Dr Ulrike Braeckman

Dr. Ulrike Braeckman is a postdoctoral research fellow of the Fund for Scientific Research (FWO) , Flanders investigating the interplay between benthic biogeochemistry and biodiversity in polar marine ecosystems in a global warming context. During her joint PhD at Ghent University and NIOZ Yerseke (NL) , she investigated the role of North Sea macrobenthos in structuring sediment biogeochemistry, meiofauna community organization and food dynamics and food webs by means of laboratory experiments, in situ sampling and trophic biomarker analysis. Ulrike is now involved in projects studying benthic biogeochemistry and biodiversity in a changing environment in several regions in the world.

2017

Amadei Martínez, L.; Blanco Fernández, C.; Braeckman, U.; Geldhof, R.; Peene, N.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Wittoeck, J.; Depestele, J. (2017). Consumption of discarded plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) by epibenthic scavengers: common starfish (Asterias rubens) and hermit crabs (Pagurus bernhardus), in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Scientist Day. Brugge, Belgium, 3 March 2017. VLIZ Special Publication, 79: pp. 3

Braeckman, U.; Pasotti, F.; Hoffmann, R.; Vázquez, S.; Torstensson, A.; Vanreusel, A.; Wenzhöfer, F. (2017). Carbon cycling in Antarctic benthic communities subject to glacier retreat, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Scientist Day. Brugge, Belgium, 3 March 2017. VLIZ Special Publication, 79: pp. 7

Toussaint, E.; Braeckman, U.; De Borger, E.; Soetaert, K.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2017). Impact of macrofaunal activities on the biogeochemical cycling in anthropogenically disturbed sediments, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Scientist Day. Brugge, Belgium, 3 March 2017. VLIZ Special Publication, 79: pp. 84

2016

Brenner, H.; Braeckman, U.; Le Guitton, M.; Meysman, F.J.R. (2016). The impact of sedimentary alkalinity release on the water column CO2 system in the North Sea. Biogeosciences 13(3): 841-863. dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-841-2016

De Borger, E.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Braeckman, U.; Grégoire, M.; Soetaert, K. (2016). Upscaling small-scale environmental studies of the Southern Bight of the North Sea by biogeochemical modelling, in: Degraer, S. et al. (Ed.) North Sea Open Science Conference 7-10/11/2016. Abstract Booklet. pp. 95

De Smet, B.; Braeckman, U.; Soetaert, K.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2016). Predator effects on the feeding and bioirrigation activity of ecosystem-engineered Lanice conchilega reefs. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 475: 31-37. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.jembe.2015.11.005

Mestdagh, S.; Bagaço, L.; Braeckman, U.; Ysebaert, T.Y.; Moens, T.; Van Colen, C. (2016). Sediment deposition affects biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in soft-sediment communities, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Marine Scientist Day. Brugge, Belgium, 12 February 2016. VLIZ Special Publication, 75: pp. 74

Toussaint, E.; Braeckman, U.; Moens, T.; Soetaert, K.; Vanaverbeke, J (2016). Towards investigating the effect of fining and hardening of marine coastal areas on ecosystem functioning in the Belgian part of the North Sea (BPNS), in: Degraer, S. et al. (Ed.) North Sea Open Science Conference 7-10/11/2016. Abstract Booklet. pp. 55

Van Colen, C.; Braeckman, U.; Guilini, K.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Soetaert, K.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2016). Context-dependent effects of ocean acidification on soft-sediment biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, in: Degraer, S. et al. (Ed.) North Sea Open Science Conference 7-10/11/2016. Abstract Booklet. pp. 36

Yazdani Foshtomi, M.; Braeckman, U.; Derycke, S.; Leliaert, F.; Willems, A.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2016). The interaction between macro and micro-organisms affects biogeochemical cycles in coastal sediments, in: Degraer, S. et al. (Ed.) North Sea Open Science Conference 7-10/11/2016. Abstract Booklet. pp. 38

2015

Birchenough, S.N.R.; Reiss, H.; Degraer, S.; Mieszkowska, N.; Borja, A.; Buhl-Mortensen, L.; Braeckman, U.; Craeymeersch, J.; De Mesel, I.; Kerckhof, F.; Kröncke, I.; Parra, S.; Rabaut, M.; Schröder, A.; Van Colen, C.; Van Hoey, G.; Vincx, M.; Wätjen, K. (2015). Climate change and marine benthos: a review of existing research and future directions in the North Atlantic. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change 6(2): 203-223. hdl.handle.net/10.1002/wcc.330

