NANO alumni publication: Stochastic time-series models for drought assessment in the Gaza Strip (Palestine)

NANO Alumnus Hassan Al-Najjar and colleagues published the following article in the Journal of Water and Climate Change Stochastic time-series models for drought assessment in the Gaza Strip (Palestine) Al-Najjar et al. (2020) Journal of Water and Climate Change, DOI 10.2166/wcc.2020.330   Abstract The Eastern Mediterranean region of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is […]

NANO alumni publication: Salinity Biases and the Variability of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation in GFDL-CM3

The following publication is an output of the 2018 NF-POGO Shipboard Training Fellowship onboard  the R/V Meteor cruise M148 (Belem to Walvis Bay). NANO Alumnus Fernanda Di Alzira Oliveira Matos and colleagues published the following article in the Ocean Science Journal Salinity Biases and the Variability of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation in GFDL-CM3 Matos et […]

NANO alumni publication: Exploring Sources of Uncertainty in Steric Sea‐Level Change Estimates

NANO Alumnus Carolina Machado Lima de Camargo and colleagues published the following article in the journal JGR Oceans Exploring Sources of Uncertainty in Steric Sea‐Level Change Estimates Camargo et al. (2020) JGR Oceans, DOI 10.1029/2020JC016551   Abstract Recent studies disagree about the contribution of variations in temperature and salinity of the oceans—steric change—to the observed […]

NANO alumni publication: Local acclimatisation‐driven differential gene and protein expression patterns of Hsp70 in Acropora muricata: Implications for coral tolerance to bleaching

NANO Alumnus  Yohan Didier Louis and colleagues published the following article in the journal Molecular Ecology Local acclimatisation‐driven differential gene and protein expression patterns of Hsp70 in Acropora muricata: Implications for coral tolerance to bleaching Louis et al. (2020) Molecular Ecology, DOI 10.1111/mec.15642   Abstract Corals show spatial acclimatisation to local environment conditions. However, the various […]

NANO alumni publication: Assessing urban microplastic pollution in a benthic habitat of Patagonia Argentina

NANO Alumnus Rodrigo Hernámdez-Moresino and colleagues published the following article in the Marine Pollution Bulletin Assessing urban microplastic pollution in a benthic habitat of Patagonia Argentina Ríos et al. (2020) Marine Pollution Bulletin, DOI 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.111491   Abstract Plastic pollution in the oceans has become a global problem, but its documentation is disparate around the world. […]

NANO alumni publication: Grain size analysis and characterization of sedimentary environment along the Atlantic Coast, Kenitra (Morocco)

NANO Alumnus Hind Azidane and colleagues published the following article in the Journal Marine Georesources & Geotechnology Grain size analysis and characterization of sedimentary environment along the Atlantic Coast, Kenitra (Morocco) Azidane et al. (2020) Marine Georesources & Geotechnology, DOI 10.1080/1064119X.2020.1726536   Abstract Grain size, sorting, skewness, and kurtosis studies are of great importance in […]

NANO alumni publication: Delf3D Morphological Modelling of Wave Climate and Sediment Transport in Kenitra Coast (Morocco)

NANO Alumnus Hind Azidane and colleagues published the following article in the Proceedings of the 4th Edition of International Conference on Geo-IT and Water Resources 2020 Delf3D Morphological Modelling of Wave Climate and Sediment Transport in Kenitra Coast (Morocco) Azidane et al. (2020) GEOIT4W-2020: Proceedings of the 4th Edition of International Conference on Geo-IT and […]

NANO alumni publication: Variation in Seagrass Carbon Stocks Between Tropical Estuarine and Marine Mangrove-Fringed Creeks

NANO Alumnus Gabriel A. Juma  and colleagues published the following article in the Frontiers in Marine Science Variation in Seagrass Carbon Stocks Between Tropical Estuarine and Marine Mangrove-Fringed Creeks Juma et al. (2020) Frontiers in Marine Science, DOI 10.3389/fmars.2020.00696   Abstract Seagrass and associated blue carbon ecosystems are important carbon sinks, and hence understanding their […]

NANO alumni publication: Drivers of the spatial phytoplankton gradient in estuarine-coastal systems: generic implications of a case study in a Dutch tidal bay

NANO Alumnus Pedro Manuel Carrasco De La Cruz and colleagues published the following article in the Biogeosciences journal Drivers of the spatial phytoplankton gradient in estuarine-coastal systems: generic implications of a case study in a Dutch tidal bay Jiang et al. (2020) Biogeosciences, DOI 10.5194/bg-17-4135-2020   Abstract As the primary energy and carbon source in […]

