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Thursday, August 22, 2013

CRC, Sea Grant guide book serves as helping hand for coastal practitioners

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Courtesy of NOAA

Consider it a helping hand especially for coastal practitioners -- or anyone else interested in ocean planning.

The Rhode Island Ocean Special Area Management Plan: Managing Ocean Resources Through Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning: A Practitioner’s Guide is a recent publication of the University of Rhode Island Coastal Resources Center (CRC) and the Rhode Island Sea Grant College Program, in close concert with Rhode Island’s coastal administrator, the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Program. The guidebook is a how-to for ocean planning and provides information about marine resources, both natural and manmade, and about the strategies available for managing them and making sure they’ll be viable and plentiful for...

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