• A human-induced landscape of fear influences foraging behavior of brown bears 

      Lodberg-Holm, Hanna Kavli; Gelink, Henriette Wathne; Hertel, Anne Gabriela; Swenson, Jon; Domevscik, Matej; Steyaert, Sam (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Animals adapt their foraging behavior to variations in food availability and predation risk. In Sweden, brown bears (Ursus arctos) depend on a nearly continuous intake of berries, especially bilberries (Vaccinium myrtillus) ...
    • Adipose-derived stem cells from the brown bear (Ursus arctos) spontaneously undergo chondrogenic and osteogenic differentiation in vitro 

      Fink, Trine; Rasmussen, Jeppe; Emmersen, Jeppe; Pilgaard, Linda; Fahlman, Åsa; Brunberg, Sven; Josefsson, Johan; Arnemo, Jon Martin; Zachar, Vladimir; Swenson, Jon; Fröbert, Ole (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
    • Alien plants, animals, fungi and algae in Norway: an inventory of neobiota 

      Sandvik, Hanno; Dolmen, Dag; Elven, Reidar; Falkenhaug, Tone; Forsgren, Elisabet; Hansen, Haakon; Hassel, Kristian; Husa, Vivian; Kjærstad, Gaute; Ødegaard, Frode; Pedersen, Hans Christian; Solheim, Halvor; Stokke, Bård Gunnar; Åsen, Per Arvid; Åström, Sandra Charlotte Helene; Brandrud, Tor Erik; Elven, Hallvard; Endrestøl, Anders; Finstad, Anders Gravbrøt; Fredriksen, Stein; Gammelmo, Øivind; Gjershaug, Jan Ove; Gulliksen, Bjørn; Hamnes, Inger Sofie; Hatteland, Bjørn Arild; Hegre, Hanne; Hesthagen, Trygve H.; Jelmert, Anders; Jensen, Thomas Correll; Johnsen, Stein Ivar; Karlsbakk, Egil; Magnusson, Christer; Nedreaas, Kjell Harald; Nordén, Björn; Oug, Eivind; Pedersen, Oddvar; Pedersen, Per Anker; Sjøtun, Kjersti; Skei, Jon Kristian; Solstad, Heidi; Sundheim, Leif; Swenson, Jon; Syvertsen, Per Ole; Talgø, Venche; Vandvik, Vigdis; Westergaard, Kristine Bakke; Wienerroither, Rupert; Ytrehus, Bjørnar; Hilmo, Olga; Henriksen, Snorre; Gederaas, Lisbeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      We present the results of an inventory and status assessment of alien species in Norway. The inventory covered all known multicellular neobiota, 2496 in total, 1039 of which were classified as naturalised. The latter ...
    • Alien species in Norway: results from quantitative ecological impact assessments 

      Sandvik, Hanno; Hilmo, Olga; Henriksen, Snorre; Elven, Reidar; Åsen, Per Arvid; Hegre, Hanne; Pedersen, Oddvar; Pedersen, Per Anker; Solstad, Heidi; Vandvik, Vigdis; Westergaard, Kristine Bakke; Ødegaard, Frode; Åström, Sandra Charlotte Helene; Elven, Hallvard; Endrestøl, Anders; Gammelmo, Øivind; Hatteland, Bjørn Arild; Solheim, Halvor; Nordén, Björn; Sundheim, Leif; Talgø, Venche; Falkenhaug, Tone; Gulliksen, Bjørn; Jelmert, Anders; Oug, Eivind; Sundet, Jan Henry; Forsgren, Elisabet; Finstad, Anders Gravbrøt; Hesthagen, Trygve H.; Nedreaas, Kjell Harald; Wienerroither, Rupert; Husa, Vivian; Fredriksen, Stein; Sjøtun, Kjersti; Steen, Henning; Hansen, Haakon; Hamnes, Inger Sofie; Karlsbakk, Egil; Magnusson, Christer; Ytrehus, Bjørnar; Pedersen, Hans Christian; Swenson, Jon; Syvertsen, Per Ole; Stokke, Bård Gunnar; Gjershaug, Jan Ove; Dolmen, Dag; Kjærstad, Gaute; Johnsen, Stein Ivar; Jensen, Thomas Correll; Hassel, Kristian; Gederaas, Lisbeth (Journal article, 2020)
      1. Due to globalisation, trade and transport, the spread of alien species is increasing dramatically. Some alien species become ecologically harmful by threatening native biota. This can lead to irreversible changes in ...
    • Assessing snow leopard (Uncia uncia) by sign surveys and camera trapping in Northern Pakistan 

