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No. de sistema: 000019406

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245 0 4 a| Towards a coastal condition assessment and monitoring of the Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem (GoM LME)
b| Terminos Lagoon pilot site
520 1 _ a| The demonstration project on monitoring and environmental evaluation of the Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem (GoM LME) aims to provide the basis for the joint monitoring of the Gulf of Mexico between the USA and Mexico. The project is roughly based on the National Coastal Condition (NCC) reported by the USEPA–NOAA–USGS and changes to the approach used in the USA have been adopted. It consists of five modules: Habitat degradation, water quality, sediment quality, fish, and benthic fauna. For each module different parameters are measured, and categorized as being in “good” (score of 5), “fair” (score of 3) or “poor” (score of 1) condition according to pre-determined criteria. The Coastal Condition Index is calculated as the mean of the scores for all modules. Results were presented to stakeholders and environmental managers as maps with color-coded “street lights” indicating the status of each sampling station and parameter. Terminos Lagoon in Mexico was exclusively used as a site for the demonstration study. We discuss the importance of adopting a bilateral (Mexico-US) transboundary monitoring strategy to assess the coastal condition of the GoM LME.
650 _ 4 a| Monitoreo ambiental
650 _ 4 a| Degradación ambiental
650 _ 4 a| Ecosistemas costeros
651 _ 4 a| Área de Protección de Flora y Fauna Laguna de Términos (Campeche, México)
700 1 _ a| García Ríos, Virginia
e| autora
700 1 _ a| Alpuche Gual, Leticia
e| autora
700 1 _ a| Herrera Silveira, Jorge Alfredo
e| autor
700 1 _ a| Montero Muñoz, Jorge Luis
e| autor
700 1 _ a| Morales Ojeda, Sara
e| autor
700 1 _ a| Pech Pool, Daniel Guadalupe
e| autor
700 1 _ a| Cepeda González, María Fernanda
c| Dra.
e| autora
700 1 _ a| Zapata Pérez, José Omar
e| autor
700 1 _ a| Gold Bouchot, Gerardo
e| autor
n| 7003687776 :: 6508379368
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t| Environmental Development
g| Vol. 7, (July 2013), p. 72–79
x| 2211-4645
901 _ _ a| Artículo con arbitraje
902 _ _ a| GOG / MM
904 _ _ a| Abril 2014
905 _ _ a| Artecosur
905 _ _ a| Artfrosur
905 _ _ a| Desastres
905 _ _ a| Biblioelectrónica
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Towards a coastal condition assessment and monitoring of the Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem (GoM LME): Terminos Lagoon pilot site
García Ríos, Virginia (autora)
Alpuche Gual, Leticia (autora)
Herrera Silveira, Jorge Alfredo (autor)
Montero Muñoz, Jorge Luis (autor)
Morales Ojeda, Sara (autor)
Pech Pool, Daniel Guadalupe (autor)
Cepeda González, María Fernanda (autora)
Zapata Pérez, José Omar (autor)
Gold Bouchot, Gerardo (autor)
Contenido en: Environmental Development. Vol. 7, (July 2013), p. 72–79. ISSN: 2211-4645
No. de sistema: 19406
Tipo: - Artículo con arbitraje


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"The demonstration project on monitoring and environmental evaluation of the Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem (GoM LME) aims to provide the basis for the joint monitoring of the Gulf of Mexico between the USA and Mexico. The project is roughly based on the National Coastal Condition (NCC) reported by the USEPA–NOAA–USGS and changes to the approach used in the USA have been adopted. It consists of five modules: Habitat degradation, water quality, sediment quality, fish, and benthic fauna. For each module different parameters are measured, and categorized as being in “good” (score of 5), “fair” (score of 3) or “poor” (score of 1) condition according to pre-determined criteria. The Coastal Condition Index is calculated as the mean of the scores for all modules. Results were presented to stakeholders and environmental managers as maps with color-coded “street lights” indicating the status of each sampling station and parameter. Terminos Lagoon in Mexico was exclusively used as a site for the demonstration study. We discuss the importance of adopting a bilateral (Mexico-US) transboundary monitoring strategy to assess the coastal condition of the GoM LME."