Gulf of Mexico IEA Team Ecosystem Status Reports

 

Ecosystem Status Reports provide an overview of the status, trends, and possible future conditions of key components of an ecosystem. This includes sea surface temperature, the status of fish populations, revenue from tourism, and more. 

 


 

Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem Status Report

Gom

March 2017

The Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem Status Report provides a broad overview of the current state of the integrated social, economic, ecological, and physical components of the Gulf of Mexico marine ecosystem. 

A suite of indicators was developed to represent the current status and historical trends of key components of the Gulf of Mexico marine ecosystem and are presented in this report. 

This Ecosystem Status Report is compiled by NOAA's Gulf of Mexico Integrated Ecosystem Assessment Program (IEA), in collaboration with academic partners, conservation organizations, and other government and state agencies.

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Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary IEA Ecosystem Status Report

florida keys

September 2020

With the aim of supporting Ecosystem-Based Management (EBM), the Florida Keys NOAA Integrated Ecosystem Assessment Program seeks to provide scientific knowledge of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary integrated ecosystem, and transfer that knowledge to scientists, policy makers and resource managers. A suite of indicators was developed via expert workshop and qualitative and quantitative selection, to represent sections of the Sanctuary’s ecological and socioeconomic condition, and are presented in this website and report.

This Ecosystem Status Report is compiled by NOAA’s Florida Keys Integrated Ecosystem Assessment Program (IEA) team, in collaboration with academic partners, Sanctuary resource managers and scientists, non governmental organizations, and other government and state agencies. Below are a subset of the status and trends of key indicators from the Technical Report representing the condition report sections of Human Activities, Ecosystem Services, Habitat, Living Resources, Sanctuary Waters,and Maritime Archaeological Resources.

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[Coming Soon] Caribbean Ecosystem Status Report

Caribbean

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