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Productivity and biomass of fishes in the California Current Large Marine Ecosystem: Comparison of fishery-dependent and -independent time series.
Koslow, JA, and PC Davison.
Environmental Development. doi:10.1016/j.envdev.2015.08.005
Modeled connectivity of Acropora millepora populations from reefs of the Spratly Islands and the greater South China Sea
Dorman, JG, FS Castruccio, EN Curchitser, JA Kleypas, and TM Powell.
Coral Reefs 35:169-179.
Early ocean distribution of juvenile Chinook salmon in an upwelling ecosystem
Hassrick, JL, MJ Henderson, DD Huff, WJ Sydeman, MC Sabal, JA Harding, AJ Ammann, ED Crandall, EP Bjorkstedt, JC Garza, and SA Hayes.
Fisheries Oceanography 25:133-146.
Under pressure: Climate change, upwelling, and Eastern Boundary Upwelling Ecosystems
Garcia-Reyes, M, WJ Sydeman, DS Schoeman, RR Rykaczewski, BA Black, AJ Smit, and SJ Bograd.
Frontiers in Marine Science 2:109.
Recent collapse of northern anchovy biomass off California
MacCall, AD, WJ Sydeman, PC Davison, and JA Thayer.
Fisheries Research 175:87-94.
An individual-based model of Euphausia pacifica in the California Current
Dorman, JG, WJ Sydeman, SJ Bograd, and TM Powell.
Progress in Oceanography 138:504-520.
Climate change and marine vertebrates
Sydeman, WJ, E Poloczanska, TE Reed, and SA Thompson.
Persistence of hotspots and variability of seabird species richness and abundance in the southern California Current
Santora, JA, and WJ Sydeman.
Population characteristics, habitat and diet of a recently discovered stingray Dasyatis marianae: implications for conservation
Costa, TLA, JA Thayer, and LF Mendes.
Journal of Fish Biology 86:527-543.
Forage species in predator diets: Synthesis of data from the California Current.
Szoboszlai, AI, JA Thayer, SA Wood, WJ Sydeman, and LE Koehn.
Ecological Informatics 29:45-56.
Modeling krill aggregations in the central-northern California Current
Dorman, JG, WJ Sydeman, M Garcia-Reyes, RA Zeno, and JA Santora.
Marine Ecology Progress Series 528:87-99.
Acoustic biomass estimation of mesopelagic fishes: backscattering from individuals, populations, and communities
Davison, P, JA Koslow, and RJ Kloser.
ICES Journal of Marine Science 72:1413-1424.
Climate-ecosystem change off southern California: time-dependent seabird predator-prey numerical responses
Sydeman, WJ, SA Thompson, JA Santora, JA Koslow, R Goericke, and MD Ohman.
Deep-Sea Research Part II 112:158-170.
Mesopelagic fish biomass in the southern California current ecosystem
Davison, P, A Lara-Lopez, and JA Koslow.
Deep-Sea Research Part II 112:129-142.
Assessing the ecological importance of climate regime shifts: An approach from the North Pacific Ocean
Litzow, MA, and FJ Mueter.
Progress in Oceanography 120:110-119.
Changes in California Chinook salmon diet over the past 50 years: relevance to the recent population crash
Thayer, JA, JC Field, and WJ Sydeman.
Marine Ecology Progress Series 498:249-261.
- Climate change and wind intensification in coastal upwelling ecosystems
Sydeman, WJ, M Garcia-Reyes, DS Schoeman, RR Rykaczewski, SA Thompson, BA Black, and SJ Bograd.
Multivariate ocean-climate indicators (MOCI) for the central California Current: Environmental change, 1990-2010
Sydeman, WJ, SA Thompson, M Garcia-Reyes, M Kahru, WT Peterson, and JL Largier.
Progress in Oceanography 120:352-369.
- Six centuries of variability and extremes in a coupled marine-terrestrial ecosystem
Black, BA, WJ Sydeman, DC Frank, D Griffin, DW Stahle, M Garcia-Reyes, RR Rykaczewski, SJ Bograd, and WT Peterson.
