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Gulf of Guinea large marine ecosystem

James Tyler Kent

Gulf of Guinea large marine ecosystem

environmental forcing & sustainable development of marine resources

by James Tyler Kent

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Published by Elsevier in Amsterdam .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Jacqueline M. McGlade ... [et al.].
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSH:QH
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxv, 392 p. :
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22529580M
ISBN 100444510281

  The Gulf of Guinea, on west Africa’s southern coast, is the world’s most pirate-infested sea. The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) reports 72 attacks last year on vessels at sea between. Fisheries in the Gulf of Guinea - J.M. McGlade, eng & P. Cury 3 2. A Modular Approach to Monitoring, Assessing and Managing Large Marine Ecosystems - K. Sherman & E.D. Anderson 9 3. The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem Project: Turning Challenges into Achievements - C. Ibe & K. Sherman 27 4.

Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem resulted in a book on “Integrated Environmental and Living Re-sources Management in the Gulf of Guinea”, by Ibe et al. (), published by UNIDO. In this book, scientists and managers from the 6 countries highlighted the results of monitoring efforts, and offered opinions on management options. Keywords: (Large marine ecosystem) (Large marine ecosystems) (LME) (LMEs) Key inclusion criteria: a) included keywords in the abstract, key words, or the full text of the document at least once, and b) published between and present day. Key exclusion criteria: a) book chapter, b) dissertation/thesis not published in an academic.

Immediate online access to all issues from Subscription will auto renew annually.   The Gulf of Guinea is also important to West Africa’s fishing industry, as it provides employment and a means of sustenance for a large percentage of the indigenous population. It offers vast mineral resources and commercially valuable marine life, as well as providing strategic maritime transport routes for international shipping.


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Purchase The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem, Volume 11 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. The Gulf of Guinea volume is part of a series on the Large Marine Ecosystems. This volume combines the latest research on the Gulf of Guinea from scientists working primarily in the region and from Europe.

It covers the dynamics of the oceanic and coastal waters of the region, the major biological Gulf of Guinea large marine ecosystem book, pollution in the marine environment Format: Hardcover. Search in this book series. The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem Environmental Forcing & Sustainable Development of Marine Resources.

Edited by Jacqueline M. McGlade, Philippe Cury, Kwame A. Koranteng, Nicholas J. Hardman-Mountford. Vol Pages (). The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem. Environmental Forcing and Sustainable Development of Marine Resources Article in Aquaculture () April with 99 Reads.

The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) lies between the Bijagos Islands (Guinea-Bissau) and Cape Lopez (Gabon). It is generally defined as the area influenced by the flow of the Guinea. Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem Project 29 The long-term objective of the Global Environment Facility project is to restore and sustain the health of the Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem and its living resources, particularly with regard to biological diversity and the control of water pollution.

Large marine ecosystems (LMEs) are regions of the world's oceans, encompassing coastal areas from river basins and estuaries to the seaward boundaries of continental shelves and the outer margins of the major ocean current systems. They are relatively large regions on the order ofkm² or greater, characterized by distinct bathymetry, hydrography, productivity, and trophically.

This is the first book to provide assessments of multidecadal changes in resources and environments of the Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) of the North Atlantic.

Author(s): Sherman, Kenneth; Skjoldal, Hein Rune; Publication Year: Non IUCN Publication. The Gulf of Guinea large marine ecosystem. This volume combines the latest research on. The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem Published: 15th August Editors: J.M.

McGlade P. Cury K.A. Koranteng N.J. Hardman-Mountford Info/Buy. The shared transboundary waters off the Gulf of Guinea are defined by the Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem (GCLME) which extends from Bissagos Island (Guinea Bissau) in the north (Latitude 11o N, Longitude 16o W) to Cape Lopez (Gabon) in the south (Latitude 0o 41’S, Longitude 8o 45’E) (Binet and Marchal, ) (figure 1).

The. Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem Project. ••> Marine Debris Public Outreach Campaign for the Gulf of Guinea. ••> African Development Bank. ••> Distance Learning and Information Sharing Tool (DLIST).

An information sharing process focusing on the transboundary coastal zone of the Northern Cape, South Africa and Namibia. The Gulf of Mexico is the ninth largest body of water in the world, and it is recognized as 1 of 64 Large Marine Ecosystems by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administra-tion (NOAA) (Kumpf et al.

Economically and ecologically the Gulf is one of the most. The Gulf of Guinea (GoG) is host to many distinct ecosystems, among which is the Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem extending from the intense upwelling area of the Guinea Current in the north to the Benguela Current in the south.

The GoG region is however, characterized by a high poverty rate within fishing communities, with. The Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem Project is an ecosystem based effort to assist countries adjacent to the Guinea Current Ecosystem to achieve environmental and resource sustainability.

This would be accomplished by shifting from short-term sector by sector driven management objectives to a longer-term perspective and from managing commodities to sustaining.

The Gulf of Guinea large marine ecosystem: environmental forcing & sustainable development of marine resources.

[J M McGlade;] -- The Gulf of Guinea volume is part of a series on the Large Marine Ecosystems. This volume combines the latest research on the Gulf of Guinea from scientists working primarily in the region and from. The EU/INCO-DC project: impacts of environmental forcing on marine biodiversity & sustainable management of artisanal & industrial fisheries in the Gulf of Guinea / J.M.

McGlade, K.A. Koranteng, P. Cury --A modular approach to monitoring, assessing and managing large marine ecosystems / K. Sherman, E.D. Anderson --The Gulf of Guinea large. The entire northern coast of the gulf is washed by the eastward flow of the Guinea Current, which extends – miles (– km) offshore from Senegal to the Bight of gulf’s tropical water is separated from the Equator-ward flow of the cool Benguela and Canary currents by sharp frontal regions off the Congo and Senegal rivers, respectively.

The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem Project is based on the LME concept of marine environmental and resource management. The concept is predicated on the fact that marine pollution and living marine resources respect no political boundaries and new geographical ones and, in effect, require a large-scale, concerted and holistic approach for assessment and control.

The Gulf of Guinea is the northeasternmost part of the tropical Atlantic Ocean from Cape Lopez in Gabon, north and west to Cape Palmas in Liberia. The intersection of the Equator and Prime Meridian (zero degrees latitude and longitude) is in the gulf.

Among the many rivers that drain into the Gulf of Guinea are the Niger and the coastline on the gulf includes the Bight of Benin and. The Gulf of Guinea in which the coastal line of Nigeria falls is an area with a high diversity of marine biodiversity. It is also known to have the largest mangrove water systems in the world.

Fisheries provide food and employment to millions of citizens in the zone. The Gulf of Guinea is also very rich in mineral resources including oil and gas. This thesis examines the forcing and behaviour of oceanographic physical features, relevant to recruitment in fish populations, in the Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem, on seasonal and interannual time scales.

Remotely sensed sea-surface temperature (SST) data covering the period – was used to identify and describe a number of oceanographic features, including the .This volume combines the latest research on the Gulf of Guinea from scientists working primarily in the region and from Europe.

It covers the dynamics of the oceanic and coastal waters of the region, the major biological resources, pollution in the marine environment and the socio-economics and governance of marine by: The Netherlandsp. This is the first book ever published that focuses o Large Marine Ecosystems of the World: Trends in Exploitation, Protection, and Research Elsevier Science.

The Netherlandsp. This is the first book to provide assessments of multidecadal The Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem: Environmental Forcing.