The Marine Affairs Program is home to a research community that participates in significant long-term research projects within Canada, and around the globe.
Members of our MAP family are affiliated with this community who partner with government, non-profit organizations, and industry partners. Through these research initiatives, MAP Faculty and students gain exposure to real-world issues.
We presently house the following 7 research projects:
Identifying the commonalities and differences in indigenous knowledge systems
Improving Fisheries Information and Traceability for Tuna (IFITT)
Identifies incentives and potential of consumer facing traceability in tuna value chains to promote sustainable data collection and transparency in Indonesia
Facilitates networking and collaboration on coastal research initiatives
GEF International Waters Governance Methodology
Assessing governance architecture in 64 large marine ecosystems and the open oceans
Benefitting from the innovations in sustainable transboundary tuna management
Northwest Passage & Construction of Inuit Pan-Arctic Identities
Documenting, representing, and analyzing the networks of well-established trails and routes linking Inuit communities across the Arctic
Caribbean Large Marine Ecosystem (CLME)
Enhancing the sustainable management of living marine resources of the Carribean Sea