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Daniel Lane

Lane, Daniel
Professor Emeritus
Retired Professor
B.Sc. (St. Francis Xavier University), M.A.Sc. (Waterloo), Ph.D. (UBC)
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Recipient of numerous research grants, Professor Lane concentrates his research interests on decision-making processes, simulation modeling and control of dynamic systems, especially in the area of natural resource management and the management of Canada’s coastal zone including fisheries, aquaculture, and oceans policy analysis. He is currently involved in ongoing research on fisheries management strategies, decision making, and strategic planning in Atlantic Canada and internationally.

Dr. Lane is a Professor Emeritus at the Telfer School of Management where he is active in supervising graduate students. He is recipient of numerous research grants including the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada Individual Operating and Discovery Grants (since 1986), Network Investigator to the National Centre of Excellence on Aquaculture, AquaNet (2004-2005), Principal Investigator and Chair of the Oceans Management Research Network (OMRN, since 2005), a Joint Initiative Program of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). He is currently Co-Director (Canada) of the IDRC-SSHRC International Community-University Research Alliance (ICURA) "C-Change" project (2009-2015) entitled Managing Adaptation to Environmental Change in Coastal Communities: Canada and the Caribbean.

Dr. Lane’s research interests include decision-making processes, simulation modeling and control of dynamic systems, especially in the area of natural resource management and commercial fisheries, oceans management, and aquaculture. He has published peer-reviewed papers in Operations Research, OPTIMUM, the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, the European Journal of Operational Research, INFOR, and the American Journal of Mathematical and Management Sciences. He has also prepared proceedings for the World Fisheries Congress (Brisbane and Vancouver), major reports for the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) on quota management systems, and for the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Fisheries Committee on the evolution of fisheries management performance and fisheries management and climate change.

Publications during the last 7 years

Papers in Refereed Journals

  • Lane, D.E., Moll, R.H., Beigzadeh, S., O'Sullivan, T.L., Kuziemsky, C.E., Charles, A. and Berkes, F. 2017. A System Model of Collaborative Community Response to Environmental Emergencies. The International Journal of Climate Change: Impacts and Responses, 9(4): 1-29.
  • Mostofi Camare, H. and Lane, D.E. 2015. Adaptation analysis for environmental change in coastal communities. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 51: 34-45.
  • Patrick, J., Nelson, K. and Lane, D.E. 2015. A Simulation Model for Capacity Planning in Community Care. Journal of Simulation, 9(2): 111-120.

Chapters in Books

  • Lane, D.E., Mercer Clarke, C., Clarke, J., Mycoo, M. and Gobin, J. Managing adaptation to changing climate in coastal zones. In Baztan, J., Chouinard, O., Jorgensen, B., Tett, P. and Vasseur, L.. Coastal Zones: Solutions for the 21st Century . London, UK: Elsevier, 2015.

Funded Research during the last 7 years

Funded Research during the last 7 years
From-To Source Title * ** Role Amount
2014 Telfer School of Management Research Fund (SMRF) Supervision Award - MSc Management (MIngli Liu) R I PI $ 10,000
2014 Telfer School of Management Research Fund (SMRF) Supervision Award - MSc Health Systems (Karolina Kaminska) R I PI $ 12,000
2013-2015 Canadian Fisheries Research Network (CFRN) Project 3.1 Research Award R O PI $ 20,000
2010-2016 NSERC NSERC Canadian Capture Fisheries Research Network (PI: R.L. Stephenson) R C Co-I $ 5,000,000
2009-2015 SSHRC-ICURA Managing Adaptation to Environmental Change: Canada and the Caribbean R C PI $ 2,000,000


C: Contract (R and D) | E: Equipment Grant | R: Research Grant | S: Support Award | P: Pedagogical Grant | O: Other, U: Unknown

C: Granting Councils | G: Government | F: Foundations | I: UO Internal Funding | O: Other | U: Unknown

PI = Principal Investigator | Co-I = Co-Investigator | Co-PI = Co-Principal Investigator

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