Publications & Data

  1. Bianchelli & Danovaro (2020). Impairment of microbial and meiofaunal ecosystem functions linked to algal forest loss. Scientific Reports  10:19970
  2. Hynes et al (2021). Valuing the ecosystem service benefits from kelp forest restoration: A choice experiment from Norway. Ecological Economics 179 106833
  3. Hynes et al 2021. Valuing the ecosystem service benefits from kelp forest restoration: A choice experiment from Norway. Ecological Economics 179 (2021) 106833
  4. O'Connor, E. Hynes, S., Chen, W., Papadopoulou, N. and Smith, C. (2021).  Investigating societal attitudes towards marine ecosystem restoration. Restoration Ecology (forthcoming) .
  5. Hynes, S., Chen, W., Vondolia, K., Armstrong, C., O'Connor, E. (2021). Valuing the Ecosystem Service Benefits from Kelp Forest Restoration: A Choice Experiment from Norway. Ecological Economics 179, 106833
  6. Chen, W., Van Assche, K., Hynes, S., Bekkby, T., Christie, H., and Hege Gundersen, H. (2020). Ecosystem accounting's potential to support coastal and marine governance, Marine Policy 112, 103758
  7. Wenting et al. (2020). Ecosystem accounting's potential to support coastal and marine governance. Marine Policy 112, 103758,
  8. Gagnon et al. (2020). Facilitating foundation species: The potential for plant–bivalve interactions to improve habitat restoration success. Journal of Applied Ecology. J Appl Ecol. 2020; 00:1–19.
  9. Medrano et al. 2020. From marine deserts to algal beds: Treptacantha elegans revegetation to reverse stable degraded ecosystems inside and outside a No‐Take marine reserve. Restoration Ecology, 28(3), 632-644.
  10. Temmink et al  (2020) Mimicry of emergent traits amplifies coastal restoration success. Nature Communications 11:3668
  12. Ledoux JB et al. (2020). The Genome Sequence of the Octocoral Paramuricea clavata – A Key Resource To Study the Impact of Climate Change in the Mediterranean. G3: GENES, GENOMES, GENETICS
  13. Van Tatenhove, Jan P.M., Paulina Ramírez‐Monsalve Eira Carballo‐Cárdenas Nadia Papadopoulou Chris J. Smith Lieke Alferink Kristen Ounanian Ronan Long (2020), The Governance of Marine Restoration: Insights from three cases in two European Seas. Restoration Ecology. 
  14. Ledoux et al. (2020). Assessing the impact of population decline on mating system in the overexploited Mediterranean red coral. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems.  
  15. Danovaro et al. (2020). Ecological variables for developing a global deep-ocean monitoring and conservation strategy. Nature Ecology & Evolution 4, 181-192.
  16. Medrano et al. (2020). No-take marine reserves control the recovery of sea urchin populations after mass mortality events. Marine Environmental Research 145, 147-154
  17. O'Connor et al (2020) Estimating the non-market benefit value of deep-sea ecosystem restoration: Evidence from a contingent valuation study of the Dohrn Canyon in the Bay of Naples. Journal of Environmental management 275, 111180
  18. Guarnieri et al (2020). Large-Scale Sea Urchin Culling Drives the Reduction of Subtidal Barren Grounds in the Mediterranean Sea. Front. Mar. Sci. 7:519
  19. Medrano et al. (2020). Long-term monitoring of temperate macroalgal assemblages inside and outside a No take marine reserve. Marine Environmental Research, 153, 104826
  20. Monseny et al. (2020). A new large-scale and cost-effective restoration method for cold-water coral gardens. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 30, 977-987.
  21. Ounanian, K., van Tatenhove, J. P. M., & Ramírez-Monsalve, P. (2020). Midnight at the oasis: does restoration change the rigs-to-reefs debate in the North Sea? Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, 22(2), 211-225.
  22. Pagès‐Escolà et al. 2020. Assessing the effectiveness of restoration actions for Bryozoans: The case of the Mediterranean Pentapora fascialis. Aquatic Conservation: Marine Freshwater Ecosystems 30, 8-19.
