Marine Planning
Practical Approaches to Ocean and Coastal Decision-Making

Planning for Multiple Objectives

Photo of British Columbia coast © Nancy Sefton

Cook Inlet: Integrating across terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments improved the spatial efficiency of priority sites for conservation.

Puget Trough: The integrated analysis was 4.7% more spatially efficient than in the un-integrated analyses.

Pacific Northwest: Including cross-system threats changed the selection of conservation priorities dramatically.

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