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  • ASC Abalone Standard. Version 1.1. 

    Aquacuture Stewardship Council (Aquaculture Stewardship Council, Utrecht The Netherlands, 2019)
    Linked to the ASC Vision, the Scope of the ASC Abalone Standard addresses the key negative environmental and social impacts associated with the Abalone aquaculture industry. An ASC-certified farm contributes in reducing ...
  • Inclusion of condition in natural capital assessments is critical to the implementation of marine nature-based solutions. 

    Watson, Stephen C.L.; Watson, Gordon J.; Beaumont, Nicola J.; Preston, Joanne (2022)
    Current approaches to measure ecosystem services (ES) within natural capital (NC) and nature-based solutions (NbS) assessments are generally coarse, often using a single figure for ecosystem services (e.g., nutrient ...
  • Conventional sampling methods severely underestimate phytoplankton species richness. 

    Rodríguez-Ramos, Tamara; Dornelas, María; Marañón, Emilio; Cermeño, Pedro (2014)
    Conventional methods for the estimation of marine phytoplankton diversity include the collection of a small volume of seawater which is analysed under the microscope. We sampled natural communities and also synthetic ...
  • TechOceanS Sensor Development templates: Requirements Document. 

    National Oceanography Centre, Ocean Technology and Engineering Group (TechOceanS Consortium, 2021)
    The TechOceanS Sensor Development templates have been developed by the Ocean Technology and Engineering group at NOC and have been reviewed and used by partners in the project. The experience of the team has been crucial ...
  • An open,efficient, and transparent spatial reproducible reporting tool for data discovery and science advice. 

    Stoyel, Quentin; Finnis, Stephen; Gomez, Catalina; Lazin, Gordana; Daigle, Rémi; Brager, Lindsay; Hamer, Adrian; Smith, Charlotte; Beauchesne, David; Cazelles, Kevin; Butler, Sean (Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, NS, Canada, 2022)
    Open and reproducible research practices offer a means to keep pace with rapidly expanding knowledge as science becomes increasingly data-intensive.The Science branch of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) encompasses a range ...
  • Handbook for interpreting types of marine habitat for the selection of sites to be included in the national inventories of natural sites of conservation interest. 

    Bellan-Santin, D.; Bellan, G.; Bitar, G..; Harmelin, J.G.; Pergent, G. (United Nations Environment Programme, Mediterranean Action Plan, Regional Activity Centre for Specially Protected Areas (UNEP/MAP-RAC/SPA). [MedKey Habitats], Tunis, Tunisia, 2015)
    The Protocol concerning specially protected areas and biological diversity in the Mediterranean and the Action Plan for the protection of the marine environment and the sustainable development of Mediterranean coastal ...
  • Submarine Cables and BBNJ. 

    International Cable Protection Committee (International Cable Protection Committee, Portsmouth, UK, 2016)
    This paper is respectfully submitted by the International Cable Protection Committee (“ICPC”)1 to provide the PrepCom with information on submarine cables, their contribution to sustainable development and their relationship ...
  • Challenges and supports for women conservation leaders. 

    Jones, Megan; Solomon, Jennifer (2019)
    Leadership and inclusivity are increasingly recognized as fundamental to conservation success, yet women's leadership within the conservation profession is understudied. This study identifies gender-related challenges women ...
  • LabSTAF and RunSTAF Handbook 2408-014-HB Issue F. 

    Oxborough, Kevin (Chelsea Technologies Ltd., West Molesey, UK, 2022)
    This introductory section provides a brief overview of the development of LabSTAF and RunSTAF and future aims for the development of Single Turnover Active Fluorometry (STAF). It also includes a description of the major ...
  • Aquaculture Facility Certification BAP Farm Standard Issue 3.0 – 01-March-2021 Best Aquaculture Practices Certification Standards, Guidelines. 

    Best Aquaculture Practices (Best Aquaculture Practices, Portsmouth, NH, 2021)
    The following Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) standards apply to the farming of finfish, crustaceans, and other aquatic invertebrates. They cover all production methods, including flow-through, partial exchange, and closed ...
  • Evaluating benthic flux measurements from a gradient flux system. 

    Coogan, Jeff; Rheuban, Jennie E.; Long, Matthew H. (2022)
    Multiple methods exist to measure the benthic flux of dissolved oxygen (DO), but many are limited by short deployments and provide only a snapshot of the processes occurring at the sediment–water interface. The gradient flux ...
  • Rolling Deck to Repository: Supporting the marine science community with data management services from academic research expeditions. 

