By Geir Hønneland
This e-book is the results of greater than a decade's preoccupation with the problem of compliance within the Barents Sea fisheries, first as an interpreter within the Norwegian Coast defend, then as a graduate pupil on the collage of Troms0, and eventually, as a PhD scholar on the collage of Oslo and a study fellow on the FridtjofNansen Institute (FNI). a lot of those that deserve a "thank you" during this preface have already been effectively thanked on different events, between them my prior colleagues and superiors within the Norwegian Coast protect. at the current social gathering, i'd quite wish to expand my because of the FNI management in the course of my time the following for giving me the belief and freedom to pursue my enthusiasm. Many different colleagues on the institute, from either the examine and the executive employees, have contributed to the current paintings. For worry of forgetting somebody, I favor let alone names. There need to be a couple of exceptions although: From the management, i'd quite prefer to thank Kari Lorentzen for her specialist assist in the library, and Ann Skarstad and Anne-Christine Thestrup for language counsel. because of Claes Lykke Ragner for generating the map on web page 7, and to Ivar M. Liseter for assist in the practise of camera-ready reproduction. one of the study employees, i'd point out my long-standing fellow pupil and colleague either within the Coast safeguard and on the FNI, Anne-Kristin J0rgensen.