Background and activities

Background: Master and PhD degrees from NTNU and UNIS. Master: trophical interactions between little auks and their zooplankton prey. PhD: light climate in the Arctic during polar night and how it affects the marine pelagic ecosystem; focus on plankton bioluminescence, and light responses of Calanus spp. 

Currently working on the project "Taskforce salmon lice": salmon lice infection mechanisms within farmed populations and between farmed and wild populations of salmonids. 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications


  • Båtnes, Anna Solvang; Johnsen, Geir. (2013) Light in the dark – the role of irradiance in the high Arctic marine ecosystem during polar night. 2013. ISBN 978-82-471-4409-1. Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU (151).