Pelagic Systems

Global Open Oceans and Deep Seabed (GOODS) Biogeographic Classification
Spalding, M., V. Agostini, S. Grant, J. Rice
PublisherIntergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (UNESCO-IOC)
SourceMark Spalding
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Total Pages87
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Editor(s)Marjo Vierros, Ian Cresswell, Elva Escobar Briones, Jake Rice, Jeff Ardron
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Tagsoceans, Biogeographic Classification
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Publication Date6/14/2009
Article DateIOC/2009/TS/84
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AbstractThe classification was produced by an international and multidisciplinary group of experts under the auspices of a number of international and intergovernmental organizations as well as governments, and under the ultimate umbrella of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and its Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC). The classification is intended to provide technical backstopping to planning and policy decisions related to open ocean and deep seabed areas, while paying special attention to not implying the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of authors, sponsors or associated organizations concerning the legal status of any country, territory or area, or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.
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