2016 Annual Report Publications

D.K. Briscoe, S.M. Maxwell, R. Kudela, L.B. Crowder, D. Croll. Are we missing important areas in pelagic marine conservation? Redefining conservation hotspots in the ocean. Endangered Species Research. Vol 29, 229-237. January 2016.   

D.C. Dunn, S.M. Maxwell, A.M. Boustany, P.N. Halpin. Dynamic ocean management increases the efficiency and efficacy of fisheries management. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Vol 113, No. 3, 668-673. January 2016 

L.M. Wedding, S.M. Maxwell, D. Hyrenbach, D.C. Dunn, J.J. Roberts, D. Briscoe, E. Hines, P.N. Halpin. Geospatial approaches to support pelagic conservation planning and adaptive management. Endangered Species Research. Vol 30, 1-9. March 2016. 

J.L. O’Donnell, R.P. Kelly, N.C. Lowell, J.A. Port. Indexed PCR primers induce template-specific bia in large-scale DNA sequencing studies. PLoS ONE, Vol 11, Issue 3. March 2016.  

M.E. Hunsicker, C.V. Kappel, K.A. Selkoe, B.S. Halpern, C. Scarborough, L. Mease, A. Amrhein. Characterizing driver-response relationships  in marine pelagic ecosystems for improved ocean management. Ecological Society of America: Ecological Applications. Vol. 26, Issue 3, 651-663. April 2016.  

A.C. Stier, J.F. Samhouri, S. Gray, R.G. Martone, M.E. Mach, B.S. Halpern, C.V. Kappel, C. Scarborough, P.S. Levin. Integrating Expert Perceptions into Food Web Conservation and Management. Conservation letters: A Journal of the Society for Conservation Biology. Vol 10, Issue 1. April 2016.  

K.A. Selkoe, O.E. Gaggiotti, E.A. Treml, J.L.K. Wren, M.K. Donovan, R.J. Toonen. The DNA of coral reef biodiversity – predicting and protecting genetic diversity of reef assemblages. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. Vol 283, No. 1829. April 2016. 

C.C. Hicks, A. Levine, A. Agrawal, X. Basurto, S.J. Breslow, C. Carothers, S. Charnley, S. Coulthard, N. Dolsak, J. Donatuto, C. Garcia-Quijano, M.B. Mascia, K. Norman, M.R. Poe, T. Satterfield, K.S. Martin, P.S. Levin. Engage key social concepts for sustainability. Science. Vol. 355, Issue 6329, 38-40. April 2016.  

C.C. Manning, R.H.R. Stanley, D.P. Nicholson, M.E. Squibb. Quantifying air-sea gas exchange using noble gases in a coastal upwelling zone. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science 35, 012017. May 2016. 

W. Battista, R.P. Kelly, A. Erickson, R. Fujita. A comprehensive method for assessing marine resource governance: case study in Kane'ohe Bay, Hawai`i. Coastal Management. Vol 44, Issue 4, 295-332. May 2016.  

C.C. Hicks, L.B. Crowder, N.A.J. Graham, J.N. Kittinger, E.L. Cornu. Social drivers forewarn of marine regime shifts. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. Vol 14, Issue 5. June 2016.  

F. Schwing, A. Erickson, M.L. McCrackin, A. Sponberg. Highlights from the Ocean Sciences Session: “Impacting Policy by Communicating and Incorporating Ocean Science Through Ecosystem-Based Management”. Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin. Vol 25, Issue 3. June 2016.  

D. K. Briscoe, D. M. Parker, G. H. Balazs, M. Kurita, T. Saito, H. Okamoto, M. Rice, J. J. Polovina, L. B. Crowder. Active dispersal in loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) during the ‘lost years’. Proceedings of The Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. Vol 283, Issue 1832. June 2016.  

J.E. Cinner, C. Huchery, M. A. MacNeil, N.A.J. Graham, T.R. McClanahan,J. Maina, E. Maire, J.N. Kittinger, C.C. Hicks, C. Mora, E.H. Allison, S. D’Agata, A. Hoey, D.A. Feary, L.B. Crowder,I.D. Williams, M. Kulbicki, L. Vigliola, L. Wantiez, G. Edgar, R.D. Stuart-Smith, S.A. Sandin, A.L. Green, M.J. Hardt, M. Beger, A. Friedlander, S.J. Campbell, K.E. Holmes, S.K. Wilson, E. Brokovich, A.J. Brooks, J.J. Cruz-Motta, D.J. Booth, P. Chabanet,C. Gough, M. Tupper, S.C.A. Ferse, U. R. Sumaila& D. Mouillot. Bright Spots among the world’s coral reefs. Nature. Vol 535, Issue 7612, 416-419. July 2016. 

J.R. Koseff, R.K. Walter, J.F. Dunckley, M.E. Squibb, C. B. Woodson, G. Pawlak, S.G. Monismith. Direct measurements of flux Richardson number in the nearshore coastal ocean. VIIIth International Symposium on Stratified Flows. September 2016. 

C.F. Santos, T. Agardy, F. Andrade, M. Barange, L.B. Crowder, C.N. Ehler, M.K. Orbach, R. Rosa. Ocean Planning in a changing climate. Nature Geoscience. Vol. 9, Issue 730. September 2016. 

C.C. Murray, M.E. Mach, R.G. Martone, G.G. Singh, M. O, K.M.A. Chan. Supporting Risk Assessment: Accounting for Indirect Risk to Ecosystem Components. PLoS ONE. 11(9): e0162932. September 2016.  

D. K. Briscoe, D. M. Parker, S. Bograd, E. Hazen, K. Scales, G. H. Balazs, M. Kurita, T. Saito, H. Okamoto, M. Rice, J. J. Polovina, L. B. Crowder. Multi-year tracking reveals extensive pelagic phase of juvenile loggerhead sea turtles in the North Pacific. Movement Ecology. Vol. 4. October 2016. 

C.M. Brooks, L.B. Crowder, L.M. Curran, R.B. Dunbar, D.G. Ainley, K.J. Dodds, K.M. Gjerde, U. R. Sumaila. Science-based management in decline in the Southern Ocean. Science. Vol. 354, Issue 6309, 185-187. October 2016.  

S.J. Green, K. Demes, M. Arbeider, W.J. Palen, A.K. Salomon, T.D. Sisk, M. Webster, M.E. Ryan. Oil sands and the marine environment: current knowledge and future challenges. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. Vol. 15, Issue 2, 74-83. December 2016.  

J. Reiblich, E. Hartge. The Forty-Year-Old Statute: Unintended Consequences of the Coastal Act and How They Might Be Redressed. Stanford Environmental Law Journal. Vol. 36:63. December 2016. 

D.R. Reineman, L.M. Wedding, E.H. Hartge, W. McEnery, J. Reiblich. Coastal Access Equity and the Implementation of the California Coastal Act. Stanford Environmental Law Journal. Vol. 36:89. December 2016. 


Book Chapters: 

E. Hartge, L. Wedding. Incorporating Natural Capital into Climate Adaptation Planning: A chapter in the Ocean Solutions, Earth Solutions 2nd Edition. June 2016.  


COS Reports and Whitepapers: 

Szeptycki, L., E. Hartge, N. Ajami, A. Erickson, W. N. Heady, L. LaFeir, B. Meister, L. Verdone, and J.R. Koseff (2016). Marine and Coastal Impacts on Ocean Desalination in California. Dialogue report compiled by Water in the West, Center for Ocean Solutions, Monterey Bay Aquarium and The Nature Conservancy, Monterey, CA.