Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Helmuth, B.T., Russell, B.D., Connnell, S., Dong, Y., Harley, C.D.G., Lima. F.P., Sarà, G., Williams, G.A. & Mieszkowska, N.*. Climate profiling: making biological sense of long term averages in a changing world. Climate Change Reviews, 1(1), 6. *Corresponding author.
  2. Birchenough, S.N.R., Degraer, S., Reiss,H., Borja, A., Buhl-Mortensen, L, Braeckman, U., Craeymeersch, J., De Mesel, I., Kerckhof, F., Kröncke, I., Mieszkowska, N., Parra, S., Rabaut, M., Schröder, A., Van Colen, C., Van Hoey, G., Vincx, M & Wätjen, K. 2015. Climate change and marine benthos: A review of existing research and future directions. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews Climate Change. doi: 10.1002/wcc.330.
  3. Mieszkowska, N., Sugden, H. Firth, L. & Hawkins, S.J. 2014. The role of sustained observations in tracking impacts of environmental change on marine biodiversity and ecosystems. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2013.0339
  4. Mieszkowska, N., Burrows M., Pannacciulli, F. & Hawkins, S.J,. 2014. Multidecadal signals within co-occuring intertidal barnacles Semibalanus balanoides and Chthamalus spp. linked to the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation. Journal of Marine Systems 133: 70-76.
  5. Querios, A., Fernandez, J.A., Faulwetter, S., Nunes, J., Rastrick, S.P.S., Mieszkowska, N., Aritoli, Y., Calosi, P., Arvanitidis, C., Findlay, H.S., Brange, M., Cheung, W.W.L., & Widdicombe, S., 2014. Scaling up Climate Change Research to the Ecosystem. Global Change Biology accepted.
  6. Brodie, J., Mieszkowska, N. et al. 2014. The future of the northeast Atlantic benthic flora in a high CO2 world. Ecology & Evolution DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1105
  7. Mieszkowska, N., Milligan, G., Burrows, M.T., Freckleton, R. and Spencer, M. 2013 Dynamic species distribution models from categorical survey data. Journal of Animal Ecology DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12100
  8. Firth, L. B., Mieszkowska, N., Thompson, R., & Hawkins, S. J. 2013. Climate change and adaptational impacts in coastal systems: the case of sea defences. Environ. Sci.: Processes Impacts. DOI: 10.1039/C3EM00313B
  9. Russell, B.D., Connell, S. D, Findlay, H.S., Tait, K., Widdicombe, S. & Mieszkowska, N., 2013. Ocean acidification and rising temperatures may increase biofilm primary productivity but decrease grazer consumption: evidence from a mesocosm experiment. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 368.1627 (2013).
  10. Sutherland, W. J., Freckleton, R. P., Godfray, H. C. J., Beissinger, S. R., Benton, T., Cameron, D. D., Mieszkowska, N.…. & Wiegand, T. 2013. Identification of 100 fundamental ecological questions. Journal of Ecology 101(1), 58-67.
  11. Hawkins, S.J., Firth, L.B., McHugh, M., Poloczanska, E.S., Herbert, R.J.H., Burrows, M.T., Kendall, M.A., Moore, P.J., Thompson, R.C., Jenkins, S.R., Sims, D.W., Genner, M.J. & Mieszkowska, N., 2013. Data rescue and re-use: Recycling old information to address new policy concerns. Marine Policy 42: 91-98.
  12. Mieszkowska, N., Firth, L. & Bentley, M., 2013. Marine Climate Change Impacts Report Card 2013. Intertidal Habitats pp 18.
  13. Hawkins, S. J., Vale, M., Firth, L. B., Burrows, M. T. & Mieszkowska, N., 2013. Sustained Observation of Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystems. Oceanography 1: e101.
  14. Spencer, M., Mieszkowska, N.*., Robinson, L. A., Simpson, S. D., Burrows, M. T., Birchenough, S. N. R., Capasso, E., et al. 2012. Region-wide changes in marine ecosystem dynamics: state-space models to distinguish trends from step changes. Global Change Biology, 18(4), 1270-1281. joint 1st author
  15. Mieszkowska, N. & Lundquist, C., 2011. Biogeographical patterns in limpet abundance and assemblage composition in New Zealand. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology & Ecology 400(1), 155-166.
