Center for Human-Environmental Research
The Estuarine Ecological Knowledge Network (EEKN) is designed to utilize the everyday experiences and traditional ecological knowledge of coastal community members to inform scientific research and policy decisions regarding estuarine environments which are crucial for maintaining the health and productivity of the Earth’s oceans.
The EEKN will create a dispersed network of community observers and citizen scientists who will document the ecological conditions they encounter, providing data for ocean scientists and feedback to policy makers. The EEKN will also document and preserve the knowledge of indigenous peoples and encourage the participation of under-represented groups in marine science and management.
Start Date: 01/06/2021
End Date: 31/05/2025
This project is hosted by the programme Global Estuaries Monitoring (GEM) Programme.
Grant S. McCall: email@example.com