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Research Output 1972 2019

2019

Long-term change of phytoplankton in Lake Kivu: The rise of the greens

Rugema, E., Darchambeau, F., Sarmento, H., Stoyneva-Gärtner, M., Leitao, M., Thiery, W., Latli, A. & Descy, J. P., 1 Nov 2019, In : Freshwater Biology. 64, 11, p. 1940-1955 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

long-term change
phytoplankton
lakes
lake
community structure

Pilot application of drone observations and pigment marker detection by HPLC in studies of cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms in Bulgarian inland waters

Stoyneva-Gärtner, M. P., Uzunov, B. A., Descy, J. P., Gärtner, G., Draganova, P. H., Borisova, C. I., Pavlova, V. & Mitreva, M., 1 Jan 2019, In : Marine and Freshwater Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

inland waters
algal blooms
pigment
algal bloom
cylindrospermopsin

Variations in dissolved greenhouse gases (CO2, CH4, N2O) in the Congo River network overwhelmingly driven by fluvial-wetland connectivity

Borges, A. V., Darchambeau, F., Lambert, T., Morana, C., Allen, G. H., Tambwe, E., Toengaho Sembaito, A., Mambo, T., Wabakhangazi, J. N., Descy, J. P., Teodoru, C. R. & Bouillon, S., 7 Oct 2019, In : Biogeosciences. 16, 19, p. 3801-3834 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
dissolved gas
Republic of the Congo
greenhouse gases
nitrous oxide
methane

Variations in dissolved greenhouse gases (CO2, CH4, N2O) in the Congo River network overwhelmingly driven by fluvial-wetland connectivity

Borges, A. V., Darchambeau, F., Lambert, T., Morana, C., Allen, G. H., Tambwe, E., Toengaho Sembaito, A., Mambo, T., Wabakhangazi, J. N., Descy, J. P., Teodoru, C. R. & Bouillon, S., 7 Oct 2019, In : Biogeosciences. 16, 19, p. 3801-3834 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
dissolved gas
Republic of the Congo
greenhouse gases
nitrous oxide
methane
2018

Anaerobic methane oxidation and aerobic methane production in an east African great lake (Lake Kivu)

Roland, F. A. E., Morana, C., Darchambeau, F., Crowe, S. A., Thamdrup, B., Descy, J. P. & Borges, A. V., 1 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Great Lakes Research. 44, 6, p. 1183-1193 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

methane production
methane
oxidation
lakes
lake

Effects of agricultural land use on fluvial carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide concentrations in a large European river, the Meuse (Belgium)

Borges, A. V., Darchambeau, F., Lambert, T., Bouillon, S., Morana, C., Brouyère, S., Hakoun, V., Jurado, A., Tseng, H. C., Descy, J. P. & Roland, F. A. E., 1 Jan 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 610-611, p. 342-355 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methane
Nitrous Oxide
nitrous oxide
Surface waters
Land use
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Studies on cyanoprokaryotes of the water bodies along the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast (1890-2017): A review, with special reference to new, rare and harmful taxa

Descy, J. P., Stoyneva-Gärtner, M. P., Uzunov, B. A., Dimitrova, P. H., Pavlova, V. T. & Gärtner, G., 1 Jan 2018, In : Acta Zoologica Bulgarica. Supplementum 11, p. 43-52 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Black Sea
body water
wetlands
phytobenthos
cyanobacterial toxins
2017

Assessment of cyanoprokaryote blooms and of cyanotoxins in Bulgaria in a 15-years period (2000-2015)

Stoyneva-Gärtner, M. P., Descy, J. P., Latli, A., Uzunov, B. A., Pavlova, V. T., Bratanova, Z., Babica, P., Maršálek, B., Meriluoto, J. & Spoof, L., 1 Jan 2017, In : Advances in Oceanography and Limnology. 8, 1, p. 131-152 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
cyanobacterial toxins
Bulgaria
body water
algal bloom
water reservoirs

Effects of human land use on the terrestrial and aquatic sources of fluvial organic matter in a temperate river basin (The Meuse River, Belgium)

