Given the rapidity with which new technologies are advancing, we at MEAM wanted to catch up with leading technologists to learn which technologies they are using in their work, and which ones they feel will be most influential in improving ocean management and ecosystem health. We spoke with Matt Merrifield, chief technology officer at The Nature Conservancy; Dawn Wright, chief scientist at Esri; Renata Ferrari Legorreta, a spatial and quantitative ecologist at the University of Sydney; and Kerry Sink, marine program manager at the South African National Biodiversity Institute. We also feature several insightful and informative comments from EBM Tools Network members.
Government institutions all over the world seem to be in upheaval. Many are behaving erratically or unpredictably, whether in North America, Europe, or Asia. What does this portend for marine management?
The offshore wind energy leasing process should adhere to the cooperative, transparent principles of the new US regional ocean plans: Interview with Anne Hawkins of Kelley Drye
Anne Hawkins, associate with the law firm Kelley Drye & Warren, LLP, discusses how the offshore wind energy leasing process should adhere to new US regional ocean plans.
Latest news and resources for ocean planners for the month of April 2017.