Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) Atlas: Guam - 2005 maps and geographic information systems data (NCEI Accession 0033616)

The most widely used approach to sensitive environment mapping in the U.S. is NOAA's Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI). This approach systematically complies information in standard formats for coastal shoreline sensitivity, biological resources, and human-use resources. ESI maps are useful for identifying sensitive resources before a spill occurs so that protection priorities can be established and cleanup strategies designed in advance. Using ESIs in spill response and planning reduces the environmental consequences of the spill and cleanup efforts.

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Last Updated May 8, 2020, 20:15
Created October 24, 2018, 09:29
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