A follow up assessment of data that could be used to identify key ecological areas in our seas. Published 2020.

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Evaluating Key Ecological Areas (KEA) datasets for the New Zealand Marine Environment (PDF 6,430K)


Building on the "Mapping key ecological areas in the NZ Marine environment" report, this report evaluates the 27 data sets previously identified and any new data sets, against the Key Ecological Area (KEA) criteria.

It also considers which of these KEA criteria are adequately described by the datasets.

Report produced by the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research for DOC.

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