Project output

Peer reviewed journals

  • Download Taheri M., Grego M., Riedel B., Vincx M., Vanaverbeke J. 2015. Patterns in nematode community during and after experimentally induced anoxia in the northern Mar. Environ. Res. 10: 110-123,
  • Download Koron N., Ogrinc N., Metzger E., Riedel B., Faganeli J. 2015. The impact of reduced redox transitions on nutrient diagenesis in coastal marine sediments (Gulf of Trieste, northern Adriatic Sea). J. Soils Sediments : 1491-1518, DOI 10.1007/s11368-0151215-2
  • Download Riedel B., Pados T., Pretterebner K., Schiemer L., Steckbauer A., Haselmair M., Zuschin M., Stachowitsch M. 2014. Effect of hypoxia and anoxia on invertebrate behaviour: ecological perspectives from species to community level. Biogeosciences 11: 1491-1518, DOI 10.5194/bg-11-1491-2014
  • Download Langlet D., Baal C., Geslin E., Metzger E., Zuschin M., Riedel B., Risgaard-Petersen N., Stachowitsch M., Jorissen F. J. 2014. Foraminiferal species responses to in situ experimentally induced anoxia in the Adriatic Sea. Biogeosciences 11: 1775-1797, doi 10.5194/bg-11-1775-2014
  • Download Metzger E., Langlet D., Viollier E., Koron N., Riedel B., Stachowitsch M., Faganelli J., Tharaud M., Geslin E., Jorissen F. 2014. Artificially induced migration of redox layers in a coastal sediment from the Northern Adriatic.Biogeosciences 11:2211-2224, doi 10.5194/bg-11-2211-2014
  • Download Download Grego M., Riedel B., Stachowitsch M., De Troch M. 2014. Meiofauna winners and losers of coastal hypoxia: case study harpacticoid copepods.Biogeosciences 11: 281-292, DOI 10.5194/bg-11-281-2014
  • Download Blasnig M., Riedel B., Zuschin M., Stachowitsch M. 2013. Short-term post-mortality scavenging and longer term recovery after anoxia in the northern Adriatic Sea. Biogeosciences 10: 7647-7659, DOI 10.5194/bg-10-7647-2013
  • Download Download Langlet D., Geslin E., Baal C., Metzger E., Lejzerowicz F., Riedel B., Zuschin M., Pawlowski J., Stachowitsch M., Jorissen FJ. 2013. Foraminiferal survival after long-term in situ experimentally induced anoxia. Biogeosciences 10: 7463-7480, DOI 10.5194/bg-10-7463-2013
  • Download Grego M, Stachowitsch M, De Troch M, Riedel B. 2013. CellTracker Green labelling vs. rose bengal staining: CTG wins by points in distinguishing living from dead anoxia-impacted copepods and nematodes. Biogeosciences 10: 4565-4575, DOI 10.5194/bg-10-4565-2013
  • Download De Troch M, Roelofs M, Riedel B, Grego M. 2013. Structural and functional responses of harpacticoid copepods to anoxia in the Northern Adriatic: an experimental approach. Biogeosciences 10: 4259-4272, DOI 10.5194/bg-10-4259-2013
  • Download Download Riedel B., Zuschin M., Stachowitsch M. 2012. Tolerance of benthic macrofauna to hypoxia and anoxia in shallow coastal seas: a realistic scenario. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 458: 39-52, DOI 10.3354/meps09724
  • Download Pretterebner K., Riedel B., Zuschin M., Stachowitsch M. 2012. Hermit crabs and their symbionts: Reactions to artificially induced anoxia on a sublittoral sediment bottom. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 411: 23-33, DOI 10.1016/j.jembe.2011.10.027 
  • Download Haselmair A., Stachowitsch M., Zuschin M., Riedel B. 2010. Behaviour and mortality of benthic crustaceans in response to experimentally induced hypoxia and anoxia in situ. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 414: 195-208, DOI 10.3354/meps08657.
  • Download Sawyer J., Zuschin M., Riedel B., Stachowitsch M. 2009. Predator-prey interactions from in situ time-lapse observations of a sublittoral mussle bed in the Gulf of Trieste (Northern Adriatic). J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 371: 10-19, DOI 10.1016/j.jembe.2008.12.010 
  • Download Zuschin M., Stachowitsch M. 2009. Epifauna-dominated benthic shelf assemblages: lessons from the modern Adriatic Sea. Palaios 24: 148-158, DOI: 10.2110/palo.2008.p08-062r
  • Download Riedel B., Zuschin M., Haselmair A., Stachowitsch M. 2008. Oxygen depletion under glass: behavioural responses of benthic macrofauna to induced anoxia in the Northern Adriatic. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 367: 17-27, DOI 10.1016/j.jembe.2008.08.007
  • Download Riedel B., Stachowitsch M., Zuschin M. 2008. Sea anemones and brittle stars: unexpected predatory interactions during induced in situ oxygen crises. Mar. Biol. 153: 1075-1085, DOI 10.1007/s00227-007-0880-0
  • Download Stachowitsch M., Riedel B., Zuschin M. Machan R. 2007. Oxygen depletion and benthic mortalities: the first in situ experimental approach to documenting an elusive phenomenon. Limnol. Oceanogr.: Methods 5: 344-352.


  • Riedel B., Zuschin M., Stachowitsch M. 2008. Dead zones: a future worst-case scenario for Northern Adriatic biodiversity. In: Climate warming and related changes in Mediterranean marine biota. F. Briand (ed.). CIESM Workshop Monographs 35: 73-77.

Book contributions

  • Riedel B., Diaz RJ., Rosenberg R., Stachowitsch M. 2016. The ecological consequences of marine hypoxia: from behavioural to ecosystem responses. In: Stressors in the marine environment: physiological responses and ecological implications. Solan M., Whitely N. (eds.). Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
  • Download Stachowitsch M., Riedel B., Zuschin M. 2012. The return of shallow shelf seas as extreme environments: Anoxia and Macrofauna Reactions in the Northern Adriatic Sea. In: Anoxia: Evidence for Eukaryote Survival and Paleontological Strategies; Cellular Origins, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology. Altenbach A., Bernhard J., Seckbach J. (eds.). Vol 21: 353-368. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-1896-8_19
Complete publication list of project coordinators upon request