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Elie Verleyen
Dr

Elie Verleyen has been involved in the LAQUAN project during his PhD research, which was mainly focused on the reconstruction of past climate changes and variations in sea-ice extent and ice-sheet thickness in coastal Antarctic regions using biological proxies in lake-sediment cores.

Activities

  • Research programme:
    • SPSD II : Antarctica V
    • SD : Antarctica VI
  • Research group: Universiteit Gent (UG) - Protistology and Aquatic Ecology
  • Research projects:
    • Late quaternary climate history of coastal Antarctic environments: a multi-proxy approach (LAQUAN)
  • Related activities:
    • participation at PolePosition contest: Dutch

List of publications

Peer reviewed papers

Hodgson, D.A., P.E. Noon, W. Vyverman, C.L. Bryant, D.B. Gore, P. Appleby, M. Gilmour, E. Verleyen, K. Sabbe, V.J. Jones, J.C. Ellis-Evans & P.B. Wood (2001) Were the Larsemann Hills Ice-Free Through the Last Glacial Maximum? Antarctic Science, 13: 440-454.

Hodgson, D.A., W. Vyverman, E. Verleyen, K. Sabbe, P.R. Leavitt, A. Taton, A.H. Squier & B.J. Keely (2004) Environmental Factors Influencing the Pigment Composition of in Situ Benthic Microbial Communities in East Antarctic Lakes. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 37: 247-263.

Hodgson, D.A., E. Verleyen, K. Sabbe, A.H. Squier, B.J. Keely, M.J. Leng, K.M. Saunders & W. Vyverman (2005) Late Quaternary Climate-Driven Environmental Change in the Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica, Multi-Proxy Evidence From a Lake Sediment Core. Quaternary Research, 64: 83-99.

Sabbe, K., D.A. Hodgson, E. Verleyen, A. Taton, A. Wilmotte, K. Vanhoutte & W. Vyverman (2004) Salinity, Depth and the Structure and Composition of Microbial Mats in Continental Antarctic Lakes. Freshwater Biology, 49: 296-319.

Sabbe, K., E. Verleyen, D.A. Hodgson, K. Vanhoutte & W. Vyverman (2003) Benthic Diatom Flora of Freshwater and Saline Lakes in the Larsemann Hills and Rauer Islands, East Antarctica. Antarctic Science, 15: 227-248.

Verleyen, E., D.A. Hodgson, P.R. Leavitt, K. Sabbe & W. Vyverman (2004) Quantifying Habitat-Specific Diatom Production: a Critical Assessment Using Morphological and Biogeochemical Markers in Antarctic Marine and Lake Sediments. Limnology and Oceanography, 49: 1528-1539.

Verleyen, E., D.A. Hodgson, G.A. Milne, K. Sabbe & W. Vyverman (2005) Relative Sea-Level History From the Lambert Glacier Region, East Antarctica, and Its Relation to Deglaciation and Holocene Glacier Readvance. Quaternary Research, 63: 45-52.

Verleyen, E., D.A. Hodgson, K. Sabbe, K. Vanhoutte & W. Vyverman (2004) Coastal Oceanographic Conditions in the Prydz Bay Region (East Antarctica) During the Holocene Recorded in an Isolation Basin. Holocene, 14: 246-257.

Verleyen, E., D.A. Hodgson, K. Sabbe & W. Vyverman (2005) Late Holocene Changes in Ultraviolet Radiation Penetration Recorded in an East Antarctic Lake. Journal of Paleolimnology, 34: 191-202.

Verleyen, E., D.A. Hodgson, K. Sabbe & W. Vyverman (2004) Late Quaternary Deglaciation and Climate History of the Larsemann Hills (East Antarctica). Journal of Quaternary Science, 19: 361-375.

Verleyen, E., D.A. Hodgson, W. Vyverman, D. Roberts, A. Mcminn, K. Vanhoutte & K. Sabbe (2003) Modelling Diatom Responses to Climate Induced Fluctuations in the Moisture Balance in Continental Antarctic Lakes. Journal of Paleolimnology, 30: 195-215.

