Prof. Jan Marcin Węsławski

Department of Marine Ecology
Institute of Oceanology PAN
Powstańców Warszawy 55
81-712 Sopot

tel: (+ 48 58) 731 17 84
fax: (+ 48 58) 551 21 30
e-mail: weslaw [at]

Education & degrees

1979: University of Gdańsk,Institute of Oceanography
1984: Ph.D. at University of Gdańsk, Faculty of Biology, Geography and Oceanography
1993: habilitation at University of Gdańsk,Faculty of Biology, Geography and Oceanography
2000: professorship appointed by the President of the State

Employment & positions

1978-1984   - technical assistant, Hel Marine Station of the Gdańsk University
1984-1985   - leader of Polish Polar Station in Hornsund, Institute of Geophysica PAN
1985-present   - research assistant, associate professor and professor at Institute of Oceanology PAN in Sopot
1993-2017   - head of the Department of Marine Ecology
since 2018   - appointed as Director of IO PAN

Main scientific interests

-   Arctic coastal waters ecology, food web, climate change/biodiversity interactions
-   Malacostraca -benthic and pelagic as a group of my specialization and identification knowledge
-   Sandy shores ecology, integrated coastal zone management

On-going projects

ADAMANT – DAINA – NCN – Polish-Lithuanian Funding Initiative, NCN 2017/27/L/NZ8/03331 Arctic benthic ecosystems under change: the impact of deglaciation and boreal species transportation by macroplastic – 2019-2022
ACCESS – NCN – Belmont Fund - De-icing of Arctic Coasts: Critical or new opportunities for marine biodiversity and Ecosystem Services. 2019-2022
DWARF - a basic understanding of the effects of the global warming on the size of the Arctic organisms
Face to Face - two faces of the Arctic fjords in the changing world
GAME - reaction of physically controlled Arctic marine ecosystem to temperature rise
GLAERE - the importance of glacial bays as foraging areas for selected top predators and as habitats for cold water fauna in a quantitative manner

Peer-reviewed publications

  1. Brand M, Lisa Spotowitz, Felix Christopher Mark, Jørgen Berge, Erlend Lindau Langhelle, Jan Marcin Węsławski, Jane Aanestad Godiksen & Philipp Fischer. 2023. Age class composition and growth of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) in the shallow water zone of Kongsfjorden, Svalbard. Polar Biol 46, 53–65 (2023).
  2. Herman A., JM Węsławski - 2022 - Typical and anomalous pathways of surface-floating material in the northern North Atlantic and Arctic Ocean. Scientific Reports, DOI:
  3. Liutkus M., S Olenin, JM Węsławski, L Kotwicki, - 2022 - Wave fetch and distance from the ocean determine the distribution of macroplastics in the intertidal zone of central Spitsbergen, Arctic. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 177, 113516
  4. Mazurkiewicz M., W Konwent, K Deja, L Kotwicki, JM Węsławski 2022. Plastic contamination of sandy beaches along the southern Baltic–a one season field survey results. Oceanologia, 64, 4, 769-780
  5. Medelytė, S., Šiaulys, A., Daunys, D., Olenin S., M Włodarska-Kowalczuk, JM Węsławski 2022. Application of underwater imagery for the description of upper sublittoral benthic communities in glaciated and ice-free Arctic fjords. Polar Biol (2022).
  6. Radziejewska T , Magdalena Błażewicz, Maria Włodarska-Kowalczuk, Piotr Jóźwiak, Krzysztof Pabis and Jan Marcin Węsławski. 2022 Benthic biology in the Polish exploration contract area of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge: The knowns and the unknowns. A review. Frontiers in marine science,
  7. Wiktor J., Jankowska K., K Dmoch, JM Węsławski - 2022 Arctic fjord during warming: Planktonic point of view . Ukrainian Antarctic Journal, 20, 1,24 DOI:
  8. Renaud P.E., Jan Marcin Węsławski and Kathleen Conlan. 2021. Ecology of Arctic Shallow Subtidal and Intertidal Benthos. In „Arctic ecology” ed. D.N. Thomas, Wiley & Sons Ltd, 289- 320pp, ISBN 9781118846551 (epub)
  9. Galaktionov, K.V., Węsławski, J.M., Stempniewicz, L. 2021 Food chain, parasites and climate changes in the high Arctic: a case study on trophically transmitted parasites of common eider Somateria mollissima at Franz Josef Land. Polar Biology, 2021, 44(7), pp. 1321–1342
  10. Kotwicki, L., Weslawski, J.M., Włodarska-Kowalczuk, M., ...Minchin, D., Olenin, S. 2021 The re-appearance of the Mytilus spp. complex in Svalbard, Arctic, during the Holocene: The case for an arrival by anthropogenic flotsam. Global and Planetary Change, 2021, 202, 103502
  11. Mamzer, H., Skedsmo, P.W., Węsławski, J.M. 2021. Attitudes Towards the Polar Regions as a Reflection of the Sense of Responsibility for the Environment. Theoretical Background for Further Study. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 2021, 9, 610926
  12. Stempniewicz, L., Weydmann-Zwolicka, A., Strzelewicz, A., Głuchowska M, Kidawa D. Walczowski W., Węsławski, J.M., Zwolicki, A. 2021 Advection of Atlantic water masses influences seabird community foraging in a high-Arctic fjord. Progress in Oceanography, 2021, 193, 102549
  13. Węsławski JM, J Legeżyńska, L Kotwicki, M. Mazurkiewicz 2021 . Gammarus (Amphipoda) species competitive exclusion or coexistence as a result of climate change in the Arctic? Polish Polar Research 42, 4, 287–302,
  14. Martine J. van den Heuvel-Greve, Anneke M. van den Brink, Sander T. Glorius, G. Arjen de Groot, Ivo Laros, Paul E. Renaud, Ragnhild Pettersen, Jan Marcin Węsławski, Piotr Kukliński, Albertinka J. Murk. 2021 Early detection of marine non indigenous species on Svalbard by DNA metabarcoding of sediment. Polar Biology
  15. Lech Stempniewicz, Michał Goc, Marta Głuchowska, Dorota Kidawa, Jan Marcin Węsławski. 2021 Abundance, habitat use and food consumption of seabirds in the high Arctic ford ecosystem. Polar Biology,
  16. Hedvig Kriszta Csapó, Michał Grabowski, Jan Marcin Węsławski 2021. Coming home - Boreal ecosystem claims Atlantic sector of the Arctic. Science of the Total Environment 771, 144817
