Javier Arístegui Ruiz


Javier Arístegui is Full Professor of Ecology at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), and head of the Biological Oceanography Group at the Institute of Oceanography and Global Change (IOCAG). He was former director of the IOCAG (2011-2012) and the “Marine Technological Service-SITMA” (2015-2018) at the ULPGC. Presently, is director of the Canaries Observatory of Harmful Algae (OC-HABs). Under his supervision 14 PhD students and numerous Master students successfully completed their degrees in biological oceanography at the Faculty of Marine Sciences. For more than 30 years, he has worked on the dynamics of pelagic ecosystems, including studies on plankton ecology and ecophysiology, microbial oceanography and biogeochemistry. More recently he has been working in the effect of climate-change stressors on planktonic communities, and on nature-based solutions to enhance carbon dioxide removal. He has published more than 150 refereed publications and book chapters, coordinated 30 national and international projects, co-authored more than 150 conference presentations, with several plenary or invited conferences, and participated in more than 30 oceanographic cruises across all major ocean basins, from polar to tropical seas. He has served the scientific community as organizer and convener of a number of international conferences and symposia, ad-hoc reviewer for 12 national and international Science Foundations, and reviewer for more than 30 international journals. Presently is Co-Editor in Chief of “Deep Sea Research II” and Associate Editor of “Frontiers in Marine Science”. He has been also Guest Editor of “Progress in Oceanography” (2004 and 2009), “Scientia Marina” (2001) and Biogeosciences (2020). He formed part of the European Network of Excellence Eur-Oceans (2005-2007), and was Member (2007-2009) and Vice-Chair (2010-2013) of the international programme on Global Change “IMBER-Integrated Marine Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Research”) from the “IGBP-International Geosphere and Biosphere Program”. He was contributing author for the first Implementation Plan of the JGOFS-Time Series Stations and the implementation Plan of the Joint SOLAS_IMBER Ocean Carbon Research Carbon Cycle. He has been Contributing Author and Reviewer for the chapter on “The Oceans” of the “IPCC- Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change” 5th Assessment Report (2014), and Lead Author for the “IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (2017-2019)”. In 2015, he was awarded with the “Helmholtz International Fellow Award”, by the German Association of Research Centres of Excellence (Helmholtz Association). Recently (2021) has been nominated as director of the UNESCO chair on Environmental and Marine Resources Management (ULPGC).

Research interests: 
  • Biological oceanography and climate change
  • Biogeochemistry. Carbon fluxes. Dark­‐ocean carbon cycle
  • Oceanographic processes at mesoscale and submesoscale levels
  • Plankton productivity. Community respiration. Plankton size structure
  • Coastal upwelling ecosystems. Coastal offshore transport
  • Islands and seamounts effects

Recent publications

Hallstrom, S., Benavides, M., Salamon, E. R., Arístegui, J, Riemann, L. 2022. Activity and distribution of diazotrophic communities across the Cape Verde Frontal Zone in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10533-022-00940-w

Ortiz, J., Arístegui Ruiz, J., Taucher, J., Riebesell, U., 2022. Artificial Upwelling in Singular and Recurring Mode: Consequences for Net Community Production and Metabolic Balance https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.743105

Allanah, J. P., Lennart, T. B., Arístegui Ruiz, J, Von der Esch, E., Hernández-Hernández, N., Piiparinen, J., Ramajo, L, Spilling, K., Riebesell, U.Upwelled plankton community modulates surface bloom succession and nutrient availability in a natural plankton assemblage. 2022 https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2022-44

Gómez Letona, M., Sebastián, M., Álvarez Salgado, X. A., Kiko, R., Brandt, P., Arístegui Ruiz, J. 2022: Zonal variability in organic matter distribution along the equatorial atlantic ocean: insigths for vertical carbon export http://hdl.handle.net/10261/264550

Hartmann, J., Suitner, N., Lim, C., Schneider, J., Marín-Samper, L., Arístegui, J., Renforth, P., Taucher, J., Riebesell, U. 2022.Stability of alkalinity in Ocean Alkalinity Enhancement (OAE) approaches - consequences for durability of CO2 storage https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2022-126

Baltar, F., Álvarez-Salgado, X. A., Arístegui, J., Benner, R., Hansel, D. A., Herndl, G., Lønborg, C., 2021. What Is Refractory Organic Matter in the Ocean? Frontiers in Marine Science, 8, 327. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.642637

Hernández-Hernández, N., Santana-Falcón, Y., Estrada-Allis, S., Arístegui, J., 2021. Short-term spatiotemporal variability in picoplankton induced by a submesoscale front south of Gran Canaria (Canary Islands). Frontiers in Marine Science, 8, 243. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.592703

Sebastian, M., Ortega-Retuerta, E., Gomez-Consarnau, L., Zamanillo,M., Alvarez, M., Arístegui, J., Gasol, J. M., 2021. Environmental gradients and physical barriers drive the basin-wide spatial structuring of Mediterranean Sea and adjacent eastern Atlantic Ocean prokaryotic communities. Limnology and Oceanography, 9999, 2021, 1–19. https://doi.org/10.1002/lno.11944

Deutschmann, I. M., Delage, E., Giner, C. R., Sebastián, M., Poulain, J., Arístegui, J., Duarte, C. M., Acinas, S. G., Massana, R., Gasol, J. M., Eveillard, D., Chaffron, S., Logares, R., 2021. Disentangling marine microbial networks across space. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.07.12.451729

Burgoa, N., Machín, F., Rodríguez-Santana, A., Marrero-Díaz, A., Álvarez-Salgado, X. A., Fernández-Castro, B., Gelado-Caballero, M. D., Arístegui, J., 2021. Cape Verde Frontal Zone in summer 2017: lateral transports of mass, dissolved oxygen and inorganic nutrients. Ocean Science, 17 (3), 769-788. https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-769-2021

Schulz, K. G., Achterberg, E., Arístegui, J., Bach, L. T., Baños, I., Boxhammer, T., Erler, D., Igarza, M. C., Kalter, V., Ludwig, A., Löscher, C., Meyer, J., Meyer, J., Minutolo, F., Von der Esch, E., Ward, B. B., Riebesell, U., 2021. Nitrogen loss processes in response to upwelling in a Peruvian coastal setting dominated by denitrification-A mesocosm approach. Biogeosciences, 18, 4305–4320. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-4305-2021

Valiente, S., Fernández-Castro, B., Campanero, R., Marrero-Díaz, A., Rodríguez-Santana, A., Gelado-Cabellero, M.D., Nieto-Cid, M., Delgado-Huertas, A., Arístegui, J., Álvarez-Salgado, X.A., 2021. Dissolved and suspended organic matter dynamics in the Cape Verde Frontal Zone (NW Africa) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2021.102727

Baumann, M., Taucher, J., Allanah, J. P., Heinemann, M., Vanharanta, M., Bach, L. T., Spilling, K., Ortiz, J., Arístegui, J., Hernández-Hernández, N., Baños, I., Riebesell, U. 2021. Effect of Intensity and Mode of Artificial Upwelling on Particle Flux and Carbon Export https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.742142

Arístegui, J., Montero, M. F., Hernández-Hernández, N., Alonso-González, I. J., Baltar, F., Calleja, M. L., & Duarte, C. M. (2021) Suspended particulate and dissolved organic carbon (POC and DOC), electron transport system (ETS) activity, derived respiration and POC fluxes in the Canary Current upwelling region. PANGAEA - Data Publisher for Earth & Environmental Science https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.930838

