Abstracts
 
 

Here you will find abstracts of scientific articles written in the context of the Sanctuary Project.

In some cases the articles' references and some additional information, such as conclusions or essential results, are presented as well.

 
 

topics:

Fisheries & socio-economic aspects


 
 
Effects of the Gulf War Oil Spill on coastal and marine ecosystems
 
 

The 1991 Gulf War environmental crisis: a review of initial research activities

The Jubail Marine Wildlife Sanctuary

Environmental effects of the Gulf War on coastal areas north of Jubail - an overview

Naturally Induced Changes in Oil Spilled in the Vicinity of the Sanctuary

Seasonal profile changes in exposed beaches in the western Arabian Gulf

Effects of the 1991 oil spill on the supratidal fringe

Effect of the Gulf War Oil Spill on the Supratidal Fringe, with Special Reference to the Strandline Habitat

Intertidal recovery in the Dawhat ad-Dafi and Dawhat al-Musallamiya region (Saudi Arabia) after the Gulf War oil spill

Natural recovery of the intertidal biota within the Jubail Marine Wildlife Sanctuary after the 1991 Gulf War oil spill

Results of Long-term (1991-1995) Monitoring of the Intertidal Biota after the 1991 Gulf War Oil Spill

Salt-marshes and intertidal habitats of the Jubail Marine Wildlife Sanctuary: extent of oil-impacted areas and estimated losses of above-ground plant biomass following the 1991 Gulf War oil spill

The status of the intertidal soft-bottom macrofauna six months after the Gulf War oil spill

Ecological status of the marine subtidal habitats and the effects of the 1991 Gulf War oil spill, with special reference to soft-substrata communities

Status of subtidal biotopes of the Jubail Marine Wildlife Sanctuary with special reference to soft-substrata communities

Status of the coral reefs after the Gulf War

Investigations on coral reefs in the Jubail Marine Wildlife Sanctuary using underwater video
recordings and digital image analysis

The role of taxonomic research in biodiversity conservation

The role of education in marine sanctuary management


 
  Chemistry, microbiology & oil spill response  
 

The bacteriology of oil epuration in the Jubail Marine Wildlife Sanctuary

Intertidal Diatom Populations as Indicators of the Extent of the Kuwait Oil Spill

Distribution, species composition and status of the intertidal blue-green algal mats

Recolonisation of the intertidal flats by microbial mats after the Gulf War oil spill

Chemical Characterisation of Sediments from the Gulf Area after the Gulf War Oil Spill

The concentration and extent of degradation of petroleum components from intertidal and subtidal sediments in Saudi Arabia following the Gulf War oil spill

Petroleum Hydrocarbons in Marine Sediments and Biota 3½ Years after the Gulf War Oil Spill

Shoreline Clean-up Procedures. A Discussion Pertaining to the Gulf Sanctuary

A summary of the clean-up techniques used in the Jubail Marine Wildlife Sanctuary after the Gulf War oil spill and an assessment of their benefit to intertidal recovery

Hydrocarbon concentrations in two intertidal areas of Saudi Arabia following remediation with mechanical clean-up techniques after the Gulf War oil spill

Biological Assessment of Oil Spill Clean-up Sites in Dawhat ad-Dafi and Dawhat al-Musallamiya

Long-term Observations on Natural Remediation Processes Following the 1991 Gulf War Oil Spill

Cyanobacterial mats on oil-polluted sediments start of a promising self-remediation process?


 
  Vegetation & Algae  
 

Flora of the Jubail Marine Wildlife Sanctuary, Saudi Arabia

Status and recovery of the intertidal vegetation after the 1991 Gulf War oil spill

Re-establishment of Intertidal Vegetation

Trial planting of mangroves (Avicennia marina) and salt-marsh plants (Salicornia europaea) in oil-impacted soil in the Jubail area, Saudi Arabia

Seasonal Growth of Selected Brown Macroalgae

Status of the macro algae and seagrass vegetation after the 1991 Gulf War oil spill

Marine algae of the Jubail Marine Wildlife Sanctuary, Saudi Arabia


 
  Fauna  
 

Terrestrial mammals of the Jubail Marine Wildlife Sanctuary

The Reintroduction of Gazelles into the Gulf Sanctuary

Decapod Larvae Monitoring Programme

Ecological observations on crab communities (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) on intertidal mudflats in the western Arabian Gulf and the effect of the 1991 oil spill

Effects of the 1991 Gulf War oil spill on the crab fauna of intertidal mudflats in the Western Arabian Gulf

A preliminary survey of the terrestrial reptiles and sea snakes in the Jubail Marine Wildlife Sanctuary

The Marine Turtle Nesting Season, Arabian Gulf, 1992

The marine turtles of the Arabian Gulf NCWCD studies 1991-1994

The ornithological importance of the Jubail Marine Wildlife Sanctuary

The impact of the 1991 Gulf War oil spill on bird populations in the northern Arabian Gulf - a review

Ornithological Monitoring Report

Status of the Socotra cormorant in the Arabian Gulf after the 1991 Gulf War oil spill,
with an outline of a standardised census technique

Status of the breeding populations of terns (Sternidae) along the eastern coast of Saudi Arabia following the 1991 Gulf War

The Cetacea of the Jubail Marine Wildlife Sanctuary; Saudi Arabia

Cetaceans of Dawhat ad-Dafi and Dawhat al-Musallamiya (Saudi Arabia) one year after the Gulf War oil spill

Fishes and fish assemblages of the Jubail Marine Wildlife Sanctuary

The status of fish populations in the northern Arabian Gulf two years after the 1991 Gulf War oil spill


 
  Fisheries & socio-economic aspects  
 

A survey of the fisheries in the Jubail Marine Wildlife Sanctuary

Sanctuary Fisheries Survey

Resource Use and Conflicts of Interest

People, resources and conflicts of interest in the Jubail Marine Wildlife Sanctuary

 
     
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