Towards Ecosystem- Based Management in Canada’s Northeast Pacific Ocean: Research Support for an Emerging Collaborative Science Initiative – By Michele Patterson: Michele Patterson RR MEM 2003 MA thesis April

In this paper, an analysis of the literature around governance, collaboration, complexity, the role of science in society, and new thinking about resource management was undertaken to show that collaborations such as PacMARA might actually be better at asking and answering the questions needed to inform an ecosystem-based management approach.