A Low-level Geographic Information System for coastal zone management, with applications to Brunei Darussalam: Part I: The concept and its design elements

Pauly, D. and Gayanilo, F.C., Jr. and Silvestre, G. (1997) A Low-level Geographic Information System for coastal zone management, with applications to Brunei Darussalam: Part I: The concept and its design elements. Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly, 20(2), pp. 41-45.

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Abstract

This contribution is the first part of a four-part series documenting the development of B:RUN, a software program which reads data for common spreadsheets and presents them as low-resolution maps of slates and processes. The program emerged from a need which arose during a project in Brunei Darussalam for a 'low level' approach for researchers to communicate findings as efficiently and expeditiously as possible. Part I provides a overview of the concept and design elements of B:RUN. Part II will highlight results of the economics components of the program evaluating different fishing regimes, sailing distances from ports and fleet operating costs. Environmental aspects will be presented in Part III in the form of overlay maps. Part IV will summarize the implications of B:RUN results to coastal and fishery resources management in Brunei Darussalam and show how this approach can be adapted to other coastlines and used as a teaching and training tool. The following three parts will be published in future editions of Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly. The program is available through ICLARM.

Item Type: Article
Title: A Low-level Geographic Information System for coastal zone management, with applications to Brunei Darussalam: Part I: The concept and its design elements
Personal Creator/Author:
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Pauly, D.
Gayanilo, F.C., Jr.
Silvestre, G.
Journal or Publication Title: Naga, the ICLARM Quarterly
Volume: 20
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 41-45
Date: 1997
ISSN: 0116-290X
Issuing Agency: WorldFish Center
Uncontrolled Keywords: Geographical information systems; Coastal zone management; Fishery management; Tropical environment; Computer programs; Brunei Darussalam
Subjects: Fisheries
Item ID: 9426
Depositing User: Mr William Ko
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2012 04:45
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2012 04:45
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/9426

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