Status, trends and drivers of kelp forests in Europe: an expert assessment

@article{Arajo2016StatusTA,
  title={Status, trends and drivers of kelp forests in Europe: an expert assessment},
  author={Rita M. Ara{\'u}jo and Joana Bernardes de Assis and Raymond Aguillar and L. Airoldi and Ignacio B{\'a}rbara and Inka Bartsch and Trine Bekkby and Hartvig Christie and Dominique Davoult and Sandrine Derrien-Courtel and Castrillon Fernandez and Stein Fredriksen and François Gevaert and Hege Gundersen and Andrea G{\'a}l and Lucile L{\'e}v{\^e}que and Nova Mieszkowska and Kjell Magnus Norderhaug and Paulo J. C. Oliveira and Araceli Puente and Jos{\'e} M. Rico and Eli Rinde and Holger Schubert and E.M.A. Strain and Myriam Valero and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}rique Viard and Isabel Sousa-Pinto},
  journal={Biodiversity and Conservation},
  year={2016},
  volume={25},
  pages={1319-1348}
}
A comprehensive expert consultation was conducted in order to assess the status, trends and the most important drivers of change in the abundance and geographical distribution of kelp forests in European waters. This consultation included an on-line questionnaire, results from a workshop and data provided by a selected group of experts working on kelp forest mapping and eco-evolutionary research. Differences in status and trends according to geographical areas, species identity and small-scale… 

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