Projects using SINMOD

JANUS - Modeling an Interdisciplinary Early Warning System for Future Fisheries Scenarios: A socio-bio-economic value-chain evaluation (Researcher project - HAVKYST)

Primary and secondary objectives of the project


1) Model to the extent possible the interaction between two species: Calanus finmarchicus and P. periphylla. 2) Incorporate socio-economic variables
from the Trondheimfjordens fisheries value chain, including also sometimes softer socio-economic data into interaction models
3) Create four plausible scenarios centered on the Periphylla-redfeed relationship.
4) Provide management advice for a current fisheries management question: what is the most rational way from a socio-economic perspective to manage P. periphylla?
5) Lay the foundation for a prototype Early Warning System for fisheries management based on multidisciplinary future scenarios.


1) Advance desired but difficult goal of ecosystemic management by focusing on two key species.
2) Contribute to the long-standing work of gaining a complete understanding of Trondheimsfjorden ecosystem.
3) Develop scenario construction as a management tools for fisheries, including the use of Bayesian Belief Network.

Funded July 2012 - June 2015


NTNU - Department of Sociology and Political Science
SINTEF Fiskeri og Havbruk, AS
NTNU - Biology (TBS)

Last updated: Friday September 28, 2012

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