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Impact of Climate Change on Fish Stocks and Implications for Marine Ecosystems and Sustainable Fisheries - MF0434

Description
Summary Objectives
To support the ICES/GLOBEC Project office which exists to help with implementing the strategic plan of the cod and climate change programme and other co-operative international studies on the effects of climate change on the marine ecosystem.

Key Customer Purpose
To improve forecasts of the responses of the marine ecosystem to physical forcing and global change by developing our understanding of its structure and functioning under varying physical conditions, providing the basis for wider ecosystem approach to issues in fisheries management and environment protection.
Project Documents
• TPS - Two Page Summary : What impact will climate change have on management of fisheries and marine ecosystems?   (291k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2006

To: 2009

Cost: £77,625
Contractor / Funded Organisations
ICES / GLOCES Co-ordinator
Keywords
Climate Change              
Fisheries              
Impact              
Sea Fish Stocks              
Stock Assessment              
Stock Conservation              
Fields of Study
Marine Fisheries