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 Marine ecotoxicological biomarkers for a cleaner, healthier ocean environment

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Dr Hartl is an Associate Professor of Marine Biology, specializing in Marine Ecotoxicology in the Centre for Marine Biodiversity & Biotechnology (CMBB), Institute of Life and Earth Sciences, at Heriot-Watt University. He is also Director of the CMBB and Director of Studies for the MSc cluster in Marine, Environment and Climate Change (shttp://www.hw.ac.uk/marinemsc). Dr Hartl represents the Marine Alliance for Science & technology, Scotland (MASTS) on the Scottish Government’s Marine Litter Advisory Group Steering Committee and leads the MASTS Stressors Forum (http://www.masts.ac.uk/research/research-forums/marine-stressors-forum/). He received an MSc from the University of Vienna (1996) in Biology (Zoology/Marine Ecology) and a PhD from the University of Southampton (2000). Following a Postdoctoral Fellowship at University College Cork (2001-2006), he took up a position as Lecturer in the School of Life Sciences at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. He was president of the Physiology Section of the American Fisheries Society (2010-2012) and served on the Environmental Pollution Review Panel for FORMAS (2011-2014).

 

 

Latest Papers:



 

MPB2020 Jones KL, Hartl MGJ, Bell MC, Capper A. in press. Microplastic accumulation in a Zostera marina L. bed at Deerness Sound, Orkney: a small-scale study. Mar Pollut Bull.

 

 

ETC2020 Gajda-Meissner Z, Matyja K, Brown D, Hartl MGJ, Fernades TF. in press. Importance of surface coating on accumulation dynamics and acute toxicity of copper nanomaterials and dissolved copper to Daphnia magna.Environ Toxicol Chem 39:287-299 .

 

 

Noisepaper Wale M, Briers RA, Hartl MGJ, Bryson D, Diele K. in press. From DNA to Ecological Performance: Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on a Reef-Building Mussel. Sci Total Environ 689:126-132

 

 


 

Latest Citations: h-index (Google Scholar): 17

21 January 2020

Echavarri-Bravo V, Paterson L, Aspray TJ, Porter JS, Winson MK, Hartl MGJ. 2017. Natural marine bacteria as model organisms for the hazard-assessment of consumer products containing silver nanoparticles. Mar Environ Res 130:293-302.

cited by

Zhou BS, He D, Roslee R. 2019. Study on mathematical modelling of geological hazard assessment. Nat Environ Pollut Technol 18:1647-1654.

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06 January 2020

Blumenröder J, Sechet P, Kokkonen J, Hartl MGJ. 2017. Microplastic contamination of intertidal sediments of Scapa Flow, Orkney: a first assessment. Mar Pollut Bull 130:293-302.

cited by 

Chang X, Xue Y, Li J, Zou L, Tang M. 2020. Potential health impact of environmental micro- and nanoplastics pollution. J Appl Toxicol 40:4-15.

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