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Curriculum Vitae

Updated per 2013-01-01

Name: Tore Aunaas

Sex: Male

Date of birth: 1955

Nationality: Norwegian

Position: Vice President Research

Department: SINTEF Materials and Chemistry, Environmental Technology Sector

Education and Positions:

1983 Cand. real. Zoophysiology, University of Trondheim, Dept. of Zoology

1984 - 1989 Research scientist, Dep. of Zoology, Univ. of Trondheim 1989 - 1993 Research scientist, ALLFORSK, AVH, Dep. of Ecotoxicology 1993 Research scientist, SINTEF Applied Chemistry,

Environmental Technology Group

1993 (September) - Head of Environmental Technology Section, SINTEF Applied Chemistry

1996 - 1997 Research Manager, SINTEF Applied Chemistry, Department of Environmental Engineering

1997- 2003 Research Director, SINTEF Applied Chemistry, Department of Environmental Engineering

2000 - 2003 2nd Vice President Research – SINTEF Applied Chemistry 2003 - 2004 Resarch Director, SINTEF Materials and Chemistry, Marine

Environmental Technology

2004 - 2013 Research Director SINTEF Materials and Chemistry, Vice President SINTEF Marine

2013 - Vice President Research, SINTEF Materials and Chemistry, Environmental Technology Sector

Experience:

1983 - 1987 FINA Research Project, BECTOS I (Biological Effects of Chemical Treatment of Oilspills at Sea)

Scientific responsible Effects of oil on Arctic marine organisms and physiological adaptations of marine fauna in temperate and arctic areas

1984 – 1987 Participated in PRO MARE – research on physiological adaptations of ice fauna to life in ice – several research cruises east of Svalbard (Lance, Coast Guard)

1984 – 1987 11-13 months discontinuous research on Svalbard, Lectures on physiological adaptations to arctic areas and freezing for different audiences

1987 - 1991 FINA Research Project, BECTOS II (Biological Effects of Chemical Treatment of Oilspills at Sea) Scientific responsible

- Monitoring of pollutants in the marine environment - Effects of pollutants on the energy metabolism of marine

organisms

- Effects of oil and dispersants on arctic amphipods

1991 -1996 Ecotoxicological testing of chemical compounds and drill-fluids from off-shore petroleum installations according to OSPAR

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1993 - 1996 Bioremediation of organic pollutants in shoreline sediments, Oil Spill Contingency Planning

1993 Project Management Course SINTEF 1993 Business Management Course SINTEF

1994 GLP Management Course - Norsk Akkreditering

1996 - 1997 Responsible for and involved in projects dealing with environmental modelling, oil spill fate and effects, oil spill contingency, oil spill cleanup, soil remediation, degradation studies in marine sediments, pollution in arctic areas, applied microbiology. Also responsible for strategic planning and recruitment, personnel handling (20 persons) and economy in the department (approx. budget 18 mnok)

1997 - 2010 Several research expeditions to Svalbard (Svea and Barents Sea). Oil spill research, fate and effects of oil spills on shorelines and in ice filled waters

2001- 2002 Champion Leader League – Management Course SINTEF 2001 Participator on “Studietur Nord” arranged by NTNU/SINTEF 2001- 2003 Responsible for strategic design of business area ”Environment” in

SINTEF

2006 - Responsible for coordination of arctic research in SINTEF Materials and Chemistry

2006 - 2008 Coordinating internal development of Project Management Performance in SINTEF Materials and Chemistry

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Main fields

of competence: - Ecotoxicology

- Toxicity testing of chemical compounds - Zoophysiology/Ecophysiology

- Arctic research

- Oil spills and oil pollution – fate, effects and modelling - Research Management and strategies

Publications/

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Cand. real. thesis:

Aunaas T. (1983): Naturlige Årsvariasjoner i Fysiologiske Parametre hos Blåskjell

(Mytilus edulis). Cand. real. thesis in zoology, Department of Zoology, The University of

Trondheim, Norway.

Publications in international journals and proceedings: Refereed publications

1. Aunaas T. (1982): Nucleating agents in the haemolymph of intertidal invertebrates tolerant to freezing. Symposium on invertebrate cold hardiness, Oslo 16-20 August 1982. Cryo letters 2.

