Record number :
1587208
Title of article :
Systems engineering principles in fisheries management
Author/Authors :
Utne، نويسنده , , Ingrid Bouwer Utne، نويسنده ,
Issue Information :
دوماهنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 2006
Pages :
11
From page :
624
To page :
634
Abstract :
Fisheries management receives valuable, but often fragmented information from academic disciplines such as biology, economics, and social sciences. A multi-disciplinary perspective seems to be necessary if the fisheries are to become sustainable. Globally, overcapacity is considered as the most serious threat to sustainable fisheries, which indicates the need for a stronger integration of technological aspects into fisheries management. This paper discusses application of systems engineering principles and integration of technology into fisheries management. The systems engineering process facilitates implementation of multi-disciplinary information from researchers to fisheries managers in the decision-making towards sustainable fisheries, but may also be used to overcome multi-disciplinary obstacles among scientists. The article concludes that use of systems engineering principles may become a valuable contribution to fisheries management because of increased transparency and reduced risk associated with the decision-making process.
Keywords :
Fisheries management , technology , Sustainable fisheries
Journal title :
Marine Policy
Serial Year :
2006
Link To Document :
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