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Social network analysis as a tool for marine spatial planning: impacts of decommissioning on connectivity in the North Sea.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Tidbury, H. & Taylor, N. & Molen, J. van der & Garcia, L. & Posen, P. & Gill, A. & Lincoln, S. & Judd, A. & Hyder, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Connectivity of marine populations and ecosystems is crucial to maintaining and enhancing their structure, distribution, persistence, resilience and p...

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A marine natural capital asset and risk register - towards securing the benefits from marine systems and linked ecosystem services.

Published online: 30 Jun 2022

Authors: Rees, S. E. & Ashley, M. & Cameron, A. & Mullier, T. & Ingle, C. & Oates, J. & Lannin, A. & Hooper, T. & Attrill, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Documented biodiversity loss has galvanised a global process to develop conceptual frameworks that link the social and ecological systems. This paper ...

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Biological-based habitat classification approaches promote cost-efficient monitoring: an example using seabed assemblages.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Cooper, K. M. & Bolam, S. G. & Downie, A. L. & Barry, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seabed habitat maps can help facilitate the management of marine environments. A variety of approaches exist for seabed habitat classification. Most p...

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Sonic sea: impacts of noise on marine mammals.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Published by: International Fund for Animal Welfare

Content type: Miscellaneous

This article discusses the how sound is used by marine species to find prey, communicate, and even mate with their kind. However, the increasing level...

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NatureScot Research Report 1304 - Scottish marine biodiversity data review - stakeholder analysis to inform the marine species and habitats data infrastructure and management requirements for improved availability, accessibility and use in Scotland.

Published online: 28 Nov 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Sinclair, R. & Dargie, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aim of this marine review was to explore and determine limitations to the existing infrastructure, through engagement with key stakeholders, and p...

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Research Report No. 1293 - Development of a marine and coastal enhancement project assessment framework for Scottish inshore waters.

Published online: 28 Nov 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Chambers, C. & Jones, K. L. & Malcolm, F. & Boyle, G. & Sanderson, W. G. & Garbutt, A. & Jones, L. & Unsworth, R. K. F. & Lilley, R. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The work, as presented in this report, is focused on four species / habitats (referred to as features) that applicants most frequently propose as enha...

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Identifying hotpots of threats to marine megafauna.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Carneiro, A. P. B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

There is increased global awareness that the oceans are under threat. Marine megafauna such as seabirds, marine turtles, marine mammals, sharks and ra...

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NatureScot Research Report 1273 - Development of Marine Bird Sensitivity Assessments of FeAST.

Published online: 08 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Rogerson, K. & Sinclair, R. & Tyler, G. & St John Glew, K. & Seeney, A. & Coppack, T. & Jervis, L.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This publication reports on the results of the NatureScot project that made a sensitivity assessment for 36 marine bird species across 36 discrete hum...

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Newquay and The Gannel Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) monitoring report 2017.

Published online: 22 Jul 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Newton, T. & Cesar, C. & Green, B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report is one of a series of Marine Protected Area (MPA) monitoring reports delivered to Defra by the Marine Protected Areas Group (MPAG), which ...

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Environmental variables for distribution modelling of UK marine megafauna species.

Published online: 10 Nov 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Wilkinson, D. & Quinn, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aim of this report is to summarize the environmental predictor variables regularly used in distribution models for marine megafauna species around...

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