Porfirio Alvarez Torres, PhD
Chief Technical Advisor
Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem
Bangkok, Thailand
24-26, Septem...
Yoskowitz, David. 2011
http://www.sgmsummit.org/schedule/Yoskowitz.pdf
Key interventions
• Socioeconomics
Ecosystem Connectivity
Threats & Extreme
Meteorological events
Jamapa Cuenca
Sediments, Nutrients, &
Contaminants
www.gulfofmexicoproject.org
*
BAHIAS Cruise in June 2009
RV ANTEA - IRD
< 1.25
1.25 - 1.50
1.50 - 1.75
1.75 - 2.00
2.00 - ...
NAPTDA SAP
Productivity
Fish & Fisheries
Pollution and Ecosystem Health
Governance
Socio economy
Climate Change
Sea Level ...
ROOTCAUSE
DRIVERS PRESSURES STRESSORS STATE/ IMPACT RESPONSE
EVALUACIÓN INTEGRAL Y MANEJO DEL GRAN ECOSISTEMA MARINO DEL G...
Key Transboundary Elements
Key Transboundary Elements
Key Transboundary Elements
Reduce Pollution and
Nutrient Overloading
Restore Marine and
Coastal Ecosystems Recover Depleted
Living Marine Resources
R...
SAPs comparative analysis
Analysis of
followig SAPs
• Benguela
Current
• South China
• Russian Arctic
• Mediterranean
• Ca...
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1. Control, regulation and monitoring land base sources of pollution
2. Advisory Group on Information and Data Exchange...
Collaborative Scenarios
Gulf Research Consortiums and
Excellence Research Centers
Joint collaboration for scientific
research and capacity building
Mexican Marine Universities Consortium in the
Gulf of Me...
GOMA
PLAN ACCION
LME
PLAN ACCION
EPA
PLAN ACCION
HRI
Score Card
Water Quality and Pollution
Restore Marine Ecosystems
Livi...
Establish a Regional Excellence
Center for the Gulf LME
The Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem Partnership
STATES
US &MEX
UNIVERSITIES
US & MEX
GOMA
PLAN OF
ACTION
LME
PLAN OF
ACTION
EPA
PLAN OF
ACTION
HRI
Score Card
Education
Wa...
Long term vision
 Strengthen a regional mechanism to enhance scientific
research, MEX US Scientific Cooperation Agreement...
www.gulfofmexicoproject.org
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Porfirio Alvarez Torres, Gulf of Mexico LME Project, Mexico

LME and Open Oceans Plenary
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Transcripts - Porfirio Alvarez Torres, Gulf of Mexico LME Project, Mexico

