MEPS Theme Sections

Theme Sections are integrated multiauthor analyses and syntheses initiated and coordinated by acknowledged experts. They highlight cutting-edge research areas or problems.



FORTHCOMING THEME SECTIONS


Jellyfish bloom research: advances and challenges

Editors: R. Condon, J. Costello, V. Fuentes, F. Lombard, C. Lucas, J. Purcell, K. Sutherland

Drivers of dynamics of small pelagic fish resources: biology, management and human factors

Editors: Jürgen Alheit, Arnaud Bertrand, Richard Brodeur, Susana Garrido, Martin Quaas, David Reid, Dominique Robert, Stelios Somarakis, Akinori Takasuka, Olivier Thébaud, Verena Trenkel



IN PROGRESS

ADVANCE VIEW


Response of nearshore ecosystems to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Editors: Charles H. Peterson, Sean Powers, Just Cebrian, Ken Heck


Individual variability in seabird foraging and migration

Editors: J. González-Solís, R. A. Phillips, F. Daunt, S. Lewis, R. Wilson

Innovative use of sclerochronology in marine resource management

Editors: Yves Cherel, Stelios Somarakis, Stephen Wing


 

 

PUBLISHED THEME SECTIONS

 

52

Invasion of Atlantic coastal ecosystems by Pacific lionfish

(published in MEPS Volume 558, October 25, 2016) Editors: Mark Hixon, Stephanie Green, Mark Albins, Ivan Nagelkerken, Tim McClanahan, Charles Birkeland

51

Economics of marine conservation

(published in MEPS Volume 530, June 18, 2015) Editors: Sumaila UR, Stergiou KI

50

Trophodynamics in marine ecology

(published in MEPS Volume 512, October 9, 2014) Editors: S. Libralato, F. Pranovi, J. Link, K. Stergiou

49

Jellyfish blooms and ecological interactions

(published in MEPS Volume 510, September 9, 2014) Editors: R. Condon, C. Lucas, K. Pitt, S. Uye

48

Tracking fitness in marine vertebrates

(published in MEPS Volume 496, January 27, 2014) Editors: G. Crossin, S. Cooke, R. A. Phillips, J. Goldbogen

47

Biophysical coupling of marine hotspots

(published in MEPS Volume 487, July 30, 2013) Editors: E.L. Hazen, S.J. Bograd, R.M. Suryan, Y. Watanuki, R.P. Wilson Complete Theme Section in pdf format (19.5MB)

46

Harvested fish stocks in a changing environment

(published in MEPS Volume 480, April 22, 2013) Editors: J.M. Durant, N.C. Stenseth Complete Theme Section in pdf format (10.3MB)

45

Biological responses in an anthropogenically modified ocean

(published in MEPS Volume 470, December 6, 2012) Editors: P. W. Boyd, D. A. Hutchins Complete Theme Section in pdf format (7.5MB)

44

Effects of climate and predation on subarctic crustacean populations

(published in MEPS Volume 469, November 26, 2012) Editors: E. Dawe, F. Mueter, O. Palsson Complete Theme Section in pdf format (7.3MB)

43

Comparative analysis of marine fisheries production

(published in MEPS Volume 459, July 12, 2012) Editors: A. Bundy, J. Link, T. Miller, E. Moksness, K. Stergiou Complete Theme Section in pdf format (8.2MB)

42

Tagging through the stages: ontogeny in biologging

(published in MEPS Volume 457, June 21, 2012) Editors: H. Bailey, S. Bograd, P. Gaspar, B. Godley, M. Hamann, E.L. Hazen, G. Shillinger, J. Spotila Complete Theme Section in pdf format (3.6MB)

41

Seabirds and climate change

(published in MEPS Volume 454, May 21, 2012) Editors: William Sydeman Complete Theme Section in pdf format (3.6MB)

40

Technological innovation in marine ornithology

(published in MEPS Volume 451, April 11, 2012) Editors: George L. Hunt, Rory P. Wilson Complete Theme Section in pdf format (3.6MB)

39

Eelgrass recovery induces state changes in a coastal bay system

(published in MEPS Volume 448, February 23, 2012) Editors: Robert J. Orth, Karen J. McGlathery, Kenneth L. Heck Jr. Complete Theme Section in pdf format (12.55MB)