Spatio-temporal dynamics of ocean conditions and forage taxa reveal regional structuring of seabird-prey relationships
Santora, JA, ID Schroeder, JC Field, BK Wells, and WJ Sydeman.
Ecological Applications 24:1730-1747.
Synoptic-scale upwelling indices and predictions of phyto- and zooplankton populations
Garcia-Reyes, M, JL Largier, and WJ Sydeman.
Progress in Oceanography 120:177-188.
Temporal variation in California sea lion food habits: 2010 and 2013
Hassrick, J, H Robinson, K Hernandez, P Morris, J Thayer, and M Weise.
Farallon Institute Technical Report.
Dynamic intra-seasonal habitat use by Antarctic fur seals suggests migratory hotspots near the Antarctic Peninsula
Marine Biology 160:1383-1393.
Global imprint of climate change on marine life
Poloczanska, ES, CJ Brown, WJ Sydeman, W Kiessling, DS Schoeman, PJ Moore, K Brander, JF Bruno, LB Buckley, MT Burrows, CM Duarte, BS Halpern, J Holding, CV Kappel, MI O'Connor, JM Pandolfi, C Parmesan, F Schwing, SA Thompson, and AJ Richardson.
Nature Climate Change 3:919-925.
Increasing variance in North Pacific climate relates to unprecedented ecosystem variability off California
Sydeman, WJ, JA Santora, SA Thompson, B Marinovic, and E Di Lorenzo.
Global Change Biology 19:1662-1675.
Integrated assessment of wind effects on Central California's pelagic ecosystem
García-Reyes, M, WJ Sydeman, SA Thompson, BA Black, RR Rykaczewski, JA Thayer, and SJ Bograd.
The North Pacific High and wintertime pre-conditioning of California Current productivity
Schroeder, ID, BA Black, WJ Sydeman, SJ Bograd, EL Hazen, JA Santora, and BK Wells.
Geophysical Research Letters 40:541-546.
Relative influence of oceanic and terrestrial pressure systems in driving upwelling-favorable winds
Garcia-Reyes, M, WJ Sydeman, BA Black, RR Rykaczewski, DS Schoeman, SA Thompson, and SJ Bograd.
Geophysical Research Letters 40:5311-5315.
Rising catch variability preceded historical fisheries collapses in Alaska
Litzow, MA, FJ Mueter, and JD Urban.
Ecological Applications 23(6):1475-1487.
Securing ocean benefits for society in the face of climate change
Ruckelshaus, M, SC Doney, HM Galindo, JP Barry, F Chan, JE Duffy, CA English, SD Gaines, JM Grebmeier, AB Hollowed, N Knowlton, J Polovina, NN Rabalais, WJ Sydeman, and LD Talley.
Marine Policy 40:154-159.
Triple check: Observations verify structural realism of an ocean ecosystem model
Santora, JA, WJ Sydeman, M Messie, F Chai, Y Chao, SA Thompson, BK Wells, and FP Chavez.
Geophysical Research Letters 40:1-6.
Water and otolith chemistry identify exposure of juvenile rockfish to upwelled waters in an open coastal system
Woodson, LE, BK Wells, CB Grimes, RP Franks, JA Santora, and MH Carr.
Marine Ecology Progress Series 473:261-273.
Climate change and seabirds of the California Current and Pacific Islands Ecosystems: Observed and potential impacts and management implications
Young, L, RM Suryan, D Duffy, and WJ Sydeman.
Report to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 1. May 3, 2012.
Climate change impacts on marine ecosystems
Doney, SC, M Ruckleshaus, JE Duffy, JP Barry, F Chan, CA English, HM Galindo, JM Grebmeier, AB Hollowed, N Knowlton, J Polovina, NN Rabalais, WJ Sydeman, and LD Talley.
Annual Review of Marine Science 4:1-27.
Effects of climate variability on breeding phenology and performance of tropical seabirds in the eastern Indian Ocean
Surman, CA, LW Nicholson, and JA Santora.
Marine Ecology Progress Series 454:147-157.
Habitat use of hourglass dolphins near the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica
Polar Biology 5:801-806.
