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Details of Dr Tim Adams   


Gender male
Job title Director
Department Fisheries Management Division
Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency ( FFA)
P.O Box 629 - Honiara Solomon Islands Honiara
Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency P.O Box 629 - Honiara Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands
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Degree PhD, MSc, BSc
Job type Research , Data Management , Natural Resource Management , Institutional Management , Decision Making & Policy , Extension Services (Public Awareness) , Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Fisheries, Aquaculture , Policy, Law, Economics, Management , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Policy, Law, Economics, Management
Research Region 84
Working languages English, some French
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr Tim ADAMS)

Capelle, A & T Adams (2009). Country Statement - Nauru. Overview of Nauru oceanic fisheries law enforcement presented at 12th FFA MCS Working Group, Honiara, April 2009.
NFMRA (2009, in prep) Nauru Fisheries and Marine Resources Authority Corporate Plan
NFMRA (2009, in prep) Operating Procedures Manual (Oceanic Fisheries Monitoring, Control and Surveillance) for the Nauru Fisheries and Marine Resources Authority
Gillett, R., G. Preston, W. Nash, H. Govan, T. Adams, & M. Lam (2008) Livelihood diversification as a marine resource management tool in the Pacific islands: lessons learned. SPC Fisheries Newsletter #125 - April/June 2008
Adams, T. (2008) Divisional report: Marine Resources. Working paper 2.2.2 at the 38th SPC Committee of Representatives of Governments and Administrations, November 2008, Noumea, New Caledonia.
Adams, T, Friedman, K, Kronen, M, Pinca, S, Ponia, B, & Chapman, L (2008) Pacific Islands Regional Status Report: Coastal Fisheries and Aquaculture, presented as Working Paper 3 to the 4th Forum Fisheries Ministers Meeting, Koror, Palau, May 2008
Adams, T. (2006) Fisheries-environment issues in the Pacific Islands. Paper at a seminar
Adams, T. (2006) Applying The Ecosystem Approach to Coastal Fisheries. 5th SPC Heads of Fisheries Meeting, 3-7th April 2006, Noumea, New Caledonia
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Adams, T. (2006) International cooperation to implement ecosystem approaches at the regional and global levels: Pacific Islands Regional Approaches. In: Presentations in the UNICPOLOS Discussion Panel on Ecosystem approaches and Oceans, UN-DOALOS website (http://www.un.org/Depts/los/consultative_process/documents/7_adams.pdf )
Adams, T. & Teo, F (2005) High seas fisheries for non-highly migratory stocks - Pacific Island regional options. Briefing for Pacific Islands Forum Heads of Government Meeting
Adams, T. & Rodgers, J. (2005) Regional Policies and The Pacific Plan. Working Paper 1 at the 4th Pacific Community Conference, 17 November 2005, Koror, Palau.
Adams, T. & Rodwell, L (2004) Pacific Cooperation Plan Preliminary Sector Analysis: Fisheries Subsector. Background Paper at the Pacific Islands Forum Officials Committee Meeting, Apia, Samoa, August 2004.
Adams T. and Chapman L. (2004). Overview of deepwater snapper fisheries in the SPC region. Information Paper 5, 4th SPC Heads of Fisheries Meeting, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Noumea. Also published by FAO
Adams, T, & Magron, F. (2004) SPC Reef Fisheries Data Repository:- Data-sharing and Confidentiality Policy. Working Paper 3 at the 4th SPC Heads of Fisheries Meeting, Noumea, New Caledonia, 28 August-3 September 2004.
Adams, T (2003) Turtle-fisheries interactions and management in the Pacific Islands Region. Pacific Ocean Turtle Management Conference, Rockefeller Institute, Bellagio, Italy, 17-23 Nov, 2003
Adams, T (2003) Nearshore Habitats in the Pacific. Presentation to the 4th United Nations Informal Consultation on Oceans, New York under Discussion Panel B: Protecting Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems.
Adams, T., Bell, J. and Labrosse, P. (2001). Current status of aquaculture in the Pacific Islands. In R.P. Subasinghe, P. Bueno, M.J. Phillips, C. Hough, S.E. McGladdery & J.R. Arthur, eds. Aquaculture in the Third Millennium. Technical Proceedings of the Conference on Aquaculture in the Third Millennium, Bangkok, Thailand, 20-25 February 2000. NACA, Bangkok and FAO, Rome.
