A blueprint for monitoring management outcomes and environmental health of Australian Commonwealth waters: fact sheet

The Australian Government has been working with CSIRO and the NERP Marine Biodiversity Hub to develop a sustained, cost-effective, environmental monitoring system to assess the Commonwealth Marine Reserve (CMR) network and the environmental health of Commonwealth waters.The system aims to document the management outcomes of the CMR network, and report on a select suite of ecosystem health indicators for Key Ecological Features (KEFs), identified by the Australian Government for their high biodiversity and productivity value.

Report "Towards a blueprint for monitoring Key Ecological Features in the Commonwealth Marine Area"
- November 2015

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