38

Biodiversity, ecosystems and coastal zone management: Linking science and policy

(published in MEPS Volume 434, July 28, 2011) Editors: D. Paterson, N. Hanley, K. Black, E.C. Defew, M. Solan Complete Theme Section in pdf format (12.5MB)

37

Evolution and ecology of marine biodiversity: mechanisms and dynamics

(published in MEPS Volume 430, May 26, 2011) Editors: Michel J. Kaiser, Michael T. Burrows, Helen Hughes Complete Theme Section in pdf format (8.1MB)

36

Seascape ecology: Application of landscape ecology to marine environments

(published in MEPS Volume 427, April 12, 2011) Coordination: Simon Pittman, Ron Kneib, Charles Simenstad, Ivan Nagelkerken Complete Theme Section in pdf format (11.5MB)

35

Threshold dynamics in marine coastal systems

(published in MEPS Volume 413, August 26, 2010) Coordination: Richard W. Osman, Pablo Munguia, Roman N. Zajac Complete Theme Section in pdf format (4.5MB)

34

Conservation and management of deep-sea corals and coral reefs

(published in MEPS Volume 397, December 17, 2009) Idea: Karen Miller Coordination: Karen Miller, Di Tracey, Helen Neil

33

Marine biodiversity: current understanding and future research

(published in MEPS Volume 396, December 9, 2009) Idea: M. Solan Coordination: Martin Solan, Pim van Avesaath, Herman Hummel, Carlo Heip Complete Theme Section in pdf format (5.4MB)

32

Acoustics in marine ecology

(published in MEPS Volume 395, December 3, 2009) Idea: Howard I. Browman Coordination: Brandon Southall, Douglas Nowacek

31

Marine ecosystems, climate and phenology: impacts on top predators

(published in MEPS Volume 393, October 30, 2009) Idea and Coordination: William J. Sydeman Complete Theme Section in pdf format (4.7 MB)

30

Spatiotemporal dynamics of seabirds in the marine environment

(published in MEPS Volume 391, September 28, 2009) Idea: Jacob Gonzalez-Solis Coordination: Jacob Gonzalez-Solis, Scott Shaffer Complete Theme Section in pdf format (7 MB)

29

Large-scale studies of the European benthos: the MacroBen database

(published in MEPS Volume 382, April 30, 2009) Idea and Coordination: Paul J. Somerfield, Christos Arvanitidis, Edward Vanden Berghe Complete Theme Section in pdf format (4 MB)

28

Effects of ocean acidification on marine ecosystems

(published in MEPS Volume 373, December 23, 2008) Idea: Browman HI Coordination: Vézina AF, Hoegh-Guldberg O Complete Theme Section in pdf format (3.6 MB)

27

Implications of large-scale iron fertilization of the oceans

(published in MEPS Volume 364, July 29, 2008) Idea: Browman HI, Boyd PW Coordination: Boyd PW Complete Theme Section in pdf format (2 MB)

26

Seabirds as indicators of marine ecosystems

(published in MEPS Volume 352, December 20, 2007) Idea: Piatt JF, Sydeman WJ Coordination: Sydeman WJ, Piatt JF, Browman HI Complete Theme Section in pdf format (3.6 MB)

25

Role of scavengers in marine ecosystems

(published in MEPS Volume 350, November 22, 2007) Idea and coordination: King NJ, Bailey DM, Priede IG, Browman HI Complete Theme Section in pdf format (13.2 MB)

24

Advances in modelling physical-biological interactions in fish early life history

(published in MEPS Volume 347, October 11, 2007) Idea and coordination: Gallego A, North EW, Petitgas P, Browman HI Complete Theme Section in pdf format (22 MB)

23

Disentangling the causes of maturation trends in exploited fish populations

(published in MEPS Volume 335, April 16, 2007) Idea and coordination: Marshall CT, Browman HI Complete Theme Section in pdf format (1 MB)

22

Introducing genomics, proteomics and metabolomics in marine ecology

(published in MEPS Volume 332, March 5, 2007) Idea and coordination: S. C. Johnson, H. I. Browman Complete Theme Section in pdf format (1.2 MB)

21

Ocean biodiversity informatics (OBI)

(published in MEPS Volume 316, July 3, 2006) Idea and coordination: M. J. Costello, E. Vanden Berghe, H. I. Browman Complete Theme Section in pdf format (7.2 MB)

