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  1. Baud M, Macpherson E, Pérez M, Romero J, Ricart AM (2024) Multiple scale assessment of habitat, landscape, and geographic-specific attributes driving decapod assemblages in Posidonia oceanica seagrass meadows. Marine Environmental Research (in press) .
  2. Chopin T, Costa-Pierce BA, Troell M, Hurd CL, Costello MJ, Backman S, Buschmann AH, Cuhel R, Duarte CM, Gröndahl F, Heasman K, Haroun RJ, Johansen J, Jueterbock A, Lench M, Lindell S, Pavia H, Ricart AM, Sundell KS, Yarish C (2024) Deep-ocean seaweed dumping for carbon sequestration: Questionable, risky, and not the best use of valuable biomass. One Earth
  3. Kennedy EG, Zulian M, Hamilton SL, Hill TM, Delgado M, Fish CR, Gaylord B, Kroeker KJ, Palmer HM, Ricart AM, Sanford E, Spalding AK, Ward M, Carrasco G, Elliott M, Grisby GV, Harris E, Jahncke J, Rocheleau CN, Westerink S, Wilmot MI (2024) A high-resolution synthesis dataset for multistressor analyses along the US West Coast, Earth System Science Data, 16, 219–243
  4. Eger, A.M., Aguirre, J.D., Altamirano, M. et al. (2023)The Kelp Forest Challenge: A collaborative global movement to protect and restore 4 million hectares of kelp forests. Journal of Applied Phycology.
  5. Ricart AM, Honisch B, Fachon E, Hunt CW, Salisbury J, Arnold SN, Price NN (2023) Optimizing marine macrophyte capacity to locally ameliorate ocean acidification under variable light and flow regimes: Insights from an experimental approach. PLOS ONE 18(10): e0288548.
  6. Hamilton SL, Kennedy EG, Zulian M, Hill TM, Gaylord B, Sanford E, Ricart AM, Ward W, Spalding AK, Kroeker K (2023) Variable exposure to multiple climate stressors across the California marine protected area network and policy implications. ICES Journal of Marine Science 80, 7, 23–1935
  7. Ricart AM, Krause-Jensen D, Hancke K, Price NN, Masqué P, Duarte CM (2022), Sinking seaweed in the deep ocean for carbon neutrality is ahead of science and beyond the ethics. Environmental Research Letters 17, 081003.
  8. Traganos D, Lee CB, Blume A, Poursanidis D, Čižmek H,  Deter J, Mačić V, Montefalcone M, Pergent G, Pergent-Martini C, Ricart AM, Reinartz P (2022) Spatially explicit seagrass extent mapping across the entire Mediterranean. Frontiers in Marine Science 9:871799.
  9. Sanmartí N, Ontoria Y, Ricart AM, Rohan A, Alcoverro T, Pérez M, Romero J (2022). Exploring coexistence mechanisms in a three-species assemblage. Marine Environmental Research 178,105647.
  10. Ricart AM, Ward M, Hill TM, Sanford E, Kroeker KJ, Takeshita Y, Merolla S, Shukla P, Ninokawa A, Elsmore K, Gaylord B (2021). Commentary: Overstated potential for seagrass meadows to mitigate coastal ocean acidification. Frontiers in Marine Science 9:884857.
  11. Ward M, Hill TM, Souza C, Filipczyk T, Ricart AM, Merolla S, Capece LR, O’Donnell BC, Elsmore K, Oechel WC, and Beheshti KM (2021) Blue Carbon Stocks and Exchanges Along the Pacific West Coast. Biogeosciences 18, 4717–4732.
  12. Ricart AM, Hill TM, Gaylord B, Ward M, Sigwart J, Ninokawa A, Shukla P, Sanford E (2021). Seagrass driven changes in carbonate chemistry enhance oyster shell growth. Oecologia 196, 565-576.
  13. Ricart AM, Ward M, Hill TM, Sanford E, Kroeker KJ, Takeshita Y, Merolla S, Shukla P, Ninokawa A, Elsmore K, Gaylord B (2021). Coast-wide evidence of low pH amelioration by seagrass ecosystems. Global Change Biology 27, 2580-2591.
  14. Sanmartí N, Ricart AM, Ontoria Y, Pérez M, Romero J (2021) Recovery of a fast-growing seagrass from small-scale mechanical disturbances: effects of intensity, size and seasonal timing. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 162, 111873.
  15. Ricart AM, York PH, Bryant C, Rasheed MA, Ierodiaconou D, Macreadie PI (2020) High variability of Blue Carbon storage in seagrass meadows at the estuary scale. Scientific Reports 10, 5865.
  16. Ricart AM, Sanmartí N, Pérez M, Romero J (2018) Multilevel assessments reveal spatially scaled landscape patterns driving coastal fish assemblages. Marine Environmental Research 140, 210-220.
  17. Ricart AM, García M, Weitzman B, Linares C, Hereu B, Ballesteros E (2018) Long-term shifts in the north western Mediterranean coastal seascape: The habitat forming seaweed Codium vermilara. Marine Pollution Bulletin 127, 334-341.
