• Accumulation of Trace Metals, Petroleum Hydrocarbons, and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Marine Copepods from the Arabian Gulf 

      El-Din, N.M. Nour; Abdel-Moati, M. A. R. ( Springer Verlag New York Inc , 2001 , Article)
      In this study, zooplankton samples were collected from the coastal waters of Qatar during winter and summer 1998 to assess the impact of growing industrialization on the bioaccumulation of trace metals, total petroleum ...
    • Acutodesmus obliquus as a benchmark strain for evaluating methane production from microalgae: Influence of different storage and pretreatment methods on biogas yield 

      Gruber-Brunhumer, M.R.; Jerney, J.; Zohar, E.; Nussbaumer, M.; Hieger, C.; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2015 , Article)
      Acutodesmus obliquus (SAG 276-1), a microalga with a resistant cell wall, was chosen as a benchmark strain for testing the effect of storage and pretreatment methods on methane yields during anaerobic digestion. A. obliquus ...
    • An integrated approach for produced water treatment using microemulsions modified activated carbon 

      Al-Kaabi M.A.; Al-Ghouti M.A.; Ashfaq M.Y.M.; Ahmed T.; Zouari N. ( Elsevier Ltd , 2019 , Article)
      In this study, the physical and chemical characterization of produced water was done followed by treatment through sand filtration coupled with activated carbon microemulsion modified activated carbon techniques. The results ...
    • Anthropogenic related variations in the epibiotic biodiversity and age structure of the “Pearl Oyster” Pinctada radiata within the eulittoral zone of Qatar 

      Smyth, David; Al-Maslamani, Ibrahim; Giraldes, Bruno Welter; Chatting, Mark; Al-Ansari, Ebrahim; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2016 , Article)
      Abstract Oyster aggregations provide critical habitat that contain diverse communities, with epibiota and oysters sensitive to environmental disturbance. The monitoring of oysters and associated organisms has become an ...
    • Artisanal fishing of spiny lobsters with gillnets — A significant anthropic impact on tropical reef ecosystem 

      Giraldes, Bruno Welter; Silva, Angela Zacaron; Corrêa, Fabio M.; Smyth, David M. (2015 , Article)
      Abstract Artisanal fishing activity with gillnets to capture the spiny lobster is a common practice along the coastal reefs of Brazil. This research aims to understand the impact that this artisanal fishing practice is ...
    • Assessing the source of oil deposited in the surface sediment of Mormugao Port, Goa - A case study of MV Qing incident 

      Suneel V.; Saha M.; Rathore C.; Sequeira J.; Mohan P.M.N.; ... more authors ( Elsevier Ltd , 2019 , Article)
      In June 2016, a cruise vessel was grounded in the Mormugao Port, resulting in unnoticed oil spill. The surface water and sediment samples were collected from the vicinity of the ship, and also an oil sample from the ship ...
    • Assessing the vulnerability of socio-environmental systems to climate change along an altitude gradient in the Indian Himalayas 

      Gupta A.K.; Negi M.; Nandy S.; Alatalo J.M.; Singh V.; ... more authors ( Elsevier B.V. , 2019 , Article)
      Climate change is affecting biotic and abiotic components of the Himalayan ecosystem, disturbing existing socio-ecological systems. Future changes in the climate, coupled with ongoing development activities in the Himalayas, ...
    • Assessment of climate change pattern in the Pauri Garhwal of the Western Himalayan Region: based on climate parameters and perceptions of forest-dependent communities 

      Jha, Shashidhar Kumar; Negi, A. K.; Alatalo, Juha Mikael; Negi, R. S.; Patasaraiya, Maneesh Kumar ( Springer , 2020 , Article)
      © 2020, Springer Nature Switzerland AG. This study assessed the climate change in Pauri district, Uttarakhand, India, a region highly vulnerable to climate change with potentially high loss of livelihoods and lives. The ...
    • Assessment of the environmental health of an ecologically sensitive, semi-enclosed, basin - A water quality modelling approach. 

