COMMISSION A – 9th September 2015
(Plentzia, PIE-UPV/EHU)
Angel del Valls, Nestor Etxebarria, Beñat Zaldibar, Asier Vallejo, Tom Goreau, Aitor Laza, Mike Collins, Adolfo Uriarte, Jon Saenz, Mathieu Poulicek, Urtzi Izagirre, Enrique Navarro, Irrintzi Ibarrola, Miren Bego Urrutia
Teba Gil
Spatio-temporal distribution and behaviour of antimony in the Gironde Estuary: a preliminary approach to regional nuclear accident scenarios
Supervisor: Jörg Schäfer (Univ. Bordeaux)
Mine Tekman
Increase of marine litter at two stations of the Arctic deep-sea observatory Hausgarten
Supervisor: Melanie Bergmann (Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung, Bremerhaven)
Gulce Kurtay
Differences on phyoplankton community responses to acidification and nutrient input’
Supervisor: Shannon L. Meseck (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Milford Laboratory, USA)
Sitti Whoallia Annu Noor
Application of MOHID-water modelling system to the Nervion estuary (North Spain)
Supervisors: Angel Borja, Marina Chifflet (AZTI)
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
Supervisors: Thomas Goreau, Denis Schneider (Global Coral Reef Alliance)
Marcela Uchoa
The effects of weak direct current electric fields on three species of sharks
Supervisors: Craig O’Connell, Thomas Goreau (Global Coral Reef Alliance)
Cassandre Aimon
Behavioural and physiological impacts of anthropogenic noise vibrations of two marine invertebrates, Mytilus edulis and Carcinus maenas
Supervisors: Rick Bruintjes, Maurizio Urbina (University of Exeter)
Nikola Matovic
Modeling the relationship between European storm petrel survival and environmental factors
Supervisors: Ana Sanz Aguilar, Daniel Oro de Rivas (Instituto Mediterráneo de Estudios Avanzados (IMEDEA))
COMMISSION B – 9th September 2015
(Plentzia, PIE-UPV/EHU)
Miren P. Cajaraville, Amaia Orbea, Andrew Desbois, Emma Orive, Carlos Garcia-Soto, Sergio Seoane, Carlos Garcia-Soto, Mike Collins, Jon Saenz, Gabriel Ibarra, Mathieu Poulicek, Urtzi Izagirre, Beñat Zaldibar, Adolfo Uriarte
Manon Auguste
Ecotoxicological risk assessment (accumulation of metals and biomarkers responses) using the hydrothermal vent shrimp Rimicaris exoculata, in situ and after copper exposure
Supervisor: Maria Bebianno (Centre for Marine and Environmental Research (CIMA), Universidade do Algarve, Faro (Portugal)
Assefa Workiyie Worie
In vitro culture of gonad explants in thicklip grey mullet (Chelon labrosus) in different gametogenic stages; a tool for the assessment of the effects of reproductive Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs)
Supervisor: Ibon Cancio (UPV/EHU)
Aikaterini Giamalaki
Effects of sparse sampling on determining long-term trend of global chlorophyll
Supervisor: Stephanie Henson (National Oceanography Centre Southampton, University of Southampton)
Caroline Jacques
Comparing Chl:C ratios of diatoms and nanophytoplankton in eight different ecosystem models (MAREMIP, CMIP)
Supervisors: Judith Hauck, Christoph Völker (Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany)
Beatriz Recinos
Upper Arctic Ocean velocity structure from in-situ observations
Supervisor: Ursula Schauer (Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven)
Ricardo Kiyoshi Sepulveda Hirose
Drivers of lionfish spatial distribution in shallow fore-reef environments in the Caribbean
Supervisor: Manuel Gonzalez-Rivero (Global Change Institute, University of Queensland)
Liu Gang
Analysis of sea surface salinity over northern Atlantic
Supervisors: Jon Saenz, Ganix Esnaola (UPV/EHU)
COMMISSION C – 10th September 2015
(Plentzia, PIE-UPV/EHU)
Angel del Valls, Javier Franco, Izaskun Zorita, Urtzi Izagirre, Arantza Iriarte, Ibon Uriarte, Guzman Diez, Jesus Mari Blanco, Iciar Martínez , Iñaki Saiz-Salinas, Maria Bustamante, Manu Soto, Jörg Schafer, Ionan Marigómez
Pauline Guilloteau
Impact of ocean acidification on multiplication and caste organization of parasitic trematodes in their marine gastropod hosts
Supervisor: Robert Poulin (Department of Zoology, University of Otago, New Zealand)
Fouzia Haider
Mitochondrial response to pH and bicarbonate in marine mollusks
Supervisor: Inna Sokolova (University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA)
Tamer Hafez
Assessment of the Sex Ratio Oscillations in Two Populations of Acartia clausi and Acartia tonsa and Responses to a Model Xenoestrogenic Compound
Supervisors: Fernando Villate, Maren Ortiz-Zarragoitia (UPV/EHU)
Marina Arregui
Concentration of myoglobin in different functional muscles groups of stranded marine mammals
Supervisor: Yara Bernaldo Quirós (University of Texas & University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)
Liam Dickson
Does spatial distribution of lemon sharks (Negaprion brevirostris) in the wild correlate with temperament in semi-captivity?
Supervisors: Tristan Guttridge, Samuel Gruber (Bimini Biological Field Station, Bahamas)
Jacob Bishop
The effects of relatedness and developmental temperature across the life history stages of a marine invertebrate
Supervisor: Marc Rius (University of Southampton, UK)
Axelle Amstutz
Early life-history stages competition of two native solitary ascidians Ciona intestinalis and Ascidiella aspersa
Supervisor: Marc Rius (University of Southampton, UK)
Clement Benoit
Restoration plan in Padre Burgos, Philippines
Supervisor: Jean Francois Marailhac (NGO Scaph Pro Artificial Reef France)
COMMISSION D – 10th September 2015
(Plentzia, PIE-UPV/EHU)
María C Uyarra, Endika Quintano, Ibone Ametzaga, Andone Estomba, Eider Bilbao, Amaia Orbe, Aitor Laza, Manu Soto, Jörg Schafer, Ionan Mariigómez, Mathieu Poulicek
Anna Maria Frouws
The impact of seagrass canopy removal on infaunal macrobenthic communities
Supervisor: Mark Huxham (Napier University, Edinburgh, & Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute)
Shahinur Islam
A test of genetic adaptation to captivity in diet after one generation
Supervisor: Dylan Fraser (Concordia University, Biology Department, Montreal, QC, Canada)
Ahmed Alrefaey
Development of isothermal nucleic acid amplification assay for toxicity studies on harmful algae
Supervisor: Jonathan McQuillan (National Oceanographic Centre, Southampton)
Christian Fischer
BiOscillator – Approach and Experimental Methodology for a novel Type of Wave Energy Converter
Supervisor: Craig Stevens (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research in Wellington, New Zealand)
Veronica Relaño
BiOscillator – Biological and Regulatory Issues for a novel Type of Wave Energy Converter
Supervisor: Craig Stevens (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research in Wellington, New Zealand)