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Benguela:  Predicting a Large Marine Ecosystem

Shannon, V., G. Hempel, P Melanotte-Rizzoli, C. Moloney and J. Woods, eds.

Elsevier Science


Foreword - by M. O'Toole


Part I:  By Way of Introduction


Chapter 1

A plan comes together - by V. Shannon


Chapter 2

Forecasting within the context of large marine ecosystems programs - by K. Sherman


Chapter 3

The Global Ocean Observing System for Africa (GOOS-Africa) - by J. Ahanhanzo


Part II:  Setting the Scene - Data, time series and models:  what we think we know about variability in the Benguela and comparable systems


Chapter 4

Large-scale physical variability of the Benguela Current large marine ecosystem (BCLME) - by F.A. Shillington, CJC Reason, C.M. Duncombe Rae, P. Florenchie, and P. Benven


Chapter 5

Low oxygen water (LOW) variability in the Benguela System:  Key Processes and forcing scales relevant to forecasting - by P.M.S. Monteiro and A.K van der Plas


Chapter 6

Variability of plankton with reference to fish variability in the Benguela Current large marine ecosystem-An overview - by L. Hutchings, H.M. Verheye, J.A. Huggett, H. Demarcq, r. Cloete, R.G. Barlow, D. Louw, A. da Silva


Chapter 7

The variability and potential for prediction of harmful algal blooms in the southern Benguela ecosystem - by G.C. Pitcher and S.J. Weeks


Chapter 8

Resource and ecosystem variability, including regime shifts, in the Benguela Current System - by C.D. van der Lingen, L.J. Shannon, P. Cury, A. Kreiner, C.L. Moloney, J-P Roux and F.Vaz-Velho


Chapter 9

Variability and change in comparable systems-Lessons learned - by P. Fréon, J. Alheit, E.D. Barton, S. Kifani, P. Marchesiello


Part III.  Forecasting in the Benguela:  Our collective wisdom


Chapter 10

Influences of large scale climate modes and Agulhas System variability on the BCLME region - by C.J.C. Reason, P. Florenchie, M. Rouault, J. Veitch


Chapter 11

Developing a basis for detecting and predicting long-term ecosystem changes - by A. Jarre, C.L. Moloney, L.J. Shannon, P. Fréon, C.D. van  der Lingen, H..M. Verheye, L. Hutchings, J.-P. Roux, P. Cury


Chapter 12

The requirements for forecasting harmful algal blooms - by Bernard


Chapter 13

Low Oxygen Water (LOW) forcing scales amenable to forecasting in the Benguela ecosystem - by Monteiro, P.M.S., van der Plas, A.K., Bailey, G.W., Mallanote - Rizzoli, P., Duncombe Rae, C.M., Byrnes, D., Pitcher, G., Florenchie, P., Penven, P2, Fitzpatrick, J., Lass, H.U.


Part IV  TheWay Ahead


Chapter 14

Forecasting shelf processes of relevance to living marine resources in the BCLME - by CD van der Lingen, P. Fréon, L. Hutchings, C. Roy, G. Bailey, C. Bartholomae, A.C. Cockcroft, J.G. Field, K.R. Peard, and A. van der Plas


Chapter 15

Environmental requirements of maritime operations in the Benguela coastal ocean - by M. Grundlingh, P. Morant,

R. van Ballegooyen, A. Badenhorst, E. Gomes, L. Greyling, J. Guddal, I. Hunter, D. Japp, L. Maartens, K. Peard, G. Smith, C. Wainman


Chapter 16

Towards a future integrated forecasting system - by G. Bundrit et al.


Chapter 17

Forecasting a Large Marine Ecosystem - by J. Woods