3176 Analytical Tools for Visualizing Geographic Data and Generating Zoning Scenarios

Saturday, February 19, 2011: 10:30 AM
140A (Washington Convention Center )
Sarah Carr , NatureServe, Arlington, VA
Inexpensive personal computers can now run decision support tools to help government decision makers and citizens envision distribution patterns of marine biota and human uses (e.g., MarineMap), and analyze alternative zoning scenarios and their impacts on various interests (e.g., Marxan with Zones).