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In September 2000, NRDC organized a workshop that brought scientists together to identify specific priority ocean areas in the mid-Atlantic for protection. This report summarizes the results of the scientific workshop in order to foster better understanding, management, and protection of marine species and habitat in federal waters of the mid-Atlantic. The report includes maps reflecting priority areas recommended by each participating scientist.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction
Part 1: Summary of Findings
Part 2: Discussion of Overlapping Priority Areas for Protection
Part 3: Individual Maps and Recommendations
Appendix 1: List of Participants
Appendix 2: Glossary
Appendix 3: Area Covered by Recommendations at NRDC's Mid-Atlantic Workshop
Report Credits and Acknowledgments
Errata

Individual Maps and Recommendations
Ken Able
Peter Auster
Louis Chiarella
Larry Crowder
J. Frederick Grassle
Barbara Hecker
Tom Hoff
Robert D. Kenney
Amy Knowlton
Rom Lipcius
Jack Musick
Eric Powell
Doug Rader
Les Watling

For printed copies of this report, see our Publications List.

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