Fisheries Science and Management: Workshop Proceedings
The Division hosts many workshops, symposia, and other meetings that provide information or bring together policy-makers, members of industry, scientists, and the general public to discuss timely issues. Discussions at workshops and other events are often published in workshop summaries, websites, newsletters, and other formats to preserve and make publicly accessible the information or discussions from the event.
Atlantic Offshore Renewable Energy Development and Fisheries: Proceedings of a Workshop -- in Brief (2018)
Offshore wind is a growing source of renewable energy in the United States, with leases in place along the Atlantic coast for future wind farm development. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is charged with overseeing environmentally and economically responsible development of energy resources in the United States. In support of this mission, BOEM engaged a steering committee of the National Academies to convene a workshop to explor... More >>
Recruiting Fishery Scientists: Workshop on Stock Assessment and Social Science Careers (2000)
The National Marine Fisheries Service employs many fishery scientists with diverse skills. The agency finds that the supply of fishery biologists is adequate to meet most of its needs. However, increasing demands on the agency to understand fish populations and the social and economic conditions in fishing communities have created a need for additional experts in the fields of fisheries stock assessment and social sciences. This report provide... More >>