NANO alumni publication: An exclusive in-situ dataset on physicochemical parameters in the gappy northern Bay of Bengal

NANO Alumnus Md Masud-Ul-Alam and colleagues published the following article in the Data in Brief journal An exclusive in-situ dataset on physicochemical parameters in the gappy northern Bay of Bengal Masud-Ul-Alam et al. (2020) Data in Brief, DOI 10.1016/j.dib.2020.106024   Abstract In-situ measurement of physical characteristics of seawater (temperature, salinity, and density) collected with a single […]

NANO alumni publication: The Effect of Cold and Warm Anomalies on Phytoplankton Pigment Composition in Waters off the Northern Baja California Peninsula (México): 2007–2016

This is an output of NANO Regional Project Latin America NANO Alumni Adriana González-Silvera and Eduardo Santamaría-del-Ángel and colleagues published the following article in the Journal of Marine Science and Engineering The Effect of Cold and Warm Anomalies on Phytoplankton Pigment Composition in Waters off the Northern Baja California Peninsula (México): 2007–2016 González-Silvera et al. […]

NANO alumni publication: A sustainable shipbreaking approach for cleaner environment and better wellbeing

NANO Alumnus Oguguah Ngozi Margaret and colleagues published the following article in the Journal of Cleaner Production A sustainable shipbreaking approach for cleaner environment and better wellbeing Rizvi et al. (2020) Journal of Cleaner Production, DOI 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.122522   Abstract Shipbreaking has great economic benefits but generates substantial hazardous materials as wastes to the surrounding environment of […]

NANO alumni publication: Impact of Climate Extremes on Suitability Dynamics for Japanese Scallop Aquaculture in Shandong, China and Funka Bay, Japan

NANO Alumnus Irene Alabia and colleagues published the following article in the Sustainability  journal Impact of Climate Extremes on Suitability Dynamics for Japanese Scallop Aquaculture in Shandong, China and Funka Bay, Japan Liu et al. (2020) Sustainability, DOI 10.3390/su12030833   Abstract The assessment of extreme weather events on suitable sites for aquaculture could help in […]

NANO alumni publication: Spatial Habitat Shifts of Oceanic Cephalopod (Ommastrephes bartramii) in Oscillating Climate

NANO Alumnus Irene Alabia and colleagues published the following article in the Remote Sensing  journal Spatial Habitat Shifts of Oceanic Cephalopod (Ommastrephes bartramii) in Oscillating Climate Alabia et al. (2020) Remote Sensing, DOI 10.3390/rs12030521   Abstract Short- and long-term climate oscillations impact seascapes, and hence, marine ecosystem structure and dynamics. Here, we explored the spatio-temporal […]

NANO alumni publication: Response of Arctic biodiversity and ecosystem to environmental changes: Findings from the ArCS project

NANO Alumnus Irene Alabia and colleagues published the following article in the Polar Science journal Response of Arctic biodiversity and ecosystem to environmental changes: Findings from the ArCS project Hirawake et al. (2020) Polar Science, DOI 10.1016/j.polar.2020.100533   Abstract Arctic ecosystems are altered profoundly by climate changes. However, the responses of Arctic marine and terrestrial […]

NANO alumni publication: Impact of Climate Change on Wintering Ground of Japanese Anchovy (Engraulis japonicus) Using Marine Geospatial Statistics

NANO Alumnus Irene Alabia and colleagues published the following article in the Frontiers in Marine Science journal Impact of Climate Change on Wintering Ground of Japanese Anchovy (Engraulis japonicus) Using Marine Geospatial Statistics Liu et al. (2020) Frontiers in Marine Science, DOI 10.3389/fmars.2020.00604   Abstract The distribution and fluctuations in abundance of small pelagic species […]

NANO alumni publication: Multiple facets of marine biodiversity in the Pacific Arctic under future climate

NANO Alumnus Irene Alabia and colleagues published the following article in the Science of The Total Environment journal Multiple facets of marine biodiversity in the Pacific Arctic under future climate Alabia et al. (2020) Science of The Total Environment, DOI 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.140913   Abstract Climate change is triggering a global reorganization of marine life. Biogeographical transition […]

NANO alumni publication: Rising temperature and marine plankton community dynamics: Is warming bad?

