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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 ...
    • Near real-time marine mammal monitoring from gliders: Practical challenges, system development, and management implications. 

      Kowarski, Katie A.; Gaudet, Briand J.; Cole, Arthur J.; Maxner, Emily E.; Turner, Stephen P.; Martin, S. Bruce; Johnson, Hansen D.; Moloney, John E. (2020)
      In 2017, an endangered North Atlantic right whale mortality event in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada, triggered the implementation of dynamic mitigation measures that required real-time information on whale distributio ...
    • 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 ...
    • Slocum Gliders Provide Accurate Near Real-Time Estimates of Baleen Whale Presence From Human-Reviewed Passive Acoustic Detection Information. 

      Baumgartner, Mark; Bonnell, Julianne; Corkeron, Peter; Van Parijs, Sofie; Hotchkin, Cara; Hodges, Ben A.; Bort Thornton, Jacqueline; Mensi, Bryan L.; Bruner, Scott M. (2020)
      Mitigating the effects of human activities on marine mammals often depends on monitoring animal occurrence over long time scales, large spatial scales, and in real time. Passive acoustics, particularly from autonomous ...
    • 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 ...
    • Rights, Resilience, and Community-Led Relocation: Perspectives from Fifteen Alaska Native Communities. 

      Bronen, Robin; Pollock, Denise (Alaska Institute for Justice, Anchorage, AK, 2017)
      The Alaska Institute for Justice (AIJ) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the human rights of Alaskans. AIJ’s goal is to work with Alaska Native communities and Tribal, State and Federal government ...
    • Final Report of the Inuit Bowhead Knowledge Study, Nunavut, Canada. 

      Hay, Keith; Aglukark, David; Igutsaq, David; Ikkidluak, Joannie; Mike, Meeka (Nunavut Wildlife Management Board, Nunavut, Canada, 2000)
      As mandated by the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement of 1993, Inuit knowledge of bowhead whales in Nunavut, Canada was collected by means of 257 individual interviews with 252 Inuit hunters and elders in 18 ...
    • Research Processes and Indigenous Communities in Western Alaska: Workshop Report. 

      Raymond-Yakoubian, Brenden; Raymond-Yakoubian, Julie (Sandhill.Culture Craft and Kawerak, Inc., Social Sciences Program, Nome, AK, 2017)
      In August of 2016, Kawerak Incorporated and Sandhill.Culture.Craft partnered to hold a workshop in Nome, Alaska. The workshop was part of a larger project for this partnership which is looking at research processes ...