Massachusetts Oceans Act of 2008 Summary: This act is relative to the oceans, be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled. Authors: Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Date: 2008 Geography: USA-Massachusetts Source or Agency: Not Applicable Organization: Commonwealth of Massachusetts Document Type: Case Study
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Massachusetts Ocean Management Plan Summary: Today, these ecologically and economically vital public resources face unprecedented development pressure and represent potential solutions for new challenges, such as climate change. In addition to existing ocean uses, new proposals for renewable energy, deepwater aquaculture, off-shore sand … Authors: Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Date: 2009 Geography: USA-Massachusetts Source
Mapping Cumulative Impacts of Human Activities on Marine Ecosystems Summary: Given the diversity of human uses and natural resources that converge in coastal waters, the potential independent and cumulative impacts of those uses on marine ecosystems are important to consider during ocean planning. This study was designed to support the development and implementation of the … Authors: Kappel,
Waves of Change Massachusetts Ocean Management Task Force Report and Recommendations Summary: In recognition of the range of existing and proposed ocean uses in the Commonwealth and the many questions being raised on managing our ocean resources and the uses of them, Governor Mitt Romney and Secretary of Environmental Affairs Ellen Roy Herzfelder announced an Ocean
A Review of Ocean Management and Integrated Resource Management Programs from Around the World Summary: This draft report is one of several prepared under contract to the Massachusetts Ocean Partnership (MOP) to support the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EOEEA) in its development of the integrated coastal ocean management plan mandated by the
Marine spatial planning: A step-by-step approach toward ecosystem-based management Summary: In this guide, they use a clear, straightforward step-by-step approach to show you how you can set up and apply MSP. Most steps are illustrated with relevant examples from the real world. Authors: Ehler, C. and F. Douvere Date: 2009 Geography: USA-National Source or Agency: IOC Manual and Guides, No.
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