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Biogeosciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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Deep-sea ecosystems in European seas
Editor(s): R. Danovaro, S. Heussner, R. S. Santos, A. Freiwald, A. Boetius, S. van den Hove, J. Middelburg, and P. Weaver

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11 Dec 2013
Organic biomarkers in deep-sea regions affected by bottom trawling: pigments, fatty acids, amino acids and carbohydrates in surface sediments from the La Fonera (Palamós) Canyon, NW Mediterranean Sea
E. Sañé, J. Martín, P. Puig, and A. Palanques
Biogeosciences, 10, 8093-8108, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-8093-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-8093-2013, 2013
06 Dec 2013
Modelled transport of benthic marine microplastic pollution in the Nazaré Canyon
A. Ballent, S. Pando, A. Purser, M. F. Juliano, and L. Thomsen
Biogeosciences, 10, 7957-7970, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-7957-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-7957-2013, 2013
14 Nov 2013
Finding immune gene expression differences induced by marine bacterial pathogens in the Deep-sea hydrothermal vent mussel Bathymodiolus azoricus
E. Martins, A. Queiroz, R. Serrão Santos, and R. Bettencourt
Biogeosciences, 10, 7279-7291, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-7279-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-7279-2013, 2013
12 Nov 2013
Downward fluxes of sinking particulate matter in the deep Ionian Sea (NESTOR site), eastern Mediterranean: seasonal and interannual variability
S. Stavrakakis, A. Gogou, E. Krasakopoulou, A. P. Karageorgis, H. Kontoyiannis, G. Rousakis, D. Velaoras, L. Perivoliotis, G. Kambouri, I. Stavrakaki, and V. Lykousis
Biogeosciences, 10, 7235-7254, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-7235-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-7235-2013, 2013
24 Sep 2013
Occurrence, sources and transport pathways of natural and anthropogenic hydrocarbons in deep-sea sediments of the eastern Mediterranean Sea
C. Parinos, A. Gogou, I. Bouloubassi, R. Pedrosa-Pàmies, I. Hatzianestis, A. Sanchez-Vidal, G. Rousakis, D. Velaoras, G. Krokos, and V. Lykousis
Biogeosciences, 10, 6069-6089, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-6069-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-6069-2013, 2013
03 Sep 2013
Microhabitat and shrimp abundance within a Norwegian cold-water coral ecosystem
A. Purser, J. Ontrup, T. Schoening, L. Thomsen, R. Tong, V. Unnithan, and T. W. Nattkemper
Biogeosciences, 10, 5779-5791, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-5779-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-5779-2013, 2013
15 Aug 2013
Nematode diversity patterns at different spatial scales in bathyal sediments of the Mediterranean Sea
S. Bianchelli, C. Gambi, M. Mea, A. Pusceddu, and R. Danovaro
Biogeosciences, 10, 5465-5479, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-5465-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-5465-2013, 2013
09 Aug 2013
Influence of chemosynthetic ecosystems on nematode community structure and biomass in the deep eastern Mediterranean Sea
N. Lampadariou, V. Kalogeropoulou, K. Sevastou, K. Keklikoglou, and J. Sarrazin
Biogeosciences, 10, 5381-5398, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-5381-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-5381-2013, 2013
30 Jul 2013
The snails' tale in deep-sea habitats in the Gulf of Cadiz (NE Atlantic)
L. Génio, A. Warén, F. L. Matos, and M. R. Cunha
Biogeosciences, 10, 5159-5170, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-5159-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-5159-2013, 2013
18 Jul 2013
Benthic communities in the deep Mediterranean Sea: exploring microbial and meiofaunal patterns in slope and basin ecosystems
K. Sevastou, N. Lampadariou, P. N. Polymenakou, and A. Tselepides
Biogeosciences, 10, 4861-4878, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-4861-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-4861-2013, 2013
12 Jul 2013
The Gela Basin pockmark field in the strait of Sicily (Mediterranean Sea): chemosymbiotic faunal and carbonate signatures of postglacial to modern cold seepage
M. Taviani, L. Angeletti, A. Ceregato, F. Foglini, C. Froglia, and F. Trincardi
Biogeosciences, 10, 4653-4671, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-4653-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-4653-2013, 2013
05 Jul 2013
The importance of different spatial scales in determining structural and functional characteristics of deep-sea infauna communities
J. Ingels and A. Vanreusel
Biogeosciences, 10, 4547-4563, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-4547-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-4547-2013, 2013
03 Jul 2013
Downward fluxes of elemental carbon, metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in settling particles from the deep Ionian Sea (NESTOR site), Eastern Mediterranean
C. Theodosi, C. Parinos, A. Gogou, A. Kokotos, S. Stavrakakis, V. Lykousis, J. Hatzianestis, and N. Mihalopoulos
