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Research Technical Report

Economic Assessment of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Communities

Dennis J. Long (October 2000)

Report submitted to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, October 30, 2000. The Lighthouse Group, Pacific Grove, CA.

ABSTRACT

The report is divided into five major sections, with supporting information and material at the back of each section. The five sections are:

  1. An economic overview of the State of California;
  2. Economic snapshots of the counties that comprise the MBNMS community;
  3. A summary of the research conducted to identify Department of Commerce agencies and programs that may have utility for selected businesses in our area;
  4. Case studies of businesses and organizations with initiatives related to the MBNMS;
  5. Recommendations for next steps; including specific analysis and suggestions for the Information Technology/Software, Agriculture and Travel/Tourism Industries.

The final section has a copy of a Department of Commerce case study on an organization in East Palo Alto.

Suggested Citation:

Long, D.J. 2000. Economic Assessment of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Communities. Report submitted to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, October 30, 2000. The Lighthouse Group, Pacific Grove, CA.

URL: http://montereybay.noaa.gov/research/techreports/trlong2000.html    Reviewed: March 04, 2014
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