Monthly Archives: January 2015

PIFSC Young Scientist Opportunity (PYSO) program accepting applications this February for 2015 summer internships

The 2015 PIFSC Young Scientist Opportunity (PYSO) program website has been updated with the four new projects available this summer. http://www.pifsc.noaa.gov/pyso/index.php Since 2009, PIFSC has hosted between one and four summer interns as part of the PYSO program.  These interns … Continue reading

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When, where, and what to fish? Cooperative information sharing and fishing behavior in Hawaii’s longline fishery

By Michele Barnes-Mauthe and Kolter Kalberg Human behavior is profoundly affected by social interactions. In pelagic fisheries, individual fishers operate in a highly complex and dynamic environment and are faced with a high level of uncertainty on a daily basis. … Continue reading

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PIFSC researcher participates in Hanauma Bay Education Program Seminar Series

Justin Hospital, an economist with the PIFSC Socioeconomics Program presented recent research on the Hawaii bottomfish fishery at the “Sundays at the Bay” Education Outreach Seminar Series hosted by UH Sea Grant and the Hanauma Bay Education Program held at beautiful … Continue reading

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