İsmail Akçay

E-mail:  ismail@ims.metu.edu.tr

Adress: Middle East Technical University, Institute of Marine                 Sciences, Office: C- 207, P.O.Box 28, 33731
             Erdemli Campus, Mersin, TURKEY

Research Interests

Chemical Oceanography, Nutrient Chemistry, Biogeochemistry, Eutrophication

Education

2015- Now   | PhD, Department of Oceanography, METU- IMS, TURKEY

2013- 2015  | M.Sc., Department of Oceanography, METU- IMS, TURKEY

2007- 2013  | B.Sc., Faculty of Education, Chemistry Education, METU, TURKEY

Professional Experience

2015- Now | Graduate Research Assistant, Middle East Technical University, Institute of Marine Sciences Mersin, TURKEY

Oceanographic Cruises

2013-2019 | Research Cruises (Eastern Mediterranean, Marmara Sea, Black Sea) with R/V Bilim- 2 (~300 days)

Publications

Tuğrul S., Özhan K., Akçay İ, (2019). Assessment of trophic status of the northeastern Mediterranean coastal waters: eutrophication classification tools revisited, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, vol.26, pp.14742-14754.

Tuğrul S., Yücel N., Akçay İ, (2016). Chemical Oceanography of Northeastern Mediterranean in The Turkish Part of the Mediterranean Sea; Marine Biodiversity, Fisheries, Conservation and Governance, Turan C, Salihoglu B., Ozbek O,Öztürk B., Editor, Turkish Marine Research Foundation (TUDAV), İstanbul, pp.15-29.

Özhan K., Akçay İ., Tuğrul S, (2016). Land Base Pollution of the Turkish Mediterranean Sea in The Turkish Part of the Mediterranean Sea Marine Biodiversity, Fisheries, Conservation and Governance, Turan C, Salihoglu B., Ozbek O, Öztürk B., Editor, TUDAV, İstanbul, pp. 494-507.

Scientific Events

Conferences

  • Akçay İ., Yücel M., (2019). Deoxygenation and coastal eutrophication drive distinct benthic nutrient dynamics in the hypoxic Marmara Sea and oxic northeastern Mediterranean Sea. Goldschmidt Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 18 - 23 August 2019

  • Akçay İ., Tuğrul S., (2018). Riverine nutrient inputs to the Mersin Bay, northeastern Mediterranean, International Marine Freshwater Sciences Symposium (MARFRESH 2018), Turkey, 18 - 21 October 2018

  • Akçay İ., Tuğrul S., Uysal Z., (2018). Biochemical Quality Elements for the Assessment of Eutrophication in Mersin Iskenderun Bays (Northeastern Mediterranean), International Marine Freshwater Sciences Symposium (MARFRESH 2018), Turkey, 18 - 21 October 2018

  • Yücel M., Salihoğlu B., Örek H., Fach B., Arkın S., Özkan K., Akçay İ., Güraslan C., Tezcan D., Gazihan A., et al. (2018). Contrasting the permanently anoxic Black Sea with the rapidly deoxygenating Marmara Sea: Distinct redox processes of sulfur, nitrogen and oxygen in the two interconnected enclosed basins, Ocean Sciences Meeting 2018, Portland, United States Of America, 12 - 16 February 2018

  • Akçay İ., Tuğrul S., (2017). Variations in the eutrophicaton-related biochemical properties of the Iskenderun and Mersin Bay surface waters, International Iskenderun Bay Symposium, Hatay, Turkey, 11 - 13 October 2017

  • Akçay İ., Tuğrul S., (2017). Geochemical properties of the Iskenderun and Mersin Bay surface sediments, International Iskenderun Bay Symposium, Hatay, Turkey, 11 - 13 October 2017

  • Tuğrul S., Özhan K., Akçay İ., (2017). Eutrophication assessment, classification and management in the Northeastern Mediterranean Sea, Sixth International Conference on Environmental Management, Engineering, Planning and Economics (CEMEPE) and SECOTOX Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece, 25 - 30 June 2017

  • Akçay İ., Tuğrul S., Özhan K., (2017). Spatial variations in geochemical properties of surface sediments along the Northeastern Mediterranean coastal regions, Sixth International Conference on Environmental Management, Engineering, Planning and Economics (CEMEPE) and SECOTOX Conference, Thessaloniki, Greece, 25 - 30 June 2017

  • Akçay İ., Tuğrul S., (2016). Effects of Terrestrial Inputs on Particulate Organic Matter (POM) Composition (C/N/P ratio) in Surface Waters and Sediments of the Mersin Bay, CIESM Congress, Germany, 12 - 16 September 2016

  • Akçay İ., Tuğrul S., Tezcan D., Ebula E., (2016), Comparison of Geochemical Properties of Surface Sediments in Mersin and İskenderun Bay (NE Mediterranean), CIESM Congress, Germany, 12 - 16 September 2016

Memberships

European Association of Geochemistry 

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Contact: Institute of Marine Sciences, Middle East Technical University, Erdemli Campus, P.O.Box 28, 33731, Mersin, Turkey