It's been a productive couple of weeks in the lab. This is just a quick post to announce a few publications that are now available. Some of the ideas and figures in the pubs will seem familiar to Seascape reader(s).
- "The Future of Cod in the Gulf of Maine" (aka the GMRI Cod White Paper) (PDF)
- Mills, K.E., A.J. Pershing, C.J. Brown, Y. Chen, F.-S. Chiang, D.S. Holland, S. Lehuta, J.A. Nye, J.C. Sun, A.C. Thomas, and R.A. Wahle. 2013. Fisheries management in a changing climate: Lessons from the 2012 ocean heat wave in the Northwest Atlantic. Oceanography 26(2), http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2013.27 (link, PDF)
- Mills, K.E., A.J. Pershing, T. F. Sheehan, D. Mountain. 2013. Climate and ecosystem linkages explain widespread declines in North American Atlantic salmon populations. Global Change Biology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.12298 (link, PDF available by request)
The colors show the trend in the ERSST data from 1971-2012. Note the red region in the Labrador Sea. Although the trends in most places are significant, the trend in the Labrador Sea is highly significant and explains a large portion of the variance.