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Melisa Metin, Gültekin Yılmaz, Mehmet Arda Çolak, İbrahim Kaan Özgencil, Mustafa Korkmaz, Serhat Ertuğrul, Melisa Soyluer, Ü. Nihan Tavşanoğlu, Meral A. Yağcı, Abdülkadir Yağcı, Korhan Özkan, Zuhal Akyürek, Meryem Beklioğlu, Erik Jeppesen. Increase in water abstraction and climate change have substantial effect on morphometry, chemistry and biotic communities in lakes in the semi-arid Burdur catchment.

Thomas Boll, Sandra Brucet, Arda Özen, Şeyda Erdoğan, Ümmühan Aslan, Nur Filiz, Erik Jeppesen, and Meryem Beklioğlu. Fish diversity as an environmental indicator in lakes: a study of 40 Turkish lakes with contrasting environmental conditions.


Gültekin Yılmaz, Mehmet Arda Çolak, İbrahim Kaan Özgencil, Melisa Metin, Mustafa Korkmaz , Serhat Ertuğrul, Melisa Soyluer, Tuba Bucak, Ü. Nihan Tavşanoğlu, Korhan Özkan, Zuhal Akyürek, Meryem Beklioğlu, and Erik Jeppesen. Decadal changes in size, salinity and biota in lakes in the Konya Closed Basin, Turkey, subjected to increasing water abstraction for agriculture and climate change.

Maria Calderó-Pascual, Dilvin Yıldız, Gülce Yalçın, Melisa Metin, Sinem Yetim, Claudia Fiorentin, Mikkel René Andersen, Eleanor Jennings, Erik Jeppesen, Ali Ger, Meryem Beklioğlu, Valerie McCarthy. The importance of not only quantity but quality of allochthonous organic matter fractions when investigating pulse disturbance events in freshwater lakes: a mesocosm experiment.



89. Erdoğan, Ş., Bekli̇oğlu, M., Litchman, E., Miller, E.T., Levі, E.E., Bucak, T., Tavşanoğlu, Ü.N., 2021. Determinants of phytoplankton size structure in warm, shallow lakes. Journal of Plankton Research 43, 353–366.. doi:10.1093/plankt/fbab035

88. Jeppesen, E., Audet, J., Davidson, T.A., Neif, É.M., Cao, Y., Filiz, N., Lauridsen, T.L., Larsen, S.E., Beklioğlu, M., Sh, T., Søndergaard, M., (2021). Nutrient Loading, Temperature and Heat Wave Effects on Nutrients, Oxygen and Metabolism in Shallow Lake Mesocosms Pre-Adapted for 11 Years. Water 13, 127.. doi:10.3390/w13020127


87. Filiz, N., Işkın, U., Beklioğlu, M., Öğlü, B., Cao, Y., Davidson, T.A., Søndergaard, M., Lauridsen, T.L., Jeppesen, E., (2020). Phytoplankton Community Response to Nutrients, Temperatures, and a Heat Wave in Shallow Lakes: An Experimental Approach. Water 12, 3394.. doi:10.3390/w12123394

86. Işkın, U., Filiz, N., Cao, Y., Neif, É.M., Öğlü, B., Lauridsen, T.L., Davidson, T.A., Søndergaard, M., Tavşanoğlu, Ü.N., Beklioğlu, M., Jeppesen, E., (2020). Impact of Nutrients, Temperatures, and a Heat Wave on Zooplankton Community Structure: An Experimental Approach. Water 12, 3416.. doi:10.3390/w12123416

85. Ersoy, Z., Scharfenberger, U., Baho, D. et al. (2020) Impact of nutrients and water level changes on submerged macrophytes along a temperature gradient: A pan-European mesocosm experiment. Global Change Biology. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.15338

84. Birk, S., Chapman, D., Carvalho, L. et al. (2020). Impacts of multiple stressors on freshwater biota across spatial scales and ecosystems. Nat Ecol Evol.

83. Stankovića, J., Miloševića, D., Savić, D. et al. (2020). Exposure to a microplastic mixture is altering the life traits and is causing deformities in the non-biting midge Chironomus riparius Meigen (1804). Environmental Pollution, 262, 114248.

82. Beklioğlu, M., Bucak, T., Levi, E. E. et al. (2020). Influences of climate and nutrient enrichment on the multiple trophic levels of Turkish shallow lakes, Inland Waters, DOI: 10.1080/20442041.2020.1746599

81. Maberly, S.,Jeppesen, E., Barker, T., Beklioğlu, M. et al. (2020) Brian Moss: the wizard of shallow lakes, Inland Waters, DOI: 10.1080/20442041.2020.1756180

80. Özgencil, İ.K., Beklioğlu, M., Özkan, K., Tavşanoğlu,Ç., Fattorini, N. (2020). Changes in functional composition and diversity of waterbirds: The roles of water level and submerged macrophytes. Freshwater Biology, 00: 1– 13.

