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    • A manual for the removal, fixation and preservation of cetacean ears 

      Ketten, Darlene R.; Cramer, Scott R.; Arruda, Julie (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2007-01)
      This chapter is intended as an instructional guide for the removal, fixation and preservation of auditory system tissues of marine mammals. Each section describes procedures for a major ear type for marine mammals. The ...
    • Mapping and assessing variability in the Antarctic marginal ice zone, pack ice and coastal polynyas in two sea ice algorithms with implications on breeding success of snow petrels 

      Stroeve, Julienne; Jenouvrier, Stephanie; Campbell, G. Garrett; Barbraud, Christophe; Delord, Karine (Copernicus Publications on behalf of the European Geosciences Union, 2016-08-22)
      Sea ice variability within the marginal ice zone (MIZ) and polynyas plays an important role for phytoplankton productivity and krill abundance. Therefore, mapping their spatial extent as well as seasonal and interannual ...
    • Marine biotoxins and harmful algae : a national plan 

      Anderson, Donald M.; Galloway, Sylvia B.; Joseph, Jeanne D. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1993-01)
      Marine biotoxins and harmful algae represent a significant and expanding threat to human health and fisheries resources throughout the U.S. This problem takes many forms, ranging from massive "red tides" or blooms of cells ...
    • Marine dispersal scales are congruent over evolutionary and ecological time 

      Pinsky, Malin L.; Saenz-Agudelo, Pablo; Salles, Océane C.; Almany, Glenn R.; Bode, Michael; Berumen, Michael L.; Andrefouet, Serge; Thorrold, Simon R.; Jones, Geoffrey P.; Planes, Serge (2016-10)
      The degree to which offspring remain near their parents or disperse widely is critical for understanding population dynamics, evolution, and biogeography, and for designing conservation actions. In the ocean, most estimates ...
    • Marine mammal necropsy : an introductory guide for stranding responders and field biologists 

      Pugliares, Katie R.; Bogomolni, Andrea L.; Touhey, Kathleen M.; Herzig, Sarah M.; Harry, Charles T.; Moore, Michael J. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2007-09)
      This necropsy manual is designed to establish a base level of profiency in marine mammal necropsy techniques. It is written for stranding network members who do not have a formal pathobiological training and have limited ...
    • The Marine Microbial Eukaryote Transcriptome Sequencing Project (MMETSP) : illuminating the functional diversity of eukaryotic life in the oceans through transcriptome sequencing 

      Keeling, Patrick J.; Burki, Fabien; Wilcox, Heather M.; Allam, Bassem; Allen, Eric E.; Amaral-Zettler, Linda A.; Armbrust, E. Virginia; Archibald, John M.; Bharti, Arvind K.; Bell, Callum J.; Beszteri, Bank; Bidle, Kay D.; Cameron, Connor T.; Campbell, Lisa; Caron, David A.; Cattolico, Rose Ann; Collier, Jackie L.; Coyne, Kathryn J.; Davy, Simon K.; Deschamps, Phillipe; Dyhrman, Sonya T.; Edvardsen, Bente; Gates, Ruth D.; Gobler, Christopher J.; Greenwood, Spencer J.; Guida, Stephanie M.; Jacobi, Jennifer L.; Jakobsen, Kjetill S.; James, Erick R.; Jenkins, Bethany D.; John, Uwe; Johnson, Matthew D.; Juhl, Andrew R.; Kamp, Anja; Katz, Laura A.; Kiene, Ronald P.; Kudryavtsev, Alexander N.; Leander, Brian S.; Lin, Senjie; Lovejoy, Connie; Lynn, Denis; Marchetti, Adrian; McManus, George; Nedelcu, Aurora M.; Menden-Deuer, Susanne; Miceli, Cristina; Mock, Thomas; Montresor, Marina; Moran, Mary Ann; Murray, Shauna A.; Nadathur, Govind; Nagai, Satoshi; Ngam, Peter B.; Palenik, Brian; Pawlowski, Jan; Petroni, Giulio; Piganeau, Gwenael; Posewitz, Matthew C.; Rengefors, Karin; Romano, Giovanna; Rumpho, Mary E.; Rynearson, Tatiana A.; Schilling, Kelly B.; Schroeder, Declan C.; Simpson, Alastair G. B.; Slamovits, Claudio H.; Smith, David R.; Smith, G. Jason; Smith, Sarah R.; Sosik, Heidi M.; Stief, Peter; Theriot, Edward; Twary, Scott N.; Umale, Pooja E.; Vaulot, Daniel; Wawrik, Boris; Wheeler, Glen L.; Wilson, William H.; Xu, Yan; Zingone, Adriana; Worden, Alexandra Z. (Public Library of Science, 2014-06-24)
      Microbial ecology is plagued by problems of an abstract nature. Cell sizes are so small and population sizes so large that both are virtually incomprehensible. Niches are so far from our everyday experience as to make their ...
    • The marine phosphorus cycle 

