Deep-Sea Ecosystems

Technological advances and increasing demand for resources are ushering in a new era of human exploitation of the deep-sea that will impact life in the deep oceans in various ways. It is therefore imperative to increase our understanding of deep-sea ecosystems in line with these anthropogenic and climatic impacts.

The Deep-Sea Ecosystems SIG aims to ensure that there is at least one meeting of UK deep-sea researchers every year. These activities will be coordinated with other international deep-sea organisations so as not to duplicate efforts.

The Deep-Sea Ecosystems SIG will be primarily biologically orientated, but open to cross-discipline collaboration in the tradition of the Challenger Expedition. If you would like more information or have suggestions for SIG meetings please get in touch.

The last SIG meeting was held at the Scottish Association for Marine Science on 4-5th September 2017.  For more information and registration (FREE) please contact Dr Bhavani Narayanaswamy.



UK Deep-Sea Ecosystem Research

This map shows centres of research on deep-sea ecosystems in the UK, their facilities and contact details for collaboration
 

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