Scientific articles

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Boye TK, Simon MJ, Laidre KL, Rigét F, Stafford KM (2020) Seasonal detections of bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus) vocalizations in Baffin Bay and Davis Strait in relation to sea ice concentration. Polar Biol. 43:1493-1502

Hansen V, Mosbech A, Sogaard-Hansen J, Rigét FF, Merkel FR, Linnebjerg JF, Schulz R, Zubrod JP, Eulaers I, Asmund G (2020). G (2020). (210) Po and (210) Pb activity concentrations in Greenlandic seabirds and dose assessment. Science of the Total Environment 712: 136548.

Lyngby MS, Rigét F, Retzel A, Hedeholm R, Grønkjær P (2020) Improving the age reading of East Greenland Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) by determining otolith growth zone timing and annuli widths. Fish. Manag. Ecol. 00:1-5. 27:628-632

Spaan KM, van Noordenburg C, Plassmann MM, Schultes L, Shaw S, Berger M. Heide-Jørgensen MP, Rosing-Asvid A, Granquist SM, Dietz R, Sonne C, Rigét F, Roos A, JP Benskin (2020) Fluorine Mass Balance and Suspect Screening in Marine Mammals from the Northern Hemisphere. Environmental Science & Technology 54:4046-4058

Dietz R, Letcher RJ, Desforges J-P, Eulaers I, Sonne C, Wilson S, Andersen-Ranberg E, Basu N, Barst BD, Bustnes JO, Bytingsvik J, Ciesielski TM, Drevnick PE, Gabrielsen GW, Haarr A, Hylland K, Jenssen BM, Levin M, McKinney MA, Nørregaard RD, Pedersen KE, Provencher J, Styrishave B, Tartu S, Aars J, Ackerman JT, Rosing-Asvid A,… Born EW, … Rigét FF,… Sinding M-HS, et al. (2019) Current state of knowledge on biological effects from contaminants on arctic wildlife and fish. Sci. Total Environ. 696, 133792.

Dietz R, Desforges J-P, Gustavson K, Rigét FF, Born EW, Letcher RJ, Sonne C (2018) Immunologic, reproductive, and carcinogenic risk assessment from POP exposure in East Greenland polar bears (Ursus maritimus) during 1983–2013. Environmental International, 118: 169-178.

Rigét F et al. (2019) Temporal trends of persistent organic pollutants in Arctic marine and freshwater biota. Sci. Total Environ.649, 99-110.

Rigét F, Mosbech A, Boertmann D, Wegeberg S, Merkel F, Aastrup P, Christensen T, Ugarte F, Hedeholm R, Fritt-Rasmussen J (2018) The Seas Around Greenland: An Environmental Status and Future Perspective

Vorkamp K, Falk K, Møller S, Bossi R, Rigét F, Sørensen PB (2019) Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) and polychlorinated naphthalenes (PCNs) add to the chemical cocktail in perigrine falcon eggs. Sci. Total Environ.648, 894-901.

Gebbink WA, Bossi R, Riget FF, Rosing-Asvid A, Sonne F, Dietz R (2016) Observation of emerging per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in Greenland marine mammals. Chemosphere, 144: 2384-2391

Born EW, B Mikkelsen, E Stefansson, KL Laidre, LW Andersen, FF Rigét, M Villum Jensen, D Bloch. (2013) A note on a walrus’ European Odyssey. Walrus of the North Atlantic. Eds. R.E.A Stewart, K. Kovacs, M. Aquarone. NAMMCO Scientific Publication Series, Volume 9: In Press. ISSN: 2309-2491

Dietz R, Rigét FF, Sonne C, Born EW, Bechshøft T, McKinney MA, Drimmei R, Muir DCG, Letcher RJ (2012) Part 2: Three decades (1984-2010) of flame retardant trends in East Greenland polar bears (Ursus maritimus). Environment Internati-onal 59:485-493.

