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Thursday, 29 December 2011 18:16

Mauritius

Written by Johanna

Mauritius

Main Contributors:

Johanna Yletyinen

Other Contributors:

Summary

Hypoxia has affected coral reefs of Mauritius. Sugar cane agriculture and untreated sewage are associated with the hypoxia.  

Type of regime shift

Ecosystem type

  • Marine & coastal

Land uses

  • Fisheries

Spatial scale of the case study

  • Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)

Continent or Ocean

  • Indian Ocean

Region

  • Southwest Indian Ocean

Countries

  • Mauritius

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Key References

  1. Thomassin BA, Gourbesville PH, Gout B, Arnoux A. 1998. Impact of an industrial and urban sewage off a coral fringing reef at Mauritius (Indian Ocean): modeling of plumes, distribution of trace metals in sediments and effects of the eutrophisation on coral reef communities. OCEANS '98 Conference Proceedings, 301-305.

Citation

Johanna Yletyinen. Mauritius. In: Regime Shifts Database, www.regimeshifts.org. Last revised 2012-03-17 18:24:47 GMT.
Thursday, 29 December 2011 18:07

Hiroshima Bay, Japan

Written by Johanna

Hiroshima Bay, Japan

Main Contributors:

Johanna Yletyinen

Other Contributors:

Summary

Hypoxia occurs during summer in the northern coastal areas of the Hiroshima Bay.  

Type of regime shift

Ecosystem type

  • Marine & coastal

Land uses

  • Fisheries

Spatial scale of the case study

  • Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)

Continent or Ocean

  • Asia

Region

  • East Asia

Countries

  • Japan

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Key References

  1. Shoji et al. 2010. Distribution of moon jellyfish Aurelia aurita in relation to summer hypoxia in Hiroshima Bay, Seto Inland Sea. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 86, 485-490.

Citation

Johanna Yletyinen. Hiroshima Bay, Japan. In: Regime Shifts Database, www.regimeshifts.org. Last revised 2012-03-17 18:25:31 GMT.
Thursday, 29 December 2011 18:00

Suir Estuary, Ireland

Written by Johanna

Suir Estuary, Ireland

Main Contributors:

Johanna Yletyinen

Other Contributors:

Summary

Hypoxia increased in 1995-1999. It was first recorded in the 1990s.

Type of regime shift

Ecosystem type

  • Marine & coastal
  • Freshwater lakes & rivers

Land uses

  • Fisheries

Spatial scale of the case study

  • Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)

Continent or Ocean

  • Europe

Region

  • West Europe

Countries

  • Ireland

Locate with Google Map

Key References

  1. Diaz R, Rosenberg R. 2008. Spreading dead zones and consequences for marine ecosystems. Science 321, 926-929.
  2. OSPAR Commission. 2003. OSPAR Integrated Report 2003 on the Eutrophication Status of the OSPAR Maritime Area Based Upon the First Application of the Comprehensive Procedure. Eutrophication Series. Available online http://www.eutro.org/documents/p00189_Eutrophication Status Report 2003.pdf (Last accessed 29.12.2011)

Citation

Johanna Yletyinen. Suir Estuary, Ireland. In: Regime Shifts Database, www.regimeshifts.org. Last revised 2012-03-17 18:26:51 GMT.
Thursday, 29 December 2011 17:55

Slaney Estuary, Ireland

Written by Johanna

Slaney Estuary, Ireland

Main Contributors:

Johanna Yletyinen

Other Contributors:

Summary

Hypoxia increased in 1995-1999. It was first recorded in the 1990s. 

