Dr. Christine Röckmann works as an interdisciplinary marine researcher at IMARES (Netherlands). Her current fields of research relate to ecosystem based management, the EU marine strategy framework directive, marine spatial planning, offshore wind, scientific uncertainties, and – more generally – ocean governance. Christine is a geoecologist by training, with eleven years of experience in applied marine sciences. For her PhD thesis on sustainable fisheries management, she constructed a model simulating the biological and economic effects of various fisheries management policies under different climate change scenarios. She worked for the European Commission as a trainee, dealing with fisheries policy, economics and management. Christine has experience as project manager and has coordinated work packages and case studies in both international and national interdisciplinary marine research projects. For further information please visit her website.
Future research interests:
- dealing with uncertainties in scientific policy advice
- stakeholder involvement in applied scientific research
- post normal science
- marine renewable energy development
- implementing ecosystem based management
- comparing and aligning different approaches to ocean management (e.g. in the EU)