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Charlotte K. Whitney
University of Victoria
Environmental resource managementEcologyOncorhynchusPopulationBiology
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#1Evan J. Andrews (UW: University of Waterloo)H-Index: 3
#2Sarah Harper (UBC: University of British Columbia)H-Index: 10
Last. Charlotte K. Whitney (UVic: University of Victoria)H-Index: 6
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#1Charlotte K. Whitney (UVic: University of Victoria)H-Index: 6
#2Natalie C. Ban (UVic: University of Victoria)H-Index: 31
Abstract Climate change poses novel and complex challenges to planning, management, and policies for marine and coastal social-ecological systems. Despite ongoing discussion of adopting interventions for improving adaptation and adaptive capacity to climate change, practitioners often continue to carry out conventional management strategies that do not effectively incorporate climate change impacts and projections. Using a web-based survey and semi-structured interviews, we explored the percepti...
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#1Natalie C. Ban (UVic: University of Victoria)H-Index: 31
#2Georgina G. Gurney (JCU: James Cook University)H-Index: 11
Last. Sara Jo Breslow (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 10
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Marine protected areas are advocated as a key strategy for simultaneously protecting marine biodiversity and supporting coastal livelihoods, but their implementation can be challenging for numerous reasons, including perceived negative effects on human well-being. We synthesized research from 118 peer-reviewed articles that analyse outcomes related to marine protected areas on people, and found that half of documented well-being outcomes were positive and about one-third were negative. No-take, ...
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#1Erika J. EliasonH-Index: 19
Last. Scott G. HinchH-Index: 56
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Pacific salmon encounter widely varying environmental conditions across populations. Performance traits and environmental tolerance limits are predicted to be related to the typical abiotic and biotic conditions encountered by each population. Endurance swim performance at three different temperatures (8, 12, 22 °C) was compared across nine populations of sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka (Walbaum, 1792)) parr from British Columbia, Canada, reared in a common laboratory environment. In addition...
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#2Nathan J. BennettH-Index: 17
#2Nathan J. BennettH-Index: 17
Last. Lilia YumagulovaH-Index: 1
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Because of the complexity and speed of environmental, climatic, and socio-political change in coastal marine social-ecological systems, there is significant academic and applied interest in assessing and fostering the adaptive capacity of coastal communities. Adaptive capacity refers to the latent ability of a system to respond proactively and positively to stressors or opportunities. A variety of qualitative, quantitative, and participatory approaches have been developed and applied to understa...
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#1Natalie C. Ban (UVic: University of Victoria)H-Index: 31
#2Charlotte K. Whitney (UVic: University of Victoria)H-Index: 6
Last. Aerin L. Jacob (UVic: University of Victoria)H-Index: 10
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Global drivers of change are affecting marine ecosystems and the people who depend on them at increasing rates and severities. Yet most marine conservation actions were developed before climate change was widely recognized as a major driver of change. In this chapter, we synthesize categories of marine conservation actions and their relevance at local and global scales, discuss linkages between scales, identify existing gaps, and provide recommendations. Marine conservation actions include those...
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#1Natalie C. BanH-Index: 31
Last. Aerin L. JacobH-Index: 10
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#1Charlotte K. Whitney (UVic: University of Victoria)H-Index: 6
#2Julie GardnerH-Index: 1
Last. Suzan Dionne (Parks Canada)H-Index: 4
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Abstract Voluntary measures may be an alternative or addition to legislation for marine protected areas (MPAs), yet the effectiveness of these measures is rarely analyzed. The application and effectiveness of voluntary measures was reviewed for MPA management in developed nations where complex jurisdictions and legislative processes make voluntary measures appealing to management. Four types of voluntary measures were identified: sacrifice of access, sector- or activity-specific restrictions, vo...
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#2Scott G. HinchH-Index: 56
Last. David A. Patterson (Fisheries and Oceans Canada)H-Index: 43
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AbstractPredicting the future impact of changing thermal regimes on life history stages for wild fish requires a better understanding of the relative importance of population origin and offspring size on embryonic development. We assessed hatch timing and offspring size of Sockeye Salmon Oncorhynchus nerka in relation to egg size (variation from full-sibling families), population origin, and temperature (three treatments of 10, 14, and 16°C). Both hatch timing and hatch duration varied by the in...
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