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PICES Special Publication 4


Marine Ecosystems of the North Pacific

ISSN 1813-8519
ISBN 1-897176-66-X

Table of Contents

 

Cover [pdf, 0.5 Mb]
Foreword and TOC [pdf, 0.2 Mb]


Synthesis [pdf, 3.5 Mb]

    Highlights 2
    Introduction 4
    Climate 5
    Physical Ocean 10
    Chemical Ocean 19
    Biological Ocean 25
    Fish and Invertebrate Fisheries 32
    Marine Birds and Mammals 40
    References 50
Oceanic [pdf, 4 Mb]
    Highlights 58
    Introduction 60
    Large-scale Indices 61
    Oceanography 67
    Phytoplankton 74
    Zooplankton 78
    Fishes and Invertebrates 85
    Marine Birds and Mammals 98
    References 102
California Current [pdf, 4 Mb]
    Highlights 108
    Introduction 109
    Atmosphere 111
    Oceanography 112
    Biology 116
    References 139
Alaska Current [pdf, 3.8 Mb]
    Highlights 144
    Introduction 146
    Atmosphere 147
    Hydrography 154
    Biological Ocean 162
    Fishes and Invertebrates 167
    Marine Mammals 187
    References 191
Bering Sea [pdf, 4.7 Mb]
    Highlights 198
    Introduction 200
    Atmosphere 202
    Physical Ocean 206
    Chemical Ocean 212
    Phytoplankton Biomass and Primary Production 215
    Microzooplankton 221
    Mesozooplankton 223
    Fishes and Invertebrates 229
    Marine Birds 250
    Marine Mammals 253
    References 261

Sea of Okhotsk [pdf, 3.2 Mb]

    Highlights 270
    Introduction 272
    Climate 273
    Physical Ocean 277
    Chemical Ocean 281
    Biological Ocean 283
    Fishes and Invertebrates 286
    Marine Birds and Mammals 296
    References 297

Oyashio [pdf, 2.5 Mb]

    Highlights 302
    Introduction 304
    Atmosphere 305
    Physical Ocean 307
    Chemical Ocean 308
    Biological Ocean 313
    Fishes and Invertebrates 320
    Marine Birds 326
    References 328

Kuroshio [pdf, 3.5 Mb]

    Highlights 332
    Introduction 333
    Atmosphere 334
    Oceanography 339
    Zooplankton 347
    Fishes and Invertebrates 350
    References 356

Yellow and East China Seas [pdf, 3.2 Mb]

    Highlights 362
    Introduction 364
    Atmosphere and Hydrology 365
    Physical and Chemical Ocean 367
    Phytoplankton 374
    Zooplankton 379
    Fishes and Invertebrates 383
    Marine Birds and Mammals 387
    Benthos 389
    References 391

 
 

 

 
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