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MASTS Annual Science Meeting 2017: "Sea Change – changing seas, changing times"

The 2017 ASM will promote the latest advances in marine science, good governance and using sound science responsibly, and revisiting the vision: 'Clean, healthy, safe, productive, biologically diverse marine environments, managed to meet the needs of people and nature‘
When Oct 04, 2017 09:00 AM to
Oct 06, 2017 05:00 PM
Where Technology & Innovation Centre, Glasgow
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E poster sessions and General science sessions – subject areas include, but are not limited to marine mammals, fisheries, noise, sediments, corals, technology, Arctic, food webs, modelling, decommissioning, MPAs, stressors, aquaculture, carbon, policy, MSP and much more!

Special sessions on MASTS Scottish Women in Marine Science; Marine Biogeochemistry; The Deep Sea; Maximising capabilities of volunteer observing systems; Safeguarding Scotland’s coasts and seas…. perspectives and visions; Circulation, dispersion and connectivity in Scottish Waters; Marine climate change impacts: 10 years of science-policy reporting, lessons learnt and future directions

Confirmed workshops - Decommissioning and Wreck Removal Workshop; Sustainable Aquaculture; BioTIME – how to interact with a biodiversity time series; MAREMAP – a marine environmental mapping network for the UK; Cumulative Effects of Multiple Stressors; Microplastics; EcoWatt 2050. Workshop details here:

Additional use of meeting space: EcoWatt meeting (Jon Side); Productive Seas Theme meeting (Jimmy Turnbull), Fisheries Science Forum meeting (Paul Fernandes); MASTS Brexit Symposium (David Paterson); Indian & South African Delegation (Shivani Sharma, FCO); International Salvage and Decommissioning Committee (Moya Crawford).

Plenary talks from 1) Kerry Howell, Plymouth University and 2) Matt Frost, MBA

Exhibition area and meeting spaces – space still available – contact    


Cambridge Global Challenges is a Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge that aims to enhance the contribution of its research towards addressing global challenges and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.


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