Assessing the Impact of Policy Changes in the Icelandic Cod Fishery using a Hybrid Simulation Model

Sigríður Sigurðardóttir, Björn Johansson, Sveinn Margeirsson, Jónas R. Viðarsson

Abstract

Most of the Icelandic cod is caught in bottom trawlers or longliners. These two fishing methods are fundamentally different and have different economic, environmental and even social effects. In this paper we present a hybrid-simulation framework to assess the impact of changing the ratio between cod quota allocated to vessels with longlines and vessels with bottom trawls. It makes use of conventional bio-economic models, discrete event modelling and provides a framework for simulating life cycle assessment (LCA) for a cod fishery. The model was constructed in AnyLogic and consists of two models, a system dynamics model describing the biological aspect of the fishery and a discrete event model for fishing activities.

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Sigurðardóttir S., Johansson B., Margeirsson S. and R. Viðarsson J. (2013). Assessing the Impact of Policy Changes in the Icelandic Cod Fishery using a Hybrid Simulation Model . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH, ISBN 978-989-8565-69-3, pages 294-301. DOI: 10.5220/0004488102940301


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@conference{simultech13,
author={Sigríður Sigurðardóttir and Björn Johansson and Sveinn Margeirsson and Jónas R. Viðarsson},
title={Assessing the Impact of Policy Changes in the Icelandic Cod Fishery using a Hybrid Simulation Model},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,},
year={2013},
pages={294-301},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004488102940301},
isbn={978-989-8565-69-3},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,
TI - Assessing the Impact of Policy Changes in the Icelandic Cod Fishery using a Hybrid Simulation Model
SN - 978-989-8565-69-3
AU - Sigurðardóttir S.
AU - Johansson B.
AU - Margeirsson S.
AU - R. Viðarsson J.
PY - 2013
SP - 294
EP - 301
DO - 10.5220/0004488102940301