Angel Borja

Summary

Affiliation: Herrera Kaia
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The application of a Marine Biotic Index to different impact sources affecting soft-bottom benthic communities along European coasts
    A Borja
    AZTI Technological Institute for Fisheries and Food, Department of Oceanography and Marine Environment, Herrera Kaia, Portualdea s n, 20110, Pasaia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 46:835-45. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the use of AMBI (AZTI's Marine Biotic Index) in the assessment of the benthic ecological quality
    Angel Borja
    Mar Pollut Bull 50:787-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Heavy metals in molluscs from the Basque Coast (Northern Spain): results from an 11-year monitoring programme
    Javier Franco
    AZTI Foundation, Department of Oceanography and Marine Environment, Pasaia Gipuzkoa, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 44:973-6. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Testing the applicability of a Marine Biotic Index (AMBI) to assessing the ecological quality of soft-bottom benthic communities, in the South America Atlantic region
    Pablo Muniz
    Sección Oceanología, Facultad de Ciencias, Igua 4225, Montevideo 11400, Uruguay
    Mar Pollut Bull 50:624-37. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint The new European Marine Strategy Directive: difficulties, opportunities, and challenges
    Angel Borja
    Mar Pollut Bull 52:239-42. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Investigative monitoring within the European Water Framework Directive: a coastal blast furnace slag disposal, as an example
    Angel Borja
    AZTI Tecnalia, Marine Research Division, Herrera Kaia, Portualdea s n, Pasaia 20110, Spain
    J Environ Monit 10:453-62. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Assessing ecological integrity in marine waters, using multiple indices and ecosystem components: challenges for the future
    A Borja
    AZTI Tecnalia Technological Institute for Fisheries and Food, Marine Research Division, Herrera Kaia, Portualdea s n, 20110 Pasaia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 59:1-4. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Using multiple ecosystem components, in assessing ecological status in Spanish (Basque Country) Atlantic marine waters
    Angel Borja
    AZTI Tecnalia, Marine Research Division, Herrera Kaia, Portualdea s n, 20110 Pasaia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 59:54-64. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint An approach to the intercalibration of benthic ecological status assessment in the North Atlantic ecoregion, according to the European Water Framework Directive
    Angel Borja
    AZTI Tecnalia, Marine Research Division, Herrera Kaia Portualdea, 20110 Pasaia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 55:42-52. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Overview of integrative tools and methods in assessing ecological integrity in estuarine and coastal systems worldwide
    Angel Borja
    AZTI Tecnalia, Marine Research Division, Herrera Kaia, Pasaia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 56:1519-37. 2008

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint The application of a Marine Biotic Index to different impact sources affecting soft-bottom benthic communities along European coasts
    A Borja
    AZTI Technological Institute for Fisheries and Food, Department of Oceanography and Marine Environment, Herrera Kaia, Portualdea s n, 20110, Pasaia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 46:835-45. 2003
    ..The BC values provide a simple and clearly defined way to establish the ecological quality of soft-bottom benthos, complementary to the above mentioned methods...
  2. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the use of AMBI (AZTI's Marine Biotic Index) in the assessment of the benthic ecological quality
    Angel Borja
    Mar Pollut Bull 50:787-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Heavy metals in molluscs from the Basque Coast (Northern Spain): results from an 11-year monitoring programme
    Javier Franco
    AZTI Foundation, Department of Oceanography and Marine Environment, Pasaia Gipuzkoa, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 44:973-6. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Testing the applicability of a Marine Biotic Index (AMBI) to assessing the ecological quality of soft-bottom benthic communities, in the South America Atlantic region
    Pablo Muniz
    Sección Oceanología, Facultad de Ciencias, Igua 4225, Montevideo 11400, Uruguay
    Mar Pollut Bull 50:624-37. 2005
    ..Thus, parallel to the application of this index to a wider extend, the complementary use of different indices and/or methods is recommended to assess confidently the environmental quality of a coastal area...