NANO Alumni Subrata Sarker  and Atul Kumar Yadav and colleagues published the following article in the Ecological Complexity journal Rising temperature and marine plankton community dynamics: Is warming bad? Sarker et al. (2020) Ecological Complexity, DOI 10.1016/j.ecocom.2020.100857   Abstract Global warming is a major threat to the natural environment worldwide with potential adverse impact on […]

NANO alumni publication: Micronektonic fish species over three seamounts in the southwestern Indian Ocean

NANO Alumnus Pavanee Annasawmy and colleagues published the following article in the Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography Micronektonic fish species over three seamounts in the southwestern Indian Ocean Cherel et al. (2020) Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, DOI 10.1016/j.dsr2.2020.104777   Abstract Taxonomic composition, abundance and biological features […]

NANO alumni publication: Seamount effect on circulation and distribution of ocean taxa in the vicinity of La Pérouse, a shallow seamount in the southwestern Indian Ocean

NANO Alumnus Pavanee Annasawmy and colleagues published the following article in the Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography Seamount effect on circulation and distribution of ocean taxa in the vicinity of La Pérouse, a shallow seamount in the southwestern Indian Ocean Marsac et al. (2020) Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies […]

NANO alumni publication: Micronekton distributions and assemblages at two shallow seamounts of the south-western Indian Ocean: Insights from acoustics and mesopelagic trawl data

NANO Alumnus Pavanee Annasawmy and colleagues published the following article in the Progress in Oceanography Micronekton distributions and assemblages at two shallow seamounts of the south-western Indian Ocean: Insights from acoustics and mesopelagic trawl data Annasawmy et al. (2020) Progress in Oceanography, DOI 10.1016/j.pocean.2019.102161   Abstract Micronekton distributions and assemblages were investigated at two shallow […]

NANO alumni publication: Micronekton distribution as influenced by mesoscale eddies, Madagascar shelf and shallow seamounts in the south-western Indian Ocean: an acoustic approach

NANO Alumnus Pavanee Annasawmy and colleagues published the following article in the Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography Micronekton distribution as influenced by mesoscale eddies, Madagascar shelf and shallow seamounts in the south-western Indian Ocean: an acoustic approach Annasawmy et al. (2020) Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, DOI […]

NANO alumni publication: Stable isotope patterns of mesopelagic communities over two shallow seamounts of the south-western Indian Ocean

NANO Alumnus Pavanee Annasawmy and colleagues published the following article in the Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography Stable isotope patterns of mesopelagic communities over two shallow seamounts of the south-western Indian Ocean Annasawmy et al. (2020) Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, DOI 10.1016/j.dsr2.2020.104804   Abstract The stable […]

NANO alumni publication: Seasonal and interannual variability of coccolithophore flux in the northern South China Sea

NANO Alumnus W.N.C. Priyadarshani and colleagues published the following article in the Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers Seasonal and interannual variability of coccolithophore flux in the northern South China Sea Priyadarshani et al. (2020) Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, DOI 10.1016/j.dsr.2019.01.004   Abstract Coccolithophorids are key player in the […]

NANO alumni publication: Marine megafauna in the northern Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh: Status, threats and conservation needs

NANO Alumnus Subrata Sarker and colleagues published the following article in the Ocean & Coastal Management Journal Marine megafauna in the northern Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh: Status, threats and conservation needs Begum et al. (2020) Ocean & Coastal Management Journal, DOI 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2020.105228   Abstract This study investigated the status of charismatic marine megafauna in the […]

NANO alumni publication: A bio-physicochemical perspective of the Bay of Bengal

NANO Alumni Subrata Sarker and Essowè Panassa and colleagues published the following article in the Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom A bio-physicochemical perspective of the Bay of Bengal Sarker et al. (2020) Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, DOI 10.1017/S0025315420000442   Abstract Knowledge of bio-physicochemical variables […]

NANO alumni publication: The drivers of diatom in subtropical coastal waters: A Bayesian modelling approach

NANO Alumni Subrata Sarker and Atul Kumar Yadav and colleagues published the following article in the Journal of Sea Research The drivers of diatom in subtropical coastal waters: A Bayesian modelling approach Sarker et al. (2020) Journal of Sea Research, DOI 10.1016/j.seares.2020.101915   Abstract Temporal variability in phytoplankton is driven by a range of biotic […]

NANO alumni seminar: Microplastic Analysis Kit Video Guide (video)

NANO Alumnus Yet Yin Hee and Dr Andrew Mayes (University of East Anglia) present the video guide below at Youtube Microplastic Analysis Kit Video Guide   Abstract Dr. Mayes and Dr. Hee present a fast and ‘cheap’ method to measure microplastics that is used in our GRTA project. These analytical kits are available at UMT […]

NANO alumni seminar: Lab-to-land in India: An Overview of Ocean Information Services (recording)

