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Astoreca, R.; Rousseau, V.; Ruddick, K.; Van Mol, B.; Parent, J.-Y.; Lancelot, C. (2005) Optical properties of algal blooms in an eutrophicated coastal area and its relevance to remote sensing, in: Frouin, R.J. et al. (Ed.) (2005). Proceedings of the SPIE International Symposium on 'Optics and Photonics: Remote sensing of the coastal oceanic environment' held in San Diego, USA, 31st July-1st August 2005. SPIE Proceedings, 5885: pp. 1-11, details

Astoreca, R.; Rousseau, V.; Lancelot, C. (2006) Specific phytoplankton absorption variability and implication for chlorophyll a retrieval in Belgian waters (Southern North Sea), in: Danesy, D. (Ed.) (2006). Proceedings of the Second Working Meeting on MERIS and AATSR Calibration and Geophysical Validation (MAVT-2006). 20-24 March 2006, ESRIN, Frascati (Italy). ESA Special Publications, 615: pp. 1-5, details

Bauchau, V. (2001) Developmental stability as the primary function of the pigmentation patterns in bivalve shells? Belg. J. Zool. 131(Suppl. 2): 23-28, details

Debier, C.; Pomeroy, P.P.; Dupont, C.; Joiris, C.; Comblin, V.; Le Boulengé, E.; Larondelle, Y.; Thomé, J.-P. (2003) Dynamics of PCB transfer from mother to pup during lactation in UK grey seals Halichoerus grypus: differences in PCB profile between compartments of transfer and changes during the lactation period. Mar. Ecol. Progr. Ser. 247: 249-256, details

Gallucci, F.; Steyaert, M.; Moens, T. (2005) Can field distributions of marine predacious nematodes be explained by sediment constraints on their foraging success? Mar. Ecol. Progr. Ser. 304: 167-178, details

Gons, H.J.; Rijkeboer, M.; Ruddick, K.G. (2005) Effect of a waveband shift on chlorophyll retrieval from MERIS imagery of inland and coastal waters. J. Plankton Res. 27(1): 125-127, details

Leliaert, F. (2004) Taxonomic and phylogenetic studies in the Cladophorophyceae (Chlorophyta). PhD Thesis. Universiteit Gent, Faculteit Wetenschappen: Gent, Belgium. 302 pp., details

Kempeneers, P.; Sterckx, S.; Debruyn, W.; De Backer, S.; Scheunders, P.; Park, Y.; Ruddick, K. (2005) Retrieval of oceanic constituents from ocean color using simulated annealing, in: (2005). Proceedings of the 25th International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) held in Seoul, 25-29, July, 2005. pp. 5651-5654, details

Nechad, B.; De Cauwer, V.; Park, Y.; Ruddick, K.G. (2003) Suspended Particulate Matter (SPM) mapping from MERIS imagery. Calibration of a regional algorithm for the Belgian coastal waters, in: Lacoste, H. (Ed.) (2004). Proceedings of MERIS User Workshop 10-13 November 2003 ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, Italy. ESA Special Publications, 549: pp. 1-6, details

Park, Y.; Ruddick, K. (2005) Model of remote-sensing reflectance including bidirectional effects for case 1 and case 2 waters. Applied Optics 44(7-1): 1236-1249, details

Steenbergen, J.; Baars, J.M.D.D.; van Stralen, M.R.; Craeymeersch, J.A. (2006) Winter survival of mussel beds in the intertidal part of the Dutch Wadden Sea, in: Laursen, K. (Ed.) (2006). Monitoring and Assessment in the Wadden Sea. Proceedings from the 11th Scientific Wadden Sea Symposium Esbjerg, Denmark 4-8 April 2005. NERI Technical Report, 573: pp. 107-111, details

Sterckx, S.; Debruyn, W. (2004) A hyperspectral view of the North Sea, in: (2004). Proceedings of the Airborne Imaging Spectroscopy workshop 8 October 2004 - Bruges, Belgium. pp. 1-9, details

Ruddick, K.; De Cauwer, V.; Park, Y.; Becu, G.; De Blauwe, J.-P.; De Vreker, E.; Deschamps, P.-Y.; Knockaert, M.; Nechad, B.; Pollentier, A.; Roose, P.; Saudemont, D.; Van Tuyckom, D. (2002) Preliminary validation of MERIS water products for Belgian coastal waters, in: (2002). Envisat Validation Workshop 9-13 December 2002 ESRIN, Frascati, Italy. ESA Special Publications, 531: pp. 1-15, details