  16. Russell, B.D., Harley, C.D.G., Wernberg, T., Mieszkowska, N., Widdicombe, S., Hall-Spencer, J.M. & Connell, S.D., 2011. Predicting ecosystem shifts requires new approaches that integrate the effects of climate change across entire systems. Biology Letters 8(2), 164-166.
  17. Grantham, H.D., McLeod, E., Brooks, A., Jupiter, S.D., Hardcastle, J., Richardson, A., Poloczanska, E.S., Hills, T., Mieszkowska, N., Klein, C.J. & Watson, J.E.M, 2011. Ecosystem-based adaptation in marine systems of tropical Oceania in response to climate change. Pacific Conservation Biology 17.
  18. Hale, R., Calosi, P., McNeill, L., Mieszkowska, N., & Widdicombe, S. 2011. Predicted levels of future ocean acidification and temperature rise could alter community structure and biodiversity in marine benthic communities. Oikos, 120(5); 661-674.
  19. Pohle, G., Iken, K., Clarke, K. R., Trott, T., Konar, B., Cruz-Motta, J. J., Wong.M., Benedetti-Cecchi, L., Mead, A., Miloslavich, P., Mieszkowska, N., Milne, R., Tamburella, L.& Shirayama, Y. 2011. Aspects of benthic decapod diversity and distribution from rocky nearshore habitat at geographically widely dispersed sites. PloS one, 6(4), e18606.
  20. Pederson, J., Mieszkowska, N., Carlton, J.T., Anders, J., Ambrogi, A.O., Gollasch, S., Minchin, D., Wallentinus, I., 2010. ICES Position Paper on Climate Change Chapter 11: Climate Change and Non-Native Species in the North Atlantic, pp25.
  21. Mieszkowska, N. 2010. Intertidal Habitats and Ecology, MCCIP Annual Report Card 2010-11, 20pp.
  22. Mieszkowska, N.. Spencer, M., Simpson, S.D., Robinson, L.A., & Frid, C.L.J., 2010. Temporal changes in marine communities: trends or regime shifts? Marine Ecology 32:1-15.
  23. Birchenough, S., S. Degraer, H. Reiss, U. Braeckman, J. Craeymeersch, I. De Mesel, F. Kerckhof, I. Kröncke, N. Mieszkowska, S. Parra, M. Rabaut, A. Schroeder, C. Van Colen, M. Vincx & K. Wätjen, 2010. ICES Position Paper on Climate Change Chapter 4: Responses of marine benthos to climate change, pp44.
  24. Kraberg, A., Wasmund, N., Vanaverbeke, J., Schiedek, D., Wiltshire, K.H. & Mieszkowska, N., 2010. Regime shifts in the marine environment: The scientific basis and political context. Marine Pollution Bulletin, accepted.
  25. Mieszkowska, N., Genner, M.G. & Sims, D.W. 2009. Climate change and fishing impacts on Atlantic cod, Gadhus morhua (Linneus) in the North Sea. Advances in Marine Biology 56: 214-249.
  26. Mieszkowska, N., 2009. Intertidal Indicators of climate and global change. In: Climate Change. Ed. M. Letcher, pp281-296. Elsevier, Oxford, UK.
  27. Jones, S.J., Mieszkowska, N.. & Wethey, S.D., 2009. Linking thermal tolerances and biogeography: Mytilus edulis (L.) at its southern limit on the east coast of the United States. Biological Bulletin 217: 73-85.
  28. Hawkins, S.J., Sugden, H.E., Mieszkowska, N., Moore, P.J., Poloczanska, E., Leaper, R., Herbert, R., Genner, M.J., Moschela, P.S., Thompson, R.C., Jenkins, S.R., Southward, A.J., Burrows, M.T. Consequences of climate-driven biodiversity changes for ecosystem functioning. Marine Ecology Progress Series 396, pp. 245-259.