  17. Janne E. Søreide, Vanessa Pitusi, Anna Vader, Børge Damsgård, Frank Nilsen, Ragnheid Skogseth, Amanda Poste, Allison Bailey, Kit M. Kovacs, Christian Lydersen, Sebastian Gerland, Sébastien Descamps, Hallvard Strøm, Paul E. Renaud, Guttorm Christensen, Maria P. Arvnes Piotr Graczyk, Denis Moiseev, Rakesh Kumar Singh, Simon Bélanger, Josef Elster, Jacek Urbański, Mateusz Moskalik, Józef Wiktor, and Jan Marcin Węsławski. 2020. Environmental status of Svalbard coastal waters: coastscapes and focal ecosystem components (SvalCoast). in book: The State of Environmental Science in Svalbard. an annual report Publisher: Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System (SIOS) DOI:
  18. Węsławski J.M. 2020. Why Does the Seal Exist? Teleology in the Present-Day Human Relation to Animals. Zoophilologica. Polish Journal of Animal Studies. 6/2020, issn 2451-3849, DOI:
  19. Kotyńska-Zielińska I., Sergej Olenin, Karolina Fornalewicz, Anna Prądzińska, Jan Marcin Węsławski 2020 Perception of Arctic issues among young learners in Poland and Lithuania. Oceanologia 62, 576-587
  20. Węsławski J.M. 2020. Polar Research in public discourse–setting the stage. Oceanologia 62, 634-636
  21. Dragańska-Deja, Katarzyna, Błaszczyk, Małgorzata, Deja, Kajetan, Węsławski, Jan Marcin, Rodak, Jan, 2020 Tidewater glaciers as feeding spots for the Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla): A citizen science approach. Polish Polar Research, 41, 69-93
  22. Węsławski J.M., Legeżyńska J., Włodarska-Kowalczuk 2020 Will shrinking body size and increasing species diversity of crustaceans follow the warming of the Arctic littoral ? Journal: Ecology and Evolution Article DOI: 10.1002/ece3.6780
  23. Renaud P.E, AmbroseJr. W.G., Węsławski J.M. 2020 Benthic Communities in the Polar Night. POLAR NIGHT Marine Ecology pp 161-179
  24. Legeżynska J., De Broyer C., Węsławski J.M. 2020. Invasion of the Poles. The Natural History of the Crustacea: Evolution and Biogeography of the ...ed. Martin Thiel, Gary Poore, Oxford Univ. Press.
  25. Węsławski J.M. 2020 - Why seal exists_ Teleology in present day human relation to animals. Zoophilologica 6/2020
  26. Simoniello C. , Jennifer Jencks, Federico M. Lauro, Jon Derek Loftis, Jan Marcin Węsławski, Kajetan Deja, David R. Forrest, Sarah Gossett, Thomas C. Jeffries, Rachelle M. Jensen, Shinichi Kobara, Lindsey Nolan, Martin Ostrowski, Dana Pounds, Gabriel Roseman, Olivia Basco, Serge Gosselin, Adam Reed, Peter Wills and David Wyatt. Citizen-Science for the Future: Advisory Case Studies From Around the Globe. Front. Mar. Sci., 07 May 2019 |
  27. Grabowski, M., Jabłońska, A., Weydmann-Zwolicka, A. et al. Contrasting molecular diversity and demography patterns in two intertidal amphipod crustaceans reflect Atlantification of High Arctic. Mar Biol 166, 155 (2019).
  28. Duarte P.,, J.M. Węsławski, H. Hop 2019. - Outline of an Arctic fjord Ecosystem Model for Kongsfjorden-Krossfjorden, Svalbard. The Ecosystem of Kongsfjorden …, 2019 - Springer
  29. McGovern, M., Berge, J., Szymczycha, B., Węsławski, J.M., Renaud, P.E.2018 Hyperbenthic food-web structure in an Arctic fjord. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 2018, 603, pp. 29–46
  30. Węsławski, J.M., Dragańska-Deja, K., Legeżyńska, J., Walczowski, W.2018 Range extension of a boreal amphipod Gammarus oceanicus in the warming Arctic. Ecology and Evolution, 2018, 8(15), pp. 7624–7632
  31. Węsławski, J.M., Kotwicki, L. 2018 Macro-plastic litter, a new vector for boreal species dispersal on Svalbard. Polish Polar Research, 2018, 39(1), pp. 165–174
  32. Lech Kotwicki, Katarzyna Grzelak, Krzysztof Opaliński, Jan Marcin Węsławski, "Total benthic oxygen uptake in two Arctic fjords (Spitsbergen) with different hydrological regimes", Oceanologia 60(2),2018, 107-113 (pdf)
  33. Jan Marcin Węsławski, Katarzyna Dragańska-Deja, Joanna Legeżyńska, Waldemar Walczowski, 2018. Range extension of a boreal amphipod Gammarus oceanicus in the warming Arctic. In Ecology and Evolution. 2018, 1–9. (pdf)
  34. Jan Marcin Węsławski, Jacek Urbański, Marta Głuchowska, Katarzyna Grzelak, Lech Kotwicki, Sławomir Kwaśniewski, Joanna Legeżyńska, Józef Wiktor, Maria Włodarska-Kowalczuk, Agata Zaborska, Marek Zajączkowski, Lech Stempniewicz, "Can seabirds modify carbon burial in fjords?", Oceanologia 59(4), 2017, 603-611 (pdf)
  35. Jan Marcin Węsławski, Friedrich Buchholz, Marta Głuchowska, Agata Weydmann, "Ecosystem maturation follows the warming of the Arctic fjords", Oceanologia 59(4), 2017, 592-602 (pdf)
  36. Dariusz P. Fey, Jan Marcin Węsławski, "Age, growth rate, and otolith growth of polar cod (Boreogadus saida) in two fjords of Svalbard, Kongsfjorden and Rijpfjorden", Oceanologia 59(4), 2017, 576-584 (pdf)
  37. Anna Drewnik, Jan Marcin Węsławski, Maria Włodarska-Kowalczuk, "Benthic Crustacea and Mollusca distribution in Arctic fjord — case study of patterns in Hornsund, Svalbard", Oceanologia 59(4), 2017, 565-575 (pdf)
  38. Joanna Legeżyńska, Maria Włodarska-Kowalczuk, Marta Głuchowska, Mateusz Ormańczyk, Monika Kędra, Jan Marcin Węsławski, "The malacostracan fauna of two Arctic fjords (west Spitsbergen): the diversity and distribution patterns of its pelagic and benthic components", Oceanologia 59(4), 2017, 541-564 (pdf)
  39. Jacek Andrzej Urbanski, Lech Stempniewicz, Jan Marcin Węsławski, Katarzyna Dragańska-Deja, Agnieszka Wochna, Michał Goc & Lech Iliszko, "Subglacial discharges create fluctuating foraging hotspots for sea birds in tidewater glacier bays", Nature/Scientific reports 59(4), 2017, 1-12 (pdf)
  40. Ameryk A., Katarzyna M. Jankowska, Agnieszka Kalinowska, Jan M. Węsławski, "Comparison of bacterial production in the water column between two Arctic fjords, Hornsund and Kongsfjorden (West Spitsbergen)", Oceanologia 59(4), 2017, 496-507 (pdf).