Arístegui, J., Montero, M. F., Hernández-Hernández, N., Alonso-González, I. J., Baltar, F., Calleja, M. Ll., Duarte, C. M., 2020. Variability in water-column respiration and its dependence on organic carbon sources in the Canary Current upwelling region. Frontiers in Earth Science, 8, 349. ​ https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2020.00349

Hernández-Hernández, N., Arístegui, J., Montero, M. F., Velasco-Senovilla, E., Baltar, F., Marrero-Díaz, A., Martínez-Marrero, A., Rodríguez-Santana, A., 2020. Drivers of Plankton distribution across mesoscale eddies at submesoscale range. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7, 667. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00667

Burgoa, N., Machín, F., Marrero-Díaz, A., Rodríguez-Santana, A., Martínez-Marrero, A., Arístegui, J., Duarte, C. M., 2020. Mass, nutrients and dissolved organic carbon (DOC) lateral transports off northwest Africa during fall 2002 and spring 2003. Ocean Science, 16 (2), 483-511. https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-483-2020

Benavides, M., Arístegui, J., 2020. Untreated sewage outfalls do not promote Trichodesmium blooms in the coasts of the Canary Islands. Scientific Reports 10 (1), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-75447-1

Bach, L. T., Paul, A. J., Boxhammer, T., Von der Esch, E., Graco, M., Schulz, K. G., Achterberg, E., Aguayo, P., Arístegui, J., Ayón, P., Baños, I., Bernales, A., Boegeholz, A. S., Chavez, F., Chavez, G., Chen, S., Doering, K., Filella, A., Fischer, M., Grasse, P., Haunost, M., Hennke, J., Hernández-Hernández, N., Hopwood, M., Igarza, M. C., Kalter, V., Kittu, L., Kohnert, P., Ledesma, J., Lieberum, C., Lischka, S., Löscher, C., Ludwig, A., Mendoza, U., Meyer, J., Meyer, J., Minutolo, F., Ortiz Cortes, J., Piiparinen, J., Sforna, C., Spilling, K., Sanchez, S., Spisla, S., Spisla, C., Sswat, M., Zavala Moreira, M., Riebesell, U., 2020. Factors controlling plankton community production, export flux, and particulate matter stoichiometry in the coastal upwelling system off Peru. Biogeosciences, 17 (19), 4831-4852. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-4831-2020

Baños, I., Montero, M.F., Benavides, M., Arístegui, J., 2020. INT Toxicity over Natural Bacterial Assemblages from Surface Oligotrophic Waters: Implications for the Assessment of Respiratory Activity. Microbial Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00248-019-01479-4

Hopwood, M.J., Sánchez, N., Polyviou, D., Leiknes, Ø., Gallego-Urrea, J.A., Achterberg, E.P., Ardelan, M.V., Arístegui, J., Bach, L., Besiktepe, S., Heriot, Y., Kalantzi, I., Terbıyık Kurt, T., Santi, I., Tsagaraki, T.M., Turner, D., 2020. Experiment design and bacterial abundance control extracellular H2O2 concentrations during four series of mesocosm experiments. Biogeosciences, 17(5), 1309–1326. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-1309-2020

Santana-Falcon, Y., Mason, E., Arístegui, J., 2020. Offshore transport of organic carbon by upwelling filaments in the Canary Current System. Progress in Oceanography, 186, 102322. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2020.102322

Santana-Falcón, Y., Mason, E., Arístegui, J., 2020. Offshore transport of organic carbon by upwelling filaments in the Canary Current System. Progress in Oceanography, 102322. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2020.102322

Martínez-Péreza, A. M., Catalá, T. S., Nieto-Cid, M., Otero, J., Álvarez, M., Emelianov, M., Reche, I., Álvarez-Salgado, X. A., Arístegui, J., 2019. Dissolved organic matter (DOM) in the open Mediterranean Sea. II: basin–wide distribution and drivers of fluorescent DOM. Progress in Oceanography, 170, 93-106. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2018.10.019

Martínez-Marrero, A., Barceló-Llull, B., Pallàs-Sanz, E., Aguiar-González, B:, Estrada.Alis, S. N., Gordo, C., Grisolía, D., Rodríguez-Santana, A., Arístegui, J., 2019. Near‐inertial wave trapping near the base of an anticyclonic mesoscale eddy under normal atmospheric conditions. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 124 (11), 8455-8467. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JC015168

Bach, L.T., Hernández-Hernández, N., Taucher, J., Spisla, C., Sforna, C., Riebesell, U., Arístegui, J., 2019. Effects of Elevated CO2 on a Natural Diatom Community in the Subtropical NE Atlantic. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6:75. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00075

Gómez-Consarnau, L., Raven, J.A., Levine, N.M., Cutter, L.S., Wang, D., Seegers, B., Arístegui, J., Fuhrman, J.A., Gasol, J.M., Sañudo-Wilhelmy, S.A., 2019. Microbial rhodopsins are major contributors to the solar energy captured in the sea. Science Advances, 5:8. https:/doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aaw8855

Hernández-León, S. Putzeys, S., Almeida, C., Bécognée, P., Marrero-Díaz, A., Arístegui, J., Yebra, L., 2019. Carbon export through zooplankton active flux in the Canary Current. Journal Of Marine Systems, 189, 12-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2018.09.002

Ortega-Retuerta, E., Mazuecos, I.P., Reche, I., Gasol, J.M., Álvarez-Salgado, X.A., Álvarez, M., Montero, M.F., Arístegui, J., 2019. Transparent Exopolymer Particle (TEP) distribution and in situ prokaryotic generation across the deep Mediterranean Sea and nearby North East Atlantic Ocean. Progress in Oceanography, 173, 180-191. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2019.03.002

Sánchez-Garrido, J.C., Werner, F.E., Fiechter, J., Rose, K.A., Curchitser, E.N., Ramos, A., García Lafuente, J., Arístegui, J., Hernández-León, S., Rodríguez Santana, A., 2019. Decadal-scale variability of sardine and anchovy simulated with an end-to-end coupled model of the Canary Current ecosystem. Progress in Oceanography, 171, 212-230. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2018.12.009

Todd, R.E., Chavez, F.P., Clayton, S., Cravatte, S., Goes, M., Graco, M., Lin, X., Sprintall, J., Zilberman, N.V., Archer, M., Arístegui, J., Balmaseda, M., Bane, J.M., Baringer, M.O., Barth, J.A., Beal, L.M., Brandt, P., Calil, P.H.R., Campos, E., Centurioni, L.R., Chidichimo, M.P., Cirano, M., Cronin, M.F., Curchitser, E.N., Davis, R.E., Dengler, M., de Young, B., Dong, S., Escribano, R., Fassbender, A.J., Fawcett, S.E., Feng, M., Goni, G.J., Gray, A.R., Gutiérrez, D., Hebert, D., Hummels, R., Ito, S., Krug, M., Lacan, F., Laurindo, L., Lazar, A., Lee, C.M., Lengaigne, M., Levine, N.M., Middleton, J., Montes, I., Muglia, M., Nagai, T., Palevsky, H.I., Palter, J.B., Phillips, H.E., Piola, A., Plueddemann, A.J., Qiu, B., Rodrigues, R.R., Roughan, M., Rudnick, D.L., Rykaczewski, R.R., Saraceno, M., Seim, H., Gupta, A.S., Shannon, L., Sloyan, B.M., Sutton, A.J., Thompson, L., van der Plas, A.K., Volkov, D., Wilkin, J., Zhang, D., Zhang, L., 2019. Global Perspectives on Observing Ocean Boundary Current Systems. Frontiers in Marine Science-Ocean Observation, 6:423. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00423

