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Details of Prof Eric Desmond Barton   


Gender male
Job title Profesor de Investigacion
Department Oceanoloxia
IIM, Eduardo Cabello 6, Vigo 36208
Tel +34 986 231 930
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Website http://www.iim.csic.es/%7Ebarton
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Physical Oceanography , Physical Oceanography
Research Activities Increasingly multi-disciplinary aspects of upwelling ecosystems and related areas. ongoing research includes study of 3-d circulation in the Ria de Vigo, monitoring of mid-shelf conditions off NW Spain, comparative study of the systems off Iberia and NW Africa, annual cycle of the Mexican Coastal Current. Also Editor in Chief of Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans 2010-.
Research Region Eastern Atlantic, 72, Caribbean
Skills/Expertise Observational physical oceanographer studying circulation and hydrography of upwelling systems and semi-enclosed embayments.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Prof Eric BARTON)

Álvarez-Salgado, X.A., J.Arístegui, E.D.Barton, D.A. Hansell, R. Sanders (2007) Contributions of upwelling filaments to net heterotrophic systems in the ocean carbon cycle,Limnol. Oceanogr., 52(3), 1287?1292.
Torres, R. and E.D.Barton (2007) The Spring Transition of upwelling off the Galician coast. Continental Shelf Research, 27, 1759?1778. Relvas, P., A. Peliz, E.D. Barton, J. C. da Silva, J. Dubert, M. Santos, P. B. Oliveira (2007) Physical oceanography of the western Iberia ecosystem: Latest views and challenges. Progress in Oceanography, 74, 149?173. Trasviña, A. and E.D. Barton (2008) Summer Mesoscale circulation in the Mexican Tropical Pacific. Deep-Sea Research, I, 55, 587-607. Barton E.D., M. Lavin and A. Trasviña (2009) Near-shore circulation of the Gulf of Tehuantepec under offshore wind. Continental Shelf Research, 29, 485?500. J.M. Landeira, F. Lozano-Soldevilla, S. Hernández-Leon and E.D.Barton (2009a) Spatial variability of planktonic invertebrate larvae in the Canary Islands area. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, doi:10.1017/S0025315409990750. J.M. Landeira, F. Lozano-Soldevilla, S. Hernández-Leon and E.D.Barton (2009b) Horizontal distribution of invertebrate larvae around the oceanic island of Gran Canaria: the effect of mesoscale variability. Scientia Marina 73(4), 757-767, doi: 10.3989/scimar.2009.73n4757. Javier Aristegui, Eric D. Barton, Xose A. Alvarez-Salgado, A. Miguel P. Santos, Francisco G. Figueiras, Souad Kifani, Santiago Hernandez-Leon, Evan Mason, Eric Machu, Herve Demarcq (2009) Sub-regional ecosystem variability in the Canary Current upwelling. Progress in Oceanography, 83, 33?48. Barton, E. D. (2010) Recent advances in further research on irreproducible results: a generalization, pp31-62, In The Ocean, The Wine, The Valley: The lives of Antoine Badan. Editors E. Pavia, J. Sheinbaum, and J. Candela, CICESE, Ensenada, ISBN 978-0-557-94026-4. Romera-Castillo, C., M. Nieto-Cid, C.G. Castro, C. Marrasé1, J. Largier, E.D. Barton, X.A. Álvarez-Salgado (2011) Fluorescence: absorbance ratio - tracing photochemical and microbial degradation processes affecting coloured dissolved organic matter in a coastal system. Marine Chemistry, 125, 26-38. E. Spyrakos a, L. González Vilas, J. M. Torres Palenzuela, E. D. Barton (2011) Remote sensing chlorophyll a of optically complex waters (rias Baixas, NW Spain): Application of a regionally specific chlorophyll a algorithm for MERIS full resolution data during an upwelling cycle. Remote Sensing of Environment, 115 (2011) 2471?2485 doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.05.008. Meunier, T., E.D. Barton, B. Barreiro and R. Torres (2012) Upwelling filaments off Cap Blanc: Interaction of the NW African upwelling and the Cape Verde Frontal Zone eddy field. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, C08031, doi:10.1029/2012JC007905. Ruiz-Ochoa, M., E. Beier, G. Bernal and E.D. Barton (2012) Sea Surface Temperature Variability in the Colombian Basin, Caribbean Sea. Deep-Sea Research, Pt I., 64, 43?53 doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2012.01.01. Seeyave, S., Trevor Probyn, Francisco G. Figueiras, Xosé Antón Álvarez-Salgado, Eric D. Barton, Michael Lucas, Duncan Purdie (2013) Nitrogen uptake of phytoplankton assemblages under contrasting upwelling and downwelling conditions in the coastal embayment of the Ría de Vigo, NW Spain. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 10.1016/j.ecss.2013.03.004. Barton, E.D., Torres, R., Largier, J., Sheridan, M., Trasviña, A., Souza, A., Pazos, Y., Valle-Levinson, A., Torres, J. (2013) Circulation in the Ria de Vigo and exchange with the coastal waters during upwelling and downwelling events. In preparation. Barton, E.D., C. Roy and D. Field (2013) Canary Current upwelling: more or less? In press Progress in Oceanography.
García-Muñoz, M., Arístegui, J., Montero, M.F. & Barton, E.D. (2004) Distribution and transport of organic matter along a filament - eddy system in the Canaries - NW Africa coastal transition zone region. Progress in Oceanography, 62, 2-4, 115-129. Arístegui, J., X.A.Alvarez-Salgado, E.D.Barton, F.G.Figueiras, S.Hernández-Leon, C. Roy and A.M.P. Santos (2004) Oceanography and Fisheries of the Canary Current/Iberian Region of the North Atlantic. In: The Global Coastal Ocean: Interdisciplinary Regional Studies and Syntheses (The Sea: Ideas and Observations on Progress in the Study of the Seas, Vol. 14), editado por A.R. Robinson y K. Brink, Harvard University Press, ISBN: 0674015274, capítulo 23. Relvas, P. and E.D. Barton (2005) A separated jet and coastal counterflow during upwelling relaxation off Cape São Vicente (Iberian Peninsula). Continental Shelf Research, 25, 1, 29-49. Andrade, C.A. and E.D.Barton (2005) The Guajira upwelling. Continental Shelf Research, 25, 9, 1003-1022. J.M. Rodríguez, S. Hernández-León and E.D. Barton (2006) Vertical distribution of fish larvae in the Canaries CTZ, in summer. Marine Biology, DOI 10.1007/s00227-006-0270-z. Torres, R., and E.D. Barton (2006) Onset and development of the Iberian Poleward Flow along the Galician coast, In press Continental Shelf Research. Fréon, P., J. Alheit, E. D. Barton, S. Kifani and P. Marchesiello (2006) Variability and change in comparable systems ? lessons learned, To appear in the book The Benguela: predicting a large marine ecosystem. Álvarez-Salgado, X.A., J.Arístegui, E.D.Barton, D.A. Hansell, R. Sanders (2006) Contributions of upwelling filaments to net heterotrophic systems in the ocean carbon cycle, Nature, Submitted.

Created: 2006-04-26 Last Updated: 2015-05-15 by Eric BARTON