CROP Marine Sector Working Group (2001) Working Draft of a Pacific Islands Regional Ocean Policy. Information Paper 6 at the 2nd SPC Heads of Fisheries Meeting. 23-27 July 2001, Noumea, New Caledonia.
Adams, T, Green, A, Johannes, R (2000) Coral Reefs in the Pacific: Status and monitoring; Resources and Management Workshop Report - Fisheries. ICRI Regional Symposium Noumea, New Caledonia. May 2000
Labrosse, P, Fichez, R., Farman, R., and Adams, T. (2000). New Caledonia. In Seas at the Millennium: An environmental evaluation. Chapter 100: pp 723-736. Ed: C. Sheppard. Elsevier.
Adams, T., I. Bertram, P. Dalzell, J. Dashwood, M. Koroa, P. Labrosse, E. Ledua, W. Marsters, S. Matoto, J. Ngu, O. Terekia & P. Tuara (1999) The Aitutaki Lagoon Fishery: Consolidated report of field surveys and recommendations by the Ministry of Marine Resources in conjunction with the UK/South Pacific Commission Integrated Coastal Fisheries Management Project (ICFMaP)
Adams T. J. H. & Yeeting, B. (1999) Institutions and governance of aquatic biodiversity in the Pacific Community region. Proceedings of the ACP-EU Fisheries Research Initiative Conference on
Adams T. J. H. , P. J. Dalzell, & E. Ledua (1999) Ocean Resources. in
Adams T. (1998) The interface between traditional and institutional fisheries management. Ocean and Coastal Management (Special Issue: A modern role for traditional coastal-marine resource management systems in the Pacific Islands. Ed: K. Ruddle) 40: 127-142
Adams, T. J. H., P. J. Dalzell & R. Farman (1996) Status of Pacific Island Coral Reefs: Fisheries. Proceedings of the 8th International Coral Reef Symposium 2: 1977-1980.
Adams T. J. H. (1996) Modern Institutional Framework for Reef Fisheries Management. Chapter 13 (p337-360) in Reef Fisheries Management. Eds. N. Polunin & C. Roberts. Chapman & Hall, Fish & Fisheries series, London.
Dalzell, P. J. , Adams T. J. H. , & Polunin, N. (1996) Coastal Fisheries of the Pacific Islands. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review 34, 395-531
Adams, T. J. H. (1996) Coastal Fisheries and Marine Development Issues for Small Islands. Paper presented at the Fisheries panel discussion of the IUCN World Conservation Congress Marine and Coastal Workshop, Montreal, Canada, 17-18 October 1996. Published on p 40-50 in M. J. Williams (ed) A roadmap for the future for fisheries and conservation. ICLARM Conference Proceedings 56.
Nash W. , T. J. H. Adams, P. Tuara, D. Munro, M. Amos, J. Leqata, O. Terekia, N. Mataiti, M. Teopa, & J. Whitford. (1995) The Aitutaki trochus fishery: a case study. SPC Inshore Fisheries Research Project Technical Document #9. South Pacific Commission, Nouméa. 72pp.
Adams, T. J. H. (1994). Introduced species, quarantine requirements and ecological risks. Working Paper 11. 25th Regional Technical Meeting on Fisheries, March 1994. South Pacific Commission, New Caledonia.
Adams T. (1993) Fiji Fisheries Law Policy 1987-1992. Paper presented at the Annual Review of the Fiji Fisheries Division, December 20-22nd, 1993.
Adams, T. (1992). Fisheries Resources. Chapter 11 in Environment Fiji: The National State of the Environment Report. Eds: D.Watling and S.P.Chape. International Union for the Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland.
Adams, T & B. Thoulag (1991). A Strategic Research Plan for the South Pacific Commission's Tuna and Billfish Assessment Programme. Background Paper of the 4th SPC Tuna and Billfish Standing Committee, Port Vila, Vanuatu, June 1991. 55pp.
Adams, T. (1990) Report of the Scientific Working Group to the 3rd Consultation on Arrangements for South Pacific Albacore Fisheries Management. SPC/FFA, Noumea, Oct 1990.
Sharma, S. P., & T. J. H. Adams (1990). The Fiji Tuna Baitfishery. in Tuna Baitfish in the Indo-Pacific Region, pp 45-51, ACIAR Proceedings No.30. Proceedings of a workshop held in Honiara, 11-13 December 1989. ACIAR, Canberra.
Adams, T. , A. D. Lewis & E. Ledua (1988). The natural population dynamics of Tridacna derasa in relation to reef-reseeding and mariculture. in Giant Clams in Asia and the Pacific, eds J.W.Copland & J.S.Lucas. ACIAR, Canberra, pp 78 81.
Bell J, T Adams, J Johnson, A Hobday (in prep) Introduction to the fisheries of the Pacific and climate change.

Created: 2009-06-25 Last Updated: 2016-06-18 by Tim ADAMS