Stewart REA, Born EW, Dietz R, Heide-Jørgensen MP, Rigét FF, Laidre KL , Villum Jensen M, Knutsen LØ, Fossette S (2013) Abundance of Atlantic walrus in the North Water during summer. Walrus of the North Atlantic. Eds. Stewart REA, Kovacs K, Aquarone M. NAMMCO Scientific Publication Series, Volume 9: In Press. ISSN: 2309-2491

Aurore A, Teilmann J, Dietz R, Rigét F, Harkonen T, Karlsson O, Rosing-Asvid A and Caurant F. 2011. Investigation of mercury concentrations in fur of phocid seals using stable isotopes as tracers of trophic levels and geographical regions. Polar biology, 34, (9), 1411-1420

Dietz R, Bossi R, Rigét FR, Sonne C, Born EW 2008. Increasing Perfluorinated Acids in East Greenland Polar Bears (Ursus maritimus) - a new toxic threat to the Arctic bears. Environ Sci Technol 42(7): 2701-2707.

Gebbink WA, Sonne C, Dietz R, Kirkegaard M, Rigét FF, Born EW, Muir DCG, Letcher RJ 2008. Tissue-specific congener composition of organohalogen and metabolite contaminants in East Greenland polar bears (Ursus maritimus). Environ Pollut 152:621-629.

Kreutzer, M., Kreutzer, R., Siebert, U., Müller G., Reijnders, P., Brasseur, S., Härkönen, T., Dietz, R., Sonne, C., Born E.W., Rigét, F.F. Baumgärtner, W. 2008. In search for virus carriers of the 2002 phocine distemper virus outbreak in European harbour seals. Arch Virology 153:187-192.

Sonne, C., Bossi R, Dietz R, Leifsson PS, Rigét FF, Born EW 2008. The Potential Correlation between Perfluorinated Acids and Liver Morphology in East Greenland Polar Bears (Ursus maritimus). Toxicol Environ Chem 90:275-283.

Born, E.W., M.C.S. Kingsley, F.F. Riget, R.Dietz, P. Møller, T. Haug, D.C.G. Muir, P. Outridge & N.Øien. 2007. A multi-elemental approach to identification of subpopulations of North Atlantic minke whales Balaenoptera acutorostrata. Wildlife Biology 13: 84–97.

Dietz R, Rigét FF, Sonne C, Muir DCG, Backus S, Born EW, Kirkegaard M & Letcher RJ (2007): Age and Seasonal Variability of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers in Free-Ranging East Greenland Polar Bears (Ursus maritimus). Environ Pollut 146(1):177-184.

Rigét FF, Dietz R, Born EW, Sonne C, Hobson KA. 2007. Temporal trends of mercury in marine biota of west and northwest Greenland. Mar Pollut Bull 54:72-80.

Sonne, C., Dietz R, Born, E.W., Rigét FF, Leifsson PS, Bechshøft TØ and Kirkegaard M (2007): Spatial and temporal variation in size of polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sexual organs and its use in pollution and climate change studies. Sci Total Environ 387:237-246.

Sonne, C., Dietz R, Leifsson PS, Born, E.W., Kirkegaard M & Rigét FF (2007): Are liver and renal lesions in East Greenland Polar Bears (Ursus maritimus) associated with high mercury levels? Environ Health 6:11.

Sonne, C., Rigét FF, Dietz R, Wiig Ø, Kirkegaard M & Born, E.W. (2007) Gross Skull Pathology in East Greenland and Svalbard Polar Bears (Ursus maritimus) during 1892 to 2002 in Relation to Organohalogen Pollution. Sci Total Environ 372: 554-561.

Dietz, R., F. F. Riget, D. Boertmann, C. Sonne, M. T. Olsen, J. Fjeldså, K. Falk, M. Kirkegaard, C. Egevang, G. Asmiund, F. Wille, S. Møller 2006. ” Time Trends of Mercury in Feathers of West Greenland Birds of Prey During 1851-2003” Environmental Science and Technology 40: 5911-5916.

Dietz, R., F. Riget, E. W. Born, C. Sonne, P. Grandjean, M. Kirkegaard, M. T. Olsen, G. Asmund, A. Renzoni, H. Baagøe, and C. Andreasen (2006): Trends in Mercury in Hair of Greenlandic Polar Bears (Ursus maritimus) during 1892-2001. Environ Sci Technol 40(4):1120-1125.

