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Details of  Peter H. Wiebe   


Gender male
Job title Scientist Emeritus
Department Biology
Woods Hole
Tel 1-508-289-2313
Fax 1-508-457-2169
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Website http://www.whoi.edu/profile.do?id=pwiebe
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities The quantitative population ecology of zooplankton with emphasis on zooplankton small-scale distribution and abundance, organic matter transport into the deep-sea, the biology of Gulf Stream Rings, zooplankton associated with deep-sea hydrothermal vents, dynamics of populations on Georges Bank and on the continental shelf region of the Western Antarctic Peninsula, acoustical determination of zooplankton biomass, abundance, and size, the census of holozooplankton biodiversity in the worlds oceans, and data management (the dissemination, protection, and storage of marine biogeochemical and ecological data and information developed in the course of ocean research).
Research Region 102
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise Zooplankton biogeography, Zooplankton ecology, bioacoustics,
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Peter WIEBE)

Wiebe, P.H., G.L. Lawson, A.C. Lavery, N.J. Copley, E. Horgan, and A. Bradley. 2011. Improved agreement of net and acoustical methods for surveying euphausiids by mitigating avoidance using a net based LED strobe light system. ICES J. Mar. Sci. (2013) 70(3): 650-664 doi:10.1093 /icesjms/fst005.
Skjoldal, H.R., P.H. Wiebe, L. Postel, T. Knutsen, S. Kaartvedt, and D.D. Sameoto. 2013. Intercomparison of zooplankton (net) sampling systems: Results from the ICES/GLOBEC sea-going workshop. Progress in Oceanography. 108: 1-42.
Lawson, G.L., P.H. Wiebe, C.J.Ashjian, and T.K. Stanton. 2008. Euphausiid distribution along the Western Antarctic Peninsula - Part B: Distribution of euphausiid aggregations and biomass, and associations with environmental features. Deep?Sea Research II. 55(3-4): 432-545.
Wiebe, P.H., D. Mountain, T.K. Stanton, C. Greene, G. Lough, S. Kaartvedt, J. Dawson, and N. Copley. 1996. Acoustical study of the spatial distribution of plankton on Georges Bank and the relation of volume backscattering strength to the taxonomic composition of the plankton. Deep-Sea Research II. 43: 1971-2001.
Wiebe, P.H., Rudels, B., Cadrin, S.X., Drinkwater, K.F., and Lavin, A. 2012. Introduction to variability of the North Atlantic and its marine ecosystems, 2000?2009, the proceedings of an ICES/NAFO symposium held in Santander, Spain, 10?12 May 2011. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 69(5), 697?702. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fss090
Wiebe, P.H. and M.C. Benfield. 2003. From the Hensen Net toward four-dimensional biological oceanography. Progress in Oceanography. 56(1): 7-136.

Created: 2008-04-08 Last Updated: 2016-06-16 by Peter WIEBE