CERMES Technical Reports

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No. Technical Report
1 Raffoul, L., R. Mahon, and R. Goodridge. 2006. Roadside litter in Barbados: Sources and solutions. CERMES Technical Report No. 1. 65pp
   
2 James, C., P. McConney and R. Pomeroy. 2006. Case study analysis of coastal resources comanagement in the Caribbean. CERMES Technical Report No. 2. 63pp.
   
3 Gillet, C., R. Delayney and H. Oxenford. 2005. Recreational fishing in the British Virgin Islands: Current status, opportunities for development and constraints. CERMES Technical Report No. 3. 32pp.
   
4 Mahabir, D. and L. Nurse. 2007. An assessment of the vulnerability of the Cocal area, Manzanilla, Trinidad, to coastal erosion and projected sea level rise and some implications for land use. CERMES Technical Report No.4. 44 pp.
   
5 McConney, P. and R. Pomeroy (editors). 2006. Reforming governance: Coastal resources comanagement in Central America and the Caribbean. Final Report of the Coastal Resources Comanagement Project (CORECOMP). CERMES Technical Report No.5. 63pp.

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6 Simmons, B. and P. McConney. 2006. Tobago Cays Marine Park: Are the conditions for successful co-management likely to be met? CERMES Technical Report No. 6. 54pp.
   
7 Charlemagne, R., R. Mahon and N. R. Marshall. 2006. A Geographical Information System for proposed conservation area at Long Pond, St. Andrew, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No 7. 41pp.
   
8 Franklin, G. 2007. Determination of the socio-economic importance of the lobster
fishery of the British Virgin Islands. CERMES Technical Report No. 8. 59pp.
   
9 Cooke, A.L., R. Mahon and P. McConney. 2007. A livelihoods analysis of the water taxi operators in the Grenadines. CERMES Technical Report No. 9. 48 pp.
   
10 Lizama, D.T. and R. Mahon. 2007. Assessing sustainable “green boat” practices of water taxi operators in the Grenadines. Sustainable Grenadines Project. CERMES Technical Report No. 10. 41pp.
   
11 Gill, D., P. McConney and R. Mahon. 2007. A socio-economic profile of fisheries in the Grenadine Islands. CERMES Technical Report No. 11. 69pp.
   
12 Staskiewicz, T. and R. Mahon. 2007. A livelihoods analyses of fishers in the Grenadine Islands. CERMES Technical Report No. 12. 71pp.
   
13 George, C., R. Mahon and J. Cumberbatch. 2007. An environmental assessment of the accommodation sector in the Grenadine Islands. CERMES Technical Report No. 13. 44pp.
   
14 Roach, D, P. McConney and M. Pena. 2007. Learning from evaluating MPA management effectiveness. CERMES Technical Report No. 14. 87pp
   
15 Mattai, I.D. and R. Mahon. 2006. Review and Interpretation of Environmental and
Sustainable Development Legislation for the Grenadines Islands. CERMES Technical Report No. 15. 94pp.
   
16 Oxenford, H.A., A. Fields, C. Taylor and D. Catlyn. 2007. Fishing and marketing of queen conch (Strombus gigas) in Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No. 16, 39 pp.
   
17 Fanning L., R. Mahon and P. McConney. 2009. Marine Ecosystem-Based Management in the Caribbean: an essential component of Principled Ocean Governance. Report of Caribbean Regional Symposium, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados, December 10-12, 2008. CERMES Technical Report No. 17, 44 pp.
   
18 McConney, P., L. Nurse and P. James. 2009. Impacts of climate change on small-scale fisheries in the eastern Caribbean: a final report to IUCN. CERMES Technical Report No. 18. 36pp.
   
19 Ebanks, A.E., M. Miller and R. Mahon. 2009. Best Management Practices for Marine Protected Areas of the Wider Caribbean Region. CERMES Technical Report No 19. 40 pp.
   
20 Tabet, L.M. 2009. Fisherfolk organisation in the network governance of small-scale fisheries in the CARICOM region. CERMES Technical Report No. 20. 63 pp.
   
21 Blackman, K. and P. McConney. 2008. Information needed for the Negril Marine Park’s Fisheries Management Plan. CERMES Technical Report No. 21. 100pp.
   
22 Durrant, S., A. Stoddard and L. Nurse. 2008. Monitoring the effects of below average precipitation on water resources in Paget Farm, Bequia, The Grenadines. CERMES Technical Report No. 22. 35pp.
   