  23. Gómez-Gras et al. 2019. Response diversity in Mediterranean coralligenous assemblages facing climate change: Insights from a multispecific thermotolerance experiment. Ecology and Evolution Volume9, Issue7
  24. Monseny et al. (2019). First attempts towards the restoration of gorgonian populations on the Mediterranean continental shelf. Aquatic conservation 29, 8, 1278-1284.
  25. Bekkby et al. (2020). Habitat Features and Their Influence on the Restoration Potential of Marine Habitats in Europe. Frontiers in Marine Science 7:184. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2020.00184.Link to Zenodo
  26. Garrabou et al. (2019). Collaborative Database to Track Mass Mortality Events in the Mediterranean Sea. Front. Mar. Sci., 22 November 2019 |
  27. Gates et al. (2019). Ecological Role of an Offshore Industry Artificial Structure. Frontiers in Marine Science 6, 675. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00675. 
  28. Bensoussan et al (2019). Using CMEMS and the Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas sentinel network to track ocean warming effects in coastal areas, Journal Of Operational Oceanography, 12, S65, suppl. 1, 2019. Link to Zenodo
  29. Jones et al. (2019). Existing environmental management approaches relevant to deep-sea mining. Marine policy 103, 172-181.
  30. Aurelle D. et al (2019) Advances on the phylogenetic placement of the enigmatic octocoral Dendrobrachia Brook 1889. Zootaxa. Link to Zenodo
  31. Tamburello L., Papa L., Guarnieri G., Basconi L., Zampardi S., Scipione M. B., Terlizzi A., Zupo V. & Fraschetti, S. (2019). Are we ready for scaling up restoration actions? An insight from Mediterranean macroalgal canopies. PloS one14(10), e0224477-e0224477. Link to Zenodo
  32. Billett, D. S. M., Jones, D. O. B., & Weaver, P. P. E. (2019). Improving environmental management practices in deep-sea mining. In Environmental Issues of Deep-Sea Mining (pp. 403-446). Springer, Cham. Link to Zenodo
  33. Bianchelli S. & Danovaro R. (2019) Meiofaunal biodiversity in submarine canyons of the Mediterranean Sea: A meta-analysis Progress in Oceanography, 170, pp. 69-80.  Link to Zenodo
  34. Meysick et al 2020. Context-dependency of eelgrass−clam interactions: implications for coastal restoration. MEPS 647:93-108
  35. Long R., ‘Restoring Marine Environmental Damage: Can the Costa Rica v Nicaragua compensation case influence the BBNJ negotiations?” 28(3) (2019) REVIEW OF EUROPEAN, COMPARATIVE & INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW [RECIEL] 244-257
  36. Corinaldesi C., Tangherlini M., Rastelli E., Buschi E, Lo Martire M., Danovaro R., Dell'Anno A. (2019) High diversity of benthic bacterial and archaeal assemblages in deep-Mediterranean canyons and adjacent slopes. Progress in Oceanography, 171, pp. 154-161. Link to Zenodo
  37. Harriague A.C., Danovaro R., Misic C. (2019) Macrofaunal assemblages in canyon and adjacent slope of the NW and Central Mediterranean systems. Progress in Oceanography, 171, Pages 38-48.  Link to Zenodo
  38. Corinaldesi C., Rastelli E., Canensi S., Tangherlini M., Danovaro R., Dell'Anno A. (2019) High rates of viral lysis stimulate prokaryotic turnover and C recycling in bathypelagic waters of a Ligurian canyon (Mediterranean Sea). Progress in Oceanography, 171, Pages 70-75
  39. Gambi C., Carugati L., Lo Martire M., Danovaro R. (2019) Biodiversity and distribution of meiofauna in the Gioia, Petrace and Dohrn Canyons (Tyrrhenian Sea). Progress in Oceanography, 171, Pages 162-174.  Link to Zenodo
  40. Gerovasileiou, V., Smith, C. J., Sevastou, K., Papadopoulou, N., Dailianis, T., Bekkby, T., ... & Bilan, M. (2019). Habitat mapping in the European Seas-is it fit for purpose in the marine restoration agenda?. Marine Policy106, 103521. Link to Zenodo
  41. Capdevila et al. (2019). Warming impacts on early life stages increase the vulnerability and delay the population recovery of a long‐lived habitat‐forming macroalga. Journal of Ecology 107(3), 1129-1140.
