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Variability and Management of Large Marine Ecosystems

Ed. by K. Sherman and L. M. Alexander

AAAS Selected Symposium 99, Westview Press, Boulder. 1986. 319 p.

 

Part One: Impact of Perturbations on the Productivity of Renewable Resources in Large Marine Ecosystems.

 

Chapter 1

Introduction to Parts One and Two: Large Marine Ecosystems as Tractable Entities for Measurement and Management - by Kenneth Sherman

 

Chapter 2

Shifts in Resource Populations in Large Marine Ecosystems - by John R. Beddington

 

Chapter 3

Long-Term Changes in the Baltic Ecosystem - by Gunnar Kullenberg

 

Chapter 4

Changes in the Biomass of the California Current Ecosystem - by Alec D. MacCall

 

Chapter 5

Perturbation of a Predator-Controlled Continental Shelf Ecosystem - by Michael P. Sissenwine

 

Part Two: Measuring Variability in Large Marine Ecosystems

 

Chapter 6

Definition of Environmental Variability Affecting Biological Processes in Large Marine Ecosystems - by Andrew Bakun

 

Chapter 7

Variability of the Environment and Selected Fisheries Resources of the Eastern Bering Sea Ecosystem - by Lewis Incze and J. D. Schumacher

 

Chapter 8

Results of Recent Time-Series Observations for Monitoring Trends in Large Marine Ecosystems with a Focus on the North Sea - by Niels Daan

 

Chapter 9

Comparison of Continuous Measurements and Point Sampling Strategies for Measuring Changes in Large Marine Ecosystems - by Alex W. Herman

 

Chapter 10

Measurement Strategies for Monitoring and Forecasting Variability in Large Marine Ecosystems - by Kenneth Sherman

 

Part Three: Institutional Framework for Managing Large Marine Ecosystems

 

Chapter 11

Introduction to Part Three: Large Marine Ecosystems as Regional Phenomena - by Lewis M. Alexander

 

Chapter 12

Legal Constraints and Options for Total Ecosystem Management of Large Marine Ecosystems - by Martin H. Belsky

 

Chapter 13

Can Large Marine Ecosystems be Managed for Optimum Yield? - by Francis T. Christy, Jr.

 

Chapter 14

Cost Benefit of Measuring Resource Variability in Large Marine Ecosystems - by Giulio Pontecorvo

 

Chapter 15

The Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources: A Model for Large Marine Ecosystem Management - by R. Tucker Scully, William Y. Brown, and Bruce S. Manheim

 

Chapter 16

Very Large Ecosystems: From the Research Administrator's Point of View - by Robert L. Edwards

 

Chapter 17

Large Marine Ecosystems and the Future of Ocean Studies: A Perspective - by John Byrne