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Amy Lorraine Lusher

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  • E-postamy.lusher@uib.no
  • Besøksadresse
    Thormøhlens gate 53 A/B
    5006 Bergen
  • Postadresse
    Postboks 7803
    5020 Bergen
Lærebok
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Microplastics in the Ocean and Seafood: Implications for Food Security. Nature Publishing Group.
Vitenskapelig artikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2023). Generating environmental sampling and testing data for micro- and nanoplastics for use in life cycle impact assessment . Science of the Total Environment.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). The power of multi-matrix monitoring in the Pan-Arctic region: plastics in water and sediment. Arctic Science. 19 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Quantitative assessment of visual microscopy as a tool for microplastic research: Recommendations for improving methods and reporting. Chemosphere. 1-9.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Monitoring of microplastic pollution in the Arctic: Recent developments in polymer identification, quality assurance and control (QA/QC), and data reporting. Arctic Science.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Monitoring litter and microplastics in Arctic mammals and bird. Arctic Science. 41 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Microplastic variability in subsurface water from the Arctic to Antarctica. Environmental Pollution (1987). 12 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Generating environmental sampling and testing data for micro- and nanoplastics for use in life cycle impact assessment . Science of the Total Environment. 13 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Future monitoring of litter and microplastics in the Arctic – challenges, opportunities and strategies. Arctic Science.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). First Documented Uses of Caves along the Coast of Albania by Mediterranean Monk Seals (Monachus monachus, Hermann 1779): Ecological and Conservation Inferences. Animals. 14 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Current efforts on microplastic monitoring in Arctic fish and how to proceed. Arctic Science.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Current State of Microplastic Pollution Research Data: Trends in Availability and Sources of Open Data. Frontiers in Environmental Science. 10 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Anthropogenically impacted lake catchments in Denmark reveal low microplastic pollution. Environmental science and pollution research international. 47726-47739.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). An ecosystem-scale litter and microplastics monitoring plan under the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP). Arctic Science. 1067-1081.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Understanding the occurrence and fate of microplastics in coastal Arctic ecosystems: The case of surface waters, sediments and walrus (Odobenus rosmarus). Science of the Total Environment. 10 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). The plight of camels eating plastic waste. Journal of Arid Environments. 6 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Microplastics distribution in the Eurasian Arctic is affected by Atlantic waters and Siberian rivers. Communications Earth & Environment. 10 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Chitinase digestion for the analysis of microplastics in chitinaceous organisms using the terrestrial isopod Oniscus asellus L. as a model organism. Science of the Total Environment. 12 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Bypass of Booming Inputs of Urban and Sludge-Derived Microplastics in a Large Nordic Lake. Environmental Science and Technology. 7949-7958.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Accumulation and distribution of microplastics in coastal sediments from the inner Oslofjord, Norway. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 11 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). A multilevel dataset of microplastic abundance in the world’s upper ocean and the Laurentian Great Lakes. Microplastics and Nanoplastics. 14 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). Sampling and Quality Assurance and Quality Control: A Guide for Scientists Investigating the Occurrence of Microplastics Across Matrices . Applied Spectroscopy. 1099-1125.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). Reporting Guidelines to Increase the Reproducibility and Comparability of Research on Microplastics . Applied Spectroscopy. 1066-1077.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). Proceed with caution: The need to raise the publication bar for microplastics research. Science of the Total Environment. 7 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). Is It or Isn’t It: The Importance of Visual Classification in Microplastic Characterization. Applied Spectroscopy. 1139-1153.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). Investigating microsized anthropogenic particles in Norwegian fjords using opportunistic nondisruptive sampling. Anthropocene Coasts. 76-85.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). A Horizon Scan of research priorities to inform policies aimed at reducing the harm of plastic pollution to biota. Science of the Total Environment. 11 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Using mussel as a global bioindicator of coastal microplastic pollution. Environmental Pollution (1987). 522-533.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Tools and constraints in monitoring interactions between marine litter and megafauna: Insights from case studies around the world. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 147-160.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Microplastics in grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) intestines: Are they associated with parasite aggregations? Marine Pollution Bulletin. 349-354.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Marine litter: One of the major threats for marine mammals. Outcomes from the European Cetacean Society workshop. Environmental Pollution (1987). 