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Borges AV, Darchambeau F, Teodoru CR, Marwick TR, Tamooh F, Geeraert N, Omengo FO, Guérin F, Lambert T, Morana C, Okuku E & Bouillon S (2015) Globally significant greenhouse gas emissions from African inland waters, Nature Geoscience, 8, 637-642, doi:10.1038/NGEO2486

Borges AV, G Abril, F Darchambeau, CR Teodoru, J Deborde, LO Vidal, T Lambert & Bouillon (2015) Divergent biophysical controls of aquatic CO2 and CH4 in the World's two largest rivers, Scientific Reports, 5:15614, doi: 10.1038/srep15614

Borges A.V., G. Abril, B. Delille, J.-P. Descy & F. Darchambeau (2011) Diffusive methane emissions to the atmosphere from Lake Kivu (Eastern Africa), Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences, 116, G03032, doi:10.1029/2011JG001673

Borges A.V., C. Morana, S. Bouillon, P. Servais, J.-P. Descy & F. Darchambeau (2014) Carbon cycling of Lake Kivu (East Africa): net autotrophy in the epilimnion and emission of CO2 to the atmosphere sustained by geogenic inputs, PlosOne, 9(10): e109500. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0109500

Morana C, H Sarmento, J-P Descy, JM Gasol, AV Borges, S Bouillon & F Darchambeau (2014) Production of dissolved organic matter by phytoplankton and its uptake by heterotrophic prokaryotes in large tropical lakes, Limnology and Oceanography, 59(4), 1364-1375


Bouillon S, Yambélé A, Spencer RGM, Gillikin DP, Hernes PJ, Six J, Merckx R, & Borges AV (2012). Organic matter sources, fluxes and greenhouse gas exchange in the Oubangui River (Congo River basin). Biogeosciences 9: 2045–2062

Marwick TR, Tamooh F, Teodoru CR, Borges AV, Darchambeau F & Bouillon S (2015) The age of river-transported carbon: a global perspective, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 29, doi:10.1002/2014GB004911

Masese F, Abrantes K, Gettel G, Bouillon S, Irvine K, & McClain M (2015) Are large herbivores vectors of terrestrial subsidies for riverine food webs ? Ecosystems, DOI: 10.1007/s10021-015-9859-8

Bouillon S, Yambélé A, Gillikin DP, Teodoru C, Darchambeau F, Lambert T & Borges AV (2014) Contrasting biogeochemical characteristics of right-bank tributaries and a comparison with the mainstem Oubangui River, Central African Republic (Congo River basin), Scientific Reports, 4: 5402, doi: 10.1038/srep05402

Abrantes KG, Barnett A, Marwick TR, & Bouillon S (2013) Importance of terrestrial subsidies for estuarine food webs in contrasting East African catchments. Ecosphere 4(1):14, doi: 10.1890/ES12-00322.1


Anseeuw, D., Guelinckx, J., Snoeks, J. 2010. Differences in stable isotope composition within and among zooplanktivorous Utaka cichlid populations from Lake Malawi. African Journal of Ecology, 48 (2): 378-385.

Hoffmann, M. (…), Snoeks, J., (…) 2010. The Impact of Conservation on the Status of the World’s Vertebrates. Science, 330, 1503-1509.

Anseeuw, D., Raeymaekers, J.A.M., Busselen, P., Verheyen, E. & Snoeks, J. 2011. Low genetic and morphometric intraspecific divergence in peripheral Copadichromis populations (Perciformes: Cichlidae) in the lake Malawi basin. Int J Evol Biol, ID 835946

Schwarzer, J., Swartz, E., Vreven, E., Snoeks, J., Cotterill, F., Misof, B., Schliewen, U. (2012). Repeated trans-watershed hybridization among haplochromine cichlids (Cichlidae) was triggered by Neogene landscape evolution. Proc. R. Soc. Lond., B, 279, 4389-4398.

Darwall, W., Holland, R., Smith, K., Allen, D., Brooks, E., Katarya, V., Pollock, C., Shi, Y., Clausnitzer, V., Cumberlidge, N., Cuttelod, A., Dijkstra, K., Diop, M., Garcia, N., Seddon, M., Skelton, P., Snoeks, J., Tweddle, D., Vie, J. 2011. Implications of bias in conservation research and investment for freshwater species. Conservation Letters, 4 (6): 474-482.


Homewood K, de Merode E, Cowlishaw G (2009) Wild resources and livelihoods of poor households in Democratic Republic of Congo. Overseas Development Institute Wildlife Policy Briefing, 1.

Languy, M, de Merode, E (2009) Virunga: the Survival of Africa First National Park, Lannoo, Tielt, Belgium. 350 p.

de Merode, E., Plumptre, A., Gray, M., McNeilage, Fawcett, K. and Languy, M. (2009) The status of Virunga’s large mammals. In: Virunga: the Survival of Africa First National Park (Eds. Languy, M. and de Merode, E). Lannoo, Tielt, Belgium, 185-196.

de Merode, E. and Languy, M. (2009) Conclusions: 80 years of effort and experience- a Vision or the future. In: Virunga: the Survival of Africa First National Park (Eds. Languy, M. and de Merode, E). Lannoo, Tielt, Belgium. pp. 311-320.

de Merode, E. (2010) A new initiative to remove the threat of snares from the gorilla sector. Gorilla Journal 40: 5-6.


Okello W., Portmann C., Erhard M., Gademann K. and Kurmayer R. (2009) Occurrence of microcystin-producing cyanobacteria in Ugandan freshwater habitats. Environmental Toxicology. 25: 367-380

Okello W., Ostermaier V., Portmann C., Gademann K. and Kurmayer R. (2010). Spatial isolation favours the divergence in microcystin net production by Microcystis in Ugandan freshwater lakes. Water Research 44: 2803-2814

Okello W. and Kurmayer, R. (2011). Seasonal development of cyanobacteria and microcystin production in Ugandan freshwater lakes. Lakes and Reservoirs: Research and Management. 16: 121-133

Nunan, F., J. Luomba, C. Lwenya, E. Yongo, K. Odongkara and B. Ntambi, 2012: Finding Space for Participation: Fisherfolk Mobility and Co-Management of Lake Victoria Fisheries. Environmental Management (2012) 50:204–216

Ogutu-Ohwayo R., Odongkara K., Okello W., Mbabazi D., Wandera-Bwaku S., Mwebaza-Ndawula L. and Natugonza V. (2013) Variations and changes in habitat, productivity, and composition of aquatic biota and fisheries of the Kyoga system: Lessons for management. African Journal of Aquatic Science, 38, 1-14