OMF visits Haida Gwaii

The Ocean Modeling Forum has been engaging since 2014 with a diverse group of stakeholders and scientists from Alaska and British Columbia, focused on improving herring fisheries sustainability. Together we have developed approaches and tools to assess the impacts of herring fisheries on the diverse benefits provided by herring and herring harvest activities to communities, […]

OMF Marine Mammal Bycatch Working Group – Meeting 2 Summary

The Working Group members met for the second time on November 19-21, 2018, in Kirkland, Washington! Workshop participants included Working Group members, invited management experts from NOAA, and several observers from government and NGOs. This workshop focused on fostering productive discussion and break-out groups in order to make continual progress on each project. Members and […]

The OMF publishes a new paper demonstrating how model-based knowledge can be linked to action in ocean ecosystem management

This paper highlights five characteristics of knowledge that help connect products to decision-making. This includes knowledge that is: Aspirational Parsimonious Applicable Co-produced Amplifying These principles are illustrated through two case studies from the OMF Sardine and Herring working groups.  In each case study, the knowledge producers, the working group members, and the knowledge products, such […]

OMF Marine Mammal Bycatch Working Group gives webinar

The OMF Marine Mammal Bycatch Working Group gave a webinar on August 15, 2018, to share the aims and planned outputs of our working group. In this webinar, working group co-chairs, Dr. Andre Punt and Dr. Tessa Francis, and colleague Dr. Margaret Siple described the working group charge, outlined the projects and products that will […]

Upcoming Webinar August 15- Marine Mammal Bycatch Working Group

For a deeper dive into the OMF working group, tune into our webinar on August 15, 1:00 PM Pacific time/4:00 PM Eastern time. Here, OMF co-chairs, Dr. Andre Punt and Dr. Tessa Francis, and colleague Dr. Margaret Siple will describe the working group charge, outline the projects and products that will be developed by the working […]

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