Plenary Presentation Australian Marine Sciences Association 2022

What’s the point of monitoring and research? (#1)

Hugh Possingham 1
  1. Queensland Chief Scientist, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

To make decisions we need objectives, actions, models, algorithms and learning. Research of all kinds contributes to each one of these steps. That said, some research and monitoring is more valuable than others. How can we use “value of information theory” to decide which research and monitoring delivers the biggest return on investment for agreed outcomes.