World Resource Institute

Applied Management & Monitoring

An integrated methodology for assessment of estuarine trophic status
Bricker, S.B., Ferreira, J.G. and T, Simas. Ecological Modelling 169: 39-60, 2003.

Applicability of LOICZ Catchment – Coast Continuum in a Major Caribbean Basin: The Magdalena River, Colombia
Restrepo, J.D. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 77(2): 214-229, 2008.
The Land Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone (LOICZ) approach is used within the Magdalena River Project (MRP) to improve current scientific understanding of the catchment and interactions between anthropogenic activity and the neighboring coastal environment. Sediment transport/load, land-use, human activity, and deterioration of coral and seagrass populations are among the topics covered in this study.

Application and sensitivity testing of a eutrophication assessment method on coastal systems in the United States and European Union
Ferreira, J.G., Bricken, S.B. and T.C, Simas. Journal of Environmental Management 82: 433–445, 2007.

A revisitation of TRIX for trophic status assessment in the light of the European Water Framework Directive: Application to Italian coastal waters
Pettinea, M., Casentinia, B., Fazia, S., Giovanardib, F. and R. Pagnottaa. Marine Pollution Bulletin 54 (2007) 1413–1426.

Assessment of Eutrophication in Estuaries: Pressure–State–Response and Nitrogen Source Apportionment
Whitall, D., Bricker, S., Ferreira, J., Nobre, A.M., Simas, R. and M, Silva. Environmental Management 40: 678-690, 2007.

Assessment of recent eutrophication and climate influence in the Archipelago Sea based on the subfossil diatom record
Tuovinen, N., Weckstrom, K. and J.J. Virtasalo. Journal of Palaeolimnology 44: 95-108, 2010.

Assessment of the ecological status of transitional waters in Sicily (Italy): First characterisation and classification according to a multiparametric approach
Caruso, G., Leonardi, M., Monticelly, L.S., Decembrini, F., Azzaro, F., Crisafi, E., Zappala, G. and A, Bergamasco. Marine Pollution Bulletin (Article in Press), 2010.

Assessment of the phytoplankton ecological status in the Basque coast (northern Spain) according to the European Water Framework Directive
Revilla, M., Franco, J., Bald, J., Laza, A., Seoane, S. and V, Valencia. Journal of Sea Research 61(1-2): 60-67.

Assessing and managing nutrient-enhanced eutrophication in estuarine and coastal waters: Interactive effects of human and climatic perturbations
Paerl, H.W. Ecological Engineering 26: 40-54, 2006.

Biophysical and socio-economic assessments of the coastal zone: the LOICZ approach
Talaue-McManus, L., Smith, S.V. and R.W, Buddemeir. Ocean & Coastal Management 46: 323-333, 2003.

Coastal Eutrophication: Recent Developments in Definitions and Implications for Monitoring Strategies
Andersen, J.H., L. Schlüter, and G. Ærtebjerg. Journal of Plankton Research 28(7): 621-628, 2006.
This communication aims to review recent developments in the definitions of coastal eutrophication.

Constraints to the implementation of effective environmental management in coastal areas of developing countries
Wagener, A. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências 77(4), 2005.

Controlling Eutrophication: Nitrogen and Phosphorus
Conley, D.J., Paerl, H.W., Howarth, R.W., Boesch, D.F., Seitzinger, S.P., Havens, K.E., Lancelot, C. and G, Likens. Science 323: 1014-1015, 2009.

De-eutrophication of effluent wastewater from fish aquaculture by using marine green alga Ulva pertusa
Jianguo, L., Zengfu, W. and Wei, L. Chinese Journal of Oceanography and Limnology 28(2): 201-208.

Dinoflagellate Cysts in Coastal Sediments as Indicators of Eutrophication: A Case of Gwangyang Bay, South Sea of Korea
Kim, S.Y., Moon, C.H., Cho, H.J. and D.I. Lim. Estuaries and Coasts 32(6): 1225-1233, 2009.

