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Details of Dr. Carole Durussel   


Gender female
Job title Project Scientist
Department Ocean Governance
Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies ( IASS)
Berliner Str. 130 Potsdam 14467
Nationality Switzerland
Tel +49 331 288 22 394
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Website http://www.iass-potsdam.de/en/people/dr-carole-durussel, http://ancors.uow.edu.au/graduates/UOW111444.html
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Degree Doctoral (PhD, ScD)
Job type Research , Decision Making & Policy , Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Policy, Law, Economics, Management , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Policy, Law, Economics, Management
Research Activities

Work and research on advancing and strengthening regional ocean governance with a particular focus on the legal and institutional framework for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ). Furthermore, scientific, technical, and legal contributions to the negotiations on a new legally binding agreement for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in ABNJ.                                                

Research Region 84
Working languages English,French,German,Spanish
Skills/Expertise Degrees in marine environmental sciences, international environmental law, and business administration; Expertise in ocean governance and marine policy

Research interests: Global and Regional Ocean Governance, Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biodiversity, International Marine Environmental Law, Marine Policy, Biological Oceanography, Marine Mammal Science.

Other languages: Italian and Portuguese (limited working proficiency)                                                           

PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Carole DURUSSEL)

Durussel, C.C. [2015] Challenges in the Conservation of High Seas Biodiversity in the Southeast Pacific Doctor of Philosophy thesis. Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security, University of Wollongong. 485 p. (http://ro.uow.edu.au/theses/4415/)
Durussel, C., Warner, R. and Currie, D. [2014] An International Instrument on Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity in Marine Areas beyond National Jurisdiction: Exploring Different Elements to Consider. Paper IX: Technology Transfer and Capacity Building German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (https://cmsdata.iucn.org/downloads/paper_ix___technology_transfer_and_capacity_building.pdf)
Gjerde K. M., Von Nordheim H., Durussel C. [2011] Progress towards the development of a global network of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in: Henning von Nordheim, Jochen C. Krause and Katharina Maschner (Eds.), Progress in Marine Conservation in Europe 2009: Proceedings of the Symposium Stralsund, Germany, 2nd - 6th November 2009, BfN-Skripten 287, ISBN 978-3-89624-022-4
Von Nordheim, H., Packeiser, T., Durussel, C. [2011] Auf dem Weg zu einem weltweiten Netzwerk von Meeresschutzgebieten ? Towards a global network of marine protected areas Natur und Landschaft, vol. 86, no. 9/10, pp. 382-387
Durussel, C. [2009] Characteristics of humpback whale habitat in the Scotia Sea and the Antarctic Peninsula Diploma thesis. Carl von Ossietzky Universit├Ąt, Oldenburg, Germany. 86 p.
Gjerde, K., Reeve, L., Harden-Davies, H., Ardron, J., Dolan, R., Durussel, C., Earle, S., Jiminez, J., Kalas, P., Laffoley, D., Oral, N., Page, R., Chantal Ribeiro, M., Rochette, J., Spadone, A., Thiele, T., Thomas, H., Wagner, D., Warner, R., Wilhelm, T., Wright, G. [in press] Protecting Earth?s last conservation frontier: scientific, management and legal priorities for MPAs beyond national boundaries Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems

Created: 2016-04-12 Last Updated: 2016-06-27 by Carole DURUSSEL