Home

What can Ecoauthor do for you?

  • Looking for a way to get your research published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal?
  • Is an international scientific publication what is lacking to make the next step in your career?
  • Would it be nice to bring your valuable findings to a world-wide scientific community?
  • Or just too busy at the moment, to write a publication yourself?

Then Ecoauthor is the right contact for you!

Ecoauthor offers you experience in scientific writing, data analyses and statistics, can help you with the presentation of your results and has the experience of submitting your work to the right journal to get your work published with an optimal exposure.

Ecoauthor can help you with any aspect of publishing your research, from editing your manuscript, preparing your graphs or doing the multi-variate statistics, to the entire process of manuscript preparation starting with your raw research data.

Why working with Ecoauthor?

  • By working with Ecoauthor you have a guarantee that your manuscript will be ready to submit within a pre-determined short period.
  • The uniqueness of Ecoauthor is that an experienced researcher will function as your co-author, which makes that it is as important for him/her, to end up with an excellent paper and have it published in the perfect journal, as for you. Functioning as a co-author it is also our aim to get as much exposure for your work as possible.
  • As we are a small company and work with co-authorship, we can offer low prices for quality work.

‘Ecoauthor: Your contact for the preparation of scientific manuscripts from raw data to publication.’

Logo Ecoauthor

KvK number (Dutch Chamber of Commerce): 65611330

Bewaren

Bewaren

Bewaren

Bewaren

Recent Posts

Quality status benthic habitats Dutch North Sea

Example of H1110b – photo O.G. Bos.

The Ecoauthor report on the quality status and developments of benthic habitats and MSFD-areas of the Dutch North Sea is now available. The report presents the results of the application of the Benthic Indicator Species Index (BISI) on the 2015 monitoring data (considered the T0 as various measures of the Dutch Action plan Marine Strategy were just or still had to be implemented in 2015) and compares the quality status with the recent historic developments.

Some of the most important findings are:

– A stagnation and recent decline in the benthic habitat quality of offshore areas like the Frisian Front and Central Oystergrounds after years of improvement. This might be the result of a gradual movement of (seafloor disturbing) fisheries from the coastal zone to the offshore regions as suggested by results of specific BISI analyses (focussed on specific indicator species for seafloor disturbance) and the possible first improvements as observed in coastal areas.
– The permanent large impact of amongst others nutrients and pollutants (summarized as ecological disturbance) on benthic habitat quality, especially in the coastal zone, but also extending to further offshore areas like the Doggersbank. Although ecological disturbance is the most important pressure in the area of the Doggersbank, the observed decrease in benthic quality during the last two decades seems to be the result of increasing seafloor disturbance.

The study was commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (LNV) in consultation with the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management (IenW), and executed in cooperation with Wageningen Marine Research (WMR).

The entire report can be downloaded from here (at the moment only in Dutch, but an English translation is foreseen).

Wijnhoven, S. (2018). T0 beoordeling kwaliteitstoestand NCP op basis van de Benthische Indicator Soorten Index (BISI). Toestand en ontwikkelingen van benthische habitats en KRM gebieden op de Noordzee in en voorafgaand aan 2015. Rapport Ecoauthor & Wageningen Marine Research. Ecoauthor Report Series 2018 – 01, Heinkenszand, the
Netherlands.

Annex 1 ‘KRM factsheet D6C3 Benthische habitats kwaliteit (BISI)‘ is available from here.

  1. Platform Marine Monitoring Comments Off on Platform Marine Monitoring
  2. Lecture on non-indigenous species in estuaries Comments Off on Lecture on non-indigenous species in estuaries
  3. Ciliate communities on macrofauna: There is a world to discover. Comments Off on Ciliate communities on macrofauna: There is a world to discover.
  4. Overview alien species monitoring in the Western Scheldt Comments Off on Overview alien species monitoring in the Western Scheldt
  5. Living Planet Report – Salty and brackish nature in the Netherlands Comments Off on Living Planet Report – Salty and brackish nature in the Netherlands
  6. Benthic Indicator Species Index to evaluate quality status North Sea Comments Off on Benthic Indicator Species Index to evaluate quality status North Sea
  7. Myosotella denticulata not that rare in the Western Scheldt Comments Off on Myosotella denticulata not that rare in the Western Scheldt
  8. Celebrated the one-year anniversary of Ecoauthor Comments Off on Celebrated the one-year anniversary of Ecoauthor
  9. Ecoauthor participated in trinational workshop Doggerbank Comments Off on Ecoauthor participated in trinational workshop Doggerbank