Articles from April 2014

Distribution patterns of Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) in relation to environmental variables along the continental shelf waters of the US West Coast and southern British Columbia

Posted on OA: 4 Apr 2014  Knowing how Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) distribute in relation to ocean conditions is of primary importance to halibut managers, as they are tasked with estimating stock size and designing effective monitoring programs amidst a changing climate. This research examined near-bottom environmental data alongside halibut

New ocean acidification website launched

Posted on OA: 1 Apr 2014  A new online resource on ocean acidification has been launched that brings together new ocean acidification infographics, publications, background information, presentations and news for researchers, policymakers and the public. The website has been developed by the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP), the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC-UNESCO),