Lambert, T., Bouillon, S., Darchambeau, F., Morana, C., Roland, F. A. E., Descy, J. P. & Borges, A. V., 1 Nov 2017, In : Biogeochemistry. 136, 2, p. 191-211 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Land use
dissolved organic matter
Catchments
Biological materials
particulate organic matter

Iron-dependent nitrogen cycling in a ferruginous lake and the nutrient status of Proterozoic oceans

Michiels, C. C., Darchambeau, F., Roland, F. A. E., Morana, C., Llirós, M., García-Armisen, T., Thamdrup, B., Borges, A. V., Canfield, D. E., Servais, P., Descy, J. P. & Crowe, S. A., 1 Mar 2017, In : Nature Geoscience. 10, 3, p. 217-221 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Proterozoic
iron
biological production
nutrient
nitrogen

Long-term trends in trait structure of riverine communities facing predation risk increase and trophic resource decline

Latli, A., Descy, J. P., Mondy, C. P., Floury, M., Viroux, L., Otjacques, W., Marescaux, J., Depiereux, E., Ovidio, M., Usseglio-Polatera, P. & Kestemont, P., 1 Dec 2017, In : Ecological applications. 27, 8, p. 2458-2474 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

predation risk
macroinvertebrate
resource
fish
river
2016
algae
bivalve
Bivalvia
Corbicula
alga

Identifying the factors determining blooms of cyanobacteria in a set of shallow lakes.

Descy, J-P., Leprieur, F., Pirlot, S., Leporcq, B., Van Wichelen, J., Peretyatko, A., Teissier, S., Codd, G. A., Triest, L., Vyverman, W. & Wilmotte, A., 2016, In : Ecological Informatics . 34, 129-138

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phytoplankton dynamics in the Congo River

Descy, J-P., Darchambeau, F., Lambert, T., Stoyneva-Gaertner, M. P., Bouillon, S. & Borges, A. V., Oct 2016, In : Freshwater Biology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Republic of the Congo
phytoplankton
rivers
river
tributary
2015
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Acquisition des données pour l’interprétation de la pression associée des prélèvements d’eau souterraine sur l’état et le fonctionnement écologique des cours d’eau

Descy, J-P., Viroux, L., Latli, A. & Leporcq, B., 27 Mar 2015, HGE-ULg. 31 p. (Caractérisation complémentaire des masses d’eau dont le bon état dépend d’interactions entre les eaux de surface et les eaux souterraines)

Research output: Book/Report/JournalCommissioned report

File
35 Downloads (Pure)

Biogeochemistry of a large and deep tropical lake (Lake Kivu, East Africa Insights from a stable isotope study covering an annual cycle

Morana, C., Darchambeau, F., Roland, F. A. E., Borges, A. V., Muvundja, F., Kelemen, Z., Masilya, P., Descy, J. P. & Bouillon, S., 19 Aug 2015, In : Biogeosciences. 12, 16, p. 4953-4963 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
biogeochemistry
Eastern Africa
annual cycle
stable isotopes
particulates

Comparison of ecological state/potential assessment of 19 Bulgarian water bodies based on macrophytes and phytoplankton (2011 2012)

Stoyneva, M., Traykov, I., Tosheva, A., Uzunov, B., Zidarova, R. & Descy, J. P., 21 Jul 2015, In : Biotechnology and Biotechnological Equipment. 29, p. S33-S38

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phytoplankton
Body Water
Nitrogen
Phosphorus
Water

Distribution of Bacteria and Archaea in meromictic tropical Lake Kivu (Africa)

Inceoʇlu, Ö., Lliros Dupre, M., García-Armisen, T., Crowe, S. A., Michiels, C., Darchambeau, F., Descy, J. P. & Servais, P., 2015, In : Aquatic Microbial Ecology. 74, 3, p. 215-233 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Archaea
rare species
methane
meromictic lake
sulfur cycle