Braeckman, U.; Provoost, P.; Sabbe, K.; Soetaert, K.; Middelburg, J.J.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2015). Temporal dynamics in a shallow coastal benthic food web: Insights from fatty acid biomarkers and their stable isotopes. Mar. Environ. Res. 108: 55-68. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.marenvres.2015.04.010

De Smet, B.; Braeckman, U.; Rabaut, M.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2015). Looking at biogenic Lanice conchilega reefs from a different perspective, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Young Scientists’ Day. Brugge, Belgium, 20 February 2015. VLIZ Special Publication, 71: pp. 49

Mestdagh, S.; Braeckman, U.; Ysebaert, T.; Moens, T.; Van Colen, C. (2015). Estuarine biodiversity and ecosystem functioning under benthic and pelagic sediment change, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Young Scientists’ Day. Brugge, Belgium, 20 February 2015. VLIZ Special Publication, 71: pp. 91

Pasotti, F.; Manini, E.; Giovannelli, D.; Wölfl, A.-C.; Monien, D.; Verleyen, E.; Braeckman, U.; Abele, D.; Vanreusel, A. (2015). Antarctic shallow water benthos in an area of recent rapid glacier retreat. Mar. Ecol. (Berl.) 36(3): 716-733. hdl.handle.net/10.1111/maec.12179

Queirós, A.M.; Stephens, N.; Cook, R.; Ravaglioli, C.; Nunes, J.; Dashfield, S.; Harris, C.; Tilstone, G.H.; Fishwick, J.; Braeckman, U.; Somerfield, P.J.; Widdicombe, S. (2015). Can benthic community structure be used to predict the process of bioturbation in real ecosystems? Prog. Oceanogr. 137(Part B): 559-569. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.pocean.2015.04.027

Yazdani Foshtomi, M.; Braeckman, U.; Derycke, S.; Sapp, M.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Sabbe, K.; Willems, A.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2015). The link between microbial diversity and nitrogen cycling in marine sediments is modulated by macrofaunal bioturbation. PLoS One 10(6): e0130116. hdl.handle.net/10.1371/journal.pone.0130116

Yazdani, M.; Braeckman, U.; Derycke, S.; Sapp, M.; Willems, A.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2015). Effect of natural populations of the ecosystem engineering polychaete, Lanice conchilega, on abundance and diversity of nitrifying and denitrifying organisms, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Young Scientists’ Day. Brugge, Belgium, 20 February 2015. VLIZ Special Publication, 71: pp. 150

2014

Braeckman, U.; Rabaut, M.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Degraer, S.; Vincx, M. (2014). Protecting the Commons: the use of subtidal ecosystem engineers in marine management. Aquat. Conserv. 24(2): 275-286. hdl.handle.net/10.1002/aqc.2448

Braeckman, U.; Van Colen, C.; Guilini, K.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Soetaert, K.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2014). Empirical evidence reveals seasonally dependent reduction in nitrification in coastal sediments subjected to near future ocean acidification. PLoS One 9(10): e108153. dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0108153

Braeckman, U.; Yazdani Foshtomi, M.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Meysman, F.; Soetaert, K.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2014). Variable importance of macrofaunal functional biodiversity for biogeochemical cycling in temperate coastal sediments. Ecosystems 17(4): 720-737. dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10021-014-9755-7

Taheri, M.; Braeckman, U; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2014). Effect of short-term hypoxia on marine nematode community structure and vertical distribution pattern in three different sediment types of the North Sea. Mar. Environ. Res. 99: 149-159. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2014.04.010

Vanaverbeke, J.; Braeckman, U.; Van Colen, C.; Guilini, K.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Soetaert, K.; Vincx, M. (2014). Ocean acidification affects the benthic nitrogen cycle in coastal sediments: evidence from the Belgian Part of the North Sea, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Young Scientists’ Day. Brugge, Belgium, 7 March 2014. VLIZ Special Publication, 67: pp. 113

Yazdani, M.; Braeckman, U.; Derycke, S.; Sapp, M.; Willems, A.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2014). Direct and indirect effects of macrofaunal functional diversity and bacterial and archaeal community characteristics determine benthic nitrogen cycling in coastal marine sediments, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Young Scientists’ Day. Brugge, Belgium, 7 March 2014. VLIZ Special Publication, 67: pp. 132

