Dr. Esteban Acevedo Trejos

Postdoctoral Researcher

Phone: +49 421 23800 - 105

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Peer-reviewed journals

Acevedo-Trejos, E., E. Marañón, and A. Merico. 2018. Phytoplankton size diversity and ecosystem function relationships across oceanic regions. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285:20180621.DOI:10.1098/rspb.2018.0621

Moura, J. F., D. C. Tavares, L. S. Lemos, E. Acevedo-Trejos, T. D. Saint’Pierre, S. Siciliano, and A. Merico. 2018. Interspecific variation of essential and non-essential trace elements in sympatric seabirds. Environmental Pollution 242:470–479.DOI:10.1016/j.envpol.2018.06.092

Miñarro, S., J. Leins, E. Acevedo-Trejos, E. A. Fulton, and H. Reuter. 2018. SEAMANCORE: A spatially explicit simulation model for assisting the local MANagement of COral REefs. Ecological Modelling 384:296–307. DOI:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2018.05.026

Acevedo-Trejos, E., Brandt, G., Smith, S. L. & Merico, A. (2016) PhytoSFDM version 1.0.0: Phytoplankton Size and Functional Diversity Model. Geosci. Model Dev. 9, 4071–4085. doi:10.5194/gmd-9-4071-2016

Moura, J. F., Acevedo-Trejos, E., Tavares, D. C., Meirelles, A. C. O., Silva, C. P. N., Oliveira, L. R., Santos, R. A., Wickert, J., C., Machado, R., Siciliano, S. & Merico, A. (2016) Stranding events of Kogia whales along the Brazilian coast. PLoS One. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0146108

Smith, S. L., Pahlow, M., Merico, A., Acevedo-Trejos, E., Sasai, Y., Yoshikawa, C., Sasaoka, K., Fujiki,T., Matsumoto, K. & Honda, M. (2015) Flexible phytoplankton functional type (FlexPFT) model: size-scaling of traits and optimal growth. J. Plankton Res.. DOI: 10.1093/plankt/fbv038.

Acevedo-Trejos, E. Brandt, G., Bruggeman, J. & Merico A. (2015) Mechanisms shaping size structure and functional diversity of phytoplankton communities in the ocean. Sci. Rep. 5, 8918. DOI: 10.1038/srep08918.

Acevedo-Trejos, E., Brandt, G., Steinacher, M. & Merico, A. (2014) A glimpse into the future composition of marine phytoplankton communities. Front. Mar. Sci. 1, p. 1-12 .

Acevedo-Trejos, E., Brandt, G., Merico, A., Smith, S.L. (2013) Biogeographical patterns of phytoplankton community size structure in the oceans. Global Ecology and Biogeography. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12071.

General Publicatios

Pacheco, O., Ballestero, D., Sierra, L., Jimenez, R., Quesada, R., Acevedo-Trejos, E. (2008) Propuesta para la protección de la región adyacente al parque nacional Isla del Coco. FAICO-FUNDAUNA, 130 p.


Acevedo-Trejos, E. (2014) Macroecological properties of phytoplankton communities in a changing ocean. PhD Thesis. Jacobs University Bremen, 112 pp.

Acevedo-Trejos, E. (2010) Spatial ecology of the round dwarf stingray, Urotrygon nana, in the Gulf of Nicoya, Costa Rica. ISATEC Master Thesis, University of Bremen, 76 p.