Ecology, Environment and Conservation
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Research from Stanford University has provided new data on marine biology
April 24th, 2009
According to a study from the United States, "Implementation of marine ecosystem-based management requires improved understanding of existing governance, including gaps and overlaps resulting from fragmented management."
"Focusing on overlaps, this paper presents a technique using text analysis to assist in the identification of agencies and laws involved in overlaps from a system perspective. The overlaps analysis uses term frequency counts on ocean laws and regulations in conjunction with relevant agency authority," wrote J.A. Ekstrom and colleagues, Stanford University.
The researchers concluded: "Such information delivered in a transparent...
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Source: Ecology, Environment and Conservation (2009-04-24)