Hotspots of seabird abundance in the California Current: Implications for Important Bird Areas
Sydeman, WJ, M Losekoot, JA Santora, SA Thompson, KH Morgan, T Distler, A Weinstein, MA Smith, N Walker, C Free, and M Kirchhoff.
Report for California Audubon, March 23, 2012.
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Krill space: a comparative assessment of mesoscale structuring in polar and temperate marine ecosystems
Santora, JA, WJ Sydeman, ID Schroeder, CS Reiss, BK Wells, JC Field, AM Cossio, and VJ Loeb.
ICES Journal of Marine Science 69:1317-1327.
Linking predators to seasonality of upwelling: Using food web indicators and path analysis to infer trophic connections
Thompson, SA, WJ Sydeman, JA Santora, BA Black, RM Suryan, J Calambokidis, WT Peterson, and SJ Bograd.
Progress in Oceanography 101:106-120.
New approach for using remotely-sensed chlorophyll a to identify seabird hotspots
Suryan, RM, JA Santora, and WJ Sydeman.
Marine Ecology Progress Series 451:213-225.
Phenology of pelagic seabird abundance relative to marine climate change in the Alaska Gyre
Thompson, SA, WJ Sydeman, JA Santora, KH Morgan, W Crawford, and MT Burrows.
Marine Ecology Progress Series 454:159-170.
Population dynamics of Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) relative to prey availability in the central California coastal region
Wells, BK, JA Santora, JC Field, R MacFarlane, BB Marinovic, and WJ Sydeman.
Marine Ecology Progress Series 457:125-137.
Population dynamics of Salpa thompsoni near the Antarctic Peninsula: Growth rates and interannual variations in reproductive activity (1993-2009)
Loeb, VJ and JA Santora.
Progress in Oceanography 96:93-107.
Research priorities for seabirds: improving conservation and management in the 21st century
Lewison, R, D Oro, B Godley, L Underhill, S Bearhop, RP Wilson, D Ainley, JM Arcos, PD Boersma, PG Borboroglu, T Boulinier, M Frederiksen, M Genovart, J Gonzalez-Solis, JA Green, D Gremillet, KC Hamer, GM Hilton, A Martinez-Abrain, WA Montevecchi, RA Phillips, PG Ryan, P Sagar, WJ Sydeman, P Yorio, S Wanless, Y Watanuki, and H Weimerskirch.
Endangered Species Research 17:93-121.
Seabirds and climate change: roadmap for the future
Sydeman, WJ, SA Thompson, and A Kitaysky.
Marine Ecology Progress Series 454:107-117.
Seasonality of coastal upwelling off central and northern California: New insights, including temporal and spatial variability
García-Reyes, M and JL Largier.
Journal of Geophysical Research 117:C03028.
Spatial ecology of krill, micronekton, and top predators in the central California Current: implications of defining ecologically important areas
Santora, JA, JC Field, ID Schroeder, K Sakuma, BK Wells, and WJ Sydeman.
Progress in Oceanography 106:154-174.
State of the California Current 2011-2012: Ecosystems respond to local forcing as La Nina wavers and wanes
Bjorkstedt, EP, R Goericke, S McClatchie, E Weber, W Watson, N Lo, W Peterson, R Brodeur, S Bograd, T Auth, J Fisher, C Morgan, J Peterson, R Durazo, G Gaxiola-Castro, B Lavaniegos, F Chavez, CA, Collins, J Field, K Sakuma, W Satterthwaite, M O'Farrell, WJ Sydeman, SA Thompson, P Warzybok, R Bradley, J Jahncke, R Golightly, S Schneider, J Largier, SY Kim, S Melin, R DeLong, and J Abell.
CalCOFI Reports 53:41-76.
Advection and starvation cause krill (Euphausia pacifica) decreases in 2005 Northern California coastal populations: Implications from a model study
Dorman, JG, TM Powell, WJ Sydeman, and SJ Bograd.
Geophysical Research Letters 38:L04605.
Does positioning of the North Pacific Current affect downstream ecosystem productivity?
Sydeman, WJ, SA Thompson, JA Santora, JC Field, WT Peterson, R Tanasichuk, H Freeland, SJ Bograd, and RR Rykaczewski.
