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  1. Apostolopoulou, N. G., Smeti, E., Lamorgese, M., Varkitzi, I., Whitfield, P., Regnault, C. and Spatharis, S. (2022) Microalgae show a range of responses to exometabolites of foreign species. Algal Research, 62, 102627. (doi: 10.1016/j.algal.2021.102627) (PMID:35311224) (PMCID:PMC8924005)

  2. Haddou, Y.Mancy, R. , Matthiopoulos, J. , Spatharis, S. and Dominoni, D. M. (2022) Widespread extinction debts and colonization credits in United States breeding bird communities. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 6, pp. 324-331. (doi: 10.1038/s41559-021-01653-3) (PMID:35145265)

  3. Baroja, E., Christoforou, E.Lindstrom, J. and Spatharis, S. (2021) Effects of microplastics on bivalves: Are experimental settings reflecting conditions in the field? Marine Pollution Bulletin, 171, 112696. (doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112696) (PMID:34252736)

  4. Diamantopoulou, C.Christoforou, E.Dominoni, D. M. , Kaiserli, E. , Czyzewski, J.Mirzai, N. and Spatharis, S. (2021) Wavelength-dependent effects of artificial light at night on phytoplankton growth and community structure. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 288(1953), 20210525. (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2021.0525) (PMID:34157871)

  5. Christoforou, E.Dominoni, D. M. , Lindström, J. , Stilo, G. and Spatharis, S. (2020) Effects of long-term exposure to microfibers on ecosystem services provided by coastal mussels. Environmental Pollution, 266(Part 3), 115184. (doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2020.115184) (PMID:32683089)

  6. Kafouris, S., Smeti, E., Spatharis, S. , Tsirtsis, G., Economou-Amilli, A. and Danielidis, D. B. (2019) Nitrogen as the main driver of benthic diatom composition and diversity in oligotrophic coastal systems. Science of the Total Environment, 694, 133773. (doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.133773)

  7. Spatharis, S. , Lamprinou, V., Meziti, A., Kormas, K. A., Danielidis, D. D., Smeti, E., Roelke, D. L., Mancy, R. and Tsirtsis, G. (2019) Everything is not everywhere: can marine compartments shape phytoplankton assemblages? Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 286(1914), 20191890. (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2019.1890) (PMID:31662088) (PMCID:PMC6842854)

  8. Caceres, C.Spatharis, S. , Kaiserli, E. , Smeti, E., Flowers, H. and Bonachela, J. A. (2019) Temporal phosphate gradients reveal diverse acclimation responses in phytoplankton phosphate uptake. ISME Journal, 13(11), pp. 2834-2845. (doi: 10.1038/s41396-019-0473-1) (PMID:31350454)

  9. Peters, L., Spatharis, S. , Dario, M. A., Dwyer, T., Roca, I. J.T., Kintner, A., Kanstad-Hanssen, Ø., Llewellyn, M. S. and Praebel, K. (2018) Environmental DNA: a new low-cost monitoring tool for pathogens in salmonid aquaculture. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9, 3009. (doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.03009) (PMID:30581425) (PMCID:PMC6292926)

  10. Smeti, E., Roelke, D. L., Tsirtsis, G. and Spatharis, S. (2018) Species extinctions strengthen the relationship between biodiversity and resource use efficiency. Ecological Modelling, 384, pp. 75-86. (doi: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2018.06.006)

  11. Tamvakis, A., Anagnostopoulos, C.-N., Tsirtsis, G., Niros, A. D. and Spatharis, S. (2018) Optimized classification predictions with a new index combining machine learning algorithms. International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools, 27(3), 1850012. (doi: 10.1142/s0218213018500124)

  12. Papanikolopoulou, L. A., Smeti, E., Roelke, D. L., Dimitrakopoulos, P. G., Kokkoris, G. D., Danielidis, D. B. and Spatharis, S. (2018) Interplay between r- and K-strategists leads to phytoplankton underyielding under pulsed resource supply. Oecologia, 186(3), pp. 755-764. (doi: 10.1007/s00442-017-4050-x) (PMID:29299673)

