POSTDOCTORDepartment of Biological & Environmental
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWDepartment of Marine
ResearcherDepartment of Biological & Environmental
ResearcherDepartment of Marine
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWDepartment of Biological & Environmental
About Eduardo Infantes
I am interested on interactions between benthic organisms and hydrodynamics (waves and currents) combining field experiments, flume measurements and numerical modelling. I am currently developing techniques for large scale restoration of eelgrass (Zostera marina) ecosystems in Sweden. My aim is to obtain basic ecological knowledge on seagrass ecology from seed harvesting, seed storage, germination, seed planting techniques and root development of seedlings. I am also interested on the effect of waves and currents on seagrass distribution from seeds and seedlings to large meadows and the effect of seagrass canopies on flow and wave propagation.
• Seagrass restoration using seeds and seedlings • Wave energy and seagrass distribution • Wave damping by submerged seagrass meadows • Drag forces of flexible seagrass canopies
I am part of the ZORRO (Zostera Restoration, www.gu.se/zorro) that focus on restoration of seagrass in Sweden. The ZORRO group consists of marine ecologists, environmental legal scholars and economists from Gothenburg University with the goal to improve the environmental status of shallow coastal ecosystems through the development of new methods for the management and restoration of seagrass habitats in Sweden.
2015-2019 Towards science-based coastal management: Tipping points for seagrass conservation and restoration. (Diarienr. 2014-735). Main Reserarcher: E. Infantes. The Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (FORMAS).
2014-2016 Development of management and restauration of eelgrass ecosystems. Main researcher: P-O. Moksnes. Research project from Havs- och vattenmyndigheten (Diarienr. 2283-14, Verksamhet: 289008904 at Havsmiljöinstitutet).
2012-2014 Restoration of eelgras (Zostera marina) ecosystems in Sweden (PER 2012/36). Main researcher: P.O. Moksnes. Financed by: The Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (FORMAS).
2007-2009 Restoration and recovering techniques of the seagrass Posidonia oceanica meadows using seeds and seedlings (116/SGTB/2007/1.3). Main researcher: J. Terrados Muñoz. Financed by: Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (MICINN).
2008-2009 Biodegradable underwater structures seagrass Posidonia oceanica meadow restoration using seeds and seedlings (CIT-310000-2008-9). Main researcher: J. Terrados Muñoz. Financed by: Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (MICINN).
2005-2008 Invasive marine macroalgae in the Balearic Islands: risk assessment and effects of benthic communities (CTM2005-01434/MAR). Main researcher: J. Terrados Muñoz. Financed by: Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia (MEC).
2004-2006 Monitoring of the Spanish Port Authority (Puertos del Estado) sea level network system. Main researcher: J.D. López. Financed by: Ministerio de Fomento.
The influence of hydrodynamic exposure on carbon storage and nutrient retention in eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) meadows on the Swedish Skagerrak
Severe shifts of Zostera marina epifauna: Comparative study between 1997 T and 2018 on the Swedish Skagerrak
Mimicry of emergent traits amplifies coastal restoration
R. J. M. Temmink, M. J. A. Christianen, G. S. Fivash, C. Angelini, C. Bostrom, K. Didderen, S. M. Engel, N. Esteban, J. L. Gaeckle, K. Gagnon, L. L. Govers, Eduardo Infantes, M. M. van Katwijk, S. Kipson, L. P. M. Lamers, W. Lengkeek, B. R. Silliman, B. I. van Tussenbroek, R. K. F. Unsworth, S. M. Yaakub, T. J. Bouma, T. van der Heide
Nature Communications - 2020-01-01
High Seasonal Variability in Sediment Carbon Stocks of Cold-Temperate Seagrass
Role of eelgrass on bed-load transport and sediment resuspension under oscillatory
B. Marin-Diaz, T. J. Bouma, Eduardo Infantes
Limnology and Oceanography - 2020-01-01
The influence of hydrodynamics and ecosystem engineers on eelgrass seed
L. Meysick, Eduardo Infantes, C. Bostrom
PLoS ONE - 2019-01-01
Beach-cast as biofertiliser in the Baltic Sea region-potential limitations due to
D. Franzén, Eduardo Infantes, F. Gröndahl
Ocean and Coastal Management - 2019-01-01
Dispersal of seagrass propagules: interaction between hydrodynamics and substratum
L. Pereda-Briones, Eduardo Infantes, A. Orfila, F. Tomas, J. Terrados
Marine Ecology Progress Series - 2018-01-01
Increased current flow enhances the risk of organic carbon loss from Zostera marina sediments: Insights from a flume
Local Regime Shifts Prevent Natural Recovery and Restoration of Lost Eelgrass Beds Along the Swedish West
Water residence time controls the feedback between seagrass, sediment and light: Implications for
M. P. Adams, M. Ghisalberti, R. J. Lowe, D. P. Callaghan, M. E. Baird, Eduardo Infantes, K. R. O'Brien
Advances in Water Resources - 2018-01-01
Particle sources and transport in stratified Nordic coastal seas in the
Eelgrass seed harvesting: Flowering shoots development and restoration on the Swedish west
Seagrass blade motion under waves and its impact on wave
M. Luhar, Eduardo Infantes, H. Nepf
Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans - 2017-01-01
Seed predation by the shore crab Carcinus maenas: a positive feedback preventing recovery of eelgrass Zostera
Handbok för restaurering av ålgräs i Sverige -
Förvaltning och restaurering av ålgräs i Sverige - Ekologisk, juridisk och ekonomisk
Assessing methods for restoration of eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) in a cold temperate
Eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) restoration methods using seeds on the west coast of