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Assessment of management to mitigate anthropogenic effects on large whales
(John Wiley & Sons, 2012-10-01)
United States and Canadian governments have responded to legal requirements to reduce human-induced whale mortality via vessel strikes and entanglement in fishing gear by implementing a suite of regulatory actions. We ...
Ecosystem services and community based coral reef management institutions in post blast-fishing Indonesia
Depending upon the institutional framework, coral reef ecosystems and local economic development can be synergistic. When managed properly through local institutions, coral reef systems can deliver ecosystem services that ...
Inferring functional extinction based on sighting records
The term functional extinction is used to describe a permanent failure of reproduction or recruitment in a population. Functional extinction results in a truncation of the age distribution, but this can be very difficult ...
A simple Bayesian method of inferring extinction : comment
(John Wiley & Sons, 2016-01-27)
The recruitment and application of scientific information in coastal and marine resources management : analogs to the Galapagos Islands
(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1985-05)
This report discusses the recruitment and use of scientific information for coastal resources management in archipelagos, the Cape Verde Islands and the Republic of the Seychelles, that share certain features with the ...
Proceedings of the Workshop on Fisheries Sociology : April 26-27, 1985, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1986-09)
From the Forward: The idea for an Exploratory Workshop on Fisheries Sociology emerged from informal discussions held at the 1983 Rural Sociological Society meetings. Planning for the Exploratory Workshop was undertaken ...
The management of ocean and coastal resources in Colombia : an assessment
(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1984-06)
This report summarizes the results of an 18-month study of coastal and marine resources development in Colombia. The study was a result of a request by the Direccion General Maritima y Portuaria (DIMAR) of the Colombian ...
CHANS : Florida red tides and coastal populations as a coupled nature-human system
Coupled nature-human (CNH) systems are now the focus of a growing number of inter-disciplinary research programs worldwide. As implied by the term “coupled,” these systems in-volve interactions between humans and nature, ...
Construction kits or virtual worlds; management applications of E2E models
We review briefly the diversity of modeling activity that comes under the rubric of end-to-end (E2E) models, but the focus of this paper – of joint concern to researchers and to managers - is on applications to management ...
The costs of respiratory illnesses arising from Florida Gulf Coast Karenia brevis blooms
(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2009-05-01)
Algal blooms of Karenia brevis, a harmful marine algae, occur almost annually off the west coast of Florida. At high concentrations, K. brevis blooms can cause harm through the release of potent toxins, known as brevetoxins, ...