A concept for biological valuation in the marine environment

S Derous, M. Tundi Agardy, H Hillewaert, K Hostens, G Jamieson, L Lieberknecht, J Mees, I Moulaert, S Olenin, Desiré Paelinckx, M Rabaut, E Rachor, J. C Roff, Eric Stienen, J. T Van der Wal, V Van Lancker, E Verfaillie, M Vincx, J. M Weslawski, S Degraer

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    In order to develop management strategies for sustainable use and conservation in the marine environment, reliable and meaningful, but integrated ecological information is needed. Biological valuation maps that compile and summarize all available biological and ecological information for a study area, and that allocate an overall biological value to subzones, can be used as baseline maps for future spatial planning at sea. This paper provides a concept for marine biological valuation which is based on a literature review of existing valuation criteria and the consensus reached by a discussion group of experts.
    TaalEngels
    TijdschriftOceanologia
    Volume49
    Exemplaarnummer1
    Pagina's (van-tot)99-128
    Aantal pagina's30
    StatusGepubliceerd - 2007

    Thematische lijst

    • Kust en Estuaria

    EWI Biomedische wetenschappen

    • B003-ecologie

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