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Technical Services to Support Excellence in Marine Managed Areas



Seascape Research provides a suite of services to help marine managed areas achieve excellence in ecological performance and optimise social benefits


MPA design & boundary optimization

Seascape provides information and analyses to help design ecologically effective place-based interventions, assess existing designs and evaluate and optimize boundary placement.

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Threats & vulnerability assessment

Seascape will map threats and stressors, conduct causal chain analyses and assess vulnerabilities to help prioritize management actions.

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Management plans

Seascape works with you to co-create comprehensive management plans that will exceed expectations using best-available information. 

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Ecological and social performance evaluation

Seascape will use existing monitoring data to help measure status and trends to determine how management actions influence ecological performance and the consequences for people.


Conservation prioritization

Seascape uses both systematic and other conservation planning tools to present scenarios for prioritizing areas for management consideration. 


Ecosystem services evaluation

Seascape uses the latest advances in ecosystem services science and natural capital thinking to evaluate the benefits linked to ecosystems and factors influencing the flow of benefits.


Regional characterization

Seascape conducts regional characterizations to provide comprehensive information on the ecological and social patterns and processes on both land and sea that influence marine managed areas.

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