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River dolphins can act as population trend indicators in degraded freshwater systems : comment
(Ecological Society of America, 2015-07)
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 ...
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 ...
Nutrition and income from molluscs today imply vulnerability to ocean acidification tomorrow
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 ...
Public opinion and the environmental, economic and aesthetic impacts of offshore wind
During ten-plus years of debate over the proposed Cape Wind facility off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, the public’s understanding of its environmental, economic, and visual impacts matured. Tradeoffs also have become apparent ...
Human responses to Florida red tides : policy awareness and adherence to local fertilizer ordinances
To mitigate the damages of natural hazards, policy responses can be beneficial only if they are effective. Using a self-administered survey approach, this paper focuses on the adherence to local fertilizer ordinances ...
The Soviet maritime Arctic : proceedings of a workshop held May 10-13, 1987 by the Marine Policy Center of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1988-01)
This report is a summary of an international workshop on the Soviet Maritime Arctic held May 10-13, 1987 by the Marine Policy Center of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Twenty-eight scholars from Canada, ...
The human health effects of Florida Red Tide (FRT) blooms : an expanded analysis
Human respiratory and digestive illnesses can be caused by exposures to brevetoxins from blooms of the marine alga Karenia brevis, also known as Florida red tide (FRT). K. brevis requires macro-nutrients to grow; although ...
Understanding interannual, decadal level variability in paralytic shellfish poisoning toxicity in the Gulf of Maine : the HAB Index
A major goal in harmful algal bloom (HAB) research has been to identify mechanisms underlying interannual variability in bloom magnitude and impact. Here the focus is on variability in Alexandrium fundyense blooms and ...
Analysis of energy flow in US GLOBEC ecosystems using end-to-end models
(The Oceanography Society, 2013-12)
End-to-end models were constructed to examine and compare the trophic structure and energy flow in coastal shelf ecosystems of four US Global Ocean Ecosystem Dynamics (GLOBEC) study regions: the Northern California Current, ...