Simulations of marine ecosystems dynamics publications

By September 21st, 2010

The following publications detail the work involved in the development of CSIRO’s Simulations of marine ecosystems dynamics.


Allen JI, Fulton EA, 2009, ‘Top Down, Bottom Up or Middle Out? Avoiding extraneous detail and over-generality in marine ecosystem models’, Progress in Oceanography, 84: 129-133.

McDonald AD, Little LR, Gray R, Fulton EA, Sainsbury KJ, Lyne VD, 2008, ‘An agent-based modelling approach to evaluation of multiple-use management strategies for coastal marine ecosystems’, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, 78: 401-411.

Fulton EA, Morato T, Pitcher TJ, 2007, ‘Modelling seamount Ecosystems and their fisheries’, In: Seamounts: Ecology, Conservation and Management, Pitcher TJ, Morato T, Hart PJB, Clark MR, Haggan N, Santos RS (eds), Fish and Aquatic Resources Series, Blackwell, Oxford, UK, 15: 296-332.

Smith ADM, Fulton EA, Hobday AJ, Smith DC, Shoulder P, 2007, ‘Scientific tools to support practical implementation of ecosystem based fisheries management’, ICES Journal of Marine Science, 64: 633-639.

McDonald AD, Fulton EA, Little LR, Gray R, Sainsbury KJ, Lyne VD, 2006, ‘Multiple-use Management Strategy Evaluation for Coastal Mrine Ecosystems Using InVitro‘, In: Complex Science for a Complex World, Part 2. Exploring National Research Priorities with Agents, Perez P, Batten D (eds), ANU E Press, Canberra, 13.

Fulton EA, Smith ADM, Punt AE, 2005, ‘Which ecological indicators can robustly detect effects of fishing?’, ICES Journal of Marine Science, 62: 540-551.

Fulton EA, Smith ADM, 2004, ‘Lessons learnt from the comparison of three ecosystem models for Port Phillip Bay, Australia’, African Journal Marine Science, 26: 219-243.

Fulton EA, Smith ADM, Johnson CR, 2004, ‘Effects of spatial resolution on the performance and interpretation of marine ecosystem models’, Ecological Modelling, 176: 27-42.

Fulton EA, Smith ADM, Johnson CR, 2004, ‘Biogeochemical marine ecosystem models. I: IGBEM – a model of marine bay ecosystems’, Ecological Modelling, * 174*: 267-307.

Fulton EA, Parslow JS, Smith ADM, Johnson CR, 2004, ‘Biogeochemical marine ecosystem models. II: the effect of physiological detail on model performance’, Ecological Modelling, 173: 371-406.

Fulton EA, Smith ADM, Johnson CR, 2003, ‘Mortality and predation in ecosystem models: is it important how these are expressed?’, Ecological Modelling, 169: 157-178.

Fulton EA, Smith ADM, Johnson CR, 2003, ‘Effect of complexity on marine ecosystem models’, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 253: 1-16.

Fulton EA, Kault D, Mapstone B, Sheaves M, 1999, ‘Spawning season influences on commercial catch rates: computer simulations and Plectropomus leopardus, a case in point’, Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 56: 1096-1108.