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New Report

On the potential impacts of climate change on California's fish and fisheries

Upcoming Workshop

Emily Knight and Ryan Meyer will lead a MARINE workshop on understanding decision makers' science needs

OAH Panel Meeting Summary

Now available on the West Coast OAH Panel website

OAH Panel Website

For all updates and resources related to the West Coast Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Science Panel

Now Available

"Putting the Pieces Together," a guide for designing expert judgment processes

OPC-SAT Meeting Summary

From the September 4, 2013 meeting on "Advancing Science in CA Fisheries"

Meeting Summary Available

From the Abalone Review Technical Workshop, held October 23, 2013

Setting the Standard for Science Integration

The last decade has seen a surge in calls for better integration of the best available scientific information into coastal and marine management. Despite this growing chorus of support, incorporating science into policy is no simple matter. Scientists and policymakers often run into trouble collaborating harmoniously because they are enmeshed in disparate worlds that operate with different time scales, processes, and even languages.

Ocean Science Trust is expert at living in and understanding both of these worlds. Carefully, yet boldly, we are building a bridge constructed of our independence, integrity, and knowledge that links science with policy in ways that result in better management. This is what we call Science Integration.

To learn more, read this interview with Executive Director, Skyli McAfee.

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Increasing calls for science integration are encouraging scientists, funders, decision-makers, industry, and citizens to work together toward better outcomes. OST helps with this challenge.

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