2. Aunaas T. (1982): Nucleating agents in the haemolymph of an intertidal mollusc tolerant to freezing. Experientia 12, 1456-1457.

3. Aunaas T., J.G. Baust & K.E. Zachariassen (1983): Ecophysiological studies on arthropods from Spitsbergen. Polar Research 1, 235-240.

4. Aarset A.V. & T. Aunaas (1987): Osmotic Responses to Hyposmotic Stress in the Amphipods Gammarus wilkitzkii, Onisimus glacialis and Parathemisto

libellula from Arctic Waters. Polar Biology 7, 189-193.

5. Aarset A.V. & T. Aunaas (1987): Physiological adaptations to low temperature and brine exposure in the circumpolar amphipod Gammarus wilkitzkii. Polar

Biology 8, 129-133.

6. Denstad J.-P., T. Aunaas, J.F. Børseth, A.V. Aarset & K.E. Zachariassen (1987). Thermal hysteresis antifreeze agents in fishes from Spitsbergen waters. Polar

Research 5, 171-174.

7. Aunaas T., J.-P. Denstad & K.E. Zachariassen (1988): Ecophysiological importance of the isolation response of hibernating blue mussels (Mytilus edulis

L). Marine Biology 98, 415-419.

8. Aunaas T., J.F. Børseth, J.-P. Denstad, K.E. Zachariassen & A. Aarset (1988): Thermal hysteresis antifreeze agents in fish and insects act by different mechanisms. 3rd symposium on invertebrate & plant cold hardiness, Cambridge UK 17-27 July 1988. Cryo Letters 9, p. 427.

9. Aunaas T. & J.-P. Denstad (1988): Triggering of ice nucleator activity in the blue mussel (Mytilus edulis). 3rd symposium on invertebrate & plant cold hardiness, Cambridge UK 17-27 July 1988. Cryo Letters 9, p. 427.

10. Aunaas T., J.-P. Denstad & K.E. Zachariassen (1988): Isolatory response promotes cold hardiness in the blue mussel (Mytilus edulis). 3rd symposium on

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invertebrate & plant cold hardiness, Cambridge UK 17-27 July 1988. Cryo Letters 9, p. 427.

11. Aarset A.V. & T. Aunaas (1990): Effects of osmotic stress on oxygen consumption and ammonia excretion of the Arctic sympagic amphipod Gammarus

wilkitzkii. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 58, 217-224.

12. Aarset A.V. & T. Aunaas (1990): Influence of environmental salinity on oxygen consumption and ammonia excretion of the under-ice amphipod Onisimus

glacialis. Marine Biology 107, 9-15.

13. Aarset A.V. & T. Aunaas (1990): Metabolic responses of the sympagic amphipods Gammarus wilkitzkii and Onisimus glacialis to acute temperature variations. Marine Biology 107, 433-438.

14. Aunaas T., S. Einarson, T.E. Southon & K.E. Zachariassen (1991): The effects of organic and inorganic pollutants on intracellular phosphate compounds in blue mussels (Mytilus edulis). Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 100C, 89-93.

15. Zachariassen K.E., T. Aunaas, J.F. Børseth, S. Einarson, T. Nordtug, A. Olsen & G. Skjærvø (1991): Physiological parameters in ecotoxicology. Comp. Biochem.

Physiol. 100C, 77-79.

16. Aunaas T., A. Olsen & K.E. Zachariassen (1991): The effects of oil and oil dispersants on the amphipod Gammarus oceanicus from Arctic waters. Pp. 619-630 in Sakshaug, E., Hopkins, C.C.E., & Øritsland, N.A. (eds): Proceedings of the Pro Mare Symposium on Polar Marine Ecology, Trondheim, 12-16 May 1990.

Polar Research 10 (2).

17. Børseth J.F., T. Aunaas, S. Einarson, T. Nordtug, A. Olsen & K.E. Zachariassen (1992): Pollutant-induced depression of the transmembrane sodium gradient in muscles of mussels. J. exp. Biol. 169, 1-18.