Catalá, T. S., Martínez-Pérez, A.M., Nieto-Cid, M., Álvarez, M., Otero, J., Emelianov, M., Reche, I., Arístegui, J., Álvarez-Salgado, X. A., 2018. Dissolved Organic Matter (DOM) in the open Mediterranean Sea. I. Basin–wide distribution and drivers of chromophoric DOM. Progress in Oceanography, 165, 35-51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2018.05.002

Filella, A., Baños, I. Montero, M.F., Hernández-Hernández, N., Rodríguez-Santos, A., Ludwig, A., Riebesell, U., Arístegui, J., 2018. Plankton Community Respiration and ETS Activity Under Variable CO2 and Nutrient Fertilization During a Mesocosm Study in the Subtropical North Atlantic. Front. Mar. Sci. 5:310. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2018.00310

Gómez-Consarnau, L., Levine, N. M., Cutter, L. S., Wang, D., Seegers, B., Arístegui, J., Fuhrman, J. A., Gasol, J. M., Sañudo-Wilhelmy, S. A., 2018. Marine proteorhodopsins rival photosynthesis in solar energy capture. bioRxiv, 231167. https://doi.org/10.1101/231167

Gómez-Letona, M., Arístegui, J., Ramos, A. G., Montero, M. F., Coca, J., 2018. Lack of impact of the El Hierro (Canary Islands) submarine volcanic eruption on the local phytoplankton community. Scientific Reports, 8, 4667. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-22967-6

Hernández-Hernández, N., Bach, L.T., Montero, M.F., Taucher, J., Baños, I., Guan, W., Espósito, M., Ludwig, A., Achterberg, E.P., Riebesell, U., Arístegui, J., 2018. High CO2 Under Nutrient Fertilization Increases Primary Production and Biomass in Subtropical Phytoplankton Communities: A Mesocosm Approach. Front. Mar. Sci. 5:213 https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2018.00213

Hopwood, M.J., Sánchez, N., Polyviou, D., Leiknes, Ø., Gallego-Urrea, J., Achterberg, E.P., Ardelan, M.V., Arístegui, J., Bach, L., Besiktepe, S., Heriot, Y., Heriot, Y., Kalantzi, I., Tuba Terbıyık, K., Santi, I., Tsagaraki, T.M., Turner, D., 2018. Trace chemical species in marine incubation experiments, part A. Experiment design and bacterial abundance control extracellular H2O2 concentrations. Biogeosciences Discussions, 1-26 http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-2018-247

Hopwood, M. J., Riebesell, U., Arístegui, J., Ludwig, A., Achterberg, E. P., Hernández, N., 2018. Photochemical vs. Bacterial Control of H2O2 Concentration Across a pCO2 Gradient Mesocosm Experiment in the Subtropical North Atlantic. Front. Mar. Sci., 5:105. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2018.00105

Martínez-Pérez, A.M., Catalá, T.S., Nieto-Cid, M., Otero, J. Álvarez, M., Emelianov, M., Reche, I., Álvarez-Salgado, X.A., Arístegui, J. , 2019. Dissolved organic matter (DOM) in the open Mediterranean Sea. II: Basin–wide distribution and drivers of fluorescent DOM. Progress in Oceanography, 170, 93-106. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2018.10.019

Riebesell, U., Aberle-Malzahn, N., Achterberg, E.P., Algueró-Muñíz, M., Alvarez-Fernandez, S., Arístegui, J., Bach, L.T., Boersma, M., Boxhammer, T., Guan, W., Haunost, M., Horn, H.G., Löscher, C.R., Ludwig, A., Spisla, C., Sswat, M., Stange, P., Taucher, J., 2018. Toxic algal bloom induced by ocean acidification disrupts the pelagic food web. Nature Climate Change, 8, 1082–1086. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-018-0344-1

Suffridge, C.P., Gómez-Consarnau, L., Monteverde, D.R., Cutter, L., Arístegui, J., Alvarez-Salgado, X.A., Gasol, J.M., Sañudo-Wilhelmy, S.A., 2018. B Vitamins and Their Congeners as Potential Drivers of Microbial Community Composition in an Oligotrophic Marine Ecosystem. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biosciences, 123(9), 2890-2907. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JG004554

Taucher, J., Arístegui, J., Bach, L.T., Guan, W., Montero, M.F., Nauendorf, A., Achterberg, E.P., Riebesell, U., 2018. Response of Subtropical Phytoplankton Communities to Ocean Acidification Under Oligotrophic Conditions and During Nutrient Fertilization. Front. Mar. Sci. 5:330. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2018.00330

Baltar, F., Arístegui, J., 2017. Fronts at the Surface Ocean Can Shape Distinct Regions of Microbial Activity and Community Assemblages Down to the Bathypelagic Zone: The Azores Front as a Case Study. Front. Mar. Sci. 4: 252. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2017.00252

Barceló-Llull, B., Sangrà, P., Pallàs-Sanz, E., Barton, E. D., Estrada-Allis, S. N., Martínez-Marrero, A., Aguiar-González, B., Grisolía, D., Gordo, C., Rodríguez-Santana, A., Marrero-Díaz, A., Arístegui, J., 2017. Anatomy of a subtropical intrathermocline eddy. Deep Sea Research Part I, 124, 126-139 http://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2017.03.012

Barceló-Llull, B., Pallàs-Sanz, E., Sangrà, P., Martínez-Marrero, A., Estrada-Allis, S. N., Arístegui, J., 2017. Ageostrophic Secondary Circulation in a Subtropical Intrathermocline Eddy. J. Phys. Oceanogr., 47, 1107–1123. https://doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-16-0235.1

Gómez-Letona, M., Ramos, A.G., Coca, J., Arístegui, J., 2017. Trends in Primary Production in the Canary Current Upwelling System—A Regional Perspective Comparing Remote Sensing Models. Front. Mar. Sci., 4: 370. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2017.00370

Martínez-Pérez, A. M., Álvarez-Salgado, X. A., Arístegui, J., Nieto-Cid, M., 2017. Deep-ocean dissolved organic matter reactivity along the Mediterranean Sea: does size matter? Scientific Reports 7: 5687. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-05941-6

Santana-Falcon, Y., Álvarez-Salgado, X. A., Pérez-Hernández, M. D., Hernández-Guerra, A., Mason, E., Arístegui, J., 2017. Organic carbon budget for the eastern boundary of the North Atlantic subtropical gyre: major role of DOC in mesopelagic respiration. Scientific Reports 7, 10129. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-10974-y

