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    • Marine reserve effects on fishery profits : a comment on White et al. (2008) 

      Hart, Deborah R.; Sissenwine, Michael P. (John Wiley & Sons, 2008-12-22)
      A recent study (White et al. 2008) claimed that fishery profits will often be higher with management that employs no-take marine reserves than conventional fisheries management alone. However, this conclusion was based on ...
    • Marine sedimentary organic matter : delineation of marine and terrestrial sources through radiocarbon dating; and the role of organic sulfur in early petroleum generation 

      Benitez-Nelson, Bryan C. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1996-05)
      This thesis details two years of research conducted with the guidance and support of three advisors: Dr. J. K. Whelan, Dr. J. S. Seewald and Dr. T. I. Eglinton. Each of the three chapters represents a different, ...
    • Marine vertebrate zoonoses : an overview of the DAO Special Issue 

      Moore, Michael J.; Gast, Rebecca J.; Bogomolni, Andrea L. (Inter-Research, 2008-08-19)
      The role of marine birds, mammals, turtles and fish as vectors of infectious agents of potential risk to humans can be examined from a variety of perspectives. The studies in this DAO Special include a broad survey of ...
    • Marine-derived C-14 calibration and activity record for the past 50,000 years updated from the Cariaco Basin 

      Hughen, Konrad A.; Southon, John R.; Lehman, Scott J.; Bertrand, Chanda J. H.; Turnbull, J. (2006-03-01)
      An expanded Cariaco Basin 14C chronology is tied to 230Th-dated Hulu Cave speleothem records in order to provide detailed marine-based 14C calibration for the past 50,000 years. The revised, high resolution Cariaco 14C ...
    • Marine04 marine radiocarbon age calibration, 0-26 cal kyr BP 

      Hughen, Konrad A.; Baillie, Mike G. L.; Bard, Edouard; Beck, J. Warren; Bertrand, Chanda J. H.; Blackwell, Paul G.; Buck, Caitlin E.; Burr, George S.; Cutler, Kirsten B.; Damon, Paul E.; Edwards, R. Lawrence; Fairbanks, Richard G.; Friedrich, Michael; Guilderson, Thomas P.; Kromer, Bernd; McCormac, Gerry; Manning, Sturt; Ramsey, C. Bronk; Reimer, Paula J.; Reimer, Ron W.; Remmele, Sabine; Southon, John R.; Stuiver, Minze; Talamo, Sahra; Taylor, F. W.; van der Plicht, Johannes; Weyhenmeyer, Constanze E. (Dept. of Geosciences, University of Arizona, 2004)
      New radiocarbon calibration curves, IntCal04 and Marine04, have been constructed and internationally ratified to replace the terrestrial and marine components of IntCal98. The new calibration data sets extend an additional ...
    • Mariprofundus ferrooxydans PV-1 the First Genome of a Marine Fe(II) Oxidizing Zetaproteobacterium 

      Singer, Esther; Emerson, David; Webb, Eric A.; Barco, Roman A.; Kuenen, J. Gijs; Nelson, William C.; Chan, Clara S.; Comolli, Luis R.; Ferriera, Steve; Johnson, Justin; Heidelberg, John F.; Edwards, Katrina J. (Public Library of Science, 2011-09-23)
      Mariprofundus ferrooxydans PV-1 has provided the first genome of the recently discovered Zetaproteobacteria subdivision. Genome analysis reveals a complete TCA cycle, the ability to fix CO2, carbon-storage proteins and a ...
    • Maritime Aerosol Network as a component of Aerosol Robotic Network 

      Smirnov, A.; Holben, B. N.; Slutsker, I.; Giles, D. M.; McClain, C. R.; Eck, T. F.; Sakerin, S. M.; Macke, A.; Croot, P.; Zibordi, G.; Quinn, P. K.; Sciare, J.; Kinne, S.; Harvey, Mike J.; Smyth, Tim J.; Piketh, S.; Zielinski, T.; Proshutinsky, Andrey; Goes, J. I.; Nelson, N. B.; Larouche, P.; Radionov, V. F.; Goloub, P.; Moorthy, K. Krishna; Matarrese, R.; Robertson, E. J.; Jourdin, F. (American Geophysical Union, 2009-03-21)
      The paper presents the current status of the Maritime Aerosol Network (MAN), which has been developed as a component of the Aerosol Robotic Network (AERONET). MAN deploys Microtops handheld Sun photometers and utilizes the ...
    • Mark-recapture statistics and demographic analysis 

