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  • Scientific publications

32) Lippold, A., Harju, M., Aars, J., Blévin, P., Bytingsvik, J., Gabrielsen, G., Kovacs, K., Lyche, JL., Lydersen, C., Rikardsen, A., Routti, H. 2022. Occurrence of emerging brominated flame retardants and organophosphate esters in marine wildlife from the Norwegian Arctic. Environmental pollution


31) Costantini, D., Blévin, P., Bustnes, J.O., Esteve, V., Gabrielsen, G., Herzke, D., Humann-Guilleminot, S., Moe, B., Parenteau, C., Récapet, C., Bustamante, P., Chastel, O. 2022. Integument carotenoid-based colouration reflects contamination to perfluoroalkyl substances, but not mercury, in Arctic black-legged kittiwakes. Frontiers and Ecology and Evolution


30) Chastel et al., 2022. Mercury exposure and potential health risk for Arctic seabirds and shorebirds. Science of the Total Environment


29) Jouanneau W., Sebastiano M., Rozen-Rechels D., Harris S.M., Blévin P., Angelier F., Brischoux F., Gernigon J., Lemesle J.C., Robin F., Cherel Y., Bustamante P., Chastel O., 2022. Blood mercury concentrations in four sympatric gull species from south-western France: insights from stable isotopes and biologging. Environmental pollution


28) Morris et al., 2022. Temporal trends of mercury in Arctic biota: 10 more years of progress in Arctic monitoring. AMAP special issue. Science of the Total Environment

27) Tartu, S., Blévin, P., Bustamante, P., Angelier, F., Bech, C., Bustnes, J.O., Gabrielsen, G.W., Goutte, A., Moe, B., Sauser, C., Sire, J., Barbraud, C., Chastel, O. 2022. A U-turn for mercury concentrations over 20 years: how do environmental conditions affect exposure in kittiwakes of Svalbard? Environmental Science and Technology


26) Bertrand, P., Bety, J., Yoccoz, NG., Fortin, MJ., Strøm, H., Steen, H., Kohler, J., Harris, S., Patrick, S., Chastel, O., Blévin, P., Moholdt, G., Maton, J., Descamps, S., 2021. Fine-scale spatial segregation in a pelagic seabird driven by differential use of tidewater glacier fronts. Scientific Reports


25) Léandri-Breton, D.J., Tarroux, A., Elliott, K., Legagneux, P., Angelier, F., Blévin, P., Bråthen, V.S., Fauchald, P., Goutte, A., Jouanneau, W., Tartu, S., Moe, B., Chastel, O., 2021. Long-term tracking of an Arctic-breeding seabird indicates high fidelity for pelagic wintering areas. Marine Ecology Progress Series


24) Shaffer, S., Blévin, P., Barbraud, C., Chastel, O., Weimerskirch, H. 2021. Comparative egg attendance patterns of incubating polar petrels. Animal Biotelemetry.


23) Bories, P., Rikardsen, A., Leonard, P., Fisk, A., Tartu, S., Vogel, E., Bytingsvik, J., Blévin, P. 2021. A deep dive into fat: Investigating blubber lipidomics fingerprint of killer whales and humpback whales in northern Norway. Ecology & Evolution


22) Aniceto, S., Tassara, L., Rikardsen, A., Blévin, P., 2021. Mass strandings of large whales in Norway call for further investigation. Polar Biology


21) Sebastiano, M., Jouanneau, W., Blévin, P., Angelier, F., Parenteau, C., Gernigon, J., Lemesle J.C., Robin, F., Pardon, P., Budzinski, H., Labadie, P., Chastel, O., 2021. High levels of fluoroalkyl substances and potential disruption of thyroid hormones in three gull species from Southern Western France. Science of the Total Environment. 

20) Sebastiano, M., Angelier, F., Blévin, P., Ribout, C., Sagerup, K., Descamps, S., Herzke, Moe, B., Barbraud, C., Bustnes, J.O., Chastel, O., 2020. Exposure to PFAS is associated with telomere length dynamics and demographic responses of an arctic top predator, Environmental Science & Technology


19) Blévin, P., Shaffer, A., Bustamante, P., Angelier, F., Picard, B., Herzke, D., Moe, B., Gabrielsen, G., Bustnes, J.O., Chastel, O., 2020. Contaminants, prolactin and parental care in an Arctic seabird: Contrasted associations of perfluoroalkyl substances and organochlorine compounds with egg turning behavior, General and Comparative Endocrinology.


18) Blévin, P., Aars, J., Andersen, M., Blanchet, M-A., Hanssen, L., Herzke, D., Jeffreys, R., Nordøy, E., Pinzone, M., De la Vega, C., Routti, H., 2020. Pelagic vs coastal – Key drivers of pollutant levels in Barents Sea polar bears with different space-use strategies? Environmental Science & Technology

17) Heerah, K., Cox, S.L., Blévin, P., Guinet, C., Charrassin, JB., 2019. Validation of dive foraging indices using archived and transmitted acceleration data: the case of the Weddell. Frontiers Ecology and Evolution.