Type of regime shift

Ecosystem type

  • Marine & coastal
  • Freshwater lakes & rivers

Land uses

  • Fisheries

Spatial scale of the case study

  • Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)

Continent or Ocean

  • Europe

Region

  • West Europe

Countries

  • Ireland

Locate with Google Map

Key References

  1. Diaz R, Rosenberg R. 2008. Spreading dead zones and consequences for marine ecosystems. Science 321, 926-929.
  2. OSPAR Commission. 2003. OSPAR Integrated Report 2003 on the Eutrophication Status of the OSPAR Maritime Area Based Upon the First Application of the Comprehensive Procedure. Eutrophication Series. Available online http://www.eutro.org/documents/p00189_Eutrophication Status Report 2003.pdf (Last accessed 29.12.2011)

Citation

Johanna Yletyinen. Slaney Estuary, Ireland. In: Regime Shifts Database, www.regimeshifts.org. Last revised 2012-03-17 18:28:30 GMT.
Thursday, 29 December 2011 17:50

Owennacurra Estuary, Ireland

Written by Johanna

Owennacurra Estuary, Ireland

Main Contributors:

Johanna Yletyinen

Other Contributors:

Summary

Hypoxia increased in 1995-1999. It was first recorded in the 1990s. 

Type of regime shift

Ecosystem type

  • Marine & coastal
  • Freshwater lakes & rivers

Land uses

  • Fisheries

Spatial scale of the case study

  • Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)

Continent or Ocean

  • Europe

Region

  • West Europe

Countries

  • Ireland

Locate with Google Map

Key References

  1. Diaz R, Rosenberg R. 2008. Spreading dead zones and consequences for marine ecosystems. Science 321, 926-929.
  2. OSPAR Commission. 2003. OSPAR Integrated Report 2003 on the Eutrophication Status of the OSPAR Maritime Area Based Upon the First Application of the Comprehensive Procedure. Eutrophication Series. Available online http://www.eutro.org/documents/p00189_Eutrophication Status Report 2003.pdf (Last accessed 29.12.2011)

Citation

Johanna Yletyinen. Owennacurra Estuary, Ireland. In: Regime Shifts Database, www.regimeshifts.org. Last revised 2012-03-17 18:38:21 GMT.
Thursday, 29 December 2011 17:44

Lough Mahon, Ireland

Written by Johanna

Lough Mahon, Ireland

Main Contributors:

Johanna Yletyinen

Other Contributors:

Summary

Hypoxia increased in 1995-1999. It was first recorded in the 1990s. 

Type of regime shift

Ecosystem type

  • Marine & coastal
  • Freshwater lakes & rivers

Land uses

  • Fisheries

Spatial scale of the case study

  • Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)

Continent or Ocean

  • Europe

Region

  • West Europe

Countries

  • Ireland

Locate with Google Map

Key References

  1. Diaz R, Rosenberg R. 2008. Spreading dead zones and consequences for marine ecosystems. Science 321, 926-929.
  2. OSPAR Commission. 2003. OSPAR Integrated Report 2003 on the Eutrophication Status of the OSPAR Maritime Area Based Upon the First Application of the Comprehensive Procedure. Eutrophication Series. Available online http://www.eutro.org/documents/p00189_Eutrophication Status Report 2003.pdf (Last accessed 29.12.2011)
  3. Toner P et al. 2005. Water quality in Ireland 2001-2003. Environmental Protection Agency, Johnstown Castle, Ireland. Available online https://www.epa.ie/downloads/pubs/water/waterqua/EPA_water_quality_2001-3.pdf (Last accessed 12.1.2012)

Citation

Johanna Yletyinen. Lough Mahon, Ireland. In: Regime Shifts Database, www.regimeshifts.org. Last revised 2012-03-17 18:39:43 GMT.
Thursday, 29 December 2011 17:39

Lee estuary, Ireland

Written by Johanna

Lee estuary, Ireland

Main Contributors:

Johanna Yletyinen

Other Contributors:

Summary

Hypoxia increased in 1995-1999. It was first recorded in the 1990s. 

Type of regime shift

Ecosystem type

  • Marine & coastal
  • Freshwater lakes & rivers

Land uses

  • Fisheries

Spatial scale of the case study

  • Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)

Continent or Ocean

  • Europe

Region

  • West Europe

Countries

  • Ireland

Locate with Google Map

Key References

  1. Diaz R, Rosenberg R. 2008. Spreading dead zones and consequences for marine ecosystems. Science 321, 926-929.
  2. OSPAR Commission. 2003. OSPAR Integrated Report 2003 on the Eutrophication Status of the OSPAR Maritime Area Based Upon the First Application of the Comprehensive Procedure. Eutrophication Series. Available online http://www.eutro.org/documents/p00189_Eutrophication Status Report 2003.pdf (Last accessed 29.12.2011)