72-79.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Joint effort among research infrastructures to quantify the impact of plastic debris in the ocean. Environmental Research Letters. 7 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Are We Speaking the Same Language? Recommendations for a Definition and Categorization Framework for Plastic Debris. Environmental Science and Technology. 1039-1047.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). An interlaboratory comparison exercise for the determination of microplastics in standard sample bottles. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 831-837.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Validation of a Method for Extracting Microplastics from Complex, Organic-Rich, Environmental Matrices. Environmental Science and Technology. 7409-7417.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Mytilus spp. as sentinels for monitoring microplastic pollution in Norwegian coastal waters: A qualitative and quantitative study. Environmental Pollution (1987). 383-393.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Microplastic Extraction from Marine Vertebrate Digestive Tracts, Regurgitates and Scats: A Protocol for Researchers from All Experience Levels. Bio-protocol. 9 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Incidence of marine debris in cetaceans stranded and bycaught in Ireland: Recent findings and a review of historical knowledge. Environmental Pollution (1987). 467-476.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2017). The deposition and accumulation of microplastics in marine sediments and bottom water from the Irish continental shelf. Scientific Reports. 10772.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2017). Opinion: Why we need an international agreement on marine plastic pollution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 9994-9997.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2017). New information on the diet of True's beaked whale (Mesoplodon mirus, Gray 1850), with insights into foraging ecology on mesopelagic prey. Marine mammal science. 1245-1254.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2017). Impacts of changing ocean circulation on the distribution of marine microplastic litter. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. 483-487.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2017). A rare stranding of a female killer whale (Orcinus orca) on the south coast of Ireland. The Irish Naturalist's Journal. 149-150.
Rapport
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Sea-based sources of microplastics to the Norwegian marine environment. 7568. 7568. .
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Frequent sampling of microplastic particles in surface waters in the open parts of the Kattegat and Great Belt, Denmark. 7601. 7601. .
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Contaminants in coastal waters of Norway 2017. 7580. 7580. .
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). AMAP Litter and Microplastics Monitoring Guidelines. Version 1.0. .
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). Monitoring of microplastics in Danish marine waters using the Oslo-Kiel ferry as a ship-of-opportunity. 7524. 7524. .
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). Miljøgiftundersøkelse av fisk fra Mærradalsbekken og Hovinbekken i 2019. 7481. 7481. .
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). Microplastics in road dust – characteristics, pathways and measures. 7526. 7526. .
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). Microplastics in marine bivalves from the Nordic environment. TN2020:504. TN2020:504. .
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Microplastics; occurrence, levels and implications for environment and human health related to food. Scientific opinion of the Scientific Steering Committee of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment. 2019:16. 2019:16. .
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Occurrence of pearls in mussels (Mytilus spp.) from the Norwegian coast. 7308. 7308. .
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Miljøgiftundersøkelser av ørret fra Akerselva og Lysakerelva i 2018. 7315. 7315. .
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Mikroplast i ferskvannssystemer i Norge. Et første blikk på sediment, biota og historiske planktonprøver fra Mjøsa og Femunden. 7326. 7326. .
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2017). Testing of methodology for measuring microplastics in blue mussels (Mytilus spp) and marine sediments, and recommendations for future monitoring of microplastics (R & D-project). 7209. 7209. .
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2017). Mapping microplastics in sludge. 7215. 7215. .
Faglig foredrag
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Harmonisation in microplastic analysis.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). EUROqCHARM – towards European and global standerdisation of plastic pollution research.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2016). The ecotoxicological impacts of microplastics on marine organisms, including species providing a source of food.
Populærvitenskapelig foredrag
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Microplastics in the Arctic: What do we know so far?
Vitenskapelig foredrag
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Reproducible Analytical Pipelines (RAPs) in Environmental Plastics Analysis: First Outputs From the EU EUORqCHARM Project.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). First steps towards an assessment of plastics risk to the Norwegian environment.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). First steps towards an Assessment of plastic Risk to the Norwegian Environment (FARE).
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Sediments and microplastics in the Arctic.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Problem formulation: what we know and what we need to know?
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Plenary presentation: Science and Knowledge: Gaps and Priorities. Reflections from the AMAP Working Group .
