Marine Affairs and Policy division undertakes basic and applied research and training activities that contribute to policy development and management of marine resources in the following areas:
- natural and marine resource economics
- political and environmental ecology
- marine anthropology
- underwater archaeology, and marine cultural resources
- ocean and coastal law and policy
- aquaculture management (science and technology)
- integrated coastal zone management
- marine geographic information systems
Library Information Sessions
RSMAS Library offers workshops and training sessions to help you meet your research needs. Classes are interactive and participants are encouraged to ask questions. All workshops are held in the RSMAS Library Map & Chart Room, SLAB 160, unless otherwise noted. Session times will be posted on NOTICE listserv.
Exploring RSMAS Resources
This information session is designed to orient and familiarize new and returning students to the RSMAS Library and to the available resources and services.
RefWorks: Bibliographic Management
This session will explain the ins and outs of RefWorks, a tool that enables users to create easily searchable “libraries” of citations and format bibliographies in any format with only a couple clicks of the mouse. You’ll learn all you need to get started.
SCOPUS: Refine your Research
This overview will cover using smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research. Also, using Scopus citation analysis to find the newest research, to identify potential research collaborators, and reseach impact across a community. Come in for the class and we will take it for a spin.
RSMAS Internship Reports
There are many student Internship Reports available for review in the RSMAS Library. Check the online UM library catalog, or browse a list of current reports at the links below.