2013

Braeckman, U.; Van Colen, C.; Foshtomi, M.Y.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Marchant, H.; Lavik, G.; Meysman, F.; Soetaert, K.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2013). FLUXMAP: importance of sediment type and macrobenthic functional biodiversity for biogeochemical cycling in the Belgian part of the North Sea, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Young Marine Scientists' Day. Brugge, Belgium, 15 February 2013. VLIZ Special Publication, 63: pp. 19

Braeckman, U.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Vincx, M.; van Oevelen, D.; Soetaert, K. (2013). Meiofauna metabolism in suboxic sediments: currently overestimated. PLoS One 8(3): e59289. hdl.handle.net/10.1371/journal.pone.0059289

Brenner, H.; Braeckman, U.; Meysman, F. (2013). Controls on the CO2 system by benthic-pelagic coupling in the southern North Sea, in: The 45th International Liège Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics. The variability of primary production in the ocean: from the synoptic to the global scale, Liège, Belgium, 13-17 May, 2013: Abstracts. pp. [1]

Provoost, P.; Braeckman, U.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Moodley, L.; Soetaert, K.; Middelburg, J.J.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2013). Modelling benthic oxygen consumption and benthic-pelagic coupling at a shallow station in the southern North Sea. Est., Coast. and Shelf Sci. 120: 1-11. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.ecss.2013.01.008

Reubens, J.T.; Braeckman, U.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Van Colen, C.; Degraer, S.; Vincx, M. (2013). Aggregation at windmill artificial reefs: CPUE of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) and pouting (Trisopterus luscus) at different habitats in the Belgian part of the North Sea. Fish. Res. 139: 28-34. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.fishres.2012.10.011

Taheri, M.; Braeckman, U.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2013). Response of free living marine nematodes to the short-term hypoxia in three different sediment types at the Belgian Part of the North Sea, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Young Marine Scientists' Day. Brugge, Belgium, 15 February 2013. VLIZ Special Publication, 63: pp. 90

Yazdani, M.; Braeckman, U.; Derycke, S.; Sapp, M.; Willems, A.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2013). The effect of macrofaunal functional diversity on density and diversity of nitrifying and denitrifying organisms, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts – VLIZ Young Marine Scientists' Day. Brugge, Belgium, 15 February 2013. VLIZ Special Publication, 63: pp. 112

2012

Braeckman, U. (2012). Macrobenthos structuring the sea floor: importance of its functional biodiversity for the benthic ecosystem, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts - VLIZ Young Marine Scientists' Day. Brugge, Belgium, 24 February 2012. VLIZ Special Publication, 55: pp. 144-146

Braeckman, U.; Foshtomi, M.Y.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Soetaert, K.; Meysman, F.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2012). FLUXMAP: an ecosystem functioning map of the Belgian part of the North Sea, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts - VLIZ Young Marine Scientists' Day. Brugge, Belgium, 24 February 2012. VLIZ Special Publication, 55: pp. 15

Braeckman, U.; Provoost, P.; Sabbe, K.; Soetaert, K.; Middelburg, J.J.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2012). Temporal dynamics in the diet of two marine polychaetes as inferred from fatty acid biomarkers. J. Sea Res. 68: 6-19. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seares.2011.11.003

Salomidi, M.; Katsanevakis, S.; Borja, A.; Braeckman, U.; Damalas, D.; Galparsoro, I.; Mifsud, R.; Mirto, S.; Pascual, M.; Pipitone, C.; Rabaut, M.; Todorova, V.; Vassilopoulou, V.; Vega Fernández, T. (2012). Assessment of goods and services, vulnerability, and conservation status of European seabed biotopes: a stepping stone towards ecosystem-based marine spatial management. Mediterr. Mar. Sci. 13(1): 49-88. hdl.handle.net/0.12681/mms.23

Taheri, M.; Braeckman, U.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2012). Short-term hypoxia does not affect nematode densities and vertical distribution patterns at the Belgian Part of the North Sea, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts - VLIZ Young Marine Scientists' Day. Brugge, Belgium, 24 February 2012. VLIZ Special Publication, 55: pp. 81

Van Colen, C.; Debusschere, E.; Braeckman, U.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Vincx, M. (2012). The early life history of the clam Macoma balthica in a high CO2 world. PLoS One 7(9): e44655. hdl.handle.net/10.1371/journal.pone.0044655

