Background Reading

  • Sherman, B.H. 2004, Marine Disturbance Regime Sentinels: Reconstituting Time Series Using Eco-Indicators.(in press).
  • IOOS DMAC 2002. A Data and Communications Infrastructure for the U.S. Integrated Sustained Ocean Observing System. 2002. S. Hankin , L Bahner, L Bernard, P Bogden, R Cohen, P Cornillon, L Dantzler, S Glenn, F Grassle, D Legler, W Nowlin, T Orsi, B Sherman, M Spaulding, S Starke. 2002 working paper.2300 Clarendon Blvd. Suite 1350 Arlington, VA 22201-3667

    Sherman, B.H. 2001. A Prototype Methodology for the Assessment of Multiple Ecological Disturbance in the Baltic Sea. Indicators in Health and Ecological Risk Assessment. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment Vol. 7, No. 5. pp.1519-1540.

  • Sherman, B.H. and P.R. Epstein 2001. Past Anomalies as a Diagnostic tool for Evaluating Multiple Marine Ecological Disturbance. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment Vol. 7, No. 5. pp.1493-1517
  • Rose, J.B., P.R. Epstein, E.K. Lipp, B.H. Sherman, S.M. Bernard, J.A. Patz. 2001. Climate Variability and Change in the United States: Potential Impacts on Water-and Foodborne Diseases Caused by Microbiologic Agents. Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 109, Supplement 2, May 2001.
  • Sherman. B.H., 2000. Marine Disturbance, A Survey of Morbidity, Mortality and Disease Events. Marine Pollution Bulletin Vol.41. No 1-6, pp.232-254.
  • Sherman, B.H., Epstein, P.R, D. Sahagian. 2000. Correlation of Diverse Marine Disturbance Data to Better Understand Climate Variability: The HEED - Health Ecological and Economic Information System prototype Eos Trans. AGU, 81 (48), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract B61C-01, 2000
  • Sherman. B.H., 2000. Marine Ecosystem Health as an Expression of Morbidity, Mortality and Disease Events. Seas at the Millennium. An Environmental Evaluation. Chapter 122. Volume III.Global Issues and Processes. Edited by C. Sheppard. Pergamon, New York.pp. 211-234.
  • Sherman, B.H. 2000. Marine Disease, Morbidity and Mortality, Toward a Baltic Sea Information System. Bulletin of the Sea Fisheries Institute,. Morski Instytut Rybacki. Gdynia, Poland. 3:151 pp 2-17.
  • Fisher, William S., Sherman, Benjamin H., 1999. Integrated monitoring of marine disease and mortality. 91st Annual Meeting of the National Shellfisheries Assoc. Halifax, Canada, April 1999. J. Shellfish Res. 18:318
  • Sherman, B.H. 1999. Tracking Marine Disturbance Morbidity and Mortality. A Retrospective Data Analysis and Prototype Monitoring System. In Causes and Effects of Ulcerative Lesions in fish. Proceedings of a Workshop Easton, Maryland August 11-12, 1998. Eds. S.J. Jordan C.J. Sindermann, A. Rosenfield, E.B. Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service Paul S. Sarbanes Cooperative Oxford Laboratory July, 1999.
  • Bernard, S.M., J. Rose, B.H. Sherman, M. McGeehin J. Scheraga, J. Patz. 1999. Water, Health, and Climate: Assessing the Potential Consequences of Climate Change and Variability on Waterborne Disease Risk. The American Water Resources Association 1999 Conference. Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change to Water Resources of the US Atlanta, Georgia, May 10-12, 1999
  • Fisher, W. S., P. R. Epstein, and B. H. Sherman 1999. Overview of health, ecological and economic dimensions of global change: tracking marine disturbance and disease. In: T. J. O'Shea, R. R. Reeves and A. K. Long (editors) Marine Mammals and Persistent Ocean Contaminants. Marine Mammal Commission, pp. 113-116
  • Epstein, P.R., B.H. Sherman and E. Spanger-Siegfried (Eds), 1999. Extreme Weather Events. The Health and Economic Consequences of the 1997-1998 El Nino and La Nina. The Center for Health and the Global Environment. Harvard Medical School. January 1999.
  • HEED 1998. Health Ecological and Economic Dimensions of Global Change Program. Marine Ecosystems: Emerging Diseases As Indicators Of Change. Health of the Oceans from Labrador to Venezuela. Year of the Ocean Special Report. NOAA-OGP and NASA Grant number NA56GP 0623. (Eds.) P.R. Epstein, B.H. Sherman, E.S. Siegfried, A Langston, S Prasad, B. Mckay. December 1998. Published by The Center for Conservation Medicine and CHGE Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. 85p.
  • Sherman. B.H. 1997. "Health, Ecological, and Economic Dimensions of Global Change: Tracking Marine Disturbance and Disease," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences - Conference on Scientific and Technical Data Exchange and Integration. Sponsored by the U.S. National Committee for CODATA, National Research Council. NIH, Bethesda, Maryland. Dec. 15-17, 1997.
  • Sherman, B.H. 1987. "Physiological Ecology of Pseudopleuronectes americanus in Relation to Plankto-Benthic variability," Abstracts 38th ISEF, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Science Service, Wash DC.,
  • Sherman, B.H. 1986. "Shifts in Benthic and Planktonic Dominance in Relation to Environmental Variability" Abstracts 37th ISEF, Fort Worth, Texas. Science Service, Washington, DC

    Related Reading
  • Sherman, Benjamin 2003. Avoiding Obsolescence. 05/26/03 Network World, Inc., Southboro, Mass., 01772.
  • Sherman, B.H. 200X. Disturbance conditioning in ecological systems,In preparation for submission
  • Sherman, B.H. 200X Disturbance as an Ecosystem Health Indicator.(in prep).
  • Patz, J., B.H.,Sherman, M.Taper, F. Curriero. 200X Pfiesteria Drought and Climate. Environmental Health Perspectives (in prep).

    Additional Reading
  • Marshall L. Hayes et al. unpublished How are climate and emerging marine diseases functionally linked?
  • Review of Marine Major Ecological Disturbances (MMEDs) Bruce McKay and Kieran Mulvaney . Endangered Species UPDATE 18(1): 14-24, 2001
  • http://harvelletal1999_ScienceArticle/
  • more documents : links coming soon