three Norwegian sediments using polyethylene passive samplers. Science of the Total Environment ISSN 0048-9697. Vol 423 s125-131 doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.02.027
  17. Trannum, Hilde Cecilie; Nilsson, Hans Christer; Schaanning, Morten; Norling, Karl; (2011) Biological and biogeochemical effects of organic matter and drilling discharges in two sediment communities. Marine Ecology Progress Series ISSN 0171-8630. Vol 442 s23-36 doi: 10.3354/meps09340
  18. Schaanning, Morten; Harman, Christopher Peter; Staalstrøm, André; (2011) Release of dissolved trace metals and organic contaminants during deep water disposal of contaminated sediments from Oslo harbour, Norway. Journal of Soils and Sediments ISSN 1439-0108. Vol 11 No8 s1477-1489 doi: 10.1007/s11368-011-0436-2
  19. Schaanning, Morten; Trannum, Hilde Cecilie; Pinturier, Laurence; Rye, Henrik; (2011) Metal Partitioning in Ilmenite- and Barite-Based Drill Cuttings on Seabed Sections in a Mesocosm Laboratory. SPE Drilling & Completion ISSN 1064-6671. Vol 26 No2 s268-277 doi: 10.2118/126478-PA
  20. Trannum, Hilde Cecilie; Nilsson, Hans Christer; Schaanning, Morten; Øxnevad, Sigurd; (2010) Effects of sedimentation from water-based drill cuttings and natural sediment on benthic macrofaunal community structure and ecosystem processes. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology ISSN 0022-0981. Vol 383 No2 s111-121 doi: 10.1016/j.jembe.2009.12.004
NIVA began to register scientific articles in CRIStin in 2010, reports from 2014.