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

2022

Whitall, D., L. Webster, A. Mason, M. Martinez-Colón, M. Sudek, H. Spathias, H. Hattori, L. May, J. Guyon, and C. Woodley, 2022. Assessment of Contamination in Fagatele Bay (Natioonal Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa). NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 303. Silver Spring. 75 pages.

Virginia Alves Martins, M., Cazelli, L., Yhasnara, M. et al. Factors driving sediment compositional change in the distal area of the Ria de Vigo (NW Spain): oceanographic processes vs. paleopollution. Environ Sci Pollut Res (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-022-20607-1

Fajemila, O.T., Martínez-Colón, M., Spangenberg, J.E., and Spezzaferri, S., 2022. Organic matter source and distribution in the estuarine Apapa-Badagry Creek, Nigeria: Implications for living (stained) benthic foraminiferal assemblage. Marine Micropaleontology.doi.org/10.1016/j.marmicro.2022.102112.

Wellen F.L. Castelo, Maria Virginia Alves Martins, Michael Martínez-Colón, Layla C. da Silva, Celma Menezes, Thales Oliveira, Silvia Helena de M Sousa, Orangel Aguilera, Lazaro Laut, Vanessa Laut, Wânia Duleba, Fabrizio Frontalini, Vincent M.P. Bouchet, Eric Armynot du Châtelet, Fabio Francescangeli, Mauro C. Geraldes, António T. Reis, and Sérgio Bergamashi, 2022. Bioaccumulation of potentially toxic elements in Ammonia tepida (foraminifera) from a polluted coastal area. Journal of South American Earth Sciences. doi.org/10.1016/j.jsames.2022.103741

Fajemila, O.T., Martínez-Colón, M., Sariaslan, N., Council, I.S., Kolawole, T.O., and Langer, M.R., 2022. Contamination Levels of Potentially Toxic Elements and Foraminiferal Distribution Patterns in Lagos Lagoon: A Correlation Analysis. Water. doi.org/10.3390/w14010037

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.