This manual contains guidance on the use of geographical information systems (GIS) software in inland fisheries management and planning designed to foster the sustainable use of natural resources. It is aimed at fisheries biologists, aquatic resource managers and decision-makers in developing countries who have no knowledge about GIS, and will be useful for a broad range of fishery applications. It includes two CD-ROMs with spatial data for exercises.In this regard, GIS is a technology that can help to clarify the issues and lead to solutions by treating many spatial ... It is not a GIS course, but more a aquot;do-it- yourselfaquot;-course giving a short introduction to GIS software and its applications. ... examples and exercises will introduce you to several possibilities of application of GIS in fisheries (inland or marine) management. ... The overall objective of this manual is to encourage the use of GIS to foster the sustainable use of natural resources.
|Title||:||Geographic Information Systems in Fisheries Management and Planning|
|Author||:||Gertjan de Graaf|
|Publisher||:||Food & Agriculture Org. - 2003|