A global review of long-term Marine Protected Area monitoring programmes: Volumes 1 and 2 2011
Long-term monitoring of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) is a requirement for successful adaptive management and global biodiversity conservation. There is now substantial scientific evidence which demonstrates the positive effects of MPAs. However, some scientists have voiced their concerns about the scientific credibility of MPA monitoring, in particular the inappropriate design and statistical analysis techniques used in some MPA monitoring programmes.
Resource type Publication
Topic category Environment
Reference date 2011·10·01
Addison, P. 2011. A global review of long-term Marine Protected Area monitoring programmes: Volume 1: Main Report, Volume 2: Appendix 1–4, JNCC Report No. 455. JNCC, Peterborough, ISBN 0963-8091.
This review evaluates some key long-term MPA monitoring programmes from around the world against a good monitoring framework, highlighting several issues of concern.
Communications, JNCC publisher
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Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0
Metadata date 2019·10·31
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