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.

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. (accepted on 11/22/2019)

Prazeres, M., Martínez-Colón, M., and Hallock, P., 2020. Foraminifera as bioindicators of water quality: The FoRAM Index revisited. Environmental Pollution.



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.


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.





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.

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