  41. Dal Bello M., Lisandro Benedetti-Cecchi, Giuseppe Andrea De Lucia, Christos Arvanitidis, Pim Van Avesaath, Guy Bachelet, Natalia Bojanic, Serena Como, Stefania Coppa, Jennifer Coughlan, Tasman Crowe, Steven Degraer, Free Espinosa, Sarah Faulwetter, Matt Frost, Xabier Guinda, Emilia Jankowska, Jérôme Jourde, Jose Antonio Juanes De La Pena, Francis Kerckhof, Jonne Kotta, Nicolas Lavesque, Paolo Magni, Valentina De Matos, Helen Orav-Kotta, Christina Pavloudi, Maria Luiza Pedrotti, Ohad Peleg, Angel Pérez-Ruzafa, Araceli Puente, Pedro Ribeiro, Fabienne Rigaut-Jalabert, Gil Rilov, Maria Rousou, Marcos Rubal, Tomas Ruginis, Teresa Silva, Nathalie Simon, Isabel Sousa-Pinto, Jesús Troncoso, Jan Warzocha, Jan Marcin Węsławski and Herman Hummel 2017. Consistent patterns of spatial variability between NE Atlantic and Mediterranean rocky shores. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 97(3), 539-547.
  42. Drewnik, A., Węsławski J.M., Włodarska-Kowalczuk M. (2017). "Benthic Crustacea and Mollusca distribution in Arctic fjord–case study of patterns in Hornsund, Svalbard." Oceanologia 59(4), 2017, 565-575 (pdf).
  43. Fey DP, Jan M. Węsławski 2017 Age, growth rate, and otolith growth of polar cod (Boreogadus saida) in two fjords of Svalbard, Kongsfjorden and Rijpfjorden: Oceanologia 59(4), 2017, 576-584 (pdf).
  44. Hummel H., Pim Van Avesaath, Sander Wijnhoven, Loran Kleine-Schaars, Steven Degraer, Francis Kerckhof, Natalia Bojanic, Sanda Skejic, Olja Vidjak, Maria Rousou Helen Orav-Kotta, Jonne Kotta, Jérôme Jourde, Maria Luiza Pedrotti, Jean-Charles Leclerc, Nathalie Simon, Fabienne Rigaut-Jalabert, Guy Bachele, Nicolas Lavesque, Christos Arvanitidis, Christina Pavloudi, Sarah Faulwetter, Tasman Crowe, Jennifer Coughlan, Lisandro Benedetti-Cecchi, Martina Dal Bello, Paolo Magni, Serena Como, Stefania Coppa, Anda Ikauniece, Tomas Ruginis, Emilia Jankowska, Jan Marcin Węsławski, Jan Warzocha, Sławomira Gromisz, Bartosz Witalis, Teresa Silva, Pedro Ribeiro, Valentina Kirienko Fernandes De Matos, Isabel Sousa-Pinto, Puri Veiga, Jesús Troncoso, Xabier Guinda, Jose Antonio Juanes De La Pena, Araceli Puente, Free Espinosa, Angel Pérez-Ruzafa, Matt Frost, Caroline Louise Mcneill, Ohad Peleg and Gil Rilov . 2017. Geographic patterns of biodiversity in European coastal marine benthos. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 97(3), 507-523.
  45. Kotta J., Helen Orav-Kotta, Holger Jänes, Herman Hummel, Christos Arvanitidis, Pim Van Avesaath, Guy Bachelet, Lisandro Benedetti-Cecchi, Natalia Bojanić, Serena Como, Stefania Coppa, Jennifer Coughlan, Tasman Crowe, Martina Dal Bello, Steven Degraer, Jose Antonio Juanes De La Pena, Valentina Kirienko Fernandes De Matos, Free Espinosa, Sarah Faulwetter, Matt Frost, Xabier Guinda, Emilia Jankowska, Jérôme Jourde, Francis Kerckhof, Nicolas Lavesque, Jean-Charles Leclerc, Paolo Magni, Christina Pavloudi, Maria Luiza Pedrotti, Ohad Peleg, Angel Pérez-Ruzafa, Araceli Puente, Pedro Ribeiro, Gil Rilov, Maria Rousou, Tomas Ruginis, Teresa Silva, Nathalie Simon, Isabel Sousa-Pinto, Jesús Troncoso, Jan Warzocha and Jan Marcin Węsławski. 2017. Essence of the patterns of cover and richness of intertidal hard bottom communities: A pan-European study. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 97(3), 525-538.
  46. Legeżyńska J., M. Włodarska-Kowalczuk, M. Głuchowska, M. Ormańczyk, M. Kędra, J. M. Węsławski, 2017, The malacostracan fauna of two Arctic fjords (west Spitsbergen): the diversity and distribution patterns of its pelagic and benthic components. Oceanologia 59(4), 2017, 541-564, (pdf).
  47. Puente A., Xabier Guinda, Jose A. Juanes, Elvira Ramos, Beatriz Echavarri-Erasun, Camino F. De La Hoz, Steven Degraer, Francis Kerckhof, Natalia Bojanić, Maria Rousou, Helen Orav-Kotta, Jonne Kotta, Jérôme Jourde, Maria Luiza Pedrotti, Jean-Charles Leclerc, Nathalie Simon, Guy Bachelet, Nicolas Lavesque, Christos Arvanitidis, Christina Pavloudi, Sarah Faulwetter, Tasman P. Crowe, Jennifer Coughlan Lisandro Benedetti Cecchi, Martina Dal Bello, Paolo Magni, Serena Como, Stefania Coppa, Giuseppe Andrea De Lucia, Tomas Rugin, Emilia Jankowska, Jan Marcin Węsławski, Jan Warzocha, Teresa Silva, Pedro Ribeiro, Valentina De Matos, Isabel Sousa-Pinto, Jesús Troncoso, Ohad Peleg, Gil Rilov, Free Espinosa, Angel Pérez Ruzafa, Matt Frost, Herman Hummel and Pim Van Avesaath. 2017. The role of physical variables in biodiversity patterns of intertidal macroalgae along European coasts. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 97(3), 549-560.