      Fujiwara, Masami (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2002-06)
      Mark-recapture analysis of populations is becoming an important tool in population biology. Mark-recapture methods can be used to estimate transition probabilities among life-stages from capture histories of marked ...
    • Markov chain analysis of succession in a rocky subtidal community 

      Hill, M. Forrest; Witman, Jon D.; Caswell, Hal (University of Chicago Press, 2004-07-01)
      We present a Markov chain model of succession in a rocky subtidal community based on a long-term (1986–1994) study of subtidal invertebrates (14 species) at Ammen Rock Pinnacle in the Gulf of Maine. The model describes ...
    • Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods for assigning larvae to natal sites using natural geochemical tags 

      White, J. Wilson; Standish, Julie D.; Thorrold, Simon R.; Warner, Robert R. (Ecological Society of America, 2008-12)
      Geochemical signatures deposited in otoliths are a potentially powerful means of identifying the origin and dispersal history of fish. However, current analytical methods for assigning natal origins of fish in mixed-stock ...
    • Mass coral mortality under local amplification of 2°C ocean warming 

      DeCarlo, Thomas M.; Cohen, Anne L.; Wong, George T. F.; Davis, Kristen A.; Lohmann, George P.; Soong, Keryea (Nature Publishing Group, 2017-03-23)
      A 2°C increase in global temperature above pre-industrial levels is considered a reasonable target for avoiding the most devastating impacts of anthropogenic climate change. In June 2015, sea surface temperature (SST) of ...
    • Mass, heat and nutrient fluxes in the Atlantic Ocean determined by inverse methods 

      Rintoul, Stephen R. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1988-03)
      Inverse methods are applied to historical hydrographic data to address two aspects of the general circulation of the Atlantic Ocean. The method allows conservation statements for mass and other properties, along with a ...
    • Mass, heat, oxygen and nutrient fluxes at 30°S and their implications for the Pacific-Indian through flow and the global heat budget 

      Macdonald, Alison M. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1991-07)
      Six hydrographic basinwide sections, two in each of the three major ocean basins, are employed in a set of inverse calculations to determine the extent of exchange between the Pacific and Indian Oceans through the ...
    • Mass-induced sea level change in the northwestern North Pacific and its contribution to total sea level change 

      Cheng, Xuhua; Li, Lijuan; Du, Yan; Wang, Jing; Huang, Rui Xin (John Wiley & Sons, 2013-08-02)
      Over the period 2003–2011, the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) satellite pair revealed a remarkable variability in mass-induced sea surface height (MSSH) in the northwestern North Pacific. A significant ...
    • Massively parallel tag sequencing reveals the complexity of anaerobic marine protistan communities 

      Stoeck, Thorsten; Behnke, Anke; Christen, Richard; Amaral-Zettler, Linda A.; Rodriguez-Mora, Maria J.; Chistoserdov, Andrei Y.; Orsi, William D.; Edgcomb, Virginia P. (BioMed Central, 2009-11-03)
      Recent advances in sequencing strategies make possible unprecedented depth and scale of sampling for molecular detection of microbial diversity. Two major paradigm-shifting discoveries include the detection of bacterial ...
    • The Matamek Research Program : annual report for 1980 

      Naiman, Robert J. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1981-06)
      This report briefly describes activities associated with the Matamek Research Program in 1980. Research was conducted on biological, chemical, and physical characteristics of streams and rivers, principally in the Maisie ...
    • The Matamek Research Program : annual report for 1981 

      Naiman, Robert J. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1982-06)
      This report summarizes activities associated with the Matamek Research Station in 1981. Research was conducted on the biological, chemical, and physical environment of streams and rivers, principally in the Maisie ...
    • The Matamek research program : annual report for 1982 

      Naiman, Robert J. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1983-10)
      This report summarizes activities associated with the Institution's Matamek Research Station during 1982. Research was conducted on the biological, chemical and physical environment of streams and rivers, principally in ...
    • The Matamek research program : annual report for 1983 

      Naiman, Robert J. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1984-07)
      This report summarizes activities associated with the Institution's Matamek Research Station during 1983. Research was conducted on the biological, chemical and physical environment of streams and rivers, principally in ...
    • A matched field processing approach to long range acoustic navigation 

      Deffenbaugh, Max (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1994-02)
      This thesis presents the design and simulation of an acoustic listen-only navigation system for use in a time-varying high-multipath environment. The system uses a ray tracing model of sound propagation in a horizontally ...