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Figure 6. (A) The visualization tool when a stakeholder group is selected: red indicates a link to an interest, and purple
indicates a link to another stakeholder. (B) The tool when an interest is selected: all stakeholders with that interest are
linked and highlighted in blue.
Furthermore, description windows were added for each SG and interest (Figure 7). They appear when
the user clicks on a particular node. The descriptions are either taken directly from the official website
of the SG (e.g., those of federal departments and agencies), or they have been written based on the
literature. We took this approach because we wanted to provide more information to the user, but
wanted to keep the visualization simple and easy to read and understand.
Figure 7. The pop-up description windows when clicking on (A) a stakeholder group or (B) an interest.
With another three to four decades before substantial increases in maritime traffic are expected in the
Canadian North, a unique opportunity has been presented: there is the time to conduct the integrative
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