External MSc Thesis (co-)supervisors

2016 Paul White
Olivier Adam
Southampton Univ.
Université Paris Sud, France
Uk
France
Madagascar
Juliette DAMIEN
Functional morphology of the humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) sound production system: anatomy and modeling
David Leccini
Eric Parmentier
CRIOBE–Moorea
Univ. Liege
Moorea
(Polynesia)
Isadora MONIZ
Metamorphosis of a coral reef fish (Acanthurus triostegus, Linnaeus 1758) and its importance in larval recruitment facing climate change
Laurie Hofmann Max Planck Inst Mar Microbiol, Bremen Germany Svetlana VASIC
Calcification in Crustose coralline algae (Lithotamnion spp.)
Christos Anagnostou Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Athens Greece Emmanouil TSAGKARAKIS
The Sedimentary Role of Posidonia Oceanica in Wave-Dynamic Bays. The case of Varkiza Bay
Brenda Walles
Tom Ysebaert
Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ) and Utrecht University Holland Rick LEONG
Spatially extended ecosystem engineering effect of Crassostrea gigas reefs on intertidal macrozoobenthos assemblage
Caroline Gaus Natl Res Centre Environ Toxicol University Queensland Australia Doan THI QUE
Fine tuning polymer-based biomonitoring tools for quick and cost-effective screening of contaminants in lipid containing matrices
Fernando Tuya University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Spain Aitor ESCRIBANO
Diel patterns of seagrass decapods depend on the sampling technique
Maite Louzao AZTI Spain Lingdi TAN
Foraging and breeding behaviours and their relationships with breeding performance in a pelagic seabird
Igaratza Fraile
Hilario Murua
AZTI Spain Iraide ARTETXEe
Yellowfin stock structure study in the Western Indian Ocean using trace element analysis in otoliths
Ibon Galparsoro
Arantza Murillas
AZTI Spain Maria SANJAYA
Assessment of spatial conflict between aquaculture and artisanal fishing activities: a case study in the Basque continental shelf
A Uriarte
T. Butt
AZTI Spain Fermin ALVAREZ
Morphologycal variations of the Mundaka Sandbar from the surfing perspective
2015 Craig Stevens National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, Wellington New Zealand Veronica RELAÑO
BiOscillator - Biological and Regulatory Issues for a novel Type of Wave Energy Converter.
Melanie Bergmann Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Bremerhaven Germany Mine TEKMAN
Increase of marine litter at two stations of the Arctic deep-sea observatory Hausgarten
Shannon L. Meseck National Oceanic Atmospheric, Northeast Fisheries Science, Milford Lab USA Gulce KURTAY
Differences on phyoplankton community responses to acidification and nutrient input
Thomas Goreau
Denis Schneider
Global Coral Reef Alliance Bora-Bora
(French Polynesia)
Nelly NELLY BRUGEROLLE DE FRAISSINETTE
Settlement, maintenance and monitoring of Biorock reefs in Bora Bora (French Polynesia): Focus on the comparison of healing and growth of coral colonies from diverse species and origins
Craig O’Connell
Thomas Goreau
Global Coral Reef Alliance Bahamas Marcela UCHOA
The effects of weak direct current electric fields on three species of sharks
Rick Bruintjes
Maurizio Urbina
University of Exeter UK Cassandre AIMON
Behavioural and physiological impacts of anthropogenic noise vibrations of two marine invertebrates, Mytilus edulis and Carcinus maenas
Ana Sanz Aguilar
Daniel Oro de Rivas
Instituto Mediterráneo de Estudios Avanzados (IMEDEA) Spain Nikola MATOVIC
Modeling the relationship between European storm petrel survival and environmental factors
Maria Bebianno Centre for Marine and Environmental Research (CIMA)
Universidade Algarve
Portugal Manon AUGUSTE
Ecotoxicological risk assessment (accumulation of metals and biomarkers responses) using the hydrothermal vent shrimp Rimicaris exoculata, in situ and after copper exposure
Stephanie Henson National Oceanography Centre Southampton UK Aikaterini GIAMALAKI
Effects of sparse sampling on determining long-term trend of global chlorophyll.