      Mahmood, Tahir (Master thesis, 2012)
      The snow leopard (Uncia uncial) is an elusive carnivore often used as an indicator of human health or a flagship species in conservation programs. Like many other carnivores snow leopard is also an endangered species and ...
    • Bears and berries: species-specific selective foraging on a patchily distributed food resource in a human-altered landscape 

      Hertel, Anne Gabriela; Steyaert, Sam; Zedrosser, Andreas; Mysterud, Atle; Lodberg-Holm, Hanna Kavli; Gelink, Henriette Wathne; Kindberg, Jonas; Swenson, Jon (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      When animals are faced with extraordinary energyconsuming events, like hibernation, finding abundant, energy-rich food resources becomes particularly important. The profitability of food resources can vary spatially, ...
    • Bears are simply voles writ large: social structure determines the mechanisms of intrinsic population regulation in mammals 

      Odden, Morten; Ims, Rolf Anker; Støen, Ole-Gunnar; Swenson, Jon; Andreassen, Harry Peter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    • Behavioral correlates of supplementary feeding of wildlife: Can general conclusions be drawn? 

      Steyaert, Sam M.J.G; Kindberg, Jonas; Jerina, Klemen; Krofel, Miha; Stergar, Matija; Swenson, Jon; Zedrosser, Andreas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    • Behavioral correlates of supplementary feeding of wildlife: Can general conclusions be drawn? 

      Steyaert, Sam M.J.G; Kindberg, Jonas; Jerina, Klemen; Krofel, Miha; Stergar, Matija; Swenson, Jon; Zedrosser, Andreas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    • Behaviour of Solitary Adult Scandinavian Brown Bears (Ursus arctos) when Approached by Humans on Foot 

      Moen, Gro Kvelprud; Støen, Ole-Gunnar; Sahlén, Veronica; Swenson, Jon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
    • Behavioural Differences between Single Scandinavian Brown Bears (Ursus arctos) and Females with Dependent Young When Experimentally Approached by Humans 

      Sahlén, Veronica; Ordiz Fernandez, Andres Avelino; Swenson, Jon; Støen, Ole-Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    • Berry production drives bottom – up effects on body mass and reproductive success in an omnivore 

      Hertel, Anne Gabriela; Bischof, Richard; Langval, Ola; Mysterud, Atle; Kindberg, Jonas; Swenson, Jon; Zedrosser, Andreas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Obligate herbivores dominate studies of the eff ects of climate change on mammals, however there is limited empirical evidence for how changes in the abundance or quality of plant food aff ect mammalian omnivores. Omnivores ...
    • Bjørn i Nord-Trøndelag 

      Nygård, Torgeir; Brainerd, Scott Michael; Brøseth, Henrik; Berntsen, Finn Erik Harald; Bjørnes, Even; Kvam, Tor; Nilsen, Erlend Birkeland; Pedersen, Paul Harald; Stokke, Sigbjørn; Sørensen, Ole Jakob; Swenson, Jon (Research report, 2009)
      Atten brunbjørner (åtte binner og ti hannbjørner) ble fanget i prosjektperioden 1993-2002. Alle binnene og åtte hanner ble radiomerket med VHF-halsbåndsendere For sju binner og fem hannbjørner ble det innsamlet peiledata ...
    • Brown bear (Ursus arctos) attacks resulting in human casualties in Scandinavia 1977-2016; management implications and recommendations 

