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  1. Buck, B.H., Bjelland, H.V., Bockus, A., Chambers, M.l, Costa-Pierce, B.A., Dewhurst, T., Ferreira, J.G., Føre, H.M., Fredriksson, D.W., Goseberg, N., Holmyard, J., Isbert, W., Krause, G., Markus, T., Papandroulakis, N., Sclodnick, T., Silkes, B., Strand, Å., Troell, M., Wieczorek, D, van den Burg, S.W.K., Heasman, K.G., 2024. Resolving the term “offshore aquaculture” by decoupling “exposed” and “distance from the coast”. Front. Aquac. 3:1428056. https://doi.org/10.3389/faquc.2024.1428056
  2. Bayer, S.R., Cubillo, A.M., Rose, J.M., Ferreira, J.G., Dixon, M., Alvarado, A., Barr, J., Bernatchez, G., Meseck, S., Poach, M., Pousse, E., Wikfors, G.H., Bricker, S., 2024. Refining the Farm Aquaculture Resource Management Model for Shellfish Nitrogen Removal at the Local Scale. Estuaries and Coasts. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12237-024-01354-7
  3. Cubillo, A., Lopes, A.S., Ferreira, J.G., Moore, H., Service, M., Bricker, S.B., 2023. Quantification and valuation of the potential of shellfish ecosystem services in mitigating coastal eutrophication. Estuarine, Coastal, and Shelf Science, 293, 108469.
  4. Ferreira, J.G., Bernard-Jannin, L., Cubillo, A., Lencart-Silva, J., Diedericks, G.P.J., Moore, H., Service, M., Nunes, J.P., 2023. From soil to sea: an ecological modelling framework for sustainable aquaculture. Aquaculture 557, 1-14.
  5. Barry Antonio Costa-Pierce, Abigail B. Bockus, Bela H. Buck, Sander W.K. van den Burg, Thierry Chopin, Joao G. Ferreira, Nils Goseberg, Kevin G. Heasman, Johan Johansen, Sandra E. Shumway, Neil A. Sims, Albert G. J. Tacon, 2022. A Fishy Story Promoting a False Dichotomy to Policy-Makers: It Is Not Freshwater vs. Marine Aquaculture, Reviews in Fisheries Science & Aquaculture, 30:4, 429-446, DOI: 10.1080/23308249.2021.2014175
  6. Panicz, R., B. Całka, A. Cubillo, J. G. Ferreira, J. Guilder, S. Kay, A. Kennerley, A. Lopes, J. Lencart e Silva, N. Taylor, P. Eljasik, J. Sadowski, P. Hofsoe-Oppermann, S. Keszka 2022. Impact of climate driven temperature increase on inland aquaculture: application to land-based production of common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.). Transboundary and Emerging Diseases DOI: 10.1111/tbed.14577
  7. Cubillo, A., Ferreira, J.G., Lencart-Silva, J., Taylor, N.G.H., Kennerley, A., Guilder, J., Kay, S., Kamermans, P. 2021. Direct effects of climate change on productivity of European aquaculture. Aquaculture International 29(1–2) DOI:10.1007/s10499-021-00694-6
  8. Ferreira, J.G., Taylor, N.G.H., Cubillo, A., Lencart-Silva, J., Pastres, R., Bergh, Ø., Guilder, J., 2021. An integrated model for aquaculture production, pathogen interaction, and environmental effects. Aquaculture 536, 1-16, doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2021.736438
  9. A. Santa Marta, J.G. Ferreira, G.C. Pitcher, J. Lencart e Silva, 2020. Sustainable shellfish aquaculture in Saldanha Bay, South Africa. African Journal of Marine Science. 42:2, 151-166, DOI: 10.2989/1814232X.2020.1760935
  10. Suzanne B. Bricker, Raymond E. Grizzle, Philip Trowbridge, Julie M. Rose, Joao G. Ferreira, Katharine Wellman, Changbo Zhu, Eve Galimany, Gary H. Wikfors, Camille Saurel, Robin Landeck Miller, James Wands, Robert Rheault, Jacob Steinberg, Annie P. Jacob, Erik D. Davenport, Suzanne Ayvazian, Marnita Chintala, Mark A. Tedesco, 2020. Bioextractive Removal of Nitrogen by Oysters in Great Bay Piscataqua River Estuary, New Hampshire, USA. Estuaries and Coasts 43:23–38 https://doi.org/10.1007/s12237-019-00661-8
  11. Rui Gomes Ferreira, Joao G. Ferreira, Frans-Joost Boogert, Richard A. Corner, Joao Pedro Nunes, Jon Grant, Johan Johansen, William F. Dewey, 2019. A multimetric investor index for aquaculture: Application to the European Union and Norway. Aquaculture 516 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2019.734600
  12. Alhambra Martínez Cubillo, João G. Ferreira, Christopher Michael Pearce, Robert Marshall, Dan Cheney, Bobbi Hudson, 2018. Ecosystem services of geoduck farming in South Puget Sound, USA: a modeling analysis. Aquaculture International, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10499-018-0291-x
  13. Joao G. Ferreira, Richard A. Corner, Heather Moore, Matthew Service, Suzanne B. Bricker, Robert Rheault, 2018. Ecological carrying capacity for shellfish aquaculture—sustainability of naturally occurring filter-feeders and cultivated bivalves. Journal of Shellfish Research, 37, (3), 1–18.
  14. S.B. Bricker, J.G. Ferreira, C.B. Zhu, J. Rose, E. Galimany, G. Wikfors, C. Saurel, R. Landeck Miller, J. Wands, P. Trowbridge, R. Grizzle, K. Wellman, R. Rheault, J. Steinberg, A. Jacob, E. Davenport, S. Ayvazian, M. Chintala, M. Tedesco, 2018. The role of shellfish aquaculture in reduction of eutrophication in an urban estuary. Environ. Sci. Technol., 52 (1), 173–183.
