Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research

Dr. Henko de Stigter

Scientist
Phone number
+31 (0)222 369 401
Location
Texel
Department
Ocean Systems (OCS)
Function
Scientist

Linked news

Thursday 19 October 2017
Transparant milieubeheer diepzeemijnbouw nodig | Deep-sea mining requires transparent environmental management
[English version under Dutch version] Wat zijn de gevolgen voor ecosystemen in de diepzee als de winning van mariene ertsafzettingen start? Kan dergelijke diepzeemijnbouw op milieuvriendelijke wijze worden uitgevoerd? En hoe kunnen mijnbouwregels…

Linked blogs

Monday 09 July 2018
Education@NIOZ: Marine Masters Summer Course 2018
This July, the NIOZ Marine Masters Summer Course already takes place for the 10th time. Thirty-one master & advanced bachelor students from Dutch, German, Belgian, Swedish and Austrian universities dive into the world of multidisciplinary marine…
Friday 20 October 2017
Saharan dust and Amazon freshwaters cause algal blooms
New findings suggest that both Saharan dust and freshwater from the Amazon may have led to algal blooms in the western equatorial Atlantic Ocean. Those are the conclusions of a new paper published by Catarina Guerreiro and colleagues in the…
Friday 14 July 2017
Education@NIOZ: Marine Masters Summer Course 2017
During the NIOZ Marine Masters Summer Course, 35 master & advanced bachelor students from Dutch, German, Spanish and French universities explore what marine research at NIOZ is about. With the western Wadden Sea as hands-on research area, the…
Wednesday 14 June 2017
New dust paper by Catarina Guerreiro accepted in Biogeosciences
New dust paper by Catarina Guerreiro accepted for Biogeosciences Discussions
Sunday 28 May 2017
NIOZ@Sea: Whittard Canyon Expedition
The unknown role of Submarine canyons – Pathways or sinks for Organic Carbon? Follow the blogs of NIOZ researchers aboard R.V. Pelagia as they cruise the Whittard Canyon complex situated in the Bay of Biscay.