18. Børseth J.F., T. Aunaas, J.-P. Denstad, T. Nordtug, A.J. Olsen, R. Schmid, G. Skjærvø & K.E. Zachariassen (1995): Transmembrane sodium energy gradient and calcium content in the adductor muscle of Mytilus edulis L. in relation to the toxicity of oil and organic chemicals. Aquatic Toxicology 31, 263-276.

19. Strømgren, T., Sørstrøm, S.E., Schou, L., Kaarstad, I., Aunaas, T., Brakstad, O.G. and Ø. Johansen (1995). Acute toxic effects of produced water in relation to chemical composition and dispersion. Marine Environmental Research, Vol. 40 (2), 147-169.

20. Zachariassen K.E., A. Olsen & T. Aunaas (1996). The effect of formaldehyde exposure on the transmembrane distribution of free amino acids in muscles of

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Refereed proceedings from conferences:

21. Zachariassen K.E., T. Aunaas, J.F. Børseth, J.-P. Denstad, M. Ekker, B.M. Jenssen, L. Jørgensen, T. Nordtug, A. Olsen & G. Skjærvø (1989): Physiological effects of pollution in the marine environment. Proceedings from Petro Piscis, 1st. International Conference on Fisheries and Petroleum Exploitation. Bergen October 23.-25. F1, 10 pp.

22. Aunaas T., S. Einarson, T. Southon & K.E. Zachariassen (1990): The effects of organic and inorganic pollutants on intracellular phosphorus compounds in blue mussels (Mytilus edulis). Proceedings from The 12th European Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry Conference, Uthrecht 27-31 August 1990, The Netherlands.

23. Børseth J.F., T. Aunaas, S. Einarson, T. Nordtug, A.J. Olsen, G. Skjærvø & K.E. Zachariassen (1990): A simple method for estimating intracellular solute concentrations in muscle tissue of Mytilus edulis. Proceedings from The 12th European Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry Conference, Uthrecht 27-31 August 1990, The Netherlands.

24. Einarson S., T. Aunaas, J.F. Børseth, A. Olsen, T. Nordtug, G. Skjærvø & K.E. Zachariassen (1990): Effects of organic and inorganic pollutants on the electrochemical potential difference of sodium in blue mussels (Mytilus edulis). Proceedings from The 12th European Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry Conference, Uthrecht 27-31 August 1990, The Netherlands.

25. Nordtug T., T. Aunaas, J.F. Børseth, A.J. Olsen & K.E. Zachariassen (1990): Respiratory and behavioural responses in Mytilus edulis during exposure and recovery at sublethal concentrations of formaldehyde, benzene and phenol. Proceedings from The 12th European Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry Conference, Uthrecht 27-31 August 1990, The Netherlands.

26. Olsen A., T. Aunaas, J.F. Børseth, S. Einarson, T. Nordtug, G. Skjærvø & K.E. Zachariassen (1990): Chemically induced alterations of the free amino acid pool in the posterior adductor muscle of Mytilus edulis. The 12th European Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry Conference, Uthrecht 27-31 August 1990, The Netherlands.

27. Zachariassen K.E., T. Aunaas, J.F. Børseth, S. Einarson, T. Nordtug, A. Olsen & G. Skjærvø (1990): Physiological parameters in ecotoxicology. Proceedings from The 12th European Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry Conference, Uthrecht 27-31 August 1990, The Netherlands.

28. Aunaas T., Børseth J.F., Nordtug T., Olsen A., Skjærvø G. & Zachariassen K.E. (1991): Effects of pollutants on physiological parameters in Mytilus edulis as early warning "alarm parameters" in environmental monitoring. 1991 Proceedings from the Society for Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, University of Birmingham 7-12 April 1991, England.

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29. Børseth J.F., Aunaas T., Nordtug T., Olsen A., Skjærvø G. & Zachariassen K.E. (1991): Physiological parameters in Mytilus edulis as "fingerprint parameters" in environmental monitoring. 1991 Proceedings from the Society for Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, University of Birmingham 7-12 April 1991, England.

Proceedings from non-refereed conferences and selected reports:

Aunaas T., Børseth J.F., Ekker M. & Zachariassen K.E. (1986) : Biological Effects of Chemical Treatment of Oil Spills at Sea. A comparison of the in vivo and in situ effects of Statfjord A+B crude oil topped at 150EC and this oil treated with the dispersant Finasol OSR-5 on mortality and oxygen consumption of two species of amphipods. International Seminar on Chemical and Natural Dispersion of Oil on Sea. SINTEF/IKU, Trondheim 1986.

