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Gulf of Maine Council Publications

Arno, A.  and Smith, A. E. 2004. Improving links between science and coastal management: A survey to assess science and technology needs in the Gulf of Maine. Part 1 (21p.) Part 2 (63p.). University of New Hampshire.

Bertrum, H.M., Cordes, R.E. and Wells, P.G. 2007. Assessing the Diffusion and Impact of Grey Literature Published by International Intergovernmental Scientific Groups: The Case of the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment. Publishing Research Quarterly (2007) 23:30–46. (PDF, 337 KB)

Coon, John R. 2005. A survey and synthesis of significant U.S. law and priorities influencing governance in the Gulf of Maine region. University of New Hampshire. 48p. (PDF, 678 KB).Appendix A.  Appendix B. Appendix C.

Cordes, Ruth E. 2006. Gulf of Maine Council Publications and Their Use. Dalhousie University, Canada. 102p. (PDF, 2.64 MB)

Courtney, F. and Wiggin, J. 2003. Ocean zoning for the Gulf of Maine: A background paper prepared for the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment. NOAA.  33p. (PDF)

Ernst, Marjorie. 2004. A survey of coastal managers’ science and technology needs prompts a retrospective look at science-based management in the Gulf of Maine. NOAA. 12p. (PDF, 303 KB)

Gulf of Maine Council. 2004.Regional ecosystem indicators for the Gulf of Maine: Fisheries, contaminants, and coastal development . Report prepared for the Gulf of Maine Summit. (PDF, 1.5 MB)

Harrington, J., Swasey, J. and D. Aldous. 2007.  Industry Engagement with the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment . Report to the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment. MRAG Americas. 45p. (PDF, 353 KB)

Jones, Barry C. 2006. Report on a Survey of Selected Major Marine Industries in the Gulf of Maine: Sustainability, Priorities, and the Council. Report to the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment. Gryffyn Coastal Management, Inc. 18p. (PDF, 1.1 MB)

McDougall, P. T., M. Janowicz, and R. Franks Taylor. 2007. Habitat classification in the Gulf of Maine: A review of schemes and a discussion of related regional issues. Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment. 15 pp. (PDF, 1.3 MB).

Noji, T. et al. 2004. Gulf of Maine Mapping Initiative: A framework for ocean management. Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment. 30p. (PDF, 1.1 MB)

RARGOM. 2005. A Review of the Gulfwatch Program 1993-2004 (PDF, 266 KB)

Sustainable Industries & Communities Committee: An Introduction to the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment (PDF, 1.8 MB)

Taylor, P. and Atkinson, J. Seascapes: Getting to Know the Sea Around Us. A Guide to Characterizing Marine and Coastal Areas. Quebec-Labrador Foundation. 84p. (PDF, 10.4 MB)

Taylor, Peter H. 2008. Gulf of Maine Ecosystem-Based Management Toolkit Survey Report. Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment. 35 p (PDF, 2.1 MB) Summary (PDF, 1.1 MB).

Taylor, Peter H. 2008. Salt Marshes in the Gulf of Maine: Human Impacts, Habitat Restoration, and Long-term Change Analysis. Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment. iv+42 p. (PDF, 3.8 MB)

Tyrrell, M.C. 2005. Gulf of Maine Marine Habitat Primer. Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment. vi+54 pages. (PDF)

Wake, C. et al. Cross-border Indicators of Climate Change Over the Past Century: Northeastern United States and Canadian Maritime Region. Ed. Burtis, B. Clean Air-Cool Planet. 40p. (PDF, 2.7 MB)

American eels: Restoring a vanishing resource in the Gulf of Maine (PDF, 2.93 MB).

Stream Barrier Removal Monitoring Guide

Taunton Bay Mudflat Management Plan: A Case Study in Mudflat Fisheries Management Using Ecosystem-Based Principles (PDF, 1 MB)

Salt marshes of the Gulf of Maine: Long-term monitoring to assess human impacts and ecological condition

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ESIP releases an exciting smartphone app: ICUC

The EcoSystem Indicator Partnership (ESIP) released a smartphone app, available for iOS and Android. [ Click here for more ]

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ESIP Upgrades Monitoring Map and Adds Data

The new version of the Monitoring Map contains over 13,000 (!) separate monitoring sites with associated information served on a Google Earth platform. [ Click here for more ]