Judith Hauck
Christoph Völker
Alfred Wegener Institute Germany Caroline JACQUES
Comparing Chl:C ratios of diatoms and nanophytoplankton in eight different ecosystem models (MAREMIP, CMIP)
Ursula Schaue Alfred Wegener Ins, Bremerhaven Germany Beatriz RECINOS
Upper Arctic Ocean velocity structure from in-situ observations
Manuel Gonzalez-Rivero University Queensland Australia Ricardo KIYOSHI SEPULVEDA HIROSE
Drivers of lionfish spatial distribution in shallow fore-reef environments in the Caribbean
Robert Poulin Department of Zoology, University of Otago New Zealand Pauline GUILLOTEAU
Impact of ocean acidification on multiplication and caste organization of parasitic trematodes in their marine gastropod hosts
Inna Sokolova University of North Carolina, Charlotte USA Fouzia HAIDER
Mitochondrial response to pH and bicarbonate in marine mollusks
Yara Bernaldo Quirós University of Texas & Univ Las Palmas de Gran Canaria USA & Spain Marina ARREGUI
Concentration of myoglobin in different functional muscles groups of stranded marine mammals
Tristan Guttridge
Samuel Gruber
Bimini Biological Field Station Bahamas Liam DICKSON
Does spatial distribution of lemon sharks (Negaprion brevirostris) in the wild correlate with temperament in semi-captivity?
Jean Francois Marailhac NGO Scaph Pro Artificial Reef France Philippines Clement BENOIT
Restoration plan in Padre Burgos, Philippines
Mark Huxham Napier University, Edinburgh, & Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute UK & Kenya Anna Maria FROUWS
The impact of seagrass canopy removal on infaunal macrobenthic communities
Dylan Fraser Concordia University, Biology Department, Montreal Canada Shahinur ISLAM
A test of genetic adaptation to captivity in diet after one generation
Jonathan McQuillan National Oceanographic Centre, Southampton UK Ahmed ALREFAEY
Development of isothermal nucleic acid amplification assay for toxicity studies on harmful algae
Craig Stevens National Inst Water Atmospheric Res, Wellington New Zealand Christian FISCHER
BiOscillator - Approach and Experimental Methodology for a novel Type of Wave Energy Converter
Angel Borja
Marina Chifflet
AZTI Spain Sitti Whoallia ANNU NOOR
Application of MOHID-water modelling system to the Nervion estuary (North Spain)
2014 Mikel Becerro CSIC-Blanes Spain Endika GIL URIARTE
Adaptation of Mytilus galloprovincialis Lmk. to chronically polluted environments and its ecological implications
Tim Atack Ardtoe Marine Laboratory Scotland Daniel CARCAJONA ALCOL
Development of simplified and more cost-effective hatchery techniques for macroalgae seedling production
Ruedi Nager University of Glasgow Scotland Sarah ALONSO
Seabird eggshell colouration analysed by digital photography: toward a new bioindicator
Stephen W. Feis CEFAS Weymouth, UK Ander URRUTIA
Reservoirs for Parasitic Protists in Littoral Environments
Rodger Tomlinso Grifith University Australia Paul BAYLE
Modelling of bar morphological changes around Narrowneck artificial reef
Marianne Helene Rasmusse University of Iceland Iceland Guillaume CALCAGNI
Acoustics of Killer Whale (Orcinus orca) Sounds Recorded In Icelandic Waters
J. Shepherd National Ocean Centre, Southampton & World Wildlife Fund. UK
Chile
Emma PLOTNEK
Barriers to Marine Stewardship Council Certification in the Artisanal South Pacific Hake Fishery (Merluccius gayi gayi: Guichenot, 1848) in Chile
Ana M Ferreira
Ryan Mulligan
Queen’s University, Kingston Canada Benjamin BEYLARD
Dune erosion and beach evolution under monochromatic waves: An experimental study
Adam Young
Robert Guza
Scripps Institution of Oceanography (San Diego, California USA Olivier BURVINGT
Study of wave run-up and marine cliff erosion proxies at Northern Del Mar (San Diego County, California)
2013 Mark Payne Ntnl Inst Aquat Resour - DTU Aqua Denmark Fabien POINTIN
Detailed characterisation of the spawning distribution of Blue Whiting in the Northeast Atlantic.
