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  • Key Aquatic Animal Welfare Recommendations for Aquaculture. 

    Xu, Christine; Aquatic Life Institute; Animal Equality; Essere Animali; Compassion in World Farming; Dyrevernalliansen; Fish Welfare Initiative; Mercy for Animals; The Humane League (Aquatic Animal Alliance, New York, NY, 2020)
    This document is intended to provide an overview of what theAquatic Animal Alliance, having consulted with experts globally,has identified as key areas where welfare intervention is mostneeded for animals used in aquaculture. ...
  • Video demonstrating how to set-up, deploy and operate a Baited Remote Underwater Video System. 

    Bernard, Anthony; Juby, Roxanne; Haupt, Tanya; von der Meden, Charles; Snyders, Laurenne; van der Heever, Grant (Octopi Africa (Pty) Ltd and Array Media (Pty) Ltd, Cape Town, South Africa, 2021)
    Baited remote underwater stereo-video systems, or stereo-BRUVs, are minimally invasive sampling tools used to collect data on the diversity, abundance and size of fishes as well as information on the benthic habitat where ...
  • First Application of IFCB High-Frequency Imaging-in-Flow Cytometry to Investigate Bloom-Forming Filamentous Cyanobacteria. 

    Kraft, Kaisa; Seppälä, Jukka; Hällfors, Heidi; Suikkanen, Sanna; Ylöstalo, Pasi; Anglès, Sílvia; Kielosto, Sami; Kuosa, Harri; Laakso, Lauri; Honkanen, Martti; Lehtinen, Sirpa; Oja, Johanna; Tamminen, Timo (2021)
    Cyanobacteria are an important part of phytoplankton communities, however, they are also known for forming massive blooms with potentially deleterious effects on recreational use, human and animal health, and ecosystem ...
  • Lessons from a Marine Spatial Planning data management process for Ireland. 

    Flynn, Sarah; Meaney, Will; Leadbetter, Adam; Fisher, Jeffrey P.; Aonghusa, Caitriona Nic (2021)
    This paper presents a framework containing ten components to deliver a data management process for the storage and management of data used for Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) in Ireland. The work includes a data process ...
  • Video demonstrating how to set-up, deploy and operate a shallow-water drop camera system. [Training video] 

    Haupt, Tanya; von der meden, Charles; Snyders, Laurenne; van der Heever, Grant; Bernard, Anthony (Octopi Africa (Pty) Ltd and Array Media (Pty) Ltd, Cape Town, South Africa, 2021)
    Drop cameras are simple frame-deployed systems of various configurations that are designed to take photographic still images or videos of the seafloor. These tools are non-destructive and can go to beyond SCUBA depths, ...
  • Evaluating LoRaWAN Connectivity in a Marine Scenario. 

    Pensieri, Sara; Viti, Federica; Moser, Gabriele; Serpico, Sebastiano Bruno; Maggiolo, Luca; Pastorino, Martina; Solarna, David; Cambiaso, Andrea; Carraro, Carlo; Degano, Cristiana; Mainenti, Ilaria; Seghezza, Silvia; Bozzano, Roberto (2021)
    The growing need for interoperability among the different oceanic monitoring systems to deliver services able to answer the requirements of stakeholders and end-users led to the development of a low-cost machine-to-machine ...
  • Long-term passive acoustic recordings track the changing distribution of North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) from 2004 to 2014. 

    Davis, Genevieve E.; Baumgartner, Mark F.; Bonnell, Julianne M.; Bell, Joel; Berchok, Catherine; Thornton, Jacqueline; Brault, Solange; Buchanan, Gary; Charif, Russell A.; Cholewiak, Danielle; Clark, Christopher W.; Corkeron, Peter; Delarue, Julien; Dudzinski, Kathleen; Hatch, Leila; Hildebrand, John; Hodge, Lynn; Klink, Holger; Kraus, Scott; Martin, Bruce; Mellinger, David K.; Moors-Murphy, Hilary; Nieukirk, Sharon; Nowacek, Douglas P.; Parks, Susan; Read, Andrew J.; Rice, Aaron N.; Risch, Denise; Širović, Ana; Soldevilla, Melissa; Stafford, Kate; Stanistreet, Joy E.; Summers, Erin; Todd, Sean; Warde, Ann; Van Parijs, Sofie M. (2017)
    Given new distribution patterns of the endangered North Atlantic right whale (NARW; Eubalaena glacialis) population in recent years, an improved understanding of spatio-temporal movements are imperative for the conservation ...
  • Reference framework for assessing the scientific and socio-economic impact of research infrastructures. 

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) (OECD Publishing, Paris, France, 2019)
    Research Infrastructures (RIs) are indispensable for enabling and developing research in almost all scientific domains and represent an increasingly large share of research investment. As policy makers, funding agencies ...
  • Estimating animal population densities using passive acoustics. 

    Marques, Tiago A.; Thomas, Len; Martin, Stephen W.; Mellinger, David K.; Ward, Jessica A.; Moretti, David J.; Harris, Danielle; Tyack, Peter L. (2013)
    Reliable estimation of the size or density of wild animal populations is very important for effective wildlife management, conservation and ecology. Currently, the most widely used methods for obtaining such estimates ...
  • Management of acoustic metadata for bioacoustics. 

