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CALIFORNIA MLPA INITIATIVE

CALIFORNIA MARINE LIFE PROTECTION ACT INITIATIVE

MASTER PLAN SCIENCE ADVISORY TEAM (SAT)

DRAFT MEETING AGENDA  

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Monday, September 25, 2006

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

San Jose State Building , Alquist Auditorium

100 Paseo de San Antonio , San Jose , CA   95113

 

 

Meeting Objectives

-         Discussion of the MLPA Initiative Master Plan Science Advisory Team Process: What worked and what didnít?

-         Discussion of spatial data and other data that are needed for the next study region (regardless of location) and unique or critical habitats that exist in regions to the north and south.

-         Discussion of ways to improve socioeconomic data and data collection efforts for both consumptive and non-consumptive uses: Wilen and other reviews of Ecotrust work

-         Discussion of analytical tools and evaluation streamlining for future regions: What is a Calzone?

 

 

1.  Welcome, review of agenda, and recent updates

John Ugoretz, Nearshore Ecosystem Coordinator, California Department of Fish and Game (DFG)

John J. Kirlin, Executive Director, MLPA Initiative

 

 

2. Review of the SAT process:  What worked, what didnít, and what would you change?

      SAT Discussion. Please be prepared to provide specific examples to improve efforts in upcoming processes

 

 

3. Spatial and other data for the next study region - Mary Gleason, John Ugoretz

  1. What spatial data layers are critical to planning and evaluation; which layers were of primary benefit in the central coast?

  2. What other data (spatial or not) are necessary for planning and evaluation?

  3. What unique or critical habitats exist in other regions?

Lunch Ė provided for SAT members and staff onsite

 

 

 

4. Socioeconomic data collection and analysis - Astrid Scholz

  1. What can be done in preparation for the next study region?

  2. What is the long-term goal for best available data?

  3. Brief discussion of outside review of data collection efforts

 

 

5. Use of models for population sustainability and review of proposals Ė Loo Botsford, Steve Gaines, Astrid Scholz

  1. What is a Calzone and how will it help beyond lunch?

 

Break

 

 

6. Streamlining and automating the analyses of MPA proposals - SAT evaluation sub-team, Mary Gleason, Paulo Serpa, Will McClintock

 

 

7.  Wrap up

Provide a clear outline of next steps and upcoming meetings/time lines

 

 

 

8.  Public Comment

Public comment will be limited to time available at the discretion of the meeting chair.

 

Adjourn