Coastal and Shelf Seas
This special interest group provides a focal point for the UK marine science community to discuss recent multidisciplinary research into coastal ocean and shelf sea processes and to plan future research directions. It encompasses all marine science disciplines (including physics, biogeochemistry, marine biology, sedimentology and geology), from estuaries through to the continental shelf break. We actively encourage contributions from observational marine scientists, numerical modellers, remote sensing scientists, and applied researchers.
How can you get invoved?
To be included on the Coastal and Shelf Seas SIG mailing list, contact Rob Hall (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The most recent SIG meeting was held at UEA on 1-2 April 2019, jointly hosted by CEFAS and UEA (through the Collaborative Centre for Sustainable Use of the Seas, CCSUS).
The next Coastal and Shelf Seas SIG meeting will take place at the 19th biennial conference of the Challenger Society for Marine Science, held at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) on 7-11 September 2020.
Watch this space!
Is fieldwork a requirement for a career in marine science?
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The Decade Working Group (DWG): Update
In the UK marine community the United Nations Decade of Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030), hereafter ‘the Decade’, is gaining growing publicity. What is less well established is how UK marine researchers can participate in the Decade and how funding for research will emerge.
New NERC Ocean Observations Consultation
The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has asked the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) to lead a piece of work on prioritising the sustained ocean observations that are most important to the UK and the international effort.