Heike K Lotze

Summary

Affiliation: Dalhousie University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Historical baselines for large marine animals
    Heike K Lotze
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4J1, Canada
    Trends Ecol Evol 24:254-62. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Recovery of marine animal populations and ecosystems
    Heike K Lotze
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4R2, Canada
    Trends Ecol Evol 26:595-605. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Depletion, degradation, and recovery potential of estuaries and coastal seas
    Heike K Lotze
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford Street, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4J1
    Science 312:1806-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Impacts of biodiversity loss on ocean ecosystem services
    Boris Worm
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4J1
    Science 314:787-90. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Patterns and ecosystem consequences of shark declines in the ocean
    Francesco Ferretti
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H4J1, Canada
    Ecol Lett 13:1055-71. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Global patterns of predator diversity in the open oceans
    Boris Worm
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4J1
    Science 309:1365-9. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Rebuilding global fisheries
    Boris Worm
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4J1, Canada
    Science 325:578-85. 2009
  8. pmc Food-web structure of seagrass communities across different spatial scales and human impacts
    Marta Coll
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e22591. 2011
  9. pmc Rapid global expansion of invertebrate fisheries: trends, drivers, and ecosystem effects
    Sean C Anderson
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e14735. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Global patterns and predictors of marine biodiversity across taxa
    Derek P Tittensor
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford Street, Halifax B3H 4J1, Canada
    Nature 466:1098-101. 2010

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Historical baselines for large marine animals
    Heike K Lotze
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4J1, Canada
    Trends Ecol Evol 24:254-62. 2009
    ..These emerging historical patterns offer new insights into past ecosystems, and provide important context for contemporary ocean management...
  2. doi request reprint Recovery of marine animal populations and ecosystems
    Heike K Lotze
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4R2, Canada
    Trends Ecol Evol 26:595-605. 2011
    ..Awareness, legal protection and enforcement of management plans are also crucial. Learning from historical recovery successes and failures is essential for implementing realistic conservation goals and promising management strategies...
  3. ncbi request reprint Depletion, degradation, and recovery potential of estuaries and coastal seas
    Heike K Lotze
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford Street, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4J1
    Science 312:1806-9. 2006
    ..Our results provide detailed historical baselines and quantitative targets for ecosystem-based management and marine conservation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impacts of biodiversity loss on ocean ecosystem services
    Boris Worm
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4J1
    Science 314:787-90. 2006
    ..Yet available data suggest that at this point, these trends are still reversible...
  5. doi request reprint Patterns and ecosystem consequences of shark declines in the ocean
    Francesco Ferretti
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H4J1, Canada
    Ecol Lett 13:1055-71. 2010
    ..Yet more empirical evidence is needed to test the generality of these effects throughout the ocean...
  6. ncbi request reprint Global patterns of predator diversity in the open oceans
    Boris Worm
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4J1
    Science 309:1365-9. 2005
    ..We conclude that predator diversity shows a predictable yet eroding pattern signaling ecosystem-wide changes linked to climate and fishing...
  7. doi request reprint Rebuilding global fisheries
    Boris Worm
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4J1, Canada
    Science 325:578-85. 2009
    ..Impacts of international fleets and the lack of alternatives to fishing complicate prospects for rebuilding fisheries in many poorer regions, highlighting the need for a global perspective on rebuilding marine resources...
  8. pmc Food-web structure of seagrass communities across different spatial scales and human impacts
    Marta Coll
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e22591. 2011
    ..Our study illustrates that food-web structure and functioning of seagrass habitats change with human impacts and that the spatial scale of food-web analysis is critical for determining results...
  9. pmc Rapid global expansion of invertebrate fisheries: trends, drivers, and ecosystem effects
    Sean C Anderson
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e14735. 2011
    ..In their wake, invertebrate fisheries are rapidly expanding with little scientific scrutiny despite increasing socio-economic importance...
  10. doi request reprint Global patterns and predictors of marine biodiversity across taxa
    Derek P Tittensor
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford Street, Halifax B3H 4J1, Canada
    Nature 466:1098-101. 2010
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  11. pmc Large-scale absence of sharks on reefs in the greater-Caribbean: a footprint of human pressures
    Christine A Ward-Paige
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e11968. 2010
    ..Here we explore the contemporary distribution and sighting frequency of sharks on reefs in the greater-Caribbean and assess the possible role of human pressures on observed patterns...
  12. pmc Assessing the value of recreational divers for censusing elasmobranchs
    Christine A Ward-Paige
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e25609. 2011
    ..For this, however, a good understanding of the value of data collected by recreational divers is essential...
  13. ncbi request reprint Consumer versus resource control of species diversity and ecosystem functioning
    Boris Worm
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4J1, Canada
    Nature 417:848-51. 2002
    ..This suggests that human impacts on nutrient supply and food-web structure have strong and interdependent effects on species diversity and ecosystem functioning, and must therefore be managed together...
  14. doi request reprint Loss of large predatory sharks from the Mediterranean Sea
    Francesco Ferretti
    Department of Biology, Life Sciences Centre, 1355 Oxford Street, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4J1, Canada
    Conserv Biol 22:952-64. 2008
    ..Possible ecosystem effects of these losses involve a disruption of top-down control and a release of midlevel consumers...
  15. pmc Predator diversity hotspots in the blue ocean
    Boris Worm
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4J1
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:9884-8. 2003
    ..We conclude that the seemingly monotonous landscape of the open ocean shows rich structure in species diversity and that these features should be used to focus future conservation efforts...
  16. pmc Overestimating fish counts by non-instantaneous visual censuses: consequences for population and community descriptions
    Christine Ward-Paige
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e11722. 2010
    ..Ideally, UVC are done instantaneously, however, researchers often count animals that enter the survey area after the survey has started, thus performing non-instantaneous UVC...
  17. pmc Long-term change in a meso-predator community in response to prolonged and heterogeneous human impact
    Francesco Ferretti
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Sci Rep 3:1057. 2013
    ..Ecological corridors and large-scale protected areas emerged as potential management options for elasmobranch conservation...