  29. Hawkins, S.J., Mieszkowska, N., Burrows, M.T., Sugden, H.E. and Baxter, J., 2009. Managing marine species in a rapidly changing world. In: Baxter JM & Cralbraith (eds) Species Management: Challenges and Solutions for the 21st Century. TSO Scotland, Edinburgh.
  30. Vandepitte, L., Mieszkowska, N., et al. 2009. Data integration for European marine biodiversity research: creating a database on benthos and plankton to study large-scale patterns and long-term changes. Scientia Marina in review.
  31. Hawkins, S.J., Mieszkowska, N., Burrows, M.T., Sugden, H.E. and Baxter, J., 2009. Managing marine species in a rapidly changing world. In: Baxter JM & Cralbraith (eds) Species Management: Challenges and Solutions for the 21st Century. TSO Scotland, Edinburgh. In press.
  32. Hawkins, S.J., Sugden, H.E., Moschella, P.S., Mieszkowska, N., Thompson, R.C., Burrows, M.T. 2009. The Seashore. In Maclean N (ed) Silent Summer: The state of the wildlife in Britain and Ireland. Cambridge University Press.
  33. Broitman, B., Mieszkowska, N., Helmuth, B.T. & Blanchette, C., 2008. Climate and recruitment of rocky shore intertidal invertebrates in the eastern north Atlantic. Ecology 89, Supplement 06: 81-90
  34. Burrows, M.T., Harvey, R., Robb, L., Poloczanska, E.S., Mieszkowska, N., Moore, P., Leaper, R., Hawkins, S.J. & Bennedetti-Cecci, L., 2008. Spatial scales of variance in distributions of intertidal species on complex coastlines: effects of region, dispersal mode and trophic level. Ecology 90(5): 1242-1254.
  35. Whitman, J., Cusson, M., Archambault, P., Pershing, A. & Mieszkowska, N., 2008. The relation between productivity and species diversity in temperate-arctic marine systems. Ecology 89, Supplement 06: 66-80.
  36. Hawkins, S.J., Moore, P.J., Burrows, M.T., Poloczanska, E., Mieszkowska, N., Herbert, R.J.H., Jenkins, S.R., Thompson, R.C., Genner, M.J. & Southward, A.J., 2008 Complex interactions in a rapidly changing world: responses of rocky shore communities to recent climate change. Climate Research 37: 123-133.
  37. Mieszkowska, N., Hawkins, S.J., Burrows, M.T. & Kendall, M.A., 2007 Long-term changes in the geographic distribution and population structures of some near-limit populations of Osilinus lineatus in Britain and Ireland. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK, 87: 5379/1-9.
  38. Hawkins, S.J., Mieszkowska, N., Moschella, P.S., F. Pannaccuilli, M.T. Frost, M.T. Burrows, P. Moore, Poloczanska, E., Herbert, R.J., Sims, D.W., Genner, M.J., Thompson, R.C., Hiscock, K. & Southward, A.J., 2007. Conserving biodiversity of seas and coasts in a rapidly changing world. Proceedings of the Società Italiana di Biologia Marina.
  39. Mieszkowska, N., M.A. Kendall, S.J. Hawkins, R. Leaper, P. Williamson, N.J. Hardman-Mountford & A.J. Southward, 2006. Changes in the range of some common rocky shore species in Britain - a response to climate change? Hydrobiologia 555: 241-251.
  40. Helmuth, B., Mieszkowska, N., Moore, P. & Hawkins, S.J., 2006. Living on the edge of two changing worlds: forecasting the impacts of climate change on rocky intertidal ecosystems. Annual Review of Ecology Systematics and Evolution 37: 373-404.
  41. Mieszkowska, N., Leaper, R., Moore, P., Kendall, M.A., Burrows, M.T., Lear, D., Poloczanska, E., Hiscock, K., Moschella, P.S., Thompson, R.C., Herbert, R.J., Laffoley, D., Baxter, J., Southward, A.J. and Hawkins, S.J. 2005. Marine Biodiversity and Climate Change: Assessing and Predicting the Influence of Climatic Change Using Intertidal Rocky Shore Biota. Occasional Publications. Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 20: 53p.
