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The Thermal Dome of Costa Rica: An oasis of productivity at the Pacific Coast of Central America

Country: Costa Rica

Language: English

Year: 2017

The Thermal Dome of Costa Rica (the Dome) is an extensive marine region in the Eastern Tropical Pacific (ETP), off the west coast of Central America. Currents and winds cause nutrient rich cold waters from deep zones to draw near the surface generating a high primary productivity, which maintains a dynamic food web in the surrounding area.


Marine Spatial Planning A Guide to Concepts and Methodological Steps

Country: Regional

Language: English

Year: 2013

In Latin America and the Caribbean, it is more common to hear about land-based management than coastal and marine zone management. However, in recent years, over-exploitation, pollution, increased marine traffic and the development of coastal infrastructure have had devastating effects on coastal and marine resources, necessitating the implementation of marine spatial planning policies in our countries. 


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