publication . Preprint . Other literature type . 2018

Mapping Cumulative Impacts of Human Activities on Marine Ecosystems

, SeaPlan;
  • Published: 22 Mar 2018
Abstract
<p>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 2009 Massachusetts Ocean Management Plan. Its goal was to estimate and visualize the cumulative impacts of human activities on coastal and marine ecosystems in the state and federal waters off of Massachusetts.For this study, regional ecosystem experts were surveyed to gauge the relative vulnerability of marine ecosystems to current and emerging anthropogenic stress...
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publication . Preprint . Other literature type . 2018

Mapping Cumulative Impacts of Human Activities on Marine Ecosystems

, SeaPlan;