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Are Sæle Bruvold

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Telefon: 90193435
Avdeling: Fremmed- og smittestoff

My current project aims to develop an analytical platform in order to detect and characterize nanoparticles in the marine environment. The project is primarily motivated by the poorly understood fine-particulate fraction of mining waste being deposited into the ocean through the process of submarine tailings deposition (STD). Until now, there are no empiric data regarding the environmental fate and toxicity of the fine-particulate waste. This is due to the difficulties of detection and characterization as well as STD being uncommon in an international context.

I have a cross-disciplinary background in bio-nanotechnology from NTNU. For the time being, I am working primarily with electron microscopy and single particle inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry method development while learning about geochemistry and ultratrace level analytical chemistry.


Vitenskapelige artikler (NVI)


Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in surface sediments of the North-east Atlantic Ocean: A non-natural PFAS background

Stepan Boitsov, Are Sæle Bruvold, Linda Hanssen, Henning Jensen, Aasim Musa Mohamed Ali
Environmental Advances 16

Varying temporal trends in the levels of six groups of legacy persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in liver of three gadoid species from the North Sea

Stepan Boitsov, Sylvia Frantzen, Are Sæle Bruvold, Bjørn Einar Grøsvik
Chemosphere 349

Vertical distribution of inorganic nanoparticles in a Norwegian fjord

Are Sæle Bruvold, André Marcel Bienfait, Torunn Kringlen Ervik, Katrin Loeschner, Stig Valdersnes
Marine Environmental Research 188

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Marine nanoparticles

Bruvold, Are Sæle

Marine nanoparticles - implications of mining waste NPs on the marine environment

Bruvold, Are Sæle



Screening for nanoparticles in marine organisms

Are Sæle Bruvold, Stig Valdersnes, Katrin Loeschner, Janja Vidmar, André Marcel Bienfait, Monica Sanden
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