  42. Montero‐Serra et al. 2019. Marine protected areas enhance structural complexity but do not buffer the consequences of ocean warming for an overexploited precious coral. Journal of Applied Ecology, 56(5), 1063-1074.
  43. Orejas et al. (2019). Cold-water corals in aquaria: advances and challenges. Past, present and future: Mediterranean Cold-water corals", series “Coral Reefs of the World”
  44. Da Ros et al. (2019). The deep sea: the new frontier for ecological restoration. Marine Policy 108, 103642
  45. Lotze, H. K., Tittensor, D. P., Bryndum-Buchholz, A., Eddy, T. D., Cheung, W. W., Galbraith, E. D., ... & Bopp, L. (2019). Global ensemble projections reveal trophic amplification of ocean biomass declines with climate change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences116(26), 12907-12912. Link to Zenodo
  46. Meysick L., Infantes E.,  Bostro¨m C. (2019). The influence of hydrodynamics and ecosystem engineers on eelgrass seed trapping.  Plos One 14 (9): e0222020. Link to Zenodo
  47. Cerrano et al (2019) Temperate mesophotic ecosystems: gaps and perspectives of an emerging conservation challenge for the Mediterranean Sea. The European Zoological Journal 86, 370-488
  48. Pagès‐Escolà et al. (2019). Assessing the effectiveness of restoration actions for Bryozoans: The case of the Mediterranean Pentapora fascialis. Aquatic Conservation: Marine Freshwater Ecosystems 30, 8-19.
  49. Pagès-Escolà M et al (2018) Divergent responses to warming of two common co-occurring Mediterranean bryozoans. Scientific Reports 8: 17455
  50. Pajusalu and Martin (2018). Seagrass habitat restoration in the Estonian coastal waters. Journal of Fishermen 90: xx−xx [forthcoming in December].
  51. Montero-Serra et al (2018) Strong linkages between depth, longevity and demographic stability across marine sessile species. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285 (1873) :20172688 
  52. Montero-Serra et al. (2018). Accounting for life-history strategies and timescales in marine restoration. Conservation letters 11(1), 1-9.
  53. Murray et al (2018) Data challenges and opportunities for environmental management of North Sea oil and gas decommissioning in an era of blue growth. Marine Policy 97, 130-138
  54. Niner et al (2018) Deep-Sea Mining With No Net Loss of Biodiversity—An Impossible Aim. Front. Mar. Sci.,
  55. Pagès-Escolà et al. 2018. Divergent responses to warming of two common co-occurring Mediterranean bryozoans. Scientific Reports 8: 17455
  56. Bastiaansen et al (2018) Multistability of model and real dryland ecosystems through spatial self-organization. PNAS 115 (44) 11256-11261. Link to Zenodo
  57. Cefalì et al (2018). The optimal sampling design for litoral habitats modelling: a case study in the north-western Mediterranean. PloS ONE 13(5) 
  58. Ramírez F., Coll M., Navarro J., Bustamante J.,  Green A.J. (2018). Spatial congruence between multiple stressors in the Mediterranean Sea may reduce its resilience to climate impacts. Scientific Reports  8, 1487. Link to Zenodo
  59. Corrales X., Coll M., Ofir E., Heymans J. J., Steenbeek J., Goren M., Edelist D., Gal G. (2018). Future scenarios of marine resources and ecosystem conditions in the Eastern Mediterranean under the impacts of fishing, alien species and sea warming. Scientific Reports 8, 14284​. Link to Zenodo
  60. Barone G., Rastelli E., Corinaldesi C., Tangherlini M., Danovaro R., Dell'Anno A. (2018). Benthic deep-sea fungi in submarine canyons of the Mediterranean Sea. Progress in Oceanography 168,  57-64.  Link to Zenodo
