2 edition of Numerical evaluation of marine ecosystems found in the catalog.
Numerical evaluation of marine ecosystems
by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, Northwest and Alaska Fisheries Center in Seattle
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||by T. Laevastu and F. Favorite.|
|Series||Northwest and Alaska Fisheries Center processed report, NWAFC processed report|
|Contributions||Favorite, F., Northwest and Alaska Fisheries Center (U.S.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. ;|
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Tools for Coastal-Marine Ecosystem Based Management 9/15/ 2 Introduction In December of , the board of David and Lucile Packard Foundation approved a new Science for Ecosystem-based Management Initiative focused on coastal-marine ecosystems. This was the culmination of a year-long process of merging our formerly separate Science and. Like all ecosystems, marine ecosystems are mostly self-sustaining systems of life forms and the physical environment. In these ecosystems materials are cycled and recycled. All ecosystems have certain things in common and marine ecosystems have a few unique twists to these cycles.
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