Outlook Online 2009
Presents the scientific evidence used to develop the Outlook Report 2009 chapters, dealing with the assessment of:
- Ecosystem Health
- Commercial and Non-Commercial Use
- Factors Influencing the Reef's Values
- Existing Protection and Management
- Ecosystem Resilience
- Risks to the Reef
- Long-Term Outlook
The research was drawn from the best published science available and selected based on:
- Relevance to the required assessment
- Duration of study
- Extent of area studied
- Reliability (such as consistency of results across different sources, peer-review and rigour of study).
The evidence used in the Great Barrier Reef Outlook Report 2009 is only a small portion of what is known about the Great Barrier Reef Region.
No new research was undertaken in the development of the Report, rather the evidence was derived from existing research and information sources.
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