Morten Tange Olsen

Morten Tange Olsen

Assistant professor


  1. 2019
  2. E-pub ahead of print

    Integrating cultural and biological perspectives on long-term human-walrus (Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus) interactions across the North Atlantic. / Keighley, Xénia; Olsen, Morten Tange; Jordan, Peter.

    In: Quaternary Research, 14.03.2019.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Raising your voice: evolution of narrow-band high-frequency signals in toothed whales (Odontoceti). / Galatius, Anders; Olsen, Morten Tange; Steeman, Mette Elstrup; Racicot, Rachel A.; Bradshaw, Catherine D.; Kyhn, Line A.; Miller, Lee A.

    In: Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, Vol. 126, No. 2, 02.2019, p. 213-224.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Classifying grey seal behaviour in relation to environmental variability and commercial fishing activity - a multivariate hidden Markov model. / van Beest, Floris M.; Mews, Sina; Elkenkamp, Svenja; Schuhmann, Patrick; Tsolak, Dorian; Wobbe, Till; Bartolino, Valerio; Bastardie, Francois; Dietz, Rune; von Dorrien, Christian; Galatius, Anders; Karlsson, Olle; McConnell, Bernie; Nabe-Nielsen, Jacob; Olsen, Morten Tange; Teilmann, Jonas; Langrock, Roland.

    In: Scientific Reports, Vol. 9, 5642, 2019, p. 1-14.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    Dental pulp exposure, periapical inflammation and suppurative osteomyelitis of the jaws in juvenile Baltic grey seals (Halichoerus grypus grypus) from the late 19th century. / Kierdorf, Uwe; Olsen, Morten T.; Kahle, Patricia; Ludolphy, Catharina; Kierdorf, Horst.

    In: PLOS ONE, Vol. 14, No. 4, e0215401, 2019, p. 1-26.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. Published

    Phylogenomic insights to the origin and spread of phocine distemper virus in European harbour seals in 1988 and 2002. / Stokholm, Iben; Härkönen, Tero; Harding, Karin C.; Siebert, Ursula; Lehnert, Kristina; Dietz, Rune; Teilmann, Jonas; Galatius, Anders; Havmøller, Linnea Worsøe; Carroll, Emma L.; Hall, Ailsa; Olsen, Morten Tange.

    In: Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, Vol. 133, No. 1, 2019, p. 47-56.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  7. 2018
  8. Published

    Pollution threatens toothed whales. / Sonne, Christian; Jepson, Paul D.; Desforges, Jean Pierre; Alstrup, Aage K.O.; Olsen, Morten T.; Eulaers, Igor; Hansen, Martin; Letcher, Robert J.; McKinney, Melissa A.; Dietz, Rune.

    In: Science, Vol. 361, No. 6408, 21.09.2018.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    Diet of seals in the Baltic Sea region: a synthesis of published and new data from 1968 to 2013. / Scharff-Olsen, Camilla Hjorth; Galatius, Anders; Teilmann, Jonas; Dietz, Rune; Andersen, Signe May; Jarnit, Simon; Kroner, Anne-Mette; Botnen, Amanda Bolt; Lundström, Karl; Møller, Peter Rask; Olsen, Morten Tange.

    In: ICES Journal of Marine Science, Vol. 76, No. 1, 2018, p. 1-14.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearch

  10. Published

    Genomic population structure and conservation of the red listed Carabus arcensis (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in island–mainland habitats of Northern Europe. / Hansen, Aslak Kappel; Justesen, Mathias Just; Olsen, Morten Tange; Solodovnikov, Alexey.

    In: Insect Conservation and Diversity, Vol. 11, No. 3, 2018, p. 255-266.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  11. Published

    Greenland sled dogs at risk of extinction. / Sonne, Christian; Langebaek, Rikke; Dietz, Rune; Andersen-Ranberg, Emilie; Houser, Geoff; Hansen, Anders J.; Sinding, Mikkel-Holger S.; Olsen, Morten Tange; Egevang, Carsten; Gilbert, M. Thomas P.; Meldgaard, Morten.

