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Details of Dr. Patricija MOZETIC   


Gender female
Job title Senior Scientific Associate
Nationality Slovenia
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Degree Ph.D. in Biology; M.Sc. in Oceanography; B.Sc. in Biology
Job type Teaching/Education , Research , Extension Services (Public Awareness)
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Pollution , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Pollution
Research Activities Research, Education, International Collaboration
Research Region 81
Working languages Slovene, English
Skills/Expertise 1. Ecology and eco-physiology of coastal phytoplankton, including biomass and primary production measurements and taxonomic identification; 2. Harmful Algal Blooms, including ecology of toxic phytoplankton species and study of nuisance phenomena such as red tides and gelatinous macroaggregates; 3. Pollution related problems: mainly eutrophication of coastal sea due to land-based sources 4. Monitoring activities: national monitoring program for the quality of coastal sea, national monitoring program of toxic phytoplankton species at mariculture areas; 5. Implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC) and Marine Strategy Framework Directive (2008/56/EC) in the national environmental policy.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Patricija MOZETIC)

Mangoni, O., Modigh, M., Mozetic, P., Bergamasco, A., Rivaro, P., Saggiomo, V. (2008). Structure and photosynthetic properties of phytoplankton assemblages in a highly dynamic system, the Northern Adriatic Sea. Estuarine, coastal and shelf science, 4, 633-644
France, J. and Mozetic, P. (2006). Ecological characterization of toxic phytoplankton species (Dinophysis spp., Dinophyceae) in Slovenian mariculture areas (Gulf of Trieste, Adriatic Sea) and the implications for monitoring. Marine pollution bulletin, 52, 1504-1516
Kovac, N., Mozetic, P., Trichet, J., Defrage, C. (2005). Phytoplankton composition and organic matter organization of mucous aggregates by means of light and cryo-scanning electron microscopy. Marine Biology, 1, 261-271
2. Mozetic, P., V. Malacic & V. Turk [1999] Ecological characteristics of seawater influenced by sewage outfall. Annales, 17, 177-191.
1. Fajon, C., G. Cauwet, P. Lebaron, S. Terzic, M. Ahel, A. Malej, P. Mozetic & V. Turk [1999] The accumulation and release of polysaccharides by planktonic cells and the subsequent bacterial response during a controlled experiment. FEMS Microb. Ecol., 29, 351-363.
3. Mozetic, P., S. Fonda Umani, B. Cataletto & A. Malej [1998] Seasonal and inter-annual plankton variability in the Gulf of Trieste (northern Adriatic). ICES J. Mar. Sci., 55(4), 711-722.
4. Mozetic, P., V. Turk & A. Malej [1998] Nutrient-enrichment effect on plankton composition. Annales, 13, 31-42.
8. Malej, A., P. Mozetic, V. Malacic & V. Turk [1997] Response of summer phytoplankton to episodic meteorological events (Gulf of Trieste, Adriatic Sea). P.S.Z.N.I. Mar. Ecol., 18, 273-288.
9. Mozetic, P., Turk V., Malej A., Terzic S., Ahel M. & G. Cauwet [1997] Coastal plankton response to nutrient enrichment: an experimental system. In: Water Pollution IV. Modelling, Measuring and Prediction. Rajar, R. & C.A. Brebbia (eds.), Computational Mechanics Publs., Southampton, Boston, p. 151-160.
7. Baldi, F., A. Minacci, A. Saliot, L. Mejanelle, P. Mozetic, V. Turk & A. Malej [1997] Extensive cell lysis and release of particulate polysaccharides in exceptional marine mucilage assessed by lipid biomarkers and molecular probes with confocal microscopy. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser., 153, 45-57.
5. Lipej, L., P. Mozetic, V. Turk & A. Malej [1997] The trophic role of marine cladoceran Penilia avirostris in the Gulf of Trieste. Hydrobiologia, 360, 197-203.
10. Malej, A., P. Mozetic, V. Malacic, S. Terzic & M. Ahel [1995] Phytoplankton responses to freshwater inputs in a small semi-closed gulf (Gulf of Trieste, Adriatic Sea). Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser., 120, 111-121.

Group(s): IOC , Ocean Sciences , HAB
Created: 2001-11-02 Last Updated: 2016-07-07 by Patricija MOZETIC