A vulnerability assessment of fish and invertebrates to climate change on the northeast US Continental Shelf (NCEI Accession 0154384)

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The data represent two outputs from the Northeast Fisheries Climate Vulnerability assessment. The first are the biological sensitivity and climate exposure scores for each of the 82 species. The second are the estimated effect of climate change on each of the 82 species. Climate change and decadal variability are impacting marine fish and invertebrate species worldwide and these impacts will continue for the foreseeable future. Quantitative approaches have been developed to examine climate impacts on productivity, abundance, and distribution of various marine fish and invertebrate species. However, it is difficult to apply these approaches to large numbers of species owing to the lack of mechanistic understanding sufficient for quantitative analyses, as well as the lack of scientific infrastructure to support these more detailed studies. Vulnerability assessments provide a framework for evaluating climate impacts over a broad range of species with existing information. These methods combine the exposure of a species to a stressor (climate change and decadal variability) and the sensitivity of species to the stressor. These two components are then combined to estimate an overall vulnerability. Quantitative data are used when available, but qualitative information and expert opinion are used when quantitative data is lacking.
  • Cite as: Hare, Jonathan A.; Morrison, Wendy E.; Nelson, Mark W.; Stachura, Megan M.; Teeters, Eric J.; Griffis, Roger B.; Alexander, Michael A.; Scott, James D.; Alade, Larry; Bell, Richard J.; Chute, Antonie S.; Curti, Kiersten L.; Curtis, Tobey H.; Kircheis, Daniel; Kocik, John F.; Lucey, Sean M.; McCandless, Camilla T.; Milke, Lisa M.; Richardson, David E.; Robillard, Eric; Walsh, Harvey J.; McManus, M. Conor; Marancik, Katrin E.; Griswold, Carolyn A. (2016). A vulnerability assessment of fish and invertebrates to climate change on the northeast US Continental Shelf (NCEI Accession 0154384). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. doi:10.7289/V5DV1GXQ [access date]
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Time Period 2014-02-01 to 2016-02-29
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 45
S: 35
E: -65
W: -76
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Publication Dates
  • publication: 2016-11-23
Edition 1.1
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Dataset Progress Status Complete - production of the data has been completed
Data Update Frequency As needed
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PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS:

Jonathan A. Hare {NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Narragansett Laboratory, 28 Tarzwell Dr,
Narragansett, RI, 02882, USA}

Wendy E. Morrison {Earth Resources Technology, Inc. Under contract for NOAA NMFS, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, 1315 East West Highway,
Silver Spring, MD, 20910, USA}

Mark W. Nelson {Earth Resources Technology, Inc. Under contract for NOAA NMFS, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, 1315 East West Highway,
Silver Spring, MD, 20910, USA}

Megan M. Stachura {NOAA NMFS, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, 1315 East West Highway,
Silver Spring, MD, 20910, USA}

Eric J. Teeters {Earth Resources Technology, Inc. Under contract for NOAA NMFS, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, 1315 East West Highway,
Silver Spring, MD, 20910, USA}

Roger B. Griffis {NOAA NMFS, Office of Science and Technology, 1315 East West Highway,
Silver Spring, MD, 20910, USA}

Michael A. Alexander {NOAA OAR Earth Systems Research Laboratory, 325 Broadway,
Boulder, CO, 80305-3337, USA}

James D. Scott {NOAA OAR Earth Systems Research Laboratory, 325 Broadway,
Boulder, CO, 80305-3337, USA}

Larry Alade {NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole Laboratory, 166 Water Street,
Woods Hole, MA, 02543, USA}

Richard J. Bell {NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Narragansett Laboratory, 28 Tarzwell Dr,
Narragansett, RI, 02882, USA}

Antonie S. Chute {NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole Laboratory, 166 Water Street,
Woods Hole, MA, 02543, USA}

Kiersten L. Curti {NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole Laboratory, 166 Water Street,
Woods Hole, MA, 02543, USA}

