Michael Martinez-Colon, puerto rico, tropical, foraminifera, forams, foram, geology, micropaleontology, FAMU, Puerto Rico, environmental, Ammonia, A. beccariia

PUBLICATIONS

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ENVIRONMENTAL MICROPALENTOLOGY LABORATORY

2021

Bouchet, V.P.M., Frontalini, F., Francescangeli, F., Sauriau, P.-G., Geslin, E., Martins, M.V.A., Almogi-Labin,A., Avnaim-Katav, S., di Bella, L., Cearreta, A., Coccioni, R., Costelloe, A., Dimiza, M.D., Ferraro, L., Haynaert, K., Martínez-Colón, M., Melis, R., Schweizer, M., Triantaphyllou, M.V., Tsujimoto, A., Wilson, B., Armynot du Châtelet, E., 2021. Relative abundances of benthic foraminifera in response to total organic carbon in sediments: Data from European intertidal areas and transitional waters. Journal Data in Brief. doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2021.106920

Bouchet, V.P.M., Frontalini, F., Francescangeli, F., Sauriau, P.-G., Geslin, E., Martins, M.V.A., Almogi-Labin, A., Avnaim-Katav, S., di Bella, L., Cearreta, A., Coccioni, R., Costelloe, A., Dimiza, M.D., Ferraro, L., Haynaert, K., Martínez-Colón, M., Melis, R., Schweizer, M., Triantaphyllou, M.V., Tsujimoto, A., Wilson, B., Armynot du Châtelet, E., 2021. Indicative value of benthic foraminiferal species from European intertidal areas and transitional waters for biomonitoring: assignment to ecological groups of sensibility to total organic carbon. Marine Pollution Bulletin. doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112071

Castelo, W.F.L., Martins, M.V.A., Martínez-Colón, M., Varela-Guerra, J., Pinherio-Dadalto, T., Terroso, D., Filgueiras-Soares, M., Frontalini, F., Duleba, W., Aguilera-Socorro, O.A., Geraldes, M.C., Rocha, F., and Bergamaschi, S., 2021. Disentangling natural vs. anthropogenic induced environmental variability during the Holocene: Marambaia Cove, SE sector of the Sepetiba Bay (SE Brazil). Environmental Science and Pollution Research. doi.org/10.1007/s11356-020-12179-9

O'Malley, B.J., Schwing, P.T., Martínez-Colón, M., Spezzaferri, S., Machain-Castillo, M.L., Larson, R.A., Brooks, G.R., Ruiz-Fernández, A.C., and Hollander, D.J., 2021. Development of a benthic foraminifera based marine biotic index (Foram-AMBI) for the Gulf of Mexico: a decision support tool. Ecological Indicators. doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2020.106916

2020

Martínez-Colón, M., 2020. Physical settings of the Halifax river and its watershed. In: Halifax River Urban Watershed: A Holistic Approach to Sustainability (Editors: Cho, Reiter, Jacoby, Simmons, & Young). Bethune-Cookman University.

Balay, E., Barreto-Orta, M., Cuevas, D., Delano, F., Fontán, O.L., Gilbes, F., Huérfano, V., Hudgins, T., Hughes, S., Jaramillo, L., Joyce, J., López-Venegas, A., Martínez-Colón, M., Negrón, J.D., Oliver, R., Padró-Irrizari, J., Pérez, D., Pérez, V., Ramos-Scharrón, C., Rivera-Guzmán, N., Rodríguez-Rullán, V., Rosario, J., Santos, H., Smith, A.L., Soto, A., and Villanueva, E., 2020. El “fracking” no es la causa de la alta sismicidad en el suroeste de Puerto Rico (Diciembre 2019-Enero 2020). Ciencia Puerto Rico, https://www.cienciapr.org/en/external-news/el-fracking-no-es-la-causa-de-la-alta-sismicidad-en-el-suroeste-de-puerto-rico

Martins, M.V.A., Hohenegger, J., Martínez-Colón, M., Frontalini, F., Bergamashi, S., Laut, L., Belart, P., Mahiques, M., Pereira, E., Rodrigues,R., Terroso, D., Miranda, P., Geraldes, M.C., Villena, H.H., Reis, T., Socorro, O.A.A., Sousa, S.H., Yamashita, C., and Rocha, F., 2020. Ecological quality status of the NE sector of the Guanabara Bay (Brazil): a case of living benthic foraminiferal resilience. Marine Pollution Bulletin. doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.111449

El Kateb, A., Stalder, C., Martínez-Colón, M., Mateu Vicens, G., Francescangeli, F., Coletti, G., Stainbank, S., and Spezzaferri, S., 2020. Foraminiferal-based biotic indices to assess the ecological quality status of the Gulf of Gabes (Tunisia): Present limitations and future perspectives. Ecological Indicators Journal. doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.105962

Prazeres, M., Martínez-Colón, M., and Hallock, P., 2020. Foraminifera as bioindicators of water quality: The FoRAM Index revisited. Environmental Pollution. doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2019.113612.

 

2018

Martínez-Colón, M., Hallock, P., Green-Ruiz, C., and Smoak J., 2018. Benthic foraminifera as bioindicators of potential toxic element (PTE) pollution: Torrecillas Lagoon (San Juan Bay Estuary), Puerto Rico. Ecological Indicators Journal, v. 89, p. 516-527.

2017

Martínez-Colón, M., Hallock, P., Green-Ruiz, C., and Smoak J., 2017. Temporal variability in potentially toxic elements (PTE) and benthic Foraminifera in an estuarine environment in Puerto Rico. Micropaleontology, v. 63-6, p. 357-381.

Emrich, K., Martínez-Colón, M., and Alegria, H., 2017. Is untreated sewage impacting coral reefs in Caye Caulker, Belize? Journal of Foraminiferal Research, v. 47-1, p. 20-33.

 

 

2016

 

Alegria, H., Martínez-Colón, M., Kurt-Karakus, P., Brooks, G., Hanson, L., and Birgul, A., 2016. Historical sediment record and levels of PCBs in sediments and mangroves of Jobos Bay, Puerto Rico. Science of the Total Environment, v. 573, p. 1003-1009.

 

Schwing, P.T., O'Malley, B.J., Romero, I.C., Martínez-Colón, M., Hastings, D.W., Glabach, M.A., Hladky, E.M., Greco, A., and Hollander, D.J., 2016. Characterizing the variability of benthic foraminifera in the northeaster Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon event (2010-2012). Environmental Science and Pollution Research, DOI 10.1007/s11356-06-7996-z.

 

Fraass, A.J., Wall-Palmer, D., Leckie, R.M., Hatfield, R.G., Burns, S.J., Le Friant, A., Ishizuka, O., Aljahdali, M., Jutzeler, M., Martínez-Colón, M., Palmer, M., and Talling, P.J., 2016. A revised Plio-Pleistocene age model and paleoceanography of the northeastern Caribbean Sea: IODP Site U1396 off Montserrat, Lesser Antilles. Stratigraphy, v. 13-3, p. 183-203.