79. Coppens, J., Trolle, D., Jeppesen, E., Beklioglu, M. (2020). The impact of climate change on a Mediterranean shallow lake: insights based on catchment and lake modelling. Regional Environmental Change, 20,2, 62.

78. Bartrons, M., Mehner, T., Argillier, C., Beklioglu, M., Blabolil, P., Hesthagen, T., Brucet, S. et al. (2020). Energy‐based top‐down and bottom‐up relationships between fish community energy demand or production and phytoplankton across lakes at a continental scale. Limnology and Oceanography, 65,4,


77. Scharfenberger, U., Jeppesen, E., Beklioğlu, M., Sondergaard, M, Angeler, D.G., et al. (2019). Effects of trophic status, water level, and temperature on shallow lake metabolism and metabolic balance: A standardized pan‐European mesocosm experiment, Limnology and Oceanography, 64,2 ,

76. Mack L., Andersen, H. E., Beklioğlu, M., Bucak, T., Couture, R. M., Birk, S. et al. (2019). The future depends on what we do today- Projecting Europe's surface water quality into three different future scenarios, Science of Total Environment, 668:470-484 doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.02.251


75. Mantzouki, E., Campbell, J., Looon, E., Beklioğlu, M., et al. (2018). A European Multi Lake Survey dataset of environmental variables, phytoplankton pigments and cyanotoxins, Scientific Data, 5. doi: 10.1038/sdata.2018.226

74. Zingöges, P., Cao, Y., Neif, E. M., Coppens, J., Işkın, U., Lauridsen, T.L., Davidson, T.A., Sondergaard, M., Beklioğlu, M., Jeppersen, E. (2018). Effects of warming and nutrients on the microbial food web in shallow lake mesocosms. European Journal of Pristology, 64:1-12. doi: 10.1016/j.ejop.2018.03.001

73. Trochine, C., Brucet, S., Argillier, C., Arranz, I., Beklioğlu, M. et al. (2018). Non-native Fish Occurrence and Biomass in 1943 Western Palearctic Lakes and Reservoirs and their Abiotic and Biotic Correlates, Ecosystems, 21:395.

72. Tavşanoğlu, A.İ., Çakıroğlu, A.İ., Levi, E.E., Jeppesen, E., Beklioğlu, M. (2018). Patterns of microbial food webs in Mediterranean shallow lakes and es with contrasting nutrient levels and predation pressures. Hydrobiologia, 806:13.

71. Mantzouki, E., Beklioğlu, M., Brookers, J.D., Domis, L.N.S., Dugan, H.A., Doubek, J.P., Grossart, H.P. et al. (2018). Snapshot Surveys for Lake Monitoring, More Than a Shot in the Dark. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 6:201.

70. Mantzouki, E., Lürling, M., Fastner, J., Domis, L.S., Wilk-Wozniak, E., Beklioglu. M. et al. (2018). Temperature Effects Explain Continental Scale Distribution of Cyanobacterial Toxins, Toxins, 10(4), 156;

69. Bucak, T., Trolle, D., Tavşanoğlu, Ü.N., Çakıroğlu, A.İ., Özen, A., Jeppesen, E., Beklioğlu, M.. (2018). Modeling the effects of climatic and land use changes on phytoplankton and water quality of the largest Turkish freshwater lake: Lake Beyşehir. Science of The Total Environment, 621, 802–816,


68. Tavşanoğlu, Ü.N., Šorf, M., Stefanidis, K., Beklioglu, M., et al. (2017). Effects of nutrient and water level changes on the composition and size structure of zooplankton communities in shallow lakes under different climatic conditions: A pan-European mesocosm experiment. Aquatic Ecology, 51, 257–273. DOI:10.1007/s10452-017-9615-6.

67. Beklioğlu, M., Bucak, T., Coppens, J., et al. (2017). Restoration of eutrophic lakes with fluctuating water levels: A 20-year monitoring study of 2 inter-connected lakes. Water, 9(2), 127 DOI: 10.3390/w9020127.

66. Özen, A., Tavşanoğlu, Ü.N., Çakıroğlu, A.İ., Levi, E.E., Jeppesen, E., Beklioğlu, M.. (2017). Patterns of microbial food webs of mediterranean shallow lakes with contrasting nutrient levels and predation pressures. Hydrobiologia, 806, 13-27.

65. Brucet S., Tavşanoğlu U.N., Özen A., Levi E., Bezirci G., Çakıroğlu A.İ., Jeppesen E., Svenning J.-C., Ersoy Z., Beklioğlu M. (2017). Size-based interactions across trophic levels of the food web in shallow Mediterranean lakes. Freshwater Biology, 62, 11, 1819-1830. DOI 10.1111/fwb.12997.