  61. Rastelli E., Corinaldesi C., Canals M., Danovaro R., Dell'Anno A. (2018). Rapid response of benthic deep-sea microbes (viruses and prokaryotes) to an intense dense shelf water cascading event in a submarine canyon of the NW Mediterranean Sea. Progress in Oceanography 168,  35-42. Link to Zenodo
  62. Fowler et al. (2019). The ecology of infrastructure decommissioning in the North Sea: what we need to know and how to achieve it. ICES Journal of Marine Science, fsz143,
  63. Verdura et al. (2019). Restoration of a Canopy-Forming Alga Based on Recruitment Enhancement: Methods and Long-Term Success Assessment. Frontiers in Plant Sciences 9,1832. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.01832
  64. Siero et al (2019) Grazing away the resilience of patterned ecosystems. The American naturalist 193(3), 472-480
  65. Tamburello et al. 2019. Are we ready for scaling up restoration actions? An insight from Mediterranean macroalgal canopies. PLoS ONE 14(10): e0224477.
  66. Valisano et al. (2019) Characterization of North–Western Mediterranean coralligenous assemblages by video surveys and evaluation of their structural complexity. Marine Pollution Bulletin 148, 134-148
  67. Falace A et al. (2018). Effects of a glyphosate-based herbicide on Fucus virsoides (Fucales, Ochrophyta) photosynthetic efficiency. Environm Poll 243: 912-918
  68. Bianchelli S., Buschi E., Danovaro R., Pusceddu A. (2018). Nematode biodiversity and benthic trophic state are simple tools for the assessment of the environmental quality in coastal marine ecosystems. Ecological Indicators 95, 270-287. Link to Zenodo
  69. Cuvelier et al. (2018). Potential mitigation and restoration actions in ecosystems impacted by seabed mining. Frontiers in Marine Science 5, 467 doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00467
  70. Capdevila et al (2018) Effective dispersal and density-dependence in mesophotic macroalgal forests: Insights from the Mediterranean species Cystoseira zosteroides. PLoS ONE 13(1): e0191346. 
  71. Roberto Danovaro. (2018). Climate change impacts on the biota and on vulnerable habitats of the deep Mediterranean Sea. Rendiconti Lincei. Scienze Fisiche e Naturali 29,  525–541.  Link to Zenodo
  72. Carugati L., Gatto B.,  Rastelli E.,  Lo Martire M., Coral C., Greco S., Danovaro R. (2018). Impact of mangrove forests degradation on biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. Scientific Reports 8:13298. Link to Zenodo
  73. Corinaldesi C*., Marcellini F*, Nepote E., Damiani E., Danovaro R. Impact of inorganic UV filters contained in sunscreen products on tropical stony corals (Acropora spp.). Science of the Total Environment 637:638, 1279-1285. Link to Zenodo
  74. Carugati L., Lo Martire M., Danovaro R. (2018). Impact of breakwater relocation on benthic biodiversity associated with seagrass meadows of northern Adriatic Sea. Rendiconti Lincei. Scienze Fisiche e Naturali 29:571–581. Link to Zenodo 
  75. Ounanian K., Carballo-Cárdenasb E., van Tatenhovea JPM , Delaneya A., Papadopoulouc KN.,  Smith CJ. (2018). Governing marine ecosystem restoration: the role of discourses and uncertainties. Marine policy 96, 136-144. Link to Zenodo
  76. Di Camillo et al. (2018). Building a baseline for habitat-forming corals by a multi-source approach, including Web Ecological Knowledge. Biodiv Conserv 27(5), 1257-1276
  77. Long R (2018). Evolutionary Character of International and European Law: Linking sustainability with environmental responsibility and marine ecosystem restoration under the European union's Ocean Governance Agenda. Legal Order in the World's Oceans: UN Convention on the Law of the Sea 
  78. Dailianis et al. (2018). Human activities and resultant pressures on key European marine habitats: An analysis of mapped resources. Marine Policy 98, 1-10.