Sonne, C., Dietz, R., Leifsson, P. S., Born, E. W., Kirkegaard, M., Letcher, R. J., Muir, D. C. G., Riget, F. F. and Hyldstrup, L (2006): Are organohalogen contaminants a co-factor in the development of renal lesions in East Greenland polar bears (Ursus maritimus)? Environ Toxicol Chem 25(6):1551-1557.

Sonne, C., P. S. Leifsson, R. Dietz, E. W. Born, R. J. Letcher, L. Hyldstrup, F. F. Riget, M. Kirkegaard and D. C. G. Muir (2006): Xenoendocrine Pollutants May Reduce Size of Sexual Organs in East Greenland Polar Bears (Ursus maritimus). Environ Sci Technol 40:5668-5674.

Sonne, C., F.F. Riget, R.Dietz, M. Kirkegaard, E.W. Born, R.J. Letcher,D.C.G. Muir,. 2005. Trends in fluctuating asymmetry in East Greenland polar bears (Ursus maritimus) from 1892 to 2002 in relation to organohalogen pollution. Science of the Total Environment 341: 81-96.

Sonne, C., R. Dietz, P. S. Leifsson, E.W. Born, R.J. Letcher, M. Kirkegaard,D.C.G Muir, F. F. Riget, R. J. & L. Hyldstrup, 2005. Do organohalogen contaminants contribute to histopathology in liver from East Greenland polar bears (Ursus maritimus). Environmental Health Perspective 113: 1569-1574.

Verreault, J.,D. C. G. Muir, R. J.Norstrom, I. Stirling, A.T. Fisk, G.W.Gabrielsen, A. E.Derocher,T. Evans, R.Dietz, C. Sonne, G. M. Sandala,W.Gebbing, F.F. Riget, E.W. Born, M. K.Taylor, J.Nagy & R. J. Letcher, 2005. Chlorinated hydrocarbon contaminants and metabolites in polar bears (Ursus maritimus) from Alaska, Canada, East Greenland, and Svalbard: 1996-2002. Science of the Total Environment 351-352: 369-390.

Born, E.W., J.Teilmann, M. Acquarone & F.F. Riget, 2004. Habitat use of ringed seal (Phoca hispida) in the North Water area (North Baffin Bay). Arctic 57(2):129-142.

Dietz R., F.F. Riget, C. Sonne-Hansen, R. Letcher, E.W. Born & D.C.G. Muir, 2004. Seasonal and temporal trends in polychlorinated biphenyls and organochlorine pesticides in East Greenland polar bears (Ursus maritimus), 1990-2001. Science of the Total Environment 331:107-124.

Hobson, K.A., F.F. Riget, P. Outridge, R. Dietz & E.W. Born, 2004. Baleen as a biomonitor of mercury content and dietary history of North Atlantic minke whales (Balaenoptera acutorostrata): Combining elemental and stable isotope approaches. Science of the Total Environment 331:69-82.

Sonne, C., P.S. Leifsson, R. Dietz, E.W. Born, R.J. Letcher,M. Kirkegaard,D.C.G. Muir, L.W. Andersen, F.F. Riget & L. Hyldstrup, 2004. Enlarged clitoris in wild polar bears (Ursus maritimus) can be misdiagnosed as pseudohermaphroditism. Sci.Tot. Env. 337:45-58.

Sonne, C., R. Dietz, E.W. Born, F.F. Riget, M. Kirkegaard, L. Hyldstrup, R.J. Letcher & D.C.G. Muir, 2004. Is bone mineral composition disrupted by organochlorines in East Greenland polar bears (Ursus maritimus). Environmental Health Perspectives 112:1711-1716.

Born, E.W., P. Outridge, F.F. Riget, K.Hobson, R. Dietz,T. Haug & N. Øien, 2003. Stock structure of North Atlantic minke whales (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) inferred from regional variation of elemental and stable isotopic signatures in tissues. J. Mar. Syst. 43: 1-17.

Born, E.W., H. Dahlgaard, F.F. Riget, R.Dietz, T. Haug & N. Øien, 2002. Caesium-137 in minke whales Balaenoptera acutorostrata from West Greenland, the North Atlantic and the North Sea. Polar Biology 25: 907-913.

Born, E.W., J. Teilmann & F. Riget, 2002. Haul-out activity of ringed seals (Phoca hispida) determined from satellite telemetry. Marine Mammal Science 18(1): 167-181.