  15. Mendoza-Beltran, A., Chiantore, M., Pecorino, D., Corner, R.A., Ferreira, J.G., Cò, R., Fanciulli, L., Guinée, J.B., 2017. Accounting for inventory data and methodological choice uncertainty in a comparative life cycle assessment: the case of integrated multi-trophic aquaculture in an offshore Mediterranean enterprise. Int J Life cycle Assessment DOI 10.1007/s11367-017-1363-2
  16. Lopes, A.S., J.G. Ferreira, C. Vale, J. Johansen, 2017. The mass balance of production and consumption: Supporting policy-makers for aquatic food security. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 188, 212-223.
  17. Nobre, A.M., Soares, F., Ferreira, J.G., 2017. A mass balance model to assess food limitation in commercial oyster nurseries. Journal of Shellfish Research, 36(3), 737-748.
  18. A.M. Cubillo, J.G. Ferreira, S.M.C. Robinson, C.M. Pearce, R.A. Corner, and J. Johansen 2016. Role of deposit feeders in integrated multi-trophic aquaculture - a model analysis. Aquaculture, 453, 54-66.
  19. J.G. Ferreira, S.B. Bricker 2016. Goods and services of extensive aquaculture: shellfish culture and nutrient trading. Aquaculture International, 24 (3), 803–825. DOI 10.1007/s10499-015-9949-9
  20. R. Filgueira, C. J. Byron, L. A. Comeau, B. Costa-Pierce, P. J. Cranford, J. G. Ferreira, J. Grant, T. Guyondet, H. M. Jansen, T. Landry, C. W. McKindsey, J. K. Petersen, G. K. Reid, S. M. C. Robinson, A. Smaal, R. Sonier, Ø. Strand, T. Strohmeier 2015. An integrated ecosystem approach for assessing the potential role of cultivated bivalve shells as part of the carbon trading system. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 518:281-287.
  21. M.J. Botelho, C. Vale, J.G. Ferreira 2015. Profiles of paralytic shellfish toxins in bivalves of low and elevated toxicities following exposure to Gymnodinium catenatum blooms in Portuguese estuarine and coastal waters. Chemosphere, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2014.12.072
  22. J.M. Rose, S.B. Bricker, J.G. Ferreira, 2015. Comparative analysis of modeled nitrogen removal by shellfish farms. Mar. Pollut. Bull. In Press. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025326X14008078.
  23. J.G. Ferreira, L. Falconer, J. Kittiwanich, L. Ross, C. Saurel, K. Wellman, C.B. Zhu, P. Suvanachai, 2014. Analysis of production and environmental effects of Nile tilapia and white shrimp culture in Thailand. Aquaculture, 447, 23-36.
  24. C. Saurel, J.G. Ferreira, D. Cheney, A. Suhrbier, B. Dewey, J. Davis, J. Cordell, 2014. Ecosystem goods and services from Manila clam culture in Puget Sound: a modelling analysis. Aquaculture Environment Interactions, 5, 255-270.
  25. J.G. Ferreira, C. Saurel, J.D. Lencart e Silva, J.P. Nunes, F. Vazquez, 2014. Modelling of interactions between inshore and offshore aquaculture. Aquaculture, 426–427, 154-164.
  26. Botelho, M.J., Raimundo, J., Vale, C., Ferreira, J.G., 2014. Partitioning of paralytic shellfish toxins in sub-cellular fractions of the digestive gland of the cockle Cerastoderma edule: Changes under post-bloom natural conditions. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 104, 365-372.
  27. A. Borja, M. Elliott, J.H. Andersen, J. Carstensen, A.C. Cardoso, J.G. Ferreira, A.S. Heiskanen, J.C. Marques, J. Neto, H. Teixeira, M.C. Uyarra, L. Uusitalo, N. Zampoukas, 2013. Good Environmental Status of marine ecosystems: What is it and how do we know when we have attained it? Mar. Pol. Bull., 76, 16-27.
  28. Ferreira, J.G., C. Saurel, J.M. Ferreira, 2012. Cultivation of gilthead bream in monoculture and integrated multi-trophic aquaculture. Analysis of production and environmental effects by means of the FARM model. Aquaculture 358–359 (2012) 23–34.
  29. M.J. Botelho, C. Vale, R. Velez Grilo, J.G. Ferreira 2012. Uptake and release of paralytic shellfish toxins by the clam Ruditapes decussatus exposed to Gymnodinium catenatum and subsequent depuration. Marine Environmental Research 77 (2012) 23-29.
  30. Nobre A.M., Bricker S.B., Ferreira J.G., Yan X., de Wit M., Nunes J.P., 2011. Integrated environmental modelling and assessment of coastal ecosystems, application for aquaculture management. Coastal Management, Volume 39 (5).
  31. C. Silva, J.G. Ferreira, S.B. Bricker, T. A. DelValls, M.L. Martín-Díaz and E. Yañez 2011. Site selection for shellfish aquaculture by means of GIS and farm-scale models, with an emphasis on data-poor environments. Aquaculture, 318, 444-457.
  32. J.G. Ferreira, J.H. Andersen, A. Borja, S.B. Bricker, J. Camp, M. Cardoso da Silva, E. Garcés, A.S. Heiskanen, C. Humborg, L. Ignatiades, C. Lancelot, A. Menesguen, P. Tett, N. Hoepffner, U. Claussen, 2011. Overview of eutrophication indicators to assess environmental status within the European Marine Strategy Framework Directive. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science, 93, 117-131.
  33. J. P. Nunes, J. G. Ferreira, S. B. Bricker, B. O'Loan, T. Dabrowski, B. Dallaghan, A. J. S. Hawkins, B. O'Connor, T. O'Carroll, 2011. Towards an ecosystem approach to aquaculture: assessment of sustainable shellfish cultivation at different scales of space, time and complexity. Aquaculture, 315, 369-383.