Veerle Huvenne NOC, Southampton UK Thomas JUPP
The creation of a seamless habitat map in St Austell Bay using LIDAR point cloud intensity data and high-resolution MBES data
Dayne Buddo Univ  West Indies Jamaica Fabian KYNE
The Assessment of Caribbean Reef Fish Assemblages as an Indicator of MPA Success
Guillermo Boyra AZTI-Tecnalia Mar Res Division Spain Beatriz SOBRADILLO
Acoustic estimation of the nycthemeral variability, of pelagic ictiofauna and plankton abundance in the Bay of Biscay: application to fisheries resources assessment and ecosystemic management
Eduardo Amir Cuevas Flores Dpt. Sea Turtle Cons, Yucatan Mexico Juncal CIUDAD
Indirect assessment of sea turtle bycatch in waters adjacent to the Yucatán peninsula, Mexico.
Clive Trueman NOC, Southampton UK Maxwell BAIN
Trophospatial ecology of Atlantic Salmon in the River Tamar
Lars Bejder Ctr Fish, Fisheries & Aq Ecosyst Res, Murdoch Univ Australia Severine METHION
Evolution of the population of Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in the Cockburn Sound, Perth, Western Australia, from 1993 to 2013.
Simon Oliver Univ Liverpool UK James WALTER
The cleaning ecology of devil rays (Mobula eregoodootenkee) on Monad Shoal, Malapascua Island, Cebu, The Philippines.
Yannis K. Krestenitis Univ Thessaloniki Greece Eleni STOGIANOU
An LCA study considering the taxiway and runway expansion of Macedonia Airport in Thessaloniki, Greece, using GEMIS 4.5 tool.
Nicolas Chomérat Ifremer Envir & Resour Lab W Brittany, Concarneau France Laureline LE MONTAGNER
Diversity of microalgae of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon waters (N-W Atlantic), with emphasis on potentially toxic or harmful taxa.
Gustavo Meneses Martins Dept  Biology, Univ Azores Portugal Josephine SANDERSON
Habitat configuration and the structure of marine benthic metacommunity.
Ken Collins NOC, Southampton UK Mark CHATTING
Colonisation of a lobster stock enhancement artificial reef
Gustavo Lovrich CADIC, Ushuaia Argentina Natalia DIAZ ARCE
Comparative study of fecundity of Latitudinal variation in fecundity and reproductive investment of Lithodes santolla in the Argentinian Sea.
Philippe Cerdan & Flaence Crespy HYDRECO – Lab envir  Petit Saut French Guyenne Flora LAMAZOU
Assessment and development of analytical methods regarding seawater quality (LOD, LOQ, accuracy, uncertainties…).
Eric Achterberg NOC, Southampton UK Jan Lukas MENZEL
Carbonate chemistry and acidification of the North East Atlantic.
Mattew J Hornbach S Methodist Univ, Dallas USA Renee McDONALD
Assessing geohazards in Kingston, Jamaica
2012 Christian Wild Leibniz Ctr Tropical Mar Ecol Germany Soureya BECKER
In situ simulation of eutrophication and overfishing in a coral reef of Koh Phangan, Thailand- Effects on sediment surface parameters
Alex Poulton NOCS - Southampton UK Ou LIAN
The biogeography of Emiliania huxleyi in the Atlantic Ocean: morphotypes, calcification state and Ocean Acidification.
María Jesús Belzunce AZTI-Tecnalia Spain Laura RODRIGUEZ RUIZ
Application of passive samplers and biomonitors to assess the contamination due to organic compounds in the Oiartzun estuary waters (South-Eastern Bay of Biscay)”
Veronique Garcon; Daiana Ruiz-Pinoi;, Ilka Peeken Univ P Sabatier, Toulouse;
L'Ocean, Paris; AWI, Bremerhaven
France
Germany
Cyril AQUILIN
Role of the associated Antarctic Circumpular Current (ACC) fronts on Phytoplankton and CO2 fluxes in Drake Passage.