East African Great Lake Ecosystem Sensitivity to changes: Final Report

Descy, J-P. & Luc André, Claire Delvaux, Laurence Monin, Steven Bouillon, Cédric Morana, Alberto V. Borges, François Darchambeau, Fleur Roland, Evelien Van de Vyver, Elie Verleyen, Claas Steigüber, Wim Vyverman, Yves Cornet, Nadia Poncelet, Igor Tomazic, Nicole van Lipzig, Wim Thiery, Jean Guillard, David Docquier, Niels Souverijns, Pascal Isumbisho, Parfait Yongabo, Laetitia Nyinawamwiza, 2015, Brussels: Belgium Science Policy . 151 p. ( Research Programme Science for a Sustainable Development)

Research output: Book/Report/JournalBook

9 Downloads (Pure)

Methanotrophy within the water column of a large meromictic tropical lake (Lake Kivu, East Africa)

Morana, C., Borges, A. V., Roland, F. A. E., Darchambeau, F., Descy, J-P. & Bouillon, S., 7 Apr 2015, In : Biogeosciences. 12, 7, p. 2077-2088 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
methanotrophy
Eastern Africa
methane
water column
lakes
63 Downloads (Pure)

Pelagic photoferrotrophy and iron cycling in a modern ferruginous basin

Llirós, M., Garciá-Armisen, T., Darchambeau, F., Morana, C., Triadó-Margarit, X., Inceoʇlu, Ö., Borrego, C. M., Bouillon, S., Servais, P., Borges, A. V., Descy, J. P., Canfield, D. E. & Crowe, S. A., 8 Sep 2015, In : Scientific Reports. 5, 13803.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
early Earth
microbial community
biological production
iron
basin

Vertical Distribution of Functional Potential and Active Microbial Communities in Meromictic Lake Kivu

İnceoğlu, Ö., Llirós, M., Crowe, S. A., García-Armisen, T., Morana, C., Darchambeau, F., Borges, A. V., Descy, J. P. & Servais, P., 26 Apr 2015, In : Aquatic Microbial Ecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

meromictic lake
Methylococcales
community composition
microbial communities
microbial community
2014
39 Downloads (Pure)

Bacterial community composition in three freshwater reservoirs of different alkalinity and trophic status

Llirós, M., Inceoğlu, Ö., García-Armisen, T., Anzil, A., Leporcq, B., Pigneur, L. M., Viroux, L., Darchambeau, F., Descy, J-P. & Servais, P., 26 Dec 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 12, p. e116145 e116145.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Alkalinity
alkalinity
Fresh Water
bacterial communities
Verrucomicrobia
33 Downloads (Pure)

Carbon cycling of Lake Kivu (East Africa): Net autotrophy in the epilimnion and emission of CO2 to the atmosphere sustained by geogenic inputs

Borges, A. V., Morana, C., Bouillon, S., Servais, P., Descy, J. P. & Darchambeau, F., 14 Oct 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 10, e109500.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Autotrophic Processes
Eastern Africa
autotrophs
Lakes
Atmosphere
18 Downloads (Pure)

Decadal trends and common dynamics of the bio-optical and thermal characteristics of the African Great Lakes

Loiselle, S., Cózar, A., Adgo, E., Ballatore, T., Chavula, G., Descy, J-P., Harper, D. M., Kansiime, F., Kimirei, I., Langenberg, V., Ma, R., Sarmento, H., Odada, E. & Descy, J-P., 3 Apr 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 4, e93656.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Great Lakes
Lakes
Hot Temperature
heat
lakes

Impact of invasive Asian clams, Corbicula spp., on a large river ecosystem

Pigneur, L-M., Falisse, E., Roland, K., Everbecq, E., Deliège, J. F., Smitz, J. S., Van Doninck, K. & Descy, J-P., 1 Mar 2014, In : Freshwater Biology. 59, 3, p. 573-583 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Corbicula
clams
rivers
ecosystems
ecosystem

Primary production in a tropical large lake: The role of phytoplankton composition

Darchambeau, F., Sarmento, H. & Descy, J. P., 1 Mar 2014, In : The Science of the total environment. 473-474, 178-188, p. 178-188 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phytoplankton
Lakes
primary production
phytoplankton
Biomass
1 Downloads (Pure)

Production of dissolved organic matter by phytoplankton and its uptake by heterotrophic prokaryotes in large tropical lakes

