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Threat Maps

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During a CAP process, it can be useful to produce maps that show areas where a specific threat (or source of stress) is present and advancing.

These maps can be generated by GIS staff by analyzing land-use information, or can be generated in a workshop by participants who draw polygons based on their perceptions.
The following slides present an example of such a map, and the type of information that can be shown on the map.