  13. Sakavara, A., Tsirtsis, G., Roelke, D. L., Mancy, R. and Spatharis, S. (2018) Lumpy species coexistence arises robustly in fluctuating resource environments. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(4), pp. 738-743. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.1705944115) (PMID:29263095) (PMCID:PMC5789903)

  14. Karayanni, H., Meziti, A., Spatharis, S. , Genitsaris, S., Courties, C. and Kormas, K. A. (2017) Changes in microbial (Bacteria and Archaea) plankton community structure after artificial dispersal in grazer-free microcosms. Microorganisms, 5(2), 31. (doi: 10.3390/microorganisms5020031) (PMID:28587211)

  15. Smeti, E., Roelke, D. L. and Spatharis, S. (2016) Spatial averaging and disturbance lead to high productivity in aquatic metacommunities. Oikos, 125(6), pp. 812-820. (doi: 10.1111/oik.02684)

  16. Smeti, E., Roelke, D. L., Gremion, G., Linhart, J. M., Danielidis, D. B. and Spatharis, S. (2015) Potential mechanisms of coexistence between two globally important pseudo-nitzschia (Bacillariophyta) species. Hydrobiologia, 762(1), pp. 89-101. (doi: 10.1007/s10750-015-2340-z)

  17. Roelke, D. L. and Spatharis, S. (2015) Phytoplankton succession in recurrently fluctuating environments. PLoS ONE, 10(3), e0121392. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121392) (PMID:25803437) (PMCID:PMC4372531)

  18. Roelke, D. L. and Spatharis, S. (2015) Phytoplankton assemblage characteristics in recurrently fluctuating environments. PLoS ONE, 10(3), e0120673. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0120673) (PMID:25799563) (PMCID:PMC4370464)

  19. Tamvakis, A., Trygonis, V., Miritzis, J., Tsirtsis, G. and Spatharis, S. (2014) Optimizing biodiversity prediction from abiotic parameters. Environmental Modelling and Software, 53, pp. 112-120. (doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2013.12.001)

  20. Spatharis, S. and Tsirtsis, G. (2013) Zipf–Mandelbrot model behavior in marine eutrophication: two way fitting on field and simulated phytoplankton assemblages. Hydrobiologia, 714(1), pp. 191-199. (doi: 10.1007/s10750-013-1536-3)

  21. Smeti, E., Kormas, K.A. and Spatharis, S. (2013) A non-phylogenetic alpha diversity approach on prokaryotic community structure in aquatic systems. Ecological Indicators, 29, pp. 361-366. (doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2013.01.027)

  22. Spyropoulou, A., Spatharis, S. , Papantoniou, G. and Tsirtsis, G. (2013) Potential response to climate change of a semi-arid coastal ecosystem in eastern Mediterranean. Hydrobiologia, 705(1), pp. 87-99. (doi: 10.1007/s10750-012-1384-6)

  23. Tamvakis, A., Miritzis, J., Tsirtsis, G., Spyropoulou, A. and Spatharis, S. (2012) Effects of meteorological forcing on coastal eutrophication: modeling with model trees. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 115, pp. 210-217. (doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2012.09.003)

  24. Roelke, D.L., Spatharis, S. and Mitrovic, S.M. (2012) A new hydrology: effects on ecosystem form and functioning. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 69(8), pp. 1377-1379. (doi: 10.1139/f2012-085)

  25. Carteron, A., Jeanmougin, M., Leprieur, F. and Spatharis, S. (2012) Assessing the efficiency of clustering algorithms and goodness-of-fit measures using phytoplankton field data. Ecological Informatics, 9, pp. 64-68. (doi: 10.1016/j.ecoinf.2012.03.008)

  26. Spatharis, S. , Skliris, N., Meziti, A., Kormas, K.A. and Weyhenmeyer, G. (2012) First record of a trichodesmium erythraeumbloom in the mediterranean sea. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 69(8), pp. 1444-1455. (doi: 10.1139/f2012-020)