    Carbotte, Suzanne M.; O’Hara, Suzanne; Stocks, Karen; Clark, P. Dru; Stolp, Laura; Smith, Shawn R.; Briggs, Kristen; Hudak, Rebecca; Miller, Emily; Olson, Chris J.; Shane, Neville; Uribe, Rafael; Arko, Robert; Chandler, Cynthia L.; Ferrini, Vicki; Miller, Stephen P.; Doyle, Alice; Holik, James (2022)
    Direct observations of the oceans acquired on oceanographic research ships operated across the international community support fundamental research into the many disciplines of ocean science and provide essential ...
  • An Experimental Benchmark for Geoacoustic Inversion Methods. 

    Bonnel, Julien; Pecknold, Sean P.; Hines, Paul C.; Chapman, N. Ross (2021)
    Over the past 25 years, there has been significant research activity in development and application of methods for inverting acoustical field data to estimate parameters of geoacoustic models of the ocean bottom. Although ...
  • Digital Twin Architecture and Standards. 

    Harper, K. Eric; Malakuti, Somayeh; Ganz, Christopher (2019)
    Digital Twins are key components in an Industrial IoT (Internet of Things) ecosystem, owned and managed by business stakeholders to provide secure storage, processing and sharing of data within an architectural tier. ...
  • A practical guide for successful research expeditions at sea. 

    Jabre, Loay J.; Annett, Amber; Koek, Cuun; McCain, J. Scott P.; Beckley, Lena; Zitoun, Rebecca; Jones, Rhiannon J.; van de Poll, Willem (Zenodo, 2022)
    In this article we provide guidance to new seafaring scientists, irrespective of their background and discipline, on how to prepare for their debut at sea. We describe strategies for planning and completing oceanographic ...
  • Sample Preparation Manual for the Analysis of Plastic-related Pollutants. 

    Fourie, Amarein (African Marine Waste Network, Sustainable Seas Trust, Gqeberha, South Africa, 2022)
    The occurrence of plastics in the natural environment has been reported from the most remote places on earth. As such, there is growing global concern about the potential human health impacts caused by plastic pollution ...
  • Productivity, pressure, and new perspectives: impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on marine early-career researchers. 

    Schadeberg, Amanda; Ford, Eleanor; Wieczorek, Alina M; Gammage, Louise C; López-Acosta, María; Buselic, Ivana; Dermastia, Timotej Turk; Fontela, Marcos; Galobart, Cristina; Monferrer, Natalia Llopis; Lubosny, Marek; Piarulli, Stefania; Suaria, Giuseppe (2022)
    The worldwide disruption caused by the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted the activities of marine scientists working towards the goals of the UN Ocean Decade. As in other disciplines, marine ...
  • Animal Borne Ocean Sensors – AniBOS – An Essential Component of the Global Ocean Observing System. 

    McMahon, Clive R.; Roquet, Fabien; Baudel, Sophie; Belbeoch, Mathieu; Bestley, Sophie; Blight, Clint; Boehme, Lars; Carse, Fiona; Costa, Daniel P.; Fedak, Michael A.; Guinet, Christophe; Harcourt, Robert; Heslop, Emma; Hindell, Mark A.; Hoenner, Xavier; Holland, Kim; Holland, Mellinda; Jaine, Fabrice R. A.; Jeanniard du Dot, Tiphaine; Jonsen, Ian; Keates, Theresa R.; Kovacs, Kit M.; Labrousse, Sara; Lovell, Philip; Lydersen, Christian; March, David; Mazloff, Matthew; McKinzie, Megan K.; Muelbert, Mônica M. C.; O’Brien, Kevin; Phillips, Lachlan; Portela, Esther; Pye, Jonathan; Rintoul, Stephen; Sato, Katsufumi; Sequeira, Ana M. M.; Simmons, Samantha E.; Tsontos, Vardis M.; Turpin, Victor; van Wijk, Esmee; Vo, Danny; Wege, Mia; Whoriskey, Frederick Gilbert; Wilson, Kenady; Woodward, Bill (2021)
    Marine animals equipped with biological and physical electronic sensors have produced long-term data streams on key marine environmental variables, hydrography, animal behavior and ecology. These data are an essential ...
  • Designing a Large Scale Autonomous Observing Network: A Set Theory Approach. 

    Byrne, David; Polton, Jeff; Ribeiro, Joseph; Fernand, Liam; Holt, Jason (2022)
    A well designed observing network is vital to improve our understanding of the oceans and to obtain better predictions of the future. As autonomous marine technology develops, the potential for deploying large autonomous ...
  • Portuguese European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and Water Column Observatory Initiative. 

    Carapuço, Mafalda Marques; Silveira, Tanya Mendes; Stroynowski, Zuzia; Miranda, Jorge Miguel (2022)
    The Atlantic dimension of Portugal, with c. 1,700,000 km2 maritime area, led to the prioritization of the European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and water column Observatory - Portugal (EMSO-PT) in the national scientific ...

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