Taucher, J., Bach, L. T., Boxhammer, T., Nauendorf, A., Achterberg, E. P., Algueró-Muñiz, M., Arístegui, J., Czerny, J., Esposito, M., Guan, W., Haunost, M., Horn, H., Ludwig, A., Meyer, J., Spisla, C., Sswat, M., Stange, P., Ulf Riebesell, U., 2017. Influence of ocean acidification and deep water upwelling on oligotrophic plankton communities in the subtropical North Atlantic: Insights from an in situ mesocosm study. Frontiers in Marine Science. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2017.00085

Benavides, M ., Moisander, P. H., Daley, M. C , Bode, A ., Arístegui, J., 2016. Longitudinal variability of diazotroph abundances in the subtropical North Atlantic Ocean. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/plankt/fbv121

Benavides, M., Bonnet, S., Hernández, N., Martínez Pérez, A.M., Nieto-Cid, M., Álvarez-Salgado, X.A., Baños, I., Montero, M.F., Mazuecos, I.P., Gasol, J.M., Osternolz, H. Dittmar, T., Berman-Frank, I., Arístegui, J., 2016. Basin-wide N2 fixation in the deep waters of the Mediterranean Sea. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2015GB005326

Fernández-Castro, B., Arístegui, J., Anderson, L., Montero, M. F., Hernández León, S., Marañón, E., Mouriño Carballido, B., 2016. Mesopelagic respiration near the ESTOC (European Station for Time-Series in the Ocean, 15.5°W, 29.1°N) site inferred from a tracer conservation model. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, vol. 115, 63-73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2016.05.010

Figueiras, F. G ., Arbones, B ., Montero, M. F ., Barton, E. D ., Arístegui, J., 2016. Photophysiological variability and its influence on primary production in the NW Africa-Canary Islands coastal transition zone. Journal of Marine Systems, 157, 92-100. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2016.01.003

Santana-Falcón, Y., Benavides, M., Sangrà, P., Mason, E., Barton, E. D., Orbi, A., Arístegui, J., 2015. Coastal-offshore exchange of organic matter across the Cape Ghir filament (NW Africa) during moderate upwelling. Journal of Marine Systems 154, Part B, 233-242 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2015.10.008

Álvarez-Salgado, X.A., Arístegui, J., 2015. Organic matter dynamics in the Canary Current. In: Oceanographic and biological features in the Canary Current Large Marine Ecosystem. Valdés, L. and Déniz-González, I (eds). IOC-UNESCO, Paris. IOC Technical Series, No. 115, 151-159. http://hdl.handle.net/1834/9185

Ferrera, I., Arístegui, J., González, J. M., Montero, M. F., Fraile-Nuez, E., Gasol, J. M., 2015. Transient changes in bacterioplankton communities induced by the submarine volcanic eruption of El Hierro (Canary Islands). PLoS ONE 10(2): e0118136. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0118136

Mazuecos, I. P., Arístegui, J., Vázquez-Domínguez, E., Ortega-Retuerta, E., Gasol, J. M., Reche, I., 2015. Temperature control of microbial respiration and growth efficiency in the mesopelagic zone of the south Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Deep-Sea Research, Part I, 95,131-138. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2014.10.014

Sangrà, P., Troupin, C., Barreiro-González, B., Barton, E. D., Orbi, A., Arístegui, J., 2015. The Cape Ghir filament system in August 2009 (NW Africa). Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 120(6), 4516-4533. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2014JC010514

Agawin, N.S.R., Benavides, M., Busquets, A., Ferriol, P., Stal, L. J., Arístegui, J., 2014. Dominance of unicellular cyanobacteria in the diazotrophic community in the Atlantic Ocean. Limnology & Oceanography, 59 (2): 623-637. http://dx.doi.org/10.4319/lo.2014.59.2.0623

Anabalón, V., Arístegui, J., Morales, C. E., Andrade, I., Benavides, M., Correa-Ramírez, M. A., Espino, M., Ettahiri, O., Hormazabal, S., Makaoui, A., Montero, M. F., Orbi, A., 2014. The structure of planktonic communities under variable coastal upwelling conditions off Cape Ghir (31°N) in the Canary Current System (NW Africa). Progress in Oceanography, 120:320-339. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2013.10.015

Arcos-Pulido, M., Rodríguez-Santana, A., Emelianov, M., Paka, V., Arístegui, J., Benavides, M., Sangrá, P., Machín, F., García-Weil, L., Estrada-Allis, S., 2014. Diapycnal nutrient fluxes on the northern boundary of Cape Ghir Upwelling Region. Deep-Sea Research I, 84:100-109. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0967063713002227

Arístegui, J., Duarte, C. M., Reche, I., Gómez-Pinchetti, J. L., 2014. Krill excretion boosts microbial activity in the Southern Ocean. PLoS ONE 9(2): e89391. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0089391

Ariza, A., Kaartvedt, S., Røstad, A., Garijo, J.C., Arístegui, J., Fraile-Nuez, E., Hernández-León, S. (2014). The Submarine Volcano Eruption off El Hierro Island: Effects on the Scattering Migrant Biota and the Evolution of the Pelagic Communities. PLoS ONE 9(7): e102354. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0102354

Benavides, M., Santana-Falcón, Y., Wasmund, N., Arístegui, J., 2014. Microbial uptake and regeneration of inorganic nitrogen off the coastal Namibian upwelling system. Journal of Marine Systems, 140, Part B, 123-129. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2014.05.002

Coca, J., Ohde, T., Redondo, A., García-Weil, L., Santana-Casiano, M., González-Dávila, M., Arístegui, J., Fraile Nuez, E., Ramos, A. G., 2014. Remote sensing of the El Hierro submarine volcanic eruption plume. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 35(17), 6573-6598. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2014.960613

Pörtner, H. O., Karl, D. M., Boyd, P. W., Cheung, W., Lluch-Cota, S. E., Nojiri, Y., Schmidt, D. N., Zavialov, P. O., Alheit, J., Aristegui, J., Armstrong, C., Beaugrand, G., Belkovich, V., Bowler, C., Brewer, P., Church, M., Cooley, S.R., del Monte-Luna, P., Edwards, M., Flint, M., Follows, M. J., Frölicher, T., Fulton, E. A., Gattuso, J. P., Hoegh-Guldberg, O., Hofmann, E. E., Knoll, A. H., Levin, L. A., Menzel, L., Moloney, C. L., Perry, R. I., Poloczanska, E. S., Roberts, J. M., Rost, B., Sarmiento, J. L., Sedlacek, J., Storch, D., Wiencke, C., Wittmann, A. C., 2014. Chapter 6: Ocean Systems. C. Field, V. Barros, D. Dokken, K. Mach, M. Mastrandrea, T. Bilir, M. Chatterjee, K. Ebi, Y.Estrada, R. Genova, B. Girma, E. Kissel, A. Levy, S. MacCracken, P. Mastrandrea and L. White (editors) , Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part A: Global and Sectoral Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA, pp. 411-484. http://epic.awi.de/37501/

Vaqué, D., Alonso-Sáez, L., Arístegui, J., Agustí, S., Duarte, C.M., Sala, M. M., Vázquez-Domínguez, E., Gasol, J. M., 2014. Bacterial production and losses along an open ocean productivity gradient in the Subtropical North East Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Plankton Research, 36(1):198-213. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/plankt/fbt085

Alonso-González, I., Arístegui, J., Lee, C., Sánchez-Vidal, A., Calafat, A., Fabrés, J., Sangrà, P., Mason, E., 2013. Carbon Dynamics within Cyclonic Eddies: Insights from a Biomarker Study. PLOS One, 8(12). http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0082447

