Research projects

Title Start End
ExPERimental approaches towards Future Sustainable Use of North Sea Artificial HarD SubstratEs January, 2018 April, 2020
Effects of marine anthropogenic sound on free-ranging Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) July, 2017 December, 2021
Effects of seismic survey sound on free-ranging Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) July, 2017 December, 2021
Impact of airgun sound exposure on fish: integrating population-level modelling and collect… 2017 2019
Kelp export: fuel for adjacent communities in changing arctic ecosystems? 2016 2018
What is the relative importance of chemical pollution and climatic factors in driving zooplankton community dynamics? January, 2015
Climate Resilient Coast November, 2015 October, 2019
Marine macrobenthic communities associated to Peruvian scallop Argopecten purpuratus culture: structural and functional diversity, feeding ecology and contaminant exposure December, 2015
Diversity and biogeogrpahy of deep-sea nematodes in the ClarionClipperton Fracture Zone: a molecular approach October, 2015
Ecological and genetic basis for sustainable fishery for the Atlantic seabob shrimp Xiphopenaeus kroyeri in the Guianan Ecoregion, South America October, 2015
Combined effects of multiple organic stressors from jellyfish blooms and aquaculture operations on seafloor ecosystems 2015 2018
Modelling benthos-mediated biogeochemical cycling in estuarine environments October, 2015
European Marine Biological Resource Centre - Belgium 2015
Compendium voor Kust en Zee 2015 2015
Estuarine biodiversity and ecosystem functioning under benthic and pelagic sediment change October, 2014
Living in multi-stressed sediments: behavioral consequences for the functioning and diversity in coastal habitats October, 2014
Long-term of changes in benthic community in the Belgium Part of the North Sea. September, 2014
Microphytobenthic primary production in intertidal sediments: does meiofauna matter? January, 2014
Identifying relationships between ecosystem attributes (diversity, functioning and services) and human pressures in salt marshes January, 2014
The importance of estuarine and coastal areas for the migration of fish and recovery of populations October, 2014
Impact of non-indigenous species introduced for aquaculture on the functioning of coastal marine ecosystems March, 2014
Population and spatial dynamics of the tube-building ecosystem engineer Lanice conchilega (Pallas, 1766) . January, 2013
Ecosystem Responses to global change: a multiscale approach in the Southern Ocean December, 2013 February, 2018
Resilience and recovery of meiofaunal communities in different anthropologically induced disturbance scenarios October, 2013
The nitrogen footprint in coastal ecosystems: role of denitrifying bacteria and their interactions with meiofauna. October, 2013
Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET December, 2013 November, 2017
Effect of marine protected areas on biodiversity and trophodynamics in the southeastern part of The Philippines (Region XI) October, 2013
Impact of foreshore defence structures on the maintenance of sandy beaches August, 2013
European Marine Biological Resource Centre 2013
Effects of diurnal temperature fluctuations and episodic temperature extremes on marine nematodes: a multi-level approach July, 2013
Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in stressed environments January, 2013
Ocean Acidification: a Meiofaunal Perspective and Coping with October, 2013 September, 2016
Fatty acids at the basis of marine food webs: a baseline for sustainable use of marine food resources October, 2012
CSA Healthy and Productive Seas and Oceans September, 2012 August, 2015
Understanding causes and consequences of increased levels of biodiversity. A case study based on nematodes from different bathyal habitats under contrasting productivity regimes September, 2012
Hardwiring the ocean floor: the impact of microbial electrical circuitry on biogeochemical cycling in marine sediments September, 2012 August, 2017
Flemish contribution to LifeWatch.eu April, 2012
Understanding causes and consequences of increased levels of biodiversity. A case study based on nematodes from different bathyal habitats under contrasting productivity regimes October, 2012
Using nematodes to evaluate the real impact of oil pollution on benthic communities March, 2012
Biotic interactions across size classes as structuring factors for marine benthic ecosystem functioning January, 2011 December, 2014
Onderwatergeluid als stressor voor mariene vissen December, 2011 November, 2015
Linking microbial communities and macrofauna functional diversity with benthic ecosystem functioning in shallow coastal sediments, with an emphasis on nitrifiers and denitrifiers. October, 2011
An ecosystem approach to fisheries management: the Atlantic seabob shrimp (Xiphopenaeus kroyeri) in Suriname October, 2011
The effect of oxygen stress (hypoxia and anoxia) on free-living marine nematodes in coastal ecosystems January, 2011
CSA in Marine Biotechnology October, 2011 March, 2013
The impact of the invasive comb jelly Mnemiopsis leidyi in the North Sea January, 2011 December, 2014
European Marine Biodiversity Observatory System February, 2011 February, 2015
The use of nematodes as indicators of pollution in selected mining sites in the Philippines October, 2011
Biodiversity of an important yet often neglected component of marine sediments: the Nematoda December, 2011
Importance of top-down and bottom-up processes as divers of meiobenthic assemblage structure February, 2011

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