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Ocean acidification’s potential to alter global marine ecosystem services
(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 ...
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, ...
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, ...
United States electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS) test-bed project : system requirements specification
(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1991-08)
In 1989 the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted a provisional performance Standard for ECDIS (MSC/Circ. 515). This standard defines an electronic chart display and ...
Deep-sea mining of seafloor massive sulfides
The potential emergence of an ocean mining industry to exploit seafloor massive sulfides could present opportunities for oceanographic science to facilitate seafloor mineral development in ways that lessen environmental harms.
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. ...
A rotation test for behavioural point-process data
A common problem in animal behavior is determining whether the rate at which a certain behavioural event occurs is affected by an environmental or other factor. In the example considered later in this paper, the event is ...
Waterfront land use change and marine resource conditions : the case of New Bedford and Fairhaven, Massachusetts
A major challenge in gauging long-term and cumulative impacts of fisheries management on coastal fishing communities is the lack of understanding of the interactions between changes in fish stocks and waterfront land ...
The role of ecolabeling in fisheries management and conservation
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) regulate the ecolabeling of products from fisheries with the aim of promoting sustainable fishery practices. To date 11 fisheries have attained full certification and a further 7 are ...
Toward an effective protocol on land-based marine pollution in the wider Caribbean Region
(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1995-07)
This study was undertaken to advance the basis for discussions among Contracting Parties to the Cartagena Convention concerning a protocol on land-based marine pollution (LBMP) in the Wider Caribbean Region (WCR). The ...