There is no required text. Readings
will be assigned in class. Copies
of reading material will come from readily available
journals, and from some books, and reports. These materials will be available
in the library, and on the web for the
historical and contemporary topics in the management of marine and
freshwater fish and shellfish populations of the world, including aspects
of biology, sociology and policy.
will become familiar with institutions that manage fisheries, the types of
data available and models and approaches used in fisheries management, and
the students understanding of the links between management and ecology.
Help students explore the roles of a natural resource
Culture an understanding in students of the
complexity of natural resource management and science.
Increase the student's familiarity and ability to use some
of the variety of tools and
techniques available for use in natural resource / fisheries management.
IV. General Class Procedures
plan a compressed video link to Boise.
for each class session will be presented as lectures with discussions.
When possible, handouts will be distributed in advance on the web.
Take home exercises will be assigned to for student completion and discussion in class. Students
will be expected to come to class prepared to discuss reading materials
and present answers to homework problems with appropriate visual aids.
Current events will be discussed in the context of the course
V. Exams and Grading
will be based on preparedness and participation in group discussions of
readings and problems (20%), quality of take home projects (30%),
presentation and preparation of congressional briefing (30%) and the final
list of topics will be covered, but does not represent all that will
be covered in the class.
Early Final Exam Exercise
is guidance for your personal or group study of some of the key issues in
fisheries management that should be learned in this class. I would
anticipate by the end of the class you would be able to discuss these
topics in detail. This list does not provide the only topics that we