Biogeosciences, 10, 4449-4464, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-4449-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-4449-2013, 2013
20 Jun 2013
Application of a lagrangian transport model to organo-mineral aggregates within the Nazaré canyon
S. Pando, M. F. Juliano, R. García, P. A. de Jesus Mendes, and L. Thomsen
Biogeosciences, 10, 4103-4115, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-4103-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-4103-2013, 2013
19 Jun 2013
Diversity, distribution and spatial structure of the cold-water coral fauna of the Azores (NE Atlantic)
A. Braga-Henriques, F. M. Porteiro, P. A. Ribeiro, V. de Matos, Í. Sampaio, O. Ocaña, and R. S. Santos
Biogeosciences, 10, 4009-4036, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-4009-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-4009-2013, 2013
05 Jun 2013
Macrofaunal community inside and outside of the Darwin Mounds Special Area of Conservation, NE Atlantic
N. Serpetti, E. Gontikaki, B. E. Narayanaswamy, and U. Witte
Biogeosciences, 10, 3705-3714, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3705-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3705-2013, 2013
03 Jun 2013
Changes in polychaete standing stock and diversity on the northern side of Senghor Seamount (NE Atlantic)
A. J. Chivers, B. E. Narayanaswamy, P. A. Lamont, A. Dale, and R. Turnewitsch
Biogeosciences, 10, 3535-3546, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3535-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3535-2013, 2013
03 Jun 2013
External forcings, oceanographic processes and particle flux dynamics in Cap de Creus submarine canyon, NW Mediterranean Sea
A. Rumín-Caparrós, A. Sanchez-Vidal, A. Calafat, M. Canals, J. Martín, P. Puig, and R. Pedrosa-Pàmies
Biogeosciences, 10, 3493-3505, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3493-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3493-2013, 2013
03 Jun 2013
Interannual variation in the epibenthic megafauna at the shallowest station of the HAUSGARTEN observatory (79° N, 6° E)
K. S. Meyer, M. Bergmann, and T. Soltwedel
Biogeosciences, 10, 3479-3492, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3479-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3479-2013, 2013
27 May 2013
Coral Patch seamount (NE Atlantic) – a sedimentological and megafaunal reconnaissance based on video and hydroacoustic surveys
C. Wienberg, P. Wintersteller, L. Beuck, and D. Hebbeln
Biogeosciences, 10, 3421-3443, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3421-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3421-2013, 2013
23 May 2013
Bioavailability of sinking organic matter in the Blanes canyon and the adjacent open slope (NW Mediterranean Sea)
P. Lopez-Fernandez, S. Bianchelli, A. Pusceddu, A. Calafat, A. Sanchez-Vidal, and R. Danovaro
Biogeosciences, 10, 3405-3420, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3405-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3405-2013, 2013
21 May 2013
Density and distribution of megafauna at the Håkon Mosby mud volcano (the Barents Sea) based on image analysis
E. Rybakova (Goroslavskaya), S. Galkin, M. Bergmann, T. Soltwedel, and A. Gebruk
Biogeosciences, 10, 3359-3374, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3359-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3359-2013, 2013
14 May 2013
Limitations of microbial hydrocarbon degradation at the Amon mud volcano (Nile deep-sea fan)
J. Felden, A. Lichtschlag, F. Wenzhöfer, D. de Beer, T. Feseker, P. Pop Ristova, G. de Lange, and A. Boetius
Biogeosciences, 10, 3269-3283, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3269-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3269-2013, 2013
14 May 2013
An overview of chemosynthetic symbioses in bivalves from the North Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea
S. Duperron, S. M. Gaudron, C. F. Rodrigues, M. R. Cunha, C. Decker, and K. Olu
Biogeosciences, 10, 3241-3267, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3241-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3241-2013, 2013
14 May 2013
Sediment transport along the Cap de Creus Canyon flank during a mild, wet winter
J. Martín, X. Durrieu de Madron, P. Puig, F. Bourrin, A. Palanques, L. Houpert, M. Higueras, A. Sanchez-Vidal, A. M. Calafat, M. Canals, S. Heussner, N. Delsaut, and C. Sotin
Biogeosciences, 10, 3221-3239, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3221-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3221-2013, 2013
08 May 2013
Unravelling the environmental drivers of deep-sea nematode biodiversity and its relation with carbon mineralisation along a longitudinal primary productivity gradient
E. Pape, T. N. Bezerra, D. O. B. Jones, and A. Vanreusel
Biogeosciences, 10, 3127-3143, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3127-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3127-2013, 2013
06 May 2013
Seamount physiography and biology in the north-east Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea
