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Oceanography and climate change

Short Title 

OC2 objective is to provide well-anchored basic and integrated knowledge of the present-day oceanic processes at the regional scale, as well as to investigate their response to past global warm climate conditions.





Develop interdisciplinary and integrated projects aiming to:

Characterize different oceanic ecosystems and biodiversity to guarantee its sustainability and the good state of the marine environment;

Observe and monitor regional oceanic circulation (superficial, intermediate, bottom), and the coastal upwelling system, which has major implications for climate, primary productivity and related fisheries, ocean acidification, formation of bottom anoxic conditions;

Investigate marine archives of past climate to understand and characterize ocean-land-atmosphere interactions, and investigate the ocean reaction (circulation, primary productivity, biogeochemical cycles, ecosystem, biodiversity) to those conditions in past warming transitions, warm periods and rapid climate change. Information that is essential to identify potential changes for the near future;



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A. Miguel P. Santos's picture
Senior Researcher
Andreia Rebotim's picture
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Antje H L Voelker's picture
Senior Researcher
Catarina Cavaleiro's picture
PhD Student
Dulce Oliveira's picture
Emília Salgueiro's picture
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All Publications 
A Santos MP, Nieblas A-E, Verley P, et al. Sardine (Sardina pilchardus) larval dispersal in the Iberian upwelling system, using coupled biophysical techniques. Progress in Oceanography. 2018;162:83–97.
Pires RFT, PAN MARIA, CATALÁN IGNÁCIOA, et al. The Atlantic–Mediterranean ecological connection: a study on decapod larval communities. Mediterranean Marine Science. 2018;19(3):477-490. doi:10.12681/mms.2006
Teodósio MA, Garrido S, Peters J, et al. Assessing the impact of environmental forcing on the condition of anchovy larvae in the Cadiz Gulf using nucleic acid and fatty acid-derived indices. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 2017;185:94–106.
Andrews JT, Dunhill G, Vogt C, Voelker AHL. Denmark Strait during the Late Glacial Maximum and Marine Isotope Stage 3: Sediment sources and transport processes. Marine Geology. 2017;390:181 - 198. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2017.07.003
García-Gallardo Á, Grunert P, Voelker AHL, Mendes I, Piller WE. Re-evaluation of the “elevated epifauna” as indicator of Mediterranean Outflow Water in the Gulf of Cadiz using stable isotopes (δ 13 C, δ 18 O). Global and Planetary Change. 2017;155:78 - 97. doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2017.06.005
Cruz J, M Teodósio A, Ben-Hamadou R, et al. RNA: DNA ratios as a proxy of egg production rates of Acartia. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 2017.
Rodrigues T, Alonso-García M, Hodell DA, et al. A 1-Ma record of sea surface temperature and extreme cooling events in the North Atlantic: A perspective from the Iberian Margin. Quaternary Science Reviews. 2017;172:118 - 130. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2017.07.004
Domínguez R, Garrido S, A. Santos MP, Santos ADos. Spatial patterns of mesozooplankton communities in the Northwestern Iberian shelf during autumn shaped by key environmental factors. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 2017;198:257 - 268. doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2017.09.008
Alonso-García M, Kleiven HF, McManus JF, Moffa-Sanchez P, Broecker WS, Flower BP. Freshening of the Labrador Sea as a trigger for Little Ice Age development. Climate of the Past. 2017;13(4):317 - 331. doi:10.5194/cp-13-317-2017
Garrido S, Silva A, Marques V, et al. Temperature and food-mediated variability of European Atlantic sardine recruitment. Progress in Oceanography. 2017;159:267 - 275. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2017.10.006
Pochelon PN, Pires RFT, Dubert J, et al. Decapod larvae distribution and species composition off the southern Portuguese coast. Continental Shelf Research. 2017. doi:10.1016/j.csr.2017.10.009
Rebotim A, Voelker AHL, Jonkers L, et al. Factors controlling the depth habitat of planktonic foraminifera in the subtropical eastern North Atlantic. Biogeosciences. 2017;14(4):827 - 859. doi:10.5194/bg-14-827-2017
