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Title: Declining Expectations - The Phenomenon of Shifting Baselines
Associated File: Declining Expectations.Shifting Baselines.pdf
Declining Expectations.Shifting Baselines.ppt
Creator: Cudmore, Wynn
Publisher: Northwest Center for Sustainable Resources
Description: This instructional guide is designed to provide instructors with lecture support on the concept of shifting baselines and its application to marine fisheries. Shifting baselines are defined and their contribution to fishery declines discussed. Various methods that are used to establish historical baselines are described and illustrated with case studies.

A general lecture outline and a more detailed PowerPoint presentation with instructor notes are provided. Print, video and web-based resources that cover the topic are summarized and cited. Instructors who wish to obtain greater detail on any of the topics discussed in this module are encouraged to seek out these additional resources or those cited in the Comprehensive Resources for NCSR Marine Fisheries Series.
LC Classification: Agriculture -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Fisheries -- Fishery management. Fishery policy
Agriculture -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling -- Fisheries -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Ecology -- Influence of special factors in the environment -- Special, A-Z -- Fisheries
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Nature conservation. Landscape protection. Biological diversity conservation. Endangered species and ecosystems (General). Habitat conservation. Ecosystem management. Conservation biology
GEM Subject: Science -- Ecology
Science -- Agriculture
Vocational Education -- Agriculture
Key Concept: Ecology -- Populations
Agriculture -- Fisheries
Date Issued: 2009
Resource Type: Bibliographies
Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Northwest Center for Sustainable Resources
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-10-05 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2014-01-06 13:31:23 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: Northwest Center for Sustainable Resources
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