Related Studies

Overview Documents

Staat van de natuur van Caribisch Nederland 2017

Debrot, A.O., Henkens, R.J.H.G., Verweij, P.J.F.M. Wageningen University & Research. (2018)

Baseline survey of anthropogenic pressures for the Lac Bay ecosystem, Bonaire

Adolphe O. Debrot, Carsten Wentink, Astrid Wulfsen. Institute for Marine Resources & Ecosystem Studies. (2012)

Extent and health of mangroves in Lac Bay Bonaire using satellite data

Davaasuren, N., Meesters E.H.W.G. Institute for Marine Resources & Ecosystem Studies  (2012)

Assessment of Ramsar Site Lac Bay – June 2010

Debrot, A.O., Meesters, E.H.W.G., Slijkerman, D.M.E. IMARES Wageningen UR. (2002).

The state of the world’s mangroves in the 21st century under climate change.

Feller, C.I., Friess, D.A., Krauss, K.W., Lewis III, R.R., Hydrobiologia. (2017)

Lac Bay Depth Maps

Engel, S. (2017)

Lac Bay: Then and Now…A Historical Interpretation of Environmental Change During the 1900s /
Cynthia E. Lott (2001)

Other Studies

Impacts of wetland dieback on carbon dynamics: A comparison between intact and degraded mangroves
Patterns of distribution and drivers of change in shallow seagrass and algal assemblages of a non-estuarine Southern Caribbean mangrove lagoon
Investigating the endogenous sediment infilling by the calcareous macroalgae Halimeda opuntia in Lac Bay, Bonaire
An environmental risk assessment of three organic UV-filters at Lac Bay, Bonaire, Southern Caribbean

Schaap, I., Slijkerman, D.M.E. Marine Pollution Bulletin. (2018)

Filling in of Lac Bay Bonaire, causing loss of vital environments

Timmermans, L.. BSc Thesis Wageningen University and Research (2018)

New Fortuyniidae and Selenoribatidae (Acari, Oribatida) from Bonaire (Lesser Antilles) and morphometric comparison between Eastern Pacific and Caribbean populations of Fortuyniidae

Pfingstl, T., Baumann, J., Lienhard, A., Schatz, H. Systematic & Applied Acarology 22(12): 2190–2217 (2017)

Beyond Ecotourism: Designing a synergy of tourism development and ecological reinforcement in Lac, Bonaire

Jenniskens, L., MSc Thesis Landscape Architecture. Wageningen University (2017)

Deep and concordant subdivisions on the self-fertilizing mangrove killifishes (Kryptolebias) revealed by nuclear and mtDNA markers

Tatarenkov, A., Lima, S.M.Q., Earley, R.L., Berbel-Filho, W.M., Vermeulen, F.B.M. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society (2017)

Fresh water and sediment dynamics in the catchment of Lac at Bonaire

Hobbelt, L., Dijksma, R.,  Keesstra, S., Engel, S. MSc Thesis – Hydrology and Quantitative Water Management. (2014)

Kryptolebias bonairensis re-discovered on Bonaire
Youtube Video. Frans Vermeulen (2014)
Investigation of subsurface freshwater flow from southern Bonaire into Lac bay
Rønde, V.,  Dijksma, R., Loon, A. van, Engel, S. Masters Thesis. Hydrology and Quantitative Water Management (2013)
Marine debris in mangroves and on the seabed: Largely-neglected litter problems

Debrot, A.O., Meesters, H.W.G., Bron, P.O., de Leon, R.. Marine Pollution Bulletin (2013).

Identifying the niche of four mangrove species along environmental gradients.
Modelling Mangrove growth and salinity: a semi-arid case study.
How channel dimensions relate to the erosivity of tidal flows in mangrove channels of Lac Bay, Bonaire
Ecological rehabilitation of Lac Bonaire by wise management of water and sediments
Improving water circulation into backlands of Lac Bay through channel management
Mangrove Population of Lac (Bonaire) 1961 and 1996
How important are mangroves and seagrass beds for coral-reef fish? The nursery hypothesis tested on an island scale

I. Nagelkerken, C. M. Roberts, G. van der Velde, M. Dorenbosch, M. C. van Riel, E. Cocheret de la Morinière, P. H. Nienhuis. Marine Ecology Progess Series (2002).

Research and Monitoring Results for the Size Class Distribution and Abundance of the Queen Conch, Strombus gigas, and Seagrass Characterization in Lac Bay, Bonaire

Cynthia Lott (2000)

General Mangrove Studies

Caribbean mangrove forests act as coral refugia by reducing light stress and increasing coral richness

Stewart, H.A., Kline, D.I., Chapman, L.J., Altieri, A.H. Coastal and Marine Ecology. (2021)