Oliveira D, Goñi MFernanda S, Naughton F, et al. Unexpected weak seasonal climate in the western Mediterranean region during MIS 31, a high-insolation forced interglacial. Quaternary Science Reviews. 2017;161:1 - 17. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2017.02.013
Ventura C, Abrantes F, Loureiro I, Voelker AHL. Data report: diatom and silicoflagellate records of marine isotope Stages 25-27 at IODP Site U1387, Faro Drift. In: Stow DAV, Hernández-Molina FJ, Zarikian CAAlvarez, , eds. Proceedings Of The Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, Volume 339. Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, Volume 339. Tokyo: Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.; 2017. doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.339.202.2017
Abrantes F, Rodrigues T, Rufino M, et al. Historical Climate off the Atlantic Iberian Peninsula. Climate of the Past Discussions. 2017:1 - 40. doi:10.5194/cp-2017-39
Goñi MFSanchez, Llave E, Oliveira D, et al. Climate changes in south western Iberia and Mediterranean Outflow variations during two contrasting cycles of the last 1Myrs: MIS 31–MIS 30 and MIS 12–MIS 11. Global and Planetary Change. 2016;136:18 - 29. doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2015.11.006
Goñi MFSanchez, Llave E, Oliveira D, Naughton F. Climate changes in south western Iberia and Mediterranean Outflow variations during two contrasting cycles of the last 1Myrs: MIS 31–MIS 30 and MIS 12–MIS 11. Global and Planetary Change. 2016;136:18 - 29. doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2015.11.006
Abrantes F, Cermeno P, Lopes C, et al. Diatoms Si uptake capacity drives carbon export in coastal upwelling systems. Biogeosciences. 2016;13(14):4099 - 4109. doi:10.5194/bg-13-4099-201610.5194/bg-13-4099-2016-supplement
Oliveira D, Desprat S, Rodrigues T, et al. The complexity of millennial-scale variability in southwestern Europe during MIS 11Abstract. Quaternary Research. 2016;86(03):373 - 387. doi:10.1016/j.yqres.2016.09.002
Garrido S, Cristóvão A, Caldeira C, et al. Effect of temperature on the growth, survival, development and foraging behaviour of Sardina pilchardus larvae. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 2016;559:131–145.
Penaud A, Eynaud F, Voelker AHL, Turon J-L. Palaeohydrological changes over the last 50 ky in the central Gulf of Cadiz: complex forcing mechanisms mixing multi-scale processes. Biogeosciences. 2016;13(18):5357 - 5377. doi:10.5194/bg-13-5357-201610.5194/bg-13-5357-2016-supplement
Lofi J, Voelker AHL, Ducassou E, et al. Quaternary chronostratigraphic framework and sedimentary processes for the Gulf of Cadiz and Portuguese Contourite Depositional Systems derived from Natural Gamma Ray records. Marine Geology. 2016;377:40 - 57. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2015.12.005
Malta T, Santos PT, Santos AMP, Rufino M, Silva A. Long-term variations in Ibero-Atlantic sardine (Sardina pilchardus) population dynamics: Relation to environmental conditions and exploitation history. Fisheries Research. 2016;179:47 - 56. doi:10.1016/j.fishres.2016.02.009
Naughton F, Sanchez-Goñi MF, Rodrigues T, et al. Climate variability across the last deglaciation in NW Iberia and its margin. Quaternary International. 2016;414:9 - 22. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2015.08.073
Betzler C, Eberli GP, Kroon D, et al. The abrupt onset of the modern South Asian Monsoon winds. Scientific Reports. 2016;6:29838. doi:10.1038/srep29838
Goñi MFSanchez, Rodrigues T, Hodell DA, et al. Tropically-driven climate shifts in southwestern Europe during MIS 19, a low eccentricity interglacial. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 2016;448:81 - 93. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.05.018
Singh AD, Verma K, Jaiswal S, Alonso-García M, Li B, Abrantes F. Planktic foraminiferal responses to orbital scale oceanographic changes off the western Iberian margin over the last 900kyr: Results from IODP site U1391. Global and Planetary Change. 2015;135:47 - 56. doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2015.10.002
Lopes C, Kucera M, Mix AC. Climate change decouples oceanic primary and export productivity and organic carbon burial. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2015;112(2):332 - 335. doi:10.1073/pnas.1410480111
