Professor Greg Smith

Kim Scherrer

Institut de Ciències i Tecnologia Ambientals, Spain, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

PhD Student


Kim was a PhD student at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA) at the Autonomous University of Barcelona ( As part of the BIGSEA project led by Eric Galbraith, she was investigating large-scale features of the global fishery using the BiOeconomic mArine Trophic Size-spectrum model (BOATS). Kim worked on improving the representation of humans in the model, which included incorporating behavioural responses to overfishing, fundamental fleet dynamics, and the time humans spend fishing.

Here in Tasmania Kim was working with Ingrid van Putten, Beth Fulton, Camilla Novaglio, Julia Blanchard, Yannick Rousseau and Reg Watson from CMS on categorising global fisheries and on formulating likely drivers of the development of the global fishing fleet for 3 months in 2018.

University of TasmaniaInstitute of Marine and Antarctic StudiesCSIRO Department of the EnvironmentGEOS
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