20

Marine biodiversity and ecosystem function: empirical approaches and future research needs

(published in MEPS Volume 311, April 18, 2006) Idea and coordination: M. Solan, D. G. Raffaelli, D. M. Paterson, P. C. L. White, G. J. Pierce Complete Theme Section in pdf format (3.2 MB)

19

Bridging the gap between aquatic and terrestrial ecology

(published in MEPS Volume 304, Dec 8, 2005) Idea and coordination: Konstantinos I. Stergiou, Howard I. Browman Complete Theme Section in pdf format (382 KB)

18

Politics and socio-economics of ecosystem-based management of marine resources

(published in MEPS Volume 300, Sept 16, 2005) Idea and coordination: Howard I. Browman, Konstantinos I. Stergiou Complete Theme Section in pdf format (693 KB)

17

Sensory biology: linking the internal and external ecologies of marine organisms

(published in MEPS Volume 287, February 18, 2005) Idea and coordination: Marc J. Weissburg, Howard I. Browman Complete Theme Section in pdf format (822 KB)

16

Peer review: journal articles versus research proposals

(published in MEPS Volume 277, August 16, 2004) Coordination: Hans Ulrik Riisgård Complete Theme Section in pdf format (73 KB)

15

Perspectives on ecosystem-based approaches to the management of marine resources

(published in MEPS Vol. 274 June 24, 2004) Coordination: Browman HI, Stergiou KI Complete Theme Section in pdf format (245 KB)

14

Emergent properties of complex marine systems: a macroecological perspective

(published in MEPS Vol. 273 June 8, 2004) Coordination: Andrea Belgrano Complete Theme Section in pdf format (1.1 MB)

13

Quality in science publishing

(published in MEPS Vol. 270 April 14, 2004) Coordination: Howard I. Browman, David Seán Kirby Complete Theme Section in pdf format (138 KB)

12

Restoration scaling in the marine environment

(published in MEPS Vol. 264 December 15, 2003) Coordination: Charles H. Peterson, Ronald T. Kneib Complete Theme Section in pdf format (1.4 MB)

11

Misuse of the peer review system: time for countermeasures?

(published in MEPS Volume 258, August 29, 2003) Coordination: Hans Ulrik Riisgård Complete Theme Section in pdf format (473 KB)

10

Nearshore vertebrate predators: constraints to recovery from oil pollution

(published in MEPS Vol. 241 October 4, 2002) Coordination: Charles H. Peterson Complete Theme Section in pdf format (1.2 MB)

9

The Red Sea Programme

(published in MEPS Vol. 239 August 23, 2002) Coordination: Gotthilf Hempel, Claudio Richter Complete Theme Section in pdf format (2.2 MB)

8

Future marine zooplankton research - a perspective

(published in MEPS Vol. 222 November 5, 2001) Coordination: Gustav-Adolf Paffenhöfer Complete Theme Section in pdf format (148 KB)

7

Who needs symposium proceedings?

(published in MEPS Vol. 211 February 14, 2001) Coordination: Olav Giere Complete Theme Section in pdf format (41 KB)

6

'Evolution' of fisheries science

(published in MEPS Vol. 208 December 8, 2000) Coordination: Howard I. Browman Complete Theme Section in pdf format (117 KB)

5

Marine Chemical Ecology

published in MEPS Vol. 207 November 22, 2000 Coordination: Josef R. Pawlik Complete Theme Section in pdf format (2.2 MB)

4

The peer-review system: time for re-assessment?

(published in MEPS Vol. 192 January 31, 2000) Coordination: Hans Ulrik Riisgård Complete Theme Section in pdf format (50.5 KB)

3

Negative results

(published in MEPS Vol. 191 December 30, 1999) Coordination: Howard I. Browman Complete Theme Section in pdf format (54.6 KB)

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(Originally termed "Comments Section")

Predator-prey interactions in the sea: commentaries on the role of turbulence

(published in MEPS Vol. 139 August 29, 1996) Coordination: Howard I. Browman Complete Theme Section in pdf format (54.6 KB)

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(Originally termed "Comments Section")

Commentaries on current research trends in recruitment studies

(published in MEPS Vol. 128 November 23, 1995) Coordination: Howard I. Browman Complete Theme Section in pdf format (54.6 KB)