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Global in scope and regionally rich: an IndiSeas workshop helps shape the future of marine ecosystem indicators

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Shin, Y-J and Bundy, A and Shannon, LJ and Blanchard, JL and Cheunpagdee, R and Coll, M and Knight, B and Lynam, C and Piet, G and Richardson, AJ, Global in scope and regionally rich: an IndiSeas workshop helps shape the future of marine ecosystem indicators, Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 22, (3) pp. 835-845. ISSN 0960-3166 (2012) [Refereed Article]


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DOI: doi:10.1007/s11160-012-9252-z

Abstract

This report summarizes the outcomes of an IndiSeas workshop aimed at using ecosystem indicators to evaluate the status of the world’s exploited marine ecosystems in support of an ecosystem approach to fisheries, and global policy drivers such as the 2020 targets of the Convention on Biological Diversity. Key issues covered relate to the selection and integration of multi-disciplinary indicators, including climate, biodiversity and human dimension indicators, and to the development of data- and model-based methods to test the performance of ecosystem indicators in providing support for fisheries management. To enhance the robustness of our cross-system comparison, unprecedented effort was put in gathering regional experts from developed and developing countries, working together on multi-institutional survey datasets, and using the most up-to-date ecosystem models.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:ecosystem indicators, IndiSEAs
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Ecology
Research Field:Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Ecosystem Assessment and Management
Objective Field:Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
UTAS Author:Blanchard, JL (Dr Julia Blanchard)
ID Code:100484
Year Published:2012
Web of Science® Times Cited:39
Deposited By:Sustainable Marine Research Collaboration
Deposited On:2015-05-18
Last Modified:2017-11-15
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