Tobey H. Curtis {NOAA NMFS Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office, 55 Great Republic Drive,
loucester, Massachusetts, 01930, USA}

Daniel Kircheis {NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Maine Field Station, 17 Godfrey Drive-Suite 1,
Orono, ME, 04473, USA}

John F. Kocik {NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Maine Field Station, 17 Godfrey Drive-Suite 1,
Orono, ME, 04473, USA}

Sean M. Lucey {NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole Laboratory, 166 Water Street,
Woods Hole, MA, 02543, USA}

Camilla T. McCandless {NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Narragansett Laboratory, 28 Tarzwell Dr,
Narragansett, RI, 02882, USA}

Lisa M. Milke {NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Milford Laboratory, 212 Rogers Ave,
Milford, CT, 06460, USA}

David E. Richardson {NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Narragansett Laboratory, 28 Tarzwell Dr,
Narragansett, RI, 02882, USA}

Eric Robillard {NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole Laboratory, 166 Water Street,
Woods Hole, MA, 02543, USA}

Harvey J. Walsh {NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Narragansett Laboratory, 28 Tarzwell Dr,
Narragansett, RI, 02882, USA}

M. Conor McManus {Integrated Statistics Under contract for NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Narragansett Laboratory, 28 Tarzwell Dr,
Narragansett, RI, 02882, USA}

Katrin E. Marancik {Integrated Statistics Under contract for NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Narragansett Laboratory, 28 Tarzwell Dr,
Narragansett, RI, 02882, USA}

Carolyn A. Griswold {NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Narragansett Laboratory, 28 Tarzwell Dr,
Narragansett, RI, 02882, USA}

FUNDING AGENCY:
NOAA NMFS Office of Science and Technology, NOAA NMFS Office of Sustainable Fisheries, NOAA OAR Earth System Laboratory, NOAA NMFS Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office, NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, and the NOAA Ocean Acidification Program

