International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network

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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Filter: Climate Change
22 Nov 2019 - other - French Fiche de contrôle pour l'intégration du genre et du changement climatique dans les projets
La Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement (BOAD) a adopté une politique en matière de genre, qui définit l’engagement de la Banque à promouvoir la prise en compte de la problématique hommes-femmes comme moyen de favoriser la réduction de la pauvr...
02 Nov 2019 - publication - English New elevation data triple estimates of global vulnerability to sea-level rise and coastal flooding
AUTHORS: Scott A. Kulp & Benjamin H. Strauss. ABSTRACT: Most estimates of global mean sea-level rise this century fall below 2 m. This quantity is comparable to the positive vertical bias of the principle digital elevation model (DEM) used to ass...
20 Oct 2019 - publication - English Means and Long-Term Trends of Global Coastal Zone Precipitation
AUTHOR: Scott Curtis ABSTRACT: Precipitation in the coastal zone is important to the socio-economic and ecological well-being of the world. Meteorologically, precipitation is generated by unique mechanisms at the land-sea interface, which is w...
20 Oct 2019 - publication - English Recent Pace of Change in Human Impact on the World’s Ocean
AUTHORS: Benjamin S. Halpern, Melanie Frazier, Jamie Aferbach, Julia S. Lowndes, Fiorenza Micheli, Casey O’Hara, Courtney Scarborough, Kimberly A. Selkoe ABSTRACT: Humans interact with the oceans in diverse and profound ways. The scope, magnit...
20 Oct 2019 - publication - English Stopping Overexploitation of Living Resources on the High Seas
AUTHOR: Robert J. Hofman ABSTRACT: This paper reviews the provisions and efforts to implement the 1946 International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling (ICRW) and the 1980 Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resourc...
19 Oct 2019 - publication - English An Introduction to Marine Spatial Planning
AUTHOR: Charles N. Ehler ABSTRACT: Competition and confl ict for space and resources characterizes the oceans of the Coral Triangle. Because of some of the highest rates of population growth and increasing food and development needs, these wat...
17 Oct 2019 - publication - English Dynamic Flood Modeling Essential to Assess the Coastal Impacts of Climate Change
AUTHORS: Patrick L. Barnard, Li H. Erikson, Amy C. Foxgrover, Juliette A. Finzi Hart, Patrick Limber, Andrea C. O’Neill, Maarten van Ormondt, Sean Vitousek, Nathan Wood, Maya K. Hayden and Jeanne M. Jones ABSTRACT: Coastal inundation due to se...
15 Oct 2019 - publication - English Addressing Criticisms of Large-Scale Marine Protected Areas
AUTHORS: Bethan C. O'Leary, Natalie C. Ban, Miriam Fernandez, Alan M. Friedlander, Pablo Garcia-Borboroglu, Yimnang Golbuu, Paolo Guidetti, Jean M. Harris, Julie P. Hawkins, Tim Langlois, Douglas J. Mccauley, Ellen K. Pikitch, Robert H. Richmond a...
15 Oct 2019 - report - English A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience
AUTHOR: Global Commission on Adaptation ABSTRACT: This report focuses on making the case for climate adaptation, providing specific insights and recommendations in key sectors: food security, the natural environment, water, cities and urban ar...
04 Oct 2019 - presentation - English [LME21] Special Presentation - 'REVOCEAN: Potential for a partnership'
Presented by Alex David Rogers, REVOCEAN, during the special presentation on 'REVOCEAN: Potential for a partnership.' This highlights research priorities for the LME projects especially in relation to plastic pollution, overfishing and environment...
13 Sep 2019 - English [LME12] Summary Report
The Twelfth Consultative Committee Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs), convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and...
13 Sep 2019 - English [LME11] Summary Report
The Eleventh Consultative Committee Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) was held on 9-10 July 2009. The consultation was convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the US Department of Commerce’s National Oce...
13 Sep 2019 - English [LME10] Summary Report
The Tenth Consultative Committee Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) was held on 8-9 July 2008. The consultation was convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the US Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic...
13 Sep 2019 - English [LME9] Summary Report
The Ninth Consultative Committee Meeting on Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) was held on 10-11 July 2007. The consultation was convened by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, the US Department of Commerce’s National Ocean...
29 Aug 2019 - English Frontline Observations on Climate Change and Sustainability of Large Marine Ecosystems
Kenneth Sherman and Galen McGovern eds. Published by United Nations Development Programme in 2012.
01 Aug 2019 - publication - English Island Innovations
This publication showcases some of the most successful approaches and achievements emerging from Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and zooms in on a range of actions, including conservation and sustainable use of critical marine and coastal re...
24 Jun 2019 - other - project: 4690 - English [CCRES Tools] Reef React (overview and download link)
Reef React is a software-based model that helps to predict futures of coral reef ecosystems under various climate and human use scenarios to help guide policy and management interventions to reduce negative impacts.
24 Jun 2019 - other - project: 4690 - English [CCRES Tools] Coastal Protection (overview and download link)
Coastal Protection is a web-based tool that allows users to identify which coral reefs protect shorelines from coastal erosion, and assess which reefs best protect key coastal infrastructure and communities, to help guide management decisions.
20 Jun 2019 - other - project: 4690 - English CCRES Reef React (User guide and example data)
Reef React is a software-based model that helps to predict futures of coral reef ecosystems under various climate and human use scenarios to help guide policy and management interventions to reduce negative impacts.
20 Jun 2019 - other - project: 4690 - English CCRES Coastal Protection
Coastal Protection is a web-based tool that allows users to identify which coral reefs protect shorelines from coastal erosion, and assess which reefs best protect key coastal infrastructure and communities, to help guide management decisions. Thi...

 

 

 

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