64. Sandra Brucet, Ignasi Arranz, Thomas Mehner, Christine Argillier, Meryem Beklioğlu, Luis Benejam, Thomas Ball, Kerstin Holmgren, Torben L. Lauridsen, Jens-Christian Svenning, Ian J. Winfield, Erik Jeppesen. (2017). Size diversity and species diversity relationship in fish assemblages of Western Palearctic lakes. Ecography, 40, 001-012.

63. Carolina Trochine, Sandra Brucet, Christine Argillier, Ignasi Arranz, Meryem Beklioglu, et al. (2017). Non-native Fish Occurrence and Biomass in 1943 Western Palearctic Lakes and Reservoirs and their Abiotic and Biotic Correlates. Ecosystem, 21, 395–409, doi:10.1007/s10021-017-0156-6

62. Tuba Bucak, Dennis Trolle, Hans Estrup Andersen, HansThodsen, Şeyda Erdoğan, Eti E. Levi, Nur Filiz, Erik Jeppesen, Meryem Beklioğlu. (2017). Future water availability in the largest freshwater Mediterranean lake is at great risk as evidenced from simulations with the SWAT model. Science of The Total Environment, 581-582, 413-425, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.12.149.


61. Thomas Boll, Eti E. Levi, Gizem Bezirci, Müfit Özuluğ, Ülkü Nihan Tavşanoğlu, Ayşe İdil Çakıroğlu, Seval Özcan, Sandra Brucet, Erik Jeppesen, Meryem Beklioğlu. (2016). Fish assemblage and diversity in lakes of western and central Turkey- role of geo-climatic and other environmental variables. Hydrobiologia, 771, 31-44. DOI 10.1007/s10750-015-2608-3.

60. Jan Coppens, Arda Özen, Ü. Nihan Tavşanoğlu, Şeyda Erdoğan, Eti E. Levi, Ceylan Yozgatlıgül, Erik Jeppesen, Meryem Beklioğlu. (2016). Impact of alternating wet and dry periods on long-term seasonal phosphorus and nitrogen budgets of two Mediterranean shallow lakes. Science of The Total Environment, 696, 133915. DOI:10.1016j. scitotenv.

59. Jan Coppens, Josef Hejzlar, Michal Šorf, Erik Jeppesen, Şeyda Erdoğan, Ulrike Scharfenberger, Aldoushy Mahdy, Peeter Noges, Arvo Tuvikene, Didier L. Baho, Cristina Trigal, Eva Papastergiadou, Kostas Stefanidis, Saara Olsen, Meryem Beklioğlu. (2016). The influence of nutrient loading, climate and water depth on nitrogen and phosphorus loss in shallow lakes: a pan-European mesocosm experiment. Hydrobiologia, 778, 13-32.

58. Meryem Beklioğlu, Mariana Meerhoff, Thomas A. Davidson, Kemal Ali Ger, Kar E. Havens, Brian Moss. (2016). Preface: Shallow lakes in a fast-changing world. The 8th International Shallow Lakes Conference. Hydrobiologia, 778, 9-11. DOI 10.1007/s10750-016-2840-5

57. Eti E. Levi, Gizem Bezirci, Ayşe İdil Çakıroğul, Simon Turner, Helen Benion, Erik Jeppesen, Meryem Beklioğlu. (2016). Multi-proxy palaeoecological responses to water-level fluctuations in three shallow Turkish Lakes. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 449, 553-566.

56.Tuba Bucak, Meryem Beklioğlu, Ayşe İdil Çakıroğlu, Şeyda Erdoğan, Eti Levi. (2016). Metadata of the Lake Beyşehir and its Catchment Turkey. Freshwater Metadata Journal, 11, 1-8. doi:10.15504/fmj.2016.11.

55. Boris Jovanovic, Gizem Bezirci, Ali Serhan Cağan, Jan Coppens, Eti E. Levi, Zehra Oluz, Eylül, Tuncel, Hatice Duran, Meryem Beklioğlu. (2016). Food web effects of titanium dioxide nanoparticles in an outdoor freshwater mesocosm experiment. Nanotoxiocology, 10(7), 902-912. doi:10.3109/17435390.2016


54. Aldoushy Mahdy, Sabine Hilt, Nur Filiz, Meryem Beklioğlu, Josef Hejzlar, Deniz Özkundakci, Eva Papastergiadou, Ulrike Scharfenberger, Michal Šorf, Kostas Stefanidis, Lea Tuvikene, Priit Zingel, Martin Søndergaard, Erik Jeppesen, Rita Adrian. (2015). Effects of water temperature on summer periphyton biomass in shallow lakes: a pan-European mesocosm experiment. Aquatic Sciences, 77, 499-510. doi:10.1007/s00027-015-0394-7.