Vanaverbeke, J.; Braeckman, U.; Goffin, A.; Larmuseau, M.; Rabaut, M.; Stienen, E.; Volckaert, F.; Vincx, M. (2012). WestBanks: fundamenteel, beleidsgericht onderzoek in het Belgisch Deel van de Noordzee. Sci. connect. (Ned. ed.) 37: 18-20

Yazdani, M.; Braeckman, U.; Derycke, S.; Sapp, M.; Willems, A.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2012). Linking microbial and macrofaunal diversity with benthic ecosystem functioning of the Belgium parts of the North Sea, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts - VLIZ Young Marine Scientists' Day. Brugge, Belgium, 24 February 2012. VLIZ Special Publication, 55: pp. 112-113

2011

Birchenough, S.N.R.; Degraer, S.; Reiss, H.; Borja, A.; Braeckman, U.; Craeymeersch, J.; De Mesel, I.; Kerckhof, F.; Kröncke, I.; Mieszkowska, N.; Parra, S.; Rabaut, M.; Schröder, A.; Van Colen, C.; Van Hoey, G.; Vincx, M.; Wätjen, K. (2011). Responses of marine benthos to climate change, in: Reid, P.C. et al. (Ed.) ICES status report on climate change in the North Atlantic. ICES Cooperative Research Report, 310: pp. 123-146

Braeckman, U. (2011). General discussion, conclusions and future challenges, in: Braeckman, U. (2011). Macrobenthos structuring the sea floor: importance of its functional biodiversity for the benthic ecosystem = De structurerende rol van macrobenthos in de zeebodem: belang van de functionele biodiversiteit voor het benthische ecosysteem. pp. 133-169

Braeckman, U. (2011). General introduction, in: Braeckman, U. (2011). Macrobenthos structuring the sea floor: importance of its functional biodiversity for the benthic ecosystem = De structurerende rol van macrobenthos in de zeebodem: belang van de functionele biodiversiteit voor het benthische ecosysteem. pp. 1-24

Braeckman, U.; Provoost, P.; Gribsholt, B.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Middelburg, J.; Soetaert, K.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2011). Role of macrofauna functional traits and density in biogeochemical fluxes and bioturbation, in: Braeckman, U. Macrobenthos structuring the sea floor: importance of its functional biodiversity for the benthic ecosystem = De structurerende rol van macrobenthos in de zeebodem: belang van de functionele biodiversiteit voor het benthische ecosysteem. pp. 25-50

Braeckman, U.; Provoost, P.; Moens, T.; Soetaert, K.; Middelburg, J.J.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2011). Biological vs. physical mixing effects on benthic food web dynamics, in: Braeckman, U. Macrobenthos structuring the sea floor: importance of its functional biodiversity for the benthic ecosystem = De structurerende rol van macrobenthos in de zeebodem: belang van de functionele biodiversiteit voor het benthische ecosysteem. pp. 77-101

Braeckman, U.; Provoost, P.; Moens, T.; Soetaert, K.; Middelburg, J.J.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2011). Biological vs. physical mixing effects on benthic food web dynamics. PLoS One 6(3): e18078. dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0018078

Braeckman, U.; Provoost, P.; Sabbe, K.; Middelburg, J.J.; Soetaert, K.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2011). Temporal variation in macrobenthic diet as inferred from fatty acid biomarkers, in: Braeckman, U. (2011). Macrobenthos structuring the sea floor: importance of its functional biodiversity for the benthic ecosystem = De structurerende rol van macrobenthos in de zeebodem: belang van de functionele biodiversiteit voor het benthische ecosysteem. pp. 103-130

Braeckman, U.; Van Colen, C.; Soetaert, K.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2011). Contrasting macrobenthic activities differentially affect nematode density and diversity in a shallow subtidal marine sediment, in: Braeckman, U. (2011). Macrobenthos structuring the sea floor: importance of its functional biodiversity for the benthic ecosystem = De structurerende rol van macrobenthos in de zeebodem: belang van de functionele biodiversiteit voor het benthische ecosysteem. pp. 53-75

Braeckman, U.; Van Colen, C.; Soetaert, K.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2011). Contrasting macrobenthic activities differentially affect nematode density and diversity in a shallow subtidal marine sediment. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 422: 179-191. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps08910

