Seascapes: Getting to Know the Sea Around Us. A Guide to Characterizing Marine and Coastal Areas.
By Peter H. Taylor, Waterview Consulting & Jennifer Atkinson, Quebec-Labrador Foundation
People increasingly seek to understand the nature and human uses of the ocean in order to address environmental and resource management issues. The marine area characterization process described in Seascapes can be used to produce a well-rounded, comprehensive, and reliable compendium of information that will be invaluable for countless purposes. How does one go about characterizing a marine area in a meaningful way? What information is needed? How should the information be obtained and organized? How can the findings be communicated so they are useful? This guide answers those questions and more.
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How to cite the booklet:
Taylor, Peter H. and Jennifer Atkinson. 2008. Seascapes: Getting to Know the Sea Around Us. A Guide to Characterizing Marine and Coastal Areas. Quebec-Labrador Foundation, Inc. www.qlf.org. 80 p.