A quantitative method for zoning of protected areas and its spatial ecological implications.

@article{Sabatini2007AQM,
  title={A quantitative method for zoning of protected areas and its spatial ecological implications.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Del Carmen Sabatini and Adriana B. Verdiell and Ricardo M Rodr{\'i}guez Iglesias and Marta Vidal},
  journal={Journal of environmental management},
  year={2007},
  volume={83 2},
  pages={198-206}
}
Zoning is a key prescriptive tool for administration and management of protected areas. However, the lack of zoning is common for most protected areas in developing countries and, as a consequence, many protected areas are not effective in achieving the goals for which they were created. In this work, we introduce a quantitative method to expeditiously zone protected areas and we evaluate its ecological implications on hypothetical zoning cases. A real-world application is reported for the… CONTINUE READING

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