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Dr de Assunção Franco, Maria [ person on image ]

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    Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), more

Projects (3)  Top | Publications | Projects | Datasets 
  • Higher trophic levels in the Southern North Sea, more
  • Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning - EU Network of Excellence, more
  • Meiobenthic And Nematode biodiversity: Unraveling Ecological and Latitudinal Aspects, more

Datasets (3)  Top | Publications | Projects | Datasets 
  • Temporal patterns of bacterial diversity in a changing environment, more
  • TROPHOS: Nematode length/width measurements for stations 115bis and 330 in the Belgian Part of the North Sea., more
  • TROPHOS: Temporal patterns for Meiobenthos species at stations 115bis and 330 in the Belgian Part of the North Sea., more

Publications (14)  Top | Publications | Projects | Datasets 
    ( 7 peer reviewed ) split up
  • Peer reviewed article de Assunção Franco, M.; Vanaverbeke, J.; van Oevelen, D.; Soetaert, K.; Costa, M.J.; Vincx, M.; Moens, T. (2010). Respiration partitioning in contrasting subtidal sediments: seasonality and response to a spring phytoplankton deposition. Mar. Ecol. (Berl.) 31(2): 276-290. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0485.2009.00319.x, more
  • Franco, M.A.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Steyaert, M.; Vincx, M. (2004). Dynamics of meiobenthos and bacteria at two contrasting sites at the Belgian Continental Shelf, in: Hogere trofische niveaus in de Zuidelijke Noordzee 'TROPHOS': wetenschappelijk verslag voor de periode van 01/02/2003-31/01/2004. pp. 1-8, more
  • Peer reviewed article Franco, M.A.; De Mesel, I.; Demba Diallo, M.; Van der Gucht, K.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Van Rijswijk, P.; Costa, M.J.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2007). Effect of phytoplankton bloom deposition on benthic bacterial communities in two contrasting sediments in the southern North Sea. Aquat. Microb. Ecol. 48(3): 241-254. dx.doi.org/10.3354/ame048241, more
  • Franco, M.A.; Soetaert, K.; van Oevelen, D.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Costa, M.J.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2007). Trophic resource and position of metazoan meiobenthos at contrasting subtidal sediments: combining carbon and nitrogen stable isotope analysis and labelling of food resources, in: Thirteenth International Meiofauna Conference (THIRIMCO) July 29 - August 3, 2007, Recife, Brazil: Abstract book. pp. [33], more
  • Peer reviewed article Franco, M.A.; Soetaert, K.; Costa, M.J.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2008). Uptake of phytodetritus by meiobenthos using 13C labelled diatoms and Phaeocystis in two contrasting sediments from the North Sea. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 362(1): 1-8. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2008.04.010, more
  • Peer reviewed article Franco, M.A.; Soetaert, K.; van Oevelen, D.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Costa, M.J.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2008). Density, vertical distribution and trophic responses of metazoan meiobenthos to phytoplankton deposition in contrasting sediment types. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 358: 51-62. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps07361, more
  • Peer reviewed article Franco, M.A.; Steyaert, M.; Cabral, H.N.; Tenreiro, R.; Chambel, L.; Vincx, M.; Costa, M.J.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2008). Impact of discards of beam trawl fishing on the nematode community from the Tagus estuary (Portugal). Mar. Pollut. Bull. 56(10): 1728-1736. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2008.07.003, more
  • Peer reviewed article Soetaert, K.; Franco, M.; Lampadariou, N.; Muthumbi, A.; Steyaert, M.; Vandepitte, L.; Vanden Berghe, E.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2009). Factors affecting nematode biomass, length and width from the shelf to the deep sea. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 392: 123-132. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps08202, more
  • Peer reviewed article van Oevelen, D.; Soetaert, K.; Franco, M.A.; Moodley, L.; van Ijzerloo, L.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2009). Organic matter input and processing in two contrasting North Sea sediments: insights from stable isotope and biomass data. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 380: 19-32. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps07921, more
  • Vanaverbeke, J.; Franco, M.A.; van Oevelen, D.; Moodley, L.; Provoost, P.; Steyaert, M.; Soetaert, K.; Vincx, M. (2006). Benthic responses to sedimentation of phytoplankton on the Belgian Continental Shelf, in: Rousseau, V. et al. (Ed.) Current status of eutrophication in the Belgian coastal zone. pp. 73-90, more
  • Vanaverbeke, J.; Franco, M.A.; Remerie, T.; Vanreusel, A.; Vincx, M.; Moodley, L.; Soetaert, K.; van Oevelen, D.; Courtens, W.; Stienen, E.; Van de walle, M.; Deneudt, K.; Vanden Berghe, E.; Draisma, S.; Hellemans, B.; Huyse, T.; Volckaert, F.A.M.J.; Van den Eynde, D. (2007). Higher trophic levels in the southern North Sea “TROPHOS”: Final report EV/25. Belgian Science Policy: Brussel. 89 pp., more
  • Vanaverbeke, J.; Courtens, W.; Deneudt, K.; Franco, M.A.; Gysels, E.S.; Hellemans, B.; Huyse, T.; Larmuseau, M.; Mees, J.; Moodley, L.; Pampoulie, C.; Provoost, P.; Remerie, T.; Soetaert, K.; Stienen, E.W.M.; Vanden Berghe, E.; Van de walle, M.; van Oevelen, D.; Volckaert, F.A.M.; Vincx, M. (2007). TROPHOS: Fundamental research for policy and sustainable management, in: Calewaert, J.-B. et al. (Ed.) Science and sustainable management of the North Sea: Belgian case studies. pp. 21-81, more
  • Vanaverbeke, J.; Franco, M.A.; Lampadariou, N.; Muthumbi, A.; Steyaert, M.; Vandepitte, L.; Vanden Berghe, E.; Soetaert, K. (2007). Nematode morphometry from the shelf to the deep sea in European marine water, in: Thirteenth International Meiofauna Conference (THIRIMCO) July 29 - August 3, 2007, Recife, Brazil: Abstract book. pp. [21], more
  • Vanaverbeke, J.; Franco, M.; Steyaert, M.; Lampadariou, N.; Muthumbi, A.; Vandepitte, L.; Vanden Berghe, E.; Soetaert, K. (2008). Nematode size and shape from the shelf to the deep sea: adaptations to benthic ecosystem functioning, in: World Conference on Marine Biodiversity, Valencia, Spain, 11-15 November 2008: book of abstracts. pp. 2, more

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