Sargassum
Sargassum Reference Repository
The Sargassum Reference Repository is a living and growing collection of scientific works related to the biology, impacts and uses of Sargassum within the Wider Caribbean Region and beyond.

For each entry, you can view reference metadata (authors, title, date, etc), and in most cases you can view the abstract. Where an item is open source, you can click the URL provided to access it.

The references are organised and searchable based on a predetermined set of tags.
 

We encourage you to peruse the hundreds of listings we have compiled here.

If you have a publication that you believe would be beneficial to the repository, send us an email.

UWI – CERMES Sargassum Reference Repository Tags
Region
Atlantic
Caribbean
Europe
Florida
USA
South America
Central America
Gulf of Mexico
Sargasso Sea
Tropical North Atlantic
West Africa
Indo-Pacific

Countries/State
Barbados
Bermuda
Colombia
Costa Rica
Dominica
Florida
Guadeloupe
Martinique
Mexico
Turks & Caicos

Biology
taxonomy/life history
biodiversity (associated)
growth

Chemistry
heavy metals

Forecasting
forecasting – long term
forecasting – short term

Impact of Influxes
impact - economic
impact - environmental
impact - fisheries
impact - human health
impact - tourism/recreation
impact - other
Management
management - collection
management - governance
management - guidance

Monitoring
remote sensing

Uses
use - agriculture
use - antifouling
use - bioenergy
use - bioplastics
use - bioremediation & purification
use - clothing, footwear & accessories
use - construction
use - cosmetics
use - electrochemical industry
use - environmental restoration
use - food & beverages
use - lubricants, surfactants and adhesives
use - paper products
use - pharmaceutical & biomedical
use - carbon sequestration

Valuation
valuation - direct cost
valuation - indirect cost

Miscellaneous
PR materials