(First paragraph) The International Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics (GLOBEC) Programme will end in early 2010, after almost 20 years. GLOBEC science has provided fundamental changes in our understanding of the scales of interactions in marine ecosystems, alternative views of marine food webs, and the influence of humans in marine ecosystem processes. Since Southern Ocean GLOBEC (SO GLOBEC) was one of the regional research programmes it is appropriate to reflect on i) its specific contributions, ii) how these might guide future Southern Ocean research, and iii) the key gaps for our future understanding of Southern Ocean ecosystems and the impact that global change and human uses will have on them.
Original Publication Citation
Hofmann, E. (2009). Southern Ocean GLOBEC research and the future. Antarctic Science, 21(5), 411-411. doi:10.1017/s0954102009990484
Hofmann, Eileen, "Southern Ocean GLOBEC Research and the Future" (2009). CCPO Publications. 241.