  34. Nobre, A. M., Ferreira, J. G., Nunes, J. P., Yan, X., Bricker, S., Corner, R., Groom, S., Gu, H., Hawkins, A., Hutson, R., Lan, D., Lencart e Silva, J. D., Pascoe, P., Telfer, T., Zhang, X., Zhu, M., 2010. Assessment of coastal management options by means of multilayered ecosystem models. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 87, 43-62.
  35. A.M. Nobre, J.K. Musango, M.P. de Wit, J.G. Ferreira, 2009. A dynamic ecological-economic modeling approach for aquaculture management. Ecological Economics, 68, 3007-3017.
  36. A.M. Nobre, J.G. Ferreira, 2009. Integration of ecosystem-based tools to support coastal zone management. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 56: 1676-1680.
  37. J.G. Ferreira, A. Sequeira, A.J.S. Hawkins, A. Newton, T. Nickell, R. Pastres, J. Forte, A. Bodoy, S.B. Bricker, 2009. Analysis of coastal and offshore aquaculture: application of the FARM model to multiple systems and shellfish species. Aquaculture, 292, 129-138..
  38. Borja, A., Bricker, S.B., Dauer, D.M., Demetriades, N.T., Ferreira, J.G., Forbes, A.T., Hutchings, P., Jia, X., Kenchington, R., Marques, J.C., Zhu, C.B. 2008. Overview of integrative tools and methods in assessing ecological integrity in estuarine and coastal systems worldwide. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 56, 1519–1537.
  39. J.G. Ferreira, A.J.S. Hawkins, P. Monteiro, H. Moore, M. Service, P.L. Pascoe, L. Ramos, A. Sequeira, 2008. Integrated Assessment of Ecosystem-Scale Carrying Capacity in Shellfish Growing Areas. Aquaculture, 275, 138-151. (SCI Impact factor: 1.536).
  40. A. Sequeira, J.G. Ferreira, A.J. Hawkins, A. Nobre, P. Lourenço, X.L. Zhang, X. Yan, T. Nickell, 2008. Trade-offs between shellfish aquaculture and benthic biodiversity: A modelling approach for sustainable management. Aquaculture, 274, 313-328. (SCI Impact factor: 1.536).
  41. Veloso-Gomes, F., Barroco, A., Ramos Pereira, A., Sousa Reis, C., Calado, H., Ferreira, J.G., Freitas, M.C., Biscoito, M., 2008. Basis for a national strategy for integrated coastal zonemanagement—in Portugal. J. Coast. Conserv. 12:3–9, DOI 10.1007/s11852-008-0017-8DO00017.
  42. J. G. Ferreira, C. Vale, C.V. Soares, F.Salas, P.E. Stacey, S. B. Bricker, M.C. Silva, J.C. Marques, 2007. Monitoring of coastal and transitional waters under the EU Water Framework Directive. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 135 (1-3), 195-216. (SCI Impact factor: 0.687).
  43. Martins, I., Lopes, R.J., Lillebø, A.I., Neto, J.M., Pardal, M.A., Ferreira, J.G., Marques, J.C., 2007. Significant variations in the productivity of green macroalgae in a mesotidal estuary: implications to the nutrient loading of the system and the adjacent coastal area. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 54 (6), 678-690. (SCI Impact factor: 1.831).
  44. Xiao, Y., Ferreira, J.G., Bricker, S.B., Nunes, J.P., Zhu, M., Zhang X., 2007. Trophic Assessment in Chinese Coastal Systems - Review of methodologies and application to the Changjiang (Yangtze) Estuary and Jiaozhou Bay. Estuaries and Coasts, 30(6), 1-18 (SCI Impact factor: 1.284).
  45. T.C. Simas, J.G. Ferreira, 2007. Nutrient enrichment and the role of salt marshes in the Tagus estuary (Portugal). Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 75, 393-407. (SCI Impact factor: 1.633).
  46. D. Whitall, S.B .Bricker, J.G. Ferreira, A.M. Nobre, T. Simas, M.C. Silva, 2007. Assessment of Eutrophication in Estuaries: Pressure-State-Response and Nitrogen Source Apportionment. Environmental Management, Environmental Management, 40:678-690. (SCI Impact factor: 0.911).
  47. J. G. Ferreira, A.J.S. Hawkins, S.B. Bricker, 2007. Management of productivity, environmental effects and profitability of shellfish aquaculture – the Farm Aquaculture Resource Management (FARM) model. Aquaculture, 264, 160-174. (SCI Impact factor: 1.536).
  48. J.G. Ferreira, S.B. Bricker, T.C. Simas, 2007. Application and sensitivity testing of an eutrophication assessment method on coastal systems in the United States and European Union. J. Environmental Management, 82, 433-445.
  49. A. R. Franco, J. G. Ferreira, A. M. Nobre, 2006. Development of a growth model for penaeid shrimp. Aquaculture, 259, 268-277. (SCI Impact factor: 1.536).
  50. J. G. Ferreira, A. M. Nobre, T. C. Simas, M. C. Silva, A. Newton, S. B. Bricker, W. J. Wolff, P.E. Stacey, A. Sequeira, 2005. A methodology for defining homogeneous water bodies in estuaries – Application to the transitional systems of the EU Water Framework Directive. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 66 (3/4), 468-482. (SCI Impact factor: 1.633).
  51. J.G.Ferreira, W.J.Wolff, T.C.Simas, S.B.Bricker, 2005. Does biodiversity of estuarine phytoplankton depend on hydrology? Ecological Modelling, 513-523. (SCI Impact factor: 1.182).
  52. A.M.Nobre, J.G.Ferreira, A.Newton, T.Simas, J.D.Icely, R.Neves, 2005. Management of coastal eutrophication: Integration of field data, ecosystem-scale simulations and screening models. Journal of Marine Systems, 56 (3/4), 375-390. (SCI Impact factor: 1.141).
