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Indonesian Seas 57 Giwa Regional Assessment

The Indonesian Seas GIWA region 57 contains most of the land and seas of the Republic of Indonesia; some 18 000 islands with 1.9 million km2 of land area and 6 million km2 of seas. The region is geologically and topographically diverse, lying at the global centre of tropical marine biodiversity. Because of the highly signifi cant geographic, oceanographic, demographic and biodiversity diff erences within the region, the Assessment was conducted independently for three sub-systems

584: Global International Waters Assessment (GIWA)

10 Jan 2014


Indonesian Seas 57 Giwa Regional Assessment.pdf