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Horizon 2020 ATLAS project (EU)

Systematic conservation planning for the North-Atlantic deep sea

Type: datasetLicense: not specifiedCategory: oceansResolution: 25 metersLast update: unknown
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This dataset was built to feed a basin-wide spatial conservation planning exercise, targeting the deep sea of the North Atlantic, in the framework of the ATLAS H2020 project. This approach aimed to inform Marine Spatial Planning and conservation initiatives for the deep sea of the North Atlantic, by identifying conservation priority areas for the Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems (VMEs) and deep fish species and discussing the efficiency of the current spatial management context relatively to conservation stakes. This publication provides (1) the links to spatial datasets used as an input, (2) the R scripts used to run the final conservation scenarios together with associated table of targets and connectivity matrix, that can be run on the input data, and (3) the outputs of the final scenarios constructed and computed for ATLAS. Produced by IFREMER.

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The output corresponding to five spatial management scenarios are published in shapefile format. To do so, each pixel of raster outputs (corresponding to a planning unit) was transformed to a polygon. The scenarios outputs are expressed as selection frequencies of planning units, reflecting how often the 25km * 25km units were selected within the n solutions of the scenario, from 0 for units that were never selected, to n for systematically selected units.

1- The base scenario ("all features") 2- The management scenario 3- The small base scenario 4- The connectivity scenario 5- The supplementary scenario “all benthic regionalised”

Reference of the ATLAS deliverable: Magali Combes, Sandrine Vaz, Telmo Morato, Laurence Fauconnet, Sophie Arnaud-Haond, Carlos Dominguez-Carrió, Alan Fox, José-Manuel González-Irusta, Marina Carreiro-Silva, Andrew Davies, Pablo Durán Muñoz, Hrönn Egilsdóttir, Lea-Anne Henry, Ellen Kenchington, Camille Lirette, F.…

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