Ruddick, K.; Park, Y.; Nechad, B. (2003) MERIS imagery of Belgian coastal waters: mapping of suspended particulate matter and chlorophyll-a, in: Lacoste, H. (Ed.) (2004). Proceedings of MERIS User Workshop 10-13 November 2003 ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, Italy. ESA Special Publications, 549: pp. 1-10, details

Taverne, L. (1999) Révision de Zancliites xenurus, téléostéen (Pisces,Tselfatiiformes) marin du Santonien (Crétacé supérieur) du Kansas (Etats-Unis). Belg. J. Zool. 129(2): 421-438, details

Van Mol, B.; Ruddick, K. (2004) The Compact High Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (CHRIS): the future of hyperspectral satellite sensors. Imagery of Oostende coastal and inland waters, in: (2004). Proceedings of the Airborne Imaging Spectroscopy workshop 8 October 2004 - Bruges, Belgium. pp. 1-10, details

Van Mol, B.; Park, Y.; Ruddick, K.; Nechad, B. (2004) Mapping of chlorophyll and suspended particulate matter maps from CHRIS imagery of the Oostende core site, in: Lacoste, H. (Ed.) (2004). Proceedings of the 2nd CHRIS/Proba Workshop 28-30 April 2004 ESRIN, Frascati, Italy. ESA Special Publications, 578: pp. 1-8, details

Van Mol, B.; Ruddick, K. (2005) Total suspended matter maps from CHRIS imagery of a small inland water body in Oostende (Belgium), in: Lacoste, H. (Ed.) (2005). Proceedings of the 3rd ESA CHRIS/Proba Workshop, 21-23 March 2005, ESRIN, Frascati, Italy. ESA Special Publications, 593: pp. 1-6, details

White, L. (2007) Accuracy and consistency in finite element ocean modeling. PhD Thesis. Université Catholique de Louvain: Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. 158 pp., details



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Hydrobiologia. Springer Science+Business Media: Berlin, Germany. ISSN 0018-8158. Vol. 52(1) 1977 (holdings, look here)

Nature: international weekly journal of science. London, UK: Nature Publishing Group. ISSN 0028-0836. Vol. 446(7134) 2007 (holdings, look here)

Science. American Association for the Advancement of Science: Washington DC, USA. ISSN 0036-8075. Vol. 315(5818-5819) 2007 (holdings, look here)



(for details on articles in these issues: see paragraph 'Articles & papers')

Johnson, D.S. (1992) Charting the sea of darkness: the four voyages of Henry Hudson. International Marine/McGraw-Hill Book: Camden, ME (USA). ISBN 0-87742-321-0. xiii, 242 pp., details

Laursen, K. (Ed.) (2006) Monitoring and Assessment in the Wadden Sea. Proceedings from the 11th Scientific Wadden Sea Symposium Esbjerg, Denmark 4-8 April 2005. NERI Technical Report, 573. NERI: Copenhagen, Denmark. ISBN 87-7772-921-8. 142 pp., details

Lecointe, G. (1910) Au pays des Manchots. Récit du voyage de la Belgica. Expédition Antarctique Belge. J. Lebègue & Cie: Bruxelles, Belgique. 325 pp., details

Kear, J. (1991) Ducks of the world. Charles Letts: London, UK. ISBN 1-85238-169-8. 216 pp., details

Petersson, S.E. (2006) European operational oceanography: present and future: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on EuroGOOS. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities: Luxembourg. ISBN 92-894-9788-2. XVI, 854 pp., details

Steininger, F.F.; Maronde, D. (Ed.) (1997) Städte unter Wasser: 2 Milliarden Jahre. Kleine Senckenbergreihe, 24. Waldemar Kramer: Frankfurt, Germany. ISBN 3-7829-1148-2. 186 pp., details

van der Weijden, W.; Leewis, R.; Bol, P. (2007) Biological globalisation: Bio-invasions and their impacts on nature, the economy and public health. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 978-90-5011-243. 223 pp., details

Van Essen, A. (1974) De Chlorococcales, een belangrijke orde van de groenwieren. Wetenschappelijke Mededelingen van de Koninklijke Nederlandse Natuurhistorische Vereniging, 100. KNNV/Strandwerkgemeenschap: Hoogwoud, The Netherlands. 87 pp., details




vol. 52(1) 1977

Bakker, C.; Phaff, W.J.; van Ewijk-Rosier, M.; De Pauw, N. (1977) Copepod biomass in an estuarine and a stagnant brackish environment of the S.W. Netherlands. Hydrobiologia 52(1): 3-13, details

