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Risk vs. public reaction in marine oil spills: a case study analysis of six Atlantic Canadian marine vessel-sourced oil related incidents
Marine vessel-sourced oil related (MVSOR) incidents represent a potential threat to marine organisms and ecosystems in Atlantic Canada. The management of these incidents must involve management of the objective risks ...
The mean surface circulation of the North Atlantic subpolar gyre: A comparison of estimates derived from new gravity and oceanographic measurements
A new mean sea surface topography (MSST) is used to estimate the surface circulation of the subpolar gyre of the northwest Atlantic. The MSST is produced using a new geoid model derived from a blend of gravity data from ...
Improving shark conservation and management in Canada: Recommendations for the National Plan of Action for Sharks
The International Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks (IPOA-sharks) is a voluntary instrument developed by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). Its implementation on a national scale has ...
Narwhal co-management in Nunavut: Deepened collaboration needed to improve partnership, process and outcome
Since the ratification of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement (NLCA) in 1993, narwhal harvesting in Nunavut has been governed by a formalized co-management regime. The Nunavut Wildlife Management Board, a body created under ...
Marine Protected Areas on the Eastern Scotian Shelf: MAP's perspective on selecting the next Area of Interest. Volume 3, Issue 2
(Marine Affairs Program, 2010-06-01)
Skate and Ray Management in the Northwest Atlantic: An Overview of Current Management and Recommendations for Conservation
Skates and rays are among the most vulnerable of exploited marine fish, not only due to target catches, but also because of high bycatch and discard rates in ground fisheries. This thesis reviews existing management measures ...
Environmental Performance as a Port Selection Criterion
Maritime transport is the largest mode of transport and the container segment in particular has grown strongly in the last two decades. Many ports compete against each other to attract containers and this study analyzes ...
Using the Sustainable Livelihood Approach to inform the development of a multispecies fishery management plan
The Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation would like to develop a livelihood fishery to sustain a moderate livelihood. The Sustainable Livelihood Framework guided the identification of challenges and opportunities that the Paqtnkek ...
Gas domes in soft cohesive sediments
(Geological Society of America (GSA), Boulder, CO, 2012-02)
Accumulation of gaseous methane can generate seabed domes in soft cohesive sediments. Such structures can, in turn, lead to seafloor instability, act as precursors to pockmark formation, and arguably pose a threat to ...
John C. Gosse (Draft Profile)