Citation

Johanna Yletyinen. Lee estuary, Ireland. In: Regime Shifts Database, www.regimeshifts.org. Last revised 2012-03-17 18:30:13 GMT.
Thursday, 29 December 2011 17:35

Killybegs Harbour, Ireland

Written by Johanna

Killybegs Harbour, Ireland

Main Contributors:

Johanna Yletyinen

Other Contributors:

Summary

Hypoxia increased in 1995-1999. It was first recorded in the 1990s. 

Type of regime shift

Ecosystem type

  • Marine & coastal
  • Freshwater lakes & rivers

Land uses

  • Fisheries

Spatial scale of the case study

  • Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)

Continent or Ocean

  • Europe

Region

  • West Europe

Countries

  • Ireland

Locate with Google Map

Key References

  1. Diaz R, Rosenberg R. 2008. Spreading dead zones and consequences for marine ecosystems. Science 321, 926-929.
  2. OSPAR Commission. 2003. OSPAR Integrated Report 2003 on the Eutrophication Status of the OSPAR Maritime Area Based Upon the First Application of the Comprehensive Procedure. Eutrophication Series. Available online http://www.eutro.org/documents/p00189_Eutrophication Status Report 2003.pdf (Last accessed 29.12.2011)

Citation

Johanna Yletyinen. Killybegs Harbour, Ireland. In: Regime Shifts Database, www.regimeshifts.org. Last revised 2012-03-17 18:32:37 GMT.
Thursday, 29 December 2011 17:31

Fergus Estuary, Ireland

Written by Johanna

Fergus Estuary, Ireland

Main Contributors:

Johanna Yletyinen

Other Contributors:

Summary

Hypoxia increased in 1995-1999. It was first recorded in the 1990s. 

Type of regime shift

Ecosystem type

  • Marine & coastal
  • Freshwater lakes & rivers

Land uses

  • Fisheries

Spatial scale of the case study

  • Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)

Continent or Ocean

  • Europe

Region

  • West Europe

Countries

  • Ireland

Locate with Google Map

Key References

  1. Diaz R, Rosenberg R. 2008. Spreading dead zones and consequences for marine ecosystems. Science 321, 926-929.
  2. OSPAR Commission. 2003. OSPAR Integrated Report 2003 on the Eutrophication Status of the OSPAR Maritime Area Based Upon the First Application of the Comprehensive Procedure. Eutrophication Series. Available online http://www.eutro.org/documents/p00189_Eutrophication Status Report 2003.pdf (Last accessed 29.12.2011)

Citation

Johanna Yletyinen. Fergus Estuary, Ireland. In: Regime Shifts Database, www.regimeshifts.org. Last revised 2012-03-17 18:43:52 GMT.
Thursday, 29 December 2011 17:26

Dungarvan Harbour, UK

Written by Johanna

Dungarvan Harbour, UK

Main Contributors:

Johanna Yletyinen

Other Contributors:

Summary

Hypoxia increased in 1995-1999. It was first recorded in the 1990s. 

Type of regime shift

Ecosystem type

  • Marine & coastal
  • Freshwater lakes & rivers

Land uses

  • Fisheries

Spatial scale of the case study

  • Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)

Continent or Ocean

  • Europe

Region

  • West Europe

Countries

  • United Kingdom

Locate with Google Map

Key References

  1. Diaz R, Rosenberg R. 2008. Spreading dead zones and consequences for marine ecosystems. Science 321, 926-929.
  2. OSPAR Commission. 2003. OSPAR Integrated Report 2003 on the Eutrophication Status of the OSPAR Maritime Area Based Upon the First Application of the Comprehensive Procedure. Eutrophication Series. Available online http://www.eutro.org/documents/p00189_Eutrophication Status Report 2003.pdf (Last accessed 29.12.2011)

Citation

Johanna Yletyinen. Dungarvan Harbour, UK. In: Regime Shifts Database, www.regimeshifts.org. Last revised 2012-03-17 18:44:02 GMT.