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Title Mapping human activity in the marine environment : GIS tools and participatory methods : Workshop summary, November 30-December 1, 2005, Pacific Grove, CA / National Marine Protected Areas Center.
Imprint [Silver Spring, Md.] : National Marine Protected Areas Center, 2006.

Subject MPA Science Institute (U.S.) -- Congresses.
Marine parks and reserves -- Decision making -- Geographic information systems -- Congresses.
Marine parks and reserves -- Decision making -- Data processing -- Congresses.
Marine resources conservation -- Geographic information systems -- Congresses.
Ecosystem management -- Geographic information systems -- Congresses.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Measurement -- Congresses.
Geographic information systems -- Congresses.
Alt Name National Marine Protected Areas Center (U.S.)
Description 26 pages : digital, PDF file
monochrome rdacc
System Details Mode of access: Internet from the NOAA MPA web site. Address as of 6/18/08: ; current access via PURL.
Note Title from title screen (viewed on June 18, 2008).
"The goal of the workshop is to develop general design criteria for a practical participatory method or a suite of methods to collect spatial data on human use patterns to inform local and regional MPA planning processes."
Summary Summarizes results of National Marine Protected Areas Center Science Institute workshop on the topic held in Pacific Grove, California in 2005. Identifies data needed to represent human activities in the marine environment and assesses potential of GIS tools for storing and analyzing data.
Contents Executive summary -- II. Workshop background: A. Rationale -- B. Human use patterns and impacts project -- C. Project review summary -- III. Workshop design: A. Workshop goal and objectives -- B. Workshop process -- IV. Workshop results: A. Data priorities -- B. Regional data needs and research process -- C. Local data needs and research process -- D. Overarching principles and lessons learned -- V. Next steps -- Appendix A: Abstract -- Appendix B: Agenda -- Appendix C: Participants.
OCLC # 64679227

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