Børseth J.F., Aunaas T., Ekker M. & Zachariassen K.E. (1986): A comparison of in vivo

and in situ exposure of marine fish eggs to Statfjord A+B crude oil topped at 150EC and

this oil premixed with Finasol OSR-5. International Seminar on Chemical and Natural Dispersion of Oil on Sea. SINTEF/IKU, Trondheim 1986.

Aunaas T., Børseth J.F. & Zachariassen K.E. (1987): Biological Effects of Chemical Treatment of Oil Spills at Sea. In situ og in vivo effekter av en toppet Stafjord A+B råolje og denne oljen behandlet med dispergeringsmidlet Finasol OSR 5 på marine organismer. Symposium om olje og naturmiljø. Trondheim 1987.

Olsen A., Aunaas T., Børseth J.F., Denstad J.-P., Schmid R. & Zachariassen K.E. (1987): Eksponering av marine fiskeegg og evertebrater for oljer og kjemikalier. Prosedyrer benyttet i forskningsprosjektet BECTOS. Symposium om olje og naturmiljø. Trondheim 1987.

Zachariassen K.E., Aunaas T., Børseth J.F., Denstad J.-P., Ekker M., Jenssen B.M., Olsen A. & Schmid R. (1987): Biological Effects of Chemical Treatment of Oil Spills at Sea. En presentasjon av forskningsprosjektet BECTOS. Symposium om olje og naturmiljø. Trondheim 1987.

Zachariassen K.E. & T. Aunaas (1989): Klimaendringer - Fysiologiske virkninger på dyr. I "Hva skjer med klimaet i polarområdene ?" Sammendrag av foredrag på symposium 25-26. april. Norsk Polarinstitutts rapportserie nr. 53, 1989

Aunaas T. (1986): Rapport fra arbeid vedrørende biologiske effekter av dieselutslipp i Ny Ålesund 14. november 1985. Zoologisk Institutt / Norsk Polarinstitutt 1986.

Zachariassen K.E., Aunaas T., Denstad J.-P., Ekker M., Jenssen B.M. & Jørgensen L. (1984): Biological Effects of Chemical Treatment of Oil Spills at Sea I. Progress Report 1, 1984.

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Aunaas T., Børseth J.F., Denstad J.-P., Ekker M., Jenssen B.M., Jørgensen L., Olsen A., Schmid R. & Zachariassen K.E. (1989). In Karl Erik Zachariassen (Ed.): Biological

Effects of Chemical Treatment of Oil Spills at Sea. Report from the BECTOS-program

1985-88. STF21 A89075 1989.

Guénette, C., Sveum, P., Buist, I. and Aunaas, T. In-situ burning of water-in-oil emulsion 1993. STF21 A94053.

Sveum, P. og Aunaas, T. Etablering av vei mellom Longyearbyen (in norwegian)og Svea: Mulige effekter på Økologiske prosesser i jord. (Possible effects of ecological processes in earth) STF21 F94097.

Sveum, P. og Aunaas, T. Oljeforurensninger og oljevernproblematikk knyttet til utskipning av kull fra Sentralfeltet og knyttet til veiutbygging og veibruk mellom Longyearbyen og Svea. (in norwegian). (Oil spills and oil spill contingency related to shipment of coal from the Spitzbergen Central Field and in relation to construction and use of roads between Longyearbyen and Svea) STF21 F94098.

Sveum, P. og Aunaas, T. Evaluering av mulig forurensing knyttet (in norwegian) til drift av Sentralfeltet på Svalbard. (Evaluation of possible pollution related to the operation of the Spitzbergen Central Field) STF21 F94100.

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Communications:

1. Reinertsen H., Aunaas T., Gjøvik J.A., Jensen A., Næss B. & Olsen Y.: Forsøk med oppforing av lakseyngel med dyreplankton som forgrunnlag. Norsk Fiskeoppdrett 5, 1984.

2. Aunaas T. Blåskjellet - en hardhaus med is i blodet. Universitetet i Trondheim, Unit

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