Ecosystem Health Literature

Explore our literature on these ecosystem health topics

 

Social science and ocean issues

Legal considerations for ocean issues

Ocean management guidance and analysis

 

Fisheries issues

 

Ocean technology

 

 

Social science and ocean issues

Stakeholder perception of seaport resilience strategies: A case study of Gulfport (Mississippi) and Providence (Rhode Island)

Human dimensions of coral reef social-ecological systems

Historical commercial exploitation and the current status of Hawaiian green turtles

Social-ecological guilds: Putting people into marine historical ecology

Synergies and tradeoffs in how managers, scientists and fishers value coral reef ecosystem service

A social-ecological approach to conservation planning: embedding social considerations

Sense of place as a determinant of people’s attitudes towards the environment: Implications for natural resources

Historical reconstruction reveals recovery in Hawaiian coral reefs

Customary marine resource knowledge and use in contemporary Hawai’i

Multicentury trends and the sustainability of coral reef fisheries in Hawai’I and Florida

Seafood menus reflect long-term ocean changes

Sociocultural significance of the endangered Hawaiian monk seal and the human dimensions of conservation planning

Coastal resource use and food security in Hawaiian communities

Toward holistic evaluation and assessment: Linking ecosystems and human well-being for the Three Gorges Dam

Legal considerations for ocean issues

Smart Ocean Planning: A Chapter in the American Bar Association Ocean and Coastal Law and Policy Book

Managing a mess of cumulative effects: Linking science and policy to create solutions

Recommendations for improving recovery criteria under the US Endangered Species Act

Spineless wonders: How listing marine invertebrates and their larvae challenges the US Endangered Species Act

Incorporating ecological principles into California ocean and coastal management

Ocean management guidance and analysis

Cumulative effects

Managing a mess of cumulative effects: Linking science and policy to create solutions

It all adds up: Enhancing ocean health by improving cumulative impacts analyses in environmental review documents

Cumulative human impacts on marine predators

Cumulative effects in marine ecosystems: Scientific perspectives on its challenges and solutions

Ecosystem based management and ecological principles

Improving ocean management through the use of ecological principles and integrated ecosystem assessments

Managing for a resilient ocean

Incorporating ecological principles into California ocean and coastal management

Progress and promise in spatial human dimensions research for ecosystem-based ocean planning

Translating sustainable seafood frameworks to assess the implementation of ecosystem- based fisheries management

Thresholds in Caribbean coral reefs: Implications for ecosystem-based fishery management

Highlights from the Ocean Sciences Session: “Impacting Policy by Communicating and Incorporating Ocean Science Through Ecosystem-Based management.”

Principles for managing marine ecosystems prone to tipping points

A comprehensive method for assessing marine resource governance: Case study in Kane’ohe, Hawai’i

Human impacts and ecosystem service: Insufficient research for trade-off evaluation

Dynamic ocean management

Dynamic Ocean Management: Defining and Conceptualizing Real-Time Management of the Oceans

Dynamic ocean management: Identifying the critical ingredients of dynamic approaches to ocean resource management

Marine spatial planning and geospatial tools

Ocean Solutions, Earth Solutions

Are we missing important areas in pelagic marine conservation hotspots in the ocean

Geospatial approaches to support pelagic conservation planning and adaptive management

Decision guide: Selecting decision support tools for marine spatial planning

Progress and promise in spatial human dimensions research for ecosystem-based ocean planning

Collaborative geospatial information and tools for California coastal and ocean managers: Workshop report

Coastal & Marine Spatial Planning: Legal Considerations

Marine protected areas

Managing the mining of the deep seabed

California’s Marine Life Protection Act initiative: Supporting implementation of legislation establishing a statewide network of marine protected areas

Examining the conservation level of marine management areas within the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary: How protected is the sanctuary?

Enabling conditions to support marine protected area network planning: California’s marine life protection act initiative as a case study

Designing a network of marine protected areas in California: Achievements, costs, lessons learned, and challenges ahead

Marine protected areas, multiple-agency management, and monumental surprise in the northwestern Hawaiian islands.

“Lessons for marine conservation planning: A comparison of three marine protected area planning processes”

Knowledge through partnerships: Integrating marine protected area monitoring the ocean observing systems

Foundational ecology

Marine Defaunation: Animal Loss in the Global Ocean

An index to assess the health and benefits of the global ocean

Pacific ocean synthesis

New managing and sustaining the ocean’s bounty

Recovery of a top predator mediates negative eutrophic effects on seagrass

Ecological effect of non-native seagrass spreading in the Northeast Pacific: A review of Zostera japonica

Sea otters homogenize mussel beds and reduce habitat provisioning in a rocky intertidal ecosystem

Fisheries issues

Social drivers forewarn of marine regime shifts

Translating sustainable seafood frameworks to assess the implementation of ecosystem- based fisheries management

Moving beyond the fish or farmed dichotomy

From rags to fishes: Data-poor methods for fishery managers

A transactional and collaborative approach to reducing effect of bottom trawling

Seafood menus reflect long-term ocean changes

Coral reefs and fisheries

Thresholds in Caribbean coral reefs: Implications for ecosystem-based fishery management

Participatory fishing community assessments to support coral reef fisheries co-management

Assessing and managing data-limited ornamental fisheries in coral reefs

Commercial fishing, conservation and compatibility in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

Multicentury trends and the sustainability of coral reef fisheries in Hawai’I and Florida

Synergies and tradeoffs in how managers, scientists and fishers value coral reef ecosystem service

Small Scale Fisheries

Managing small-scale commercial fisheries for adaptive capacity: Insights from dynamic  social-ecological drivers of change in Monterey Bay

Emerging frontiers in social-ecological systems research for sustainability of small-scale fisheries

Human dimensions small-scale and traditional fisheries in the Asia-Pacific region

Cooperative strategies in fisheries management: Integrating across scales

The role of regional fishery management councils in multi-sector spatial planning: Exploring existing tools and future opportunities

Risk policy and managing for uncertainty across the regional fishery management councils

California Fisheries

Report: The Marine Life Management Act: A preliminary policy assessment of six California Fisheries

Bycatch

Hawksbill sea turtles in the northwestern Hawaiian islands

Impacts of fisheries bycatch on marine turtle populations worldwide: toward conservation and research

Harvest of endangered sideneck river turtles (Podocnemis spp.) in the Middle Orinoco, Venezuela

Cumulative estimates of sea turtle bycatch and mortality in USA fisheries between 1990 and 2007

Ingredients for addressing the challenges of fisheries bycatch

Ocean technology

eDNA

Indexed PCR Primers Induce Template-Specific Bias in Large-Scale DNA Sequencing Studies

Assessing vertebrate biodiversity in a kelp forest ecosystem using environmental DNA

Using environmental DNA to census marine fishes in a large mesocosm

Identification of G protein coupled receptor signaling pathway proteins in marine diatoms using comparative genomics

Metagenomic Profiling of Microbial Composition and Antibiotic Resistance Determinants in Pudget Sound

Tagging

Tracking apex marine predator movements in a dynamic ocean

Ontogeny in marine tagging and tracking science: technologies and data gaps

Tagging through the stages: technical and ecological challenges in observing life histories through biologging

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