Garrido S, Silva A, Pastor J, Dominguez R, Silva AV, Santos AMP. Trophic ecology of pelagic fish species off the Iberian coast: diet overlap, cannibalism and intraguild predation. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 2015;539:271 - 285. doi:10.3354/meps11506
Patrão C, Assis J, Rufino M, et al. Habitat suitability modelling of four terrestrial slug species in the Iberian Peninsula (Arionidae: Geomalacus species). Journal of Molluscan Studies. 2015;81(4):427 - 434. doi:10.1093/mollus/eyv018
Naughton F, Keigwin L, Peteet D, et al. A 12,000-yr pollen record off Cape Hatteras — Pollen sources and mechanisms of pollen dispersion. Marine Geology. 2015;367:118 - 129. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2015.06.003
Voelker AHL, Salgueiro E, Rodrigues T, et al. Mediterranean Outflow and surface water variability off southern Portugal during the early Pleistocene: A snapshot at Marine Isotope Stages 29 to 34 (1020–1135ka). Global and Planetary Change. 2015;133:223 - 237. doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2015.08.015
Garrido S, Ben-Hamadou R, Santos AMP, et al. Born small, die young: Intrinsic, size-selective mortality in marine larval fish. Scientific Reports. 2015;5:17065. doi:10.1038/srep17065
Voelker AHL, Haflidason H. Refining the Icelandic tephrachronology of the last glacial period – The deep-sea core PS2644 record from the southern Greenland Sea. Global and Planetary Change. 2015;131:35 - 62. doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2015.05.001
Voelker AHL, Colman A, Olack G, Waniek JJ, Hodell D. Oxygen and hydrogen isotope signatures of Northeast Atlantic water masses. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. 2015;116:89 - 106. doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.11.006
Bartels-Jónsdóttir HB, Voelker AHL, Abrantes FG, Salgueiro E, Rodrigues T, Knudsen KLuise. High-frequency surface water changes in the Tagus prodelta off Lisbon, eastern North Atlantic, during the last two millennia. Marine Micropaleontology. 2015;117:13 - 24. doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2015.03.001
Bahr A, Kaboth S, Jiménez-Espejo FJ, et al. Persistent monsoonal forcing of Mediterranean Outflow Water dynamics during the late Pleistocene. Geology. 2015;43(11):951 - 954. doi:10.1130/G37013.1
Martin-Garcia GM, Alonso-García M, Sierro FJ, Hodell DA, Flores JA. Severe cooling episodes at the onset of deglaciations on the Southwestern Iberian margin from MIS 21 to 13 (IODP site U1385). Global and Planetary Change. 2015;135:159 - 169. doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2015.11.001
Bahr A, Jimenez-Espejo FJ, Kolasinac N, et al. Deciphering bottom current velocity and paleoclimate signals from contourite deposits in the Gulf of Cádiz during the last 140 kyr: An inorganic geochemical approach. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 2014;15(8):3145 - 3160. doi:10.1002/2014GC005356
Marino M, Maiorano P, Tarantino F, et al. Coccolithophores as proxy of seawater changes at orbital-to-millennial scale during middle Pleistocene Marine Isotope Stages 14-9 in North Atlantic core MD01-2446. Paleoceanography. 2014;29(6):518 - 532. doi:10.1002/2013PA002574
Pochelon PN, Santos ADos, Santos AMP, Queiroga H. Vertical and horizontal larval distribution of an offshore brachyuran crab, Monodaeus couchii, off the south coast of Portugal. Scientia Marina. 2014;78(2):249 - 256. doi:10.3989/scimar.2014.78n210.3989/scimar.03944.30F
Salgueiro E, Naughton F, Voelker AHL, et al. Past circulation along the western Iberian margin: a time slice vision from the Last Glacial to the Holocene. Quaternary Science Reviews. 2014;106:316 - 329. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.09.001
Bartilotti C, A Santos dos, Castro M, Peliz A, Santos AMP. Decapod larval retention within distributional bands in a coastal upwelling ecosystem. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 2014;507:233 - 247. doi:10.3354/meps10817
Hernandez-Molina FJ, Stow DAV, Alvarez-Zarikian CA, et al. Onset of Mediterranean outflow into the North Atlantic. Science. 2014;344(6189):1244 - 1250. doi:10.1126/science.1251306
Caldeira C, Santos AMP, Ré P, Peck MA, Saiz E, Garrido S. Effects of prey concentration on ingestion rates of European sardine Sardina pilchardus larvae in the laboratory. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 2014;517:217–228.
