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.
- O’Hara et al. 2020, PLoS ONE*. Changes in ocean health in British Columbia from 2001 to 2016.
- Daigle et al. 2017, PLoS ONE*. Incorporating public priorities in the Ocean Health Index: Canada as a case study.
- Burgass et al. 2018, Regional Environmental Change*. A pan-Arctic assessment of the status of marine social-ecological systems.
OHI supporting methods
Afflerbach et al. 2019, Fish and Fisheries. Quantifying uncertainty in the wild‐caught fisheries goal of the Ocean Health Index.
Kleisner et al. 2013, AMBIO. Exploring patterns of seafood provision revealed in the global Ocean Health Index.
O’Hara et al. 2019, Conservation Letters*. Mapping status and conservation of global at‐risk marine biodiversity.
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+ Santa Elena 2020 Final Report (in Spanish)
- 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)