OceanGov Working Groups
Exploration of interdependencies of land and sea as a precondition for socially, economically and ecologically sustainable pathways.
Analysis of governance architecture, and exploration of options for better integration and cross-sectoral harmonisation; systematic analysis of emerging patterns of ocean uses with impacts.
Seabed Resource Management
Analysis of regulatory institutions in seabed resource management; charting sustainable pathways for seabed resource use; Documentation of best practices of seabed mining and bioprospecting regulations.
Nutrition Security and Food Systems
Evaluation of current and predicted food needs from marine systems; Estimation of institutional obstacles to increasing food security and safety, and multi-scalar opportunities for improving availability, quality and affordability of safe seafood.
Ocean, Climate Change, and Acidification
Long duree impact assessment of ocean climate and acidification through a comparative regional lens; Identifying range of governance pathways with regard to both mitigation and adaptation to ocean climate variability.
Exploration of knowledge gaps in European fisheries governance and EU Common Fisheries Policy; Advance conceptual approaches to the study of fisheries’ organizational structures, access rights systems, together with value chain and marketing challenges.