  • 1. Porfirio Alvarez Torres, PhD Chief Technical Advisor Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem Bangkok, Thailand 24-26, September, 2012 Linking Regional Priorities with Scientific Research in the Gulf of Mexico LME
  • 2. Yoskowitz, David. 2011 http://www.sgmsummit.org/schedule/Yoskowitz.pdf
  • 3. Key interventions • Socioeconomics
  • 4. Ecosystem Connectivity
  • 5. Threats & Extreme Meteorological events
  • 6. Jamapa Cuenca Sediments, Nutrients, & Contaminants
  • 7. www.gulfofmexicoproject.org * BAHIAS Cruise in June 2009 RV ANTEA - IRD < 1.25 1.25 - 1.50 1.50 - 1.75 1.75 - 2.00 2.00 - 2.25 2.25 - 2.50 2.50 - 2.75 2.75 - 3.00 3.00 - 3.25 3.25 - 3.50 3.50 - 3.75 3.75 - 4.00 4.00 - 4.25 4.25 - 4.50 4.50 - 4.75 4.75 - 5.00 5.00 - 5.25 5.25 - 5.50 5.50 - 5.75 5.75 - 6.00 6.00 - 6.25 > 6.25 93°00'W 92°40'W 92°20'W 92°00'W 91°40'W 91°20'W °20'N °40'N °00'N Ciudad Del Carmen Laguna de Terminos Bottom Oxygen Hypoxia Grijalva-Usumacinta River Basin
  • 8. NAPTDA SAP Productivity Fish & Fisheries Pollution and Ecosystem Health Governance Socio economy Climate Change Sea Level Rise EducationandOutreach Action implementa tion by country Reduce pollution Reovery ofLMRs Restore Ecosystems Habitats Multisectoral Policies and Strategies Improve quality of life Adaptation Coastal Resilience
  • 9. ROOTCAUSE DRIVERS PRESSURES STRESSORS STATE/ IMPACT RESPONSE EVALUACIÓN INTEGRAL Y MANEJO DEL GRAN ECOSISTEMA MARINO DEL GOLFO DE MÉXICO
  • 10. Key Transboundary Elements
  • 11. Key Transboundary Elements
  • 12. Key Transboundary Elements
  • 13. Reduce Pollution and Nutrient Overloading Restore Marine and Coastal Ecosystems Recover Depleted Living Marine Resources Regional priority issues Governance Improve Livelihoods and quality of life
  • 14. SAPs comparative analysis Analysis of followig SAPs • Benguela Current • South China • Russian Arctic • Mediterranean • Caspian Sea • Bermejo River
  • 15. 15 1. Control, regulation and monitoring land base sources of pollution 2. Advisory Group on Information and Data Exchange. International collaboration. Increase local, regional and governmental authorities understanding the importance of environmental issues and increase the involvement in project implementation. Information systems and research 3. Remediation, prevention, monitoring of areas of pollution concern 4. Management of oil drilling activities 5. Maintenance and improvement of populations/distributions and genetic diversity of the living organisms including endangered and endemic species. Introduced species, invasive species. Total loading of nutrients 6. Maintenance of ecosystem health and protection of biological diversity 7. Preparing and implementing programs and investment projects on remediation of past environmental damage. Prevention, mitigation of impacts. Restore habitats The GoM LME SAP main issues match the general concerns regarding the protection of LMEs around the world. MAIN ISSUES RAISED IN THE 8 SAPs
  • 16. Collaborative Scenarios
  • 17. Gulf Research Consortiums and Excellence Research Centers
  • 18. Joint collaboration for scientific research and capacity building Mexican Marine Universities Consortium in the Gulf of Mexico  Tecnológico (Tamaulipas)  UAT (Tamaulipas)  UANL (Nuevo Leon)  UV (Veracruz)  ITMar (Veracruz)  INECOL (Veracruz)  UNAM (Campeche, Q Roo)  UAMI (DF)  UJAT (Tabasco)  UAC (Campeche  UNACAR (Campeche)  EPOMEX (Campeche)  UADY (Yucatan)  CINVESTAV (Yucatan)  ECOSUR (Qroo, Chiapas, Tabasco  CICY (Yucatan, Q. Roo)  UQROO (Q. Roo)
  • 19. GOMA PLAN ACCION LME PLAN ACCION EPA PLAN ACCION HRI Score Card Water Quality and Pollution Restore Marine Ecosystems Living Marine Resources Coastal Resilience (Socioeconomic & Governance) Synergies of the Existing Plans of Action in the Gulf of Mexico
  • 20. Establish a Regional Excellence Center for the Gulf LME The Gulf of Mexico Large Marine Ecosystem Partnership
  • 21. STATES US &MEX UNIVERSITIES US & MEX GOMA PLAN OF ACTION LME PLAN OF ACTION EPA PLAN OF ACTION HRI Score Card Education Water Quality Ecosystems Coastal Resilience Living Marine Resources FEDERAL GOVS US & MEX CIVIL SOCIETY US & MEX
  • 22. Long term vision  Strengthen a regional mechanism to enhance scientific research, MEX US Scientific Cooperation Agreement in place.  Establish the Gulf of Mexico Excellence Center, (SAP implementation & long term scientific research)  Regional consortium to enhance cooperation and dialogue between scientists and policy-makers.  Establish an integrated information management system (Baseline and key issues)  Enhance cooperation and development of joint scientific research projects in the Gulf of Mexico
  • 23. www.gulfofmexicoproject.org

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