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Svein Sundby

Phone: 481 23 621

Works with

Physical-biological ocean processes 

Climate variability, climate change and impacts on marine ecosystems

Fish plankton

Fishery oceanography

Curriculum Vitae

Born: 24.01.1949

Degrees:

Dr. philos in Marine ecology, University of Bergen, 1995                                          

Cand.real in Physical oceanography, University of Bergen, 1974

 

Publications:

Googles scholar:                        

http://scholar.google.no/citations?user=PjdsPEAAAAAJ&hl=no&oi=ao

Chronlogical production including reports and presentations:

CRIStin:

http://www.cristin.no/as/WebObjects/cristin.woa/5/wa/personVis?type=PERSON&pnr=48598&la=en&instnr=7431

Present Positions:

Research scientist at Institute of Marine Research since 1975                                      

Adjunct scientist at Hjorth Centre for Marine Ecosystem Dynamics 2014- 

 

Past Positions:  

Adjunct research scientist at Bjerknes Centre for Climate  Research, 2000-2013.

Adjunct professor at Geophysical institute,University of Bergen, 2003-2013.          

Director for Institute of Marine Research (IMR) Programme on Climate and Fish 2007 -2010.                                                                                                                            

Programme leader at Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research 2002-2006.                

Programme director for IMR Research Programmes: Fish recruitment and Ocean Climate and the Mare Cognitum (Norway-GLOBEC) 1990-1998.                                

Executive Secretary for Collaboration between North-West and Alaska Fisheries Center and Institute of Marine Research, 1984-1989.

 

Present committes/boards/projects:

Member of IMBER (Integrated Marine Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Dynamics) Scientific Steering Committee, 2015-

 

Some past committees/boards/projects: 

Chairman of FAO/NORAD/IMR science committee on new Nansen Programme on Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries, 2013-2014.

Co-convenor on Johan Hjort Symposium on Recruitment Dynamics and Stock Variability, 2013-14.

Lead Author of IPCC AR5 WG2 Chapter 30 “The Open Oceans”, 2010-2014.

Project leader of KILO (Vulnerability of living marine resources to oil exploration in Northern Norway), 2011-2013.

Co-convenor  Second Symposium on “Effects of Climate Change on the World’s Oceans” under ICES, PICES and IOC, 2011-2012.                                                           

Member of the Norwegian Governmental Commission on advisory on impacts of climate change and adaptation strategies for Norway, 2009-2010.                               

Chairman of Norwegian Research Council’s Review Committee on Environmental and  Developmental Research (FRIMUF), 2010-2011.                                              

Member of Norwegian Research Council’s Review Committee on Environmental and  Developmental Research (FRIMUF), 2007-2009.                                                     

Vice chairman of GLOBEC SSC, 2006-2010.                                                                      

Member of the Norwegian Research Council’s Advisory Committee for Global Change, 2005-2009.                                                                                                                

System leader for EUROCEANS (a European Network of Excellence) System 1 Arctic and the Nordic Seas, 2004-2009.                                                                               

Project leader for the Norwegian integrated climate project ECOBE (Effects of Climate Variations on the Barents Sea Ecosystem) funded by  the Norwegian Research Council, an affiliated with Norway-GLOBEC, 2003-2006.                              

Member of the IGBP Task Team that developed the IMBER (Integration of Marine Biogeochemistry and Ecosystems Research) Science Plan, 2002-2003.                   

Member NORAD (Norwegian International Developemental Agency) Steering Committee for marine science and education programmes in Southern Africa, 1995-2003.                                                                                                                                 

Member of various SCOR committees, 1990s and 2000s.                                              

Chairman of ICES Working Group on Cod and Climate Change, 1995-1998.            

Co-convenor of ICES Symposium on Cod and Climate Change, 1993.                       

Member of ICES Cod and Climate Change Working Group, 1992-1994.                     

Member of ICES Cod and Climate Change Steering Committee, 1991.                       

Chairman of Study Group on Cod Stock Fluctuation (Initiation of the Cod and Climate Change Programme), 1989-1990.                                                                         

GLOBEC Scientific Steering Committee  that developed the GLOBEC Science and Implementation Plan, 1995-1998.                                                                                         

Member of the GLOBEC International Interim Science Committee that developed the GLOBEC scientific fundament and ideas,1991-1994 .                                               

Member of the Standing Committee for the OPEN (Ocean Production Enhancement Network Research) Programme under the Canadian Research Council, 1991-1993.                                                                                                                 

Member of Committee for Natural Sciences of the Norwegian Research Council, 1985-1989.                                                                                                                                 

Member of the ICES Steering Committee for International Recruitment Programme (IREP), 1986-1988.                                                                                                                   

Member of the ICES Study Group on the Application of aerospace remote sensing in hydrobiological monitoring, 1984.                                                                                    

Executive Secretary of Norwegian Association of Marine Scientists, 1984-1986.