53. Saara Olsen, Erik Jeppesen, Brian Moss, Korhan Ӧzkan, Meryem Beklioğlu, Heidrun Feuchtmayr, María González Sagrario, Li Wei, Søren Larsen and Martin Søndergaard. (2015). Factors influencing nitrogen processing in lakes: an experimental approach. Freshwater Biology 60, 646-662.

52. Ayşe İdil Çakıroğlu¸Eti E. Levi. Ü. Nihan Tavşanoğlu¸ Gizem Bezirci, Şeyda Erdoğan, Nur Filiz, Thorbjørn Joest Andersen, Thomas A. Davidson, Erik Jeppesen, Meryem Beklioğlu. (2015). Inferring past environmental changes in three Turkish lakes from sub-fossil Cladocera. Hydrobiologia, 778, 295–312. DOI 10.1007/s10750-015-2581-x.

51. Didier L. Baho, Ü. Nihan Tavşanoğlu, Michal Šorf, Kostantinos Stefanidis, Stina Drakare, Ulrike Scharfenberger, Helen Agasild, Meryem Beklioğlu, Josef Hejzlar, Rita Adrian, Eva Papastergiadou, Priit Zingel, Martin Søndergaard, Erik Jeppesen & David G. Angeler. (2015). Macroecological patterns of resilience revealed through a multinational, synchronised experiment. Sustainability, 7, 1142-1160. DOI: 10.3390/su7021142

50. Erik Jeppesen, Sandra Brucet, Luigi Naselli-Flores, Eva Papastergiadou, Kostas Stefanidis, Tiina Nõges, Peeter Nõges, José Luiz Attayde, Tamar Zohary, Jan Coppens, Tuba Bucak, Rosemberg Fernandes Menezes, Francisco Rafael Sousa Freitas, Martin Kernan, MartinSøndergaard, Meryem Beklioğlu. (2015). Ecological impacts of global warming and water abstraction on lakes and reservoirs due to changes in water level and salinity. Hydrobiologia, 750, 201–227.

49. Hering, D., Carvalho, L., Argillier, C., Beklioglu, M., Borja, A., Cardoso, A.C., Duel, H., Ferreira, T., Globevnik, L., Hanganu, J. (2015). Managing aquatic ecosystems and water resources under multiple stress- An introduction to the MARS project. Science of Total Environment 503, 10-21

48. Karl E. Havens, Ricardo Motta Pinto-Coelho, Meryem Beklioglu, Kirsten S. Christoffersen, Erik Jeppesen, Torben L. Lauridsen, Asit Mazumder, Ginette Methot, Bernadette Pinel Alloul, U. Nihan Tavşanoglu, Şeyda Erdogan, Jacobus Vijverberg. (2015). Temperature effects on body size of freshwater crustacean zooplankton from Greenland to the tropics. Hydrobiologia 743, 27–35.

47. Ülkü Nihan Tavşanoğlu, Sandra Brucet, Eti Ester Levi, Tuba Bucak, Gizem Bezirci, Arda Özen, Liselotte S. Johansson, Erik Jeppesen, Meryem Beklioğlu. (2015). Sized based diel migration of zooplankton in Mediterranean shallow lakes assessed from in situ experiments with artificial plants. Hydrobiologia, 753, 47–59. DOI 10.1007/s10750-015-2192-6.


46. Ayşe İdil Çakıroğlu, Ü. Nihan Tavşanoğlu, Eti E. Levi, Thomas A. Davidson, Tuba Bucak, Arda Özen, Gürçay K. Akyıldız, Erik Jeppesen, Meryem Beklioğlu. (2014). Relatedness Between Contemporary Cladocera and Surface Sediment Sub-Fossil Cladocera Assemblages in Turkish Lakes. Journal of Paleolimnology. 52 (4), 367-383.

45. Arda Özen, Tuba Bucak, Ülkü Nihan Tavşanoğlu, Ayşe İdil Çakıroğlu, Eti Ester Levi, Jan Coppens, Erik Jeppesen, Meryem Beklioğlu. (2014). Water level and fish-mediated cascading effects on the microbial community in eutrophic warm shallow lakes: a mesocosm experiment. Hydrobiologia. 740, 25-35 DOI: 10.1007/s10750-014-1934-1