  79. Pica et al (2018). Distribution and phenotypic variability of the Mediterranean gorgonian Paramuricea macrospina (Cnidaria: Octocorallia). The European Zoological Journal, 85(1), 393-409.
  80. Ponti et al (2018) The understorey of gorgonian forests in mesophotic temperate reefs. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 28, 1153–1166.
  81. Ramírez et al. (2018) Spatial congruence between multiple stressors in the Mediterranean Sea may reduce its resilience to climate impacts. Scientific Reports 
  82. Rastelli et al (2018) Rapid response of benthic deep-sea microbes (viruses and prokaryotes) to an intense dense shelf water cascading event in a submarine canyon of the NW Mediterranean Sea Progress in Oceanography 168, 35-42.
  83. Bevilacqua S., Guarnieri G., Farella G., Terlizzi A., & Fraschetti S. (2018). A regional assessment of cumulative impact mapping on Mediterranean coralligenous outcrops. Scientific Report 8, 1757. Link to Zenodo
  84. Robert et al (2017) New approaches to high-resolution mapping of marine vertical structures. Scientific Reports 7: 9005
  85. Pennesi C & Danovaro R (2017). Assessing marine environmental status through microphytobenthos assemblages colonizing the Autonomous Reef Monitoring Structures (ARMS) and their potential in coastal marine restoration. Marine Pollution Bulletin 125, 56-65.
  86. Van Dover et al. (2017) Biodiversity loss from deep-sea mining. Nature Geoscience 10, 464–465
  87. Vilas et al. in press Kelp-carbon uptake by Arctic deep-sea food webs plays a noticeable role in maintaining ecosystem structural and functional traits. Journal of Marine Systems
  88. Levin N., Kark S., Danovaro R. (2017). Adding the Third Dimension to Marine Conservation. Conservation Letters 11(3), 1–1. Link to Zenodo
  89. Danovaro et al. (2017) Potential impact of global climate change on benthic deep-sea microbes FEMS Microbiology Letters, fnx214.
  90. Pieretti N., Lo Martire M.,  A. Farina A. and Danovaro R. (2017). Marine soundscape as an additional biodiversity monitoring tool: A case study from the Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean Sea). Ecological Indicators 83, 13–20. Link to Zenodo
  91. Van Dover C. L., Ardron J. A., Escobar E., Gianni M., Gjerde K. M., Jaeckel A., Jones D. O. B.  Levin L. A., Niner H. J., Pendleton L., Smith C. R., Thiele T., Turner P. J., Watling L., Weaver P. P. E.  (2017). Biodiversity loss from deep-sea mining. Nature Geoscience 10:464-465. DOI: 10.1038/ngeo2983
  92. Bastari A., Beccacece J., Ferretti F.,  Micheli F. and  Cerranbo C. (2017). Local Ecological Knowledge Indicates Temporal Trends of Benthic Invertebrates Species of the Adriatic Sea. Frontiers in Marine Science 4, 157. Link to ResearchGate; Link to Zenodo
  93. Gollner S., Kaiser S., Menzel L., Jones O. B. D., Brown A., Mestre N. C.  et al. (2017). Resilience of benthic deep-sea fauna to mining activities. Marine Environmental Research, 1-26 Link to ResearchGate;
  94. Guarnieri G., Fraschetti S., Bogi C., Galil B. S. (2017). A hazardous place to live: spatial and temporal patternsof species introduction in a hot spot of biological invasions. Biol Invasions 10.1007/s10530-017-1441-1. Link to ResearchGate
  95. Danovaro R., Canals M., Tangherlini M., Dell’Anno A., Gambi C., Lastras G., Amblas D., Sanchez-Vidal A., Frigola J., Calafat A.M., Pedrosa R., Rivera J., Rayo X., Corinaldesi C. (2017). A submarine volcanic eruption leads to a novel microbial habitat. Nature Ecology and Evolution 1, 0144. Link to ResearchGate