  53. Tett, P., Gilpin, L., Svendsen, H., Erlandsson, C.P., Larsson, U., Kratzer, S., Fouilland, E., Janzen, C., Lee, J., Grenz, C., Newton, A., Ferreira, J.G., Fernandes, T., & Scory, S., 2003. Eutrophication and some European waters of restricted exchange. Continental Shelf Research, 23, 1635-1671 (SCI Impact factor: 1.231).
  54. Newton, A., Icely, J.D., Falcão, M., Nobre, A., Nunes, J.P., Ferreira, J.G., & Vale, C., 2003. Evaluation of Eutrophication in the Ria Formosa coastal lagoon, Portugal. Continental Shelf Research, 23, 1945-1961 (SCI Impact factor: 1.231).
  55. Bricker, S.B., Ferreira, J.G., & Simas, T., 2003. An Integrated Methodology for Assessment of Estuarine Trophic Status. Ecological Modelling, 169 (1), 39-60 (SCI Impact factor: 1.182).
  56. Alvera-Azcarate, A., Ferreira, J.G., & Nunes, J.P., 2003. Modelling eutrophication in mesotidal and macrotidal estuaries. The role of intertidal seaweeds. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 57 (4), 715-724 (SCI Impact factor: 1.633).
  57. Nunes, J.P, Ferreira, J.G., Gazeau, F., Lencart-Silva, J., Zhang, X.L, Zhu, M.Y., & Fang, J.G., 2003. A model for sustainable management of shellfish polyculture in coastal bays. Aquaculture, 219 (1-4), 257-277 (SCI Impact factor: 1.536).
  58. Macedo, M. F., Duarte, P., & Ferreira, J. G., 2002. The influence of incubation periods on photosynthesis-irradiance curves. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol., 274 (2), 99-118 (SCI Impact factor: 1.469).
  59. Simas, T., Ribeiro, A.P., & Ferreira, J.G., 2001. SHRIMP - A dynamic model of heavy metal uptake in aquatic macrofauna. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 20 (11), 2649-2656 (SCI Impact factor: 1.964).
  60. Macedo, M.F., Duarte, P., Mendes P., & Ferreira, J.G., 2001. Annual variation of environmental variables, phytoplankton species composition and photosynthetic parameters in a coastal lagoon. Journal of Plankton Research, 23 (7), 719-732 (SCI Impact factor: 1.259).
  61. Simas, T., Nunes, J.P., & Ferreira, J.G., 2001. Effects of global climate change on coastal salt marshes. Ecological Modelling, 139 (1), 1-15 (SCI Impact factor: 1.182).
  62. Macedo, M. F., Duarte, P., Ferreira, J. G., Alves, M., & Valentina, C., 2000. Analysis of the deep chlorophyll maximum across the Azores Front. Hydrobiologia, 441 (1/3), 155-172 (SCI Impact factor: 0.659).
  63. Ferreira, J.G., 2000. Development of an estuarine quality index based on key physical and biogeochemical features. Ocean & Coastal Management, 43 (1), 99-122 (SCI Impact factor: 0.423).
  64. Monvoisin, G., Bolito, C., & Ferreira, J.G., 1999. Fish dynamics in a coastal food chain, simulation and analysis. Oceanography of the Iberian Continental Margin. Boletin Instituto Español de Oceanografía, 15 (1-4), 431-440.
  65. Macedo, M.F., Ferreira, J.G., & Duarte, P., 1998. Dynamic behaviour of photosynthesis-irradiance curves determined from oxygen production during variable incubation periods. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Series, 165, 31-43 (SCI Impact factor: 1.903).
  66. Bacher, C., Duarte, P., Ferreira, J.G., Héral, M., & Raillard, O., 1997. Assessment and comparison of the of the Marennes-Oléron Bay (France) and Carlingford Lough (Ireland) carrying capacity with ecosystem models. Aquatic Ecology, 31 (4), 379-394.
  67. Ferreira, J.G., Duarte, P., & Ball, B., 1997. Trophic Capacity of Carlingford Lough for Aquaculture - Analysis by Ecological Modelling. Aquatic Ecology, 31 (4), 361-378.
  68. Duarte, P., & Ferreira, J.G., 1997. A model for the simulation of macroalgal population dynamics and productivity. Ecol. Modelling, 98, 199-214 (SCI Impact factor: 1.182).
  69. Carvalho, M.L., Ferreira, J. G., Amorim, P., Marques, M.I.M., & Ramos, M.T., 1997. Study of Heavy Metals in Macrophyte Algae Using Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 16 (4), 807-812 (SCI Impact factor: 1.964).
  70. Duarte, P., & Ferreira, J.G., 1997. Dynamic modelling of photosynthesis in marine and estuarine ecosystems. Environmental Modeling and Assessment, 2, 83-93.
  71. Duarte, P., & Ferreira, J.G., 1995. Seasonal adaptation and short-term metabolic responses of macroalgae to varying light and temperature. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Series, 121, 289-300 (SCI Impact factor: 1.903).
  72. Ferreira, J.G., 1995. EcoWin - An object-oriented ecological model for aquatic ecosystems. Ecol. Modelling, 79, 21-34 (SCI Impact factor: 1.182).
  73. Duarte, P., & Ferreira, J.G., 1993. A methodology for parameter estimation in seaweed productivity modelling. Hydrobiologia, 260/261, 183-189 (SCI Impact factor: 0.659).
  74. Ferreira, J.G., 1991. Factors governing mercury accumulation in three species of marine macroalgae. Aquatic Botany 39, 335-343 (SCI Impact factor: 1.361).
  75. Ferreira, J.G., & Ramos, L., 1989. A model for the estimation of annual production rates of macrophyte algae. Aquatic Botany, 33, 53-70 (SCI Impact factor: 1.361).