23 Georges, J., R. Ramdeen and H.A. Oxenford 2010. Fishing and marketing of queen conch (Strombus gigas) in Tobago. CERMES Technical Report No. 23, 55 pp.
   
24 Nayar, R., I. Davidson-Hunt, P. McConney and B. Davy. 2009. The sea urchin fishery in Grenada: a case study of social-ecological networks. CERMES Technical Report No. 24. 22 pp.
   
25 Bernard, D., N. Hamilton, D. Samuel, C. Ramessar and L. Moss. 2009. Socio-economic monitoring by Caribbean fisheries authorities for Rose Place, St. Vincent. Socio-economic monitoring by Caribbean fishery authorities. CERMES Technical Report. No. 25. 69pp.
   
26 St. Louis, A., D. Theophile, J. Defoe, R. Price and R. Lewis. 2009. Socio-economic monitoring assessment of coastal management in the Colihaut, Dublanc and Bioche villages of Dominica. Socioeconomic monitoring by Caribbean fishery authorities. CERMES Technical Report. No. 26. 50pp.
   
27 Isaac, C. 2010. An evaluation of socio-economic conditions and environmental interactions on a section of the east coast of Grenada. Socio-economic monitoring by Caribbean fishery authorities. CERMES Technical Report No. 27. 35pp.
   
28 Arthurton, A. L. and K. McDonald. 2010. Establishing a socio-economic monitoring
program for the Narrows to inform marine conservation and decision-making in St. Kitts and Nevis. Socio-economic monitoring by Caribbean fishery authorities. CERMES Technical Report No. 28. 51pp.
   
29 Leslie, J. 2010. Socio-economic monitoring in Oistins, Barbados. Socio-economic monitoring by Caribbean fishery authorities. CERMES Technical Report No. 29. 33pp.
   
30 Pena, M. and P. McConney . 2010. Socio-economic monitoring by Caribbean fishery authorities. Final Technical Report. CERMES Technical Report No. 30. 25pp.
   
31 Mahon, R., K. Blackman, R. Lee and P. McConney. 2010. Assessing social network structure of stakeholder organisations in the Grenadine Islands. CERMES Technical Report No.31. 25pp.
   
32 Deane, L, M. Pena and P. McConney. 2010. Report of the Workshop on the application of resilience thinking to fisheries governance in the Eastern Caribbean, 1-2 September 2010, UWI Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No. 32. 51 pp.
   
33 ACS/CERMES-UWI. 2010. Report of the Expert Consultation on the Operationalisation of the Caribbean Sea Commission: building a science-policy interface for ocean governance in the Wider Caribbean. University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados, July 7th – 9th, 2010. CERMES Technical Report No. 33 , 90 pp Translations (English | French | Spanish)
   
34 Sabir, K.J. and R. Mahon. 2010. Selecting priority areas in the Scotland District for reforestation under the Sustainable Land Management Project of the NCC/OAS. CERMES Technical Report No 34. 44pp.
   
35 Pena, M., K. Blackman, R. Mahon, M. Warrington and J. Cumberbatch. 2010. Recycling at the University of the West Indies: Implementation, attitudes and perceptions. CERMES Technical Report No. 35. 59pp
   
36 McConney, P., M. Pena, C. Haynes, L. Deane. N. Leotaud and I. Mclymont-Lafayette. 2010. An institutional perspective on the local area management authority of the Soufriere/Scotts Head Marine Reserve, Dominica. Local Area Management Project. CERMES Technical Report No. 36. 84pp.
   
37 Deane, L. 2010. Communicating to support local area management. Local Area Management Project. CERMES Technical Report No. 37. 55pp.
   
38 McConney, P. L. Deane and M. Pena. 2010. Governance of Grenada’s Marine Protected Areas and Local Area Management Project Terminal Workshop. Local Area Management Project (LAMP). CERMES Technical Report No. 38. 47pp
   
39 McConney, P., M. Pena and L. Deane. 2010. Local Area Management Project Summary Synthesis. Local Area Management Project. CERMES Technical Report No. 39. 13pp.
   
40 Mahon, R., P. McConney, K. Parsram, B. Simmons, M. Didier, L. Fanning, P. Goff, B.Haywood and T. Shaw. 2010. Ocean governance in the Wider Caribbean Region: Communication and coordination mechanisms by which states interact with regional organisations and projects. CERMES Technical Report No. 40. 84p.
   
41 Phillip, P.E. and C. J. Isaac. 2010. Fisheries management planning for the Grenada sea urchin fishery. Marine Resource Governance in the Eastern Caribbean (MarGov) Project. CERMES Technical Report No.41. 29pp.
   