Baltar, F., Arístegui, J., Gasol, J. M., Yokokawa, T., Herndl, G. J., 2013. Bacterial versus Archaeal origin of extracellular enzymatic activity in the northeast Atlantic waters. Microbial Ecology, 65 (2): 277-288. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00248-012-0126-7

Benavides, M., Arístegui, J., Agawin, N. S. R., Hernández-León, S., López Cancio, J. L., 2013. Enhancement of nitrogen fixation rates by unicellular diazotrophs versus Trichodesmium after a dust deposition event in the Canary Islands. Limnology and Oceanography, 58, 267-275. http://dx.doi.org/10.4319/lo.2013.58.1.0267

Benavides, M., Agawin, N. S. R., Arístegui, J., Peene, J., Stal, L. J. 2013. Dissolved organic nitrogen and carbon release by a marine unicellular diazotrophic cyanobacterium. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 69, 69-80. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/ame01621

Benavides, M., Bronk, D. A., Agawin, N. S. R., Pérez-Hernández, M. D., Hernández-Guerra, A., Arístegui, J., 2013. Longitudinal variability of size-fractionated N2 fixation and DON release rates along 24.5°N in the subtropical North Atlantic. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 118 (4), 3406-3415. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jgrc.20253

Benavides, M., Arístegui, J., Agawin, N. S. R., Álvarez-Salgado, X. A., Álvarez, M., Troupin, C., 2013. Low contribution of N2 fixation to new production and excess nitrogen in the subtropical northeast Atlantic margin. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2013.07.004

O'Brien, C. J., Peloquin, J. A., Vogt, M., Heinle, M., Gruber, N., Ajani, P., Andruleit, H., Arístegui, J., Beaufort, L., Estrada, M., Karentz, D., Kopczyska, E., Lee, R. , Pritchard, T., Widdicombe, C., 2013. Global marine plankton fuctional type biomass distributions: Coccolithophores. Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 5, 259-276. http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/essd-5-259-2013

Baltar, F., Arístegui, J., Gasol, J. M., Herndl, G. J., 2012. Microbial functioning and community structure variability in the mesopelagic and epipelagic waters of the subtropical NE Atlantic. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 78(9). http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.07962-11

Fraile-Nuez, E., González-Dávila, M., Santana-Casiano, J. M., Arístegui, J., Alonso-González, I. J., Hernández-León, S., Blanco, M. J., Rodríguez-Santana, A., Hernández-Guerra, A., Gelado-Caballero, M. D., Eugenio, F., Marcello, J., de Armas, D., Domínguez-Yanes, J. F., Montero, M. F., Laetsch, D. R., Vélez-Belchí, P., Ramos, A., Ariza, A. V., Comas-Rodríguez, I., Benítez-Barrios, V. M., 2012. The submarine volcano eruption of El Hierro Island: physical-chemical perturbation and biological response. Nature Scientific Reports , 2, 486. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep00486

Gasol, J. M., Arístegui, J., 2012. El océano profundo: Su exploración y su relevancia en los ciclos biogeoquímicos. España Explora. Malaspina 2010. Servicio de Publicaciones del CSIC, 1-13. https://digital.csic.es/handle/10261/72215

Leblanc, K., Arístegui, J., Armand, L., 2012. Diatoms: A global database – abundance, biovolume and biomass in the world ocean. Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 4, 149-165. http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/essdd-5-147-2012

Mendonça, A., Arístegui, J., Vilas, J. C., Montero, M. F., Ojeda, A., Espino, M., Martins, A., 2012. Is there a seamount effect on microbial community structure and biomass? The case study of Seine and Sedlo Seamounts (Northeast Atlantic). PloS ONE , 7, e29526, 1-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0029526

Schmoker, C., Arístegui, J., Hernández-León, S., 2012. Planktonic biomass variability during a late winter bloom in the subtropical waters off the Canary Islands. Journal of Marine Systems, 95, 24-31. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2012.01.008

Benavides, M., Agawin, N. S. R., Arístegui, J., Ferriol, P., Stal, L., 2011. Nitrogen fixation by Trichodesmium and small diazotrophs in the subtropical NE Atlantic. Aquatic Microbial Ecology. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/AME01534

Benavides, M., Agawin, N. S. R., Arístegui, J., Ferriol, P., Stal, L., 2011. Nitrogen fixation by Trichodesmium and small diazotrophs in the subtropical NE Atlantic. Aquatic Microbial Ecology. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/AME01534

Alonso-González, I. J., Arístegui, J., Lee, C., Sanchez-Vidal, A., Calafat, A., Fabrés, J., Sangrá, P., Masqué, P., Hernández-Guerra, A., Benítez-Barrios, V., 2010. The role of slowly settling particles in the ocean carbon cycle. Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L13608. http://www.dx.doi.org/10.1029/2010GL043827

Alonso-González, I. J., Arístegui, J., Lee, C., Calafat, A., 2010. Regional and temporal variability of sinking organic matter in the subtropical northeast Atlantic Ocean: a biomarker diagnosis. Biogeosciences, 7, 2101-2115.

Baltar, F., Arístegui, J., Gasol, J. M., Sintes, F. E., van Aken, H., Herndl, G. J., 2010. High dissolved extracellular enzymatic activity in the deep Central Atlantic Ocean. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 58, 287-302. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/ame01377

Baltar, F., Arístegui, J., Gasol, J. M., Lekunberri, I., Herndl, G. J., 2010. Mesoscale eddies: hotspots of prokaryotic diversity and function in the ocean. The ISME Journal , 1-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ismej.2010.33

Baltar, F., Arístegui, J., Gasol, J. M., Herndl, G. J., 2010. Prokaryotic carbon utilization in the dark ocean: growth efficiency, leucine-to-carbon conversion factors, and their relation. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 60, 227-232. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/ame01422

Baltar, F., Arístegui, J., Sintes, E., Gasol, J. M., Reinthaler, T., Herndl, G. J., 2010. Significance of non-sinking particulate organic carbon and dark CO2 fixation to heterotrophic carbon demand in the mesopelagic northeast Atlantic. Geophysical Research Letters 37, L09602. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2010GL043105

Boras, J. A., Sala, M. M., Baltar, F., Arístegui, J., Duarte, C. M., Vaqué, D., 2010. Impact of viruses and protists on bacteria in eddies of the Canary Current region (subtropical Northeast Atlantic). Limnology & Oceanography, 55, 885-898. http://dx.doi.org/10.4319/lo.2010.55.2.0885

Burd, A.B., Hansell, D. A., Steinberg, D. K., Anderson, T. R., Arístegui, J., 2010. Assessing the apparent imbalance between geochemical and biochemical indicators of meso- and bathypelagic biological activity: what the @$#! is wrong with present calculations of carbon budgets? Deep Sea Research, 57 (16), 1557-1571. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.02.022

Mendonça, A., Martins, A., Figueiredo, M., Bashmachnikov, I., Coutob, A., Lafon, V., Aristegui, J., 2010. Evaluation of Ocean Colour and Sea Surface Temperature sensors algorithms using in situ data: A case study of temporal and spatial variability on two Northeast Atlantic seamounts. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 4, 043506: 1-26. http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.3328872

