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Final Recommendations Of The Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force

Final Recommendations Of The Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force Summary: By applying the principles of ecosystem-based management (which integrates ecological, social, economic, commerce, health, and security goals, and which recognizes both that humans are key components of ecosystems and also that healthy ecosystems are essential to human welfare) and of adaptive…… Authors: The White House Council on

Rhode Island OSAMP: Other Future Uses presentation

Rhode Island OSAMP: Other Future Uses presentation Summary: This power point covers the following topics, use for mining, use for LNG facilities, use for marine conservation and fisheries enhancement, befouling control by shellfish harvesting, use for aquaculture developments, and expansion of ecotourism and underwater cemeteries. Authors: Costa-Pierce, B.A. Date: 2012 Geography: USA-Rhode Island Source or Agency: Not Applicable Organization: Coastal Resources

The Rhode Island Ocean SAMP: Developing an Integrated Geospatial Framework to Support Marine Spatial Planning

The Rhode Island Ocean SAMP: Developing an Integrated Geospatial Framework to Support Marine Spatial Planning Summary: This power point covered research topics including, wind resources, marine mammals and birds, fisheries abundance, physical oceanography, ecosystem interactions, sediments and benthic habitat, cultural resources, acoustics and electromagnetics, meteorology, engineering, and ecological valuation. Authors: Damon, C., Monroy, E., Ruddock, K., LaBash,

Developing the Stakeholder Framework

Developing the Stakeholder Framework Summary: The goal of the presentation is to engage a well informed and well represented constituency that understands the Ocean SAMP issues and is involved in the creation of the Ocean SAMP. The objectives include: 1) Ensure all stakeholders and citizens have an opportunity to engage (access and influence).… Authors: McCann, J. Date: 2011

Annex : Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (CMSP) is a Tool for Understanding the Governance System and Structuring Coastal Ecosystem Change

Annex : Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (CMSP) is a Tool for Understanding the Governance System and Structuring Coastal Ecosystem Change Summary: The information below is drawn from several URI Coastal Resources Center (CRC) analyses (see Literature Cited at end of Annex) that address the governance dimensions of the Rhode Island Ocean Special Area Management Plan

Frameworks and Indicators for Assessing Progress in Integrated Coastal Management Initiatives

Frameworks and Indicators for Assessing Progress in Integrated Coastal Management Initiatives Summary: The fundamental purpose of all integrated coastal management (ICM) initiatives is to maintain, restore or improve specified qualities of coastal ecosystems and their associated human societies. Authors: Olsen, S.B. Date: 2003 Geography: USA-Rhode Island Source or Agency: Not Applicable Organization: Coastal Resources Center, Rhode Island Sea Grant, University of

Applying Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning as a Tool to Site Offshore Renewable Energy and Other Future Uses

Applying Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning as a Tool to Site Offshore Renewable Energy and Other Future Uses Summary: A Workshop to Learn Ocean Planning Tools and Techniques – May 23-25, 2011: Workshop Materials. Workshop Purpose: To prepare participants, through practical lessons learned from the Rhode Island Ocean SAMP, to play leadership roles in their own

The Scotian Shelf: An Atlas of Human Activities

The Scotian Shelf: An Atlas of Human Activities Summary: This atlas was prepared by the Eastern Scotian Shelf Integrated Management (ESSIM) Planning Office to show the extent of human activities on the Scotian Shelf and some of the management boundariesrelated to those activities. Managing multiple human activities is a major theme in the draft…. Authors: Breeze, H.

Towards a Spatial Structure Plan for Sustainable Management for the Sea

Towards a Spatial Structure Plan for Sustainable Management for the Sea Summary: The GAUFRE project and the resulting report is the first attempt to deal with the high level of use in the BPNS in a structural manner. The project was made up of an interdisciplinary team of experts. Authors: Maes, F., Schrijvers, J., Van Lancker, V.,

The Role of Marine Spatial Planning in Sea Use Management: The Belgian Case

The Role of Marine Spatial Planning in Sea Use Management: The Belgian Case Summary: The expansion of offshore activities and the increasing need to meet international and national commitments to biodiversity conservation have led to an enhanced interest in marine spatial planning (MSP) as a tool for sea use management. Authors: F. Douvere, F. Maes, Vanhulle, A.,