RESEARCH PROGRAM #5:

SUSTAINABLE OFFSHORE DEVELOPMENTS

Using multidisciplinary analysis and tools to create workable design options for sustainable blue economy operations

The objective of the Sustainable Offshore Developments program (program 5), is to profile and advocate for the regulatory frameworks that will provide confidence for aquaculture and renewable energy industry to invest and for the public to be confident that offshore developments operate to the highest environmental standards for sustainability and ecosystem integrity.

EXPECTED OUTCOMES

Creation of new ‘fit for purpose’ policies, regulatory instruments and sustainable business development and commercialisation models, including tools for communication and stakeholder engagemen

  • Profile and advocate for the regulatory frameworks that will provide confidence for aquaculture and renewable energy industry to invest.
  • For the public to be confident that offshore developments operate to the highest environmental standards for sustainability and ecosystem integrity.

PROGRAM STAFF

Professor Marcus Haward

Program Leader
Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania

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Email: marcus.haward@utas.edu.au

Associate Professor Ki-Hoon Lee

Deputy Program Leader
Griffith University

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Email: ki-hoon.lee@griffith.edu.au

Dr Leo Dutra

Deputy Program Leader
CSIRO

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Email: Leo.Dutra@csiro.au 

Professor Irene Penesis

Interim Research Director
Australian Maritime College,
University of Tasmania

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Email: irene.penesis@blueeconomycrc.com.au