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Details of Dr. Samia Kamel Mikhail   


PERSONAL DATA

Gender female
Job title Professor of aquatic plants
Department Marine Environment, Hydrobiology Lab.
Institution
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Tel +201006633505
Fax +20 3 4 801174
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Job type Research , Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Pollution , Limnology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Pollution , Limnology
Research Activities • Aquatic plants (Distribution, Taxonomy, Ecology & Bioproduct) • Red tide phenomena, accompanied physical, chemical and biological parameters and its impact. • Monitoring of invasive toxic algae and its ecological impacts. • Water treatments. • Ecological modeling applications. • Biodiversity
Research Region 2, 3
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise - Taxonomy and Ecology of marine and Fresh water algae - Harmful algal bloom and toxic species - Scientific projects design and management - Msc and PhD supervision - Training courses design and teaching - Organizing workshops and conferences.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Samia MIKHAIL)

1- Mikhail, S.K. (2008a). Spatial and Temporal Variation of Phytoplankton Abundance and Composition in Lake Edku (Egypt). Egyp. J. Aquat. Res., 34 (4): 275-290. 2- Mikhail, S.K. (2008b). Dynamics of estuarine phytoplankton assemblages in Alexandria, Egypt: Influence of salinity gradients, Egypt. J. Aquat. Biol. & Fish., 12 (4): 231-251. 3- Mikhail, S.K. (2008c). Population dynamics of the dinoflagellate Prorocentrum minimum in Alexandria (Egypt) coastal waters, Chemistry and Ecology, 24 (6): 1-12. 4- Mikhail, S. K. (2007a). Growth responses of Prorocentrum triestinum (Dinophyceae) as a function of temperature-salinity combinations and nutrient concentrations, Pakistan Journal of Oceanography Volume 3(1): 13-24. 5- Mikhail, S. K. (2007b). First monospecific bloom of the harmful raphidophyte Chattonella antiqua (Hada) Ono in Alexandria waters related to water quality and copepod grazing. Chemistry and Ecology, 23 (5): 393?407. 6- Mikhail, S. K. (2006). Control and Mitigation of Massive Algal Pollution in Alexandria Mediterranean Waters (Egypt). A Monitoring Program. Regional Workshop on ?Regional Workshop on Monitoring of Coastal Zones and Legislation for the Implementation of National Observation on Environment and Development?, 24-25 May 2006 Batroun, Lebanon, pp. 27-28 (Abstract). 7- Mikhail, S. K. (2005). Application of coupled 3D hydrodynamic and ecosystem model (Finest). Estimation of Limiting Growth Factors and Primary Production in a Highly Dynamic Eutrophicated Marine Basin, Alexandria (Egypt). Proceeding of the International Workshop on ?The Protection of Coastal & Marine Environment?, 9-11 November 2005, Izmir ?Turkey, pp. 189 ? 195. 8- Mikhail, S. K. (2003a). Phytoplankton Dynamics in Mex Bay, Alexandria (Egypt), With Applying 3 Dimensional Ecosystem Model. J. Egypt. Acad. Soc. Environ. Develop., (D- Environmental studies), 4 (1): 129-151. 9- Mikhail, S. K. (2003b). Increasing occurrence of Red Tide outbreaks off Alexandria (Egypt) causing occasional fish and invertebrate mortality. Egypt. J. Aquat. Biol. & Fish., 7 (1): 65-90. 10- Mikhail, S. K. (2002). First occurrence of some Alexandrium, Chattonella, Gymnodinium and Prorocentrum species in Alexandria waters (Egypt). Marine Life, 13 (1-2): 11-19. 11- Mikhail, S. K. (2001a). Phytoplankton Variability in the Eastern Harbour of Alexandria during 2000. Bull. Nat. Inst. Oceanogr. & Fish., A.R.E., 27: 179-200. 12- Mikhail, S. K. (2001b). Phytoplankton-zooplankton relationship in the neritic water off Alexandria. Bull. Nat. Inst. Oceanogr. & Fish., A.R.E., 27: 201-216. 13- Mikhail S.K and Halim Y (2009). Phytoplankton diversity and limiting resources in a semi-enclosed marine ecosystem (Alexandria, Egypt), Egyp. J. Aquat. Res., 35 (1): 131-147. 14- Mikhail, S. K. and Halim, Y. (2007). Water Discoloration in Mex Bay, West of Alexandria (Egypt). In: First IOC/HANA workshop on Harmful Algal Blooms in North Africa, 18 ? 