  48. Smoła Z.T, Tatarek A., Wiktor J.M, Wiktor Jr. J.M., Kubiszyn A.M., Węsławski J.M. 2017. Primary producers and production in Hornsund and Kongsfjorden – comparison of two fjord systems. Polish Polar Research 38(3): 351–373.
  49. Urbański JA, Lech Stempniewicz, Jan Marcin Węsławski, Katarzyna Dragańska-Deja, Agnieszka Wochna, Michał Goc & Lech Iliszko. 2017 Subglacial discharges create fluctuating foraging hotspots for sea birds in tidewater glacier bays. Nature Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 43999.
  50. Węsławski J.M., Buchholz F., Głuchowska M., Weydmann A., 2017 Ecosystem maturation follows the warming of the Arctic fjords: Oceanologia 59(4), 2017, 592-602 (pdf).
  51. Węsławski, J.M., Urbański, J., Głuchowska, M., Grzelak, K., Kotwicki, L., Kwaśniewski, S., Legeżyńska, J., Wiktor, J., Włodarska-Kowalczuk, M., Zaborska, A., Zajączkowski, M., Stempniewicz, L. 2017. Can seabirds modify carbon burial in fjords? Oceanologia 59(4), 2017, 603-611 (pdf).
  52. Józef Wiktor, Agnieszka Tatarek, Jan Marcin Wesławski, Lech Kotwicki, Michel Poulin, "Colonies of Gyrosigma eximium: a new phenomenon in Arctic tidal flats", Oceanologia 58(3), 2016, (pdf)
  53. Katarzyna Grzelak, Marta Głuchowska, Klaudia Gregorczyk, Aleksandra Winogradow, Jan Marcin Wesławski (2016) Nematode biomass and morphometric attributes as biologicalindicators of local environmental conditions in Arctic fjords. Ecological Indicators, 69 2016, pages 368-380   (pdf)
  54. Anna Drewnik, Jan Marcin Węsławski, Maria Włodarska-Kowalczuk, Magdalena Łącka, Agnieszka Promińska, Agata Zaborska, Marta Głuchowska.(2016) From the worm’s point of view. I: Environmental settings of benthic ecosystems in Arctic fjord (Hornsund, Spitsbergen). Polar Biology, January 2016, pages 1-14   (pdf)
  55. Bałazy P, Kukliński P, Włodarska-Kowalczuk M, Barnes DKA, Kędra M, Legeżyńska J, Węsławski J.M.(2015) Hermit crabs (Pagurus spp.) at their northernmost range: distribution, abundance and shell use in the European Arctic. Polar Research, 34,21412   (pdf)
  56. Berge J., Daase M., Renaud P.E., Ambrose W.A., Jr., Darnis G., Last K.S., Leu E., Cohen J.H., Johnsen G., Moline M.A., Cottier F., Varpe Ø.,Shunatova N., Bałazy P., Morata N., Massabuau J-Ch., Falk-Petersen S., Kosobokova K.,Hoppe C.J.M., Węsławski J.M., Kukliński P., Legeżyńska J., Nikishina D., Cusa M., KędraM., Włodarska_Kowalczuk M., Vogedes D., Camus L., Tran D., Michaud E., GabrielsenT.M., Granovitch A., Gonchar A., Krapp R. and Callesen T.A. (2015) Unexpected Levels of Biological Activity during the Polar Night Offer New Perspectives on a Warming Arctic, Current Biology, 2015, 25, 1–7   (pdf)
  57. Jørgen Berge, Paul E. Renaud, Gerald Darnis, Finlo Cottier, Kim Last, Tove M. Gabrielsen, Geir Johnsen, Lena Seuthe,Jan Marcin Węsławski, Eva Leu,Mark Moline, Jasmine Nahrgang, Janne E. Søreide, Øystein Varpe, Ole Jørgen Lønne,Malin Daase, Stig Falk-Petersen. In the dark: 2015, A review of ecosystem processes during the Arctic polar Night. Progress in Oceanography,Volume 139, Pages258–271   (pdf)
  58. de Jong Y, Kouwenberg J, Boumans L, Hussey C, Hyam R, Nicolson N, Kirk P, Paton A, Michel E, Guiry M, Boegh P, Pedersen H, Enghoff H, von Raab-Straube E, Güntsch A, Geoffroy M, Müller A, Kohlbecker A, Berendsohn W, Appeltans W, Arvanitidis C, Vanhoorne B, Declerck J, Vandepitte L, Hernandez F, Nash R, Costello M, Ouvrard D, Bezard-Falgas P, Bourgoin T, Wetzel F, Glöckler F, Korb G, Ring C, Hagedorn G, Häuser C, Aktaç N, Asan A, Ardelean A, Borges P, Dhora D, Khachatryan H, Malicky M, Ibrahimov S, Tuzikov A, De Wever A, Moncheva S, Spassov N, Chobot K, Popov A, Boršic I, Sfenthourakis S, Kõljalg U, Uotila P, Olivier G, Dauvin J, Tarkhnishvili D, Chaladze G, Tuerkay M, Legakis A, Peregovits L, Gudmundsson G, Ólafsson E, Lysaght L, Galil B, Raimondo F, Domina G, Stoch F, Minelli A, Spungis V, Budrys E, Olenin S, Turpel A, Walisch T, Krpach V, Gambin M, Ungureanu L, Karaman G, Kleukers R, Stur E, Aagaard K, Valland N, Moen T, Bogdanowicz W, Tykarski P, Węsławski J, Kędra M, M de Frias Martins A, Abreu A, Silva R, Medvedev S, Ryss A, Šimic S, Marhold K, Stloukal E, Tome D, Ramos M, Valdés B, Pina F, Kullander S, Telenius A, Gonseth Y, Tschudin P, Sergeyeva O, Vladymyrov V, Rizun V, Raper C, Lear D, Stoev P, Penev L, Rubio A, Backeljau T, Saarenmaa H, Ulenberg S (2015) PESI - a taxonomic backbone for Europe. Biodiversity Data Journal 3:e5848   (pdf)
  59. Kędra M, Moritz C, Choy ES, David C, Degen R, Duerksen S, Ellingsen I, Górska B, Grebmeier J.M., Kirievskaya D, van Oevelen D, Piwosz K, Samuelsen A, Węsławski J.M.(2015) Status and trends in the structure of Arctic benthic food webs. Polar Research 34,23775   (pdf)
  60. Sokołowski A, Szczepańska A, Richard P, Kędra M, Wołowicz M, Węsławski J.M.. (2014) Trophic structure of the macrobenthic community of Hornsund, Spitsbergen, based on the determination of stable carbon and nitrogen isotopic signatures, Polar Biology 37,1247-1260   (pdf)
