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  • Method name: Internal tagging of cod with DSTs and double tagging with a DST and a conventional tag. 

    Thorsteinsson, Vilhjálmur (Marine Research Institute, Reykjavík, Iceland, 2005)
    Some objectives of experiments where this tagging method has been used: Research of the behaviour of sexually mature cod in Icelandic waters; Study of Behaviour that influences catchability such as Availability and ...
  • Turning the tide of parachute science. 

    Stefanoudis, Paris V.; Licuanan, Wilfredo Y.; Morrison, Tiffany, H.; Talma, Sheena; Veitayaki, Joeli; Woodall, Lucy C. (2021)
    Parachute science is the practice whereby international scientists, typically from higher-income countries, conduct field studies in another country, typically of lower income, and then complete the research in their home ...
  • OceanBestPractices Guidelines for Editors and Administrators, Version 2021-06-01. 

    Simpson, Pauline (UNESCO/IOC Project Office for IODE, Oostende, Belgium, 2021)
    This document will guide Editors through the workflow stages and the process of approving, rejecting, or editing items submitted to OceanBestPractices.
  • Guidance on Coastal Character Assessment. 

    Anderson, Carol (Scottish National Heritage, Inverness, Scotland, 2017)
    Coastal character assessment informs and guides coastal and marine planning, and individual development proposals, by informing landscape/seascape and visual impact assessments. This guidance presents the methodology on ...
  • Guide to Best Practice in Seascape Assessment. 

    Hill, Margaret; Briggs, John; Minto, Peter; Bagnall, David; Foley, Karen; Williams, Tony (Marine Institute, Dublin, Ireland, 2001)
    Seascape is a crucial element in any maritime nation’s sense of identity and culture. It has played an important part in the history and development of Ireland and Wales. The coast and the sea is a primary holiday and ...
  • Salish Sea Ambient Noise Study: Best Practices. (2021). 

    Eickmeier, Justin; Tollit, Dominic; Trounce, Krista; Warner, Graham; Wood, Jason; MacGillivray, Alex; Li, Zizheng (Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, Enhancing Cetacean Habitat and Observation (ECHO) Program, Vancouver, Canada, 2021)
    All monitoring locations and hydrophone systems have unique features that affect the ability to monitor ambient noise levels accurately. As anthropogenic underwater noise effects on marine species becomes increasing important ...
  • CRYOMAR Protocol Toolbox. V.0. ASSEMBLE Plus, Deliverable 8.2. 

    Paredes, Estefania (Universidade de Vigo for ASSEMBLE+, 2020)
    The aim of this report is to publish cryopreservation protocols developed and or standardized due to the Work Package 8 (JRA 2 CRYOMAR) coordinated research effort in cryobiology applied to the marine environment, as ...
  • Assegnazione di Zone Marine per l'Acquacoltura (AZA). Guida Tecnica. 

    Marino, G.; Petochi, T.; Cardia, F. (ISPRA, Rome, Italy, 2020)
    This Technical Guide, drafted by ISPRA for the General direction of fisheries and aquaculture of the Ministry of Agriculture, is a practical tool to facilitate the understanding of the processes for the identification and ...
  • Guidelines for monitoring of chlorophyll a. 

    HELCOM (HELCOM, Helsinki, Finland, 2016)
    Increase in phytoplankton biomass is a direct consequence of advancing eutrophication. For monitoring purposes, phytoplankton biomass is estimated by chlorophyll a (Chl a) concentration. The amount of Chl a is not a ...
  • A Methodological Note for the Development of Integrated Aquaculture Production Models. 

    Tsani, Stella; Koundouri, Phoebe (2018)
    Aquaculture production can yield significant economic, social, and environmental effects. These exceed the financial costs and benefits aquaculture producers are faced with. We propose a methodology for the development ...
  • Blueprint for improved measurement of the international ocean economy: an exploration of satellite accounting for ocean economic activity 

    Jolliffe, James; Jolly, Claire; Stevens, Barrie (OECD, Paris, France, 2021)
    Sustainably managing the ocean requires reliable measures of the ocean’s contributions to society and the effects that human activities have on the marine environment. This paper informs current international discussions ...
  • SalaciaML: A Deep Learning Approach for Supporting Ocean Data Quality Control. 

