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    • Best Practice Guidelines for Seaweed Cultivation and Analysis: Public Output report Report [WP1A5.01] of the EnAlgae Project. 

      Mooney-McAuley, K. M.; Edwards, M. D.; Champenois, J.; Gorman, E. (EnAlgae, Swansea University, Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Research, Swansea, UK, 2016)
      This document is a compilation of Best Practice recommendations and considerations employed by the EnAlgae macroalgal pilot facilities. EnAlgae was a four-year Strategic Initiative of INTERREG IVB North- West Europe ...
    • Best Practice Guidelines in the Development and Maintenance of Regional Marine Species Checklists, Version 1.0. 

      Nozères, C.; Vandepitte, L.; Appeltans, W.; Kennedy, M. (Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2012)
      Technical guides and work plans for best practices in creating species checklists (e.g., GBIF 2011) are available from the GBIF online resource center (http://www.gbif.org/orc/). These reports explain how to make best ...
    • Best practice in Ecopath with Ecosim food-web models for ecosystem-based management. [In: Special Edition: Ecopath 30 years - Modelling ecosystem dynamics: beyond boundaries with EwE] 

      Heymans, Johanna J; Coll, Marta; Link, Jason S; Mackinson, Steven; Steenbeek, Jeroen; Walters, Carl; Christensen, Villy (2016)
      Ecopath with Ecosim (EwE) models are easier to construct and use compared to most other ecosystem modelling techniques and are therefore more widely used by more scientists and managers. This, how- ever, creates a problem ...
    • Best practice recommendations for the use of external telemetry devices on pinnipeds. 

      Horning, Markus; Andrews, Russel D.; Bishop, Amanda M.; Boveng, Peter L.; Costa, Daniel P.; Crocker, Daniel E.; Haulena, Martin; Hindell, Mark; Hindle, Allyson G.; Holser, Rachel R.; Hooker, Sascha K.; Hückstäd, Luis A.; Johnson, Shawn; Lea, Mary‑Anne; McDonald, Birgitte I.; McMahon, Clive R.; Robinson, Patrick W.; Sattler, Renae L.; Shuer, Courtney R.; Steingass, Sheanna M.; Thompson, Dave; Tuomi, Pamela A.; Williams, Cassondra L.; Womble, Jamie N. (2019)
      Pinnipeds spend large portions of their lives at sea, submerged, or hauled-out on land, often on remote off-shore islands. This fundamentally limits access by researchers to critical parts of pinniped life history and has ...
    • Best practices for assessing ocean health in multiple contexts using tailorable frameworks. 

      Lowndes, Julia S.S.; Pacheco, Erich J.; Best, Benjamin D.; Scarborough, Courtney; Longo, Catherine; Katona, Steven K.; Halpern, Benjamin S. (2015)
      Marine policy is increasingly calling for maintaining or restoring healthy oceans while human activities continue to intensify. Thus, successful prioritization and management of competing objectives requires a comprehensive ...
    • Best Practices for Fine-tuning Visual Classifiers to New Domains. 

      Chu, Brian; Madhavan, Vashisht; Beijbom, Oscar; Hoffman, Judy; Darrell, Trevor (Springer, Switzerland, 2016)
      Recent studies have shown that features from deep convolutional neural networks learned using large labeled datasets, like ImageNet, provide effective representations for a variety of visual recognition tasks. They achieve ...
    • Best Practices for Fisheries Management. 

      Baltic Sea 2020 (Baltic Sea 2020, Stockholm, Sweden, 2009)
      There is currently a window of opportunity to influence the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) in Europe, as the European Commission will initiate a reform process, beginning in April 2009 with the publication of a Green Paper. ...
    • Best Practices for High Seas Fisheries Management: Lessons Learned. 

      Mooney-Seus, Marjorie L.; Rosenberg, Andrew A. (Chatham House, London, UK, 2007)
      • Ecosystem-Based Management (EBM), used in concert with the Precautionary Approach (PA), shows promise for improving management of marine resources on the high seas. • An examination of the approaches, operational ...
    • Best Practices for Implementing Acoustic Technologies to Improve Reef Fish Ecosystem Surveys: Report from the 2017 GCFI Acoustics Workshop. 

