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  • The importance of human dimensions research in managing harmful algal blooms 

    Bauer, Marybeth; Hoagland, Porter; Leschine, Thomas M.; Blount, Benjamin G.; Pomeroy, Caroline M.; Lampl, Linda L.; Scherer, Clifford W.; Ayres, Dan L.; Tester, Patricia A.; Sengco, Mario R.; Sellner, Kevin G.; Schumacker, Joe (Ecological Society of America, 2009-02-10)
    Harmful algal blooms (HABs) are natural freshwater and marine hazards that impose substantial adverse impacts on the human use of coastal and marine resources. The socioeconomic and health impacts of HABs can be considerable, ...
  • Improving the accuracy and utility of harmful algal bloom forecasting systems 

    Anderson, Donald M.; Keafer, Bruce A.; McGillicuddy, Dennis J.; Solow, Andrew R.; Kleindinst, Judith L. (2006-05)
    One of the goals of harmful algal bloom (HAB) research has been to develop predictive capabilities for blooms. Major steps have been made towards this goal, including the development of physical-biological models of HAB ...
  • Interannual variability of Alexandrium fundyense abundance and shellfish toxicity in the Gulf of Maine 

    McGillicuddy, Dennis J.; Anderson, Donald M.; Solow, Andrew R.; Townsend, David W. (2005-05-03)
    Six years of oceanographic surveys of Alexandrium fundyense concentrations in the Gulf of Maine are combined with shellfish toxicity records from coastal monitoring stations to assess covariations of these quantities on ...
  • Larval responses to turbulence and temperature in a tidal inlet: Habitat selection by dispersing gastropods? 

    Fuchs, Heidi L.; Solow, Andrew R.; Mullineaux, Lauren S. (Sears Foundation for Marine Research, 2010-06)
    Marine larval dispersal is affected by hydrodynamic transport and larval behavior, but little is known about how behavior affects large-scale patterns of dispersal and recruitment. Intertidal habitats are characterized by ...
  • Linking the oceans to public health : current efforts and future directions 

    Kite-Powell, Hauke L.; Fleming, Lora E.; Backer, Lorraine C.; Faustman, Elaine M.; Hoagland, Porter; Tsuchiya, Ami; Younglove, Lisa R.; Wilcox, Bruce A.; Gast, Rebecca J. (BioMed Central, 2008-11-07)
    We review the major linkages between the oceans and public health, focusing on exposures and potential health effects due to anthropogenic and natural factors including: harmful algal blooms, microbes, and chemical pollutants ...
  • Managing tsunamis through early warning systems : a multidisciplinary approach 

    Jin, Di; Lin, Jian (2010-11)
    This study attempts to identify the key factors that will make a tsunami warning system most effective, to develop a framework in which results of natural science and engineering research can be effectively integrated into ...
  • Marine biological diversity : report of a meeting of the Marine Biological Diversity Working Group 

    Eiswerth, Mark E. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1990-03)
    On August 3 - 4, 1989, the Marine Policy Center of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution hosted the initial meeting of the Marine Biological Diversity Working Group. The formation of this working group was fostered as part ...
  • 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 ...
  • Method for reconstructing climate from fossil beetle assemblages 

    Huppert, Amit; Solow, Andrew R. (Royal Society, 2004-04-19)
    Fossil beetle remains have been used to reconstruct temperatures. One method by which these reconstructions are made--the Mutual Climatic Range method--is based on the overlap of the observed modern climatic ranges of the ...
  • Modeling the Total Allowable Area for Coastal Reclamation : a case study of Xiamen, China 

    Peng, Benrong; Lin, Chenchen; Jin, Di; Rao, Huanhuan; Jiang, Yuwu; Liuc, Yan (2013-03)
    This paper presents an analytical framework to estimate the Total Allowable Area for Coastal Reclamation (TAACR) to provide scientific support for the implementation of a coastal reclamation restriction mechanism. The logic ...
  • A nonparametric test for change in variability using a proxy record with an application to ENSO 

    Solow, Andrew R.; Beet, Andrew R. (American Geophysical Union, 2008-10-09)
    A common problem in climate science is determining whether the pattern of variability in a particular process or variable has changed over time. When the modern observational record is short, this problem can be addressed ...
  • Nutrition and income from molluscs today imply vulnerability to ocean acidification tomorrow 

    Cooley, Sarah R.; Lucey, Noelle; Kite-Powell, Hauke L.; Doney, Scott C. (2011-05-20)
    Atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from human industrial activities are causing a progressive alteration of seawater chemistry, termed ocean acidification, that has decreased seawater pH and carbonate ion ...
  • Occupational safety and regulatory compliance in US commercial fishing 

    Davis, Mary E. (2010-11-19)
    This study explored occupational safety practices and regulatory compliance in a representative sample of Maine commercial fishing vessels. Data were collected on demographic characteristics, safety equipment and training, ...
  • Ocean acidification’s potential to alter global marine ecosystem services 

    Cooley, Sarah R.; Kite-Powell, Hauke L.; Doney, Scott C. (Oceanography Society, 2009-12)
    Ocean acidification lowers the oceanic saturation states of carbonate minerals and decreases the calcification rates of some marine organisms that provide a range of ecosystem services such as wild fishery and aquaculture ...
  • On estimating the number of species from the discovery record 

    Solow, Andrew R.; Smith, Woollcott K. (Royal Society, 2005-02-04)
    A common approach to estimating the number of species in a taxonomic or other group is to extrapolate the temporal pattern of historical species discoveries or descriptions. A formal statistical approach to this problem ...
  • On non-stationarity of ENSO 

    Solow, Andrew R.; Huppert, Amit (American Geophysical Union, 2003-09-13)
    Evolutionary spectral analysis has been used to study changes through time in the variability of ENSO-related time series. However, the significance of estimated evolutionary spectra has not been formally assessed. This ...
  • On predicting abundance from occupancy 

    Solow, Andrew R.; Smith, Woollcott K. (University of Chicago Press, 2010-05-13)
    There is growing interest in predicting the abundance of a species in a region from the occupancy of cells in a uniform grid overlaid on the region. When the number of individuals in each cell follows a negative binomial ...
  • On the attribution of a single event to climate change 

    Hansen, Gerrit; Auffhammer, Maximilian; Solow, Andrew R. (American Meteorological Society, 2014-11-15)
    There is growing interest in assessing the role of climate change in observed extreme weather events. Recent work in this area has focused on estimating a measure called attributable risk. A statistical formulation of this ...
  • On the incompleteness of the historical record of North Atlantic tropical cyclones 

    Solow, Andrew R.; Beet, Andrew R. (American Geophysical Union, 2008-06-03)
    There is some question as to whether the historical record of observed North Atlantic tropical cyclones prior to the advent of satellite coverage is complete. This question is central to understanding the historical trend ...
  • On the maximum observed wind speed in a randomly sampled hurricane 

    Solow, Andrew R. (American Meteorological Society, 2010-03-01)
    There is considerable interest in detecting a long-term trend in hurricane intensity possibly related to large-scale ocean warming. This effort is complicated by the paucity of wind speed measurements for hurricanes occurring ...