Ivona Cetinić
Research Associate

University of Maine, School of Marine Sciences
Darling Marine Center
Walpole, ME 04573
Email: ivona.cetinic@maine.edu
Phone: 207.5638325
In the lab since 2009.


    2001, B.S. Biology - Ecology,  University of Zagreb, Croatia
    2009, Ph.D. Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

Research Interests
  • In situ bio-optics and remote sensing
  • Biological-physical coupling in meso- and submesoscale
  • Integrated platforms and instrumental network development
  • Harmful Algae Blooms


PDFs available through Google Scholar and Mendeley

Seubert E.L., S. Trussell, J. Eagleton, A. Schnetzer, I. Cetinić, P. Lauri, B. H. Jones and D.A. Caron. "Algal Toxins and Reverse Osmosis Desalination Operations: Laboratory Bench Testing and Field Monitoring of Domoic Acid, Saxitoxin, Brevetoxin and Okadaic Acid", (accepted, Water Research, 2012)

Cetinić, I., M. J. Perry, N. T. Briggs, E. Kallin, E. A. D'Asaro, and C. M. Lee (2012), "Particulate organic carbon and inherent optical properties during 2008 North Atlantic Bloom Experiment." Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 117(C6), C06028.

Alkire, M. B., E. D'Asaro, C. Lee, M.J. Perry, A. Gray., I. Cetinić, N. Briggs, E. Rehm, E. Kallin, J. Kaiser, A. Gonzalez-Posada (2012). "Estimates of net community production and export using high-resolution, Lagrangian measurements of O2, NO3-, and POC through the evolution of a spring diatom bloom in the North Atlantic." Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 64(3),157-174.

Fennel,K., I. Cetinić, E. D'Asaro, C. Lee, M.J. Perry (2011)."An interdisciplinary autonomous data set of the 2008 North Atlantic spring bloom (NAB 2008)". Eos Trans. AGU, 92(50), 465-466.

Briggs, N., M. J. Perry, I. Cetinić, C. Lee, E. D'Asaro, A. Gray and E. Rehm (2011). "High-resolution observations of aggregate flux during a sub-polar North Atlantic spring bloom." Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 58: 1031-1039.

Smith,R., J. Das, H. Heidarsson, A. de Menezes Pereira, F. Arrichiello, I. Cetinić, L. Darjany, M. Garneau, M. Howard, C. Oberg, M. Ragan, E. Seubert, E. Smith, B. Stauffer, A. Schnetzer, G. Toro-Farmer, D.A. Caron, B.H. Jones and G. S. Sukhatme (2010). "USC CINAPS Builds Bridges: Observing and Monitoring the Southern California Bight." IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, 17(1); 20-30.

Caron, D. A., M. Garneau, E. Seubert, M. D. A. Howard, L. Darjany, A. Schnetzer, I. Cetinić, G. Filteau, P. Lauri, B. Jones and S. Trussell (2010). "Harmful Algae and their potential impacts on desalinization operations off Southern California " Water Research 44(2): 385-416.

Cetinić, I., G. Toro-Farmer, M. Ragan, C. Oberg and B. H. Jones (2009). "Calibration procedure for Slocum glider deployed optical instruments." Opt. Express 17(18): 15420-15430.

Smith,R., B. Stauffer, J. Das, H. Heidarsson, A. de Menezes Pereira, Y. Chao, L. Darjany, I. Cetinić, D. Estrin, C. Oberg, M. Ragan, B.H. Jones, G.S. Sukhatme and D. A. Caron (2009). "Design and Implementation of Sensor Networks for the Observation and Research of Harmful Algal Blooms in Southern California Coastal Waters." Conference on Coastal Environmental Sensing Networks. Boston, Ma.

Sekula-Wood, E., A. Schnetzer, C. R. Benitez-Nelson, C. Anderson, W. M. Berelson, M. A. Brzezinski, J. M. Burns, D. A. Caron, I. Cetinić, J. L. Ferry, E. Fitzpatrick, B. H. Jones, P. E. Miller, S. L. Morton, R. A. Schaffner, D. A. Siegel and R. Thunell (2009). "Rapid downward transport of the neurotoxin domoic acid in coastal waters." Nature Geoscience 2(4): 272-275.

Jones, B. H., I. Cetinić, G. Toro-Farmer, K. Herzog, A. Bianculli, R. D. Leon, M. A. Ragan and W. T. Reynolds (2008). The Light and Motion Sensor Program: Low cost coral reef monitoring, 11th International Coral Reef Symposium Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Svensen, C., C. Wexels Riser, I. Cetinić and M. Caric (2008). "Vertical flux regulation and plankton composition in a simple ecological system: snapshots from the small marine Lake Rogoznica (Croatia)." Acta Adriatica 49(1): 37-51.

Buric, Z., I. Cetinić, D. Vilicic, K. C. Mihalic, M. Caric and G. Olujic (2007). "Spatial and temporal distribution of phytoplankton in a highly stratified estuary (Zrmanja, Adriatic Sea)." Marine Ecology-an Evolutionary Perspective 28: 169-177.

Cetinić, I., Vilicic, D., Buric, Z., Olujic, G., (2006). "Phytoplankton seasonality in a highly stratified karstic estuary (Krka, Adriatic Sea)." Hydrobiologia 555: 31-40.

Buric, Z., K. Caput Mihalic, I. Cetinić, D. Vilicic, I. Ciglenecki and M. Caric (2006). Occurrence of rare microflagellates Prorocentrum arcuatum Issel and Hermesinum adriaticum Zacharias in the marine Lake Rogoznica (eastern Adriatic coast). European Marine Biology Symposium, Cork, University College Cork.

Buric, Z., I. Cetinić, D. Vilicic, M. Caric, K. Caput Mihalic and D. Olujic (2005). Seasonal and spatial distribution of phytoplankton in the highly stratified estuary (Zrmanja, Adriatic Sea). 40th European Marine Biology Symposium, Vienna, University of Vienna.

Buric, Z., D. Vilicic, I. Cetinić, K. Caput, M. Caric and G. Olujic (2005). "Taxonomic composition of phytoplankton in the Zrmanja Estuary." Periodicum Biologorum 107(3): 305-312.

Cetinić, I., D. Vilicic and Z. Buric. (2004). "Microphytoplankton composition across the frontal system in Northen Adriatic (February, 2003)." Rapport du Congress de la CIESM 37: 210.

Buric, Z., I. Cetinić, K. Caput and D. Vilicic (2004). "Distribution and taxonomic composition of phytoplankton in a shallow, Adriatic estuary (Zrmanja, July 2000)." Rapport du Congress de la CIESM 37: 498.

Cetinić, I. and D. Vilicic (2003). Fitoplankton kao pokazatelj stupnja trofije u estuariju Krke (2001 - 2002) / Phytoplankton as a trophic level indicator in the Krka estuary (2001 - 2002) /. Hrvatska konferencija o vodama. D. Geres. Zagreb, Hrvatske vode: 211-217.


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