Open Ocean: Status and Trends, Summary for Policy Makers

Fischer, A; Grimes, S; Combal, B; Heileman, S; Bourbon, J; Bigagli, E; Burke R. Lambert, L; Boelens, R; Comeau, S; Kershaw, P; Lambert, R; McManus, L; Telszewski, M; Turley, CM; Van Hooidonk, R. 2016 Open Ocean: Status and Trends, Summary for Policy Makers. United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), 20pp. (UNSPECIFIED)

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Abstract/Summary

The Open Ocean Assessment provides a baseline review of issues linking human well-being with the status of the open ocean through the themes of governance, climate change, ocean ecosystems, fisheries, pollution, and integrated assessment of the human-ocean nexus. It uses indices and indicators where data exist, in many cases with future projections due to global climate change, complemented by expert scientific assessment of numerous low certainty but potentially high impact issues where global ocean monitoring is inadequate.

Item Type: Publication - Report (UNSPECIFIED)
Subjects: Earth Sciences
Ecology and Environment
Marine Sciences
Divisions: Plymouth Marine Laboratory > Science Areas > Sea and Society
Depositing User: Dr Carol Turley
Date made live: 07 Sep 2018 15:40
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2018 15:40
URI: http://plymsea.ac.uk/id/eprint/7769

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