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The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem:  Environmental Forcing & Sustainable Development of Marine Resources

McGlade, J. M.,  P. Cury, K. A. Koranteng, N.J. Hardman-Mountford, eds.


Elsevier Science. 392p


Part I.  Principles and programmes


Chapter 1

The EU/INCO-DC Project:  Impacts of environmental forcing on marine biodiversity and sustainable management of artisanal and industrial fisheries in the Gulf of Guinea - by J.M. McGlade, K.A. Koranteng and P. Cury


Chapter 2

A modular approach to monitoring, assessing and managing large marine ecosystems - by K. Sherman and E.D. Anderson


Chapter 3

The Gulf of Guinea large marine ecosystem project:  Turning challenges into achievements - by C. Ibe and K. Sherman


Chapter 4

Consilience in oceanographic and fishery research:  A concept and some digressions - by D. Pauly


Part II.  Environmental forcing and productivity


Chapter 5

Variability of physical environmental processes in the Gulf of Guinea and implications for fisheries recruitment.  An investigation using remotely sensed sea surface temperature - by N.J. Hardman-Mountford and J. M. McGlade


Chapter 6

Defining ecosystem structure from natural variability:  Application of principal components analysis to remotely sensed sea surface temperature - by N. J. Hardman-Mountford and J. M. McGlade


Chapter 7

A multi-data approach for assessing the spatio-temporal variability of the Ivorian-Ghanaian  coastal upwelling:  Understanding pelagic fish stock dynamics - by H. Demarcq and A. Aman


Chapter 8

Physico-chemical changes in continental shelf waters of the Gulf of Guinea and possible impacts on resource variability - by K.A. Koranteng and J.M. McGlade


Chapter 9

Environmental variability at a coastal station near Abidjan:  Oceanic and continental influence - by R. Arfi, M. Bouvy and F. Ménard


Chapter 10

Environmental and resource variability off northwest Africa and in the Gulf of Guinea:  A review - by C. Roy, P. Cury, P. Fréon and H. Demarcq


Chapter 11

Monitoring levels of "phytoplankton colour" in the Gulf of Guinea using ships of opportunity - by A.W. G. John, P. C. Reid,

S.D. Batten and E. R. Anang


Chapter 12

Spatial and temporal variations in benthic fauna and communities of the tropical Atlantic coast of Africa - by P. Le Loeuff and G. S. F. Zabi


Chapter 13

The contribution of coastal lagoons to the continental shelf ecosystem of Ghana - by M. Entsua-Mensah


Part III.  Fish and fisheries


Chapter 14

Fish species assemblages on the continental shelf and upper slope off Ghana - by K. A. Koranteng


Chapter 15

Analysis of the spatial and temporal variability of demersal communities of the continental shelf of Côte d'Ivoire - by T. Joanny and F. Ménard


Chapter 16

Population structure of two commercially important marine species in and around the Gulf of Guinea - by A. D. Lovell,  J. M. McGlade


Chapter 17

An overview of fishery resources and fishery research in the gulf of Guinea - by M. A. Mensah and

S.N.K. Quaatey


Chapter 18

Environmental forcing and fisheries resources in  Côte d'Ivoire  and Ghana:  Did something happen? - by P. Cury and C. Roy


Chapter 19

Status of demersal fishery resources on the inner continental shelf off Ghana - by K.A. Koranteng


Chapter 20

A database for the trawl fisheries of Côte d'Ivoire:  Structure and use - by F. Ménard, V. Nordström,

J. Hoepffner and J. Konan


Chapter 21

Spatial modeling of trophic interactions and fisheries impacts in coastal ecosystems:  A case study of Sakumo Lagoon, Ghana - by D. Pauly


Part IV.  Ecosystem health and the human dimension


Chapter 22

Environmental pollution in the Gulf of Guinea:  A regional approach - by P.A.G.M. Scheren and A. C. Ibe


Chapter 23

Socio-economic aspects of artisanal marine fisheries management in West Africa - by E. Bortei-Doku Aryeetey


Chapter 24

Fish utilization and marketing in Ghana:  State of the art and future perspective - by J. D. Akrofi


Chapter 25

How can collaborative research be most useful to fisheries management in developing countries - by C. Nauen


Chapter 26

Research and extension linkages in Ghana's agricultural development:  The case of marine fisheries - by S.N.K. Quaatey