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    Some of the recent publications of the ESC research staff during the past three years (2012-2015):

    • Batista F, Lopez-Sanmart M, Boudry P, Navas J, Ruano F,  Renault T, Fonseca VG and  Leitão A. 2014. Insights on the association between somatic aneuploidy and ostreid herpesvirus 1 detection in the oysters Crassostrea gigas, C. angulata and their F1hybrids. Aquaculture Research, 1–7. DOI:10.1111/are.12613.
    • Joaquim S, Matias D, Matias AM,  Leitão A, Soares F, Cabral M, Chícharo L and Gaspar MB. 2014. The effect of density in larval rearing of the pullet carpet shell Venerupis corrugata (Gmelin, 1791) in a recirculating aquaculture system. Aquaculture Research, 1-12. DOI: 10.1111/are.12561
    • Teixeira de Sousa J, Milan M, Bargelloni L, Pauletto M, Matias D, Joaquim S, Matias AM, Quillien V, Leitão A and Arnaud Huvet. 2014. A microarray-based analysis of gametogenesis in two Portuguese populations of the European clam Ruditapes decussatus. PLOS ONE Volume 9, Issue 3, e92202.
    • Matias A, Diaz S, Teixeira de Sousa J, Villalba V, Carballal MJ and Leitão A. 2014. Karyotype variation in neoplastic cells associated to severity of disseminated neoplasia in the cockle Cerastoderma edule. Aquaculture, 428-429: 223-225.
    • Matias D, Ben-Hamadou R, Joaquim S, Ramos M, Sobral P and Leitão A. 2014. The influence of different microalgal diets on European clam (Ruditapes decussatus, Linnaeus, 1758) larvae culture performances". Aquaculture Research, 1-17.
    • Patrão C., Teixeira de Sousa J., Jordaens K., Backeljau T.,Castilho R., and Leitão A. 2013. Geomalacus and Letourneuxia (Mollusca, Pulmonata): A cytogenetic assessment. Malacologia, 56(1–2):333-338.
    • Matias D., Joaquim S., Matias A.M., Moura P., Sousa J.T., Sobral P., and Leitão A. 2013. The reproductive cycle of the European clam Ruditapes decussatus (L., 1758) in two Portuguese populations: implications for management and aquaculture programs. Aquaculture. 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2013.04.030.
    • Soares F, Leitão A, Moreira M, Teixeira de Sousa J, Almeida AC, Barata M, Feist SW, Pousão-Ferreira P, Ribeiro L.  2012. Sarcoma in the thymus of juvenile meagre Argyrosomus regius reared in an intensive system. Diseases of Aquatic organisms 102: 119-127. doi: 10.3354/dao02545.
    • Teixeira de Sousa J, Joaquim S, Matias D, Ben-Hamadou R and Leitão A. 2012. Evidence of non-random chromosome loss in bivalves: Differential chromosomal susceptibility in aneuploid metaphases of Crassostrea angulata (Ostreidae) and Ruditapes decussatus (Veneridae). Aquaculture 344-349: 239-241. doi:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2012.03.031.
    • Pauletto M, Milan M, Teixeira de Sousa J, Huvet A, Joaquim S, Matias D, Leitão A, Patarnello T and Bargelloni L. 2014. Insights into molecular features of Venerupis decussata oocytes: a microarray-based study. PLOS ONE 9(12) 1-24: e113925.  doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0113925.
    • Kregting L., Elsäßer B., Kennedy R. Smyth, D, O’Carroll J., Savidge G. (2015) Changes in current flows by marine tidal energy converter arrays are unlikely to affect benthic communities Journal of Applied Ecology 21/136(In-Press).
    • Giraldes, B.W. and Smyth, D. (2015) Artisanal fishing of spiny lobsters (Panulirus) with gillnets - a significant anthropic impact over tropical reefs. Global Ecology and Conservation (In Press).
    • Smyth, D. Kregting, L., Elsaber B., Kennedy R., Roberts D., (2015) Using particle dispersal models to assist in the conservation and recovery of the overexploited native oyster (Ostrea edulis) in an enclosed sea lough Journal of Sea Research D-15-00079 (In-Press).
