A global map of human impact on marine ecosystem

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dc.contributor.author Halpern, BS
dc.contributor.author Walbridge, S
dc.contributor.author Selkoe, KA
dc.contributor.author Kappel, CV
dc.contributor.author Micheli, F
dc.contributor.author D'Agrosa, C
dc.contributor.author Bruno, J
dc.contributor.author Casey, KS
dc.contributor.author Ebert, CM
dc.contributor.author Fox, HE
dc.contributor.author Fujita, R
dc.contributor.author Heinemann, D
dc.contributor.author Lenihan, HS
dc.contributor.author Madin, EM
dc.contributor.author Perry, MT
dc.contributor.author Selig, ER
dc.contributor.author Spalding, M
dc.contributor.author Steneck, R
dc.contributor.author Watson, R
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-02T06:42:02Z
dc.date.issued 2008-01
dc.identifier.citation Science, 2008, 319 (5865), pp. 948 - 952
dc.identifier.issn 0036-8075
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/14792
dc.description.abstract The management and conservation of the world's oceans require synthesis of spatial data on the distribution and intensity of human activities and the overlap of their impacts on marine ecosystems. We developed an ecosystem-specific, multiscale spatial model to synthesize 17 global data sets of anthropogenic drivers of ecological change for 20 marine ecosystems. Our analysis indicates that no area is unaffected by human influence and that a large fraction (41%) is strongly affected by multiple drivers. However, large areas of relatively little human impact remain, particularly near the poles. The analytical process and resulting maps provide flexible tools for regional and global efforts to allocate conservation resources; to implement ecosystem-based management; and to inform marine spatial planning, education, and basic research.
dc.publisher American Association for Advancement of Science
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1126/science.1149345
dc.title A global map of human impact on marine ecosystem
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Science
dc.journal.volume 5865
dc.journal.volume 319
dc.journal.number 5865 en_US
dc.publocation New York, USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 948 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 952 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Faculty of Science en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 0602 Ecology
dc.personcode 109159
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Ecology en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords NA en_US
dc.description.keywords chain graph, graphical diagnostic, hierarchical model, Local critique plot, model criticism, model diagnostic
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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