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  • An empirical approach to improving tidal predictions using recent real-time tide gauge data. 

    Hibbert, Angela; Royston, Samantha Jane; Horsburgh, Kevin James; Leach, Harry; Hisscott, Alan (2015)
    Harmonic tidal prediction methods are often problematic in estuaries owing to the distortion of tidal fluctuations in shallow water, causing disparity between predicted and observed sea levels. The UK National Tidal and ...
  • The Significant Properties of Spreadsheets. A report by the Open Preservation Foundation’s Archives Interest Group. Version 1.0. 

    Open Preservation Foundation (Open Preservation Foundation, Leeds, UK, 2021)
    Preserving files in spreadsheet formats is a priority for every member. We need to answer questions such as ‘should we migrate?’ and ‘how do we measure the success or quality of the migration?’. For the ...
  • Toward the widespread application of low-cost technologies in coastal ocean observing (Internet of Things for the Ocean). 

    Marcelli, Marco; Piermattei, Viviana; Gerin, Riccardo; Brunetti, Fabio; Pietrosemoli, Ermanno; Addo, Samuel; Boudaya, Lobna; Coleman, Richard; Olubumni, Nubi; Rick, Johannes; Sarker, Subrata; Sohou, Zacharie; Zennaro, Marco; Wiltshire, Karen; Crise, Alessandro (2021)
    The ability to access user-friendly, low-cost instrumentation remains a limiting factor in coastal ocean observing. The majority of currently available marine observation equipment is difficult to deploy, costly to operate, ...
  • Collaborative Automation and IoT Technologies for Coastal Ocean Observing Systems. 

    Mariani, Patrizio; Bachmayer, Ralf; Kosta, Sokol; Pietrosemoli, Ermanno; Ardelan, Murat V.; Connelly, Douglas P.; Delory, Eric; Pearlman, Jay S.; Petihakis, George; Thompson, Fletcher; Crise, Alessandro (2021)
    Coastal observing systems are typically nationally funded and built around national priorities. As a result, there are presently significant differences between countries in terms of sustainability, observing capacity ...
  • LabSTAF and RunSTAF Handbook 2408-014-HB Issue E. 

    Oxborough, Kevin (Chelsea Technologies Ltd., West Molesey, UK, 2021)
    LabSTAF is the first of a new generation of research-grade active fluorometers being developed by Chelsea Technologies Ltd (CTL) in collaboration with The University of Southampton (UoS), the National Oceanographic ...
  • Developing Standards for Improved Data Quality and for Selecting Fit for Use Biodiversity Data. 

    Chapman, Arthur D.; Belbin, Lee; Zermoglio, Paula F.; Wieczorek, John; Morris, Paul J.; Nicholls, Miles; Rees, Emily Rose; Veiga, Allan Koch; Thompson, Alexander; Saraiva, Antonio Mauro; James, Shelley A,; Gendreau, Christian; Benson, Abigail; Schigel, Dmitry (2020)
    The quality of biodiversity data publicly accessible via aggregators such as GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility), the ALA (Atlas of Living Australia), iDigBio (Integrated Digitized Biocollections), and OBIS ...
  • D1.2 Specification report of common test protocols and inter-comparison methodologies. Work Package 1 – New Sensor technologies: innovation and services. 

    Obolensky, Grigor; Körtzinger, Arne (Envriplus, 2019)
    The content of the present reports highlights a specific use case specified at the beginning of ENVRIplus project, the measurement of the pCO2 concentration from the air-sea interface to the bottom of the Ocean. The ...
  • Satellites will address critical science priorities for quantifying ocean carbon. 

    Shutler, Jamie D.; Wanninkhof, Rik; Nightingale, Philip D.; Woolf, David K.; Bakker, Dorothee C.E.; Watson, Andy; Ashton, Ian; Holding, Thomas; Chapron, Bertrand; Quilfen, Yves; Fairall, Chris; Schuster, Ute; Nakajima, Masakatsu; Donlon, Craig J, (2020)
    The ability to routinely quantify global carbon dioxide (CO2) absorption by the oceans has become crucial: it provides a powerful constraint for establishing global and regional carbon (C) budgets, and enables identification ...
  • A Guide to Using GitHub for Developing and Versioning Data Standards and Reporting Formats. 

    Crystal-Ornelas, Robert; Varadharajan, Charuleka; Bond-Lamberty, Ben; Boye, Kristin; Burrus, Madison; Cholia, Shreyas; Crow, Michael; Damerow, Joan; Devarakonda, Ranjeet; Ely, Kim S.; Goldman, Amy; Heinz, Susan; Hendrix, Valerie; Kakalia, Zarine; Pennington, Stephanie C.; Robles, Emily; Rogers, Alistair; Simmonds, Maegen; Velliquette, Terri; Weierbach, Helen; Weisenhorn, Pamela; Welch, Jessica N.; Agarwal, Deborah A. (2021)
    Data standardization combined with descriptive metadata facilitate data reuse, which is the ultimate goal of the Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable (FAIR) principles. Community data or metadata standards ...
  • An Alternative to Static Climatologies: Robust Estimation of Open Ocean CO2 Variables and Nutrient Concentrations From T, S, and O2 Data Using Bayesian Neural Networks. 