 

Teaching (since 2000):

Developed and lectured the course GEOF 230 ”Physical-biological couplings”  (10 points course) Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen,  2003-2013.

Supervisor of 6 PhD students in Physical oceanography (3), Fisheries biology (2) Marine biology (1).

Supervisor of 9 Master students in Climate and Marine ecology (5), Physical oceanography (2), Meteorology (1), Fisheries biology (1).

Publications last 5 years:

Sundby, S. and Kristiansen, T. 2015. The principles of buoyancy in marine fish eggs and their vertical distributions acrioss the world oceans. Plos One 10(10): e0138821. doi: 10.1371/journal. pone.0138821. 23 pp.

Sundby, S. 2015. Comment to 'Opdal AF, Jørgensen C (2015) Long-term change in a behavioural trait: truncated spawning distribution and demography in the Northeast Arctic cod. Global Change Biology, 21, 1521-1530, doi: 10.1111/gcb.12773' Letter to Editor. Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/gcb.12925.

Salvanes, A.G.V., Bartholomae, C., Yemane, D., Gibbons, M.J., Kainge, P., Ktakstad, J.-P., Rouault, M., Staby, A, and Sundby, S. 2015. Spatial dynamics of the bearded goby and its key fish predators off Namibia vary with climate and oxygen availability. Fisheries Oceanography 24 (Suppl. 1): 88-101.

Landa, C.S., Ottersen, G., Sundby, S., Dingsør, G.E., and Stiansen, J. E. 2014. Recruitment, distribution boundary and habitat temperature of an arcto-boreal gadoid in a climatically changing environment: a case study on Northeast Arctic haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus).Fisheries Oceanography. 15 pages. doi:10.1111/fog.12085

Hoegh-Guldberg, O., R. Cai, E.S. Poloczanska, P.G. Brewer, S. Sundby, K. Hilmi, V.J. Fabry, and S. Jung, 2014: The Ocean. In: Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part B: Regional Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Barros, V.R., C.B. Field, D.J. Dokken, M.D. Mastrandrea, K.J. Mach, T.E. Bilir, M. Chatterjee, K.L. Ebi, Y.O. Estrada, R.C. Genova, B. Girma, E.S. Kissel, A.N. Levy, S. MacCracken, P.R. Mastrandrea, and L.L. White (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA, pp. 1655-1731.

Boyd, P.W., S. Sundby, and H.-O. Portner, 2014: Cross-chapter box on net primary production in the ocean. In: Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Field, C.B., V.R. Barros, D.J. Dokken, K.J. Mach, M.D. Mastrandrea, T.E. Bilir, M. Chatterjee, K.L. Ebi, Y.O. Estrada, R.C. Genova, B. Girma, E.S. Kissel, A.N. Levy, S. MacCracken, P.R. Mastrandrea, and L.L. White (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA, pp. 133-136.

Lluch-Cota, S.E., O. Hoegh-Guldberg, D. Karl, H.-O. Portner, S. Sundby, and J.-P. Gattuso, 2014: Cross-chapter box on uncertain trends in major upwelling ecosystems. In: Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Field, C.B., V.R. Barros, D.J. Dokken, K.J. Mach, M.D. Mastrandrea, T.E. Bilir, M. Chatterjee, K.L. Ebi, Y.O. Estrada, R.C. Genova, B. Girma, E.S. Kissel, A.N. Levy, S. MacCracken, P.R. Mastrandrea, and L.L. White (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA, pp. 149-151.

