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Prof. Dr Moens, Tom


Prof. Dr. Tom Moens is a professor in benthic ecology. His main areas of research interest involve the study of marine benthic food webs, with particular emphasis on meiofauna; biodiversity – ecosystem functioning relationships; and population genetics and (micro) evolution in marine nematodes. His main focus is on intertidal and shallow coastal systems in temperate areas. He has been involved in a variety of nationally and internationally funded projects. He has (co) authored more than 90 peer-reviewed articles and several book chapters. He has acted as a reviewer for >40 international journals, and is an associate editor of the JMBA and its ‘twin’ journal, Marine Biodiversity Records.

Thesaurus terms: Benthos; Food webs; Nematoda; Population genetics; Stable isotopes

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    Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Onderzoeksgroep Mariene Biologie (MARBIOL), more
    Function: Associate Professor
    Direct contact at institute:
    Tel.: +32-(0)9-264 85 22
    Fax: +32 (0)9-264 85 98
Tom Moens

Projects (5)  Top | Institute | Publications | Projects 
  • Food, oxygen and bioturbation: an experimental study of meiofauna community structure, more
  • Functional and structural aspects of biodiversity in an estuarine detrital food web, with emphasis on free-living nematodes and their interactions with bacteria, more
  • Meiobenthos of intertidal and subtidal areas along the Belgian coast and the Westerschelde estuary, more
  • Micro-distribution of free-living aquatic nematodes in an heterogeneous environment, more
  • Populatiestructuur en dynamiek van enkele bacterivore nematoden langsheen de Noordzeekust en aanpalende estuaria, more

Publications (80)  Top | Institute | Publications | Projects 
A1 Publications (48) [show]
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Book chapters (8) [show]
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Abstracts (12) [show]
Other publications (3) [show]
Thesis (co-)promotor (7) [show]

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