Appendix 6.C. presents two-page profiles for each modeled species and species group, with more detailed results of predictive models of abundance and presence/absence. Part 1 includes pages 170-185.
Coastal & Ocean Management Planning
Appendix 6B provides additional detail about the potential predictor variables, including maps of each predictor before and after the transformations discussed in Appendix 6.A were applied.
Appendix 6A describes the two-stage approach of the seasonal predictive model used in the assessment.
The workplan identifies actions and deliverables to address five priority issue areas: protection of important habitats and sensitive and unique offshore areas; sustainable development of renewable energy; preparation for impacts of climate change/sea level rise; improvements in coastal water quality; and, coastal and marine spatial planning (CMSP).
Overview of the role and purpose of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE)-North Carolina Renewable Energy Task Force.