LMEs of the WorldLarge Marine Ecosystems of the World: Trends in Exploitation, Protection, and Research

Hempel, G. and K. Sherman, eds.

Large Marine Ecosystem Series. Elsevier Science. The Netherlands.423p.






Part I. Polar and boreal Sea LMEs

Chapter 1

The Antarctic Weddell Sea - by G. Hubold

Chapter 2

Climate change in the southeastern Bering Sea and some consequences for biota - by J. D. Schumacher, N.A. Bond, R. D., Brodeur, P. A. Livingston, J. M. Napp and P. J. Stabeno

Chapter 3

Contemporary state and factors of stability of the Barents Sea large marine ecosystem - by G. G. Matishov, V. V. Denisov, S. L. Dzhenyuk

Chapter 4

The Scotian Shelf - by K.C.T. Zwanenburg

Chapter 5

Assessment and sustainability of the U.S. Northeast Shelf ecosystem - by K. Sherman, J. O'Reilly and J. Kane

Chapter 6

The Yellow Sea LME and mitigation action - by Q. Tang

Chapter 7

The Baltic Sea - by B.-O. Jansson

Chapter 8

Overfishing drives a trophic cascade in the Black Sea - by G. M. Daskalov

Part II. Upwelling Current LMEs

Chapter 9

Interannual variability impacts on the California Current large marine ecosystem - by D. Lluch-Belda, D. B. Lluch-Cota and S.E. Lluch-Cota

Chapter 10

Sustainability of the Benguela: ex Africa semper aliquid novi - by V. Shannon and M. O'Toole

Chapter 11

Decadal environmental and ecological changes in the Canary Current large marine ecosystem and adjacent waters: Patterns of connections and teleconnection - by C. Roy and P. Cury

Chapter 12

The Humboldt Current: Trends in exploitation, protection and research - by M. Wolff, C. Wosnitza-Mendo and J. Mendo

Part III. Tropical LMEs

Chapter 13

The Great Barrier Reef: 25 years of management as a large marine ecosystem - by J. Brodie

Chapter 14

Development of fisheries in the Gulf of Thailand large marine ecosystem: Analysis of an unplanned experiment - by D. Pauly and R. Chuenpagdee

Chapter 15

A review and re-definition of the large marine ecosystems of Brazil - by W. Ekau and B.Knoppers

Part IV. Mapping Natural Ocean Regions and LMEs

Chapter 16

Mapping fisheries onto marine ecosystems for regional, oceanic and global integrations - by R. Watson, D. Pauly, V. Christensen, R. Froese, A. Longhurst, T. Platt, S. Sathyendranath, K. Sherman, J. O'Reilly and P. Celone

Part V. Synopsis

Chapter 17

Synoptical Notes - by G. Hempel