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From the Blog

Applying Spatial and Temporal Intelligence to Marine Spatial Planning

How PacMARA helps to create innovative methods for the use of planning tools: An interview with Henry Kucera of the Board of the Directors.

PacMARA in Europe: Our President Sets Up Base in Germany

As some of you may already know, I have moved again, back to Germany. So, why would I leave the lovely warm inviting climate of Washington DC to go to a winter that is not unlike Ontario’s? Hmmm…. I ask myself the same question almost daily. (At least they speak English in Ontario!) Foremost, of […]

Not all that counts can be counted…

As promised in my previous blog, below my rant is a sampling of the latest marine and aquatic science program and job cuts.

Now is the time to value marine science, not destroy it!

The targeted destruction of Canada’s Pacific federal science programs has left the entire natural science community shell shocked.

Latest News

New Marxan tools for ArcMap and QGIS

One of our longtime collaborators, Trevor Wiens, has developed a new set of tools to assist Marxan users in creating Marxan input files, configure scenarios and import Marxan results. For more information visit ArcMarxan toolbox link, or QMarxan toolbox link. PacMARA will be incorporating these tools into our Marxan training programs. If you are interested […]

Integration of natural and social science methods in Alaska

In January 2014, PacMARA was contracted by the North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) to facilitate a half-day workshop in conjunction with the Alaska Marine Science Symposium.

Updated Marxan Good Practices Handbook: New English and Spanish Versions

We are happy to announce the release of an updated version of the Marxan Good Practices Handbook in English, and the much anticipated Version 2 of the Marxan Good Practices Handbook in Spanish.

Voices in Ocean Planning

PacMARA and Open Channels are pleased to announce the release of six new videos in our Voices in Ocean Planning: Lessons from Leaders series!