Effects of Inland Nitrogen Transport and Attenuation Modeling on Coastal Nitrogen Load Abatement
Destouni, g., Lindgren, G. and Mariegren, I. Environmental Science & Technology 50(20): 6208-6214, 2006.

Energy, Industry and Nitrogen: Strategies for Decreasing Reactive Nitrogen Emissions
Moonmaw, W. Ambio 31(2): 184-189, 2002.

Eutrophication Assessment of Coastal Waters Based on Indicators: A Literature Review
Karydis, M. Global NEST Journal 11(4): 373-390, 2009.

Guidance on Typology, Reference Conditions and Classification Systems for Transitional and Coastal Waters
COAST. European Union Common Implementation Strategy Working Group 2.4, 2003.

Hypertrophic lagoon management by sediment disturbance
Lenzi, M., Birardi, G., Calzolai, R., Finonia, M.G., Marcone, F., Nocciolini, S., Roffilli, R., Sgroi, S. and D, Solari. Marine Pollution Bulletin 61(4-6): 189-197.

Identification of Sensitive Areas and Vulnerable Zones In Transitional and Coastal Portuguese Systems
Ferreira, J.G., Simas, T., Nobre, A., Silva, M.C., Schifferegger, K., and J, Lencart-Silva. Application of the United States National Estuarine Eutrophication Assessment to the Minho, Lima, Douro, Ria de Aveiro, Mondego, Tagus, Sado, Mira, Ria Formosa and Guadiana systems INAG/IMAR, 2003.

Integrated approach to nutrient cycling monitoring
Scholes, M.C., de Villiers, S., Scholes, R.J. and G, Feig. South African Journal of Science 103: 323-328.

Intertidal macrozoobenthos in sandy beaches of Bahía Nueva (Patagonia, Argentina) and their use as bioindicators of environmental impact
Ferrando, A., Esteves, J.L., Elias, R. and N, Mendez. Scientia Marina 74(2): 345-352.

Management of coastal eutrophication: Integration of field data, ecosystem-scale simulations and screening models
Nobre, A.M., Ferreira, J.G., Newton, A., Simas, T., Icely, J.D. and R, Neves. Journal of Marine Systems 58(3-4): 375-390, 2005.

Management of productivity, environmental effects and profitability of shellfish aquaculture — the Farm Aquaculture Resource Management (FARM) model
Ferreira, G., Hawkins, A.J.S. and S.B, Bricker. Aquaculture 264(1-4): 160-174, 2007.

Model analyses of the future water quality of the eutrophicated Ghar El Melh lagoon (Northern Tunisia)
Rasmussen, E.K., Petersen, O.S., Thompson, J.R., Flower, R.J., Avache, F., Kraiem, M. and L, Chouba. Hydrobiologia 622: 173-193.

Monitoring of coastal and transitional waters under the E.U. Water Framework Directive
Ferreira, J.G., Vale, C., Soares, C.V., Salas, F., Stacey, P.E., Bricker, S.B., Silva, M.C. and J.C. Marques. Environmental Monitoring Assessment 135: 195-216, 2007.

National Estuarine Eutrophication Assessment Update: Workshop summary and recommendations for development of a long-term monitoring and assessment program
Bricker, S., G. Matlock, J., Snider, A., Mason, M., Alber, W., Boynton, D., Brock, G., Brush, D., Chestnut, U., Claussen, W., Dennison, E., Dettmann, D., Dunn, J., Ferreira, D., Flemer, P., Fong, J., Fourqurean, J., Hameedi, D., Hernandez, D., Hoover, D., Johnston, S., Jones, K., Kamer, R., Kelty, D., Keeley, R., Langan, J., Latimer, D., Lipton, R., Magnien, T., Malone, G., Morrison, J., Newton, J., Pennock, N., Rabalais, D., Scheurer, J., Sharp, D., Smith, S., Smith, P., Tester, R., Thom, D., Trueblood, R. and V, Dolah. Proceedings of a workshop September 4-5 2002, Patuxent Wildlife Research Refuge, Laurel, Maryland. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science. Silver Spring, 2004.