  61. Meier H. E. Markus, Hele´n C. Andersson, Berit Arheimer, Chantal Donnelly, Kari Eilola,Bo G. Gustafsson, Kotwicki L, Tina-Simone Neset, Susa Niiranen, Piwowarczyk J, Oleg P. Savchuk, Frederik Schenk, Węsławski J.M., Eduardo Zorita. (2014) Ensemble Modeling of the Baltic Sea Ecosystem to Provide Scenarios for Management AMBIO 2014,43:37–48   (pdf)
  62. Lydersen Chr., Assmy P., Falk-Petersen, S., Kohler, J., Kovacs, K.M., Reigstad, M., Steen, H., Strøm, H., Sundfjord, A., Varpe, Ø., Waldek Walczowski, W., Węsławski, J.M., Zajaczkowski, M., 2014, The importance of tidewater glaciers for marine mammals and seabirds in Svalbard, Norway. Journal of Marine Systems, Volume 129, January 2014, Pages 452-471
  63. Kedra M, Pabis K, Gromisz S, Węsławski J.M., 2013, Distribution patterns of polychaete fauna in an Arctic fjord (Hornsund, Spitsbergen), Polar Biology, 36 (10):1463-1472   (pdf)
  64. Węsławski J.M., Kryla-Straszewska L., Piwowarczyk J., Urbanski J. Warzocha J., Kotwicki L., Włodarska-Kowalczuk M., Wiktor J., 2013, "Habitat modelling limitations - Puck Bay, Baltic Sea - a case study", Oceanologia 55(1), 2013, 167-183,   (pdf)
  65. Węsławski J.M., Kryla-Straszewska L, Warzocha J, Urbanski J, Włodarska-Kowalczuk M, Kotwicki L, 2013 How lonely they are? A degree of isolation among macrozoobenthos species in the Marine Protected Area, the Bay of Puck, the Southern Baltic. Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies 42,289-295   (pdf)
  66. KwaśniewskiS. Głuchowska M., Walkusz W., Karnovsky NJ, Jakubas D., Wojczulanis-Jakubas K., Harding AMA., Goszczko I., Cisek M., Beszczynska-Moller A., Walczowski W., Węsławski J.M.., Stempniewicz L. 2012 Interannual changes in zooplankton on the West Spitsbergen Shelf in relation to hydrographyand their consequences forthediet of planktivorous seabirds ICES Journal of Marine Science, 69: 890–901,   (pdf)
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  68. Węsławski J.M., Kędra M., Przytarska J., Kotwicki L., Ellingsen I., Skardhamar J., Renaud P.,Goszczko I., "A huge biocatalytic filter in thecentre of Barents Sea shelf?", Oceanologia 54(2), 2012, 325-335   (pdf)
  69. Węsławski J.M., Włodarska-Kowalczuk M, Kędra M, Legeżyńska J, Kotwicki L, 2012, Eight speciesthat rule today’s European Arctic fjord benthos Polish Polar Research; vol. 33, no. 3: 225–238   (pdf)
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  71. Bluhm, B.A., Gebruk, A.V., Gradinger, R., Hopcroft, R.R., Huettmann, F., Kosobokova, K.N., Sirenko, B.I., Węsławski, J.M., 2011, Arctic marine biodiversity: an update of species richness and examples of biodiversity change. Oceanography 24: 232-248.   (pdf)
  72. Węsławski J.M., Kendall MA, Włodarska-Kowalczuk M., Iken K, Legeżyńska J., Kędra M, Sejr M. 2011 Climate change effects on Arctic fjord and coastal macrobenthic diversity -observations and predictions. Marine Biodiversity, Volume 41, Issue 1, pp 71-85   (pdf)
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  74. Gradinger R, Bluhm BA, Hopcroft RR, Gebruk A, Kosobokova , Sirenko B, Węsławski J.M., 2010, Marine life in the Arctic.In: MacIntyre A (ed) The census of marine life 2010. Life in theWorld'sOceans: Diversity,Distribution, and Abundance, edited by Alasdair D. McIntyre, BlackwellPublishing Ltd. (Oxford), 384 pages.
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  76. Kędra M, Włodarska-Kowalczuk M and Węsławski J.M., . 2010. Decadal change in macrobenthic soft-bottom community structure in a high Arctic fjord (Kongsfjorden, Svalbard) Polar Biology Volume 33, Issue 1, pp 1-11   (pdf)
  77. Opaliński, KW; Maciejewska, K; Urban-Malinga, B; Węsławski, J.M.,2010, The oxygen fluxes of sandy littoral areas: Quantifying primary and secondary producers in the Baltic Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin 61: 211-214   (pdf)
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  80. Węsławski J.M., Opanowski A., Legeżyńska J., Maciejewska B., Włodarska-Kowalczuk M, Kędra M. 2010 How many roles can a species play? Hidden diversity in Arctic crustaceans. Pol. Polar Research31; 205-216   (pdf)
  81. Węsławski J.M., Urbanski J, Kryla-Straszewska L, AndrulewiczE., Linkowski T., Kuzebski E., Meissner W, Otremba Z, Piwowarczyk J, "The different uses of sea space in Polish Marine Areas:is conflict inevitable?" Oceanologia, 52(3), 2010, 513-530   (pdf)
  82. Węsławski J.M., Wiktor J.jr., Kotwicki L. 2010 Increase in biodiversityin the Arctic rocky littoral, Sorkappland, Svalbard after 20years of climate warming. Marine Biodiversity 40, 123-130   (pdf)
  83. Włodarska-Kowalczuk M., Węsławski J.M., Warzocha J., Janas U. 2010 Habitat loss and possible effects on local species richness in a species-poor system - a case study of southern Baltic Sea macrofauna. Biodiversity & Conservation 19, 3991-4002   (pdf)
  84. Gic-Grusza G, Kryla-Staszewska, L., Urbanski, J., Warzocha, J., Węsławski J.M., (redakcja). 2009. Atlas siedlisk dna polskich obszarow morskich. Waloryzacja przyrodnicza siedlisk morskich, Broker-Innowacji, Gdynia   (pdf)