2010

Braeckman, U.; Provoost, P.; Gribsholt, B.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Middelburg, J.; Soetaert, K.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2010). Role of macrofauna functional traits and density in biogeochemical fluxes and bioturbation. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 399: 173-186. dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps08336

2009

Bauwens, M.; Braeckman, U.; Coppejans, E.; De Blauwe, H.; De Clerck, O.; De Maersschalk, V.; Degraer, S.; Deprez, T.; Dumoulin, E.; Fockedey, N.; Hernandez, F.; Hostens, K.; Lescrauwaet, A.-K.; Mees, J.; Rappé, K.; Sabbe, K.; Seys, J.; Van Ginderdeuren, K.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Vandepitte, L.; Vanhoorne, B.; Verween, A.; Wittoeck, J. (2009). Non-indigenous species of the Belgian part of the North Sea and adjacent estuaries, in: Branquart, E. et al. (Ed.) (2009). Abstract volume of the Science facing aliens meeting, Brussels 11th May 2009. pp. 60

Braeckman, U.; Frickel, J.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2009). Macrobenthos alters nematode vertical distribution, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) VLIZ Young Scientists' Day, Brugge, Belgium 6 March 2009: book of abstracts. VLIZ Special Publication, 41: pp. 29

Braeckman, U.; Provoost, P.; Soetaert, K.; Middelburg, J.J.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2009). Does macrofauna affect the benthic processing of a settling phytoplankton bloom?, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) Book of abstracts: an overview of marine research in Belgium anno 2009. 10th VLIZ Young Scientists' Day. Special edition at the occasion of 10 years VLIZ. VLIZ Special Publication, 43: pp. 23

Degraer, S.; Brabant, R.; Braeckman, U.; Coates, D.; Courtens, W.; Derweduwen, J.; Di Marcantonio, M.; Haelters, J.; Hostens, K.; Jacques, T.; Kerckhof, F.; Norro, A.; Reubens, J.; Stienen, E.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Van Colen, C.; Vandendriessche, S.; Van den Eynde, D.; Van de walle, M.; Vanermen, N.; Van Hoey, G.; Vigin, L.; Vincx, M.; Wittoeck, J. (2009). Monitoring the impact of offshore windfarms on the marine environment: an obligate multidisciplinary and integrated programme, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) (2009). Book of abstracts: an overview of marine research in Belgium anno 2009. 10th VLIZ Young Scientists' Day. Special edition at the occasion of 10 years VLIZ. VLIZ Special Publication, 43: pp. 49

Rabaut, M.; Braeckman, U.; Hendrickx, F.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S. (2009). Experimental beam-trawling in Lanice conchilega reefs: impact on the associated fauna, in: Rabaut, M. Lanice conchilega, fisheries and marine conservation: Towards an ecosystem approach to marine management. pp. 91-107

2008

Braeckman, U.; Provoost, P.; Gribsholt, B.; Middelburg, J.; Soetaert, K.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2008). The role of macrofauna in the functioning of a sea floor: is there any seasonal, density or functional identity effect?, in: Mees, J. et al. (Ed.) VLIZ Young Scientists' Day, Brugge, Belgium, 29 February 2008: book of abstracts. VLIZ Special Publication, 40: pp. 33

Braeckman, U.; Vincx, M.; Provoost, P.; Gribsholt, B.; Middelburg, J.; Soetaert, K.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2008). The role of macrofauna in the functioning of a sea floor: is there any seasonal, density or functional identity effect?, in: World Conference on Marine Biodiversity, Valencia, Spain, 11-15 November 2008: book of abstracts. pp. 1

Rabaut, M.; Braeckman, U.; Hendrickx, F.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S. (2008). Experimental beam-trawling in Lanice conchilega reefs: impact on the associated fauna. Fish. Res. 90(1-3): 209-216. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2007.10.009

2007

Steyaert, M.; Bezerra, T.N.; Braeckman, U.; Fonseca, G.; Hoste, E.; Ingels, J.; Merckx, B.; Raes, M.; Steenhuyse, L.; Vanaverbeke, J.; Van Gaever, S.; Vincx, M.; Deprez, T. (2007). NeMys: an online nematode identification and taxonomical tool, in: Thirteenth International Meiofauna Conference (THIRIMCO) July 29 - August 3, 2007, Recife, Brazil: Abstract book. pp. [16]

Braeckman, U. (2011). Macrobenthos structuring the sea floor: importance of its functional biodiversity for the benthic ecosystem = De structurerende rol van macrobenthos in de zeebodem: belang van de functionele biodiversiteit voor het benthische ecosysteem. PhD Thesis. Marine Biology Research Group: Gent. ISBN 9789490695590. 239 pp.