Braber, L.; Borghouts, C.H. (1977) Distribution and ecology of Anthozoa in the estuarine region of the rivers Rhine, Meuse and Scheldt. Hydrobiologia 52(1): 15-21, details

Vader, W. (1977) Habitat and distribution of Perforatella rubiginosa (Gastropoda, Pulmonata) in the freshwater tidal region of the Scheldt estuary, Belgium. Hydrobiologia 52(1): 23-28, details

den Hertog, C. (1977) Turbellaria from intertidal flats and salt-marshes in the estuaries of the south-western part of the Netherlands. Hydrobiologia 52(1): 29-32, details

Vlasblom, A.G.; Graafsma, S.J.; Verhoeven, J.T.A. (1977) Survival, osmoregulatory ability, and respirations of Idotea chelipes (Crustacea, Isopoda) from Lake Veere in different salinities and temperatures. Hydrobiologia 52(1): 33-38, details

Sepers, A.B.J. (1977) The utilization of dissolved organic compounds in aquatic environments. Hydrobiologia 52(1): 39-54, details

Nienhuis, P.H.; De Bree, B.H.H. (1977) Production and ecology of eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) in the Grevelingen estuary, the Netherlands, before and after the closure. Hydrobiologia 52(1): 55-66, details

Vegter, F. (1977) The closure of the Grevelingen estuary: its influence on phytoplankton primary production and nutrient content. Hydrobiologia 52(1): 67-71, details

Munda, L. (1977) A comparison of the north- and south European associations of Corallina officinalis L. Hydrobiologia 52(1): 73-87, details

Stienstra, A.W. (1977) Mineral composition of Halimione portulacoides (L.) Aellen leaves. Hydrobiologia 52(1): 89-91, details

Beeftink, W.G.; Daane, M.C.; van Liere, J.M.; Nieuwenhuize, J. (1977) Analysis of estuarine soil gradients in salt marshes of the southwestern Netherlands with special reference to the Scheldt estuary. Hydrobiologia 52(1): 93-106, details

Wolff, W.J.; Sandee, A.J.J.; de Wolf, L. (1977) The development of a benthic ecosystem. Hydrobiologia 52(1): 107-115, details

Parma, S.; Krebs, B.P.M. (1977) The distribution of chironomid larvae in relation to chloride concentration in a brackish water region of the Netherlands. Hydrobiologia 52(1): 117-126, details


Nature: international weekly journal of science [Nature (Lond.)]

(marine science related articles in issues received, selection by editor)

vol. 446(7134)  2007

Research highlights

Bauer, J.E. (2007) Mudflat worms 'collect' cold war isotope. Nature (Lond.) 446(7134): 351, details

News & views

Porco Jr., J.A. (2007) Organic chemistry: Synthesis undressed. Nature (Lond.) 446(7134): 383-385, details


Baran, P.S.; Maimone, T.J.; Richter, J.M. (2007) Total synthesis of marine natural products without using protecting groups. Nature (Lond.) 446(7134): 404-408, details


Science (Washington) [Science (Wash.)]

(marine science related articles in issues received, selection by editor)

vol. 315(5818) 2007


Bohannon, J. (2007) Ocean study yields a tidal wave of microbial DNA. Science (Wash.) 315(5818): 1486-1487, details

Bohannon, J. (2007) Sailing the Southern Sea. Science (Wash.) 315(5818): 1520-1521, details

Stokstad, E. (2007) Boom and bust in a polar hot zone. Science (Wash.) 315(5818): 1522-1523, details

Krajick, K. (2007) Race to plumb the frigid depths. Science (Wash.) 315(5818): 1525-1528, details

Krajick, K. (2007) Thriving Arctic bottom dwellers could get strangled by warming. Science (Wash.) 315(5818): 1527, details


Shepherd, A.; Wingham, D. (2007) Recent sea-level contributions of the Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets. Science (Wash.) 315(5818): 1529-1532, details

Serreze, M.C.; Holland, M.M.; Stroeve, J. (2007) Perspectives on the Arctic's shrinking sea-ice cover. Science (Wash.) 315(5818): 1533-1536, details