  85. Heip C, Hummel, H, van Avesaath, P., Appeltans,W, Arvanitidis, C., Aspden, R., Austen, M., Boero, F., Bouma, TJ,Boxshall G, Bucholz F, Crowe T, Delaney A, Deprez T, Emblow C,Feral JP, Gasol J.M., Gooday A, Harder J, Ianora A, Kraberg A, MackensieB, Ojaveer H, Paterson D, Ruhmor H, Schiedek D, Sokołowski A, SomerfieldP, Souse Pinto I, Vincx M, Węsławski J.M., Nash R, 2009, Marine biodiversityand Ecosystem Functioning, ISSN 2009-2539
  86. Renaud PE, Webb TJ, Bjoergesaeter A, KarakassisI, Kędra M, Kendall MA, Labrune C, Lampadariou N, Somerfield PJ,Włodarska-Kowalczuk M, Vanden Berghe E, Claus S, Aleffi IF, AmourouxJ.M., Bryne KH, Cochrane SJ, Dahle S, Degraer S, Denisenko SG, DeprezT, Dounas C, Fleischer D, Gil J, Gremare A, Janas U, Mackie ASY,Palerud R, Rumohr H, Sarda R, Speybroeck J, Taboada S, van HoeyG, Węsławski J.M., Whomersley P, Zettler ML. 2009. Contribution tothe Theme Section 'Large-scale studies of the European benthos'Continental-scale patterns in benthic invertebrate diversity: insightsfrom the MacroBen database. Marine Ecology Progress Series [Mar.Ecol. Prog. Ser.]. Vol. 382, pp. 239-252   (pdf)
  87. Walkusz W, Kwasniewski S, Falk-Petersen S, Hop H, Tverberg V, Wieczorek P & Węsławski J.M., . 2009. Seasonal andspatial changes in the zooplankton community of Kongsfjorden, Svalbard.Polar Research, 28, 254–281   (pdf)
  88. Węsławski, J. M.; Kwasniewski, S.; Stempniewicz,L. 2009. Warming in the Arctic May Result in the Negative Effectsof Increased Biodiversity. Polarforschung, 78, 3, 105-108   (pdf)
  89. Węsławski J.M., Warzocha J, Wiktor J, Urbanski J,Radtke K, Kryla L, Tatarek A, Kotwicki L, Piwowarczyk J., "Biological valorisation of the southern Baltic Sea (Polish ExclusiveEconomic Zone)", Oceanologia 51(3), 2009, 415-435   (pdf)
  90. Włodarska-Kowalczuk M., Węsławski, J.M. 2008. Mesoscale spatial structures in soft-bottommacrozoobenthic communities: effects of physical control andimpoverishment. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 356, 215-224   (pdf)
  91. Derous S, Agardy T, Hillewaert H, Hostens K, Jamieson G, Lieberknecht L, Mees J, Moulaert I, Olenin S, Paelinckx D, Rabaut M, Rachor E, Roff J, Stienen EWM, van der Wal JT, van Lancker V, Verfaillie E, Vincx M, Węsławski J.M., Degraer S, "A concept for biological valuation in the marine environment", Oceanologia 49(1), 2007, 99-128   (pdf)
  92. Kotwicki L, Węsławski J.M., Grzelak K, Wiktor J & Zajaczkowski M, (2007) Island Biogeography Theory in Coastal Ecosystem Protection: The Baltic Sandy Shores, Coastline Reports 8, Schernewski, Glaeser, Scheibe, Sekscinska & Thamm (eds.): Coastal development: The Oder estuary and beyond, 257 –263, ISSN 0928-2734, ISBN 978-3-9811839-0-0
  93. Renaud, P.E., Włodarska-Kowalczuk M., Trannum H., Holte B., Węsławski J.M., Cochrane S., Dahle S., Gulliksen B., 2007, Multidecadal stability of benthic community structure in a high-Arctic glacial fjord (van Mijenfjord, Spitsbergen), Polar Biology, 30, 295-305   (pdf)
  94. Stempniewicz L., Błachowiak-Samołyk K., Węsławski J.M. (2007) Impact of climate change on zooplankton communities, seabird populations and Arctic terrestrial ecosystem –a scenario. Deep-Sea Research Part II, 54, 2934-2433.   (pdf)
  95. Węsławski J.M.; Kotwicki, L.; Wiktor, J.; Tatarek, A.; Grzelak, K. (2007). Shallow sandy sublittoral: the ecological treasure of the southern Baltic Sea. MarBEF Newsletter 6: 19
  96. Węsławski J.M., Stempniewicz L, Kwaśniewski S. 2007 Konsekwencje zmiany klimatu dla morskiego ekosystemu Arktyki Europejskiej, 311-314, w "Zmiany klimatyczne w Arktyce i Antarktyce" Gdynia AM 2007, pod red. A. Styszyńskiej i A. Marsza ISBN978-83-7421-024-9
  97. Kukliński P, Gulliksen B, Lonne OJ, Węsławski J.M., . 2006. Substratum as a structuring influence on assemblages of arctic bryozoans. Polar Biology 29, 652-661   (pdf)
  98. Urban-Malinga B, Hedtkamp SIC, Beusekom JEE, Wiktor J, Węsławski J.M., . 2006 Comparison of nematode communities in Baltic and North Sea sublittoral, permeable sands -diversity and environmental control. Estuarine and Coastal Shelf Sci. 70, 224-238   (pdf)
  99. Węsławski J.M., Kwaśniewski S, Stempniewicz L, Błachowiak-Samołyk K. 2006 Biodiversity and energy transfer to top trophic levels In two contrasting Arctic fjords. Polish Polar Res. 27, 259-278   (pdf)
  100. Węsławski J.M., and 20 others authors, "Basis for valuation of the Polish Exclusive Economic Zone of the BalticSea: Rationale and quest for tools", Oceanologia 48(1), 2006, 145-167 (pdf).
  101. Gheskiere, Tom; Vincx, Magda; Węsławski, Jan Marcin; Scapini, Felicita; Degraer, Steven. 2005. Meiofauna as descriptor of tourism-induced changes at sandy beaches. Marine Environmental Research, Vol: 60, Issue: 2, pp. 245-265   (pdf).
  102. Kotwicki L, Szymelfenig M, De Troch M, Urban-Malinga B, Węsławski J.M. 2005. Latitudinal biodiversity patterns from sandy littoral beaches. Biodiversity and Conservation, 14, pp. 461-474 (pdf).
  103. Kotwicki, Lech; Troch, Marleen De; Urban-Malinga, Barbara; Gheskiere, Tom; Węsławski, Jan Marcin. 2005. Horizontal and vertical distribution of meiofauna on sandy beaches of the North Sea (The Netherlands, Belgium, France). Helgoland Marine Research, Volume: 59, Issue: 4, pp. 255-264   (pdf).
