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Oceans and Marine Resources in a Changing Climate

A Technical Input to the 2013 National Climate Assessment

 Oceans and Marine Resources in a Changing Climate
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Roger Griffis and Jennifer Howard

288 pages | 8 x 10

Prepared for the 2013 National Climate Assessment and a landmark study in terms of its breadth and depth of coverage, Oceans and Marine Resources in a Changing Climate is the result of a collaboration among numerous local, state, federal, and nongovernmental agencies to develop a comprehensive, state of the art look at the effects of climate change on the oceans and marine ecosystems under U.S. jurisdiction.

This book provides an assessment of scientific knowledge of the current and projected impacts of climate change and ocean acidification on the physical, chemical, and biological components and human uses of marine ecosystems under U.S. jurisdiction. It also provides assessment of the international implications for the U.S. due to climate impacts on ocean ecosystems and of efforts to prepare for and adapt to climate and acidification impacts on ocean ecosystem, including
·         Climate-Driven Physical and Chemical Changes in Marine Ecosystems
·         Impacts of Climate Change on Marine Organisms
·         Impacts of Climate Change on Human Uses of the Ocean
·         International Implications of Climate Change
·         Ocean Management Challenges, Adaptation Approaches, and Opportunities in a Changing Climate
·         Sustaining the Assessment of Climate Impacts on Oceans and Marine Resources

Rich in science and case studies, it examines the latest climate change impacts, scenarios, vulnerabilities, and adaptive capacity and offers decision makers and stakeholders a substantial basis from which to make informed choices that will affect the well-being of the region’s inhabitants in the decades to come.

Key Terms
Acronyms
Communicating Uncertainty
Executive Summary
Chapter 1. Introduction 1!!!
-Scope and Purpose 1
-Linkages with Other Parts of the National Climate Assessment !!!
Chapter 2. Climate-Driven Physical and Chemical Changes in Marine Ecosystems !!!
Executive Summary, Key Findings, and Key Science Gaps/Knowledge Needs
-Introduction
-Ocean Temperature and Heat Trapping Ocean Sea Surface Temperature
-Loss of Arctic Ice 58
-Salinity 60
-Stratification 62
-Changes in Precipitation and Extreme Weather Events
-Winds Precipitation Storms
-Ocean Circulation California Current Gulf Stream
-Climate Regimes North Atlantic Oscillation 
-Pacific Decadal Oscillation
-El Ni ño/Southern Oscillation
-Carbon Dioxide Absorption by the Oceans
-Ocean Acidification
-Hypoxia !!!
Chapter 3. Impacts of Climate Change on Marine Organisms !!!
Executive Summary, Key Findings, and Key Science Gaps/Knowledge Needs-
-Physiological Responses 
-Effects of Temperature Change
-Ocean Acidification Impacts
-Exposure to Toxicants
-Effects on Life History Tradeoffs and Larval Dispersal
-Population and Community Responses
-Primary Productivity
-Shifts in Species Distribution
-Marine Diseases
-Invasive Species
-Protected Species
-Ecosystem Structure and Function
-Species Interactions and Trophic Relationships
-Biodiversity
-Regime Shifts and Tipping Points!!!
Chapter 4. Impacts of Climate Change on Human Uses of the Ocean and Ocean Services !!!
Executive Summary and Key Findings
-Introduction
-Climate Effects on Capture Fisheries
-Effects on the Productivity and Location of Fish Stocks
-Economic Effects on Commercial Fisheries and Fishing-Dependent Communities
-Regional Effects of Climate Change on Fisheries
-Fisheries and Communities Adapting to Climate Change
-Implications of Climate Change for Aquaculture
-Direct Impacts of Climate Change
-Indirect Impacts of Climate Change
-Ocean Acidification and Aquaculture
-Social Impacts of Climate Change on Aquaculture
-Offshore Energy Development
-Oil and Gas
-Renewable Energy
-Tourism and Recreation
-Human Health
-Health and Vulnerability
-Waterborne and Foodborne Diseases
-Harmful Algal Blooms and Climate Change
-Health Risks Related to Climate Impacts on Marine Zoonotic Diseases
-Health Risks of Extreme Weather Events
-Globalized Seafood and Emerging Health Risks
-Acidification and Other Unknown Human Health Risks
-Maritime Security and Transportation
-Governance Challenges
-Fisheries Management in the U.S.
-Offshore Energy Development
-Tourism and Recreation
-Human Health
-Strategic Planning
-Research and Monitoring Gaps
-Socio-economic Impacts for Commercial and Recreational Fisheries
-Subsistence Fisheries
-Offshore Energy Development
-Tourism and Recreation
-Public Health
-Conclusion!!!
Chapter 5. International Implications of Climate Change !!!
Executive Summary and Key Findings
-Implications of Climate Change in International Conventions and Treaties
-Convention on Migratory Species
-Convention on Wetlands of International Importance
-Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of
-Wild Fauna and Flora
-Inter-American Convention for the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles
-Convention on Biological Diversity
-Climate Change Considerations in Other International Organizations
-Agreement for the Conservation of Albatross and Petrels
-International Whaling Commission
-Commission for the Conservation of Anarctic Marine Living Resources
-North Pacific Marine Science Organization
-Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Conservation Network
-Climate Change Considerations by Regional Fisheries Management Organizations and Living Marine Resource Conservation Organizations
-Straddling Fish Stocks
-Transboundary Fish Stocks
-Highly Migratory Fish Stocks
-Arctic
-Climate Change and Other International Issues
 -Martitime Transportation and Security
-Blue Carbon!!!
-Chapter 6. Ocean Management Challenges, Adaptation Approaches, and Opportunities in a Changing Climate!!!
Executive Summary, Key Findings, and Key Science Gaps/Knowledge Needs
-Challenges an
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