Jung, K.-M., Folkvord, A., Kjesbu, O.S., and Sundby,S. 2014. Experimental parameterisation of principal physics in buoyancy variations of marine teleost eggs. PLOS One, 9(8): e104089

Röhrs, J., Christensen, K.H., Vikebø, F., Sundby, S., Sætra, Ø., and Broström, G. 2014. Wave-induced transport and vertical mixing of pelagic eggs and larvae. Limnology and Oceanography. 59(4): 1213-1227. doi:10.4319/lo.2014.59.4.1213

Castaño-Primo, R., Vikebø, F.B., and Sundby, S. 2014. A model approach to identify the spawning grounds and describing the early life history of North-East Arctic haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus). ICES Journal of Marine Science. 10 p. 9 June 2014 doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsu078

Hollowed, A.B., and Sundby, S. 2014. Change is coming to the northern oceans. Perspectives. Science 344 (6188): 1084-1085. 6 June 2014. doi: 10.1126/science.1251166

Kristiansen, T. Vollset, K.W., Sundby, S. and Vikebø, F. 2014. Turbulence enhances feeding of larval cod at low prey densities. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 15 p. 16 April 2014. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsu051

Drinkwater, K.F., Miles, M., Medhaug, I., Otterå, O.H., Kristiansen, T., Sundby, S., and Gao, Y. 2014. The Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation: Its manifestations and impacts with special emphasis on the Atlantic region north of 60°N. Journal of Marine Systems, 133: 117–130. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2013.11.001

Myksvoll, M.S., Sandvik, A.D., Asplin, L., and Sundby, S. 2014. Effects of river regulations on fjord dynamics and retention of cod eggs. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 71(4): 943-956. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fst113.

Myksvoll, M.S., Jung, K-M., Albretsen, J., and Sundby, S. 2014. Modelling dispersal of eggs and quantifying connectivity among Norwegian coastal cod subpopulations. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 71(4): 957-969. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fst022.

Drinkwater, K., Colbourne, E., Loeng, H., Sundby, S., and Kristiansen, T. 2013. Comparison of the atmospheric forcing and oceanographic responses between the Labrador Sea and Newfoundland Shelves and the Norwegian and Barents seas. Progress in Oceanography http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2013.03.007 15 pages.

Röhrs, J. Christensen, K., Hole, L.R., Broström, G., Drivdal, M., and Sundby, S. 2012.  Observation-based evaluation of surface wave effects on currents and trajectory forecasts. Ocean Dynamics. 15 pp. Doi 10.1007/s10236-012-0576-y

Myksvoll, M.S., Sandvik, A.D., Skardhamar, J., and Sundby, S. 2012. Importance of high resolution wind forcing on eddy activity and particle dispersion in a Norwegian fjord. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 113: 293-304.  doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2012.08.019,

Jung, K-M, A. Folkvord, O., Kjesbu, O.S., Agnalt, A.L., Thorsen, A., and Sundby S. 2012. Egg buoyancy variability in local populations of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). Marine Biology, 12 p. doi 10.1007/s00227-012-1984-8.

Vikebø, FB., Ådlandsvik, B., Albretsen, J., Sundby, S., Stenevik, EK., Huse, G., Svendsen, E., Kristiansen, T., Eriksen, E. 2011. Real-time ichthyoplankton drift in Northeast Arctic cod and Norwegian spring-spawning herring. PLoS ONE 6 (11): 1-7. e27367.

Myksvoll, M.S., Sundby, S., Ådlandsvik, B. and Vikebø, F.B. 2011. Retention of coastal cod eggs in a fjord caused by interactions between egg buoyancy and circulation pattern. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and ecosystem Science 3: 279-294. Doi: 10.1080/19425120.2011.595258

Kristiansen, T., Drinkwater, KF., Lough, GR., and Sundby, S. 2011.Recruitment Variability in North Atlantic Cod and Match-Mismatch Dynamics. PLoS ONE, 6(3): 1-11. e17456.

Moloney, CL., St John MA., Denman, KL., Karl, DM., Köster, FW., Sundby, S.  and Wilson, RP. 2011. Weaving marine food webs from end-to-end under global change. Journal of Marine Systems 84: 106-116. doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2010.06.012

Ito, S-I, Rose, K., Miller, AJ., Drinkwater, K., Brander K., Overland,JE., Sundby, S., Curchitser, E., Hurrell, JW., and Yamanaki,Y. 2010. Ocean ecosystem responses to future global change scenarios: a way forward. p. 287-322, Chapter 10 in Marine Ecosystems and Global Change. Ed. by M Barange, JG Field, RP Harris, EE Hofmann, RI Perry and FE Werner. Oxford University Press. 412 p.

Drinkwater, K., Hunt, G., Lehodey, P., Lluch-Cota, S., Murphy, EJ., Sakurai, Y., Schwing, F., Beaugrand, G. and Sundby, S. 2010. Climate forcing on marine ecosystems. p. 11-39. Chapter 2 in Marine Ecosystems and Global Change. Ed. by M Barange, JG Field, RP Harris, EE Hofmann, RI Perry and FE Werner. Oxford University Press. 412 p.

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