For information on our working group at the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis in Santa Barbara, see:

Measuring Ecological, Economic and Social Values of Coastal Habitats to Inform Ecosystem-based Management of Land-sea Interfaces

 

Working group publications:

Aswani, S., P. Christie, N.A. Muthiga, R. Mahon, J.H. Primavera, L.A. Cramer, E.B. Barbier, E.F. Granek, C. Kennedy, E. Wolanski, S. Hacker. In press. The way forward with ecosystem-based management in tropical contexts: reconciling with existing management systems. Marine Policy

Granek, E.F., S. Polasky, C. V. Kappel, D. M. Stoms, D. J. Reed, J. Primavera, E. W. Koch, C. Kennedy, L. A. Cramer, S. D. Hacker, G. M. E. Perillo, S. Aswani, B. Silliman, D. Bael, N. Muthiga, E. B. Barbier, E. Wolanski. 2010. Ecosystem services as a common language for coastal ecosystem-based management. Conservation Biology 24: 207-216.

Koch, E.W., E.D. Barbier, B.R. Silliman, D.J. Reed, G.M.E. Perillo, S.D. Hacker, E.F. Granek, J.H. Primavera, N. Muthiga, S. Polasky, B.S. Halpern, C.J. Kennedy, E. Wolanski, C.V. Kappel. 2009. Non-linearity in ecosystem services: temporal and spatial variability in coastal protection. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 7: 29–37.

Barbier E. B., E W. Koch, B. R. Silliman, S. D. Hacker, E. Wolanski, J. Primavera, E. Granek, S. Polasky, S. Aswani, L. A. Cramer, D. Stoms, C. Kennedy, D. Bael, C. Kappel, G. M. E. Perillo and D. J. Reed. 2008. Ecological Quality Changes Precede Changes in Quantity in Mangrove Forests - Response. Science.

Barbier, E.B., E.W. Koch, B. Silliman, S.D. Hacker, E. Wolanski, J. Primavera, E. Granek, S. Polasky, S. Aswani, L.A. Cramer, D. Stoms, C. Kennedy, D. Bael, C. Kappel, G.M.E. Perillo and D.J. Reed. 2008. Vegetation’s role in coastal protection: Reply. Science 320: 176-177.

Barbier, E.B., E.W. Koch, B.R. Silliman, S.D. Hacker, E. Wolanski, J. Primavera, E.F. Granek, S. Polasky, S. Aswani, L.A. Cramer, D.M. Stoms, C.J. Kennedy, D. Bael, C.V. Kappel, G.M.E. Perillo, D.J. Reed. 2008. Coastal ecosystem-based management with non-linear ecological functions and values. Science 319: 321-323.