44. Landkildehus, F., Søndergaard M., Beklioglu M., Adrian R., Angeler D., Hejzlar J., Papastergıadou E., Zingel P., Çakıroğlu A., Scharfenberger U., Drakare S., Nõges T., Šorf M., Stefanıdıs K., Tavşanoğlu Ü., Trıgal C., Mahdy A., Papadakı C., Tuvıkene L., Larsen S.E., Kernan M. & Jeppesen E. (2014). Climate Change Effects On Shallow Lakes: Design And Preliminary Results Of A Cross European Climate Gradient Mesocosm Experiment. Estonian Journal of Ecology, 63(2), 71-89. DOI: 10.3176/eco.2014.2.02

43. Eti E. Levİ, Ayşe İ. Çakıroğlu, Tuba Bucak, Bent V. Odgaard, Thomas A. Davidson, Erik Jeppesen, Meryem Beklioğlu. (2014). Similarity between contemporary vegetation and plant remains in the surface sediment in Mediterranean lakes. Freshwater Biology. 59, 724-736.

42. Erik Jeppesen, Mariana Meerhoff, Thomas A. Davidson, Dennis Trolle, Martin Søndergaard, Torben L. Lauridsen, Meryem Beklioğlu, Sandra Brucet, Pietro Voltah, Iván González- Bergonzonia, Anders Nielsena. (2014). Climate change impacts on lakes: an integrated ecological perspective based on a multi-faceted approach, with special focus on shallow lakes. J. of Limnology. 73(s1), 88>111. DOI: 10.4081/jlimnol.2014.844


41. Arda Özen, Michal Šorf, Carolina Trochine, Lone Liboriussen, Meryem Beklioglu, Martin Søndergaard, Torben L. Lauridsen, Liselotte Sander Johansson, Erik Jeppesen. (2013). Long‐term effects of warming and nutrients on microbes and other plankton in mesocosms. Freshwater Biology- 58, 3, 483-493.


40. Ü. Nihan Tavsanoğlu, A. Idil Çakıroğlu, Seyda Erdoğan, Mariana Meerhoff, Erik Jeppesen, Meryem Beklioğlu. (2012). Sediment – not plants – is the preferred refuge for Daphnia against fish predation in Mediterranean shallow lakes: an experimental approach. Freshwater Biology- 57(4), 795-802. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2012.02745.x

39. Tuba Bucak, Ece Saraoğlu, Erik Jeppesen, Meryem Beklioğlu. (2012). The role of water level for macrophytes growth and trophic interactions in Mediterranean shallow lakes: a mesocosms experiment with and without fish. Freshwater Biology 57(8), 1631-1642. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2012.02825.x

38. Gizem Bezirci, Sara B. Akkas, Karsten Rinke, Feriha Yildirim, Zeynep Kalaylıoğlu, Feride Severcan, Meryem Beklioglu. (2012). Impacts of salinity and fish-exuded kairomone on the survival and molecular profile of Daphnia pulex. Ecotoxicology. 21, 601–614 doi: 10.1007/s10646-011-0820-0


37. Erik Jeppesen, Brian Kronvang, Jørgen E. Olesen, Joachim Audet, Martin Søndergaard, Carl C. Hoffmann, Hans E. Andersen, Torben L. Lauridsen, Lone Liboriussen, Søren E. Larsen, Meryem Beklioglu, Mariana Meerhoff, Arda Ozen, Korhan Ozkan. (2011). Climate change effects on nitrogen loading from cultivated catchments in Europe: implications for nitrogen retention, ecological state of lakes and adaptation Hydrobiologia 663, 1–21.


36. Meerhoff, M., Beklioglu, M., Burks, R. et al. (2010). Preface. Hydrobiologia 646, 1–3.

35. Arda Özen, Burcu Karapinar, Ismail Küçük, Erik Jeppesen, Meryem Beklioglu. (2010). Drought-induced changes in nutrient concentrations and retention in two shallow Mediterranean lakes subjected to different degrees of management. Hydrobiologia 646, 61–72.

34. Beklioglu, M., Banu Akkaş, Ozcan, E, G. Bezirci & Togan, I. (2010). Fish kairomones enhance stresses of 4-nonylphenol: survival, morphology and life history traits of Daphnia magna straus. Ecotoxicology 19 (5), 901-910. DOI: 10.1007/s10646-010-0470-7

33. Korhan Özkan, Erik Jeppesen, Liselotte S. Johansson, Meryem Beklioglu. (2010). The response of periphyton and submerged macrophytes to nitrogen and phosphorus loadings in shallow warm lakes: a mesocosm experiment. Freshwater Biology 55, 463–475. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2009.02297.x

32. S. Banu Akkaş, Ayse O. Kepenek, Meryem Beklioglu, Feride Severcan. (2010). Molecular approach to the chemical characterization of fish-exuded kairomone: A Fourier transform infrared spectroscopic study. Aquatic Sciences.72, 71-83


31. Özge Karabulut Doğan, Zuhal Akyürek, Meryem Beklioglu. (2009). Mapping and identification of submerged plants in a shallow lake, Turkey using Quickbird satellite data. Journal of Environmental Management: 90, 2138-2143.

