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The document library includes a wide array of outputs from projects (reports, presentations, case studies, terms of reference) as well as other content of interest to GEF International waters. Project managers and GEF International Waters staff are invited to give their feedback or submit case studies, ToRs, or other documentation to be included in the document library (info@iwlearn.org)

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21 May 2019 - publication - English Ice sheet contributions to future sea-level rise from structured expert judgment
AUTHORS: Jonathan L. Bamber, Michael Oppenheimer, Robert E. Kopp, Willy P. Aspinall, and Roger M. Cooke ABSTRACT: Despite considerable advances in process understanding, numerical modeling, and the observational record of ice sheet contributions t...
13 May 2019 - publication - English Origin and fate of methane in the Eastern Tropical North Pacific oxygen minimum zone
AUTHORS: Panagiota-Myrsini Chronopoulou, Felicity Shelley, William J Pritchard, Susanna T Maanoja & Mark Trimmer ABSTRACT: Oxygen minimum zones (OMZs) contain the largest pools of oceanic methane but its origin and fate are poorly understood. High...
13 May 2019 - publication - English Sea-level rise induced amplification of coastal protection design heights
AUTHORS: Arne Arns, Sönke Dangendorf , Jürgen Jensen, Stefan Talke, Jens Bender & Charitha Pattiaratchi ABSTRACT: Coastal protection design heights typically consider the superimposed effects of tides, surges, waves, and relative sea-level rise (S...
13 May 2019 - publication - English Strong sustainability in coastal areas: a conceptual interpretation of SDG 14
AUTHORS: Barbara Neumann, Konrad Ott, Richard Kenchington ABSTRACT: Humans derive many tangible and intangible benefits from coastal areas, providing essential components for social and economic development especially of less developed coastal sta...
13 May 2019 - publication - English Assessment of the geographical potential for co-use of marine space, based on operational boundaries for Blue Growth sectors
AUTHORS: S.W.K. van den Burg, José Aguilar-Manjarrez, Jeff Jenness, Melanie Torrie ABSTRACT: The worlds’ oceans and seas have tremendous potential to contribute to the provision of food, feed, energy and natural resources. The emerging concepts of...
05 May 2019 - publication - English Sea-level rise induced amplification of coastal protection design heights
AUTHORS: Arne Arns, Sönke Dangendorf, Jürgen Jensen, Stefan Talke, Jens Bender & Charitha Pattiaratchi. ABSTRACT: Coastal protection design heights typically consider the superimposed effects of tides, surges, waves, and relative sea-level rise (S...
04 May 2019 - publication - English Ecological connectivity between the areas beyond national jurisdiction and coastal waters: Safeguarding interests of coastal communities in developing countries
AUTHORS: Ekaterina Popova, David Vousden, Warwick H.H. Sauer, Essam Y.Mohammed, Valerie Allain , Nicola Downey-Breed, Ruth Fletcher, Kristina M. Gjerde, Patrick N. Halpin, Stephen Kelly, David Obura, Gretta Pecl, Michael Roberts, Dionysios E. Rait...
04 May 2019 - publication - English Scale, space and delimitation in marine legal governance – Perspectives from the Baltic Sea
AUTHOR: David Langlet. ABSTRACT: Recent decades have seen an increasing emphasis on (re)structuring marine governance regulation to fit relevant natural systems in terms of scale and spatial scope, and thus also on the delimitation of spatial unit...
03 May 2019 - publication - English Vulnerability of the marine ecosystem to climate change impacts in the Arabian Gulfdan urgent need for more research
AUTHORS: A. Ben-Hasan, V. Christensen. ABSTRACT: Climate change, represented by ever-rising ocean temperatures, is a mounting threat to the marine ecosystem and its services. This is most evident in the longitudinal and depth related migrations of...
02 May 2019 - publication - English Adaptive marine spatial planning in the Netherlands sector of the North Sea
AUTHOR: Leo de Vrees. ABSTRACT: The territorial waters and the EEZ of the Netherlands form a part of the southern North Sea. The area is intensely used and for several of these uses considerable growth is forecast. For years, industrial freedom an...
02 May 2019 - publication - English Bridging climate science, law, and policy to advance coastal adaptation planning
AUTHORS: J.Reiblich, E.Hartge, L.M.Wedding, S.Killian, G.M.Verutes. ABSTRACT: Rising seas, more frequent storms and other climate-driven coastal hazards necessitate adaptation planning measures to protect people and property. To date, coastal vuln...
18 Apr 2019 - publication - project: 4533 Strategic Recommendations for Using the Flood and Drought Portal to Support the TDA/SAP Process
Recommendations provided to basin level organisation on how to use the application in the Flood and Drought Portal to support the TDA/SAP process. The recommendations assess each relevant application and how they support transboundary planning.
18 Apr 2019 - publication - project: 4533 Strategic Recommendations for Climate Smart Water Utilities Using the Flood and Drought Portal in Planning
Planning needs to The Strategic Recommendations has been developed to provide information to water utilities on why it is important to take into account climate variability and change, and how climate information can be integrated into their plann...
10 Feb 2019 - publication - English Maritime Spatial Planning past, present, future (2019)
Palgrave Mcmillan Open Access Book. Comprehensive overview of maritime or marine spatial planning. Countries across the globe are beginning to implement maritime spatial plans; however the authors of this collection have identified several key que...
10 Feb 2019 - publication - English The Ecosystem Approach in Ocean Planning and Governance : Perspectives from Europe and Beyond (2018)
BRILL Open Access Book. Publications on Ocean Development, Volume: 87. The Ecosystem Approach in Ocean Planning and Governance takes stock of the challenges associated with implementing an ecosystem approach in ocean governance. In addition to the...
03 Jan 2019 - publication - English Day 3 - Clinic: How do I promote the effective management of marine areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ) through the TDA-SAP process? (Balgos, Marrakesh 2018)
Presentation at the 9th GEF International Waters Conference held in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 5-8 November 2018, Miriam Balgos, Global Ocean Forum
04 Dec 2018 - publication - English UNEP guidance toolkit on value transfer (2004)
The purpose of this guidance manual is to show how the value of ecosystem services can be estimated and incorporated into decision making. Specifically, it is designed to help a broad audience of conservation managers, government officials, privat...
19 Sep 2018 - publication - English Facilitating Participatory Natural Resource Management: A Toolkit for Caribbean Managers (2011)
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19 Sep 2018 - publication - English Stakeholder Mapping Guide For Conservation International Country Programs & Partners (2014)
Stakeholder analysis is a process of systematically listing and analyzing information to determine which groups have an interest in a project, which groups are typically included or excluded, whether each group is relevant to include, whether the ...
19 Sep 2018 - publication - English Getting to yes: Negotiating agreement without giving in (2011)
This is a book about negotiation. It is based on extensive research observing good negotiations, both formally and informally. It can be applied to everyday interactions as well as formal negotiating opportunities. The authors relate four principl...

 

 

 

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