    In: Science, Vol. 360, No. 6393, 2018, p. 1080-1080.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

  12. Published

    Prevalence of skull pathologies in European harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) during 1981–2014. / Pertoldi, Cino; Jensen, Lasse Fast; Alstrup, Aage Kristian Olsen; Munk, Ole Lajord; Pedersen, Trine Bæk; Sonne, Christian; Dietz, Rune; Daugaard-Petersen, Tobias; Kortegaard, Hanne Ellen; Olsen, Morten Tange; Hårding, Karin Charlotte; Jensen, Trine Hammer.

    In: Mammal Research, Vol. 63, No. 1, 2018, p. 55-63.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  13. Published

    The history and effects of seal-fishery conflicts in Denmark. / Olsen, Morten Tange; Galatius, Anders; Härkönen, Tero.

    In: Marine Ecology - Progress Series, Vol. 595, 2018, p. 233-243.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  14. 2017
  15. Published

    Dolphin morbillivirus in a fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) in Denmark, 2016. / Jo, Wendy K.; Grilo, Miguel L.; Wohlsein, Peter; Andersen-Ranberg, Emilie U.; Hansen, Mette S.; Kinze, Carl C.; Hjulsager, Charlotte K.; Olsen, Morten Tange; Lehnert, Kristina; Prenger-Berninghoff, Ellen; Siebert, Ursula; Osterhaus, Albert; Baumgärtner, Wolfgang; Jensen, Lasse F.; van der Vries, Erhard.

    In: Journal of Wildlife Diseases, Vol. 53, No. 4, 10.2017, p. 921-924.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

  16. Published

    Genomic and proteomic identification of Late Holocene remains : setting baselines for Black Sea odontocetes. / Biard, Vincent; Gol'din, Pavel; Gladilina, Elena; Vishnyakova, Karina; McGrath, Krista; Garrett Vieira, Filipe Jorge; Wales, Nathan; Fontaine, Michael C.; Speller, Camilla; Olsen, Morten Tange.

    In: Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, Vol. 15, 10.2017, p. 262-271.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  17. Published

    Genetic population structure of harbour seals in the United Kingdom and neighbouring waters. / Olsen, Morten Tange; Islas, Valentina; Graves, Jeff A.; Onoufriou, Aubrie; Vincent, Cecile; Brasseur, Sophie; Frie, Anne Kirstine; Hall, Ailsa J.

    In: Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, Vol. 27, No. 4, 08.2017, p. 839-845.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  18. Published
  19. 2016
  20. Published

    Sex determination of baleen whale artefacts : implications for ancient DNA use in zooarchaeology. / Sinding, Mikkel Holger Strander; Tervo, Outi M.; Grønnow, Bjarne; Gulløv, Hans Christian; Toft, Peter A.; Bachmann, Lutz; Fietz, Katharina; Rekdal, Silje L.; Christoffersen, Mads F.; Heide-Jørgensen, Mads Peter; Olsen, Morten Tange; Foote, Andrew David.

    In: Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, Vol. 10, 12.2016, p. 345-349.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  21. Published

    Shift of grey seal subspecies boundaries in response to climate, culling and conservation. / Fietz, Katharina; Galatius, Anders; Teilmann, Jonas; Dietz, Rune; Frie, Anne Kristine; Klimova, Anastasia; Palsbøll, Per J.; Jensen, Lasse F.; Graves, Jeff A.; Hoffman, Joseph I.; Olsen, Morten Tange.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 25, No. 17, 09.2016, p. 4097–4112.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  22. Published

    The population genomic basis of geographic differentiation in North American common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.). / Martin, Michael David; Olsen, Morten Tange; Samaniego Castruita, Jose Alfredo; Zimmer, Elizabeth A.; Gilbert, Tom.

    In: Ecology and Evolution, Vol. 6, No. 11, 06.2016, p. 3760-3771.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  23. Published

    Genomic methods take the plunge : recent advances in high-throughput sequencing of marine mammals. / Cammen, Kristina M.; Andrews, Kimberly R.; Carroll, Emma L.; Foote, Andrew David; Humble, Emily; Khudyakov, Jane I.; Louis, Marie; McGowen, Michael R.; Olsen, Morten Tange; van Cise, Amy M.

