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dc.contributor.author Todd, Brian J.
dc.contributor.author Noji, Thomas T. en_US
dc.contributor.author Lawton, Peter en_US
dc.contributor.author Todd, Brian J.
dc.contributor.author Noji, Thomas T. en_US
dc.contributor.author Lawton, Peter en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-08-23T23:24:53Z
dc.date.accessioned 2010-08-23T23:24:53Z
dc.date.available 2010-08-23T23:24:53Z
dc.date.available 2010-08-23T23:24:53Z
dc.date.issued 2009-08-06
dc.date.issued 2009-08-06
dc.identifier.citation Cogan, C. B., Todd, B. J., Lawton, P., and Noji, T. T. 2009. The role of marine habitat mapping in ecosystem-based management. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 66: 2033–2042. en_US
dc.identifier.citation Cogan, C. B., Todd, B. J., Lawton, P., and Noji, T. T. 2009. The role of marine habitat mapping in ecosystem-based management. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 66: 2033–2042. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1095-9289
dc.identifier.issn 1095-9289
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10139/2703
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10139/2703
dc.description.abstract Ecosystem-based management (EBM) and the related concept of large marine ecosystems (LMEs) are sometimes criticized as being too broad for many management and research applications. At the same time there is a great need to more effectively develop substantive scientific methods to empower EBM. Marine habitat mapping (MHM) is one example of an applied set of field methods that directly support EBM and contribute essential elements for conducting integrated ecosystem assessments. This paper places MHM practices in context with biodiversity models and EBM. We build the case for MHM being incorporated as an explicit and early process following initial goal setting within larger EBM programs. Advances in MHM and EBM are dependent on evolving technological and modeling capabilities, conservation targets, and policy priorities within a spatial planning framework. In both cases, the evolving and adaptive nature of these sciences requires explicit spatial parameters, clear objectives, combinations of social and scientific considerations, and multiple parameters to assess overlapping viewpoints and ecosystem functions. To examine the commonalities between MHM and EBM, we also address issues of implicit and explicit linkages between classification, mapping, and elements of biodiversity with management goals. Policy objectives such as sustainability, ecosystem health, or the design of marine protected areas are also placed in the combined MHM–EBM context. en_US
dc.description.abstract Ecosystem-based management (EBM) and the related concept of large marine ecosystems (LMEs) are sometimes criticized as being too broad for many management and research applications. At the same time there is a great need to more effectively develop substantive scientific methods to empower EBM. Marine habitat mapping (MHM) is one example of an applied set of field methods that directly support EBM and contribute essential elements for conducting integrated ecosystem assessments. This paper places MHM practices in context with biodiversity models and EBM. We build the case for MHM being incorporated as an explicit and early process following initial goal setting within larger EBM programs. Advances in MHM and EBM are dependent on evolving technological and modeling capabilities, conservation targets, and policy priorities within a spatial planning framework. In both cases, the evolving and adaptive nature of these sciences requires explicit spatial parameters, clear objectives, combinations of social and scientific considerations, and multiple parameters to assess overlapping viewpoints and ecosystem functions. To examine the commonalities between MHM and EBM, we also address issues of implicit and explicit linkages between classification, mapping, and elements of biodiversity with management goals. Policy objectives such as sustainability, ecosystem health, or the design of marine protected areas are also placed in the combined MHM–EBM context. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Oxford Journals en_US
dc.publisher Oxford Journals en_US
dc.subject biodiversity en_US
dc.subject ecosystem en_US
dc.subject GIS en_US
dc.subject habitat en_US
dc.subject management en_US
dc.subject mapping en_US
dc.subject marine en_US
dc.subject biodiversity en_US
dc.subject ecosystem en_US
dc.subject GIS en_US
dc.subject habitat en_US
dc.subject management en_US
dc.subject mapping en_US
dc.subject marine en_US
dc.title The role of marine habitat mapping in ecosystem-based management en_US
dc.title The role of marine habitat mapping in ecosystem-based management en_US
dc.type Postprint en_US
dc.type Postprint en_US
dc.contributor.csuciauthor Cogan, Christopher en_US
dc.contributor.csuciauthor Cogan, Christopher en_US


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