  76. Rodrigues, A.C., Silva, M.C., Câmara, A.S., Fernandes, T.F., & Gomes Ferreira, J., 1988. Dispersion modelling for a complex estuary - The case of the Tagus. Water Sci. & Tech., 20 (6/7), 271-276 (SCI Impact factor: 0.605).
  77. Câmara, A.S., Silva, M.C., Ramos, L., & Ferreira, J.G., 1987. TEJO1 - An interactive program for the division of estuaries into homogeneous areas. Water Sci. & Tech., 19, 43-51 (SCI Impact factor: 0.605).


  1. A.C. Smaal, J.G. Ferreira, J.G. Grant, J.K. Petersen, Ø Strand (Editors) 2019. Goods and Services of Marine Bivalves. Author list draws on world experts in this field. Springer,ISBN 978-3-319-96775-2 ISBN 978-3-319-96776-9 (eBook) https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-96776-9
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  3. Ferreira, J.G., H.C. Andersson, R.A. Corner, X. Desmit, Q. Fang, E.D. de Goede, S.B. Groom, H. Gu, B.G. Gustafsson, A.J.S. Hawkins, R. Hutson, H. Jiao, D. Lan, J. Lencart-Silva, R. Li, X. Liu, Q. Luo, J.K. Musango, A.M. Nobre, J.P. Nunes, P.L. Pascoe, J.G.C. Smits, A. Stigebrandt, T.C. Telfer, M.P. de Wit, X. Yan, X.L. Zhang, Z. Zhang, M.Y. Zhu, C.B. Zhu, S.B. Bricker, Y. Xiao, S. Xu, C.E. Nauen, M. Scalet, 2008a. Sustainable Options for People, Catchment and Aquatic Resources. The SPEAR Project, an International Collaboration on Integrated Coastal Zone Management. Ed. IMAR - Institute of Marine Research/European Commission, 180 pp. Also available online at: http://www.biaoqiang.org/documents/SPEAR%20book.pdf
  4. J.G. Ferreira, A.J.S. Hawkins, P. Monteiro, H. Moore, M. Service, A. Edwards, R. Gowen,  P. Lourenco, A. Mellor, J.P. Nunes, P.L. Pascoe, L. Ramos, A. Sequeira, T. Simas, J. Strong, 2007. SMILE - Sustainable Mariculture in northern Irish Lough Ecosystems. Assessment of Carrying Capacity for Environmentally Sustainable Shellfish Culture in Carlingford Lough, Strangford Lough, Belfast Lough, Larne Lough and Lough Foyle. Ed. IMAR - Institute of Marine Research. 100 pp.
  5. J.G. Ferreira, A. Bettencourt, S.B. Bricker, J.C. Marques, J.J. Melo, A. Newton, A. Nobre, J. Patrício, F. Rocha, R. Rodrigues, F.Salas, M.C. Silva, T.Simas, C.V.  Soares, P. Stacey, C. Vale, M. De Wit, W.J. Wolff, 2005. Monitoring Plan for Water Quality and Ecology of Portuguese Transitional and Coastal Waters. Development of guidelines for the application of the European Union Water Framework Directive. INAG/IMAR, 2005.
  6. Bettencourt, A., Bricker, S.B., Ferreira, J.G., Franco, A., Marques, J.C., Melo, J.J., Nobre, A., Ramos, L., Reis, C.S., Salas, F., Silva, M.C., Simas, T., & Wolff, W.J., 2003. Typology and Reference Conditions for Portuguese Transitional and Coastal Waters. Development of guidelines for the application of the European Union Water Framework Directive. INAG/IMAR, 2003.
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  10. Gomes Ferreira, J., 1989. Mercúrio em algas macrófitas do Estuário do Tejo. Ph.D. dissertation presentd to the New University of Lisbon. Author edition, Lisbon, 1989.

Book chapters

  1. Ferreira, J.G., Bricker, S.B., 2019. Assessment of Nutrient Trading Services from Bivalve Farming. In: Smaal AC (ed) Goods and services of marine bivalves. Springer, Dordrecht, pp 551–584.
  2. J.M. Rose, S.B. Bricker, S. Deonarine, J.G. Ferreira, T. Getchis, J.G. Grant, J.K. Kim, J.S. Krumholz, G.P. Kraemer, K. Stephenson, G.H. Wikfors, C. Yarish 2016. Nutrient Bioextraction. Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, Robert A. Meyers, Ed. in Chief. Springer.
  3. Joao G. Ferreira, Jon Grant, David Verner-Jeffreys, Nick Taylor 2012. Modeling Frameworks for Determination of Carrying Capacity for Aquaculture. Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, Volume I. Robert A. Meyers, Ed. in Chief. Springer, 2012, 12677 pp.
  4. Ferreira, J.G., J. Aguilar-Manjarrez, C. Bacher, K. Black, S.L. Dong, J. Grant, E.Hofmann, J. Kapetsky, P.S. Leung, R. Pastres, Ø. Strand, C.B. Zhu 2012. Progressing aquaculture through virtual technology and decision making tools for novel management. In FAO/NACA, 2012. Farming the Waters for People and Food. R.P. Subasinghe, J.R. Arthur, D.M. Bartley, S.S. De Silva, M. Halwart, N. Hishamunda, C.V. Mohan & P. Sorgeloos, (Eds.) Proceedings of the Global Conference on Aquaculture 2010, Phuket, Thailand. 22–25 September 2010. FAO, Rome and NACA, Bangkok, p. 643-704.
  5. J.G. Ferreira, L. Ramos, B.A. Costa-Pierce 2011. Key drivers and issues surrounding carrying capacity and site selection, with emphasis on environmental components. In Ross, L.G., Telfer, T.C., Falconer, L., Soto, D. & Aguilar-Manjarrez, J., eds. 2013. Site selection and carrying capacities for inland and coastal aquaculture. FAO/Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Expert Workshop, 6–8 December 2010. Stirling, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Proceedings No. 21. Rome, FAO. 46 pp.
