Abbreviation: J. Oceanogr. Mar. Sci.
Start Year: 2010
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DOI: 10.5897/JOMS2016.0129[Article Number: E2F22A660768]
The effect of hydroclimatic conditions on phytoplankton was investigated in Ejirin, part of Epe lagoon, south-western Nigeria from December, 2012 to May, 2013. The data obtained for hydroclimatic features responded to rainfall pattern during the study period. The water remained acidic throughout the sampling period as pH value was ≤ 6.6 and salinity value ≤ 0.01%. The micronutrients varied throughout the sampling... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JOMS2016.0124[Article Number: 565090659580]
Oceanographic in situ data collected in the Gulf of Guinea during six cruises carried out between 2005 and 2007 were analysed to study the influence of equatorial upwelling on the productivity of the region. At 10°W, observations during boreal summer and autumn cruises captured seasonal upwelling influences. In response to the shoaling pycnocline in June 2005, higher concentrations of nitrate and chlorophyll... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JOMS2015.0118[Article Number: E4E221D54239]
Solar saltpans are ponds of brine sun evaporated to crystallize salt (Halite). Once provide ambient ecology for several halophilic microalgae. Enumeration of microorganisms in Thoothukudi solar saltpans revealed the presence of 30 genera of microalgae belonging to the divisions of Cyanophyta, Bacillariophyta and Chlorophyta. Chlorophyta species is the dominant group of solar salterns of Thoothukudi. Key... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JOMS2014.0115[Article Number: F3E4B8F50075]
Specimens were collected from three estuarine localities of the Arabian Gulf (Saudi Arabia) namely northern Khobar, southern Khobar and Ad-Dammam estuarine beaches during January and August 2013 and June 2014. Three collections in the form of twenty specimens were samples in each month from each locality. Immediately these samples were dissected and ctendia were isolated and frozen at -20°C. Using energy dispersive... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JOMS2014.0114[Article Number: 7008B6F48536]
The sea surface temperature (SST) and partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2) derived from hourly in situ measurements at Northwest (56.5°N, 52.6°W) and Northeast (49.0°N, 16.5°W) subpolar sites of the Atlantic Ocean from 2003 – 2005 were employed to investigate the seasonal pCO2–SST relationship. The results indicate weak to moderately strong significant negative relationships (r = -0.04... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JOMS2013.0103[Article Number: C96432846995]
Seasonal variation of the distribution pattern, enrichment and contamination of some heavy metals (Cd, Cr, Fe, Pb, Zn, Ni and Cu) in surface water of Qua Iboe river estuary and adjoining creeks were investigated using physicochemical parameters. The results of wet season mean concentrations (mg/l) were: Cd (0.09 ± 0.02), Cr (0.05 ± 0.02), Cu (0.05 ± 0.01), Fe (10.68 ± 1.91), Pb (0.06 ±... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JOMS2013.0101[Article Number: E2BFCCC46993]
The physicochemical characterization of seven marine sediment samples was investigated and collected from different zones along with Thondi coastal sediments along the southeast coast of India. The study found that variation in physical parameters and mud contents were due to differences in sediment source. Results of Station 3 revealed the calculated average values as follows: Bulk density (BD) (1.3 g/cm3), particle... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JOMS2014.0105[Article Number: 6D7860746157]
According to the International Maritime Organization's regulations, there are factors that affect the energy efficiency of ship, cargo capacity and voyage distance. This document analyzes the information gathered from the detailed trials of the Energy Efficiency Operational Indicator of Taiwan’s bulk carrier and uses it to investigate the influence of various characteristics of voyage on the indicator value.... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JOMS2014.0110[Article Number: 6A4DF3945090]
Levels of the heavy metals Copper (Cu), Zinc (Zn), Lead (Pb), Cadmium (Cd), Chromium (Cr), Nickel (Ni), Iron (Fe) and Manganese (Mn) were determined in coastal water, sediments and soft tissues of the Saccostrea cucullata, from the intertidal zone at five stations in the Gulf of Chabahar on the Iranian coasts along the Oman Sea. The concentrations of heavy metals in seawater ranged between 3.37 to 5.74, 18.01 to 22.62,... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JOMS2014.0107[Article Number: A18BC7645056]
Periwinkle, Tympanotonus fuscatus, was collected from the Cross River Estuary, allowed to acclimate to laboratory conditions for 7 days and exposed to Nigerian crude oil and detergent (Klin) at different concentration intervals of 50, 100, 150, 200, 250 and 20, 40, 60, 80, 100 ml/L of water, respectively for a period of 96 h. A total of 176 mortalities were observed for detergent out of 250 individuals during the entire... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JOMS2013.0100[Article Number: B8F85F242619]
