Webinar #7 in Annex IV Environmental Webinar Series
January 27, 2016 @ 16:30 - 18:00 UTC
As the marine renewable energy industry progresses, it is imperative for regulators and project developers to identify ways to address and cope with environmental uncertainties while still enabling forward progress for the industry. This webinar will delve into the concept of Adaptive Management (AM), and how it can be used as an effective decision making process in the face of uncertainty for the marine renewable energy industry. Basic principles of Adaptive Management will be discussed, as well as its benefits, drawbacks, how this concept has been utilized thus far, and its potential role in the future.
Speaker Presentation Materials
- Adaptive Management in Marine Renewable Energy (Kim Hatfield, NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region, US)
- Ocean Renewable Power Company: Adaptive Management (Nathan Johnson, Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC), US)
- The Survey, Deploy & Monitor (SDM) Policy: An Example of Adaptive Management? (Finlay Bennet, Marine Scotland, UK)
A video recording of the webinar has been posted below: