Using an Ecosystem Approach to Managing Our Living Marine Resources in the Pacific Southwest

Chrophyll patterns in the Pacific Ocean

Our long time series and large-scale ecosystem-based monitoring surveys in the California Current, Eastern Tropical Pacific, and Southern Ocean provide the scientific foundation for ecosystem-based management of living marine resources in a changing climate.

This includes assessment and prediction of the effects of climate and environmental variability—from global to local scales—that is important to fish populations, protected species, and marine ecosystems. We also develop web-based access to a wide variety of oceanographic and biological data providing the most powerful interface to major marine, atmosphere and remote sensing datasets on the web today.

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Last updated by Southwest Fisheries Science Center on October 16, 2017