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The Webs component of the assessment aims to provide assessments of change in food webs and ecosystems as a whole.  This may include assessments for specific areas, larger assessment regions or for the Southern Ocean.

Ecosystem/web dimensions will include:

  1. Food web connectivity
  2. Food web pressures from stressors
  3. Seasonal phenology
  4. Carbon production, recycling, export
  5. Grazing pressure
  6. Relative importance of energy pathways
  7. Maintenance of higher trophic levels
  8. Fisheries production
  9. Seascapes, biological hot spots and climate refugia
  10. General