NIOZ publications

  • 2017
    Guerreiro, C.V.; Baumann, K.-H.; Brummer, G.-J. A.; Fischer, G.; Korte, L.F.; Merkel, U.; Sá, C.; de Stigter, H.; Stuut, J.-B.W. (2017). Coccolithophore fluxes in the open tropical North Atlantic: influence of thermocline depth, Amazon water, and Saharan dust. Biogeosciences 14(20): 4577-4599. https://dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-14-4577-2017
    van Haren, H.; Duineveld, G.; De Stigter , H. (2017). Prefrontal bore mixing. Geophys. Res. Lett. 44(18): 9408-9415. https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2017GL074384
    van Haren, H.; Hanz, U.; de Stigter, H.; Mienis, F.; Duineveld, G. (2017). Internal wave turbulence at a biologically rich Mid-Atlantic seamount. PLoS One 12(12): e0189720. https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0189720
    Zohar, I.; Teutsch, N.; Levin, N.; Mackin, G.; de Stigter, H.; Bookman, R. (2017). Urbanization effects on sediment and trace metals distribution in an urban winter pond (Netanya, Israel). J. Soils Sediments 17(8): 2165-2176. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11368-017-1679-3
  • 2016
    Amaro, T.; Huvenne, V.A.I.; Allcock, A.L.; Aslam, T.; Davies, J.S.; Danovaro, R.; de Stigter, H.C.; Duineveld, G.C.A.; Gambi, C.; Gooday, A.J.; Gunton, L.M.; Hall, R.; Howell, K.L.; Ingels, J.; Kiriakoulakis, K.; Kershaw, C.E.; Lavaleye, M.; Robert, K.; Stewart, H.; Van Rooij, D.; White, M.; Wilson, A.M. (2016). The Whittard Canyon – a case study of submarine canyon processes. Prog. Oceanogr. 146: 38-57. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2016.06.003
    Bareket, M.M.; Bookman, R.; Katsman, R.; de Stigter, H.; Herut, B. (2016). The role of transport processes of particulate mercury in modifying marine anthropogenic secondary sources, the case of Haifa bay, Israel. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 105(1): 286–291. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.02.014
    Best, M.M.R.; Favali, P.; Beranzoli, L.; Blandin, J.; Cagatay, N.M.; Cannat, M.; Dañobeitia, J.J.; Delory, E.; de Miranda, J.M.A.; Del Rio Fernandez, J.; De Stigter , H.; Gillooly, M.; Grant, F.; Hall, P.O.J.; Hartman, S.E.; Hernandez-Brito, J.; Lanteri, N.; Mienert, J.; Oaie, G.; Piera, J.; Radulescu, V.; Rolin, J.-F.; Ruhl, H.A.; Waldmann, C. (2016). The EMSO-ERIC Pan-European Consortium: Data Benefits and Lessons Learned as the Legal Entity Forms. Mar. Technol. Soc. J. 50(3): 8-15. dx.doi.org/10.4031/MTSJ.50.3.13
    Luo, M.; Dale, A. W.; Haffert, L.; Haeckel, M.; Koch, S.; Crutchley, G.; De Stigter , H.; Chen, D.; Greinert, J. (2016). A quantitative assessment of methane cycling in Hikurangi Margin sediments (New Zealand) using geophysical imaging and biogeochemical modeling. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 17: 4817–4835. dx.doi.org/10.1002/2016GC006643
    Warden, L.; Kim, J.-H; Zell, C.; Vis, G.-J.; de Stigter, H.C.; Bonnin, J.; Sinninghe Damste, J.S. (2016). Examining the provenance of branched GDGTs in the Tagus River drainage basin and its outflow into the Atlantic Ocean over the Holocene to determine their usefulness for paleoclimate applications. Biogeosciences 13: 5719-5738. dx.doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-5719-2016
  • 2015
    Amaro, T.; de Stigter, H.; Lavaleye, M.S.S.; Duineveld, G.C.A. (2015). Organic matter enrichment in the Whittard Channel; its origin and possible effects on benthic megafauna. Deep-Sea Res., Part 1, Oceanogr. Res. Pap. 102: 90-100. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2015.04.014
    Dessandier, P.-A.; Bonnin, J.; Kim, J.-H.; Bichona, S.; Grémare, A.; Deflandre, B.; de Stigter, H.; Malaizé, B. (2015). Lateral and vertical distributions of living benthic foraminifera off the Douro River (western Iberian margin): Impact of the organic matter quality. Mar. Micropaleontol. 120: 31–45. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marmicro.2015.09.002
    Guerreiro, C.; de Stigter, H.; Cachão, M.; Oliveira, A.; Rodrigues, A. (2015). Coccoliths from recent sediments of the central Portuguese margin: Taphonomical and ecological inferences. Mar. Micropaleontol. 114: 55-68. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marmicro.2014.11.001
    Sørensen, H.L.; Meire, L.; Juul-Pedersen, T.; de Stigter, H.; Meysman, F.J.R.; Rysgaard, S.; Thamdrup, B.; Glud, R.N. (2015). Seasonal carbon cycling in a Greenlandic fjord: an integrated pelagic and benthic study. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 539: 1-17. https://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps11503
  • 2014
    Best, M.; Favali, P.; Beranzoli, L.; Cannat, M.; Cagatay, Namik; Dañobeitia, J.J.; Delory, E.; de Stigter, H.; Ferré, B.; Gillooly, M.; Grant, F.; Hall, P.O.J.; Lykousis, V.; Mienert, J.; de Miranda, J.M.A.; Oaie, G.; Radulescu, V.; Rolin, J.F.; Ruhl, H.A.; Waldmann, C. (2014). EMSO: A distributed infrastructure for addressing geohazards and global ocean change. Oceanography 27(2): 167–169. dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2014.52
    de Stigter, H.; Reichart, G.-J. (2014). Diepzee mijnbouw. Cah. Bio.- Wet. Maatsch. kwartaal 2: 67-71
    Guerreiro, C.; Sá, C.; de Stigter, H.; Oliveira, A.; Cachão, M.; Cros, L.; Borges, C.; Quaresma, L.; Santos, A.I.; Fortuño, J.-M.; Rodrigez, A. (2014). Influence of the Nazaré Canyon, central Portuguese margin, on late winter coccolithophore assemblages. Deep-Sea Res., Part 2, Top. Stud. Oceanogr. 104: 335-358. hdl.handle.net/10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.09.011
    Smeulders, G.G.B.; Koho, K.A.; de Stigter, H.C.; Mienis, F.; de Haas, H.; van Weering, T.C.E. (2014). Cold-water coral habitats of Rockall and Porcupine Bank, NE Atlantic Ocean: Sedimentary facies and benthic foraminiferal assemblages. Deep-Sea Res., Part 2, Top. Stud. Oceanogr. 99: 270-285. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.10.001
    Zohar, I.; Bookman, R.; Levin, N.; de Stigter, H.; Teutsch, N. (2014). Contamination History of Lead and Other Trace Metals Reconstructed from an Urban Winter Pond in the Eastern Mediterranean Coast (Israel). Environ. Sci. Technol. 48(23): 13592–13600. dx.doi.org/10.1021/es500530x
  • 2013
    Guerreiro, C.; Oliveira, A.; de Stigter, H.; Cachão, M.; Sá, C.; Borges, C.; Cros, L.; Santos, A.; Fortuño, J.M.; Rodrigues, A. (2013). Late winter coccolithophore bloom off central Portugal in response to river discharge and upwelling. Cont. Shelf Res. 59: 65-83. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2013.04.016
    Jesus, C.C.; de Stigter, H.; Miranda, P.; Oliveira, A.; Rocha, F. (2013). Distribution patterns and enrichment of lead, zinc and copper in surface sediments of the central Portuguese shelf and upper slope. Journal of Iberian Geology 39(2): 335-348. hdl.handle.net/10.5209/rev_JIGE.2013.v39.n2.43196
    Mil-Holmens, M.; Blum, J.; Canário, J.; Caetano, M.; Costa, A.M.; Lebreiro, S.M.; Trancoso, M.; Richter, T.O.; de Stigter, H.; Johnson, M.; Branco, V.; Cesário, R.; Mouro, F.; Mateus, M.; Boer, W.; Melo, Z. (2013). Tracing anthropogenic Hg and Pb input using stable Hg and Pb isotope ratios in sediments of the central Portuguese Margin. Chem. Geol. 336: 62-71. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2012.02.018
  • 2012
    Contreras-Rosales, L.A.; Koho, K.A.; Duijnstee, I.A.P.; de Stigter, H.C.; García, R.; Koning, E.; Epping, E. (2012). Living deep-sea benthic foraminifera from the Cap de Creus Canyon (western Mediterranean): Faunal-geochemical interactions. Deep-Sea Res., Part 1, Oceanogr. Res. Pap. 64: 22-42. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2012.01.010
    Duros, P.; Fontanier, C.; de Stigter, H.C.; Cesbron, F.; Metzger, E.; Jorissen, F.J. (2012). Live and dead benthic foraminiferal faunas from Whittard Canyon (NE Atlantic): Focus on taphonomic processes and paleo-environmental applications. Mar. Micropaleontol. 94-95: 25-44. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marmicro.2012.05.004
    Mienis, F.; De Stigter, H.C.; de Haas, H.; van der Land, C.; van Weering, T.C.E. (2012). Hydrodynamic conditions in a cold-water coral mound area on the Renard Ridge, southern Gulf of Cadiz. J. Mar. Syst. 96-97: 61-71. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmarsys.2012.02.002