  104. Kotwicki L, Jan Marcin Węsławski, Anna Szaltynis, Aleksandra Raczynska, Agnieszka Kupiec, "Deposition of large organic particles (macrodetritus) in a sandy beach system (Puck Bay, Baltic Sea)", Oceanologia 47(2), 2005, 181-199 (pdf).
  105. Kotwicki L, Jan Marcin Węsławski, Anna Szaltynis, Anna Stasiak, Agnieszka Kupiec, "Fine organic particles in a sandy beach system (Puck Bay, Baltic Sea)". Oceanologia 47(2), 2005, 165-180   (pdf)
  106. Kukliński P, Gulliksen B, Lonne OJ, Węsławski J.M., 2005. Composition of bryozoan assemblages related to depth in Svalbard fjords and sounds. Polar Biology 28: 619-630   (pdf).
  107. Węsławski J.M., Snelgrove, P.V.R., Levin, L.A., Austen, M.C., Kneib, R.T., Iliffe, T.M., Garey, J.R., Hawkins S.J., Whitlatch, R.B., 2004. Marine Sedimentary Biota as Providers of Ecosystem Goods and Services. Chapter 4 in: Integrating concepts of biodiversity in soils and sediments: a transdisciplinary assessment of the most critical taxa, functions and habitats for sustainability, their vulnerability and management options eds D.H. Wall, Island Press   (pdf)
  108. Węsławski J.M., 2004, The marine fauna of Arctic islands as bioindicators, in S. Skreslet (ed) Jan Mayen Island in Scientific Focus, Kluver ACademic Publishers,173-180 (pdf)
  109. Włodarska-Kowalczuk M, Kendall MA, Węsławski J.M., Klages M, Soltwedel T. 2004, Depth gradients of benthic standing stock and diversity on the continental margin at a high latitude ice-free site (off Spitsbergen, 79 °N). Deep-Sea Research, I, 51, 1903-1914   (pdf)
  110. Karnovsky N, Kwasniewski S, Węsławski J.M., Walkusz W, Beszczyńska-Moller A. 2003 The foraging behaviour of little auksin a heterogenous environment. Marine Ecology Progress Ser.253: 289-303   (pdf)
  111. Kendall MA, Widdicombe S., Węsławski J.M., 2003 A multiscale study of the biodiversity of the benthic infauna of the high latitude Kongsfjord, Svalbard. Polar Biology, 26, 6, 383-388   (pdf)
  112. Hop H, Pearson T, Hegseth EN, Kovacs K, Wiencke C, Kwaśniewski S, Eiane K, Mehlum F, Gulliksen, Włodarska-Kowalczuk M, Lydersen C, Węsławsk J.M., Cochrane S, Gabrielsen GW, Leakey R, Lonne OJ, Zajączkowski M, Falk-Petersen S, Kendall M, Wangberg S.A., Bischof K, Voronkov AY, Kovaltchuk , Wiktor J, Plterman M, Di Prisco G, Estoppey A, Papucci C, Gerland S, Lippert H. 2002 The ecosystem of Kongsfjorden, Svalbard. Polar Research, 21, 167-208   (pdf)
  113. Karnovsky N, Kwasniewski S, Węsławsk J.M., Walkusz W, Beszczyńska-Moller A. 2003 The foraging behaviour of little auks in a heterogenous environment. Marine Ecology Progress Ser. 253: 289-303   (pdf)
  114. Węsławski J.M., Włodarska-Kowalczuk M, Legeżyńska J 2003 Occurrence of soft bottom macrofaunaalong the depth gradient in High Arctic, 79oN. Polish Polar Research 24 (1),73-88
  115. Kotwicki L, Danielewicz J, Turzyński M, Węsławski J.M., 2002 Preliminary studies on the organic matter deposition and particle filtration processes in sandy beach in Sopot. Oceanological Studies, 31(3-4), 71-84   (pdf)
  116. Ringuette M, Fortier L, Fortier M, Runge JA, Belanger S, Larouche P, Węsławski J.M., Kwasniewski S 2002 Advanced recruitment and accelerated population development in Arctic calanoid copepods of the North Water. Deep Sea Research Part II; 49, 5081-5099   (pdf)
  117. WęsławskiJ.M., Legeżyńska J 2002 Chances for Arctic survival; Greely's Expedition revisited. Arctic 55,4;380-386   (pdf)
  118. Węsławski J.M., Legeżyńska J 2002 Life cycles of some arctic amphipods. Polish Polar Research 23 (3-4) 253-264
  119. Węsławski J.M., Włodarska-Kowalczuk M, Legeżyńska, Kotwicki L J 2002 Bioróżnorodność arktycznego bentosu od szelfu do basenu oceanicznego w Arktyce Europejskiej na 79 równoleżniku. Przegląd Zoologiczny, XLVI, 3, 113-126
  120. Levin LA, Boesch DF, Covich A, Dahm C, Erseus C, Ewel C, Kneib RT, Moldenke A, Palmer MA, Snelgrove P, Strayer D, Węsławski J.M., 2001 The function of marine critical transition zones and the importance of sediment biodiversity. Ecosystems; 4, 430-451   (pdf)
  121. Węsławski J.M., Stanek A, Siewert A, Beer N. 2001 The sandhopper (Talitrus saltator, Montagu 1808) on the Polish Baltic coast. Is it a victim of increased tourism? Oceanological Studies 29, 1-11   (pdf)
  122. Włodarska-Kowalczuk M, Węsławski J.M., 2001 Impact of climate warming on Arctic benthic biodiversity: a case study of two Arctic glacial bays. Climate Research 18, 127-132   (pdf)
  123. Węsławski J.M., Opaliński K.W., Legeżyńska J., 2000, Life cycle and production of Onisimus littoralis, the key species in Arctic soft sediment littoral. Pol. Arch. Hydrobiol., 47, 585-596 (pdf)
  124. Legeżyńska J, Węsławski J.M., Presler P 2000 Benthic scavengers collected by baited traps in the high Arctic. Polar Biology 23, 539-544   (pdf)
  125. Moe KA, Skeie GM, Brude OW, Lovas CM, Nedrebo, Węsławski J.M., 2000 The Svalbard intertidal zone: A concept for the use of GIS in applied oil sensivity, vulnerability and impact analyses. Spill Science and Technology Bulletin 6, 187-206   (pdf)
  126. Węsławski J.M., Hacquebord L, Stempniewicz L, Malinga M, "Greenland whales and walruses in the Svalbard food web before and after exploitation", Oceanologia 42(1), 2000, 37-56   (pdf)
