|Tool name *||EcoGIS|
The EcoGIS project is developing a set of GIS tools to better enable both fisheries scientists and managers to adopt ecosystem approaches to fisheries management. Prototype GIS tools are being developed to address fishing effort and catch analysis, area characterization, bycatch analysis, and habitat interactions.
|Category||All, Fisheries Analysis, Spatial Analysis|
|What step(s) in analysis framework||2a, 2b|
|What step(s) in Governance framework|
Oracle, Microsoft Acces or file-based formats such as CSV files. An option for users to input their own data from comma-seperated text files to the Fishery Mapper was added.
|Data Quality Required||
|Spatial and Temporal||
The user can define the area of interest interactively on screen or by entering coordinates. The tool identifies available data layers that have data within the area of interest. The user can select one or more of these layers, specify a time period of in
This ArcGIS extension creates time-and-area summerized maps of fishing catch and effort from logbook (VMS), observer, or fishery-independent survey data sets.
|License cost issues||
Yes: ArcGIS is not freely available
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