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Guide to Population Models used in Marine Mammal Impact Assessment 2017

Marine JNCC Publications 0963-8091 Evidence Guidance JNCC report series Mammals Marine Marine Habitats 607 Model

Abstract

This report is intended to be an accessible summary reference guide to marine mammal population modelling for statutory nature conservation body advisers.

Summary

This guide first provides an overview of the main generic types of approaches used in population assessment/decision making (Section 2), before exploring a few specific examples in more detail in Section 3. Section 4 provides an overview of the main issues arising from this overview and examples and comments on recent developments and future directions. A glossary of terms is provided at the end of the guide.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2017·08·01

Citation
Sparling, C.E., Thompson, D. & Booth, C.G. 2017. Guide to Population Models used in Marine Mammal Impact Assessment. JNCC Report No. 607. JNCC, Peterborough. 0963-8091.

Lineage
The prediction of the population level consequences of impacts on marine mammals as a result of proposed marine developments is a crucial part of the impact assessment and decision making process.

Responsible organisation
Digital and Data Solutions, JNCC publisher

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2019·07·09

Metadata point of contact
Digital and Data Solutions, JNCC

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