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Erla Sturludottir
University of Iceland

What is the focus of your work in the MINOUW project?

Work package 3: Impact assessment of minimizing unwanted catches and discarding’.
Case Study 1.1: Icelandic demersal fishery

Who are you?

I have a PhD in Statistics from the University of Iceland and am now working as a Post-doc with the ecological modelling group at the Science Institution at the University of Iceland. I work on constructing an ecological model for Icelandic waters that will be used to explore the effects of discarding

Why do you think the MINOUW project is important?

“Minouw will give information on the potential economic and ecological effects of discards.”