      White, Angelicque E.; Dyhrman, Sonya T. (Frontiers Media, 2013-05-21)
      Phosphorus, the 13th element to be discovered on our planet, has a rich and varied history spanning match-making, bombs, fertilizer, and pesticides. Entire islands economies (Nauru) have collapsed in the mad hunt for ...
    • Marine plankton phenology and life history in a changing climate : current research and future directions 

      Ji, Rubao; Edwards, Martin; Mackas, David L.; Runge, Jeffrey A.; Thomas, Andrew C. (Oxford University Press, 2010-06-07)
      Increasing availability and extent of biological ocean time series (from both in situ and satellite data) have helped reveal significant phenological variability of marine plankton. The extent to which the range of this ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Mating behavior, population growth, and the operational sex ratio : a periodic two‐sex model approach 

      Jenouvrier, Stephanie; Caswell, Hal; Barbraud, Christophe; Weimerskirch, Henri (University of Chicago Press, 2010-04-21)
      We present a new approach to modeling two‐sex populations, using periodic, nonlinear two‐sex matrix models. The models project the population growth rate, the population structure, and any ratio of interest (e.g., operational ...
    • Matrix models and sensitivity analysis of populations classified by age and stage : a vec-permutation matrix approach 

      Caswell, Hal (Springer, 2011-06-14)
      Matrix population models in which individuals are classified by both age and stage can be constructed using the vec-permutation matrix. The resulting age-stage models can be used to derive the age-specific consequences of ...
    • Measurements of sound-speed and density contrasts of zooplankton in Antarctic waters 

      Chu, Dezhang; Wiebe, Peter H. (2004-12-11)
      Sound-speed and density contrasts (h and g, respectively), two important acoustic material properties, of live zooplankton were measured off the western Antarctic Peninsula during a Southern Ocean GLOBEC cruise conducted ...
    • Measuring hearing in wild beluga whales 

      Mooney, T. Aran; Castellote, Manuel; Quakenbush, Lori T.; Hobbs, Roderick; Goertz, Caroline; Gaglione, Eric (2016)
      We measured the hearing abilities of seven wild beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas) during a collection-and-release experiment in Bristol Bay, AK, USA. Here we summarize the methods and initial data from one animal, ...
    • Mechanics of the right whale mandible : full scale testing and finite element analysis 

      Tsukrov, Igor; DeCew, Judson C.; Baldwin, Kenneth C.; Campbell-Malone, Regina; Moore, Michael J. (2009-03-11)
      In an effort to better understand the mechanics of ship-whale collision and to reduce the associated mortality of the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale, a comprehensive biomechanical study has been conducted ...
    • Mechanisms of action for aryl hydrocarbon receptor ligands in the PLHC-1 cell line 

      Hestermann, Eli V. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1999-12)
      Aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) expression and activity was characterized in the teleost hepatoma cell line, PLHC-1. This work was carried out in order to gain insights into mechanisms of halogenated aromatic hydrocarbon ...
    • Mechanisms regulating large-scale seasonal fluctuations in Alexandrium fundyense populations in the Gulf of Maine : results from a physical–biological model 

      McGillicuddy, Dennis J.; Anderson, Donald M.; Lynch, Daniel R.; Townsend, David W. (2005-04-27)
      Observations of Alexandrium fundyense in the Gulf of Maine indicate several salient characteristics of the vegetative cell distributions: patterns of abundance are gulf-wide in geographic scope; their main features occur ...