PhD

Verleyen Elie (2004) A paleolimnological reconstruction of the Late Quaternary environmental history of the Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica (Paleolimnologische reconstructie van de Laat Kwartaire omgevingsgeschiedenis van de Larsemann Hills, Oost-Antarctica). PhD thesis, Ghent University, 243 p.

Posters

Verleyen, E., W. Vyverman, K. Sabbe & D.A. Hodgson (2001). Late quaternary climate history of Heart Lake en Pup Lagoon, Larsemann Hills (East-Antarctica). XXVIII INTERNATIONAL SOCIETAS INTERNATIONALIS LIMNOLOGIAE (SIL), Melbourne, Australië, 4-11/02/2001.

Vyverman, W., E. Verleyen, K. Sabbe & D.A. Hodgson (2001). LAQUAN: Late Quaternary Climate History of coastal Antarctic environments: a multi-proxy approach. BIJEENKOMST WERKGROEP "ECOLOGIE VAN DE POOLGEBIEDEN" VAN DE NEDERLANDS VLAAMSE ECOLOGIE VERENIGING (NecoV), Antwerpen, België, 1/06/2001.

Verleyen, E., W. Vyverman, K. Sabbe, D. Roberts, A. McMinn & D.A. Hodgson (2001) A diatom, stomatocyst and pigment calibration dataset for lakes and ponds of the Larsemann Hills, East-Antarctica. SCAR VIII BIOLOGY SYMPOSIUM, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 26-30/08/2001.

Hodgson, D.A., W. Vyverman, K. Sabbe, E. Verleyen, P.R. Leavitt P.O. Montiel (2001) MICROMAT: 10,000 years of changing biodiversity and biogeography in Antarctic coastal environments. SCAR VIII BIOLOGY SYMPOSIUM, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 26-30/08/2001.

Verleyen, E., W. Vyverman, K. Sabbe & D.A. Hodgson (2002) Late Quaternary climate history of Heart Lake and Pup Lagoon, Larsemann Hills (East Antarctica ). VLIZ JONGERENCONTACTDAG, Brugge, België, 13/03/2002.

Verleyen, E., D.A. Hodgson, K. Sabbe, M.J. Bentley & W. Vyverman (2003) Coastal Antarctic lake sediments: archives of Late Quaternary variations in moisture balance, UV radiation, sea-ice extent, ice shelf dynamics and continental ice thickness. VLIZ JONGERENCONTACTDAG, Brugge, België, 28/02/2003.

Verleyen, E., D.A. Hodgson, K. Sabbe & W. Vyverman (2003) Diatom biodiversity in Continental Antarctic lakes: a comparison of Holocene (MIS 1) and Eemian (MIS 5e) environments. AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY: PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE, Antwerp, België, 11-13/08/2003.

Verleyen, E., D.A Hodgson, P.R. Leavitt, K. Sabbe & W. Vyverman (2004) Quantifying habitat-specific diatom production: a critical assessment using morphological and biochemical markers in coastal Antarctic lake sediments. VLIZ JONGERENCONTACTDAG, Brugge, België, 05/03/2004.

Verleyen, E., D.A. Hodgson, K. Sabbe & W. Vyverman (2005) Coastal Antarctic lakes – sedimentary archives of historical variability in ultraviolet radiation. NECOV WINTERSYMPOSIUM, ‘s Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands, 26-27/01/2005.

Verleyen, E., D.A. Hodgson, K. Sabbe & W. Vyverman (2005) The reconstruction of Holocene sea-ice extent and habitat-specific diatom production using morphological and biochemical markers. GORDON RESEARCH CONFERENCE – POLAR MARINE SCIENCE, VENTURA (USA), 13-18/03/2005.

Schmoker, C., A. Taton, P. Balthasart, K. Waleron, E. Verleyen, S. Cousin, W. Vyverman, K. Sabbe, D.A. Hodgson & A. Wilmotte (2005) Exploration of cyanobacterial diversity in microbial mats of Antarctic lakes. JOINT EUROPEAN AND NATIONAL ASTRONOMY MEETING, Liège, België, 4-8/07/2005.

