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Details of Dr. Agostino Merico   


Gender male
Job title Professor
Department Ecological modelling
Leibniz-Zentrum für Marine Tropenökologie Bremen ( ZMT)
Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology Fahrenheitstr. 6 Bremen 28359
Tel +49 (0)421 23800 111
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Website http://www.zmt-bremen.de/en/Agostino_Merico.html
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Degree PhD
Job type Teaching/Education , Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Marine ecology, population dynamics and biodiversity. Marine biogeochemistry and ocean acidification. Earth system science and paleoclimate modelling. Interactions between the climate-ecological system and the socio-economic system.
Research Region The Tropics in the Earth System
Skills/Expertise Ecological and Biogeochemical Modelling
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Agostino MERICO)

Merico, A., Bruggeman, J. and Wirtz, K.W. [2009] A trait-based approach for downscaling complexity in plankton ecosystem models, Ecological Modelling, 220, 3001-3010.
Merico, A., T. Tyrrell, and P. A. Wilson [2008] Eocene/Oligocene ocean de-acidification linked to Antarctic glaciation by sea-level fall, Nature, 425, 979-983.
Merico, A., Tyrrell, T., and Cocakar, T. [2006] Is there any relationship between phytoplankton seasonal dynamics and the carbonate system? Journal of Marine Systems, 59, 120-142.
Lessard, E.J., Merico A. and Tyrrell, T. [2005] Nitrate:phosphate ratios and Emiliania huxleyi blooms, Limnology and Oceanography, 50(3), 1020-1024.
Merico, A., Tyrrell, T., Lessard, E.J., et al. [2004] Modelling phytoplankton succession on the Bering Sea shelf: role of climate influences and trophic interactions in generating Emiliania huxleyi blooms 1997-2000, Deep-Sea Research - Part I, 51, 1803-1826.

Created: 2007-02-21 Last Updated: 2014-06-03 by Agostino MERICO