Aquatic ecosystems



The Marine and Continental Waters program works from IRTA Sant Carles de la Ràpita in the balance of the environment in areas such as, for example, the Ebro Delta.

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  • Ibáñez, C. ; Caiola, N. ; Trobajo, R. ; Nebra, A.; Rovira, L. (2016). Biological indicators to assess the ecological status of river-dominated estuaries: the case of benthic indicators in the Ebro river estuary. A: Munné, A.; Ginebreda, A.; Prat, N. (eds.). Experiences from Surface Water Quality Monitoring: The EU Water Framework Directive Implementation in the Catalan River Basin District (Part I). Cham (Switzerland): Springer International Publishing, 149-170 (The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry; 42 ) Aquatic ecosystems
  • Martinez, M. ; Curcó, A.; Ibáñez, C. (2017). Effects of agri-environmental and organic rice farming on yield and macrophyte community in Mediterranean paddy fields. Paddy and Water Environment 15 (3 ):457-468 Aquatic ecosystems
  • Tudo, A., Toldra, A., Rey, M., Todoli, I., Andree, K. B., Fernandez-Tejedor, M., Campas, M., Sureda, F. X., & Diogene, J. (2020). Gambierdiscus and Fukuyoa as potential indicators of ciguatera risk in the Balearic Islands. Harmful Algae, 99, 14, Article 101913. Aquatic ecosystems
  • Palstra, A. P., Roque, A., Kruijt, L., Jehannet, P., Perez-Sanchez, J., & Dirks, R. P. (2020). Physiological Effects of Water Flow Induced Swimming Exercise in Seabream Sparus aurata. Frontiers in Physiology, 11, 13, Article 610049 Aquatic ecosystems
  • Perez-Burillo, J., Trobajo, R., Vasselon, V., Rimet, F., Bouchez, A., & Mann, D. G. (2020). Evaluation and sensitivity analysis of diatom DNA metabarcoding for WFD bioassessment of Mediterranean rivers. Science of the Total Environment, 727, 12, Article 138445. Aquatic ecosystems