Census of Marine Life 2010 National & Regional Expectations and Legacies 3rd All Program Meeting Auckland, November 15-16, 2007.
Global Coverage National & Regional Implementation Committees Yokosuka Arabian Sea (Oman) Indonesia, Arafura & Timor Seas (ATSEA)
Censusof Marine Life Expectations & Deliverables for 2010 • Actively participate in the 2010 Synthesis • Design regional communication strategies • Define strategies for long-term support
Censusof Marine Life 2010 Synthesis Participation • Due to the global nature of CoML, there is a need of an active regional participation • Produce a coherent and global synthesis within and across projects, but adding regional components or suggesting potential applications
Censusof Marine Life 2010 Synthesis Participation • Comparison of different regions with respect to state of knowledge, level of human impact and ecosystems/species under threat • KUU regional update with a global comparison
Censusof Marine Life Regional Communication Strategies • Identify potential regional receptors of Synthesis products, to cover the demands of managers, policy makers, industry, educators and scientific community
Censusof Marine Life Regional Communication Strategies • Address educational agendas considering the different socioeconomic environments and needs • Design E&O products according to regional needs and development
Censusof Marine Life Long Term Support Strategies • Address national/regional marine biodiversity strategies • Actively interact with decision makers • Identify potential donors and their requirements/expectations
Censusof Marine Life Long Term Support Strategies • Focus on social benefits in the post-2010 era • Integrate the CoML experience as the marine component of national/regional biodiversity initiatives
Censusof Marine Life Post 2010 Legacies • Level of involvement and legacies will depend of history and capacity of each NRIC • Capacity building (e.g. taxonomy, tech ) • Build an active network of people (researchers, managers, educators, government, etc.)
Censusof Marine Life Post 2010 Legacies • Maintain OBIS and develop it as a management tool • Build up awareness of benefits in understanding and preserving marine biodiversity
Censusof Marine Life Post 2010 Legacies • Establish reference regional collections • Identification of next generation of marine biogeographers and ecologists
Censusof Marine Life • Patricia Miloslavich (Carribean) • Bhavani Narayanaswamy (Europe) • Kirsten Martin (NRICs coordinators) • Charles Griffiths (Sub-saharan) • Paul Snelgrove (Canada) • Michael Feldman & Daphne Fautin (US) • Katsunori Fujikura (Japan) • Tonny Wagey (Indonesia) • Loka Bharati & Mohideen Wafar (Indian Ocean) • Yoon Lee (South Korea) • Sun Song (China) • Diego Rodríguez (South America)
Censusof Marine Life Potential Regional Application 2010 Synthesis • NAGISA - strong regional analysis • HMAP-FMAP – predictive models for assessing human impacts in the marine environment • TOPP – hot(bio)spots, corridors and critical habitats for TP • GoMA/GoMEX – ecosystem-based management • POST – fishery management “myths” • COMARGE-CEDAMAR-CHESS-MARECO – Importance of the interconnection with EEZ.