Nagata, T., Tamburini, C., Arístegui, J., 2010. Emerging concepts on microbial processes in the bathypelagic ocean- ecology, biogeochemistry and genomics. Deep Sea Research, 57 (16), 1519-1536. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.02.019

Pérez, F. F., Arístegui, J., Vázquez-Rodríguez, M., Ríos, A. F., 2010. Anthropogenic CO2 in the Azores region. Scientia Marina, 74 S1, 11-19. http://www.icm.csic.es/scimar/index.php/secId/6/IdArt/3944/

Robinson, C., Steinberg, D. K., Koppelmann, R., Robison, B. H., Anderson, T. R., Arístegui, J., Carlson, C. A., Frost, J. R., Ghiglione, J. F., Hernández-León, S., Jackson, G. A., Quéguiner, B., Ragueneau, O., Rassoulzadegan, F., Tamburini, C., Tanaka, T., Wishner, K. F., Zhang, J., 2010. Mesopelagic zone ecology and biogeochemistry – a synthesis. Deep-Sea Research II, 57, 1504-1518. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.02.018

Troupin, C., Sangrà, P., Arístegui, J., 2010. Seasonal variability of the oceanic upper layer and its modulation of biological cycles in the Canary Island region. Journal of Marine Systems, 80, 3-4, 172-183. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2009.10.007

Alonso-González, I., Arístegui, J., Vilas, J. C., Hernández-Guerra, A., 2009. Lateral POC transport and consumption in surface and deep waters of the Canary Current region: A box model study, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 23, GB2007. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2008GB003185

Arístegui, J., Mendonca, A., Vilas, J. C., Espino, M., Polo, I., Montero, M. F., Martins, A., 2009. Plankton metabolic balance at two north Atlantic seamounts. Deep-Sea Research II, 56, 2646-2655. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2008.12.025

Arístegui, J., Gasol, J. M., Duarte, C. M., Herndl, G., 2009. Microbial oceanography of the dark ocean’s pelagic realm. Limnology & Oceanography (Review) 54, 1501-1529. http://kjiwuqx.aslo.org/lo/toc/vol_54/issue_5/1501.pdf

Arístegui, J., Barton, E. D., Alvarez Salgado, X. A., Santos, A. M. P., Figueiras, F. G., Kifani, S., Hernández-León, S., Mason, E., Machu, E., Demarcq, H., 2009. Sub-regional ecosystem variability in the Canary Current upwelling (Review). Progress in Oceanography, 83, 33-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2009.07.031

Baltar, F., Arístegui, J., Gasol, J. M., Sintes, E., Herndl, G. J., 2009. Evidence for the dependence of prokaryotic metabolism on suspended particulate organic matter in the dark waters of the sub(tropical) North Atlantic. Limnology & Oceanography, 54, 182-193. http://hdl.handle.net/10261/20344

Baltar, F., J. Arístegui, J., Sintes, F. E., van Aken, H., Gasol, J. M., Herndl, G. J., 2009. Prokaryotic ectoenzymatic activity in relation to biomass production in the meso- and bathypelagic waters of the (sub) tropical Atlantic. Environmental Microbiology , 11, 1998-2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1462-2920.2009.01922.x

Baltar, F., Arístegui, J., Montero, M. F., Espino, M., Gasol, J. M., Herndl, G., 2009. Mesoscale variability modulates seasonal changes in the trophic structure of nano- and picoplankton communities across the NW Africa-Canary Islands transition zone. Progress in Oceanography, 83,180-188. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2009.07.016

Freon, P., Arístegui, J., Bertrand, A., Crawford, R. J., Field, J., Gibbons, M. J., Hutchings, L., Masski, H., Mullon, C., Ramdani, M., Serret, B., Simier, M., Tam, J., 2009. Functional group biodiversity in Eastern Boundary Upwelling Ecosystems questions the wasp-waist trophic structure. Progress in Oceanography, 83, 97-106. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2009.07.034

Freon, P., Barange, M., Arístegui, J., 2009. Eastern boundary upwelling ecosystems: integrative and comparative approaches. Progress in Oceanography, 83, 1-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2009.07.046

Gasol, J. M., Alonso-Saez, L., Vaqué, D., Baltar, F., Calleja, M. Ll., Duarte, C. M., Arístegui, J., 2009. Mesopelagic prokaryotic bulk and single-cell heterotrophic activity and community composition in the NW Africa-Canary Islands coastal-transition zone. Progress in Oceanography, 83,189-196. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2009.07.014

Kiriakoulakis, K., Vilas, J. C., Blackbird, S. J., Arístegui, J., Wolff, G. A., 2009. Seamounts and organic matter – is there an effect? The case of Sedlo and Seine Seamounts. Part II. Composition of suspended particulate organic matter. Deep-Sea Research, 56, 2631-2645. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2008.12.024

Sangrà, P., Pascual, A., Rodríguez-Santana, A., Machín, F., Mason, E., McWilliams, J., Pelegrí, J. L., Dong, C., Rubio, A., Arístegui, J., Marrero-Díaz, A., Hernández-Guerra, A., Martínez-Marrero, A., Auladell, M., 2009. The Canary Eddy Corridor: a major pathway for long-lived eddies in the subtropical North Atlantic. Deep-Sea Research, 56, 2100-2114. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2009.08.008

Vilas, J. C., Arístegui, J., Kiriakoulakis, K., Wolf , G., Espino, M., Polo, I., Montero, M. F., Mendonca, A., 2009. Seamounts and organic matter – is there an effect? The case of Sedlo and Seine Seamounts Part I. Distributions of dissolved and particulate organic matter. Deep-Sea Research, 56, 2618-2630. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2008.12.023

Alonso-Sáez, L., Arístegui, J., Pinhassi, J., Gómez-Consarnau, L., González, J. M., Vaqué, D., Agustín, S., Gasol, J. M., 2007. Bacterial assemblage structure and carbon metabolism along a productivity gradient in the North East Atlantic Ocean. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 46, 43-53. http://www.int-res.com/articles/ame2006/46/a046p043.pdf

Alonso-Sáez, L., Gasol, J. M., Arístegui, J., Vilas, J. C., Vaqué, D., Duarte, C. M., Agustí, S., 2007. Large-scale variability in surface bacterial carbon demand and growth efficiency in the subtropical Northeast Atlantic Ocean. Limnology & Oceanography, 52 (2), 533-546.

