Past Event

Meeting 4: Interventions to Increase the Resilience of Coral Reefs

Study in Progress: Public Meeting
Topics: Life Sciences
October 30, 2018

Location: National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Ave NW Washington DC 20418

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Meeting Goal:
Discussions at the meeting will explore the advantages and limitations of various decision tools that may be used to evaluate the risks and benefits on implementing novel approaches for improving coral resilience. This meeting is one component of the information-gathering activities that may inform the deliberations of the National Academies' Committee on Interventions to Increase the Resilience of Coral Reefs.


Risk and the relationship of risk to decision making | Video
Trina von Stackelberg, Harvard University, Committee Member

Overview of decision analysis tools and their utility | Video
Mitchell Small, Carnegie Mellon University

Decision science for ecological conservation | Video
Hugh Possingham, The Nature Conservancy and University of Queensland

Strawman decision models: Structured Decision Making | Video
Michael Runge, U.S. Geological Survey

Strawman decision models: Bayesian Belief Network | Video
Ken Anthony, Australian Institute of Marine Science, Committee Member

Strawman decision models: Multi-attribute Utility Analysis | Video
Trina von Stackelberg, Harvard University, Committee Member

Application of Coral Reef Decision Models in Guánica Bay, Puerto Rico | Video
Bill Fisher and John Carriger, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Coral Restoration Consortium Management Working Group
Liz Shaver, Reef Resilience Network (remote)

Discussion | Video

About this Event

Organizing Body:

Ocean Studies Board

Primary Board:

Ocean Studies Board

Collaborating Unit(s):

Board on Life Sciences


Emily Twigg,