16) Blévin, P., Shaffer, S., Bustamante, P., Angelier, F., Picard, B., Herzke, D., Moe, B., Gabrielsen, G.W., Bustnes, J.O., Chastel, O., 2018. Organochlorines, perfluoroalkyl substances, mercury and egg incubation temperature in an Arctic seabird: insight from data loggers. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.


15) Costantini, D., Blévin, P., Herzke, D., Moe, B., Gabrielsen, G.W., Bustnes, J.O., Chastel, O., 2018. Higher oxidative damage and lower antioxidant defences in an Arctic seabird exposed to longer perfluoroalkyl acids. Environmental Research.


14) Guilleminot-Humann, S., Blévin, P., Azou-Barré, A., Yacoumas, A., Gabrielsen, G.W., Chastel, O., Helfenstein, F., 2018. Sperm collection in black-legged kittiwakes and characterization of sperm velocity and morphology. Avian Research.


13) Haar, A., Hylland, K., Eckbo, N., Gabrielsen, G.W., Herzke, D., Bustnes, J.O., Blévin, P., Chastel, O., Moe, B., Hanssen, S.A., Sagerup, K., Borgå, K., 2017. DNA damage in Arctic seabirds: Baseline, sensitivity to a genotoxic stressor and association to organohalogens contaminants. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.


12) Angelier, F., Costantini, D., Blévin, P., Chastel, O., 2017. Do glucocorticoids mediate the link between environmental conditions and telomere dynamics in wild vertebrates? A review. General and Comparative Endocrinology.


11) Blévin, P., Angelier, F., Tartu, S., Bustamante, P., Herzke, D., Moe, B., Bech, C., Gabrielsen, G.W., Bustnes, J.O., Chastel, O., 2017. Perfluorinated substances and telomeres in an Arctic seabird: Cross-sectional and longitudinal approaches. Environmental Pollution.


10) Blévin, P., Tartu, S., Ellis, H.I., Chastel, O., Bustamante, P., Parenteau, C., Herzke, D., Angelier, F., Gabrielsen, G.W., 2017. Contaminants and energy expenditure in an Arctic seabird: Organochlorine pesticides and perfluoroalkyl substances are associated with metabolic rate in a contrasted manner. Environmental Research.


9) Sebastiano, M., Bustamante, P., Eulaers, I., Malarvannan, G., Mendez-Fernandez, P., Churlaud, C., Blévin, P., Hauselmann, A., Covaci, A., Eens, M., 2017. Trophic ecology drives contaminant concentrations within a tropical seabird community. Environmental Pollution.


8) Blévin, P., Angelier, F., Tartu, S., Ruault, S., Bustamante, P., Herzke, D., Moe, B., Bech, C., Gabrielsen, G.W., Bustnes, J.O., 2016. Exposure to oxychlordane is associated with shorter telomeres in arctic breeding kittiwakes. Science of the Total Environment.


7) Sebastiano, M., Bustamante, P., Costantini, D., Eulaers, I., Malarvannan, G., Mendez-Fernandez, P., Churlaud, C., Blévin, P., Hauselmann, A., Dell’Omo, G., 2016. High levels of mercury and low levels of persistent organic pollutants in a tropical seabird in French Guiana, the Magnificent frigatebird, Fregata magnificens. Environmental Pollution.


6) Tartu, S., Bustamante, P., Angelier, F., Lendvai, A.Z., Moe, B., Blévin, P., Bech, C., Gabrielsen, G.W., Bustnes, J.O., Chastel, O., 2016. Mercury exposure, stress and prolactin secretion in an Arctic seabird: an experimental study. Functional Ecology.


5) Tartu, S., Lendvai, Á.Z., Blévin, P., Herzke, D., Bustamante, P., Moe, B., Gabrielsen, G.W., Bustnes, J.O., Chastel, O., 2015. Increased adrenal responsiveness and delayed hatching date in relation to polychlorinated biphenyl exposure in Arctic-breeding black-legged kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla). General and Comparative Endocrinology.


4) Blévin, P., Tartu, S., Angelier, F., Leclaire, S., Bustnes, J.O., Moe, B., Herzke, D., Gabrielsen, G.W., Chastel, O., 2014. Integument colouration in relation to persistent organic pollutants and body condition in arctic breeding black-legged kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla). Science of the Total Environment.


3) Tartu, S., Gabrielsen, G.W., Blévin, P., Ellis, H., Bustnes, J.O., Herzke, D., Chastel, O., 2014. Endocrine and fitness correlates of long-chain perfluorinated carboxylates exposure in Arctic breeding black-legged kittiwakes. Environmental Science & Technology.


2) Carravieri, A., Cherel, Y., Blévin, P., Brault-Favrou, M., Chastel, O., Bustamante, P., 2014. Mercury exposure in a large subantarctic avian community. Environmental Pollution.


1) Blévin, P., Carravieri, A., Jaeger, A., Chastel, O., Bustamante, P., Cherel, Y., 2013. Wide range of mercury contamination in chicks of Southern Ocean seabirds. PLoS One.

  • Other communication

What drives pollutant exposure in Barents Sea polar bears? Fram Forum 2020 - FRAM – High North Research Centre for Climate and the Environment; vol.9

  • PhD thesis

Blévin, P., 2018. Physiological consequences of exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances, organochlorine compounds and mercury in an Arctic breeding seabird.

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