2 edition of The large marine ecosystem (LME) concept and its application to regional marine resource management, 1-6 October 1990, Monaco found in the catalog.
The large marine ecosystem (LME) concept and its application to regional marine resource management, 1-6 October 1990, Monaco
by IUCN in collaboration with the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Musée Océanographique de Monaco in Gland, Switzerland
Written in English
|Statement||edited by K. Sherman and T. Laughlin.|
|Contributions||Sherman, Kenneth, 1932-, Laughlin, Thomas L., International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources., United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration., Musée océanographique de Monaco.|
|LC Classifications||GC1018 .L37 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 62 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||62|
|LC Control Number||94138743|
The Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf Large Marine Ecosystem (NES LME) provides a range of key ecosystem services: supporting (e.g. nutrient cycling and primary production), provisioning (e.g. food and pharmaceuticals), regulating (e.g. carbon sequestration and climate regulation) and cultural (e.g. spiritual inspiration, recreation and scientific research). With the initiation in of the Benguela Current, Yellow Sea, Baltic Sea, and Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem (LME) projects, 30 countries across the globe in Asia, Africa, and eastern Europe have made ministerial level commitments to ecosystem-based assessment and management practices in support of the global objectives of Chapter
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Marine ecosystems, a very wide topic, includes many different processes, groups of organisms and geographical peculiarities. The objective of this book is to present various topics of great importance for understanding the marine ecosystems, what they are, how they work and how we can model them in order to forecast their behaviour under changing conditions. They have . Towards Marine Ecosystem-Based Management in the Wider Caribbean Book Description: In order to ensure sustainable use of their shared marine resources, the nations of the West Caribbean Region must adopt an approach that encompasses both the human and natural dimensions of ecosystems.
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They are relatively large regions on the order ofkm² or greater, characterized by distinct bathymetry, hydrography, productivity, and. Sustaining Large Marine Ecosystems: The Human Dimension (ISSN Book 13) - Kindle edition by Timothy M.
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The new United Nations report found that 61 of the world’s 64 large marine ecosystems. Introducing the Large Marine Ecosystem approach, ecosystem based management principles, and the five modules. There are three topics covered in this first week - ecosystem-based management, the concept of Large Marine Ecosystems, and the 5-module approach to assessment and management.
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View Contents Sustaining the World's Large Marine Ecosystems. Sherman, K., Aquarone, M.C. and Adams, S. (Editors) Between the world’s continental margins and the open ocean are 66 Large Marine Ecosystems or LMEs (map). These are vast regions of coastal ocean space ofkm2 or more, extending from river basins and estuaries seaward to the continental shelf break or slope or to the outward margins of major current systems.
The committee recommends the adoption of an ecosystem-based approach for fishery management to reduce overall fishing mortality. Its goal should be to rebuild and sustain populations, species, biological communities, and marine ecosystems at high levels of economic and biological productivity and biological diversity, so as not to jeopardize a wide range of.
12 MARINE ECOSYSTEMS AND FISHERIES Ecosystem/habitat diversity is the variation in the collection of assemblages, communi-ties, and habitats within a region.
Currently, there is no universal classification or unique definition of ecosystems at a global scale. However, this area of research is evolving rapidly. Inherent in ecosystem diversity areFile Size: 1MB.Large Marine Ecosystems Bibliography.
Large marine ecosystems (LMEs) are areas of coastal oceans delineated on the basis of ecological characteristics – bathymetry, hydrography, productivity, and trophically-linked populations (Sherman & Alexander ).
They cover large areas on the order ofkm2 and greater.Marine plants live in the euphotic zone of the ocean, because they need sunlight to create food through photosynthesis. These plants include seaweeds, marine algae and sea grasses.
Mangrove trees, which live on muddy tropical shores, are also part of the ocean ecosystem.