30. Erik Jeppesen, Brian Kronvang, Mariana Meerhoff, Martin Søndergaard, Kristina M. Hansen, Hans E. Andersen, Torben L. Lauridsen, Meryem Beklioglu, Arda Ozen, Jørgen E. Olesen. (2009). Climate change effects on runoff, phosphorus loading and lake ecological state, and potential adaptations. Journal of Environmental Quality, 38, 1930-1941. DOI: 10.2134/jeq2008.0113

29. Moss, B., Hering, D., Green, A.J., Aidoud, A., Becares, E., Beklioglu, M., et al. (2009). Climate change and the future of freshwater biodiversity in Europe: a primer for policy makers. Freshwater Reviews, 2(2), 103-130.


28. Beklioglu, M., C. O. Tan. (2008). Drought complicated restoration of a Mediterranean shallow lake by biomanipulation. Archive für Hydrobiologie/ Fundamentals of Applied Limnology: 171,105-118 DOI: 10.1127/1863-9135/2008/0171-0105

27. Meryem Beklioglu, Ayse Gul Gozen, Feriha Yıldırım, Pelin Zorlu, Sertac Onde. (2008). Impact of food concentration on diel vertical migration behavior of Daphnia pulex under fish predation risk. Hydrobiologia 614, 321-327.


26. Meryem Beklioglu, Susana Romo, Ifigenia Kagalou, Xavier Quintana, Eloy Bécares. (2007). State of the art in the functioning of shallow Mediterranean Lakes: workshop conclusion. Hydrobiologia, 196, 317-326. DOI: 10.1007/s10750-007-0577-x.

25. Jeppesen, E., M. Søndergaard, T.L. Lauridsen, B. Kronvang, M. Beklioglu, E. Lammens, J. Köhler, A.RM. Ventelä, M. Tarvainen, I. Tátrai. (2007). Danish and some other European experiences in managing shallow lakes. –Lake & Reservoir Management: 23,439-451.

24. Korkusuz, E. A, Beklioglu, M., Demirer G. N. (2007). Use of blast furnace granulated slag as a substrate in vertical flow reed beds: Field applications. Bioresource Technology. 98, 2089-2101


23. Beklioglu, M. Telli, M. Gozen, A. (2006). Fish and Mucus-Dwelling Bacteria Interact To Produce A Kairomone That Induces Diel Vertical Migration In Daphnia. Freshwater Biology 51, 2200-2206

22. Beklioglu, M., Altınayar, G., Tan, C.T. (2006). Water level control over submerged macrophyte development in five Mediterranean Turkey. Archive für Hydrobiologie, 166 (4), 535-556. DOI: 10.1127/0003-9136/2006/0166-0535

21. Can Tan, M. Beklioglu. (2006). Modelling complex nonlinear responses of shallow lakes to fish and hydrology using artificial neural networks. Ecological Modelling, 196, 183-194. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2006.02.003

20. Can Ozan Tan, Uygar Özesmi, Meryem Beklioglu, Esra Per, Bahtiyar Kurt. (2006). Predictive models in ecology: comparison of performances and assessment of applicability. Ecological Informatics, 1, 195-21

19. Akhmet, M. U., Beklioglu M., Ergenc T., Tkachenko, V. I. (2006). An impulsive ratio-dependent predator-prey system with diffusion. Nonlinear Analysis Series B: Real World Applications, 7 (5), 1255-1267.

18. Beklioglu, M., Cetin, A., Zorlu, P. Ay-Zog, D. (2006). Role of Planktonic Bacteria in Biodegradation of Fish-exuded Kairomone in Laboratory bioassays of Diel Vertical Migration. Archive für Hydrobiologie 165, 89-104. DOI: 10.1127/0003-9136/2006/0165-0089


17. Sandsten, H., Beklioglu, M., Ince, Ö. (2005). Effects of large herbivores and periphyton on the spring growth of Potamogeton pectinatus in Lake Mogan, Turkey. Hydrobiologia. 537 (1-3), 125-135 DOI: 10.1007/s10750-004-3077-2

16. Muluk, Ç., Beklioglu, M. (2005). Lack of a typical diel vertical migration: varying role of water clarity, food, and dissolved oxygen in Lake Eymir, Turkey. Hydrobiologia 537 (1-3), 139-149 DOI: 10.1007/s10750-004-2789-7

15. Brian Moss, T. Barker, D. Stephen, A. Williams, D. Balayla, M. Beklioglu, L. Carvalho. (2005). Consequences of reduced nutrient loading on a lake system in a lowland catchment: deviations from the norm? Freshwater Biology. 50, 1687-170.