Álvarez-Salgado, X. A., Arístegui, J., Barton, E. D., Hansell, D. A., 2007. Contribution of upwelling filaments to offshore carbon export in the subtropical Northeast Atlantic Ocean. Limnology & Oceanography , 52(3), 1287-1292. http://www.jstor.org/stable/4499698

Baltar, F., Arístegui, J., Herndl, G. J., Gasol, J. M., Hernández-León, S., 2007. Strong coastal-ocean and surface-depth gradients in prokaryotic assemblage structure and activity in a coastal transition zone region. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 50, 63-74. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/ame01156

Gasol, J.M., Arístegui, J., 2007. Cytometric evidence reconciling the toxicity and usefulness of CTC as a marker of bacterial activity. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 46, 71-83. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/ame046071

Hernández-León, S., Gómez, M., Arístegui, J., 2007. Mesozooplankton in the Canary Current System: The coastal-ocean transition zone. Progress in Oceanography, 74, 397-421. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016%2fj.pocean.2007.04.010

Turnewitsch, R., Springer, B. M., Kiriakoulakis, K., Vilas, J. C., Arístegui, J., Wolff, G., Peine, F., Werk, S., Graf, G., Waniek, J. J., 2007. Determination of particulate organic carbon (POC) in seawater: the relative methodological importance of artificial gains and losses in two glass-fiber-filter-based techniques. Marine Chemistry, 105, 208-228. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marchem.2007.01.017

White, M., Bashmachnikov, I., Arístegui, J., Martins, A., 2007. Physical Processes and Seamount Productivity. In: T. Pitcher, T. Morato, P. Hart, M. Clark, N. Haggan & R. Santos (eds.), Seamounts: Ecology, Fisheries & Conservation. Blackwell Pub. pp 65-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9780470691953.ch4

Arístegui, J., Alvarez-Salgado, X. A., Barton, E. D., Figueiras, F. G., Hernández León, S., Roy, C., Santos, A. M. P., 2006. Oceanography and Fisheries of the Canary Current/Iberian region of the Eastern North Atlantic. In: A.R. Robinson & K.W. Berink (ed.), THE SEA: Volume 14B – The Global Coastal Ocean: Interdisciplinary Regional Studies and Syntheses. Harvard University Press. 877-931. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/285677727

Reinthaler, T., van Aken, H., Veth, C., Lebaron, P., Arístegui, J., Robinson, C., Williams, P. J. le B., Herndl, G., 2006. Prokaryotic respiration and production in the meso- and bathypelagic realm of the eastern and western North Atlantic basin. Limnology and Oceanography, 51(3), 1262-1273. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3841174

Arístegui, J., Agustí, S., Middelburg, J., Duarte, C. M., 2005. Respiration in the mesopelagic and bathypelagic zones of the oceans. In: P. Del Giorgio, P.J. LeB Williams (eds). Respiration in Aquatic Ecosystems. Oxford Univ. Press. 182-206. http://hahana.soest.hawaii.edu/agouroninstitutecourse/RDeepOcean.pdf

Arístegui, J., Montero, M. F., 2005. Temporal and spatial changes in microplankton respiration and biomass in the Canary Islands: the effect of mesoscale variability. Journal of Marine Systems, 65-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2004.07.004

Arístegui, J., Duarte, C. M., Gasol, J. M., Alonso-Sáez, L., 2005. Active mesopelagic prokaryotes support high respiration in the subtropical Northeast Atlantic Ocean. Geophysical Research Letters, 32, L03608. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2004GL021863

García Muñoz, M., Arístegui, J., Pelegrí, J. L., Antoranz, A., Ojeda, A., Torres, M., 2005. Exchange of carbon and nutrients by an upwelling filament off Cape Ghir (NW Africa). Journal of Marine Systems, 54, 83-96. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2004.07.005

Pelegrí, J. L., Arístegui, J., Cana, L., González-Dávila, M., Hernández-Guerra, A., Hernández-León, S., Marrero-Díaz, A., Montero, M. F., Sangrà, P., Santana-Casiano, J. M., 2005. Coupling between the open ocean and the coastal upwelling region off Northwest Africa: Water recirculation and offshore pumping of organic matter. Journal of Marine System, 54, 3-37. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2004.07.003

Arístegui, J., Barton, E. D., Tett, P., Montero, M. F., García-Muñoz, M., Basterretxea, G., Cussatlegras, A-S., Ojeda, A., de Armas, D., 2004. Variability in plankton community structure, metabolism, and vertical carbon fluxes along an upwelling filament (Cape Juby, NW Africa). Progress in Oceanography, 62, 95-114. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2004.07.004

Barton, ED, Arístegui, J., 2004. The Canary Islands coastal transition zone – upwelling, eddies and filaments. Progress in Oceanography, 62, 67-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2004.08.003

Barton, E. D., Arístegui, J., Tett, P., Navarro-Pérez, E., 2004. Variability in the Canary Islands Area of filament-eddy exchanges. Progress in Oceanography, 62, 71-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2004.07.003

García Muñoz, M., Arístegui, J., Montero, M. F., Barton, E. D., 2004. Distribution and transport of organic matter along a filament - eddy system in the Canaries - NW Africa coastal transition zone region. Progress in Oceanography, 62, 115-130. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2004.07.005

Hernández-León, S., Almeida, C., Bécognée, P., Yebra, L., Arístegui, J., 2004. Zooplankton biomass and indices of grazing and metabolism during a Late Winter Bloom in subtropical waters. Mar. Biol., 145, 1191-1200. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00227-004-1396-5

Rodríguez, J. M., Barton, E. D., Hernández-León, S., Arístegui, J., 2004. The influence of mesoscale physical processes on the larval fish community in the Canaries CTZ, in summer. Progr. Oceanogr., 62, 171-188. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2004.07.006

Sebastián, M., Arístegui, J., Montero, M. F., Niell, F. X., 2004. Kinetics of alkaline phosphatase activity, and effect pf phosphate enrichment: a case study in the NW African upwelling region. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 270, 1-13. http://www.int-res.com/articles/meps2004/270/m270p001.pdf

Sebastián, M., Arístegui, J., Montero, M. F., Escánez, J., Niell, F. X., 2004. Alkaline phosphatase activity and its relationship to inorganic phosporous in the transition zone of the North-western African upwelling system. Progress in Oceanography, 62, 131-150. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2004.07.007

Arístegui, J, Barton, E. D., Montero, M. F., García-Muñoz, M., Escánez, J., 2003. Organic carbon distribution and water-column respiration in the NW Africa-Canaries Coastal Transition Zone region. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 33, 289-301. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/ame033289

Ríos, A. F., Alvarez-Salgado, X. A., Pérez, F. F., Bingler, L-S., Arístegui, J., Mémery, L., 2003. Carbon dioxide along WOCE line A14: internal consistency, water masses characterization and anthropogenic entry. Journal of Geophysical Research 108, 3123, 20.1-20.16. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2000JC000366

Arístegui, J., Harrison, W. G., 2002. Decoupling of primary production and respiration in the ocen: implications for regional carbon studies. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 29, 199-209. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/ame029199

Arístegui, J., Duarte, C. M., Agustí, S., Doval, M., Alvarez-Salgado, X. A., Hansell, D., 2002. Dissolved organic carbon support of respiration in the dark ocean. Science , 298, 1967. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1076746

Arístegui, J., Agustí, S., Duarte, C. M., 2002. Respiration in the dark ocean. Geophysical Research Letters, 30 (2), 1041, 13.1-13.4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2002GL016227

Arístegui, J., Agustí, S., Duarte, C. M., 2002. Respiration in the dark ocean. Geophysical Research Letters, 30 (2), 1041, 13.1-13.4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2002GL016227

Basterretxea, G., Barton, E. D., Tett, P., Sangrá, P., Navarro, E., Arístegui, J., 2002. Eddy and DCM response to wind-shear in the lee of Gran Canaria. Deep-Sea Research I, 49, 1087-1101. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0967-0637(02)00009-2

Hernández-León, S., Almeida, C., Portillo-Hahnefeld, A., Gómez, M., Rodríguez, J. M., Arístegui, J., 2002. Zooplankton biomass and indices of feeding and metabolism in relation to an upwelling filament off the Northwest Africa. Journal of Marine Research, 60, 327-346. https://doi.org/10.1357/00222400260497516

