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Special issue | Assessing environmental impacts of deep-sea mining – revisiting decade-old benthic disturbances in Pacific nodule areas

Special issue | Assessing environmental impacts of deep-sea mining – revisiting decade-old benthic disturbances in Pacific nodule areas

Editor(s): J. Middelburg, T. Treude, M. Haeckel, A. Purser, P. Arbizu, A. Vanreusel, and D. Jones More information

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27 Mar 2020
Evidence of eddy-related deep ocean current variability in the North-East Tropical Pacific Ocean induced by remote gap winds
Kaveh Purkiani, André Paul, Annemiek Vink, Maren Walter, Michael Schulz, and Matthias Haeckel
Biogeosciences Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2020-77,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2020-77, 2020
Revised manuscript accepted for BG (discussion: final response, 4 comments)
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07 Apr 2020
Unexpected high abyssal ophiuroid diversity in polymetallic nodule fields of the northeast Pacific Ocean and implications for conservation
Magdalini Christodoulou, Timothy O'Hara, Andrew F. Hugall, Sahar Khodami, Clara F. Rodrigues, Ana Hilario, Annemiek Vink, and Pedro Martinez Arbizu
Biogeosciences, 17, 1845–1876, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-1845-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-1845-2020, 2020
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23 Mar 2020
Scars in the abyss: reconstructing sequence, location and temporal change of the 78 plough tracks of the 1989 DISCOL deep-sea disturbance experiment in the Peru Basin
Florian Gausepohl, Anne Hennke, Timm Schoening, Kevin Köser, and Jens Greinert
Biogeosciences, 17, 1463–1493, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-1463-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-1463-2020, 2020
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19 Jun 2020
Megafauna community assessment of polymetallic-nodule fields with cameras: platform and methodology comparison
Timm Schoening, Autun Purser, Daniel Langenkämper, Inken Suck, James Taylor, Daphne Cuvelier, Lidia Lins, Erik Simon-Lledó, Yann Marcon, Daniel O. B. Jones, Tim Nattkemper, Kevin Köser, Martin Zurowietz, Jens Greinert, and Jose Gomes-Pereira
Biogeosciences, 17, 3115–3133, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-3115-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-3115-2020, 2020
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26 May 2020
Assessing the temporal scale of deep-sea mining impacts on sediment biogeochemistry
Laura Haffert, Matthias Haeckel, Henko de Stigter, and Felix Janssen
Biogeosciences, 17, 2767–2789, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-2767-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-2767-2020, 2020
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28 Feb 2020
Impact of small-scale disturbances on geochemical conditions, biogeochemical processes and element fluxes in surface sediments of the eastern Clarion–Clipperton Zone, Pacific Ocean
Jessica B. Volz, Laura Haffert, Matthias Haeckel, Andrea Koschinsky, and Sabine Kasten
Biogeosciences, 17, 1113–1131, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-1113-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-1113-2020, 2020
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15 May 2020
Are seamounts refuge areas for fauna from polymetallic nodule fields?
Daphne Cuvelier, Pedro A. Ribeiro, Sofia P. Ramalho, Daniel Kersken, Pedro Martinez Arbizu, and Ana Colaço
Biogeosciences, 17, 2657–2680, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-2657-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-2657-2020, 2020
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20 Dec 2019
Small-scale heterogeneity of trace metals including rare earth elements and yttrium in deep-sea sediments and porewaters of the Peru Basin, southeastern equatorial Pacific
Sophie A. L. Paul, Matthias Haeckel, Michael Bau, Rajina Bajracharya, and Andrea Koschinsky
Biogeosciences, 16, 4829–4849, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-4829-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-4829-2019, 2019
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20 Feb 2020
Alpha and beta diversity patterns of polychaete assemblages across the nodule province of the eastern Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone (equatorial Pacific)
Paulo Bonifácio, Pedro Martínez Arbizu, and Lénaïck Menot
Biogeosciences, 17, 865–886, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-865-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-865-2020, 2020
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21 Aug 2019
Observations of deep-sea fishes and mobile scavengers from the abyssal DISCOL experimental mining area
Jeffrey C. Drazen, Astrid B. Leitner, Sage Morningstar, Yann Marcon, Jens Greinert, and Autun Purser
Biogeosciences, 16, 3133–3146, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3133-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3133-2019, 2019
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16 Sep 2019
Distribution of free-living marine nematodes in the Clarion–Clipperton Zone: implications for future deep-sea mining scenarios
Freija Hauquier, Lara Macheriotou, Tania N. Bezerra, Great Egho, Pedro Martínez Arbizu, and Ann Vanreusel
Biogeosciences, 16, 3475–3489, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3475-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-3475-2019, 2019
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06 Jun 2019
Responses of an abyssal meiobenthic community to short-term burial with crushed nodule particles in the south-east Pacific
Lisa Mevenkamp, Katja Guilini, Antje Boetius, Johan De Grave, Brecht Laforce, Dimitri Vandenberghe, Laszlo Vincze, and Ann Vanreusel
Biogeosciences, 16, 2329–2341, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-2329-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-2329-2019, 2019
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20 May 2020
Biogeography and community structure of abyssal scavenging Amphipoda (Crustacea) in the Pacific Ocean
Tasnim Patel, Henri Robert, Cedric D'Udekem D'Acoz, Koen Martens, Ilse De Mesel, Steven Degraer, and Isa Schön
Biogeosciences, 17, 2731–2744, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-2731-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-2731-2020, 2020
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13 Dec 2018
Quantitative mapping and predictive modeling of Mn nodules' distribution from hydroacoustic and optical AUV data linked by random forests machine learning
Iason-Zois Gazis, Timm Schoening, Evangelos Alevizos, and Jens Greinert
Biogeosciences, 15, 7347–7377, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-7347-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-7347-2018, 2018
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06 Jul 2018
Abyssal plain faunal carbon flows remain depressed 26 years after a simulated deep-sea mining disturbance
Tanja Stratmann, Lidia Lins, Autun Purser, Yann Marcon, Clara F. Rodrigues, Ascensão Ravara, Marina R. Cunha, Erik Simon-Lledó, Daniel O. B. Jones, Andrew K. Sweetman, Kevin Köser, and Dick van Oevelen
Biogeosciences, 15, 4131–4145, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-4131-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-4131-2018, 2018
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19 Jul 2018
Abyssal plain hills and internal wave turbulence
Hans van Haren
Biogeosciences, 15, 4387–4403, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-4387-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-4387-2018, 2018
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27 Apr 2018
Understanding Mn-nodule distribution and evaluation of related deep-sea mining impacts using AUV-based hydroacoustic and optical data
Anne Peukert, Timm Schoening, Evangelos Alevizos, Kevin Köser, Tom Kwasnitschka, and Jens Greinert
Biogeosciences, 15, 2525–2549, https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-2525-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-2525-2018, 2018
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