    Bittig, Henry C.; Steinhoff, Tobias; Claustre, Hervé; Fiedler, Björn; Williams, Nancy L.; Sauzède, Raphaëlle; Körtzinger, Arne; Gattuso, Jean-Pierre (2021)
    This work presents two new methods to estimate oceanic alkalinity (AT), dissolved inorganic carbon (CT), pH, and pCO2 from temperature, salinity, oxygen, and geolocation data. “CANYON-B” is a Bayesian neural network ...
  • Listening forward: approaching marine biodiversity assessments using acoustic methods. 

    Mooney, T. Aran; Di Iorio, Lucia; Lammers, Marc; Lin, Tzu-Hao; Nedelec, Sophie L.; Parsons, Miles; Radford, Craig; Urban, Ed; Stanley, Jenni (2020)
    Ecosystems and the communities they support are changing at alarmingly rapid rates. Tracking species diversity is vital to managing these stressed habitats. Yet, quantifying and monitoring biodiversity is often challenging, ...
  • Meeting Regional, Coastal and Ocean User Needs With Tailored Data Products: A Stakeholder-Driven Process. 

    Iwamoto, Melissa M.; Dorton, Jennifer; Newton, Jan; Yerta, Moirah; Gibeaut, James; Shyka, Tom; Kirkpatrick, Barbara; Currier, Robert (2019)
    New coastal and ocean observing stations and instruments deployed across the globe are providing increasing amounts of meteorological, biological, and oceanographic data. While these developments are essential for the ...
  • The quest for seafloor macrolitter: a critical review of background knowledge, current methods and future prospects. 

    Canals, Miquel; Pham, Christopher K.; Bergmann, Melanie; Gutow, Lars; Hanke, Georg; van Sebille, Erik; Angiolillo, Michela; Buhl-Mortensen, Lene; Cau, Alessando; Ioakeimidis, Christos; Kammann, Ulrike; Lundsten, Lonny; Papatheodorou, George; Purser, Autun; Sanchez-Vidal, Anna; Schulz, Marcus; Vinci, Matteo; Chiba, Sanae; Galgani, François; Langenkämper, Daniel; Möller, Tiia; Nattkemper, Tim W.; Ruiz, Marta; Suikkanen, Sanna; Woodall, Lucy; Fakiris, Elias; Molina Jack, Maria Eugenia; Giorgetti, Alessandra (2021)
    The seafloor covers some 70% of the Earth’s surface and has been recognised as a major sink for marine litter. Still, litter on the seafloor is the least investigated fraction of marine litter, which is not surprising ...
  • Fishing Gear as a Data Collection Platform: Opportunities to Fill Spatial and Temporal Gaps in Operational Sub-Surface Observation Networks. 

    Van Vranken, C.; Vastenhoud, B.M.J.; Manning, J.P.; Plet-Hansen, K.S.; Jakoboski, J.; Gorringe, P.; Martinelli, M. (2020)
    While the observation of the open ocean is well achieved by automated ocean measurement instruments, coastal and shelf seas suffer the lack of sub-surface collection platforms. Commercial fishing gear such as bottom ...
  • Ocean and Atmospheric Observations at the Remote Ieodo Ocean Research Station in the Northern East China Sea. 

    Byun, Do-Seong; Jeong, Jin-Yong; Kim, Duk-jin; Hong, Sungmin; Lee, Kyu-Tae; Lee, Kitack (2021)
    For open ocean environments, it is rare to find continuous, simultaneous air and sea observation records due to the challenges of instrument installation and maintenance. The Ieodo Ocean Research Station (Ieodo ORS), a ...
  • Choosing best practices for managing impacts of trawl fishing on seabed habitats and biota. 

    McConnaughey, Robert A.; Hiddink, Jan G.; Jennings, Simon J.; Pitcher, C. Roland; Kaiser, Michel J.; Suuronen, Petri; Sciberras, Marija; Rijnsdorp, Adriaan D.; Collie, Jeremy S.; Mazor, Tessa; Amoroso, Ricardo O.; Parma, Ana M.; Hilborn, Ray (2020)
    Bottom trawling accounts for almost one quarter of global fish landings but may also have significant and unwanted impacts on seabed habitats and biota. Management measures and voluntary industry actions can reduce these ...
  • Hydrographic Survey with Autonomous Surface Vehicles: A Best Practices Guide. 

    Schmidt, Val (2020)
    Increasingly, hydrographic offices are turning to robotic, unmanned, and “autonomous” surface vehicles (ASVs) to conduct systematic seafloor surveys for hydrographic applications. The practice of hydrographic survey is ...
  • Improving Darwin Core for research and management of alien species. 

    Groom, Quentin; Desmet, Peter; Reyserhove, Lien; Adriaens, Tim; Oldoni, Damiano; Vanderhoeven, Sonia; Baskauf, Steven J; Chapman, Arthur; McGeoch, Melodie; Walls, Ramona; Wieczorek, John; Wilson, John R.U.; Zermoglio, Paula F. F.; Simpson, Annie (2019)
    To improve the suitability of the Darwin Core standard for the research and management of alien species, the standard needs to express the native status of organisms, how well established they are and how they came to ...
  • Ten principles for machine-actionable data management plans. 

    Miksa, T.; Simms, S.; Mietchen, D.; Jones, Sarah (2019)
    Data management plans (DMPs) are documents accompanying research proposals and project outputs. DMPs are created as free-form text and describe the data and tools employed in scientific investigations. They are often ...
  • The Nagoya Protocol and Its Implications on the EU Atlantic Area Countries. 

    Martins, Joana; Cruz, Diogo; Vasconcelos, Vitor (2020)
    The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization came into force in October 2014. In the European Union (EU), new legislation had to be developed ...

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