Sanctuary science evaluation of status and information needs
Corporate Authors:United States, National Ocean Service. ; United States, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management., Marine Sanctuaries Division. ;
Keywords:Coastal Zone Management
Marine Parks And Reserves
Marine Resources Conservation
Coastal Zone Management/United States
Marine Parks And Reserves/Information Resources/United States
Marine Parks And Reserves/Management/United States
Marine Resources Conservation/Management/United States
Description:Executive Summary -- Background -- A Plan to Strengthen Science for Management in the National Marine Sanctuaries -- Evaluation of Existing Programs -- Programmatic Analysis -- Site Analysis and Summaries -- Needs, Directions, and Targets -- Next Steps -- Appendix 1 - Survey Form -- Appendix 2 - Survey Participants -- Appendix 3 - Endpoints Recommended for Substantial Increase in Activity.
Identifies most important science and information needs for natural resource management in the marine sanctuaries, and evaluates how well the needs are being addressed by current and planned activities. The report uses priority scientific objectives identified in a 2001 science workshop for the following management issues: habitat delineation, zoning, assessment of living marine resources, water quality protection, fishing/harvest effects, wildlife disturbance, event response, restoration/rehabilitation, and industrial uses.
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