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1 Ensenada, Mexico, 7-10 December 2009 National/regional ocean research/ observation/management projects María Esther Ojeda Castro, CIBNOR

2 Marine Observatory Jacques Yves Cousteau This year Jacques-Yves Cousteau Observatory of Oceans and Coastlines, Mexican Pacific Base, a cooperation project between Mexico and France was set up. Together with the Mexican Atlantic Base, it is the most important marine observatory in the country.

3 Marine Observatory Pacific Base Coordinated by Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas del Noroeste (CIBNOR) La Paz, Baja Californias Sur. MEXICO

4 Coordinated by Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN (Cinvestav), Mérida, Yucatán. Marine Observatory Atlantic Base

5 Objectives of the Marine Observatory Gather information on the effects that climate change causes in marine and coastal ecosystems in Mexican coasts, besides the conservation and sustainable use of natural resources.

6 Binomial of Topic Coordination TOPIC IN CHARGE OF Defining Public Policies Sustainable Development SEMARNAT – Embajada de Francia Land Use and Characterization CIIEMAD – CNRS (Loic Menanteau)

7 Binomial of Topic Coordination TOPICIN CHARGE OF Economic Activities of Coastal Areas UABCS – UBO (Louis Brigand) Physical-Chemical Environment CICESE – IRD (Renaud Fichez)

8 Binomial of Topic Coordination Biodiversity, Habitat, and Species at Risk CINVESTAV – UBO (Christian Hily) Resource Appraisal and Exploitation INAPESCA – IRD (Daniel Gerner)

9 Binomial of Topic Coordination TOPICIN CHARGE OF Risk Assessment CIBNOR – IFREMER (Yann-Hervé de Roeck) Protection Restoration CICIMAR – Agencia de Aires Marines Protegés ONG`s

10 Aims of the Marine Observatory Gather information through time (Effects of climate change. Influence of human activity). Allow coordination of works of institutions and researchers based on a new working paradigm. Avoid duplicating institutional efforts. Promote marine and coastal conservation with the participation of the community. The observatory has a priority role in restoration in the sense of directing public policies.

11 Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas del Noroeste, S.C. (CIBNOR) LIC. MARIA ESTHER OJEDA CASTRO Centro de Información-Biblioteca La Paz B.C.S., México. Mar Bermejo No. 195, Col. Playa Palo de Santa Rita. AP. 128 CP THANK YOU! Comments


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