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Large-scale study of microplastics in five bivalve species from the Nordic marine environment.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Impact of marine debris on wildlife and fisheries.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). How Can Risk Assessment Data for Micro- and NanoPlastics Contaminations Be Generated in a Way That Is Useful for the Development of LCIA Models?
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Harmonised identification of microplastics.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Microplastic Particles in Raw Water and Drinking Water - LoD and LoQ - and what may be concluded regarding removal.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Microplastic Particles in Raw Water and Drinking Water - LoD and LoQ - and what may be concluded regarding removal.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). What are the environmental challenges with the use and disposal of plastics?
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Removing microplastic particles from samples with high organic matter content: a countrywide investigation of sewage sludge produced across Norway .
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Microplastics and human: how could they affect us?
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Mapping microplastics in sludge during a country-wide investigation of wastewater treatment plants .
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Mapping microplastics in drinking water from source to tap.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Mapping Microplastics in Norwegian Drinking Water.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Mapping Microplastics in Norwegian Drinking Water.
Short communication
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Økotoksikologiske effekter av mikroplast. Toksikologen. 11-16.
Vitenskapelig antologi/Konferanseserie
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2016). Breaking Down the Plastic Age. In MICRO 2016. Fate and Impact of Microplastics in Marine Ecosystems. Elsevier.
Kompendium
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Harmonized protocol for monitoring microplastics in biota.
Populærvitenskapelig artikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Microplastic research needs a common language. sciencenorway.no.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Dette trenger vi for å forstå mikroplast-problematikken bedre. Forskersonen.no.
Brev til redaktøren
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Response to the letter to the editor on Are we speaking the same language? Recommendations for a definition and categorization framework for plastic debris. Environmental Science and Technology.
Intervju
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2017). Hvor farlig er egentlig mikroplast?
Vitenskapelig Kapittel/Artikkel/Konferanseartikkel
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Microplastics in Fish and Seafood Species. 22 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Ecotoxicological Impacts of Micro- and Nanoplastics in Terrestrial and Aquatic Environments. 62 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). Plastic waste in the terrestrial environment. 31 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). Microplastics: from origin to impacts. 27 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2019). Microplastics in sewage sludge: Captured but released? 16 sider.
Poster
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). New Environmental Monitoring Program; Microplastics in Norwegian Coastal Areas, Rivers, Lakes and Air (Mikronor).
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). EUROqCHARM - Assuring Reproducible, Harmonised and Quality-Controlled Assessments of Plastic Pollution.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Plastic ingestion in commercially important fish stocks: method standardisation for Arctic rural communities.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). EUROqCHARM -Assuring Reproducible, Harmonised and Quality-Controlled Assessments of Plastic Pollution.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2018). Macro and microdebris in marine mammals from Ireland: promoting standarization of protocols and research on top predators.
Errata
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Author Correction: Microplastics distribution in the Eurasian Arctic is affected by Atlantic waters and Siberian rivers (Communications Earth & Environment, (2021), 2, 1, (23), 10.1038/s43247-021-00091-0). Communications Earth & Environment.
Vitenskapelig oversiktsartikkel/review
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Microplastics in arctic invertebrates- Status on occurrence and recommendations for future monitoring. Arctic Science. 29 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Moving forward in microplastic research: A Norwegian perspective. Environment International. 17 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). A review of the use of microplastics in reconstructing dated sedimentary archives. Science of the Total Environment. 12 sider.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). Isolation and Extraction of Microplastics from Environmental Samples: An Evaluation of Practical Approaches and Recommendations for Further Harmonisation. Applied Spectroscopy. 1049-1065.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2017). Sampling, isolating and identifying microplastics ingested by fish and invertebrates. Analytical Chemistry. 1346-1360.
Faglig kapittel
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Animals and microplastics: ingestion, transport, breakdown, and trophic transfer. . I:
    • Vis forfatter(e) (2022). Polluting Textiles The Problem with Microfibres. Routledge.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Marine Microplastics and Seafood: Implications for Food Security. 131-153. I:
    • Vis forfatter(e) (2021). Microplastic in the Environment: Pattern and Process. Springer.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). Microplastics in polar samples. 42 sider. I:
    • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). Handbook of Microplastics in the Environment. Springer.
  • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). Microplastic Impacts in Fisheries and Aquaculture. . I:
    • Vis forfatter(e) (2020). Handbook of Microplastics in the Environment. Springer.

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