42 Maraj, V., S.A. Cox and H.A Oxenford. 2011. The small-scale seine fishery of Barbados: Description and current contribution to the fishing industry. CERMES Technical Report No. 42. 26 pp.
   
43 Maheia, A.S. 2011. Visitor impact management at Laughing Bird Caye National Park. CERMES Technical Report No.43 63 pp.
   
44 Lamb, R. 2011. Assessing the implications of implementing a plan to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in Belize. CERMES Technical Report No 44. 68pp.
   
45 Mahon, R., L. Fanning, and P. McConney. 2011. Observations on governance in the Global Environment Facility (GEF) International Waters (IW) Programme. Version 3. July 2010. CERMES Technical Report No. 45. 40pp.
   
46 McConney, P. and R. Chuenpagdee (eds.). 2011. Report of session on Marine spatial planning in small islands and other developing States: practices and prospects held on 16 May 2011 at the 2nd International Marine Conservation Congress, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. CERMES Technical Report No. 46. 32pp.
   
47 Caribbean Law Institute Centre. 2011. Ecosystem-based management principles in the Caribbean. CERMES Technical Report No. 47. 79pp
   
48 Fernandez, M. and R. Mahon. 2011. Livelihoods vulnerability and capacity for adaptation to climate change in Union Island, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. CERMES Technical Report No. 48. 65pp.
   
49 Sandy, K., N. Leotaud, S. Leid and K. Blackman. 2011. Network analysis of two stakeholder organisations involved in the governance of the fishing industry of Trinidad and Tobago. CERMES Technical Report No. 49. 20 pp
   
50 Schuhmann, P.W. 2012. The economic value of coastal resources in Barbados: Vacation tourists' perceptions, expenditures and willingness to pay. Project report on the Economic Value of Coastal and Marine Resources in Barbados, Ministry of Tourism, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No. 50. 36pp.
   
51 McConney, P., L. Fanning, R. Mahon and B. Simmons. 2012. Survey of the regional science-policy interface for ocean governance in the Wider Caribbean Region. Report prepared for the CLME Project by the Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES), University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. 46pp.
   
52 McConney, P., R. Medeiros and M. Pena. 2013. Report of the panel session Don’t rock the boat: enhancing stewardship to reduce instability held on 27 June 2013 at the People and the Sea VII Conference - Maritime Futures, 26-28 June 2013, Amsterdam, Netherlands. CERMES Technical Report No. 52. 22pp
   
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Mahon, R., L. Fanning and P. McConney. 2012. Governance assessment methodology for CLME pilot projects and case studies. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES), University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No 53. 19pp.
DRAFT FOR DISCUSSION AVAILABLE FROM CLME PROJECT WEB SITE
   
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Fanning, L. 2012. OSPESCA/CLME Pilot for the Shared Stocks of the Central American Lobster Fisheries – Governance Assessment. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES), University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No 54. 33pp.
DRAFT FOR DISCUSSION AVAILABLE FROM CLME PROJECT WEB SITE
   
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Mahon, R. 2013. Management and Conservation of Reef Biodiversity and Reef Fisheries Pilot Project: Governance assessment for Pedro Bank, Jamaica. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados, CERMES Technical Report No 55. 41p.
   
56 Monnereau, I., R. Mahon, P. McConney and L. Nurse. 2013. Vulnerability of the fisheries sector to climate change impacts in Small Island Developing States and the Wider Caribbean: early findings. CERMES Technical Report No. 56. 45pp.
   
57
CERMES and CRFM. 2013.  CRFM/CLME Eastern Caribbean Flyingfish Fishery Case Study – Governance Assessment. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES), University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No 57 (Rev. 1). 20pp.
   
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CERMES and CRFM. 2013.  CRFM/CLME Large Pelagic Fishery Case Study – Governance Assessment. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES), University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No 58 (Rev. 1). 29pp
   
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Mahon, R. and T. Phillips. 2012. Governance assessment for the Guianas-Brazil shelf continental shelf fisheries ecosystem. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES), University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No 59. 23pp.
DRAFT FOR DISCUSSION AVAILABLE FROM CLME PROJECT WEB SITE
   
60 Mahon, R., A. Cooke, L. Fanning and P. McConney. 2013. Governance arrangements for marine ecosystems of the Wider Caribbean Region. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados.CERMES Technical Report No 60. 99p.
   