NANO Alumnus Nimit Kumar presented the webinar below at OneNOAA Science Seminar Series Lab-to-lab in India: An Overview of Ocean Information Services   Abstract The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) is a relatively young organization under the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), teeming with a young workforce. Within a span of two […]

NANO alumni publication: A review of bioturbation and sediment organic geochemistry in mangroves

NANO Alumni Subrata Sarker and Md Masud-Ul-Alam and colleagues published the following article in the Geological Journal A review of bioturbation and sediment organic geochemistryin mangroves Sarker et al. (2020) Geological Journal, DOI 10.1002/gj.3808   Abstract Mangroves, which are a group of salt tolerant plant community growing in the transition zones of fresh and marine […]

NANO alumni publication: Large-Scale Mode Impacts on the Sea Level over the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden

The following publication is an output of the individual research project of Kamal Alawad during the NF-POGO Centre of Excellence (2017-2018), under the supervision of Dr. Monica Ionita and Prof. Gerrit Lohmann, Paleoclimate Dynamics group of the Alfred Wegener Institute. NANO Alumnus Kamal Alawad and colleagues published the following article in the Remote Sensing journal […]

NANO alumni publication: Imprint of Trace Dissolved Oxygen on Prokaryoplankton Community Structure in an Oxygen Minimum Zone

NANO Alumnus Luis Medina Faull and colleagues published the following article in the Frontiers in Marine Science Imprint of Trace Dissolved Oxygen on Prokaryoplankton Community Structure in an Oxygen Minimum Zone Faull et al. (2020) Frontiers in Marine Science, DOI 10.3389/fmars.2020.00360     Abstract The Eastern Tropical North Pacific (ETNP) is a large, persistent, and […]

NANO alumni publication: Assessment of the dynamics of the Volta river estuary shorelines in Ghana

NANO Alumnus Emmanuel Brempong and colleagues published the following article in the Geoenvironmental Disasters Assessment of the dynamics of the Volta river estuary shorelines in Ghana Addo et al. (2020) Geoenvironmental Disasters, DOI 10.1186/s40677-020-00151-1     Abstract Estuarine shorelines similar to marine coastlines are highly dynamic and may increase disaster risk in vulnerable communities. The […]

NANO alumni publication: Advancing Through the Pandemic From the Perspective of Marine Graduate Researchers: Challenges, Solutions, and Opportunities

NANO Alumni Juan Pardo, Debra Ramon and Luciana Lima and colleagues published the following article in the Frontiers in Marine Science Advancing Through the Pandemic From the Perspective of Marine Graduate Researchers: Challenges, Solutions, and Opportunities Pardo et al. (2020) Frontiers in Marine Science, DOI 10.3389/fmars.2020.00528     Abstract The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has brought […]

NANO alumni publication: The harmful unarmored dinoflagellate Karlodinium in Japan and Philippines, with reference to ultrastructure and micropredation of Karlodinium azanzae sp. nov. (Kareniaceae, Dinophyceae)

NANO alumni publication: Massive Methane Loss During Seasonal Hypoxia/Anoxia in the Nearshore Waters of Southeastern Arabian Sea

NANO alumni publication: Estimation of Residence time in coastal waters of Vietnam: A comparison of radioactivity, hydrodynamics, and LOICZ approach

NANO alumni publication: Training expedition in biological and physical oceanography of the NF-POGO Centre of Excellence – Cruise Report

NANO alumni publication: Ultraphytoplankton community composition in Southwestern and Eastern Mediterranean Basin: Relationships to water mass properties and nutrients

NANO alumni publication: Authentication of processed Philippine sardine products using Hotshot DNA extraction and minibarcode amplification

NANO alumni publication: Population dynamics and predatory impact of the alien jellyfish Aurelia solida (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa) in the Bizerte Lagoon (southwestern Mediterranean Sea)

NANO alumni publication: Water renewal in the Boughrara lagoon (Tunisia, central Mediterranean Sea) under tidal forcing

NANO alumni publication: Comments on the article “Spatio-temporal variations in sulfur-oxidizing and sulfate-reducing bacterial activities during upwelling, off south-west coast of India”

NANO alumni publication: Nutrient stoichiometry (N:P) controls nitrogen fixation and distribution of diazotrophs in a tropical eutrophic estuary

NANO alumni publication: Oceanographic preferences of yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) in warm stratified oceans: A remote sensing approach

NANO alumni publication: Assessing temporal variation of coloured dissolved organic matter in the coastal waters of South Eastern Arabian Sea

NANO alumni publication: Inter-annual variability in the inherent optical properties along the southeastern Arabian Sea from 2009 to 2015

