Marine Ecoregions of the World: A Bioregionalization of Coastal and Shelf Areas

@inproceedings{Spalding2007MarineEO,
  title={Marine Ecoregions of the World: A Bioregionalization of Coastal and Shelf Areas},
  author={Mark Spalding and Helen E. Fox and Gerald R. Allen and Nick C. Davidson and Zach Ferda{\~n}a and Max C. Finlayson and Benjamin S. Halpern and Miguel A. Jorge and Al Lombana and Sara A. Lourie and Kirsten Martin and Edmund McManus and Jennifer L. Molnar and Cheri A. Recchia and James C. Robertson},
  year={2007}
}
ABSTRACT The conservation and sustainable use of marine resources is a highlighted goal on a growing number of national and international policy agendas. [...] Key Result This system provides considerably better spatial resolution than earlier global systems, yet it preserves many common elements and can be cross-referenced to many regional biogeographic classifications. The designation of terrestrial ecoregions has revolutionized priority setting and planning for terrestrial conservation; we anticipate similar…Expand
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