Sardine working group publishes MICE model paper

A model of intermediate complexity for ecosystems (MICE) has been developed by André Punt and co-authors as part of the OMF’s Pacific sardine working group. The MICE model is an additional tool for exploring the ecosystem impacts of the Pacific sardine harvest control rule, and particularly the impacts on brown pelicans and California sea lions. The […]

Proceedings from Pacific Herring Summit Available

The proceedings from the Pacific Herring Summit held in June 2015 are now available. The Herring Summit launched the OMF’s working group on Pacific herring, and resulted in a conceptual model of the herring social-ecological system that was co-developed by the attendees, which included representatives of B.C. First Nations and U.S. Tribes, federal and state/provincial agencies, universities, […]

Herring Summit brings over 100 attendees, from California to Alaska

The Ocean Modeling Forum’s Herring Summit, in collaboration with Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans, was held June 8-10, 2015, at the Executive Airport Plaza Hotel in Richmond, British Columbia. Over 115 people from along the west coast of North America attended the Summit, including representatives from at least 14 First Nations/Tribes; 5 federal, state and provincial […]

OMF to launch its Pacific Herring Working Group with a Herring Summit

The OMF will host a Herring Summit in Richmond, British Columbia, June 8-10, 2015, to launch its second working group, focused on incorporating human dimensions and traditional knowledge into formal herring fisheries ecosystem assessments. The OMF will be forming a working group focused on Pacific herring, and specifically on incorporating dimensions of human wellbeing and […]

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