  27. Tsirtsis, G. and Spatharis, S. (2011) Simulating the structure of natural phytoplankton assemblages: descriptive vs. mechanistic models. Ecological Modelling, 222(12), pp. 1922-1928. (doi: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2011.03.029)

  28. Spatharis, S. , Roelke, D.L., Dimitrakopoulos, P.G. and Kokkoris, G.D. (2011) Analyzing the (mis)behavior of Shannon index in eutrophication studies using field and simulated phytoplankton assemblages. Ecological Indicators, 11(2), pp. 697-703. (doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2010.09.009)

  29. Spatharis, S. , Orfanidis, S., Panayotidis, P. and Tsirtsis, G. (2011) Assembly processes in upper subtidal macroalgae: the effect of wave exposure. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 91(2), pp. 298-305. (doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2010.10.032)

  30. Spatharis, S. and Tsirtsis, G. (2010) Ecological quality scales based on phytoplankton for the implementation of Water Framework Directive in the Eastern Mediterranean. Ecological Indicators, 10(4), pp. 840-847. (doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2010.01.005)

  31. Spatharis, S. , Dolapsakis, N.P., Economou-Amilli, A., Tsirtsis, G. and Danielidis, D.B. (2009) Dynamics of potentially harmful microalgae in a confined Mediterranean Gulf—assessing the risk of bloom formation. Harmful Algae, 8(5), pp. 736-743. (doi: 10.1016/j.hal.2009.03.002)

  32. Spatharis, S. , Mouillot, D., Chi, T.D., Danielidis, D.B. and Tsirtsis, G. (2009) A niche-based modeling approach to phytoplankton community assembly rules. Oecologia, 159(1), pp. 171-180. (doi: 10.1007/s00442-008-1178-8)

  33. Spatharis, S. , Mouillot, D., Danielidis, D.B., Karydis, M., Chi, T.D. and Tsirtsis, G. (2008) Influence of terrestrial runoff on phytoplankton species richness-biomass relationships: a double stress hypothesis. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 362(1), pp. 55-62. (doi: 10.1016/j.jembe.2008.06.003)

  34. Tsirtsis, G., Spatharis, S. and Karydis, M. (2008) Application of the lognormal equation to assess phytoplankton community structural changes induced by marine eutrophication. Hydrobiologia, 605(1), pp. 89-98. (doi: 10.1007/s10750-008-9307-2)

  35. Tsirtsis, G., Spatharis, S. , Sampatakaki, A. and Spyropoulou, A. (2008) Thresholds of terrestrial nutrient loading for the development of eutrophication episodes in a coastal embayment in the Aegean Sea. Translational Waters Bulletin, 2(3), pp. 25-37. (doi: 10.1285/i1825229Xv2n3p25)

  36. Spatharis, S. , Danielidis, D.B. and Tsirtsis, G. (2007) Recurrent Pseudo-nitzschia calliantha (Bacillariophyceae) and Alexandrium insuetum (Dinophyceae) winter blooms induced by agricultural runoff. Harmful Algae, 6(6), pp. 811-822. (doi: 10.1016/j.hal.2007.04.006)

  37. Spatharis, S. , Tsirtsis, G., Danielidis, D.B., Chi, T.D. and Mouillot, D. (2007) Effects of pulsed nutrient inputs on phytoplankton assemblage structure and blooms in an enclosed coastal area. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 73(3-4), pp. 807-815. (doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2007.03.016)

  38. Mouillot, D., Spatharis, S. , Reizopoulou, S., Laugier, T., Sabetta, L., Basset, A. and Do Chi, T. (2006) Alternatives to taxonomic-based approaches to assess changes in transitional water communities. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 16(5), pp. 469-482. (doi: 10.1002/aqc.769)

  39. Copp, G.H., Spatharis, S. and Turmel, M. (2005) Consistency of diel behaviour and interactions of stream fishes and invertebrates during summer. River Research and Applications, 21(1), pp. 75-90. (doi: 10.1002/rra.833)

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