IEEE OES Plastics in the Ocean Initiative

Brest 2022
2022 SeaTechWeek
Virtual Working Session 2021
Marine Litter Sessions at OBPS 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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