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LIFE BELOW WATER

Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

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A quantitative management tool reflecting impact of nutrient enrichment from mariculture in the Levantine basin

By: Grossowicz M., Tchernov D., Gildor H.
Published in: Frontiers in Marine Science
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Mariculture production has increased significantly in recent years due to global rise in human population. However, in a (more…)

Migration of the Western Marsh Harrier to the African wintering quarters along the Central Mediterranean flyway: A 5-year study

By: Agostini N., Panuccio M., Pastorino A., Sapir N., Dell’Omo G.
Published in: Avian Research
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Natural Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Background: The Western Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus) is a partial migrant with the populations from Eastern and No (more…)

An overview of the management policy for marine sand mining in Israeli Mediterranean shallow waters

By: Trop T.
Published in: Ocean and Coastal Management
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: In Israel, the ever-increasing interest in mining and dumping of marine sand in the shallow waters of the Mediterranean (more…)

Microbially catalyzed dolomite formation: From near-surface to burial

By: Petrash D.A., Bialik O.M., Bontognali T.R.R., Vasconcelos C., Roberts J.A., McKenzie J.A., Konhauser K.O.
Published in: Earth-Science Reviews
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units:   | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Over the past century a number of models have been developed to explain the vast stratigraphic distribution of authigeni (more…)

Spatiotemporal hotspots of habitat use by loggerhead (Caretta caretta) and green (Chelonia mydas) sea turtles in the Levant basin as tools for conservation

By: Levy Y., Keren T., Leader N., Weil G., Tchernov D., Rilov G.
Published in: Marine Ecology Progress Series
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Understanding the spatiotemporal abundance of loggerhead (Caretta caretta) and green (Chelonia mydas) sea turtles is cru (more…)

Aquaculture and marine protected areas: Potential opportunities and synergies

By: Le Gouvello R., Hochart L.-E., Laffoley D., Simard F., Andrade C., Angel D., Callier M., De Monbrison D., Fezzardi D., Haroun R., Harris A., Hughes A., Massa F., Roque E., Soto D., Stead S., Marino G.
Published in: Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: To meet the Convention on Biological Diversity’s Aichi Target 11 on marine biodiversity protection and Aichi Target 6 on (more…)

A method of conserving ancient iron artefacts retrieved from shipwrecks using a combination of silane self-assembled monolayers and wax coating

By: Ashkenazi D., Nusbaum I., Shacham-Diamand Y., Cvikel D., Kahanov Y., Inberg A.
Published in: Corrosion Science
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Iron artefacts corrode severely in a marine environment, and require further conservation after retrieval. This research (more…)

Physiological and biogeochemical responses of super-corals to thermal stress from the northern gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea

By: Grottoli A.G., Tchernov D., Winters G.
Published in: Frontiers in Marine Science
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Mass coral bleaching is increasing in frequency and severity, leading to the loss of coral abundance and diversity. Howe (more…)

A novel marine bioinvasion vector: Ichthyochory, live passage through fish

By: Guy-Haim T., Hyams-Kaphzan O., Yeruham E., Almogi-Labin A., Carlton J.T.
Published in: Limnology And Oceanography Letters
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units:   | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Many species of Indo-Pacific holobenthic foraminifera have been introduced and successfully established sustainable popu (more…)

Understanding the unique biogeochemistry of the Mediterranean Sea: Insights from a coupled phosphorus and nitrogen model

By: Powley H.R., Krom M.D., Van Cappellen P.
Published in: Global Biogeochemical Cycles
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units:   | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: The Mediterranean Sea (MS) is an oligotrophic basin whose offshore water column exhibits low dissolved inorganic phospho (more…)

Benthic artificial reefs as a means to reduce the environmental effects of cod mariculture in Skutulsfjörður, Iceland

By: Israel D., Gallo C., Angel D.L.
Published in: Marine Biodiversity
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Artificial reefs (AR) have been deployed below commercial fish farms in tropical, subtropical and temperate marine locat (more…)

Seaweed production: overview of the global state of exploitation, farming and emerging research activity

By: Buschmann A.H., Camus C., Infante J., Neori A., Israel Á., Hernández-González M.C., Pereda S.V., Gomez-Pinchetti J.L., Golberg A., Tadmor-Shalev N., Critchley A.T.
Published in: European Journal of Phycology
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units:   | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: The use of seaweeds has a long history, as does the cultivation of a select and relatively small group of species. This (more…)

Hindcasting the dynamics of an EasternMediterranean marine ecosystem under the impacts of multiple stressors

By: Corrales X., Coll M., Ofir E., Piroddi C., Goren M., Edelist D., Heymans J.J., Steenbeek J., Christensen V., Gal G.
Published in: Marine Ecology Progress Series
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units:   | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: An important challenge for conserving and managing marine ecosystems is to advance our understanding of how multiple hum (more…)

Plasticity of marine sponge habitat preferences with regard to light and water motion: The example of Batzella inops (Topsent, 1891) in submerged caves

By: Nemoy P., Spanier E., Kashtan N., Isræl A., Angel D.L.
Published in: Marine and Freshwater Research
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: This study examined the effects of environmental conditions on the distribution of marine sponges. We measured the abund (more…)

Five decades of marine archaeology in Israel

By: Galili E., Oron A., Cvikel D.
Published in: Journal of Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology and Heritage Studies
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: The history of maritime archaeology in Israel began in the 1950s. This article summarizes the emergence of the disciplin (more…)

Analysis of naturally etched surface of brass sheathing from a Nineteenth-Century shipwreck

By: Ashkenazi D., Inberg A., Cvikel D.
Published in: Journal of Mining and Metallurgy, Section B: Metallurgy
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: The Akko Tower Wreck is ently the remains of a 25-m-long merchant brig, dated to the first half of the nineteenth centur (more…)

Mineralogy, early marine diagenesis, and the chemistry of shallow-water carbonate sediments

By: Higgins J.A., Blättler C.L., Lundstrom E.A., Santiago-Ramos D.P., Akhtar A.A., Crüger Ahm A.-S., Bialik O., Holmden C., Bradbury H., Murray S.T., Swart P.K.
Published in: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units:   | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: Shallow-water carbonate sediments constitute the bulk of sedimentary carbonates in the geologic record and are widely us (more…)

Molecular and geochemical perspectives on the influence of CO2 on calcification in coral cell cultures

By: Drake J.L., Schaller M.F., Mass T., Godfrey L., Fu A., Sherrell R.M., Rosenthal Y., Falkowski P.G.
Published in: Limnology and Oceanography
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: Understanding the cellular and molecular responses of stony corals to ocean acidification is key to predicting their abi (more…)

Interpreting Soft Sediment Deformation and Mass Transport Deposits as Seismites in the Dead Sea Depocenter

By: Lu Y., Waldmann N., Ian Alsop G., Marco S.
Published in: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: We have studied the history of earthquakes over the past 70 kyr by analyzing disturbed sedimentary layers around the mar (more…)

Assessing the costs for adaptation of marine constructions to sea-level rise

By: DiSegni D.M., Bitan M., Zviely D.
Published in: Journal of Environmental Planning and Management
SDGs : SDG 14  |  Units:   | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Marine constructions are highly vulnerable to climate change and sea-level rise (SLR), leading to increased risk rates o (more…)