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    • Cambios en la cobertura de manglares en Bahía Culebra, Pacífico Norte de Costa Rica (1945-2010) 

      Benavides Varela, Catalina; Samper Villarreal, Jimena; Cortés Núñez, Jorge (2016)
      Los manglares tienen gran importancia ecológica, económica, riqueza natural y prestan servicios ambientales. No obstante, son amenazados por la sobreexplotación, la contaminación y el cambio de uso de suelo. Costa Rica ...
    • Caribbean-Wide, Long-Term Study of Seagrass Beds Reveals Local Variations, Shifts in Community Structure and Occasional Collapse 

      van Tussenbroek, Brigitta I.; Cortés Núñez, Jorge; Collin, Rachel; Fonseca Escalante, Ana Cecilia; Gayle, Peter M. H.; Guzmán Espinal, Héctor M.; Jácome, Gabriel E.; Juman, Rahanna; Koltes, Karen H.; Oxenford, Hazel A.; Rodríguez Ramírez, Alberto; Samper Villarreal, Jimena; Smith, Struan R.; Tschirky, John J.; Weil, Ernesto; Hewitt, Judi (2014)
      The CARICOMP monitoring network gathered standardized data from 52 seagrass sampling stations at 22 sites (mostly Thalassia testudinum-dominated beds in reef systems) across the Wider Caribbean twice a year over the period ...
    • Intra- and inter-annual variation in a seagrass meadow on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica: 2009-2015 

      Loría Naranjo, Margarita; Samper Villarreal, Jimena; Sandoval Siles, Marylaura; Cortés Núñez, Jorge (2018)
      Seagrass beds are an important ecosystem on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. At Cahuita National Park (CNP) a seagrass bed at Perezoso has been monitored continually since 1999 within the CARICOMP program. Thalassia ...
    • Seagrass morphometrics at species level in Moreton Bay, Australia from 2012 to 2013 

      Samper Villarreal, Jimena; Roelfsema, Chris; Kovacs, Eva M.; Adi, Novi Susetyo; Lyons, Mitchell; Mumby, Peter J.; Lovelock, Catherine E.; Saunders, Megan Irene; Phinn, Stuart R. (2017)
      Seagrass above, below and total biomass, density and leaf area, length and width were quantified at a species level for 122 sites over three sampling periods in Moreton Bay, Australia. Core samples were collected in two ...
    • Using eDNA to determine the source of organic carbon in seagrass meadows 

      Reef, Ruth; Atwood, Trisha B.; Samper Villarreal, Jimena; Adame, Maria Fernanda; Sampayo, Eugenia M.; Lovelock, Catherine E. (2017)
      Seagrasses sequester globally significant amounts of carbon (C), which is stored mainly in the sediment. BothC fixation by the seagrass (autochthonous) and the trapping of organic matter that is derived from outside ...