    Morigi, C.; Sabbatini, A.; Vitale, G.; Pancotti, I.; Gooday, A.J.; Duineveld, G.C.A.; de Stigter, H.C.; Danovaro, R.; Negri, A. (2012). Foraminiferal biodiversity associated with cold-water coral carbonate mounds and open slope of SE Rockall Bank (Irish continental margin-NE Atlantic). Deep-Sea Res., Part 1, Oceanogr. Res. Pap. 59: 54-71. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2011.10.004
    Phipps, M.; Jorissen, F.; Pusceddu, A.; Biamchelli, S.; de Stigter, H. (2012). Live benthic foraminiferal faunas along a bathymetrical transect (282–4987 m) on the Portuguese margin (NE Atlantic). Journal of Foraminiferal Research 42(1): 66-81. dx.doi.org/10.2113/gsjfr.42.1.66
  • 2011
    Costa, A.M.; Mil-Homens, M.; Lebreiro, S.M.; Richter, T.O.; de Stigter, H.; Boer, W.; Trancoso, M.A.; Melo, Z.; Mouro, F.; Mateus, M.; Canário, J.; Branco, V.; Caetano, M. (2011). Origin and transport of trace metals deposited in the canyons off Lisboa and adjacent slopes (Portuguese Margin) in the last century. Mar. Geol. 282(3-4): 169-177. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2011.02.007
    Cunha, M.R.; Paterson, G.L.J.; Amaro, T.; Blackbird, S.; de Stigter, H.C.; Ferreira, C.; Glover, A.; Hilário, A.; Kiriakoulakis, K.; Neal, L.; Ravara, A.; Rodrigues, C.F.; Tiago, A.; Billett, D.S.M. (2011). Biodiversity of macrofaunal assemblages from three Portuguese submarine canyons (NE Atlantic). Deep-Sea Res., Part 2, Top. Stud. Oceanogr. 58(23-24): 2433-2447. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2011.04.007
    de Stigter, H.C.; Jesus, C.C.; Boer, W.; Richter, T.O.; Costa, A.; van Weering, T.C.E. (2011). Recent sediment transport and deposition in the Lisbon-Setúbal and Cascais submarine canyons, Portuguese continental margin. Deep-Sea Res., Part II, Top. Stud. Oceanogr. 58(23-24): 2321-2344. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2011.04.001
    Duros, P.; Fontanier, C.; Metzger, E.; Pusceddu, A.; Cesbron, F.; de Stigter, H.C.; Bianchelli, S.; Danovaro, R.; Jorissen, F.J. (2011). Live (stained) benthic foraminifera in the Whittard Canyon, Celtic margin (NE Atlantic). Deep-Sea Res., Part 1, Oceanogr. Res. Pap. 58(2): 128-146. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2010.11.008
    Martín, J.; Palanques, A.; Vitorino, J.; Oliveira, A.; de Stigter, H.C. (2011). Near-bottom particulate matter dynamics in the Nazare submarine canyon under calm and stormy conditions. Deep-Sea Res., Part 2, Top. Stud. Oceanogr. 58(23-24): 2388-2400. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2011.04.004
    Masson, D.G.; Huvenne, V.A.I.; de Stigter, H.C.; Arzola, R.G.; Lebas, T.P. (2011). Sedimentary processes in the middle Nazaré Canyon. Deep-Sea Res., Part 2, Top. Stud. Oceanogr. 58(23-24): 2369-2387. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2011.04.003
    Paterson, G.L.J.; Glover, A.G.; Cunha, M.R.; Neal, L.; de Stigter, H.C.; Kiriakoulakis, K.; Billett, D.S.M.; Wolff, G.A.; Tiago, A.; Ravara, A.; Lamont, P.; Tyler, P. (2011). Disturbance, productivity and diversity in deep-sea canyons: A worm's eye view. Deep-Sea Res., Part II, Top. Stud. Oceanogr. 58(23-24): 2448-2460. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2011.04.008
    van der Land, C.; Mienis, F.; de Haas, H.; de Stigter, H.C.; Swennen, R.; Reijmer, J.J.G.; van Weering, T.C.E. (2011). Paleo-redox fronts and their formation in carbonate mound sediments from the Rockall Trough. Mar. Geol. 284(1-4): 86-95. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2011.03.010
    van Oevelen, D.; Soetaert, K.; Garcia, R.; de Stigter, H.C.; Cunha, M.R.; Pusceddu, A.; Danovaro, R.; Garcia, R. (2011). Canyon conditions impact carbon flows in food webs of three sections of the Nazare canyon. Deep-Sea Res., Part 2, Top. Stud. Oceanogr. 58(23-24): 2461-2476. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2011.04.009

Linked projects

TREASURE_Towards Responsible Extraction of Submarine mineral Resources
Supervisor
Henko de Stigter
Funder
STW
Project duration
6 Nov 2013 - 5 Nov 2017