Oral presentations

Verleyen, E., W. Vyverman, K. Sabbe & D.A. Hodgson (2001) Diatomeeën als indicatoren voor Laat-Kwartaire milieuveranderingen in de Larsemann Hills (Oost-Antarctica). BIJEENKOMST NVKD (NEDERLANDS VLAAMSE DIATOMISTEN VERENIGING), Mont-Rigi, België, 6-7/04/2001.

Vyverman, W., E. Verleyen, K. Sabbe & D.A. Hodgson (2001) MICROMAT: Colonisation, succession and extinction in Antarctic Coastal lake sediments. SCAR VIII BIOLOGY SYMPOSIUM, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 26-30/08/2001.

Hodgson, D.A., W. Vyverman, K. Sabbe, E. Verleyen, B.J. Keely, A. Squier, P.R. Leavitt & P.O. Montiel (2001) Past ultraviolet radiation environments in Antarctic lakes. SCAR VIII BIOLOGY SYMPOSIUM, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 26-30/08/2001.

Smith, J.A., M.J. Bentley, D.A. Hodgson, E. Verleyen, S.J. Roberts & P.E. Noon (2002) Millennial-scale history of George VI Ice Shelf, Antarctic Peninsula. THE BRITISH GEOMORPHOLOGICAL RESEARCH STUDENT POSTGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM, University of Leeds, UK, 16-18/04/2002.

Verleyen, E., D.A. Hodgson, K. Sabbe & W. Vyverman (2002) Late Quaternary climate history of coastal Antarctic environments: a multi-proxy approach. LARSEMANN HILLS WORKSHOP, BRITISH ANTARCTIC SURVEY, Cambridge, UK, 06/09/2002.

Verleyen, E., K. Sabbe, K. Muylaert, D.A. Hodgson & W. Vyverman (2002) multivariate tools for data mining and modeling in (paleo)-ecological research - reconstructing paleo-environments in East Antarctic lakes using diatoms. NECOV ECOLOGICAL INFORMATICS APPLICATIONS IN WATER MANAGEMENT, Ghent University, België, 6-7/11/2002.

Vyverman, W., E. Verleyen, K. Sabbe & D.A. Hodgson (2002) Environmental control of cyanobacteria-associated diatom communities in Antarctic lakes. 17th INTERNATIONAL DIATOM SYMPOSIUM, Canada, 25-31/08/2002.

Verleyen, E., D.A. Hodgson, K. Sabbe & W. Vyverman (2003) Coastal Antarctic lake sediments: archives of Late Quaternary variations in the moisture balance and UV radiation. 9th INTERNATIONAL PALEOLIMNOLOGY SYMPOSIUM, Espoo, Finland, 24-28/08/2003.

Hodgson, D.A., M.J. Bentley, J.A. Smith, S.J. Roberts, M. Leng, E. Verleyen, M. Barrett, P. Noon & D. Sugden (2003) The breakup of the Antarctic ice shelves: Late Quarternary evidence from epishelf lakes. 9th INTERNATIONAL PALEOLIMNOLOGY SYMPOSIUM, Espoo, Finland, 24-28/08/2003.

Others

Verleyen, E., D.A Hodgson, K. Sabbe & W. Vyverman (2005) Coastal Antarctic lakes: archives of past fluctuations in the moisture balance and ultraviolet radiation. FUNDP LIFE SCIENCE SEMINAR, Namen, België, 17/05/2005.

Verleyen, E., D.A Hodgson, K. Sabbe & W. Vyverman (2005) Coastal Antarctic lakes: archives of past fluctuations in the moisture balance and ultraviolet radiation. FUNDP LIFE SCIENCE SEMINAR, Namen, België, 17/05/2005.

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Verleyen Elie
Ghent University
Department of Biology (WE11)
Krijgslaan 281 S8 - 9000 Gent
Elie.Verleyen@UGent.be
Phone: +32 9 264 85 04 - Fax: +32 9 264 85 99

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