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Female lobster spawning migration Conceptual diagram illustrating the spawning migration of a female lobster tagged on a patch reef.  This bird's eye view shows that she traveled to the fore reef and returned to her den 4 days later (Scale is approximate).  Diagram from "Tropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment" (pg. 390) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/374/ diagram,lobster,spiny lobster,female,migration,spawning,fore reef,Western Sambo Ecological Reserve,seagrass,hardbottom,patch reefs,lobster den,movement,spur-and-groove,fringing reef,spawning site,Boca Chica Key
Female lobster spawning migrationRaster Graphic (PNG) Kris BeckertIntegration and Application Network, UMCES565 views5 downloads (Details)Conceptual diagram illustrating the spawning migration of a female lobster tagged on a patch reef. This bird's eye view shows that she traveled to the fore reef and returned to her den 4 days later (Scale is approximate). Diagram from "Tropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment" (pg. 390) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/374/Add to lightbox
Mangrove ecological functions Conceptual diagram illustrating the important ecological functions that mangroves provide to the marine environment.  Diagram from "Tropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment" (pg. 311) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/374/ diagram,mangrove,ecosystem goods and services,ecological function,marine environment,filter runoff,trap carbon,peat,habitat,flooding,protection,improve water quality,fisheries,recreational resources,reduce carbon dioxide,CO2,atmosphere
Mangrove ecological functionsPhoto (PNG) Kris BeckertIntegration and Application Network, UMCES950 views114 downloads (Details)Conceptual diagram illustrating the important ecological functions that mangroves provide to the marine environment. Diagram from "Tropical Connections: South Florida's marine environment" (pg. 311) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/374/Add to lightbox
The 'wedding cake' design Conceptual diagram illustrating the 'wedding cake' design for ecological indicators. Used by the National Park Service, this is how indicators are used to make decisions on a national, regional, and local level. Diagram from "Integrating and Applying Science" (pg. 173) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/259/ diagram,nps,park,service,program,management,indicator,data,analysis.
The 'wedding cake' designRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane ThomasIAn145 views8 downloads (Details)Conceptual diagram illustrating the 'wedding cake' design for ecological indicators. Used by the National Park Service, this is how indicators are used to make decisions on a national, regional, and local level. Diagram from "Integrating and Applying Science" (pg. 173) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/259/Add to lightbox
Conceptual framework of a monitoring program Conceptual diagram, and a conceptual model illustrating the framework and linkages in an ecological monitoring program. Diagram from "Integrating and Applying Science" (pg. 136) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/259/ diagram,communication,integration,data,model,monitoring,program,nps,national park service,
Conceptual framework of a monitoring programRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane ThomasIAN178 views15 downloads (Details)Conceptual diagram, and a conceptual model illustrating the framework and linkages in an ecological monitoring program. Diagram from "Integrating and Applying Science" (pg. 136) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/259/Add to lightbox
The steps of ecological forecasting Conceptual diagram illustrating the the continual steps in creating an ecological forecast (forecasting, tracking, assessment, and improvement). Diagram from "Integrating and Applying Science" (pg. 105) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/259/ diagram,communication,integration,application,forecasting,assessment,improvement,effort
The steps of ecological forecastingRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane ThomasIAN161 views12 downloads (Details)Conceptual diagram illustrating the the continual steps in creating an ecological forecast (forecasting, tracking, assessment, and improvement). Diagram from "Integrating and Applying Science" (pg. 105) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/259/Add to lightbox
Explanatory power vs. complexity in ecological forecasting  Conceptual diagram illustrating the ideal balance between a model's complexity and its power to explain that complexity. Diagram from "Integrating and Applying Science" (pg. 104) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/259/ diagram,management,model,ecology,forecasting,communication
Explanatory power vs. complexity in ecological forecasting Raster Graphic (PNG) Jane ThomasIAN65 views8 downloads (Details)Conceptual diagram illustrating the ideal balance between a model's complexity and its power to explain that complexity. Diagram from "Integrating and Applying Science" (pg. 104) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/259/Add to lightbox
Interconnectivity of research, management and communication Conceptual diagram illustrating how research, management, and communication successfully come together in creating an ecological forecasting program. Diagram from "Integrating and Applying Science" (pg. 109) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/259/ diagram,forcasting,communication,science,integration,application,management
Interconnectivity of research, management and communicationRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane ThomasIAN180 views16 downloads (Details)Conceptual diagram illustrating how research, management, and communication successfully come together in creating an ecological forecasting program. Diagram from "Integrating and Applying Science" (pg. 109) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/259/Add to lightbox
Determining threshold values Conceptual diagram illustrating an example of a designated use area in a body of water that is used to determine the threshold values that are used in ecological indicators. Diagram from "Integrating and Applying Science" (pg. 87) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/259/ diagram,secchi,water,bay,chesapeake,threshold,indicator,report,shellfish
Determining threshold valuesRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane ThomasIAN56 views11 downloads (Details)Conceptual diagram illustrating an example of a designated use area in a body of water that is used to determine the threshold values that are used in ecological indicators. Diagram from "Integrating and Applying Science" (pg. 87) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/259/Add to lightbox
Division of regions in ecological report cards Conceptual diagram illustrating how an estuary can be divided in ecological reporting. Diagram from "Integrating and Applying Science" (pg. 83) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/259/ diagram,region,bay,chesapeake,report,card,testing,sample,tributaries
Division of regions in ecological report cardsRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane ThomasIAN49 views11 downloads (Details)Conceptual diagram illustrating how an estuary can be divided in ecological reporting. Diagram from "Integrating and Applying Science" (pg. 83) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/259/Add to lightbox
Integrating data into an ecological report card Conceptual diagram illustrating examples of how indicators and framework are ideally presented in an ecological report card. Diagram from "Integrating and Applying Science" (pg. 82) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/259/ diagram,management,index,report,card,integration,communication,group,framework,index,ecosystem
Integrating data into an ecological report cardRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane ThomasIAN62 views12 downloads (Details)Conceptual diagram illustrating examples of how indicators and framework are ideally presented in an ecological report card. Diagram from "Integrating and Applying Science" (pg. 82) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/259/Add to lightbox
Choosing indicators in project management Conceptual diagram illustrating the general overview of selecting and reviewing ecological indicators in a environmental project. Diagram from "Integrating and Applying Science" (pg. 65) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/259/ diagram,indicator,data,review,criteria,management,ecology,framework,conceptual,application
Choosing indicators in project managementRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane ThomasIAN72 views7 downloads (Details)Conceptual diagram illustrating the general overview of selecting and reviewing ecological indicators in a environmental project. Diagram from "Integrating and Applying Science" (pg. 65) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/259/Add to lightbox
Ecological indicators in environmental management Conceptual diagram illustrating how the ecological indicators in a program will affect resources, data management, etc. Diagram from "Integrating and Applying Science" (pg. 64) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/259/ diagram,management,indicators,ecology,data,environment,resource,monitoring,analysis,communication
Ecological indicators in environmental managementRaster Graphic (PNG) Jane ThomasIAN162 views7 downloads (Details)Conceptual diagram illustrating how the ecological indicators in a program will affect resources, data management, etc. Diagram from "Integrating and Applying Science" (pg. 64) - http://ian.umces.edu/press/publications/259/Add to lightbox

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