      Støen, Ole-Gunnar; Ordiz Fernandez, Andres Avelino; Sahlén, Veronica; Arnemo, Jon Martin; Sæbø, Solve; Mattsing, Glenn; Kristofferson, magnus; Brunberg, Sven; Kindberg, Jonas; Swenson, Jon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    • Brown bear attacks on humans: a worldwide perspective 

      Bombieri, Giulia; Naves, J.; Penteriani, Vincenzo; Selva, Nuria; Fernández-Gil, Alberto; López-Bao, J. V.; Ambarli, H.; Bautista, Carlos; Støen, Ole-Gunnar; Swenson, Jon; Wabakken, Petter; Bespalova, T.; Bobrov, V.; Bolshakov, V.; Bondarchuk, S.; Camarra, J.J.; Chiriac, S.; Ciucci, P.; Dutsov, A.; Dykyy, I.; Fedriani, J.M.; García-Rodríguez, A.; Garrote, P.J.; Gashev, S.; Groff, C.; Gutleb, B.; Haring, B.; Härkönen, S.; Huber, D.; Kaboli, M.; Kalinkin, Y.; Karamanlidis, A.A.; Karpin, V.; Kastrikin, V.; Khlyap, L.; Khoetsky, P.; Kojola, I.; Korolev, A.; Korytin, N.; Kozsheechkin, V.; Krofel, M.; Kurhinen, J.; Kuznetsova, I.; Larin, E.; Levykh, A.; Mamontov, Mamontov.; Männil, P.; Melovski, D.; Mertzanis, Y.; Meydus, A. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The increasing trend of large carnivore attacks on humans not only raises human safety concerns but may also undermine large carnivore conservation efforts. Although rare, attacks by brown bears Ursus arctos are also on ...
    • Can concentrations of steroid hormones in brown bear hair reveal age class? 

      Cattet, Marc; Stenhouse, Gordon B.; Boulanger, John; Janz, David M.; Kapronczai, Luciene; Swenson, Jon; Zedrosser, Andreas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Although combining genetic and endocrine data from non-invasively collected hair samples has potential to improve the conservation of threatened mammals, few studies have evaluated this opportunity. In this study, we ...
    • Can only poorer European countries afford large carnivores? 

      Kojola, Ilpo; Hallikainen, Ville; Helle, Timo; Swenson, Jon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    • Capture, Anesthesia, and Disturbance of Free-Ranging Brown Bears (Ursus arctos) during Hibernation 

      Evans, Alina; Sahlén, Veronica; Støen, Ole-Gunnar; Fahlman, Åsa; Brunberg, Sven; Madslien, Knut; Fröbert, Ole; Swenson, Jon; Arnemo, Jon Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      We conducted thirteen immobilizations of previously collared hibernating two- to four-year-old brown bears (Ursus arctos) weighing 21–66 kg in central Sweden in winter 2010 and 2011 for comparative physiology research. ...
    • Challenges of managing a European brown bear population; lessons from Sweden, 1943–2013 

      Swenson, Jon; Schneider, Michael; Zedrosser, Andreas; Söderberg, Arne; Franzén, Robert; Kindberg, Jonas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Adaptive management’, which has been defined as the repeated iteration between management action, scientific assessment and revised management action, leading to a strengthened foundation for management, is required by ...
    • Chewing lice Trichodectes pinguis pinguis in Scandinavian brown bears (Ursus arctos) 

      Esteruelas, Nuria Fandos; Malmsten, Jonas; Bröjer, Caroline; Grandi, Giulio; Lindström, Anders; Brown, Paul; Swenson, Jon; Evans, Alina; Arnemo, Jon Martin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      In April 2014 and 2015, we noted localized alopecia (neck, forelimbs, and chest) and hyperpigmentation on two adult brown bears (Ursus arctos) captured in central-south Sweden for ecological studies under the Scandinavian ...