  5. ncbi request reprint The new European Marine Strategy Directive: difficulties, opportunities, and challenges
    Angel Borja
    Mar Pollut Bull 52:239-42. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Investigative monitoring within the European Water Framework Directive: a coastal blast furnace slag disposal, as an example
    Angel Borja
    AZTI Tecnalia, Marine Research Division, Herrera Kaia, Portualdea s n, Pasaia 20110, Spain
    J Environ Monit 10:453-62. 2008
    ..The approaches used here show that contaminants are not bioavailable and that no management actions are required with the slags...
  7. doi request reprint Assessing ecological integrity in marine waters, using multiple indices and ecosystem components: challenges for the future
    A Borja
    AZTI Tecnalia Technological Institute for Fisheries and Food, Marine Research Division, Herrera Kaia, Portualdea s n, 20110 Pasaia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 59:1-4. 2009
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Using multiple ecosystem components, in assessing ecological status in Spanish (Basque Country) Atlantic marine waters
    Angel Borja
    AZTI Tecnalia, Marine Research Division, Herrera Kaia, Portualdea s n, 20110 Pasaia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 59:54-64. 2009
    ..These tools permit policy makers and managers to take decisions, based upon scientific knowledge, in water management, regarding the mitigation of human pressures and associated recovery processes...
  9. ncbi request reprint An approach to the intercalibration of benthic ecological status assessment in the North Atlantic ecoregion, according to the European Water Framework Directive
    Angel Borja
    AZTI Tecnalia, Marine Research Division, Herrera Kaia Portualdea, 20110 Pasaia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 55:42-52. 2007
    ..Results show a high consistency between the approaches, both with regard to determining the EQR and boundary settings for the ES...
  10. doi request reprint Overview of integrative tools and methods in assessing ecological integrity in estuarine and coastal systems worldwide
    Angel Borja
    AZTI Tecnalia, Marine Research Division, Herrera Kaia, Pasaia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 56:1519-37. 2008
    ..This contribution reviews the current situation of integrative ecological assessment worldwide, by presenting several examples from each of the continents: Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and North America...
  11. doi request reprint Marine management--towards an integrated implementation of the European Marine Strategy Framework and the Water Framework Directives
    Angel Borja
    AZTI Tecnalia, Marine Research Division, Herrera Kaia, Portualdea s n, 20110 Pasaia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 60:2175-86. 2010
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint The water framework directive: water alone, or in association with sediment and biota, in determining quality standards?
    A Borja
    AZTI, AZTImar Unit AZTI Marine Research, Herrera Kaia, Portualdea s n, 20110 Pasaia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 49:8-11. 2004
  13. ncbi request reprint Implementation of the European water framework directive from the Basque country (northern Spain): a methodological approach
    Angel Borja
    Department of Oceanography and Marine Environment, AZTI Technological Institute for Fisheries and Food, Herrera Kaia, Portualdea s n, Pasaia 20110, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 48:209-18. 2004
    ..As such, the present paper could serve as the basis for a discussion document for other regions and countries, throughout Europe...
  14. doi request reprint Implementation of the European Marine Strategy Framework Directive: a methodological approach for the assessment of environmental status, from the Basque Country (Bay of Biscay)
    Angel Borja
    AZTI Tecnalia, Marine Research Division, Herrera Kaia, Portualdea s n, 20110 Pasaia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 62:889-904. 2011
    ..The strengths and weaknesses of the method, combined with proposals from the MSFD, are discussed...
  15. doi request reprint Baseline of butyltin pollution in coastal sediments within the Basque Country (northern Spain), in 2007-2008
    J Germán Rodríguez
    AZTI Tecnalia, Marine Research Division, Herrera Kaia Portualde z g, 20110 Pasaia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 60:139-45. 2010
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Using historical data, expert judgement and multivariate analysis in assessing reference conditions and benthic ecological status, according to the European Water Framework Directive
    Iñigo Muxika
    AZTI Tecnalia, Marine Research Division, Herrera Kaia, Portualdea, z g, 20110 Pasaia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 55:16-29. 2007
    ..The study has been undertaken by examining changes in benthic communities in the Basque Country, over the last decade, as a case-study, to demonstrate the accuracy and potential of these methodologies...