Geophysical Research Letters 38:L12606.
Manuscript featured in Nature "Research Highlights" (July 6, 2011).
Functional responses and scaling in predator-prey interactions of marine fishes
Hunsicker, ME, L Ciannelli, KM Bailey, J Buckel, JW White, J Link, TE Essington, S Gaichas, TW Anderson, RD Brodeur, K Chan, K Chen, G Englund, K Frank, V Freitas, MA Hixon, T Hurst, DW Johnson, JF Kitchell, D Reese, GA Rose, H Sjodin, WJ Sydeman, HW van der Veer, K Vollset, and S Zador.
Ecology Letters 14:1288-1299.
Geospatial variability of krill and top predators within an Antarctic submarine canyon system
Santora, JA and CS Reiss.
Marine Biology 158:2527-2540.
Global seabird response to forage fish depletion — One-third for the birds
Cury, PM, IL Boyd, S Bonhommeau, T Anker-Nilssen, RJM Crawford, RW Furness, JA Mills, EJ Murphy, H Osterblom, M Paleczny, JF Piatt, J Roux, L Shannon, and WJ Sydeman.
Mesoscale structure and oceanographic determinants of krill hotspots in the California Current: Implications for trophic transfer and conservation
Santora, JA, WJ Sydeman, ID Schroeder, BK Wells, and JC Field.
Progress in Oceanography 91:397-409.
Quantitative approaches in climate change ecology
Brown, CJ, D Schoeman, WJ Sydeman, K Brander, L Buckley, M Burrows, CM Duarte, P Moore, J Pandolfi, E Poloczanska, W Venables, and AJ Richardson.
Global Change Biology 17:3697-3713.
Reproductive success of planktivorous seabirds in the North Pacific is related to ocean climate on decadal scales
Bond, AL, IL Jones, WJ Sydeman, HL Major, S Minobe, JC Williams, and GV Byrd.
Marine Ecology Progress Series 424:205-218.
Spatial organization of krill and seabirds in the central California Current
Santora, JA, WJ Sydeman, and S Ralston.
ICES Journal of Marine Science 68:1391-1402.
State of the California Current 2010-2011: Regionally variable responses to a strong (but fleeting?) La Nina
Bjorkstedt, EP, R Goericke, S McClatchie, E Weber, W Watson, N Lo, B Peterson, B Emmett, R Brodeur, J Peterson, M Litz, J Gomez-Valdez, G Gaxiola-Castro, B Lavaniegos, F Chavez, CA, Collins, J Field, K Sakuma, P Warzybok, R Bradley, J Jahncke, S Bograd, F Schwing, GS Campbell, J Hildebrand, W Sydeman, SA Thompson, J Largier, C Halle, SY Kim, and J Abell.
California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations Report 52:36-68.
The pace of shifting climate in marine and terrestrial ecosystems
Burrows, MT, DS Schoeman, LB Buckley, P Moore, ES Poloczanska, KM Brander, C Brown, JF Bruno, CM Duarte, BS Halpern, J Holding, CV Kappel, W Kiessling, MI O’Connor, JM Pandolfi, C Parmesan, FB Schwing, WJ Sydeman, and AJ Richardson.
Winter and summer upwelling modes and their biological importance in the California Current
Black, BA, ID Schroeder, WJ Sydeman, SJ Bograd, BK Wells, and FB Schwing.
Global Change Biology 17:2536-2545.
The California Current Integrated Ecosystem Assessment (IEA), Module II: trends and variability in climate-ecosystem state
Sydeman, WJ and SA Thompson.
Climate Change Impacts: Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries
Largier, JL, BS Cheng, and KD Higgason, editors.
Report of a Joint Working Group of the Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries Advisory Councils.
Collaborative Fisheries Research in Support of Ecosystem-Based Salmon Management in Northern California
Thayer, JA, W Sydeman, and J Field.
Final Report, California Sea Grant Project R/FISH-212PD.
Comparative analysis of marine ecosystems: workshop on predator-prey interactions
Bailey KM, L Ciannelli, M Hunsicker, A Rindorf, S Neuenfeldt, C Mollmann, F Guichard, and G Huse.
