Knowledge integration and science delivery

This project aimed to improve our understanding of the functioning and management of tropical rivers and coasts by integrating the knowledge that is being developed across the TRaCK program.  To that end, we developed concepts, methods and tools that delivered such knowledge to a range of stakeholders, especially in support of natural resource management. Our approach to knowledge integration was based on a conceptual framework known as Catchment-to-Coast Management Strategy Evaluation. This framework recognises the various elements of an adaptive management approach, including (i) management decisions, (ii) management actions, (iii) our knowledge of the natural system, (iv) our capability for observation, (v) the assessment process and (vi) our ‘learning by doing.’