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Title: Abiotic proxies for predictive mapping of nearshore benthic assemblages: implications for marine spatial planning


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 [1];  [2];  [2]
  1. School of Marine Sciences, The Darling Marine Center, The University of Maine, Walpole Maine 04573 USA; James J. Howard Marine Laboratory, NOAA-Affiliate Northeast Fisheries Science Center, Highlands New Jersey 07732 USA
  2. School of Marine Sciences, The Darling Marine Center, The University of Maine, Walpole Maine 04573 USA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Maine, Orono, ME (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
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DOE Contract Number:  
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Ecological Applications
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 27; Journal Issue: 2; Journal ID: ISSN 1051-0761
Ecological Society of America
Country of Publication:
United States
Environmental Sciences & Ecology

Citation Formats

McHenry, Jennifer, Steneck, Robert S., and Brady, Damian C. Abiotic proxies for predictive mapping of nearshore benthic assemblages: implications for marine spatial planning. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1002/eap.1469.
McHenry, Jennifer, Steneck, Robert S., & Brady, Damian C. Abiotic proxies for predictive mapping of nearshore benthic assemblages: implications for marine spatial planning. United States. doi:10.1002/eap.1469.
McHenry, Jennifer, Steneck, Robert S., and Brady, Damian C. Wed . "Abiotic proxies for predictive mapping of nearshore benthic assemblages: implications for marine spatial planning". United States. doi:10.1002/eap.1469.
title = {Abiotic proxies for predictive mapping of nearshore benthic assemblages: implications for marine spatial planning},
author = {McHenry, Jennifer and Steneck, Robert S. and Brady, Damian C.},
abstractNote = {Not provided.},
doi = {10.1002/eap.1469},
journal = {Ecological Applications},
issn = {1051-0761},
number = 2,
volume = 27,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {3}

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