Wednesday, March 17, 2010

From the Town Landing: Drawing the line on spatial planning

Ocean Policy Task Force for implementing its staggeringly broad mandate is marine spatial planning. Old wine in a new bottle, marine spatial planning will use lines on charts to reduce conflicts among the myriad activities carried out at sea. Think shipping lanes, fisheries-management areas, dynamic area-management zones for right whales, offshore energy (wind) farms-all with lines in the water.

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