Tag Archives: policy

JOIN US Nov. 1 in Sacramento for an OPC Workshop on California’s Great White Sharks

October 24th, 2017

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Ocean Protection Council Workshops focus on bringing thought leaders in science and policy together to provide policymakers with the latest information to help inform decision making on coast and ocean management  in California.

Why I’m Working at the Boundary of Science and Policy

April 12th, 2017

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> Sometime in February 2004, I was sitting on a boat in the Bay of Thailand getting ready to do my first open water SCUBA dive. I did not know it at the time, but this dive would change the trajectory of my life. I had graduated […]

Senate Committee discusses Ocean Acidification, “Evil Twin” of Climate Change

January 29th, 2016

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> The Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Water met Tuesday for an oversight hearing, “Science and Policy Update on Ocean Acidification – the “Evil Twin” of Climate Change.” It marked the first legislative hearing on ocean acidification.   Showcasing work by the West Coast Ocean Acidification […]

Responding to a Changing Climate in California’s Coasts and Oceans

August 20th, 2015

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> As a transplant to the San Francisco Bay area from Washington, DC, I’m still awed by the beauty, diversity and abundance of California’s coasts and oceans, and the commitment of the state government and local communities to protect and enhance these areas that are integral to […]

CERF 2015 Call for Abstracts: “Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia: Connecting Science To Decision-Making”

April 24th, 2015

**This blog entry orginally appeared on the website oceanspaces.org.**/p> There is no single approach to considering ocean acidification and hypoxia science in management and policy. Given the complexity and scale of these issues, along with the rapidly advancing science, understanding when and where to take action is no simple task. To highlight work in this […]