- Marine quality assessment by use of benthic species-abundance distributions: a proposed new protocol within the European Union Water Framework DirectiveRutger Rosenberg
Department of Marine Ecology, Goteborg University, Kristineberg Marine Research Station, 450 34 Fiskebackskil, Sweden
Mar Pollut Bull 49:728-39. 2004..The qualification of BQI was evaluated in relation to known spatial and temporal gradients of disturbance...
- Bioturbation-driven release of organic contaminants from Baltic Sea sediments mediated by the invading polychaete Marenzelleria neglectaMaria E Granberg
Goteborg University, Department of Marine Ecology, Kristineberg Marine Research Station, 450 34 Fiskebackskil, Sweden
Environ Sci Technol 42:1058-65. 2008..Bioturbation should be included in aquatic contaminant fate models. We advise to consider quiescent pollutant sources and possible ecological shifts when aiming to restore eutrophicated aquatic environments...
- Temporal and spatial changes in marine benthic habitats in relation to the EU Water Framework Directive: the use of sediment profile imageryRutger Rosenberg
Department of Marine Ecology, University of Gothenburg, Kristineberg 566, SE 450 34 Fiskebäckskil, Sweden
Mar Pollut Bull 58:565-72. 2009..e., acceptable according to the EU-WFD, in only one region. As BHQ is highly correlated to benthic faunal data, measures have to be taken to improve the coastal water quality in five of the six studied areas...
- The impact of benthic macrofauna for nutrient fluxes from Baltic Sea sedimentsKarin Karlson
Göteborg Univeristy, Department of Marine Ecology, Sweden
Ambio 36:161-7. 2007....
- Vanishing seagrass (Zostera marina, L.) in Swedish coastal watersSusanne Baden
Department of Marine Ecology, Goteborg University, Kristineberg Marine Research Station, Fiskebackskil, Sweden
Ambio 32:374-7. 2003..The decline was mainly restricted to the shallow parts of the meadow. The causes and ecological consequences are discussed...
- Characterization of the ecological quality of the coastal Gulf of Lions (NW Mediterranean). A comparative approach based on three biotic indicesCéline Labrune
Laboratoire d Océanographie Biologique de Banyuls, UMR 7621 CNRS Université Pierre et Marie Curie, BP 44, F66651 Banyuls sur Mer, France
Mar Pollut Bull 52:34-47. 2006..However, the interpretations of such changes in terms of EcoQ differed between indices. These results are discussed relative to the characteristics of the tested indices...
- Spreading dead zones and consequences for marine ecosystemsRobert J Diaz
Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, USA
Science 321:926-9. 2008..Dead zones have now been reported from more than 400 systems, affecting a total area of more than 245,000 square kilometers, and are probably a key stressor on marine ecosystems...