Guidebook to Participatory Mapping of Ocean Uses

Conducting a participatory mapping project can be a rewarding experience that fills critical data gaps and creates a sense of community—if the project is well planned and managed. This document offers step-by-step guidelines and proven techniques to assist in the planning, implementation, and overall success of a participatory mapping project intended to capture ocean use data. This guide strives to demonstrate the attention to detail required for the “participatory” human dimension, as well as the data required for success.

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