special issue coverWG137 Special Issue

SCOR WG137 produced a special issue of its findings in the 2015 (September) Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science journal.  [ Link to the Special Issue's page at ECSS ]

A summary of the 16 papers is below:

  1. Hans W. Paerl, Kedong Yin, Todd D. O'Brien, SCOR Working Group 137: “Global Patterns of Phytoplankton Dynamics in Coastal Ecosystems”: An introduction to the special issue of Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Volume 162, 5 September 2015, Pages 1-3, ISSN 0272-7714, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2015.07.011 (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272771415002322)
  2. Riina Klais, James E. Cloern, Paul J. Harrison, Resolving variability of phytoplankton species composition and blooms in coastal ecosystems, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Volume 162, 5 September 2015, Pages 4-6, ISSN 0272-7714, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2015.07.012. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272771415002334)
  3. Nathan S. Hall, Anthony C. Whipple, Hans W. Paerl, Vertical spatio-temporal patterns of phytoplankton due to migration behaviors in two shallow, microtidal estuaries: Influence on phytoplankton function and structure, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Volume 162, 5 September 2015, Pages 7-21, ISSN 0272-7714, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2015.03.032. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272771415001225)
  4. Charles L. Gallegos, Patrick J. Neale, Long-term variations in primary production in a eutrophic sub-estuary: Contribution of short-term events, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Volume 162, 5 September 2015, Pages 22-34, ISSN 0272-7714, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2015.01.015. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272771415000360)
  5. Clarisse Odebrecht, Paulo C. Abreu, Jacob Carstensen, Retention time generates short-term phytoplankton blooms in a shallow microtidal subtropical estuary, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Volume 162, 5 September 2015, Pages 35-44, ISSN 0272-7714, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2015.03.004. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272771415000736)
  6. R.J. Gowen, Y. Collos, P. Tett, C. Scherer, B. Bec, E. Abadie, M. Allen, T. D. O'Brien, Response of diatom and dinoflagellate lifeforms to reduced phosphorus loading: A case study in the Thau lagoon, France, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Volume 162, 5 September 2015, Pages 45-52, ISSN 0272-7714, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2015.03.033. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272771415001237)
  7. L.W. Harding Jr., J.E. Adolf, M.E. Mallonee, W.D. Miller, C.L. Gallegos, E.S. Perry, J.M. Johnson, K.G. Sellner, H.W. Paerl, Climate effects on phytoplankton floral composition in Chesapeake Bay, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Volume 162, 5 September 2015, Pages 53-68, ISSN 0272-7714, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2014.12.030. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272771414004090)
  8. Anna Godhe, Chethan Narayanaswamy, Riina Klais, K.S. Venkatesha Moorthy, Rengaswamy Ramesh, Ashwin Rai, H.R. Venkataswamy Reddy, Long-term patterns of net phytoplankton and hydrography in coastal SE Arabian Sea: What can be inferred from genus level data?, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Volume 162, 5 September 2015, Pages 69-75, ISSN 0272-7714, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2015.03.006. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S027277141500075X)
  9. Lumi Haraguchi, Jacob Carstensen, Paulo Cesar Abreu, Clarisse Odebrecht, Long-term changes of the phytoplankton community and biomass in the subtropical shallow Patos Lagoon Estuary, Brazil, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Volume 162, 5 September 2015, Pages 76-87, ISSN 0272-7714, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2015.03.007. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272771415000761)
  10. Abigail McQuatters-Gollop, Martin Edwards, Pierre Helaouët, David G. Johns, Nicholas J.P. Owens, Dionysios E. Raitsos, Declan Schroeder, Jennifer Skinner, Rowena F. Stern, The Continuous Plankton Recorder survey: How can long-term phytoplankton datasets contribute to the assessment of Good Environmental Status?, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Volume 162, 5 September 2015, Pages 88-97, ISSN 0272-7714, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2015.05.010. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272771415001596)
  11. Jacob Carstensen, Riina Klais, James E. Cloern, Phytoplankton blooms in estuarine and coastal waters: Seasonal patterns and key species, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Volume 162, 5 September 2015, Pages 98-109, ISSN 0272-7714, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2015.05.005. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272771415001547)
  12. Kalle Olli, Hans W. Paerl, Riina Klais, Diversity of coastal phytoplankton assemblages – Cross ecosystem comparison, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Volume 162, 5 September 2015, Pages 110-118, ISSN 0272-7714, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2015.03.015. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272771415000840)
  13. Peter A. Thompson, Todd D. O'Brien, Hans W. Paerl, Benjamin L. Peierls, Paul J. Harrison, Malcolm Robb, Precipitation as a driver of phytoplankton ecology in coastal waters: A climatic perspective, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Volume 162, 5 September 2015, Pages 119-129, ISSN 0272-7714, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2015.04.004. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272771415001286)
  14. Paul J. Harrison, Adriana Zingone, Michael J. Mickelson, Sirpa Lehtinen, Nagappa Ramaiah, Alexandra C. Kraberg, Jun Sun, Abigail McQuatters-Gollop, Hans Henrik Jakobsen, Cell volumes of marine phytoplankton from globally distributed coastal data sets, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Volume 162, 5 September 2015, Pages 130-142, ISSN 0272-7714, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2015.05.026. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272771415001754)
  15. Hans Henrik Jakobsen, Jacob Carstensen, Paul J. Harrison, Adriana Zingone, Estimating time series phytoplankton carbon biomass: Inter-lab comparison of species identification and comparison of volume-to-carbon scaling ratios, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Volume 162, 5 September 2015, Pages 143-150, ISSN 0272-7714, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2015.05.006. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272771415001559)
  16. Adriana Zingone, Paul J. Harrison, Alexandra Kraberg, Sirpa Lehtinen, Abigail McQuatters-Gollop, Todd D. O'Brien, Jun Sun, Hans H. Jakobsen, Increasing the quality, comparability and accessibility of phytoplankton species composition time-series data, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, Volume 162, 5 September 2015, Pages 151-160, ISSN 0272-7714, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2015.05.024. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272771415001730)