    In: Journal of Heredity, Vol. 107, No. 6, 2016, p. 481-495.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  24. Published
  25. Published

    Hatching success in brackish water of Perca fluviatilis eggs obtained from the western Baltic Sea. / Christensen, Emil Aputsiaq Flindt; Skovrind, Mikkel; Olsen, Morten Tange; Carl, Henrik; Nielsen, Peter Gravlund; Møller, Peter Rask.

    In: Cybium, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2016, p. 133-138.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  26. Published

    The forgotten type specimen of the grey seal [Halichoerus grypus (Fabricius, 1791)] from the island of Amager, Denmark. / Olsen, Morten Tange; Galatius, Anders; Biard, Vincent; Gregersen, Kristian; Kinze, Carl Christian.

    In: Linnean Society. Zoological Journal, Vol. 178, No. 3, 2016, p. 713-720.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  27. 2014
  28. Fin whale MDH-1 and MPI allozyme variation is not reflected in the corresponding DNA sequences. / Olsen, Morten Tange; Pampoulie, Christophe; Danielsdottir, Anna K.; Lidh, Emmelie; Berube, Martine; Vikingsson, Gisli A.; Palsboll, Per J.

    In: Ecology and Evolution, Vol. 4, No. 10, 05.2014, p. 1787-1803.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  29. Published

    Global distribution of Chelonid fibropapilloma-associated herpesvirus among clinically healthy sea turtles. / Alfaro Nuñez, Luis Alonso; Bertelsen, Mads Frost; Bojesen, Anders Miki; Rasmussen, Isabel; Zepeda Mendoza, Marie Lisandra; Olsen, Morten Tange; Gilbert, M. Thomas P.

    In: B M C Evolutionary Biology, Vol. 14, 206, 2014.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  30. Published

    Global population structure and demographic history of the grey seal. / Klimova, A.; Phillips, C. D.; Fietz, Katharina; Olsen, Morten Tange; Harwood, J.; Amos, W.; Hoffman, J. I.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 23, No. 16, 2014, p. 3999-4017.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  31. Published

    Herbarium specimens reveal a historical shift in phylogeographic structure of common ragweed during native range disturbance. / Martin, Michael David; Zimmer, Elizabeth A.; Olsen, Morten Tange; Foote, Andrew David; Gilbert, M. Thomas P.; Brush, Grace S.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 23, No. 7, 2014, p. 1701-1716.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  32. Published

    Integrating genetic data and population viability analyses for the identification of harbour seal (Phoca vitulina) populations and management units. / Olsen, Morten Tange; Andersen, Liselotte Wesley; Dietz, Rune; Teilmann, Jonas; Härkönen, Tero; Siegismund, Hans Redlef.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 23, No. 4, 2014, p. 815-831.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  33. Utility of telomere length measurements for age determination of humpback whales. / Olsen, Morten Tange; Robbins, Jooke; Bérubé, Martine; Rew, Mary Beth.

    In: N A M M C O. Scientific Publications, Vol. 10, 2014.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  34. 2013
  35. Published

    What are the toxicological effects of mercury in Arctic biota? / Dietz, Rune; Sonne, Christian; Basu, Niladri; Braune, Birgit; O'Hara, Todd; Letcher, Robert J.; Scheuhammer, Tony; Andersen, Magnus; Andreasen, Claus; Andriashek, Dennis; Asmund, Gert; Aubail, Aurore; Baagøe, Hans J.; Born, Erik W.; Chan, Hing M.; Derocher, Andrew E.; Grandjean, Philippe; Knott, Katrina; Kirkegaard, Maja; Krey, Anke; Lunn, Nick; Messier, Francoise; Obbard, Marty; Olsen, Morten Tange; Ostertag, Sonja; Peacock, Elizabeth; Renzoni, Aristeo; Rigét, Frank F.; Skaare, Janneche Utne; Stern, Gary; Stirling, Ian; Taylor, Mitch; Wiig, Oystein; Wilson, Simon; Aars, Jon.

    In: Science of the Total Environment, Vol. 443, 15.01.2013, p. 775-790.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReviewResearchpeer-review

  36. Inferring recent historic abundance from current genetic diversity. / Palsboll, Per J.; Peery, M. Zachariah; Olsen, Morten Tange; Beissinger, Steven R.; Berube, Martine.