Cruz J, Garrido S, Pimentel MS, Rosa R, Santos AMP, Ré P. Reproduction and respiration of a climate change indicator species: effect of temperature and variable food in the copepod Centropages chierchiae. Journal of plankton research. 2013;35:1046–1058.
Pires RFT, Pan M, Santos AMP, Peliz A, Boutov D, A Santos dos. Modelling the variation in larval dispersal of estuarine and coastal ghost shrimp: Upogebia congeners in the Gulf of Cadiz. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 2013;492:153 - 168. doi:10.3354/meps10488
Palumbo E, Flores JA, Perugia C, Petrillo Z, Voelker AHL, Amore FO. Millennial scale coccolithophore paleoproductivity and surface water changes between 445 and 360ka (Marine Isotope Stages 12/11) in the Northeast Atlantic. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 2013;383-384:27 - 41. doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.04.024
Palumbo E, Flores JA, Perugia C, et al. Abrupt variability of the last 24 ka BP recorded by coccolithophore assemblages off the Iberian Margin (core MD03-2699). Journal of Quaternary Science. 2013;28(3):320 - 328. doi:10.1002/jqs.2623
Alonso-García M, Andrews JT, Belt ST, Cabedo-Sanz P, Darby D, Jaeger J. A comparison between multiproxy and historical data (AD 1990-1840) of drift ice conditions on the East Greenland Shelf ( 66 N). The Holocene. 2013;23(12):1672 - 1683. doi:10.1177/0959683613505343
Garrido S, Cruz J, Santos AMP, Ré P, Saiz E. Effects of temperature, food type and food concentration on the grazing of the calanoid copepod Centropages chierchiae. Journal of plankton research. 2013:fbt037.
Amore FO, Flores JA, Voelker AHL, Lebreiro SM, Palumbo E, Sierro FJ. A Middle Pleistocene Northeast Atlantic coccolithophore record: Paleoclimatology and paleoproductivity aspects. Marine Micropaleontology. 2012;90-91:44 - 59. doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2012.03.006
Abrantes F, Voelker AHL, Sierro FJavier, et al. The Climate of the Mediterranean RegionPaleoclimate Variability in the Mediterranean Region. In: Elsevier; 2012:1 - 86. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-416042-2.00001-X
Abrantes F, Voelker AHL, Sierro FJavier, et al. The Climate Of The Mediterranean Regionpaleoclimate Variability In The Mediterranean Region. Elsevier; 2012:1 - 86. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-416042-2.00001-X
Moreno A, Pierce GJ, Azevedo M, Pereira J, Santos AMP. The effect of temperature on growth of early life stages of the common squid Loligo vulgaris. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 2012;92(07):1619 - 1628. doi:10.1017/S0025315411002141
Alonso-García M, Sierro FJ, Flores JA. Arctic front shifts in the subpolar North Atlantic during the Mid-Pleistocene (800–400ka) and their implications for ocean circulation. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 2011;311(3-4):268 - 280. doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2011.09.004
Alonso-García M, Sierro FJ, Kucera M, Flores JA, Cacho I, Andersen N. Ocean circulation, ice sheet growth and interhemispheric coupling of millennial climate variability during the mid-Pleistocene (ca 800–400ka). Quaternary Science Reviews. 2011;30(23-24):3234 - 3247. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.08.005
