Benthic mapping using local aerial photo interpretation and resident taxa inventories for designing marine protected areas

@inproceedings{Aswani2006BenthicMU,
  title={Benthic mapping using local aerial photo interpretation and resident taxa inventories for designing marine protected areas},
  author={Shankar Aswani and Matthew Lauer},
  year={2006}
}
SUMMARY Given the frequent socioeconomic, political and concomitant ecological failures of science-driven marine protected area (MPA) programmes, it is now important to design MPAs by integrating natural and social science research more comprehensively. This study shows how indigenous peoples assisted in the design of MPAs by identifying marine substrates and related resident taxa on aerial photos, information which was then incorporated into a geographical information system (GIS) database… CONTINUE READING

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