Special Interest Groups

Deep-Sea Ecosystems

The Deep-Sea Ecosystems SIG aims to bring together UK researchers working on deep-sea ecosystems to facilitate coordination of research efforts.


Ocean Wind Waves


A Special Interest Group for Marine Science focused on observing, modelling and forecasting ocean surface waves.

 

Coastal and Shelf Seas

This group provides a focal point for the UK community to discuss and plan future multidisciplinary research into coastal ocean and shelf sea process.

Sea Level SIG

The Sea Level SIG provides access to sea level data, pre-prints of recent research papers, discussions and more

 Sea Ice SIG

Encompassing the UK sea-ice research community covering aspects of in situ and remote observation, modelling and climatology.

 

Advances in Marine Biogeochemistry

All aspects of marine biogeochemistry

 

Ocean Modelling Group

The modelling of the oceans at a range of scales

 

Marine Science and Policy SIG

 Marine_science_policy
Marine Science and Policy

Marine Science Data Management

 MSDM

The Marine Science Data Management group will provide a forum to discuss data management challenges faced by a range of marine science institutions and aims to promote data management best practices from collection through to archival, delivery and reuse.

 

 

Latest News

Is fieldwork a requirement for a career in marine science?

Please save the date for an introductory and perception gathering event run by a subset of the Challenger Society EDIA working group. The virtual event will focus on ‘Evaluating perceptions of job roles in marine research and raising awareness of digital twinning of the oceans to promote diversity and inclusivity in the marine sciences.’ The event will take place on the 27th of January 2022 13:30-15:30 on zoom.


Read More


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.

Read More


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. 

Read More