Download
census of marine life n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Census of Marine Life PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Census of Marine Life

Census of Marine Life

154 Vues Download Presentation
Télécharger la présentation

Census of Marine Life

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Census of Marine Life A decade-long program (2000-2010) to assess and explain marine life’s diversity, distribution & abundance - past, present & future The Known, the Unknown, the Unknowable The Census of Marine Life: Making ocean life count

  2. CNN InternationalPublic Service AnnouncementCOML’s strong outreach program

  3. Global Collaboration Stars indicate National or Regional Activity Headquarters Arabian Sea (Oman, 2007) 80 countries Over 2000 scientists

  4. CoML ComponentsGrand Challenge Questions Oceans Past What did live in the oceans? History of Marine Animal Populations (HMAP) Oceans Present What does live in the oceans? Ocean Realm Field Projects Oceans Future What will live in the oceans? Future of Marine Animal Populations (FMAP) Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Web-based provider of global geo-referenced information on marine species

  5. Salem Beverly Ship Logs 150 Year Old Cod Fishery Rosenberg, Bolster, Alexander, Leavenworth, Cooper, McKenzie et al. 2005 Chapman-DeLury Catch Per Unit Effort 50% decline CodBiomass Scotian Shelf Now <1%

  6. Big Fish Diversity 50 top hotspots for large fish Worm et al., Science 2005

  7. Shannon Biodiversity 13M OBIS Records 13.2 million records of 81000 species from 210 databases

  8. < 100 meters

  9. 100-1000 meters

  10. 1000-3000 meters

  11. > 3000 meters

  12. Ocean Realm Projects Human Edges • NaGISA - Natural Geography In Shore Areas • CReefs - Coral ReefEcosystems • GOMA - Gulf of Maine Area Census (Regional Ecosystem) • POST - Pacific Ocean Shelf Tracking Central Waters • TOPP - Tagging of Pacific Pelagics (Top Predators) • CMarZ - Census of Marine Zooplankton • MAR-ECO - Mid-Atlantic Ridge Ecosystems Hidden Boundaries • CoMargE- Continental Margins Ecosystems • CeDAMar - Census of Diversity of Abyssal Marine Life • CenSeam - Census of Seamounts • ChEss - Chemosynthetic Ecosystems (Vents) Ice Oceans • ArcOD - Arctic Ocean Diversity • CAML- Census of Antarctic Marine Life Microscopic Ocean • ICOMM - International Census of Marine Microbes

  13. Ocean Realms

  14. Ocean Realms

  15. Consortium for the Barcode of Life (CBOL) A Sloan Foundation ‘sister project’ - Works on land species, works at sea Global Paracalanus copepods

  16. Synthesis Microbes Seamounts, Vents 454 DNA sequencing - 100 times expected diversity in ‘Rare Biosphere’

  17. Animal Oceanography Biuw et al. PNAS 2007 Depth (m) Change in drift rate (cm·s-1·d-1)

  18. Global Ocean Tracking Network $160M IOC-GOOS Pilot Project Existing 1st Wave 2nd Wave 3rd Wave

  19. Great Turtle Race inspires Stephen Colbert to US Presidency? Stephanie placed 2nd

  20. Published: 2007/08/05 16:49:29 GMT www.coml.org www.oceantrack.org