Peer-reviewed publications by the OHI team; * indicates open access.
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- Halpern et al. 2017, PLoS ONE*. Drivers and implications of change in global ocean health over the past 5 years. (website with interactive figures and maps)
- Halpern et al. 2015, PLoS ONE*. Patterns and emerging trends in global ocean health. (2013 and updated 2012 global data)
- Halpern et al. 2012, Nature. An index to assess the health and benefits of the global ocean. (original 2012 global data)
Lowndes et al. 2015, PeerJ*. Best practices for assessing ocean health in multiple contexts using tailorable frameworks.
U.S. West Coast
- Halpern et al. 2014, PLoS ONE*. Assessing the health of the U.S. West Coast with a regional-scale application of the Ocean Health Index. (data)
- Selig et al. 2015, Ecosystem Services. Measuring indicators of ocean health for an island nation: The Ocean Health Index for Fiji.
- Longo et al. 2017, Frontiers in Marine Science. Using the Ocean Health Index to Identify Opportunities and Challenges to Improving Southern Ocean Ecosystem Health.
- Daigle et al. 2017, PLoS ONE*. Incorporating public priorities in the Ocean Health Index: Canada as a case study.
OHI supporting methods
Kleisner et al. 2013, AMBIO. Exploring patterns of seafood provision revealed in the global Ocean Health Index.
Selig et al. 2013, PLoS ONE*. Assessing global marine biodiversity status within a coupled socio-ecological perspective.
Cumulative Human Impacts
- Samhouri et al. 2012, Ecosphere. Sea Sick? Setting targets to assess ocean health and ecosystem services.
- Frazier et al. 2016, PLoS ONE*. Mapping Uncertainty Due to Missing Data in the Global Ocean Health Index.
- Daigle et al. 2016, Marine Policy. From coast to coast: Public perception of ocean-derived benefits in Canada.
- Halpern et al. 2013, Marine Policy. Elicited preferences for components of ocean health in the California Current.
- Jacobsen et al. 2014, Marine Policy. A global synthesis of the economic multiplier effects of marine sectors.
Katona et al. 2017, OpenChannels: Forum for Ocean Planning and Management*. Navigating the seascape of ocean management: waypoints on the voyage toward sustainable use.
Borja et al. 2016, Frontiers in Marine Science*. Overview of Integrative Assessment of Marine Systems: The Ecosystem Approach in Practice.
- IOC-UNESCO and UNEP 2016 Large Marine Ecosystems: Status and Trends. Nairobi.
- Halpern, & Frazier 2016. Chapter 7.7: Cumulative human impacts in the world’s large marine ecosystems. pp 225-237.
- Halpern et al. 2016. Chapter 7.8: Ocean Health Index for the world’s large marine ecosystems. pp. 239–249.
- Kleisner et al. 2016. Chapter 8: Identifying patterns of risk among large marine ecosystems using multiple indicators. pp 253–287.
- Blasiak et al. 2016, Marine Policy. Local and regional experiences with assessing and fostering ocean health.
- OHI+ Gulf of Guayaquil 2015 Final Report (in Spanish)
- OHI+ Gulf of Guayaquil 2015 Goal details (in Spanish)
- Tsemel et al. 2014, Ecology & Environment. D Grade for the Mediterranean- Applying the Ocean Health Index to Israel. (in Hebrew). צמל, ע., א. שיינין, וי. סוארי. 2014. ציון “מספיק בקושי” לים התיכון – התאמת מדד בריאות הים העולמי לישראל. אקולוגיה וסביבה 3: 218–222
- OHI+ Israel 2014 Supplementary Information (in English)