20 October 2007, Casablanca, Morocco, IOC- UNESCO. (Abstract). 15- Mikhail, S.K and Labib, W. (2008).Temperature, salinity and light duration dependence on the growth and cellular carbon and nitrogen contents of the epiphytic diatom Achnanthes longipes Agardh. Egypt. J. Aquat. Biol. & Fish., 12 (4): 185-202. 16- Mikhail, S. K. and Labib, W. (1997). Transport processes in a heavy eutrophic marine bay, Alexandria (Egypt), Applying Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Model. Presented In: The Third International Conference on the Mediterranean Coastal Environment, MEDCOAST 97, November 11-14, 1997; Qawra, Malta Abstracted In: The First Egyptian ? International Conference on Protected Areas and Sustainable Development, October 23 ? 26 , 2002, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, P. 82. 17- Mikhail, S. K., Gergis, W. L. and Okbah, M.A. (2005). Phytoplankton species linked to massive invertebrate and fish mortality in the Eastern Harbour of Alexandria (Egypt). IOC Harmful Algae News, No. 29. 18- Mikhail, S.K., Khalefa, A., Halim, Y., Abdalla, R. R. (2007). Water masses formation, circulation, mixing and exchange in eutrophic ecosystem, Alexandria (Egypt): Physical, Chemical and Biological Characteristics. Proceeding of the International conference on ??Rapid Urbanization and land use conflicts in Coastal cities??, 30 October- 1 November 2007, Aqaba, Jordan, pp. 22-28. 19- Mikhail, S.K., Labib, W., Raky, F. A. (2007). ??Bottom-up?? and ??Top-down?? control of spring phytoplankton blooms in Alexandria waters. Proceeding of the International conference on ??Rapid Urbanization and land use conflicts in Coastal cities??, 30 October- 1 November 2007, Aqaba, Jordan, pp. 152-167. 20- Mikhail, S. K., Okbah, M.A. and Gergis, W. L. (2005). Toxic Phytoplankton species link to invertebrate and fish mortality in the Eastern Harbour of Alexandria (Egypt) during 2004-2005, Unique red tide blooms during Summer 2004-2005. Proceeding of the International Workshop on ?The Protection of Coastal & Marine Environment?, 9-11 November 2005, Izmir ?Turkey, pp. 47? 53. 21- Mikhail, S.K., Sawsan M. Aboul Ezz, Mohamed A. Okbah (2008). Blooms of toxic microalgae and co-occurred ciliates, heterotrophic and mixotrophic dinoflagellates in Alexandria waters (Egypt), Egyp. J. Aquat. Res., 34 (2): 96-113. 22- Bekheet, I. A., Samaan, A. A., Abdalla, R. R., and Mikhail, S. K. (1989). Preliminary Investigation of Diatoms Growing on Artificial Substratum in the Eastern Harbour of Alexandria. Bull. Fac. Sci. Alex. Univ., Vol. 29 (4), Biology: 63 ? 83. 23- El-Sherif Z. M. and S. K. Mikhail (2003). Phytoplankton Dynamics in the Southwestern Part of Abu Qir Bay, Alexandria, Egypt. Egypt. J. Aquat. Biol. & Fish., 7 (1): 219-239. 24- Labib, W. and Mikhail, S. K. (2000). Relative importance of the size-fractionated phytoplankton population in temperate waters, Alexandria (Egypt). Egypt. J. Aquat. Biol. & Fish., 4 (1): 47-66. 25- Labib, W. and Mikhail, S. K. (1999). A mechanism to maintain a dinoflagellate red tide in the neritic waters of Alexandria (Egypt): Conjunction of the diel vertical migration of Prorocentrum triestinum with its in situ and in vitro nutrient uptake kinetics and phased cell division. Bull. Nat. Inst. Oceanogr. & Fish., A.R.E., 25: 127-150. 26- Raky, F. A. and Mikhail, S.K. (2008). Effect of replacement of fish meal protein with boiled full fat soybean seeds with dried algae on growth performance, nutrient utilization and some blood parameters of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Egypt. J. Aquat. Biol. & Fish., 12 (4): 41-61. 27- Samaan, A. A., and Mikhail, S. K. (1990). Distribution of phytoplankton in Abu Qir Bay (Egypt). Bull. Nat. Inst. Oceanogr. & Fish. A.R.E, 16 (1): 65-73. 28- Samaan, A. A., Bekheet, I. A., Abdalla, R. R. and Mikhail, S. K. (1988). Epiphytes growing on some marine algae in the Eastern Harbour of Alexandria, Egypt. Bull. Inst. Oceanogr. & Fish. A.R.E, 14 (1), 181 ? 190.


Created: 2009-11-04 Last Updated: 2013-07-27 by Samia MIKHAIL