      Michaels, W.L.; Binder, B.; Boswell, K.; Chérubin, L.M.; Demer, D.A.; Jarvis, T.; Knudsen, F.R.; Lang, C.; Paramo, J.E.; Sullivan, P.J.; Lillo, S.; Taylor, J.C.; Thompson, C.H. (NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, Silver Spring, MD, 2019)
      Approximately 330 participants from 30 countries attended the 70th Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI) conference held in Merida, Mexico during 4-10 November 2017. The conference featured ...
    • Best practices for managing, measuring and mitigating the benthic impacts of fishing.[Part 2] 

      Grieve, Chris; Brady, Damien C.; Polet, Hans (2015)
      In a previous paper, Review of habitat dependent impacts of mobile and static fishing gears that interact with the sea bed (2014) we offered definitions for benthic habitat, fishing gear and fisheries management and a ...
    • Best practices for marine litter reduction in the EU. 

      CleanSea Project (VU University, Institute for Environmental Studies, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2015)
      CleanSea partners catalogued and evaluated the potential of voluntary institutional arrangements, understood here as good and best practices, in reducing marine litter in the four European regional seas. Good practices ...
    • Best Practices for Marine Mammal Response, Rehabilitation and Release: standards for release. 

      Whaley, Janet E.; Borkowski, Rose (NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program, Silver Spring, MD, 2009)
      Rescue, rehabilitation, and release of wild marine mammals is allowed for authorized individuals under listed conditions by the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) [16 U.S.C. 1379 § 109(h)]. Section 402(a) of Title IV of ...
    • Best Practices for Quantification of Uncertainty and Sampling Quality in Molecular Simulations [Article v1.0]. 

      Grossfield, Alan; Patrone, Paul N.; Roe, Daniel R.; Schultz, Andrew J.; Siderius, Daniel W.; Zuckerman, Daniel M. (2019)
      The quantitative assessment of uncertainty and sampling quality is essential in molecular simulation. Many systems of interest are highly complex, often at the edge of current computational capabilities. Modelers must ...
    • Best Practices for Scientific Computing. 

      Wilson, G.; Aruliah, D. A.; Brown, C.T.; Chue Hong, N.P.; Davis, M.; Guy, R.T.; Haddock, S.H.D.; Huff, K.D.; Mitchell, I.M.; Plumbley, M.D.; Waugh, B.; White, E.P.; Wilson, P. (2014)
      Scientists spend an increasing amount of time building and using software. However, most scientists are never taught how to do this efficiently. As a result, many are unaware of tools and practices that would allow them ...
    • Best Practices for Shale Core Handling: Transportation, Sampling and Storage for Conduction of Analyses. 

      Basu, S.; Jones, A.; Mahzari, P. (2020)
      Drill core shale samples are critical for palaeoenvironmental studies and potential hydrocarbon reservoirs. They need to be preserved carefully to maximise their retention of reservoir condition properties. However, they ...
    • Best Practices for Shipboard Underway Transmissometers. Version 1. 

      Smith, Shawn R.; Forcucci, Dave; Goes, Joaquim; Hudak, Rebecca; Mishonov, Alexey; Stolp, Laura; Watkins-Brandt, Katie (Florida State University, Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies, Tallahassee, FL, 2020)
      This best practice document was developed under the Rolling Deck to Repository project by a small working group comprised of the document authors. These recommendations are specifically for transmissometers installed ...
    • Best Practices for Shipping and Deploying Profiling Floats with SBE 41/41CP. 

      Sea-Bird Scientific (Sea-Bird Scientific, Bellevue, WA, 2017)
      This application note presents recommendations for best practices when preparing profiling floats for deployment and shipping. The application note is divided into three sections: General guidelines Instructions for ...
    • Best Practices for the Ocean Moored Observatories. 

      Venkatesan, Ramasamy; Ramesh, Krishnamoorthy; Kishor, Anand; Vedachalam, Narayanaswamy; Atmanand, Malayath A. (2018)
      Real-time spatio-temporal meteorological and oceanographic data, from the Ocean moored observatories, are essential for the precise forecast of the ocean state, climate variability studies and reliable weather prediction. ...
    • Best Practices for the SeaFET™ V2: Optimizing pH Data Quality. 

      Sea-Bird Scientific (Sea-Bird Scientific, Bellevue, WA, 2018)
      The SeaFET™ V2 is an upgrade to the Satlantic SeaFET™ pH sensor. It incorporates the same housing and DuraFET as the original SeaFET™ with improved electronics and new operating characteristics for enhanced stability and ...
    • Best practices for use of stable isotope mixing models in food-web studies. 

      Phillips, D.L.; Inger, R.; Bearhop, S.; Jackson, A.L.; Moore, J.W.; Parnell, A.C.; Semmens, B.X.; Ward, E.J. (2014)
      Stable isotope mixing models are increasingly used to quantify consumer diets, but may be misused and misinterpreted. We address major challenges to their effective application. Mixing models have increased rapidly in ...