Reblog: Fishing forecasts can predict marine creature movements

Originally posted by The Conversation. Heather Welch, University of California, Santa Cruz; Elliott Lee Hazen, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Stephanie Brodie, University of California, Santa Cruz Do you check the weather forecast before getting dressed in the morning? If you do, then you’re making a decision in real time, based on dynamic processes that can vary greatly over space and time. Marine animals … Continue reading Reblog: Fishing forecasts can predict marine creature movements

Using science to inform policy during adverse weather conditions

Andrew Hoodless discusses new research on the effect of cold weather on the Eurasian woodcock and the recent article Regulation of body reserves in a hunted wader: Implications for cold-weather shooting restrictions. Severe winter weather can place a strain on the energy reserves of birds, sometimes resulting in mortality if adverse conditions persist for more than a few days. There are relatively few studies that … Continue reading Using science to inform policy during adverse weather conditions