  42. Simkanin,C., Power, A-M., Myers, A., McGrath, D., Southward, A.J., Mieszkowska, N., Leaper, R. & O'Riordan, R., 2005. Using historical data to detect temporal changes in the abundances of intertidal species on Irish shores. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the U.K. 85: 1329-1340.
  43. Hardman-Mountford, N.J., Allen, J.I., Frost, M., Hawkins, S.J., Kendall, M., Mieszkowska, N., Richardson, K.A. & Somerfield, P. 2005. Diagnostic monitoring of a changing environment: An alternative UK perspective. Marine Pollution Bulletin 50: 1463-1471.
  44. Southward, A.J., Langmead, O., Hardman-Mountford, N.J., Aiken, J., Boalch, G.T., Dando, P.R., Genner, M.J., Joint, I., Kendall, M., Halliday, N.C., Harris, R.P., Leaper, R., Mieszkowska, N., Pingree, R.D., Richardson, A.J., Sims, D.W., Smith, T., Walne, A.W., Hawkins, S.J. 2004. Long-term biological and environmental researches in the western English Channel. Advances in Marine Biology 47: 1-105.

Government Agency policy-related publications:

  1. Mieszkowska, N., Firth, L. & Bentley, M., 2014. Impacts of Climate Change on Intertidal Habitats. MCCIP Science Review 2013. P180-192. DOI:
  2. Mieszkowska, N., 2014. MarClim Annual Welsh Intertidal Climate Monitoring Survey 2013. Natural Resources Wales 050-MFG-08. Pp37.
  3. Mieszkowska, N., 2014. Marine Biodiversity and Climate Change Monitoring in the UK: Final report to Natural England on the MarClim annual survey 2013. Natural England pp29.
  4. Mieszkowska, N.,& Sugden, H. 2013. Berwickshire & North Northumberland European Marine Site Condition Assessment. Ref: 25562. Natural England Framework Contract report pp75.
  5. Mieszkowska, N. & Sugden, H. 2013. Coquet to St Mary’s rMCZ littoral rock & soft sediment verification survey. Ref: 25649 Natural England Framework Contract report pp80.
  6. Mieszkowska, N. & Sugden, H. 2013. Padstow Bay rMCZ littoral rock & soft sediment verification survey. Ref: 25016. Natural England Framework Contract report, pp 71.
  7. Sugden, H. & Mieszkowska, N., 2013. Skerries Bank & Surrounds rMCZ littoral rock & soft sediment verification survey. Ref25029. Natural England Framework Contract report, pp. 72.
  8. Mieszkowska, N. & Sugden, H., 2013. South Wight SAC: Rocky Intertidal and Sea Cave Condition Assessment. ITT 14 RP0729 / ITT 15 RP0728. Natural England Framework Contract Report, pp44.
  9. Mieszkowska, N. & Sugden, H., 2013. Scalby Ness to Filey Brigg Rocky Shore Survey. Omnicom ref: 22772. Natural England Framework Contract Report, pp44.
  10. Burrows, M.T., Mieszkowska, N. & Hawkins, S.J. 2013. Development of GES rocky intertidal indicators for the Marine Strategy Framework Directive. JNCC.
  11. Mieszkowska, N., 2013.  Marine biodiversity and climate change monitoring in the UK: a report to natural England on the MarClim Annual Survey 2012. Contract report from the Marine Biological Association of the UK to Natural England.  March 2012. Pp37.
  12. Mieszkowska, N., 2012.  Marine biodiversity and climate change monitoring in the UK: a report to natural England on the MarClim Annual Survey 2011. Contract report from the Marine Biological Association of the UK to Natural England.  March 2012. Pp34.
  13. Cook, E.J., Baker, G., Beveridge, C.M., Bishop, J.D.D., Brown, L., Clark, P.F., Huys, R., Jenkins, S., Maggs, C., McCollin, T., Mieszkowska, N., Mineur, F., Wood, C. 2011. Marine Aliens II – Controlling Marine Invasive Species by Targeting Vectors of Dispersal. Final Report. SAMS Report No.274. pp. 34.
  14. Mieszkowska, N., 2011.  Marine biodiversity and climate change monitoring in the UK: a report to natural England on the MarClim Annual Survey 2010. Contract report from the Marine Biological Association of the UK to Natural England.  March 2012. Pp32.
