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- Sofiene Tlili; Catherine Mouneyrac
- Regional environmental change 2019 v.19 no.4 pp. 995-1007
- aquatic organisms; beaches; bioaccumulation; biomarkers; clams; drugs; ecotoxicology; environmental assessment; environmental monitoring; global change; indicator species; marine ecosystems; nanoplastics; physiology; surveys; Mediterranean region
- ... The wedge clam Donax trunculus is commonly used in environmental monitoring studies as sentinel species for the biomonitoring of sandy beaches in Mediterranean areas. Taking in account the combined effects of chemical stressors and global changes in marine organisms, research efforts in ecotoxicology should be up-to-date for a more relevant and integrative monitoring studies. In the same context, ...
- R. Bezhenar; V. Maderich; A. Schirone; F. Conte; V. Martazinova
- Journal of environmental radioactivity 2019 v.208-209 pp. 106023
- accidents; aquatic organisms; atmospheric deposition; cesium; food webs; inventories; models; monitoring; nuclear power; power plants; radioactivity; radionuclides; sediments; surface water; Atlantic Ocean; Black Sea; Mediterranean Sea; Mediterranean region
- ... The compartment model POSEIDON-R with an embedded dynamic food web model was used to assess 137Cs distributions in the Mediterranean and Black Seas during 1945–2020 due to the weapon testing and accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Three maximums of contamination of surface waters can be identified from 1950 in the Mediterranean Sea system. Two of them (in 1959 and 1963) were caused by a ...