Achieving social and ecological goals of coastal management through integrated monitoring

Wongbusarakum, Supin, Brown, Valerie, Loerzel, Adrienne, Gorstein, Matt, Kleiber, Danika, Quinata, Marybelle, Iwane, Mia, and Heenan, Adel (2019) Achieving social and ecological goals of coastal management through integrated monitoring. Journal of Applied Ecology, 56 (11). pp. 2400-2409.

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High school students work alongside foresters in the Manell‐Geus Habitat Focus Area to plant trees in watersheds adjacent to sensitive coral reef habitat. Integrated monitoring indicated a disconnect between measured resource status and community perception of these resources. To address this, the project was adaptively managed to add a social strategy to engage the community in activities, such as tree plantings, to foster support for management and increase the knowledge of community members.

Item ID: 60582
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1365-2664
Keywords: coastal management, ecosystem services, ecosystem-based management, Guam, human well-being, integrated monitoring, interdisciplinary research, social-ecological systems
Copyright Information: © 2019 University of Hawaii. Journal of Applied Ecology published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd on behalf of British Ecological Society This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Funders: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Projects and Grants: NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program Grant Number: 30091
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2019 07:47
FoR Codes: 41 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 4104 Environmental management > 410404 Environmental management @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9605 Ecosystem Assessment and Management > 960503 Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments @ 100%
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