  15. Huthnance, J. & Mieszkowska, N., Eds. 2010. Charting Progress 2: State of the UK Seas. OPEG Feeder Report.
  16. Mieszkowska, N., 2010. Marine Climate Impacts Partnership Annual Report Card. Coastal Habitats & Ecology. In press.
  17. Austen, M., Malcon, S., Frost, M., Hattam, C., Mangi, S., Mieszkowska, N.. & Stentford, G., 2010. National Ecosystem Assessment, Chapter 10: Marine Habitats, pp 106.
  18. Frost, M., Hawkridge, J. & Mieszkowska, N., Eds. 2010. Charting Progress 2: State of the UK Seas. Healthy & Biologically Diverse Seas Evidence Group Feeder Report. In press.
  19. Benjamins, S.J., Mieszkowska, N. et al. 2010. Charting Progress 2: UK Marine Habitats, pp209. In press.
  20. Mieszkowska, N., & Langmead, O., 2009. A Marine Assessment and Monitoring Framework for Application in UKMMAS and OSPAR for Rock and Biogenic Reef Habitats, pp 31.
  21. Mieszkowska, N., Watson, G. & Ellet, Z. 2009. Blending traditional knowledge with western science to tackle key pressures on New Zealand's coastal ecosystems. Journal of the Marine Biological Association Global Marine Environment 10: 26-27.
  22. Mieszkowska, N., Frost, M. & Frid, C., 2009. MECN analysis of long-term datasets, Defra Report, pp10.
  23. Mieszkowska, N., Frost, M., Hawkridge, J. & Williamson, P., 2008. UK marine observatories & ecosystem-based time series: current status, science links and contribution to policy, pp12.
  24. Frost, M., Mieszkowska, N., Greenaway, B., Monteith, D. & Parr, T., 2008. Living with environmental change: Integration of marine, freshwater and terrestrial long-term observations and research, pp13.
  25. Langmead, O., Mieszkowska, N. Ellis, R. & Hiscock, K., 2008. Rock and Biogenic Reef Habitats: Review of Indicators and Identification of Gaps. Report to the Joint Nature Conservation Committee F90-01-1095, pp192.
  26. Mieszkowska, N., Sims, D. & Hawkins, S.J., 2007. Fishing, climate change and north-east Atlantic fish stocks. Report commissioned by the World Wildlife Fund. Marine Update 59, pp4.
  27. Mieszkowska, N., Leaper, R., Hill, J., Southward, A.J. & Hawkins, S.J., 2007. The effects of climate change on intertidal species, 44-45. In, Planet Guernsey, towards a sustainable future!
  28. Mieszkowska, N., 2007. Global Environmental Change: a personal view. Journal of the Marine Biological Association Global Marine Environment.
  29. Mieszkowska, N. & Hawkins, S.J., 2007. Marine Biodiversity and Climate Change in the British Isles. Marine Climate Change Impacts Partnership News.
  30. Hawkins, S.J., Mieskowska, N., Leaper, R., Frost, M., Moore, P. & Kendall, M.A., 2005. Climate change: A role for network observations by European Marine Stations. MARS Newsletter No.7, The European Marine Research Stations Network, Winter 2005: 4-5.

Invited and peer-review book chapters:

  1. Mieszkowska, N., 2015. Intertidal Indicators of climate and global change. In: Climate Change. Ed. M. Letcher, Elsevier, Oxford, UK.
  2. Hawkins, S.J., Mieszkowska, N., Burrows, M.T., Sugden, H.E. and Baxter, J., 2009. Managing marine species in a rapidly changing world. In: Baxter JM & Cralbraith (eds) Species Management: Challenges and Solutions for the 21st Century. TSO Scotland, Edinburgh. In press.
  3. Hawkins, S.J., Sugden, H.E., Moschella, P.S., Mieszkowska, N., Thompson, R.C., Burrows, M.T. 2009. The Seashore. In Maclean N, (ed) Silent Summer: The state of the wildlife in Britain and Ireland. Cambridge University Press. In press.