14. Korkusuz, E.A., Beklioğlu, M., Demirer, G.N. (2005).Comparison of the treatment performances of blast furnace salg-based and gravel-based vertical flow wetlands operated identically for domestic wastewater treatment in Turkey. Ecological Engineering, 24 (3), 165-198.

13. Can Tan, M. Beklioglu. (2005). Catastrophic-like shifts in two Turkish lakes: a modeling approach. Ecological Modelling, 183, 425-434.2003 doi: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2004.07.033


12. Coops, H., M., Beklioglu, T. L. Crisman. (2003). The role of water-level fluctuations in shallow lake ecosystems – workshop conclusions. Hydrobiologia. 506(1), 23-27.

11. Jingjie Zhang, Sven Erik Jørgensen, Can Ozan Tan, Meryem Beklioglu. (2003). A Structurally Dynamic Modelling Lake Mogan, Turkey as a case study. Ecological Modelling. 164, 2-3 103- 120. DOI: 10.1016/S0304-3800(03)00051-6

10. Jingjie Zhang, Sven Erik Jørgensen, Meryem Beklioglu, Ozlem Ince. (2003). Hysteresis in vegetation shift––Lake Mogan prognoses. Ecological Modelling. 164, 2-3, 227-238.

9. Beklioglu, M., İnce, Ö., Tüzün, İ. (2003). Restoration of Eutrophic Lake Eymir, Turkey, by Biomanipulation Undertaken Following a Major External Nutrient Control I: Hydrobiologia 489, 93-105. DOI: 10.1023/A:1023466629489


8. Beklioglu, M., Carvalho, L., Moss, B. (1999). Rapid recovery of a shallow hypertrophic lake following sewage effluent diversion: lack of chemical resilience. Hydrobiologia 412, 5-15

7. Beklioglu, M., Jeppesen, E. (1999). Behavioural response of Eurycercus lamellatus (Ö.F Müller) to different food sources and to fish cues. Aquatic Ecology 33, 167-173.


6. Beklioglu, M., Moss, B. (1998). The effects of tench (Tinca tinca (L.)) and sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus L.) on planktonic and benthic communities in mesocosms in a shallow lake. Aquatic Ecology. 32, 229-240


5. Moss, B., M. Beklioglu, L. Carvalho, S. Kilinc, S. McGowan, D. Stephen. (1997). Vertically challenged limnologyw contrasts between deep and shallow lakes. Hydrobiologia 342/343, 257- 267.


4. Beklioglu, M., B. Moss. (1996). Mesocosm experiments on the interaction of sediment influence, fish predation and aquatic plants on the structure of phytoplankton and zooplankton communities. Freshwater Biology. 36, 315-325.

3. Beklioglu, M., B. Moss. (1996). Existence of a macrophyte-dominated clear water state over a very wide range of nutrient concentrations in a small shallow lake. Hydrobiologia, 337, 1-14.

2. Carvalho, L., Beklioglu, M., Moss, B. (1995). Changes in a deep lake following sewage diversion: a challenge to the orthodoxy of external phosphorus control as a restoration strategy. Freshwater Biology. 34, 399-410.

1. Beklioglu, M., Moss, B. (1995). The impact of pH on interactions among phytoplankton algae, zooplankton and perch (Perca fluviatilis) in a shallow, fertile lake. Freshwater Biology. 33, 497- 509.

International Publications: Book Chapters

  1. Meerhoff, M., F. Teixeira-de Mello, C. Kruk, C. Alonso, I. González-Bergonzoni, J. P. Pacheco, M. Arim, M. Beklioglu, S. Brucet, G. Goyenola, C. Iglesias, G. Lacerot, N. Mazzeo, S. Kosten, & E. Jeppesen. 2013. Environmental warming in shallow lakes: a review of effects on community structure as evidenced from space-for-time substitution approach. VOL 46, PT 1 Book Series: Advances in Ecological Research Volume: 46 Pages: 259-349
  2. M. Beklioglu, M. Meerfhoff, M. Sondergaard & E. Jeppesen, 2011. Eutrophication and Restoration of Shallow Lakes from a cold Temperate to a warm Mediterranean and a (Sub) Tropical climate. In AA Ansari-S Singh-G- Lanza-W Rast (Editors). Eutrophication: Causes, Consequences and Control. Springer.:91-108, DOI: 10.1007/978-90-481-9625-8_4
  3. M. Beklioglu, 2002. Does Biomanipulation Work for Warm-Temperate Lakes? Lake Eymir First Case Study in Turkey. NATO, Advanced Research Workshop: The Issyk-Kul Lake: Evaluation of the Environmental State and its Remediation. Edited by J. Klerkx and B. Imanackunov. NATO Science Series, IV. Earth and Environmental Sciences vol:13, 207-215

National Publications


1.         Beklioglu, M. (Editor). 2004. Shallow Lake Wetlands: Ecology, Eutrophication and Restoration. pp: 120. (in Turkish)

2.         Turan, N., & Beklioglu, M. 1989. Wetlands of Turkey. Foundation of Environmental Problems of Turkey publication. 220 pp.