    Mieruch, Sebastian; Demirel, Serdar; Simoncelli, Simona; Schlitzer, Reiner; Seitz, Steffen (2021)
    We present a skillful deep learning algorithm for supporting quality control of ocean temperature measurements, which we name SalaciaML according to Salacia the roman goddess of sea waters. Classical attempts to ...
  • Method for Reproducible Shipboard Segmented Flow Analysis Ammonium Measurement using an In-House Reference Material for Quality Control. 

    Rees, Christine; Janssens, Julie; Sherrin, Kendall; Hughes, Peter; Tibben, Stephen; McMahon, Merinda; McDonald, Jack; Camac, Alicia; Schwanger, Cassie; Marouchos, Andreas (2021)
    Ammonium is a fundamental nutrient for phytoplankton growth in seawater and is a key component of the microbial loop. Ammonium measured in parallel with other nutrients is crucial in understanding the small temporal scale ...
  • Protocols for Assessing Transformation Rates of Nitrous Oxide in the Water Column. 

    Bourbonnais, Annie; Frey, Claudia; Sun, Xin; Bristow, Laura A.; Jayakumar, Amal; Ostrom, Nathaniel E.; Casciotti, Karen L.; Ward, Bess B. (2021)
    Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a potent greenhouse gas and an ozone destroying substance. Yet, clear step-by-step protocols to measure N2O transformation rates in freshwater and marine environments are still lacking, challenging ...
  • A standard protocol for monitoring marine debris using seabird stomach contents: the Fulmar EcoQO approach from the North Sea. 

    Franeker, Jan A. van (NOAA Marine Debris Division, 2011)
    The ultimate fate and environmental impact of marine plastic debris is a major policy concern that requires reliable assessments of regional pollution levels and rates of change: such information is critical for efficient ...
  • The Beijing Declaration on Research Data. 

    CODATA (Committee on Data (CODATA), Paris, France, 2019)
    Grand challenges related to the environment, human health, and sustainability confront science and society. Understanding and mitigating these challenges in a rapidly changing environment require datai to be FAIR (Findable, ...
  • Using the Red Band Difference Algorithm to Detect and Monitor a Karenia spp. Bloom off the South Coast of Ireland, June 2019. 

    Jordan, Catherine; Cusack, Caroline; Tomlinson, Michelle C.; Meredith, Andrew; McGeady, Ryan; Salas, Rafael; Gregory, Clynton; Croot, Peter L. (2021)
    During the months of May, June, July and August 2019 the Red Band Difference algorithm was tested over Irish waters to assess its suitability for the Irish harmful algal bloom alert system. Over the 4 weeks of June an ...
  • Best Practices for the Pilot-Scale Cultivation of Microalgae, Public Output report of the EnAlgae project, 

    White, D.; Silkina, A.; Skill, S.; Oatley-Radcliffe, D.; Van Den Hende, S.; Ernst, A.; De Viser, C,; Van Dijk, W.; Davey, M.; Day, J. (EnAlgae, Swansea, UK, 2015)
    This document is a compilation of Best Practice recommendations and considerations employed by the EnAlgae microalgal pilot facilities. EnAlgae was a four year Strategic Initiative of INTERREG IVB North West Europe ...
  • 2020-2021 Best practices guide for minimizing marine life entanglement. 

    California Dungeness Crab Fishing Gear Working Group (California Ocean Protection Council, Sacramento, CA, 2019)
    Whale and sea turtle entanglements are a concern for fishermen, the public, California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), Ocean Protection Council and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). The California ...
  • Product User Manual for In Situ TAC products INSITU_GLO_UV_NRT_OBSERVATIONS_013_048. Issue 2.1 

    Verbrugge, N.; Etienne, H.; Boone, Christine; Mader, J.; Corgnati, L.; Mantovani, C.; Reyes, E.; Rubio, A.; Rotllán, P.; Asensio, J.L.; Carval, T. (Copernicus Marine Environmental Monitoring Service (CMEMS)/Mercator Ocean, 2020)
    This Product User Manual describes the INSITU_GLO_UV_NRT_OBSERVATIONS_013_048 product distributed by the Copernicus Marine Service In Situ Thematic Assembly Centre (CMEMS INS-TAC): how it is built, what is the content, ...

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