  18. Mariani S, Ocaña OV, López-Sendino P, García M, Ricart AM, Garrabou J, Ballesteros E (2018) The zooxanthellate scleractinian coral Oulastrea crispata (Lamarck, 1816), an overlooked newcomer in the Mediterranean Sea? Mediterranean Marine Science 19 (3): 589-594.
  19. Lovelock C, Atwood T, Baldock J, Duarte C, Hickey S, Lavery P, Masqué P, Macreadie P, Ricart AM, Serrano O, Steven A (2017) Assessing the risk of CO2 emissions from blue carbon ecosystems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 15 (5) 257-265.
  20. Ricart AM, Pérez M, Romero J (2017) Landscape configuration modulates carbon storage in seagrass sediments. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 185 69-76.
  21. Ricart AM, Rodríguez-Zaragoza FA, González-Salas C, Ortiz M, Cupul-Magaña AL, Adjeroud M (2016) Coral reef fish assemblages at Clipperton Atoll (Tropical Eastern Pacific) in relation to live coral cover. Scientia Marina 80 (4) 479-486.
  22. Serrano O, Ricart AM, Lavery PS, Mateo MA, Arias-Ortiz A, Masque P, Rozaimi M, Steven A, Duarte CM (2016) Key biogeochemical factors affecting soil carbon storage in Posidonia meadows. Biogeosciences 13:4581-4594.
  23. Ricart AM, Dalmau A, Pérez M, Romero J (2015) Effects of landscape configuration on the exchange of materials in seagrass ecosystems. Marine Ecology Progress Series 532:89–100.
  24. Ricart AM, York PH, Rasheed MA, Pérez M, Romero J, Bryant CV, Macreadie PI (2015) Variability of sedimentary organic carbon in patchy seagrass landscapes. Marine Pollution Bulletin 100:476–482.
  25. Macreadie PI, York PH, Sherman CDH, Keough MJ, Ross DJ, Ricart AM, Smith TM (2014) No detectable impact of small-scale disturbances on ‘blue carbon’ within seagrass beds. Marine Biology: 2939–2944.





  • O’Dell A, Adrian A, Canvin M, de Bettignies F, Filbee-Dexter KGrisenthwaite RHughes AHancke KKrause-Jensen D, MacLeod, A, Moore P, Ricart AM, Rostan J, Stanley M, Smale DA, Smeaton C, Troell M, Burrows MT (2023) A review of carbon offset strategies with seaweed aquaculture – feasibility, current knowledge, and suggestions for future research. The Scottish Association for Marine Science, Oban, UK. Report prepared for the Scottish Government. Scottish Association for Marine Science, 22pp. Technical report.
  • Koweek D, Barry J, Mastroni S et al. (2022) Answering Critical Questions About Sinking Macroalgae for Carbon Dioxide Removal: A Research Framework to Investigate Sequestration Efficacy and Environmental Impacts. Ocean Visions and Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute. Technical report
  • Ballesteros E, Ricart AM, Mariani S, García M, Jordana E, Torras X, Pinedo S, Satta P (2017) Seguiment de l’indicador macroalgues de la DMA (2000/60/CE) a les aigües costaneres de Catalunya per al càlcul de l’índex de qualitat biològica CARLIT i control d’espècies invasores per al càlcul de l’índex de Biopol·lució a les aigües costaneres i de transició de les badies del Delta de l’Ebre. CTN1500528. CEAB-CSIC. Technical report .
  • Hereu B, Romero J, Díaz D, Aspillaga E, Capdevila P, Garcia Rubies A, Linares C, Ricart AM, Mariani S, Montero I, Pérez M, Sanmartí N, Zabala M (2016) Monitoring of submerged habitats at Parc Natural De Cap De Creus and Parc Natural Del Montgrí, Les Illes Medes i El Baix Ter. Technical report.
  • Pérez M, Ricart AM, Sanmartí N, Romero J (2016) Seagrass habitat mapping in Alfacs Bay (delta de l’Ebre). Technical report.
  • Hereu B, Romero J, Díaz D, Aspillaga E, Capdevila P, Garcia Rubies A, Garrabou J, Linares C, Ricart AM, Mascaró O, Montero I, Pérez M, Sanmartí N, Zabala M (2014) Monitoring of submerged habitats at Parc Natural De Cap De Creus and Parc Natural Del Montgrí, Les Illes Medes i El Baix Ter. Technical report.
  • Hereu B, Linares C, Ricart AM, Rodríguez A, Aspillaga E, Díaz D, Navarro L, Riera JL (2012) El fons marí de les Illes Medes i el Montgrí : quatre dècades de recerca per a la conservació. Recerca i territori. Cartografia bionòmica dels hàbitats de la costa del Montgrí i les illes Medes. 4, Càtedra d’Ecosistemes Litorals Mediterranis Parc Natural del Montgrí, les Illes Medes i el Baix Ter Museu de la Mediterrània. Book Chapter.
  • Hereu B, Linares C, Ricart AM, ​Díaz D, Riera JL, Rodríguez (2011) Bionomic cartography of submerged habitats of Medes Islands. Technical report.