Direction of scientific research
Development of methodology for monitoring, assessment, prediction and prevention of risks associated with the high level toxic polluting substances transfer via biological pathways. These substances can accumulate in the food chain and spread in Arctic ecosystems.
Yngvar Thomassen - Leading Scientist
He has given over 275 presentations on various aspects of his research, of which 105 were invited lectures at major conferences and symposia. In the period 1983-91 he was a member of the Commission on Toxicology, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (titular) member from 1986, where he initiated the development of human body fluids as quality assurance materials for the measurement of minor, trace and ultra-trace elements and organic metabolites. From 2011-2014 he served as a titular member in the Analytical Chemistry Division. More »
Results and achievements of Arctic biomonitoring laboratory will be presented on the conference Euroarctic 2017 in Nar'yan Mar
On 26th of October 2017 in Nar'yan Mar there will be IV International research/practice conference “EUROARCTIC 2017 – Preservation of the environment in the development of the Arctic”.
Participants of the Barents summer school got acquainted with the project on the study of the transfer of PCBs in Arctic trophic chains
In the period of August 21st -25th, the IV Barents School for graduate students from 5 countries is held on the basis of NArFU: China, Sweden, Norway, Switzerland and Russia. Two participants of the Arctic biomonitoring laboratory, two PhD students of the "Ecology" direction: Pesyakova Anastasia and Elena Gusakova, took part as participants.
This and other questions related to the factors that influence the spread of pollutants in the environment were answered by Professor Yngvar Thomassen in the second lecture, which was held within the framework of the summer Barents school for postgraduate students.