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Improving Interactions Between Coastal Science and Policy: Proceedings of the Gulf of Maine Symposium CONTENTS     EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   1     INTRODUCTION - Biliana Cicin-Sain   5     STAGE-SETTING PAPERS        Coastal Ecosystem Management: Challenges for Science - Donald F. Boesch   13      Social Science Contributions to Managing Ecosystems - Michael K. Orbach   27      On the Role of Science in the Implementation of National Coastal Management Programs - Robert W. Knecht   39     ISSUE GROUPS        Responding to the Cumulative Impacts on Land and Water Activities in the Region's Estuaries and Near-Coastal Environments        Introduction   65      Issue Paper - Carolyn Hunsaker   67      Environmental Science Considerations - Graham R. Daborn   85      Social Science Considerations - Madeline Hall-Arber   93      Policy Development Considerations - Timothy Glidden   99      Issue Group Summaries   105

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Improving Interactions Between Coastal Science and Policy: Proceedings of the Gulf of Maine Symposium      Protecting Regionally Significant Terrestrial and Marine Habitats        Introduction   119      Issue Paper - Blythe D. Chang, R.L. Stevenson, D.J. Wildish and W.M. Watson-Wright   121      Environmental Science Considerations - Robert S. Steneck   147      Social Science Considerations - James M. Acheson   155      Policy Development Considerations - Peter Shelley and Eleanor Dorsey   161      Issue Group Summary   169      Using Indicators of Environmental Quality as a Tool to Maintain the Gulf of Maine        Introduction   185      Issue Paper - Judith McDowell Capuzzo   187      Environmental Science Considerations - Stephen H. Jones   205      Social Science Considerations - David G. Terkla   211      Policy Development Considerations - Charles S. Colgan   217      Issue Group Summary   221     APPENDIXES       Appendix A Agenda   229     Appendix B Participants   235     Appendix C Gulf of Maine Regional Science Programs - David Townsend and Gordon Wallace   239     Appendix D Biographical Information About Committee Members   243     Appendix E Notes on the Role of a Research Translator - Christine Gault   247     Appendix F The Boston Harbor Case: Management and Science - Michael Stewart Connor   251