Place Matters: Geospatial Tools for Marine Science, Conservation, and Management in the Pacific Northwest

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Although the ocean provides living space for about 97 percent of life on Earth, less than 5 percent of the ocean below the surface has actually been seen, let alone explored. Now, using the geogrpahic information system (GIS), marine scientists are gaining new insights into a once-mysterious world. A technologically sophisticated database, information-management, and display system, GIS holds tremendous potential for mapping, interpreting, and managing ocean environments--"from the seafloor to the seafloor to the shoreline. ...

Place Matters: Geospatial Tools for Marine Science, Conservation, and Management in the Pacific Northwest 2005, Oregon State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780870710575

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