PROJECT TITLE: Population and Ecosystem Modeling of Ocean Acidification on the Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf
PROJECT ID: OAPFY13.03.NEFSC.005
Purpose To evaluate the vulnerability of 82 species of fish and invertebrates to climate change on the Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf
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Dataset Citation
  • Cite as: Hare, Jonathan A.; Morrison, Wendy E.; Nelson, Mark W.; Stachura, Megan M.; Teeters, Eric J.; Griffis, Roger B.; Alexander, Michael A.; Scott, James D.; Alade, Larry; Bell, Richard J.; Chute, Antonie S.; Curti, Kiersten L.; Curtis, Tobey H.; Kircheis, Daniel; Kocik, John F.; Lucey, Sean M.; McCandless, Camilla T.; Milke, Lisa M.; Richardson, David E.; Robillard, Eric; Walsh, Harvey J.; McManus, M. Conor; Marancik, Katrin E.; Griswold, Carolyn A. (2016). A vulnerability assessment of fish and invertebrates to climate change on the northeast US Continental Shelf (NCEI Accession 0154384). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. doi:10.7289/V5DV1GXQ [access date]
Cited Authors
  • Hare, Jonathan A.
  • Morrison, Wendy E.
  • Nelson, Mark W.
  • Stachura, Megan M.
  • Teeters, Eric J.
  • Griffis, Roger B.
  • Alexander, Michael A.
  • Scott, James D.
  • Alade, Larry
  • Bell, Richard J.
  • Chute, Antonie S.
  • Curti, Kiersten L.
  • Curtis, Tobey H.
  • Kircheis, Daniel
  • Kocik, John F.
  • Lucey, Sean M.
  • McCandless, Camilla T.
  • Milke, Lisa M.
  • Richardson, David E.
  • Robillard, Eric
  • Walsh, Harvey J.
  • McManus, M. Conor
  • Marancik, Katrin E.
  • Griswold, Carolyn A.
Principal Investigators
  • Jonathan A. Hare
    US DOC; NOAA; NMFS; Northeast Fisheries Science Center; Narragansett Laboratory
  • Wendy E. Morrison
    NOAA NMFS, Office of Sustainable Fisheries
  • Mark W. Nelson
    NOAA NMFS, Office of Sustainable Fisheries
  • Megan M. Stachura
    NOAA NMFS, Office of Sustainable Fisheries
  • Eric J. Teeters
    NOAA NMFS, Office of Sustainable Fisheries
  • Roger B. Griffis
    NOAA NMFS, Office of Science and Technology
  • Michael A. Alexander
    NOAA OAR Earth Systems Research Laboratory
  • James D. Scott
    NOAA OAR Earth Systems Research Laboratory
  • Larry Alade
    NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole Laboratory
  • Richard J. Bell
    NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Narragansett Laboratory
  • Antonie S. Chute
    NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole Laboratory
  • Kiersten L. Curti
    NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole Laboratory
  • Tobey H. Curtis
    NOAA NMFS Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office
  • Daniel Kircheis
    NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Maine Field Station
  • John F. Kocik
    NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Maine Field Station
  • Sean M. Lucey
    NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole Laboratory
  • Camilla T. McCandless
    NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Narragansett Laboratory
  • Lisa M. Milke
    US DOC; NOAA; NMFS; Northeast Fisheries Science Center; Milford Laboratory (NMFS/NEFSC)
  • David E. Richardson
    Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS)
  • Eric Robillard
    NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Woods Hole Laboratory
  • Harvey J. Walsh
    NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Narragansett Laboratory
  • M. Conor McManus
    NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Narragansett Laboratory
  • Katrin E. Marancik
    NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Narragansett Laboratory
  • Carolyn A. Griswold
    NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Narragansett Laboratory
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Acknowledgments
  • Funding Information: NOAA NMFS Office of Science and Technology, NOAA NMFS Office of Sustainable Fisheries, NOAA OAR Earth System Laboratory, NOAA NMFS Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office, NOAA NMFS Northeast Fisheries Science Center, and the NOAA Ocean Acidification Program (Population and Ecosystem Modeling of Ocean Acidification on the Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf, OAPFY13.03.NEFSC.005)
Theme keywords NODC DATA TYPES THESAURUS NODC OBSERVATION TYPES THESAURUS WMO_CategoryCode
  • oceanography
Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science and Services Keywords
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/INVERTEBRATES
  • EARTH SCIENCE > BIOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION > ANIMALS/VERTEBRATES > FISH
Provider Variable Names
  • Low, Moderate, High, Very High, Negative, Neutral or Postive
