IEEE OES Plastics in the Ocean Initiative

Marine Litter Sessions at OBPS Workshop
3rd Workshop
Brest 2019
Oceans 2019
Brest 2018

Reducing Plastics in the Ocean within a Growing Global Economy: Understanding the Information Needs to Support Interventions

The Initiative is currenty conducting a case study focusing in the information needs of efforts to tackle the wicked problem of reducing plastics in the ocean in the context of a growing global economy. The decision to conduct this case study was made during the workshop held on December 16-18, 2019 in Brest, France. The case study is prepared using the case study tool available in the virtual workspace accessible for registered users. To access register as a user and to access the workspace, go to the User menu.

The case study utilizes a Case Study Template that ensures a transdisciplinary approach to wicked problems in sustainability (Figure 1).

Figure 1: Template for transdisciplinary case studies of wicked problems in sustainability tacking a systems-thinking apporach at tackling these problems.

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