Marco Zavatarelli SiNCEM Lab Sci Amb, Univ Bologna Italy Giulia MUSSAP
A mechanistic study of the low trophic level ecosystem structure in the coastal zone.
Tony Pitcher UBC Fishery Centre, Vancouver Canada William HUNT
A Rapfish Analysis of herring fisheries, 1950- 2009. Multidisciplinary rapid appraisal of Atlantic (Clupea harengus) and Pacific (Clupea pallasii) herring fisheries.
Guillermo Boyra AZTI-Tecnalia Mar Res Division Spain Oihane ERDAIDE
Vertical modelling of eggs distribution to improve assessment of anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus) spawning biomass.
Matthew Mazzloff (& Loic Jullion) Univ. Scripps
(& Univ Southampton)
USA
(UK)
Tonia CAPUANO
Wind control on the Antarctic bottom water export rate in the Weddel Gyre.
Ibon Galparsoro AZTI-Tecnalia Mar Res Division Spain Lucas JANEAU
Geomorphological characteristics of the Basque continental shelf.
Laure Mousseau & Jean Olivier Irisson Laboratoire d’Océanographie de Villefranche sur Mer France Alice WEBB
Seasonal and inter-annual hydrological variability in the Bay of Villefranche sur Mer during 1995-2011 and biochemical consequences.
Karine Olu-Le Roy & Lenaick Menot Lab Envir Profonds, Ifremer, Brest France Erwan GUILLON
Spatial and temporal variations of cold-seep macrobenthic communities associated with megafaunal assemblages of the giant pockmark Regab (Gulf of Guinea).
Tristan Guttridge & Samuel H. Gruber Bimini Biol Field Station, Univ Miami USA Nils SOMMERS
Testing and Calibration of Sonotronics’ Submersible Ultrasonic Receivers (SURs) for their Acoustic Detection Range and Variability in a Subtropical Environment in Bimini, Bahamas.
Laurent Dezileau Univ. Montpellier 2 France Pierre-Olivier COSTE
Reconstitution of past environment in Mar Menor coastal lagoon over the last 6000 years, from long term evolution to extreme events.
Ana Perez del Olmo Univ Autónoma Barcelona Spain Celine FRANK
Parasite communities of Lepidion lepidion (Teleostei; Moridae) as indicators of natural variability in the Western Mediterranean deep-sea.
Frederic Guichard Mc Gill Univ Canada Jorge NEGRIN-DASTIS
Environmental heterogeneity – spatial analysis and the configuration of marine reserves.
2011 Christophe
Lejeusne
Estación Biológica de
Doñana – CSIC
Spain Oihana LATCHERE
Study of the influence of environmental parameters in the success of an invasive decapod crustacean.
Miguel Bernal & Isabel Palomera
Miguel Bernal & Isabel Palomera ICM‐CSIC (Barcelona) Spain Patricio ALONSO
Growth and energy allocation at various life stages of the anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus L.) within Mediterranean waters and its ecological implications
Mike
Shane
Hubbs‐Seaworld Res Inst, San Diego, CA USA Fabrice AIGLE BOUCHER
A comparison of otolith morphology and growth between captive and wild adult white seabass (Atractoscion nobilis)
Kristen
Gruenthal
Tarik
Meziane
Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle France Adelaide ASCHENBROICH
Spatial and temporal changes of surface sediment organic matter characteristics in a mangrove subjected to shrimp farm effluents, New Caledonia
Adriana
Vella
U Malta Malta Carmen MTNZ GARCÍA
Vertebral morphology of Cetacea: Implications for locomotion and complexity of the vertebral column
Graham J
Pierce
U Aberdeen UK Richard SIRMEL
Effects of Boat Traffic on the Behaviour of Bottlenose Dolphins, Tursiops truncatus (Montagu 1821), in Galician Waters, North‐Western Spain
Marie‐Noelle
Houssais
L'OCEAN Paris France Jeremy CHARNIER
Fall‐winter hydrographic of the East Antarctic shelf of Adélie Land (138Eº to 144Eº) as revealed by equipped Weddell seals
Jean Benoit Charrassin
Marie‐Noelle
Houssais
L'OCEAN Paris France Jair JULIA
Variability of the Mertz glacier Polynya determined from a thin ice thickness algorythm
Cécile Dupouy Institut de Recherche pour le Développement of Nouméa New Caledonia Anthony GONZALEZ
Spatial and temporal variability of phytoplankton biomass related to environmental conditions in the South West lagoon of New Caledonia (2008‐2011)
2010 Xabier
Irigoien
AZTI Tecnalia Spain Jon LÓPEZ JIMENO
A mass balance model of the Bay of Biscay ecosystem.