  127. Węsławski J.M., Kupidura T., Żabicki M 2000 Sandhoppers (Talitrus saltator, Montagu 1808, Amphipoda, Gammaridea) at the Polish Baltic coast. Seasonal and spatial distribution patterns. Crustaceana, 73, 961-969
  128. Węsławski J.M., Legeżyńska J, Opalinski. 2000. Onisimus littoralis –key species in Arctic soft sediment littoral. Pol. Arch. Hydrobiol. 47, 585-596   (pdf)
  129. Węsławski J.M., Malinga B, Kotwicki L, Opaliński K, Szymelfenig M, Dutkowski M 2000 Sandy coastlines - are there conflicts between recreation and natural values? Oceanological studies, 29, 5-18   (pdf)
  130. Węsławski J.M., Pedersen G, Petersen SF, Poraziński K, "Entrapment of macroplankton in an Arctic fjord basin, Kongsfjorden, Svalbard", Oceanologia 42(1), 2000, 57-69   (pdf)
  131. Węsławski J.M., Koszteyn J, Kwaśniewski S, Stempniewicz L, Malinga M. 1999 Summerfood resources of the little auk (Alle alle) in the European Arctic seas.Polish Polar Research 20, 387-403   (pdf)
  132. Węsławski J.M., Stempniewicz L., Mehlum F., Kwaśniewski S. 1999 -Summer feeding strategy of the little auk (Alle alle) from Bjornoya, Barents Sea, Polar Biology 21, 129-134   (pdf)
  133. Węsławskii J.M., Szymelfenig M. 1999. Community composition of tidal flats on Spitsbergen: consequence of disturbance? NATO ASI Series, Serie E, Vol.59, J.S.Gray et al. (eds) Biogeochemical Cycling and Sediment Ecology, 185-193.   (pdf)
  134. Węsławski J.M., Szymelfenig M, Zajączkowski M, Keck A. 1999 Influence of salinity and suspended matter on benthos of an Arctic tidal flat. ICES Journal of Marine Science 56, 194-202.   (pdf)
  135. Węsławski J.M., Legeżyńska J. 1998 Glacier induced zooplankton mortality? Journal of Plankton Research 20, 1233-1240   (pdf)
  136. Wiktor J., Węsławski J.M., Wieczorek P., Zajączkowski M., Okolodkov J. -1998 Phytoplankton and suspensions in relation to the freshwater in Arctic coastal marine ecosystems, Polish Polar Research 19(3-4), 1998, 215-230
  137. Włodarska-Kowalczuk M., Węsławski J.M., Kotwicki L. 1998 Spitsbergen glacial bays macrobenthos - a preliminary comparative study. Polar Biology 20, 66-73   (pdf)
  138. Węsławski J.M., Zajączkowski M., Wiktor J., Szymelfenig M., 1997, Intertidal zone of Svalbard 3. Littoral of a subarctic oceanic island, Bjornoya. Polar Biology 18, 45-52 (pdf)
  139. Beszczyńska-Möller A., Węsławski J.M., Walczowski W., Zajączkowski M., "Estimationn of glacial meltwater discharge into Svalbard coastal water", Oceanologia 39(3), 1997, 289-297 (pdf)
  140. Falk K, Hjort C, Andreasen C, Christensen KD, Elander M, Ericson M, Kampp K, Kristensen RM, Mobjerg N, Moller S, Węsławski J.M., 1997 Seabirds utilizing the Northeast Water polynya. Journal Mar. Systems 10, 47-65   (pdf)
  141. Haque A.M., Szymelfenig M., Węsławski J.M., "Small-scale vertical distribution of zoobenthos in the sandy littoral of the Gulf of Gdańsk", Oceanologia 39(4), 1997, 433-446   (pdf)
  142. Haque A.M., Szymelfenig M., Węsławski J.M., "Spatial and seasonal changes in the sandy littoral zoobentos of the Gulf of Gdańsk", Oceanologia 39(3), 1997, 299-323 (pdf)
  143. Węsławski J.M., J Wiktor, J Koszteyn, M Zajączkowski, P Wieczorek, L Kotwicki 1997 The coastal edge of the Northeast Water polynya in spring 1993. Journal of Marine Systems 10, 429-444   (pdf)
  144. Węsławski J.M., Wiktor J., Zajączkowski M., Futsaeter G., Moe K.A. 1997 Vulnerability Assessment of Svalbard Intertidal Zone for Oil Spills,Estuarine,Coastal and Shelf Science 44(Supplement A), 1997, 33-41   (pdf)
  145. Węsławski J.M., Zajączkowski M., Wiktor J., Szymelfenig M. 1997. Intertidal zone of Svalbard. 3 Littoral of a subarctic, oceanic island: Bjornoya, Polar Biology, 18, 45-52   (pdf)
  146. Haque AM, Szymelfenig M, Węsławski J.M., "The sandy littoral zoobenthos of Polish Baltic coast", Oceanologia 38(3), 1996, 361-378 (pdf)
  147. Włodarska M, Węsławski J.M., Gromisz S, "A comparison of the macrofaunal community structure and diversity in two arctic glacial bays - a "cold" one off Franz Josef Land and a "warm" one off Spitsbergen", Oceanologia 38(2), 1996, 251-283 (pdf)
  148. Jażdżewski, K Węsławski J.M., C de Broyer 1995 A comparison of the Amphipod faunal diversity in two polar fjords, Admiralty Bay, King George Island (Antarctic) and Hornsund (Spitsbergen, Arctic). Pol. Archiv. Hydrobiol. 42, 367-384   (pdf)
  149. Koszteyn J, TimofeevS, Węsławski J.M., B Malinga 1995 Size structure of Themisto abyssorum Boeck and Themisto libellula (Mandt) populations in European Arctic seas. Polar Biology 15, 85-92   (pdf)
  150. Szymelfenig M, Kwaśniewski S, Węsławski J.M., 1995 Intertidal zone of Svalbard 2. Meiobenthos density and occurrence. Polar Biology 15, 137-141   (pdf)
  151. Węsławski J.M., Koszteyn J, Zajączkowski M, Wiktor J, Kwaśniewski 1995 Freshwater in Svalbard fjord ecosystems. W "Ecology of gfjords and coastal waters" eds HR Skjoldal, Hopkins CC, Erikstad KE, Leinaas HP. Elsevier Sci BV 229-241 (pdf)
  152. Węsławski J.M., 1994 Genus Gammarus (Crustacea, Amphipoda) from Svalbard and Franz Josef Land. Distribution and density. Sarsia 79, 145-150   (pdf)
  153. Węsławski J.M., M. Ryg, T.G Smith, N.A Oritsland 1994 Food and feeding of the Ringed seal in Spitsbergen. Arctic 47, 109-114   (pdf)
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