The Advisory Panel on Climate, Oceanographic Variability and Ecosystems (COVE) is focused on regional (shelf) to basin scale ecosystem processes and Pacific basin teleconnections. Even though COVE will keep all FUTURE key questions in mind while pursuing its activities, the purview of COVE is mainly the key questions (2) How do ecosystems respond to natural and anthropogenic forcing, and how might they change in the future? and (1) What determines an ecosystem’s intrinsic resilience and vulnerability to natural and anthropogenic forcing?
COVE will be associated initially with the following expert groups:
The expert groups associated with COVE should consider issues such as:
The expert groups associated with both AICE and COVE should consider issues such as: