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The influence of the balance of inorganic and organic nitrogen on the trophic dynamics of microbial food webs.

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Davidson, K., Gilpin, L., Hart, M. C., Fouilland, E., Mitchell, E., Calleja, I. A., …Leakey, R. J. G. (2007)
The influence of the balance of inorganic and organic nitrogen on the trophic dynamics of microbial food webs. Limnology and Oceanography. 52, 2147-2163. ISSN 0024-3590
A nutrient-manipulation mesocosm study was conducted in Norwegian coastal waters to determine the effect on a nitrogen-limited microbial food web of changes in the relative co...

Population level effects of intersexuality in the marine environment.

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Ford, A. T., Martins, I., & Fernandes, T. (2007)
Population level effects of intersexuality in the marine environment. Science of the Total Environment, 374, 102-111. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2006.12.046
Whilst there have been many studies indicating links between anthropogenic contaminants and reproductive abnormalities in wildlife, very few studies have addressed the effects...

Defining and detecting undesirable disturbance in the context of eutrophication.

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Tett, P., Gowen, R. J., Mills, D., Fernandes, T., Gilpin, L., Huxham, M., …Malcolm, S. J. (2007)
Defining and detecting undesirable disturbance in the context of eutrophication. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 55, (282-297). doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2006.08.028. ISSN 0025-326X
An understanding of undesirable disturbance to the balance of organisms is needed to diagnose marine eutrophication as defined by EU Directives and OSPAR. This review summariz...

Microalgae, macrofauna and sedimentary stability: an experimental test of a reciprocal relationship.

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Huxham, M., Gilpin, L., Mocogni, M., & Harper, S. (2006)
Microalgae, macrofauna and sedimentary stability: an experimental test of a reciprocal relationship. Marine ecology progress series, 310, (55-63). doi:10.3354/meps310055. ISSN 1616-1599
A manipulative field experiment was conducted at Blackness in the Firth of Forth, Scotland, to study the effects of differences in microphytobenthos abundance on sediment stab...

The Irish Sea: nutrient status and phytoplankton.

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Gowen, R. J., & Stewart, B. (2005)
The Irish Sea: nutrient status and phytoplankton. Journal of Sea Research, 54(1), 36-50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2005.02.003
Historical nutrient and phytoplankton data from the Irish Sea are reviewed in the light of recent studies. Mean late winter concentrations of dissolved inorganic nitrogen (DIN...

Changes in sediment processes across the western Irish Sea front.

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Gowen, R., Stewart, B., & Trimmer, M. (2003)
Changes in sediment processes across the western Irish Sea front. Estuarine, coastal and shelf science, 56(5-6), 1011-1019. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0272-7714%2802%2900312-8
Sediment characteristics, sediment respiration (oxygen uptake and sulphate reduction) and sediment–water nutrient exchange, in conjunction with water column structure and phyt...

The PROWQM physical-biological model with benthic-pelagic coupling applied to the northern North Sea.

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Lee, J., Tett, P., Jones, K., Jones, S., Lutyen, P., Smith, C. & Wild-Allen, K. (2002)
The PROWQM physical-biological model with benthic-pelagic coupling applied to the northern North Sea. Journal of Sea Research. 48, 287-331. doi:10.1016/S1385-1101(02)00182-X. ISSN 1385-1101
PROWQM, a 1-D depth resolving model which couples physical and microbiological processes in the water column with sedimentation/resuspension and benthic mineralisation process...

Dense aggregations of tube-building polychaetes: response to small-scale disturbances.

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Bolam, S. G., & Fernandes, T. (2002)
Dense aggregations of tube-building polychaetes: response to small-scale disturbances. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 269, 197-222. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0022-0981%2802%2900003-5
Many species of tube-building polychaetes form dense aggregations or ‘patches’ within marine soft-bottom habitats. Although the ecological importance of such patches has been ...

Coupled dynamics of dimethylsulfoniopropionate and dimethylsulfide cycling and the microbial food web in surface waters of the North Atlantic.

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Simo, R., Archer, S. D., Pedrós-Alió, C., Gilpin, L. & Stelfox-Widdicombe, C. E. (2002)
Coupled dynamics of dimethylsulfoniopropionate and dimethylsulfide cycling and the microbial food web in surface waters of the North Atlantic. Limnology and Oceanography. 47, 53-61. ISSN 0024-3590
Oceanic dimethylsulfide (DMS), the main natural source of sulfur to the global atmosphere, is suggested to play a key role in the interaction between marine biota and climate....

The scientific principles underlying the monitoring of the environmental impacts of aquaculture.

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Fernandes, T., Eleftheriou, A., Ackefors, H., Eleftheriou, M., Ervik, A., Sanchez-Mata, A., …Read, P. A. (2001)
The scientific principles underlying the monitoring of the environmental impacts of aquaculture. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 17(4), 181-193. https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1439-0426.2001.00315.x
This paper provides a critical review of the main issues regarding the scientific principles underlying environmental monitoring of marine aquaculture operations and makes rec...