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Event

Social Networks for Coastal Conservation

When

Wednesday 3 September, 10:00 am

location
JCU Townsville: Room DB025-001 (Nursing Sciences Lecture room)
Presenter
Ken Vance-Borland, Executive Director, The Conservation Planning Institute, Corvallis, Oregon.  Spatial analyst, Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

JCU Townsville: Room DB025-001 (Nursing Sciences Lecture room)
JCU Cairns: Room A21.001
UQ: Centre for Marine Studies Conference Room

ABSTRACT:

Sustainable natural resources management across the land-sea interface requires collaboration among people working in terrestrial, freshwater, estuarine, and marine ecosystems, and across many sectors of society including government, business, research, non-governmental organisations, and others. Social network analysis can provide insights into the relationships among these diverse participants, and suggest opportunities for new collaborations that might lead to more effective outcomes. I will talk about my background in regional conservation planning in western North America, describe a new paired study of coastal conservation planning in Queensland and Oregon, and present preliminary results of a social network analysis for a portion of the Oregon coast.

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Coral Reef Studies

ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
James Cook University Townsville
Queensland 4811 Australia

Phone: 61 7 4781 4000
Email: info@coralcoe.org.au