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Final Project Report for "Valuing Climate Change Impacts on Coral Reef Ecosystem Services"

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Date Collected
2016-12-01

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Final Project Report for "Valuing Climate Change Impacts on Coral Reef Ecosystem Services": .

Summary

Coral reefs provide numerous ecosystem goods and services critical to human well-being (e.g., protection from storms and floods, food, income, recreation, and cultural practices), but those ecosystems are under serious threat due to growing human pressures, including overfishing, land-based pollution, and global climate change. Managers facing complex problems require decision-support tools that can guide costeffective action across the entire watershed, from ridge to reef. This project built a pilot tool for coral reef management that can map, assess, and value key goods and services from the reef environment. It provides important information to managers on the areas supplying the most value to humans, as well as the locations of [...]

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Principal Investigator :
Kirsten Oleson
Funding Agency :
Pacific Islands CSC

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PICSC FinalReport Oleson ValuingReefResources 16DEC2016.pdf 1.05 MB application/pdf

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  • National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers
  • Pacific Islands CASC

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