Generic ecological assessment framework for coastal ecosystems in the Caribbean Netherlands

L.E. Becking, D.M.E. Slijkerman

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Abstract

This report provides practical guidance and considerations on how to establish appropriate reference situations in a changing environment. The reference situations must be chosen using best available information about the physical and biological characteristics of the environment to ensure that they represent suitable reference conditions. Important factors to consider are summed up in this report.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationDen Helder
PublisherIMARES
Number of pages44
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Publication series

NameReport / IMARES Wageningen UR
PublisherIMARES
No.C122/12

Keywords

  • coastal areas
  • nature conservation
  • corals
  • marine ecology
  • water quality
  • reference standards
  • caribbean

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