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  • Integrating diel vertical migrations of bioluminescent deep scattering layers into monitoring programs 

    Chatzievangelou, Damianos; Bahamón Rivera, Nixon; Martini, Séverine; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Riccobene, Giorgio; Tangherlini, Michael; Danovaro, Roberto; De Leo, Fabio C.; Pirenne, Benoît; Aguzzi, Jacopo (Frontiers Media, 2021-05-28)
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    The deep sea (i.e., 200 m depth) is a highly dynamic environment where benthic ecosystems are functionally and ecologically connected with the overlying water column and the surface. In the aphotic deep sea, organisms rely ...
  • Mobile robotic platforms for the acoustic tracking of deep-sea demersal fishery resources 

    Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; Navarro, Joan; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Aguzzi, Jacopo; Kieft, B; O'Reilly, Thomas C.; Katija, Kakani; Bouvet, Pierre-Jean; Fannjiang, Clara; Vigo Fernandez, Maria; Puig Alenyà, Pere; Alcocer Peñas, Alex; Vallicrosa Massaguer, Guillem; Palomeras, Narcís; Carreras, Marc; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Company Claret, Joan Baptista (2020-11-25)
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    Knowing the displacement capacity and mobility patterns of industrially exploited (i.e., fished) marine resources is key to establishing effective conservation management strategies in human-impacted marine ecosystems. ...
  • Acoustic tracking of Nephrops norvegicus by networked moored hydrophones in a deep-sea no-take reserve of the North Western Mediterranean Sea 

    Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Navarro, Joan; Vigo Fernandez, Maria; Aguzzi, Jacopo; Bahamón Rivera, Nixon; García del Arco, José Antonio; Rotllant Estelrich, Guiomar; Company Claret, Joan Baptista (2020-12-01)
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    Knowing the displacement capacity and mobility patterns of fished marine resources is pivotal to establish effective conservation management strategies in marine ecosystems. Accurate behavioral information of deep-sea ...
  • Metadata-driven universal real-time ocean sound measurement architecture 

    Martínez Padró, Enoc; Garcia Benadí, Albert; Toma, Daniel; Delory, Eric; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021-02-11)
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    Underwater sound in the oceans has been significantly rising in the past decades due to an increase in human activities, adversely affecting the marine environment. In order to assess and limit the impact of underwater ...
  • The potential of video imagery from worldwide cabled observatory networks to provide information supporting fish-stock and biodiversity assessment 

    Aguzzi, Jacopo; Chatzievangelou, Damianos; Company Vidal, José Luis; Thomsen, L.; Bonofiglio, Federico; Juanes, Francis; Rountree, Rodney A.; Berry, Alan; Chumbinho, Rogério; Lordan, Colm; Doyle, Jennifer; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Navarro, Joan; De Leo, Fabio C.; Bahamón Rivera, Nixon; García del Arco, José Antonio; Danovaro, Roberto; Francescangeli, Marco; López-Vázquez, Vanesa; Gaughan, P. (2020-11-12)
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    Seafloor multiparametric fibre-optic-cabled video observatories are emerging tools for standardized monitoring programmes, dedicated to the production of real-time fishery-independent stock assessment data. Here, we propose ...
  • Multiparametric monitoring of sh activity rhythms in an Atlantic coastal cabled observatory 

    Aguzzi, Jacopo; López Romero, David; Marini, Simone; Costa, Conrado; Berry, Alan; Chumbinho, Rogério; Ciuffardi, Tiziana; Fanelli, Emanuela; Pieretti, Nadia; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Stefanni, Sergio; Mirimin, Luca; Doyle, J; Lordan, Colm; Gaughan, P. (2020-08-20)
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    Cabled video-observatories offer new opportunities to monitor fish species at frequencies and durations never attained before, quantifying the behavioural activities of their individuals, and providing ancillary data to ...
  • Towards Naples Ecological REsearch for Augmented Observatories (NEREA): The NEREA-Fix module, a stand-alone platform for long-term deep-sea ecosystem monitoring 

    Fanelli, Emanuela; Aguzzi, Jacopo; Marini, Simone; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Nogueras Cervera, Marc; Canese, Simonepietro; Stefanni, Sergio; Danovaro, Roberto; Conversano, Fabio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-05-21)
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    Deep-sea ecological monitoring is increasingly recognized as indispensable for the comprehension of the largest biome on Earth, but at the same time it is subjected to growing human impacts for the exploitation of biotic ...
  • Toward a comprehensive and integrated strategy of the European Marine Research Infrastructures for Ocean Observations 

    Dañobeitia, Juan Jose; Pouliquen, Sylvie; Johannessen, Truls; Basset, Alberto; Cannat, Mathilde; Pfeil, Benjamin; Fredella, Maria Incoronata; Materia, Paola; Gourcuff, Claire; Magnifico, Giuseppe; Delory, Eric; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Rodero, Ivan; Beranzoli, Laura; Nardello, Ilaria; Iudicone, Daniele; Carval, Thierry; González Aranda, Juan Miguel; Petihakis, George; Blandin, Jérôme; Kutsch, Werner; Gates, Andrew; Favali, P. (2020-03-31)
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    Global Change is advancing rapidly making it urgent to strengthen our understanding of marine ecosystems vital for life on Earth. Geohazards such as earthquakes, eruptions, and tsunamis are ever-more frequent, resulting ...
  • Obsea: a decadal balance for a cabled observatory deployment 

    Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Nogueras Cervera, Marc; Toma, Daniel; Martínez Padró, Enoc; Artero Delgado, Carola; Bghiel, Ikram; Cadena Muñoz, Francisco Javier; Garcia Benadí, Albert; Sarriá Gandul, David; Aguzzi, Jacopo; Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; Carandell Widmer, Matias; Olivé Duran, Joaquim; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Santamaria, Josep; Manuel Lázaro, Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-02-13)
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    The study of the effects of climate change on the marine environment requires the existence of sufficiently long time series of key parameters. The study of these series allows both to characterize the range of variability ...
  • Annual rhythms of temporal niche partitioning in the Sparidae family are correlated to different environmental variables 

    Sbragaglia, Valerio; Núñez, Jesús D.; Dominoni, Davide; Coco, Salvatore; Fanelli, Emanuela; Azzurro, Ernesto; Marini, Simone; Nogueras Cervera, Marc; Ponti, M.; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Aguzzi, Jacopo (Nature, 2019-02-08)
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    The seasonal timing of recurring biological processes is essential for organisms living in temperate regions. While ample knowledge of these processes exists for terrestrial environments, seasonal timing in the marine ...
  • Traceable sea water temperature measurements performed by optical fibers 

    García Izquierdo, Carmen; Garcia Benadí, Albert; Corredera, Pedro; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Nogueras Cervera, Marc (2018-10-01)
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    This paper describes a technique to perform traceable temperature measurements of the seawater column andseawater surface, based on optical ¿ber Bragg gratings. The paper explains the di¿erent phases of the work done:design ...
  • Smart Embedded Passive Acoustic Devices for Real-Time Hydroacoustic Surveys 

    Toma, Daniel; Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Martínez Padró, Enoc; Artero Delgado, Carola; Casale, Alessandra; Figoli, Alberto; Pinzani, Diego; Cervantes Fructuoso, Pablo; Ruiz, Pablo; Memè, Simone; Delory, Eric (2018-05-08)
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    This paper describes cost-efficient, innovative and interoperable ocean passive acoustics sensors systems, developed within the European FP7 project NeXOS (Next generation Low-Cost Multifunctional Web Enabled Ocean Sensor ...