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Ocean Policy course
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This course will introduce graduate students in the natural and social sciences to ocean policy and governance, and how science influences public policy decisions at the international, national and state levels. Students will learn about pressing challenges to ocean health, and together with leaders in ocean science and policy, examine how science and scientists can work with the policy-making process to address these challenges.
The course will use urgent ocean policy issues to demonstrate the complexity of ocean-related decision-making. Students will examine the roles of natural science, social science, and government institutions in ocean management.Students will have the opportunity to engage with experts in ocean science and policy, and participate in field trips, group projects, and other interactive activities. Students will also learn how to communicate with ocean policy makers and journalists through hands-on practical exercises.