The Resource Whales, whaling, and ocean ecosystems, edited by James A. Estes [and others], (electronic resource/)

Whales, whaling, and ocean ecosystems, edited by James A. Estes [and others], (electronic resource/)

Label
Whales, whaling, and ocean ecosystems
Title
Whales, whaling, and ocean ecosystems
Statement of responsibility
edited by James A. Estes [and others]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presenting a picture of what we know about the natural history biology, and ecology of whales in the broad context of the dynamics of ocean ecosystems, this volume encompasses multiple points of view to consider the total ecological impact of industrial whaling on the worlds oceans
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
333.95/95
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
SH381
LC item number
.W453 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Whales, whaling, and ocean ecosystems, edited by James A. Estes [and others], (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=184436
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • When ecological pyramids were upside down
  • Jeremy B.C. Jackson
  • Pelagic ecosystem response to a century of commercial fishing and whaling
  • Timothy E. Essington
  • Evidence for bottom-up control of upper trophic level marine populations : is it scale-dependent?
  • George L. Hunt Jr.
  • Part II.
  • Whales and whaling
  • Evolutionary patterns in Cetacea : fishing up prey size through deep time
  • David R. Lindberg and Nicholas D. Pyenson
  • Introduction
  • A taxonomy of world whaling : operations and eras
  • Randall R. Reeves and Tim D. Smith
  • The history of whales read from DNA
  • Stephen R. Palumbi and Joe Roman
  • Changes in marine mammal biomass in the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands region before and after the period of commercial whaling
  • Bete Pfister and Douglas P. DeMaster
  • Industrial whaling in the North Pacific Ocean 1952-1978 : spatial patterns of harvest and decline
  • Eric M. Danner, Matthew J. Kauffman and Robert L. Brownell Jr.
  • Worldwide distribution and abundance of killer whales
  • Karin A. Forney and Paul R. Wade
  • James A. Estes
  • The natural history and ecology of killer whales
  • Lance G. Barrett-Lennard and Kathy A. Heise
  • Killer whales as predators of large baleen whales and sperm whales
  • Randall R. Reeves, Joel Berger and Phillip J. Clapham
  • Part III.
  • Process and theory
  • Physiological and ecological consequences of extreme body size in whales
  • Terrie M. Williams
  • Ecosystem impact of the decline of large whales in the North Pacific
  • Donald A. Croll, Raphael Kudela and Bernie R. Tershy
  • Part I.
  • The removal of large whales from the Southern Ocean : evidence for long-term ecosystem effects?
  • Lisa T. Balance [and others]
  • Great whales as prey : using demography and bioenergetics to infer interactions in marine mammal communities
  • Daniel F. Doak, Terrie M. Williams and James A. Estes
  • Whales and whaling in the North Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea : oceanographic insights and ecosystem impacts
  • Alan M. Springer [and others]
  • Legacy of industrial whaling : could killer whales be responsible for declines of sea lions, elephant seals and minke whales in the Southern Hemisphere?
  • Trevor A. Branch and Terrie M. Williams
  • Predator diet breadth and prey population dynamics : mechanism and modeling
  • Marc Mangel and Nicholas Wolf
  • Background
  • Bigger is better : the role of whales as detritus in marine ecosystems
  • Craig R. Smith
  • Part IV.
  • Case studies
  • Gray whales in the Bering and Chukchi seas
  • Raymond C. Highsmith [and others]
  • Whales, whaling and ecosystems in the North Atlantic Ocean
  • Phillip J. Clapham and Jason S. Link
  • Sperm whales in ocean ecosystems
  • Hal Whitehead
  • Whales, interaction webs, and zero sum ecology
  • Ecosystem effects of fishing and whaling in the North Pacific and Atlantic Oceans
  • Boris Worm, Heike K. Lotze and Ransom A. Myers
  • Potential influences of whaling on the status and trends of pinniped populations
  • Daniel P. Costa, Michael J. Weise and John P.Y. Arnould
  • Part V.
  • Social context
  • The dynamic between social systems and ocean ecosystems : are there lessons from commercial whaling?
  • Daniel W. Bromley
  • Whaling, law and culture
  • Michael K. Orbach
  • Robert T. Paine
  • Part VI.
  • Overview and synthesis