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NODC > National Oceanographic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NMFS/NEFSC > Northeast Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
NODC SUBMITTING INSTITUTION NAMES THESAURUS
Place keywords NODC SEA AREA NAMES THESAURUS Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN
  • OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > GULF OF MAINE
Provider Geographic Names
  • Georges Bank
  • Gulf of Maine
  • Mid-Atlantic Bight
  • Northeast US Continental Shelf
  • Northeastern coasts of the United States
  • Southern New England
Project keywords NODC PROJECT NAMES THESAURUS Ocean Acidification Search Keywords
  • Ocean Acidification Data Stewardship (OADS) Project
  • Ocean Acidification Program (OAP)
Keywords NCEI ACCESSION NUMBER
Use Constraints
  • Cite as: Hare, Jonathan A.; Morrison, Wendy E.; Nelson, Mark W.; Stachura, Megan M.; Teeters, Eric J.; Griffis, Roger B.; Alexander, Michael A.; Scott, James D.; Alade, Larry; Bell, Richard J.; Chute, Antonie S.; Curti, Kiersten L.; Curtis, Tobey H.; Kircheis, Daniel; Kocik, John F.; Lucey, Sean M.; McCandless, Camilla T.; Milke, Lisa M.; Richardson, David E.; Robillard, Eric; Walsh, Harvey J.; McManus, M. Conor; Marancik, Katrin E.; Griswold, Carolyn A. (2016). A vulnerability assessment of fish and invertebrates to climate change on the northeast US Continental Shelf (NCEI Accession 0154384). Version 1.1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. doi:10.7289/V5DV1GXQ [access date]
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  • 2016-11-23T13:28:11 - NCEI Accession 0154384 v1.1 was published.
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  • Parameter or Variable: Vulnerability Assessment; Abbreviation: Low, Moderate, High, Very High, Negative, Neutral or Postive; Unit: Number of votes; Observation type: Expert Opinion; Detailed sampling and analyzing information: The vulnerability of eighty-two species, seperated into six functional groups were assessed by polling expert opinions. . Experts were asked rate the vulnerability of a species to climate change based on specific attributes. Attributes were either exposure factors (eg. what is this species degree of exposure to a specific environmental impacts of climate change?), or sensitivity attributes (eg. How succeptible are aspects of species' biology or life history to climate change?). The vulnerability of each species and attribute combination was rated as low, moderate, high, or very high. Experts also rated the likely overall response of each species to climate change as either positve, neutral or negative. The vulnerability assessment scores reflect the overall number of experts that held each possible opinion.; Method reference: Hare, J. A., Morrison, W. E., Nelson, M. W., Stachura, M. M., Teeters, E. J., Griffis, R. B., Alexander, M. A., Scott, J. D., Alade, L., Bell, R. J., Chute, A. S., Curti, K. L., Curtis, T. H., Kircheis, D., Kocik, J. F., Lucey, S. M., McCandless, C. T., Milke, L. M., Richardson, D. E., Robillard, E., Walsh, H. J., McManus, M. C., Marancik, K. E., and Griswold, C. A. 2016. A Vulnerability Assessment of Fish and Invertebrates to Climate Change on the Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf. PLoS One. 11, 2, e0146756. DOI=10.1371/journal.pone.0146756.; Biological subject: Eighty-two species were evaluated and were grouped into six functional groups: Coastal, Diadromous, Elasmobranch, Groundfish, Invertebrates, and Pelagic. The species evaluated were: Acadian Redfish, Alewife, American Eel, American Lobster, American Plaice, American Shad, Anchovies, Atlantic Cod, Atlantic Croaker, Atlantic Hagfish, Atlantic Halibut, Atlantic Herring, Atlantic Mackerel, Atlantic Menahden, Atlantic Salmon, Atlantic Saury, Atlantic Sea Scallop, Atlantic Sturgeon, Atlantic Surfclam, Atlantic Wolffish, Barndoor Skate, Bay Scallop, Black Sea Bass, Bloodworm, Blue Crab, Blue Mussel, Blueback Herring, Bluefish, Butterfish, Cancer Crabs, Channeled Whelk, Cleanrnose Skate, Conger Eel, Cusk, Deep-sea Red Crab, Dusky Shark, Eastern Oyster, Green Sea Urchin, Haddock, Hickory Shad, Horseshoe Crab, Knobbed Whelk, Little Skate, Longfin Inshore Squid, Monkfish, Northern Kingfish, Northern Quahog, Northern Shortfin Squid, Northern Shrimp, Ocean Pout, Ocean Quahog, Offshore Hake, Pollock, Porbeagle, Rainbow Smelt, Red Drum, Red Hake, Rosette Skate, Sand Lances, Sand Tiger, Scup, Shortnose Sturgeon, Silver Hake, Smooth Dogfish, Smooth Skate, Softshell Clam, Spanish Mackerel, Spiny Dogfish, Spot, Spotted Seatrout, Striped Bass, Summer Flounder, Tautog, Thorny Skate, Tilefish, Weakfish, White Hake, Windowpane, Winter Flounder, Winter Skate, Witch Flounder, and Yellowtail Flounder; Researcher name: See list of investigators; Researcher institution: See list of investigators.
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