Cossarini, D.M, Soomai, S. S., MacDonald, B. H., & Wells, P. G. (2010). The Primacy of Grey: Studies of Publications of Marine Governmental Groups. 6th Annual Sustainability and Environmental Research Symposium, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 25, 2010.
Our research addresses fundamental questions about the use and influence of scientific information produced by marine environmental governmental groups. Such non-commercial publications are described as grey literature. Results from interviews and surveys of key informants in public sector management are enhancing our understanding of the production, diffusion, and use of such information.