Interim Report of the Working Group on the Northwest Atlantic Regional Sea (WGNARS)
reportposted on 2017-01-01, 00:00 authored by ICESICES
The eighth meeting of the Working Group on the Northwest Atlantic Regional Sea (WGNARS), chaired by Robert Gregory (Canada) and Geret DePiper (USA), was held at Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization Headquarters, in Dartmouth, NS, Can-ada, on 6–10 March 2017. The meeting was attended by 16 participants from the US and Canada, with an additional 2 participants calling in remotely. The overarching ob-jective of WGNARS is to develop Integrated Ecosystem Assessment (IEA) capacity in the Northwest Atlantic region to support ecosystem approaches to science and man-agement, and not specific policy statements.