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Climatic Fluctuations and Marine Systems: A General Itroduction to the Ecological Effects

Geir Ottersen, Nils Chr. Stenseth, and James W. Hurrell

in Marine Ecosystems and Climate Variation: The North Atlantic: A Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507499
eISBN:
9780191709845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507499.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This introductory chapter begins with a brief account of the Atlantic as a whole and how it is linked to other oceans, before focusing on the main currents and hydrography of the North Atlantic. This ... More


Modelling Marine Ecosystems and Their Environmental Forcing

Francisco E. Werner, Alfredo Aretxabaleta, and Karen Pehrson Edwards

in Marine Ecosystems and Climate Variation: The North Atlantic: A Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507499
eISBN:
9780191709845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507499.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter presents a brief review and description of some of the issues in modelling and the status of modelling efforts. It attempts to link and explain changes in climate and in pelagic marine ... More


What are the Ecological Effects of Climate Variation in the North Atlantic?

Roger Harris

in Marine Ecosystems and Climate Variation: The North Atlantic: A Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507499
eISBN:
9780191709845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507499.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This final chapter draws insight from the subjects covered and looks towards the challenges ahead with respect to achieving further understanding of how climate affects the ecological patterns and ... More


The Biology of Coral Reefs

Charles R. C. Sheppard, Simon K. Davy, and Graham M. Pilling

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198566359
eISBN:
9780191713934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566359.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

Coral reefs represent the most spectacular and diverse marine ecosystem on the planet as well as a critical source of protein and income for many millions of people. However, the combined effects of ... More


The Ecology of Marine Fishes: California and Adjacent Waters

Larry Allen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520246539
eISBN:
9780520932470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246539.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Marine fishes have been intensively studied, and some of the fundamental ideas in the science of marine ecology have emerged from the body of knowledge derived from this diverse group of organisms. ... More


Marine Macroecology

Jon D. Witman and Kaustuv Roy (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226904115
eISBN:
9780226904146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226904146.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Pioneered in the late 1980s, the concept of macroecology—a framework for studying ecological communities with a focus on patterns and processes—revolutionized the field of ecology. Although this ... More


The South African Fisheries: A Preliminary Survey of Historical Sources

Lance van Sittert

in The Exploited Seas: New Directions for Marine Environmental History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007312
eISBN:
9781786944733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007312.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Lance van Sittert explores the historical records concerning the exploitation of marine resources along the West Coast of Africa, using them to provide evidence of the commerical importance of the ... More


Temporal Changes in Fishing Strategies at Nu‘alolo Kai

Owen L. O’Leary

in Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839895
eISBN:
9780824868369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839895.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines temporal changes in fishing strategies at Nuʻalolo Kai. A 2005 study that examined the fish remains from the 1958–1964 archaeological excavations revealed that fishing ... More


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