Abrantes F, Rodrigues T, Montanari B, et al. Climate of the last millennium at the southern pole of the North Atlantic Oscillation: an inner-shelf sediment record of flooding and upwelling. Climate Research. 2011;48(2):261 - 280. doi:10.3354/cr01010
Voelker AHL, de Abreu L. Geophysical Monograph SeriesAbrupt Climate Change: Mechanisms, Patterns, and Impacts - A Review of Abrupt Climate Change Events in the Northeastern Atlantic Ocean (Iberian Margin): Latitudinal, Longitudinal, and Vertical Gradients. In: Rashid H, Polyak L, Mosley-Thompson E, eds. Vol. 193. Washington, D. C.: American Geophysical Union; 2011:15 - 37. doi:10.1029/GM19310.1029/2010GM001021
Rodrigues T, Voelker AHL, Grimalt JO, Abrantes F, Naughton F. Iberian Margin sea surface temperature during MIS 15 to 9 (580–300 ka): Glacial suborbital variability versus interglacial stability. Paleoceanography. 2011;26(1). doi:10.1029/2010PA001927
Penaud A, Eynaud F, Voelker AHL, et al. Assessment of sea surface temperature changes in the Gulf of Cadiz during the last 30 ka: implications for glacial changes in the regional hydrography. Biogeosciences. 2011;8(8):2295 - 2316. doi:10.5194/bg-8-2295-201110.5194/bg-8-2295-2011-supplement
Patton GM, Martin PA, Voelker AHL, Salgueiro E. Multiproxy comparison of oceanographic temperature during Heinrich Events in the eastern subtropical Atlantic. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 2011;310(1-2):45 - 58. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.07.028
Hernández-Molina FJavier, Stow DAV, Llave E, et al. Deep-water Circulation: Processes & Products (16–18 June 2010, Baiona): introduction and future challenges. Geo-Marine Letters. 2011;31(5-6):285 - 300. doi:10.1007/s00367-011-0261-z
Brandefelt J, Kjellström E, Näslund J-O, Strandberg G, Voelker AHL, Wohlfarth B. A coupled climate model simulation of Marine Isotope Stage 3 stadial climate. Climate of the Past. 2011;7(2):649 - 670. doi:10.5194/cp-7-649-2011
Salgueiro E, Voelker AHL, de Abreu L, Abrantes F, Meggers H, Wefer G. Temperature and productivity changes off the western Iberian margin during the last 150 ky. Quaternary Science Reviews. 2010;29(5-6):680 - 695. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.11.013
Rogerson M, Colmenero-Hidalgo E, Levine RC, et al. Enhanced Mediterranean-Atlantic exchange during Atlantic freshening phases. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 2010;11(8):n/a - n/a. doi:10.1029/2009GC002931
KJELLSTRÖM ERIK, BRANDEFELT JENNY, NÄSLUND JENS-OVE, et al. Simulated climate conditions in Europe during the Marine Isotope Stage 3 stadial. Boreas. 2010;39(2):436 - 456. doi:10.1111/bor.2010.39.issue-210.1111/j.1502-3885.2010.00143.x
Rosa R, Gonzalez L, Broitman BR, Garrido S, Santos AMP, Nunes ML. Bioenergetics of small pelagic fishes in upwelling systems: relationship between fish condition, coastal ecosystem dynamics and fisheries. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 2010;410:205 - 218. doi:10.3354/meps08635
Solari APier, Santamaría MTG, Borges MF, et al. On the dynamics of Sardina pilchardus: orbits of stability and environmental forcing. ICES Journal of Marine Science: Journal du Conseil. 2010:fsq107.
