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Details of Dr. Rubens M Lopes   


Gender male
Job title Professor
Department Biological Oceanography
University of São Paulo, Instituto Oceanográfico ( IOUSP)
Instituto Oceanográfico Praça do Oceanográfico, 191 Cidade Universitária São Paulo 66149
Praça do Oceanografico 191, sala 100
São Paulo
Regions Black Sea
Tel 55 11 30918963
Fax 55 11 30916607
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Website http://laps.io.usp.br
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities My research interests encompass several aspects of plankton ecology, and currently focus on the development and application of imaging systems for the automatic detection of plankton in the marine environment, and on experimental studies of plankton feeding and growth.
Research Region 70
Working languages English; Portuguese; Spanish
Skills/Expertise Marine Plankton Ecology Marine Data Management
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Rubens LOPES)

Martinelli Filho, J. E.; Lopes, R. M.; Rivera, I. N. G.; Colwell, R. R., 2011. Vibrio cholerae O1 detection in estuarine and coastal zooplankton. Journal of Plankton Research, 33:51-62.
Miyashita, L. K.; Gaeta, S. A.; Lopes, R. M., 2011. Life cycle and reproductive traits of marine podonids (Cladocera, Onychopoda) in a coastal subtropical area. Journal of Plankton Research, 33:779-792.
Miyashita, L. K.; Pompeu, M.; Gaeta, S. A.; Lopes, R. M., 2010. Seasonal contrasts in abundance and reproductive parameters of Penilia avirostris (Cladocera, Ctenopoda) in a coastal subtropical area. Marine Biology,157: 2511-2519.
Sieracki, M. E.; Benfield, M.; Hanson, A.; Davis, C.; Pilskaln, C.H.; Checkley, D.; Sosik, H.M.; Ashjian, C.; Culverhouse, P.; Cowen, R.; Lopes, R. M.; Balch, W.; Irigoien, X., 2010. Optical plankton imaging and analysis systems for ocean observation. In: OceanObs 09, 2010, Venice. Proceedings of OceanObs 09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society, ESA Publication WPP-306. Paris : European Space Agency, v. 2.
Schultes, S. & Lopes, R. M., 2009. Laser Optical Plankton Counter and Zooscan intercomparison in tropical and subtropical marine ecosystems. Limnology and Oceanography Methods, 7:771-784.
Miyashita, L. K.; Melo Junior, M.; Lopes, R. M., 2009. Estuarine and oceanic influences on copepod abundance and production of a subtropical coastal area. Journal of Plankton Research, 31: 815-826.
Karlson, B.; Lopes, R. M. et al., 2009. Observational approaches to community structure, from microbes to zooplankton. In: SCOR Workshop on Ocean Biology Observatories, 2009, Venice. Group Reports.

Created: 2012-05-14 Last Updated: 2015-05-15 by Rubens LOPES