NLOAD: An Interactive, Web-Based Modeling Tool for Nitrogen Management in Estuaries
Bowen, J.L., Ramstack, J.M., Mazzilli, S. and I, Valiela. Ecological Applications 17(5): 17-30, 2007.
(See NLOAD Webpage on Tools & Data section of Resource Library).

Nutrient Bioaccumulation in Phragmites australis: Management Tool for Reduction of Pollution in the Mar Menor
Ruiz, M. and J, Velasco. Water Air Soil Pollution 205: 173-185, 2010.

Life Cycle Assessment of Biological Nutrient Removal Wastewater Treatment Plants
Foley, J., D, Haas., K, Hartley. and P, Lant. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Life Cycle Assessment, August 27-29, Zurich, Switzerland, 2007.

Long-Term Monitoring of Buffer Zone Efficiency Under Different Cultivation Techniques in boreal conditions
Uusi-Kamppa, J. and L. Jauhiainen. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 137: 75-85, 2010.
The journal article gives an introduction to the role and use of riparian vegetation buffer zones in reducing nutrients phosphorous) and suspended solids inputs into watercourses. The study consists of a long-term monitoring effort on the competence of different (in plant composition) types of buffers in retaining nutrients and suspended solids. As the tile suggests there is an emphasis on areas with a boreal climate.

Overview of integrative tools and methods in assessing ecological integrity in estuarine and coastal systems worldwide - Review
Borja, A., Bricker, S.B., Dauer, D.M., Demetriades, N.T., Ferreira, J.G., Forbes, A.T., Hutchings, P., Jia, X., Kenchington, R., Marquez, J.C. and C, Zhu. Marine Pollution Bulletin 56: 1519-1537, 2008.

Restoring the Black Sea in Times of Uncertainty
Mee, L.D., J. Friedrich, and M.T. Gomoju. Oceanography (18): 32-43, 2005.
This article examines the management systems in place in and surrounding the Black Sea, and addresses certain limiting scientific uncertainties.

Simple Tools for Assessing Water Quality and Trophic Status in Transitional Water Ecosystems
Giordani, G., Saldivar, J.M. and P. Viaroli. Ecological Indicators 9: 982-991, 2009.
This article deals with the development of an index used to assess the trophic status of transitional water bodies. The index takes into consideration different factors in order to classify aquatic ecosystems. These include causes (inorganic nutrients), key biological components (primary producers) and indicators of effects eutrophication (oxygen). The study is of relevance to Southern Europe as the index was tested and validated in a number of water bodies in the region.

Sustainable management of shellfish resources in Bandon Bay, Gulf of Thailand
Jarernpornnipat, A., Pedersen, O., Jensen, K.R., Boromthanarat , S., Vongvisessomjai, S. and P, Choncheanchob. Journal of Coastal Conservation 9: 135-146, 2004.

Three-dimensional hydrodynamic-eutrophication model (HEM-3D):application to Kwang-Yang Bay, Korea
Park, K., Jung, H.S., Kim, H.S. and S.M. Ahn. Marine Environmental Research 60: 171-193, 2005.
Numerical water quality models are a common tool used to study and manage water quality conditions in aquatic systems. In this technical paper, the HEM-3D model is presented and described. Additionally, the methodology followed for its application and the results obtained in Kwang-Yang Bay are discussed.

Trophic Assessment in Chinese Coastal Systems - Review of Methods and Application to the Changjiang (Yangtze) Estuary and Jiaozhou Bay
Xiao, y., Ferreira, J.G., Bricker, S.B., Nunes, J.P., Zhu, M. and Zhang, X. Estuaries and Coast 30(6): 901-918, 2007.

Toward Reversal of Eutrophic Conditions in a Subtropical Estuary: Water Quality and Seagrass Response to Nitrogen Loading Reductions in Tampa Bay, Florida, USA
Greening, H. and A, Janicki. Environmental Management 38(2): 163-178.