NANO alumni publication: Seasonal alternation of the ontogenetic development of the moon jellyfish Aurelia coerulea in Maizuru Bay, Japan

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NANO alumni publication: First barcode of Ryphila cancellus (Herbst, 1783), from the southwest coast of India

NANO alumni publication: The response of Prorocentrum sigmoides and its associated culturable bacteria to metals and organic pollutants

NANO alumni publication: Morphological variation, ultrastructure, pigment composition and phylogeny of the star-shaped dinoflagellate Asterodinium gracile (Kareniaceae, Dinophyceae)

NANO alumni publication: Effect of Mariculture on bio-optical properties and water quality of Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay

NANO alumni publication: Seasonal and interannual variability of coccolithophore flux in the northern South China Sea

NANO alumni publication: Zoning of marine protected areas for biodiversity conservation in Bangladesh through socio-spatial data

NANO alumni publication: Scratching Beneath the Surface: A Model to Predict the Vertical Distribution of Prochlorococcus Using Remote Sensing

NANO alumni publication: Mechanisms underlying heterogeneous distribution of moon jellyfish Aurelia aurita s.l. across a sharp pycnocline

NANO alumni publication: Hydrographic parameters and distribution of dissolved Cu, Ni, Zn and nutrients near Jeddah desalination plant

NANO alumni publication: Atmospheric bulk deposition of dissolved nitrogen, phosphorus and silicate in the Gulf of Gabès (South Ionian Basin); implications for marine heterotrophic prokaryotes and ultraphytoplankton

NANO alumni publication: Characterization of oceanic Noctiluca blooms not associated with hypoxia in the Northeastern Arabian Sea

NANO alumni publication: Response of phytoplankton community and size classes to green Noctiluca bloom in the northern Arabian Sea

NANO Alumni S. K. Baliarsingh, V. Sudheesh and co-authors published the following article in the Marine Pollution Bulletin Response of phytoplankton community and size classes to green Noctiluca bloom in the northern Arabian Sea Baliarsingh et al. (2018) Marine Pollution Bulletin, Vol 129, pp. 222-230, DOI 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.02.031   Abstract A comprehensive analysis on the phytoplankton ecology with special reference […]

NANO alumni publication: Variability in the Light Absorption Coefficient by Phytoplankton, Non-Algal Particles and Colored Dissolved Organic Matter in the Northern Gulf of California

NANO Alumni Stella Betancur-Turizo, Adriana González, Eduardo Santamaría-del-Angel and co-authors published the following article in the Open Journal of Marine Science Variability in the Light Absorption Coefficient by Phytoplankton, Non-Algal Particles and Colored Dissolved Organic Matter in the Northern Gulf of California Betancur-Turizo et al. (2018) Open Journal of Marine Sciences, Vol 8, pp. 20-37, DOI 10.4236/ojms.2018.81002 […]

NANO alumnus publication: The transverse dynamics of flow in a tidal channel within a greater strait

  NANO Alum Maziar Khosravi and co-authors published the following article in the Journal Ocean Dynamics The transverse dynamics of flow in a tidal channel within a greater strait Khosravi et al. (2017) Ocean Dynamics,  pp. 1-16, DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/s1023   Abstract Vessel-mounted ADCP measurements were conducted to describe the transverse structure of flow between the two headland tips […]

NANO alumnus publication: Seasonal variability in bio-optical properties along the coastal waters off Cochin

  NANO Alumni S.S. Shaju, Nandini Menon, M. Nashad, Mini Raman and co-authors published the following article in the International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation   Seasonal variability in bio-optical properties along the coastal waters off Cochin Vishnu et al. 2018, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation: 2018, Vol. 66, pp. 184-195. […]

NANO alumnus publication: Concentration and Human Health Implications of Trace Metals in Fish of Economic Importance in Lagos Lagoon, Nigeria

NANO Alumnus Ngozi M. Oguguah has published the following article at Journal of Health & Pollution  Concentration and Human Health Implications of Trace Metals in Fish of Economic Importance in Lagos Lagoon, Nigeria Oguguah et al. 2017, Journal of Health and Pollution: March 2017, Vol. 7, No. 13, pp. 66-72.   Background. The most significant sources […]

NANO alumnus publication: The baroclinic circulation of the coastal hypersaline water of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia

NANO Alumnus Gerry G. Salamena has published the following article at Marine Pollution Bulletin The density-driven circulation of the coastal hypersaline system of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia Salamena et al. 2016, Marine Pollution Bulletin 105, 277-285.   Abstract: The coastal hypersaline system of the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) in the dry season, was investigated for the first time […]