Morana, C., Sarmento, H., Descy, J-P., Gasol, J. M., Borges, A. V., Bouillon, S., Darchambeau, F. & Descy, J-P., 1 Jan 2014, In : Limnology and Oceanography. 59, 4, p. 1364-1375 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

prokaryote
dissolved organic matter
prokaryotic cells
phytoplankton
uptake mechanisms
43 Downloads (Pure)

Understanding the performance of the FLake model over two African Great Lakes

Thiery, W., Martynov, A., Darchambeau, F., Descy, J. P., Plisnier, P. D., Sushama, L. & Van Lipzig, N. P. M., 18 Feb 2014, In : Geoscientific Model Development. 7, 1, p. 317-337 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Lakes
lake
Water
water temperature
mixed layer
2013

Climate change in tropical fresh waters (comment on the paper 'Plankton dynamics under different climatic conditions in space and time' by de Senerpont Domis et al.,)

Preto de Morais Sarmento, H., Amado, A. M. & Descy, J-P., 1 Oct 2013, In : Freshwater Biology. 58, 10, p. 2208-2210 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

space and time
plankton
tropics
climate change
pollution load
2012
42 Downloads (Pure)

Establishing expectations for pan-European diatom based ecological status assessments

Kelly, M. G., Gómez-Rodríguez, C., Pardo, I., Kahlert, M., Almeida, S. F. P., Bennett, C., Bottin, M., Delmas, F., Rosebery, J., Descy, J-P., Dörflinger, G., Kennedy, B., Marvan, P., Opatrilova, L., Pfister, P., Schneider, S. & Vilbaste, S., 1 Sep 2012, In : Ecological Indicators. 20, p. 177-186 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
Bacillariophyceae
diatom
European Union
exercise
Cyprus

Is the fishery of the introduced Tanganyika sardine (Limnothrissa miodon) in Lake Kivu (East Africa) sustainable?

Guillard, J., Darchambeau, F., Masilya Mulungula, P. & Descy, J-P., 1 Sep 2012, In : Journal of Great Lakes Research. 38, 3, p. 524-533 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sardines
Eastern Africa
pelagic fish
fishery
fisheries

Lake Kivu: Limnology and biogeochemistry of a tropical great lake

Descy, J-P., Darchambeau, F. & Schmid, M., 2012, Dordrecht: Springer. 190 p. (Aquatic Ecology Series)

Research output: Book/Report/JournalBook

Lake Kivu: past and present

Descy, J-P., Darchambeau, F. & Schmid, M., 2012, Lake Kivu: Limnology and biogeochemistry of a tropical great lake. Descy, J-P., Darchambeau, F. & Schmid, M. (eds.). Springer, p. 1-11 (Aquatic Ecology Series; vol. 5).

Research output: Contribution in Book/Catalog/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

lake
methane
volcanic eruption
twenty first century
carbon dioxide

Lake Kivu Research: Conclusions and Perspectives

Descy, J-P., Darchambeau, F. & Schmid, M., 2012, Lake Kivu: Limnology and biogeochemistry of a tropical great lake. Descy, J-P., Darchambeau, F. & Schmid, M. (eds.). Springer, p. 181-190 (Aquatic Ecology Series; vol. 5).

Research output: Contribution in Book/Catalog/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

lake
food web
methane
fish
interdisciplinary research

Microbial Ecology of Lake Kivu

Lliros Dupre, M., Descy, J-P., Libert, X., Morana, C., Schmitz, M., Wimba, L., Nzavuga-Izere, A., Gracia-Armisen, T., Borrego, C., Servais, P. & Darchambeau, F., 2012, Lake Kivu: Limnology and biogeochemistry of a tropical great lake. Descy, J-P., Darchambeau, F. & Schmid, M. (eds.). Springer, p. 85-105 (Aquatic Ecology Series; vol. 5).

Research output: Contribution in Book/Catalog/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

microbial ecology
lake
surface layer
sulfur
phytoplankton

Phytoplankton of Lake Kivu

Preto de Morais Sarmento, H., Darchambeau, F. & Descy, J-P., 2012, Lake Kivu: Limnology and biogeochemistry of a tropical great lake. Descy, J-P., Darchambeau, F. & Schmid, M. (eds.). Springer, p. 67-83 (Aquatic Ecology Series; vol. 5).

