Recent Submissions

  • Future Flood Risk Exacerbated by the Dynamic Impacts of Sea Level Rise Along the Northern Gulf of Mexico 

    Bilskie, Matthew V.; Del Angel, Diana; Yoskowitz, David; Hagen, Scott C. (Earth's Future, 2022-03-30)
    A growing concern of coastal communities is increased flood risk and non-monetary consequences due to climate-induced impacts such as sea level rise (SLR). Previous efforts have discussed the importance of future flood ...
  • Role and Value of Nitrogen Regulation Provided by Oysters (Crassostrea virginica) in the Mission-Aransas Estuary, Texas, USA 

    Pollack, Jennifer Beseres; Yoskowitz, David; Kim, Hae-Cheol; Montagna, Paul A. (PLoS ONE, 2013-06-06)
    Suspension-feeding activities of oysters impart a potentially significant benefit to estuarine ecosystems via reduction of water column nutrients, plankton and seston biomass, and primary productivity which can have a ...
  • Economic Impact of Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem Goods and Services and Integration Into Restoration Decision-Making 

    Shepard, Andrew N.; Valentine, John F.; D'Elia, Christopher F.; Yoskowitz, David; Dismukes, David E. (Marine Environmental Sciences Consortium of Alabama, 2013)
    Sustainability of natural resources requires balancing exploitation and conservation, enabled by management based on the best available scientific and economic information. Valuation of ecosystem goods and services is an ...
  • Gulf of Mexico offshore ecosystem services: Relative valuation by stakeholders 

    Yoskowitz, David; Werner, Sandra R.; Carollo, Cristina; Santos, Carlota; Washburn, Travis; Isaksen, Gary H. (Science Direct, 2015-07-26)
    While efforts to integrate ecosystem services into the management of coastal and terrestrial systems continue to advance, similar efforts for deepwater environments are still in the early stages of deliberation. To begin ...
  • Evolving academic culture to meet societal needs 

    Wowk, Kateryna; McKinney, Larry; Muller-Karger, Frank; Moll, Russell; Avery, Susan; Escobar-Briones, Elva; Yoskowitz, David; McLaughlin, Richard (Springer Nature, 2017-11-21)
    Given today’s complex societal challenges, academia should work better with government, industry and others in offering innovative solutions that benefit our society, economy and environment. Researchers across disciplines ...
  • Transnational research for coastal wetlands conservation in a Cuba–US setting 

    Ramenzoni, Victoria C.; Besonen, Mark R.; Yoskowitz, David; Sánchez, Vanessa Vázquez; Rivero, Armando Rangel; González-Díaz, Patricia; Méndez, Armando Falcón; Escuela, Daily Borroto; Ramos, Idania Hernández; López, Norgis Valentín Hernández; McKinney, Larry (Cambridge University Press, 2020-07-15)
    Sharing information between different countries is key for developing sustainable solutions to environmental change. Coastal wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico are suffering significant environmental and human-related threats. ...
  • Valuing Nature Waste Removal in the Offshore Environment Following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill 

    Washburn, Travis W.; Yoskowitz, David; Montagna, Paul A. (Frontiers in Marine Science, 2018-12-10)
    The offshore and deep-sea marine environment provides many ecosystem services (i.e., benefits to humans), for example: climate regulation, exploitable resources, processes that enable life on Earth, and waste removal. ...
  • Framework for a Community Health Observing System for the Gulf of Mexico Region: Preparing for Future Disasters 

    Sandifer, Paul; Knapp, Landon; Lichtveld, Maureen; Manley, Ruth; Abramson, David; Caffey, Rex; Cochran, David; Collier, Tracy; Ebi, Kristie; Engel, Lawrence; Farrington, John; Finucane, Melissa; Hale, Christine; Halpern, David; Harville, Emily; Hart, Leslie; Hswen, Yulin; Kirkpatrick, Barbara; McEwen, Bruce; Morris, Glenn; Orbach, Raymond; Palinkas, Lawrence; Partyka, Melissa; Porter, Dwayne; Prather, Aric A.; Rowles, Teresa; Scott, Geoffrey; Seeman, Teresa; Solo-Gabriele, Helena; Svendsen, Erik; Tincher, Terry; Trtanj, Juli; Walker, Ann Hayward; Yehuda, Rachel; Yip, Fuyuen; Yoskowitz, David; Singer, Burton (Frontiers in Public Health, 2020-10-15)
    The Gulf of Mexico (GoM) region is prone to disasters, including recurrent oil spills, hurricanes, floods, industrial accidents, harmful algal blooms, and the current COVID-19 pandemic. The GoM and other regions of the ...