Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions

GEMS Metrics Webinar: Monitoring

Date and Time
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. CDT
GEMS Metrics Webinar: Monitoring


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This webinar is one of a 3-part series to share results of the Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem Service Logic Models and Socio-Economic Indicators (GEMS) project, which aims to advance standardized socio-economic metrics that encompass the broad environmental, social and economic goals of restoration success shared by many institutions across the Gulf. In a set of three webinars, we will discuss the models, metrics, protocols, and web-based tools that were developed throughout this 3-year project with input from a large group of experts and stakeholders. The webinars will all include a brief introduction to the GEMS project and then focus on one of three topics: planning, monitoring, and funding. This monitoring webinar (2 of 3) will illustrate how monitoring social and economic outcomes can help to show the value of restoration projects and demonstrate how to use GEMS tools to select social and economic metrics and develop a monitoring plan.