Dr. John McManus
He has devoted most of his career to helping to ensure the long-term
futures of coral reefs and reef-dependent people around the world. He
founded ReefBase, the Global Coral
Reef Database, assisted in setting up the International Coral Reef
Initiative (ICRI), and led the development of the International Coral
Reef Action Network (ICRAN). He is currently organizing a research and
management program known as the CARRUS Alliance (Comparative Analysis of
Reef Resilience Under Stress), which will coordinate integrated social,
economic, biological and physical oceanographic research by member
groups around the world in support of reef management. A major focus of
this research is the development of Dynamic Decision Support Tool
that integrate GIS with hydrodynamic and agent-based models designed to
identify the range of potential outcomes of a management intervention
for reefs and associated social and economic systems.
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