61 Blackman, K., N. Selliah and B. Simmons. 2013. Report of the workshop and validation meeting on the evolution of BARNUFO and its future in fisheries governance. CERMES Technical Report No. 61. 19pp.
   
62 Baldeo, R., N. Cazaubon, O. Harvey, N. Howard, C. Jeffrey, A. Joseph, O. Joseph, Z. Khan, P. McConney, S. Pascal, M. Pena, J. Placid, J. Telesford and K. Williams. 2012. Adaptive capacity for marine protected area governance in the eastern Caribbean: project final technical report. MPA Governance Project. CERMES Technical Report No. 62. 37pp
   
63 Schuhmann, P. W. 2012. The Valuation of marine ecosystem goods and services in the Wider Caribbean Region. CERMES Technical Report No 63. 57 pp.
   
64 Blackman, K., R. Mahon, M. Pena and B. Simmons. 2013. Annotated Bibliographic Information on the Grenadines. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES). The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No. 64. 88 pp.
   
65 DeGraff, A. and K. Baldwin. 2013. Participatory mapping of heritage sites in the Grenadine Islands. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No 65. 48 pp.
   
66 Blackman, K. and R. Mahon. 2013. Comparison of social networking among organisations in the Grenadine Islands between 2005 and 2010. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No 66. 29 pp.
   
67 Blackman, K. 2013. Comparison of socio-economic conditions and environmental awareness in the Grenadine islands between 2005 and 2010. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No 67. 21 pp
   
68 Mackey, T., A. Cashman and R. Cumberbatch. 2014. Identification of factors contributing to the deterioration and losses in the water distribution system in Barbados. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No. 68. 73pp.
   
69 Peterson, A., R. Turner, D.Gill, J. Forster, C. Fitzsimmons, R. Mahon, H. Oxenford, S. Stead. 2014. Future of reefs in a changing environment: an ecosystem approach to managing Caribbean coral reefs in the face of climate change. Barbados country profile. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No. 69. 44pp. [Spanish]
   
70 Peterson, A., R. Turner, D. Gill, J. Forster, C. Fitzsimmons, R. Mahon, H. Oxenford and S. Stead  2014.  Future  of  reefs  in  a  changing  environment:  an  ecosystem  approach  to  managing Caribbean coral reefs in the face of climate change. St Kitts and Nevis country profile. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No. 70, 46pp. [Spanish]
   
71 Peterson, A., R. Turner, D. Gill, J. Forster, C. Fitzsimmons, R. Mahon, H. Oxenford, and S. Stead  2014. Future of reefs in a changing environment: an ecosystem approach to managing Caribbean coral reefs in the face of climate change. Belize country profile. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No. 71, 44pp [Spanish]
   
72 Peterson, A., R. Turner, D. Gill, J. Forster, C. Fitzsimmons, R. Mahon, H. Oxenford and S. Stead.  2014. Future of reefs in a changing environment: an ecosystem approach to managing Caribbean coral reefs in the face of climate change. Honduras country profile. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No. 72, 47pp. [Spanish]
   
73 McConney, P., R. Medeiros and M. Pena. Eds. 2014. Enhancing Stewardship in Small-Scale Fisheries: Practices and Perspectives. Too Big To Ignore (TBTI) and Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No. 73. 162pp.
   
74 Baldwin, K. and R. Mahon. 2014. Spatial analysis of ocean governance at the global level: Spatial data availability, accuracy, coordinate systems and considerations for practice. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados, CERMES Technical Report No 74: 19pp.
   
75 Gosine, T. and R. Mahon. 2014.  Mapping land-use, human activities and vegetation in the Conset Bay watershed, Barbados, to determine potential sources of coastal pollution. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados, CERMES Technical Report No 75: 49pp.
   
76 Maynard, M., and H.A. Oxenford 2014. Characterisation of the Commercial Mangrove Land Crab Fishery in Trinidad. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No 76. 87 pp.
   
77 Monnereau, I., R. Mahon, P. McConney, L. Nurse, R. Turner and H. Vall├Ęs. 2015. Vulnerability of the fisheries sector to climate change impacts in Small Island Developing States and the Wider Caribbean. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No. 77: 81pp.
   
78 Montoute, M.C. and A. Cashman. 2015. A knowledge, attitudes and practices study on water sanitation and hygiene in Anse La Raye Village, Saint Lucia. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No. 78: 121pp.
   
80 MacLean, R. and H.A. Oxenford. 2016. Mapping the return of acroporid corals on fringing reefs along the west coast of Barbados. Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados. CERMES Technical Report No. 80: 56pp.