T. Morato, K. Ø. Kvile, G. H. Taranto, F. Tempera, B. E. Narayanaswamy, D. Hebbeln, G. M. Menezes, C. Wienberg, R. S. Santos, and T. J. Pitcher
Biogeosciences, 10, 3039-3054, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3039-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-3039-2013, 2013
02 May 2013
Trophic state of benthic deep-sea ecosystems from two different continental margins off Iberia
A. Dell'Anno, A. Pusceddu, C. Corinaldesi, M. Canals, S. Heussner, L. Thomsen, and R. Danovaro
Biogeosciences, 10, 2945-2957, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-2945-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-2945-2013, 2013
02 May 2013
Interconnectivity vs. isolation of prokaryotic communities in European deep-sea mud volcanoes
M. G. Pachiadaki and K. A. Kormas
Biogeosciences, 10, 2821-2831, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-2821-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-2821-2013, 2013
24 Apr 2013
Multi-scale interactions between local hydrography, seabed topography, and community assembly on cold-water coral reefs
L.-A. Henry, J. Moreno Navas, and J. M. Roberts
Biogeosciences, 10, 2737-2746, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-2737-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-2737-2013, 2013
22 Apr 2013
Major consequences of an intense dense shelf water cascading event on deep-sea benthic trophic conditions and meiofaunal biodiversity
A. Pusceddu, M. Mea, M. Canals, S. Heussner, X. Durrieu de Madron, A. Sanchez-Vidal, S. Bianchelli, C. Corinaldesi, A. Dell'Anno, L. Thomsen, and R. Danovaro
Biogeosciences, 10, 2659-2670, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-2659-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-2659-2013, 2013
17 Apr 2013
Chemosymbiotic species from the Gulf of Cadiz (NE Atlantic): distribution, life styles and nutritional patterns
C. F. Rodrigues, A. Hilário, and M. R. Cunha
Biogeosciences, 10, 2569-2581, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-2569-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-2569-2013, 2013
17 Apr 2013
Macrofaunal assemblages from mud volcanoes in the Gulf of Cadiz: abundance, biodiversity and diversity partitioning across spatial scales
M. R. Cunha, C. F. Rodrigues, L. Génio, A. Hilário, A. Ravara, and O. Pfannkuche
Biogeosciences, 10, 2553-2568, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-2553-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-2553-2013, 2013
25 Mar 2013
Bathymetrical distribution and size structure of cold-water coral populations in the Cap de Creus and Lacaze-Duthiers canyons (northwestern Mediterranean)
A. Gori, C. Orejas, T. Madurell, L. Bramanti, M. Martins, E. Quintanilla, P. Marti-Puig, C. Lo Iacono, P. Puig, S. Requena, M. Greenacre, and J. M. Gili
Biogeosciences, 10, 2049-2060, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-2049-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-2049-2013, 2013
19 Feb 2013
Impact of open-ocean convection on particle fluxes and sediment dynamics in the deep margin of the Gulf of Lions
M. Stabholz, X. Durrieu de Madron, M. Canals, A. Khripounoff, I. Taupier-Letage, P. Testor, S. Heussner, P. Kerhervé, N. Delsaut, L. Houpert, G. Lastras, and B. Dennielou
Biogeosciences, 10, 1097-1116, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-1097-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-1097-2013, 2013
25 Jan 2013
Putative fishery-induced changes in biomass and population size structures of demersal deep-sea fishes in ICES Sub-area VII, Northeast Atlantic Ocean
J. A. Godbold, D. M. Bailey, M. A. Collins, J. D. M. Gordon, W. A. Spallek, and I. G. Priede
Biogeosciences, 10, 529-539, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-529-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-529-2013, 2013
08 Jan 2013
Sediment community responses to marine vs. terrigenous organic matter in a submarine canyon
W. R. Hunter, A. Jamieson, V. A. I. Huvenne, and U. Witte
Biogeosciences, 10, 67-80, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-67-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-10-67-2013, 2013
21 Dec 2012
Modelling the impact of Siboglinids on the biogeochemistry of the Captain Arutyunov mud volcano (Gulf of Cadiz)
K. Soetaert, D. van Oevelen, and S. Sommer
Biogeosciences, 9, 5341-5352, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-9-5341-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-9-5341-2012, 2012
26 Nov 2012
Deep-sea scavenging amphipod assemblages from the submarine canyons of the Western Iberian Peninsula
G. A. Duffy, T. Horton, and D. S. M. Billett
Biogeosciences, 9, 4861-4869, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-9-4861-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-9-4861-2012, 2012
06 Aug 2012
Mats of psychrophilic thiotrophic bacteria associated with cold seeps of the Barents Sea
S. Grünke, A. Lichtschlag, D. de Beer, J. Felden, V. Salman, A. Ramette, H. N. Schulz-Vogt, and A. Boetius
Biogeosciences, 9, 2947-2960, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-9-2947-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-9-2947-2012, 2012
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