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To improve marine resource management, it is critical to understand the impacts of the wind farm on marine resource users in context.
This study, conducted by Michigan Technological University, set out to better understand the demographic composition of anglers in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. Each state's angler population was evaluated based on sex, age, and generational cohort, to better understand the impact on the Great Lakes Region's fisheries, their related ecosystems, and fisheries management policies and practice.
This article explores the relationship between involvement and place attachment for hikers on the Appalachian Trail, boaters on the South Fork of California's American River, and anglers in New England.
This study shows that fishing opportunities in community lakes improve experiences of young anglers and provide families with opportunities to recreate.
To complement ongoing biophysical data collection regarding the resilience of coral reefs in Florida, the University of Massachusetts Amherst's Human Dimensions of Marine and Coastal Ecosystems Program began a project entitled Understanding Coral Reef Use: Anglers, Divers, and Snorkelers in the Florida Keys for the Florida Reef Resilience Program (FRRP) in May 2006.
This study uses survey research, demographic analysis, and secondary data analysis to determine the effectiveness of management practices and regulations in two reserves in northwestern Sicily. Results of the research revealed that better management practices would be needed for more effective reserves.
This study uses social network analysis and interviewing to determine the most influential or key individuals within the fishing community of North Carolina. The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council sponsored research done on charter, commercial, and recreational king mackerel fishermen in efforts to improve communication between fishermen and the council.
Conducting a survey to identify fishermen's behaviors and practices.
The methods of cost-benefit analysis and predictive modeling were used by the Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Project (COREMAP) to determine and quantify the threats causing depletion of coral reefs in Indonesia. The results indicated that immediate actions need to be taken by the government to stop the depletion.
Open OceanMap is a data collection tool used to effectively collect local expert knowledge in support of marine conservation planning processes.