  17. doi request reprint Integrating long-term water and sediment pollution data, in assessing chemical status within the European Water Framework Directive
    Itziar Tueros
    AZTI Tecnalia Foundation, Marine Research Division, Herrera Kaia, Portualdea, S N, 20110 Pasaia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 58:1389-400. 2009
    ..Finally, the management implications, using each approach are discussed...
  18. doi request reprint Phytoplankton composition indicators for the assessment of eutrophication in marine waters: present state and challenges within the European directives
    Maialen Garmendia
    AZTI Tecnalia, Marine Research Division, Herrera Kaia, Portualdea s n, 20110 Pasaia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 66:7-16. 2013
    ..This investigation describes the difficulties in the development of a phytoplankton community composition indicator, the state of the art and the main challenges for the future...
  19. doi request reprint Source characterization and spatio-temporal evolution of the metal pollution in the sediments of the Basque estuaries (Bay of Biscay)
    Irati Legorburu
    AZTI Tecnalia, Marine Research Division, Herrera Kaia, Portualdea z g, 20110 Pasaia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 66:25-38. 2013
    ..Spatial evolution is determined by either naturally occurring or human driven processes. Such spatial processes are more obviously being reflected in estuaries with lower historical sediment pollution levels...
  20. doi request reprint Response of single benthic metrics and multi-metric methods to anthropogenic pressure gradients, in five distinct European coastal and transitional ecosystems
    Angel Borja
    AZTI Tecnalia, Marine Research Division, Herrera Kaia, Portualdea s n, 20110 Pasaia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 62:499-513. 2011
    ..Moreover, these results have management implications, regarding the dangers of misclassification, uncertainty in the assessment, use of conflicting indices, and testing and validation of indices...
  21. doi request reprint Imposex and butyltin body burden in Nassarius nitidus (Jeffreys, 1867), in coastal waters within the Basque Country (northern Spain)
    J Germán Rodríguez
    AZTI Tecnalia, Herrera Kaia Portualdea z g, Pasaia, Spain
    Sci Total Environ 407:4333-9. 2009
    ..Since N. nitidus has a restricted habitat distribution due to its low presence in wave-exposed habitats, its complementary use with other species is recommended for its use in TBT monitoring programmes...
  22. doi request reprint Using EUNIS habitat classification for benthic mapping in European seas: present concerns and future needs
    Ibon Galparsoro
    AZTI Tecnalia, Marine Research Division, Herrera Kaia, Portualdea z g, 20110 Pasaia, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 64:2630-8. 2012
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Maximum likelihood mixture estimation to determine metal background values in estuarine and coastal sediments within the European Water Framework Directive
    J G Rodriguez
    AZTI Tecnalia, Marine Research Division, Portualdea, 20110 Pasaia, Spain
    Sci Total Environ 370:278-93. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Assessing reference conditions and physico-chemical status according to the European Water Framework Directive: a case-study from the Basque Country (Northern Spain)
    J Bald
    AZTI Tecnalia, Marine Research Division, 20110 Pasajes, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 50:1508-22. 2005
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Dissolved metal background levels in marine waters, for the assessment of the physico-chemical status, within the European Water Framework Directive
    I Tueros
    AZTI Tecnalia Foundation Marine Research Division Herrera Kaia, Portualdea, s n 20110 Pasaia, Spain
    Sci Total Environ 407:40-52. 2008
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint What does 'good ecological potential' mean, within the European Water Framework Directive?
    Angel Borja
    Mar Pollut Bull 54:1559-64. 2007
    ..Finally, this contribution gives some guidance on how establish GEP, using as example a harbour within the North East Atlantic...
  27. doi request reprint Using M-AMBI in assessing benthic quality within the Water Framework Directive: some remarks and recommendations
    Angel Borja
    Mar Pollut Bull 56:1377-9. 2008