Hernández-León, S., Almeida, C., Yebra, L., Arístegui, J., 2002. Lunar cycle of zooplankton biomass in subtropical waters: biogeochemical implications. Journal of Plankton Research, 24, 935-939. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/plankt/24.9.935

Tett, P., Arístegui, J., Barton, D., Basterretxea, G., de Armas, J. D., Escánez, J., Hernández-León, S., Lorenzo, L., Montero, M. F., 2002. Steady-state DCM dynamics in Canaries waters. Deep-Sea Research II, 49, 3543-3559. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0967-0645(02)00097-8

Arístegui, J., Hernández-León, S., Montero, M. F., Gómez, M., 2001. The seasonal planktonic cycle in coastal waters of the Canary Islands. Scientia Marina, 65, 51-58. http://www.icm.csic.es/scimar/index.php/secId/7/IdArt/253/

Basterretxea, G., Barton, E. D., Tett, P., Sangrà, P., Navarro-Perez, E., Arístegui, J., 2001. Eddy And DCM Response To Wind-Shear In The Lee Of Gran Canaria. Deep -Sea Research I, 49, 1087-1101. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0967-0637(02)00009-2

Duarte, C. M., Agustí , S., Arístegui, J., González, N., Anadón, R., 2001. Evidence for a heterotrophic subtropical northeast Atlantic. Limnology and Oceanography, 46 (2), 425-428. http://hdl.handle.net/10261/54407

Harrison, W.G., Arístegui, J., Head, E. J. H., Li, W. K. W., Longhurst, A. R., Sameoto, D. D., 2001. Basin-scale variability in plankton biomass and community metabolism in the sub-tropical North Atlantic Ocean. Deep-Sea Research II, 48, 2241-2269. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0967-0645(00)00181-8

Hernández-León, S., Almeida, C., Yebra, L., Arístegui, J., Fernández de Puelles, M. L., García-Braun, J., 2001. Zooplankton abundance in subtropical waters: Is there a lunar cycle? Scientia Marina, 65, 59-64. http://www.icm.csic.es/scimar/index.php/secId/6/IdArt/259/

Pelegrí, J. L, Alonso, I., Arístegui, J., 2001. An Interdisciplinary View of the Ocean. Scientia Marina, 65 (suppl.1), 1-304. http://www.icm.csic.es/scimar/index.php/secId/6/IdNum/187/

Pelegrí, J. L, Alonso, I., Arístegui, J., 2001. The ocean, our climate and the earth’s health. Scientia Marina, 65, 3-5. http://www.icm.csic.es/scimar/index.php/secId/6/IdArt/249/

Sangrà, P., Baterretxea, G., Pelegrí, J. L., Arístegui, J., 2001. Chlorophyll Increase By Internal Waves In The Shelf-Break Of Gran Canaria Island (CANARY Islands). Scientia Marina, 65, 89-97. http://www.icm.csic.es/scimar/index.php/secId/7/IdArt/271/

Barton, E.D., Basterretxea, G., Flament, P., Mitchelson, E. G., Jones, B., Arístegui, J., Herrera, F., 2000. The lee region of Gran Canaria. Journal of Geophysical Research, 105 (C7), 17.173-17.193. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2000JC900010

Basterretxea, G., Arístegui, J., 2000. Mesoscale variability in phytoplankton biomass distribution and photosynthetic parameters in the Canary – NW African coast transition zone. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 197, 27-40. http://www.int-res.com/articles/meps/197/m197p027.pdf

Almunia, J., Basterretxea, G., Arístegui, J., Ulanowicz, R. E., 1999. Benthic-pelagic switching in a coastal subtropical lagoon. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science , 49, 363-384. http://dx.doi.org/10.1006/ecss.1999.0503

Basterretxea, G., Arístegui, J., 1999. Phytoplankton biomass and production during late austral spring (1991) and summer (1993) in the Bransfield Strait. Polar Biology, 21, 11-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s003000050328

Hernández-León, S., Postel, L., Arístegui, J., Gómez, M., Montero, M. F., Torres, S., Almeida, C., Kühner, E., Brenning, U., Hagen, E., 1999. Large-scale and mesoscale distribution of plankton biomass and metabolic activity in the Northeastern Central Atlantic. Journal of Oceanography, 55, 471-482. http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1007822921434

Barton, E.D., Arístegui, J., Tett, P., García-Braun, J., Hernández-León, S., Nykjaer, L., Almeida, C., Almunia, J., Ballesteros, S., Basterretxea, G., Escánez, J., García-Weil, L., Hernández-Guerra, A., López-Laatzen, F., Molina, R., Montero, M. F., Navarro-Pérez, E., Rodríguez-Pérez, J. M., Van Lenning, K., Vélez, H., Wild, K., 1998. The Transition Zone Of The Canary Current Upwelling Region. Progress In Oceanography, 41, 455-504. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0079-6611(98)00023-8

Hernández-León, S., Arístegui, J., Gómez, M., Torres, S., Almeida, C., Montero, M. F., Ojeda, A., 1998. Mesozooplankton metabolism and its effect on chlorophyll and primary production in slope waters of the Canary Islands. Annales de L´Institute Oceanographique de Paris, 74,127-138. http://goo.gl/HeZ36y

Arístegui, J., Tett, P., Hernández-Guerra, A., Basterretxea, G., Montero, M. F., Wild, K., Sangrá, P., Hernández-León, S., Cantón, M., García-Braun, J. A., Pacheco, M., Barton, E. D., 1997. The influence of island-generated eddies on chlorophyll distribution: a study of mesoscale variation around Gran Canaria. Deep-Sea Research I, 44, 71-96. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0967-0637(96)00093-3

Arístegui, J, Montero, M. F., Ballesteros, S., Basterretxea, G., Van Lenning, K., 1996. Planktonic primary production and microbial respiration measured by C-14 assimilation and dissolved oxygen changes in coastal waters of the Antarctic Peninsula during austral summer: implications for carbon flux studies. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 132, 191-201. http://www.int-res.com/articles/meps/132/m132p191.pdf

Arístegui, J., Montero, M. F., 1995. Plankton community respiration in Bransfield Strait (Antarctic Ocean) during austral spring. Journal of Plankton Research, 17, 1647-1659. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/plankt/17.8.1647

Arístegui, J., Montero, M. F., 1995. The relationship between community respiration and ETS activity in the ocean. Journal of Plankton Research, 17, 1563-1572. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/plankt/17.7.1563

Van Lenning, K., Garrido, J. L., Arístegui, J., Zapata, M., 1995. Temperature-programmed high performance liquid chromatography separation of mono- and divinyl chlorophyll forms from marine phytoplankton. Chromatographia, 41, 539-543. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF02688083

Arístegui, J., Sangrà, P., Hernández-León, S., Cantón, M., Hernández-Guerra, A., Kerling, J., 1994. Island-induced eddies in the Canary Islands. Deep-Sea Research, 41, 1509-1525. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0967-0637(94)90058-2

Hernández-Guerra, A., Arístegui, J., Cantón-Garbín, M., Nykjaer, L., 1993. Phytoplankton pigment patterns in the Canary Islands as determined using Coastal Zone Color Scanner data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 14, 1431-1437