Science, Information, and Policy Interface for Effective by Bertrum H. MacDonald, Suzuette S. Soomai, Elizabeth M. De

By Bertrum H. MacDonald, Suzuette S. Soomai, Elizabeth M. De Santo, Peter G. Wells

This booklet presents a well timed research of the function that information—particularly medical information—plays within the policy-making and decision-making techniques in coastal and ocean administration. It comprises contributions from international specialists in marine environmental technological know-how, marine coverage, fisheries, public coverage and management, source administration, probability administration, and data management.

Science, details, and coverage Interface for potent Coastal and Ocean administration provides a wealth of information that reinforces present most sensible practices to accomplish more beneficial verbal exchange and use of marine environmental info. beneficial to all significant teams within the policy-making method, from senior coverage- and decision-makers to practitioners in coastal and ocean administration, it is helping to extend realizing of catalysts and obstacles to speaking study findings. It additionally serves as a place to begin for additional study and growth in effective marine atmosphere administration.

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Clark, J. R. 1995. Coastal Zone Management Handbook. Boca Raton: CRC. Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972. C. §§1451–1465. Coffey, B. and K. O’Toole. 2012. Towards an improved understanding of knowledge dynamics in integrated coastal zone management: A knowledge systems framework. Conservation and Society 10 (4): 318–329. Cordes, R. E. 2004. Is grey literature ever used? Using citation analysis to measure the impact of GESAMP, an international marine scientific advisory body. Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science 28: 45–65.

The book contributes to increased awareness of the critical role of information in solving environmental problems. Many of the case studies examined in this volume examine information management dimensions of environmental issues within government departments. Lessons drawn from the fundamental concepts and principles and the case studies described in the book can enhance best practices for more effective communication and use of marine environmental information, particularly at the science–policy interface.

Lock. 2010. Generating the evidence for marine fisheries policy and management. Marine Policy 34: 29–35. Hutton, G. R. G. 2009. Developing an inclusive measure of influence for marine environmental grey literature. Master’s thesis. Dalhousie University. Hutton, G. R. G. 2010. Understanding influence of scientific information in the digital age: A study of the grey literature of a United Nations advisory group. Proceedings of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science 45 (2): 91–101. IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change).

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