Biology Letters 6:579-581.
Macro-ecology of plankton-seabird associations in the North Pacific Ocean
Sydeman, WJ, SA Thompson, JA Santora, MF Henry, KH Morgan, and SD Batten.
Journal of Plankton Research 32:1697-1713.
Observations of increased wind-driven coastal upwelling off central California
Garcia-Reyes, M and J Largier.
Journal of Geophysical Research 115:C04011.
Population consequences of biomass loss due to commercial collection of the wild seaweed Postelsia palmaeformis
Thompson, SA, H Knoll, CA Blanchette, and KJ Nielsen.
Marine Ecology Progress Series 413:17–31.
Predicting population consequences of ocean climate change for an ecosystem sentinel, the seabird Cassin’s auklet
Wolf, SG, MA Snyder, WJ Sydeman, DF Doak, and DA Croll.
Global Change Biology 16:1923-1935.
Seabirds as indicators of the state of the marine environment and its conservation
Kazama, K, M Ito, Y Niizuma, Y Sakurai, H Takada, WJ Sydeman, JP Croxall, and Y Watanuki.
Japanese Journal of Ornithology 59:38-54.
Spatial association between hotspots of baleen whales and demographic patterns of Antarctic krill Euphausia superba suggests size-dependent predation
Santora, JA, CS Reiss, VJ Loeb, and RR Veit.
Marine Ecology Progress Series 405:255-269.
Spatial distribution patterns of southern bottlenose whales, Hyperoodon planifrons, near the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica
Santora, JA and ET Brown.
Marine Mammal Science 26:960-968.
Status and trends of the California Current region, 2003-2008
Bograd, SJ, WJ Sydeman, J Barlow, A Booth, RD Brodeur, J Calambokidis, F Chavez, WR Crawford, E Di Lorenzo, R Druazo, R Emmett, J Field, G Gaxiola-Castro, W Gilly, R Goericke, J Hildebrand, JE Irvine, M Kahru, JA Koslow, B Lavaniegos, M Lowry, DL Mackas, M Manzano-Sarabia, SM McKinnell, BG Mitchell, L Munger, RI Perry, WT Peterson, S Ralston, J Schweiger, A Suntsov, R Tanasichuk, AC Thomas, and FA Whitney.
Book chapter in: McKinnell, SM and Dagg, MJ (Eds.) Marine Ecosystems of the North Pacific Ocean, 2003-2008. PICES Press. pp. 106-141.
Status and trends of the North Pacific oceanic region, 2003-2008
Batten, S, X Chen, EN Flint, HJ Freeland, J Holmes, E Howell, T Ichii, M Kaeriyama, M Landry, C Lunsford, DL Mackas, B Mate, K Matsuda, SM McKinnell, L Miller, K Morgan, A Pena, JJ Polovina, M Robert, MP Seki, WJ Sydeman, SA Thompson, FA Whitney, P Woodworth, and A Yamaguchi.
Book chapter in: McKinnell, SM and Dagg, MJ (Eds.) Marine Ecosystems of the North Pacific Ocean, 2003-2008. PICES Press. pp. 56-105.
Wintertime ocean conditions synchronize rockfish growth and seabird reproduction in the central California Current ecosystem
Black, BA, ID Schroeder, WJ Sydeman, SJ Bograd, and PW Lawson.
Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 67:1149-1158.
Macro-ecology of North Pacific Ecosystems: Plankton-Seabird Associations in Space and Time
Sydeman, WJ, SA Thompson, JA Santora, and MF Henry.
Final Report, North Pacific Research Board Project 801.
Marine ecosystems, climate and phenology: impacts on top predators
Marine Ecology Progress Series (Theme Section) 393:185-301.
Phenology of coastal upwelling in the California Current
Bograd, SJ, I Schroeder, N Sarkar, X Qiu, WJ Sydeman, and FB Schwing.
Geophysical Research Letters 36:L01602.
Seabirds and Climate in the California Current - A Sythesis of Change
Sydeman, WJ, KL Mills, JA Santora, SA Thompson, DF Bertram, KH Morgan, JM Hipfner, BK Wells, and SG Wolf.