      VishnuRadhan, Renjith; Eldho, T I; Vethamony, P; Saheed, P P; Shirodkar, P V ( Elsevier , 2018 , Article)
      Semi-enclosed basins are environmentally dynamic and some of the most anthropogenically affected components of the coastal realm. They can reflect various environmental impacts, thus qualifying as natural laboratories to ...
    • Associated effects of storage and mechanical pre-treatments of microalgae biomass on biomethane yields in anaerobic digestion 

      Gruber-Brunhumer, M.R.; Jerney, J.; Zohar, E.; Nussbaumer, M.; Hieger, C.; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2016 , Article)
      The pre-treatment of microalgae cell walls is known to be a key factor to enhance methane (CH4) yields during anaerobic digestion. This study investigated the combined effects of two different biomass storage methods and ...
    • ASTER mapping of gypsum deposits of Thumrait region of southern Oman 

      Rajendran, Sankaran; Nasir, Sobhi ( Wiley , 2021 , Article)
      © 2020 The Authors. Resource Geology published by John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd on behalf of Society of Resource Geology. This study demonstrates the use of ASTER data for the mapping of gypsum deposits and associated ...
    • Attenuation of wave energy due to mangrove vegetation off Mumbai, India 

      Samiksha S.V.; Vethamony P.; Bhaskaran P.K.; Pednekar P.; Jishad M.; ... more authors ( MDPI AG , 2019 , Article)
      Coastal regions of India are prone to sea level rise, cyclones, storm surges, and human-induced activities, resulting in flood, erosion, and inundation, and some of these impacts could be attributed to climate change. ...
    • Baseline concentrations and distributions of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in surface sediments from the Qatar marine environment 

      Mustafa Hassan, Hassan; B. Castillo, Azenith; Yigiterhan, Oguz; Ali Elobaid, Elnaiem; Al-Obaidly, Abdulrahman; ... more authors ( Elsevier , 2017 , Article)
      Coastal sediments in marine waters of Qatar have the potential of being contaminated by Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) due to extensive petroleum exploration and transportation activities within Qatar's ...
    • Baseline concentrations of mercury species within sediments from Qatar's coastal marine zone 

      Hassan, Hassan; Abou Elezz, Ahmed; Abuasali, Mazen; AlSaadi, Hamood ( Elsevier , 2019 , Article)
      Baseline concentration of total mercury (THg), organic extractable mercury and methylmercury (CH3Hg) concentrations in sediments from the northeastern, eastern and southeastern parts of the Arabian Gulf were assessed. ...
    • Baseline monitoring gastropods in the intertidal zone of Qatar - target species and bioindicators for hyper-thermic and hyper-saline Conditions 

      Al-Maslamani, Ibrahim; Al-Masdi, Amira; Smyth, David; Chatting, Mark; Obbard, Jeffrey; ... more authors ( ARC Publications Pvt Ltd. , 2015 , Article)
      The Arabian Gulf is subjected to some of the most intense sea water temperatures and salinity levels in the world. In an attempt to understand the distribution and species composition of gastropod assemblages which live ...
    • Basic assessment of Portunus segnis (Forskål, 1775) – A baseline for stock management in the Western Arabian Gulf 

      Giraldes, Bruno Welter; Al-Maslamani, Ibrahim; Al-Ashwel, Aisha; Chatting, Mark; Smyth, David ( Elsevier , 2016 , Article)
      Portunus segnis (Forskål, 1775) is the representative species of the Portunus pelagicus (Linnaeus, 1758) complex described as inhabiting the Arabian Gulf. It represents one of the most important decapod resources within ...
    • Benchmarking plant diversity of Palaearctic grasslands and other open habitats 

      Biurrun, Idoia; Pielech, Remigiusz; Dembicz, Iwona; Gillet, François; Kozub, Łukasz; ... more authors ( Wiley , 2021 , Article)
      Aims Understanding fine-grain diversity patterns across large spatial extents is fundamental for macroecological research and biodiversity conservation. Using the GrassPlot database, we provide benchmarks of fine-grain ...
    • The benthic sea-silk-thread displacement of a sessile bivalve, Pinctada imbricata radiata (Leach, 1819) in the Arabian-Persian Gulf 

      Giraldes, Bruno Welter; Leitão, Alexandra; Smyth, David ( Public Library of Science , 2019 , Article)
      A number of molluscs within the Class Bivalvia are defined by their ability to secrete fine silk like threads known as byssus which are used to anchor themselves to solid substrates. With relatively few exceptions the ...
    • Benthic surveys of the historic pearl oyster beds of Qatar reveal a dramatic ecological change 

      Smyth, D.; Al-Maslamani, I.; Chatting, M.; Giraldes, B. ( Elsevier , 2016 , Article)
      The study aimed to confirm the presence of historic oyster banks of Qatar and code the biotopes present. The research also collated historical records and scientific publications to create a timeline of fishery activity. ...
    • The biological effects of chemical contaminants in the Arabian/Persian Gulf: A review 

      Khatir, Zenaba; Leitão, Alexandra; Lyons, Brett P. ( Elsevier , 2020 , Article)
      © 2019 Elsevier B.V. The Arabian Gulf is a shallow sea naturally exposed to extreme conditions of temperature and salinity due to its location, semi-enclosed nature, bathymetry and restricted circulation. Compared to open ...