  • Whales are big and it matters
  • Peter Kareiva, Christopher Yuan-Farrell and Casey OConnor
  • Retrospection and review
  • J.A. Estes [and others]
  • Lessons from land : present and past signs of ecological decay and the overture to earths sixth mass extinction
  • C. Josh Donlan, Paul S. Martin and Gary W. Roemer
Control code
ocm86114697
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttt14xb
Label
Whales, whaling, and ocean ecosystems, edited by James A. Estes [and others], (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=184436
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • When ecological pyramids were upside down
  • Jeremy B.C. Jackson
  • Pelagic ecosystem response to a century of commercial fishing and whaling
  • Timothy E. Essington
  • Evidence for bottom-up control of upper trophic level marine populations : is it scale-dependent?
  • George L. Hunt Jr.
  • Part II.
  • Whales and whaling
  • Evolutionary patterns in Cetacea : fishing up prey size through deep time
  • David R. Lindberg and Nicholas D. Pyenson
  • Introduction
  • A taxonomy of world whaling : operations and eras
  • Randall R. Reeves and Tim D. Smith
  • The history of whales read from DNA
  • Stephen R. Palumbi and Joe Roman
  • Changes in marine mammal biomass in the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands region before and after the period of commercial whaling
  • Bete Pfister and Douglas P. DeMaster
  • Industrial whaling in the North Pacific Ocean 1952-1978 : spatial patterns of harvest and decline
  • Eric M. Danner, Matthew J. Kauffman and Robert L. Brownell Jr.
  • Worldwide distribution and abundance of killer whales
  • Karin A. Forney and Paul R. Wade
  • James A. Estes
  • The natural history and ecology of killer whales
  • Lance G. Barrett-Lennard and Kathy A. Heise
  • Killer whales as predators of large baleen whales and sperm whales
  • Randall R. Reeves, Joel Berger and Phillip J. Clapham
  • Part III.
  • Process and theory
  • Physiological and ecological consequences of extreme body size in whales
  • Terrie M. Williams
  • Ecosystem impact of the decline of large whales in the North Pacific
  • Donald A. Croll, Raphael Kudela and Bernie R. Tershy
  • Part I.
  • The removal of large whales from the Southern Ocean : evidence for long-term ecosystem effects?
  • Lisa T. Balance [and others]
  • Great whales as prey : using demography and bioenergetics to infer interactions in marine mammal communities
  • Daniel F. Doak, Terrie M. Williams and James A. Estes
  • Whales and whaling in the North Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea : oceanographic insights and ecosystem impacts
  • Alan M. Springer [and others]
  • Legacy of industrial whaling : could killer whales be responsible for declines of sea lions, elephant seals and minke whales in the Southern Hemisphere?
  • Trevor A. Branch and Terrie M. Williams
  • Predator diet breadth and prey population dynamics : mechanism and modeling
  • Marc Mangel and Nicholas Wolf
  • Background
  • Bigger is better : the role of whales as detritus in marine ecosystems
  • Craig R. Smith
  • Part IV.
  • Case studies
  • Gray whales in the Bering and Chukchi seas
  • Raymond C. Highsmith [and others]
  • Whales, whaling and ecosystems in the North Atlantic Ocean
  • Phillip J. Clapham and Jason S. Link
  • Sperm whales in ocean ecosystems
  • Hal Whitehead
  • Whales, interaction webs, and zero sum ecology
  • Ecosystem effects of fishing and whaling in the North Pacific and Atlantic Oceans
  • Boris Worm, Heike K. Lotze and Ransom A. Myers
  • Potential influences of whaling on the status and trends of pinniped populations
  • Daniel P. Costa, Michael J. Weise and John P.Y. Arnould
  • Part V.
  • Social context
  • The dynamic between social systems and ocean ecosystems : are there lessons from commercial whaling?
  • Daniel W. Bromley
  • Whaling, law and culture
  • Michael K. Orbach
  • Robert T. Paine
  • Part VI.
  • Overview and synthesis
  • Whales are big and it matters
  • Peter Kareiva, Christopher Yuan-Farrell and Casey OConnor
  • Retrospection and review
  • J.A. Estes [and others]
  • Lessons from land : present and past signs of ecological decay and the overture to earths sixth mass extinction
  • C. Josh Donlan, Paul S. Martin and Gary W. Roemer
Control code
ocm86114697
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttt14xb

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