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Details of Dr. Ricardo Prego   


Gender male
Job title Professor
Department Oceanography (Marine Biogeochemistry Group)
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas (IIM-CSIC) Eduardo Cabello, 6
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Degree Ph.D. in Chemistry
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Chemical Oceanography , Chemical Oceanography
Research Activities Biogeochemical cycles in coastal systems Processes and fluxes through coastal boundaries

Spanish; French; Portuguese
Research Region 102
Skills/Expertise Biogeochemical exchanges in the land-sea boundary Nutrients, trace elements, REE Contamination, eutrofication
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Ricardo PREGO)

Last three years: Alvarez-Vazquez, M.A., Bendicho, C. & Prego, R. 2014. Ultrasonic slurry sampling combined with total reflection X-ray spectrometry for multielemental analysis of coastal sediments in a ria system. Microchemical Journal, 112: 172-180. Jambrina-Enríquez, M., Rico, M., Moreno, A., Leira, M., Bernárdez, P., Prego, R., Recio, C. & Valero-Garcés, B.L. 2014. Timing of deglaciation and postglacial environmental dynamics in NW Iberia: The Sanabria Lake record. Quaternary Science Reviews, 94: 136-158. Ospina-Alvarez, N., Caetano, M., Vale, C., Santos-Echeandía, J., Bernárdez, P. & Prego, R. 2014. Exchange of nutrients across the sediment-water interface in intertidal ria systems (SW Europe). Journal of Sea Research, 85: 349-358. Ospina-Alvarez, N., Caetano, M., Vale, C., Santos-Echeandía, J. & Prego, R. 2014. Prevalence of tide-induced transport over other metal sources in a temperate estuarine zone (NW Iberian Peninsula). Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 140: 46-55. Ospina-Alvarez, N., Varela, M., Doval, M.D., Gómez-Gesteira, M., Cervantes-Duarte, R. & Prego, R. 2014. Outside the paradigm of upwelling rias in NW Iberian Peninsula: biogeochemical and phytoplankton patterns of a non-upwelling ria. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 138: 1-13. Prego, R., Caetano, M., Ospina-Alvarez, N., Raimundo, J. & Vale, C. 2014. Basin-scale contributions of Cr, Ni and Co from Ortegal Complex to the surrounding coastal environment (SW Europe). Science of the Total Environment, 468-469: 495-504. Bernárdez, P., Ospina-Alvarez, N., Caetano, M. & Prego, R. 2013. Fluvial contributions of nutrient salts, dissolved trace elements and organic carbon to the sea by pristine temperate rivers (SW Europe). Environmental Chemistry, 10: 42-53. Caetano, M., Vale, C., Anes, B., Raimundo, J., Drago, T., Schimdt, S., Nogueira, M., Oliveira, A. & Prego, R. 2013. The Condor Seamount at Mid Atlantic Ridge as a supplementary source of trace and rare earth elements to the sediments. Deep-Sea Research II, 98A: 24-37. Cervantes-Duarte, R., Prego, R., López-López, S., Aguirre-Bahena1, F., Ospina-Alvarez, N. 2013. Annual patterns of nutrients and chlorophyll in a subtropical coastal lagoon under the upwelling influence (SW of Baja-California Peninsula). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 120: 54-63. García, A., Bernárdez, P. & Prego, R. 2013. Copper in Galician ria sediments: natural levels and contamination. Scientia Marina, 77S1: 91-99. Prego, R. & Valencia, V. 2013. The scientist Fernando Fraga, a life devoted to Oceanography. Prólogo al volumen especial de Scientia Marina dedicado al XV Seminario Ibérico de Química Marina. Scientia Marina, 77S1: 11-13. Prego, R., Santos-Echeandía, J., Bernárdez, P., Cobelo-García, A. & Varela, M. 2013. Trace metals in the NE Atlantic coastal zone of Finisterre (Iberian Peninsula): terrestrial and marine sources and rates of sedimentation. Journal of Marine Systems, 126: 69-81. ÁLVAREZ, I., PREGO, R., DECASTRO, M. & VARELA, M., 2012. Galicia upwelling revisited: out of season events in Rias (1967-2009). Ciencias Marinas, 38(1B): 143-159. BERNÁRDEZ, P., PREGO, R., GIRALT, S., ESTEVE, J., PARRA, S., CAETANO, M. & FRANCÉS, G. 2012. Geochemical and mineralogical characterization of the surficial sediments of the Northern Rias: The Cabo Ortegal and Ollo de Sapo imprint. Marine Geology, 291-294: 63-72. CAETANO, M., BERNANDEZ, P., SANTOS-ECHEANDIA, J., PREGO, R. & VALE, C. 2012. Tidally driven N, P, Fe and Mn exchanges in salt marsh sediments of Tagus estuary (SW Europe). Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 184: 6541-6552. COBELO-GARCÍA, A., BERNÁRDEZ, P., LEIRA, M., LÓPEZ-SÁNCHEZ, D.E., SANTOS-ECHEANDÍA, J., PREGO, R. & PÉREZ-ARLUCEA, M. 2012. Temporal and Diel Cycling of Nutrients in a Barrier-Lagoon Complex: Implications for Phytoplankton Abundance and Composition. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 110: 69-76. PREGO, R., CAETANO, M., BERNÁRDEZ, P., BRITO, P., OSPINA-ALVAREZ, N. & VALE, C. 2012. Rare Earth Elements in coastal sediments of the Northern Galician Shelf: influence of geological features. Continental Shelf Research, 35: 75-85. PREGO, R., VARELA, M., DECASTRO, M., OSPINA-ALVAREZ, N., GARCIA-SOTO, C. & GÓMEZ-GESTEIRA, M., 2012. The influence of summer upwelling at the western Boundary of Cantabrian Coast. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 98: 138-144. PREGO, R., PAZOS, M., MEDINA, I., AUBOURG, S.P. 2102. Comparative chemical composition of different muscle zones in angler (Lophius piscatorius). Journal of Food Composition and Analyses, 28: 81-87. SANTOS-ECHEANDIA, J., PREGO, R., COBELO-GARCÍA, A., CAETANO, M. 2012. Metal Composition and Fluxes of Sinking Particles and Post-Depositional Transformation in a Ria. Marine Chemistry, 134-135: 36-46.

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Created: 1997-06-06 Last Updated: 2015-05-15 by Ricardo PREGO