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On the incompleteness of the historical record of North Atlantic tropical cyclones
(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 ...
Characterizing the error in the estimated age-depth relationship
(Dept. of Geosciences, University of Arizona, 2003)
It is common practice to estimate the age of undated material extracted from a sediment core from radiocarbon or other radiometric dates of samples taken above and below the extracted material. This paper presents a simple ...
Aquaculture and capture fisheries : a conceptual approach toward an integrated economic-ecological analysis
This study presents a framework for analyzing the interactions between aquaculture and capture fisheries in the context of ecosystem-based management. We extend a model of the economic and ecological systems in coastal ...
Development of an integrated economic and ecological framework for ecosystem-based fisheries management in New England
We present an integrated economic-ecological framework designed to help assess the implementation of ecosystem-based fisheries management (EBFM) in New England. We develop the framework by linking a computable general ...
Scientific research and the Galapagos marine resources reserve : synopsis of a workshop April 20-24, 1987 Guayaquil, Ecuador
(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1991)
In 1986 the Government of Ecuador established the Galápagos Marine Resources Reserve encompassing the entire Galápagos Archipelago, an area embracing 70,00 square kilometers of the Pacific Ocean and its underlying seabed. ...
Occupational safety and regulatory compliance in US commercial fishing
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, ...
River dolphins can act as population trend indicators in degraded freshwater systems : comment
(Ecological Society of America, 2015-07)
Determining the structure of the United States marine instrumentation industry and its position in the world industry
(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1988-11)
This report is a general, but comprehensive, description and analysis of industrial organization in the field of marine electronic instrumentation (MEl), a broadly defined "industry," which until now has received little ...
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 importance of human dimensions research in managing harmful algal blooms
(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, ...