CalCOFI Report 50:82-104.
Annual Prey Consumption of the Common Murre, a Dominant Seabird in the California Current
Sydeman, WJ and N Nur.
California Sea Grant R/F-195.
Developing the California Current Integrated Ecosystem Assessment, Module I: select time-series of ecosystem state
Sydeman, WJ and ML Elliott.
Developing Wave Energy in Coastal California: Potential Socio-economic and Environmental Effects
Nelson PA, D Behrens, J Castle, G Crawford, RN Gaddam, SC Hackett, J Largier, DP Lohse, KL Mills, PT Raimondi, M Robart, WJ Sydeman, SA Thompson, and S Woo.
California Energy Commission, PIER Energy-Related Environmental Research Program and California Ocean Protection Council CEC-500-2008-083.
Ecosystem responses to short-term climate variability in the Gulf of the Farallones, California
Jahncke, J, BL Saenz, CL Abraham, C Rintoul, RW Bradley, and WJ Sydeman.
Progress in Oceanography 77:182-193.
Responses of piscivorous seabirds at the Pribilof Islands to ocean climate
Byrd, GV, WJ Sydeman, HM Renner, and S Minobe.
Deep-Sea Research II 55:1856-1867.
Untangling the relationships among climate, prey and top predators in an ocean ecosystem
Wells, BK, JC Field, JA Thayer, CB Grimes, SJ Bograd, WJ Sydeman, FB Schwing, and R Hewitt.
Marine Ecology Progress Series 364:15-29.
Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) – seabird covariation off central California and possible forecasting applications
Roth, JE, KL Mills, and WJ Sydeman.
Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64:1080-1090.
Diets of top predators indicate pelagic juvenile rockfish (Sebastes spp.) abundance in the California Current System
Mills, KL, T Laidig, S Ralston, and WJ Sydeman.
Fisheries Oceanography 16:273-283.
Making Use of Ocean Observing Systems: Applications to Marine Protected Areas and Water Quality
Making Use of Ocean Observing: Water Quality and MPAs Workshop.
Migratory routes of short-tailed albatrosses: Use of exclusive economic zones of North Pacific Rim countries and spatial overlap with commercial fisheries in Alaska
Suryan, RM, KS Dietrich, EF Melvin, GR Balogh, F Satod, and K Ozaki.
Biological Conservation 137:450-460.
Population Dynamics of an Unexploited Rockfish (Sebastes jordani) in the California Current
Field, JC, EJ Dick, M Key, M Lowry, Y Lucero, A MacCall, D Pearson, S Ralston, W Sydeman, and J Thayer.
Biology, Assessment, and Management of North Pacific Rockfishes Alaska Sea Grant College Program AK-SG-07-01.
Seabirds as indicators of marine ecosystems
Sydeman, WJ, JF Piatt, and HI Browman.
Marine Ecology Progress Series (Theme Section) 352:199-309.
Characterising meso-marine ecosystems of the North Pacific
Batten, SD, KD Hyrenbach, WJ Sydeman, KH Morgan, MF Henry, PPY Yen, and DW Welch.
Deep-Sea Research II 53:270-290.
Foraging destinations and marine habitat use of short-tailed albatrosses: A multi-scale approach using first-passage time analysis
Suryan, RM, F Sato, GR Balogh, KD Hyrenbachd, PR Sievert, and K Ozaki.
Deep-Sea Research II 53:370-386.
Planktivorous auklet Ptychoramphus aleuticus responses to ocean climate, 2005: Unusual atmospheric blocking?
Sydeman, WJ, RW Bradley, P Warzybok, CL Abraham, J Jahncke, KD Hyrenbach, V Kousky, JM Hipfner, and MD Ohman.
Geophysical Research Letters 33:L22S09.
Site-specific effects on productivity of an upper trophic-level marine predator: Bottom-up, top-down, and mismatch effects on reproduction in a colonial seabird
Suryan, RM, DB Irons, ED Brown, PGR Jodice, and DD Roby.
Progress in Oceanography 68:303-328.