  6. Ferreira J.G., Hawkins, A.J.S., Bricker, S., B., 2011. The role of shellfish farms in provision of ecosystem goods and services. In: S. Shumway, 2011. Molluscan Shellfish Aquaculture and the Environment. Wiley-Blackwell.
  7. Ferreira J.G., Simas, M.T., 2007. Eutrophication case study for the Mondego Estuary. In: Bricker, S., B. Longstaff, W. Dennison, A. Jones, K. Boicourt, C. Wicks and J. Woerner, 2007. Effects of Nutrient Enrichment in the Nation’s Estuaries: A Decade  of Change, National Estuarine Eutrophication Assessment Update. NOAA Coastal Ocean Program Decision Analysis Series No. 26. National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, Silver Spring, MD. 328 pp.
  8. Nunes, L., & Ferreira, J.G, 1994. Modelling pathways of metal uptake in the Cala do Norte: Spatial patterns of distribution of metals in sediments. In Advances in Water Resources Technology and Management. Eds. G. Tsakiris & M. A. Santos, Balkema, 465-474.
  9. Ferreira, J.G., & Oliveira, J.F.S, 1988. Spatial and temporal variation of mercury levels in macrophyte algae from the Tagus Estuary. In  Heavy metals in the hydrological cycle. M. Astruc & J.N. Lester, Eds., 241-248.
  10. Martins, M.M., Moita, M.T., & Gomes Ferreira, J., 1982. Interrelation of phytoplankton and physico-chemical data in the Tejo Estuary. In Estuarine Processes - An Application to the Tejo Estuary. UNESCO/CNA (DGQA), 1984, 337-367.

Abstract book or poster publications in conferences

  1. Joao G. Ferreira 2011. Offshore aquaculture. SEAFOOD FROM CROWDED SEAS. The role of marine spatial planning in sustainable, multiple use. Seafood Summit, Vancouver, Canada.
  2. C. Saurel, J.G. Ferreira, M.J. Botelho, M. Caetano, J. Lencart e Silva, D. Matias, J.P. Nunes, L.Ramos, M. Rocha, F. Soares, C. Vale, F. Vazquez 2011. Ecosystem-based approach: the FORWARD project - Framework for Ria Formosa water quality, aquaculture, and resource development CERF 2011: 21st Biennial Conference of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation, 6-10 November 2011, Daytona Beach, USA. Oral presentation.
  3. D.W. Verner-Jeffreys, N.J. Taylor, Ø. Bergh, J. Ferreira, C. Saurel, C. Vale, A. van Duijn 2011. Influences of coastal zone management on the transmission and impact of aquatic animal pathogens. 15th International Conference on Diseases of Fish and Shellfish, EAFP. Split, Croatia 12-16 September 2011. Poster.
  4. C. Saurel, J.G. Ferreira 2011. DEB individual growth model of clam implemented in FARMTM model for aquaculture. DEB Symposium, Lisboa 13-15 April 2011. Poster.
  5. J.G. Ferreira, S.B. Bricker, C.B. Zhu, M.J. Botelho 2011. Beyond biomass: ecosystem interactions of eutrophication, with an emphasis on shellfish aquaculture and IMTA. LOICZ Open Science Conference 2011, Coastal Systems, Global Change and Sustainability. Invited Lecture. Yantai, China.
  6. J.G. Ferreira, C.B. Zhu, C. Saurel, S.B. Bricker. C. Vale 2011. Modelling the role of bivalve shellfish in IMTA. Examples for shrimp ponds and offshore finfish cage culture. National Shellfish Association 103rd Meeting. Baltimore, USA.
  7. Ferreira, J.G., J. Aguilar-Manjarrez, C. Bacher, K. Black, S.L. Dong, J. Grant, E.Hofmann, J. Kapetsky, P.S. Leung, R. Pastres, Ø. Strand, C.B. Zhu 2010. Progressing aquaculture through virtual technology and decisionmaking tools for novel management, pp. 91-93. Book of Abstracts, Global Conference on Aquaculture 2010, 22-25 September 2010. FAO/NACA/Thailand Department of Fisheries, Bangkok, Thailand.
  8. J.G. Ferreira, J.H. Andersen, A. Borja, S.B. Bricker, J. Camp, E. Garcés, A.S. Heiskanen, C. Humborg, L. Ignatiades, C. Lancelot, A. Menesguen, M. C. Silva, P.Tett, N. Hoepffner, U. Claussen 2010. Marine Strategy Framework Directive: A tool for eutrophication assessment and management in marine waters. Plenary lecture. Eutro2010, Denmark.
  9. F. Grati, G. Fabi, R. Gramolini E. B.ello Gomez, Ø. Bergh, P. Berthou, S. Bricker, E. Buisman, G. Burnell, N. Dankers, P. Dolmer, A. van Duijn, J. Ferreira, M. Fitzpatrick, J. Gault, O. Guayder, J.Grönroos, E. Hoefnagel, R. Jak, C. Karman, T. K.-Sørensen, 2010. COEXIST: Interaction in Coastal Waters: A Roadmap to Sustainable Integration of Aquaculture and Fisheries. French-Japanese Symposium Kinki Ifremer 2010, 1 – 3 September. Sète, France. Poster.
  10. Joao G. Ferreira 2010. Virtual Tools for Aquaculture. Application to Coastal and Offshore Systems. Keynote lecture, Aquaculture Europe 2010, Porto, Portugal.
  11. C. Saurel, J.G. Ferreira, C. Vale, M. Caetano, L. Ramos, M. J. Botelho, J. Lencart e Silva, D. Matias, J. P. Nunes, F. Soares, F. Vazquez, A. Furtado, V. Calixto 2010. FORWARD: Framework for Ria Formosa Water Quality. Aquaculture, And Resource Development. Aquaculture Europe 2010: “Seafarming tomorrow”, 5-8 October. Porto, Portugal. Poster.
