Dr Karen Evans is a senior research scientist with CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere in Hobart. Her research includes examining the movement and behaviour of pelagic marine species, assessing the impacts of anthropogenic activities on marine species and assessing the state of the marine environment within the context of direct management applications. Dr Evans is chair of the international science program Climate Impacts On Top Predators, and a member of the joint JCOMM/CAgM Task Team on Weather, Climate and Fisheries. Dr Evans regularly contributes to a number of regional management organisations, including the Commission for the Conservation of Bluefin Tuna, the Western and Central Pacific Tuna Commission and the International Whaling Commission.
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