    • iraldes, B.W., Coelho Filho, P.A., Smyth, D. (2014). Decapod assemblages in subtidal and intertidal zones—Importance of scuba diving as a survey technique in tropical reefs, Brazil. Global Ecology and Conservation, 3, 163-175
    • Roberts, L Allcock, J M Fariñas-Franco, E Gorman, C A Maggs, A M Mahon, D Smyth, E Strain, and C D Wilson (2013) Modiolus Restoration Research Project: Final Report and Recommendations May 2011. Report prepared for Northern Ireland Government.
    • Smyth. D (October 2013)‘’Protection Aids Recovery of the Native Oyster Ostrea edulis’’. Europe’s forgotten habitat: Are Britain's oyster beds worth saving? Cambridge University, St. Catherine’s College Cambridge England.21-22.
    • Smyth D (September 2013)“Biogenic reef restoration through translocation and cultch deployment’’. The Modiolus researcher’s symposium. Portaferry Marine Laboratory Northern Ireland.28-30
    • Smyth D, J M Fariñas-Franco, L Allcock, and D Roberts (2012) Community convergence and recruitment of keystone species as performance indicators of artificial reefs. Journal of Sea Research doi:10.1016/j.seares.2012.10.008.
    • E.M.S. Al-Ansari, G. Rowe, M.A.R. Abdel-Moati, O. Yigiterhan, I. Al-Maslamani, M.A. Al-Yafei, I. Al-Shaikh, and R. Upstill-Goddard (2015). Hypoxia In The Central Arabian Gulf Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Of Qatar During Summer Season. Journal of Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2015.03.022
    • Ilham Al-Qardawi, Mohamed Abdel-Moati, Mohsin Al-Ansi Al-Yafei, Ebrahim Al-Ansari, Ibrahim Al-Maslamani, Elis Holm, Ismail Al-Shaikh, Alexander Mauring, Primal V. Pinto, Dana Abdulmalik, Amina Amir, Mark Miller, Oguz Yigiterhan, Bertil Persson. (2015)  Radioactivity levels in the marine environment along the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Qatar. Marine Pollution Bulletin 90: 323-329
    • Walton M.E.M., I. Al-Maslamani, M.W. Skov, I. Al-Shaikh, I.S. Al-Ansari, H.A. Kennedy, L. Le Vay (2014). Outwelling from arid mangrove systems is sustained by inwelling of seagrass productivity. Marine Ecology Progress Series 507: 125-137.
    • Al-Maslamani I., M.E.M. Walton, H.A. Kennedy, M. Al-Mohannadi, L. Le Vay (2013) Are mangroves in arid environments isolated systems? Life-history and evidence of dietary contribution from inwelling in a mangrove-resident shrimp species. Estuarine Coastal Shelf Science 124: 56-63. 
    • Antonietta Quigg, Mohsin Al-Ansi, Nehad Nour Al Din, Chih-Lin Wei, Clifton C. Nunnally, Ibrahim S. Al-Ansari, Gilbert T. Rowe, Yousria Soliman, Ibrahim Al-Maslamani, Ismail Mahmoud, Nabiha Youssef, Mohamed A. Abdel-Moati (2013). Phytoplankton along the coastal shelf of an oligotrophic hypersaline environment in a semi-enclosed marginal sea:  Qatar (Arabian Gulf)., Continental Shelf Research 60: 1-16.
    • Al-Maslamani I., Kennedy H., Walton M.E.M.  & Le Vay L. (2012) Sources of benthic primary production supporting food webs in an arid coastal embayment. Marine Biology 159: 1753-1762.
    • Al-Maslamani I., Walton M.E.M., Kennedy H., Le Vay L. (2012). Sources of Primary Production Supporting Food webs in an Arid Coastal Embayment. Marine Biology 159:1753-1762.