  96. Mestre N.C., Rocha T.L., Canals M., Cardoso C., Danovaro R., Dell’Anno A., Gambi C., Regoli R., Sanchez-Vidal A., Bebianno M.J. (2017). Environmental hazard assessment of a marine mine tailings deposit site and potential implications for deep-sea mining. Environmental Pollution 228, 169-178. Link to ResearchGate
  97. Corinaldesi C., Barone G., Marcellini F., Dell’Anno A., Danovaro R. (2017). Marine Microbial-Derived Molecules and Their Potential Use in Cosmeceutical and Cosmetic Products. Marine Drugs, 15(4), 118. Link to Zenodo - Link to ResearchGate
  98. Montero-Serra I., Garrabou J., F. Doak D., Figuerola L., Hereu B., Ledoux J.B., Linares C. (2017). Accounting for Life-History Strategies and Timescales in Marine Restoration. Conservation Letters, 00(0), 1–9 . Link to Zenodo - Link to ResearchGate
  99. Piroddi C., Coll M., Liquete C., Macias D., Greer K., Buszowski J., Steenbeek J., Danovaro R., Christensen V. (2017). Historical changes of the Mediterranean Sea ecosystem: modelling the role and impact of primary productivity and fisheries changes over time. Scientific Reports, 7(44491). Link to Zenodo - Link to ResearchGate
  100. Sweetman AK, Thurber AR, Smith CR, Levin LA, Mora C., Wei C-L, et al. (2017). Major impacts of climate change on deep-sea benthic ecosystems. Elem Sci Anth, 5(4). Link to Zenodo - Link to ResearchGate
  101. Gambi C., Corinaldesi C., Dell'Anno A., Pusceddu A., D'Onghia G., Covazzi-Harriague A., Danovaro R. (2017). Functional response to food limitation can reduce the impact of global change in the deep-sea benthos. Global Ecology and Biogeography, DOI 10.1111/geb.12608. Link to ZenodoLink to ResearchGate
  102. Stabili L., Rizzo L., Pizzolante G., Alifano P., Fraschetti S. (2017). Spatial distribution of the culturable bacterial community associated with the invasive alga Caulerpa cylindracea in the Mediterranean Sea. Marine Environmental Research,125, 90-98. Link to ResearchGate
  103. Danovaro R., Aguzzi J., Fanelli E., Billett D., Gjerde K., Jamieson A., Ramirez-Llodra E., Smith C.R., Snelgrove P.V.R., Thomsen L., Van Dover C.L. (2017). An ecosystem-based deep-ocean strategy. Science, 355(6324), 452-454. Summary - Reprint - Full text - Link to ResearchGate
  104. Cormier R., Kelble C.R., Anderson M.R., Allen J.I., Grehan A. and Gregersen O. (2016). Moving from ecosystem-based policy objectives to operational implementation of ecosystem-based management measures. ICES Journal of Marine ScienceLink to ResearchGate
  105. Cordes E.E., Jones D.O., Schlacher T.A., Amon D.J., Bernardino A.F., Brooke S. et al. (2016). Environmental impacts of the deep-water oil and gas industry: a review to guide management strategies. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 4.  Link to Zenodo - Link to ResearchGate
  106. Rastelli E., Dell’Anno A., Corinaldesi C., Middelboe M., Noble R.T. and Danovaro R. (2016). Quantification of viral and prokaryotic production rates in benthic ecosystems: A methods comparison. Frontiers in Microbiology, 7Link to Zenodo - Link to ResearchGate
  107. Stabili L., Fraschetti S., Acquaviva M.I., Cavallo R.A., De Pascali S.A., Fanizzi F.P. et al. (2016). The Potential Exploitation of the Mediterranean Invasive Alga Caulerpa cylindracea: Can the Invasion Be Transformed into a Gain?. Marine Drugs, 14(11), 210. Link to Zenodo - Link to ResearchGate