Publications

This page provides a selection of papers, scientific advisories, published reports and maps related to the Gully MPA.

Publications

  • Breeze, H. 2002. Commercial fisheries of the Sable Gully and surrounding region: Historical and present activities. Canadian Manuscript Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 2612: vii + 83 p.
  • Breeze, H. and D. Fenton. 2007. Designing management measures to protect cold-water corals off Nova Scotia, Canada. Bulletin of Marine Science 81(1): 123-133.
  • Cameron, G.D.M. and E.L. King. 2008a. Seafloor-slope analysis, The Gully, Scotian Shelf, offshore Eastern Canada. Geological Survey of Canada, Map 2121A, scale 1:100000.
  • Cameron, G.D.M. and E.L. King. 2008b. Sun-illuminated seafloor topography, The Gully, Scotian Shelf, offshore Eastern Canada. Geological Survey of Canada, Map 2122A, scale 1:100000.
  • Cameron, G.D.M., E.L. King and D.C. Campbell. 2008. Surficial geology and sun-illuminated seafloor topography, The Gully, Scotian Shelf, offshore Eastern Canada. Geological Survey of Canada, Map 2123A, scale 1:100000.
  • Charles, A. and L. Wilson. 2009. Human dimensions of marine protected areas. ICES Journal of Marine Science 66: 6-15.
  • Cogswell, A.T., E.L.R. Kenchington, C.G. Lirette, K. MacIsaac, M.M. Best, L.I. Beazley and J. Vickers. 2009. The Current State of Knowledge Concerning the Distribution of Coral in The Maritime Provinces. Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2855: v + 66 p.
  • Cochrane, N. A. 2007. Ocean Bottom Acoustic Observations in the Scotian Shelf Gully During an Exploration Seismic Survey – A Detailed Study. Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 2747: viii + 73 p.
  • Desharnais, F. and N.E.B. Collison. 2001. Background noise levels in the area of the Gully, Laurentian Channel and Sable Bank. Defence Research Establishment Atlantic. ECR 2001-028. x + 36 p.
  • DFO. 2004. Gully Marine Protected Area Regulations. SOR/2004-112.
  • DFO. 2008. The Gully Marine Protected Area Management Plan. Oceans and Habitat Branch, Fisheries and Oceans Canada. 2008. 76 p.
  • DFO. 2009. Contaminant Monitoring in the Gully Marine Protected Area. DFO Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat. Science Advisory Report 2009/002: 15 p.
  • DFO. 2009. Proceedings of a Maritimes Science Advisory Process to Develop a Framework for Monitoring of Contaminants in the Gully Marine Protected Area: Part 1 - Data Inputs; 11 December 2007 Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat, Proceedings Series 2009/018: iv + 18 p.
  • DFO. 2010. Gully Marine Protected Area monitoring indicators, protocols and strategies. DFO Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat. Science Advisory Report 2010/066: 17 p.
  • Edinger, E.N., O.A. Sherwood, D.J.W Piper, V.E. Wareham, K.D. Baker, K.D. Gilkinson, and D.B. Scott. 2011. Geological features supporting deep-sea coral habitat in Atlantic Canada. Continental Shelf Research 31: S69-S84.
  • Fader, G. 2003. The Mineral Potential of The Gully Marine Protected Area, A Submarine Canyon of the Outer Scotian Shelf. With Contributions from Edward L. King. Geological Survey of Canada Open File 1634.
  • Fenton, D. G., P. A. Macnab, and R. J. Rutherford. 2002. The Sable Gully Marine Protected Area Initiative: History and Current Efforts. In S. Bondrup-Nielsen, N.W.P. Munro, G.J.H. Nelson, M. Willison, T.B. Herman and P. Eagles (Editors). Managing Protected Areas in a Changing World. SAMPAA, Wolfville, Canada (2002). p. 1343-1355
  • Frank, T., S.R. McCully, L.R. Weiss, D.T. Wood, K.J. Warr, J. Barry, R.J. Law. 2011. Cetacean stock assessments in relation to exploration and production industry activity and other human pressures: Review and data needs. Aquatic Mammals 37(1): 1-93.
  • Gjerdrum, C., D.A. Fifield, and S.I. Wilhelm. 2012. Eastern Canada Seabirds at Sea (ECSAS) standardized protocol for pelagic seabird surveys from moving and stationary platforms. Canadian Wildlife Service Technical Report Series No. 515. Atlantic Region. vi + 37 p.
  • Gordon, D.C. and D.G Fenton (Editors). 2002. Advances in Understanding The Gully Ecosystem: A Summary of Research Projects Conducted at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography (1999-2001) Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2377: vi + 84p.
  • Gosselin, J.F. and J. Lawson. 2004. Distribution and abundance indices of marine mammals in the Gully and two adjacent canyons of the Scotian Shelf before and during nearby hydrocarbon seismic exploration programmes in April and July 2003. Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat Research Document 2004/133: ii + 24 p.
