Resource List on Larval Fish & Population Connectivity & General Ocean Resources
Morgan Hardwick-Witman, ARMADA Master Teacher
Print Resources, ARMADA Mentee
- R.K. Cowen and Castro, L.R. 1994. Relation of coral reef fish larval distributions to island scale circulation around Barbados, West Indies. Bull. Mar. Sci. 54-1,228-244.
- R.K. Cowen, M. Kamazima, M. Lwiza, S. Sponaugle, C.B. Paris, D.B. Olson. 2000. Connectivity of Marine Populations: Open or Closed? Science Reports 287: 857-859. www.sciencemag.org
- R.K. Cowen, C.B. Paris, A. Srinivasan. 2006. Scaling of connectivity in Marine Populations. Science 311: 522-527 www.sciencemag.org
- R.K. Cowen, S. Sponaugle, C.B. Paris, J.L. Fortuna, K.M.M. Lwiza, and S. Dorsey. Impact of North Brazil Current rings on local circulation and coral reef fish recruitment to Barbados, West Indies. (awaiting reference journal, pp.)
- Sponaugle, S. and Cowen, R.K. 1996. Nearshore patterns of coral reef fish larval supply to Barbados, West Indies. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 133:13-28.
- Sponaugle, S. and Cowen, R.K. 1997. Early life history traits and recruitment patterns of Caribbean wrasses (Labridae). Ecol. Monogr. 67:177-202.
- R.K. Cowen, G. Gawarkiewicz, J. Pineda, S.R. Thorrold and F.E. Werner. 2007. Population Connectivity in Marine Systems: An Overview. Oceanography Vol. 20 No. 3: p. 1-21.
- Center for Sustainable Fisheries (2002). Fish Trouble - A Teacher's Guide for Grades 5 - 12 (http://csf.rsmas.miami.edu/projects.html). University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and Audubon's Living Seas: Miami, FL. 60 pages.
A resource guide produced by the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science Center for Sustainable Fisheries helps teachers educate students about fisheries and fisheries issues through activity-based lessons. Topics include: Fisheries, technology, marine trophic interactions, and the consequences of fishing modes and bycatch.
- Immersion Presents
Interesting site on Ocean Explorations hosted by Dr. Bob Ballard's. The latest is on Monterey Bay, CA.
Website is a reliable source of information on marine biology, topics on marine research, and marine based educational activities.
- NOAA's Ocean Explorer
NOAA site presents educational lesson plans and activities based on ocean exploration.
- Ocean World
An oceanography site for educators that includes basic information and activities.