    • Hobeichi, S., Pathirana, S., Dupont, J , Hashem, N ., Ben Hamadou, R., Purkis, S., and Palandro, D. 2015. An integrated Approach to Benthic Habitat Classification and Coral Reef Characterization at the North Eastern Qatar Coastal Water Using Remote Sensing, GIS and In-Situ Measurements. Coral Reefs of Arabia conference, 15-17 Feb 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE .
    • Balakrishnan, P ., Hashem, N . 2015. Mapping Spatial Patterns of Air Pollution Dispersion in the City of Doha Using Geographic Information Systems. In Progress .
    • Hashem, N. 2015. Assessing Spatial Equality of Urban Green Spaces Provision: a Case Study of Greater Doha in Qatar. Local Environment - the International Journal of Justice and Sustainability 20 (3), 386-399 .
    • Hashem, N . 2014. Evaluating the Spatial Extent and Distribution of Urban Greenery with Relation to Population in Greater Doha, Using Remote Sensing and GIS. Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Conference, 8-12 April 2014, Tampa, USA .
    • Hashem, N ., Balakrishnan, P. 2014 . Change Analysis of Land Use /Land Cover and Modelling Urban Growth in Greater Doha. The Annals of GIS, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/19475683.2014.992369.
    • Balakrishnan, P ., Hashem, N . 2013. A GIS approach to modeling traffic related air pollution. Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Conference, 9-13 April 2013, Los Angeles, USA .
    • J. Balzani Loov, B. Alfoldy, J. Beecken, N. Berg, A.J.C. Berkhout, J. Duyzer, L.F.L. Gast,  J. Hjorth, J.P. Jalkanen, F. Lagler, J. Mellqvist, F. Prata, G.R. van der Hoff, H. Westrate, D.P.J. Swart and A. Borowiak, Field test of available methods to measure remotely SOx and NOx emissions from ships, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 7 (2014) 2597-2613.
    • B. Alfoldy, J. Balzani Loov, F. Lagler, J. Mellqvist, N. Berg, J. Beecken, H. Weststrate, J. Duyzer, L. Bencs, B. Horemans, F. Cavalli, JP. Putaud, G. Janssens-Maenhout, A. Pinter-Csordas, R. Van Grieken, A. Borowiak and J. Hjorth, Measurements of air pollution emission factors for marine transportation in SECA, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 6 (2013) 1777-1791, (DOI: 10.5194/amt-6-1777-2013).
    • L. Bencs, K. Gyorgy, M. Kardos, J. Osan, B. Alfoldy, I. Varga, Zs. Ajtony, N. Szoboszlai, Zs. Stefanka, E. Szeles, L. Kovacs, Determination of trace elements in lithium niobate crystals by solid sampling and solution-based spectrometry methods, Analytica Chimica Acta, 726 (2012) 1-8.
    • Ozturk, B., B. A. Fach, B. Ozsoy-Cicek, S. Husrevoglu, B. Salihoglu, H. A. Ergul, S. Aktas, B. Cotuk, G. Cifci, and A. A. Ozturk; 2014; Towards the Turkish Antarctic Science Programme; J. Black Sea/Mediterranean Environment; 20(1), 92–95.
    • Tolun, L., S. Ergenekon, S. Murat Hocaoglu, A. Donertas, T. Cokacar, S. Husrevoglu, C. Polat Beken, and A. Baban; 2012; Socio-economic Response to Water Quality: A First Experience in Science and Policy Integration for the Izmit Bay Coastal System; Ecology and Society; 17(3), 40, doi:10.5751/ES-04984-170340.
    • Ediger, D., C. Polat-Beken, V. Tufekci, S. Husrevoglu, and H. Atabay; November 6-8, 2012; Monitoring of Water Quality in the Izmit Bay; INOC-CNRS International Conference on Land-Sea Interactions in the Coastal Zone; Jounieh, Lebanon.
    • Hajer A. Al-Naimi, Mohammad A. Al-Ghouti, Ismail Al-Shaikh, Mehsin Al-Yafe,, Saeed Al-Meer. Metal distribution in marine sediment along the Doha Bay, Qatar, Environmental Monitoring and Assessmen Journal, Volume: 187:130, February 2015,

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