  • Guénette, S. and J. Alder. 2007. Lessons from marine protected areas and integrated ocean management initiatives in Canada. Coastal Management 35(1): 51-78.
  • Harrison, W.G. and D.G. Fenton (Editors). 1998. The Gully: A Scientific Review of its Environment and Ecosystem. Canadian Stock Assessment Secretariat Research Document 98/83: x + 282 p.
  • Hooker, S.K., T.L. Metcalfe, C.D. Metcalfe, C.M. Angell, J.Y. Wilson, M.J. Moore and H. Whitehead. 2008. Changes in persistent contaminant concentration and CYP1A1 protein expression in biopsy samples from northern bottlenose whales, Hyperoodon ampullatus, following the onset of nearby oil and gas development. Environmental Pollution 152: 205-216.
  • Hooker, S.K., H. Whitehead and S. Gowan. 1999. Marine protected area design and the spatial and temporal distribution of cetaceans in a submarine canyon. Conservation Biology 13(3): 592-602.
  • Kenchington, T.J. 2010. Environmental Monitoring of the Gully Marine Protected Area: A Recommendation. DFO Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat Research Document 2010/075: vi + 59 p.
  • Kenchington, T.J., M. Best, C. Bourbonnais-Boyce, P. Clement, A. Cogswell, B. MacDonald, W.J. MacEachern, K. MacIsaac, P. MacNab, L. Paon, J. Reid, S. Roach, L. Shea, D. Themelis and E.L.R. Kenchington. 2009. Methodology of the 2007 Survey of Meso- and Bathypelagic Micronekton of the Sable Gully: Cruise TEM768. Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2853: vi + 91 p.
  • T. Koropatnick, S.K. Johnston, S. Coffen-Smout, P. Macnab and A. Szeto. 2012. Development and Applications of Vessel Traffic Maps Based on Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) Data in Atlantic Canada. Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2966: 27 p.
  • Lee, K., H. Bain, and G.V. Hurley. (Editors). 2005. Acoustic Monitoring and Marine Mammal Surveys in The Gully and Outer Scotian Shelf before and during Active Seismic Programs. Environmental Studies Research Funds Report No. 151, xx + 154 p.
  • LGL Ltd. Environmental Research Associates. 2000. Assessment of Noise Issues Relevant to Key Cetacean Species (Northern Bottlenose and Sperm Whales) in the Sable Gully Area of Interest. Prepared for: Oceans and Coastal Management Division, Fisheries and Oceans Canada.
  • McQuinn, I.H. and D. Carrier. 2005, Far-field Measurements of Seismic Airgun Array Pulses in the Nova Scotia Gully Marine Protected Area. Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2615: v + 20 p.
  • Moors, H.B. 2012. Acoustic monitoring of northern bottlenose whales (Hyperoodon ampullatus) in the Gully and adjacent areas. PhD thesis, Biology Department, Dalhousie University.
  • Mortensen, P.B. and L. Buhl-Mortensen. 2005. Deep-water corals and their habitats in The Gully, a submarine canyon off Atlantic Canada. In A. Freiwald, J.M. Roberts (Editors) Cold-Water Corals and Ecosystems. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, p. 247–277.
  • Rutherford, R.J. and H. Breeze. 2002. The Gully Ecosystem. Canadian Manuscript Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2615: vi + 28 p.
  • Sameoto, D., N. Cochrane and M. Kennedy. 2002. Seasonal abundance, vertical and geographic distribution of mesozooplankton, macrozooplankton and micronekton in the Gully and the western Scotian Shelf (1999-2000). Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2427. v + 37 p.
  • Sandstrom, H. and Elliott J.A. 2010. Current Surge through a Shelf Internal Tide. Canadian Technical Report of Hydrography and Ocean Sciences 268: vii + 140 p.
  • VanderZwaag, D.L. and P. Macnab. 2011. Marine protected areas: Legal framework for the Gully off the coast of Nova Scotia (Canada). In B. Lausche (Editor) Guidelines for Protected Areas Legislation. 2011. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland. xxvi + 370 p.
  • Westhead, M.C., D.G. Fenton, T.A. Koropatnick, P.A. Macnab and H.B. Moors. 2012. Filling the gaps one at a time: The Gully Marine Protected Area in Eastern Canada. A Response to Agardy, Notarbartolo di Sciara and Christie. Marine Policy 36: 713-715.
  • Yeats, P., J. Hellou, T. King, and B. Law. 2009. Measurements of Chemical Contaminants and Toxicological Effects in the Gully. Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat, Research Document 2008/066: iv + 21 p.
  • Yeung, C.W., K. Lee, L.G. Whyte and C.W. Greer. 2010. Microbial community characterization of the Gully: a marine protected area. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 56: 421-431.