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Details of Mr Jon C Day   


Gender male
Job title Director
Department Ecosystem Conservation and Sustainable Use
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority ( GBRMPA)
2-68 Flinders Street PO Box 1379 Townsville 4810
PO Box 1379, Townsville QLD 4810
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel +61 7 4750 0803
Fax +61 7 4772 6093
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Website http://www.gbrmpa.gov.au
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Degree Bachelor of Natural Resources (Hons)
Job type Natural Resource Management
Research Activities 1) Oversees the Species Conservation team who deal with the identification and protection of threatened species in the GBR (esp. dugong, turtles and cetaceans); (2) Oversees the sustainable fishing group; and (3) Responsible for all heritage matters (incl World heritage) in the GBR.
Research Region The entire Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area (347,800 sq km) along the NE c
Skills/Expertise Closely associated with the GBR for 25 years, having worked initially in park management and planning sections. Been a Director of one of 4 critical issue groups since 1998. Was responsible for commencing and coordinating the Representative Areas Program (RAP) for the entire GBR Marine Park.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Mr Jon DAY)

Day, J.C. and Roff, J. C. [2000] Planning for Representative Marine Protected Areas: A Framework for Canada?s Oceans, WWF Canada, 2000, 147 pp. Day, J.C. [2002] Marine Park Management and Monitoring ? Lessons for Adaptive Management from the Great Barrier Reef. in Soren Bondrup-Nielsen, Neil W.P. Munro, Gordon Nelson, J.H. Martin Willison, Tom B. Herman and Paul Eagles (Editors). Managing Protected Areas in a Changing World, (Proc. 4th Int. Conf. Science & Management of Protected Areas, May 2000), Waterloo, Wolfville, Canada. Day, J.C, L Fernandes, A Lewis, et al (plus 9 others) [2000] The Representative Areas Program for protecting biodiversity in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Proc. 9th Int. Coral Reef Symp., Bali, Indonesia, October 2000, Vol 2. Day, J.C. [2002] Zoning ? Lessons from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, in Ocean & Coastal Management 45 (139-156). Day, J.C., Hockings, M and Jones, G [2003], ?Measuring Effectiveness In Marine Protected Areas ? Principles and Practice?, in Proc World Aquatic Protected Areas Congress, Cairns, 2002, publ by Aust Society of Fish Biology, Australia, 2003.

Created: 1999-07-19 Last Updated: 2011-09-17 by Jon DAY