Book Chapters

1.         M. Beklioğlu, G. Altınayar & C. O. Tan. 2004. Ülkemiz sığ göllerinin suiçi bitki gelişiminin belirlenmesinde, su seviyesi değişimi, besin tuzları ve bentik balık beslenmesinin değişen rolleri, pp: 23-29. In Sığ Göl Sulakalanlar: Ekoloji, Ötrofikasyon ve Restorasyon, M. Beklioğlu (Editor), pp: 126. (in Turkish)

2.         M. Beklioğlu & C. O. Tan. 2004. Eymir Gölü Restorasyonunda atıksu yönünün değiştirilmesi ve biyomanipulasyon uygulaması ardından su seviyesi düşüşü pp: 65-75. In Sığ Göl Sulakalanlar: Ekoloji, Ötrofikasyon ve Restorasyon, M. Beklioğlu (Editer), pp: 126. (in Turkish)

National Journals

1. Korkusuz E.A., Beklioglu M., Demirel G.N., 2004. Treatment efficiencies of the vertical flow pilotscale constructed wetlands for domestic wastewater treatment, Turkish Journal of Engineering
and Environmental Sciences, Vol. 28, No: 5, 333-344.
2. Beklioglu, M. & Tan C. O. 2001. Restoration of eutrophic lakes by biomanipulation: First case study in Turkey, Lake Eymir. TMMOB Chamber of Environmental Engineers, IV. National
Environmental Engineers Congress, 398-408. (in Turkish)
3. Korkusuz, A. Beklioglu, M. & Demirel, G. 2001. Constructed wetlands in wastewater treatment. TMMOB, Chamber of Environmental Engineers, IV. National Environmental Engineers Congress,
398-408. (in Turkish)
4. Beklioglu, M. 2001Food Chain Destruction (eutrophication) Control: first application of biomanipulation Eymir Lake in Turkey. In Inland Waters Meeting, held in İzmir, April 28-29, 2001, SAD Journal, 7:18-19 (in Turkish)
5. Beklioglu, M. 2001. Wetlands: least appreciated treasures of the world. TMMOB, Journal of Chamber of Meteorological Engineering, 1:24-31, ISSS: 1301-1103
6. M. Beklioglu. 2001. Ereğli wetlands and Akgöl: Recommendations to the problem of the ecosystem.
7. Beklioglu, M. 2000. Ecological Problems and Solution Proposals of Ereğli Reeds, Ministry of Forestry, National Parks and Hunting-Wild Life General Directorate Publication, pp42-48. Eymir and Mogan Lakes. Turkey Engineering News. Sayı:409, 22-23. (in Turkish)
8. Burnak, S.L. & Beklioglu, M. 2000. Macrophyte dominated clear-water state: Lake Mogan, Turkey. Turkish Journal of Zoology 24(3): 305-314 9.
9. Beklioglu, M., Burnak, S.L. & Ince, Ö. 2000. Benthi-Planktivorous fish-induced water quality before biomanipulation in Eymir Gölü. Turkish Journal of Zoology 24 (3) 315-326.
10. Beklioğlu, M. 2000. Eutrophication and Biomanipulation: Lake Eymir and Lake Mogan. TUBİTAK Bilim ve Teknik. 309: 72-76 (in Turkish).
11. M. Beklioglu, Tüzün, İ., Ince, Ö, Burnak, S.L. & Muluk, Ç. 2000. Control of eutrophication by Biomanipulation in Lake Eymir: Preliminary results. 1st National Symposium on Environmental
Pollution, pp:149-157 (in Turkish)
12. Beklioglu, M. 1999. Eutrophication and restoration: Lake Eymir and Lake Mogan. Birlik News, Turkish Chamber of Architects and Engineers (TMMOB). ISSN: 1300-7181. May-June, pp: 65-70.
(in Turkish)
13. Beklioglu, M. & Moss, M. 1999. Diurnal variation of water chemistry variables and zooplankton in Little Mere, Cheshire, UK, in 1993 and 1994. Turkish Journal of Zoology. 23 (4):337-348.
14. Beklioglu, M. 1999. A review on the control of eutrophication in deep and shallow lakes. Turkish Journal of Zoology. 23 (4):327-336.
15. M. Beklioglu. Eutrophication and classification of lakes. 1998. Environment Conference, 8-12, Fethiye Turkey. pp: 84-95 (in Turkish)

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