Dr Eric Gilman
His research areas include: marine fisheries science and governance, ecosystem-level effects of marine capture fisheries, gear technology mitigation of problematic bycatch in marine capture fisheries, mangrove ecosystem responses to climate change and adaptation options.
His previous employment includes Marine Science Advisor with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Global Marine Programme, Head of Participation of the Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Pacific Representative for the National Audubon Society Oceans Program, Special Assistant for the Environment with the Office of the Governor of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Environmental Advisor to the Pohnpei Port Authority of the Federated States of Micronesia.
He was a Visiting Expert at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations where he developed international guidelines on sea turtle bycatch mitigation. Eric also provides consulting services to companies in tuna product supply chains. He has a PhD from the University of Tasmania School of Geography and Environmental Studies, Australia; MSc from Oregon State University Department of Oceanography, USA; and BA from Wesleyan University, USA. Eric’s average citation rate over the past five years is over 200 per year; he has published over 115 items, including 30 articles in peer-reviewed journals.
Publications are available at:https://sites.google.com/site/publicationsericgilman/.