Research articles

Fricker, H.A.; Scambos, T.; Bindschadler, R.A.; Padman, L. (2007) An active subglacial water system in west Antarctica mapped from space. Science (Wash.) 315(5818): 1544-1548, details


vol. 315(5819) 2007


Kass, M.D. (2007) The loss of a valuable dolphin. Science (Wash.) 315(5819): 1663, details


Jarosz, E.; Mitchell, D.A.; Wang, D.W.; Teague, W.J. (2007) Bottom-up determination of air-sea momentum exchange under a major tropical cyclone. Science (Wash.) 315(5819): 1707-1709, details



Anon. ([S.d.]) Oostende weer zeewaardig [CD-ROM]. Ministerie van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap, Afdeling Waterwegen Kust: Belgium. 1 cd-rom. pp., details

Anon. (2001) Maritiem Oostende [CD-ROM]: Illustraties over Schepen; Mailboten; Marine; Mercator. [S.n]: Oostende, Belgium. 1 cd-rom, 1000 ill. pp., details



Berichten aan zeevarenden. Ministerie van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap. Departement Leefmilieu en Infrastructuur. Administratie Waterwegen en Zeewezen. Afdeling Waterwegen Kust. Hydrografie: Oostende, Belgium. ISSN 0166-932X. Vol. 1-2 (2007)

International Ocean Systems. Astrid Powell Associates: Middlesex, UK. ISSN 1460-4892. Vol. 11(2) 2007



Anon. (2001) Marine biotechnology: a European strategy for marine biotechnology. ESF Marine Board Position Paper, 4. European Science Foundation, Marine Board: Strasbourg, France. 29 pp., details

Anon. (2007) Impacts of climate change on the European marine and coastal environment: ecosystems approach: Position paper. Final Draft version. European Science Foundation, Marine Board: Strasbourg, France. 88 pp., details

Postma, J.; Derksen, A.; Van den Heuvel-Greve, M.; Vethaak, A.D. (2003) Het ontwikkelen van chronische in vivo bioassays voor brakke en mariene sedimenten. Rapport RIKZ, 2003.002. RIKZ: The Netherlands. 79 pp., details

van Turnhout, C.; van Roomen, M. (2005) Effecten van strandsuppleties langs de Nederlandse kust op Drieteenstrandloper en kustbroedvogels. SOVON-onderzoeksrapport, 2005/05. SOVON Vogelonderzoek Nederland: Beek-Ubbergen, The Netherlands. 62 pp., details



Barrett, J.H.; Locker, A.M.; Roberts, C.M.; Venema, P. (2004) The origins of intensive marine fishing in medieval Europe: the English evidence. Proc. R. Soc. Lond., Ser. B 271: 2417-2421, details

De Jaeger, P. (2007) Kansen voor zoute landbouw. Eos 24(2): 66-69, details

Desender, K.; Baert, L.; Maelfait, J.-P. (2006) Evaluation of recent nature development measures in the river IJzer estuary and long-term ground beetle and spider monitoring (Coleoptera, Carabidae: Araneida). Bull. Kon. Belg. Inst. Natuurwet. Entomologie 76: 103-122, details

Dewar, J.M. (1940) Identity of specialized feeding-habits of the turnstone and the oyster-catcher. British Birds 34(2): 26-28, details

Dupont, P. (2007) Klimaatverandering doen zeevissoorten migreren of verdwijnen: Europese zeeën ondergaan metamorfose. Eos 24(4): 75, details

Guidetti, P. (2007) Potential of marine reserves to cause community-wide changes beyond their boundaries. Conserv. Biol. 21(2): 540-545, details

Eakin, C.M.; McManus, J.W.; Spalding, M.D.; Jameson, S.C. (1997) Coral reef status around the world: where are we and where do we go from here? Proc. 8th Int. Coral Reef Sym. 1: 277-282, details

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Sauviller, R. (2007) De opmars van de rode koningsbrab. Eos 24(4): 71-74, details

Urfi, A.J.; Goss-Custard, J.D.; dit Durell, S.E.A.L. (1996) The ability of oystercatchers Haematopus ostralegus to compensate for lost feeding time: field studies on individually marked birds. J. Appl. Ecol. 33: 873-883, details

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Leliaert, F. (2004) Taxonomic and phylogenetic studies in the Cladophorophyceae (Chlorophyta). PhD Thesis. Universiteit Gent, Faculteit Wetenschappen: Gent, Belgium. 302 pp., details

White, L. (2007) Accuracy and consistency in finite element ocean modeling. PhD Thesis. Université Catholique de Louvain: Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. 158 pp., details


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