Voelker AHL, Rodrigues T, Billups K, et al. Variations in mid-latitude North Atlantic surface water properties during the mid-Brunhes (MIS 9–14) and their implications for the thermohaline circulation. Climate of the Past. 2010;6(4):531 - 552. doi:10.5194/cp-6-531-2010
Voelker AHL, de Abreu L, Schönfeld J, Erlenkeuser H, Abrantes F. Hydrographic conditions along the western Iberian margin during marine isotope stage 2. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 2009;10(12):n/a - n/a. doi:10.1029/2009GC002605
Stein R, Hefter J, Grützner J, Voelker AHL, B. Naafs DA. Variability of surface water characteristics and Heinrich-like events in the Pleistocene midlatitude North Atlantic Ocean: Biomarker and XRD records from IODP Site U1313 (MIS 16-9). Paleoceanography. 2009;24(2):n/a - n/a. doi:10.1029/2008PA001639
Eynaud F, de Abreu L, Voelker AHL, et al. Position of the Polar Front along the western Iberian margin during key cold episodes of the last 45 ka. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 2009;10(7):n/a - n/a. doi:10.1029/2009GC002398
Drago T, Ferreira-Bartrina V, Santos AMP, Pinheiro J. The use of fish remains in sediments for the reconstruction of paleoproductivity. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. 2009;5:012012. doi:10.1088/1755-1307/5/1/012012
Bartels-Jonsdottir HB, Voelker AHL, Knudsen KL, Abrantes F. Twentieth-century warming and hydrographical changes in the Tagus Prodelta, eastern North Atlantic. The Holocene. 2009;19(3):369 - 380. doi:10.1177/0959683608101388
Peliz Á, Marchesiello P, Santos AMP, et al. Surface circulation in the Gulf of Cadiz: 2. Inflow-outflow coupling and the Gulf of Cadiz slope current. Journal of Geophysical Research. 2009;114(C3). doi:10.1029/2008JC004771
Sierro FJ, Hernández-Almeida I, Alonso-García M, Flores JA. Data Report: Pliocene-Pleistocene Planktonic Foraminifer Bioevents At Iodp Site U1313Proceedings Of The Iodp. Vol. 303/306. Integrated Ocean Drilling Program; 2009. doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.303306.205.2009
Lebreiro SM, Voelker AHL, Vizcaino A, et al. Sediment instability on the Portuguese continental margin under abrupt glacial climate changes (last 60kyr). Quaternary Science Reviews. 2009;28(27-28):3211 - 3223. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.08.007
Garrido S, Santos AMP, Santos ADos, Ré P. Spatial distribution and vertical migrations of fish larvae communities off Northwestern Iberia sampled with LHPR and Bongo nets. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 2009;84(4):463 - 475. doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2009.07.018
Arístegui JAVIER, Barton ED, lvarez-Salgado XAÁ, et al. Sub-regional ecosystem variability in the Canary Current upwelling. Progress in Oceanography. 2009;83(1-4):33 - 48. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2009.07.031
Relvas P, Luís J, Santos AMP. Importance of the mesoscale in the decadal changes observed in the northern Canary upwelling system. Geophysical Research Letters. 2009;36(22). doi:10.1029/2009GL040504
A Santos dos, Santos AMP, Conway DVP, Bartilotti C, Lourenço P, Queiroga H. Diel vertical migration of decapod larvae in the Portuguese coastal upwelling ecosystem: implications for offshore transport. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 2008;359:171 - 183. doi:10.3354/meps07341
Abrantes F, Alt-Epping U, Lebreiro S, Voelker AHL, Schneider R. Sedimentological record of tsunamis on shallow-shelf areas: The case of the 1969 AD and 1755 AD tsunamis on the Portuguese Shelf off Lisbon. Marine Geology. 2008;249(3-4):283 - 293. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2007.12.004
Moreno A, A. Santos D, Piatkowski U, Santos AMP, Cabral H. Distribution of cephalopod paralarvae in relation to the regional oceanography of the western Iberia. Journal of Plankton Research. 2008;31(1):73 - 91. doi:10.1093/plankt/fbn103
Salgueiro E, Voelker AHL, Abrantes F, et al. Planktonic foraminifera from modern sediments reflect upwelling patterns off Iberia: Insights from a regional transfer function. Marine Micropaleontology. 2008;66(3-4):135 - 164. doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2007.09.003
Zuo J, Du L, Peliz Á, Santos AMP, Yu Y. The characteristics of near-surface velocity during the upwelling season on the northern Portugal shelf. Journal of Ocean University of China. 2007;6:213–225.
Echevarría F, Acuña JLuis, León SHernández, Saiz E, Santos AMP, Barangé M. Ecological functioning of the Iberian seas: A synthesis of GLOBEC research in Spain and Portugal. Progress in Oceanography. 2007;74:95–97.
