Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society

Volume 26 | Number 3 | September 2013

Special Issue: Coastal Long Term Ecological Research

On the Cover: Locations of coastal marine US Long Term Ecological Research sites. Image credits: PIE = Robert Buchsbaum, Massachusetts Audubon VCR = Mads Thomsen, University of Canterbury, New Zealand GCE = Wade Sheldon, University of Georgia FCE = Franco Tobias, Florida International University PAL = Natasja van Gestel, Texas Tech University MCR = Russell Schmitt, University of California, Santa Barbara CCE = Mati Kahru, Scripps Institution of Oceanography SBC = Ron McPeak, University of California, Santa Barbara
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Volume 26 Issue 03

Autonomous Ocean Measurements in the California Current Ecosystem
By Mark D. Ohman , Daniel L. Rudnick, Alexander Chekalyuk , Russ E. Davis, Richard A. Feely, Mati Kahru , Hey-Jin Kim, Michael R. Landry, Todd R. Martz, Christopher L. Sabine, and Uwe Send

Modeling Physical-Biological Responses to Climate Change in the California Current System
By Peter J.S. Franks , Emanuele Di Lorenzo, Nicole L. Goebel , Fanny Chenillat, Pascal Rivière , Christopher A. Edwards, and Arthur J. Miller

Biological and Physical Interactions on a Tropical Island Coral Reef: Transport and Retention Processes on Moorea, French Polynesia
By James J. Leichter , Alice L. Alldredge, Giacomo Bernardi , Andrew J. Brooks, Craig A. Carlson , Robert C. Carpenter, Peter J. Edmunds, Melanie R. Fewings , Katharine M. Hanson , James L. Hench, Sally J. Holbrook, Craig E. Nelson, Russell J. Schmitt, Robert J. Toonen , Libe Washburn , and Alex S.J. Wyatt

Remote-Sensing Monitoring of Tide Propagation Through Coastal Wetlands
By Shimon Wdowinski , Sang-Hoon Hong , Amanda Mulcan , Brian Brisco, and

Marsh Collapse Does Not Require Sea Level Rise
By Sergio Fagherazzi , Giuilio Mariotti , Patricia L. Wiberg , and Karen J. McGlathery

Landscape Estimates of Habitat Types, Plant Biomass, and Invertebrate Densities in a Georgia Salt Marsh
By John F. Schalles , Christine M. Hladik , Alana A. Lynes , and Steven C. Pennings

Integrated Carbon Budget Models for the Everglades Terrestrial-Coastal-Oceanic Gradient: Current Status and Needs for Inter-Site Comparisons
By Tiffany G. Troxler , Evelyn Gaiser , Jordan Barr, Jose D. Fuentes, Rudolf Jaffé , Daniel L. Childers, Ligia Collado-Vides, Victor H. Rivera-Monroy , Edward Castañeda-Moya, William Anderson, Randy Chambers , Meilian Chen, Carlos Coronado-Molina , Stephen E. Davis, Victor Engel, Carl Fitz, James Fourqurean , Tom Frankovich, John Kominoski, Chris Madden , Sparkle L. Malone , Steve F. Oberbauer, Paulo Olivas , Jennifer Richards , Colin Saunders, Jessica Schedlbauer , Leonard J. Scinto , Fred Sklar, Tom Smith, Joseph M. Smoak , Gregory Starr , Robert R. Twilley, and Kevin R.T. Whelan

Sources of Organic Carbon to Coral Reef Flats
By Alice L. Alldredge, Craig A. Carlson , and Robert C. Carpenter

Multiple Sources and Forms of Nitrogen Sustain Year-Round Kelp Growth on the Inner Continental Shelf of the Santa Barbara Channel
By Mark A. Brzezinski, Daniel C. Reed , Shannon Harrer, Andrew Rassweiler, John M. Melack , Blair M. Goodridge, and Jenifer E. Dugan

The Importance of Dissimilatory Nitrate Reduction to Ammonium (DNRA) in the Nitrogen Cycle of Coastal Ecosystems
By Anne E. Giblin , Craig R. Tobias, Bongkeun Song , Nathaniel Weston , Gary T. Banta , and Victor H. Rivera-Monroy

Patterns and Controls of Nutrient Concentrations in a Southeastern United States Tidal Creek
By Charles A. Schutte , Kimberley Hunter , Paul McKay, Daniela Di Iorio , Samantha B. Joye, and Christof Meile

Understanding the Threats of Ocean Acidification to Coral Reefs
By Peter J. Edmunds, Robert C. Carpenter, and Steeve Comeau

Genetic Evidence for Regional Isolation of Pocillopora Corals from Moorea
By Zac H. Forsman, Erika C. Johnston, Andrew J. Brooks , Thomas C. Adam , and Robert J. Toonen

The Roles of Large Top Predators in Coastal Ecosystems: New Insights from Long Term Ecological Research
By Adam E. Rosenblatt , Michael R. Heithaus, Martha E. Mather, Philip Matich, James C. Nifong , William J. Ripple , and Brian R. Silliman

What Happens in an Estuary Doesn't Stay There: Patterns of Biotic Connectivity Resulting from Long Term Ecological Research
By Martha E. Mather , John T. Finn, Cristina G. Kennedy, Linda A. Deegan, and Joseph M. Smith

Stable Isotopes Reveal Trophic Relationships and Diet of Consumers in Temperate Kelp Forest and Coral Reef Ecosystems
By Henry M. Page , Andrew J. Brooks, Michel Kulbicki , René Galzin, Robert J. Miller , Daniel C. Reed , Russell J. Schmitt, Sally J. Holbrook, and Craig Koenigs

West Antarctic Peninsula: An Ice-Dependent Coastal Marine Ecosystem in Transition
By Hugh W. Ducklow , William R. Fraser , Michael P. Meredith, Sharon E. Stammerjohn, Scott C. Doney, Douglas G. Martinson, Sévrine F. Sailley, Oscar M. Schofield , Deborah K. Steinberg, Hugh J. Venables , and Charles D. Amsler

Penguin Biogeography Along the West Antarctic Peninsula: Testing the Canyon Hypothesis with Palmer LTER Observations
By Oscar Schofield , Hugh Ducklow , Kim Bernard , Scott Doney , Donna Patterson-Fraser, Kristen Gorman , Doug Martinson, Michael Meredith, Grace Saba, Sharon Stammerjohn, Deborah Steinberg , and William Fraser

A Nonmarine Source of Variability in Adélie Penguin Demography
By William R. Fraser , Donna L. Patterson-Fraser, Christine A. Ribic, Oscar Schofield , and Hugh Ducklow

Ecological Transitions in a Coastal Upwelling Ecosystem
Ohman, M.D., K. Barbeau, P.J.S. Franks, R. Goericke, M.R. Landry, and A.J. Miller. 2013. Ecological transitions in a coastal upwelling ecosystem. Oceanography 26(3):210–219, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2013.65.

Nonlinear Dynamics and Alternative Stable States in Shallow Coastal Systems
By Karen J. McGlathery , Matthew A. Reidenbach, Paolo D’Odorico , Sergio Fagherazzi, Michael L. Pace, and John H. Porter

Special Issue Guest Editors

Merryl Alber, University of Georgia
Daniel Reed, University of California, Santa Barbara
Karen McGlathery. University of Virginia


Production of this issue of Oceanography was supported by the US National Science Foundation.