Manila Bay Area Environmental Atlas

Type of Resource: 
Guides and Manuals
The Manila Bay Area Environmental Atlas provides a relevant source of information necessary in policy formulation, planning, decision-making, monitoring and integrated river basin and coastal area management. The Atlas describes physical, biological and socioeconomic characteristics of the Manila Bay Area (MBA), provides evidence of the valuable contribution of the habitats and resources to the people and economy of the area, delineates the various environmental issues in and around the bay, and reviews the actions that have been implemented to overcome challenges to sustainable development and management of the MBA. The Atlas is a compilation of data presented in thematic and composite maps, graphs and tables describing the characteristics and status or condition of the MBA. Each map is usually accompanied by a textual description of related findings, socioeconomic significance, risks and challenges that affect the MBA. Photographs are included in the document for better understanding of the places and features of the area.