Research output: Contribution in Book/Catalog/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

phytoplankton
lake
dry season
diatom
nutrient limitation
3 Downloads (Pure)

Phytoplankton of the River Loire, France: A biodiversity and modelling study

Descy, J-P., Leitao, M., Everbecq, E., Delige, J-F. & Smitz, J. S., 1 Feb 2012, In : Journal of Plankton Research. 34, 2, p. 120-135 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

France
phytoplankton
biodiversity
rivers
river

The queer Tetraëdron minimum from Lake Kivu (Eastern Africa): Is it a result of a human impact?

Stoyneva, M. P., Descy, J-P., Balagué, V., Sarmento, H., Compère, P. & Leitao, M., 1 Jan 2012, In : Hydrobiologia. 698, 1, p. 273-283 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eastern Africa
anthropogenic effect
anthropogenic activities
lakes
lake

Variability of Carbon Dioxide and Methane in the Epilimnion of Lake Kivu

Borges, A. V., Bouillon, S., Abril, G., Delille, B., Poirier, D., Commarieu, M-V., Lepoint, G., Morana, C., Champenois, W., Servais, P., Descy, J-P. & Darchambeau, F., 2012, Lake Kivu: Limnology and biogeochemistry of a tropical great lake. Descy, J-P., Darchambeau, F. & M. S. (eds.). Springer, p. 47-66 (Aquatic Ecology Series; vol. 5).

Research output: Contribution in Book/Catalog/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

epilimnion
carbon dioxide
methane
lake
surface water

Zooplankton of Lake Kivu

Darchambeau, F., Isumbisho Mwapu, P. & Descy, J-P., 2012, Lake Kivu: Limnology and biogeochemistry of a tropical great lake. Descy, J-P., Darchambeau, F. & Schmid, M. (eds.). Springer, p. 107-126 (Aquatic Ecology Series; vol. 5).

Research output: Contribution in Book/Catalog/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

zooplankton
crustacean
biomass
lake
plankton
2011
Eastern Africa
diet
lakes
sardines
fisheries

Diffusive methane emissions to the atmosphere from Lake Kivu (Eastern Africa)

Borges, A. V., Delille, B., Darchambeau, F., Abril, G. & Descy, J-P., 1 Jan 2011, In : Journal of Geophysical Research G: Biogeosciences. 116, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methane
Eastern Africa
lakes
methane
Lakes

La Meuse transparente, un signe d'amélioration ?

Descy, J-P. & Pigneur, L-M., Jun 2011, In : Le pêcheur belge.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molecular characterisation of the small-eukaryote community in a tropical Great Lake (Lake Tanganyika, East Africa)

Tarbe, A-L., Stenuite, S., Descy, J-P., Balagué, V., Massana, R. & Sinyinza, D., 19 Jan 2011, In : Aquatic Microbial Ecology. 62, 2, p. 177-190 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lake Tanganyika
eukaryote
Great Lakes
Eastern Africa
eukaryotic cells
Silica Gel
Silica gel
Carbon Monoxide
Algae
Bioreactors
Corbiculidae
Corbicula
androgenesis
morphotype
Western European region

Prolonging the lifetime and activity of silica immobilised Cyanidium caldarium

Rooke, J. C., Léonard, A., Meunier, C. F., Su, B-L., Vandoorne, B., Cambier, P., Descy, J-P. & Sarmento, H., 1 Apr 2011, In : Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 356, 1, p. 159-164 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silicon Dioxide
Silica
Silica Gel
Silica gel
Carbon Monoxide

Protist Herbivory: A Key Pathway in the Pelagic Food Web of Lake Tanganyika

Tarbe, A-L., Stenuite, S., Pirlot, S., Descy, J-P., Unrein, F., Sarmento, H. & Sinyinza, D., 1 Aug 2011, In : Aquatic Microbial Ecology. 62, 2, p. 314-323 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lake Tanganyika
protist
herbivory
food webs
food web
2010
Photobioreactors
Silica Gel
Silica gel
Silicon Dioxide
cyanobacterium