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Rasmus Nygaard


Name: Rasmus Nygaard
Dob: 25-01-77
Address: Kakillarnat 14, 3905 Nuussuaq, Greenland
Phone: +299 270170
2004 – 2007 MSc. Aarhus University, Denmark.
Thesis: Genetic structure of fjord- and offshore- populations of Greenland halibut Reinhardtius hippoglossoides, investigated using microsatellite DNA analysis.
2004 Exchange student, University of Bergen, Norway.
1998 – 2003 BSc, Aarhus University
Thesis: Fiskelarver i Århus Bugt efteråret 2001.
2008 – Scientist at GINR - the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources.
Responsibility: Greenland halibut in Division 1A inshore, Demersal redfish, Wolffish and Salmon. Analysis of Ichthyoplankton under the GCRC Marine Basis programme.
2015 – Renkawitz MD, Sheehan TF, Dixon HJ, Nygaard R (2015) Changing trophic structure and energy dynamics in the Northwest Atlantic: Implications for Atlantic salmon feeding at West Greenland. Mar Ecol Prog Ser. Vol. 538:197-211.
2017 – Jacobsen, M. W., Christensen, C., Madsen, R., Nygaard, R., Jónsson, B., Præbel, K., & Hansen, M. M. (2017). Single nucleotide polymorphism markers for analysis of historical and contemporary samples of Arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus). Conservation Genetics
Meire, L., Mortensen, J., Meire, P., Juul-Pedersen, T., Sejr, M. K., Rysgaard, S., … Meysman, F. J. R. (2017). Marine-terminating glaciers sustain high productivity in Greenland fjords. Global Change Biology, 23(12), 5344–5357.
2018 – Christensen, C., Jacobsen, M. W., Nygaard, R., & Hansen, M. M. (2018). Spatiotemporal genetic structure of anadromous Arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus) populations in a region experiencing pronounced climate change. Conservation Genetics, 0(0), 0.