ENE482 International Fisheries Management
The course will give an introduction to dynamic modelling, and fisheries regulations studied in detail. The contribution of aquaculture to future food security will be studied. Topics include:
- An introduction to the dynamic bioeconomic model of the fishery.
- Regulation of fisheries.
- Quota, also known as catch rights based management.
- Game theoretic approaches to the management of high seas fisheries.
- New technologies in aquaculture.
- The contribution of fish to future feed security.
This course can be taken independently of ENE479.
Upon successful completion the student has
- Basic knowledge of dynamic bioeconomic modelling.
- Knowledge of the impact of incentives on resource management.
- Knowledge about current and expected future status of salmon aquaculture.
- Knowledge about the contribution of fish to food security.
Upon successful completion the student
- Can discuss resource management issues relating to fisheries and aquaculture.
- Can summarize and support arguments based on analytical knowledge in resource management, fisheries and aquaculture.
- Will have a foundation for considering the future of aquaculture development.
Upon successful completion the student will have improved his/her
- Analytical skills with regard to resource management, fisheries and aquaculture.
- General knowledge of the impact of incentives.
- Industry knowledge.
One week intensive course with a two hour lecture every morning. The two hour afternoon sessions will vary from day to day: lectures, group work, guest lecture and/or excursion.
Excursions and guest lectures
Provided necessary funding will be forthcoming, ENE482 International Fisheries Management will include a full day excursion to Austevoll with
- Visit to the aquaculture station
- Meeting with representatives of Austevoll municipality - topic: the importance of fisheries and aquaculture in the local economy.
- Meeting with Halstensen & Co, a major fishing company.
Credit reduction due to overlap
ENE482 cannot be combined with ELE480.
Submission of written assignment(s).
Written course paper, to be submitted individually or in groups of two.
Lecture notes will largely be self sufficient, however, a reading list will also be provided.
- ECTS Credits
- Teaching language
Spring. Will be offered Spring 2024 (first time - last week of the semester).
Professor Trond Bjørndal, Centre for Applied Research