Tools

DPSIR

The differential DPSIR (Drivers, Pressure, State, Impact, Response) is a tool for integrated ecosystem management and was developed to evaluate impacts on the coastal environment. It consists of an adaptation of the Drivers-Pressure-State-Impact-R…

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E-Participation

Electronic participation is a tool in the governmental planning process and are usually web-based mapping applications. It is developed to enable and facilitate public participation in complex situations. E-participation is not a public participat…

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EASy

EASy (Environmental Analysis System) is an advanced GIS with the capability to view, analyze and store diverse types of environmental data. EASy has been successfully used in a wide range of applications from resource management and oceanography, …

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Expert Choice

Expert Choice software is designed to help decision-makers overcome the limits of the human mind to synthesize qualitative and quantitative inputs from multiple stakeholders. The result is sound analysis and clear thinking that everyone in the org…

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GIS methods from BALANCE project

This document contains a list of GIS 'receipes' and indicator uses to evaluate mangement effectiveness. For each subject, the data requirements, step-by-step process and its use as an indicator in the assessment of management performance is descri…

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HyperNiche

HyperNiche is user-friendly software for nonparametric regression. Our primary purpose is to provide a flexible tool for multiplicative habitat modeling - habitat models where the predictors are combined multiplicatively rather than additively. Th…

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IAN

The IAN (Integration and Application Network) symbol libraries contain over 1500 custom-made vector symbols (in 32 categories) designed specifically for enhancing science communication skills. The libraries are designed primarily for use with Adob…

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Kepler

Kepler is a software application for the analysis and modeling of scientific data. Using Kepler's graphical interface and components, scientists with little background in computer science can create executable models called 'scientific workflow,' …

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KEPLER

Kepler is a software application for the analysis and modeling of scientific data. Using Kepler's graphical interface and components, scientists with little background in computer science can create executable models called 'scientific workflow,' …

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Miradi

The Miradi software tool (formerly e-Adaptive Management) helps conservation practitioners implement the Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation. Miradi provides an easy-to-use, interview-style interface that walks a project team through e…

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OCEAN

The OCEAN framework is comprised of a suite of tools that includes GIS databases, analyses, and decision support systems for spatial analysis and interpretation of ecological and socioeconomic data. It allows scientists, managers, and communities …

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Open OceanMap

Open OceanMap is a data collection tool used to collect local expert knowledge in support of marine spatial planning. Open OceanMap allows the user to collect and compile ecological and economic data through an intuitive 100-pennies stakeholder in…

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Sustainability indicator tool

The Wadden Sea Region “Sustainability indicator tool” measures the status of sustainable development, as well as progress in achieving identified sustainability objectives. The tool is based on a three-level system of (sub)indicators, level three …

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