Queiroga H, Cruz T, Santos ADos, et al. Oceanographic and behavioural processes affecting invertebrate larval dispersal and supply in the western Iberia upwelling ecosystem. Progress in Oceanography. 2007;74:174–191.
Relvas P, Barton ED, Dubert J, et al. Physical oceanography of the western Iberia ecosystem: latest views and challenges. Progress in Oceanography. 2007;74:149–173.
Santos AMP, Chícharo A, Santos ADos, et al. Physical–biological interactions in the life history of small pelagic fish in the Western Iberia Upwelling Ecosystem. Progress in Oceanography. 2007;74(2-3):192 - 209. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2007.04.008
Desprat S, Goñi MFSanchez, Naughton F, et al. Developments In Quaternary Sciencesthe Climate Of Past Interglacials25. Climate Variability Of The Last Five Isotopic Interglacials: Direct Land-Sea-Ice Correlation From The Multiproxy Analysis Of North-Western Iberian Margin Deep-Sea Cores. Vol. 7. Elsevier; 2007:375 - 386. doi:10.1016/S1571-0866(07)80050-9
Santos ADos, Santos AMP, Conway DVP. Horizontal and vertical distribution of cirripede cyprid larvae in an upwelling system off the Portuguese coast. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 2007;329:145–155.
Voelker AHL, Lebreiro S, Schoenfeld J, Cacho I, Erlenkeuser H, Abrantes F. Mediterranean outflow strengthening during northern hemisphere coolings: A salt source for the glacial Atlantic?. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 2006;245(1-2):39 - 55. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2006.03.014
Arístegui JAVIER, Alvarez-Salgado XOSEA, Barton ED, et al. Oceanography and fisheries of the Canary Current/Iberian region of the Eastern North Atlantic (18a, E). The global coastal ocean: Interdisciplinary regional studies and syntheses. 2006;14:879.
Santos AMP, Ré P, Santos ADos, Peliz Á. Vertical distribution of the European sardine (Sardina pilchardus) larvae and its implications for their survival. Journal of Plankton Research. 2006;28:523–532.
Santos AMP, Fiúza AFG, Laurs RM. Influence of SST on catches of swordfish and tuna in the Portuguese domestic longline fishery. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 2006;27:3131–3152.
Ribeiro AC, Peliz Á, A Santos MP. A study of the response of chlorophyll-a biomass to a winter upwelling event off Western Iberia using SeaWiFS and in situ data. Journal of Marine Systems. 2005;53:87–107.
Peliz Á, Dubert J, Santos AMP, Oliveira PB, Le Cann B. Winter upper ocean circulation in the Western Iberian Basin—Fronts, Eddies and Poleward Flows: an overview. Deep sea research Part I: Oceanographic research papers. 2005;52:621–646.
Mason E, Santos AMP, Peliz J. Western Iberian winter wind indices based on significant wind events. Ocean Science Discussions. 2005;2:105–127.
Fernandes MJ, Lázaro C, Santos AMP, Oliveira P. Oceanographic characterization of the Cape Verde region using multisensor data. In: Envisat & Ers Symposium. Envisat & ERS Symposium. ; 2005.
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HabWAVE HabWAVE Maria Teresa Calisto de Jesus Moita Garnel 11/27/2018 to 09/26/2021 FCT 3,750.00k€ 238.767,55k€
Activity type 
Teresa Moita will be talking about the HabWAVE project - the investigation of conditions leading to bloom initiation.
March 8, 2019
Room 2.31 I Building 7 I Gambelas Campus
Organization: CCMAR
June 5, 2018 to June 8, 2018
Universidade do Algarve - Campus de Gambelas (Faro)
Paulo Relvas, investigador do Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMAR), integra uma campanha oceanográfica do Schmidt Ocean Institute. O navio R/V Falkor levantou amarras a 28 de maio e vai terminar a viagem a 17 de junho, com o...
“Low plastic footprint” é o nome da nova campanha de sensibilização que quer descartar os plásticos de espaços comerciais. Um grupo de investigadores do Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMAR), lançou o apelo à comunidade para a...