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This section of the Cohen Commission report on troubles with British Columbia's Faser River sockeye salmon run explores evidence (page 77) that volcanic eruptions have boosted populations by fertilizing large plankton blooms.
The full report, “The Uncertain Future of Fraser River Sockeye,” is available at http://www.cohencommission.ca
This is posted for the Dot Earth blog in relation to controversial efforts by the Haida Gwaii first nation to fertilize runs artificially by distributing iron dust at sea. More soon on Dot Earth: http://j.mp/dotironfert
Scientific American: http://j.mp/sciamironfert