    Roch, Marie A.; Batchelor, Heidi; Baumann-Pickering, Simone; Berchok, Catherine L.; Cholewiak, Danielle; Fujioka, Ei; Garland, Ellen C.; Herbert, Sean; Hildebrand, John A.; Oleson, Erin M.; Van Parijs, Sofie; Risch, Denise; Sirovic, Anna; Soldevilla, Melissa S. (2016)
    Recent expansion in the capabilities of passive acoustic monitoring of sound-producing animals is providing ex- pansive data sets in many locations. These long-term data sets will allow the investigation of questions ...
  • Management and research applications of real-time and archival passive acoustic sensors over varying temporal and spatial scales. 

    Van Parijs, Sofie; Clark, Chris W; Sousa Lima, Renata; Parks, Susan; Rankin, Shannon; Risch, Denise; Van Opzeeland, Ilse (2009)
    Defining the appropriate scale over which to conduct a study in the marine environment is critical to achieving appropriate scientific, management, mitigation and conservation objectives. This paper focuses on applications ...
  • Application Profile for Machine- Actionable Data Management Plans. 

    Miksa, T.; Walk, Paul; Neish, Peter; Oblasser, Simon; HOLLAND, MURRAY; Renner, Tom; Jacquemot-Perbal, M-C.; Cardoso, Joao; Kvamme, Trond; Praetzellis, Maria; Suchánek, Marek; Hooft, Rob ; Faure, Benjamin; Moa, Hanne; Hasan, Adil; Jones, Sarah (2021)
    This paper presents the application profile for machine-actionable data management plans that allows information from traditional data management plans to be expressed in a machine-actionable way. We describe the methodology ...
  • Redes Colaborativas para o Monitoramento - Microplástico - Guia de práticas para o monitoramento de microplástico em praias arenosas. 

    Our Blue Hands (Our Blue Hands, Brazil, 2021)
    This monitoring protocol for microplastics on sand beaches is carried out by Our Blue Hands project. It was adapted from the microplastics monitoring methodology of the European Union produced in 2013, from the University ...
  • iFDO Creation Version 1.0.0. and Supplement, Version 1.0.0. 

    Schoening, Timm (MareHub of the Helmholtz Association, 2021)
    The purpose of this Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) is to document the necessary steps to create FAIR Digital Objects for images (iFDOs) containing standardized metadata for marine research images (photos and videos). The ...
  • Image curation and publication. Version 1.0.0 and Supplement Version 1.0.0. 

    Schoening, Timm (MareHub of the Helmholtz Association, 2021)
    The purpose of this Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) is to generally describe how to publish marine research image data such as photos and videos for scientific use. The goal of this document is to enable all scientists ...
  • Video demonstrating how to set-up, deploy and operate a Ski-Monkey III towed benthic camera system. [Training Video] 

    von der meden, Charles; Snyders, Laurenne; van der Heever, Grant; Haupt, Tanya; Bernard, Anthony (Octopi Africa (Pty) Ltd and Array Media (Pty) Ltd, Cape Town, South Africa, 2021)
    The Ski-Monkey III benthic camera system is a passive, towed camera mounted on a squat, stainless steel frame, resting on two 10 cm wide skis. It consists of an underwater module, containing pressure housings that are ...
  • An international intercomparison of stable carbon isotope composition measurements of dissolved inorganic carbon in seawater. 

    Cheng, L.; Normandeau, C.; Bowden, R.; Doucett, R.; Gallagher, B.; Gillikin, P.; Kumamoto, Y.; McKay, J. L.; Middlestead, P.; Ninnemann, U.; Nothaft, D.; Dubinina, E. O.; Quay, P.; Reverdin, G.; Shirai, K.; Mørkved, P. T.; Theiling, B. P.; van Geldern, R.; Wallace, D. W. R. (2019)
    We report results of an intercomparison of stable carbon isotope ratio measurements in seawater dissolved inorganic carbon (δ13C-DIC) which involved 16 participating laboratories from various parts of the world. The ...
  • Marine Mammal Necropsy: an introductory guide for stranding responders and field biologists. 

    Pugliares, Katie R.; Bogomolni, Andrea; Touhey, Kathleen M.; Herzig, Sarah M.; Harry, Charles T. (Woods HOle Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, 2007)
    Necropsies are performed to get further insight into the cause of death: in the case of marine mammals this may establish the cause for stranding or other mortalities. The necropsy generates a series of gross observations ...
  • NOAA and BOEM Minimum Recommendations for Use of Passive Acoustic Listening Systems in Offshore Wind Energy Development Monitoring and Mitigation Programs. 

    Van Parijs, Sofie M.; Baker, Kyle; Carduner, Jordan; Daly, Jaclyn; Davis, Genevieve; Esch, Carter; Guan, Shane; Scholick-Schlomer, Amy; Sisson, Nicholas B.; Staaterman, Erica (2021)
    Offshore wind energy development is rapidly ramping up in United States (U.S.) waters in order to meet renewable energy goals. With a diverse suite of endangered large whale species and a multitude of other protected marine ...
  • The MPA Guide Decision Tree: Level of Protection, Version 1. (September, 2021). 

    Grorud-Colvert, K.; et al (2021)
    Decision tree to determine the protection Level of Protection of an MPA, or zone within a multizone MPA, based on activities that are allowed or disallowed. Answers to questions in this decision tree lead sequentially to ...

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