    In: Molecular Ecology, Vol. 22, No. 1, 01.2013, p. 22-40.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  37. Movements and site fidelity of harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) in Kattegat, Denmark, with implications for the epidemiology of the phocine distemper virus. / Dietz, Rune; Teilmann, Jonas; Andersen, Signe May; Riget, Frank Farsø; Olsen, Morten Tange.

    In: I C E S Journal of Marine Science, Vol. 70, No. 1, 01.2013, p. 186-195.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  38. Published

    Control control control : a reassessment and comparison of GenBank and chromatogram mtDNA sequence variation in Baltic grey seals (Halichoerus grypus). / Fietz, Katharina; Graves, Jeff A.; Olsen, Morten Tange.

    In: PLoS ONE, Vol. 8, No. 8, e72853, 2013.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  39. 2012
  40. Published

    Empirical evaluation of humpback whale telomere length estimates; quality control and factors causing variability in the singleplex and multiplex qPCR methods. / Olsen, Morten Tange; Bérubé, Martine; Robbins, Jooke; Palsbøll, Per J.

    In: BMC Genetics, Vol. 13, 77, 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  41. Field study of seals in South Greenland 2009-10: preliminary results. / Rosing-Asvid, Aqqalu; Dietz, Rune; Teilmann, Jonas; Olsen, Morten Tange; Andersen, S.

    South Greenland. A preliminary Strategic Environmental Impact Assessment of hydrocarbon activities in the Greenland sector of the Labrador Sea and the southeast Davis Strait. ed. / Morten Frederiksen; David Boertmann; Fernando Ugarte; Anders Mosbech. Aarhus University, DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, 2012.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingReport chapterCommissioned

  42. 2011
  43. A simple route to single-nucleotide polymorphisms in a nonmodel species: identification and characterization of SNPs in the Artic ringed seal (Pusa hispida hispida). / Olsen, Morten Tange; Volny, Veronica Hirsh; Berube, Martine; Dietz, Rune; Lydersen, Christian; Kovacs, Kit M.; Dodd, Richard S.; Palsboll, Per J. .

    In: Molecular Ecology Resources, Vol. 11, 03.2011, p. 9-19.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  44. 2010
  45. First Confirmed Record of Grey Seals in Greenland. / Rosing-Asvid, Aqqalu; Teilmann, Jonas; Dietz, Rune; Olsen, Morten Tange.

    In: Arctic, Vol. 63, No. 4, 12.2010, p. 471-473.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  46. Distribution and population structure of North Atlantic harbour seals. / Andersen, Liselotte Wesley; Olsen, Morten Tange.

    In: N A M M C O. Scientific Publications, Vol. 8, 2010.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  47. Status of the harbour seal (Phoca vitulina) in southern Scandinavia. / Olsen, Morten Tange; Andersen, Signe; Teilmann, Jonas; Dietz, Rune; Edrén, Susi; Linnet, Anton; Härkönen, Tero.

    In: N A M M C O. Scientific Publications, Vol. 8, 2010.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  48. 2006
  49. Published

    Time trends of mercury in feathers of West Greenland birds of prey during 1851-2003. / Dietz, Rune; Riget, Frank Farsø; Boertmann, David; Sonne, Christian; Olsen, Morten Tange; Fjeldså, Jon; Falk, Knud; Kirkegaard, Maja; Egevang, Carsten; Asmund, Gert; Wille, Frank; Møller, Søren.

    In: Environmental Science & Technology (Washington), Vol. 40, No. 19, 2006, p. 5911-5916.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  50. Published

    Trends in mercury in hair of greenlandic polar bears (Ursus maritimus) during 1892-2001. / Dietz, Rune; Riget, Frank Farsø; Born, EW; Sonne, C.; Grandjean, Philippe; Kirkegaard, M.; Olsen, Morten Tange; Asmund, Gert; Renzoni, A; Baagøe, Hans J.; Andreasen, C.

    In: Environmental Science & Technology (Washington), Vol. 40, No. 4, 2006, p. 1120-1125.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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