  12. S.B. Bricker, J.G. Ferreira, Y. Xiao, J.P. Nunes, X.L. Zhang, J. Zeng, C. Zhu, C. Lin, M. Zhu, W.D. Ji 2010. Trophic Assessment in Chinese Coastal Systems: A review and application of methods. Eutro2010, Denmark.
  13. J.G. Ferreira, R. Pastres, A. Martinho, J.J. Melo, A. Oliveira, C. Saurel, C.V. Soares, C. Vale, P. Sarmento-Coelho, M.H. Alves, M. Lacerda, D. Paulo, F. Reis 2009. Environmental sustainability of offshore aquaculture- Assessment using integrated modelling. Aquaculture Europe 09. August 14-17, Trondheim, Norway. Oral presentation.
  14. R.Pastres, Joao G. Ferreira 2009. THE ROLE OF MODELS FOR THE SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF SHELLFISH FARMING. Aquaculture Europe 09. August 14-17, Trondheim, Norway. Oral presentation.
  15. J.G. Ferreira, R. Pastres, C. Saurel, C. Vale, S. Bricker 2009. Coastal Eutrophication and Offshore Shellfish Aquaculture- a modeling case study. 20th Biennial Conference of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF 2009). 1-5 November. Portland, Oregon US. Oral presentation.
  16. J.G. Ferreira, C.B. Zhu, S.B. Bricker 2009. Eutrophication and Aquaculture. La Vie en Rose? Eutrophication, Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture, and Top-Down Control. ASLO 2009, France.
  17. Nobre, A.M. and Ferreira, J.G. 2008. An integrated ecological-economic analysis of macroalgae polyculture. In 11th International Conference on Applied Phycology. Galway, Ireland, 22-27 June 2008
  18. Nobre, A.M., Ferreira, J.G. and de Wit M.P., 2008. Ecological and economic assessment of integrated multitrophic aquaculture. In ASLO Summer meeting, interactions on the edge. St. John’s, Canada, 8-13 June 2008
  19. Nobre, A.M., Musango, J.K., Ferreira, J.G., de Wit M.P. 2008. A dynamic ecological-economic modeling approach for shellfish aquaculture management. In Aquaculture America 2008. Florida, USA. 9-12 February 2008
  20. Ferreira, J.G., Hawkins, A.J.S., Bricker, S.B., Xiao, Y., 2007. Virtual oysters in the Tagus Estuary and in Chesapeake Bay – A model analysis of shellfish productivity and eutrophication control. Presented at the 6th European Conference on Ecological Modelling, ECEM'07, Trieste, Italy, 27-30 November 2007.
  21. Ferreira, J.G., Bricker, S.B., Xiao, Y., Zhang, X., Zhu, M., 2007. Application of Eutrophication Screening Models to Coastal Bays in China: The case of Jiaozhou Bay, an example of topdown control, and lessons for integrated coastal zone management in China. Presented at ERF2007, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, 4-8 November 2007.
  22. Hawkins, A.J.S., Ferreira, J.G., Bricker, S.B., 2007. Predicting the Impact of Shellfish Farms on Water Quality. Presented at ERF2007, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, 4-8 November 2007.
  23. Zhu, M.Y., Ferreira, J.G., Hawkins, A.J.S., Zhang, X.L., Li, R., 2007. Sustainable Development of Mariculture in Chinese Coastal Waters. Presented at ERF2007, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, 4-8 November 2007.
  24. Ferreira, J.G., Hawkins, A.J.S., Bricker, S.B., Lipton, D., Rothschild, B., Xiao, Y., 2007. Virtual Oysters in Chesapeake Bay - A modeling study of productivity and top-down control of eutrophication. Presented at ERF2007, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, 4-8 November 2007.
  25. Zhu, C.B., Ferreira, J.G., Donato, M., Hawkins, A.J.S., Yan, X.J. Nobre, A.M., 2007. LMPrawn - A Model for Management of Cultivated Penaeid Shrimp. Presented at ERF2007, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, 4-8 November 2007.
  26. Bricker, S. B., Ferreira, J. G., Wolff, W. J., Simas,T. C., 2005. Residence time influences on phytoplankton diversity and eutrophication response in estuaries and coastal waterbodies. Presented at ERF2005, Norfolk, Virginia, USA, 16-20 October 2005.
  27. Newton, A., Ferreira, J. G., Nobre, A. M., Simas, M. T., Silva, M. C., Meirinho, A., Bricker, S. B., Wolff, W. J., 2005. A methodology for defining homogeneous water bodies in transitional and coastal waters under the EU Water Framework Directive. Presented at ERF2005, Norfolk, Virginia, USA, 16-20 October 2005.
  28. Ferreira, J. G., Bricker, S. B., Nobre, A. M., Zhang, X. L., Zhu, M. Y., 2005. Research and screening models for science and management - integrated assessment of ecological balance and sustainability in coastal zones. Invited talk, ERF2005, Norfolk, Virginia, USA, 16-20 October 2005.
  29. Bricker, S. B., Smith, S. V., Ferreira, J. G., Nobre, A., Dettmann, E., Latimer, J., 2005. Assessment of eutrophication: a comparison of methods applied to Barnegat Bay. Presented at ERF2005, Norfolk, Virginia, USA, 16-20 October 2005.
  30. Newton, A., Ferreira, J.G., 2005. Interaction with Management of Estuarine Systems. Invited talk, ERF2005, Norfolk, Virginia, USA, 16-20 October 2005.
  31. Bricker, S.B., Ferreira, J.G., Nobre, A.M., Zhang, X.L., Zhu, M.Y., Wang, B.D., Yan, X.J., Callender, R., Matlock, G.C., 2005. Application of the ASSETS eutrophication assessment methodology to four contrasting Chinese coastal systems. Presented at ASLO Summer Meeting 2005.
