Journal article

Administering the marine environment–the spatial dimension

A Rajabifard, A Binns, I Williamson

Journal of Spatial Science | Published : 2005


Administering the spatial dimension of the marine environment is very important as decision-makers in both land and marine related areas of the coastal zone need to access marine related datasets in order to effectively achieve their economic, social and environmental objectives. There is also the challenge of managing the complex interactions between, and competing rights of, stakeholders within the marine environment. This paper aims to discuss both the current and future direction of marine administration, including the development of a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) as a tool to achieve efficient management, concentrating on Asia and the Pacific region. This includes the socioeconomic..

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