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A multi-model approach to understanding the role of Pacific sardine in the California Current food web
Kaplan, IC, TB Francis, AE Punt, LE Koehn, E Curchitser, F Hurtado-Ferro, KF Johnson, SE Lluch-Cota, WJ Sydeman, TE Essington, N Taylor, K Holsman, AD MacCall, and PS Levin. Marine Ecology Progress Series, advance view. doi: 10.3354/meps12504.
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Changes in California sea lion diet during a period of substantial climate variability
Robinson, H, J Thayer, WJ Sydeman, and M Weise. Marine Biology 165:169.
A comparison of modes of upwelling variability in the Benguela and California current ecosystems
Garcia-Reyes, M, T Lamont, WJ Sydeman, BA Black, RR Rykaczewski, SA Thompson, and SJ Bograd. Journal of Marine Systems 188:17-26.
Upwelling indices for comparative ecosystem studies: Variability in the Benguela Upwelling System
Lamont, T, M Garcia-Reyes, SJ Bograd, CD van der Lingen, and WJ Sydeman. Journal of Marine Systems 188:3-16.
Rising synchrony controls western North American ecosystems
Black, BA, P van der Sleen, E Di Lorenzo, D Griffin, WJ Sydeman, JB Dunham, RR Rykaczewski, M Garcia-Reyes, M Safeeq, I Arismendi, and SJ Bograd. Global Change Biology 24:2305-2314.
Biogeography of pelagic food webs in the North Pacific
Piatt, JF, ML Arimitsu, WJ Sydeman, SA Thompson, H Renner, S Zador, D Douglas, S Hatch, A Kettle, and J Williams. Fisheries Oceanography 27:366-380.
Non-stationary responses in Cape anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus) recruitment to coastal upwelling in the Southern Benguela
van der Sleen, P, RR Rykaczewski, BD Turley, WJ Sydeman, M Garcia-Reyes, SJ Bograd, CD van der Lingen, JC Coetzee, T Lamont, and BA Black. Marine Ecology Progress Series 596:155-164.
Submarine canyons represent an essential habitat network for krill hotspots in a Large Marine Ecosystem
Santora, JA, R Zeno, JG Dorman, and WJ Sydeman. Scientific Reports 8:7579.
Seabirds on the CalCOFI/CCE-LTER survey, spring 2018 data report
Sydeman, WJ, M Force, M Losekoot and SA Thompson. Farallon Institute Report.
Forecasting herring biomass using environmental and population parameters
Sydeman, WJ, M Garcia-Reyes, AI Szoboszlai, SA Thompson and JA Thayer. Fisheries Research 205:141-148.
Seabirds on the CalCOFI/CCE-LTER Survey, winter 2018 data report
Sydeman, WJ, M Force, M Losekoot, and SA Thompson. Farallon Institute Report.
Impacts of rising sea temperature on krill increase risks for predators in the Scotia Sea
Klein, ES, SL Hill, JT Hinke, T Phillips, and GM Watters. PLoS ONE 13:e0191011.
Projecting marine mammal distribution in a changing climate
Silber, GK, MD Lettrich, PO Thomas, JD Baker, M Baumgartner, EA Becker, P Boveng, DM Dick, J Fiechter, J Forcada, KA Forney, RB Griffis, JA Hare, AJ Hobday, D Howell, KL Laidre, N Mantua, L Quakenbush, JA Santora, KM Stafford, P Spencer, C Stock, W Sydeman, K Van Houtan, and RS Waples. Frontiers in Marine Science 4:413.
Ecosystem status report of the California Current for 2017: A summary of ecosystem indicators compiled by the California Current Integrated Ecosystem Assessment Team (CCIEA)
Harvey, C, N Garfield, G Williams, et al. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NWFSC-139.
State of the California Current 2016-2017: Still anything but "normal" in the north
Wells, BK, ID Schroeder, SJ Bograd, et al. CalCOFI Reports 58:1-55.
Readying California fisheries for climate change
Chavez, FP, C Costello, D Aseltine-Neilson, H Doremus, JC Field, SD Gaines, M Hall-Arber, NJ Mantua, B McCovey, C Pomeroy, L Sievanen, W Sydeman, and SA Wheeler (California Ocean Protection Council Science Advisory Team Working Group). Report from California Ocean Science Trust.
Modeling spatiotemporal dynamics of krill aggregations: size, intensity, persistence, and coherence with seabirds
Santora, JA, JG Dorman, and WJ Sydeman. Ecography 40:1300-1314.
Seabirds and marine mammals on the NMFS Juvenile Rockfish-Ecosystem and Pre-Recruit surveys: 2017 data report
Sydeman, WJ, R Suryan, M Force, M Losekoot, and SA Thompson. Farallon Institute Report.
Trends in the Pacific herring (Clupea pallasii) metapopulation in the California Current Ecosystem
Thompson, SA, WJ Sydeman, JA Thayer, A Weinstein, KL Krieger, and D Hay. CalCOFI Reports 58.
Best practices for assessing forage fish fisheries-seabird resource competition
Sydeman, WJ, SA Thompson, T Anker-Nilssen, M Arimitsu, A Bennison, S Bertrand, P Boersch-Supan, C Boyd, NC Bransome, RJM Crawford, F Daunt, RW Furness, D Gianuca, A Gladics, L Koehn, JW Lang, E Logerwell, TL Morris, EM Phillips, J Provencher, AE Punt, C Saraux, L Shannon, RB Sherley, A Simeone, RM Wanless, S Wanless, and S Zador. Fisheries Research 194:209-221.
Puffins reveal contrasting relationships between forage fish and ocean climate in the North Pacific
Sydeman, WJ, JF Piatt, SA Thompson, M Garcia-Reyes, S Hatch, M Arimitsu, L Slater, J Williams, N Rojek, S Zador, and H Renner. Fisheries Oceanography 26:379-395.
California anchovy population remains low, 2012-2016
Thayer, JA, AD MacCall, PC Davison, and WJ Sydeman. CalCOFI Reports 58.
Seabirds on the CalCOFI/CCE-LTER survey, spring 2017 data report
Sydeman, WJ, S Webb, M Losekoot, and SA Thompson. Farallon Institute Report.
Indications of hysteresis and early warning signals of reduced community resilience during a Bering Sea cold anomaly
Litzow, MA. Marine Ecology Progress Series 571:13-28.
Regionalizing indicators for marine ecosystems: Bering Sea - Aleutian Island seabirds, climate, and competitors
Sydeman, WJ, SA Thompson, JF Piatt, M Garcia-Reyes, S Zador, JC Williams, M Romano, and HM Renner. Ecological Indicators 78:458-469.
Persistence of trophic hotspots and relation to human impacts within an upwelling marine system
Santora, JA, WJ Sydeman, ID Schroeder, JC Field, RR Miller, and BK Wells. Ecological Applications 27:560-574.
Are there temporal or spatial gaps in recent estimates of anchovy off California?
Davison, PC, WJ Sydeman, and JA Thayer. CalCOFI Reports 58.
Satellite sea-surface temperatures along the west coast of the United States during the 2014-2016 northeast Pacific marine heat wave
Gentemann, CL, MR Fewings, and M Garcia-Reyes. Geophysical Research Letters 44:312-319.
California Multivariate Ocean Climate Indicator (MOCI) and marine ecosystem dynamics
Garcia-Reyes, M, and WJ Sydeman. Ecological Indicators 72:521-529. [Research Brief]