Almudena
Fontán
AZTI Tecnalia Spain Nekane ALZORRIZ
Effects of wind and vertical mixing parameters on the stability of the Water column above the continent based onnumerical simulations and real data.
Anna
Rubio
Catherine
Sinfield
C3 Madagascar Elodie CAMPRASSE
Interactions between dugongs (Dugong dugon) and fishers in the Nosy Hara Marine Park and implications for sirenian conservation
Maryse
Parent
Paula
Álvarez
AZTI Tecnalia Spain Romain LOPEZ MOREAU
Modelling of hydrodynamic and ecologic processes acting during the dispersal phase (eggs and larvae) of Northeast Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus)
Marina
Chifflet
2009 Guillem
Chust
AZTI Tecnalia Spain Maitane GRANDE
Estuarine Assessment of the discrimination potential of bathymetric LIDAR and multispectral imagery for intertidal and subtidal habitats.
Jon
Mader
AZTI Tecnalia Spain Amaia LOPEZ
SST y SSS en la validación de un modelo hidrodinámico en el Golfo de Vizcaya.
Mathieu
Poulicek
U Liége Belgium Helena DAVID
Photophysiological impacts of thermal stress on four different clades of cultivated Symbiodinium
Haritz
Arrizabalaga
AZTI Tecnalia Spain Iker ZUDAIRE
Tuna Tagging and Tracking. Factors affecting the recovery rates of albacore (Thunnus alalunga, Bonaterre 1788) and bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus Linnaeus 1758) tagging programs in the Biscay Bay
2008 Xavier de Montaudoiun Arcachon Mar St France Mikel BASTERRETXEA
Diseases in cockles (Cerastoderma edule) and Manila clam (Ruditapes philippinarum) from Arcachon Bay.
Idoia
Olabarrieta
AZTI Tecnalia Spain Maria BERASATEGUI
Production and characterization of chitosan from crayfish Shell waste (Procambarus clarkii)
Magalie
Baudrimont
Arcachon Mar St France Natalia MONTERO
Experimental study of the impact of cadmium, zinc and mercury exposure on the cockle Cerastoderma edule (bioaccumulation, metallothionein response and gene expression)
Ika
Paul‐Pont
Xabier
Irigoien
AZTI Tecnalia Spain Eneko BACHILLER
Feeding behaviour and diet of anchovy juveniles (Engraulis encrasicolus L.) in the Bay of Biscay.
Xabier
Irigoien
AZTI Tecnalia Spain Nerea GOIKOETXEA
Sardine and anchovy relationships with environmental parameters: a comparison study between the Bay of Biscay and the Gulf of Lions.
Russell
Wynn
NERC UK Leire ORDORIKA
Occurrence of Basking Sharks in Southwest England: a Project Based on EffortSightings off Gwennap Head.
Jonathan
Gordon
Univ Saint Andrews UK Usua OYARBIDE
Interaction between sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) and northern bottlenose whales (Hyperoodon ampullatus) and deep‐ water trawlers in the Northwest Atlantic.
F Javier
Aznar
U Valencia Spain Paula MATEU
Specificity of liver flukes in cetaceans from western Mediterranean waters
Carlos
García-Soto
IEO‐Santander Spain Ernesto VILLARIÑO
Remote sensing of cyanobacteria blooms in the Baltic sea