A numerical modeling study was carried out using the Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS) for the Tanzanian coast to investigate the seasonal dynamics of water circulation, temperature and salinity. The model results indicated the presence of an eddy on the surface that develops during the Northeast (NE) monsoon and which has not been documented previously. The study also revealed that, the core of the East African... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JOMS2014.0102[Article Number: CA22E9342622]
The steric sea level through four layers in the Mediterranean Sea is estimated during the period of 1970 to 2005 by using hydrographic data from national world data center. Meteorological parameters are the principle factors that control the warming in the upper layer in the Mediterranean Sea. The annual sea level trends shows rising with calculated values which varies according to the different regions in the... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JOMS12.004[Article Number: 16FC21D8353]
An attempt was made to study the benthic biodiversity in Pichavaram mangrove ecosystem, Southeast coast of India. Monthly (duplicate) sampling was done in 3 stations, (Station I - fresh water zone, Station II - core mangrove zone and Station III - marine zone) for a period of one year from January 2008 to December 2008. As many as 22 species of benthic macro fauna were recorded in the study area (16 species of... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JOMS09.011[Article Number: 3B00AF08364]
Sequential aerial photographs taken along a section of the Strand coast (longitude 07°35’00” and latitude 8°30’ 20”E) East of the Niger Delta Nigeria were anaylsed to understand tidal inundation and resulting morphodynamic features as well as the littoral cell circulation patterns. Records from a Davis drifter deployed in the Qua Iboe River that traveled parallel to the... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JOMS12.001[Article Number: A48E20A5419]
The Nile Delta coast is a dynamic sedimentary environment experiencing erosion, transport and re-deposition of sand along the coast. The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of using an integrated approach of natural radioactivity of coastal sediments, heavy mineral distribution and grain size information to differentiate between the eroding and accreting areas of the Nile Delta coast. Also, it is to... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JOMS12.006[Article Number: A42486B5422]
Results of the present study reported the correlation of various environmental variables such as dissolved oxygen (DO), chlorophyll ‘a’, primary productivity (PP), salinity, sea surface temperature (SST) and meteorological parameters such as air temperature (AT), air pressure (AP), relative humidity (RH), wind pattern, sunshine hours (SSH) and rainfall (RF) during January, 2008 to December, 2010 with that of... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JOMS11.020[Article Number: D6C189B5395]
The sedimentation pattern of the lower reaches of Calabar River, on the south east coast of Nigeria was investigated with a view to evolving criteria for recognition of their ancient counterparts. Using grain size statistical parameters, the sediment-sediment relationships and flow structure of the river were examined from twenty-five georeferenced bottom samples. Results show that the tidal channel is uniformly... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JOMS11.025[Article Number: 911B6605399]
This paper presents the results of an empirical application aimed at estimating the economic value of the potential environmental impacts to mount Jaizkibel (Spain) resulting from the construction of a new seaport over its hillside. A choice experiment technique is applied for anex-ante natural resource damage assessment in monetary terms. The results revealed that, depending on the extent of the environmental... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JOMS11.023[Article Number: 47CC16C5380]
We investigated the concentrations of nutrients carbon and nitrogen in Santos Estuarine System (SES). The SES is located in the region of Baixada Santista (Santos, Brazil) and is ecologically and economically important due to biological diversity, high levels of metal pollution and sewage, and the presence of the port considered the largest and most productive in Latin America. For the preparation of the nutrient flow... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/JOMS11.018[Article Number: 453D3545352]
The paper reports the first time record of Stylochelius striatus (Mollusca: Aplysiidae), identified at Carbyn’s Cove tide pool (South Andaman), Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. The habitat for this species is Padina algae covered tide pools. Key words: Mollusca, Nudibranch, Stylochelius striatus, new record, Andaman Sea, India Read more.
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