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Ocean ecosystem responses to future global change scenarios: a way forward

Shin‐ichi Ito, Kenneth A. Rose, Arthur J. Miller, Ken Drinkwater, Keith Brander, James E. Overland, Svein Sundby, Enrique Curchitser, James W. Hurrell, and Yasuhiro Yamanaka

in Marine Ecosystems and Global Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558025
eISBN:
9780191721939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558025.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

Available evidence of recent climate‐induced physical and chemical changes in the oceans is summarized, including changes in sea temperatures, nutrient supply, mixing and circulation, trace element ... More


Whales, Whaling, and Ocean Ecosystems

James Estes (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520248847
eISBN:
9780520933200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248847.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This volume presents a sweeping picture of what we know about the natural history, biology, and ecology of whales in the broad context of the dynamics of ocean ecosystems. The book encompasses ... More


The Removal of Large Whales from the Southern Ocean: Evidence for Long-Term Ecosystem Effects?

LISA T. BALLANCE, ROBERT L. PITMAN, ROGER P. HEWITT, DONALD B. SINIFF, WAYNE Z. TRIVELPIECE, PHILLIP J. CLAPHAM, and ROBERT L. BROWNELL JR

in Whales, Whaling, and Ocean Ecosystems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520248847
eISBN:
9780520933200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248847.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Commercial whalers in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries exploited whales in the Southern Ocean, driving populations to extremely low levels. In a seminal paper, Laws (1977) postulated that their ... More


Retrospection and Review

J. A. ESTES, D. P. DEMASTER, R. L. BROWNELL JR, D. F. DOAK, and T. M. WILLIAMS

in Whales, Whaling, and Ocean Ecosystems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520248847
eISBN:
9780520933200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248847.003.0031
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter reviews the book's content, written with the intent of revisiting initial goals, assessing the degree to which the book has succeeded in achieving these goals, and providing some ... More


Introduction

JAMES A. ESTES

in Whales, Whaling, and Ocean Ecosystems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520248847
eISBN:
9780520933200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248847.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter introduces the themes covered by the book. The volume is divided into five sections. The first provides a backdrop by reviewing the theory and evidence for food web processes and ... More


Whales, Interaction Webs, and Zero-Sum Ecology

ROBERT T. PAINE

in Whales, Whaling, and Ocean Ecosystems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520248847
eISBN:
9780520933200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248847.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter begins with a brief summary of experimental studies that identify the importance of employing interaction webs as a format for further discussion of whales and ocean ecosystems. Next, it ... More


When Ecological Pyramids Were Upside Down

JAMES A. ESTES, DOUGLASP DEMASTER, DANIEL F. DOAK, TERRIE M. WILLIAMS, and ROBERT L. BROWNELL JR

in Whales, Whaling, and Ocean Ecosystems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520248847
eISBN:
9780520933200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248847.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter addresses some of the more obvious historical insights for the past ecological roles of large marine animals and their implications for how ocean ecosystems used to be. Marine ecosystems ... More


Whales Are Big and It Matters

PETER KAREIVA, CHRISTOPHER YUAN-FARRELL, and CASEY O’CONNOR

in Whales, Whaling, and Ocean Ecosystems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520248847
eISBN:
9780520933200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248847.003.0030
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter presents a retrospective view of what the other chapters have discussed—how the question of whales and whaling has been addressed to this point, how it might be approached in the future, ... More


A holistic vision for our future deep ocean

Eva Ramirez-Llodra, Maria Baker, and Paul Tyler

in Natural Capital and Exploitation of the Deep Ocean

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198841654
eISBN:
9780191877117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841654.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Healthy oceans are essential to maintain a healthy planet, but the ocean is facing many challenges that need urgent attention. Robust scientific data and innovative technological, policy, and ... More


Great Whales as Prey Using Demography and Bioenergetics to Infer Interactions in Marine Mammal Communities

DANIEL F. DOAK, TERRIE M. WILLIAMS, and JAMES A. ESTES

in Whales, Whaling, and Ocean Ecosystems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520248847
eISBN:
9780520933200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248847.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

One way to address big-scale problems and processes is to use small-scale data to construct and test mechanistic models of events at higher levels of organization and at larger spatial scales. Even ... More


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