Braeckman, U. (2005). Macrofauna van de Noordzee: effect van bodemvisserij op de diversiteit van de benthische fauna. MSc Thesis. Universiteit Gent. Faculteit Wetenschappen: Gent. 79, appendices pp.

Braeckman, U.; Pasotti, F.; Hoffmann, R.; Vázquez, S.; Torstensson, A.; Vanreusel, A.; Wenzhöfer, F. (2017). Carbon cycling in Antarctic benthic communities subject to glacier retreat. Poster at the VLIZ Marine Scientist Day 3 March 2017. Ghent University: Gent. 1 poster pp.

Degraer, S.; Braeckman, U.; Haelters, J.; Hostens, K.; Jacques, T.; Kerckhof, F.; Merckx, B.; Rabaut, M.; Stienen, E.W.M.; Van Hoey, G.; Van Lancker, V.; Vincx, M. (2009). Studie betreffende het opstellen van een lijst met potentiële Habitatrichtlijngebieden in het Belgische deel van de Noordzee. Eindrapport. Federale Overheidsdienst Volksgezondheid, Veiligheid van de Voedselketen en Leefmilieu: Brussel. 93 pp.

Mestdagh, S.; Braeckman, U.; Ysebaert, T.; Moens, T.; Van Colen, C. (2015). Estuarine biodiversity and ecosystem functioning under benthic and pelagic sediment change. Poster at the VLIZ Young Scientist's Day 20 February 2015. Marine Biology Section, Ghent University: Gent. 1 poster pp.

Taheri, M.; Braeckman, U.; Vincx, M.; Vanaverbeke, J. (2012). Short-term hypoxia does not affect nematode densities and vertical distribution patterns at the Belgian Part of the North Sea. Poster presentation. Ghent University, Marine Biology Research Group: Gent. 1 poster pp.

Vanaverbeke, J.; Beuselinck, B.; Braeckman, U.; Van Colen, C.; De Troch, M.; Moens, T.; Rigeaux, A.; Schram, D.; van Gansbeke, D.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S. (2008). Ecologische Monitoring Kustverdedigingsproject Oostende (t0-situatie, fase 3). Aanvullende studie: Kwantificering en kwalificering van organisch materiaal in mariene sedimenten: hun onderlinge relaties en de relatie tot de korrelgrootteverdeling. Dossiernummer 205.240. MD & K: Oostende. 14 pp.

Vanaverbeke, J.; Braarup, A.B.; Braeckman, U.; Courtens, W.; Cuveliers, E.; Deneudt, K.; Goffin, A.; Hellemans, B.; Huyse, T.; Lacroix, G.; Larmuseau, M.; Mees, J.; Provoost, P.; Rabaut, M.; Remerie, T.; Savina, M.; Soetaert, K.; Stienen, E.W.M.; Verstraete, H.; Volckaert, F.; Vincx, M. (2011). Understanding benthic, pelagic and airborne ecosystem interactions in shallow coastal seas. "Westbanks": Final Report. Belgian Science Policy Office: Brussels. 82 pp.

Vanaverbeke, J.; Braeckman, U.; Claus, S.; Courtens, W.; De Hauwere, N.; Degraer, S.; Deneudt, K.; Goffin, A.; Mees, J.; Merckx, B.; Provoost, P.; Rabaut, M.; Soetaert, K.; Stienen, E.; Vincx, M. (2009). Long-term data from the Belgian Continental Shelf in the framework of science-based management of the coastal North Sea: Report of the WestBanks integrative workshop, October 2008. Belgian Science Policy: Brussel. 23 pp.

Vanaverbeke, J.; Braeckman, U.; Cuveliers, E.L.; Courtens, W.; Huyse, T.; Lacroix, G.; Larmuseau, M.H.D.; Maes, G.E.; Provoost, P.; Rabaut, M.; Remerie, T.; Savina, M.; Soetaert, K.; Stienen, E.W.M.; Verstraete, H.; Volckaert, F.A.M.; Vincx, M. (2009). Understanding benthic, pelagic and airborne ecosystem interactions in shallow coastal seas. "Westbanks": Final Report Phase 1. Belgian Science Policy: Brussel. 46 pp.

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