  32. Ferreira, J.G., Bricker, S.B., De Wit, M.P., Lipton, D., 2005. Development of a quantitative methodology for defining and assessing response to coastal eutrophication. Presented at ASLO Summer Meeting 2005.
  33. Ferreira, J.G., Simas, M.T., Bricker, S.B., Wolff, W.J., Mason, A., Nobre, A., 2004. The use of ASSETS and phytoplankton species composition to define type-specific reference conditions for estuarine water quality management. Invited talk, ASLO/TOS 2004 Ocean Research Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA 15-20 February 2004.
  34. Bricker, S.B., Ferreira, J.G., Simas, T.C., & Nobre, A.M., 2003. Understanding and managing eutrophication in coastal lagoons. Invited talk, ERF2003, Seattle, Washington, USA, 14-18 September 2003.
  35. Nobre, A., Ferreira, J.G., Icely, J., Newton, A., & Lencart-Silva, J., 2003. Land-ocean interactions for a shallow mesotidal lagoon – Analysis by ecological modelling. Poster presented at the European conference of coastal zone research: an ELOISE approach. Gdansk, 24-27 March 2003.
  36. Ferreira, J.G., 2002. Invited talk: Application of the U.S. National Estuarine Eutrophication Assessment (NEEA) to some European estuaries. National Estuarine Eutrophication Update Workshop. NOAA, Patuxent, U.S.A., September 2002.
  37. Ferreira, J.G., 2001. Invited talk: Application of ecological modelling for sustainable aquaculture in developing countries. 4th Gulbenkian Autumn Meeting/1st Portuguese Meeting on Theoretical and Computational Biology. Oeiras, October 2001.
  38. Ferreira, J.G., 2001. “Keynote”: Aplicação de um índice de qualidade a sete sistemas estuarinos de Portugal, I Congresso sobre Planeamento e Gestão das Zonas Costeiras dos Países de Expressão Portuguesa: Problemas Actuais e Perspectivas Futuras. Azores, October 2001.
  39. Ferreira, J.G., 2001. “Keynote”: Ecological modelling: Application to the sustainable management of the Ria Formosa. Annual Esturiales conference, Lisbon, September 2001.
  40. Newton, A., Icely, J., Vale, C., Nobre, A., Nunes, J.P., & Ferreira, J.G., 2001. Eutrophication in the Ria Formosa coastal lagoon, Portugal. Poster presented at the 4th ELOISE open science meeting. Rende, 5-7 September 2001.
  41. Ferreira, J.G., 1999. “Keynote”: Portuguese Estuaries and Catchment Basin River Plans. EUROCOAST conference, Lisbon, October 1999.
  42. Ferreira, J.G., 1999. “Keynote”: Bottom-Up Perspectives on Integrated Coastal Management: How can ecosystem modelling play a more significant role? International Conference on Sustainable Management of Coastal Ecosystems, Oporto, November 1999.
  43. Monvoisin, G., & Ferreira, J.G., 1997. Fish dynamics in a coastal food chain - Simulation and analysis. 2º Simposio sobre el Margen Continental Iberico. Cadiz, September 1997.
  44. Veloso, P., & Ferreira, J.G., 1997. Analysis of the ecosystem response of the Tagus estuary to changes in nutrient loading using an ecological model. ECSA local meeting "The Tagus estuary and adjoining coastlines", Lisbon, 25-27 June 1997.
  45. Grillot, N., & Ferreira, J.G., 1996. Modelling of the exchanges between salt marsh and estuarine ecosystems. ECSA26/ERF96 symposium, Middelburg, September 1996.
  46. Duarte, P., & Ferreira, J.G., 1996. Dynamic modelling of photosynthesis in marine and estuarine ecosystems. Prodynamics96, Hamburg, March 1996.
  47. Ferreira, J.G., 1995. Invited talk: Modelling coastal marine ecosystems - problems and perspectives. Workshop EERO - Changing estuarine and coastal environments. GKSS, Geesthacht, 8-12 October 1995.
  48. Ferreira, J.G., & Duarte, P., 1994. Productivity of the Tagus Estuary - An application of the EcoWin ecological model. 1º Simpósio sobre a Margem Ibérica Atlântica, Lisbon, 28-30 November 1994.
  49. Nunes, L., & Ferreira, J.G, 1994. Modelling pathways of metal uptake in the Cala do Norte: Spatial patterns of distribution of metals in sediments. Advances in Water Resources Technology and Management. Lisbon, 14-18 June 1994.
  50. Ferreira, J.G., Carvalho, M.L., Marques, M.I., Amorim, P., & Ramos, M.T., 1993. Trace elements analysis by X-Ray fluorescence in macrophyte algae, for pollution monitoring in the Tejo Estuary. Poster presented at the 1st SETAC World conference, Lisbon, March 1993.
  51. Duarte, P., & Ferreira, J.G., 1991. Production rates of the agarophyte Gelidium sesquipedale and related physical and chemical factors. Poster presented at the 1st EMIN meeting (European Marine Interdisciplinary Network), NIOZ, Texel, Netherlands, 1991.
  52. Gomes Ferreira, J., 1990. Macrophyte algae as indicators of mercury pollution. Invited paper - European Science Foundation Workshop on Toxicology. Sesimbra, April 1990.
  53. Wang, J.X., Chevallier, P., Carvalho, M.L., & Ferreira, J.G., 1989. S.R.X.R.F. analysis of Fe, Cu, Zn and Pb in macrophyte algae from a polluted estuary: A comparative study. 2nd European Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Research. Frascati, Italy, 2-6 October 1989.
  54. Ramos, L., Silva, M.C., & Gomes Ferreira, J., 1985. Mercury contamination in the Tejo Estuary - A conceptual approach. Seminário "Gestão e modelação matemática da qualidade da água em rios". Lisboa, 24-27 Junho 1985.