Call For Abstracts – Ocean Sciences Meeting Special Session

Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020 held in San Diego from February 16-21, 2020 will include a special session on ecosystem-based management as part of the Primary Section/Focus Group: Social-Ocean Science Interactions and SDGs.The deadline to submit abstracts is September 11, 2019. Abstracts can be submitted here. 

The special session will explore the benefits and challenges of ecosystem-based management for ocean policy, resource management, and multi-sector use. Ocean actors from industry, government, research, etc. are invited to contribute studies that focus on improving the health/stewardship of the oceans, streamlining the regulatory process, advancing business efficiency/opportunities, communicating implications of management decisions, and/or ensuring a more transparent decision process.