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Table of Contents
List of Figures
List of Tables
Part I:
Executive Summary
Part II:
The Affected Environment
  I. Regional Context
  II. Sanctuary Resources
  III. Human ActivitiesI
  IV. Existing Resource Protection Regime
Part III:
Alternatives Including The Preferred Alternative
  I. Boundary Alternatives
  II.Regulatory Alternatives
  III. Management Alternatives
Part IV
Environmental Concequences
  I. Boundary Alternatives
  II. Regulatory Alternatives
  III. Management Alternative Consequences
  IV. Unavoidable Adverse Environmental or Socioeconomic Effects
  V. Relationship Between Short-term Uses of the Environment and the Maintenance and Enhancement of Long-term Productivity
Part V:
Sanctuary Management Plan
  I. Introduction
  II. Resource Protection
  III. Research
  IV. Education
  V. Administration
Part VI:
List of Preparers and Alternatives
Part VII:
List of Agencies, Organizations, and Persons Receiving Copies
Part VIII:
Part IX

List of Preparers

Mr. Mark Murray-Brown
Mr. Murray-Brown was responsible for the overall supervision of this project and preparation of the draft and final EIS/MP and regulations. His academic background includes a Bachelor's degree in Biology from Bates College, ME; a Master's Degree in Oceanography from the Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island (URI), RI; and Master's Degree in Marine Policy from the Marine Affairs Department, URI.

Mr. Joseph Flanagan - Environmental Protection Specialist, Ocean Minerals and Energy Division, NOAA.
Mr. Flanagan was responsible for synthesising and collating the information and then writing Part II, Section II of the draft EIS/MP, which describes the resources and uses of the Monterey Bay area. His academic background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Geology and Chemistry from the University of Miami, Florida; and a Master's Degree in Environmental Systems Management from American University, Washington D.C.

Ms. Vicki Nichols - Program Specialist, Santuaries and Reserves Division, NOAA.
Ms. Nichols was responsible for organizing and summarizing comments on the draft EIS/MP and preparing the Responses to Comments in Appendix F of the final EIS/MP. Her academic background includes a Bachelor's degree in Biology from the College of the Atlantic, ME; and a Master's Degree in Environmental Studies from Yale University, New Haven, CT.


The preparers would like to offer special thanks to the Strategic Environmental Assessments Division, ORCA/NOS/NOAA, particularly, Dan Basta, Tom Culliton, Lisa Volgenau, Mitch Katz and Kevin McMahon for providing and applying data used in the final EIS/MP. Thanks to Sonja Taylor and Shirley Pippin for helping type the draft EIS/MP and mailing list. Stephanie Campbell, Ole Varmer, Mark Haflich and Ted Beuttler's legal advice is also gratefully acknowledged. Acknowledgment is hereby given to the Boxwood Press for its kind permission to use the cover illustration of a Southern California sea otter.

Below is a partial list of people, many of whom are from the Monterey Bay area, who provided much of the information for this document. Their input was invaluable.

J. Anderson, A. and S. Baldridge, R. Barber, C. Baxter, L. Breaker, W. Broenkow, G. Cailliet, J. Cano, M. Croom, W. Doyle, R. Felty, E. Garrison, H. Greene, K. Gray, K. Greenberg, D. Haifley, J. Heimlich - Boran, P. Jagger, M. Jenard, H. Kolb, J. Martin, M. Martin, A. Matthews, J. McCleod, E. Melvin, LT. J. Morris, J. Nybakken, J. Oliver, S. Olson, N. Papadakis, W. Pierce, J. Rote, R. Saunders, S. Shane, M. Silberstein, J. Sobel, B. Stewart, L. Strnad, R. Tyler, K. Van Velsor, S. Webster, J. Wieland.

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